100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft From Canada: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation, 31045 [2017-14057]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 127 / Wednesday, July 5, 2017 / Notices Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@ trade.gov or (202) 482–1346. Dated: June 29, 2017. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–14053 Filed 7–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–122–860] 100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft From Canada: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. AGENCY: DATES: Effective July 5, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley or Ross Belliveau, AD/ CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4987, or (202) 482–4952, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Background On May 17, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a countervailing duty investigation on 100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft from Canada.1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than July 21, 2017. 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, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits the Department to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner 2 makes a timely 1 See 100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft from Canada: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 82 FR 24292 (May 26, 2017). 2 In this investigation, the petitioner is The Boeing Company. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 Jul 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 request for a postponement; or (B) the Department concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating, that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated, and that additional time is necessary to make a preliminary determination. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 days or more before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination and must state the reasons for the request. The Department will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request. On June 26, 2017, the petitioner submitted a timely request that we postpone the preliminary CVD determination. In its request, the petitioner cited the number of subsidy programs provided by three different government entities, and the need for the Department to have sufficient time to investigate each of the alleged subsidies thoroughly.3 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner has stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination, and the Department finds no compelling reason to deny the request. Therefore, pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, we are extending the due date for the preliminary determination to no later than 130 days after the date on which this investigation was initiated, i.e., to September 25, 2017.4 Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(l). Dated: June 27, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–14057 Filed 7–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 3 See Letter from the petitioner, ‘‘100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft from Canada: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ (June 26, 2017). 4 The actual deadline is September 24, 2017, which is a Sunday. The Department’s 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). PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31045 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–057] Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in Countervailing Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: DATES: Effective July 5, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Thomas Schauer, AD/ CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–3477 or (202) 482–0410, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of certain tool chests and cabinets (tool chests) from the People’s Republic of China.1 Currently, the preliminary determination in this investigation is due no later than July 5, 2017. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act), requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD 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 of the period within which the determination must be made, section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act allows the Department to postpone making the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which the administering authority initiated the investigation. On June 7, 2017, the petitioner 2 submitted a timely request, pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, that the Department postpone the preliminary determination in this CVD 1 See Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 82 FR 21516 (May 9, 2017). 2 The petitioner is Waterloo Industries Inc. E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 127 (Wednesday, July 5, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-122-860]


100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft From Canada: Postponement 
of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation

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


DATES: Effective July 5, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley or Ross Belliveau, AD/
CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4987, or (202) 
482-4952, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 17, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated a countervailing duty investigation on 100- to 150-Seat Large 
Civil Aircraft from Canada.\1\ Currently, the preliminary determination 
is due no later than July 21, 2017.
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    \1\ See 100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft from Canada: 
Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 82 FR 24292 (May 
26, 2017).
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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, section 
703(c)(1) of the Act permits the Department to postpone the preliminary 
determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which the 
Department initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner \2\ makes 
a timely request for a postponement; or (B) the Department concludes 
that the parties concerned are cooperating, that the investigation is 
extraordinarily complicated, and that additional time is necessary to 
make a preliminary determination. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), the 
petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 days or more 
before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination and must 
state the reasons for the request. The Department will grant the 
request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request.
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    \2\ In this investigation, the petitioner is The Boeing Company.
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    On June 26, 2017, the petitioner submitted a timely request that we 
postpone the preliminary CVD determination. In its request, the 
petitioner cited the number of subsidy programs provided by three 
different government entities, and the need for the Department to have 
sufficient time to investigate each of the alleged subsidies 
thoroughly.\3\ In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner has 
stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary 
determination, and the Department finds no compelling reason to deny 
the request. Therefore, pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, we 
are extending the due date for the preliminary determination to no 
later than 130 days after the date on which this investigation was 
initiated, i.e., to September 25, 2017.\4\ Pursuant to section 
705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the 
final determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the 
preliminary determination.
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    \3\ See Letter from the petitioner, ``100- to 150-Seat Large 
Civil Aircraft from Canada: Request to Postpone Preliminary 
Determination,'' (June 26, 2017).
    \4\ The actual deadline is September 24, 2017, which is a 
Sunday. The Department's 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)(l).

    Dated: June 27, 2017.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2017-14057 Filed 7-3-17; 8:45 am]
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