Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 75671-75672 [E8-29490]

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Greynolds, AD/CVD Operations, E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 75672 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 240 / Friday, December 12, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–6071. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SEC and the Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Extension of Time Limit for Final Results Under 19 CFR 351.216(e), the Department will issue the final results of a CCR within 270 days after the date Background on which the Department initiates the On November 19, 2007, the changed circumstances review. Department of Commerce (the Currently, the final results of the AD Department) published its notice of CCR, which cover Lensi, a producer/ initiation of antidumping duty (AD) exporter of pasta from Italy, and AIPC, changed circumstances review (CCR). Lensi’s corporate parent and importer of See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of subject merchandise produced by Lensi, Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed are due by December 5, 2008. As Circumstances Review, 72 FR 65010 explained above, the Department has (November 19, 2007). On February 22, placed certain information regarding 2008, the Department published its Lensi on the record of the AD CCR. In notice of preliminary results of AD CCR addition, in their October 17, 2008 and intent to reinstate the AD order. See submission, Lensi and AIPC placed new Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of factual information and comments on Preliminary Results of Antidumping the record of the AD CCR. In order to Duty Changed Circumstances Review have sufficient time to review the new and Intent to Reinstate the Antidumping factual information placed on the record Duty Order, 73 FR 9769 (February 22, of the AD CCR, we are extending the 2008). On August 12, 2008, the due date of the final results of the AD Department extended the due date of CCR by 17 days in accordance with 19 the final results of the AD CCR until CFR 351.302(b). Therefore, the final October 6, 2008. See Certain Pasta from results of the AD CCR are now due no Italy: Notice of Extension of Final later than December 22, 2008. Results of Antidumping Duty Changed This notice is issued and published in Circumstances Review, 73 FR 46871 accordance with sections 751(b) and (August 12, 2008). On September 29, 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 2008, the Department placed on the amended. record of the AD CCR press releases Dated: December 5, 2008. from the United States Attorney for the Gary Taverman, Western District of Missouri and the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Securities and Exchange Commission Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (SEC) regarding the American Italian Operations. Pasta Company (AIPC). See the [FR Doc. E8–29490 Filed 12–11–08; 8:45 am] Memorandum to the File from Eric B. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Greynolds, Program Manager, ‘‘Press Release from Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Missouri and the Securities and Exchange Commission Regarding the International Trade Administration American Italian Pasta Company’’ (C–533–825) (September 29, 2008), a public document on file in the Central Records Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Unit (CRU), room 1117 of the main Sheet, and Strip from India: Final Department building. On October 8, Results of Countervailing Duty 2008, David M. Spooner, the Assistant Administrative Review Secretary for Import Administration, along with other officials from the AGENCY: Import Administration, Department met with an official from International Trade Administration, AIPC and counsel to Lensi/AIPC to Department of Commerce. discuss issues pertaining to the ongoing SUMMARY: On August 7, 2008, the AD CCR. On October 10, 2008, the Department of Commerce (Department) Department extended the due date of published in the Federal Register the the final results of the AD CCR until preliminary results of administrative December 5, 2008. See Certain Pasta review of the countervailing duty order from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final on polyethylene terephthalate film, Results of Antidumping Duty Changed sheet, and strip (PET film) from India Circumstances Review, 73 FR 60239 for the period January 1, 2006 through (October 10, 2008). On October 17, December 31, 2006. See Polyethylene 2008, Lensi/AIPC submitted comments Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip regarding the press release issued by the from India: Preliminary Results of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:56 Dec 11, 2008 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 45956 (August 7, 2008) (Preliminary Results). Based on the results of our analysis of the comments received, the Department has revised the subsidy rates for the respondent, MTZ Polyfilms, Ltd. (MTZ). The final subsidy rate for the reviewed company is listed below in the section entitled ‘‘Final Results of Review.’’ EFFECTIVE DATE: December 12, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elfi Blum, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0197. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Since the publication of the Preliminary Results, the following events have occurred. The Department issued its fifth supplemental questionnaire to the Government of India (GOI) and to MTZ on August 15, 2008. The GOI and MTZ filed their fifth supplemental responses on August 29, 2008 and on September 9, 2008, respectively. On September 4, 2008, the Department extended the briefing schedule to include MTZ’s fifth supplemental response, and on September 12, 2008, the Department extended the deadline for interested parties to request a hearing. MTZ filed a case brief on September 15, 2008, and the petitioners, Dupont Teijin Films, Mitsubishi Polyester Film of America, and Toray Plastics (America), Inc., filed a rebuttal brief on September 22, 2008.1 Based on a request by MTZ, a hearing, including a closed session, was held on October 6, 2008. Scope of the Order For purposes of the order, the products covered are all gauges of raw, pretreated, or primed Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip, whether extruded or coextruded. Excluded are metallized films and other finished films that have had at least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a performance–enhancing resinous or inorganic layer of more than 0.00001 inches thick. Imports of PET film are classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item number 1 Certain information referred to in MTZ’s case brief was untimely. This information was inadvertently discussed in the hearing. On October 15, 2008, MTZ and petitioners re-filed their respective briefs with the information redacted. A copy of the official hearing transcript with the information redacted was placed on the record on October 23, 2008. E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-475-818)


Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of 
Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 12, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric B. Greynolds, AD/CVD Operations,

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Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution 
Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-6071.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 19, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published its notice of initiation of antidumping duty (AD) changed 
circumstances review (CCR). See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of 
Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 72 FR 
65010 (November 19, 2007). On February 22, 2008, the Department 
published its notice of preliminary results of AD CCR and intent to 
reinstate the AD order. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review 
and Intent to Reinstate the Antidumping Duty Order, 73 FR 9769 
(February 22, 2008). On August 12, 2008, the Department extended the 
due date of the final results of the AD CCR until October 6, 2008. See 
Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of 
Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 46871 (August 12, 
2008). On September 29, 2008, the Department placed on the record of 
the AD CCR press releases from the United States Attorney for the 
Western District of Missouri and the Securities and Exchange Commission 
(SEC) regarding the American Italian Pasta Company (AIPC). See the 
Memorandum to the File from Eric B. Greynolds, Program Manager, ``Press 
Release from Office of the United States Attorney for the Western 
District of Missouri and the Securities and Exchange Commission 
Regarding the American Italian Pasta Company'' (September 29, 2008), a 
public document on file in the Central Records Unit (CRU), room 1117 of 
the main Department building. On October 8, 2008, David M. Spooner, the 
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, along with other 
officials from the Department met with an official from AIPC and 
counsel to Lensi/AIPC to discuss issues pertaining to the ongoing AD 
CCR. On October 10, 2008, the Department extended the due date of the 
final results of the AD CCR until December 5, 2008. See Certain Pasta 
from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty 
Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 60239 (October 10, 2008). On 
October 17, 2008, Lensi/AIPC submitted comments regarding the press 
release issued by the SEC and the Office of the United States Attorney 
for the Western District of Missouri.

Extension of Time Limit for Final Results

    Under 19 CFR 351.216(e), the Department will issue the final 
results of a CCR within 270 days after the date on which the Department 
initiates the changed circumstances review. Currently, the final 
results of the AD CCR, which cover Lensi, a producer/exporter of pasta 
from Italy, and AIPC, Lensi's corporate parent and importer of subject 
merchandise produced by Lensi, are due by December 5, 2008. As 
explained above, the Department has placed certain information 
regarding Lensi on the record of the AD CCR. In addition, in their 
October 17, 2008 submission, Lensi and AIPC placed new factual 
information and comments on the record of the AD CCR. In order to have 
sufficient time to review the new factual information placed on the 
record of the AD CCR, we are extending the due date of the final 
results of the AD CCR by 17 days in accordance with 19 CFR 351.302(b). 
Therefore, the final results of the AD CCR are now due no later than 
December 22, 2008.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(b) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.

    Dated: December 5, 2008.
Gary Taverman,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
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