Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 80365 [E8-31145]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices review within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order for which a review is requested. If it is not practicable to complete the review within the time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend this deadline to a maximum of 365 days. Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results The Department requires additional time to review and analyze the responses in this administrative review. Moreover, the Department requires additional time to analyze complex issues related to surrogate value selections. Because the Department requires additional time to analyze the information, it is not practicable to complete this review within the anticipated time limit (i.e. December 22, 2008). Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for completion of the preliminary results by an additional eight days (for a total extension of 120 days) to not later than December 30, 2008, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. We are issuing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Dated: December 22, 2008. Stephen Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E8–31174 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–475–818] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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 31, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric B. Greynolds, AD/CVD Operations, 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:19 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 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. On December 12, 2008, the Department extended the due date of the final results of the AD CCR until December 22, 2008. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Change Circumstances Review, 73 FR 75671 (December 12, 2008). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 80365 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 22, 2008. As explained above, the Department has placed certain information regarding Lensi on the record of the AD CCR. The Department finds that it requires additional time to review the new factual information contained in the October 17, 2008 submission of Lensi and AIPC. Therefore, 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 11 days in accordance with 19 CFR 351.302(b). Therefore, the final results of the AD CCR are now due no later than January 2, 2009. 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 19, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E8–31145 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–580–809) Circular Welded Non–Alloy Steel Pipe from the Republic of Korea: Initiation of New Shipper Antidumping Duty Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On November 28, 2008, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) received a request for a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded non–alloy steel pipe from the Republic of Korea (‘‘Korea’’). In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.214(d), we are initiating an antidumping new shipper review of A– JU Besteel Co., Ltd. (‘‘Ajubesteel’’) for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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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 31, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric B. Greynolds, AD/CVD Operations, 
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. On December 12, 2008, the 
Department extended the due date of the final results of the AD CCR 
until December 22, 2008. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of 
Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Change Circumstances 
Review, 73 FR 75671 (December 12, 2008).

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 22, 2008. As 
explained above, the Department has placed certain information 
regarding Lensi on the record of the AD CCR. The Department finds that 
it requires additional time to review the new factual information 
contained in the October 17, 2008 submission of Lensi and AIPC. 
Therefore, 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 11 days in accordance 
with 19 CFR 351.302(b). Therefore, the final results of the AD CCR are 
now due no later than January 2, 2009.
    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 19, 2008.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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