Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2016, 36734-36735 [2017-16572]

Download as PDF 36734 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Notices (including for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted by the deadline to: President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 22004, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, or by email to dbia@trade.gov. Members of the public are encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via email to ensure timely receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Giancarlo Cavallo or Ashley Bubna, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 22004, Washington, DC 20230 telephone: 202– 482–2091, email: dbia@trade.gov. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On April 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on sinks from the PRC for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.1 On April 28, 2017, the Department received a timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), from Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd. (Superte), an exporter of subject merchandise, to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.2 Based upon this request, on June 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 82 FR 16163 (April 3, 2017). 2 See Superte’s April 28, 2017, Request for CVD Administrative Review. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of administrative review for this CVD order with respect to Superte.3 On June 26, 2017, Superte timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 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 the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, Superte withdrew its request for review by the 90-day deadline. No other party requested an administrative review of Superte. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD order on sinks from the PRC covering the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. Assessment The Department will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries at a rate equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, during the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice 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 an APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 26444 (June 7, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 4 See Superte’s June 26, 2017, Withdrawal of Administrative Review Request. E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Notices Dated: August 1, 2017 James Maeder, Senior Director performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–16572 Filed 8–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–824] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from India. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016. The Department preliminarily determines that Jindal Poly Films Limited of India did, but that SRF Limited did not, make sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ‘‘Preliminary Results of Review.’’ Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable August 7, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Arrowsmith; AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The products covered by this order are all gauges of raw, pretreated, or primed polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip, whether extruded or coextruded. Excluded are metallized films and other finished films that have had at least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a performance-enhancing resinous or inorganic layer of more than 0.00001 inches thick. Imports of PET film are classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item number 3920.62.00.90. HTSUS subheadings are provided for VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Aug 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 convenience and customs purposes. The written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Background DuPont Teijin Films, Mitsubishi Polyester Film Inc., and SKC, Inc. (the petitioners) requested reviews of Ester Industries Limited (Ester), Garware Polyester Ltd. (Garware), Polyplex Corporation Ltd. (Polyplex Ltd.), SRF Limited (SRF), Jindal Poly Films Limited of lndia (Jindal),1 and Vacmet.2 Polyplex USA and Flex USA requested reviews of SRF, Jindal, Garware, Ester, MTZ Polyesters Ltd. (MTZ), Vacmet India Limited, Uflex Ltd. and Polyplex Ltd.3 Jindal and SRF each selfrequested.4 Based on these timely requests, the Department initiated a review of ten companies in this proceeding.5 On November 2, 2016, the Department selected Jindal and SRF as mandatory respondents.6 On December 9, 2016, Jindal and SRF each separately withdrew their self-requests for review.7 1 On May 23, 2017, the Department sent Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India) a supplemental questionnaire requesting clarification of its name. See Department Letter re: Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India)’s Name, dated May 23, 2017. Based on Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India)’s response, we have determined that it is the same company as Jindal Poly Films of India. See Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India)’s May 25, 2017 Response. Accordingly, Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India) and Jindal Poly Films of India will be referred to as ‘‘Jindal’’ for the remainder of this notice. 2 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film, Sheet, and Strip from India: Request for Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated August 1, 2016. 3 See Polyplex USA and Flex USA’s Letter, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 29, 2016. 4 See Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India)’s Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from India: Requests for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order,’’ dated July 29, 2016; see also SRF Limited of India’s Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from India/Request for Antidumping Admin Review/SRF Limited,’’ dated July 30, 2016; see also SRF’s Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from India/Withdrawal of Request for Antidumping Admin Review/SRF Limited,’’ dated December 9, 2016. 5 These companies were Ester, Garware, Jindal Poly Films Limited of India, Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India), MTZ, Polyplex Corporation, SRF, Uflex Ltd., Vacmet, and Vacmet India Limited. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 62720, (September 12, 2016) (Initiation Notice). 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from India: Selection of Respondents for Individual Examination,’’ dated November 2, 2016. 7 See Jindal’s Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from India: Withdrawal of Requests for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order,’’ dated December 9, 2016; see also SRF’s Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from India/ Withdrawal of Request for Antidumping Admin Review/SRF Limited,’’ dated December 9, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36735 On December 12, 2016, the petitioners withdrew their requests for Ester, Garware, Polyplex and Vacmet.8 Also on December 12, 2016, Polyplex USA and Flex USA withdrew their requests for SRF, Jindal, Garware, Ester, MTZ, Vacmet India Limited, Uflex Ltd., and Polyplex Corporation.9 Partial Rescission of Administrative Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), based on the timely withdrawal of the requests for review, we are rescinding this administrative review with respect to the following companies named in the Initiation Notice: Ester, Garware, MTZ, Polyplex Ltd., Uflex Ltd., Vacmet, and Vacmet India Limited. Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Export price is calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. NV is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as an Appendix to this notice. 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/login.aspx and it is available to all parties 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/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine the following weighted-average dumping margins for 8 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film, Sheet, and Strip from India: Withdrawal of Request for Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated December 12, 2016. 9 See Polyplex’s Letter, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film, Sheet, and Strip from India: Request for Withdrawal of Administrative Review,’’ dated December 12, 2016. E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-984]


Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: 
Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2016

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on drawn 
stainless steel sinks (sinks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) 
for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, based on the 
timely withdrawal of the request for review.

DATES: Applicable August 7, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley, 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On April 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register 
a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD 
order on sinks from the PRC for the period January 1, 2016, through 
December 31, 2016.\1\ On April 28, 2017, the Department received a 
timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act), from Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., 
Ltd. (Superte), an exporter of subject merchandise, to conduct an 
administrative review of this CVD order.\2\ Based upon this request, on 
June 7, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, the 
Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of 
administrative review for this CVD order with respect to Superte.\3\ On 
June 26, 2017, Superte timely withdrew its request for an 
administrative review.\4\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 82 FR 16163 (April 3, 2017).
    \2\ See Superte's April 28, 2017, Request for CVD Administrative 
Review.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 26444 (June 7, 2017) (Initiation 
Notice).
    \4\ See Superte's June 26, 2017, Withdrawal of Administrative 
Review Request.
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Rescission 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 the notice of initiation of the requested review. As 
noted above, Superte withdrew its request for review by the 90-day 
deadline. No other party requested an administrative review of Superte. 
Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD 
order on sinks from the PRC covering the period January 1, 2016, 
through December 31, 2016.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries at a rate equal 
to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the 
time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, during 
the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, in accordance 
with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue 
appropriate assessment instructions directly to CBP 15 days after 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice 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 an APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).


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    Dated: August 1, 2017
James Maeder,
Senior Director performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. 2017-16572 Filed 8-4-17; 8:45 am]
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