Certain Tow-Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 65375-65376 [2014-26188]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 213 / Tuesday, November 4, 2014 / Notices Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States—2012, along with those U.S. business enterprises that subsequently entered the direct investment universe. The data collected are sample data covering transactions and positions between foreign-owned U.S. business enterprises and their affiliated foreign groups. Universe estimates are developed from the reported sample data. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE III. Data AGENCY: OMB Control Number: 0608–0009. Form Number: BE–605. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Responses: 16,000 annually. Estimated Time per Response: One hour is the average, but may vary considerably among respondents because of differences in company size and complexity. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,000. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. 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Dated: October 29, 2014. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–26108 Filed 11–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:39 Nov 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 International Trade Administration [A–570–939] Certain Tow-Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on certain tow-behind lawn groomers and certain parts thereof (‘‘lawn groomers’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail is indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: November 4, 2014. Lilit Astvatsatrian, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6412. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background On August 3, 2009, the Department published the AD order on lawn groomers from the PRC.1 On July 1, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation of the sunset review of this AD order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act.2 On July 15, 2014, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1), the Department received a timely and complete notice of intent to participate in the sunset review of the order from Agri-Fab, Inc. (‘‘Domestic Producer’’). On July 31, 2014, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3), Domestic Producer filed a timely and adequate substantive response. The Department did not receive substantive responses from any respondent interested party. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘Act’’) and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department 1 See Certain Tow Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 38395 (August 3, 2009) (‘‘Antidumping Duty Order’’). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR 37292 (July 1, 2014) (‘‘Sunset Initiation’’). PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65375 conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this AD order. Scope of the Order The scope of this order covers certain non-motorized tow behind lawn groomers, manufactured from any material, and certain parts thereof. Lawn groomers are defined as lawn sweepers, aerators, dethatchers, and spreaders. Unless specifically excluded, lawn groomers that are designed to perform at least one of the functions listed above are included in the scope of this order, even if the lawn groomer is designed to perform additional non-subject functions (e.g., mowing). The scope of this order specifically excludes the following: (1) Agricultural implements designed to work (e.g., churn, burrow, till, etc.) soil, such as cultivators, harrows, and plows; (2) lawn or farm carts and wagons that do not groom lawns; (3) grooming products incorporating a motor or an engine for the purpose of operating and/or propelling the lawn groomer; (4) lawn groomers that are designed to be hand held or are designed to be attached directly to the frame of a vehicle, rather than towed; (5) ‘‘push’’ lawn grooming products that incorporate a push handle rather than a hitch, and which are designed solely to be manually operated; (6) dethatchers with a net assembled weight (i.e., without packing, additional weights, or accessories) of more than 100 pounds, or lawn groomers—sweepers, aerators, and spreaders—with a net fully-assembled weight (i.e., without packing, additional weights, or accessories) of more than 200 pounds; and (7) lawn rollers designed to flatten grass and turf, including lawn rollers which incorporate an aerator component (e.g., ‘‘drum-style’’ spike aerators). The lawn groomers that are the subject of this order are currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) statistical reporting numbers 8432.40.0000, 8432.80.0000, 8432.80.0010, 8432.90.0030, 8432.90.0080, 8479.89.9896, 8479.89.9897, 8479.90.9496, and 9603.50.0000. These HTSUS provisions are given for reference and customs purposes only, and the description of merchandise is dispositive for determining the scope of the product included in this order. For the full scope of this order, see the accompanying I&D Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.3 3 See ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM Continued 04NON1 65376 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 213 / Tuesday, November 4, 2014 / Notices Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is provided in the accompanying I&D Memorandum. The issues discussed in the I&D Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail if the order is revoked. The I&D 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’’). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at htpp:// iaacess.trade.gov, and is available in the Central Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the I&D Memorandum can be accessed at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed I&D Memorandum and the electronic version of the I&D Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Reviews Pursuant to section 752(c)(3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the AD order on lawn groomers from the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-average margins up to 386.28 percent.4 Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders rmajette on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 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 these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Duty Order on Certain Tow-Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China,’’ from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated concurrently with this notice (‘‘I&D Memorandum’’). 4 See Certain Tow Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 74 FR 29167 (June 19, 2009). VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:39 Nov 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 Dated: October 24, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–26188 Filed 11–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–019] Countervailing Duty Investigation of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination Enforcement and Compliance International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan S. Pulongbarit, 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: 202–482–4013. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On September 22, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) initiated the countervailing duty investigation of boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (‘‘steel shelves’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than November 19, 2014. extraordinarily complicated. On October 21, 2014, Edsal Manufacturing Co., Inc. (‘‘Petitioner’’) made a timely request to postpone the preliminary countervailing duty determination.2 Moreover, the Department has not yet chosen mandatory respondents. In addition, the Department determines that, thus far, the parties concerned are cooperating because each has made an entry of appearance in this investigation.3 Also, the Department must analyze 19 complicated programs 4 for each respondent, including companies that are cross-owned with each respondent, and likely issue multiple supplemental questionnaires. For all these reasons, the Department finds this investigation to be extraordinarily complicated within the meaning of section 703(c)(1)(B) of the Act, and is hereby fully postponing the preliminary countervailing duty determination by 130 days. Therefore, pursuant to the discretion afforded to the Department under section 703(c)(1)(B) of the Act, we are postponing the due date for the preliminary determination to no later than January 23, 2015. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: October 28, 2014. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–26191 Filed 11–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Postponement of Due Date for the Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a countervailing duty investigation within 65 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits the Department to postpone making the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which it initiated the investigation if, among other reasons, the petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement, or the Department concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating and determines that the investigation is 1 See Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 79 FR 56567 (September 22, 2014). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 2 See Petitioners’ October 21, 2014 letter requesting postponement of the preliminary determination; see also Memorandum to the File, from Susan S. Pulongbarit, Senior International Trade Analyst, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, regarding Countervailing Duty Investigation of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from the People’s Republic of China, dated October 23, 2014. 3 See, e.g., The Government of the People’s Republic of China September 19, 2014 submission, ‘‘Boltless Steel Shelving Units Pre-Packaged for Sale from China; Entry of Appearance.’’ 4 The number of programs may be found in the ‘‘Countervailing Duty Investigation Initiation Checklist: Boltless Steel Shelving from the People’s Republic of China from the People’s Republic of China,’’ at 7–21. E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 213 (Tuesday, November 4, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65375-65376]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-939]


Certain Tow-Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof From 
the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First 
Sunset Review of the 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 
(``the Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
(``AD'') order on certain tow-behind lawn groomers and certain parts 
thereof (``lawn groomers'') from the People's Republic of China 
(``PRC'') would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail is 
indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this 
notice.

DATES: Effective Date: November 4, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lilit Astvatsatrian, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
6412.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 3, 2009, the Department published the AD order on lawn 
groomers from the PRC.\1\ On July 1, 2014, the Department published the 
notice of initiation of the sunset review of this AD order, pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Act.\2\ On July 15, 2014, pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1), the Department received a timely and complete notice of 
intent to participate in the sunset review of the order from Agri-Fab, 
Inc. (``Domestic Producer''). On July 31, 2014, pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3), Domestic Producer filed a timely and adequate 
substantive response. The Department did not receive substantive 
responses from any respondent interested party. As a result, pursuant 
to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (``Act'') and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted an expedited (120-
day) sunset review of this AD order.
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    \1\ See Certain Tow Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts 
Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 
74 FR 38395 (August 3, 2009) (``Antidumping Duty Order'').
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 79 FR 37292 
(July 1, 2014) (``Sunset Initiation'').
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Scope of the Order

    The scope of this order covers certain non-motorized tow behind 
lawn groomers, manufactured from any material, and certain parts 
thereof. Lawn groomers are defined as lawn sweepers, aerators, 
dethatchers, and spreaders. Unless specifically excluded, lawn groomers 
that are designed to perform at least one of the functions listed above 
are included in the scope of this order, even if the lawn groomer is 
designed to perform additional non-subject functions (e.g., mowing).
    The scope of this order specifically excludes the following: (1) 
Agricultural implements designed to work (e.g., churn, burrow, till, 
etc.) soil, such as cultivators, harrows, and plows; (2) lawn or farm 
carts and wagons that do not groom lawns; (3) grooming products 
incorporating a motor or an engine for the purpose of operating and/or 
propelling the lawn groomer; (4) lawn groomers that are designed to be 
hand held or are designed to be attached directly to the frame of a 
vehicle, rather than towed; (5) ``push'' lawn grooming products that 
incorporate a push handle rather than a hitch, and which are designed 
solely to be manually operated; (6) dethatchers with a net assembled 
weight (i.e., without packing, additional weights, or accessories) of 
more than 100 pounds, or lawn groomers--sweepers, aerators, and 
spreaders--with a net fully-assembled weight (i.e., without packing, 
additional weights, or accessories) of more than 200 pounds; and (7) 
lawn rollers designed to flatten grass and turf, including lawn rollers 
which incorporate an aerator component (e.g., ``drum-style'' spike 
aerators).
    The lawn groomers that are the subject of this order are currently 
classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(``HTSUS'') statistical reporting numbers 8432.40.0000, 8432.80.0000, 
8432.80.0010, 8432.90.0030, 8432.90.0080, 8479.89.9896, 8479.89.9897, 
8479.90.9496, and 9603.50.0000. These HTSUS provisions are given for 
reference and customs purposes only, and the description of merchandise 
is dispositive for determining the scope of the product included in 
this order. For the full scope of this order, see the accompanying I&D 
Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.\3\
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    \3\ See ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited First 
Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Tow-Behind 
Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof from the People's Republic 
of China,'' from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated 
concurrently with this notice (``I&D Memorandum'').

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Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is 
provided in the accompanying I&D Memorandum. The issues discussed in 
the I&D Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence 
of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail 
if the order is revoked. The I&D 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''). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at htpp://
iaacess.trade.gov, and is available in the Central Records Unit, room 
7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a 
complete version of the I&D Memorandum can be accessed at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed I&D Memorandum and the 
electronic version of the I&D Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Reviews

    Pursuant to section 752(c)(3) of the Act, the Department determines 
that revocation of the AD order on lawn groomers from the PRC would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-
average margins up to 386.28 percent.\4\
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    \4\ See Certain Tow Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts 
Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of 
Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 74 FR 29167 (June 19, 2009).
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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 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 these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.218.

    Dated: October 24, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-26188 Filed 11-3-14; 8:45 am]
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