Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders, 7083-7084 [2016-02699]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–503, A–122–503, A–570–502] Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the dumping margins identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Reviews’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective date: February 10, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shanah Lee, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6386, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 1, 2015, the Department published the notice of initiation of the fourth sunset reviews of the AD Orders 1 on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 On October 21, 2015, D&L Foundry, Inc., EJ USA, Inc. (formerly known as ‘‘East Jordan Iron Works, Inc.’’), Neenah Foundry Company, and U.S. Foundry and Manufacturing Corp. (Petitioners) notified the Department of their intent to participate within the 15-day period specified in section 351.218(d)(1)(i) of the Department’s regulations. The domestic interested parties claimed asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES2 1 See Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, 51 FR 17220 (May 9, 1986) (‘‘Brazil ICC Order’’); Antidumping Duty Order; Certain Iron Construction Castings From Canada, 51 FR 7600 (March 5, 1986), as amended by Iron Construction Castings From Canada; Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Amendment to Antidumping Duty Order, 51 FR 34110 (September 25, 1986) (collectively, ‘‘Canada ICC Order’’); and Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From the People’s Republic of China, 51 FR 17222 (May 9, 1986) (‘‘PRC ICC Order’’) (collectively, ‘‘Orders’’). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 80 FR 59133 (October 1, 2015) (‘‘Notice of Initiation’’). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 interested-party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as producers of a domestic like product in the United States. On November 2, 2015, the Department received complete substantive responses to the Notice of Initiation, with respect to the Orders, from Petitioners within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 The Department received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC. As explained in the memorandum from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll all administrative deadlines due to the recent closure of the Federal Government. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended four business days.4 Scope of the Orders Brazil The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron construction castings from Brazil, limited to manhole covers, rings, and frames, catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and frames used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) item under 7325.10.0010; and to valve, service, and meter boxes which are placed below ground to encase water, gas, or other valves, or water and gas meters, classifiable as light castings under HTS item number 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product description remains dispositive. 3 See Submissions from Petitioners’ to the Department, ‘‘Certain Iron Construction Castings From the People’s Republic of China: Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order’’ (‘‘PRC Substantive Response’’), ‘‘Iron Construction Castings From Brazil: Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order—Petitioners’ Substantive Response’’ (‘‘Brazil Substantive Response’’), and ‘‘Iron Construction Castings From Canada: Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order—Petitioners’ Substantive Response’’ (‘‘Canada Substantive Response’’), each dated November 2, 2015. 4 See Memorandum to the File from Ronald Lorentzen, Acting A/S for Enforcement & Compliance, ‘‘Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government Closure During Snowstorm ‘Jonas’,’’ dated January 27, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7083 Canada The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron construction castings from Canada, limited to manhole covers, rings, and frames, catch basin grates and frames, clean-out covers, and frames used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under HTS item number 7325.10.0010. The HTS item number is provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product description remains dispositive. PRC The products covered by the order are certain iron construction castings from the PRC, limited to manhole covers, rings and frames, catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and drains used for drainage or access purposes for public utilities, water and sanitary systems; and valve, service, and meter boxes which are placed below ground to encase water, gas, or other valves, or water or gas meters. These articles must be of cast iron, not alloyed, and not malleable. This merchandise is currently classifiable under the HTS item numbers 7325.10.0010 and 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written product description remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in these sunset reviews is provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.5 The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the Orders were revoked. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete 5 See the Department’s memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Iron Construction Castings from Brazil, Canada, and the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 7084 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / Notices version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of the Sunset Reviews Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on certain construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC would likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weightedaverage margins up to 58.74 percent for Brazil, up to 25.52 percent for the PRC, and above de minimis for Canada. 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 order 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 the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: February 4, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES2 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Crab Rationalization (CR) Program: CR Cooperative Annual Report National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 The North Pacific Fishery Management Council requested that each CR Program cooperative, after developing and implementing the measures to stimulate acquisition of crab quota share by crew and other active participants and to stimulate equitable crew compensation, voluntarily provide an annual report summarizing the effectiveness of each measure and the estimated number of participants in each measure, supported by documentation. II. Method of Collection Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. Methods of submittal include email, mail, and facsimile transmission of paper forms. OMB Control Number: 0648–0678. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. Estimated Time per Response: 30 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $40. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: February 5, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–02695 Filed 2–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P I. Abstract III. Data [FR Doc. 2016–02699 Filed 2–9–16; 8:45 am] AGENCY: respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE431 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Shrimp Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The meeting will convene on Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Gulf Council’s office. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Morgan Kilgour, Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; morgan.kilgour@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda The Shrimp Advisory Panel will elect a chair and vice chair. It will also discuss the biological review of the Texas Closure; review penaeid shrimp stock assessment updates; review the status of Shrimp Amendment 17A; review and discuss Shrimp Amendment 17B including the MSY OY working E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-503, A-122-503, A-570-502]


Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the 
People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset 
Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY:  As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of 
Commerce (``Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
(``AD'') orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence 
of dumping at the dumping margins identified in the ``Final Results of 
Reviews'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective date: February 10, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shanah Lee, AD/CVD Operations, Office 
III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20230; telephone: (202) 482-6386, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 1, 2015, the Department published the notice of 
initiation of the fourth sunset reviews of the AD Orders \1\ on certain 
iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the People's 
Republic of China (``PRC''), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').\2\ On October 21, 2015, D&L 
Foundry, Inc., EJ USA, Inc. (formerly known as ``East Jordan Iron 
Works, Inc.''), Neenah Foundry Company, and U.S. Foundry and 
Manufacturing Corp. (Petitioners) notified the Department of their 
intent to participate within the 15-day period specified in section 
351.218(d)(1)(i) of the Department's regulations. The domestic 
interested parties claimed interested-party status under section 
771(9)(C) of the Act as producers of a domestic like product in the 
United States.
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    \1\ See Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From 
Brazil, 51 FR 17220 (May 9, 1986) (``Brazil ICC Order''); 
Antidumping Duty Order; Certain Iron Construction Castings From 
Canada, 51 FR 7600 (March 5, 1986), as amended by Iron Construction 
Castings From Canada; Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at 
Less Than Fair Value and Amendment to Antidumping Duty Order, 51 FR 
34110 (September 25, 1986) (collectively, ``Canada ICC Order''); and 
Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From the People's 
Republic of China, 51 FR 17222 (May 9, 1986) (``PRC ICC Order'') 
(collectively, ``Orders'').
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 80 FR 
59133 (October 1, 2015) (``Notice of Initiation'').
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    On November 2, 2015, the Department received complete substantive 
responses to the Notice of Initiation, with respect to the Orders, from 
Petitioners within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ The Department received no substantive responses 
from respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 
751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the 
Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the 
antidumping duty orders on certain iron construction castings from 
Brazil, Canada, and the PRC.
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    \3\ See Submissions from Petitioners' to the Department, 
``Certain Iron Construction Castings From the People's Republic of 
China: Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order'' 
(``PRC Substantive Response''), ``Iron Construction Castings From 
Brazil: Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order--
Petitioners' Substantive Response'' (``Brazil Substantive 
Response''), and ``Iron Construction Castings From Canada: Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order--Petitioners' 
Substantive Response'' (``Canada Substantive Response''), each dated 
November 2, 2015.
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    As explained in the memorandum from the Acting Assistant Secretary 
for Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its 
discretion to toll all administrative deadlines due to the recent 
closure of the Federal Government. All deadlines in this segment of the 
proceeding have been extended four business days.\4\
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    \4\ See Memorandum to the File from Ronald Lorentzen, Acting A/S 
for Enforcement & Compliance, ``Tolling of Administrative Deadlines 
As a Result of the Government Closure During Snowstorm `Jonas','' 
dated January 27, 2016.
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Scope of the Orders

Brazil

    The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron 
construction castings from Brazil, limited to manhole covers, rings, 
and frames, catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and frames 
used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and 
sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule (HTS) item under 7325.10.0010; and to valve, service, 
and meter boxes which are placed below ground to encase water, gas, or 
other valves, or water and gas meters, classifiable as light castings 
under HTS item number 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided 
for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product 
description remains dispositive.

Canada

    The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron 
construction castings from Canada, limited to manhole covers, rings, 
and frames, catch basin grates and frames, clean-out covers, and frames 
used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and 
sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under HTS item number 
7325.10.0010. The HTS item number is provided for convenience and 
customs purposes only. The written product description remains 
dispositive.

PRC

    The products covered by the order are certain iron construction 
castings from the PRC, limited to manhole covers, rings and frames, 
catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and drains used for 
drainage or access purposes for public utilities, water and sanitary 
systems; and valve, service, and meter boxes which are placed below 
ground to encase water, gas, or other valves, or water or gas meters. 
These articles must be of cast iron, not alloyed, and not malleable. 
This merchandise is currently classifiable under the HTS item numbers 
7325.10.0010 and 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes. The written product description 
remains dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in these sunset reviews 
is provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which 
is hereby adopted by this notice.\5\ The issues discussed in the Issues 
and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping 
likely to prevail if the Orders were revoked. The Issues and Decision 
Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Service System (``ACCESS''). ACCESS is available 
to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and to all parties in 
the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce 
building. In addition, a complete

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version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.
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    \5\ See the Department's memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results 
of Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on 
Certain Iron Construction Castings from Brazil, Canada, and the 
People's Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with this notice.
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Final Results of the Sunset Reviews

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
the Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders on certain construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the 
PRC would likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, 
and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would 
be weighted-average margins up to 58.74 percent for Brazil, up to 25.52 
percent for the PRC, and above de minimis for Canada.

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 order 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 the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218.

    Dated: February 4, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-02699 Filed 2-9-16; 8:45 am]
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