Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 18421 [2017-07922]

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While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the subject merchandise is dispositive. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Clarification of the Scope of the Orders The Department intends to clarify the scope language by specifying that MLWF products covered by the scope of the Orders are products composed of a minimum of three layers. We intend to revise the first paragraph of the scope of the order as follows: Multilayered wood flooring is composed of an assembly of two or more layers or plies of wood veneer(s) 3 in combination with a core (i.e. a minimum of three layers). The several layers, along with the core, are glued or otherwise bonded together to form a final assembled product. Multilayered wood flooring is often referred to by other terms, e.g., ‘‘engineered wood flooring’’ or ‘‘plywood flooring.’’ Regardless of the particular terminology, all products that meet 3A ‘‘veneer’’ is a thin slice of wood, rotary cut, sliced or sawed from a log, bolt or flitch. Veneer is referred to as a ply when assembled. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:06 Apr 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 the description set forth herein are intended for inclusion within the definition of subject merchandise. We intend to notify U.S. Customs and Border Protection of this scope clarification. Submission of Comments Interested parties wishing to comment on this scope clarification should file comments within ten days of the publication date of this notice. All submissions must be filed electronically using Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). An electronically-filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by 5 p.m., Eastern Time on the date comments due. Further, in accordance with 19 CFR 51.303(f)(1)(i),4 a copy must be served on every party on the Department’s scope service list by personal service or first class mail. All comments responding to this notice will be a matter of public record and will be available on ACCESS. Dated: April 14, 2017. Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/ CVD Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–07910 Filed 4–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–122–857] Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective April 19, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Pedersen at (202) 482–2769 or Robert Galantucci at (202) 482–2923, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: 18421 lumber products from Canada.1 Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1) state that the Department will make a preliminary determination no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation. Accordingly, the preliminary determination of this antidumping duty investigation is currently due no later than May 4, 2017. Postponement of Preliminary Determination On March 30, 2017, the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (Petitioner) made a timely request, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(e), for postponement of the preliminary determination, to ensure that the Department has sufficient time to obtain and review all relevant information from the parties to this proceeding.2 Because there are no compelling reasons to deny the request, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination by 50 days. For the reasons stated above, the Department, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to no later than 190 days after the date on which the Department initiated this investigation. Therefore, the new deadline for the preliminary determination is June 23, 2017. In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, 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: April 14, 2017. Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–07922 Filed 4–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Background On December 15, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an antidumping duty investigation of certain softwood 4 See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order Procedures, 76 FR 39263 (July 6, 2011). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 1 See Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 81 FR 93892 (December 15, 2016). 2 See Letter from Petitioner, ‘‘Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Petitioner’s Request to Extend Preliminary Determination,’’ dated March 30, 2017. E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 74 (Wednesday, April 19, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-122-857]


Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Postponement of 
Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation

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

DATES: Effective April 19, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Pedersen at (202) 482-2769 or 
Robert Galantucci at (202) 482-2923, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and 
Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 15, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated an antidumping duty investigation of certain softwood lumber 
products from Canada.\1\ Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1) state that the 
Department will make a preliminary determination no later than 140 days 
after the date of the initiation. Accordingly, the preliminary 
determination of this antidumping duty investigation is currently due 
no later than May 4, 2017.
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    \1\ See Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Initiation 
of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 81 FR 93892 (December 15, 
2016).
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Postponement of Preliminary Determination

    On March 30, 2017, the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber 
International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (Petitioner) made a 
timely request, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(e), for postponement of the 
preliminary determination, to ensure that the Department has sufficient 
time to obtain and review all relevant information from the parties to 
this proceeding.\2\ Because there are no compelling reasons to deny the 
request, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the 
Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination 
by 50 days.
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    \2\ See Letter from Petitioner, ``Certain Softwood Lumber 
Products from Canada: Petitioner's Request to Extend Preliminary 
Determination,'' dated March 30, 2017.
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    For the reasons stated above, the Department, in accordance with 
section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the 
preliminary determination to no later than 190 days after the date on 
which the Department initiated this investigation. Therefore, the new 
deadline for the preliminary determination is June 23, 2017. In 
accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the 
final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days 
after the date of the preliminary determination, 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: April 14, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. 2017-07922 Filed 4-18-17; 8:45 am]
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