Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017, 48797-48798 [2017-22807]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSKBC5CHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 202 / Friday, October 20, 2017 / Notices U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)); or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. 4610(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. 4610(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’ or ‘‘the Act’’), or pursuant to the Regulations, in which the person had an interest at the time of his/her conviction. 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Issued this 16th day of October 2017. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2017–22826 Filed 10–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–875] Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016– 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the period or review (POR) April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable October 20, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maliha Khan or Karine Gziryan, AD/ CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0895 and (202) 482–4081, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on nonmalleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC for the above POR.1 On May 1, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), the 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 62 FR 16163 (April 3, 2017). E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 48798 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 202 / Friday, October 20, 2017 / Notices Department received timely requests from Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone Star Pipe International Trade Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Star) and Dalian Reliable Industrial Co., Ltd. (Dalian Reliable) to conduct an administrative review.2 Pursuant to these requests and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), on June 7, 2017, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on nonmalleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC.3 This administrative review covers Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable during the period April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. On July 6, 2017, Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable withdrew their requests for an administrative review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review if the party that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable withdrew their requests before the 90day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this administrative review in its entirety. srobinson on DSKBC5CHB2PROD with NOTICES Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping 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 the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 2 See Letter from Tianjin Star, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated May 1, 2017; see also Letter from Dalian Reliable, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated May 1, 2017. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 26444 (June 7, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 4 See Letter from Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated July 6, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Oct 19, 2017 Jkt 244001 Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers for whom this review is being rescinded of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. 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 published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: October 17, 2017. James Maeder, Senior Director performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–22807 Filed 10–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Membership of the International Trade Administration Performance Review Board International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Membership on the International Trade Administration’s Performance Review Board. AGENCY: The International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce (DOC), announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of ITA’s Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for (1) reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Senior Executive Service (SES) members and (2) making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months. DATES: The period of appointment for those individuals selected for ITA’s Performance Review Board begins on October 20, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joan Nagielski, U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Human Resources Management, Department of Commerce Human Resources Operations Center, Office of Employment and Compensation, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Room 50013, Washington, DC 20230, at (202) 482–6342. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), the International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce (DOC), announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the ITA Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for (1) reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and (2) making recommendations to the appointing authority on other Performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES. The Appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months. Dates: The name, position title, and type of appointment of each member of the Performance Review Board are set forth below: 1. Tim Rosado, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Career SES 2. Diane Farrell, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, Career SES 3. Ian Steff, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, Noncareer SES 4. Carole Showers, Executive Director for Antidumping & Policy Negotiation, Career SES 5. Veronica LeGrande, Director, Human Resource Services, Career SES 6. Praveen Dixit, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Analysis, Career SES 7. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping/ Countervailing Duty Operations, Career SES 8. James Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services, Noncareer SES E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 202 (Friday, October 20, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-875]


Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic 
of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review; 2016-2017

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its 
administrative review of non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the 
People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period or review (POR) April 
1, 2016, through March 31, 2017.

DATES: Applicable October 20, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maliha Khan or Karine Gziryan, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0895 and (202) 482-
4081, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register 
a notice of ``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the 
antidumping duty order on non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from 
the PRC for the above POR.\1\ On May 1, 2017, in accordance with 
section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 
CFR 351.213(b), the

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Department received timely requests from Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone 
Star Pipe International Trade Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Star) and Dalian 
Reliable Industrial Co., Ltd. (Dalian Reliable) to conduct an 
administrative review.\2\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 62 FR 16163 (April 3, 2017).
    \2\ See Letter from Tianjin Star, ``Request for Administrative 
Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe 
Fittings from the People's Republic of China,'' dated May 1, 2017; 
see also Letter from Dalian Reliable, ``Request for Administrative 
Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe 
Fittings from the People's Republic of China,'' dated May 1, 2017.
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    Pursuant to these requests and in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.221(c)(1)(i), on June 7, 2017, the Department published a notice of 
initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC.\3\ This 
administrative review covers Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable during 
the period April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. On July 6, 2017, 
Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable withdrew their requests for an 
administrative review.\4\
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    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 26444 (June 7, 2017) (Initiation 
Notice).
    \4\ See Letter from Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable, 
``Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order on Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the 
People's Republic of China,'' dated July 6, 2017.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an 
administrative review if the party that requested the review withdraws 
its request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of 
initiation of the requested review. Tianjin Star and Dalian Reliable 
withdrew their requests before the 90-day deadline, and no other party 
requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order. 
Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding 
this administrative review in its entirety.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of non-
malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC. Antidumping duties 
shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated 
antidumping 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 the date of publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers for whom 
this review is being rescinded of their responsibility under 19 CFR 
351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of 
antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during 
this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could 
result in the Secretary's presumption that reimbursement of the 
antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 
antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. 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 published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 
777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: October 17, 2017.
James Maeder,
Senior Director performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. 2017-22807 Filed 10-19-17; 8:45 am]
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