Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 89895-89896 [2016-29846]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2016 / Notices 89895 whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. In April 2016, the Department received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on drawn stainless steel sinks from the PRC. On June 6, 2016, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the AD order.2 The administrative review was initiated with respect to 32 companies, and covers the period April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, the requesting parties timely withdrew their review requests for 19 of these companies, as discussed below. II. Method of Collection The Census Bureau uses a letter-only mail out with an electronic-only data collection for the ASE. The mail out will be conducted from the National Processing Center in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Two mail follow-ups to nonrespondents will be conducted at approximately one-month intervals. The second follow-up of the 2014 ASE included a certified mailing for all nonrespondents. The 2015 ASE included a certified mailing for only a selected group of nonrespondents based on their sampling frame; the other nonrespondents received a standard first-class follow-up mailing. The 2016 ASE collection strategy will be similar to the 2015 ASE. Select nonrespondents will receive a certified mailing for the second follow-up if needed. pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES D Count spouses and partners as separate owners. b 1 person b 2 people b 3 people b 4 people b 5–10 people b 11 or more people b Business is owned only by a parent company, estate, trust, or entity b Business is owned by a combination of individuals and parent companies, estates, trusts, or entities Æ 10% or More Ownership—In 2016, did at least one person own 10% or more of this business? (Do not count parent companies, estates, trusts or other entities). b Yes b No—Select ‘‘No’’ ONLY if no person owned 10% or more of this business Sheleen Dumas, PRA Departmental Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Partial Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. All requesting parties withdrew their respective requests for an administrative review of the following companies within 90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation Notice: 3 Elkay (China) Kitchen Solutions, Co., Ltd.; Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Franke Asia Sourcing Ltd.; Grand Hill Work Company; Guangdong G-Top Import & Export Co., Ltd.; Hangzhou Heng’s Industries Co., Ltd.; Hubei Foshan Success Imp & Exp Co. Ltd.; J&C Industries Enterprise Limited; Jiangmen Pioneer Import & Export Co., Ltd.; Jiangmen Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Jiangxi Zoje Kitchen & Bath Industry Co., Ltd.; Ningbo Oulin Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Primy Cooperation Limited; Shenzhen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.; Shunde Foodstuffs Import & Export Company Limited of Guangdong; Shunde Native Produce Import and Export Co., Ltd. of Guangdong; Zhongshan Newecan Enterprise Development Corporation; Zhongshan Silk Imp. & Exp. Group Co., Ltd. of Guangdong; and Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co., Ltd. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0607–0986. Form Number(s): ASE–L1 & ASE–L2, Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs initial letter and follow-up letter. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Large and small employer businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 290,000. Estimated Time per Response: 35 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 169,167. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 8(b), 131 and, 182; Section 1(a)(3) of Executive Order 11625. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:08 Dec 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 [FR Doc. 2016–29866 Filed 12–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–983] Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People’s Republic of China: Partial 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 partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on drawn stainless steel sinks from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. DATES: Effective December 13, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Custard, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1823. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On April 1, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on drawn stainless steel sinks from the PRC for the POR (AD order).1 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to Request Administrative Review, 81 FR 18826 (April 1, 2016). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 36268 (June 6, 2016) (Initiation Notice). 3 See Letter from Elkay Manufacturing Company (the petitioner) to the Department dated August 18, 2016. While the petitioner also submitted a letter on September 6, 2016, withdrawing its request for an administrative review of Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd. and Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd., we note that other parties requested administrative reviews of these companies that were not withdrawn. E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 89896 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2016 / Notices Accordingly, the Department is rescinding this review, in part, with respect to these companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 353.213(d)(1).4 The instant review will continue with respect to the following companies: B&R Industries Limited; Feidong Import and Export Co., Ltd.; Foshan Zhaoshun Trade Co., Ltd.; Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd.; Guangdong New Shichu Import & Export Company Limited; Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Jiangmen Hongmao Trading Co., Ltd.; Jiangmen New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.; KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc.; Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath Co., Ltd.; Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Yuyao Afa Kitchenware Co., Ltd.; and Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd. Assessment Notification to Importers This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Dated: December 7, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–29846 Filed 12–12–16; 8:45 am] The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies for which this review is rescinded, 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 directly to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 4 As stated in Change in Practice in NME Reviews, the Department will no longer consider the nonmarket economy entity as an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews. See Antidumping Proceedings; Announcement of Change in Department Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963 (November 3, 2013). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only 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 return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). 15:08 Dec 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–991] Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Intent To Rescind Review, in Part; 2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of chlorinated isocyanurates (‘‘chloro isos’’) from the People’s Republic of China (the ‘‘PRC’’). Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. AGENCY: DATES: Effective December 13, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Omar Qureshi or Andrew Devine, AD/ CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone 202.482.5307 or 202.482.0238, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are chloro isos, which are derivatives are cyanuric acid, described as chlorinated PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 s-triazine triones.1 Chloro isos are currently classifiable under subheadings 2933.69.6015, 2933.69.6021, 2933.69.6050, 3808.50.4000, 3808.94.5000, and 3808.99.9500 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes; the written product description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Methodology On November 13, 2014, the Department published in the Federal Register a countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) order on chloro isos from the PRC.2 The Department is conducting this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily find that there is a subsidy (i.e., a financial contribution from an authority that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient), and that the subsidy is specific.3 In making this preliminary determination, the Department relied, in part, on facts otherwise available, with the application of adverse inferences.4 For further information, see ‘‘Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences’’ in the accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is provided at Appendix I to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov, and is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. 1 For a complete description of the Scope of the Order, see Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China: Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results, published concurrently with this notice (‘‘Preliminary Decision Memorandum’’). 2 Id. 3 See Sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. 4 See Section 776(a) of the Act. E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 239 (Tuesday, December 13, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 89895-89896]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-983]


Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: 
Partial 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 partially 
rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
drawn stainless steel sinks from the People's Republic of China (PRC) 
for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016.

DATES: Effective December 13, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Custard, Enforcement and 
Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; 
telephone: (202) 482-1823.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 1, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register 
a notice of ``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the 
antidumping duty order on drawn stainless steel sinks from the PRC for 
the POR (AD order).\1\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 81 FR 18826 (April 1, 2016).
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    In April 2016, the Department received multiple timely requests to 
conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on drawn 
stainless steel sinks from the PRC.
    On June 6, 2016, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department published in the 
Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of 
the AD order.\2\ The administrative review was initiated with respect 
to 32 companies, and covers the period April 1, 2015, through March 31, 
2016. Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, the 
requesting parties timely withdrew their review requests for 19 of 
these companies, as discussed below.
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    \2\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 36268 (June 6, 2016) (Initiation 
Notice).
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Partial Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a 
review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication 
of notice of initiation of the requested review. All requesting parties 
withdrew their respective requests for an administrative review of the 
following companies within 90 days of the date of publication of the 
Initiation Notice: \3\ Elkay (China) Kitchen Solutions, Co., Ltd.; 
Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Franke Asia Sourcing 
Ltd.; Grand Hill Work Company; Guangdong G-Top Import & Export Co., 
Ltd.; Hangzhou Heng's Industries Co., Ltd.; Hubei Foshan Success Imp & 
Exp Co. Ltd.; J&C Industries Enterprise Limited; Jiangmen Pioneer 
Import & Export Co., Ltd.; Jiangmen Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., 
Ltd.; Jiangxi Zoje Kitchen & Bath Industry Co., Ltd.; Ningbo Oulin 
Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Primy Cooperation Limited; Shenzhen 
Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.; Shunde Foodstuffs Import & Export Company 
Limited of Guangdong; Shunde Native Produce Import and Export Co., Ltd. 
of Guangdong; Zhongshan Newecan Enterprise Development Corporation; 
Zhongshan Silk Imp. & Exp. Group Co., Ltd. of Guangdong; and Zhuhai 
Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co., Ltd.

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Accordingly, the Department is rescinding this review, in part, with 
respect to these companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 353.213(d)(1).\4\
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    \3\ See Letter from Elkay Manufacturing Company (the petitioner) 
to the Department dated August 18, 2016. While the petitioner also 
submitted a letter on September 6, 2016, withdrawing its request for 
an administrative review of Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware 
Industrial Co., Ltd. and Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., 
Ltd., we note that other parties requested administrative reviews of 
these companies that were not withdrawn.
    \4\ As stated in Change in Practice in NME Reviews, the 
Department will no longer consider the non-market economy entity as 
an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews. See 
Antidumping Proceedings; Announcement of Change in Department 
Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings 
and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME 
Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963 (November 3, 2013).
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    The instant review will continue with respect to the following 
companies: B&R Industries Limited; Feidong Import and Export Co., Ltd.; 
Foshan Zhaoshun Trade Co., Ltd.; Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware 
Industrial Co., Ltd.; Guangdong New Shichu Import & Export Company 
Limited; Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Jiangmen Hongmao 
Trading Co., Ltd.; Jiangmen New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.; KaiPing 
Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc.; Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath Co., Ltd.; 
Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Yuyao Afa Kitchenware Co., 
Ltd.; and Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the 
companies for which this review is rescinded, 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 directly to CBP 15 
days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries 
will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, of their 
responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate 
regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing 
duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review 
period. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the 
presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or 
countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 
antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as the only 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 return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to 
judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with 
the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation.
    This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: December 7, 2016.
Christian Marsh,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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