Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, France, and India; Notice of Final Results of Five-year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders, 67447-67448 [05-22140]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 214 / Monday, November 7, 2005 / Notices deposit requirements will be effective upon completion of the final results of this administrative review for all shipments of stainless steel butt–weld pipe fittings from Korea entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(1) of the Act: 1) The cash deposit rate for the reviewed company will be the rate established in the final results of review except if a rate is less than 0.50 percent, and therefore de minimis within the meaning of 19 CFR 351.106(c)(1) in which case the cash deposit rate will be zero; 2) For any previously reviewed or investigated company not listed above, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company–specific rate published in the most recent period; 3) If the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the less than fair value (LTFV) investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and 4) If neither the exporter nor the manufacturer is a firm covered in this or any previous review conducted by the Department, the cash deposit rate will be the ‘‘all others’’ rate from the LTFV investigation (21.2 percent). See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; Certain Welded Stainless Steel Butt–Weld Pipe Fittings From Korea, 58 FR 11029 (February 23, 1993). Notice to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR § 351.402(f) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: October 31, 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 05–22139 Filed 11–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Nov 04, 2005 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–351–819, A–427–811, A–533–808) Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, France, and India; Notice of Final Results of Five-year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the second sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel wire rods from Brazil, France and India, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On the basis of notices of intent to participate and adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and inadequate response from respondent interested parties, the Department has conducted expedited sunset reviews of these antidumping duty orders. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Reviews’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: November 7, 2005. FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Arrowsmith or Dana Mermelstein, Antidumping/Countervailing Duty Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5255 or (202) 482–1391, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On December 1, 1993, the Department published the Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from India, 58 FR 63335 (December 1, 1993). On January 28, 1994, the Department published the Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, 59 FR 4021 and the Amended Final Determination and Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from France, 59 FR 4022. On August 2, 2000, the Department published the Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders: Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Brazil, France, and India, 65 FR 47403. On July 1, 2005, the Department initiated the second sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67447 stainless steel wire rods from Brazil, France and India, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Fiveyear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 70 FR 38101 (July 1, 2005). The Department received a notice of intent to participate from Carpenter Technology Corporation, Charter Specialty Steel, and Universal & Alloy Products, Inc. (collectively, the domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as U.S. producers of the domestic like product. We received a complete substantive response to the notice of initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no responses from respondent interested parties to this proceeding. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted expedited sunset reviews of these orders. Scope of the Orders Imports covered by these orders are certain stainless steel wire rods (SSWR) from Brazil, France and India. SSWR are products which are hot–rolled or hot– rolled annealed and/or pickled rounds, squares, octagons, hexagons, or other shapes, in coils. SSWR are made of alloy steels containing, by weight 1.2 percent or less of carbon and 10.5 percent of chromium, with or without other elements. These products are only manufactured by hot–rolling and normally sold in coiled form, and are solid cross-section. The majority of SSWR sold in the United States are round in cross-section shape, annealed and pickled. The most common size is 5.5 millimeters in diameter. The merchandise subject to these orders is currently classifiable under subheadings 7221.00.0005, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0030, 7221.00.0045, 7221.00.0075 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).1 The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written description remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and Decision 1 The merchandise subject to the scope of these orders was originally classifiable under all of the following HTS subheadings: 7221.00.0005, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0020, 7221.00.0030, 7221.00.0040, 7221.00.0045, 7221.00.0060, 7221.00.0075, and 7221.00.0080. HTSUS subheadings 7221.00.0020, 7221.00.0040, 7221.00.0060, 7221.00.0080 are no longer contained in the HTSUS. E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 67448 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 214 / Monday, November 7, 2005 / Notices Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, France, and India; Final Results, from Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations to Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated October 31, 2005 (Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the orders were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in these sunset reviews and the corresponding recommendations in this public memo, which is on file in room B–099 of the main Commerce Building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at https://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn/ . The paper copy and electronic version of the Decision Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Reviews We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel wire rods from Brazil would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted– average percentage margins. Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers Weighted–Average Margins Acos Finos Piratini SA .. Acos Villares SA ........... Electrometal - Metals Especiais S.A. ........... All Others ...................... 26.50 percent 26.50 percent 24.63 percent 25.88 percent We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel wire rods from France would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted– average percentage margins: Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers Weighted–Average Margins Imphy ............................ Ugine–Savoie ............... All Others ...................... 24.51 percent 24.51 percent 24.51 percent We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel wire rods from India would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted– average percentage margins: Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers Weighted–Average Margins Mukand Ltd. .................. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Nov 04, 2005 48.80 percent Jkt 208001 Aliadinov, Office 7, AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Sunstar Metals Ltd. ...... 48.80 percent U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Grand Foundry Ltd. ...... 48.80 percent Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, All Others ...................... 48.80 percent Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–1391 and (202) 482–3362, This notice also serves as the only respectively. reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: of their responsibility concerning the Background return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in On July 1, 2005, the Department accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. initiated a sunset review of the Timely notification of the return or antidumping duty order on tin mill destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is products from Japan pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Five– hereby requested. Failure to comply year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 70 FR 38101 with the regulations and terms of an (July 1, 2005). The Department received APO is a violation which is subject to notices of intent to participate from two sanction. domestic interested parties, United We are issuing and publishing the States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) and results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Mittal Steel USA ISG Inc. (Mittal Steel) (collectively, domestic interested Act. parties), within the deadline specified Dated: October 31, 2005. in section 351.218(d)(1)(i) of the Joseph A. Spetrini, Department’s regulations. Domestic Acting Assistant Secretary for Import interested parties claimed interested Administration. party status under section 771(9)(C) of [FR Doc. 05–22140 Filed 11–4–05; 8:45 am] the Act as U.S. producers of the BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S domestic like product. We received complete substantive responses from the domestic interested parties within the DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 30–day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). However, we did not International Trade Administration receive any response from any (A–588–854) respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) Certain Tin Mill Products from Japan; of the Act and 19 CFR Final Results of the Expedited Sunset 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department Review of the Antidumping Duty Order conducted expedited sunset reviews of AGENCY: Import Administration, these orders. International Trade Administration, Scope of the Order Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On July 1, 2005, the The scope of this order includes tin Department of Commerce (the mill flat–rolled products that are coated Department) initiated the sunset review or plated with tin, chromium or of the antidumping duty order on chromium oxides. Flat–rolled steel certain tin mill products from Japan, products coated with tin are known as pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff tin plate. Flat–rolled steel products Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On coated with chromium or chromium the basis of a notice of intent to oxides are known as tin–free steel or participate and adequate substantive electrolytic chromium–coated steel. The responses filed on behalf of domestic scope includes all the noted tin mill interested parties and no response from products regardless of thickness, width, respondent interested parties, the form (in coils or cut sheets), coating Department conducted an expedited type (electrolytic or otherwise), edge (120–day) sunset review. As a result of (trimmed, untrimmed or further this sunset review, the Department finds processed, such as scroll cut), coating that revocation of the antidumping duty thickness, surface finish, temper, order would likely lead to the coating metal (tin, chromium, continuation or recurrence of dumping. chromium oxide), reduction (single–or The dumping margins are identified in double–reduced), and whether or not the Final Results of Review section of coated with a plastic material. All this notice. products that meet the written physical EFFECTIVE DATE: November 7, 2005. description are within the scope of this FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: order unless specifically excluded. The Dana Mermelstein, Office 6, and Dena following products, by way of example, Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Weighted–Average Margins Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 214 (Monday, November 7, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-351-819, A-427-811, A-533-808)


Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, France, and India; Notice 
of Final Results of Five-year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping Duty 
Orders

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

SUMMARY: On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the second sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on 
stainless steel wire rods from Brazil, France and India, pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On the 
basis of notices of intent to participate and adequate substantive 
responses filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and 
inadequate response from respondent interested parties, the Department 
has conducted expedited sunset reviews of these antidumping duty 
orders. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that 
revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at the level indicated in the 
``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.

EFFECTIVE DATE: November 7, 2005.

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Arrowsmith or Dana Mermelstein, 
Antidumping/Countervailing Duty Operations, Import Administration, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-5255 or (202) 482-1391, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 1, 1993, the Department published the Antidumping Duty 
Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from India, 58 FR 63335 
(December 1, 1993). On January 28, 1994, the Department published the 
Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, 
59 FR 4021 and the Amended Final Determination and Antidumping Duty 
Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from France, 59 FR 4022. On 
August 2, 2000, the Department published the Continuation of 
Antidumping Duty Orders: Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Brazil, France, 
and India, 65 FR 47403.
    On July 1, 2005, the Department initiated the second sunset reviews 
of the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel wire rods from 
Brazil, France and India, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See 
Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 70 FR 38101 (July 1, 
2005). The Department received a notice of intent to participate from 
Carpenter Technology Corporation, Charter Specialty Steel, and 
Universal & Alloy Products, Inc. (collectively, the domestic interested 
parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The 
domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under 
section 771(9)(C) of the Act as U.S. producers of the domestic like 
product.
    We received a complete substantive response to the notice of 
initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no responses 
from respondent interested parties to this proceeding. As a result, 
pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted expedited sunset 
reviews of these orders.

Scope of the Orders

    Imports covered by these orders are certain stainless steel wire 
rods (SSWR) from Brazil, France and India. SSWR are products which are 
hot-rolled or hot-rolled annealed and/or pickled rounds, squares, 
octagons, hexagons, or other shapes, in coils. SSWR are made of alloy 
steels containing, by weight 1.2 percent or less of carbon and 10.5 
percent of chromium, with or without other elements. These products are 
only manufactured by hot-rolling and normally sold in coiled form, and 
are solid cross-section. The majority of SSWR sold in the United States 
are round in cross-section shape, annealed and pickled. The most common 
size is 5.5 millimeters in diameter.
    The merchandise subject to these orders is currently classifiable 
under subheadings 7221.00.0005, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0030, 
7221.00.0045, 7221.00.0075 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (HTSUS).\1\ The HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes. The written description remains 
dispositive.
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    \1\ The merchandise subject to the scope of these orders was 
originally classifiable under all of the following HTS subheadings: 
7221.00.0005, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0020, 7221.00.0030, 
7221.00.0040, 7221.00.0045, 7221.00.0060, 7221.00.0075, and 
7221.00.0080. HTSUS subheadings 7221.00.0020, 7221.00.0040, 
7221.00.0060, 7221.00.0080 are no longer contained in the HTSUS.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision

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Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty 
Orders on Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, France, and India; 
Final Results, from Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
AD/CVD Operations to Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for 
Import Administration, dated October 31, 2005 (Decision Memo), which is 
hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision 
Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping 
and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the orders were 
revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in 
these sunset reviews and the corresponding recommendations in this 
public memo, which is on file in room B-099 of the main Commerce 
Building.
    In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be 
accessed directly on the Web at https://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn/. The paper 
copy and electronic version of the Decision Memo are identical in 
content.

Final Results of Reviews

    We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on 
stainless steel wire rods from Brazil would likely lead to continuation 
or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage 
margins.

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                                                       Weighted-Average
          Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers                 Margins
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Acos Finos Piratini SA..............................       26.50 percent
Acos Villares SA....................................       26.50 percent
Electrometal - Metals Especiais S.A.................       24.63 percent
All Others..........................................       25.88 percent
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    We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on 
stainless steel wire rods from France would likely lead to continuation 
or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage 
margins:

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                                                       Weighted-Average
          Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers                 Margins
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Imphy...............................................       24.51 percent
Ugine-Savoie........................................       24.51 percent
All Others..........................................       24.51 percent
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    We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on 
stainless steel wire rods from India would likely lead to continuation 
or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage 
margins:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                       Weighted-Average
          Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers                 Margins
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Mukand Ltd..........................................       48.80 percent
Sunstar Metals Ltd..................................       48.80 percent
Grand Foundry Ltd...................................       48.80 percent
All Others..........................................       48.80 percent
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    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or 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.
    We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: October 31, 2005.
Joseph A. Spetrini,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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