Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods From India: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order, 3231-3232 [2012-1246]

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SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel wire rods from India would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order. DATES: Effective Date: January 23, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dustin Ross 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) 482–0747 or (202) 482– 1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3231 Background On July 1, 2011, the Department initiated and the ITC instituted sunset reviews of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel wire rods (‘‘wire rods’’) from India,1 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 76 FR 38613 (July 1, 2011); see also Stainless Steel Wire Rod From India; Institution of a Five-Year Review Concerning the Antidumping Duty Order on Stainless Steel Wire Rod From India, 76 FR 38686 (July 1, 2011). As a result of this sunset review, the Department determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on wire rods from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the order be revoked. See Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods From India: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 76 FR 67672 (November 2, 2011). On December 16, 2011, pursuant to section 752(a) of the Act, the ITC determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on wire rods from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See Stainless Steel Wire Rod From India, 77 FR 1504 (January 10, 2012), and ITC Publication entitled Stainless Steel Wire Rod from India: Investigation No. 731–TA–638 (Third Review) (January 2012). Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the antidumping duty order is wire rods, which are hot-rolled or hot-rolled annealed and/or pickled rounds, squares, octagons, hexagons or other shapes, in coils. Wire rods are made of alloy steels containing, by weight, 1.2 percent or less of carbon and 10.5 percent or more of chromium, with or without other elements. These products are only manufactured by hot-rolling and are normally sold in coiled form, and are of solid cross-section. The majority of wire rods 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 wire rods subject to this order are currently classifiable under subheadings 7221.00.0005, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0030, 7221.00.0045, and 1 Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods from India, 58 FR 63335 (December 1, 1993). E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 3232 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 14 / Monday, January 23, 2012 / Notices 7221.00.0075 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).2 Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to the order is dispositive. Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel wire rods from India. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of continuation of this order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(6)(A) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. The five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: January 17, 2012. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 278. [FR Doc. 2012–1246 Filed 1–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 14 (Monday, January 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3231-3232]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-808]


Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods From India: Continuation of 
Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless 
steel wire rods from India would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United 
States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the 
antidumping duty order.

DATES: Effective Date: January 23, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dustin Ross 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-
0747 or (202) 482-1690, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On July 1, 2011, the Department initiated and the ITC instituted 
sunset reviews of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel 
wire rods (``wire rods'') from India,\1\ pursuant to section 751(c) of 
the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). See Initiation of Five-
Year (``Sunset'') Review, 76 FR 38613 (July 1, 2011); see also 
Stainless Steel Wire Rod From India; Institution of a Five-Year Review 
Concerning the Antidumping Duty Order on Stainless Steel Wire Rod From 
India, 76 FR 38686 (July 1, 2011).
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    \1\ Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods 
from India, 58 FR 63335 (December 1, 1993).
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    As a result of this sunset review, the Department determined that 
revocation of the antidumping duty order on wire rods from India would 
be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified 
the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the 
order be revoked. See Certain Stainless Steel Wire Rods From India: 
Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order, 76 FR 67672 (November 2, 2011).
    On December 16, 2011, pursuant to section 752(a) of the Act, the 
ITC determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on wire 
rods from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence 
of material injury to an industry in the United States within a 
reasonably foreseeable time. See Stainless Steel Wire Rod From India, 
77 FR 1504 (January 10, 2012), and ITC Publication entitled Stainless 
Steel Wire Rod from India: Investigation No. 731-TA-638 (Third Review) 
(January 2012).

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the antidumping duty order is wire rods, 
which are hot-rolled or hot-rolled annealed and/or pickled rounds, 
squares, octagons, hexagons or other shapes, in coils. Wire rods are 
made of alloy steels containing, by weight, 1.2 percent or less of 
carbon and 10.5 percent or more of chromium, with or without other 
elements. These products are only manufactured by hot-rolling and are 
normally sold in coiled form, and are of solid cross-section. The 
majority of wire rods 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 wire rods subject to this order are currently classifiable 
under subheadings 7221.00.0005, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0030, 
7221.00.0045, and

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7221.00.0075 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS).\2\ Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience 
and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise 
subject to the order is dispositive.
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    \2\ 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 no longer exist.
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Continuation of the Order

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the 
Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping 
duty order on certain stainless steel wire rods from India.
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect 
antidumping duty cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of 
entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of 
continuation of this order will be the date of publication in the 
Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 
751(c)(6)(A) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next 
five-year review of the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth 
anniversary of the effective date of continuation.
    The five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act.

    Dated: January 17, 2012.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-1246 Filed 1-20-12; 8:45 am]
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