Certain Cased Pencils from the People's Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 80364-80365 [E8-31174]

Download as PDF 80364 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 122, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a special–purpose subzone at the barite milling facility of Haliburton Energy Services, Inc., located in Corpus Christi, Texas (FTZ Docket 20–2008, filed 04/ 01/08); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (73 FR 20246, 04/15/08); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to barite milling at the facility of Haliburton Energy Services, Inc., located in Corpus Christi, Texas (Subzone 122R), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. Signed at Washington, D.C., this 19th day of December 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–31168 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:19 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1593] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (Aircraft Manufacturing), Wichita and Salina, Kansas Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign– Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign–Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘...the establishment... of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Board of County Commissioners of Sedgwick County, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 161, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a special–purpose subzone at the aircraft manufacturing facilities of Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, located in Wichita and Salina, Kansas (FTZ Docket 24–2008, filed 4/17/08); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (73 FR 21903–21904, 4/23/08); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to aircraft manufacturing at the facilities of Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, located in Wichita and Salina, Kansas (Subzone 161C), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed at Washington, D.C., this 19th day of December 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–31169 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION [A–570–827] Certain Cased Pencils from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 22, 2008 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexander Montoro at (202) 482–0238 or Shane Subler at (202) 482–0189; AD/ CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 28, 2008, the Department published a notice of initiation of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils from the People’s Republic of China, covering the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 4829 (January 28, 2008). The current deadline for the preliminary results of this administrative review is December 22, 2008.1 Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), requires the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) to issue the preliminary results of an administrative 1 On August 25, 2008, we extended the preliminary results deadline from September 2, 2008 to December 22, 2008. See Certain Cased Pencils from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 49993 (August 25, 2008). E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 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-570-827]


Certain Cased Pencils from the People's Republic of China: 
Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 22, 2008

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexander Montoro at (202) 482-0238 or 
Shane Subler at (202) 482-0189; AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import 
Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 
20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On January 28, 2008, the Department published a notice of 
initiation of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
certain cased pencils from the People's Republic of China, covering the 
period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. See Initiation of 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request 
for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 4829 (January 28, 2008). The current 
deadline for the preliminary results of this administrative review is 
December 22, 2008.\1\
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    \1\ On August 25, 2008, we extended the preliminary results 
deadline from September 2, 2008 to December 22, 2008. See Certain 
Cased Pencils from the People's Republic of China: Extension of Time 
Limit for Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review, 73 FR 49993 (August 25, 2008).
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Statutory Time Limits

    Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the 
Act''), requires the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') to 
issue the preliminary results of an administrative

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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]
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