Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 35332 [2016-13044]

Download as PDF 35332 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES both of which are considered high tensile strength and high elongation steels. Subject merchandise also includes corrosion-resistant steel that has been further processed in a third country, including but not limited to annealing, tempering, painting, varnishing, trimming, cutting, punching and/ or slitting or any other processing that would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of the investigation if performed in the country of manufacture of the in-scope corrosion resistant steel. All products that meet the written physical description, and in which the chemistry quantities do not exceed any one of the noted element levels listed above, are within the scope of this investigation unless specifically excluded. The following products are outside of and/or specifically excluded from the scope of this investigation: • Flat-rolled steel products either plated or coated with tin, lead, chromium, chromium oxides, both tin and lead (‘‘terne plate’’), or both chromium and chromium oxides (‘‘tin free steel’’), whether or not painted, varnished or coated with plastics or other non-metallic substances in addition to the metallic coating; • Clad products in straight lengths of 4.7625 mm or more in composite thickness and of a width which exceeds 150 mm and measures at least twice the thickness; and • Certain clad stainless flat-rolled products, which are three-layered corrosionresistant flat-rolled steel products less than 4.75 mm in composite thickness that consist of a flat-rolled steel product clad on both sides with stainless steel in a 20%–60%– 20% ratio. The products subject to the investigation are currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) under item numbers: 7210.30.0030, 7210.30.0060, 7210.41.0000, 7210.49.0030, 7210.49.0091, 7210.49.0095, 7210.61.0000, 7210.69.0000, 7210.70.6030, 7210.70.6060, 7210.70.6090, 7210.90.6000, 7210.90.9000, 7212.20.0000, 7212.30.1030, 7212.30.1090, 7212.30.3000, 7212.30.5000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7212.50.0000, and 7212.60.0000. The products subject to the investigation may also enter under the following HTSUS item numbers: 7210.90.1000, 7215.90.1000, 7215.90.3000, 7215.90.5000, 7217.20.1500, 7217.30.1530, 7217.30.1560, 7217.90.1000, 7217.90.5030, 7217.90.5060, 7217.90.5090, 7225.91.0000, 7225.92.0000, 7225.99.0090, 7226.99.0110, 7226.99.0130, 7226.99.0180, 7228.60.6000, 7228.60.8000, and 7229.90.1000. The HTSUS subheadings above are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. Appendix II—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Period of Investigation 4. Margin Calculations 5. Comparisons to Fair Value 6. List of Comments 7. Discussion of Comments VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jun 01, 2016 Comment 1: Duty Drawback Comment 2: Date of Sale Comment 3: Revision of Uttam Galva’s Yield Strength Product Characteristics Comment 4: JSW’s Sales Below Cost Comment 5: Export Subsidy Offset Deduction for Duty Drawback Subsidy Rates Comment 6: JSW’s Forward Exchange Rate Contracts Comment 7: Treatment of JSW’s Domestic Brokerage and Handling Comment 8: Adjustments for JSW Verification Findings Comment 9: JSW’s POI Material Costs Comment 10: Uttam Galva’s Cost of Production Minor Corrections Comment 11: JSW Royalty Expense Comment 12: Ministerial Errors Comment 13: Uttam Galva’s Differential Pricing Analysis 8. Negative Finding of Critical Circumstances 9. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2016–12986 Filed 6–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–040] Truck and Bus Tires From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: June 2, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun or Andre Gziryan, AD/ CVD Operations Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5760 and (202) 482–2201, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 18, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the antidumping duty investigation of truck and bus tires from the People’s Republic of China.1 The Initiation Notice stated that the Department would issue its preliminary determination for this investigation no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), unless postponed.2 1 See Truck and Bus Tires From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 81 FR 9434 (February 25, 2016) (Initiation Notice). 2 Id., 81 FR at 9438. Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Period of Investigation The period of investigation is July 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act permits the Department to postpone the time limit for the preliminary determination if it receives a timely request from the petitioner for postponement. The Department may postpone the preliminary determination under section 733(c)(1) of the Act no later than 190 days after the date on which the administering authority initiates an investigation. On May 20, 2016, United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO, CLC (the petitioner) made a timely request under 19 CFR 351.205(e) for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determination of this investigation.3 The petitioner states that a postponement is necessary given a very large number of separate rate applications and the need for additional time to analyze responses from the two selected respondents.4 For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the petitioner’s request, the Department is fully postponing the preliminary determination of this investigation in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e) to August 26, 2016. The deadline for the final determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, 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: May 26, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary For Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–13044 Filed 6–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the 3 See Truck and Bus Tires from the People’s Republic of China (A–570–040): Petitioner’s Request to Extend the Preliminary Determination dated May 20, 2016. 4 Id. E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-040]


Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty 
Investigation

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

DATES: Effective Date: June 2, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun or Andre Gziryan, AD/CVD 
Operations Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5760 and (202) 482-
2201, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 18, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the antidumping duty investigation of truck and bus tires 
from the People's Republic of China.\1\ The Initiation Notice stated 
that the Department would issue its preliminary determination for this 
investigation no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation 
in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), unless postponed.\2\
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    \1\ See Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: 
Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 81 FR 9434 (February 
25, 2016) (Initiation Notice).
    \2\ Id., 81 FR at 9438.
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Period of Investigation

    The period of investigation is July 1, 2015, through December 31, 
2015.

Postponement of Preliminary Determination

    Section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act permits the Department to postpone 
the time limit for the preliminary determination if it receives a 
timely request from the petitioner for postponement. The Department may 
postpone the preliminary determination under section 733(c)(1) of the 
Act no later than 190 days after the date on which the administering 
authority initiates an investigation.
    On May 20, 2016, United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, 
Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers 
International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC (the petitioner) made a timely 
request under 19 CFR 351.205(e) for a 50-day postponement of the 
preliminary determination of this investigation.\3\ The petitioner 
states that a postponement is necessary given a very large number of 
separate rate applications and the need for additional time to analyze 
responses from the two selected respondents.\4\
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    \3\ See Truck and Bus Tires from the People's Republic of China 
(A-570-040): Petitioner's Request to Extend the Preliminary 
Determination dated May 20, 2016.
    \4\ Id.
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    For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling 
reasons to deny the petitioner's request, the Department is fully 
postponing the preliminary determination of this investigation in 
accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.205(b)(2) and (e) to August 26, 2016. The deadline for the final 
determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the 
preliminary determination, 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: May 26, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary For Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-13044 Filed 6-1-16; 8:45 am]
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