Solid Urea From Russia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews; 2014-2015, 81738-81739 [2016-27819]

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Preliminary Results. We received no comments. The Department conducted these reviews in accordance with section 751(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Issued this 9th day of November, 2016. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. The merchandise subject to the order is solid urea, a high-nitrogen content fertilizer which is produced by reacting ammonia with carbon dioxide. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedules of the United States (HTSUS) item number 3102.10.0010. Previously such merchandise was classified under item number 480.3000 and 3102.10.0000 of the HTSUS. Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to the order is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2016–27785 Filed 11–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–801] Solid Urea From Russia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On August 12, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review and new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from Russia. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. For the final results of these reviews, we continue to find that subject merchandise has not been sold at less than normal value. DATES: Effective November 18, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael A. Romani 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) 482–0198, and (202) 482–2201, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On August 12, 2016, the Department published the Preliminary Results of the administrative review and new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from Russia.1 The administrative review covers MCC EuroChem; the new shipper review covers Joint Stock Company PhosAgroCherepovets (PhosAgro). The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the 1 See Solid Urea from the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews and Rescission of Administrative Review, in Part; 2014– 2015, 81 FR 53414 (August 12, 2016) (Preliminary Results). PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Scope of the Order Final Results of the Administrative Review The Department made no changes to its calculations announced in the Preliminary Results. As a result of this administrative review, we determine that an estimated weighted-average dumping margin of 0.00 percent exists for MCC EuroChem for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. Final Results of the New Shipper Review The Department made no changes to its calculations announced in the Preliminary Results. As a result of this new shipper review, we determine that an estimated weighted-average dumping margin of 0.00 percent exists for merchandise produced and exported by PhosAgro for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. Assessment In accordance with 19 CFR 351.212 and the Final Modification,2 the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to liquidate all appropriate entries for MCC EuroChem and PhosAgro without regard to antidumping duties. For entries of subject merchandise during the period of review produced by MCC EuroChem and PhosAgro for which they did not know their merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate unreviewed entries at the allothers rate if there is no rate for the 2 See Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8101, 8102 (February 14, 2012) (Final Modification). E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 223 / Friday, November 18, 2016 / Notices intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.3 We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this review. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of final results of the administrative and new shipper reviews for all shipments of solid urea from Russia entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication as provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate with respect to the administrative review respondent, MCC EuroChem, will be 0.00 percent, the weighted average dumping margin established in the final results of the administrative review; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this administrative review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding in which that manufacturer or exporter participated; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this administrative review, a prior review, or the original investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding for the manufacturer of subject merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 64.93 percent, the all-others rate established in the original less-than-fair-value investigation.4 With respect to PhosAgro, the new shipper respondent, the Department established a combination cash deposit rate for this company, consistent with its practice, as follows: (1) For subject merchandise produced and exported by PhosAgro, the cash deposit rate will be 0.00 percent; (2) for subject merchandise exported by PhosAgro, but not produced by PhosAgro, the cash deposit rate will 3 See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). 4 See Urea From the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 52 FR 19557 (May 26, 1987). Also note that following the break-up of the Soviet Union, the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Soviet Union was transferred to the individual members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. See Solid Urea From the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Transfer of the Antidumping Order on Solid Urea From the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic States and Opportunity to Comment, 57 FR 28828 (June 29, 1992). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Nov 17, 2016 Jkt 241001 be the rate for the all-others established in the less-than-fair-value investigation; and (3) for subject merchandise produced by PhosAgro but not exported by PhosAgro, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the exporter. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a final reminder to importers 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 antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 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 sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing these results of administrative and new shipper reviews in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) 751(a)(2)(B)(iii), 751(a)(3)and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h), 351.214 and 351.221(b)(5). Dated: November 14, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–27819 Filed 11–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Limited Access Death Master File Accredited Conformity Assessment Body Application for Firewalled Status The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 81739 Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Commerce. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-821-801]


Solid Urea From Russia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative and New Shipper Reviews; 2014-2015

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

SUMMARY: On August 12, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative 
review and new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on solid 
urea from Russia. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2014, through 
June 30, 2015. For the final results of these reviews, we continue to 
find that subject merchandise has not been sold at less than normal 
value.

DATES: Effective November 18, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael A. Romani 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) 482-0198, and (202) 
482-2201, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On August 12, 2016, the Department published the Preliminary 
Results of the administrative review and new shipper review of the 
antidumping duty order on solid urea from Russia.\1\ The administrative 
review covers MCC EuroChem; the new shipper review covers Joint Stock 
Company PhosAgro-Cherepovets (PhosAgro). The Department gave interested 
parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. We 
received no comments. The Department conducted these reviews in 
accordance with section 751(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act).
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    \1\ See Solid Urea from the Russian Federation: Preliminary 
Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews 
and Rescission of Administrative Review, in Part; 2014-2015, 81 FR 
53414 (August 12, 2016) (Preliminary Results).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the order is solid urea, a high-nitrogen 
content fertilizer which is produced by reacting ammonia with carbon 
dioxide. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedules of the United States (HTSUS) item number 3102.10.0010. 
Previously such merchandise was classified under item number 480.3000 
and 3102.10.0000 of the HTSUS. Although the HTSUS subheading is 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description 
of the merchandise subject to the order is dispositive.

Final Results of the Administrative Review

    The Department made no changes to its calculations announced in the 
Preliminary Results. As a result of this administrative review, we 
determine that an estimated weighted-average dumping margin of 0.00 
percent exists for MCC EuroChem for the period July 1, 2014, through 
June 30, 2015.

Final Results of the New Shipper Review

    The Department made no changes to its calculations announced in the 
Preliminary Results. As a result of this new shipper review, we 
determine that an estimated weighted-average dumping margin of 0.00 
percent exists for merchandise produced and exported by PhosAgro for 
the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.

Assessment

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.212 and the Final Modification,\2\ 
the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
to liquidate all appropriate entries for MCC EuroChem and PhosAgro 
without regard to antidumping duties.
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    \2\ See Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-
Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping 
Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8101, 8102 (February 14, 
2012) (Final Modification).
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    For entries of subject merchandise during the period of review 
produced by MCC EuroChem and PhosAgro for which they did not know their 
merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to 
liquidate unreviewed entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate 
for the

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intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.\3\
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    \3\ See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: 
Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003).
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    We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of 
the final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the notice of final results of the administrative and 
new shipper reviews for all shipments of solid urea from Russia 
entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the 
date of publication as provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) 
The cash deposit rate with respect to the administrative review 
respondent, MCC EuroChem, will be 0.00 percent, the weighted average 
dumping margin established in the final results of the administrative 
review; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not 
covered in this administrative review but covered in a prior segment of 
the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-
specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this 
proceeding in which that manufacturer or exporter participated; (3) if 
the exporter is not a firm covered in this administrative review, a 
prior review, or the original investigation, but the manufacturer is, 
the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most 
recently completed segment of this proceeding for the manufacturer of 
subject merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other 
manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 64.93 percent, the all-
others rate established in the original less-than-fair-value 
investigation.\4\
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    \4\ See Urea From the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Final 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 52 FR 19557 (May 26, 
1987). Also note that following the break-up of the Soviet Union, 
the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Soviet Union was 
transferred to the individual members of the Commonwealth of 
Independent States. See Solid Urea From the Union of Soviet 
Socialist Republics; Transfer of the Antidumping Order on Solid Urea 
From the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to the Commonwealth of 
Independent States and the Baltic States and Opportunity to Comment, 
57 FR 28828 (June 29, 1992).
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    With respect to PhosAgro, the new shipper respondent, the 
Department established a combination cash deposit rate for this 
company, consistent with its practice, as follows: (1) For subject 
merchandise produced and exported by PhosAgro, the cash deposit rate 
will be 0.00 percent; (2) for subject merchandise exported by PhosAgro, 
but not produced by PhosAgro, the cash deposit rate will be the rate 
for the all-others established in the less-than-fair-value 
investigation; and (3) for subject merchandise produced by PhosAgro but 
not exported by PhosAgro, the cash deposit rate will be the rate 
applicable to the exporter.
    These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in 
effect until further notice.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a final reminder to importers 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 antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 
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 sanctionable 
violation.
    We are issuing and publishing these results of administrative and 
new shipper reviews in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) 
751(a)(2)(B)(iii), 751(a)(3)and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.213(h), 351.214 and 351.221(b)(5).

    Dated: November 14, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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