Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, People's Republic of China and Ukraine: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 70140-70141 [2012-28480]

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For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. 17:03 Nov 21, 2012 Jkt 229001 International Trade Administration [A–449–804; A–455–803; A–560–811; A– 570–860; A–822–804; A–823–809; A–841– 804] Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, People’s Republic of China and Ukraine: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: November 23, 2012. SUMMARY: On July 2, 2012, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated the second Sunset Reviews of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the People’s Republic of China and Ukraine. The Department finds that revocation of these antidumping duty orders would be AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the margins identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Reviews’’ section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mahnaz Khan or David Layton, 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) 482–0914 and (202) 482–0371, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), Poland, and Ukraine were published on September 7, 2001. See Antidumping Duty Orders: Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, People’s Republic of China, Poland, Republic of Korea and Ukraine, 66 FR 46777 (September 7, 2001).1 On July 2, 2012, the Department initiated the second sunset reviews of these orders, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 77 FR 39218 (July 2, 2012) (‘‘notice of initiation’’). The Department received a notice of intent to participate from the following domestic parties: The Rebar Trade Action Coalition (‘‘RTAC’’) and its individual members, Nucor Corporation, Gerdau Long Steel North America, Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc., and Commercial Metals Company (collectively, ‘‘domestic interested parties’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). Each individual member of the RTAC is a manufacturer of a domestic-like product in the United States and, accordingly, is a domestic interested party pursuant to section 771(9)(C) of the Act. On July 30, 2012, the Department received adequate substantive responses 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 with respect to any of the orders covered by these sunset reviews. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is conducting expedited (120-day) sunset 1 On August 9, 2007, the Department revoked the antidumping duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bars with respect to the Republic of Korea. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From South Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, 72 FR 44830 (August 9, 2007). E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2012 / Notices reviews of the antidumping duty orders for Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine. dumping at the following weightedaverage percentage margins: Scope of the Orders The product covered by the orders is all steel concrete reinforcing bars sold in straight lengths, currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) under item numbers 7214.20.00, 7228.30.8050, 7222.11.0050, 7222.30.0000, 7228.60.6000, 7228.20.1000, or any other tariff item number. Specifically excluded are plain rounds (i.e., non deformed or smooth bars) and rebar that has been further processed through bending or coating. Although the HTSUS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the orders remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘Decision Memorandum’’) from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated November 1, 2012, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum 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 reviews and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file electronically via Import Administration’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit in Room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/ ia/. The signed Decision Memorandum and electronic versions of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Pursuant to sections 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the PRC and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 17:03 Nov 21, 2012 Weightedaverage margin (percent) Belarus Belarus-Wide Rate ................ Indonesia PT Gunung Gahapi Sakti ...... PT Bhirma Steel .................... Krakatau Wajatama .............. PT Jakarta Steel Perdana Industri ............................... PT Hanil Jaya Metal Works .. PT Pulogadung Steel ............ PT Jakarta Cakra Tunggal .... PT The Master Steel Manufacturing Co. ...................... All Others Rate ..................... Latvia Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs ............ All Others Rate ..................... Moldova Moldova-Wide Rate .............. Poland Stalexport .............................. All Others Rate ..................... PRC Laiwu Steel Group ................ PRC-Wide Rate .................... Ukraine All Others Rate ..................... 114.53 71.01 71.01 71.01 71.01 71.01 71.01 71.01 71.01 60.46 16.99 16.99 232.86 52.07 47.13 133.00 133.00 41.69 This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘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 orders 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 final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: November 1, 2012. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–28480 Filed 11–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Final Results of Reviews VerDate Mar<15>2010 Manufacturers/exporters/ producers Jkt 229001 International Trade Administration Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70141 L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before December 13, 2012. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 12–048. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Rd., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Micro-litre and nanolitre dispensing system. Manufacturer: TTP Labtech Ltd, United Kingdom. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to obtain crystals of biological macromolecules and complexes such as ribonucleic acid, proteins, and ribosomes to enable the determination of their threedimensional atomic resolution structures. The unique features of this instrument which are required for the experiments are that it has a disposable tip system, its speed of operation, and its ability to deliver the small drops required to perform the experiments. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: October 23, 2012. Docket Number: 12–049. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Rd., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Micro-litre and nanolitre dispensing system. Manufacturer: TTP Labtech Ltd, United Kingdom. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to obtain crystals of biological macromolecules and complexes such as ribonucleic acid, proteins, and ribosomes to enable the determination of three-dimensional atomic resolution structures. The unique features of this instrument which are required for the experiments are that it has a disposable tip system, its speed of operation, and its ability to deliver the small drops required to perform the experiments. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: October 18, 2012. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-449-804; A-455-803; A-560-811; A-570-860; A-822-804; A-823-809; A-
841-804]


Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, 
Moldova, Poland, People's Republic of China and Ukraine: Final Results 
of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders

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

DATES: Effective Date: November 23, 2012.
SUMMARY: On July 2, 2012, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') 
initiated the second Sunset Reviews of the antidumping duty orders on 
steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, 
Moldova, Poland, the People's Republic of China and Ukraine. The 
Department finds that revocation of these antidumping duty orders would 
be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the 
margins identified in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this 
notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mahnaz Khan or David Layton, 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) 482-0914 
and (202) 482-0371, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from 
Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, the People's Republic of China 
(``PRC''), Poland, and Ukraine were published on September 7, 2001. See 
Antidumping Duty Orders: Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, 
Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, People's Republic of China, Poland, 
Republic of Korea and Ukraine, 66 FR 46777 (September 7, 2001).\1\
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    \1\ On August 9, 2007, the Department revoked the antidumping 
duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bars with respect to the 
Republic of Korea. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From South 
Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, 72 FR 44830 (August 9, 
2007).
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    On July 2, 2012, the Department initiated the second sunset reviews 
of these orders, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (``the Act''). See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Reviews, 77 FR 39218 (July 2, 2012) (``notice of initiation''). The 
Department received a notice of intent to participate from the 
following domestic parties: The Rebar Trade Action Coalition (``RTAC'') 
and its individual members, Nucor Corporation, Gerdau Long Steel North 
America, Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc., and Commercial Metals 
Company (collectively, ``domestic interested parties''), within the 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). Each individual member 
of the RTAC is a manufacturer of a domestic-like product in the United 
States and, accordingly, is a domestic interested party pursuant to 
section 771(9)(C) of the Act.
    On July 30, 2012, the Department received adequate substantive 
responses 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 with respect to any of the orders covered by these sunset 
reviews. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the 
Department is conducting expedited (120-day) sunset

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reviews of the antidumping duty orders for Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, 
Moldova, Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine.

Scope of the Orders

    The product covered by the orders is all steel concrete reinforcing 
bars sold in straight lengths, currently classifiable in the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS'') under item numbers 
7214.20.00, 7228.30.8050, 7222.11.0050, 7222.30.0000, 7228.60.6000, 
7228.20.1000, or any other tariff item number. Specifically excluded 
are plain rounds (i.e., non deformed or smooth bars) and rebar that has 
been further processed through bending or coating.
    Although the HTSUS item numbers are provided for convenience and 
customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the orders 
remains dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum (``Decision Memorandum'') from Christian Marsh, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import 
Administration, dated November 1, 2012, which is hereby adopted by this 
notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum 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 reviews 
and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum, which 
is on file electronically via Import Administration's Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (``IA 
ACCESS''). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http://iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit in Room 7046 of the 
main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision 
Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/ia/. The signed Decision Memorandum and electronic 
versions of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Reviews

    Pursuant to sections 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete 
reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the 
PRC and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence 
of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage margins:

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                                                              Weighted-
                                                               average
             Manufacturers/exporters/ producers                 margin
                                                              (percent)
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Belarus
  Belarus-Wide Rate........................................       114.53
Indonesia
  PT Gunung Gahapi Sakti...................................        71.01
  PT Bhirma Steel..........................................        71.01
  Krakatau Wajatama........................................        71.01
  PT Jakarta Steel Perdana Industri........................        71.01
  PT Hanil Jaya Metal Works................................        71.01
  PT Pulogadung Steel......................................        71.01
  PT Jakarta Cakra Tunggal.................................        71.01
  PT The Master Steel Manufacturing Co.....................        71.01
  All Others Rate..........................................        60.46
Latvia
  Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs...................        16.99
  All Others Rate..........................................        16.99
Moldova
  Moldova-Wide Rate........................................       232.86
Poland
  Stalexport...............................................        52.07
  All Others Rate..........................................        47.13
PRC
  Laiwu Steel Group........................................       133.00
  PRC-Wide Rate............................................       133.00
Ukraine
  All Others Rate..........................................        41.69
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    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``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 orders 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 final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: November 1, 2012.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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