Welded Line Pipe From Turkey: Rescission, in Part, of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015, 21511-21512 [2017-09356]

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Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be received by the Department of Commerce no later than Monday, June 12, 2017, at the address indicated in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Dated: May 3, 2017. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce. [FR Doc. 2017–09328 Filed 5–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–823] Welded Line Pipe From Turkey: Rescission, in Part, of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On February 13, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on welded line pipe from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for nineteen companies. Based on timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are now rescinding this AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21511 administrative review with respect to 17 of these companies. DATES: Effective May 9, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley or Whitley Herndon, 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) 482–4987 or (202) 482–6274, respectively. Background In December 2016 and January 2017, the Department received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on welded line pipe from Turkey. Based upon these requests, on February 13, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review with respect to nineteen companies for the period March 20, 2015, through December 31, 2015.1 On March 2, 2017, Maverick Tube Corporation (Maverick), Stupp Corporation, a division of Stupp Bros., Inc. (Stupp Corp.) and American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO) timely withdrew their requests for a review of all the companies with the exception of two companies, Borusan Istikbal Ticaret and Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.2 Partial Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. All the aforementioned withdrawal requests were timely submitted, and no other interested party requested an administrative review of these particular companies. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review of the countervailing duty order on welded line pipe from Turkey, in part, with respect to the seventeen companies named in the appendix. 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 10457, 10465 (February 13, 2017). 2 See Letter from Maverick to the Department, ‘‘Welded Line Pipe from the Republic of Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated March 2, 2017. See also Letter from Stupp Corp. and ACIPCO to the Department, ‘‘Welded Line Pipe from the Republic of Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated March 2, 2017. E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 21512 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 9, 2017 / Notices Yucelboru Ihracat Ithalat Pazzarlam Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. For the seventeen companies named in Appendix I for which these reviews are rescinded, countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing 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 to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 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/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. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: May 3, 2017. Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Cayirova Boru Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S. Cimtas Boru Imalatlari ve Ticaret, Ltd. Sti. Emek Boru Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. Erbosan Erciyas Tube Industry and Trade Co. Inc. Erciyas Celik Boru Sanayii A.S. Guven Celik Boru Sanayii ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti. Has Altinyagmur celik Boru Sanayii ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti. HDM Steel Pipe Industry & Trade Co. Ltd. Metalteks Celik Urunleri Sanayii MMZ Onur Boru Profil Uretim Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S. Noksel Steel Pipe Co. Inc. Ozbal Celik Boru Toscelik Profile and Sheet Industry, Co. Tosyali Dis Ticaret A.S. Umran Celik Boru Sanayii YMS Pipe & Metal Sanayii A.S. Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–803] Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan (steel tubing) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping. Further, the magnitude of the margin of dumping that are likely to prevail is identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective May 9, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Cartsos or Minoo Hatten, AD/ CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1757 and (202) 482–1690, respectively. AGENCY: Background Companies for Which the Administrative Review Is Rescinded 18:19 May 08, 2017 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Appendix VerDate Sep<11>2014 [FR Doc. 2017–09356 Filed 5–8–17; 8:45 am] On March 27, 1989, the Department published the AD order on steel tubing from Taiwan.1 On January 3, 2017, the Department published the notice of initiation of the fourth sunset review of the AD order on steel tubing,2 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On January 10, 2017, the Department received a notice of intent to participate on behalf of Atlas Tube, Bull Moose Tube, and Searing Industries (collectively, the domestic interested parties) within the 15-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as manufacturers in 1 Antidumping Duty Order; Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing from Taiwan, 54 FR 12467 (March 27, 1989). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 82 FR 84 (January 3, 2017) (Initiation). PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the United States of a domestic like product. On February 2, 2017, the Department received a complete substantive response to the Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day period, specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 We received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the AD order on steel tubing from Taiwan. Scope of the Order The product covered by the order is light-walled welded carbon steel pipe and tube of rectangular (including square) cross-section having a wall thickness of less than 0.156 inch. This merchandise is classified under item number 7306.61.5000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS). It was formerly classified under item number 7306.60.5000. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product description remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the order is revoked, are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.4 The Issues and 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 http://access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn. 3 See Letter from domestic interested parties regarding ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipe and Tube from Taiwan, Fourth Sunset Review: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated February 2, 2017. 4 See Memorandum from Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary Gary Taverman to Acting Assistant Secretary Ronald K. Lorentzen entitled, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing from Taiwan,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 88 (Tuesday, May 9, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21511-21512]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-09356]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-489-823]


Welded Line Pipe From Turkey: Rescission, in Part, of 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015

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

SUMMARY: On February 13, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) 
initiated an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on 
welded line pipe from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for nineteen 
companies. Based on timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are 
now rescinding this administrative review with respect to 17 of these 
companies.

DATES: Effective May 9, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley or Whitley Herndon, 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) 482-4987 or (202) 
482-6274, respectively.

Background

    In December 2016 and January 2017, the Department received multiple 
timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping 
duty order on welded line pipe from Turkey. Based upon these requests, 
on February 13, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department published a notice of 
initiation of an administrative review with respect to nineteen 
companies for the period March 20, 2015, through December 31, 2015.\1\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 10457, 10465 (February 13, 2017).
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    On March 2, 2017, Maverick Tube Corporation (Maverick), Stupp 
Corporation, a division of Stupp Bros., Inc. (Stupp Corp.) and American 
Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO) timely withdrew their requests for a 
review of all the companies with the exception of two companies, 
Borusan Istikbal Ticaret and Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret 
A.S.\2\
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    \2\ See Letter from Maverick to the Department, ``Welded Line 
Pipe from the Republic of Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated March 2, 2017. See also Letter from 
Stupp Corp. and ACIPCO to the Department, ``Welded Line Pipe from 
the Republic of Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative 
Review,'' dated March 2, 2017.
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Partial Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. All the 
aforementioned withdrawal requests were timely submitted, and no other 
interested party requested an administrative review of these particular 
companies. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are 
rescinding this review of the countervailing duty order on welded line 
pipe from Turkey, in part, with respect to the seventeen companies 
named in the appendix.

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Assessment

    The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. For 
the seventeen companies named in Appendix I for which these reviews are 
rescinded, countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to 
the cash deposit of estimated countervailing 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 to CBP 15 days after 
publication of this notice.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
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/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.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 
and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: May 3, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.

Appendix

Companies for Which the Administrative Review Is Rescinded

Cayirova Boru Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S.
Cimtas Boru Imalatlari ve Ticaret, Ltd. Sti.
Emek Boru Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Erbosan Erciyas Tube Industry and Trade Co. Inc.
Erciyas Celik Boru Sanayii A.S.
Guven Celik Boru Sanayii ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti.
Has Altinyagmur celik Boru Sanayii ve Ticaret Ltd. Sti.
HDM Steel Pipe Industry & Trade Co. Ltd.
Metalteks Celik Urunleri Sanayii
MMZ Onur Boru Profil Uretim Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S.
Noksel Steel Pipe Co. Inc.
Ozbal Celik Boru
Toscelik Profile and Sheet Industry, Co.
Tosyali Dis Ticaret A.S.
Umran Celik Boru Sanayii
YMS Pipe & Metal Sanayii A.S.
Yucelboru Ihracat Ithalat Pazzarlam

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