Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation, 75332 [2013-29590]

Download as PDF 75332 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 11, 2013 / Notices Dated: December 5, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2013–29594 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] [C–570–995] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation International Trade Administration DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Nair at (202) 482–3813 or Angelica Mendoza at (202) 482–3019, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. 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[FR Doc. 2013–29591 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 10, 2013 Jkt 232001 Background On October 24, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a countervailing duty investigation on grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than December 28, 2013. Postponement of the Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a countervailing duty investigation within 65 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. However, if the petitioner makes a timely request for an extension in accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act allows the Department to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. On December 2, 2013, the petitioners 2 submitted a timely request pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e) to postpone the preliminary determination.3 Therefore, 1 See Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 78 FR 65265 (October 31, 2013). 2 AK Steel Corporation (AK Steel), Allegheny Ludlum, LLC (Allegheny Ludlum), as well as the United Steelworkers, which represents employees of Allegheny Ludlum that are engaged in the production of GOES in the United States (collectively, the petitioners). 3 See Letter from the Petitioners, entitled ‘‘Investigation of Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in accordance with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, we are fully extending the due date for the preliminary determination to not later than 130 days after the day on which the investigation was initiated. As a result, the deadline for completion of the preliminary determination is now March 3, 2014. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: December 4, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2013–29590 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; California Central Valley Angler Survey National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Office, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Cindy Thomson, (831) 420– 3911 or Cindy.Thomson@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) plans to collect data to increase the agency’s understanding of the fishing patterns, preferences, and from the People’s Republic of China: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated December 3, 2013. E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-995]


Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People's Republic of 
China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing 
Duty Investigation

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Nair at (202) 482-3813 or 
Angelica Mendoza at (202) 482-3019, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On October 24, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated a countervailing duty investigation on grain-oriented 
electrical steel (GOES) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ 
Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than December 
28, 2013.
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    \1\ See Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel from the People's 
Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 
78 FR 65265 (October 31, 2013).
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Postponement of the Preliminary Determination

    Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 
requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a 
countervailing duty investigation within 65 days after the date on 
which the Department initiated the investigation. However, if the 
petitioner makes a timely request for an extension in accordance with 
19 CFR 351.205(e), section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act allows the 
Department to postpone the preliminary determination until no later 
than 130 days after the date on which the Department initiated the 
investigation.
    On December 2, 2013, the petitioners \2\ submitted a timely request 
pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e) to 
postpone the preliminary determination.\3\ Therefore, in accordance 
with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, we are fully extending the due 
date for the preliminary determination to not later than 130 days after 
the day on which the investigation was initiated. As a result, the 
deadline for completion of the preliminary determination is now March 
3, 2014.
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    \2\ AK Steel Corporation (AK Steel), Allegheny Ludlum, LLC 
(Allegheny Ludlum), as well as the United Steelworkers, which 
represents employees of Allegheny Ludlum that are engaged in the 
production of GOES in the United States (collectively, the 
petitioners).
    \3\ See Letter from the Petitioners, entitled ``Investigation of 
Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel from the People's Republic of China: 
Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,'' dated December 3, 
2013.
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    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: December 4, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2013-29590 Filed 12-10-13; 8:45 am]
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