Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 42291 [2014-17108]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 139 / Monday, July 21, 2014 / Notices This notice constitutes the antidumping duty orders with respect to WSPP from Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties can find a list of antidumping duty orders currently in effect at https://enforcement.trade.gov/ stats/iastats1.html. These orders are published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211. Dated: July 16, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–17206 Filed 7–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–881] Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the dumping margins identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective: July 21, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Quinn, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5848, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On March 3, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the AD Order 1 on malleable cast iron pipe fittings the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 Both Anvil International, LLC 3 1 See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China, 68 FR 69376 (December 12, 2003) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR 11762 (March 3, 2014). 3 Anvil International Inc., the predecessor to Anvil International, LLC, was one of the petitioners VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Jul 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 (‘‘Anvil’’) and Ward Manufacturing (‘‘Ward’’) timely notified the Department of their intent to participate within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i), with each claiming domestic interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as a domestic producer of malleable pipe fittings.4 The Department then received a complete substantive response jointly filed by both Anvil and Ward (collectively, ‘‘Anvil/Ward’’ or ‘‘Domestic Producers’’) within the 30day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).5 The Department did not receive any responses from any respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), we conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the Order. Scope of the Order The products covered by the Order are certain malleable iron pipe fittings, cast, other than grooved fittings, from the PRC. The merchandise is currently classifiable under item numbers 7307.19.90.30, 7307.19.90.60, 7307.19.90.80, and 7326.90.85.88 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). Excluded from the scope of this order are metal compression couplings, which are imported under HTSUS number 7307.19.90.80. A metal compression coupling consists of a coupling body, two gaskets, and two compression nuts. These products range in diameter from 1⁄2 inch to 2 inches and are carried only in galvanized finish. Although HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.6 The issues in the initial less-than-fair-value investigation of this proceeding. Ward Manufacturing was also a petitioner in the initial investigation. 4 See letter from Anvil entitled, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From The People’s Republic Of China: Notice Of Intent To Participate Of Anvil International, LLC,’’ dated March 13, 2014, and letter from Ward entitled, ‘‘Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from China, Second Sunset,’’ dated March 17, 2014. 5 See letter from Anvil/Ward entitled, ‘‘Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from China, Second Sunset: Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation,’’ dated April 2, 2014 (‘‘Substantive Response’’). 6 See the Department’s memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 42291 discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the order were revoked. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’). Access to IA ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// iaaccess.trade.gov and to all parties 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 at https://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of the Sunset Review Pursuant to section 752(c)(3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-average dumping margins up to 111.36 percent. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (‘‘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 order 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 results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: June 27, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–17108 Filed 7–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, entitled, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-881]


Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping 
Duty Order

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce 
(``Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') 
order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping 
at the dumping margins identified in the ``Final Results of Review'' 
section of this notice.

DATES: Effective: July 21, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Quinn, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5848, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On March 3, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the second sunset review of the AD Order \1\ on malleable cast iron 
pipe fittings the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').\2\ 
Both Anvil International, LLC \3\ (``Anvil'') and Ward Manufacturing 
(``Ward'') timely notified the Department of their intent to 
participate within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i), 
with each claiming domestic interested party status under section 
771(9)(C) of the Act, as a domestic producer of malleable pipe 
fittings.\4\ The Department then received a complete substantive 
response jointly filed by both Anvil and Ward (collectively, ``Anvil/
Ward'' or ``Domestic Producers'') within the 30-day deadline specified 
in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\5\ The Department did not receive any 
responses from any respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant 
to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), 
we conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the Order.
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    \1\ See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Malleable Iron Pipe 
Fittings From the People's Republic of China, 68 FR 69376 (December 
12, 2003) (``Order'').
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 79 FR 11762 
(March 3, 2014).
    \3\ Anvil International Inc., the predecessor to Anvil 
International, LLC, was one of the petitioners in the initial less-
than-fair-value investigation of this proceeding. Ward Manufacturing 
was also a petitioner in the initial investigation.
    \4\ See letter from Anvil entitled, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Malleable Cast Iron Pipe 
Fittings From The People's Republic Of China: Notice Of Intent To 
Participate Of Anvil International, LLC,'' dated March 13, 2014, and 
letter from Ward entitled, ``Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from 
China, Second Sunset,'' dated March 17, 2014.
    \5\ See letter from Anvil/Ward entitled, ``Malleable Cast Iron 
Pipe Fittings from China, Second Sunset: Substantive Response to the 
Notice of Initiation,'' dated April 2, 2014 (``Substantive 
Response'').
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Scope of the Order

    The products covered by the Order are certain malleable iron pipe 
fittings, cast, other than grooved fittings, from the PRC. The 
merchandise is currently classifiable under item numbers 7307.19.90.30, 
7307.19.90.60, 7307.19.90.80, and 7326.90.85.88 of the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''). Excluded from the 
scope of this order are metal compression couplings, which are imported 
under HTSUS number 7307.19.90.80. A metal compression coupling consists 
of a coupling body, two gaskets, and two compression nuts. These 
products range in diameter from \1/2\ inch to 2 inches and are carried 
only in galvanized finish. Although HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the Department's written description 
of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is 
provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is 
hereby adopted by this notice.\6\ The issues discussed in the Issues 
and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping 
likely to prevail if the order were revoked. The Issues and Decision 
Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Service System (``IA ACCESS''). Access to IA 
ACCESS is available to registered users at https://iaaccess.trade.gov 
and to all parties 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 at https://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.
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    \6\ See the Department's memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance, entitled, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final 
Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order on Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People's 
Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with this notice.
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Final Results of the Sunset Review

    Pursuant to section 752(c)(3) of the Act, the Department determines 
that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping at weighted-average dumping margins up to 111.36 
percent.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (``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 order 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 results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: June 27, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-17108 Filed 7-18-14; 8:45 am]
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