Office of Insular Affairs; Allocation of Duty Exemptions for Calendar Year 2009 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands, 9589-9590 [E9-4744]

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A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Office of Performance Evaluation, Room 7009, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the procedures set forth in Section 315.9 of EDA’s final rule (71 FR 56704) for procedures for requesting a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official program number and title of the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance. Dated: February 27, 2009. William P. Kittredge, Program Officer for TAA. [FR Doc. E9–4739 Filed 3–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–24–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Mar 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 2/12/2009 2/4/2009 2/5/2009 2/3/2009 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Insular Affairs; Allocation of Duty Exemptions for Calendar Year 2009 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce; Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This action allocates calendar year 2009 duty exemptions for watch assembly producers (‘‘program producers’’) located in the United States Virgin Islands (‘‘USVI’’) pursuant to Public Law 97–446, as amended by Public Law 103–465, Public Law 106–36 and Public Law 108–429 (‘‘the Act’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Campbell, Statutory Import PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Products Live beef cattle, both calves and adults, and grains such as barley. Services include some equipment rental and custom farming. Manufactured commercial, industrial, security, vandal resistant, residential and specialty lighting products. Metal stamped electrical connectors, switchers and components for the automotive and appliances industries. Fully cooked and packaged food for human consumption. Parts and accessories for electronic products. Printed circuit boards. Electronic motor and electric gear motor manufacturer. Wood kitchen cabinets designed for permanent installation. Aluminum, stainless steel, and steel enclosures for many industries including transportation, traffic, and electronics businesses. Printed circuit boards. Welded wire mesh. High-end, bed linens and home furnishings. Table legs, kitchen island legs, balusters, bed posts, corbels and moldings. Paper-based products. Housings, bodies, bases and other gray iron castings. Aluminum-based serve ware and cookware. Programs; phone number: (202) 482– 2239; fax number: (202) 501–7952; and e-mail address: gregory_campbell@ita.doc.gov. Pursuant to the Act, the Departments of the Interior and Commerce (‘‘the Departments’’) share responsibility for the allocation of duty exemptions among program producers in the United States insular possessions and the Northern Mariana Islands. In accordance with Section 303.3(a) of the regulations (15 CFR 303.3(a)), the total quantity of duty-free insular watches and watch movements for calendar year 2009 is 1,866,000 units for the USVI. This amount was established in Changes in Watch, Watch Movement and Jewelry Program for the U.S. Insular Possessions, 65 FR 8048 (February 17, 2000). There are currently no program producers in Guam, American Samoa or the Northern Mariana Islands. The criteria for the calculation of the calendar year 2009 duty-exemption allocations among program producers SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 42 (Thursday, March 5, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR


Office of Insular Affairs; Allocation of Duty Exemptions for 
Calendar Year 2009 for Watch Producers Located in the United States 
Virgin Islands

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce; Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the 
Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This action allocates calendar year 2009 duty exemptions for 
watch assembly producers (``program producers'') located in the United 
States Virgin Islands (``USVI'') pursuant to Public Law 97-446, as 
amended by Public Law 103-465, Public Law 106-36 and Public Law 108-429 
(``the Act'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Campbell, Statutory Import 
Programs; phone number: (202) 482-2239; fax number: (202) 501-7952; and 
e-mail address: gregory_campbell@ita.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Act, the Departments of the 
Interior and Commerce (``the Departments'') share responsibility for 
the allocation of duty exemptions among program producers in the United 
States insular possessions and the Northern Mariana Islands. In 
accordance with Section 303.3(a) of the regulations (15 CFR 303.3(a)), 
the total quantity of duty-free insular watches and watch movements for 
calendar year 2009 is 1,866,000 units for the USVI. This amount was 
established in Changes in Watch, Watch Movement and Jewelry Program for 
the U.S. Insular Possessions, 65 FR 8048 (February 17, 2000). There are 
currently no program producers in Guam, American Samoa or the Northern 
Mariana Islands.
    The criteria for the calculation of the calendar year 2009 duty-
exemption allocations among program producers

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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:

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                                                               Annual
                     Program producer                        allocation
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Belair Quartz, Inc........................................       500,000
Tropex, Inc...............................................        50,000
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    The balance of the units allocated to the USVI is available for new 
entrants into the program or existing program producers who request a 
supplement to their allocation.

    Dated: February 27, 2009.
Ronald Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, Department of 
Commerce.
    Dated: February 27, 2009.
Nikolao Pula,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Insular Affairs, Department of 
the Interior.
 [FR Doc. E9-4744 Filed 3-4-09; 8:45 am]
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