Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 15039 [2016-06300]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2016 / Notices Notifications to Importers This notice serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification to Interested Parties This notice also serves as a 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(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: March 14, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–06298 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–523–812, A–535–903, A–520–807, A–552– 820] Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Johnson at (202) 482–4929 (the Sultanate of Oman (Oman)), David Lindgren at (202) 482–3870 (Pakistan), Dennis McClure at (202) 482–5973 (the United Arab Emirates (the UAE)), or Andrew Huston at (202) 482–4261 (the Socialist Republic of Vietnam mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Mar 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 (Vietnam)); AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On November 17, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated antidumping duty investigations of imports of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from Oman, Pakistan, the UAE and Vietnam.1 The notice of initiation stated that we would issue our preliminary determinations no later than 140 days after the date of initiation. Currently, the preliminary determinations in these investigations are due on April 11, 2016.2 On March 10, 2016, Bull Moose Tube Company; EXLTUBE; Wheatland Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group; and Western Tube and Conduit (hereafter, the petitioners) made timely requests, pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for an extension of the deadline for the preliminary determinations in the investigations.3 The petitioners stated that a postponement of the preliminary determinations in all four CWP investigations is necessary to provide the Department with sufficient time to reach reasoned preliminary determinations. Under section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, if a petitioner makes a timely request for an extension of the period within which the preliminary determination must be made under subsection (b)(1), then the Department may postpone making the 1 See Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of LessThan-Fair-Value Investigations, 80 FR 73708 (November 25, 2015). 2 As explained in the memorandum from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll all administrative deadlines due to the recent closure of the Federal Government. See Memorandum to the Record from Ron Lorentzen, Acting A/S for Enforcement & Compliance, regarding ‘‘Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government Closure During Snowstorm Jonas,’’ dated January 27, 2016. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by four business days. The revised deadline for the preliminary determination of these investigations is now April 11, 2016. 3 See the petitioners’ letter to the Department ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe from the Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Petitioners’ Request to Extend Preliminary Determination,’’ dated March 10, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15039 preliminary determination under subsection (b)(1) until not later than the 190th day after the date on which the administering authority initiated the investigation. Therefore, for the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the petitioners’ requests, the Department is postponing the preliminary determinations in these investigations until May 31, 2016, which is 190 days from the date on which the Department initiated these investigations. The deadline for the final determinations will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless extended. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: March 14, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–06300 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–967/C–570–968] Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to a request from the Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee (Petitioner), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating an anti-circumvention inquiry pursuant to sections 781(c) and (d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (the Act) to determine whether extruded aluminum products that meet the chemical specifications for 5050-grade aluminum alloy, which are heat-treated, and exported by China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively, Zhongwang) are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).1 DATE: Effective March 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Hoefke or Robert James, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement & AGENCY: 1 See Aluminum Extrusions from the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 76 FR 30650 (May 26, 2011) and Aluminum Extrusions from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 76 FR 30653 (May 26, 2011) (collectively, the Orders). E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 54 (Monday, March 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 15039]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06300]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-523-812, A-535-903, A-520-807, A-552-820]


Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Sultanate of 
Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of 
Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty 
Investigations

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Johnson at (202) 482-4929 
(the Sultanate of Oman (Oman)), David Lindgren at (202) 482-3870 
(Pakistan), Dennis McClure at (202) 482-5973 (the United Arab Emirates 
(the UAE)), or Andrew Huston at (202) 482-4261 (the Socialist Republic 
of Vietnam (Vietnam)); AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Postponement of Preliminary Determinations

    On November 17, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated antidumping duty investigations of imports of circular welded 
carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from Oman, Pakistan, the UAE and 
Vietnam.\1\ The notice of initiation stated that we would issue our 
preliminary determinations no later than 140 days after the date of 
initiation. Currently, the preliminary determinations in these 
investigations are due on April 11, 2016.\2\
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    \1\ See Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the 
Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Arab 
Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Less-
Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 80 FR 73708 (November 25, 2015).
    \2\ As explained in the memorandum from the Acting Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance, the Department has exercised 
its discretion to toll all administrative deadlines due to the 
recent closure of the Federal Government. See Memorandum to the 
Record from Ron Lorentzen, Acting A/S for Enforcement & Compliance, 
regarding ``Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the 
Government Closure During Snowstorm Jonas,'' dated January 27, 2016. 
All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended 
by four business days. The revised deadline for the preliminary 
determination of these investigations is now April 11, 2016.
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    On March 10, 2016, Bull Moose Tube Company; EXLTUBE; Wheatland 
Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group; and Western Tube and Conduit 
(hereafter, the petitioners) made timely requests, pursuant to section 
733(c)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 
CFR 351.205(e), for an extension of the deadline for the preliminary 
determinations in the investigations.\3\ The petitioners stated that a 
postponement of the preliminary determinations in all four CWP 
investigations is necessary to provide the Department with sufficient 
time to reach reasoned preliminary determinations.
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    \3\ See the petitioners' letter to the Department ``Circular 
Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe from the Sultanate of Oman, 
Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of 
Vietnam: Petitioners' Request to Extend Preliminary Determination,'' 
dated March 10, 2016.
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    Under section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, if a petitioner makes a 
timely request for an extension of the period within which the 
preliminary determination must be made under subsection (b)(1), then 
the Department may postpone making the preliminary determination under 
subsection (b)(1) until not later than the 190th day after the date on 
which the administering authority initiated the investigation. 
Therefore, for the reasons stated above, and because there are no 
compelling reasons to deny the petitioners' requests, the Department is 
postponing the preliminary determinations in these investigations until 
May 31, 2016, which is 190 days from the date on which the Department 
initiated these investigations.
    The deadline for the final determinations will continue to be 75 
days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless extended.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: March 14, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-06300 Filed 3-18-16; 8:45 am]
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