Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016, 48682-48683 [2017-22685]

Download as PDF 48682 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 201 / Thursday, October 19, 2017 / Notices pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the Order on nails from the UAE would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.5 rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this Order includes certain steel nails having a shaft length up to 12 inches. Certain steel nails include, but are not limited to, nails made of round wire and nails that are cut. Certain steel nails may be of one piece construction or constructed of two or more pieces. Certain steel nails may be produced from any type of steel, and have a variety of finishes, heads, shanks, point types, shaft lengths and shaft diameters. Finishes include, but are not limited to, coating in vinyl, zinc (galvanized, whether by electroplating or hot-dipping one or more times), phosphate cement, and paint. Head styles include, but are not limited to, flat, projection, cupped, oval, brad, headless, double, countersunk, and sinker. Shank styles include, but are not limited to, smooth, barbed, screw threaded, ring shank and fluted shank styles. Screw-threaded nails subject to this Order are driven using direct force and not by turning the fastener using a tool that engages with the head. Point styles include, but are not limited to, diamond, blunt, needle, chisel and no point. Certain steel nails may be sold in bulk, or they may be collated into strips or coils using materials such as plastic, paper, or wire. Certain steel nails subject to this Order are currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7317.00.55, 7317.00.65, and 7317.00.75. Excluded from the scope of this Order are steel nails specifically enumerated and identified in ASTM Standard F 1667 (2011 revision) as Type I, Style 20 nails, whether collated or in bulk, and whether or not galvanized. Also excluded from the scope of this Order are the following products: • Non-collated (i.e., hand-drive or bulk), two-piece steel nails having plastic or steel washers (caps) already assembled to the nail, having a bright or galvanized finish, a ring, fluted or spiral shank, an actual length of 0.500″ to 8″, inclusive; an actual shank diameter of 0.1015″ to 0.166″, inclusive; and an actual washer or cap diameter of 0.900″ to 1.10″, inclusive; 5 See Certain Steel Nails from the United Arab Emirates Nos. 731–TA–1185 (Review), USITC Publication 4729 (September 2017). VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:13 Oct 18, 2017 Jkt 244001 • non-collated (i.e., hand-drive or bulk), steel nails having a bright or galvanized finish, a smooth, barbed or ringed shank, an actual length of 0.500″ to 4″, inclusive; an actual shank diameter of 0.1015″ to 0.166″, inclusive; and an actual head diameter of 0.3375″ to 0.500″, inclusive; • wire collated steel nails, in coils, having a galvanized finish, a smooth, barbed or ringed shank, an actual length of 0.500″ to 1.75″, inclusive; an actual shank diameter of 0.116″ to 0.166″, inclusive; and an actual head diameter of 0.3375″ to 0.500″, inclusive; • non-collated (i.e., hand-drive or bulk), steel nails having a convex head (commonly known as an umbrella head), a smooth or spiral shank, a galvanized finish, an actual length of 1.75″ to 3″, inclusive; an actual shank diameter of 0.131″ to 0.152″, inclusive; and an actual head diameter of 0.450″ to 0.813″, inclusive; • corrugated nails. A corrugated nail is made of a small strip of corrugated steel with sharp points on one side; • thumb tacks, which are currently classified under HTSUS 7317.00.10.00; • fasteners suitable for use in powderactuated hand tools, not threaded and threaded, which are currently classified under HTSUS 7317.00.20 and 7317.00.30; • certain steel nails that are equal to or less than 0.0720 inches in shank diameter, round or rectangular in cross section, between 0.375 inches and 2.5 inches in length, and that are collated with adhesive or polyester film tape backed with a heat seal adhesive; and • fasteners having a case hardness greater than or equal to 50 HRC, a carbon content greater than or equal to 0.5 percent, a round head, a secondary reduced-diameter raised head section, a centered shank, and a smooth symmetrical point, suitable for use in gas-actuated hand tools. While the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this Order is dispositive. Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the Order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(a), the Department hereby orders the continuation of the Order on certain steel nails from the UAE. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The effective date of the continuation of the Order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of the Order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: October 12, 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. 2017–22684 Filed 10–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–911] Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 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 circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) 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. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable October 19, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova, 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) 482–1280. Background On July 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on CWP from the PRC for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 201 / Thursday, October 19, 2017 / Notices 2016.1 On July 31, 2017, the Department received a timely request from Zekelman Industries (the petitioner) to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.2 Pursuant to this request and in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), on September 13, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the CVD order on CWP covering the period of January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, with respect to 20 individually-named companies.3 No other party requested an administrative review. On September 29, 2017, the petitioner withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 Rescission of Administrative 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 notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review by the 90-day deadline. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD order on CWP from the PRC covering the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. Assessment rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation: Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 82 FR 30833 (July 3, 2017). 2 See Letter from the petitioner, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 31, 2017. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 42974 (September 13, 2017). 4 See Letter from the petitioner, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated September 29, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:13 Oct 18, 2017 Jkt 244001 Notification Regarding Administrative Protection 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 APO, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or the conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: October 13, 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. 2017–22685 Filed 10–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF470 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to U.S. Navy 2018 Ice Exercise Activities in the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Proposed incidental harassment authorization (IHA); request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS has received a request from the United States Department of the Navy (Navy) for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to Ice Exercise 2018 (ICEX18) activities proposed within the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48683 Navy’s activities are considered a military readiness activity pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (NDAA). DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than November 20, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Jolie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Physical comments should be sent to 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 and electronic comments should be sent to ITP.Pauline@noaa.gov. Instructions: NMFS is not responsible for comments sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period. Comments received electronically, including all attachments, must not exceed a 25megabyte file size. Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted in Microsoft Word or Excel or Adobe PDF file formats only. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted online at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/military.htm without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit confidential business information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rob Pauline, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8408. Electronic copies of the application and supporting documents, as well as a list of the references cited in this document, may be obtained online at: www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/military.htm. In case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce (as delegated to NMFS) to allow, upon request, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified geographical region if certain findings are made and either regulations are issued or, if the taking is limited to harassment, a notice of a proposed authorization is provided to the public for review. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 201 (Thursday, October 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48682-48683]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-911]


Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's 
Republic of China: 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 
circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) 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 October 19, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova, 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) 482-1280.

Background

    On July 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD 
order on CWP from the PRC for the period January 1, 2016, through 
December 31,

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2016.\1\ On July 31, 2017, the Department received a timely request 
from Zekelman Industries (the petitioner) to conduct an administrative 
review of this CVD order.\2\ Pursuant to this request and in accordance 
with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), on 
September 13, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a 
notice of initiation of an administrative review of the CVD order on 
CWP covering the period of January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, 
with respect to 20 individually-named companies.\3\ No other party 
requested an administrative review. On September 29, 2017, the 
petitioner 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 30833 (July 3, 2017).
    \2\ See Letter from the petitioner, ``Circular Welded Carbon 
Quality Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated July 31, 2017.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 42974 (September 13, 2017).
    \4\ See Letter from the petitioner, ``Circular Welded Carbon 
Quality Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Withdrawal 
of Request for Administrative Review,'' dated September 29, 2017.
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Rescission of Administrative 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 notice of initiation of the requested review. The 
petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review by 
the 90-day deadline. No other parties requested an administrative 
review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD 
order on CWP from the PRC covering the period January 1, 2016, through 
December 31, 2016.

Assessment

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

Notification Regarding Administrative Protection 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 APO, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely 
written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or 
the conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. 
Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a 
sanctionable violation.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 
of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: October 13, 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. 2017-22685 Filed 10-18-17; 8:45 am]
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