Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 78777-78778 [2016-27079]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 217 / Wednesday, November 9, 2016 / Notices Enforcement and Compliance no later than seven days after the date on which the final verification report is issued in this proceeding and rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in case briefs, may be submitted no later than five days after the deadline date for case briefs.6 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, filed electronically using ACCESS. An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by the Department’s electronic records system, ACCESS, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.7 Hearing requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, and a list of the issues parties intend to present at the hearing. If a request for a hearing is made, the Department intends to hold the hearing at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to be determined. Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES U.S. International Trade Commission Notification In accordance with section 733(f) of the Act, we will notify the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) of our affirmative preliminary determination of sales at LTFV. If our final determination is affirmative, the ITC will determine before the later of 120 days after the date of this preliminary determination or 45 days after our final determination whether these imports are materially injuring, or threaten material injury to, the U.S. industry. This determination is issued and published in accordance with sections 733(f) and 777(i)(I) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.205(c). 6 See 19 CFR 351.309. See also 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). 7 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Nov 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 Dated: November 1, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I—List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Period of Investigation 4. Scope Comments 5. Scope of the Investigation 6. Selection of Respondents 7. Discussion of the Methodology 8. Adjustments to Cash Deposit Rates for Export Subsidies in Companion Countervailing Duty Investigation 9. Public Comment 10. U.S. International Trade Commission Notification 11. Conclusion Appendix II—Scope of the Investigation The merchandise covered by this investigation is ammonium sulfate in all physical forms, with or without additives such as anti-caking agents. Ammonium sulfate, which may also be spelled as ammonium sulphate, has the chemical formula (NH4)2SO4. The scope includes ammonium sulfate that is combined with other products, including by, for example, blending (i.e., mixing granules of ammonium sulfate with granules of one or more other products), compounding (i.e., when ammonium sulfate is compacted with one or more other products under high pressure), or granulating (incorporating multiple products into granules through, e.g., a slurry process). For such combined products, only the ammonium sulfate component is covered by the scope of this investigation. Ammonium sulfate that has been combined with other products is included within the scope regardless of whether the combining occurs in countries other than China. Ammonium sulfate that is otherwise subject to this investigation is not excluded when commingled (i.e., mixed or combined) with ammonium sulfate from sources not subject to this investigation. Only the subject component of such commingled products is covered by the scope of this investigation. The Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry number for ammonium sulfate is 7783–20–2. The merchandise covered by this investigation is currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 3102.21.0000. Although this HTSUS subheading and CAS registry number are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2016–26984 Filed 11–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78777 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–803] Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on heavy forged hand tools, finished or unfinished, with or without handles (‘‘HFHTs’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective October 31, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Walker, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202.482.0413. AGENCY: On February 19, 1991, the Department published the notice of the antidumping duty order on HFHTs from the PRC.1 On July 1, 2016, the Department published the notice of initiation of the fourth sunset review of the AD Orders on HFHTs from the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’).2 In July 2016, the Department received a notice of intent to participate from, each, AMES True Temper (‘‘AMES’’) 3 and Council Tool Company, Inc. (‘‘Council Tool’’),4 domestic interested parties, within the deadline specified in 19 CFR SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 See Antidumping Duty Orders: Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles from the People’s Republic of China, 56 FR 6622 (February 19, 1991) (‘‘AD Orders’’). There are four orders on HFHTs from the PRC: Axes & adzes, bars & wedges, hammers & sledges, and picks & mattocks. 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 81 FR 43185 (July 1, 2016). This notice inadvertently referred to this segment as the third review, however, this is the fourth sunset review of these orders. 3 AMES is the successor company to WoodingsVerona Tools Works, the petitioner in the original investigation. 4 See Council Tool’s July 11, 2016 submission; and AMES’ July 18, 2016 submission. E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1 78778 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 217 / Wednesday, November 9, 2016 / Notices 351.218(d)(1)(i).5 AMES and Council Tool, each, claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as a manufacturer in the United States of a domestic like product. On August 1, 2016, the Department received an adequate substantive response from AMES and Council Tool within the 30day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).6 The Department received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the AD Orders, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). Scope of the Orders The merchandise covered by these orders are hand tools comprising the following classes or kinds of merchandise: (1) Hammers and sledges with heads over 1.5 kg (3.33 pounds); (2) bars over 18 inches in length, track tools and wedges; (3) picks and mattocks; and (4) axes, adzes and similar hewing tools. Subject hand tools are manufactured through a hot forge operation in which steel is sheared to required length, heated to forging temperature, and formed to final shape on forging equipment using dies specific to the desired product shape and size. These products are classifiable under tariff article codes 8205.20.60, 8205.59.30, 8201.30.00, and 8201.40.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this proceeding, which is contained in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, is dispositive.7 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation of the AD Orders and the 5 Pursuant 19 CFR 351.303(b)(1), because the 15day deadline fell on Saturday, July 16, 2016, a nonbusiness day, AMES’ submission that was filed on the next business day (i.e., Monday, July 18, 2016) was accepted as timely. 6 See AMES’ and Council Tool’s August 1, 2016 submissions. 7 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Fourth Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles From the People’s Republic of China: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Nov 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the orders were revoked, is provided in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Services System (‘‘ACCESS’’). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://iaaccess.trade.gov and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B0824 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Dated: October 31, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Final Results of Sunset Review DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Pursuant to section 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the AD Orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weighted-average margins up to those listed in the chart below: International Trade Administration Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Orders IV. History of the Orders V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–27079 Filed 11–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) has received Weightedrequests to conduct administrative average reviews of various antidumping and HFHT Order margin countervailing duty orders and findings (percent) with September anniversary dates. In Axes/Adzes ........................... 15.02 accordance with the Department’s Picks/Mattocks ...................... 50.81 regulations, we are initiating those Bars/Wedges ........................ 31.76 administrative reviews. Hammers/Sledges ................ 45.42 DATES: Effective November 9, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notification to Interested Parties Brenda E. Waters, Office of AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, This notice serves as the only Enforcement and Compliance, reminder to parties subject to International Trade Administration, administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th of their responsibility concerning the Street and Constitution Avenue NW., return or destruction of proprietary Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) information disclosed under APO in 482–4735. accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Timely notification of the return or Background destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, The Department has received timely is hereby requested. Failure to comply requests, in accordance with 19 CFR with the regulations and terms of an 351.213(b), for administrative reviews of APO is a violation which is subject to various antidumping and countervailing sanction. duty orders and findings with September anniversary dates. We are issuing and publishing these All deadlines for the submission of results and notice in accordance with various types of information, sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of certifications, or comments or actions by the Act, 19 CFR 351.218, and 19 CFR the Department discussed below refer to 351.221(c)(5)(ii). the number of calendar days from the applicable starting time. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 217 (Wednesday, November 9, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78777-78778]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-803]


Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without 
Handles From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the 
Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce 
(the ``Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders on heavy forged hand tools, finished or unfinished, with or 
without handles (``HFHTs'') from the People's Republic of China 
(``PRC'') would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' 
section of this notice.

DATES: Effective October 31, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Walker, AD/CVD Operations, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202.482.0413.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 19, 1991, the Department 
published the notice of the antidumping duty order on HFHTs from the 
PRC.\1\ On July 1, 2016, the Department published the notice of 
initiation of the fourth sunset review of the AD Orders on HFHTs from 
the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the ``Act'').\2\ In July 2016, the Department received a 
notice of intent to participate from, each, AMES True Temper (``AMES'') 
\3\ and Council Tool Company, Inc. (``Council Tool''),\4\ domestic 
interested parties, within the deadline specified in 19 CFR

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351.218(d)(1)(i).\5\ AMES and Council Tool, each, claimed interested 
party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as a manufacturer in 
the United States of a domestic like product. On August 1, 2016, the 
Department received an adequate substantive response from AMES and 
Council Tool within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\6\ The Department received no substantive responses 
from respondent interested parties. As a result, the Department 
conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the AD Orders, 
pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2).
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    \1\ See Antidumping Duty Orders: Heavy Forged Hand Tools, 
Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles from the People's 
Republic of China, 56 FR 6622 (February 19, 1991) (``AD Orders''). 
There are four orders on HFHTs from the PRC: Axes & adzes, bars & 
wedges, hammers & sledges, and picks & mattocks.
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 81 FR 43185 
(July 1, 2016). This notice inadvertently referred to this segment 
as the third review, however, this is the fourth sunset review of 
these orders.
    \3\ AMES is the successor company to Woodings-Verona Tools 
Works, the petitioner in the original investigation.
    \4\ See Council Tool's July 11, 2016 submission; and AMES' July 
18, 2016 submission.
    \5\ Pursuant 19 CFR 351.303(b)(1), because the 15-day deadline 
fell on Saturday, July 16, 2016, a non-business day, AMES' 
submission that was filed on the next business day (i.e., Monday, 
July 18, 2016) was accepted as timely.
    \6\ See AMES' and Council Tool's August 1, 2016 submissions.
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Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by these orders are hand tools comprising 
the following classes or kinds of merchandise: (1) Hammers and sledges 
with heads over 1.5 kg (3.33 pounds); (2) bars over 18 inches in 
length, track tools and wedges; (3) picks and mattocks; and (4) axes, 
adzes and similar hewing tools. Subject hand tools are manufactured 
through a hot forge operation in which steel is sheared to required 
length, heated to forging temperature, and formed to final shape on 
forging equipment using dies specific to the desired product shape and 
size. These products are classifiable under tariff article codes 
8205.20.60, 8205.59.30, 8201.30.00, and 8201.40.60 of the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''). Although the HTSUS 
subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written description of the scope of this proceeding, which is contained 
in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, is dispositive.\7\
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    \7\ See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to 
Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, 
``Fourth Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders on 
Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without 
Handles From the People's Republic of China: Issues and Decision 
Memorandum for the Final Results,'' dated concurrently with, and 
hereby adopted by, this notice (``Issues and Decision Memorandum'').
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Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review, 
including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in 
the event of revocation of the AD Orders and the magnitude of the 
margins likely to prevail if the orders were revoked, is provided in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The Issues and Decision Memorandum 
is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and 
Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic 
Services System (``ACCESS''). ACCESS is available to registered users 
at http://iaaccess.trade.gov and to all parties in the Central Records 
Unit, Room B0824 of the main Department of Commerce building. In 
addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can 
be accessed on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The 
signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to section 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the 
Department determines that revocation of the AD Orders would be likely 
to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the 
magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weighted-
average margins up to those listed in the chart below:

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                                                             Weighted-
                       HFHT Order                         average margin
                                                             (percent)
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Axes/Adzes..............................................           15.02
Picks/Mattocks..........................................           50.81
Bars/Wedges.............................................           31.76
Hammers/Sledges.........................................           45.42
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Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or 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.
    We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, 19 
CFR 351.218, and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii).

    Dated: October 31, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Orders
IV. History of the Orders
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Review
VIII. Recommendation

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