Heavy Forged Hand Tools, Finished or Unfinished, With or Without Handles From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders, 1695 [2017-00030]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 4 / Friday, January 6, 2017 / Notices 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: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on heavy forged hand tools, finished or unfinished, with or without handles (HFHTs) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of the AD orders. DATES: Effective January 6, 2017. 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: AGENCY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Background On February 19, 1991, the Department published the AD orders 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 As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the AD orders would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping.3 The Department, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins 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). 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). 3 See 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, 81 FR 78777 (November 9, 2016) (Final Results) and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Jan 05, 2017 Jkt 241001 likely to prevail should the AD orders be revoked. On December 20, 2016, the ITC published its determination that revocation of the AD orders on HFHTs from the PRC would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act.4 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 the AD orders is dispositive.5 Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the AD orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(a), the Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD orders on HFHTs from the PRC. United States Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the AD orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of the AD orders not later than 30 days prior to the fifth 4 See Heavy Forged Hand Tools from China: Investigation No. 731–TA–457–A–D (Fourth Review), USITC Publication 4654 (December 2016); see also Heavy Forged Hand Tools from China; Determination, 81 FR 92852 (December 20, 2016). 5 See Final Results, and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum at ‘‘III. Scope of the Orders.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1695 anniversary of the effective date of continuation. This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: December 29, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–00030 Filed 1–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–954] Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce SUMMARY: On September 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on magnesia carbon bricks (MCBs) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) September 1, 2014, to August 31, 2015.1 This review covers 20 companies. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. No party filed comments or requested a hearing. Accordingly, the final results remain unchanged from the Preliminary Results. DATES: Effective January 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Hawkins, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6491. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Scope of the Order The scope of the order includes certain chemically-bonded (resin or pitch), MCBs with a magnesia component of at least 70 percent magnesia (MgO) by weight, regardless of 1 See Magnesia Carbon Bricks from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015, 81 FR 62472 (September 9, 2016) (Preliminary Results) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM 06JAN1

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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: Continuation of 
Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on heavy forged 
hand tools, finished or unfinished, with or without handles (HFHTs) 
from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice 
of continuation of the AD orders.

DATES: Effective January 6, 2017.

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:

Background

    On February 19, 1991, the Department published the AD orders 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\ As a result of its review, the 
Department determined that revocation of the AD orders would likely 
lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping.\3\ The Department, 
therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to 
prevail should the AD orders be revoked. On December 20, 2016, the ITC 
published its determination that revocation of the AD orders on HFHTs 
from the PRC would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of 
material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably 
foreseeable time, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act.\4\
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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). 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).
    \3\ See 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, 81 FR 78777 (November 9, 2016) (Final Results) and 
accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.
    \4\ See Heavy Forged Hand Tools from China: Investigation No. 
731-TA-457-A-D (Fourth Review), USITC Publication 4654 (December 
2016); see also Heavy Forged Hand Tools from China; Determination, 
81 FR 92852 (December 20, 2016).
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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 the AD orders is dispositive.\5\
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    \5\ See Final Results, and accompanying Issues and Decision 
Memorandum at ``III. Scope of the Orders.''
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Continuation of the Orders

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the AD orders would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United 
States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(a), 
the Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD orders on HFHTs 
from the PRC. United States Customs and Border Protection will continue 
to collect AD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry 
for all imports of subject merchandise.
    The effective date of the continuation of the AD orders will be the 
date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of 
continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department 
intends to initiate the next five-year review of the AD orders not 
later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date 
of continuation.
    This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: December 29, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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