Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order, 12070-12071 [2016-05172]

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[FR Doc. 2016–05153 Filed 3–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–TL–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–888] Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables and certain parts thereof (ironing tables) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order on ironing tables from the PRC. DATES: Effective March 8, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Hoefke, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background On June 24, 2004, the Department published the final determination in the antidumping duty investigation of ironing tables from the PRC.1 On August 6, 2004, the Department issued an antidumping duty order on ironing tables from the PRC.2 On May 1, 2015, the Department initiated the second five-year (sunset) review of the AD order on ironing tables from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).3 As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the Order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the order be revoked.4 On September 28, 2015, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order on ironing tables from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.5 Scope of the Order For purposes of the order, the product covered consists of floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables, assembled or unassembled, complete or incomplete, and certain parts thereof. The subject tables are designed and used principally for the hand ironing or pressing of garments or other articles of fabric. The subject tables have full-height leg assemblies that support the ironing surface at an appropriate (often adjustable) height above the floor. The subject tables are produced in a variety of leg finishes, such as painted, plated, or matte, and they are available with various features, including iron rests, linen racks, and others. The subject 1 See Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 35296 (June 24, 2004) (Final Determination). 2 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 47868 (August 6, 2004) (Order). 3 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 80 FR 24900 (May 1, 2015). 4 See Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 53281 (September 3, 2015) and accompanying Decision Memorandum. 5 See Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From China: Determination, 80 FR 59815 (October 2, 2015); see also Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from China, Inv. No. 731–TA–1047 (Second Review), USITC Publication 4568 (September 2015). E:\FR\FM\08MRN1.SGM 08MRN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 45 / Tuesday, March 8, 2016 / Notices ironing tables may be sold with or without a pad and/or cover. All types and configurations of floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables are covered by this review. Furthermore, the order specifically covers imports of ironing tables, assembled or unassembled, complete or incomplete, and certain parts thereof. For purposes of the order, the term ‘‘unassembled’’ ironing table means a product requiring the attachment of the leg assembly to the top or the attachment of an included feature such as an iron rest or linen rack. The term ‘‘complete’’ ironing table means product sold as a ready-to-use ensemble consisting of the metal-top table and a pad and cover, with or without additional features, e.g., iron rest or linen rack. The term ‘‘incomplete’’ ironing table means product shipped or sold as a ‘‘bare board’’—i.e., a metal-top table only, without the pad and cover— with or without additional features, e.g. iron rest or linen rack. The major parts or components of ironing tables that are intended to be covered by the order under the term ‘‘certain parts thereof’’ consist of the metal top component (with or without assembled supports and slides) and/or the leg components, whether or not attached together as a leg assembly. The order covers separately shipped metal top components and leg components, without regard to whether the respective quantities would yield an exact quantity of assembled ironing tables. Ironing tables without legs (such as models that mount on walls or over doors) are not floor-standing and are specifically excluded. Additionally, tabletop or countertop models with short legs that do not exceed 12 inches in length (and which may or may not collapse or retract) are specifically excluded. The subject ironing tables were previously classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 9403.20.0010. Effective July 1, 2003, the subject ironing tables are classified under new HTSUS subheading 9403.20.0011. The subject metal top and leg components are classified under HTSUS subheading 9403.90.8040. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the scope is dispositive. Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the AD order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Mar 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby gives notice of the continuation of the antidumping duty order on ironing tables from the PRC. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the Order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year sunset review of the Order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. This five-year (‘‘sunset’’) review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: March 2, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–05172 Filed 3–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the U.S. Department of Commerce Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public and interested parties are requested to contact the U.S. Department of Commerce in advance of the meeting. DATES: May 24, 2016, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Members of the public wishing to participate must notify Victoria Gunderson at the contact information below by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, May 20, 2016, in order to pre-register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Gunderson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–7890; email: Victoria.Gunderson@ trade.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12071 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the RE&EEAC pursuant to his discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) on July 14, 2010. The RE&EEAC was rechartered on June 12, 2014. The RE&EEAC provides the Secretary of Commerce with consensus advice from the private sector on the development and administration of programs and policies to enhance the international competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. During the May 24th meeting of the RE&EEAC, committee members will discuss priority issues identified in advance by the Committee Chair and Sub-Committee leadership, hear from Department of Commerce officials and interagency partners on major issues impacting the competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, and submit recommendations to the Department of Commerce intended to address these issues. A limited amount of time before the close of the meeting will be available for pertinent oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two to five minutes per person (depending on number of public participants). Individuals wishing to reserve additional speaking time during the meeting must contact Ms. Gunderson and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, May 13, 2016. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a copy of their oral comments by email to Ms. Gunderson for distribution to the participants in advance of the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the RE&EEAC’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 45 (Tuesday, March 8, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-888]


Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts 
Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of 
Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Commerce.
SUMMARY: As a result of determinations by the Department of Commerce 
(the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC) that 
revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on floor-standing, metal-
top ironing tables and certain parts thereof (ironing tables) from the 
People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United 
States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of the 
antidumping duty order on ironing tables from the PRC.

DATES: Effective March 8, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Hoefke, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
4947.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 24, 2004, the Department published the final determination 
in the antidumping duty investigation of ironing tables from the 
PRC.\1\ On August 6, 2004, the Department issued an antidumping duty 
order on ironing tables from the PRC.\2\
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    \1\ See Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: 
Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof 
From the People's Republic of China, 69 FR 35296 (June 24, 2004) 
(Final Determination).
    \2\ See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less 
Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Floor-Standing, Metal-
Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's 
Republic of China, 69 FR 47868 (August 6, 2004) (Order).
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    On May 1, 2015, the Department initiated the second five-year 
(sunset) review of the AD order on ironing tables from the PRC pursuant 
to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\3\ 
As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of 
the Order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping 
and, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely 
to prevail should the order be revoked.\4\ On September 28, 2015, the 
ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, 
that revocation of the antidumping duty order on ironing tables from 
the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material 
injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably 
foreseeable time.\5\
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    \3\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 80 FR 24900 
(May 1, 2015).
    \4\ See Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain 
Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 
53281 (September 3, 2015) and accompanying Decision Memorandum.
    \5\ See Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From China: 
Determination, 80 FR 59815 (October 2, 2015); see also Ironing 
Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from China, Inv. No. 731-TA-1047 
(Second Review), USITC Publication 4568 (September 2015).
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Scope of the Order

    For purposes of the order, the product covered consists of floor-
standing, metal-top ironing tables, assembled or unassembled, complete 
or incomplete, and certain parts thereof. The subject tables are 
designed and used principally for the hand ironing or pressing of 
garments or other articles of fabric. The subject tables have full-
height leg assemblies that support the ironing surface at an 
appropriate (often adjustable) height above the floor. The subject 
tables are produced in a variety of leg finishes, such as painted, 
plated, or matte, and they are available with various features, 
including iron rests, linen racks, and others. The subject

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ironing tables may be sold with or without a pad and/or cover. All 
types and configurations of floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables 
are covered by this review.
    Furthermore, the order specifically covers imports of ironing 
tables, assembled or unassembled, complete or incomplete, and certain 
parts thereof. For purposes of the order, the term ``unassembled'' 
ironing table means a product requiring the attachment of the leg 
assembly to the top or the attachment of an included feature such as an 
iron rest or linen rack. The term ``complete'' ironing table means 
product sold as a ready-to-use ensemble consisting of the metal-top 
table and a pad and cover, with or without additional features, e.g., 
iron rest or linen rack. The term ``incomplete'' ironing table means 
product shipped or sold as a ``bare board''--i.e., a metal-top table 
only, without the pad and cover--with or without additional features, 
e.g. iron rest or linen rack. The major parts or components of ironing 
tables that are intended to be covered by the order under the term 
``certain parts thereof'' consist of the metal top component (with or 
without assembled supports and slides) and/or the leg components, 
whether or not attached together as a leg assembly. The order covers 
separately shipped metal top components and leg components, without 
regard to whether the respective quantities would yield an exact 
quantity of assembled ironing tables.
    Ironing tables without legs (such as models that mount on walls or 
over doors) are not floor-standing and are specifically excluded. 
Additionally, tabletop or countertop models with short legs that do not 
exceed 12 inches in length (and which may or may not collapse or 
retract) are specifically excluded.
    The subject ironing tables were previously classified under 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 
9403.20.0010. Effective July 1, 2003, the subject ironing tables are 
classified under new HTSUS subheading 9403.20.0011. The subject metal 
top and leg components are classified under HTSUS subheading 
9403.90.8040. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the Department's written description 
of the scope is dispositive.

Continuation of the Order

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the AD order would likely lead to a continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United 
States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby 
gives notice of the continuation of the antidumping duty order on 
ironing tables from the PRC. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will 
continue to collect AD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time 
of entry for all imports of subject merchandise.
    The effective date of the continuation of the Order will be the 
date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of 
continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department 
intends to initiate the next five-year sunset review of the Order not 
later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date 
of continuation.
    This five-year (``sunset'') review and this notice are in 
accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to 
section 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: March 2, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-05172 Filed 3-7-16; 8:45 am]
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