Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Thailand: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018, 36875-36876 [2018-16341]

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from Thailand for the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018, based on the timely withdrawal of all requests for review. DATES: Applicable July 31, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alice Maldonado, 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) 482–4682. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from Thailand for the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.1 In February 2018, Commerce received timely requests, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), to conduct an administrative review of this antidumping duty order from the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee (the petitioner), the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA), and certain individual companies.2 Based upon these requests, on April 16, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, Commerce published in the 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 83 FR 4639 (February 1, 2018). 2 See Good Luck Product Co., Ltd.’s (Good Luck’s) February 22, 2018, Request for Administrative Review; Petitioner’s February 26, 2018, Request for Administrative Review; and May Ao Foods Co., Ltd./A Foods 1991 Co., Ltd.’s (collectively, Mayao’s), Thai Royal Frozen Food Co., Ltd.’s (Thai Royal’s), Thai Union Group Public Co., Ltd. (also known as Thai Union Frozen Products Public Co. Ltd.)/Thai Union Seafood Co., Ltd./Pakfood Public Company Limited/Okeanos Food Co. Ltd.’s (collectively, Thai Union/Pakfood’s), and ASPA’s February 27, 2017, Requests for Administrative Review. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36875 Federal Register a notice of initiation listing 160 companies for which Commerce received timely requests for review.3 In July 2018, all parties timely withdrew their requests for an administrative review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, all parties withdrew their requests for review by the 90-day deadline. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand covering the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping 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 publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a 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 review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 16298 (April 16, 2018). 4 See Petitioner’s, ASPA’s, Mayao’s, Thai Union/ Pakfood’s, and Thai Royal’s, June 28, 2018, Withdrawals of Administrative Review Request, and Good Luck’s June 29, 2018, Withdrawal of Administrative Review Request. E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 36876 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Notices destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. 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 terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: July 25, 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. 2018–16341 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–552–823] Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Less-Than-FairValue Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 31, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Jackson or Celeste Chen, 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) 482–4406 or (202) 482–0890, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Background On March 27, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a lessthan-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of imports of laminated woven sacks (LWS) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than August 14, 2018. Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires 1 See Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigation, 83 FR 14257 (April 3, 2018) (Initiation Notice). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a LTFV investigation within 140 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 733(c)(1)(A)(b)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 190 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement; or (B) Commerce concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating, that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated, and that additional time is necessary to make a preliminary determination. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 days or more before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination and must state the reasons for the request. Commerce will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request. On July 17, 2018, the petitioners 2 submitted a timely request that Commerce postpone the preliminary determination in the LTFV investigation.3 The petitioners stated that they request postponement ‘‘because the initial questionnaire responses submitted by the respondents in this investigation are substantially deficient, and it may not be possible for {Commerce} to obtain usable corrected responses within the current schedule.’’ 4 For the reasons stated above, and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the request, Commerce, in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination by 50 days (i.e., 190 days after the date on which this investigations was initiated). As a result, Commerce will issue its preliminary determination no later than October 3, 2018. In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, unless postponed at a later date. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). 2 The petitioners are the Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition and its individual members, Polytex Fibers Corporation and ProAmpac Holdings Inc. 3 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Investigation of Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Petitioners’ Request For Postponement Of The Preliminary Determination,’’ dated July 17, 2018. 4 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 25, 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. [FR Doc. 2018–16334 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–552–801] Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Court Decisions Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 24, 2018, the United States Court of International Trade (Court) issued final judgments in Vinh Hoan Corporation et al. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 13–00156, sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) remand results for the eighth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) covering the period of review (POR) August 1, 2010, through July 31, 2011. Commerce is notifying the public that the Court’s final judgment is not in harmony with Commerce’s final results of the administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to certain exporters. DATES: Applicable June 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Javier Barrientos, 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) 482–2243. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On March 21, 2013, Commerce issued its AR8 Final Results.1 On May 20, 2013, Commerce issued its AR8 Amended Final Results.2 Vinh Hoan et 1 See Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Reviews; 2010–2011, 78 FR 17350 (March 21, 2013) (AR8 Final Results). 2 See Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010– E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 147 (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36875-36876]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-549-822]


Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Thailand: Rescission of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen 
warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from Thailand for the period February 1, 
2017, through January 31, 2018, based on the timely withdrawal of all 
requests for review.

DATES: Applicable July 31, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alice Maldonado, 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) 482-4682.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On February 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on shrimp from Thailand for the period February 
1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.\1\ In February 2018, Commerce 
received timely requests, in accordance with section 751(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), to conduct an administrative 
review of this antidumping duty order from the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade 
Action Committee (the petitioner), the American Shrimp Processors 
Association (ASPA), and certain individual companies.\2\ Based upon 
these requests, on April 16, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of 
the Act, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of 
initiation listing 160 companies for which Commerce received timely 
requests for review.\3\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 83 FR 4639 (February 1, 2018).
    \2\ See Good Luck Product Co., Ltd.'s (Good Luck's) February 22, 
2018, Request for Administrative Review; Petitioner's February 26, 
2018, Request for Administrative Review; and May Ao Foods Co., Ltd./
A Foods 1991 Co., Ltd.'s (collectively, Mayao's), Thai Royal Frozen 
Food Co., Ltd.'s (Thai Royal's), Thai Union Group Public Co., Ltd. 
(also known as Thai Union Frozen Products Public Co. Ltd.)/Thai 
Union Seafood Co., Ltd./Pakfood Public Company Limited/Okeanos Food 
Co. Ltd.'s (collectively, Thai Union/Pakfood's), and ASPA's February 
27, 2017, Requests for Administrative Review.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 16298 (April 16, 2018).
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    In July 2018, all parties timely withdrew their requests for an 
administrative review.\4\
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    \4\ See Petitioner's, ASPA's, Mayao's, Thai Union/Pakfood's, and 
Thai Royal's, June 28, 2018, Withdrawals of Administrative Review 
Request, and Good Luck's June 29, 2018, Withdrawal of Administrative 
Review Request.
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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 a party who requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted 
above, all parties withdrew their requests for review by the 90-day 
deadline. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of 
the antidumping duty order on frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand 
covering the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. Antidumping 
duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of 
estimated antidumping 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 publication of this notice in the 
Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a 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 review period. Failure to comply 
with this requirement could result in Commerce's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of doubled antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or

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destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. 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 terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to 
sanction.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: July 25, 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.
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