53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers from the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation, 40714 [2014-16418]

Download as PDF 40714 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 134 / Monday, July 14, 2014 / Notices Comment 6: Minor Corrections to Calculations for Export Promotion of Capital Goods Scheme IX. RECOMMENDATION B7, ASTM A193 Grade B7M, ASTM A193 Grade B16, and ASTM A320 Grade L7. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Appendix 2—Subsidy Programs and Issues in the Issues and Decision Memorandum [FR Doc. 2014–16421 Filed 7–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P I. SUMMARY II. BACKGROUND III. SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION IV. SUBSIDY VALUATION INFORMATION A. Allocation Period B. Attribution of Subsidies C. Benchmarks and Discount Rates 1. Short-Term and Long-Term Rupee Denominated Loans 2. Short-Term and Long-Term U.S. Dollar Denominated Loans 3. EPCGS Discount Rate D. Denominators V. USE OF FACTS OTHERWISE AVAILABLE AND ADVERSE INFERENCES Babu Selection of the Adverse Facts Available Rate Corroboration of Secondary Information VI. ANALYSIS OF PROGRAMS A. Programs Determined To Be Countervailable 1. Pre- and Post-Shipment Export Financing 2. Duty Drawback (‘‘DDB’’) 3. Export Promotion of Capital Goods Scheme (‘‘EPCGS’’) 4. Focus Product Scheme (‘‘FPS’’) 5. Status Holder Incentive Scrip (‘‘SHIS’’) B. Program Determined To Be Terminated 1. Duty Entitlement Passbook Scheme (‘‘DEPS’’) C. Programs Determined To Be Not Used by Mangal Steel During the POI 1. Government of India Programs a. Advance Licenses Program b. GOI Loan Guarantees 2. State Government of Maharashtra Programs a. Industrial Promotion Subsidy b. Octroi Refund Scheme c. Electricity Duty Exemption d. Waiver of Stamp Duty e. Incentives to Strengthen Micro-, Small-, and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprises D. Final AFA Rates Determined for Programs Used by Babu VII. CALCULATION OF THE ALL OTHERS RATE VIII. DISCUSSION OF THE ISSUES Comment 1: Manner in Which the Department Should Calculate the Benefit Under the Status Holder Incentive Scrip Comment 2: Manner in Which the Department Should Calculate the Benefit Under the Pre- and Post-Shipment Export Financing Program Comment 3: Manner in Which the Department Should Calculate the Benefits Under the Focus Product Scheme Comment 4: Whether the Indian Duty Drawback Program is Countervailable Comment 5: Whether the Countervailing Duty Subsidy Rate Applied to Babu Exports is Appropriate VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:25 Jul 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–015] 53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers from the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Nair at (202) 482–3813 or David Cordell at (202) 482–0408, 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: AGENCY: Background On May 13, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a countervailing duty investigation on 53foot domestic dry containers from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than July 17, 2014. 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 June 18, 2014, the petitioner 2 submitted a timely request pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e) to postpone the 1 See 53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 79 FR 28679 (May 19, 2014). 2 Stoughton Trailers, LLC (the petitioner). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 September 22, 2014.4 This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: June 19, 2014. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–16418 Filed 7–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–855] Steel Threaded Rod From India: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part; 2012–2013 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) determines that steel threaded rod (‘‘STR’’) from India is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). The final weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ‘‘Final Determination’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: July 14, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Stolz or Raquel Silva, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4474 or (202) 482– 6475, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: 3 See Letter from the petitioner, entitled ‘‘53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers from the People ’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 18, 2014. 4 The actual deadline based on a 65-day extension is September 20, 2014, which is a Saturday. Department practice dictates that where a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the appropriate deadline is 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). E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 134 (Monday, July 14, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-015]


53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers 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 David 
Cordell at (202) 482-0408, 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 May 13, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated a countervailing duty investigation on 53-foot domestic dry 
containers from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ Currently, the 
preliminary determination is due no later than July 17, 2014.
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    \1\ See 53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers From the People's 
Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 
79 FR 28679 (May 19, 2014).
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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 June 18, 2014, the petitioner \2\ submitted a timely request 
pursuant to section 703(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 
September 22, 2014.\4\
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    \2\ Stoughton Trailers, LLC (the petitioner).
    \3\ See Letter from the petitioner, entitled ``53-Foot Domestic 
Dry Containers from the People 's Republic of China,'' dated June 
18, 2014.
    \4\ The actual deadline based on a 65-day extension is September 
20, 2014, which is a Saturday. Department practice dictates that 
where a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the 
appropriate deadline is 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 703(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: June 19, 2014.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-16418 Filed 7-11-14; 8:45 am]
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