Certain Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin From India: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2015-2016, 48213 [2017-22458]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 17, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–862] Certain Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin From India: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2015–2016 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 certain polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) from India for the period August 14, 2015, to December 31, 2016, based on a timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable October 17, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Corrigan, 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) 482–7438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on PET resin from India for the period August 14, 2015, to December 31, 2016.1 On May 31, 2017, the Department received a timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), from Ester Industries Ltd. (Ester), an exporter of subject merchandise, to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.2 Based upon this request, on July 6, 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 Ester.3 On July 17, 2017, Ester timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 82 FR 20315 (May 1, 2017). 2 See Ester’s May 31, 2017, Request for CVD Administrative Review. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 31292 (July 6, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 4 See Ester’s July 17, 2017, Withdrawal of Administrative Review Request. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Oct 16, 2017 Jkt 244001 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, Ester withdrew its request for review by the 90-day deadline. No other party requested an administrative review of Ester. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD order on PET resin from India covering the period August 14, 2015, to December 31, 2016. Assessment The Department will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess CVDs on all appropriate entries at a rate equal to the cash deposit of estimated CVDs required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, during the period August 14, 2015, to 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). Dated: October 10, 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. 2017–22458 Filed 10–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 48213 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–552–819] Certain Steel Nails From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain steel nails (steel nails) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) covering the period November 3, 2014, through December 31, 2015. We have determined, based on adverse facts available, that the mandatory respondents Truong Vinh Ltd. (Truong Vinh) and Rich State Inc. (Rich State) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR). The final net subsidy rates are listed below in the section, ‘‘Final Results of Administrative Review.’’ We are also rescinding the review for Dicha Sombrilla Co., Ltd. (Dicha Sombrilla) as we have concluded that Dicha Sombrilla did not have reviewable entries during the POR. DATES: Applicable October 17, 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 June 27, 2017, the Department published the Preliminary Results.1 We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results,2 but received none. Accordingly, no decision memorandum accompanies this Federal Register notice, and the final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is certain steel nails having a nominal shaft length not exceeding 12 1 See Certain Steel Nails from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Intent to Rescind, in Part, 82 FR 29022 (June 27, 2017) (Steel Nails Vietnam Prelim). 2 Id. at 29023. Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-533-862]


Certain Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin From India: Notice of 
Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2015-2016

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 certain 
polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) from India for the period 
August 14, 2015, to December 31, 2016, based on a timely withdrawal of 
the request for review.

DATES: Applicable October 17, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Corrigan, 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) 482-7438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD 
order on PET resin from India for the period August 14, 2015, to 
December 31, 2016.\1\ On May 31, 2017, the Department received a timely 
request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (the Act), from Ester Industries Ltd. (Ester), an exporter 
of subject merchandise, to conduct an administrative review of this CVD 
order.\2\ Based upon this request, on July 6, 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 Ester.\3\ On July 17, 2017, Ester 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 20315 (May 1, 2017).
    \2\ See Ester's May 31, 2017, Request for CVD Administrative 
Review.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 31292 (July 6, 2017) (Initiation 
Notice).
    \4\ See Ester's July 17, 2017, Withdrawal of Administrative 
Review Request.
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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 the notice of initiation of the requested review. As 
noted above, Ester withdrew its request for review by the 90-day 
deadline. No other party requested an administrative review of Ester. 
Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD 
order on PET resin from India covering the period August 14, 2015, to 
December 31, 2016.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess CVDs on all appropriate entries at a rate equal to the cash 
deposit of estimated CVDs required at the time of entry, or withdrawal 
from warehouse, for consumption, during the period August 14, 2015, to 
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).

    Dated: October 10, 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.
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