Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 52808-52809 [2018-22613]

Download as PDF 52808 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 202 / Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Notices factual information already on the record, to provide an explanation identifying the information already on the record that the factual information seeks to rebut, clarify, or correct.31 Time limits for the submission of factual information are addressed in 19 CFR 351.301, which provides specific time limits based on the type of factual information being submitted. Interested parties should review the regulations prior to submitting factual information in this investigation. Extensions of Time Limits Parties may request an extension of time limits before the expiration of a time limit established under 19 CFR 351.301, or as otherwise specified by the Secretary. In general, an extension request will be considered untimely if it is filed after the expiration of the time limit established under 19 CFR 351.301. For submissions that are due from multiple parties simultaneously, an extension request will be considered untimely if it is filed after 10:00 a.m. ET on the due date. Under certain circumstances, we may elect to specify a different time limit by which extension requests will be considered untimely for submissions which are due from multiple parties simultaneously. In such a case, we will inform parties in the letter or memorandum of the deadline (including a specified time) by which extension requests must be filed to be considered timely. An extension request must be made in a separate, stand-alone submission; under limited circumstances we will grant untimelyfiled requests for the extension of time limits. Parties should review Extension of Time Limits; Final Rule, 78 FR 57790 (September 20, 2013), available at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-201309-20/html/2013-22853.htm, prior to submitting factual information in this investigation. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Certification Requirements Any party submitting factual information in an AD or CVD proceeding must certify to the accuracy and completeness of that information.32 Parties must use the certification formats provided in 19 CFR 351.303(g).33 Commerce intends to reject factual submissions if the submitting party does not comply with 31 See 19 CFR 351.301(b)(2). section 782(b) of the Act. 33 See Certification of Factual Information to Import Administration During Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 42678 (July 17, 2013) (‘‘Final Rule’’); see also frequently asked questions regarding the Final Rule, available at https://enforcement.trade.gov/tlei/notices/factual_ info_final_rule_FAQ_07172013.pdf. 32 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Oct 17, 2018 Jkt 247001 the applicable certification requirements. Notification to Interested Parties Interested parties must submit applications for disclosure under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. On January 22, 2008, Commerce published Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Documents Submission Procedures; APO Procedures, 73 FR 3634 (January 22, 2008). Parties wishing to participate in this investigation should ensure that they meet the requirements of these procedures (e.g., the filing of letters of appearance as discussed at 19 CFR 351.103(d)). This notice is issued and published pursuant to sections 702 and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.203(c). Dated: October 11, 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 I Scope of the Investigation The scope of the investigation covers aluminum wire and cable, which is defined as an assembly of one or more electrical conductors made from 8000 Series Aluminum Alloys (defined in accordance with ASTM B800), Aluminum Alloy 1350 (defined in accordance with ASTM B230/ B230M or B609/B609M), and/or Aluminum Alloy 6201 (defined in accordance with ASTM B398/B398M), provided that: (1) At least one of the electrical conductors is insulated; (2) each insulated electrical conductor has a voltage rating greater than 80 volts and not exceeding 1000 volts; and (3) at least one electrical conductor is stranded and has a size not less than 16.5 thousand circular mil (kcmil) and not greater than 1000 kcmil. The assembly may: (1) Include a grounding or neutral conductor; (2) be clad with aluminum, steel, or other base metal; or (3) include a steel support center wire, one or more connectors, a tape shield, a jacket or other covering, and/or filler materials. Most aluminum wire and cable products conform to National Electrical Code (NEC) types THHN, THWN, THWN–2, XHHW–2, USE, USE–2, RHH, RHW, or RHW–2, and also conform to Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standards UL–44, UL–83, UL–758, UL– 854, UL–1063, UL–1277, UL–1569, UL–1581, or UL–4703, but such conformity is not required for the merchandise to be included within the scope. The scope of the investigation specifically excludes conductors that are included in equipment already assembled at the time of importation. Also excluded are aluminum wire and cable products in actual lengths less than six feet. The merchandise covered by the investigation is currently classifiable under subheading 8544.49.9000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (HTSUS). Products subject to the scope may also enter under HTSUS subheading 8544.42.9090. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2018–22655 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable October 18, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 8, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act), published the quarterly update to the annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period January 1, 2018, through March 31, 2018.1 In the First Quarter 2018 Update, we requested that any party that has information on foreign government subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.2 We received no comments, information or requests for consultation from any party. Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce’s update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period April 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages any person having AGENCY: 1 See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 83 FR 39061 (August 8, 2018) (First Quarter 2018 Update). 2 Id. E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 52809 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 202 / Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Notices information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: October 11, 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 SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN-QUOTA RATE OF DUTY Net 4 subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 28 European Union Member States 5 .......................... Canada ......................................................................... Norway .......................................................................... European Union Restitution Payments ........................ Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese .......... Indirect (Milk) Subsidy .................................................. Consumer Subsidy ....................................................... 0.00 0.45 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.45 0.00 0.00 Total .............................................................................. Deficiency Payments .................................................... 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Switzerland ................................................................... Background [FR Doc. 2018–22613 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–983] Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People’s Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017—2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks (drawn sinks) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018. AGENCY: DATES: Joshua Tucker, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2044. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 3 Defined On April 2, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the AD order on drawn sinks from China for the POR.1 In April 2018, Commerce received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the AD order on drawn sinks from China. On June 6, 2018, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the AD order.2 The administrative review was initiated with respect to 31 companies, and covers the period April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018. Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, the petitioner in this proceeding, Elkay Manufacturing Company, timely withdrew its review requests for 18 of these companies, as discussed below. Partial Rescission of Review Applicable October 18, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Gross 3 subsidy ($/lb) Country in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 5 The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioner withdrew its request for an administrative review of the following companies within 90 days of the date of 4 Defined VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Oct 17, 2018 Jkt 247001 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 83 FR 13949 (April 2, 2018). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 26258 (June 6, 2018) (Initiation Notice). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 publication of the Initiation Notice: 3 Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Foshan Zhaoshun Trade Co., Ltd.; Franke Asia Sourcing Ltd.; Grand Hill Work Company; Guandong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd.; Guandong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Hangzhou Heng’s Industries Co., Ltd.; Hubei Foshan Success Imp & Exp Co. Ltd.; J&C Industries Enterprise Limited; Jiangmen Hongmao Trading Co., Ltd.; Jiangxi Zoje Kitchen & Bath Industry Co., Ltd.; Ningbo Oulin Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Primy Cooperation Limited; Shenzhen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.; Shunde Foodstuffs Import & Export Company Limited of Guangdong; Shunde Native Produce Import and Export Co., Ltd. of Guangdong; Zhongshan Newecan Enterprise Development Corporation; and Zhongshan Silk Imp. & Exp. Group Co., Ltd. of Guangdong. Accordingly, Commerce is rescinding this review, in part, with respect to these companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 353.213(d)(1).4 The instant review will continue with respect to the following companies: B&R Industries Limited; Elkay (China) Kitchen Solutions, Co., Ltd.; Feidong Import and Export Co., Ltd.; Guangdong G-Top Import and Export Co., Ltd.; Guangdong New Shichu Import & Export Company Limited; Jiangmen 3 See Letter from the Petitioner, ‘‘Re: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated August 2, 2018. 4 Commerce no longer considers the non-market economy entity as an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews. See Antidumping Proceedings; Announcement of Change in Department Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963 (November 3, 2013). 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE



International Trade Administration




Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 

Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty



AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 

Department of Commerce.



DATES: Applicable October 18, 2018.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 

Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 

Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, 

Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.



SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 8, 2018, the Department of 

Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements 

Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act), published the quarterly update to 

the annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of 

cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period January 

1, 2018, through March 31, 2018.\1\ In the First Quarter 2018 Update, 

we requested that any party that has information on foreign government 

subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote 

rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.\2\ We received no 

comments, information or requests for consultation from any party.

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    \1\ See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 

Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 

83 FR 39061 (August 8, 2018) (First Quarter 2018 Update).

    \2\ Id.

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    Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce's 

update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the 

period April 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018. The appendix to this 

notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the 

gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is 

currently available.

    Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to 

constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy 

programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages 

any person having



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information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit 

articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such 

information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 

Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, 

Washington, DC 20230.

    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 

of the Act.



    Dated: October 11, 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



                         Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

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                                                                                     Gross \3\        Net \4\

                    Country                                Program(s)             subsidy ($/lb)  subsidy ($/lb)

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28 European Union Member States \5\...........  European Union Restitution                  0.00            0.00

                                                 Payments.

Canada........................................  Export Assistance on Certain                0.45            0.45

                                                 Types of Cheese.

Norway........................................  Indirect (Milk) Subsidy.........            0.00            0.00

                                                Consumer Subsidy................            0.00            0.00

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                                                Total...........................            0.00            0.00

Switzerland...................................  Deficiency Payments.............            0.00            0.00

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    \3\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).

    \4\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).

    \5\ The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, 

Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, 

Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, 

Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, 

Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

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