Certain Tin Mill Products From Japan: Final Results of the Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 41933-41934 [2017-18729]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 5, 2017 / Notices Dated: August 25, 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. Appendix I—Scope of the Investigation The merchandise covered by this investigation are certain hot-rolled products of carbon steel and alloy steel, in coils, of approximately round cross section, less than 19.00 mm in actual solid cross-sectional diameter. Specifically excluded are steel products possessing the above-noted physical characteristics and meeting the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) definitions for (a) stainless steel; (b) tool steel; (c) high-nickel steel; (d) ball bearing steel; or (e) concrete reinforcing bars and rods. Also excluded are free cutting steel (also known as free machining steel) products (i.e., products that contain by weight one more of the following elements: 0.1 percent or more of lead, 0.05 percent or more of bismuth, 0.08 percent or more of sulfur, more than 0.04 percent of phosphorous, more than 0.05 percent of selenium, or more than 0.01 percent of tellurium). All products meeting the physical description of subject merchandise that are not specifically excluded are included in this scope. The products under investigation are currently classifiable under subheadings 7213.91.3011, 7213.91.3015, 7213.91.3020, 7213.91.3093, 7213.91.4500, 7213.91.6000, 7213.99.0030, 7227.20.0030, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6010, 7227.90.6020, 7227.90.6030, and 7227.90.6035 of the HTSUS. Products entered under subheadings 7213.99.0090 and 7227.90.6090 of the HTSUS also may be included in this scope if they meet the physical description of subject merchandise above. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Appendix II—List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope Comments IV. Scope of the Investigation V. Respondent Selection VI. Injury Test VII. Subsidies Valuation VIII. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences IX. Analysis of Programs X. ITC Notification XI. Disclosure and Public Comment XII. Verification XIII. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2017–18641 Filed 9–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Sep 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 41933 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Scope of the Order International Trade Administration The products covered by the antidumping duty order are tin mill flatrolled products that are coated or plated with tin, chromium or chromium oxides. Flat-rolled steel products coated with tin are known as tin plate. Flatrolled steel products coated with chromium or chromium oxides are known as tin-free steel or electrolytic chromium-coated steel. The merchandise covered by the order is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), under HTSUS subheadings 7210.11.0000, 7210.12.0000, 7210.50.0000, 7212.10.0000, and 7212.50.0000 if of non-alloy steel and under HTSUS subheadings 7225.99.0090, and 7226.99.0180 if of alloy steel. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written description of the scope of the order remains dispositive.2 [A–588–854] Certain Tin Mill Products From Japan: Final Results of the Expedited Third 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 order on certain tin mill products (tin mill products) from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Reviews’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable September 5, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3813. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2017, the Department published the notice of initiation of the third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on tin mill products from Japan, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 On May 11, 2017, the Department received a notice of intent to participate in this review from ArcelorMittal USA LLC, and on May 15, 2017, the Department received a notice of intent to participate in this review from United States Steel Corporation (collectively, domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). These domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as manufacturers of a domestic like product in the United States. On May 31, 2017, we received complete substantive responses for this review from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties, nor was a hearing requested. 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 is conducting an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the order. 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 82 FR 20314 (May 1, 2017). PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. 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/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. 2 A full description of the scope of the order is contained in the memorandum to 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, from James Maeder, Senior Director performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Tin Mill Products from Japan’’ (Issues and Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with these results and hereby adopted by this notice. E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 41934 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 5, 2017 / Notices Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on tin mill products from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weighted-average dumping margins up to 95.29 percent. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as the only 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. Timely 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. We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. 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. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–18729 Filed 9–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Sep 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 The U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC or Council) will hold a meeting via teleconference on Monday, September 18, 2017. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. The TFAC was chartered on August 11, 2016, to advise the Secretary in identifying effective ways to help expand access to finance for U.S. exporters, especially small and mediumsized enterprises, and their foreign buyers. DATES: Monday, September 18, 2017, from approximately 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to register, including requests for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, September 11, 2017. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for TFAC at http://trade.gov/ tfac, at least one week in advance of the meeting. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by conference call. The call-in number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests to register (including for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted via email to TFAC@trade.gov, or by mail to Ericka Ukrow, Office of Finance and Insurance Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council, Room 18002, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Members of the public are encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via email to ensure timely receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ericka Ukrow, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Finance and Insurance Industries (OFII), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–0405; email: Ericka.Ukrow@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Background On July 25, 2016, the Secretary of Commerce established the TFAC pursuant to discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The TFAC advises the Secretary of Commerce in identifying effective ways to help expand access to finance for U.S. exporters, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their foreign buyers. The TFAC also provides a forum to facilitate the discussion between a diverse groups of stakeholders such as banks, non-bank financial institutions, other trade PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 finance related organizations, and exporters, to gain a better understanding regarding current challenges facing U.S. exporters in accessing finance. During the meeting on September 18, 2017, TFAC members are expected to deliberate and potentially adopt a letter outlining its recommendation for Secretary of Commerce on ‘‘Increasing Credit Capacity for U.S. SME Exporters.’’ A copy of the draft recommendation can be made available upon request to Ericka Ukrow at (202) 482–0405; email: Ericka.Ukrow@ trade.gov. II. Public Participation The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATES caption. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 5, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41933-41934]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-588-854]


Certain Tin Mill Products From Japan: Final Results of the 
Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: 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 order on 
certain tin mill products (tin mill products) from Japan would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels 
indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this 
notice.

DATES: Applicable September 5, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3813.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2017, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on tin mill 
products from Japan, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ On May 11, 2017, the Department received 
a notice of intent to participate in this review from ArcelorMittal USA 
LLC, and on May 15, 2017, the Department received a notice of intent to 
participate in this review from United States Steel Corporation 
(collectively, domestic interested parties), within the deadline 
specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). These domestic interested parties 
claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as 
manufacturers of a domestic like product in the United States.
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 82 FR 
20314 (May 1, 2017).
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    On May 31, 2017, we received complete substantive responses for 
this review from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no 
substantive responses from respondent interested parties, nor was a 
hearing requested. 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 is conducting an 
expedited (120-day) sunset review of the order.

Scope of the Order

    The products covered by the antidumping duty order are tin mill 
flat-rolled products that are coated or plated with tin, chromium or 
chromium oxides. Flat-rolled steel products coated with tin are known 
as tin plate. Flat-rolled steel products coated with chromium or 
chromium oxides are known as tin-free steel or electrolytic chromium-
coated steel. The merchandise covered by the order is currently 
classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS), under HTSUS subheadings 7210.11.0000, 7210.12.0000, 
7210.50.0000, 7212.10.0000, and 7212.50.0000 if of non-alloy steel and 
under HTSUS subheadings 7225.99.0090, and 7226.99.0180 if of alloy 
steel. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs 
purposes. The written description of the scope of the order remains 
dispositive.\2\
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    \2\ A full description of the scope of the order is contained in 
the memorandum to 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, from James Maeder, Senior Director 
performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping 
and Countervailing Duty Operations, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum 
for the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on 
Certain Tin Mill Products from Japan'' (Issues and Decision 
Memorandum), dated concurrently with these results and hereby 
adopted by this notice.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and 
the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were 
revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision 
Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. 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/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.

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Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we 
determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on tin mill 
products from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins 
likely to prevail would be weighted-average dumping margins up to 95.29 
percent.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice serves as the only 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. Timely 
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.
    We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.218.

     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.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. History of the Order
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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