Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 36876 [2018-16334]

Download as PDF 36876 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Notices destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: July 25, 2018. James Maeder, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2018–16341 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–552–823] Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Less-Than-FairValue Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 31, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Jackson or Celeste Chen, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4406 or (202) 482–0890, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Background On March 27, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a lessthan-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of imports of laminated woven sacks (LWS) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than August 14, 2018. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires 1 See Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigation, 83 FR 14257 (April 3, 2018) (Initiation Notice). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a LTFV investigation within 140 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 733(c)(1)(A)(b)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 190 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement; or (B) Commerce 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. Commerce will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request. On July 17, 2018, the petitioners 2 submitted a timely request that Commerce postpone the preliminary determination in the LTFV investigation.3 The petitioners stated that they request postponement ‘‘because the initial questionnaire responses submitted by the respondents in this investigation are substantially deficient, and it may not be possible for {Commerce} to obtain usable corrected responses within the current schedule.’’ 4 For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the request, Commerce, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination by 50 days (i.e., 190 days after the date on which this investigations was initiated). As a result, Commerce will issue its preliminary determination no later than October 3, 2018. In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), 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). 2 The petitioners are the Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition and its individual members, Polytex Fibers Corporation and ProAmpac Holdings Inc. 3 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Investigation of Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Petitioners’ Request For Postponement Of The Preliminary Determination,’’ dated July 17, 2018. 4 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 25, 2018. 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. 2018–16334 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–552–801] Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Court Decisions Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 24, 2018, the United States Court of International Trade (Court) issued final judgments in Vinh Hoan Corporation et al. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 13–00156, sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) remand results for the eighth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) covering the period of review (POR) August 1, 2010, through July 31, 2011. Commerce is notifying the public that the Court’s final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce’s final results of the administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to certain exporters. DATES: Applicable June 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Javier Barrientos, AD/CVD Operations Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2243. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On March 21, 2013, Commerce issued its AR8 Final Results.1 On May 20, 2013, Commerce issued its AR8 Amended Final Results.2 Vinh Hoan et 1 See Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Reviews; 2010–2011, 78 FR 17350 (March 21, 2013) (AR8 Final Results). 2 See Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010– E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 147 (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-552-823]


Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Less-Than-Fair-Value 
Investigation

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

DATES: Applicable July 31, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Jackson or Celeste Chen, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4406 or (202) 482-0890, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 27, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated 
a less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of imports of laminated 
woven sacks (LWS) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam).\1\ 
Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than August 
14, 2018.
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    \1\ See Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of 
Vietnam: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 83 FR 
14257 (April 3, 2018) (Initiation Notice).
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Postponement of Preliminary Determination

    Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a 
LTFV investigation within 140 days after the date on which Commerce 
initiated the investigation. However, section 733(c)(1)(A)(b)(1) of the 
Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no 
later than 190 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the 
investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely request for a 
postponement; or (B) Commerce 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. 
Commerce will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to 
deny the request.
    On July 17, 2018, the petitioners \2\ submitted a timely request 
that Commerce postpone the preliminary determination in the LTFV 
investigation.\3\ The petitioners stated that they request postponement 
``because the initial questionnaire responses submitted by the 
respondents in this investigation are substantially deficient, and it 
may not be possible for {Commerce{time}  to obtain usable corrected 
responses within the current schedule.'' \4\
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    \2\ The petitioners are the Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade 
Coalition and its individual members, Polytex Fibers Corporation and 
ProAmpac Holdings Inc.
    \3\ See Petitioners' Letter, ``Investigation of Laminated Woven 
Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Petitioners' Request 
For Postponement Of The Preliminary Determination,'' dated July 17, 
2018.
    \4\ Id.
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    For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling 
reasons to deny the request, Commerce, in accordance with section 
733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary 
determination by 50 days (i.e., 190 days after the date on which this 
investigations was initiated). As a result, Commerce will issue its 
preliminary determination no later than October 3, 2018. In accordance 
with section 735(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), 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 25, 2018.
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. 2018-16334 Filed 7-30-18; 8:45 am]
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