Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 64312-64313 [2011-26937]

Download as PDF 64312 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 201 / Tuesday, October 18, 2011 / Notices Assessment Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b), the Department shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP that are related to the amended final results 15 days after the date of publication of the amended final results of review. Cash Deposit Requirements Cash deposit requirements related to the amended final results will be effective retroactively for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the Final Results, as provided for by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act. The cash deposit rate for companies whose rate was corrected by the amended final results will be the corrected rate for that company noted above. For all Vietnamese exporters of subject merchandise which have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the Vietnam-wide rate of 25.76 percent. For all non-Vietnamese exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the Vietnamese exporters that supplied that nonVietnamese exporter. These deposit requirements shall remain in effect until further notice. These amended final results are published in accordance with sections 751(h) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: October 11, 2011. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–26935 Filed 10–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–803] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On July 1, 2011, the Department of Commerce (the AGENCY: Department) initiated the third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department has conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this order. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: October 18, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerrold Freeman or Minoo Hatten, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0180 or (202) 482– 1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 1, 2011, the Department published the notice of initiation of the sunset review of the antidumping duty order 1 on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 76 FR 38613 (July 1, 2011) (Notice of Initiation). The Department received a notice of intent to participate in this sunset review from the domestic interested parties, Allied Tube and Conduit, Bull Moose Tube, California Steel and Tube, Hannibal Industries, JMC Steel Group, Leavitt Tube, Searing Industries, and Western Tube and Conduit (collectively the domestic interested parties), within the 15-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interestedparty status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as manufacturers and/or producers of a domestic like product in the United States. The Department received a complete substantive response to the Notice of Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department received no substantive response from any respondent interested parties. In accordance with section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is conducting an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan. Scope of the Order The product covered by the order is light-walled welded carbon steel pipe and tube of rectangular (including square) cross-section having a wall thickness of less than 0.156 inch. This merchandise is classified under item number 7306.61.5000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS). It was formerly classified under item number 7306.60.5000. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product description remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan’’ to Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration Ronald K. Lorentzen from Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations Christian Marsh dated concurrently with this notice (Issues and Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file in the Central Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at http:// ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Review The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage margins: 1 Antidumping Duty Order; Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan, 54 FR 12467 (March 27, 1989). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:46 Oct 17, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 201 / Tuesday, October 18, 2011 / Notices Weighted-Average Margin (Percent) Company Ornatube Enterprise ............................................................................................................................................................ Vulcan Industrial Corp. ........................................................................................................................................................ Yieh Hsing Industries, Ltd ................................................................................................................................................... All other manufacturers/producers/exporters ...................................................................................................................... Notification Regarding APO 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). Timely written notification of the 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. The Department is issuing and publishing the final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: October 11, 2011. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–26937 Filed 10–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–971] Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) has determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of multilayered wood flooring (‘‘wood flooring’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). For information on the subsidy rates, see the ‘‘Suspension of Liquidation’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: October 18, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Subler or Joshua Morris, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0189 and (202) 482–1779, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:46 Oct 17, 2011 Jkt 226001 Period of Investigation The period for which we are measuring subsidies, or period of investigation (‘‘POI’’), is January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009. Case History The following events have occurred since our Preliminary Determination. See Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 76 FR 19034 (April 6, 2011) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). From March 24, 2011, through April 15, 2011, the Department received ministerial error allegations regarding certain companies that received adverse-facts available (‘‘AFA’’) in the Preliminary Determination: (1) Guangzhou Pan Yu Kang Da Board Co., Ltd. and Kornbest Enterprises Ltd.; (2) Baroque Timber Industries (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd., Riverside Plywood Corporation, Samling Elegant Living Trading (Labuan) Ltd., Samling Global USA, Ind., Samling Riverside Co., Ltd., and Suzhou Times Flooring Co., Ltd. (collectively, the ‘‘Samling Group’’); (3) Shanghai Eswell Timber Co., Ltd. (‘‘Eswell Timber’’); (4) UA Wood Floors, Inc.; and (5) Shenzhenshi Huanwei Woods Co., Ltd. On April 21, 2011, the Department released a memorandum addressing these allegations. See Memorandum to Gary Taverman, ‘‘Ministerial Error Allegations Regarding the AFA Company List,’’ (April 21, 2011) (‘‘Prelim Ministerial Error Memo’’), available in the Department’s Central Records Unit (‘‘CRU’’) in Room 7046 of the main Department building. In the Prelim Ministerial Error Memo, the Department stated that the allegations did not constitute ministerial errors under 19 CFR 351.224(f) and (g), but in order to confirm the claims of the interested parties, we would request additional information from the parties and address this information in the final determination. On June 24, 2011, we issued questionnaires to the parties addressed in the Prelim Ministerial Error Memo. On June 30, 2011, and July 1, 2011, we received responses from these parties, with one party withdrawing its request to amend the Preliminary Determination. For a complete PO 00000 Frm 00016 64313 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5.51 40.97 40.97 29.15 discussion of the parties’ submissions and the Department’s position, see Memorandum from Christian Marsh, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China’’ (October 11, 2011) (hereafter, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’), which is hereby adopted by this notice. On March 28, 2011, the Government of the PRC (‘‘GOC’’) submitted a response to the supplemental questionnaire issued to it on March 14, 2011, shortly before the Preliminary Determination. On May 3, 2011, the GOC placed additional factual information on the record. The Department issued supplemental questionnaires to Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Ltd., Great Wood (Tonghua) Ltd., and Fine Furniture Plantation (Shishou) Ltd. (collectively, ‘‘Fine Furniture’’), Zhejiang Layo Wood Industry Co., Ltd. and Jiaxing Brilliant Import & Export Co., Ltd. (collectively, ‘‘Layo’’), and Zhejiang Yuhua Timber Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yuhua’’) on May 4, 2011, and received responses on May 13, 2011. On May 4, 2011, the Department also issued a supplemental questionnaire to the GOC. On May 9, 2011, the Department issued a letter to the GOC regarding the May 4, 2011, supplemental questionnaire, to which the GOC declined to respond, as stated in the GOC’s letter of May 20, 2011. On May 9, 2011, the Department aligned the final determination in this countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) investigation of wood flooring from the PRC with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) investigation. See Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People’s Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 76 FR 26685 (May 9, 2011). From June 3, 2011, through June 14, 2011, the Department conducted verifications of the questionnaire responses submitted by Fine Furniture, Layo, and Yuhua. See Memorandum to Susan H. Kuhbach, ‘‘Verification Report: Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Ltd. (‘‘FF Shanghai’’), Great Wood (Tonghua) Ltd. (‘‘Great Wood’’), and FF Plantation (Shishou) Limited (‘‘FFPS’’) E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-583-803]


Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan: 
Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On July 1, 2011, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on 
light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan 
pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act). The Department has conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review 
of this order. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds 
that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to lead 
to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final 
Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective Date: October 18, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerrold Freeman or Minoo Hatten, AD/
CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
0180 or (202) 482-1690, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 1, 2011, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the sunset review of the antidumping duty order \1\ on light-walled 
welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 76 
FR 38613 (July 1, 2011) (Notice of Initiation).
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    \1\ Antidumping Duty Order; Light-Walled Welded Rectangular 
Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan, 54 FR 12467 (March 27, 1989).
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    The Department received a notice of intent to participate in this 
sunset review from the domestic interested parties, Allied Tube and 
Conduit, Bull Moose Tube, California Steel and Tube, Hannibal 
Industries, JMC Steel Group, Leavitt Tube, Searing Industries, and 
Western Tube and Conduit (collectively the domestic interested 
parties), within the 15-day period 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 manufacturers and/or 
producers of a domestic like product in the United States.
    The Department received a complete substantive response to the 
Notice of Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 
30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department 
received no substantive response from any respondent interested 
parties. In accordance with section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is conducting an expedited 
(120-day) sunset review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled 
welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan.

Scope of the Order

    The product covered by the order is light-walled welded carbon 
steel pipe and tube of rectangular (including square) cross-section 
having a wall thickness of less than 0.156 inch. This merchandise is 
classified under item number 7306.61.5000 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule (HTS). It was formerly classified under item number 
7306.60.5000. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and 
customs purposes only. The written product description remains 
dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the ``Issues and 
Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order on Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From 
Taiwan'' to Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration Ronald 
K. Lorentzen from Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Operations Christian Marsh dated concurrently with 
this notice (Issues and Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this 
notice. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memo include 
the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the 
magnitude of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the order were 
revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in 
this review and the corresponding recommendations in this public 
memorandum which is on file in the Central Records Unit, room 7046 of 
the main Department of Commerce building.
    In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memo can 
be accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper 
copy and electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memo are 
identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty 
order on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from 
Taiwan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping 
at the following weighted-average percentage margins:

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                                                 Weighted-Average Margin
                    Company                             (Percent)
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Ornatube Enterprise............................                     5.51
Vulcan Industrial Corp.........................                    40.97
Yieh Hsing Industries, Ltd.....................                    40.97
All other manufacturers/producers/exporters....                    29.15
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Notification Regarding APO

    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). Timely written notification 
of the 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.
    The Department is issuing and publishing the final results and 
notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the 
Act.

    Dated: October 11, 2011.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-26937 Filed 10-17-11; 8:45 am]
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