Drill Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011, 47275-47276 [2013-18856]

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on drill pipe from the People’s Republic of China for the period March 3, 2011, through December 31, 2011. On April 5, 2013, we published the preliminary results of this review.1 We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Our analysis of the comments submitted has resulted in a change to the net subsidy rate for Shanxi Yida Special Steel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. and its cross-owned affiliates (collectively, Yida Group). The final net subsidy rate is listed below in the section entitled ‘‘Final Results of Review.’’ AGENCY: 1 See Drill Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011, 78 FR 20615 (April 5, 2013) (Preliminary Results). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: 47275 Effective Date: August 5, 2013 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Johnson, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–4793. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Following the Preliminary Results, we received case briefs from the Government of the People’s Republic of China (GOC) and Yida Group on May 6, 2013. On June 24, 2013, we rejected the GOC’s case brief because it contained untimely filed new factual information and informed the GOC that it could resubmit its case brief excluding the new information; on June 26, 2013, the GOC re-submitted its case brief. No interested party submitted a rebuttal brief. We did not hold a hearing in this review, as one was not requested. Scope of the Order The scope of the order consists of steel drill pipe and steel drill collars, whether or not conforming to American Petroleum Institute (API) or non-API specifications.2 The merchandise subject to the order is currently classifiable under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) categories: 7304.22.0030, 7304.22.0045, 7304.22.0060, 7304.23.3000, 7304.23.6030, 7304.23.6045, 7304.23.6060, 8431.43.8040 and may also enter under 8431.43.8060, 8431.43.4000, 7304.39.0028, 7304.39.0032, 7304.39.0036, 7304.39.0040, 7304.39.0044, 7304.39.0048, 7304.39.0052, 7304.39.0056, 7304.49.0015, 7304.49.0060, 7304.59.8020, 7304.59.8025, 7304.59.8030, 7304.59.8035, 7304.59.8040, 7304.59.8045, 7304.59.8050, and 7304.59.8055. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description, available in Drill Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 76 FR 11758 (March 3, 2011) (CVD Order), remains dispositive. 2 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, regarding ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Drill Pipe from the People’s Republic of China,’’ signed concurrently with this notice and herein incorporated by reference (Final Decision Memorandum) for a complete description of the scope of the order. E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 47276 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2013 / Notices Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case briefs are addressed in the Final Decision Memorandum.3 A list of the issues raised is attached to this notice as an Appendix. The Final Decision Memorandum is a public document and 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, room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Final Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http://www.trade.gov/ ia/. The signed Final Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Final Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5), we calculated a subsidy rate for the mandatory respondent, Yida Group. Producer/exporter Net subsidy rate (percent) Shanxi Yida Special Steel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. and its cross-owned affiliates Shanxi Yida Special Steel Group Co., Ltd. and Shanxi Yida Petroleum Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (collectively, Yida Group) .... 5.07 The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after the date of publication of these final results, to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise by Yida Group entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after March 3, 2011, through December 31, 2011. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Cash Deposit Instructions The Department also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated CVDs in the amount shown above on shipments of subject merchandise by Yida Group entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of this review. For all non-reviewed companies, we will instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits at the id. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Administrative Protective Order 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 Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Dated: July 29, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary+ for Import Administration. Appendix—Issues in Decision Memorandum Assessment Rates 3 See most recent company-specific or country-wide rate applicable to the company. Accordingly, the cash deposit rates that will be applied to companies covered by this order, but not examined in this review, are those established in the most recently completed segment of the proceeding for each company.4 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Comment 1: Double Counting Comment 2: Policy Lending to Drill Pipe Producers Comment 3: Calculation of Benefit under Policy Lending to Drill Pipe Producers Comment 4: Electricity Benchmark Rates Comment 5: Calculation of Benefit under Provision of Electricity for Less Than Adequate Remuneration Comment 6: Sales Denominator for Shanxi Yida Special Steel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. [FR Doc. 2013–18856 Filed 8–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–825] Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: August 5, 2013. AGENCY: 4 See 19:07 Aug 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 CVD Order, 76 FR at 11759. Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On April 2, 2013, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated the second sunset review of the countervailing duty order on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film, sheet, and strip (‘‘PET film’’) from India. The Department finds that revocation of this countervailing duty order (CVD’’) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies at the rates in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Carey or Dana Mermelstein, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–3964 or 482–1391, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background The CVD order on PET film from India was published on July 1, 2002. See Notice of Countervailing Duty Order: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India, 67 FR 44179 (July 1, 2002). On April 2, 2012, the Department initiated the second sunset review of the order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 78 FR 19647 (April 2, 2013). The Department received notices of intent to participate from DuPont Teijin Films, Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc., and SKC, Inc. (collectively, ‘‘domestic interested parties’’) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The Department received an adequate substantive response to the notice of initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department received no substantive responses from the Government of India (‘‘GOI’’) and respondent interested parties. The regulations provide, at 19 CFR 351.218 (e)(1)(ii)(A), that the Department will normally conclude that respondent interested parties have provided adequate response to a notice of initiation where it receives complete substantive responses from respondent interested parties accounting on average for more than 50 percent, on a volume basis (or a value basis, if appropriate), of the total exports of the subject merchandise to the United States over the five calendar years preceding the year of publication of the notice of initiation. Moreover, in a sunset review of a CVD order, the Department will E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-966]


Drill Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its 
administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on drill 
pipe from the People's Republic of China for the period March 3, 2011, 
through December 31, 2011. On April 5, 2013, we published the 
preliminary results of this review.\1\
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    \1\ See Drill Pipe from the People's Republic of China: 
Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 
2011, 78 FR 20615 (April 5, 2013) (Preliminary Results).
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    We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on 
the Preliminary Results. Our analysis of the comments submitted has 
resulted in a change to the net subsidy rate for Shanxi Yida Special 
Steel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. and its cross-owned affiliates 
(collectively, Yida Group). The final net subsidy rate is listed below 
in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''

DATES: Effective Date: August 5, 2013

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Johnson, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 8, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone 
(202) 482-4793.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Following the Preliminary Results, we received case briefs from the 
Government of the People's Republic of China (GOC) and Yida Group on 
May 6, 2013. On June 24, 2013, we rejected the GOC's case brief because 
it contained untimely filed new factual information and informed the 
GOC that it could re-submit its case brief excluding the new 
information; on June 26, 2013, the GOC re-submitted its case brief. No 
interested party submitted a rebuttal brief. We did not hold a hearing 
in this review, as one was not requested.

Scope of the Order

    The scope of the order consists of steel drill pipe and steel drill 
collars, whether or not conforming to American Petroleum Institute 
(API) or non-API specifications.\2\ The merchandise subject to the 
order is currently classifiable under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (HTSUS) categories: 7304.22.0030, 7304.22.0045, 
7304.22.0060, 7304.23.3000, 7304.23.6030, 7304.23.6045, 7304.23.6060, 
8431.43.8040 and may also enter under 8431.43.8060, 8431.43.4000, 
7304.39.0028, 7304.39.0032, 7304.39.0036, 7304.39.0040, 7304.39.0044, 
7304.39.0048, 7304.39.0052, 7304.39.0056, 7304.49.0015, 7304.49.0060, 
7304.59.8020, 7304.59.8025, 7304.59.8030, 7304.59.8035, 7304.59.8040, 
7304.59.8045, 7304.59.8050, and 7304.59.8055. Although the HTSUS 
subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written product description, available in Drill Pipe From the People's 
Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 76 FR 11758 (March 3, 
2011) (CVD Order), remains dispositive.
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    \2\ See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to 
Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, 
regarding ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of 
the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Drill Pipe from the 
People's Republic of China,'' signed concurrently with this notice 
and herein incorporated by reference (Final Decision Memorandum) for 
a complete description of the scope of the order.

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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in the case briefs are addressed in the Final 
Decision Memorandum.\3\ A list of the issues raised is attached to this 
notice as an Appendix. The Final Decision Memorandum is a public 
document and 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, room 7046 of 
the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete 
version of the Final Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on 
the internet at http://www.trade.gov/ia/. The signed Final Decision 
Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Final Decision Memorandum 
are identical in content.
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    \3\ See id.
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Final Results of Review

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5), we calculated a subsidy 
rate for the mandatory respondent, Yida Group.

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                                                             Net subsidy
                     Producer/exporter                          rate
                                                              (percent)
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Shanxi Yida Special Steel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. and its             5.07
 cross-owned affiliates Shanxi Yida Special Steel Group
 Co., Ltd. and Shanxi Yida Petroleum Equipment
 Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (collectively, Yida Group).......
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Assessment Rates

    The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions 
directly to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after the 
date of publication of these final results, to liquidate shipments of 
subject merchandise by Yida Group entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after March 3, 2011, through December 31, 2011.

Cash Deposit Instructions

    The Department also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash 
deposits of estimated CVDs in the amount shown above on shipments of 
subject merchandise by Yida Group entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final 
results of this review. For all non-reviewed companies, we will 
instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits at the most recent 
company-specific or country-wide rate applicable to the company. 
Accordingly, the cash deposit rates that will be applied to companies 
covered by this order, but not examined in this review, are those 
established in the most recently completed segment of the proceeding 
for each company.\4\ These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, 
shall remain in effect until further notice.
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    \4\ See CVD Order, 76 FR at 11759.
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Administrative Protective Order

    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 Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.

    Dated: July 29, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary+ for Import Administration.

Appendix--Issues in Decision Memorandum

Comment 1: Double Counting
Comment 2: Policy Lending to Drill Pipe Producers
Comment 3: Calculation of Benefit under Policy Lending to Drill Pipe 
Producers
Comment 4: Electricity Benchmark Rates
Comment 5: Calculation of Benefit under Provision of Electricity for 
Less Than Adequate Remuneration
Comment 6: Sales Denominator for Shanxi Yida Special Steel Imp. & 
Exp. Co., Ltd.
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