Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders, 57562-57563 [2016-20174]

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[FR Doc. 2016–20180 Filed 8–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–602, A–588–602, A–583–605, A–549– 807, A–570–814] Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on carbon butt-weld pipe fittings (BWPF) from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and 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 a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty orders. DATES: Effective August 23, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On March 1, 2016, the Department published the notice of initiation of the fourth sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on BWPF from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 163 / Tuesday, August 23, 2016 / Notices Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the AD orders would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping.2 The Department, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the AD orders be revoked. On August 8, 2016, the ITC published notice of its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the AD orders on BWPF from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and 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.3 Scope of the Orders The merchandise covered by the orders consists of certain carbon steel butt-weld type fittings, other than couplings, under 14 inches in diameter, whether finished or unfinished. These imports are currently classified under subheading 7307.93.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written product description remains dispositive.4 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the AD orders 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 and 19 CFR 351.218(a), the 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (’’Sunset’’) Reviews, 81 FR 10578 (March 1, 2016). 2 See Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 44270 (July 7, 2016) (Final Results). 3 See Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, China, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand: Investigation Nos. 731–TA–308–310 and 520–521 (Fourth Review), USITC Publication 4628 (August 2016); see also Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, China, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand; Determination, 81 FR 52460 (August 8, 2016). 4 For a full description of the scope of the orders, see the Final Results and accompanying memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 28, 2016. The scope language varies slightly amongst the countries due to the fact the investigations and subsequent orders for the PRC and Thailand occurred after the investigations for the other three countries. Additionally, the scope language for Taiwan includes a reference to a scope decision. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Aug 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD orders on BWPF from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and 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 orders 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 review of the orders 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 and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: August 15, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–20174 Filed 8–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet in an open session on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mountain Time and Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57562-57563]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-602, A-588-602, A-583-605, A-549-807, A-570-814]


Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, 
Thailand, and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of 
Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that 
revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on carbon butt-weld pipe 
fittings (BWPF) from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and 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 a notice of continuation of the 
antidumping duty orders.

DATES: Effective August 23, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, AD/CVD Operations, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2312.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 1, 2016, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the fourth sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on BWPF 
from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the PRC, pursuant to section 
751(c) of the

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Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ As a result of its review, 
the Department determined that revocation of the AD orders would likely 
lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping.\2\ The Department, 
therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to 
prevail should the AD orders be revoked. On August 8, 2016, the ITC 
published notice of its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of 
the Act, that revocation of the AD orders on BWPF from Brazil, Japan, 
Taiwan, Thailand, and 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.\3\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (''Sunset'') Reviews, 81 FR 
10578 (March 1, 2016).
    \2\ See Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Japan, 
Taiwan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results 
of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 
FR 44270 (July 7, 2016) (Final Results).
    \3\ See Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, China, 
Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand: Investigation Nos. 731-TA-308-310 and 
520-521 (Fourth Review), USITC Publication 4628 (August 2016); see 
also Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, China, Japan, 
Taiwan, and Thailand; Determination, 81 FR 52460 (August 8, 2016).
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Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by the orders consists of certain carbon 
steel butt-weld type fittings, other than couplings, under 14 inches in 
diameter, whether finished or unfinished. These imports are currently 
classified under subheading 7307.93.30 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The HTSUS subheading is provided 
for convenience and customs purposes. The written product description 
remains dispositive.\4\
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    \4\ For a full description of the scope of the orders, see the 
Final Results and accompanying memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited 
Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Carbon Steel Butt-
Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the 
People's Republic of China,'' dated June 28, 2016. The scope 
language varies slightly amongst the countries due to the fact the 
investigations and subsequent orders for the PRC and Thailand 
occurred after the investigations for the other three countries. 
Additionally, the scope language for Taiwan includes a reference to 
a scope decision.
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Continuation of the Orders

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the AD orders 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 and 19 CFR 351.218(a), 
the Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD orders on BWPF 
from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and 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 orders 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 review of the orders 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 and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: August 15, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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