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On December 23, 2009, the Department of Commerce (“the Department”) published a notice of initiation of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from the Republic of Korea, covering the period November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 68229 (December 23, 2009). The current deadline for the preliminary results of this administrative review is August 9, 2010.1
Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results
Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (“the Act”), requires the Department to issue the preliminary results of an administrative review within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order for which a review is requested and the final results of review within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. If it is not practicable to complete the review within the time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend these deadlines to a maximum of 365 days and 180 days, respectively.
The Department requires additional time to review and sales and cost information submitted by the respondents in this administrative review because this review involves complex sales and cost accounting issues. Thus, it is not practicable to complete this review within the originally anticipated time limit (i.e., by August 9, 2010). Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for completion of the preliminary results by 120 days to not later than December 7, 2010, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2).
We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.Start Signature
Dated: July 7, 2010.
Edward C. Yang,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
1. As explained in the memorandum from the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from February 5 through February 12, 2010. Thus, all deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by seven days. The revised deadline for the preliminary results of this review is now August 9, 2010. See Memorandum to the Record from Ronald Lorentzen, DAS for Import Administration, regarding “Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government Closure During the Recent Snowstorm,” dated February 12, 2010.Back to Citation
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