Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review, 34974-34975 [2016-12905]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 34974 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 105 / Wednesday, June 1, 2016 / Notices to the textile provisions of the Agreement, a fabric, yarn, or fiber produced in Peru or the United States and traded between the two countries is entitled to duty-free tariff treatment. Annex 3–B of the Agreement also lists specific fabrics, yarns, and fibers that the two countries agreed are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner from producers in Peru or the United States. The items listed in Annex 3–B are commercially unavailable fabrics, yarns, and fibers. Articles containing these items are entitled to duty-free or preferential treatment despite containing inputs not produced in Peru or the United States. The list of commercially unavailable fabrics, yarns, and fibers may be changed pursuant to the commercial availability provision in chapter 3, Article 3.3, Paragraphs 5–7 of the Agreement. Section 203(o) of the Act implements the commercial availability provision of the Agreement. Under this provision, interested entities from Peru or the United States have the right to request that a specific fabric, yarn, or fiber be added to, or removed from, the list of commercially unavailable fabrics, yarns, and fibers in Annex 3–B. Section 203(o) of the Act provides that the President may modify the list of fabrics, yarns, and fibers in Annex 3–B by determining whether additional fabrics, yarns, or fibers are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States or Peru, and that the President will issue procedures governing the submission of requests and providing an opportunity for interested entities to submit comments. The President delegated the responsibility for publishing the procedures and administering commercial availability requests to CITA, which issues procedures and acts on requests through the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) (See Proclamation No. 8341, 74 FR 4105, Jan. 22, 2009). Interim procedures to implement these responsibilities were published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2009. (See Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act and Estimate of Burden for Collection of Information, 74 FR 41111, Aug. 14, 2009) (Commercial Availability Procedures). The intent of the Commercial Availability Procedures is to foster the use of U.S. and regional products by implementing procedures that allow products to be placed on or removed from a product list, on a timely basis, and in a manner that is consistent with normal business practice. The procedures are intended to facilitate the transmission of requests; allow the market to indicate the availability of the supply of products that are the subject of requests; make available promptly, to interested entities and the public, information regarding the requests for products and offers received for those products; ensure wide participation by interested entities and parties; allow for careful review and consideration of information provided to substantiate requests and responses; and provide timely public dissemination of information used by CITA in making commercial availability determinations. CITA must collect certain information about fabric, yarn, or fiber technical specifications and the production capabilities of Peruvian and U.S. textile producers to determine whether certain fabrics, yarns, or fibers are available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States or Peru, subject to section 203(o) of the Act. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Frequency: Varies. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Wendy Liberante, (202) 395–3647. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: May 26, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–12851 Filed 5–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DOC Case No. ITC Case No. Country 731–TA–385 Italy .............. A–570–827 ... 731–TA–669 PRC ............. Granular Polytetrafluorethylene Resin (4th Review). Cased Pencils (4th Review) ............................. International Trade Administration Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is automatically initiating the five-year review (‘‘Sunset Review’’) of the antidumping and countervailing duty (‘‘AD/CVD’’) order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same order(s). DATES: Effective Date: June 1, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. For information from the Commission contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205–3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The Department’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8101 (February 14, 2012). Initiation of Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(c), we are initiating Sunset Reviews of the following antidumping and countervailing duty order(s): Product A–475–703 ... DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:59 May 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department contact David Goldberger (202) 482–4136. David Goldberger (202) 482–4136. E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 105 / Wednesday, June 1, 2016 / Notices 34975 DOC Case No. ITC Case No. Country Product A–570–826 ... 731–TA–663 PRC ............. Paper Clips (4th Review) .................................. Matthew Renkey (202) 482–2312. regulations govern the submission of factual information in a segment (such as 19 CFR 351.218), these time limits will continue to be applied. Parties are also advised to review the final rule concerning the extension of time limits for submissions in AD/CVD proceedings, available at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/ 1309frn/2013-22853.txt, prior to submitting factual information in these segments.5 Department will automatically revoke the order without further review.6 If we receive an order-specific notice of intent to participate from a domestic interested party, the Department’s regulations provide that all parties wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must file complete substantive responses not later than 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The required contents of a substantive response, on an order-specific basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. Also, note that the Department’s information requirements are distinct from the Commission’s information requirements. Consult the Department’s regulations for information regarding the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews. Consult the Department’s regulations at 19 CFR part 351 for definitions of terms and for other general information concerning antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings at the Department. This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c). Filing Information As a courtesy, we are making information related to sunset proceedings, including copies of the pertinent statute and Department’s regulations, the Department’s schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of past revocations and continuations, and current service lists, available to the public on the Department’s Web site at the following address: http:// enforcement.trade.gov/sunset/. All submissions in these Sunset Reviews must be filed in accordance with the Department’s regulations regarding format, translation, and service of documents. These rules, including electronic filing requirements via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’), can be found at 19 CFR 351.303.1 This notice serves as a reminder that any party submitting factual information in an AD/CVD proceeding must certify to the accuracy and completeness of that information.2 Parties are hereby reminded that revised certification requirements are in effect for company/ government officials as well as their representatives in these segments.3 The formats for the revised certifications are provided at the end of the Final Rule. The Department intends to reject factual submissions if the submitting party does not comply with the revised certification requirements. On April 10, 2013, the Department modified two regulations related to AD/ CVD proceedings: The definition of factual information (19 CFR 351.102(b)(21)), and the time limits for the submission of factual information (19 CFR 351.301).4 Parties are advised to review the final rule, available at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/ 1304frn/2013-08227.txt, prior to submitting factual information in these segments. To the extent that other sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 See also Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order Procedures, 76 FR 39263 (July 6, 2011). 2 See section 782(b) of the Act. 3 See Certification of Factual Information To Import Administration During Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 42678 (July 17, 2013) (‘‘Final Rule’’) (amending 19 CFR 351.303(g)). 4 See Definition of Factual Information and Time Limits for Submission of Factual Information: Final Rule, 78 FR 21246 (April 10, 2013). VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:59 May 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 Department contact Letters of Appearance and Administrative Protective Orders Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(d), the Department will maintain and make available a public service list for these proceedings. Parties wishing to participate in any of these five-year reviews must file letters of appearance as discussed at 19 CFR 351.103(d)). To facilitate the timely preparation of the public service list, it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding submit an entry of appearance within 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation. Because deadlines in Sunset Reviews can be very short, we urge interested parties who want access to proprietary information under administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) to file an APO application immediately following publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The Department’s regulations on submission of proprietary information and eligibility to receive access to business proprietary information under APO can be found at 19 CFR 351.304–306. Information Required From Interested Parties Domestic interested parties, as defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b), wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(ii). In accordance with the Department’s regulations, if we do not receive a notice of intent to participate from at least one domestic interested party by the 15-day deadline, the 5 See Extension of Time Limits, 78 FR 57790 (September 20, 2013). PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: May 24, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–12905 Filed 5–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Meeting of the United States Manufacturing Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The United States Manufacturing Council (Council) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The Council was established in April 2004 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Council members to review and deliberate on a proposed SUMMARY: 6 See E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii). 01JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 105 (Wednesday, June 1, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34974-34975]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') is automatically initiating the five-year review 
(``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/
CVD'') order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the 
Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of 
Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same order(s).

DATES:  Effective Date: June 1, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department official identified in 
the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230. For information from the Commission contact Mary 
Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission 
at (202) 205-3193.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The Department's procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are 
set forth in its Procedures for Conducting Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 
(March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on 
methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department's 
conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in Antidumping Proceedings: 
Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate 
in Certain Antidumping Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8101 
(February 14, 2012).

Initiation of Review

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(c), we are initiating Sunset 
Reviews of the following antidumping and countervailing duty order(s):

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    DOC Case No.          ITC Case No.           Country                Product             Department contact
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A-475-703...........  731-TA-385.........  Italy..............  Granular                 David Goldberger (202)
                                                                 Polytetrafluorethylene   482-4136.
                                                                 Resin (4th Review).
A-570-827...........  731-TA-669.........  PRC................  Cased Pencils (4th       David Goldberger (202)
                                                                 Review).                 482-4136.

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A-570-826...........  731-TA-663.........  PRC................  Paper Clips (4th         Matthew Renkey (202)
                                                                 Review).                 482-2312.
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Filing Information

    As a courtesy, we are making information related to sunset 
proceedings, including copies of the pertinent statute and Department's 
regulations, the Department's schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of 
past revocations and continuations, and current service lists, 
available to the public on the Department's Web site at the following 
address: http://enforcement.trade.gov/sunset/. All submissions in these 
Sunset Reviews must be filed in accordance with the Department's 
regulations regarding format, translation, and service of documents. 
These rules, including electronic filing requirements via Enforcement 
and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized 
Electronic Service System (``ACCESS''), can be found at 19 CFR 
351.303.\1\
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    \1\ See also Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: 
Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order 
Procedures, 76 FR 39263 (July 6, 2011).
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    This notice serves as a reminder that any party submitting factual 
information in an AD/CVD proceeding must certify to the accuracy and 
completeness of that information.\2\ Parties are hereby reminded that 
revised certification requirements are in effect for company/government 
officials as well as their representatives in these segments.\3\ The 
formats for the revised certifications are provided at the end of the 
Final Rule. The Department intends to reject factual submissions if the 
submitting party does not comply with the revised certification 
requirements.
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    \2\ See section 782(b) of the Act.
    \3\ See Certification of Factual Information To Import 
Administration During Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Proceedings, 78 FR 42678 (July 17, 2013) (``Final Rule'') (amending 
19 CFR 351.303(g)).
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    On April 10, 2013, the Department modified two regulations related 
to AD/CVD proceedings: The definition of factual information (19 CFR 
351.102(b)(21)), and the time limits for the submission of factual 
information (19 CFR 351.301).\4\ Parties are advised to review the 
final rule, available at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/1304frn/2013-08227.txt, prior to submitting factual information in these 
segments. To the extent that other regulations govern the submission of 
factual information in a segment (such as 19 CFR 351.218), these time 
limits will continue to be applied. Parties are also advised to review 
the final rule concerning the extension of time limits for submissions 
in AD/CVD proceedings, available at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/2013/1309frn/2013-22853.txt, prior to submitting factual information in 
these segments.\5\
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    \4\ See Definition of Factual Information and Time Limits for 
Submission of Factual Information: Final Rule, 78 FR 21246 (April 
10, 2013).
    \5\ See Extension of Time Limits, 78 FR 57790 (September 20, 
2013).
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Letters of Appearance and Administrative Protective Orders

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(d), the Department will maintain and 
make available a public service list for these proceedings. Parties 
wishing to participate in any of these five-year reviews must file 
letters of appearance as discussed at 19 CFR 351.103(d)). To facilitate 
the timely preparation of the public service list, it is requested that 
those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding submit 
an entry of appearance within 10 days of the publication of the Notice 
of Initiation.
    Because deadlines in Sunset Reviews can be very short, we urge 
interested parties who want access to proprietary information under 
administrative protective order (``APO'') to file an APO application 
immediately following publication in the Federal Register of this 
notice of initiation. The Department's regulations on submission of 
proprietary information and eligibility to receive access to business 
proprietary information under APO can be found at 19 CFR 351.304-306.

Information Required From Interested Parties

    Domestic interested parties, as defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), 
(E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b), wishing to 
participate in a Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days 
after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of 
initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required 
contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(ii). In accordance with the Department's regulations, if 
we do not receive a notice of intent to participate from at least one 
domestic interested party by the 15-day deadline, the Department will 
automatically revoke the order without further review.\6\
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    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii).
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    If we receive an order-specific notice of intent to participate 
from a domestic interested party, the Department's regulations provide 
that all parties wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must file 
complete substantive responses not later than 30 days after the date of 
publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The 
required contents of a substantive response, on an order-specific 
basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain 
information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. 
Also, note that the Department's information requirements are distinct 
from the Commission's information requirements. Consult the 
Department's regulations for information regarding the Department's 
conduct of Sunset Reviews. Consult the Department's regulations at 19 
CFR part 351 for definitions of terms and for other general information 
concerning antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings at the 
Department.
    This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c).

    Dated: May 24, 2016.
Christian Marsh,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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