Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New Shipper Review, 9590-9591 [E9-4742]

Download as PDF 9590 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 42 / Thursday, March 5, 2009 / Notices within a particular territory are set forth in Section 303.14 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.14). The Departments have verified and, where appropriate, adjusted the data submitted in application form ITA–334P by USVI program producers and have inspected these producers’ operations in accordance with Section 303.5 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.5). In calendar year 2008, USVI program producers shipped 183,104 watches and watch movements into the customs territory of the United States under the Act. The dollar amount of corporate income taxes paid by USVI program producers during calendar year 2008, and the creditable wages and benefits paid by these producers during calendar year 2008 to residents of the territory, was a combined total of $2,112,758. The calendar year 2009 USVI annual duty exemption allocations, based on the data verified by the Departments, are as follows: Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0195 and (202) 482–3019, respectively. Background On June 9, 2008, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings (‘‘SSBWPFs’’) from Taiwan for the period of review (‘‘POR’’) of June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2008. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 73 FR 32557 (June 9, 2008). On June 27, 2008, Flowline Division of Markovitz Enterprises, Inc. (‘‘Flowline Division’’), Gerlin, Inc., Shaw Alloy Piping Products, Inc., and Taylor Forge Stainless, Inc. (collectively, ‘‘petitioners’’) requested an Annual antidumping duty administrative review Program producer allocation for sales of SSBWPFs from Taiwan produced by Ta Chen Stainless Pipe Co., Belair Quartz, Inc. ................... 500,000 Tropex, Inc. ............................. 50,000 Ltd. (‘‘Ta Chen’’), Liang Feng Stainless Steel Fitting Co., Ltd., Liang Feng Enterprise, Tru-Flow Industrial Co., The balance of the units allocated to Ltd., Censor International Corporation, the USVI is available for new entrants and PFP Taiwan Co., Ltd. On June 30, into the program or existing program 2008, Ta Chen also requested an producers who request a supplement to administrative review of its sales to the their allocation. United States during the POR. On July Dated: February 27, 2009. 30, 2008, the Department published the Ronald Lorentzen, notice initiating this administrative Acting Assistant Secretary for Import review. See Initiation of Antidumping Administration, Department of Commerce. and Countervailing Duty Administrative Dated: February 27, 2009. Reviews, Request for Revocation In Part, Nikolao Pula, and Deferral of Administrative Review, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Insular 73 FR 44220 (July 30, 2008). The Affairs, Department of the Interior. preliminary results are currently due [FR Doc. E9–4744 Filed 3–4–09; 8:45 am] not later than March 2, 2009. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P; 4310–93–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–816] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Taiwan: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 5, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury and Angelica Mendoza, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Mar 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 Extension of Time Limits for Preliminary Results of Review Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), the Department may extend the deadline for completion of the preliminary results of a review by 120 days if it determines that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of the date of publication of the order for which the administrative review was requested. Due to the complexity of the issues involved, including Ta Chen’s reported costs of production, and the time required to obtain and analyze additional information from Ta Chen, the Department has determined that it is not practicable to complete this review within the original time period. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Accordingly, the Department is extending the time limit for the preliminary results by 120 days to not later than June 30, 2009, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. The deadline for the final results of this review will continue to be 120 days after publication of the preliminary results. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: February 25, 2009. John M. Andersen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–4743 Filed 3–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–849] Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New Shipper Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce DATES: Effective Date: March 5, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Demitri Kalogeropoulos, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2623. Background On November 13, 2008, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published the preliminary results of the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon steel from the People’s Republic of China, covering the period November 1, 2006, through October 31, 2007, for the following exporter: Hunan Valin Xiangtan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (‘‘Valin Xiangtan’’). See Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of New Shipper Review, 73 FR 67124 (November 13, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). On January 6, 2009, the Department extended the time limit for the completion of the final results by 30 days. See Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New Shipper E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 42 / Thursday, March 5, 2009 / Notices Review, 74 FR 430, (January 6, 2009). The final results are currently due on March 6, 2009. Extension of Time Limits for Final Results Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(1) require the Department to issue the final results of a new shipper review within 90 days after the date on which the preliminary results were issued. The Department may, however, extend the 90-day period for completion of the final results of a new shipper review to 150 days if it determines that the case is extraordinarily complicated. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2). As a result of the complex issues raised in this new shipper review, including by-product offsets and separate rate eligibility, the Department determines that this new shipper review is extraordinarily complicated and it cannot complete this new shipper review within the current time limit. Accordingly, the Department is extending the time limit for the completion of the final results by an additional 30 days until April 6, 2009,1 in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2). We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(2)(B) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: February 26, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–4742 Filed 3–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–941] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: March 5, 2009. SUMMARY: We preliminarily determine that certain kitchen appliance shelving 1 An extension of an additional 30 days would result in a new deadline of April 5, 2009. As April 5, 2009, falls on a Sunday, the final results will now be due no later than April 6, 2009, the next business day. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Mar 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 and racks 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 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ‘‘Preliminary Determination’’ section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Hancock or Katie Marksberry, AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1394 or (202) 482– 7906, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Initiation On July 31, 2008, Nashville Wire Products Inc., SSW Holding Company, Inc., United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber Manufacturing, Energy, AlliedIndustrial and Service Workers International Union, and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 6 (Clinton IA) (hereafter referred to as the ‘‘Petitioners’’) filed a antidumping duty petition on PRC imports of kitchen appliance shelving and racks. See Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties: Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People’s Republic of China (in two volumes), dated July 31, 2008 (‘‘Petition’’). The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated this investigation on August 20, 2008. See Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 73 FR 50596 (August 27, 2008) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). On September 22, 2008, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) issued its affirmative preliminary determination that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports from the PRC of certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks. The ITC’s determination was published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2008. See Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From China, 73 FR 55132 (September 24, 2008); see also Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From China: Investigation No. 731–TA– 458 and 731–TA–1154 (Preliminary), USITC Publication 4035 (September 2008). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9591 Scope Comments In accordance with the preamble to our regulations, we set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage and encouraged all parties to submit comments within 20 calendar days of publication of the Initiation Notice. See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties; Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). See also Initiation Notice, 73 FR at 50596. We received no comments from interested parties on issues related to the scope. However, on February 5, 2009, we placed a memorandum to the file on the record of this investigation stating that the companion countervailing duty investigation team at the Department spoke with the National Import Specialist at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) who indicated the Department should include the additional Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘USHTS’’) number 8418.99.80.60 to the scope of the investigation. See Memorandum to the File from Katie Marksberry dated February 5, 2009. Therefore, we are adding the HTS number 8418.99.80.60 to the scope of this investigation for this preliminary determination. The Department did not receive any comments on the change to the scope of this investigation. See ‘‘Scope of Investigation’’ section below. Period of Investigation The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) is January 1, 2008, through June 30, 2008. This period corresponds to the two most recent fiscal quarters prior to the month of the filing of the petition (July 31, 2008). See 19 CFR 351.204(b)(1). Respondent Selection In the Initiation Notice, the Department stated that it intended to select respondents based on quantity and value (‘‘Q&V’’) questionnaires. See Initiation Notice, 73 FR at 50598–50599. On September 8, 2008, the Department requested Q&V information from the 12 companies that Petitioners identified as potential exporters or producers of certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks from the PRC. See Petition at Vol 1., Exhibit 3. Additionally, the Department also posted the Q&V questionnaire for this investigation on its Web site at www.trade.gov/ia. The Department received timely Q&V responses from six exporters that shipped merchandise under investigation to the United States during the POI, and from one company who stated it had no shipments of merchandise under investigation to the United States during the POI. On E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-849]


Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's 
Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results 
of New Shipper Review

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

DATES: Effective Date: March 5, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Demitri Kalogeropoulos, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
2623.

Background

    On November 13, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') 
published the preliminary results of the new shipper review of the 
antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon steel from the 
People's Republic of China, covering the period November 1, 2006, 
through October 31, 2007, for the following exporter: Hunan Valin 
Xiangtan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (``Valin Xiangtan''). See Certain Cut-
to-Length Carbon Steel From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary 
Results of New Shipper Review, 73 FR 67124 (November 13, 2008) 
(``Preliminary Results''). On January 6, 2009, the Department extended 
the time limit for the completion of the final results by 30 days. See 
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of 
China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New 
Shipper

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Review, 74 FR 430, (January 6, 2009). The final results are currently 
due on March 6, 2009.

Extension of Time Limits for Final Results

    Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(``the Act''), and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(1) require the Department to issue 
the final results of a new shipper review within 90 days after the date 
on which the preliminary results were issued. The Department may, 
however, extend the 90-day period for completion of the final results 
of a new shipper review to 150 days if it determines that the case is 
extraordinarily complicated. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2).
    As a result of the complex issues raised in this new shipper 
review, including by-product offsets and separate rate eligibility, the 
Department determines that this new shipper review is extraordinarily 
complicated and it cannot complete this new shipper review within the 
current time limit. Accordingly, the Department is extending the time 
limit for the completion of the final results by an additional 30 days 
until April 6, 2009,\1\ in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of 
the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2).
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    \1\ An extension of an additional 30 days would result in a new 
deadline of April 5, 2009. As April 5, 2009, falls on a Sunday, the 
final results will now be due no later than April 6, 2009, the next 
business day.
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    We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with 
sections 751(2)(B) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: February 26, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
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