Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review, 19524-19525 [E9-9815]

Download as PDF 19524 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 81 / Wednesday, April 29, 2009 / Notices Dated: April 23, 2009. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–9669 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. E9–9831 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–C BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: International Trade Administration (ITA). Title: Commercial Service Client Focus Group Discussions. OMB Control Number: 0625–0254. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 32. Number of Respondents: 96. Average Hours per Response: 20. Needs and Uses: The purpose of the focus group discussions is to gain a better understanding of actions the U.S. Commercial Service can take to improve the export-related services provided to U.S. firms. The CS proposes to modify the previously approved collection. Focus groups previously addressed awareness and branding issues, but CS proposes to revise the questions to address quality improvement issues. In providing these services, CS promotes the goods and services of small and medium-sized U.S. businesses in foreign markets. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Wendy L. Liberante, (202) 395–3647. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Wendy Liberante, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–5806 or via the Internet at, Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:48 Apr 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). Title: Online Databases: Performance, Phoenix, and Opportunity. OMB Control Number: 0640–0002. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission. Number of Respondents: 10,615. Average Hours per Response: Performance Database, Varies 1 minute to 1 hour and 45 minutes depending on the type of information required; Phoenix Database, 9 minutes; and Opportunity Database, 15 minutes. Burden Hours: 4,496. Needs and Uses: As part of its service delivery programs, MBDA awards cooperative agreements each year. The recipient of each agreement is competitively selected to operate one of the following business centers: (1) Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC); (2) Native American Business Enterprise Center (NABEC); or (3) Minority Business Opportunity Center (MBOC) in the geographical service area designated by MBDA under the cooperative agreement. The databases allow MBDA to (1) enter the accomplishments of grant recipients (Performance), (2) enter business profiles of minority business enterprises (MBEs) (Phoenix), and (3) match contract opportunities with qualified MBEs captured in the Phoenix database (Opportunity). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or households; Federal, State, local or Tribal government. Frequency: On occasion, quarterly, annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas Fraser, (202) 395–5887. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Nicholas Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–5806, or Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov. Dated: April 23, 2009. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–9675 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–21–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–549–817] Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is extending the time limit for the final results of the changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot–rolled carbon steel flat products (‘‘hot–rolled steel’’) from Thailand. The period of review is July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. This extension is made pursuant to 19 CFR 351.216(e) and 19 CFR 351.302(b). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury or Angelica Mendoza, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0195 or (202) 482– 3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 29, 2001, the Department published the antidumping duty order on hot–rolled steel from Thailand. See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand, 66 FR 59562 (November 29, 2001) (‘‘Hot–Rolled Steel Order’’). In November 2004, in the course of the 2003 - 2004 administrative review, Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited (‘‘SSI’’) E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 81 / Wednesday, April 29, 2009 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES requested revocation of the Hot–Rolled Steel Order with respect to its sales of subject merchandise. See Certain Hot– Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent to Revoke and Rescind in Part, 70 FR 73197 (December 9, 2005). In its revocation request, SSI agreed to immediate reinstatement in the Hot– Rolled Steel Order, so long as any producer or reseller is subject to the order, should the Department determine that SSI ‘‘sold the subject merchandise at less than normal value.’’ See SSI’s November 30, 2004, letter to the Department requesting revocation. On May 17, 2006, the Department revoked the antidumping duty order with respect to SSI after having determined that SSI sold the merchandise at not less than normal value for a period of at least three consecutive years.1 See Revocation. As the result of an adequate allegation from a domestic interested party in this proceeding (i.e., United States Steel Corporation), the Department, pursuant to section 751(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), is now conducting a changed circumstances review to determine whether SSI has resumed dumping hot–rolled steel and whether the antidumping order should be reinstated for hot–rolled steel from Thailand manufactured and exported by SSI. See Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand, 73 FR 18766 (April 7, 2008). ‘‘On October 29, 2008, based upon the complexity of the issues presented in this review, we extended the time limit for completion of this changed circumstances review until April 22, 2009. See Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances 1 The three administrative reviews forming the basis of the revocation are: 1) the May 3, 2001, through October 31, 2002, review, Certain HotRolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 69 FR 19388 (April 13, 2004); 2) the November 1, 2002, through October 31, 2003, review, Certain HotRolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 69 FR 18349 (April 7, 2004); and 3) the November 1, 2003, through October 31, 2004, review, Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 71 FR 28659 (May 17, 2006) (‘‘Revocation’’) VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:48 Apr 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 19525 Review, 73 FR 64303 (October 29, 2008) (‘‘Extension Notice’’).2 On December 30, 2008, the Department published the preliminary results of the changed circumstances review and intent to reinstate SSI in the antidumping duty order on hot–rolled steel from Thailand. See Certain Hot– Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent To Reinstate Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited in the Antidumping Duty Order, 73 FR 79809 (December 30, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’).3 Dated: April 22, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–9815 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] Extension of Time Limits for Final Results This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89– 651, as amended by Pub. L. 106–36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 3705, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C. Docket Number: 09–004. Applicant: William S. Middleton Veterans Administration Hospital, Madison, WI 53706. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model H–760–III. Manufacturer: Hitachi High Technologies Corporation, Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 11527, March 18, 2009. Docket Number: 09–006. Applicant: Bergen County Technical Schools/ Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Instrument: Transmission Electron Microscope, Model JEM–2100. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 74 FR 11527, March 18, 2009. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument. As the Department stated in both the Extension Notice and the Preliminary Results, the Department intended to issue the final results of this antidumping duty changed circumstances review on hot–rolled steel from Thailand by April 22, 2009. However, it is not practicable to complete the review within this time period. In order to evaluate fairly the issues raised by all interested parties in their respective case and rebuttal briefs, we are extending the time frame for completion of this review. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.302(b), we are extending the time limit for completion of the review by 15 days. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 46871 (August 12, 2008), and Polyethylene Terephthalate Film Sheet and Strip from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 6931 (February 6, 2008). Therefore, the final results are now due no later than May 7, 2009. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(b) and 771(i) of the Act. 2 On December 10, 2008, we issued a notice correcting an error in the Extension Notice. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Correction to Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 75079 (December 10, 2008). 3 On February 5, 2009, the Department issued a notice correcting an error in the Preliminary Results. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Correction to Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent To Reinstate Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited in the Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 6136 (February 5, 2009). PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration William S. Middleton VA Hospital, et al., Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty–Free Entry of Electron Microscopes Dated: April 23, 2009. Christopher Cassel, Acting Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–9810 Filed 4–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 81 (Wednesday, April 29, 2009)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-549-817]


Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: 
Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances 
Review

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is 
extending the time limit for the final results of the changed 
circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot-
rolled carbon steel flat products (``hot-rolled steel'') from Thailand. 
The period of review is July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. This 
extension is made pursuant to 19 CFR 351.216(e) and 19 CFR 351.302(b).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury or Angelica Mendoza, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0195 
or (202) 482-3019, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On November 29, 2001, the Department published the antidumping duty 
order on hot-rolled steel from Thailand. See Antidumping Duty Order: 
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand, 66 FR 
59562 (November 29, 2001) (``Hot-Rolled Steel Order''). In November 
2004, in the course of the 2003 - 2004 administrative review, 
Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited (``SSI'')

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requested revocation of the Hot-Rolled Steel Order with respect to its 
sales of subject merchandise. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat 
Products From Thailand; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review and Intent to Revoke and Rescind in Part, 70 FR 
73197 (December 9, 2005).
    In its revocation request, SSI agreed to immediate reinstatement in 
the Hot-Rolled Steel Order, so long as any producer or reseller is 
subject to the order, should the Department determine that SSI ``sold 
the subject merchandise at less than normal value.'' See SSI's November 
30, 2004, letter to the Department requesting revocation. On May 17, 
2006, the Department revoked the antidumping duty order with respect to 
SSI after having determined that SSI sold the merchandise at not less 
than normal value for a period of at least three consecutive years.\1\ 
See Revocation.
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    \1\ The three administrative reviews forming the basis of the 
revocation are: 1) the May 3, 2001, through October 31, 2002, 
review, Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand: 
Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review, 69 FR 19388 (April 13, 2004); 2) the November 
1, 2002, through October 31, 2003, review, Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon 
Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Rescission of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review, 69 FR 18349 (April 7, 2004); and 3) the 
November 1, 2003, through October 31, 2004, review, Certain Hot-
Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Final Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Revocation of 
Antidumping Duty Order and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review, 71 FR 28659 (May 17, 2006) (``Revocation'')
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    As the result of an adequate allegation from a domestic interested 
party in this proceeding (i.e., United States Steel Corporation), the 
Department, pursuant to section 751(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (``the Act''), is now conducting a changed circumstances review 
to determine whether SSI has resumed dumping hot-rolled steel and 
whether the antidumping order should be reinstated for hot-rolled steel 
from Thailand manufactured and exported by SSI. See Initiation of 
Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Hot-Rolled 
Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand, 73 FR 18766 (April 7, 2008).
    ``On October 29, 2008, based upon the complexity of the issues 
presented in this review, we extended the time limit for completion of 
this changed circumstances review until April 22, 2009. See Certain 
Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Extension of Time 
Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 64303 
(October 29, 2008) (``Extension Notice'').\2\
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    \2\ On December 10, 2008, we issued a notice correcting an error 
in the Extension Notice. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat 
Products from Thailand: Correction to Notice of Extension of Time 
Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 75079 
(December 10, 2008).
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    On December 30, 2008, the Department published the preliminary 
results of the changed circumstances review and intent to reinstate SSI 
in the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from Thailand. See 
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: 
Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent To 
Reinstate Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited in the 
Antidumping Duty Order, 73 FR 79809 (December 30, 2008) (``Preliminary 
Results'').\3\
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    \3\ On February 5, 2009, the Department issued a notice 
correcting an error in the Preliminary Results. See Certain Hot-
Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Correction to 
Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent To 
Reinstate Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited in the 
Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 6136 (February 5, 2009).
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Extension of Time Limits for Final Results

    As the Department stated in both the Extension Notice and the 
Preliminary Results, the Department intended to issue the final results 
of this antidumping duty changed circumstances review on hot-rolled 
steel from Thailand by April 22, 2009. However, it is not practicable 
to complete the review within this time period. In order to evaluate 
fairly the issues raised by all interested parties in their respective 
case and rebuttal briefs, we are extending the time frame for 
completion of this review. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.302(b), 
we are extending the time limit for completion of the review by 15 
days. See Certain Pasta from Italy: Notice of Extension of Final 
Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 46871 
(August 12, 2008), and Polyethylene Terephthalate Film Sheet and Strip 
from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results 
of Changed Circumstances Review, 73 FR 6931 (February 6, 2008). 
Therefore, the final results are now due no later than May 7, 2009.
    This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(b) and 
771(i) of the Act.

    Dated: April 22, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
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