Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 60850 [2013-24126]

Download as PDF 60850 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 2, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). On July 2, 2013, the Department received an adequate substantive response from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department did not receive any submissions from other interested parties. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B)–(C), the Department is conducting an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the CVD order on wire rod from Brazil. International Trade Administration Scope of the Order [C–351–833] This order covers certain carbon and alloy steel wire rods. A full description of the scope of the order is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum,3 which is hereby adopted by this notice. The Issues and 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 Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://www.trade.gov/ ia/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. We are issuing and publishing the final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: September 25, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–24129 Filed 10–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective October 2, 2013. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from Brazil would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Austin Redington or Nancy Decker, 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) 482–1664 or (202) 482– 0196, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On June 3, 2013, the Department initiated the second sunset review of the CVD order 1 on wire rod from Brazil pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On June 18, 2013, the Department received a notice of intent to participate from the following domestic parties: ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., DBA Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc., Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., and Nucor Corporation (collectively, domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified 1 See Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination: Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Brazil, 67 FR 55805 (August 30, 2002). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 78 FR 33063 (June 3, 2013). 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Final Results of Review Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the CVD order on wire rod from Brazil would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the following net countervailable subsidy rates: 3 ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Brazil’’ from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated October 1, 2013 (Issues and Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Manufacturers/producers/ exporters Net countervailable subsidy (percent) Companhia Siderurgica Belgo-Mineira (Belgo Mineira) ......................... Gerdau S.A ....................... 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-351-833]


Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil: Final 
Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing 
Duty Order

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

DATES: Effective October 2, 2013.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) finds that revocation 
of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on carbon and certain alloy 
steel wire rod (wire rod) from Brazil would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Austin Redington or Nancy Decker, 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) 482-1664 
or (202) 482-0196, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On June 3, 2013, the Department initiated the second sunset review 
of the CVD order \1\ on wire rod from Brazil pursuant to section 751(c) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\
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    \1\ See Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and 
Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination: Carbon and 
Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Brazil, 67 FR 55805 (August 30, 
2002).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 78 FR 33063 
(June 3, 2013).
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    On June 18, 2013, the Department received a notice of intent to 
participate from the following domestic parties: ArcelorMittal USA LLC, 
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., DBA Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, 
Inc., Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Keystone 
Consolidated Industries, Inc., and Nucor Corporation (collectively, 
domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i). On July 2, 2013, the Department received an adequate 
substantive response from the domestic interested parties within the 
30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).
    The Department did not receive any submissions from other 
interested parties. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B)-(C), the Department is conducting an expedited 
(120-day) sunset review of the CVD order on wire rod from Brazil.

Scope of the Order

    This order covers certain carbon and alloy steel wire rods. A full 
description of the scope of the order is contained in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum,\3\ which is hereby adopted by this notice.
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    \3\ ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of 
the Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on 
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Brazil'' from Christian 
Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import 
Administration, dated October 1, 2013 (Issues and Decision 
Memorandum).
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    The Issues and 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 Issues and 
Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://www.trade.gov/ia/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the 
electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical 
in content.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum. The issues include the likelihood of continuation 
or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and the net countervailable 
subsidy likely to prevail if the order was revoked.

Final Results of Review

    Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the CVD order on wire rod from Brazil would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable 
subsidies at the following net countervailable subsidy rates:

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                                                               Net
                                                         countervailable
           Manufacturers/producers/exporters                 subsidy
                                                            (percent)
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Companhia Siderurgica Belgo-Mineira (Belgo Mineira)...              6.74
Gerdau S.A............................................              2.31
All Others............................................              4.53
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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(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: September 25, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-24126 Filed 10-1-13; 8:45 am]
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