Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea, 119-120 [E6-22493]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 3, 2007 / Notices of subject merchandise sold to that importer during the POR to calculate a per–unit assessment amount. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will direct CBP to levy importer–specific assessment rates based on the resulting per–unit (i.e., per–kilogram) rates by the weight in kilograms of each entry of the subject merchandise during the POR. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Cash Deposit The following cash–deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of these final results for shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) For subject merchandise produced and exported by Inner Mongolia, and subject merchandise produced and exported by Dongtai Peak we will establish a per–kilogram cash deposit rate which will be equivalent to the company–specific cash deposit established in this review; (2) the cash deposit rate for PRC exporters who received a separate rate in a prior segment of the proceeding will continue to be the rate assigned in that segment of the proceeding; (3) for all other PRC exporters of subject merchandise which have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash–deposit rate will be the PRC–wide rate of 212.39 percent; (4) for all non–PRC exporters of subject merchandise, the cash–deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the PRC supplier of that exporter. These deposit requirements shall remain in effect until publication of the final results of the next administrative review. Schedule for Final Results of Review Unless otherwise notified by the Department, interested parties may submit case briefs within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice in accordance with 19 CFR § 351.309(c)(ii). As part of the case brief, parties are encouraged to provide a summary of the arguments not to exceed five pages and a table of statutes, regulations, and cases cited. Rebuttal briefs, which must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs, must be filed within five days after the case brief is filed. See 19 CFR § 351.309(d). Any interested party may request a hearing within 30 days of publication of this notice in accordance with 19 CFR § 351.310(c). Any hearing would normally be held 37 days after the publication of this notice, or the first workday thereafter, at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:02 Dec 29, 2006 Jkt 211001 Washington, DC 20230. Individuals who wish to request a hearing must submit a written request within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Federal Register to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1870, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Requests for a public hearing should contain: (1) The party’s name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and, (3) to the extent practicable, an identification of the arguments to be raised at the hearing. If a hearing is held, an interested party must limit its presentation only to arguments raised in its briefs. Parties should confirm by telephone the time, date, and place of the hearing 48 hours before the scheduled time. The Department will issue the final results or final rescissions of these new shipper reviews, which will include the results of its analysis of issues raised in the briefs, within 90 days from the date of the preliminary results, unless the time limit is extended. Notification to Interested Parties This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR § 351.402(f)(2) 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 the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. These new shipper reviews and this notice are published in accordance with sections 751(a)(2)(B) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: December 20, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–22497 Filed 12–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (C–580–818) Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Corrosion– Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 119 SUMMARY: On September 11, 2006, the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published in the Federal Register its preliminary results of the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on corrosion–resistant carbon steel flat products (i.e., corrosion–resistant carbon steel plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. See Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Corrosion– Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea, 71 FR 53413 (September 11, 2006) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). We preliminarily found that Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (POSCO) and Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu) received de minimis countervailable subsidies during the POR. We did not receive any comments on our preliminary results, and we have made no revisions. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 3, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Copyak or Gayle Longest, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2209 or (202) 482–3338, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 17, 1993, the Department published in the Federal Register the CVD order on corrosion–resistant carbon steel flat products from Korea. See Countervailing Duty Orders and Amendments to Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determinations: Certain Steel Products from Korea, 58 FR 43752 (August 17, 1993). On September 11, 2006, the Department published in the Federal Register its preliminary results of the administrative review of this order for the period January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. See Preliminary Results, 71 FR 5343. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b), this administrative review covers POSCO and Dongbu, producers and exporters of subject merchandise. In the Preliminary Results, we invited interested parties to submit briefs or request a hearing. The Department did not conduct a hearing in this review because none was requested, and no briefs were received. Scope of Order Products covered by this order are certain corrosion–resistant carbon steel flat products from Korea. These products include flat–rolled carbon steel E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1 120 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 3, 2007 / Notices products, of rectangular shape, either clad, plated, or coated with corrosion– resistant metals such as zinc, aluminum, or zinc-, aluminum-, nickel- or iron– based alloys, whether or not corrugated or painted, varnished or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic substances in addition to the metallic coating, in coils (whether or not in successively superimposed layers) and of a width of 0.5 inch or greater, or in straight lengths which, if of a thickness less than 4.75 millimeters, are of a width of 0.5 inch or greater and which measures at least 10 times the thickness or if of a thickness of 4.75 millimeters or more are of a width which exceeds 150 millimeters and measures at least twice the thickness. The merchandise subject to this order is currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at subheadings: 7210.30.0000, 7210.31.0000, 7210.39.0000, 7210.41.0000, 7210.49.0030, 7210.49.0090, 7210.60.0000, 7210.61.0000, 7210.69.0000, 7210.70.6030, 7210.70.6060, 7210.70.6090, 7210.90.1000, 7210.90.6000, 7210.90.9000, 7212.20.0000, 7212.21.0000, 7212.29.0000, 7212.30.1030, 7212.30.1090, 7212.30.3000, 7212.30.5000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7212.50.0000, 7212.60.0000, 7215.90.1000, 7215.9030, 7215.90.5000, 7217.12.1000, 7217.13.1000, 7217.19.1000, 7217.19.5000, 7217.20.1500, 7217.22.5000, 7217.23.5000, 7217.29.1000, 7217.29.5000, 7217.30.15.0000, 7217.32.5000, 7217.33.5000, 7217.39.1000, 7217.39.5000, 7217.90.1000 and 7217.90.5000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the merchandise is dispositive. Period of Review The POR for which we are measuring subsidies is from January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. Final Results of Review As noted above, the Department received no comments concerning the Preliminary Results. Consistent with the Preliminary Results, we find that POSCO and Dongbu received de minimis countervailable subsidies during the POR. As there have been no changes or comments from the Preliminary Results, a Decision Memorandum was not required for these final results and, therefore, no memo is attached to this Federal Register notice. For further details of the programs included in this proceeding, see the Preliminary Results. Company Net subsidy rate Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (POSCO) .................................................................................................... Dongbu Steel Co. Ltd. (Dongbu) ................................................................................................................... 0.07 percent ad valorem (de minimis) 0.39 percent ad valorem (de minimis) Assessment Rates/Cash Deposits rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of review to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise by POSCO and Dongbu entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004, without regard to countervailing duties. We will also instruct CBP not to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties on shipments of the subject merchandise by POSCO and Dongbu entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of these final results of review. For all non–reviewed companies, the Department has instructed CBP to assess countervailing duties at the cash deposit rates in effect at the time of entry, for entries between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2004. The cash deposit rates for all companies not covered by this review are not changed by the results of this review. Return of Destruction of Proprietary Information This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:02 Dec 29, 2006 Jkt 211001 disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: December 22, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–22493 Filed 12–29–03; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–580–835] Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Background: On August 28, 2006, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published in the Federal Register its preliminary results of administrative review of the countervailing duty PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (‘‘CVD’’) order on stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from the Republic of Korea (‘‘Korea’’) for the period January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. See Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea, 71 FR 50866 (August 28, 2006) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). The Department preliminarily found that Dai Yang Metal Co., Ltd. (‘‘DMC’’), the producer/exporter of subject merchandise covered by this review, had a de minimis net subsidy rate during the period of review (‘‘POR’’). We did not receive any comments on our preliminary results and have made no revisions to those results. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 3, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Preeti Tolani, 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) 482–0395. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products subject to this order are certain stainless steel sheet and strip in coils. Stainless steel is an alloy steel containing, by weight, 1.2 percent or less of carbon and 10.5 percent or more of chromium, with or without other elements. The subject sheet and strip is E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(C-580-818)


Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: 
Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of 
Korea

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On September 11, 2006, the U.S. Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') published in the Federal Register its preliminary results 
of the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on 
corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (i.e., corrosion-
resistant carbon steel plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for 
the period of review (POR) January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. 
See Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: 
Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of 
Korea, 71 FR 53413 (September 11, 2006) (``Preliminary Results''). We 
preliminarily found that Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (POSCO) and 
Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu) received de minimis countervailable 
subsidies during the POR. We did not receive any comments on our 
preliminary results, and we have made no revisions.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 3, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Copyak or Gayle Longest, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2209 or (202) 482-3338, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 17, 1993, the Department published in the Federal 
Register the CVD order on corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat 
products from Korea. See Countervailing Duty Orders and Amendments to 
Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determinations: Certain Steel 
Products from Korea, 58 FR 43752 (August 17, 1993). On September 11, 
2006, the Department published in the Federal Register its preliminary 
results of the administrative review of this order for the period 
January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. See Preliminary Results, 71 
FR 5343. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b), this administrative 
review covers POSCO and Dongbu, producers and exporters of subject 
merchandise.
    In the Preliminary Results, we invited interested parties to submit 
briefs or request a hearing. The Department did not conduct a hearing 
in this review because none was requested, and no briefs were received.

Scope of Order

    Products covered by this order are certain corrosion-resistant 
carbon steel flat products from Korea. These products include flat-
rolled carbon steel

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products, of rectangular shape, either clad, plated, or coated with 
corrosion-resistant metals such as zinc, aluminum, or zinc-, aluminum-, 
nickel- or iron-based alloys, whether or not corrugated or painted, 
varnished or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic substances in 
addition to the metallic coating, in coils (whether or not in 
successively superimposed layers) and of a width of 0.5 inch or 
greater, or in straight lengths which, if of a thickness less than 4.75 
millimeters, are of a width of 0.5 inch or greater and which measures 
at least 10 times the thickness or if of a thickness of 4.75 
millimeters or more are of a width which exceeds 150 millimeters and 
measures at least twice the thickness. The merchandise subject to this 
order is currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (HTSUS) at subheadings: 7210.30.0000, 7210.31.0000, 
7210.39.0000, 7210.41.0000, 7210.49.0030, 7210.49.0090, 7210.60.0000, 
7210.61.0000, 7210.69.0000, 7210.70.6030, 7210.70.6060, 7210.70.6090, 
7210.90.1000, 7210.90.6000, 7210.90.9000, 7212.20.0000, 7212.21.0000, 
7212.29.0000, 7212.30.1030, 7212.30.1090, 7212.30.3000, 7212.30.5000, 
7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7212.50.0000, 7212.60.0000, 7215.90.1000, 
7215.9030, 7215.90.5000, 7217.12.1000, 7217.13.1000, 7217.19.1000, 
7217.19.5000, 7217.20.1500, 7217.22.5000, 7217.23.5000, 7217.29.1000, 
7217.29.5000, 7217.30.15.0000, 7217.32.5000, 7217.33.5000, 
7217.39.1000, 7217.39.5000, 7217.90.1000 and 7217.90.5000. Although the 
HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, 
the Department's written description of the merchandise is dispositive.

Period of Review

    The POR for which we are measuring subsidies is from January 1, 
2004, through December 31, 2004.

Final Results of Review

    As noted above, the Department received no comments concerning the 
Preliminary Results. Consistent with the Preliminary Results, we find 
that POSCO and Dongbu received de minimis countervailable subsidies 
during the POR. As there have been no changes or comments from the 
Preliminary Results, a Decision Memorandum was not required for these 
final results and, therefore, no memo is attached to this Federal 
Register notice. For further details of the programs included in this 
proceeding, see the Preliminary Results.

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              Company                          Net subsidy rate
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Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd.               0.07 percent ad valorem (de
 (POSCO)...........................                             minimis)
Dongbu Steel Co. Ltd. (Dongbu).....          0.39 percent ad valorem (de
                                                                minimis)
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Assessment Rates/Cash Deposits

    The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') 15 days after the date of 
publication of these final results of review to liquidate shipments of 
subject merchandise by POSCO and Dongbu entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 2004, through 
December 31, 2004, without regard to countervailing duties. We will 
also instruct CBP not to collect cash deposits of estimated 
countervailing duties on shipments of the subject merchandise by POSCO 
and Dongbu entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or 
after the date of publication of these final results of review.
    For all non-reviewed companies, the Department has instructed CBP 
to assess countervailing duties at the cash deposit rates in effect at 
the time of entry, for entries between January 1, 2004, and December 
31, 2004. The cash deposit rates for all companies not covered by this 
review are not changed by the results of this review.

Return of Destruction of Proprietary Information

    This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 
notification of return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to 
judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with 
the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: December 22, 2006.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E6-22493 Filed 12-29-03; 8:45 am]
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