Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the New Shipper Review, 59962 [E9-27653]

Download as PDF 59962 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices extending the time period for issuing the final results of review by an additional 60 days to January 21, 2010. This notice is published pursuant to sections 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 351.214(i)(2) of the Department’s regulations. Dated: November 13, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–27833 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–831] Fresh Garlic From the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the New Shipper Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: November 19, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Lindsay, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0780. Background On June 24, 2009, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated a new shipper review of fresh garlic from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for Qingdao Sea-line International Trading Co., Ltd. (Sea-line) covering the period November 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. See Fresh Garlic from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of New Shipper Review, 74 FR 31241 (June 30, 2009). The preliminary results of this new shipper review are currently due no later than December 21, 2009. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), provides that the Department will issue the preliminary results of a new shipper review of an antidumping duty order within 180 days after the day on which the review was initiated. See also 19 CFR 351.214(i)(1). The Act further provides that the Department may extend that 180-day period to 300 days if it determines that the case is 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results The Department determines that this new shipper review involves extraordinarily complicated methodological issues, including the examination of importer information. Additional time is also required to ensure that the Department has adequate time to include Sea line’s supplemental questionnaire responses in its examination of the bona fides of the company’s sale. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2), the Department is extending the time limit for this preliminary results to 300 days, until no later than April 20, 2010. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: November 4, 2009. Edward C. Yang, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–27653 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 extraordinarily complicated. See 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2). DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–952, A–583–844] Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: November 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maisha Cryor at (202) 482–5831 or Zhulieta Willbrand at (202) 482–3147 (the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’)); Elizabeth Eastwood at (202) 482–3874 or Miriam Eqab at (202) 482– 3693 (Taiwan), AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On July 29, 2009, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated antidumping duty investigations on PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from the PRC and Taiwan.1 The Initiation Notice stated that, unless postponed, the Department would issue its preliminary determinations no later than 140 days after the date of issuance of the initiation, in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’). The preliminary determinations are currently due no later than December 16, 2009. On October 30, 2009, Berwick Offray LLC, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Lion Ribbon Company, Inc. (collectively, ‘‘Petitioner’’), made timely requests, pursuant to section 773(b)(1)(A) of the Act, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations, in order to allow additional time for the Department to: (1) Fully investigate the mandatory respondents in both the PRC and Taiwan investigations and numerous separate rate applications in the PRC investigation; and (2) consider the significant number of complex transactions and adjustments in each investigation, e.g., the substantial number of raw material inputs and the corresponding substantial amount of surrogate value data to be developed in the PRC investigation and the complexity of the model matching in the Taiwan investigation.2 Also, Petitioner requested the postponement as this is the first petition ever filed involving the subject merchandise, and given the variety and complexity of the products involved, make this case in combination with the aforementioned reasons identified extraordinarily complicated, therefore requiring additional time to complete. Id. Because there are no compelling reasons to deny the requests, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the Department is postponing the deadline for the aforementioned preliminary determinations by 50 days. An extension of 50 days from the current deadline of December 16, 2009, would result in a new deadline of February 4, 2010. The deadline for the final determinations will continue to be 1 See Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 74 FR 39291, 39296 (August 6, 2009) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). 2 See Petitioner’s Letters regarding, ‘‘Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From China: Petitioner’s Request For Postponement Of The Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 30, 2009, and ‘‘Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from Taiwan: Petitioner’s Request for Postponement of the Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 30, 2009. E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 222 (Thursday, November 19, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27653]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-831]


Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Extension of 
Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the New Shipper Review

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


DATES: Effective Date: November 19, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Lindsay, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0780.

Background

    On June 24, 2009, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated 
a new shipper review of fresh garlic from the People's Republic of 
China (PRC) for Qingdao Sea-line International Trading Co., Ltd. (Sea-
line) covering the period November 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. See 
Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Initiation of New 
Shipper Review, 74 FR 31241 (June 30, 2009). The preliminary results of 
this new shipper review are currently due no later than December 21, 
2009.

Statutory Time Limits

    Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), provides that the Department will issue the preliminary results 
of a new shipper review of an antidumping duty order within 180 days 
after the day on which the review was initiated. See also 19 CFR 
351.214(i)(1). The Act further provides that the Department may extend 
that 180-day period to 300 days if it determines that the case is 
extraordinarily complicated. See 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2).

Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results

    The Department determines that this new shipper review involves 
extraordinarily complicated methodological issues, including the 
examination of importer information. Additional time is also required 
to ensure that the Department has adequate time to include Sea line's 
supplemental questionnaire responses in its examination of the bona 
fides of the company's sale. Therefore, in accordance with section 
751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2), the Department is 
extending the time limit for this preliminary results to 300 days, 
until no later than April 20, 2010.
    We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) and 777(i) of the Act.

    Dated: November 4, 2009.
Edward C. Yang,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. E9-27653 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]
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