Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017, 14252-14253 [2018-06722]

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To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Apr 02, 2018 Jkt 244001 [A–469–805] Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Sidenor Aceros Especiales S.L. (Sidenor), an exporter/producer of stainless steel bar (SSB) from Spain, sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR), March 1, 2016, through February 28, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Bethea or Kabir Archuletta, AD/ CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1491 or (202) 482–2593, respectively. AGENCY: Background On December 4, 2017, Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on SSB from PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Spain.1 Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.2 Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is SSB products and is currently classified under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 7222.10.00, 7222.11.00, 7222.19.00, 7222.20.00, and 7222.30.00. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive.3 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties to this administrative review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.4 A list of the issues that parties raised and to which we responded is attached to this notice as an Appendix. The Issues and 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 in the Central Records Unit (CRU), Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision 1 See Stainless Steel Bar from Spain: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017, 82 FR 57208 (December 4, 2017). 2 Commerce has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from January 20 through 22, 2018. If the new deadline falls on a non-business day, in accordance with Commerce’s practice, the deadline will become the next business day. The revised deadline for the final results of this review is now April 6, 2018. See Memorandum for The Record from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Shutdown of the Federal Government’’ (Tolling Memorandum), dated January 23, 2018. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 3 days. 3 The HTSUS numbers provided in the scope changed since the publication of the order. See Amended Final Determination and Antidumping Duty Order: Stainless Steel Bar from Spain, 60 FR 11656 (March 2, 1995). 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Certain Stainless Steel Bar from Spain: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / Notices Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Changes Since the Preliminary Results Based on a review of the record and comments received from interested parties, we have recalculated Sidenor’s weighted-average dumping margin. For further discussion, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum. Final Results of the Review We determine that, for the period of March 1, 2016, through February 28, 2017, the following weighted-average dumping margin exists: Exporter/producer Sidenor Aceros Especiales, S.L ..................................... Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) 3.81 amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Duty Assessment Commerce shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. In accordance with Commerce’s ‘‘automatic assessment’’ practice, for entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by Sidenor for which it did not know that the merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate those entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction. We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after the publication date of the final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of final results of administrative review 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 Sidenor will be the rate established in the final results of this administrative review; (2) for merchandise exported by producers or exporters not covered in this administrative review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Apr 02, 2018 Jkt 244001 review, or the original investigation, but the producer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding for the producer of the subject merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 25.77 percent, the all-others rate established in the investigation.5 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers 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 POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. 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 the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h). Dated: March 23, 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—List of Topics Discussed in the Final Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. List of Comments III. Background IV. Scope of the Order V. Discussion of Comments 5 See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Stainless Steel Bar from Spain, 59 FR 66931 (December 28, 1994). PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14253 Comment: The Date Fields in the Home Market and Margin Program VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2018–06722 Filed 4–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–552–824] Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable April 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Martin or Maisha Cryor, 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) 482–3936 or (202) 482–5831, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Petition On March 7, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) received a countervailing duty (CVD) Petition concerning imports of laminated woven sacks (LWS) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam), filed in proper form on behalf of the Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition and its individual members Polytex Fibers Corporation and ProAmpac Holdings Inc., (collectively, the petitioners).1 The CVD Petition was accompanied by an antidumping (AD) Petition concerning imports of laminated woven sacks from Vietnam. The petitioners are domestic producers of LWS.2 On March 12, 16, and 26, 2018, Commerce requested supplemental information pertaining to certain areas of the Petition.3 The petitioners filed 1 See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Laminated Woven Sacks from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (March 7, 2018) (the Petition). 2 See Volume I of the Petition, at 3 and Exhibit I–3. 3 See Commerce Letter re: ‘‘Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Laminated Woven Sacks from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Supplemental Questions,’’ dated March 12, 2018; see also Commerce Letter re: ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Laminated Woven Sacks from the Socialist Republic of E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM Continued 03APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-469-805]


Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review; 2016-2017

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Sidenor 
Aceros Especiales S.L. (Sidenor), an exporter/producer of stainless 
steel bar (SSB) from Spain, sold subject merchandise in the United 
States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR), 
March 1, 2016, through February 28, 2017.

DATES: Applicable April 3, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Bethea or Kabir Archuletta, AD/
CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1491 or (202) 
482-2593, respectively.

Background

    On December 4, 2017, Commerce published the preliminary results of 
the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on SSB from 
Spain.\1\ Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.\2\
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    \1\ See Stainless Steel Bar from Spain: Preliminary Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017, 82 FR 57208 
(December 4, 2017).
    \2\ Commerce has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for 
the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from January 
20 through 22, 2018. If the new deadline falls on a non-business 
day, in accordance with Commerce's practice, the deadline will 
become the next business day. The revised deadline for the final 
results of this review is now April 6, 2018. See Memorandum for The 
Record from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance, performing the non-exclusive functions 
and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance, ``Deadlines Affected by the Shutdown of the Federal 
Government'' (Tolling Memorandum), dated January 23, 2018. All 
deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 3 
days.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is SSB products and is 
currently classified under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 7222.10.00, 7222.11.00, 
7222.19.00, 7222.20.00, and 7222.30.00. Although the HTSUS subheadings 
are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope of the order is dispositive.\3\
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    \3\ The HTSUS numbers provided in the scope changed since the 
publication of the order. See Amended Final Determination and 
Antidumping Duty Order: Stainless Steel Bar from Spain, 60 FR 11656 
(March 2, 1995).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties to 
this administrative review are addressed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum.\4\ A list of the issues that parties raised and to which we 
responded is attached to this notice as an Appendix. The Issues and 
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 in the Central Records 
Unit (CRU), Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In 
addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can 
be accessed directly on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision

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Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum are identical in content.
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    \4\ See Memorandum, ``Certain Stainless Steel Bar from Spain: 
Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017,'' dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum).
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Changes Since the Preliminary Results

    Based on a review of the record and comments received from 
interested parties, we have recalculated Sidenor's weighted-average 
dumping margin. For further discussion, see the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum.

Final Results of the Review

    We determine that, for the period of March 1, 2016, through 
February 28, 2017, the following weighted-average dumping margin 
exists:

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                                                            Weighted-
                                                         average dumping
                   Exporter/producer                          margin
                                                            (percent)
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Sidenor Aceros Especiales, S.L.........................            3.81
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Duty Assessment

    Commerce shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries 
covered by this review.
    In accordance with Commerce's ``automatic assessment'' practice, 
for entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by Sidenor 
for which it did not know that the merchandise was destined for the 
United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate those entries at the 
all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) 
involved in the transaction.
    We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after the 
publication date of the final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the notice of final results of administrative review 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 Sidenor will be 
the rate established in the final results of this administrative 
review; (2) for merchandise exported by producers or exporters not 
covered in this administrative review but covered in a prior segment of 
the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-
specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this 
proceeding; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a 
prior review, or the original investigation, but the producer is, the 
cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently 
completed segment of this proceeding for the producer of the subject 
merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers 
or exporters will continue to be 25.77 percent, the all-others rate 
established in the investigation.\5\ These cash deposit requirements, 
when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice.
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    \5\ See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair 
Value: Stainless Steel Bar from Spain, 59 FR 66931 (December 28, 
1994).
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Notification to Importers

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers 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 POR. Failure to comply with this 
requirement could result in the Secretary's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and 
the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties.

Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which 
continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of 
the proceeding. 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 the terms of an 
APO is a sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h).

    Dated: March 23, 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--List of Topics Discussed in the Final Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. List of Comments
III. Background
IV. Scope of the Order
V. Discussion of Comments
    Comment: The Date Fields in the Home Market and Margin Program
VI. Recommendation

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