Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 12538 [2017-04264]

Download as PDF 12538 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 42 / Monday, March 6, 2017 / Notices Dated: February 28, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Discussion of the Methodology A. NV Comparisons 1. Determination of Comparison Method 2. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis B. Product Comparisons C. EP and CEP D. NV 1. Home Market Viability and Selection of Comparison Market 2. Affiliated Party Transactions and Arm’sLength Test 3. Level of Trade (LOT) E. Cost of Production (COP) Analysis 1. Calculation of COP 2. Test of Comparison Market Sales Prices 3. Results of the COP Test F. Calculation of NV Based on Comparison Market Prices G. Calculation of NV Based on CV H. Currency Conversion V. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–04273 Filed 3–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–051] Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective March 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Brings at (202) 482–3927 or Ryan Mullen at (202) 482–5260, AD/ CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On December 8, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an antidumping duty investigation of certain hardwood plywood products from the People’s Republic of China.1 1 See Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less- VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:24 Mar 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1) state that the Department will make a preliminary determination no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation. Accordingly, the preliminary determination of this antidumping duty investigation is currently due no later than April 27, 2017. Postponement of Preliminary Determination On February 21, 2017, the Coalition for Fair Trade in Hardwood Plywood and its individual members (Petitioners), made a timely request, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(e), for postponement of the preliminary determination, in order to facilitate the Department’s analysis of the data and questionnaire responses submitted by respondents.2 Because there are no compelling reasons to deny the request, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination by 50 days. For the reasons stated above, the Department, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to no later than 190 days after the date on which the Department initiated this investigation. Therefore, the new deadline for the preliminary determination is June 16, 2017. In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, 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: February 27, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–04264 Filed 3–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 81 FR 91125 (December 16, 2016). 2 See Letter to the Acting Secretary of Commerce from Petitioners, re: ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioner’s Request to Extend Preliminary Determination’’ (February 21, 2017). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–842] Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large residential washers from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Electrolux Home Products, Inc., Electrolux Home Products Corp. N.V., and Electrolux Home Products de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (collectively, Electrolux). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Electrolux have been made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective March 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Belliveau or Rebecca Janz, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4952 or (202) 482–2972, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are all large residential washers and certain subassemblies thereof from Mexico. The products are currently classifiable under subheadings 8450.20.0040 and 8450.20.0080 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). Products subject to this order may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 8450.11.0040, 8450.11.0080, 8450.90.2000, and 8450.90.6000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this scope is dispositive.1 1 For a full description of the scope of the order see Memorandum from Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, entitled ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 2015–2016 Administrative Review of the E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-051]


Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of 
China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty 
Investigation

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

DATES: Effective March 6, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Brings at (202) 482-3927 or 
Ryan Mullen at (202) 482-5260, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement 
and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On December 8, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated an antidumping duty investigation of certain hardwood plywood 
products from the People's Republic of China.\1\ Section 733(b)(1)(A) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 
351.205(b)(1) state that the Department will make a preliminary 
determination no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation. 
Accordingly, the preliminary determination of this antidumping duty 
investigation is currently due no later than April 27, 2017.
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    \1\ See Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's 
Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 
81 FR 91125 (December 16, 2016).
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Postponement of Preliminary Determination

    On February 21, 2017, the Coalition for Fair Trade in Hardwood 
Plywood and its individual members (Petitioners), made a timely 
request, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(e), for postponement of the 
preliminary determination, in order to facilitate the Department's 
analysis of the data and questionnaire responses submitted by 
respondents.\2\ Because there are no compelling reasons to deny the 
request, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, the 
Department is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination 
by 50 days.
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    \2\ See Letter to the Acting Secretary of Commerce from 
Petitioners, re: ``Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the 
People's Republic of China: Petitioner's Request to Extend 
Preliminary Determination'' (February 21, 2017).
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    For the reasons stated above, the Department, in accordance with 
section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the 
preliminary determination to no later than 190 days after the date on 
which the Department initiated this investigation. Therefore, the new 
deadline for the preliminary determination is June 16, 2017. In 
accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the 
final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days 
after the date of the preliminary determination, 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: February 27, 2017.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2017-04264 Filed 3-3-17; 8:45 am]
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