Pentafluoroethane (R-125) from the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation, 14406-14407 [2021-05400]

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[FR Doc. 2021–05419 Filed 3–15–21; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2021–05398 Filed 3–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board International Trade Administration [B–19–2021] [C–570–138] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 59—Lincoln, Nebraska; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Zoetis Services, LLC; (Pharmaceutical Products); Lincoln, Nebraska Pentafluoroethane (R–125) from the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation Zoetis Services, LLC (Zoetis) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Lincoln, Nebraska. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 2, 2021. The Zoetis facility is located within Subzone 59E. The facility is used for the production of pharmaceuticals for the animal pharmaceutical industry. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status material and specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Zoetis from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus material noted below, Zoetis would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that applies to Simparica® (Sarolaner) chewable tablets (duty-free). Zoetis would be able to avoid duty on foreignstatus components which become scrap/ waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The material sourced from abroad is sarolaner spray dried dispersion (duty rate 6.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is April 26, 2021. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable March 16, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Tucker at (202) 482–2044 or Adam Simons at (202) 482–6172, AD/ CVD Operations Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 1, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of pentafluoroethane (R–125) from the People’s Republic of China (China).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than April 7, 2021. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 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 1 See Pentafluoroethane (R–125) From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 86 FR 8589 (February 8, 2021). E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 49 / Tuesday, March 16, 2021 / Notices 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 March 2, 2021, the petitioner 2 submitted a timely request that Commerce postpone the preliminary CVD determination.3 The petitioner stated that it requested postponement so that Commerce may sufficiently review all questionnaire responses and new factual information to permit a thorough investigation and the calculation of accurate subsidy rates.4 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner has stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination, and Commerce finds no compelling reason to deny the request. Therefore, in accordance with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, Commerce is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to no later than 130 days after the date on which this investigation was initiated, i.e., June 11, 2021. Pursuant to section 705(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. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: March 10, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2021–05400 Filed 3–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [A–570–062] [Docket No. 210308–0048; RTID 0648– XW032] Cast Iron Soil Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 2018–2019; Correction Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; correction. The Department of Commerce (Commerce) published a notice in the Federal Register of February 9, 2021, concerning the final results of the administrative review of cast iron soil pipe fittings (soil pipe fittings) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review of February 20, 2018, through July 31, 2019. The notice contained an incorrect spelling of a company name. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Kinney, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2285. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction In the Federal Register of February 9, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–02597, on page 8763, in ‘‘The China-Wide Entity’’ section, correct the last company name to read ‘‘Yangcheng Country Huawang Universal.’’ This correction to the Final Results is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Dated: March 10, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2021–05399 Filed 3–15–21; 8:45 am] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 2 The petitioner is Honeywell International, Inc. Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Countervailing Duty Investigation of Pentafluoroethane (R–125) from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioner’s Request to Postpone the Preliminary Determination,’’ dated March 2, 2021. 4 Id. 3 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Mar 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 14407 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Southern Oregon and Northern California Coastal Spring-Run Chinook Salmon as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: 90-Day petition finding, request for information, and initiation of status review. AGENCY: We, NMFS, announce a 90day finding on a petition to list Southern Oregon and Northern California Coastal (SONCC) spring-run Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) as a threatened or endangered Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrently with the listing. We find that the petition presents substantial scientific and commercial information indicating the petitioned action may be warranted. We will conduct a status review of SONCC spring-run Chinook salmon to determine whether the petitioned action is warranted. To ensure that the status review is comprehensive, we are soliciting scientific and commercial information pertaining to this species from any interested party. DATES: Scientific and commercial information pertinent to the petitioned action must be received by May 17, 2021. SUMMARY: You may submit data and information relevant to our review of the status of Southern Oregon and Northern California Coastal spring-run Chinook salmon, identified by NOAA– NMFS–2020–0079, by either of the following methods: • Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to https://www.regulations.gov and enter NOAA–NMFS–2020–0079 in the Search box. Click on the ‘‘Comment’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments. • Mail or hand-delivery: Protected Resources Division, West Coast Region, NMFS, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite #1100, Portland, OR 97232. Attn: Gary Rule. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 49 (Tuesday, March 16, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14406-14407]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-05400]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-138]


Pentafluoroethane (R-125) from the People's Republic of China: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty 
Investigation

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


DATES: Applicable March 16, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Tucker at (202) 482-2044 or 
Adam Simons at (202) 482-6172, AD/CVD Operations Office II, Enforcement 
and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 1, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) 
initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of 
pentafluoroethane (R-125) from the People's Republic of China 
(China).\1\ Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later 
than April 7, 2021.
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    \1\ See Pentafluoroethane (R-125) From the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 86 FR 8589 
(February 8, 2021).
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Postponement of Preliminary Determination

    Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 
requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD 
investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated 
the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits 
Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 
130 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

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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 March 2, 2021, the petitioner \2\ submitted a timely request 
that Commerce postpone the preliminary CVD determination.\3\ The 
petitioner stated that it requested postponement so that Commerce may 
sufficiently review all questionnaire responses and new factual 
information to permit a thorough investigation and the calculation of 
accurate subsidy rates.\4\
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    \2\ The petitioner is Honeywell International, Inc.
    \3\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Countervailing Duty Investigation 
of Pentafluoroethane (R-125) from the People's Republic of China: 
Petitioner's Request to Postpone the Preliminary Determination,'' 
dated March 2, 2021.
    \4\ Id.
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    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner has stated the 
reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination, 
and Commerce finds no compelling reason to deny the request. Therefore, 
in accordance with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, Commerce is 
postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to no later 
than 130 days after the date on which this investigation was initiated, 
i.e., June 11, 2021. Pursuant to section 705(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.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: March 10, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

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