Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, Spain: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 84554 [2016-28240]

Download as PDF 84554 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Notices Agenda DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Public Session International Trade Administration 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman 2. Opening remarks by the Bureau of Industry and Security 3. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public 4. Export Enforcement update 5. Regulations update 6. Working group reports 7. Automated Export System update [A–533–871, A–475–835, A–469–815] Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, Spain: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Closed Session 8. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 25 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov no later than December 6, 2016. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 4, 2016, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 § § 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: November 16, 2016. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–28138 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Nov 22, 2016 Jkt 241001 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective November 23, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker at (202) 482–2924 (India), Edythe Artman at (202) 482–3931 (Italy), and Mark Flessner at (202) 482–6312 (Spain), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 20, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated antidumping duty investigations concerning imports of finished carbon steel flanges from India, Italy and Spain.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 no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation, unless postponed.2 The current deadline for the preliminary determinations of these investigations is no later than December 7, 2016. For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the petitioners’ request, the Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determinations by 50 days, until January 26, 2017, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2). 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: November 17, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–28240 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–049] Ammonium Sulfate From the People’s Republic of China: Correction to the Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maliha Khan or Thomas Martin, AD/ CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0895 or (202) 482–3936, respectively. AGENCY: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On October 31, 2016, Weldbend Corporation and Boltex Manufacturing Co., L.P. (collectively, the petitioners), made timely requests pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations in these investigations in order to provide the Department with sufficient time to review submissions and request supplemental information, in order to arrive at the most accurate results possible.3 No other parties commented. On November 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published the preliminary results of the investigation of sales at less than fair value for ammonium sulfate from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’).1 The Department is issuing this notice to correct an inadvertent error in the Federal Register notice for the Preliminary Determination. Specifically, the Department stated an incorrect 1 See Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, and Spain: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 81 FR 49619 (July 28, 2016). 2 Id., at 49622. 3 See the letters from the petitioners to the Secretary of Commerce entitled, ‘‘Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from India: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 31, 2016; ‘‘Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from Italy: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 31, 2016; ‘‘Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from Spain: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 31, 2016. 1 See Ammonium Sulfate from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; 81 FR 78776 (November 9, 2016) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 226 (Wednesday, November 23, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 84554]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-28240]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-871, A-475-835, A-469-815]


Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, Spain: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of the Less-Than-Fair-Value 
Investigations

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

DATES: Effective November 23, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker at (202) 482-2924 (India), 
Edythe Artman at (202) 482-3931 (Italy), and Mark Flessner at (202) 
482-6312 (Spain), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, 
International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On July 20, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated antidumping duty investigations concerning imports of 
finished carbon steel flanges from India, Italy and Spain.\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 no 
later than 140 days after the date of the initiation, unless 
postponed.\2\ The current deadline for the preliminary determinations 
of these investigations is no later than December 7, 2016.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \1\ See Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, and 
Spain: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 81 FR 
49619 (July 28, 2016).
    \2\ Id., at 49622.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Postponement of Preliminary Determinations

    On October 31, 2016, Weldbend Corporation and Boltex Manufacturing 
Co., L.P. (collectively, the petitioners), made timely requests 
pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for 
a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations in these 
investigations in order to provide the Department with sufficient time 
to review submissions and request supplemental information, in order to 
arrive at the most accurate results possible.\3\ No other parties 
commented.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \3\ See the letters from the petitioners to the Secretary of 
Commerce entitled, ``Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from India: 
Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,'' dated October 31, 
2016; ``Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from Italy: Request to 
Postpone Preliminary Determination,'' dated October 31, 2016; 
``Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from Spain: Request to Postpone 
Preliminary Determination,'' dated October 31, 2016.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling 
reasons to deny the petitioners' request, the Department is postponing 
the deadline for the preliminary determinations by 50 days, until 
January 26, 2017, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2).
    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: November 17, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-28240 Filed 11-22-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P