Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People's Republic of China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Taiwan: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 13987 [2014-05427]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 48 / Wednesday, March 12, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [Order No. 1932] Reissuance of Grant of Authority and Merger Into One Zone; Foreign-Trade Zone 66, Wilmington, NC, ForeignTrade Zone 67, Morehead City, NC, and Foreign-Trade Zone 214, Kinston, NC Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the Foreign-Trade Zones Board Regulations (15 CFR Part 400), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: The Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) has considered the application (docketed 12/19/13) submitted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), grantee of FTZ 66 (Wilmington, North Carolina) and FTZ 67 (Morehead City, North Carolina), requesting that the grant of authority for FTZ 214 (Kinston, North Carolina) be reissued to NCDOT and that FTZ 66, FTZ 67 and FTZ 214 be merged into one zone to be designated as FTZ 214. Existing Site 1 of FTZ 66 will be renumbered as Site 5 of FTZ 214 and existing Sites 1 and 2 of FTZ 67 will be renumbered as Sites 6 and 7 of FTZ 214. NCDOT has accepted such reissuance subject to approval by the FTZ Board. Upon review, the Board finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest. Therefore, the Board approves the application and recognizes the North Carolina Department of Transportation as the new grantee for Foreign-Trade Zone 214 and the merger of FTZ 66, FTZ 67 and FTZ 214 into one zone to be designated as FTZ 214, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES investigations.2 Petitioner requested a 50-day postponement of the preliminary International Trade Administration determinations in order to provide the Department with sufficient time to [A–570–996, A–428–843, A–588–872, A–580– review the questionnaire responses and issue appropriate requests for 872, A–401–809, A–583–851] clarification and additional information. Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From the For the reasons stated above and People’s Republic of China, Germany, because there are no compelling reasons Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden to deny the request, the Department, in and Taiwan: Postponement of accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of Preliminary Determinations of the Act, is postponing the deadline for Antidumping Duty Investigations the preliminary determinations to no later than 190 days after the date on AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, which the Department initiated these formerly Import Administration, investigations. Therefore, the new International Trade Administration, deadline for issuing these preliminary Department of Commerce. determinations is May 15, 2014. In DATES: March 12, 2014. accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Act, the deadline for the final Yang Jin Chun at (202) 482–5760 (the determinations of these investigations People’s Republic of China (PRC)); will continue to be 75 days after the Patrick O’Connor at (202) 482–0989 date of the preliminary determinations, (Germany); Thomas Martin at (202) 482– unless postponed at a later date. 3936 (Japan); Dmitry Vladimirov at This notice is issued and published (202) 482–0665 (the Republic of Korea pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act (Korea)); Drew Jackson at (202) 482– and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). 4406 (Sweden); and Karine Gziryan at Dated: March 5, 2014. (202) 482–4081(Taiwan), AD/CVD Paul Piquado, Operations, Enforcement and Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Compliance. Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution [FR Doc. 2014–05427 Filed 3–11–14; 8:45 am] Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Signed at Washington, DC, this 28th day of February, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Postponement of Preliminary Determinations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE On November 18, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published a notice of initiation of antidumping duty investigations of non-oriented electrical steel from the PRC, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden and Taiwan.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 March 26, 2014. On February 28, 2014, AK Steel Corporation (‘‘Petitioner’’), pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e), made a timely request for postponement of the preliminary determinations in these National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2014–05248 Filed 3–11–14; 8:45 a.m.] 1 See Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People’s Republic of China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Taiwan: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 78 FR 69041 (November 18, 2013). BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:51 Mar 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 13987 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Consistency Certification for a Proposed Project in Sterling, New York; Notice of Closure of the Administrative Appeal Decision Record National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Closure— Administrative Appeal Decision Record. AGENCY: This announcement provides notice that the decision record for an administrative appeal filed with the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) by Mark Smolinski (Appellant) has closed. No additional information, briefs, or comments (not previously submitted and made part of the decision record prior to closure) will be considered by the Secretary in deciding the appeal. SUMMARY: 2 See Letter from Petitioner to the Secretary of Commerce, ‘‘Non-Oriented Electrical Steel from the People’s Republic of China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Taiwan: Request for Postponement of the Preliminary Determinations’’ (February 28, 2014). E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 48 (Wednesday, March 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 13987]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05427]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-996, A-428-843, A-588-872, A-580-872, A-401-809, A-583-851]


Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People's Republic of 
China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Taiwan: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty 
Investigations

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

DATES: March 12, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun at (202) 482-5760 (the 
People's Republic of China (PRC)); Patrick O'Connor at (202) 482-0989 
(Germany); Thomas Martin at (202) 482-3936 (Japan); Dmitry Vladimirov 
at (202) 482-0665 (the Republic of Korea (Korea)); Drew Jackson at 
(202) 482-4406 (Sweden); and Karine Gziryan at (202) 482-4081(Taiwan), 
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 November 18, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the 
``Department'') published a notice of initiation of antidumping duty 
investigations of non-oriented electrical steel from the PRC, Germany, 
Japan, Korea, Sweden and Taiwan.\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 March 26, 2014.
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    \1\ See Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People's Republic 
of China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Taiwan: 
Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 78 FR 69041 (November 
18, 2013).
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    On February 28, 2014, AK Steel Corporation (``Petitioner''), 
pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 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, 
``Non-Oriented Electrical Steel from the People's Republic of China, 
Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Taiwan: Request 
for Postponement of the Preliminary Determinations'' (February 28, 
2014).
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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 May 15, 2014. In 
accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the 
final determinations of these investigations will continue to be 75 
days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless postponed 
at a later date.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: March 5, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-05427 Filed 3-11-14; 8:45 am]
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