Solid Urea From the Russian Federation: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 96433-96434 [2016-31718]

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AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 96434 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Notices The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation for the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective December 30, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Denisa Ursu, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1766 or (202) 482–2285, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On July 5, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation for the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.1 On July 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 petitioners, the Ad Hoc Committee of Domestic Nitrogen Producers and its individual members, CF Industries, Inc. and PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer L.P., to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation manufactured or exported by MCC EuroChem, or its urea production subsidiaries OJSC Nevinnomysskiy Azot and OJSC NAKAzot (MCC EuroChem), and Joint Stock Company PhosAgroCherepovets.2 On September 12, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order.3 This administrative review covers MCC EuroChem and Joint Stock Company PhosAgro-Cherepovets during the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. On November 21, 2016, the petitioners timely withdrew their request for an administrative review for 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 81 FR 43584 (July 5, 2016). 2 See Petitioner’s letter, ‘‘Solid Urea from the Russian Federation; Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 29, 2016. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 62720 (September 12, 2016). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:18 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 both MCC EuroChem and Joint Stock Company PhosAgro-Cherepovets.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, if the party that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioner withdrew its review request before the 90-day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order. Therefore, in response to the timely withdrawal of the review request, the Department is rescinding in its entirety the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation for the review period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. 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 4 See Letter from Counsel to the Ad Hoc Committee of Domestic Nitrogen Producers dated November 21, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 23, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–31718 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–801, A–823–801] Solid Urea From the Russian Federation and Ukraine: Final Results of Sunset Reviews and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On November 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on solid urea from the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in these sunset reviews, the Department is revoking these antidumping duty orders. AGENCY: DATES: Effective December 20, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert James or John Anwesen, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–0649 and 202–482– 0131, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 14, 1987, the Department issued an antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).1 In December 1991, the USSR divided into 15 republics. In response to the dissolution, the Department transferred the original order to all 15 republics and applied a uniform cash deposit rate.2 1 See Urea from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 52 FR 26367 (July 14, 1987). 2 See Solid Urea from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Transfer of the Antidumping E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-821-801]


Solid Urea From the Russian Federation: Rescission of Antidumping 
Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016

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


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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from 
the Russian Federation for the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 
2016.

DATES: Effective December 30, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Denisa Ursu, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20230; telephone: (202) 482-1766 or (202) 482-2285, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On July 5, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register a 
notice of ``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the 
antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation for 
the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.\1\ On July 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 petitioners, the Ad Hoc Committee of Domestic Nitrogen 
Producers and its individual members, CF Industries, Inc. and PCS 
Nitrogen Fertilizer L.P., to conduct an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation 
manufactured or exported by MCC EuroChem, or its urea production 
subsidiaries OJSC Nevinnomysskiy Azot and OJSC NAKAzot (MCC EuroChem), 
and Joint Stock Company PhosAgro-Cherepovets.\2\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 81 FR 43584 (July 5, 2016).
    \2\ See Petitioner's letter, ``Solid Urea from the Russian 
Federation; Request for Administrative Review,'' dated July 29, 
2016.
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    On September 12, 2016, the Department published in the Federal 
Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order.\3\ This administrative review covers MCC 
EuroChem and Joint Stock Company PhosAgro-Cherepovets during the period 
July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. On November 21, 2016, the 
petitioners timely withdrew their request for an administrative review 
for both MCC EuroChem and Joint Stock Company PhosAgro-Cherepovets.\4\
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    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 62720 (September 12, 2016).
    \4\ See Letter from Counsel to the Ad Hoc Committee of Domestic 
Nitrogen Producers dated November 21, 2016.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an 
administrative review, if the party that requested the review withdraws 
its request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of 
initiation of the requested review. The petitioner withdrew its review 
request before the 90-day deadline, and no other party requested an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order. Therefore, in 
response to the timely withdrawal of the review request, the Department 
is rescinding in its entirety the administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation for 
the review period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. 
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 23, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-31718 Filed 12-29-16; 8:45 am]
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