Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation, 79442-79443 [E8-30863]

Download as PDF 79442 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 249 / Monday, December 29, 2008 / Notices collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 27, 2009. Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–4895, lhall@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract This collection is required to implement the Firearms Convention. The first requirement is for U.S. exporters to acquire an Import Certificate from the government of the importing country. The U.S. exporter provides the certificate number to BIS and retains the certificate in company records. The Import Certificate is essential to the prevention of the spread of illicit firearms. The second requirement is the imposition of a licensing requirement for Firearms Convention items destined to Canada, a Convention Signatory. Previously, U.S. exporters exported such items to Canada without a license. The United States already required a license for the export of such items to the other Convention Signatories. II. Method of Collection Submitted electronically or in paper form. III. Data dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES OMB Control Number: 0694–0114. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,238. Estimated Time Per Response: 30 minutes per response. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 619 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:19 Dec 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: December 19, 2008. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–30708 Filed 12–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–886] Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People’s Republic of China AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: December 29, 2008. Kristin Case, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3174. Background The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags from the People’s Republic of China. On September 9, 2008, the Department published the preliminary results of review. See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 52282 (September 9, 2008). The period of review is August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007. Frm 00006 Dated: December 18, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E8–30854 Filed 12–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Extension of Time Limit for Final Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to make a final determination in an administrative review of an antidumping duty order within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published in the Federal Register. If it is not practicable to complete the review within this time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time limit for the final determination to 180 days after the preliminary determination. We determine that it is not practicable to complete the final results of this review by the current deadline of January 7, 2009. We require additional time to evaluate complex issues the parties have raised concerning the calculation of surrogate financial ratios. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), we are extending the time period for issuing the final results of this review by 28 days to February 4, 2009. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A–821–819 Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce EFFECTIVE DATE: December 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3477. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department of Commerce (the Department) published an antidumping E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 249 / Monday, December 29, 2008 / Notices dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation on April 15, 2005. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation, 70 FR 19930 (April 15, 2005). On April 30, 2008, PSC VSMPO–AVISMA Corporation, a Russian Federation producer of the subject merchandise, requested that the Department conduct an administrative review. On April 30, 2008, U.S. Magnesium Corporation LLC, the petitioner in this proceeding, also requested that the Department conduct an administrative review with respect to PSC VSMPO–AVISMA Corporation and Solikamsk Magnesium Works (SMW), another Russian Federation producer of the subject merchandise. On June 4, 2008, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation for the period April 1, 2007, through March 31, 2008. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 31813 (June 4, 2008). The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due no later than December 31, 2008. Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to make a preliminary determination within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order for which a review is requested and a final determination within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary determination is published in the Federal Register. If it is not practicable to complete the review within these time periods, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time limit for the preliminary determination to a maximum of 365 days after the last day of the anniversary month. We determine that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results of this review by the current deadline of December 31, 2008. We require additional time to analyze a number of complex cost–accounting and corporate affiliation issues relating to this administrative review. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), we are extending the time period for issuing the preliminary results of this review by 90 days to March 31, 2009. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777 (i)(1) of the Act. VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:19 Dec 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: December 18, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E8–30863 Filed 12–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–928] Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: December 29, 2008. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) has determined that uncovered innerspring units (‘‘innersprings’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’). The final dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ‘‘Final Determination Margins’’ section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pulongbarit or Paul Walker, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–4031 or (202) 482–0413, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Case History On August 6, 2008, the Department published in the Federal Register its preliminary determination that innersprings from the PRC are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at LTFV. See Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 73 FR 45729 (August 6, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). The Department conducted a verification of Foshan Jingxin Steel Wire & Spring Co., Ltd. (‘‘Foshan Jingxin’’) from September 22– 26, 2008.1 In accordance with 19 CFR 1 See Memorandum to the File from Erin Begnal, Senior Case Analyst, and Susan Pulongbarit, Case Analyst, through Scot Fullerton, Program Manager, ‘‘Verification of the Sales and Factors of Production Response of Foshan Jingxin Steel Wire & Spring Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People’s PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79443 351.309(c)(i), we invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Determination. The Department received a case brief from Petitioner.2 No other party submitted case or rebuttal briefs. In addition, on December 2, 2008, we placed new factual information on the record regarding Foshan Jingxin’s affiliate Foshan Ruixin Non-Woven Co., Ltd. (‘‘Ruixin’’).3 On December 8, 2008, we received comments on the new factual information from both Foshan Jingxin and Petitioner.4 No hearings were requested or held for this investigation. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by the parties to this investigation are addressed in the ‘‘Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People’s Republic of China: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value,’’ dated concurrently with this notice, which is hereby adopted by this notice in its entirety (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’). A list of the issues which parties raised and to which we respond in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is attached to this notice as an Appendix. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file in the Central Records Unit in the main Commerce building, Room 1117, and is accessible on the Web at http://www.trade.gov/ia. The paper copy and electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Period of Investigation The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) is April 1, 2007, through September 30, 2007. Scope of Investigation The merchandise covered by this investigation is uncovered innerspring units composed of a series of individual metal springs joined together in sizes corresponding to the sizes of adult mattresses (e.g., twin, twin long, full, full long, queen, California king, and king) and units used in smaller constructions, such as crib and youth mattresses. All uncovered innerspring Republic of China,’’ dated November 4, 2008 (‘‘Foshan Jingxin Verification Report’’). 2 Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, hereafter known as ‘‘Petitioner’’. 3 See the Department’s letter dated December 2, 2008. 4 See Letter from Garvey Schubert Barer to Secretary of Commerce, Response to the Department Letter Dated December 3, 2008 (December 8, 2008) and Letter from White & Case LLP to Secretary of Commerce, Petitioner Supplementary Information Response (December 8, 2008). E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 249 (Monday, December 29, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-30863]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

A-821-819


Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Magnesium Metal from the 
Russian Federation

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 29, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3477.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Department of Commerce (the Department) published an 
antidumping

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duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation on April 15, 
2005. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal from the 
Russian Federation, 70 FR 19930 (April 15, 2005). On April 30, 2008, 
PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation, a Russian Federation producer of the 
subject merchandise, requested that the Department conduct an 
administrative review. On April 30, 2008, U.S. Magnesium Corporation 
LLC, the petitioner in this proceeding, also requested that the 
Department conduct an administrative review with respect to PSC VSMPO-
AVISMA Corporation and Solikamsk Magnesium Works (SMW), another Russian 
Federation producer of the subject merchandise. On June 4, 2008, the 
Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review 
of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian 
Federation for the period April 1, 2007, through March 31, 2008. See 
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 31813 (June 4, 2008). 
The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due 
no later than December 31, 2008.

Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results

    Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), requires the Department to make a preliminary determination 
within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order 
for which a review is requested and a final determination within 120 
days after the date on which the preliminary determination is published 
in the Federal Register. If it is not practicable to complete the 
review within these time periods, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act 
allows the Department to extend the time limit for the preliminary 
determination to a maximum of 365 days after the last day of the 
anniversary month.
    We determine that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary 
results of this review by the current deadline of December 31, 2008. We 
require additional time to analyze a number of complex cost-accounting 
and corporate affiliation issues relating to this administrative 
review.
    Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), we are extending the time period for issuing the 
preliminary results of this review by 90 days to March 31, 2009.
    This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) 
and 777 (i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: December 18, 2008.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. E8-30863 Filed 12-24-08; 8:45 am]
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