Xanthan Gum From Austria and the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 65361 [2012-26409]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 208 / Friday, October 26, 2012 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of October 2012. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1863] Attest: Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Reorganization/Expansion of Foreign-z Under Alternative Site Framework; Galveston, TX [FR Doc. 2012–26419 Filed 10–25–12; 8:45 am] Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, grantee of ForeignTrade Zone 36, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B– 41–2012, filed 05/22/2012) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Galveston County, Texas, within and adjacent to the Houston Customs and Border Protection port of entry, expand existing Site 2 to restore to zone status 76 acres, FTZ 36’s Sites 1, 2 (as modified) and 3 would be categorized as magnet sites and Sites 4, 5 and 6 would be categorized as usagedriven sites; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (77 FR 31308, 05/25/2012) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendation of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize and expand FTZ 36 under the alternative site framework is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, to ASF sunset provisions for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 2 if not activated by October 31, 2022, and for Site 3 if not activated by October 31, 2017, and to a three-year ASF sunset provision for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority for Sites 4, 5 and 6 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose by October 31, 2015. International Trade Administration VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:01 Oct 25, 2012 Jkt 229001 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [A–433–811, A–570–985] Xanthan Gum From Austria and the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: October 26, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karine Gziryan (Austria) or Brandon Farlander (People’s Republic of China), AD/CVD Operations, Office 4, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–4081 or (202) 482– 0182, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On July 2, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published a notice of initiation of antidumping duty investigations of xanthan gum from Austria and the People’s Republic of China.1 The notice of initiation stated that the Department, in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), would issue its preliminary determinations for these investigations, unless postponed, no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation. The preliminary determinations of these antidumping duty investigations are currently due no later than November 12, 2012. On October 12, 2012, CP Kelco U.S. (‘‘Petitioner’’), pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e), made a timely request for postponement of the 1 See Xanthan Gum From Austria and the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 77 FR 39210 (July 2, 2012). PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65361 preliminary determinations in these investigations.2 Petitioner requested a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations in order to provide the Department with sufficient time to review the questionnaire responses and issue appropriate requests for clarification and additional information. For the reasons stated above and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the request, the Department, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determinations to no later than 190 days after the date on which the Department initiated these investigations. Therefore, the new deadline for issuing these preliminary determinations is January 2, 2013.3 This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: October 19, 2012. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–26409 Filed 10–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–866] Folding Gift Boxes From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On April 2, 2012, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated the second fiveyear (‘‘sunset’’) review of the antidumping duty order on certain folding gift boxes 1 from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and an AGENCY: 2 See Letter from Petitioner to the Secretary of Commerce, ‘‘Xanthan Gum From Austria: Request to Fully Extend Preliminary Determination’’ (October 12, 2012) and Letter from Petitioner to the Secretary of Commerce, ‘‘Xanthan Gum From the People’s Republic of China: Request to Fully Extend Preliminary Determination’’ (October 12, 2012). 3 Because the deadline, January 1, 2013, falls on a national holiday the deadline is postponed until the next business day. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, as Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Folding Gift Boxes From the People’s Republic of China, 67 FR 864 (January 8, 2002) (‘‘Order’’). E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 208 (Friday, October 26, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-433-811, A-570-985]


Xanthan Gum From Austria and the People's Republic of China: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty 
Investigations

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


DATES: October 26, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karine Gziryan (Austria) or Brandon 
Farlander (People's Republic of China), AD/CVD Operations, Office 4, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-4081 or (202) 482-0182, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Postponement of Preliminary Determinations

    On July 2, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') 
published a notice of initiation of antidumping duty investigations of 
xanthan gum from Austria and the People's Republic of China.\1\ The 
notice of initiation stated that the Department, in accordance with 
section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
``Act''), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), would issue its preliminary 
determinations for these investigations, unless postponed, no later 
than 140 days after the date of the initiation. The preliminary 
determinations of these antidumping duty investigations are currently 
due no later than November 12, 2012.
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    \1\ See Xanthan Gum From Austria and the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 77 FR 39210 
(July 2, 2012).
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    On October 12, 2012, CP Kelco U.S. (``Petitioner''), pursuant to 19 
CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e), made a timely request for postponement of 
the preliminary determinations in these investigations.\2\ Petitioner 
requested a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations in 
order to provide the Department with sufficient time to review the 
questionnaire responses and issue appropriate requests for 
clarification and additional information.
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    \2\ See Letter from Petitioner to the Secretary of Commerce, 
``Xanthan Gum From Austria: Request to Fully Extend Preliminary 
Determination'' (October 12, 2012) and Letter from Petitioner to the 
Secretary of Commerce, ``Xanthan Gum From the People's Republic of 
China: Request to Fully Extend Preliminary Determination'' (October 
12, 2012).
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    For the reasons stated above and because there are no compelling 
reasons to deny the request, the Department, in accordance with section 
733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary 
determinations to no later than 190 days after the date on which the 
Department initiated these investigations. Therefore, the new deadline 
for issuing these preliminary determinations is January 2, 2013.\3\
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    \3\ Because the deadline, January 1, 2013, falls on a national 
holiday the deadline is postponed until the next business day. See 
Notice of Clarification: Application of ``Next Business Day'' Rule 
for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005).
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    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: October 19, 2012.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-26409 Filed 10-25-12; 8:45 am]
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