Continuation of Countervailing Duty Order: Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China, 47089-47090 [2014-18706]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 155 / Tuesday, August 12, 2014 / Notices ranges from duty-free to 3%) for the foreign status materials/components noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The materials/components sourced from abroad include: alumina, sapphire and sapphire crackle (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.4%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is September 22, 2014 A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: August 7, 2014. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. 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: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) and the International Trade Commission (the ‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of the AD order. DATES: Effective Date: August 12, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Quinn or Erin Begnal, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 17:45 Aug 11, 2014 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 from the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the malleable cast iron pipe fittings Order would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the order be revoked.3 On August 5, 2014, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the existing AD order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.4 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order [FR Doc. 2014–19053 Filed 8–11–14; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5848 or (202) 482– 1442, respectively. Jkt 232001 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. 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 See Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 79 FR 42291 (July 21, 2014). 4 See Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From China, 79 FR 45460 (August 05, 2014); see also USITC Publication 4484, August 2014) entitled Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings from China (Inv. No. 731–TA–1021 (Second Review)). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47089 Continuation of the Order As a result of these determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the AD order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to sections 751(c) and 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect cash deposits for estimated antidumping duties at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the order 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 the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of this continuation. This five-year (sunset) review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: August 5, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary, for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–19051 Filed 8–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–931] Continuation of Countervailing Duty Order: Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People’s Republic of China Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) the International Trade Commission (the ‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) order on circular welded stainless pressure pipe from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of the continuation of this CVD order. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1 47090 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 155 / Tuesday, August 12, 2014 / Notices Effective Date: August 12, 2014. Eric Greynolds (CVD order), AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6071. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background On February 3, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation of the first sunset review of the CVD order on circular welded pressure pipe from the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’).1 As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the CVD order on circular welded pressure pipe from the PRC would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of subsidization and notified the ITC of the subsidy rates likely to prevail should the order be revoked.2 On July 14, 2014, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the CVD order on circular welded pressure pipe from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.3 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this CVD order is circular welded austenitic stainless pressure pipe not greater than 14 inches in outside diameter. This merchandise includes, but is not limited to, the American Society for Testing and Materials (‘‘ASTM’’) A–312 or ASTM A–778 specifications, or comparable domestic or foreign specifications. ASTM A–358 products are only included when they are produced to meet ASTM A–312 or ASTM A–778 specifications, or comparable domestic or foreign specifications. Excluded from the scope are: (1) Welded stainless mechanical tubing, meeting ASTM A–554 or comparable domestic or foreign specifications; (2) boiler, heat exchanger, superheater, refining furnace, feedwater heater, and condenser tubing, meeting ASTM A–249, ASTM A–688 or comparable domestic or foreign specifications; and 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR 6163 (February 3, 2014). 2 See Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 79 FR 32911 (June 9, 2014). 3 See Welded Stainless Pressure Pipe From China, 79 FR 40779 (July 14, 2014). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Aug 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 (3) specialized tubing, meeting ASTM A–269, ASTM A–270 or comparable domestic or foreign specifications. The subject imports are normally classified in subheadings 7306.40.5005, 7306.40.5040, 7306.40.5062, 7306.40.5064, and 7306.40.5085 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). They may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 7306.40.1010, 7306.40.1015, 7306.40.5042, 7306.40.5044, 7306.40.5080, and 7306.40.5090. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only; the written description of the scope is dispositive. Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of this CVD order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy 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 CVD order on circular welded austenitic stainless pressure pipe. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of this order is the date of publication in the Federal Register of this Notice of Continuation. Pursuant to sections 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of these finding/orders not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of this continuation. This five-year (sunset) review and notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: July 31, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–18706 Filed 8–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–475–818] Certain Pasta From Italy: Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) received information AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sufficient to warrant initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta (‘‘pasta’’) from Italy. Specifically, based upon a request filed by La Molisana S.p.A. (‘‘La Molisana’’), a producer/ exporter to the United States of subject merchandise, the Department is initiating a changed circumstances review to determine whether La Molisana is the successor-in-interest of La Molisana Industrie Alimentari, S.p.A. (‘‘La Molisana Industrie’’), a respondent in several prior reviews and proceedings of the pasta Order.1 DATES: Effective Date: August 12, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Raquel Silva or Erin Begnal, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6475 and (202) 482–1442, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 24, 1996, the Department published an antidumping duty order on pasta from Italy.2 On June 23, 2014,3 La Molisana informed the Department that, in 2011, the company was bought by the Ferro Family Group, which changed the company’s name from La Molisana Industrie 4 to La Molisana. La Molisana stated that La Molisana Industrie entered bankruptcy proceedings in 2004, but continued to operate and produce pasta uninterrupted until the ownership change and since.5 La Molisana submitted various documents supporting its request, including trademark registration filings with the U.S. government for La Molisana and La Molisana Industrie, organization charts for both entities, and catalogue excerpts for both.6 The company now known as La Molisana requests that: (1) The Department conduct a changed 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order and Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Pasta From Italy, 61 FR 38547 (July 24, 1996) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Order. 3 See letter from La Molisana, ‘‘Certain Pasta From Italy: Request for Changed Circumstance Review,’’ dated June 23, 2014 (‘‘CCR Request’’), at 4. 4 The CCR Request, at 2–3, indicates that La Molisana Industrie participated as a respondent in the original antidumping duty investigation, and the administrative review covering the period 1998–1999. Its cash deposit rate was again revised during a Section 129 proceeding in 2012 to 0%. 5 See CCR Request, at 4. 6 Id., at Exhibits CC–1(a), CC–1(b), CC–4(d), and CC–4(e). E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 155 (Tuesday, August 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47089-47090]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-18706]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-931]


Continuation of Countervailing Duty Order: Circular Welded 
Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the ``Department'') the International Trade Commission (the 
``ITC'') that revocation of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on 
circular welded stainless pressure pipe from the People's Republic of 
China (``PRC'') would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a 
countervailable subsidy and material injury to an industry in the 
United States, the Department is publishing this notice of the 
continuation of this CVD order.

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DATES:  Effective Date: August 12, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Greynolds (CVD order), AD/CVD 
Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6071.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 3, 2014, the Department published the notice of 
initiation of the first sunset review of the CVD order on circular 
welded pressure pipe from the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act'').\1\ As a result of its 
review, the Department determined that revocation of the CVD order on 
circular welded pressure pipe from the PRC would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of subsidization and notified the ITC of the 
subsidy rates likely to prevail should the order be revoked.\2\ On July 
14, 2014, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the CVD order on circular welded 
pressure pipe from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or 
recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States 
within a reasonably foreseeable time.\3\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 79 FR 6163 
(February 3, 2014).
    \2\ See Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe from 
the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited 
Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 79 FR 32911 (June 9, 
2014).
    \3\ See Welded Stainless Pressure Pipe From China, 79 FR 40779 
(July 14, 2014).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by this CVD order is circular welded 
austenitic stainless pressure pipe not greater than 14 inches in 
outside diameter. This merchandise includes, but is not limited to, the 
American Society for Testing and Materials (``ASTM'') A-312 or ASTM A-
778 specifications, or comparable domestic or foreign specifications. 
ASTM A-358 products are only included when they are produced to meet 
ASTM A-312 or ASTM A-778 specifications, or comparable domestic or 
foreign specifications.
    Excluded from the scope are: (1) Welded stainless mechanical 
tubing, meeting ASTM A-554 or comparable domestic or foreign 
specifications; (2) boiler, heat exchanger, superheater, refining 
furnace, feedwater heater, and condenser tubing, meeting ASTM A-249, 
ASTM A-688 or comparable domestic or foreign specifications; and (3) 
specialized tubing, meeting ASTM A-269, ASTM A-270 or comparable 
domestic or foreign specifications.
    The subject imports are normally classified in subheadings 
7306.40.5005, 7306.40.5040, 7306.40.5062, 7306.40.5064, and 
7306.40.5085 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(``HTSUS''). They may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 7306.40.1010, 
7306.40.1015, 7306.40.5042, 7306.40.5044, 7306.40.5080, and 
7306.40.5090. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and 
customs purposes only; the written description of the scope is 
dispositive.

Continuation of the Order

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of this CVD order would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of a countervailable subsidy 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 CVD order on 
circular welded austenitic stainless pressure pipe. U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection will continue to collect cash deposits at the rates 
in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. 
The effective date of the continuation of this order is the date of 
publication in the Federal Register of this Notice of Continuation.
    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends 
to initiate the next five-year review of these finding/orders not later 
than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of 
this continuation.
    This five-year (sunset) review and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: July 31, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-18706 Filed 8-11-14; 8:45 am]
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