Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 30695 [2018-13804]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 126 / Friday, June 29, 2018 / Notices Appendix II List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Injury Test IV. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences V. Subsidies Valuation VI. Analysis of Programs VII. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2018–13566 Filed 6–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–982] Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on utility scale wind towers from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable June 29, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Conniff, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Background On April 16, 2018, based on a timely request for review by the Wind Tower Trade Coalition (the petitioner),1 Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on utility scale wind towers from China with respect to 56 companies for the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.2 On May 21, 2018, the petitioner withdrew its request for an administrative review of all 56 1 See Letter from the petitioner, ‘‘Utility Scale Wind Towers from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated February 28, 2018. 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 16,298 (April 16, 2018). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Jun 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 companies.3 No other party requested a review of the countervailing duty order. Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. In this case, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for review within the 90-day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the countervailing duty order. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on utility scale wind towers from China for the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, in its entirety. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Because Commerce is rescinding this administrative review in its entirety, entries of utility scale wind towers from China during the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, shall be assessed countervailing duties at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a final 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(a)(3). Timely written 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. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). 3 See Letter from the petitioner, ‘‘Utility Scale Wind Towers from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated May 21, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30695 Dated: June 21, 2018. James Maeder, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2018–13804 Filed 6–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–078] Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of large diameter welded pipe (welded pipe) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of investigation of January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable June 29, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Neuman or Benito Ballesteros, 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) 482–0486 or (202) 482–7425, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 703(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on February 20, 2018.1 On April 2, 2018, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now June 19, 2018.2 For a complete 1 See Large Diameter Welded Pipe from India, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations, 83 FR 7148 (February 20, 2018) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Large Diameter Welded Pipe from India, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and the Republic of Turkey: Postponement of E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM Continued 29JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 126 (Friday, June 29, 2018)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-982]


Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China: 
Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the countervailing duty order on utility scale 
wind towers from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period 
January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.

DATES: Applicable June 29, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Conniff, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1009.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 16, 2018, based on a timely request for review by the Wind 
Tower Trade Coalition (the petitioner),\1\ Commerce published in the 
Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of 
the countervailing duty order on utility scale wind towers from China 
with respect to 56 companies for the period January 1, 2017, through 
December 31, 2017.\2\ On May 21, 2018, the petitioner withdrew its 
request for an administrative review of all 56 companies.\3\ No other 
party requested a review of the countervailing duty order.
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    \1\ See Letter from the petitioner, ``Utility Scale Wind Towers 
from the People's Republic of China: Request for Administrative 
Review,'' dated February 28, 2018.
    \2\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 16,298 (April 16, 2018).
    \3\ See Letter from the petitioner, ``Utility Scale Wind Towers 
from the People's Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated May 21, 2018.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested 
the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. In 
this case, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for review within 
the 90-day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative 
review of the countervailing duty order. As a result, pursuant to 19 
CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding the administrative review of the 
countervailing duty order on utility scale wind towers from China for 
the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, in its entirety.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Because 
Commerce is rescinding this administrative review in its entirety, 
entries of utility scale wind towers from China during the period 
January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, shall be assessed 
countervailing duties at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated 
countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from 
warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). 
Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 
days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a final 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(a)(3). Timely 
written 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.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 
CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: June 21, 2018.
James Maeder,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. 2018-13804 Filed 6-28-18; 8:45 am]
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