Ammonium Sulfate From the People's Republic of China: Correction to the Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 84554-84555 [2016-28226]

Download as PDF 84554 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Notices Agenda DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Public Session International Trade Administration 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman 2. Opening remarks by the Bureau of Industry and Security 3. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public 4. Export Enforcement update 5. Regulations update 6. Working group reports 7. Automated Export System update [A–533–871, A–475–835, A–469–815] Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, Spain: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Closed Session 8. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 25 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov no later than December 6, 2016. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 4, 2016, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 § § 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: November 16, 2016. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–28138 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Nov 22, 2016 Jkt 241001 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective November 23, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker at (202) 482–2924 (India), Edythe Artman at (202) 482–3931 (Italy), and Mark Flessner at (202) 482–6312 (Spain), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 20, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated antidumping duty investigations concerning imports of finished carbon steel flanges from India, Italy and Spain.1 The notice of initiation stated that the Department, 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), would issue its preliminary determinations no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation, unless postponed.2 The current deadline for the preliminary determinations of these investigations is no later than December 7, 2016. For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the petitioners’ request, the Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determinations by 50 days, until January 26, 2017, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2). In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the final determinations of these investigations will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless postponed at a later date. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: November 17, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–28240 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–049] Ammonium Sulfate From the People’s Republic of China: Correction to the Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maliha Khan or Thomas Martin, AD/ CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0895 or (202) 482–3936, respectively. AGENCY: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On October 31, 2016, Weldbend Corporation and Boltex Manufacturing Co., L.P. (collectively, the petitioners), made timely requests pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50-day postponement of the preliminary determinations in these investigations in order to provide the Department with sufficient time to review submissions and request supplemental information, in order to arrive at the most accurate results possible.3 No other parties commented. On November 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published the preliminary results of the investigation of sales at less than fair value for ammonium sulfate from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’).1 The Department is issuing this notice to correct an inadvertent error in the Federal Register notice for the Preliminary Determination. Specifically, the Department stated an incorrect 1 See Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India, Italy, and Spain: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 81 FR 49619 (July 28, 2016). 2 Id., at 49622. 3 See the letters from the petitioners to the Secretary of Commerce entitled, ‘‘Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from India: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 31, 2016; ‘‘Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from Italy: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 31, 2016; ‘‘Finished Carbon Steel Flanges from Spain: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated October 31, 2016. 1 See Ammonium Sulfate from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; 81 FR 78776 (November 9, 2016) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Notices deadline for submitting case briefs or other written comments in the ‘‘Disclosure and Public Comment’’ section of the Preliminary Determination notice. The notice states that ‘‘{c}ase briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance no later than seven days after the date on which the final verification report is issued in this proceeding . . .’’ 2 However, the correct deadline, as stated in the preliminary determination memorandum accompanying the Preliminary Determination notice is ‘‘no later than 30 days after the publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.’’ 3 Accordingly, the deadline for filing case briefs is December 9, 2016. This correction to the preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value is issued and published in accordance with sections 733(f) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Dated: November 16, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–28226 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–471–807] Certain Uncoated Paper From Portugal: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On October 18, 2016, The Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published its initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on certain uncoated paper from Portugal. The Department preliminarily determined that The Navigator Company, S.A. and Navigator Fine Paper, S.A. (collectively ‘‘Navigator’’) is the successor in interest to Portucel, S.A. and Portucel Soporcel Fine Paper, S.A. (collectively ‘‘Portucel’’) for mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 2 Id., at 78776–78777. Memorandum from Christian Marsh to Paul Piquado, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination of the Less Than Fair Value Investigation of Ammonium Sulfate from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated November 1, 2016, at 11. 3 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Nov 22, 2016 Jkt 241001 purposes of the AD order and, as such, is entitled to Portucel’s cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the preliminary results. As no parties submitted comments, and there is no additional information or evidence on the record, the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results. DATES: Effective November 23, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Bethea, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1491. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 18, 2016, the Department initiated a changed circumstances review and made a preliminary finding that Navigator is the successor-ininterest to Portucel and is entitled to Portucel’s cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise.1 We also provided interested parties 14 days from the date of publication of the Preliminary Results to submit case briefs in accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii). No interested parties submitted case briefs or requested a hearing. On October 12, 2016, the Department issued draft customs instructions to interested parties and solicited comments.2 None were received. Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the order is certain uncoated paper. The product is currently classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) categories 4802.56.1000, 4802.56.2000, 4802.56.3000, 4802.56.4000, 4802.56.6000, 4802.56.7020, 4802.56.7040, 4802.57.1000, 4802.57.2000, 4802.57.3000, and 4802.57.4000. Some imports of subject merchandise may also be classified under 4802.62.1000, 4802.62.2000, 4802.62.3000, 4802.62.5000, 4802.62.6020, 4802.62.6040, 4802.69.1000, 4802.69.2000, 4802.69.3000, 4811.90.8050 and 4811.90.9080. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for 1 Certain Uncoated Paper from Portugal: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 81 FR 71703 (October 18, 2016) (Preliminary Results). 2 See Memo to the File from Carrie Bethea, regarding, Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Uncoated Paper from Portugal, Draft U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) Instructions, dated October 12, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 84555 convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive.3 Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review Because no party submitted a case brief in response to the Department’s Preliminary Results, and because the record contains no other information or evidence that calls into question the Preliminary Results, the Department continues to find that Navigator is the successor-in-interest to Portucel, and is entitled to Portucel’s cash deposit rate with respect to entries of merchandise subject to the AD order on uncoated paper from Portugal.4 Instructions to U.S. and Border Protection Based on these final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect estimated ADs for all shipments of subject merchandise exported by Navigator and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of this notice in the Federal Register at the current AD cash deposit rate for Portucel (i.e., 7.80 percent). This cash deposit requirement shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing this final results notice in accordance with sections 751(b) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.216. Dated: November 17, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–28239 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 3 For a complete description of the Scope of the Order, see (Preliminary Results). 4 For a complete discussion of the Department’s findings, which remain unchanged in these final results and which are herein incorporated by reference and adopted by this notice, see generally (Preliminary Results). E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 226 (Wednesday, November 23, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 84554-84555]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-28226]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-049]


Ammonium Sulfate From the People's Republic of China: Correction 
to the Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maliha Khan or Thomas Martin, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0895 or (202) 482-3936, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 9, 2016, the Department of 
Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the 
investigation of sales at less than fair value for ammonium sulfate 
from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\
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    \1\ See Ammonium Sulfate from the People's Republic of China: 
Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; 81 FR 
78776 (November 9, 2016) (``Preliminary Determination'').
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    The Department is issuing this notice to correct an inadvertent 
error in the Federal Register notice for the Preliminary Determination. 
Specifically, the Department stated an incorrect

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deadline for submitting case briefs or other written comments in the 
``Disclosure and Public Comment'' section of the Preliminary 
Determination notice. The notice states that ``{c{time} ase briefs or 
other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance no later than seven days after the date on 
which the final verification report is issued in this proceeding . . 
.'' \2\ However, the correct deadline, as stated in the preliminary 
determination memorandum accompanying the Preliminary Determination 
notice is ``no later than 30 days after the publication of this 
preliminary determination in the Federal Register.'' \3\ Accordingly, 
the deadline for filing case briefs is December 9, 2016.
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    \2\ Id., at 78776-78777.
    \3\ See Memorandum from Christian Marsh to Paul Piquado, 
``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination of the Less 
Than Fair Value Investigation of Ammonium Sulfate from the People's 
Republic of China,'' dated November 1, 2016, at 11.
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    This correction to the preliminary determination of sales at less 
than fair value is issued and published in accordance with sections 
733(f) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.

    Dated: November 16, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-28226 Filed 11-22-16; 8:45 am]
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