Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands; Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 48715-48716 [E9-23115]

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E9–23033 Filed 9–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48715 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–421–811) Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands; Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 24, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Edwards, Brian Davis, 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) 482–8029, (202) 482– 7924, or (202) 482–3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from the Netherlands on August 26, 2008. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 73 FR 50308 (August 26, 2008).1 On May 26, 2009, the Department published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order covering purified CMC from the Netherlands. See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 24823 (May 26, 2009) (Preliminary Results). In the Preliminary Results, we invited parties to comment. In response, CP Kelco submitted a case brief and a request for a public hearing on June 26, 2009. See Case Brief from Arent Fox LLP (counsel for respondent) titled ‘‘Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands; Case Brief of CP Kelco B.V.,’’ dated June 26, 2009 (Case Brief). Petitioner submitted comments on June 30, 2009. See Letter from Haynes & Boone, LLP (counsel for petitioner), titled ‘‘Comment by Petitioner Aqualon Company in Lieu of 1 On October 9, and October 10, 2008, respectively, Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals B.V. (Akzo Nobel) and the Aqualon Company, a division of Hercules, Incorporated (petitioner), withdrew their requests for review of Akzo Nobel’s sales of merchandise covered by the order. Therefore, the Department rescinded the review with respect to Akzo Nobel. See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 66841 (November 12, 2008). E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 48716 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 184 / Thursday, September 24, 2009 / Notices Reply Brief,’’ dated June 30, 2009. CP Kelco subsequently contacted officials at the Department and withdrew its request for a public hearing. See CP Kelco’s ‘‘Withdrawal of Hearing Request,’’ dated July 2, 2009. In lieu of a public hearing, counsel for respondent requested a meeting with Department officials. See the Memorandum to the File, titled ‘‘Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands: Meeting with Counsel for Respondent,’’ dated July 15, 2009. The current deadline for the final results of this review is September 23, 2009. Extension of Time Limits for Final Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to complete the final results of an administrative review within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. However, if it is not practicable to complete the review within these time periods, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the 120 day time period for the final results to 180 days. The Department has determined it is not practicable to complete this administrative review within the statutory time limit because the Department requires additional time to fully evaluate the comments put forth by CP Kelco, particularly the extensive comments concerning the nature of reported factoring expenses. Accordingly, the Department is extending the time limit for completion of the final results of this administrative review until no later than October 7, 2009, which is 134 days after the date on which the preliminary results of review were published. This extension is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Dated: September 18, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–23115 Filed 9–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Sep 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–836] Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind Administrative Review in Part AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On March 24, 2009, in response to a request from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of initiation of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The review covers four manufacturers/exporters. The period of review is February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value by certain companies subject to this review. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. Parties who submit comments in this review are requested to submit with each argument a statement of the issue and a brief summary of the argument. DATES: Effective Date: September 24, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun or Richard Rimlinger, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5760 and (202) 482–4477, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 10, 2000, the Department published in the Federal Register the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from Korea. See Notice of Amendment of Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Cut-To-Length CarbonQuality Steel Plate Products From France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan and the Republic of Korea, 65 FR 6585 (February 10, 2000). On February 4, 2009, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from Korea. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To Request Administrative Review, 74 FR 6013 (February 4, 2009). On February 27, 2009, pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM), requested that the Department review its sales of subject merchandise from Korea and Nucor Corporation, the domestic interested party in this review, requested that the Department review the sales of subject merchandise from Korea produced or exported by Daewoo International Corporation (Daewoo), Hyosung Corporation (Hyosung), Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (Hyundai Mipo), and JeongWoo Industrial Machine Co., Ltd. (JeongWoo), during the period of review. On March 24, 2009, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), the Department initiated the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from Korea produced and/or exported by DSM, Daewoo, Hyosung, Hyundai Mipo, and JeongWoo for the period of review. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 12310, 12312 (March 24, 2009). On April 1, 2009, for purposes of selecting respondents in this review, we released the data we obtained from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on March 16, 2009, for this review to interested parties which have access to business-proprietary information under the Administrative Protective Order. See the April 1, 2009, memorandum to the File entitled ‘‘Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: CBP Data’’ (CBP Data Memo). On April 8, 2009, DSM withdrew its request that the Department review its sales of subject merchandise. On May 7, 2009, we issued a quantity-and-value questionnaire to Daewoo, Hyosung, Hyundai Mipo, and JeongWoo. See the May 12, 2009, memorandum to the File entitled ‘‘Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: Release of Quantity-and-Value Questionnaire’’ (Q&V Release Memo). On June 5, 2009, we rescinded the review in part with respect to CTL plate from Korea produced and/or exported by DSM. See Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 27015 (June 5, 2009). Scope of the Order The products covered by the antidumping duty order are certain hotrolled carbon-quality steel: (1) Universal E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-421-811)


Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands; Extension 
of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 24, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Edwards, Brian Davis, 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) 482-8029, (202) 482-7924, or (202) 482-3019, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified 
carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from the Netherlands on August 26, 2008. 
See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Reviews, 73 FR 50308 (August 26, 2008).\1\ On May 26, 2009, the 
Department published the preliminary results of the administrative 
review of the antidumping duty order covering purified CMC from the 
Netherlands. See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands; 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 
24823 (May 26, 2009) (Preliminary Results). In the Preliminary Results, 
we invited parties to comment. In response, CP Kelco submitted a case 
brief and a request for a public hearing on June 26, 2009. See Case 
Brief from Arent Fox LLP (counsel for respondent) titled ``Purified 
Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands; Case Brief of CP Kelco 
B.V.,'' dated June 26, 2009 (Case Brief). Petitioner submitted comments 
on June 30, 2009. See Letter from Haynes & Boone, LLP (counsel for 
petitioner), titled ``Comment by Petitioner Aqualon Company in Lieu of

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Reply Brief,'' dated June 30, 2009. CP Kelco subsequently contacted 
officials at the Department and withdrew its request for a public 
hearing. See CP Kelco's ``Withdrawal of Hearing Request,'' dated July 
2, 2009. In lieu of a public hearing, counsel for respondent requested 
a meeting with Department officials. See the Memorandum to the File, 
titled ``Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on 
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the Netherlands: Meeting with 
Counsel for Respondent,'' dated July 15, 2009. The current deadline for 
the final results of this review is September 23, 2009.
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    \1\ On October 9, and October 10, 2008, respectively, Akzo Nobel 
Functional Chemicals B.V. (Akzo Nobel) and the Aqualon Company, a 
division of Hercules, Incorporated (petitioner), withdrew their 
requests for review of Akzo Nobel's sales of merchandise covered by 
the order. Therefore, the Department rescinded the review with 
respect to Akzo Nobel. See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from the 
Netherlands: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review, 73 FR 66841 (November 12, 2008).
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Extension of Time Limits for Final Results

    Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), requires the Department to complete the final results of an 
administrative review within 120 days after the date on which the 
preliminary results are published. However, if it is not practicable to 
complete the review within these time periods, section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act allows the Department to extend the 120 day time period for the 
final results to 180 days.
    The Department has determined it is not practicable to complete 
this administrative review within the statutory time limit because the 
Department requires additional time to fully evaluate the comments put 
forth by CP Kelco, particularly the extensive comments concerning the 
nature of reported factoring expenses. Accordingly, the Department is 
extending the time limit for completion of the final results of this 
administrative review until no later than October 7, 2009, which is 134 
days after the date on which the preliminary results of review were 
published.
    This extension is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act.

    Dated: September 18, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
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