Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order, 63745-63747 [2015-26764]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 203 / Wednesday, October 21, 2015 / Notices ACCESS.14 An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the day on which it is due.15 Any interested party may submit a request for a hearing to the Assistant Secretary of Enforcement and Compliance using ACCESS within 14 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register.16 Hearing requests should contain the following information: (1) The party’s name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of the issues to be discussed.17 Oral presentations will be limited to issues raised in the briefs. If a request for a hearing is made, parties will be notified of the time and date of the hearing which will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.18 Final Results of the Review Unless extended, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.216(e), the Department intends to issue the final results of this changed circumstances review not later than 270 days after the date on which the review was initiated. Notification to Parties The Department is issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3)(i). Dated: October 15, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Preliminary Results of the Changed Circumstances Review Discussion of Methodology Successor-in-Interest Analysis 1. Ownership and Management 2. Production Facilities 3. Supplier Relationships 4. Customer Base V. Summary of Preliminary Findings VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2015–26762 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 14 See 19 CFR 351.303(b). 15 Id. 16 See 19 CFR 351.310(d). VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 20, 2015 International Trade Administration [C–351–846, C–580–884, C–489–827] Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil, the Republic of Korea, and Turkey: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: October 21, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Balbontin at (202) 482–6478 (Brazil); Katie Marksberry at (202) 482– 7906 (Republic of Korea); Emily Halle at (202) 482–0176 (Turkey), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On August 31, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of certain hotrolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from Brazil, the Republic of Korea (Korea), and Turkey.1 The notice of initiation stated that, in accordance with section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), we would issue our preliminary determinations no later than 65 days after the date of initiation, unless postponed. Currently, the preliminary determinations in these investigations are due no later than November 4, 2015. Postponement of Preliminary Determinations Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 than 130 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. The Department determines that the parties involved in these hot-rolled steel CVD investigations are cooperating, and that the investigations are extraordinarily complicated. Additional time is required to analyze the questionnaire responses and issue appropriate requests for clarification and additional information. Therefore, in accordance with section 703(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1), the Department is postponing the time period for the preliminary determinations of these investigations by 65 days, to January 8, 2016. Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determinations will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determinations. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: October 15, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–26775 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Adminstration [C–570–019] Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) and the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) order on boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (‘‘boltless steel shelving’’) from the People’s Republic of China (the ‘‘PRC’’). Also, as explained in this notice, we are amending our Final Determination 1 to correct a ministerial error with respect to the CVD rate applied to companies that did not AGENCY: Section 703(c)(1)(B) of the Act permits the Department to postpone the time limit for the preliminary determination if it concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating and determines that the case is extraordinarily complicated by reason of the number and complexity of the transactions to be investigated or adjustments to be considered, the novelty of the issues presented, or the number of firms whose activities must be investigated, and additional time is necessary to make the preliminary determination. Under this section of the Act, the Department may postpone the preliminary determination until no later 1 See Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil, the Republic of Korea, and Turkey: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations, 80 FR 54267 (September 9, 2015). 19 CFR 351.310(c). 17 Id. 18 See DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 63745 1 See Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 80 FR 51775 (August 26, 2015) (‘‘Final Determination’’) and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘I&D Memo’’). E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 63746 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 203 / Wednesday, October 21, 2015 / Notices respond to the Department’s quantity and value (‘‘Q&V’’) questionnaire. DATES: Effective date: October 21, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Walker, 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: 202.482.2593. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 26, 2015, the Department published the Final Determination. The period of investigation is January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. On August 24, 2015, Edsal Manufacturing Company, Inc. (‘‘Petitioner’’) timely filed a ministerial error allegation.2 On August 31, 2015, the Government of China (‘‘GOC’’) filed rebuttal comments to Petitioner’s Comments.3 On October 7, 2015, the ITC notified the Department of its final determination pursuant to section 705(d) of the Act that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports of subject merchandise from the PRC.4 Scope of the Order The scope of this investigation covers boltless steel shelving, with or without decks. The term ‘‘prepackaged for sale’’ means that, at a minimum, the steel vertical supports (i.e., uprights and posts) and steel horizontal supports (i.e., beams, braces) necessary to assemble a completed shelving unit (with or without decks) are packaged together for ultimate purchase by the end-user. The scope also includes add-on kits. Add-on kits include, but are not limited to, kits that allow the end-user to add an extension shelving unit onto an existing boltless steel shelving unit such that the extension and the original unit will share common frame elements (e.g., two posts). The term ‘‘boltless’’ refers to steel shelving in which the vertical and horizontal supports forming the frame are assembled primarily without the use of nuts and bolts, or screws. The vertical and horizontal support members for boltless steel shelving are assembled by 2 See Petitioner’s August 24, 2015 submission. the GOC’s August 31, 2015 submission. 4 See Letter to Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, from Meredith Broadbent, Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission, regarding boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale from the People’s Republic of China (October 7, 2015). See also Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from China, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–523 AND 731–TA–1259 (Final), 80 FR 61841 (October 14, 2015). tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 3 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 20, 2015 Jkt 238001 methods such as, but not limited to, fitting a rivet, punched or cut tab, or other similar connector on one support into a hole, slot or similar receptacle on another support. The supports lock together to form the frame for the shelving unit, and provide the structural integrity of the shelving unit separate from the inclusion of any decking. The incidental use of nuts and bolts, or screws to add accessories, wall anchors, tie-bars or shelf supports does not remove the product from scope. Boltless steel shelving units may also come packaged as partially assembled, such as when two upright supports are welded together with front-to-back supports, or are otherwise connected, to form an end unit for the frame. The boltless steel shelving covered by this investigation may be commonly described as rivet shelving, welded frame shelving, slot and tab shelving, and punched rivet (quasi-rivet) shelving as well as by other trade names. The term ‘‘deck’’ refers to the shelf that sits on or fits into the horizontal supports (beams or braces) to provide the horizontal storage surface of the shelving unit. The scope includes all boltless steel shelving meeting the description above, regardless of (1) vertical support or post type (including but not limited to open post, closed post and tubing); (2) horizontal support or beam/brace profile (including but not limited to Z-beam, Cbeam, L-beam, step beam and cargo rack); (3) number of supports; (4) surface coating (including but not limited to paint, epoxy, powder coating, zinc and other metallic coating); (5) number of levels; (6) weight capacity; (7) shape (including but not limited to rectangular, square, and corner units); (8) decking material (including but not limited to wire decking, particle board, laminated board or no deck at all); or (9) the boltless method by which vertical and horizontal supports connect (including but not limited to keyhole and rivet, slot and tab, welded frame, punched rivet and clip). Specifically excluded from the scope are: • Wall-mounted shelving, defined as shelving that is hung on the wall and does not stand on, or transfer load to, the floor; 5 • wire shelving units, which consist of shelves made from wire that incorporates both a wire deck and wire horizontal supports (taking the place of the horizontal beams and braces) into a single piece with tubular collars that 5 The addition of a wall bracket or other device to attach otherwise freestanding subject merchandise to a wall does not meet the terms of this exclusion. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 slide over the posts and onto plastic sleeves snapped on the posts to create the finished shelving unit; • bulk-packed parts or components of boltless steel shelving units; and • made-to-order shelving systems. Subject boltless steel shelving enters the United States through Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) statistical subheadings 9403.20.0018, 9403.20.0020, 9403.20.0025, and 9403.20.0026, but may also enter through HTSUS 9403.10.0040. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive. Ministerial Error Allegation and Amendment to the Final Affirmative CVD Determination A ministerial error is defined as an error in addition, subtraction, or other arithmetic function, clerical error resulting from inaccurate copying, duplication, or the like, and any other similar type of unintentional error which the Secretary considers ministerial.6 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224(e) and (f), the Department is amending the Final Determination to reflect the correction of a ministerial error it made in the final margin assigned companies which did not respond to the Q&V questionnaire. As a result, we have revised the margin assigned to these companies.7 On August 24, 2015, Petitioner submitted a ministerial error allegation claiming that the Department made a ministerial error by assigning a rate of 80.45 percent to the companies which did not respond to the Q&V questionnaire, when it should have assigned the rate of 80.39 percent to these companies, as noted in the I&D Memo. The GOC agrees with Petitioner’s allegation. The Department reviewed the record and agrees that Petitioner’s allegation constitutes a ministerial error within the meaning of 19 CFR 351.224(f). Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224(f), the Department made an unintentional error by listing the incorrect rate assigned to companies which did not respond to the Q&V questionnaire, which constitutes a ministerial error.8 We have corrected this error in this notice. 6 See 7 See section 705(e) of the Act. the ‘‘Suspension of Liquidation’’ section below. 8 See Memorandum to Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, from Susan Pulongbarit, Senior Analyst, Office V, ‘‘Countervailing Duty Investigation of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from the E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 203 / Wednesday, October 21, 2015 / Notices Countervailing Duty Order In accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 705(d) of the Act, the ITC has notified the Department of its final determination that the industry in the United States producing boltless steel shelves is materially injured by reason of subsidized imports of boltless steel shelves from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 705(c)(2) and 706(a) of the Act, we are publishing this countervailing duty order. As a result of the ITC’s final determination, in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act, the Department will direct CBP to assess, upon further instruction by the Department, countervailing duties on unliquidated entries of boltless steel shelving from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after December 1, 2014, the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination in the Federal Register,9 and before May 30, 2015, the date on which the Department instructed CBP to discontinue the suspension of liquidation, in accordance with section 703(d) of the Act. Section 703(d) of the Act states that the suspension of liquidation pursuant to a preliminary determination may not remain in effect for more than four months. Entries of boltless steel shelving from the PRC made on or after May 30, 2015, and prior to the date of publication of the ITC’s final determination in the Federal Register, are not liable for the assessment of countervailing duties, due to the Department’s discontinuation, effective May 30, 2015, of the suspension of liquidation. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Suspension of Liquidation In accordance with section 706 of the Act, the Department will direct CBP to reinstitute suspension of liquidation, effective on the date of publication of the ITC’s notice of final determination in the Federal Register, and to assess, upon further instruction by the Department pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on the net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise. The Department will also direct CBP to require a cash People’s Republic of China: Analysis of Ministerial Error Allegation,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. 9 See Countervailing Duty Investigation of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination and Alignment of Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 80 FR 5089 (January 30, 2015) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 20, 2015 Jkt 238001 deposit for each entry of subject merchandise in an amount equal to the net countervailable subsidy rates listed below. The all-others rate applies to all producers and exporters of subject merchandise not specifically listed. 63747 Dated: October 15, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–26764 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Subsidy rate (Percent) Company Ningbo ETDZ Huixing Trade Co., Ltd. ............................ Nanjing Topsun Racking Manufacturing Co., Ltd. .... All Others .............................. Dalian Huameilong Metal Products Co., Ltd.* ............ Dongguan Yuan Er Sheng Machinery Source Hardware Co., Ltd.* .................. Dong Rong Metal Products Co., Ltd.* ........................... Global Storage Equipment Manufacturer Limited * ...... Intradin (Shanghai) Import & Export Co., Ltd.* ............... Jinhua Development District Hongfa Tool, Ltd.* ............. Kunshan Jisheng Metal & Plastic Co., Ltd.* ............... Nanjing Huade Warehousing Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd.* ............................ Nanjing Whitney Metal Products Co., Ltd.* ................... Nanjing Yodoly Logistics Equipments Manufacturing Co., Ltd.* ........................... Ningbo Decko Metal Products Trade Co., Ltd.* ......... Ningbo Haifa Metal Works Co., Ltd.* ........................... Ningbo HaiFa Office Equipment Co., Ltd.* .................. Ningbo TLT Metal Products Co., Ltd.* ........................... 12.40 15.05 13.73 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 80.39 Notifications to Interested Parties This notice constitutes the countervailing duty order with respect to boltless steel shelving from the PRC, pursuant to section 706(a) of the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department’s Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce Building, for copies of an updated list of countervailing duty orders currently in effect. This amended final determination is issued and published in accordance with section 705(e) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.224(e) and (f). This order is issued and published in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 RIN 0648–XE262 Schedule for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 80.39 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. * Non-cooperative company to which an adverse facts available rate is being applied. See ‘‘Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences’’ section in the I&D Memo. PO 00000 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of public workshop. NMFS published a notice on September 10, 2015, announcing the dates and locations of three Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops to be held during October through December of 2015. Attendance at an Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop is mandatory for all federally permitted Atlantic shark dealers in order to meet certain regulatory requirements and to maintain valid permits. Based upon recent analysis indicating the need for an additional workshop in the New York and southern New England area to accommodate shark dealers who purchase smooth dogfish, this notice announces a free Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop that will be conducted during December of 2015 in Bohemia, NY. Additional Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops will be conducted during 2016 and will be announced in a future notice. SUMMARY: The Atlantic Shark Identification workshop will be held on December 10, 2015. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details. DATES: The Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop will be held in Bohemia, NY. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details on the workshop location. ADDRESSES: Rick Pearson by phone: (727) 824–5399, or by fax: (727) 824–5398. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The complete workshop schedule, registration information, and a list of frequently asked questions regarding these workshops are posted on the Internet at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ sfa/hms/workshops/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 203 (Wednesday, October 21, 2015)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Adminstration

[C-570-019]


Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the 
People's Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing 
Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(``ITC''), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty (``CVD'') 
order on boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (``boltless 
steel shelving'') from the People's Republic of China (the ``PRC''). 
Also, as explained in this notice, we are amending our Final 
Determination \1\ to correct a ministerial error with respect to the 
CVD rate applied to companies that did not

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respond to the Department's quantity and value (``Q&V'') questionnaire.
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    \1\ See Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from 
the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing 
Duty Determination, 80 FR 51775 (August 26, 2015) (``Final 
Determination'') and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum 
(``I&D Memo'').

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DATES: Effective date: October 21, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Walker, 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: 202.482.2593.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    On August 26, 2015, the Department published the Final 
Determination. The period of investigation is January 1, 2013 through 
December 31, 2013. On August 24, 2015, Edsal Manufacturing Company, 
Inc. (``Petitioner'') timely filed a ministerial error allegation.\2\ 
On August 31, 2015, the Government of China (``GOC'') filed rebuttal 
comments to Petitioner's Comments.\3\
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    \2\ See Petitioner's August 24, 2015 submission.
    \3\ See the GOC's August 31, 2015 submission.
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    On October 7, 2015, the ITC notified the Department of its final 
determination pursuant to section 705(d) of the Act that an industry in 
the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 
705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports of subject 
merchandise from the PRC.\4\
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    \4\ See Letter to Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of 
Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, from Meredith Broadbent, 
Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission, regarding 
boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale from the People's 
Republic of China (October 7, 2015). See also Boltless Steel 
Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from China, Investigation Nos. 
701-TA-523 AND 731-TA-1259 (Final), 80 FR 61841 (October 14, 2015).
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Scope of the Order

    The scope of this investigation covers boltless steel shelving, 
with or without decks. The term ``prepackaged for sale'' means that, at 
a minimum, the steel vertical supports (i.e., uprights and posts) and 
steel horizontal supports (i.e., beams, braces) necessary to assemble a 
completed shelving unit (with or without decks) are packaged together 
for ultimate purchase by the end-user. The scope also includes add-on 
kits. Add-on kits include, but are not limited to, kits that allow the 
end-user to add an extension shelving unit onto an existing boltless 
steel shelving unit such that the extension and the original unit will 
share common frame elements (e.g., two posts). The term ``boltless'' 
refers to steel shelving in which the vertical and horizontal supports 
forming the frame are assembled primarily without the use of nuts and 
bolts, or screws. The vertical and horizontal support members for 
boltless steel shelving are assembled by methods such as, but not 
limited to, fitting a rivet, punched or cut tab, or other similar 
connector on one support into a hole, slot or similar receptacle on 
another support. The supports lock together to form the frame for the 
shelving unit, and provide the structural integrity of the shelving 
unit separate from the inclusion of any decking. The incidental use of 
nuts and bolts, or screws to add accessories, wall anchors, tie-bars or 
shelf supports does not remove the product from scope. Boltless steel 
shelving units may also come packaged as partially assembled, such as 
when two upright supports are welded together with front-to-back 
supports, or are otherwise connected, to form an end unit for the 
frame. The boltless steel shelving covered by this investigation may be 
commonly described as rivet shelving, welded frame shelving, slot and 
tab shelving, and punched rivet (quasi-rivet) shelving as well as by 
other trade names. The term ``deck'' refers to the shelf that sits on 
or fits into the horizontal supports (beams or braces) to provide the 
horizontal storage surface of the shelving unit.
    The scope includes all boltless steel shelving meeting the 
description above, regardless of (1) vertical support or post type 
(including but not limited to open post, closed post and tubing); (2) 
horizontal support or beam/brace profile (including but not limited to 
Z-beam, C-beam, L-beam, step beam and cargo rack); (3) number of 
supports; (4) surface coating (including but not limited to paint, 
epoxy, powder coating, zinc and other metallic coating); (5) number of 
levels; (6) weight capacity; (7) shape (including but not limited to 
rectangular, square, and corner units); (8) decking material (including 
but not limited to wire decking, particle board, laminated board or no 
deck at all); or (9) the boltless method by which vertical and 
horizontal supports connect (including but not limited to keyhole and 
rivet, slot and tab, welded frame, punched rivet and clip).
    Specifically excluded from the scope are:
     Wall-mounted shelving, defined as shelving that is hung on 
the wall and does not stand on, or transfer load to, the floor; \5\
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    \5\ The addition of a wall bracket or other device to attach 
otherwise freestanding subject merchandise to a wall does not meet 
the terms of this exclusion.
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     wire shelving units, which consist of shelves made from 
wire that incorporates both a wire deck and wire horizontal supports 
(taking the place of the horizontal beams and braces) into a single 
piece with tubular collars that slide over the posts and onto plastic 
sleeves snapped on the posts to create the finished shelving unit;
     bulk-packed parts or components of boltless steel shelving 
units; and
     made-to-order shelving systems.
    Subject boltless steel shelving enters the United States through 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS'') statistical 
subheadings 9403.20.0018, 9403.20.0020, 9403.20.0025, and 9403.20.0026, 
but may also enter through HTSUS 9403.10.0040. While HTSUS subheadings 
are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive.

Ministerial Error Allegation and Amendment to the Final Affirmative CVD 
Determination

    A ministerial error is defined as an error in addition, 
subtraction, or other arithmetic function, clerical error resulting 
from inaccurate copying, duplication, or the like, and any other 
similar type of unintentional error which the Secretary considers 
ministerial.\6\ Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224(e) and (f), the Department 
is amending the Final Determination to reflect the correction of a 
ministerial error it made in the final margin assigned companies which 
did not respond to the Q&V questionnaire. As a result, we have revised 
the margin assigned to these companies.\7\
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    \6\ See section 705(e) of the Act.
    \7\ See the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section below.
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    On August 24, 2015, Petitioner submitted a ministerial error 
allegation claiming that the Department made a ministerial error by 
assigning a rate of 80.45 percent to the companies which did not 
respond to the Q&V questionnaire, when it should have assigned the rate 
of 80.39 percent to these companies, as noted in the I&D Memo. The GOC 
agrees with Petitioner's allegation.
    The Department reviewed the record and agrees that Petitioner's 
allegation constitutes a ministerial error within the meaning of 19 CFR 
351.224(f). Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224(f), the Department made an 
unintentional error by listing the incorrect rate assigned to companies 
which did not respond to the Q&V questionnaire, which constitutes a 
ministerial error.\8\ We have corrected this error in this notice.
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    \8\ See Memorandum to Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, from 
Susan Pulongbarit, Senior Analyst, Office V, ``Countervailing Duty 
Investigation of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale 
from the People's Republic of China: Analysis of Ministerial Error 
Allegation,'' dated concurrently with this notice.

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Countervailing Duty Order

    In accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 705(d) of the Act, 
the ITC has notified the Department of its final determination that the 
industry in the United States producing boltless steel shelves is 
materially injured by reason of subsidized imports of boltless steel 
shelves from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 705(c)(2) 
and 706(a) of the Act, we are publishing this countervailing duty 
order.
    As a result of the ITC's final determination, in accordance with 
section 706(a) of the Act, the Department will direct CBP to assess, 
upon further instruction by the Department, countervailing duties on 
unliquidated entries of boltless steel shelving from the PRC entered, 
or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after December 1, 
2014, the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination in the 
Federal Register,\9\ and before May 30, 2015, the date on which the 
Department instructed CBP to discontinue the suspension of liquidation, 
in accordance with section 703(d) of the Act. Section 703(d) of the Act 
states that the suspension of liquidation pursuant to a preliminary 
determination may not remain in effect for more than four months. 
Entries of boltless steel shelving from the PRC made on or after May 
30, 2015, and prior to the date of publication of the ITC's final 
determination in the Federal Register, are not liable for the 
assessment of countervailing duties, due to the Department's 
discontinuation, effective May 30, 2015, of the suspension of 
liquidation.
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    \9\ See Countervailing Duty Investigation of Boltless Steel 
Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from the People's Republic of 
China: Preliminary Determination and Alignment of Final 
Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 80 FR 5089 
(January 30, 2015) (``Preliminary Determination'').
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Suspension of Liquidation

    In accordance with section 706 of the Act, the Department will 
direct CBP to reinstitute suspension of liquidation, effective on the 
date of publication of the ITC's notice of final determination in the 
Federal Register, and to assess, upon further instruction by the 
Department pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing 
duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on 
the net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise. The 
Department will also direct CBP to require a cash deposit for each 
entry of subject merchandise in an amount equal to the net 
countervailable subsidy rates listed below. The all-others rate applies 
to all producers and exporters of subject merchandise not specifically 
listed.

 
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Ningbo ETDZ Huixing Trade Co., Ltd......................           12.40
Nanjing Topsun Racking Manufacturing Co., Ltd...........           15.05
All Others..............................................           13.73
Dalian Huameilong Metal Products Co., Ltd.*.............           80.39
Dongguan Yuan Er Sheng Machinery Source Hardware Co.,              80.39
 Ltd.*..................................................
Dong Rong Metal Products Co., Ltd.*.....................           80.39
Global Storage Equipment Manufacturer Limited *.........           80.39
Intradin (Shanghai) Import & Export Co., Ltd.*..........           80.39
Jinhua Development District Hongfa Tool, Ltd.*..........           80.39
Kunshan Jisheng Metal & Plastic Co., Ltd.*..............           80.39
Nanjing Huade Warehousing Equipment Manufacturing Co.              80.39
 Ltd.*..................................................
Nanjing Whitney Metal Products Co., Ltd.*...............           80.39
Nanjing Yodoly Logistics Equipments Manufacturing Co.,             80.39
 Ltd.*..................................................
Ningbo Decko Metal Products Trade Co., Ltd.*............           80.39
Ningbo Haifa Metal Works Co., Ltd.*.....................           80.39
Ningbo HaiFa Office Equipment Co., Ltd.*................           80.39
Ningbo TLT Metal Products Co., Ltd.*....................           80.39
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* Non-cooperative company to which an adverse facts available rate is
  being applied. See ``Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse
  Inferences'' section in the I&D Memo.

Notifications to Interested Parties

    This notice constitutes the countervailing duty order with respect 
to boltless steel shelving from the PRC, pursuant to section 706(a) of 
the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department's Central 
Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce Building, for copies of 
an updated list of countervailing duty orders currently in effect.
    This amended final determination is issued and published in 
accordance with section 705(e) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.224(e) and 
(f). This order is issued and published in accordance with section 
706(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b).

     Dated: October 15, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2015-26764 Filed 10-20-15; 8:45 am]
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