Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Belarus, the Russian Federation, and the United Arab Emirates: Antidumping Duty Orders, 3297-3299 [2018-01254]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 24, 2018 / Notices 3297 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [01/08/2018 through 01/15/2018] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Casco Bay Molding, Ltd .... 32 Smada Drive, Sanford, ME 04073 ..... 01/11/2018 Arcadian Services, LLC ..... 3109 Northington Court, Florence, AL 35630. 01/11/2018 Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. These petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–01239 Filed 1–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–822–806, A–821–824, A–520–808] Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Belarus, the Russian Federation, and the United Arab Emirates: Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), Commerce is issuing antidumping duty (AD) orders on carbon and alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from Belarus, the Russian Federation (Russia), and the United Arab Emirates (the UAE). DATES: Applicable January 24, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Janz at (202) 482–2972 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jan 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 Product(s) The firm manufactures products made of thermoplastic and liquid silicone using injection molds. The firm manufactures car and truck wash chemicals. (Belarus), Kaitlin Wojnar at (202) 482– 3857 (Russia), or Carrie Bethea at (202) 482–1491 (the UAE), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(c), on November 28, 2017, Commerce published affirmative final determinations in the less-than-fairvalue (LTFV) investigations of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE.1 On January 11, 2018, the ITC notified Commerce of its affirmative determination, pursuant to section 735(d) of the Act, that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by reason of the LTFV imports of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE, and its determination that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to imports of wire rod from Russia subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determination.2 Scope of the Orders The product covered by these orders is wire rod. For a complete description of the scope of these orders, see the Appendix to this notice. Antidumping Duty Orders In accordance with sections 735(b)(1)(A)(i) and 735(d) of the Act, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination in these investigations, in which it found that an industry in the 1 See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus, the Russian Federation, and the United Arab Emirates: Affirmative Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Finding of Critical Circumstances, 82 FR 56214 (November 28, 2017). 2 See Letter from the ITC to the Hon. Gary Taverman, dated January 11, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 United States is materially injured by reasons of imports of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE.3 The ITC also notified Commerce of its determination that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to imports of wire rod from Russia subject to Commerce’s critical circumstances finding.4 Therefore, in accordance with section 735(c)(2) of the Act, Commerce is issuing these AD orders. Because the ITC determined that imports of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE are materially injuring a U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of such merchandise from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE are subject to the assessment of antidumping duties. As a result of the ITC’s final determination, in accordance with section 736(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce will direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further instruction by Commerce, antidumping duties equal to the amount by which the normal value of the merchandise exceeds the export price, or constructed export price, of the merchandise, for all relevant entries of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE. Antidumping duties will be assessed on unliquidated entries of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after September 12, 2017, the date of publication of the preliminary determinations,5 but will not include entries occurring after the expiration of the provisional measures 3 Id. 4 Id. 5 See Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 82 FR 42796 (September 12, 2017) (Belarus Preliminary Determination); Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates: Affirmative Preliminary Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances for Imports of Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the Russian Federation, 82 FR 42794 (September 12, 2017) (collectively, Preliminary Determinations). E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 3298 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 24, 2018 / Notices period and before publication of the ITC’s final injury determination in the Federal Register, as further described below. Suspension of Liquidation In accordance with section 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act, Commerce will instruct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation of all relevant entries of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE. These instructions suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. Commerce will also instruct CBP to require cash deposits equal to the amounts as indicated below. Accordingly, effective the date of publication of the ITC’s final affirmative injury determination, CBP will require, at the same time as importers would normally deposit estimated duties on the subject merchandise, a cash deposit equal to the cash deposit rates listed below.6 The relevant all-others rates apply to producers or exporters not specifically listed, as appropriate. Provisional Measures Section 733(d) of the Act states that the suspension of liquidation pursuant to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in effect for more than four months, except where exporters representing a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise request that Commerce extend the four-month period to no more than six months. In reference to these proceedings, no such request was received from exporters of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, or the UAE. Commerce’s preliminary determinations were published on September 12, 2017.7 As such, the fourmonth period ended on January 9, 2018. Pursuant to section 737(b) of the Act, the collection of cash deposits at the rates listed below will begin on the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination. Therefore, in accordance with section 733(d) of the Act, Commerce will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation and to liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, unliquidated entries of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption after January 9, 2018, the date on which provisional measures expired, through the day preceding the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination in the Federal Register. Suspension of liquidation will resume on the date of publication of the ITC’s final determination in the Federal Register. Critical Circumstances With regard to the ITC’s negative critical circumstances determination regarding imports of wire rod from Russia, Commerce will instruct CBP to lift suspension and refund any cash deposits made to secure payment of estimated antidumping duties on subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after June 14, 2017, (i.e., 90 days prior to the date of publication of the preliminary determinations), but before September 12, 2017, (i.e., the date of publication of the preliminary determinations). Estimated Weighted-Average Dumping Margins The estimated weighted-average AD margins and cash deposit rates are as follows: Estimated margin (%) Country Exporter or producer Belarus .................................................. Russia ................................................... Belarus-Wide Entity 8 ........................................................................................... Abinsk Electric Steel Works Ltd ........................................................................... JSC NLMK-Ural .................................................................................................... All-Others ............................................................................................................. Emirates Steel Industries PJSC ........................................................................... All-Others ............................................................................................................. UAE ....................................................... daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES This notice constitutes the AD orders with respect to wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE, pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties can find a list of AD orders currently effect at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/stats/ iastats1.html. These orders are published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). 7 See section 736(a)(3) of the Act. Preliminary Determinations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jan 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 The merchandise covered by these investigations are certain hot-rolled products of carbon steel and alloy steel, in coils, of approximately round cross section, less than 19.00 mm in actual solid cross-sectional diameter. Specifically excluded are steel products possessing the above-noted physical characteristics and meeting the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) definitions for (a) stainless steel; (b) tool steel; (c) high-nickel steel; (d) ball bearing steel; or (e) concrete reinforcing bars and rods. Also excluded are free cutting steel (also known as free machining steel) products (i.e., products that contain by weight one or more of the following elements: 0.1 percent or more of lead, 0.05 percent or more of bismuth, 0.08 percent or more of sulfur, more than 0.04 percent of phosphorous, more than 0.05 percent of selenium, or more than 0.01 percent of tellurium). All products meeting the physical description of subject merchandise that are not specifically excluded are included in this scope. The products under investigation are currently classifiable under subheadings 7213.91.3011, 213.91.3015, 7213.91.3020, 7213.91.3093; 7213.91.4500, 7213.91.6000, 7213.99.0030, 7227.20.0030, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6010, 7227.90.6020, 7227.90.6030, and 7227.90.6035 of the HTSUS. Products entered under subheadings 7213.99.0090 and 7227.90.6090 of the HTSUS also may be included in this scope if they meet the physical description of subject merchandise above. Although the HTSUS subheadings are 8 The Belarus-wide entity includes Byelorussian Steel Works, who was the sole mandatory respondent in the investigation of wire rod from Belarus and did not demonstrate that it was entitled Notification to Interested Parties 6 See Dated: January 18, 2018. 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. 280.02 756.93 756.93 436.80 84.10 84.10 to a separate rate. Accordingly, we consider the company to be part of the Belarus-wide entity. See Belarus Preliminary Determination, 82 FR at 42797, n.10. Appendix Scope of the Orders PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 24, 2018 / Notices provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive. description of the scope of the order, see Appendix to this notice. [FR Doc. 2018–01254 Filed 1–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–057] Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets From the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing the countervailing duty order on certain tool chests and cabinets (tool chests) from the People’s Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable January 24, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Thomas Schauer, AD/ CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–3477 or (202) 482–0410, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), on November 29, 2017, Commerce published its affirmative final determination that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of tool chests from China.1 On January 16, 2018, the ITC notified Commerce of its affirmative determination that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by reason of subsidized imports of subject merchandise from China.2 Scope of the Order daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 20:25 Jan 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 ITC Letter. Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 82 FR 43331 (September 15, 2017) (Preliminary Determination) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 5 As indicated in the Final Determination, Jiangsu Tongrun Equipment Technology Co., Ltd.’s crossowned affiliates include the following entities: Changshu Jack Factory, Changshu Tongrun Taron Import and Export Co., Ltd., (also known as 4 See Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 82 FR 56582 (November 29, 2017) (Final Determination) and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. 2 See ITC Letter concerning imports of tool chests and cabinets from China, dated January 16, 2018 (ITC Letter). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Suspension of Liquidation In accordance with section 706 of the Act, Commerce will instruct CBP to reinstitute the suspension of liquidation of tool chests from China. We will also instruct CBP to require, pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on the net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise. These instructions suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. The all-others rate applies to all producers and exporters of subject merchandise not listed in the following table. 3 See The scope of this order covers tool chests from China. For a complete 1 See Countervailing Duty Order On January 16, 2018, in accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 705(d) of the Act, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination in this investigation, in which it found that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of tool chests from China.3 Therefore, in accordance with section 705(c)(2) of the Act, Commerce is issuing this countervailing duty order. Because the ITC determined that imports of tool chests from China are materially injuring a U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of such merchandise from China, entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, are subject to the assessment of countervailing duties. Therefore, in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act, Commerce will direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further instruction by Commerce, countervailing duties for all relevant entries of tool chests from China. Countervailing duties will be assessed on unliquidated entries of tool chests from China entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after September 15, 2017, the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination 4 but will not include entries occurring after the expiration of the provisional measures period and before publication of the ITC’s final injury determination as further described below. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Company Jiangsu Tongrun Equipment Technology Co., Ltd 5 ....... Zhongshan Geelong Manufacturing Co., Ltd .............. Allround Hardware Co., Ltd .. Beijing Kang Jie Kong International Cargo Agent Co., Ltd ..................................... Changshu Zhongcheng Tool Box Co., Ltd ...................... Changzhou City Hongfei Metalwork Corporation ...... Changzhou Machan Steel Furniture Co., Ltd .............. China National Electronics Import and Export Ningbo Co ...................................... Foshan Lishida Metal Products Co., Ltd ...................... Gem-Year Industrial Co., Ltd Guangdong Hisense Home Appliances Co., Ltd ........... Guerjie Enterprise Co., Ltd ... Haiyan Dingfeng Fasteners Ltd ..................................... Hangzhou Xiaoshan Import and Export Trading Co., Ltd ..................................... Hyxion Metal Industry ........... Jiaxing Pinyou Import & Export Co., Ltd ...................... Jin Rong Hua Le Metal Manufactures Co., Ltd ............. Jinhua JG Tools Manufacturing Co ........................... Jinhua Yahu Tools Co., Ltd .. Keesung Manufacturing Co., Ltd ..................................... Kingstar Tools Co., Ltd ......... Liyang Flying Industry Co., Ltd ..................................... Meridian International Co., Ltd ..................................... Ningbo Better Design Industry Co., Ltd ........................ Ningbo Hualei Tool Co., Ltd Ningbo Jiufeng Electronic Tools ................................. Ningbo Safewell International Holding Corp ..................... Ningbo Xiunan International Co., Ltd ............................. Pinghu Chenda Storage Office Equipment Co., Ltd .... Pooke Technology Co., Ltd .. Shanghai All-Fast International Trade Co., Ltd ..... Shanghai All-Hop Industry Co., Ltd ............................. Shanghai Delta International Trading .............................. Shanghai Fairlong International Trading Co., Ltd .. Shanghai ITPC Hardware Co., Ltd ............................. Shanghai Legsteel Metal Products Co., Ltd .............. 3299 Subsidy rate (percent) 15.09 14.03 95.96 95.96 14.39 95.96 14.39 95.96 95.96 95.96 14.39 95.96 95.96 95.96 14.39 95.96 14.39 14.39 14.39 14.39 95.96 95.96 14.39 95.96 95.96 95.96 14.39 95.96 14.39 14.39 14.39 14.39 95.96 95.96 14.39 95.96 Changshu Tongrun Equipment Co., Ltd.), Changshu Tongrun Mechanical & Electrical Equipment Manufacture Co., Ltd., Changshu Taron Machinery Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and Changshu General Electrical Factory Co., Ltd. E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3297-3299]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-822-806, A-821-824, A-520-808]


Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Belarus, the Russian 
Federation, and the United Arab Emirates: Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), 
Commerce is issuing antidumping duty (AD) orders on carbon and alloy 
steel wire rod (wire rod) from Belarus, the Russian Federation 
(Russia), and the United Arab Emirates (the UAE).

DATES: Applicable January 24, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Janz at (202) 482-2972 
(Belarus), Kaitlin Wojnar at (202) 482-3857 (Russia), or Carrie Bethea 
at (202) 482-1491 (the UAE), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and 
Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(c), on November 28, 
2017, Commerce published affirmative final determinations in the less-
than-fair-value (LTFV) investigations of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, 
and the UAE.\1\ On January 11, 2018, the ITC notified Commerce of its 
affirmative determination, pursuant to section 735(d) of the Act, that 
an industry in the United States is materially injured within the 
meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by reason of the LTFV 
imports of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE, and its 
determination that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to 
imports of wire rod from Russia subject to Commerce's affirmative 
critical circumstances determination.\2\
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    \1\ See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus, 
the Russian Federation, and the United Arab Emirates: Affirmative 
Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial 
Affirmative Finding of Critical Circumstances, 82 FR 56214 (November 
28, 2017).
    \2\ See Letter from the ITC to the Hon. Gary Taverman, dated 
January 11, 2018.
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Scope of the Orders

    The product covered by these orders is wire rod. For a complete 
description of the scope of these orders, see the Appendix to this 
notice.

Antidumping Duty Orders

    In accordance with sections 735(b)(1)(A)(i) and 735(d) of the Act, 
the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination in these 
investigations, in which it found that an industry in the United States 
is materially injured by reasons of imports of wire rod from Belarus, 
Russia, and the UAE.\3\ The ITC also notified Commerce of its 
determination that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to 
imports of wire rod from Russia subject to Commerce's critical 
circumstances finding.\4\ Therefore, in accordance with section 
735(c)(2) of the Act, Commerce is issuing these AD orders. Because the 
ITC determined that imports of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the 
UAE are materially injuring a U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of 
such merchandise from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE are subject to the 
assessment of antidumping duties.
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    \3\ Id.
    \4\ Id.
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    As a result of the ITC's final determination, in accordance with 
section 736(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce will direct U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further instruction by 
Commerce, antidumping duties equal to the amount by which the normal 
value of the merchandise exceeds the export price, or constructed 
export price, of the merchandise, for all relevant entries of wire rod 
from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE. Antidumping duties will be assessed 
on unliquidated entries of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE 
entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after 
September 12, 2017, the date of publication of the preliminary 
determinations,\5\ but will not include entries occurring after the 
expiration of the provisional measures

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period and before publication of the ITC's final injury determination 
in the Federal Register, as further described below.
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    \5\ See Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus: 
Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair 
Value, 82 FR 42796 (September 12, 2017) (Belarus Preliminary 
Determination); Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the 
Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates: Affirmative 
Preliminary Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and 
Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances for 
Imports of Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the Russian 
Federation, 82 FR 42794 (September 12, 2017) (collectively, 
Preliminary Determinations).
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Suspension of Liquidation

    In accordance with section 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act, Commerce will 
instruct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation of all relevant entries 
of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE. These instructions 
suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice.
    Commerce will also instruct CBP to require cash deposits equal to 
the amounts as indicated below. Accordingly, effective the date of 
publication of the ITC's final affirmative injury determination, CBP 
will require, at the same time as importers would normally deposit 
estimated duties on the subject merchandise, a cash deposit equal to 
the cash deposit rates listed below.\6\ The relevant all-others rates 
apply to producers or exporters not specifically listed, as 
appropriate.
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    \6\ See section 736(a)(3) of the Act.
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Provisional Measures

    Section 733(d) of the Act states that the suspension of liquidation 
pursuant to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in 
effect for more than four months, except where exporters representing a 
significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise request 
that Commerce extend the four-month period to no more than six months. 
In reference to these proceedings, no such request was received from 
exporters of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, or the UAE. Commerce's 
preliminary determinations were published on September 12, 2017.\7\ As 
such, the four-month period ended on January 9, 2018. Pursuant to 
section 737(b) of the Act, the collection of cash deposits at the rates 
listed below will begin on the date of publication of the ITC's final 
injury determination.
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    \7\ See Preliminary Determinations.
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    Therefore, in accordance with section 733(d) of the Act, Commerce 
will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation and to 
liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, unliquidated entries 
of wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the UAE entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption after January 9, 2018, the date on 
which provisional measures expired, through the day preceding the date 
of publication of the ITC's final injury determination in the Federal 
Register. Suspension of liquidation will resume on the date of 
publication of the ITC's final determination in the Federal Register.

Critical Circumstances

    With regard to the ITC's negative critical circumstances 
determination regarding imports of wire rod from Russia, Commerce will 
instruct CBP to lift suspension and refund any cash deposits made to 
secure payment of estimated antidumping duties on subject merchandise 
entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after June 
14, 2017, (i.e., 90 days prior to the date of publication of the 
preliminary determinations), but before September 12, 2017, (i.e., the 
date of publication of the preliminary determinations).

Estimated Weighted-Average Dumping Margins

    The estimated weighted-average AD margins and cash deposit rates 
are as follows:

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           Country            Exporter or producer  Estimated margin (%)
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Belarus.....................  Belarus-Wide Entity                 280.02
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Russia......................  Abinsk Electric                     756.93
                               Steel Works Ltd.
                              JSC NLMK-Ural.......                756.93
                              All-Others..........                436.80
UAE.........................  Emirates Steel                       84.10
                               Industries PJSC.
                              All-Others..........                 84.10
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    \8\ The Belarus-wide entity includes Byelorussian Steel Works, 
who was the sole mandatory respondent in the investigation of wire 
rod from Belarus and did not demonstrate that it was entitled to a 
separate rate. Accordingly, we consider the company to be part of 
the Belarus-wide entity. See Belarus Preliminary Determination, 82 
FR at 42797, n.10.
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    This notice constitutes the AD orders with respect to wire rod from 
Belarus, Russia, and the UAE, pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. 
Interested parties can find a list of AD orders currently effect at 
http://enforcement.trade.gov/stats/iastats1.html. These orders are 
published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.211(b).

    Dated: January 18, 2018.
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

Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by these investigations are certain hot-
rolled products of carbon steel and alloy steel, in coils, of 
approximately round cross section, less than 19.00 mm in actual 
solid cross-sectional diameter. Specifically excluded are steel 
products possessing the above-noted physical characteristics and 
meeting the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) 
definitions for (a) stainless steel; (b) tool steel; (c) high-nickel 
steel; (d) ball bearing steel; or (e) concrete reinforcing bars and 
rods. Also excluded are free cutting steel (also known as free 
machining steel) products (i.e., products that contain by weight one 
or more of the following elements: 0.1 percent or more of lead, 0.05 
percent or more of bismuth, 0.08 percent or more of sulfur, more 
than 0.04 percent of phosphorous, more than 0.05 percent of 
selenium, or more than 0.01 percent of tellurium). All products 
meeting the physical description of subject merchandise that are not 
specifically excluded are included in this scope.
    The products under investigation are currently classifiable 
under subheadings 7213.91.3011, 213.91.3015, 7213.91.3020, 
7213.91.3093; 7213.91.4500, 7213.91.6000, 7213.99.0030, 
7227.20.0030, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6010, 7227.90.6020, 
7227.90.6030, and 7227.90.6035 of the HTSUS. Products entered under 
subheadings 7213.99.0090 and 7227.90.6090 of the HTSUS also may be 
included in this scope if they meet the physical description of 
subject merchandise above. Although the HTSUS subheadings are

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provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive.

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