Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.
Effective Date: September 25, 2009.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Laurel LaCivita, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4243.
On June 8, 2009, the Department of Commerce (“Department”) published the preliminary results of this administrative review for the period May 1, 2007 to April 30, 2008. See Pure Magnesium from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 27090 (June 8, 2009). The final results of review are currently due on October 6, 2009.
Extension of Time Limits for the Final Results of Review
Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (“Act”), requires the Department to issue final results within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. However, if it is not practicable to complete the review within this time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time period to a maximum of 180 days. Completion of the final results of the administrative review within the 120-day period is not practicable because the Department requires additional time to analyze information obtained at verification; issue detailed verification reports; analyze extensive surrogate value information, case and rebuttal briefs; and to hold a public hearing.
Because it is not practicable to complete this review within the time specified under the Act, we are extending the time period for issuing the final results of the administrative review to 180 days, until December 5, 2009, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Because December 5, 2009, falls on a Saturday, the new deadline for the final results will be the next business day, Monday, December 7, 2009, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.303(b).
We are publishing this notice pursuant to sections 751(a) and 777(i) of the Act.Start Signature
Dated: September 18, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. E9-23264 Filed 9-24-09; 8:45 am]
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