Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry, 17633 [2017-07285]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 12, 2017 / Notices this notice, consistent with 19 CFR 351.224(b). DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notification to Importers [A–570–849] This notice serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Order This notice is the only reminder to parties subject to the administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under the APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or 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 violation subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h). Dated: April 6, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix—Issues in the Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Home Market Invoice Dates Comment 2: Home Market Commissions IV. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–07364 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Apr 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is rescinding the antidumping circumvention inquiry on certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate (‘‘CTL plate’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) that was initiated on February 10, 2016. DATES: Effective April 12, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lilit Astvatsatrian, Office IV, Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6412. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On October 2, 2003, the Department published an antidumping duty order on CTL plate from the PRC.1 On February 10, 2016, in response to a request from Nucor Corporation and SSAB Enterprises LLC (collectively, ‘‘Domestic Producers’’), the Department initiated a circumvention inquiry regarding the Order with respect to certain CTL plate with small amounts of specific alloying elements (chromium, titanium, and boron where there was no heat treatment).2 On December 5, 2016, the Department extended the deadline for issuing the final determination in this circumvention inquiry until April 5, 2017.3 Subsequently, on March 20, 2017, the Department published antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain carbon and alloy steel CTL plate from the PRC.4 On March 23, 1 See Suspension Agreement on Certain Cut-ToLength Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China; Termination of Suspension Agreement and Notice of Antidumping Duty Order, 68 FR 60081 (October 21, 2003) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People ’s Republic of China: Initiation of Circumvention Inquiry on Antidumping Duty Order, 81 FR 8173 (February 18, 2016). 3 See Extension of Deadline for Final Determination for Anticircumvention Inquiry, dated December 5, 2016. 4 See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 14349 (March 20, 2017); see also Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel CutTo-Length Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 82 FR 14346 (March 20, 2017) (‘‘CTL Alloy Steel Orders’’). PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17633 2017, the Department issued a letter notifying interested parties of its intent to rescind this antidumping circumvention inquiry on CTL plate from the PRC.5 In that letter, the Department provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on its intention to rescind this antidumping circumvention inquiry.6 No parties commented on the letter. Rescission of Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry As noted above, this antidumping circumvention inquiry pertains to certain CTL plate products from the PRC containing specified levels of alloying elements. However, there are now antidumping and countervailing duty orders on CTL plate from the PRC made of alloy steel, specifically ‘‘certain carbon and alloy steel hot-rolled or forged flat plate products not in coils, whether or not painted, varnished, or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic substances (cut-to-length plate).’’ 7 Therefore, the Department is rescinding the instant circumvention inquiry, as this inquiry concerned products now covered by the CTL Alloy Steel Orders. Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to an administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 781 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.225. Dated: April 5, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary, Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–07285 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 5 See Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate (‘‘CTL plate’’) From the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’): Intent to Rescind Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry, dated March 23, 2017 (‘‘Letter of Intent to Rescind’’). 6 See id at 2. 7 See CTL Alloy Steel Orders. E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-849]


Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's 
Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding 
the antidumping circumvention inquiry on certain cut-to-length carbon 
steel plate (``CTL plate'') from the People's Republic of China 
(``PRC'') that was initiated on February 10, 2016.

DATES: Effective April 12, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lilit Astvatsatrian, Office IV, 
Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20230; telephone: (202) 482-6412.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 2, 2003, the Department published an antidumping duty 
order on CTL plate from the PRC.\1\ On February 10, 2016, in response 
to a request from Nucor Corporation and SSAB Enterprises LLC 
(collectively, ``Domestic Producers''), the Department initiated a 
circumvention inquiry regarding the Order with respect to certain CTL 
plate with small amounts of specific alloying elements (chromium, 
titanium, and boron where there was no heat treatment).\2\ On December 
5, 2016, the Department extended the deadline for issuing the final 
determination in this circumvention inquiry until April 5, 2017.\3\ 
Subsequently, on March 20, 2017, the Department published antidumping 
and countervailing duty orders on certain carbon and alloy steel CTL 
plate from the PRC.\4\ On March 23, 2017, the Department issued a 
letter notifying interested parties of its intent to rescind this 
antidumping circumvention inquiry on CTL plate from the PRC.\5\ In that 
letter, the Department provided interested parties an opportunity to 
comment on its intention to rescind this antidumping circumvention 
inquiry.\6\ No parties commented on the letter.
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    \1\ See Suspension Agreement on Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon 
Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China; Termination of 
Suspension Agreement and Notice of Antidumping Duty Order, 68 FR 
60081 (October 21, 2003) (``Order'').
    \2\ See Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People 
's Republic of China: Initiation of Circumvention Inquiry on 
Antidumping Duty Order, 81 FR 8173 (February 18, 2016).
    \3\ See Extension of Deadline for Final Determination for 
Anticircumvention Inquiry, dated December 5, 2016.
    \4\ See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From 
the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 14349 
(March 20, 2017); see also Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing 
Duty Order, 82 FR 14346 (March 20, 2017) (``CTL Alloy Steel 
Orders'').
    \5\ See Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon Steel Plate (``CTL plate'') 
From the People's Republic of China (``PRC''): Intent to Rescind 
Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry, dated March 23, 2017 (``Letter of 
Intent to Rescind'').
    \6\ See id at 2.
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Rescission of Antidumping Circumvention Inquiry

    As noted above, this antidumping circumvention inquiry pertains to 
certain CTL plate products from the PRC containing specified levels of 
alloying elements. However, there are now antidumping and 
countervailing duty orders on CTL plate from the PRC made of alloy 
steel, specifically ``certain carbon and alloy steel hot-rolled or 
forged flat plate products not in coils, whether or not painted, 
varnished, or coated with plastics or other non-metallic substances 
(cut-to-length plate).'' \7\ Therefore, the Department is rescinding 
the instant circumvention inquiry, as this inquiry concerned products 
now covered by the CTL Alloy Steel Orders.
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    \7\ See CTL Alloy Steel Orders.
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Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
an administrative protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues 
to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the 
proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or destruction of 
APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, is hereby 
requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO 
is a violation which is subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 781 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.225.

    Dated: April 5, 2017.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2017-07285 Filed 4-11-17; 8:45 am]
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