Notice of Scope Rulings, 57339-57340 [2015-24185]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 184 / Wednesday, September 23, 2015 / Notices ITC Notification In accordance with 705(d) of the Act, we will notify the ITC of our final determination. Because our final determination is affirmative, the ITC will, within 45 days, determine whether these imports are materially injuring, or threatening material injury to, the U.S. industry. If the ITC determines that material injury, or threat of material injury does not exist, the Suspension Agreement shall have no force or effect, and the investigation shall be terminated.10 If the ITC determines that such injury does exist, the Suspension Agreement shall remain in force but the Department shall not issue a CVD order so long as (1) the Suspension Agreement remains in force, (2) the Suspension Agreement continues to meet the requirements of subsections (c) and (d) of the Act, and (3) the parties to the Suspension Agreement carry out their obligations under the Suspension Agreement in accordance with its terms.11 Return or Destruction of Proprietary Information This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 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 violation subject to sanction. This determination is issued and published in accordance with sections 705(d) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: September 16, 2015. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix II mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Appendix I Scope of the Investigation The product covered by this investigation is raw and refined sugar of all polarimeter readings derived from sugar cane or sugar beets. The chemical sucrose gives sugar its essential character. Sucrose is a nonreducing disaccharide composed of glucose and fructose linked by a glycosidic bond via their anomeric carbons. The molecular formula for sucrose is C12H22O11; the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) International Chemical Identifier (InChI) for sucrose is 1S/C12H22O11/c13–1–4– 6(16)8(18)9(19)11(21–4)23–12(3– 15)10(20)7(17)5(2–14)22–12/h4–11,13– 10 See section 704(f)(3)(A) of the Act. 11 See section 704(f)(3)(B) of the Act. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Sep 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 20H,1–3H2/t4-,5-,6-,7-,8+,9-,10+,11-,12+/m1/ s1; the InChI Key for sucrose is CZMRCDWAGMRECN–UGDNZRGBSA–N; the U.S. National Institutes of Health PubChem Compound Identifier (CID) for sucrose is 5988; and the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Number of sucrose is 57–50– 1. Sugar described in the previous paragraph includes products of all polarimeter readings described in various forms, such as raw sugar, estandar or standard sugar, high polarity or semi-refined sugar, special white sugar, refined sugar, brown sugar, edible molasses, desugaring molasses, organic raw sugar, and organic refined sugar. Other sugar products, such as powdered sugar, colored sugar, flavored sugar, and liquids and syrups that contain 95 percent or more sugar by dry weight are also within the scope of this investigation. The scope of the investigation does not include (1) sugar imported under the Refined Sugar Re-Export Programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; 1 (2) sugar products produced in Mexico that contain 95 percent or more sugar by dry weight that originated outside of Mexico; (3) inedible molasses (other than inedible desugaring molasses noted above); (4) beverages; (5) candy; (6) certain specialty sugars; and (7) processed food products that contain sugar (e.g., cereals). Specialty sugars excluded from the scope of this investigation are limited to the following: caramelized slab sugar candy, pearl sugar, rock candy, dragees for cooking and baking, fondant, golden syrup, and sugar decorations. Merchandise covered by this investigation is typically imported under the following headings of the HTSUS: 1701.12.1000, 1701.12.5000, 1701.13.1000, 1701.13.5000, 1701.14.1000, 1701.14.5000, 1701.91.1000, 1701.91.3000, 1701.99.1010, 1701.99.1025, 1701.99.1050, 1701.99.5010, 1701.99.5025, 1701.99.5050, 1702.90.4000 and 1703.10.3000. The tariff classification is provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive. List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope Comments IV. Scope of the Investigation V. Subsidies Valuation VI. Analysis of Programs VII. Discussion of the Issues Issue 1: Standing to Request Continuation of the Investigation Issue 2: Uncreditworthiness Issue 3: Calculation of Discount Rates Issue 4: Treatment of Grants as NonRecurring Subsidies Issue 5: Sugarcane for Less Than Adequate Remuneration (LTAR) 1 This exclusion applies to sugar imported under the Refined Sugar Re-Export Program, the SugarContaining Products Re-Export Program, and the Polyhydric Alcohol Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57339 Issue 6: Forgiveness of Tax Liability Under the ‘‘Catch Up’’ Tax Amnesty Program Issue 7: Countervailability of 1998/1999 Restructuring of Financiera Nacional Azucarera, S.N.C. (FINA) Debt Issue 8: Amount of Benefits Received From the 1999 Inventory Support Subsidy Issue 9: Selection of FEESA as a Mandatory Respondent Issue 10: Forgiveness of FEESA’s Government Debts Issue 11: Forgiveness of Wastewater Discharge Debt Issue 12: FEESA’s Interest-Free Social Security Debt Issue 13: Preferential Lending to FEESA Issue 14: Provision of General Services for LTAR Issue 15: Sales Denominator Adjustments Issue 16: Forgiveness of the GAM Group’s Government Debts Issue 17: Accelerated Depreciation of Renewable Energy Investments Issue 18: Repayment of Special Fund and Annual Budget Allocations Issue 19: Amount of Benefits Received from the 1997 Export Subsidy VIII. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2015–24195 Filed 9–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Scope Rulings Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between April 1, 2015, and June 30, 2015, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. DATES: Effective Date: September 23, 2015. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Waters, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–4735. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department’s regulations provide that the Secretary will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.1 Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on June 16, 2015.2 This 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 80 FR 34368 (June 16, 2015). 2 See E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 57340 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 184 / Wednesday, September 23, 2015 / Notices current notice covers all scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between April 1, 2015, and June 30, 2015, inclusive. Subsequent lists will follow after the close of each calendar quarter. Scope Rulings Made Between April 1, 2015 and June 31, 2015 People’s Republic of China A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: All Points Industries Inc. (‘‘All Points’’); All Points’ cleats are within the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because they are single-piece aluminum extrusions without accessories, attachments, fasteners, or other nonextruded parts of aluminum or any other material, and match the physical description of subject merchandise; April 2, 2015. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Guardian Fall Protection, Inc.; window anchors are outside the scope of the orders because they represent finished merchandise containing aluminum extrusions as parts that are fully and permanently assembled and completed at the time of entry; April 21, 2015. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Unger Enterprises Inc. (‘‘Unger’’); Unger’s pole handles, consisting of aluminum extrusion tubes, polypropylene hand grips, polypropylene tool and accessory attachment heads, and ‘‘optiloc’’ plastic locking collars, are outside the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC under the finished goods exclusion because they are finished goods containing aluminum extrusions as parts that are fully and permanently assembled and completed at the time of entry; April 22, 2015. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Ikea Supply AG (‘‘IKEA’’); IKEA’s cabinet/drawer handles are within the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because the cabinet/drawer handles are comprised solely of an aluminum extrusion that matches the description of subject merchandise and fasteners (i.e., screws and nuts); April 27, 2015. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Sep 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Ikea Supply AG (‘‘IKEA’’); IKEA’s towel racks are within the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because the towel racks are comprised solely of an aluminum extrusion that matches the description of subject merchandise and fasteners; April 27, 2015. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Streamlight, Inc. (‘‘Streamlight’’); Streamlight’s heat sink parts for LED lamps are within the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because the heat sink parts for LED lamps do not meet the two criteria to qualify for the finished heat sink exclusion from the orders; May 14, 2015. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China characteristics of subject hand trucks; April 6, 2015. A–570–891: Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Bond Street Ltd.; the Bond Cart Model 390008 is within the scope of the order because it possesses all the essential physical characteristics of subject hand trucks; April 22, 2015. A–570–890: Wooden Bedroom From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Bassett Mirror Company, Inc.; Reflections and Murano chairside chests are outside the scope of the antidumping duty order because of their limited storage space and characteristics consistent with end tables or occasional tables; April 30, 2015. Spain A–469–805: Stainless Steel Bar From Spain Requestor: TSS, Inc.; the LT–10H2 Wind Sign Frame is outside the scope of the orders because it is finished merchandise containing aluminum extrusions as parts that are fully and permanently assembled and completed at the time of entry; June 16, 2015. Requestor: Rodacciai S.p.A. and Roda Specialty Steel, Inc.; Cold-finished stainless steel bar manufactured through cold-drawing and other finishing steps in Italy using stainless steel wire rod imported from Spain is not within the scope of the antidumping duty order; May 12, 2015. A–570–899: Certain Artist Canvas From the People’s Republic of China A–469–807: Stainless Steel Wire Rod From Spain Requestor: Suqian Langer International Trade Co., Ltd. (‘‘Suqian Langer’’); Suqian Langer’s artist canvases are outside the scope of the order because the weaving and priming of the canvases, which impart the artist canvases’ essential characteristics, are performed in India and not the People’s Republic of China; May 26, 2015. Requestor: Rodacciai S.p.A. and Roda Specialty Steel, Inc.; Cold-finished stainless steel bar manufactured through cold-drawing and other finishing steps in Italy using stainless steel wire rod imported from Spain is not within the scope of the antidumping duty order; May 12, 2015. Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of this list of completed scope and anticircumvention inquiries. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., APO/Dockets Unit, Room 1870, Washington, DC 20230. This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o). A–570–910 and C–570–911: Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From People’s Republic of China Requestor: Unique Fire Stop Products, Inc. (UFS); Smooth Fire Stop Sleeve System products are not within the scope, which states that covered products are ‘‘generally known as standard and structural pipe.’’ UFS’ product could not be used for the purposes for which standard or structural pipe are used; June 10, 2015. A–570–891: Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: National Public Seating (NPS); NPS’ Banquet Stack Chair Dolly is within the scope of the order because it possesses all the essential physical PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Dated: September 17, 2015. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2015–24185 Filed 9–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 184 (Wednesday, September 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57339-57340]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-24185]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Scope Rulings

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``Department'') hereby publishes a 
list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between 
April 1, 2015, and June 30, 2015, inclusive. We intend to publish 
future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.

DATES: Effective Date: September 23, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Waters, AD/CVD Operations, 
Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-4735.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Department's regulations provide that the Secretary will 
publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly 
basis.\1\ Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published 
on June 16, 2015.\2\ This

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current notice covers all scope rulings and anticircumvention 
determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between April 1, 
2015, and June 30, 2015, inclusive. Subsequent lists will follow after 
the close of each calendar quarter.
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    \1\ See 19 CFR 351.225(o).
    \2\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 80 FR 34368 (June 16, 2015).
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Scope Rulings Made Between April 1, 2015 and June 31, 2015

People's Republic of China

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: All Points Industries Inc. (``All Points''); All Points' 
cleats are within the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from 
the PRC because they are single-piece aluminum extrusions without 
accessories, attachments, fasteners, or other non-extruded parts of 
aluminum or any other material, and match the physical description of 
subject merchandise; April 2, 2015.

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: Guardian Fall Protection, Inc.; window anchors are 
outside the scope of the orders because they represent finished 
merchandise containing aluminum extrusions as parts that are fully and 
permanently assembled and completed at the time of entry; April 21, 
2015.

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: Unger Enterprises Inc. (``Unger''); Unger's pole 
handles, consisting of aluminum extrusion tubes, polypropylene hand 
grips, polypropylene tool and accessory attachment heads, and 
``optiloc'' plastic locking collars, are outside the scope of the 
orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC under the finished goods 
exclusion because they are finished goods containing aluminum 
extrusions as parts that are fully and permanently assembled and 
completed at the time of entry; April 22, 2015.

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: Ikea Supply AG (``IKEA''); IKEA's cabinet/drawer handles 
are within the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC 
because the cabinet/drawer handles are comprised solely of an aluminum 
extrusion that matches the description of subject merchandise and 
fasteners (i.e., screws and nuts); April 27, 2015.

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: Ikea Supply AG (``IKEA''); IKEA's towel racks are within 
the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because the 
towel racks are comprised solely of an aluminum extrusion that matches 
the description of subject merchandise and fasteners; April 27, 2015.

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: Streamlight, Inc. (``Streamlight''); Streamlight's heat 
sink parts for LED lamps are within the scope of the orders on aluminum 
extrusions from the PRC because the heat sink parts for LED lamps do 
not meet the two criteria to qualify for the finished heat sink 
exclusion from the orders; May 14, 2015.

A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic 
of China

    Requestor: TSS, Inc.; the LT-10H2 Wind Sign Frame is outside the 
scope of the orders because it is finished merchandise containing 
aluminum extrusions as parts that are fully and permanently assembled 
and completed at the time of entry; June 16, 2015.

A-570-899: Certain Artist Canvas From the People's Republic of China

    Requestor: Suqian Langer International Trade Co., Ltd. (``Suqian 
Langer''); Suqian Langer's artist canvases are outside the scope of the 
order because the weaving and priming of the canvases, which impart the 
artist canvases' essential characteristics, are performed in India and 
not the People's Republic of China; May 26, 2015.

A-570-910 and C-570-911: Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From 
People's Republic of China

    Requestor: Unique Fire Stop Products, Inc. (UFS); Smooth Fire Stop 
Sleeve System products are not within the scope, which states that 
covered products are ``generally known as standard and structural 
pipe.'' UFS' product could not be used for the purposes for which 
standard or structural pipe are used; June 10, 2015.

A-570-891: Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's 
Republic of China

    Requestor: National Public Seating (NPS); NPS' Banquet Stack Chair 
Dolly is within the scope of the order because it possesses all the 
essential physical characteristics of subject hand trucks; April 6, 
2015.

A-570-891: Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's 
Republic of China

    Requestor: Bond Street Ltd.; the Bond Cart Model 390008 is within 
the scope of the order because it possesses all the essential physical 
characteristics of subject hand trucks; April 22, 2015.

A-570-890: Wooden Bedroom From the People's Republic of China

    Requestor: Bassett Mirror Company, Inc.; Reflections and Murano 
chairside chests are outside the scope of the antidumping duty order 
because of their limited storage space and characteristics consistent 
with end tables or occasional tables; April 30, 2015.

Spain

A-469-805: Stainless Steel Bar From Spain

    Requestor: Rodacciai S.p.A. and Roda Specialty Steel, Inc.; Cold-
finished stainless steel bar manufactured through cold-drawing and 
other finishing steps in Italy using stainless steel wire rod imported 
from Spain is not within the scope of the antidumping duty order; May 
12, 2015.

A-469-807: Stainless Steel Wire Rod From Spain

    Requestor: Rodacciai S.p.A. and Roda Specialty Steel, Inc.; Cold-
finished stainless steel bar manufactured through cold-drawing and 
other finishing steps in Italy using stainless steel wire rod imported 
from Spain is not within the scope of the antidumping duty order; May 
12, 2015.
    Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of 
this list of completed scope and anticircumvention inquiries. Any 
comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/
CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., APO/Dockets 
Unit, Room 1870, Washington, DC 20230.
    This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o).

    Dated: September 17, 2015.
Christian Marsh,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2015-24185 Filed 9-22-15; 8:45 am]
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