Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets From the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponements of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 39563 [2017-17628]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 160 / Monday, August 21, 2017 / Notices 5. What is the average U.S. content of goods that your company supplies to foreign governments? 6. What are the three principal barriers to having 100% domestic content in the goods that you produce for U.S. federal or foreign governments? 7. Please describe in a few sentences how trade agreements with government procurement obligations affect strategic decisions your company makes about production and supply chains for government procurements as well as for commercial (private sector) customers. 8. Please describe in a few sentences any experience your company has had with conflict between Buy American or similar foreign requirements and U.S. free trade agreement or WTO GPA requirements, including whether and how the conflict was resolved. 9. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun (People’s Republic of China) or Dmitry Vladimirov (Socialist Republic of Vietnam), 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) 482–5760 and (202) 482–0665, respectively. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Aug 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the antidumping duty investigations on certain tool chests and cabinets from the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.1 The Initiation Notice stated that the Department would issue its preliminary determinations for these investigations no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation 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), unless postponed.2 Currently, the preliminary determinations of these investigations are due no later than September 18, 2017. Period of Investigation The period of investigation is October 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. Postponements of Preliminary Determinations Section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act permits the Department to postpone the time limit for the preliminary determination if it receives a timely request from the petitioner for postponement. The Department may postpone the preliminary determination under section 733(c)(1) of the Act to no later than 190 days after the date on which the administering authority initiates an investigation. On August 9, 2017, the petitioner, Waterloo Industries Inc., made a timely request under 19 CFR 351.205(e) for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations of these investigations.3 The petitioner states that the postponements are necessary given the need for additional time to analyze responses from the selected respondents in these investigations.4 For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the petitioner’s request, the Department is postponing the preliminary determinations of these investigations in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of 1 See Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigations, 82 FR 21523 (May 9, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 2 Id. at 21527. 3 See the Letters, ‘‘Antidumping Investigation of Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China—Petitioner’s Request for Postponement of the Preliminary Determination’’ dated August 9, 2017, and ‘‘Antidumping Investigation of Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam— Petitioner’s Request for Postponement of the Preliminary Determination’’ dated August 9, 2017. 4 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39563 the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e) to November 7, 2017. In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determinations of these investigations will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless postponed. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: August 15, 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. 2017–17628 Filed 8–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently in the process of renewing the charter of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board or TTAB) for an addition two-year term. In anticipation of and conditioned upon the renewed charter taking effect on or before September 6, 2017, the Department is announcing the intent to hold a meeting of the Board on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Board members to discuss their recent recommendations adopted at the June 28, 2017 meeting with the Secretary of Commerce and receive direction for next steps. The recommendations address how to confer a competitive advantage to U.S. tourism interests in the areas of international travel and tourism; global competitiveness; and public-private partnerships that foster a welcoming destination. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-056, A-552-821]


Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets From the People's Republic of 
China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponements of 
Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations

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

DATES: Applicable August 21, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun (People's Republic of 
China) or Dmitry Vladimirov (Socialist Republic of Vietnam), 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) 482-5760 and (202) 482-
0665, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the antidumping duty investigations on certain tool chests 
and cabinets from the People's Republic of China and the Socialist 
Republic of Vietnam.\1\ The Initiation Notice stated that the 
Department would issue its preliminary determinations for these 
investigations no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation 
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), unless postponed.\2\ 
Currently, the preliminary determinations of these investigations are 
due no later than September 18, 2017.
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    \1\ See Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People's 
Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation 
of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 82 FR 21523 (May 9, 2017) 
(Initiation Notice).
    \2\ Id. at 21527.
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Period of Investigation

    The period of investigation is October 1, 2016, through March 31, 
2017.

Postponements of Preliminary Determinations

    Section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act permits the Department to postpone 
the time limit for the preliminary determination if it receives a 
timely request from the petitioner for postponement. The Department may 
postpone the preliminary determination under section 733(c)(1) of the 
Act to no later than 190 days after the date on which the administering 
authority initiates an investigation.
    On August 9, 2017, the petitioner, Waterloo Industries Inc., made a 
timely request under 19 CFR 351.205(e) for a 50-day postponement of the 
preliminary determinations of these investigations.\3\ The petitioner 
states that the postponements are necessary given the need for 
additional time to analyze responses from the selected respondents in 
these investigations.\4\ For the reasons stated above, and because 
there are no compelling reasons to deny the petitioner's request, the 
Department is postponing the preliminary determinations of these 
investigations in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e) to November 7, 2017. In accordance with 
section 735(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for 
the final determinations of these investigations will continue to be 75 
days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless 
postponed.
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    \3\ See the Letters, ``Antidumping Investigation of Certain Tool 
Chests and Cabinets from the People's Republic of China--
Petitioner's Request for Postponement of the Preliminary 
Determination'' dated August 9, 2017, and ``Antidumping 
Investigation of Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the Socialist 
Republic of Vietnam--Petitioner's Request for Postponement of the 
Preliminary Determination'' dated August 9, 2017.
    \4\ Id.
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    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: August 15, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, performing the non[hyphen]exclusive functions and duties of 
the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2017-17628 Filed 8-18-17; 8:45 am]
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