Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Deferral of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 47481-47482 [2017-22070]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices We will disclose to the parties in this proceeding the calculations performed for these final results within five days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register.6 Dated: October 4, 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. Assessment Rates Appendix Disclosure In accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(2), the Department intends to issue assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of review to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. Concerning the Borusan Companies, the Department intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, without regard to countervailing duties. Cash Deposits In accordance with section 751(a)(1) of the Act, we intend to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amounts shown for each of the respective companies listed above, except if the rate calculated in these final results is zero or de minimis, no cash deposit will be required. These cash deposit requirements, effective upon publication of these final results, shall remain in effect until further notice. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to an administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of 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 the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation which is subject to sanction. These final results are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. 6 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 I. Summary II. Background III. List of Comments IV. Scope of the Order V. Subsidies Valuation Information A. Allocation Period B. Attribution of Subsidies C. Loan Benchmark and Discount Interest Rates VI. Non-Selected Rate VII. Analysis of Programs A. Programs Determined To Be Countervailable 1. Deduction From Taxable Income for Export Revenue 2. Short-Term Pre-Shipment Rediscount Program 3. Provision of Hot-Rolled Steel (HRS) for Less Than Adequate Remuneration (LTAR) 4. Inward Processing Certificate Exemption 5. Law 6486: Social Security Premium Incentive 6. Law 5084: Allocation of Free Land and Purchase of Land for LTAR 7. Export Financing: Export-Oriented Working Capital Program B. Programs Found Not to Confer Countervailable Benefits C. Programs Determined to Not Be Used VIII. Analysis of Comments Comment 1: Attribution of the Toscelik ¸ Companies’ Subsidy Benefits Comment 2: Short-Term Loan Benchmark Comment 3: Calculation of Benchmark Used To Measure Whether Toscelik ¸ Purchased Hot-Rolled Steel (HRS) for Less Than Adequate Remuneration (LTAR) Comment 4: Whether the HRS Benchmark From the Preliminary Results Contains HRS Purchases That Are Not Comparable to the HRS Purchased From Erdemir Comment 5: Erbosan’s Clarification of its No Shipment Certification Comment 6: Correct Clerical Error in HRS Benchmark IX. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–22069 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–053] Certain Aluminum Foil From the People’s Republic of China: Deferral of Preliminary Determination of the LessThan-Fair-Value Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47481 Applicable October 12, 2017. Erin Kearney at (202) 482–0167, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background On March 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an antidumping duty investigation concerning imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).1 On April 3, 2017, as part of the investigation of certain aluminum foil from the PRC, the Department initiated an inquiry into the status of the PRC as a nonmarket economy (NME) country, pursuant to section 771(18)(C)(ii) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 The Initiation Notice stated that the Department, in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), would issue its preliminary determination in this investigation no later than 140 days after the date of the initiation, unless postponed.3 On August 1, 2017, the Department postponed the deadline for the preliminary determination of this investigation by 50 days, until October 4, 2017, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2).4 Deferral of Preliminary Determination In the NME Inquiry Initiation Notice, the Department solicited comments and information from interested parties and announced its intention to issue its final determination regarding the PRC’s NME status prior to the issuance of the Department’s preliminary determination in the less-than-fair-value investigation.5 To fully consider all information relevant to the inquiry into the status of the PRC as a NME country and issue a final determination, the Department requires additional time 1 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigation, 82 FR 15691 (March 30, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Inquiry into the Status of the People’s Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, 82 FR 16162 (April 3, 2017) (NME Inquiry Initiation Notice). 3 See Initiation Notice, 82 FR at 15695. 4 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 82 FR 35753 (August 1, 2017). 5 See NME Inquiry Initiation Notice, 82 FR at 16163. E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 47482 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices before issuing its preliminary determination in this investigation. For this reason, the Department is deferring the preliminary determination, and expects to issue the determination by November 17, 2017. In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, unless postponed at a later date. Dated: October 4, 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. 2017–22070 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF741 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Logan Airport, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; phone: (617) 567–6789. Council Address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Agenda The Scallop Committee will review Framework (FW) 29 alternatives and analyses. The primary focus of this meeting will be to provide input on the range of specification alternatives. FW VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 29 will set specifications including ABC/ACLs, days at sea, access area allocations, total allowable catch for the Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, targets for General Category incidental catch and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2018 and default specifications for fishing year 2019. Management measures in FW 29 include: (1) Flatfish accountability measures; (2) NGOM Management measures; (3) Measures to access area boundaries consistent with potential changes to habitat and groundfish mortality closed areas. They will also make recommendations on 2018 scallop work priorities. The PDT and AP will discuss scallop related issues under consideration in groundfish FW 57. Other business may be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 6, 2017. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–22060 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Multistakeholder Process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice of open meeting. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching on November 8, 2017. This is the sixth in a series of meetings. For information on prior meetings, see Web site address below. SUMMARY: The virtual meeting will be held on November 8, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. See Supplementary Information for details. DATES: This is a virtual meeting. NTIA will post links to online content and dial-in information on the multistakeholder process Web site at https://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2016/multistakeholderprocess-iot-security. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allan Friedman, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4281; email: afriedman@ntia.doc.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 196 (Thursday, October 12, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47481-47482]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-053]


Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: 
Deferral of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-Fair-Value 
Investigation

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

DATES: Applicable October 12, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Kearney at (202) 482-0167, AD/CVD 
Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On March 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated an antidumping duty investigation concerning imports of 
certain aluminum foil from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ On 
April 3, 2017, as part of the investigation of certain aluminum foil 
from the PRC, the Department initiated an inquiry into the status of 
the PRC as a nonmarket economy (NME) country, pursuant to section 
771(18)(C)(ii) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\
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    \1\ See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 82 FR 15691 
(March 30, 2017) (Initiation Notice).
    \2\ See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China: Notice of Initiation of Inquiry into the Status of the 
People's Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, 82 FR 16162 (April 3, 
2017) (NME Inquiry Initiation Notice).
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    The Initiation Notice stated that the Department, in accordance 
with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(1), would 
issue its preliminary determination in this investigation no later than 
140 days after the date of the initiation, unless postponed.\3\ On 
August 1, 2017, the Department postponed the deadline for the 
preliminary determination of this investigation by 50 days, until 
October 4, 2017, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.205(b)(2).\4\
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    \3\ See Initiation Notice, 82 FR at 15695.
    \4\ See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People's Republic of 
China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of the Less-Than-
Fair-Value Investigation, 82 FR 35753 (August 1, 2017).
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Deferral of Preliminary Determination

    In the NME Inquiry Initiation Notice, the Department solicited 
comments and information from interested parties and announced its 
intention to issue its final determination regarding the PRC's NME 
status prior to the issuance of the Department's preliminary 
determination in the less-than-fair-value investigation.\5\ To fully 
consider all information relevant to the inquiry into the status of the 
PRC as a NME country and issue a final determination, the Department 
requires additional time

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before issuing its preliminary determination in this investigation. For 
this reason, the Department is deferring the preliminary determination, 
and expects to issue the determination by November 17, 2017.
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    \5\ See NME Inquiry Initiation Notice, 82 FR at 16163.
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    In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for 
the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 
days after the date of the preliminary determination, unless postponed 
at a later date.

     Dated: October 4, 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. 2017-22070 Filed 10-11-17; 8:45 am]
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