Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 35753 [2017-16162]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 146 / Tuesday, August 1, 2017 / Notices what is required of all parties to participate in Sunset Reviews. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(c), the Department will maintain and make available a service list for these proceedings. To facilitate the timely preparation of the service list(s), it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding contact the Department in writing within 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation. Please note that if the Department receives a Notice of Intent to Participate from a member of the domestic industry within 15 days of the date of initiation, the review will continue. Thereafter, any interested party wishing to participate in the Sunset Review must provide substantive comments in response to the notice of initiation no later than 30 days after the date of initiation. This notice is not required by statute but is published as a service to the international trading community. Dated: June 30, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–16157 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–053] Certain Aluminum Foil From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-FairValue Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: DATES: Effective August 1, 2017. Tom Bellhouse at (202) 482–2057 or Michael J. Heaney at (202) 482–4475, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an antidumping duty investigation concerning imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Jul 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 China.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 determination no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation, unless postponed.2 The current deadline for the preliminary determination of this investigation is no later than August 15, 2017. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Dated: July 26, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, Performing the Non-Exclusive Functions and Duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–16162 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 1 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigation, 82 FR 15691 (March 30, 2017). 2 Id., 82 FR at 15695. 3 See the letter from the petitioners to the Secretary of Commerce entitled, ‘‘Antidumping Investigation of Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioners’ Request for Postponement of the Preliminary Determination,’’ dated July 17, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–602–810, A–351–850, A–403–805] Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil, and Norway: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: DATES: On July 17, 2017, The Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group (the petitioners), made a timely request pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determination in this investigation in order to provide the Department with sufficient time to review submissions and request supplemental information.3 No other parties commented. 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 determination by 50 days, until October 4, 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 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). 35753 Applicable: August 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith at (202) 482–1766 (Australia); Robert James at (202) 482– 0649 (Brazil); or Brittany Bauer at (202) 482–3860 (Norway), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 28, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigations of imports of silicon metal from Australia, Brazil, and Norway.1 Currently, the preliminary determinations are due no later than August 15, 2017. Postponement of Preliminary Determinations Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a LTFV investigation within 140 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. However, section 733(c)(1)(A)(b)(1) of the Act permits the Department to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 190 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner 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 1 See Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil and Norway: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 82 FR 16352 (April 4, 2017) (Initiation Notice). E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-053]


Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-Fair-Value 
Investigation

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


DATES: Effective August 1, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Bellhouse at (202) 482-2057 or 
Michael J. Heaney at (202) 482-4475, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and 
Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated an antidumping duty investigation concerning imports of 
certain aluminum foil from the People's Republic of China.\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 determination no 
later than 140 days after the date of the initiation, unless 
postponed.\2\ The current deadline for the preliminary determination of 
this investigation is no later than August 15, 2017.
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    \1\ See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 82 FR 15691 
(March 30, 2017).
    \2\ Id., 82 FR at 15695.
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Postponement of Preliminary Determination

    On July 17, 2017, The Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement 
Working Group (the petitioners), made a timely request pursuant to 
section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50-day 
postponement of the preliminary determination in this investigation in 
order to provide the Department with sufficient time to review 
submissions and request supplemental information.\3\ No other parties 
commented.
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    \3\ See the letter from the petitioners to the Secretary of 
Commerce entitled, ``Antidumping Investigation of Certain Aluminum 
Foil from the People's Republic of China: Petitioners' Request for 
Postponement of the Preliminary Determination,'' dated July 17, 
2017.
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    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 determination by 50 days, until 
October 4, 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 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: July 26, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, Performing the Non-Exclusive Functions and Duties of the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2017-16162 Filed 7-31-17; 8:45 am]
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