Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017, 51810-51811 [2017-24198]

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Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–24203 Filed 11–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–842] Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large residential washers from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Electrolux Home Products Corp. N.V. and Electrolux Home Products de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (collectively, Electrolux). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Electrolux have been made at prices below normal value AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable: November 8, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Belliveau or Rebecca Janz, 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) 482–4952 or (202) 482–2972, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are all large residential washers and certain subassemblies thereof from Mexico. The products are currently classifiable under subheadings 8450.20.0040 and 8450.20.0080 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). Products subject to this order may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 8450.11.0040, 8450.11.0080, 8450.90.2000, and 8450.90.6000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this scope is dispositive.1 Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1)(B) and (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Pursuant to section 776(a) and (b) of the Act, the Department has preliminarily relied upon facts otherwise available with adverse inferences (AFA) for Electrolux because this respondent did not timely respond to the Department’s antidumping duty questionnaire. For a complete explanation of the methodology and analysis underlying the preliminary application of AFA, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary 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 https://access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be found at 1 For a full description of the scope of the order, see Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 2016–2017 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Large Residential Washers from Mexico,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 8, 2017 / Notices http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as the Appendix to this notice. Preliminary Results of the Review As a result of this review, the Department preliminarily determines that a dumping margin of 72.41 percent exists for Electrolux for the period February 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Disclosure Normally, the Department discloses to interested parties the calculations performed in connection with the preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of the notice of preliminary results in the Federal Register, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). However, there are no calculations to disclose because, in accordance with section 776 of the Act, the Department preliminarily applied AFA to Electrolux, the only company that is subject to this review, and the applied AFA rate is based solely on a dumping margin applied in a prior segment of this proceeding. Public Comment Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance no later than 30 days after the date of publication of the preliminary results, unless the Secretary alters the time limit. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in case briefs, may be submitted no later than five days after the deadline date for case briefs.2 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this administrative review 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 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; 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. 2 See 19 CFR 351.309; see also 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Nov 07, 2017 Jkt 244001 Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and date to be determined.3 Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. All submissions, with limited exceptions, must be filed electronically using ACCESS. An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the due date. Documents excepted from the electronic submission requirements must be filed manually (i.e., in paper form) with the APO/ Dockets Unit in Room 18022 and stamped with the date and time of receipt by 5 p.m. ET on the due date. The Department intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues raised in any written briefs, not later than 120 days after the date of publication of this notice, unless the deadline is extended.4 Assessment Rates Upon issuance of the final results, the Department shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review.5 The final results of this review shall be the basis for the assessment of antidumping duties on entries of merchandise covered by the final results of this review and for future deposits of estimated duties, where applicable.6 We intend to issue instructions to CBP 41 days after the publication date of the final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for Electrolux will be the rate established in the final results of this review; (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not participating in this review, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation, but the 51811 manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 36.52 percent, the all-others rate established in the LTFV investigation.7 These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) 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 antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). 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. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Application of Facts Available and Adverse Inferences A. Use of Facts Available B. Application of Facts Available With an Adverse Inference C. Selection and Corroboration of Adverse Facts Available Rate V. Duty Absorption VI. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2017–24198 Filed 11–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 3 Id. 4 See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h). 5 See 19 CFR 351.212(b). 6 See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 7 See Large Residential Washers from Mexico and the Republic of Korea: Antidumping Duty Orders, 78 FR 11148 (February 15, 2013). E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 215 (Wednesday, November 8, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51810-51811]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-201-842]


Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Preliminary Results of the 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large 
residential washers from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is February 
1, 2016, through January 31, 2017. The review covers one producer/
exporter of the subject merchandise, Electrolux Home Products Corp. 
N.V. and Electrolux Home Products de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. 
(collectively, Electrolux). We preliminarily determine that sales of 
subject merchandise by Electrolux have been made at prices below normal 
value (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these 
preliminary results.

DATES: Applicable: November 8, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Belliveau or Rebecca Janz, 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) 482-4952 or (202) 482-2972, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Scope of the Order

    The products covered by the order are all large residential washers 
and certain subassemblies thereof from Mexico. The products are 
currently classifiable under subheadings 8450.20.0040 and 8450.20.0080 
of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). Products 
subject to this order may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 
8450.11.0040, 8450.11.0080, 8450.90.2000, and 8450.90.6000. Although 
the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs 
purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this 
scope is dispositive.\1\
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    \1\ For a full description of the scope of the order, see 
Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 
2016-2017 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on 
Large Residential Washers from Mexico,'' dated concurrently with, 
and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum).
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Methodology

    The Department is conducting this review in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1)(B) and (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act). Pursuant to section 776(a) and (b) of the Act, the 
Department has preliminarily relied upon facts otherwise available with 
adverse inferences (AFA) for Electrolux because this respondent did not 
timely respond to the Department's antidumping duty questionnaire. For 
a complete explanation of the methodology and analysis underlying the 
preliminary application of AFA, see the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum. The Preliminary 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 https://access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room 
B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a 
complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be found at

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http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum are identical in content. A list of the topics discussed in 
the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as the Appendix to this 
notice.

Preliminary Results of the Review

    As a result of this review, the Department preliminarily determines 
that a dumping margin of 72.41 percent exists for Electrolux for the 
period February 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017.

Disclosure

    Normally, the Department discloses to interested parties the 
calculations performed in connection with the preliminary results 
within five days of the date of publication of the notice of 
preliminary results in the Federal Register, in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.224(b). However, there are no calculations to disclose because, in 
accordance with section 776 of the Act, the Department preliminarily 
applied AFA to Electrolux, the only company that is subject to this 
review, and the applied AFA rate is based solely on a dumping margin 
applied in a prior segment of this proceeding.

Public Comment

    Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance no later than 30 
days after the date of publication of the preliminary results, unless 
the Secretary alters the time limit. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues 
raised in case briefs, may be submitted no later than five days after 
the deadline date for case briefs.\2\ Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) 
and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this 
administrative review 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.
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    \2\ See 19 CFR 351.309; see also 19 CFR 351.303 (for general 
filing requirements).
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    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to 
request a hearing 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; 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.\3\ 
Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the 
hearing two days before the scheduled date.
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    \3\ Id.
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    All submissions, with limited exceptions, must be filed 
electronically using ACCESS. An electronically filed document must be 
received successfully in its entirety by 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 
the due date. Documents excepted from the electronic submission 
requirements must be filed manually (i.e., in paper form) with the APO/
Dockets Unit in Room 18022 and stamped with the date and time of 
receipt by 5 p.m. ET on the due date.
    The Department intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues 
raised in any written briefs, not later than 120 days after the date of 
publication of this notice, unless the deadline is extended.\4\
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    \4\ See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h).
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Assessment Rates

    Upon issuance of the final results, the Department shall determine, 
and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping 
duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review.\5\ The final 
results of this review shall be the basis for the assessment of 
antidumping duties on entries of merchandise covered by the final 
results of this review and for future deposits of estimated duties, 
where applicable.\6\
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    \5\ See 19 CFR 351.212(b).
    \6\ See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act.
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    We intend to issue instructions to CBP 41 days after the 
publication date of the final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective for all 
shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the 
final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 
751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for Electrolux will 
be the rate established in the final results of this review; (2) for 
previously reviewed or investigated companies not participating in this 
review, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific 
rate published for the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a 
firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the less-than-fair-
value (LTFV) investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit 
rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the 
manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all 
other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 36.52 percent, the 
all-others rate established in the LTFV investigation.\7\ These deposit 
requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 
notice.
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    \7\ See Large Residential Washers from Mexico and the Republic 
of Korea: Antidumping Duty Orders, 78 FR 11148 (February 15, 2013).
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Notification to Importers

    This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of 
their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) 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 antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.
    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4).

    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.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. Application of Facts Available and Adverse Inferences
    A. Use of Facts Available
    B. Application of Facts Available With an Adverse Inference
    C. Selection and Corroboration of Adverse Facts Available Rate
V. Duty Absorption
VI. Conclusion

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