Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Intent To Rescind in Part: Calendar Year 2015, 13792-13794 [2017-05132]

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[FR Doc. 2017–05142 Filed 3–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–580–837] Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Intent To Rescind in Part: Calendar Year 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. This review covers multiple exporters/producers; two of which are being individually examined as mandatory respondents. The Department preliminary determines that Hyundai Steel Co. (Hyundai Steel) received countervailable subsidies that are above de minimis and that Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM) received countervailable subsidies that are de minimis. Therefore, we are applying to the five firms not selected for individual examination in the administrative review the above de minimis net subsidy rate calculated for Hyundai Steel. See the ‘‘Preliminary Results of Review’’ section below. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective March 15, 2017. John Conniff (for Hyundai Steel) or Jolanta Lawska (for DSM), AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–1009 and (202) 482–8362, respectively. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 15, 2017 / Notices Intent to Partially Rescind the Administrative Review The Department initiated a review of 15 companies in this segment of the proceeding.1 Between April 15 and May 9, 2016, we received timely filed no shipment certifications from GS Global Corp. (GS Global), Hyundai Glovis, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd (Hyundai Mipo), Hyuosung Corporation (Hyuosung), Posco Daewoo Corporation (formerly known as Daewoo International Corp.) 2 (Posco Daewoo Corp.), Samsung C&T Corporation (Samsung C&T Corp.), SK Networks Co., Ltd. (SK Networks), and Samsung Heavy Industries. Because there is no evidence on the record to indicate that these companies had sales of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR), pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3), the Department intends to rescind the review with respect to GS Global, Hyundai Glovis, Hyundai Mipo, Hyuosung, Posco Daewoo Corp., Samsung C&T Corp., SK Networks, and Samsung Heavy Industries. A final decision regarding whether to rescind on these companies will be made in the final results of this review. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is certain cut-to-length plate from Korea. For a complete description of the scope of this administrative review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 Methodology The Department is conducting this 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 determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution by an ‘‘authority’’ that confers a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.4 For a full description of the methodology asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 20324 (April 7, 2016). 2 On May 5, 2016 the Department received a ‘‘Notice of No Sales’’ letter from Posco Daewoo Corporation, which was formerly known as ‘‘Daewoo International Corp.’’ 3 See ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and the Preliminary Intent to Rescind in Part: Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea,’’ from James Maeder, Senior Director, Office I, Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated concurrently with this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Mar 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 underlying our conclusions, see the accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 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 https:// access.trade.gov and 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 on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Rate for Non-Selected Companies Under Review There are five companies for which a review was requested and not preliminarily rescinded, but were not selected as mandatory respondents. We are applying to the non-selected companies the rate preliminarily calculated for Hyundai Steel, which is above de minimis. Preliminary Results of the Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4)(i), we calculated an individual subsidy rate for DSM and Hyundai Steel. For the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, we preliminarily determine that the following net subsidy rates for the producers/exporters under review to be as follows: 2015 Ad valorem rate (percent) Company Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd ................ Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd ....................... Bookuk Steel ....................................... BDP International ................................ Samsung C&T Engineering and Construction Group. Sung Jin Steel Co., Ltd ...................... Samsung C&T Trading and Investment Group. 0.13 (de minimis) 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.54 Disclosure and Public Comment The Department intends to disclose to parties to this proceeding the calculations performed in reaching the preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of these preliminary results.5 Interested parties may submit written arguments (case briefs) within 30 days of publication of 5 See PO 00000 19 CFR 351.224(b). Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13793 the preliminary results and rebuttal comments (rebuttal briefs) within five days after the time limit for filing the case briefs.6 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit arguments are requested to submit with the argument: (1) Statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.7 Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, and a list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, we will inform parties of the scheduled date for the hearing, which will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to be determined.8 Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing. Parties are reminded that briefs and hearing requests are to be filed electronically using ACCESS and that electronically filed documents must be received successfully in their entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date. Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, the Department will issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of our analysis of the issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after issuance of these preliminary results. Assessment Rates and Cash Deposit Requirements Upon completion of the administrative review, the Department shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. We intend to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this review. The Department also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amounts indicated above for each company listed on shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final 6 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii); 351.309(d)(1); and 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). 7 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 8 See 19 CFR 351.310. E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 13794 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 15, 2017 / Notices results of this administrative review. For all non-reviewed firms, we will instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at the most recent company-specific or allothers rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. This administrative review and notice are in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213. 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. Intent To Rescind the 2015 Administrative Review, in Part IV. Non-Selected Rate V. Scope of the Order VI. Subsidies Valuation Information A. Allocation Period B. Attribution of Subsidies C. Benchmarks for Long-Term Loans and Discount Rates D. Denominators VII. Analysis of Programs A. Programs Preliminarily Determined To Be Countervailable B. Programs Preliminarily Determined Not To Confer a Measurable Benefit C. Programs Preliminarily Determined To Not Be Countervailable D. Other Programs E. Additional Programs Preliminarily Determined To Be Not Used During the POR VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–05132 Filed 3–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Scope Rulings Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: March 15, 2017. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between January 1, 2016, and March 31, 2016, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Waters, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Mar 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–4735. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department’s regulations provide that the Secretary will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.1 Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on October 7, 2016.2 This current notice covers all scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between January 1, 2016, and March 31, 2016, inclusive. Subsequent lists will follow after the close of each calendar quarter. Scope Rulings Made Between January 1, 2016 and March 31, 2016 Mexico A–201–805: Certain Circular Welded NonAlloy Steel Pipe From Mexico Requestor: Regiomontana de Perfiles y Tubos S.A. de C.V.; certain black, circular tubing produced to ASTM A–513 specifications meet the exclusion criteria for mechanical tubing and are, therefore, not included within the scope of the order; March 31, 2016. People’s Republic of China A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Plexus Corporation; Silver Spring Network Enclosure (SSN Enclosures) and Silver Spring Network Enclosure Kits (SSNE Kits); The SSN Enclosure are imported separately or grouped with spare parts, and because they are composed of only aluminum extrusions, under the finished merchandise provision, they are included within the scope of the orders. However, when the SSN Enclosures are imported with both aluminum and non-extruded aluminum components to fully fabricate into a product that would serve as a subassembly ready for use in conjunction with a downstream product upon installation, these SSNE Kits meet the finished goods kit criteria and are excluded from the scope of the orders; January 5, 2016. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Ventana Design-Build Systems, Inc.; Ventana Window Walls are customized window-wall structures that at the time of importation contain all of the parts necessary to assemble into a finished window wall, which meet the criteria of finished goods kits, and are thus, excluded from the scope of the orders; January 19, 2016. 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 81 FR 69784 (October 7, 2016). 2 See PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Homecrest Outdoor Living, LLC; Homecrest Woven Polypropylene Seats are woven seats that incorporate extruded aluminum frames with wicker material formed of polypropylene rope, which meet the finished merchandise criteria, and thus are excluded from the scope of the orders; January 27, 2016. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc. (‘‘Pentair’’); Pentair’s telescopic aluminum pool poles and detachable skimmers and rakes are fully and permanently assembled and completed at the time of entry and contain non-extruded aluminum components beyond mere fasteners, and, thus, are excluded from the scope of the orders as finished merchandise; March 11, 2016. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Trending Imports LLC (‘‘Trending’’); Trending’s aluminum extrusions made from 5050 grade aluminum alloy material were preliminary found to be outside of the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because the 5050 alloy products meet the explicit exclusion in the scope of ‘‘aluminum alloy{s} with an Aluminum Association series designation commencing with the number 5 and containing in excess of 1.0 percent magnesium by weight.’’; March 11, 2016. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Kota International, LTD (‘‘Kota’’); Kota’s ACS–50 series aluminum extrusions made from 5xxx series grade aluminum alloy material were preliminary found to be outside of the scope of the orders on aluminum extrusions from the PRC because the 5xxx series alloy products meet the explicit exclusion in the scope of ‘‘aluminum alloy{s} with an Aluminum Association series designation commencing with the number 5 and containing in excess of 1.0 percent magnesium by weight.’’; March 11, 2016. A–570–901: Certain Lined Paper Products From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Nelson Torres Advertising (‘‘NTA’’); NTA’s funeral album product is within the scope of the order on certain lined paper products from the PRC because the product does not meet any of the specific exclusion criteria for products intended for specific record keeping uses, such as ‘‘desk and wall calendars and organizers,’’ ‘‘telephone logs,’’ or ‘‘address books; January 12, 2016. A–570–943 and C–570–944: Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: DynaEnergetics U.S. Inc.; certain tubing for perforating gun carriers E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-580-837]


Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the 
Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Review, and Preliminary Intent To Rescind in Part: 
Calendar Year 2015

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an 
administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain 
cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate from the Republic of Korea 
(Korea) for the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. This 
review covers multiple exporters/producers; two of which are being 
individually examined as mandatory respondents. The Department 
preliminary determines that Hyundai Steel Co. (Hyundai Steel) received 
countervailable subsidies that are above de minimis and that Dongkuk 
Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM) received countervailable subsidies that are 
de minimis. Therefore, we are applying to the five firms not selected 
for individual examination in the administrative review the above de 
minimis net subsidy rate calculated for Hyundai Steel. See the 
``Preliminary Results of Review'' section below.

DATES: Effective March 15, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Conniff (for Hyundai Steel) or 
Jolanta Lawska (for DSM), AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement 
and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone 
(202) 482-1009 and (202) 482-8362, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

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Intent to Partially Rescind the Administrative Review

    The Department initiated a review of 15 companies in this segment 
of the proceeding.\1\ Between April 15 and May 9, 2016, we received 
timely filed no shipment certifications from GS Global Corp. (GS 
Global), Hyundai Glovis, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd (Hyundai Mipo), 
Hyuosung Corporation (Hyuosung), Posco Daewoo Corporation (formerly 
known as Daewoo International Corp.) \2\ (Posco Daewoo Corp.), Samsung 
C&T Corporation (Samsung C&T Corp.), SK Networks Co., Ltd. (SK 
Networks), and Samsung Heavy Industries. Because there is no evidence 
on the record to indicate that these companies had sales of subject 
merchandise during the period of review (POR), pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.213(d)(3), the Department intends to rescind the review with 
respect to GS Global, Hyundai Glovis, Hyundai Mipo, Hyuosung, Posco 
Daewoo Corp., Samsung C&T Corp., SK Networks, and Samsung Heavy 
Industries. A final decision regarding whether to rescind on these 
companies will be made in the final results of this review.
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    \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 20324 (April 7, 2016).
    \2\ On May 5, 2016 the Department received a ``Notice of No 
Sales'' letter from Posco Daewoo Corporation, which was formerly 
known as ``Daewoo International Corp.''
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is certain cut-to-length plate 
from Korea. For a complete description of the scope of this 
administrative review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\3\
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    \3\ See ``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and the Preliminary 
Intent to Rescind in Part: Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality 
Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea,'' from James Maeder, Senior 
Director, Office I, Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, 
to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement 
and Compliance, dated concurrently with this notice (Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum).
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Methodology

    The Department is conducting this 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 
determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution by an 
``authority'' that confers a benefit to the recipient, and that the 
subsidy is specific.\4\ For a full description of the methodology 
underlying our conclusions, see the accompanying Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum. 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 https://access.trade.gov and 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 on the 
internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content.
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    \4\ 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.
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Rate for Non-Selected Companies Under Review

    There are five companies for which a review was requested and not 
preliminarily rescinded, but were not selected as mandatory 
respondents. We are applying to the non-selected companies the rate 
preliminarily calculated for Hyundai Steel, which is above de minimis.

Preliminary Results of the Review

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4)(i), we calculated an 
individual subsidy rate for DSM and Hyundai Steel. For the period 
January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, we preliminarily determine 
that the following net subsidy rates for the producers/exporters under 
review to be as follows:

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                                                 2015 Ad valorem rate
                  Company                             (percent)
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Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd................  0.13 (de minimis)
Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd.....................  0.54
Bookuk Steel...............................  0.54
BDP International..........................  0.54
Samsung C&T Engineering and Construction     0.54
 Group.
Sung Jin Steel Co., Ltd....................  0.54
Samsung C&T Trading and Investment Group...  0.54
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Disclosure and Public Comment

    The Department intends to disclose to parties to this proceeding 
the calculations performed in reaching the preliminary results within 
five days of the date of publication of these preliminary results.\5\ 
Interested parties may submit written arguments (case briefs) within 30 
days of publication of the preliminary results and rebuttal comments 
(rebuttal briefs) within five days after the time limit for filing the 
case briefs.\6\ Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs must 
be limited to issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit 
arguments are requested to submit with the argument: (1) Statement of 
the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of 
authorities.
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    \5\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii); 351.309(d)(1); and 19 CFR 
351.303 (for general filing requirements).
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    Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must submit a 
written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, within 30 days after the date 
of publication of this notice.\7\ Requests should contain the party's 
name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, and a 
list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, 
we will inform parties of the scheduled date for the hearing, which 
will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to be 
determined.\8\ Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and 
location of the hearing.
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    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \8\ See 19 CFR 351.310.
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    Parties are reminded that briefs and hearing requests are to be 
filed electronically using ACCESS and that electronically filed 
documents must be received successfully in their entirety by 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time on the due date.
    Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act, the Department will issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of our analysis of the 
issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after 
issuance of these preliminary results.

Assessment Rates and Cash Deposit Requirements

    Upon completion of the administrative review, the Department shall 
determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, 
countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by this 
review. We intend to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after 
publication of the final results of this review.
    The Department also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash 
deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amounts indicated 
above for each company listed on shipments of subject merchandise 
entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the 
date of publication of the final

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results of this administrative review. For all non-reviewed firms, we 
will instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing 
duties at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate 
applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit 
requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 
notice.
    This administrative review and notice are in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213.

    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. Intent To Rescind the 2015 Administrative Review, in Part
IV. Non-Selected Rate
V. Scope of the Order
VI. Subsidies Valuation Information
    A. Allocation Period
    B. Attribution of Subsidies
    C. Benchmarks for Long-Term Loans and Discount Rates
    D. Denominators
VII. Analysis of Programs
    A. Programs Preliminarily Determined To Be Countervailable
    B. Programs Preliminarily Determined Not To Confer a Measurable 
Benefit
    C. Programs Preliminarily Determined To Not Be Countervailable
    D. Other Programs
    E. Additional Programs Preliminarily Determined To Be Not Used 
During the POR
VIII. Recommendation

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