Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From India, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 65268-65269 [2013-25824]

Download as PDF 65268 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/ 1304frn/2013-08227.txt, prior to submitting factual information in this investigation. Certification Requirements Any party submitting factual information in an AD or CVD proceeding must certify to the accuracy and completeness of that information.24 Parties are hereby reminded that the Department issued a final rule with respect to certification requirements, effective August 16, 2013. Parties are hereby reminded that revised certification requirements are in effect for company/government officials as well as their representatives. All segments of any AD or CVD proceedings initiated on or after August 16, 2013, should use the formats for the revised certifications provided at the end of the Final Rule.25 The Department intends to reject factual submissions if the submitting party does not comply with the applicable revised certification requirements. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Extension of Time Limits On September 20, 2013, the Department published Extension of Time Limits, Final Rule, 78 FR 57790 (September 20, 2013), which modified one regulation related to AD and CVD proceedings regarding the extension of time limits for submissions in such proceedings (19 CFR 351.302(c)). These modifications are effective for all segments initiated on or after October 21, 2013, and thus are applicable to this investigation. Please review the final rule, available at http://www.gpo.gov/ fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-09-20/html/201322853.htm prior to requesting an extension. Tolling Deadlines As explained in the memorandum from the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from October 1, through October 16, 2013. See Memorandum for the Record from Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Shutdown of the Federal Government’’ (October 18, 2013). Therefore, all deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 16 days. If the new deadline falls on a non-business day, in accordance with the Department’s practice, the deadline will become the next business day. Accordingly, the revised deadline for the initiation of this investigation is now October 24, 2013. Notification to Interested Parties Interested parties must submit applications for disclosure under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. On January 22, 2008, the Department published Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Documents Submission Procedures; APO Procedures, 73 FR 3634 (January 22, 2008). Parties wishing to participate in this investigation should ensure that they meet the requirements of these procedures (e.g., the filing of letters of appearance as discussed at 19 CFR 351.103(d)). This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 777(i) of the Act. Dated: October 24, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I Scope of the Investigation The scope of this investigation covers grain-oriented silicon electrical steel (GOES). GOES is a flat-rolled alloy steel product containing by weight at least 0.6 percent but not more than 6 percent of silicon, not more than 0.08 percent of carbon, not more than 1.0 percent of aluminum, and no other element in an amount that would give the steel the characteristics of another alloy steel, in coils or in straight lengths. The GOES that is subject to this investigation is currently classifiable under subheadings 7225.11.0000, 7226.11.1000, 7226.11.9030, and 7226.11.9060 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2013–26002 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 24 See section 782(b) of the Act. Certification of Factual Information To Import Administration During Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 42678 (July 17, 2013) (Final Rule); see also the frequently asked questions regarding the Final Rule, available at the following: http://enforcement.trade.gov/tlei/ notices/factual_info_final_rule_FAQ_07172013.pdf. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–857, A–580–870, A–565–802, A–517– 804, A–583–850, A–549–832, A–489–816, A– 823–815, A–552–817] Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From India, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations Enforcement and Compliance (formerly Import Administration), International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: October 31, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Halle at (202) 482–0176 (India); Victoria Cho at (202) 482–5075 (Korea); Dmitry Vladimirov at (202) 482–0665 (the Philippines); Jason Rhoads at (202) 482–0123 (Saudi Arabia); Thomas Schauer at (202) 482–0410 (Taiwan); Yasmin Nair at (202) 482–3813 (Thailand); Catherine Cartsos at (202) 482–1757 (Turkey); David Lindgren at (202) 482–3870 (Ukraine); or Fred Baker at (202) 482–2924 (Vietnam), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On July 29, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of initiation of antidumping duty investigations of certain oil country tubular goods from India, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.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 December 9, 2013. As 25 See VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 1 See Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from India, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 78 FR 45505 (July 29, 2013). Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices explained in the memorandum from the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from October 1, through October 16, 2013.2 Therefore, all deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 16 days. If the new deadline falls on a nonbusiness day, in accordance with the Department’s practice, the deadline will become the next business day. The revised deadline for the preliminary determinations of these investigations is now December 26, 2013. Because of the extraordinary complexity of these cases and the number of firms whose activities we must investigate, we determine that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary determinations by the current deadline. Therefore, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b), the Department is postponing the deadline for these preliminary determinations to no later than 190 days after the date on which it initiated these investigations. Therefore, the new deadline for issuing these preliminary determinations is February 13, 2014. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: October 24, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2013–25824 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–993, C–560–827] Monosodium Glutamate From the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Indonesia: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations Office 6, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Petitions On September 16, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) received countervailing duty (CVD) petitions concerning imports of monosodium glutamate (MSG) from Indonesia and the PRC filed in proper form on behalf of Ajinomoto North America Inc. (Petitioner).1 Petitioner is a domestic producer of MSG. On September 20, 2013, the Department requested additional information and clarification of certain areas of the Petitions.2 Petitioner filed responses to these requests on September 24, 2013, and September 26, 2013.3 In accordance with section 702(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), Petitioner alleges that the Governments of Indonesia (the GOI) and the PRC (the GOC) are providing countervailable subsidies (within the meaning of sections 701 and 771(5) of the Act) to imports of MSG from Indonesia and the PRC, and that such imports are materially injuring, and threaten to further cause material injury to, the domestic industry producing MSG in the United States pursuant to section 701 of the Act. The Department finds that Petitioner filed the petitions on behalf of the domestic industry because Petitioner is an interested party as defined in section 771(9)(C) of the Act, and that Petitioner has demonstrated sufficient industry support with respect to the initiation of the investigations that Petitioner is requesting.4 Periods of Investigations mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The periods of these investigations (POI) is January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. 2 See Memorandum for the Record from Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Shutdown of the Federal Government’’ (October 18, 2013). 1 See Countervailing Duty Petitions on Monosodium Glutamate from the PRC and Indonesia, filed on September 16, 2013 (the Petitions). 2 See Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Monosodium Glutamate from the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Indonesia: Supplemental Questions, September 20, 2013. 3 See Supplement to the PRC Petition, September 24, 2013 (September 24 Supplement to the PRC Petition); and Supplement to the Indonesia Petition, September 24, 2013 (September 24 Supplement to the Indonesia Petition). 4 See ‘‘Determination of Industry Support for the Petitions,’’ below. Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective: October 31, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jun Jack Zhao (the People’s Republic of China (the PRC)), or Gene Calvert (the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia)) at (202) 482–1396, or (202) 482–3586, respectively, AD/CVD Operations, VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65269 Scope of the Investigations The product covered by these investigations is MSG from Indonesia and the PRC.5 Comments on the Scope of the Investigations During our review of the petitions, we discussed the scope with Petitioner to ensure that it is an accurate reflection of the product for which the domestic industry is seeking relief. Moreover, as discussed in the preamble to the regulations,6 we are setting aside a period for interested parties to raise issues regarding product coverage. The Department encourages all interested parties to submit such comments by November 12, 2013, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, which is 20 calendar days from the signature date of this notice. All comments and submissions to the Department must be filed electronically using Enforcement and Compliance’s electronic service system (IA ACCESS).7 An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by the Department’s electronic records system, IA ACCESS, by the time and date noted above. Documents excepted from the electronic submission requirements must be filed manually (i.e., in paper form) with Enforcement and Compliance’s APO/Dockets Unit, Room 1870, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, and stamped with the date and time of receipt by the deadline noted above. All comments must be filed on the records of both the Indonesia and PRC CVD investigations, as well as the concurrent Indonesia and PRC antidumping duty (AD) investigations. The period for scope comments is intended to provide the Department with ample opportunity to consider all comments and to consult with parties prior to the issuance of the preliminary determinations. Filing Requirements All submissions to the Department must be filed electronically using IA ACCESS. An electronically filed 5 See Appendix I of this notice for a full description of the scope of these investigations. 6 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties; Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). 7 See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order Procedures, 76 FR 39263 (July 6, 2011) for details of the Department’s electronic filing requirements, which went into effect on August 5, 2011. Information on help using IA ACCESS can be found at https:// iaaccess.trade.gov/help.aspx and a handbook can be found at https://iaaccess.trade.gov/help/ Handbook%20on%20Electronic%20Filling%20 Procedures.pdf. E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-857, A-580-870, A-565-802, A-517-804, A-583-850, A-549-832, A-
489-816, A-823-815, A-552-817]


Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From India, the Republic of 
Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, 
the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty 
Investigations

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance (formerly Import Administration), 
International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

DATES: October 31, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Halle at (202) 482-0176 (India); 
Victoria Cho at (202) 482-5075 (Korea); Dmitry Vladimirov at (202) 482-
0665 (the Philippines); Jason Rhoads at (202) 482-0123 (Saudi Arabia); 
Thomas Schauer at (202) 482-0410 (Taiwan); Yasmin Nair at (202) 482-
3813 (Thailand); Catherine Cartsos at (202) 482-1757 (Turkey); David 
Lindgren at (202) 482-3870 (Ukraine); or Fred Baker at (202) 482-2924 
(Vietnam), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, 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, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published a notice of initiation of antidumping duty investigations of 
certain oil country tubular goods from India, the Republic of Korea, 
the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the 
Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.\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 
December 9, 2013. As

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explained in the memorandum from the Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its discretion 
to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal 
Government from October 1, through October 16, 2013.\2\ Therefore, all 
deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 16 
days. If the new deadline falls on a non-business day, in accordance 
with the Department's practice, the deadline will become the next 
business day. The revised deadline for the preliminary determinations 
of these investigations is now December 26, 2013.
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    \1\ See Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from India, the 
Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, 
Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, and the Socialist 
Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 
78 FR 45505 (July 29, 2013).
    \2\ See Memorandum for the Record from Paul Piquado, Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ``Deadlines Affected by 
the Shutdown of the Federal Government'' (October 18, 2013).
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    Because of the extraordinary complexity of these cases and the 
number of firms whose activities we must investigate, we determine that 
it is not practicable to complete the preliminary determinations by the 
current deadline. Therefore, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(B) of 
the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b), the Department is postponing the 
deadline for these preliminary determinations to no later than 190 days 
after the date on which it initiated these investigations. Therefore, 
the new deadline for issuing these preliminary determinations is 
February 13, 2014.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: October 24, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2013-25824 Filed 10-30-13; 8:45 am]
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