Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 41935-41936 [2017-18642]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 5, 2017 / Notices Dated: August 29, 2017. Paul Thanos, Director, Office of Finance and Insurance Industries. [FR Doc. 2017–18655 Filed 9–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee; Notice of a Meeting International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) will hold a meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the U.S. Department of Commerce Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. SUMMARY: November 16, 2017, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). 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[FR Doc. 2017–18748 Filed 9–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–054] Certain Aluminum Foil From the People’s Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the final determination in this countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of certain aluminum foil (aluminum foil) from the People’s Republic of China (the PRC) with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty (AD) investigation. SUMMARY: DATES: September 5, 2017. John Corrigan at (202) 482–7438, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 28, 2017, the Department initiated the CVD and AD investigations of aluminum foil from the PRC.1 The CVD investigation and AD investigation cover the same class or kind of merchandise. 1 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 82 FR 15688 (March 30, 2017), and Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 82 FR 15691 (March 30, 2017). E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 41936 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 5, 2017 / Notices Alignment With AD Final Determination On August 14, 2017, the Department published the preliminary affirmative CVD determination pertaining to aluminum foil from the PRC.2 On August 10, 2017, in accordance with section 705(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4)(i), and 351.210(i), the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Group and its individual members, i.e., the petitioners, timely requested alignment of the final CVD determination with final determination in the related AD investigation of aluminum foil from the PRC.3 Therefore, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4)(i), we are aligning the final CVD determination with the final AD determination. Consequently, the final CVD determination will be issued on the same date as the final AD determination, which is currently scheduled to be issued on or about December 18, 2017. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(g). Dated: August 29, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–18642 Filed 9–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–978] High Pressure Steel Cylinders From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on high pressure steel cylinders (Steel Cylinders) from the People’s Republic of mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 2 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 82 FR 37844 (August 14, 2017). 3 See Letter to the Secretary re: Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China—Petitioners’ Request to Align the Countervailing Duty Final Determination with the Companion Antidumping Duty Final Determination, dated August 10, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Sep 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice. DATES: Applicable September 5, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Kennedy, Office I, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–7883. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2017, the Department initiated a sunset review of the CVD Order 1 on Steel Cylinders from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On May 8, 2017, the Department received a notice of intent to participate in the review on behalf of Norris Cylinder Company (Norris) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1). Norris claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act because it was the petitioner in the underlying countervailing duty investigation and is the sole U.S. producer of Steel Cylinders. The Department received an adequate substantive response from the domestic industry within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 The Department did not receive a substantive response from the Government of the PRC or any respondent interested party to the proceeding. Because the Department received no response from the respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited review of this CVD Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(l)(ii)(B)(2) and (C)(2). Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the scope of the Order is seamless steel cylinders designed for storage or transport of compressed or liquefied gas (high pressure steel cylinders). High 1 See Certain Coated Paper Suitable for HighQuality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 70201 (November 17, 2010) (CVD Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year ‘‘Sunset’’ Review, 82 FR 20314 (May 1, 2017). 3 See Letters to the Department, ‘‘High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China; Notice of Appearance and of Intent to Participate on Behalf of Petitioner Norris Cylinder Company in Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order,’’ dated May 8, 2017, (The Petitioner’s Intent to Participate). PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pressure steel cylinders are fabricated of chrome alloy steel including, but not limited to, chromium-molybdenum steel or chromium magnesium steel, and have permanently impressed into the steel, either before or after importation, the symbol of a U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (DOT)approved high pressure steel cylinder manufacturer, as well as an approved DOT type marking of DOT 3A, 3AX, 3AA, 3AAX, 3B, 3E, 3HT, 3T, or DOT– E (followed by a specific exemption number) in accordance with the requirements of sections 178.36 through 178.68 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, or any subsequent amendments thereof. High pressure steel cylinders covered by the Order have a water capacity up to 450 liters, and a gas capacity ranging from 8 to 702 cubic feet, regardless of corresponding service pressure levels and regardless of physical dimensions, finish or coatings. Excluded from the scope of the Order are high pressure steel cylinders manufactured to UN–ISO–9809–1 and 2 specifications and permanently impressed with ISO or UN symbols. Also excluded from the Order are acetylene cylinders, with or without internal porous mass, and permanently impressed with 8A or 8AL in accordance with DOT regulations. Merchandise covered by the Order is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheading 7311.00.00.30. Subject merchandise may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 7311.00.00.60 or 7311.00.00.90. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum (IDM).4 The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and the net countervailable subsidy likely to prevail if the CVD Order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this expedited sunset review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file electronically via the Enforcement and Compliance Antidumping and 4 See Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review: High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China (August 29, 2017). E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 5, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41935-41936]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18642]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-054]


Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: 
Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final 
Antidumping Duty Determination

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the 
final determination in this countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of 
certain aluminum foil (aluminum foil) from the People's Republic of 
China (the PRC) with the final determination in the companion 
antidumping duty (AD) investigation.

DATES: September 5, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Corrigan at (202) 482-7438, AD/
CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On March 28, 2017, the Department initiated the CVD and AD 
investigations of aluminum foil from the PRC.\1\ The CVD investigation 
and AD investigation cover the same class or kind of merchandise.
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    \1\ See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 82 FR 15688 
(March 30, 2017), and Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's 
Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 
82 FR 15691 (March 30, 2017).

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Alignment With AD Final Determination

    On August 14, 2017, the Department published the preliminary 
affirmative CVD determination pertaining to aluminum foil from the 
PRC.\2\ On August 10, 2017, in accordance with section 705(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4)(i), and 
351.210(i), the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Group and its 
individual members, i.e., the petitioners, timely requested alignment 
of the final CVD determination with final determination in the related 
AD investigation of aluminum foil from the PRC.\3\ Therefore, in 
accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.210(b)(4)(i), we are aligning the final CVD determination with the 
final AD determination. Consequently, the final CVD determination will 
be issued on the same date as the final AD determination, which is 
currently scheduled to be issued on or about December 18, 2017.
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    \2\ See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 82 
FR 37844 (August 14, 2017).
    \3\ See Letter to the Secretary re: Countervailing Duty 
Investigation of Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China--Petitioners' Request to Align the Countervailing Duty Final 
Determination with the Companion Antidumping Duty Final 
Determination, dated August 10, 2017.
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    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(g).

    Dated: August 29, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2017-18642 Filed 9-1-17; 8:45 am]
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