Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 51389-51390 [2017-24075]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 213 / Monday, November 6, 2017 / Notices Public Comment Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance no later than seven days after the date on which the last verification report is issued in this investigation. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in case briefs, may be submitted no later than five days after the deadline date for case briefs.10 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this investigation are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing, limited to issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, whether any participant is a foreign national, and a list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, the Department intends to hold the hearing at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and date to be determined. Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. International Trade Commission Notification In accordance with section 703(f) of the Act, the Department will notify the International Trade Commission (ITC) of its determination. If the final determination is affirmative, the ITC will determine before the later of 120 days after the date of this preliminary determination or 45 days after the final determination. Dated: October 30, 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 is fine denier polyester staple fiber (fine denier PSF), not carded or combed, measuring less than 3.3 decitex (3 denier) in diameter. The scope covers all fine denier PSF, whether coated or uncoated. The following products are excluded from the scope: (1) PSF equal to or greater than 3.3. decitex (more than 3 denier, inclusive) currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 5503.20.0045 and 5503.20.0065. (2) Low-melt PSF defined as a bicomponent fiber with a polyester core and anouter, polyester sheath that melts at a significantly lower temperature than its inner polyester core currently classified under HTSUS subheading 5503.20.0015. Fine denier PSF is classifiable under the HTSUS subheading 5503.20.0025. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. Appendix II List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope Comments IV. Scope of the Investigation V. Injury Test VI. Subsidies Valuation VII. Benchmarks and Discount Rates VIII. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences IX. Analysis of Programs X. Calculation of the All-Others Rate XI. ITC Notification XII. Disclosure and Public Comment XIII. Verification XIV. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2017–24078 Filed 11–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Notification to Interested Parties [A–570–601] This determination is issued and published pursuant to sections 703(f) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(c). Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: 10 See 19 CFR 351.309; see also 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Nov 03, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51389 As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail is indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. SUMMARY: DATES: Applicable November 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Whitley Herndon; Office II, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6274. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 15, 1987, the Department published the AD order on TRBs from the PRC.1 On July 3, 2017, the Department initiated the fourth sunset review of the AD order on TRBs from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act).2 On July 10, 2017, the Department received a timely notice of intent to participate in the sunset review from the Timken Company (Timken), a domestic producer and the petitioner in the TRBs less-than-fair-value investigation, within the 15-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 On August 2, 2017, Timken filed a timely substantive response with the Department pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 The Department did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), 1 See Antidumping Duty Order; Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished or Unfinished, from the People’s Republic of China, 52 FR 22667 (June 15, 1987), as amended by Tapered Roller Bearings from the People’s Republic of China; Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order in Accordance With Decision Upon Remand, 55 FR 6669 (February 26, 1990) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 82 FR 80844 (July 3, 2017). 3 See Timken’s Letter, ‘‘Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Order on Tapered Roller Bearings from China (A–570–601): Notice of Intent to Participate of the Timken Company,’’ dated July 10, 2017. 4 See Timken’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Review (4th Review) pursuant to Section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 of the antidumping duty order on Tapered Roller Bearings from China (Case No. A–570–601) Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation,’’ dated August 2, 2017. E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 51390 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 213 / Monday, November 6, 2017 / Notices the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the Order. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the Order includes tapered roller bearings and parts thereof. The subject merchandise is currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 8482.20.00, 8482.91.00.50, 8482.99.15, 8482.99.45, 8483.20.40, 8483.20.80, 8483.30.80, 8483.90.20, 8483.90.30, 8483.90.80, 8708.70.6060, 8708.99.2300, 8708.99.4850, 8708.99.6890, 8708.99.8115, and 8708.99.8180. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only; the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive.5 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail if the Order were to be revoked. The 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 in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the Order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the Order is revoked would be up to 60.25 percent. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of 5 For a full description of the scope of the AD Order, see Memorandum, ‘‘Fourth Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Tapered Roller Bearings from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and adopted by, this notice (Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Nov 03, 2017 Jkt 244001 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. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.281 and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). Dated: October 31, 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. 2017–24075 Filed 11–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–844] Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On July 3, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain lined paper products from India pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department has conducted an expedited sunset review of this order pursuant to the Act and 19 CFR 351. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD order is likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable November 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Conniff, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–1009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background The CVD order on certain lined paper products from India was published in the Federal Register on September 28, 2006.1 On July 3, 2017, the Department initiated the second sunset review of this CVD order pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act.2 On July 18, 2017, we received a notice of intent to participate on behalf of the Association of American School Paper Suppliers and each of its individual members (AASPS, hereinafter referred to as the domestic interested party), an association of domestic producers of lined paper products.3 The domestic interested party claimed interested party status under sections 771(9)(F) and (C) of the Act, because it is comprised of an association of U.S. producers of the domestic like product and the individual members of the association, which are manufacturers, producers, or wholesalers in the United States of the domestic like product.4 On August 2, 2017, the domestic interested party submitted its substantive response within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).5 The Department did not receive any substantive response from the Government of India, or Indian producers or exporters of the merchandise covered by the CVD order. 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 conducted an expedited review of the CVD order. This approach is consistent with the Department’s practice, including the prior sunset review of this CVD order.6 The Department did not 1 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Lined Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China; Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Lined Paper Products from India, Indonesia and the People’s Republic of China; and Notice of Countervailing Duty Orders: Certain Lined Paper Products from India and Indonesia, 71 FR 56949 (September 28, 2006). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 82 FR 30844 (July 3, 2017). 3 See Letter from the Domestic Interested Party, ‘‘Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated July 18, 2017. 4 Id. at 1–2. 5 See Letter from the Domestic Interested Party, ‘‘Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated August 2, 2017. 6 See, e.g., Welded Carbon Steel Pipe and Tube From Turkey: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order, 76 FR 64900 (October 19, 2011); Certain Pasta from Turkey: Final Results of Expedited Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 72 FR 5269 (February 5, 2007); and Certain Carbon Steel Products from Sweden; Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order, 65 FR 18304 (April 7, 2000). See also Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 213 (Monday, November 6, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51389-51390]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-601]


Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and 
Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the 
Expedited Fourth 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 (AD) 
order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and 
unfinished (TRBs) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude 
of the dumping margin likely to prevail is indicated in the ``Final 
Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable November 6, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Whitley Herndon; Office II, AD/CVD 
Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6274.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 15, 1987, the Department published the AD order on TRBs 
from the PRC.\1\ On July 3, 2017, the Department initiated the fourth 
sunset review of the AD order on TRBs from the PRC pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act).\2\ On July 10, 
2017, the Department received a timely notice of intent to participate 
in the sunset review from the Timken Company (Timken), a domestic 
producer and the petitioner in the TRBs less-than-fair-value 
investigation, within the 15-day period specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ On August 2, 2017, Timken filed a timely 
substantive response with the Department pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\4\ The Department did not receive a substantive 
response from any respondent interested party. As a result, pursuant to 
section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2),

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the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the 
Order.
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    \1\ See Antidumping Duty Order; Tapered Roller Bearings and 
Parts Thereof, Finished or Unfinished, from the People's Republic of 
China, 52 FR 22667 (June 15, 1987), as amended by Tapered Roller 
Bearings from the People's Republic of China; Amendment to Final 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty 
Order in Accordance With Decision Upon Remand, 55 FR 6669 (February 
26, 1990) (Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 82 FR 80844 
(July 3, 2017).
    \3\ See Timken's Letter, ``Fourth Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Order on Tapered Roller Bearings from China (A-570-601): 
Notice of Intent to Participate of the Timken Company,'' dated July 
10, 2017.
    \4\ See Timken's Letter, ``Sunset Review (4th Review) pursuant 
to Section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 of the antidumping duty 
order on Tapered Roller Bearings from China (Case No. A-570-601) 
Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation,'' dated August 2, 
2017.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the Order includes tapered roller 
bearings and parts thereof. The subject merchandise is currently 
classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS) subheadings: 8482.20.00, 8482.91.00.50, 8482.99.15, 8482.99.45, 
8483.20.40, 8483.20.80, 8483.30.80, 8483.90.20, 8483.90.30, 8483.90.80, 
8708.70.6060, 8708.99.2300, 8708.99.4850, 8708.99.6890, 8708.99.8115, 
and 8708.99.8180. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience 
and customs purposes only; the written description of the scope of the 
order is dispositive.\5\
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    \5\ For a full description of the scope of the AD Order, see 
Memorandum, ``Fourth Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order on Tapered Roller Bearings from the People's Republic of 
China,'' dated concurrently with, and adopted by, this notice 
(Decision Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the 
Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum 
include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the 
magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail if the Order were to 
be revoked.
    The 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 
in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of 
Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision 
Memorandum can be accessed at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The 
signed Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Decision 
Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
the Department determines that revocation of the Order would likely 
lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude 
of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the Order is revoked 
would be up to 60.25 percent.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only 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. 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.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 
CFR 351.281 and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii).

    Dated: October 31, 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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