Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.
February 2, 2009.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On October 31, 2007, the U.S. Department of Commerce (“the Department”) published a notice of initiation of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain lined paper products from India, covering the period April 17, 2006 to August 31, 2007. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 72 FR 61621 (October 31, 2007). On October 7, 2008, the Department published the preliminary results of this review. See Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Notice of Preliminary Results of the First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 58548 (October 7, 2008). The final results of this review are currently due no later than February 4, 2009.
Statutory Time Limits
Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (“the Act”), requires the Department to issue the final results of a review within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. However, if it is not practicable to complete the review within that time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time limit for the final results to a maximum of 180 days. See also 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2).
Extension of Time Limit of Final Results
We determine that it is not practicable to complete the final results of this review within the original time limit. Interested parties have raised complex accounting issues in their case and rebuttal briefs that require the Department to further analyze its positions with respect to these issues. Thus, additional time is necessary to complete the final results. Therefore, the Department is fully extending the final results by 60 days. The final results are now due no later than April 5, 2009. As this date falls on a Sunday, the final results are due April 6, 2009. See Notice of Clarification: Application of “Next Business Day” Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant of the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005).
This extension is in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2).Start Signature
Dated: January 23, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. E9-2183 Filed 1-30-09; 8:45 am]
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