Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 39670-39671 [2018-17161]

Download as PDF 39670 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices V. Product Comparisons VI. Comparison to Normal Value 1. Determination of Comparison Method 2. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis 3. Date of Sale 4. Export Price 5. Normal Value 6. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Comparison Market Prices 7. Currency Conversion VII. Companies Not Selected VIII. Recommendation Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are certain corrosion-resistant steel products from India. For a full description of the scope, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 Methodology [FR Doc. 2018–17178 Filed 8–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–864] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from India are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016. DATES: Applicable August 10, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Neuman or Matthew Renkey, 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) 482–2312, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES On September 13, 2017, Commerce initiated this administrative review on CORE from India covering JSW Steel Limited and Uttam Galva Steels Limited.1 The events that have occurred between initiation and these preliminary results are discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice.2 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 42974 (September 13, 2017). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Adminsitrative Review: Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 Manufacturer/exporter Subsidy rate (percent ad valorem) Uttam Galva Steels Limited and Uttam Value Steels Limited 6 ............................ 15.45 Disclosure and Public Comment Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(l)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution by an ‘‘authority’’ that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.4 For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as an Appendix to this notice. 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 http://access.trade.gov and 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 accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Commerce intends to disclose to parties to this proceeding the calculations performed in reaching the preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of these preliminary results in the Federal Register. 7 Interested parties may submit written comments (case briefs) within 30 days after the date of publication of the preliminary results and rebuttal comments (rebuttal briefs) within five days after the time limit for filing case briefs.8 Rebuttal briefs must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs.9 Parties who submit case or rebuttal briefs are requested to submit with the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.10 Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must do so within 30 days of publication of these preliminary results by submitting a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, using Enforcement and Compliance’s ACCESS system.11 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, we intend to inform parties of the scheduled date for the hearing, which will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, Preliminary Results of Review DC 20230, at a time and location to be We preliminarily determine the total determined.12 Parties should confirm by estimated net countervailable subsidy telephone the date, time, and location of rates for the period November 6, 2015, the hearing. Issues addressed at the through December 31, 2016 to be: hearing will be limited to those raised in the briefs.13 All briefs and hearing Subsidy rate requests must be filed electronically and Manufacturer/exporter (percent ad valorem) received successfully in their entirety through ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern JSW Steel Limited and JSW Time on the due date. Steel Coated Products Unless the deadline is extended Limited 5 ............................ 11.30 pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final 3 Id. results of this administrative review, 4 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act including the results of our analysis of regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) the issues raised by the parties in their of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. 5 Cross-owned affiliates are: JSW Steel Coated Products Limited (a producer and exporter of subject merchandise), Amba River Coke Limited, JSW Steel (Salav) Limited, and JSW Steel Processing Centers Limited. 6 Cross-owned affiliates are: Uttam Value Steels Limited (a producer and exporter of subject merchandise) and Uttam Galva Metallics Limited. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). 19 CFR 351.309(c)(l)(ii) and 351.309(d)(l). 9 See 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2). 10 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2). 11 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 12 See 19 CFR 351.310. 13 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 8 See E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 155 / Friday, August 10, 2018 / Notices comments, within 120 days after publication of these preliminary results. Assessment Rates and Cash Deposit Requirement Dated: August 3, 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. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum [FR Doc. 2018–17161 Filed 8–9–18; 8:45 am] daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Aug 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 International Trade Administration [C–580–879] Upon issuance of the final results, Commerce shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of review. Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, Commerce also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties, in the amounts shown above, for each of the respective companies shown above, on shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of this review. For all non-reviewed firms, we will instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits at the most-recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. These preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(l) and 777(i)(l) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Subsidies Valuation Information V. Analysis of Programs VI. Verification VII. Conclusion DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, Rescission of Review, in Part, and Intent To Rescind, in Part; 2015–16 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016. We preliminarily determine that Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd/ Dongbu Incheon Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu) and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable August 10, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Myrna Lobo or Jun Jack Zhao, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2371 and (202) 482–1396, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 13, 2017, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the CVD order on CORE from Korea.1 On June 20, 2018, Commerce extended the deadline for the preliminary results to August 3, 2018.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 42974 (September 13, 2017) (Initiation Notice). See also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 48051 (October 16, 2017) (Initiation Notice Correction), at footnote 8. 2 See Memorandum regarding Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review—2015– 2016, dated March 23, 2018; see also Memorandum, ‘‘Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Administrative Review—2015– 2016,’’ dated June 20, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39671 Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included at the Appendix to this notice. 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 http://access.trade.gov and is available 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 accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is certain corrosion-resistant steel products. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Rescission of Administrative Review, in Part Commerce initiated a review of 22 companies in this segment of the proceeding.4 Two of these companies, Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. and Union Steel Manufacturing Co. Ltd. are not subject to the CVD order on CORE from Korea.5 Accordingly, we are rescinding the review with respect to these two companies. Intent To Rescind Administrative Review, in Part Based on information submitted by Mitsubishi International Corporation after the initiation of this administrative review, and because there is no evidence on the record to indicate that 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, Rescission of Review, in Part, and Intent to Rescind, in Part; 2015–2016: Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 See Initiation Notice and Initiation Notice Correction. The 22 companies were: Bukook Steel Co., Ltd.; CJ Korea Express; DK Dongshin Co., Ltd.; Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd., Dongbu Incheon (collectively, Dongbu) Steel Co., Ltd.; Dongbu Express; Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd.; Hongyi (HK) Hardware Products Co., Ltd.; Hyundai Steel; Jeil Sanup Co., Ltd.; Mitsubishi International Corp.; POSCO; POSCO C&C; POSCO Daewoo Corp.; Sejung Shipping Co., Ltd.; SeAH Steel, Seil Steel Co., Ltd.; Soon Hong Trading Co., Ltd.; Taisan Construction Co., Ltd.; TCC Steel Co., Ltd.; Union Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd.; and Young Sun Steel Co. 5 See Preliminary Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 155 (Friday, August 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39670-39671]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-17161]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-533-864]


Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: 
Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 
2015-2016

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines 
that certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from India are 
being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than 
normal value during the period of review (POR) November 6, 2015, 
through December 31, 2016.

DATES: Applicable August 10, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Neuman or Matthew Renkey, 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) 
482-2312, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On September 13, 2017, Commerce initiated this administrative 
review on CORE from India covering JSW Steel Limited and Uttam Galva 
Steels Limited.\1\ The events that have occurred between initiation and 
these preliminary results are discussed in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this 
notice.\2\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 42974 (September 13, 2017).
    \2\ See Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary 
Results of the Countervailing Duty Adminsitrative Review: Certain 
Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India,'' dated concurrently 
with this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum).
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Scope of the Order

    The products covered by the order are certain corrosion-resistant 
steel products from India. For a full description of the scope, see the 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\3\
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    \3\ Id.
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Methodology

    Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(l)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each 
of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily 
determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution by an 
``authority'' that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that 
the subsidy is specific.\4\ For a full description of the methodology 
underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A 
list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is 
included as an Appendix to this notice.
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    \4\ See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding 
financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding 
benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity.
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    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 http://access.trade.gov and 
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 accessed directly on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.

Preliminary Results of Review

    We preliminarily determine the total estimated net countervailable 
subsidy rates for the period November 6, 2015, through December 31, 
2016 to be:
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    \5\ Cross-owned affiliates are: JSW Steel Coated Products 
Limited (a producer and exporter of subject merchandise), Amba River 
Coke Limited, JSW Steel (Salav) Limited, and JSW Steel Processing 
Centers Limited.
    \6\ Cross-owned affiliates are: Uttam Value Steels Limited (a 
producer and exporter of subject merchandise) and Uttam Galva 
Metallics Limited.

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                                                           Subsidy rate
                  Manufacturer/exporter                     (percent ad
                                                             valorem)
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JSW Steel Limited and JSW Steel Coated Products Limited            11.30
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Uttam Galva Steels Limited and Uttam Value Steels                  15.45
 Limited \6\............................................
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Disclosure and Public Comment

    Commerce intends to disclose to parties to this proceeding the 
calculations performed in reaching the preliminary results within five 
days of the date of publication of these preliminary results in the 
Federal Register. \7\ Interested parties may submit written comments 
(case briefs) within 30 days after the date of publication of the 
preliminary results and rebuttal comments (rebuttal briefs) within five 
days after the time limit for filing case briefs.\8\ Rebuttal briefs 
must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs.\9\ Parties who 
submit case or rebuttal briefs are requested to submit with the 
argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the 
argument; and (3) a table of authorities.\10\
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    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
    \8\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(l)(ii) and 351.309(d)(l).
    \9\ See 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2).
    \10\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2).
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    Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must do so within 
30 days of publication of these preliminary results by submitting a 
written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, using Enforcement and 
Compliance's ACCESS system.\11\ 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, 
we intend to inform parties of the scheduled date for the hearing, 
which will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to 
be determined.\12\ Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, 
and location of the hearing. Issues addressed at the hearing will be 
limited to those raised in the briefs.\13\ All briefs and hearing 
requests must be filed electronically and received successfully in 
their entirety through ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due 
date.
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    \11\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \12\ See 19 CFR 351.310.
    \13\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
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    Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of our analysis of the 
issues raised by the parties in their

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comments, within 120 days after publication of these preliminary 
results.

Assessment Rates and Cash Deposit Requirement

    Upon issuance of the final results, Commerce shall determine, and 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing 
duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. We intend to 
issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final 
results of review.
    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, Commerce also intends 
to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing 
duties, in the amounts shown above, for each of the respective 
companies shown above, on shipments of subject merchandise entered, or 
withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of 
publication of the final results of this review. For all non-reviewed 
firms, we will instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits at the 
most-recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the 
company, as appropriate. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, 
shall remain in effect until further notice.
    These preliminary results of review are issued and published in 
accordance with sections 751(a)(l) and 777(i)(l) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: August 3, 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.


Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. Subsidies Valuation Information
V. Analysis of Programs
VI. Verification
VII. Conclusion

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