Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order, 53497-53498 [2015-22067]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 172 / Friday, September 4, 2015 / Notices location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. The Department intends to publish the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues addressed in any case or rebuttal brief, no later than 120 days after publication of these preliminary results, unless extended.10 Assessment Rates Upon completion of this administrative review, the Department shall determine, and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries.11 If respondents’ weightedaverage dumping margin is not zero or de minimis in the final results of this review, we will calculate importerspecific assessment rates on the basis of the ratio of the total amount of antidumping duties calculated for an importer’s examined sales and the total entered value of such sales in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1). If respondents’ weighted-average dumping margin is zero or de minimis in the final results of review, we will instruct CBP not to assess duties on any of its entries in accordance with the Final Modification for Reviews, i.e., ‘‘{w}here the weighted-average margin of dumping for the exporter is determined to be zero or de minimis, no antidumping duties will be assessed.’’ 12 We intend to issue liquidation instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for Hyosung and Hyundai will be that established in the final results of this administrative review; (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not listed above, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recent period; (3) if the 10 See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act; 19 CFR 351.213(h). 11 See 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1). 12 See Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping Proceedings: Final Modification, 77 FR 8101, 8102 (February 14, 2012) (Final Modification for Reviews). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Sep 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or in the investigation but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be the allothers rate of 22.00 percent, which is the all-others rate established in the investigation.13 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: August 31, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I—List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1. Background 2. Companies Not Selected for Individual Examination 3. Deadline for Submission of Updated Sales and Cost Information 4. Verification 5. Scope of the Order 6. Comparisons to Normal Value A. Determination of Comparison Method B. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis 7. Product Comparisons 8. Date of Sale 9. Constructed Export Price 10. Normal Value A. Home Market Viability as Comparison Market B. Level of Trade C. Cost of Production 1. Calculation of Cost of Production 2. Test of Comparison Market Sales Prices 3. Results of the Cost of Production Test D. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Comparison Market Prices E. Price-to-Constructed Value Comparison F. Constructed Value 11. Currency Conversion 13 See Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 53177 (August 31, 2012). PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53497 12. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2015–22066 Filed 9–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–946] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of Countervailing 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 countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (‘‘PC Strand’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: September 4, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Terpstra, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3965. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2015, the Department initiated a sunset review of the Order 1 pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’) and 19 CFR 351.218(c).2 On May 15, 2015, the Department received a timely notification of intent to participate from Insteel Wire Products Company and Sumiden Wire Products Corporation (collectively, ‘‘Domestic Parties’’ or ‘‘Petitioners’’), filed in accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). On June 1, 2015, the Department received a substantive response from Petitioners, timely filed in accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 The Department did 1 See Pre-Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Notice of Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 38977 (July 7, 2010) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year ‘‘Sunset’’ Review, 80 FR 24900 (May 1, 2015). 3 See Letter to the Department, entitled ‘‘Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM Continued 04SEN1 53498 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 172 / Friday, September 4, 2015 / Notices not receive a substantive response from the Government of China (‘‘GOC’’) or company respondent interested parties. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2) and section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act, when there are inadequate responses from respondent interested parties, the Department will conduct an expedited sunset review and, not later than 120 days after the date of publication in the Federal Registerof the notice of initiation, issue final results of review based on the facts available. The Department did not receive a substantive response from the GOC or any PRC producers or exporters. Accordingly, we conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the Order. Scope of the Order The scope of the Order is PC strand. Imports of merchandise included within the scope of this Order are currently classifiable under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘IDM’’), which is hereby adopted by this notice, provides a full description of the scope of the Order.4 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the accompanying IDM. The issues discussed in the IDM include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and the net countervailable subsidy likely to prevail if the Order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this expedited sunset review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file electronically via the Enforcement and Compliance Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and to all users in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the IDM can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. The signed IDM and the electronic versions of the IDM are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department finds that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies, as indicated in the following chart: Producer/exporter Net subsidy rate Fasten Group Corporation (Fasten Corp.), Fasten Group Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Fasten I&E), Jiangyin Hongsheng Co. Ltd. (Hongsheng), Jiangyin Fasten Steel Products Co., Ltd. (Fasten Steel), Jiangyin Hongyu Metal Products Co., Ltd. (Hongyu Metal), and Jiangyin Walsin Steel Cable Co., Ltd. (Walsin) (Collectively, the Fasten Companies). Xinhua Metal Products Company Ltd. (Xinhua), Xinyu Iron and Steel Joint Stock Limited Company (Xinyu), and Xingang Iron and Steel Joint Stock Limited Liability Company (Xingang) (Collectively the Xinhua Companies). All Others ....................................................................................................................................................................... Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice 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 return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Sep 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting (via webinar and teleconference). AGENCY: Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum PRC: Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Countervailing Duty Order,’’ dated June 13, 2015 (‘‘Domestic Producers’ Response’’). 4 See Memorandum from Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for [FR Doc. 2015–22067 Filed 9–3–15; 8:45 am] U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee Dated: August 31, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. I. Summary II. History of the Order III. Background IV. Scope of the Order V. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable Subsidy 2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Likely to Prevail 3. Nature of the Subsidy Export Subsidies Other Subsidies VI. Final Results of Review VII. Recommendation 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 First Sunset Review of the PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9.42 percent ad valorem. 45.85 percent ad valorem. 27.64 percent ad valorem. Notice is hereby given of a virtual meeting of the U. S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee (Committee). Dates and Times: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday September 22, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Snowden, Designated Federal Official, U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1315 East-West Highway, 2nd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 301–713–3070 x 141; Fax 301–713–3281; Email Jessica.snowden@ noaa.gov or visit the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/ advisorycommittee. SUMMARY: The IOOS Advisory Committee meeting will be held via webinar and teleconference. Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting must register SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Countervailing Duty Order on Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 172 (Friday, September 4, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53497-53498]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-946]


Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic 
of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of 
Countervailing 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 countervailing duty 
(``CVD'') order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (``PC 
Strand'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would likely to 
lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the 
level indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this 
notice.

DATES: Effective Date: September 4, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Terpstra, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3965.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On May 1, 2015, the Department initiated a sunset review of the 
Order \1\ pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the ``Act'') and 19 CFR 351.218(c).\2\ On May 15, 2015, the 
Department received a timely notification of intent to participate from 
Insteel Wire Products Company and Sumiden Wire Products Corporation 
(collectively, ``Domestic Parties'' or ``Petitioners''), filed in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). On June 1, 2015, the 
Department received a substantive response from Petitioners, timely 
filed in accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ The Department did

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not receive a substantive response from the Government of China 
(``GOC'') or company respondent interested parties.
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    \1\ See Pre-Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the 
People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative 
Countervailing Duty Determination and Notice of Countervailing Duty 
Order, 75 FR 38977 (July 7, 2010) (``Order'').
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year ``Sunset'' Review, 80 FR 24900 
(May 1, 2015).
    \3\ See Letter to the Department, entitled ``Prestressed 
Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the PRC: Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review of Countervailing Duty Order,'' dated June 13, 2015 
(``Domestic Producers' Response'').
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    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2) and section 751(c)(3)(B) 
of the Act, when there are inadequate responses from respondent 
interested parties, the Department will conduct an expedited sunset 
review and, not later than 120 days after the date of publication in 
the Federal Registerof the notice of initiation, issue final results of 
review based on the facts available. The Department did not receive a 
substantive response from the GOC or any PRC producers or exporters. 
Accordingly, we conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the 
Order.

Scope of the Order

    The scope of the Order is PC strand. Imports of merchandise 
included within the scope of this Order are currently classifiable 
under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The Issues and Decision 
Memorandum (``IDM''), which is hereby adopted by this notice, provides 
a full description of the scope of the Order.\4\
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    \4\ See Memorandum from Gary Taverman, Associate 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 First Sunset Review of the Countervailing 
Duty Order on Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the 
People's Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with this notice.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the accompanying 
IDM. The issues discussed in the IDM include the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and the net 
countervailable subsidy likely to prevail if the Order were revoked. 
Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this 
expedited sunset review and the corresponding recommendations in this 
public memorandum which is on file electronically via the Enforcement 
and Compliance Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized 
Electronic Service System (``ACCESS''). ACCESS is available to 
registered users at http://access.trade.gov and to all users in the 
Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce 
building. In addition, a complete version of the IDM can be accessed 
directly on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed IDM and the electronic versions of the IDM are 
identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department 
finds that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies, as indicated 
in the following chart:

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                  Producer/exporter                    Net subsidy rate
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Fasten Group Corporation (Fasten Corp.), Fasten       9.42 percent ad
 Group Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Fasten I&E),         valorem.
 Jiangyin Hongsheng Co. Ltd. (Hongsheng), Jiangyin
 Fasten Steel Products Co., Ltd. (Fasten Steel),
 Jiangyin Hongyu Metal Products Co., Ltd. (Hongyu
 Metal), and Jiangyin Walsin Steel Cable Co., Ltd.
 (Walsin) (Collectively, the Fasten Companies).
Xinhua Metal Products Company Ltd. (Xinhua), Xinyu    45.85 percent ad
 Iron and Steel Joint Stock Limited Company (Xinyu),   valorem.
 and Xingang Iron and Steel Joint Stock Limited
 Liability Company (Xingang) (Collectively the
 Xinhua Companies).
All Others..........................................  27.64 percent ad
                                                       valorem.
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice 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 return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to 
judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with 
the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: August 31, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum

I. Summary
II. History of the Order
III. Background
IV. Scope of the Order
V. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable 
Subsidy
    2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Likely to Prevail
    3. Nature of the Subsidy
    Export Subsidies
    Other Subsidies
VI. Final Results of Review
VII. Recommendation

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