Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 72776-72777 [2016-25526]

Download as PDF 72776 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: October 17, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–25550 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Postponement of Final Determination DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–042] Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) is postponing the deadline for issuing final determination in the less than fair value (LTFV) investigation of stainless steel sheet and strip from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and is extending the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period not more than six months. DATES: Effective October 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page at (202) 482–1398 or Lingjun Wang at (202) 482–2316, Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On March 10, 2016, the Department published a notice of initiation of the LTFV investigation of the stainless steel sheet and strip from the PRC.1 The period of investigation is July 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. On September 9, 2016, the Department issued its affirmative Preliminary Determination.2 On September 14, 2016, Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd. (Taigang), a mandatory respondent in this investigation, requested that the Department fully extend the deadline 1 See Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less Than Fair Value Investigation, 81 FR 12711 (March 10, 2016). 2 See Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, 81 FR 64135 (September 19, 2016) (Preliminary Determination). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Oct 20, 2016 for the final determination, and extend the application of the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period not more than six months.3 On September 19, 2016, the Department published the Preliminary Determination.4 Jkt 241001 Section 735(a)(2)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(2)(ii), provide that a final determination may be postponed until not later than 135 days after the date of the publication of the preliminary determination if, in the event of an affirmative preliminary determination, a request for such postponement is made by exporters who account for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise. Further, 19 CFR 351.210(e)(2) requires that such postponement requests by exporters be accompanied by a request for extension of provisional measures from a four-month period to a period not more than six months, in accordance with section 733(d) of the Act. In accordance with section 735(a)(2)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(2)(ii), because (1) our preliminary determination was affirmative; (2) the requesting producer/ exporter, Taigang, accounts for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise from the PRC; and (3) no compelling reasons for denial exist, we are postponing the final determination until no later than 135 days after the date of the publication of the Preliminary Determination and extending the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period not more than six months. Accordingly, we will issue our final determination no later than February 1, 2017. This determination is issued and published pursuant to section 735(a)(2)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(g). Dated: October 14, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–25552 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 3 See 4 See PO 00000 Taigang’s September 14, 2016 letter. Preliminary Determination. Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–552–814] Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is rescinding its administrative review of utility scale wind towers (‘‘wind towers’’) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (‘‘Vietnam’’) for the period or review (‘‘POR’’) February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, based on the withdrawal of request for review. DATES: Effective October 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trisha Tran, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4852. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 3, 2016, the Department published the notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on wind towers from Vietnam for the above POR.1 On February 23, 2016 and February 29, 2016, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), the Department received a timely request from the Wind Tower Trade Coalition (‘‘Petitioner’’) and CS Wind Vietnam Co., Ltd. (‘‘CS Wind’’), respectively, to conduct an administrative review.2 Pursuant to these requests and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), on April 7, 2016, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on wind towers from Vietnam.3 On July 6, 2016, 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 81 FR 5712 (February 3, 2016). 2 See Letter from Petitioner, ‘‘Utility Scale Wind Towers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated February 23, 2016; see also Letter from CS Wind, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Utility Wind Towers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,’’ dated February 29, 2016. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 20324 (April 7, 2016) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices Petitioner and CS Wind withdrew their requests for an administrative review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of review. As noted above, all parties withdrew their requests for review within 90 days of the publication date of the Initiation Notice. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety. 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 terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: October 17, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–25526 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of wind towers from Vietnam. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice of rescission of administrative review. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notifications This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers for whom this review is being rescinded 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 the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. 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, which continues to govern business proprietary 4 See Letter from Petitioner, ‘‘Utility Scale Wind Towers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 6, 2016; see also Letter from CS Wind, ‘‘Withdrawal of Review Request: Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Utility Scale Wind Towers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,’’ dated July 6, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee, Notice of Reestablishment International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). AGENCY: Pursuant to provisions under Title IV of the Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act, 22. U.S.C. 2151, and under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (the Committee). ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting directly to the Secretary of Commerce in his/her capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Maureen Hinman, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202–482–0627; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: maureen.hinman@trade.gov). SUMMARY: Dated: October 17, 2016. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2016–25524 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72777 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–929] Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015– 2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes (graphite electrodes) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), covering the period February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016. The Department has preliminarily determined that three companies, the Fangda Group, Fushun Jinly Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Fushun Jinly), and Jilin Carbon Import and Export Company (Jilin Carbon), had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR). DATES: Effective October 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dmitry Vladimirov, 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) 482–0665. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 3, 2016, we published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on graphite electrodes from the PRC for the POR February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016.1 On April 7, 2016, in response to a timely request from the petitioners,2 and in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on graphite electrodes from the PRC with respect to 196 companies.3 On August 19, 2016, in response to a timely withdrawal request from the petitioners, we rescinded the 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 81 FR 5712 (February 3, 2016). 2 SGL Carbon LLC and Superior Graphite Co (collectively, the petitioners). 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 20324 (April 7, 2016). 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 204 (Friday, October 21, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-552-814]


Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: 
Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-
2016

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding 
its administrative review of utility scale wind towers (``wind 
towers'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') for the 
period or review (``POR'') February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, 
based on the withdrawal of request for review.

DATES: Effective October 21, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trisha Tran, AD/CVD Operations, Office 
IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4852.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 3, 2016, the Department published the notice of 
opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty 
order on wind towers from Vietnam for the above POR.\1\ On February 23, 
2016 and February 29, 2016, in accordance with section 751(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), 
the Department received a timely request from the Wind Tower Trade 
Coalition (``Petitioner'') and CS Wind Vietnam Co., Ltd. (``CS Wind''), 
respectively, to conduct an administrative review.\2\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 81 FR 5712 (February 3, 2016).
    \2\ See Letter from Petitioner, ``Utility Scale Wind Towers from 
the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Request for Administrative 
Review,'' dated February 23, 2016; see also Letter from CS Wind, 
``Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on 
Utility Wind Towers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,'' dated 
February 29, 2016.
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    Pursuant to these requests and in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.221(c)(1)(i), on April 7, 2016, the Department published a notice 
of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order 
on wind towers from Vietnam.\3\ On July 6, 2016,

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Petitioner and CS Wind withdrew their requests for an administrative 
review.\4\
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    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 20324 (April 7, 2016) (``Initiation 
Notice'').
    \4\ See Letter from Petitioner, ``Utility Scale Wind Towers from 
the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated July 6, 2016; see also Letter from CS 
Wind, ``Withdrawal of Review Request: Administrative Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Utility Scale Wind Towers from the 
Socialist Republic of Vietnam,'' dated July 6, 2016.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date 
of the notice of initiation of review. As noted above, all parties 
withdrew their requests for review within 90 days of the publication 
date of the Initiation Notice. No other parties requested an 
administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 
CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of 
wind towers from Vietnam. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates 
equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties required at 
the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to 
issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date 
of publication of this notice of rescission of administrative review.

Notifications

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers for whom 
this review is being rescinded 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 the 
antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 
antidumping duties.
    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, 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 terms of an APO 
is a violation which is subject to sanction.
    This notice is published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 
777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: October 17, 2016.
Christian Marsh,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2016-25526 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
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