Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order, 49050-49051 [2014-19661]

Download as PDF 49050 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 160 / Tuesday, August 19, 2014 / Notices information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, August 11, 2014. R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–19679 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD [Docket No. ATBCB–2013–0001] RIN 3014–AA42 Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: On May 23, 2013, we, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board), established the Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee (Committee) to advise us on revising and updating our accessibility guidelines issued pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act for transportation vehicles that operate on fixed guideway systems (e.g., rapid rail, light rail, commuter rail, intercity rail, and high speed rail). The Committee will hold its fourth meeting on the following dates and times. DATES: The Committee will meet on September 11, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on September 12, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004–1111. 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Electronic mail address: rvaac@accessboard.gov. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Aug 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 On May 23, 2013, we published a notice establishing a Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee (Committee) to make recommendations to us on matters associated with revising and updating our accessibility guidelines issued pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act for transportation vehicles that operate on fixed guideway systems (e.g., rapid rail, light rail, commuter rail, intercity rail, and high speed rail). See 78 FR 30828 (May 23, 2013). The Committee will hold its fourth meeting on September 11, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on September 12, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The preliminary agenda for the September meeting includes: deliberation of committee member concerns pertaining to the accessibility of rail vehicles; consideration of process-related matters; and possible subcommittee meetings. 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[FR Doc. 2014–19621 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–33–2014] Approval of Subzone Status, Neolpharma, Inc., Caguas, Puerto Rico On April 1, 2014, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company, grantee of FTZ 7, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 7, on behalf of Neolpharma, Inc., in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (79 FR 19051, April 7, 2014). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 7O is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 7’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: August 13, 2014. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–19650 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–932] Certain Steel Threaded Rod 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 (‘‘Department’’) and the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order. DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2014. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 160 / Tuesday, August 19, 2014 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 3, 2014, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated the first five-year (‘‘sunset’’) review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’).1 As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the PRC would likely 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.2 On August 8, 2014, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the Order is steel threaded rod. Steel threaded rod is certain threaded rod, bar, or studs, of carbon quality steel, having a solid, circular cross section, of any diameter, in any straight length, that have been forged, turned, cold-drawn, cold-rolled, machine straightened, or otherwise cold-finished, and into which threaded grooves have been applied. In addition, the steel threaded rod, bar, or studs subject to the order are nonheaded and threaded along greater than 25 percent of their total length. A variety of finishes or coatings, such as plain oil finish as a temporary rust protectant, zinc coating (i.e., galvanized, whether by electroplating or hotdipping), paint, and other similar finishes and coatings, may be applied to the merchandise. 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR 11762 (March 3, 2014) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’); see also Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People’s Republic of China, 74 FR 17154 (April 14, 2009) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 79 FR 36288 (June 26, 2014). 3 See Steel Threaded Rod from China, 79 FR 46450 (August 8, 2014). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Aug 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 Included in the scope of the Order are steel threaded rod, bar, or studs, in which: (1) Iron predominates, by weight, over each of the other contained elements; (2) the carbon content is 2 percent or less, by weight; and (3) none of the elements listed below exceeds the quantity, by weight, respectively indicated: • 1.80 percent of manganese, or • 1.50 percent of silicon, or • 1.00 percent of copper, or • 0.50 percent of aluminum, or • 1.25 percent of chromium, or • 0.30 percent of cobalt, or • 0.40 percent of lead, or • 1.25 percent of nickel, or • 0.30 percent of tungsten, or • 0.012 percent of boron, or • 0.10 percent of molybdenum, or • 0.10 percent of niobium, or • 0.41 percent of titanium, or • 0.15 percent of vanadium, or • 0.15 percent of zirconium. Steel threaded rod is currently classifiable under subheading 7318.15.5051, 7318.15.5056, 7318.15.5090, and 7318.15.2095 of the United States Harmonized Tariff Schedule (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive. Excluded from the scope of the Order are: (a) threaded rod, bar, or studs which are threaded only on one or both ends and the threading covers 25 percent or less of the total length; and (b) threaded rod, bar, or studs made to American Society for Testing and Materials (‘‘ASTM’’) A193 Grade B7, ASTM A193 Grade B7M, ASTM A193 Grade B16, or ASTM A320 Grade L7. Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to a 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 order on certain steel threaded rod from the PRC. 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49051 anniversary of the effective date of 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. Dated: August 13, 2014. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–19661 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–517–804] Amended Final Determination and Termination of the Investigation of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Saudi Arabia Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) received and reviewed a ministerial error allegation based on its Final Determination of the sales at less than fair value investigation of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Saudi Arabia.1 Based on the analysis of this allegation, we made changes to the margin calculation for Jubail Energy Services Company (JESCO). Because the revised margin is de minimis, we are terminating this investigation and ordering termination of the suspension of liquidation. A discussion of the allegation and the final weightedaverage dumping margin can be found below in the section entitled ‘‘Amended Final Determination.’’ DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason Rhoads, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0123. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 10, 2014, the Department announced its Final Determination which was published in the Federal Register on July 18, 2014.2 On July 21, 1 See Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Saudi Arabia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 79 FR 41986 (July 18, 2014) (Final Determination). 2 Id. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 160 (Tuesday, August 19, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-932]


Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: 
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain 
steel threaded rod from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would 
likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material 
injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is 
publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order.

DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
2312.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 3, 2014, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') 
initiated the first five-year (``sunset'') review of the antidumping 
duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People's Republic of 
China (``PRC'') pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (``Act'').\1\ As a result of its review, the Department 
determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain 
steel threaded rod from the PRC would likely 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.\2\ On 
August 8, 2014, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty 
order on certain steel threaded rod 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 11762 
(March 3, 2014) (``Initiation Notice''); see also Notice of 
Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People's 
Republic of China, 74 FR 17154 (April 14, 2009) (``Order'').
    \2\ See Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order, 79 FR 36288 (June 26, 2014).
    \3\ See Steel Threaded Rod from China, 79 FR 46450 (August 8, 
2014).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the Order is steel threaded rod. Steel 
threaded rod is certain threaded rod, bar, or studs, of carbon quality 
steel, having a solid, circular cross section, of any diameter, in any 
straight length, that have been forged, turned, cold-drawn, cold-
rolled, machine straightened, or otherwise cold-finished, and into 
which threaded grooves have been applied. In addition, the steel 
threaded rod, bar, or studs subject to the order are non-headed and 
threaded along greater than 25 percent of their total length. A variety 
of finishes or coatings, such as plain oil finish as a temporary rust 
protectant, zinc coating (i.e., galvanized, whether by electroplating 
or hot-dipping), paint, and other similar finishes and coatings, may be 
applied to the merchandise.
    Included in the scope of the Order are steel threaded rod, bar, or 
studs, in which: (1) Iron predominates, by weight, over each of the 
other contained elements; (2) the carbon content is 2 percent or less, 
by weight; and (3) none of the elements listed below exceeds the 
quantity, by weight, respectively indicated:
     1.80 percent of manganese, or
     1.50 percent of silicon, or
     1.00 percent of copper, or
     0.50 percent of aluminum, or
     1.25 percent of chromium, or
     0.30 percent of cobalt, or
     0.40 percent of lead, or
     1.25 percent of nickel, or
     0.30 percent of tungsten, or
     0.012 percent of boron, or
     0.10 percent of molybdenum, or
     0.10 percent of niobium, or
     0.41 percent of titanium, or
     0.15 percent of vanadium, or
     0.15 percent of zirconium.
    Steel threaded rod is currently classifiable under subheading 
7318.15.5051, 7318.15.5056, 7318.15.5090, and 7318.15.2095 of the 
United States Harmonized Tariff Schedule (``HTSUS''). Although the 
HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written description of the merchandise is dispositive.
    Excluded from the scope of the Order are: (a) threaded rod, bar, or 
studs which are threaded only on one or both ends and the threading 
covers 25 percent or less of the total length; and (b) threaded rod, 
bar, or studs made to American Society for Testing and Materials 
(``ASTM'') A193 Grade B7, ASTM A193 Grade B7M, ASTM A193 Grade B16, or 
ASTM A320 Grade L7.

Continuation of the Order

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to a 
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 
order on certain steel threaded rod from the PRC. 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 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 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.

     Dated: August 13, 2014.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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