Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the People's Republic of China, and Ukraine: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders, 43858 [2013-17538]

Download as PDF 43858 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 140 / Monday, July 22, 2013 / Notices Issued this 16th day of July 2013. David W. Mills, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2013–17513 Filed 7–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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, the People’s Republic of China, and Ukraine: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) that revocation of the antidumping duty orders 1 on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), and Ukraine would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and by the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of the continuation of the antidumping duty orders. DATES: Effective Date: July 22, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Decker, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–0916. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 2, 2012, the Department and the ITC initiated the second sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine, pursuant tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 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). On August 9, 2007, the Department revoked the antidumping duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bars from the Republic of Korea. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from South Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, 72 FR 44830 (August 9, 2007). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Jul 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 In these sunset reviews, the Department determined 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 and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margin likely to prevail should the orders be revoked.3 On July 9, 2013, pursuant to section 752(a) of the Act, the ITC published its determination that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.4 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., nondeformed 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. Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of these orders 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 orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 77 FR 39218, 39219 (July 2, 2012). 3 See 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; 77 FR 70140 (November 23, 2012). 4 See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Belarus, China, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine, 78 FR 41079 (July 9, 2013). PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 these orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. 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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, the People's Republic of China, and Ukraine: 
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (``Department'') that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders \1\ on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, 
Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), and 
Ukraine would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and 
by the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the 
antidumping duty orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence 
of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department 
is publishing this notice of the continuation of the antidumping duty 
orders.
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    \1\ 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). On August 9, 2007, the Department revoked the antidumping 
duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bars from 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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DATES: Effective Date: July 22, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Decker, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 1, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone 
(202) 482-0916.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 2, 2012, the Department and the ITC initiated the second 
sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete 
reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the 
PRC, and Ukraine, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (``the Act'').\2\ In these sunset reviews, the Department 
determined 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 and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the 
margin likely to prevail should the orders be revoked.\3\
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    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 77 FR 
39218, 39219 (July 2, 2012).
    \3\ See 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; 77 FR 70140 (November 23, 2012).
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    On July 9, 2013, pursuant to section 752(a) of the Act, the ITC 
published its determination that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, 
Latvia, Moldova, Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the 
United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.\4\
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    \4\ See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Belarus, China, 
Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine, 78 FR 41079 (July 
9, 2013).
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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.

Continuation of the Orders

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of these orders 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 orders on steel 
concrete reinforcing bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, 
Poland, the PRC, and Ukraine.
    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 these orders will be the date of publication in the 
Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 
751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-
year review of these orders not later than 30 days prior to the fifth 
anniversary of the effective date of continuations.
    These five-year sunset reviews and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act.

     Dated: July 15, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-17538 Filed 7-19-13; 8:45 am]
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