Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 55812 [E9-26105]

Download as PDF 55812 DATES: Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 208 / Thursday, October 29, 2009 / Notices Effective Date: October 29, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerry Huang, Susan Pulongbarit, or Bobby Wong, 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) 482–4047, (202) 482–4031, or (202) 482–0409, respectively. Background On July 9, 2009, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the 2007–2008 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), covering the period June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2008. See Silicon Metal from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews, 74 FR 32,885 (July 9, 2009). The final results are currently due no later than November 6, 2009. dcolon on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Extension of Time Limit for the Final Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’), requires that the Department issue the final results of an administrative review within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. If it is not practicable to complete the review within that time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the deadline for the final results to a maximum of 180 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. The Department requires additional time to properly consider the issues raised by interested parties regarding the treatment of Value-Added Tax, surrogate values for factors of production, and numerous companyspecific issues. Thus, it is not practicable to complete this review by November 6, 2009. Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for completion of the final results of this review by 31 days, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. The final results are now due no later than December 7, 2009. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:20 Oct 28, 2009 Jkt 220001 Dated: October 23, 2009. John M. Andersen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–26106 Filed 10–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–825] Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Cartsos, 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) 482–1757. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background At the request of interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel bar from Brazil for the period February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 12310 (March 24, 2009). The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due no later than October 31, 2009. Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to make a preliminary determination within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order for which a review is requested and a final determination within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary determination is published. 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 time limit for the preliminary determination to a maximum of 365 days after the last day of the anniversary month of the order. See also 19 CFR 351.213(h). We determine that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results of this review by the current deadline of PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 October 31, 2009, for several reasons. Specifically, the Department has granted the respondent, Villares Metals S.A. (Villares), several extensions to respond to the original and supplemental questionnaires. Thus, the Department needs additional time to review and analyze the responses submitted by Villares. Further, the Department requires additional time to review issues such as corporate affiliations and steel grades of products reported by Villares as it will affect the Department’s matching methodology in this case. Finally, the petitioners submitted a cost allegation on September 9, 2009. We require additional time to examine the cost allegation and consider whether to initiate and conduct a cost investigation. Therefore, we are extending the time period for issuing the preliminary results of this review by 90 days until January 29, 2010. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2). Dated: October 23, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–26105 Filed 10–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 44–2009] Foreign-Trade Zone 25—Port Everglades, FL; Application for Subzone South Florida Materials Corporation (Fuel Product Storage) Port Everglades, FL An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by Broward County, Florida, grantee of FTZ 25, requesting specialpurpose subzone status for the fuel product distribution terminal of South Florida Materials Corporation (SFMC), located in Port Everglades, Florida. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a– 81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on October 22, 2009. The SFMC terminal (8 employees, 9.93 acres, 1.3 million barrel capacity) is located at 1200 SE. 32nd Street, Port Everglades, Florida. The facility primarily is used for the receipt, storage and distribution of jet fuel by pipeline to carriers operating at the Miami International and Fort Lauderdale E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 208 (Thursday, October 29, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 55812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-26105]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-825]


Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Extension of Time Limit for 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Cartsos, 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) 482-1757.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    At the request of interested parties, the Department of Commerce 
(the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping 
duty order on certain stainless steel bar from Brazil for the period 
February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009. See Initiation of 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests 
for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 12310 (March 24, 2009). The preliminary 
results of this administrative review are currently due no later than 
October 31, 2009.

Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results

    Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), requires the Department to make a preliminary determination 
within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order 
for which a review is requested and a final determination within 120 
days after the date on which the preliminary determination is 
published. 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 time limit for the preliminary determination to a maximum of 
365 days after the last day of the anniversary month of the order. See 
also 19 CFR 351.213(h).
    We determine that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary 
results of this review by the current deadline of October 31, 2009, for 
several reasons. Specifically, the Department has granted the 
respondent, Villares Metals S.A. (Villares), several extensions to 
respond to the original and supplemental questionnaires. Thus, the 
Department needs additional time to review and analyze the responses 
submitted by Villares. Further, the Department requires additional time 
to review issues such as corporate affiliations and steel grades of 
products reported by Villares as it will affect the Department's 
matching methodology in this case. Finally, the petitioners submitted a 
cost allegation on September 9, 2009. We require additional time to 
examine the cost allegation and consider whether to initiate and 
conduct a cost investigation. Therefore, we are extending the time 
period for issuing the preliminary results of this review by 90 days 
until January 29, 2010.
    This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) 
and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2).

    Dated: October 23, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. E9-26105 Filed 10-28-09; 8:45 am]
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