Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018, 52809-52810 [2018-22719]

Download as PDF 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 ......................................................................... 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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). E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 52810 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 202 / Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Notices New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.; Jiangmen Pioneer Import & Export Co., Ltd.; KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc.; Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath Co., Ltd.; Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Yuyao Afa Kitchenware Co., Ltd; Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd.; and Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co., Ltd. Assessment Notification to Importers This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES the comment period, Navigator contested Commerce’s Final Results before the Court of International Trade. As such, Commerce obtained leave of court to consider Navigator’s ministerial allegations. [FR Doc. 2018–22719 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] Amendment to Final Results BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies for which this review is rescinded, 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 directly to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of 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. This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: October 12, 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. 17:28 Oct 17, 2018 Jkt 247001 International Trade Administration [A–471–807] Certain Uncoated Paper From Portugal: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015– 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending its final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain uncoated paper from Portugal to correct a ministerial error. DATES: Applicable October 18, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Bethea, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On August 13, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published its Final Results of the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain uncoated paper from Portugal.1 Also on August 13, 2018, The Navigator Company, S.A. (Navigator), the respondent in this administrative review, submitted comments alleging ministerial errors in Commerce’s Final Results.2 On August 22, 2018, United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO, CLC (USW); and the Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) (collectively, the petitioners), submitted a reply rebutting Navigator’s ministerial error allegation.3 Following 1 See Certain Uncoated Paper from Portugal: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2017, 83 FR 39982 (August 13, 2018) (Final Results), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum (IDM). 2 See Navigator’s Letter, ‘‘Ministerial Error Allegation,’’ dated August 13, 2018 (Navigator Ministerial Error Allegation). 3 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Petitioners’ Response to Navigator’s Ministerial Error Allegation,’’ dated PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce reviewed the record and agrees in part with Navigator that it committed a ministerial error in our application of AFA.4 In our Final Results, Commerce commited an inadvertent error within the meaning of section 735(e) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.224(f).5 Therfore, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224(e), Commerce is amending the Final Results to reflect the correction of this ministerial error in the calculation of the final margin assigned to Navigator, which changes from 37.34 percent to 1.75 percent.6 Commerce also agrees with Navigator that we incorrectly published the period of review (POR) in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section in the Final Results, which should have been stated as the period of August 26, 2015, through February 28, 2017. These amended final results of the review reflect the correct POR throughout. Amended Final Results of the Review We determine that, for the period of August 26, 2015, through February 28, 2017, the following weighted-average dumping margin exists: Exporter/producer Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) The Navigator Company, S.A 1.75 Disclosure We intend to disclose the calculation performed for these amended final results in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). 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. August 22, 2018 (Petitioners’ Ministerial Error Response). 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Ministerial Error Memorandum for the Amended Final Results of the First Administrative Review,’’ signed concurrently with this notice. 5 Id. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Amended Final Determination Calculations for the Navigator Company, S.A.,’’ dated October XX, 2018. 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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



AGENCY: 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.



DATES: Applicable October 18, 2018.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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: 



Background



    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\

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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 

Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 

Review, 83 FR 13949 (April 2, 2018).

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    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.

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    \2\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 

Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 26258 (June 6, 2018) (Initiation 

Notice).

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Partial 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 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 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\

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    \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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    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



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New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.; Jiangmen Pioneer Import & Export Co., 

Ltd.; KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc.; Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath 

Co., Ltd.; Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Yuyao Afa 

Kitchenware Co., Ltd; Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd.; and 

Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co., Ltd.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 

assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies 

for which this review is rescinded, 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 directly to CBP 15 

days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal 

Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries 

will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, of their 

responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate 

regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing 

duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review 

period. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the 

presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or 

countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 

antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 

administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 

concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 

APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 

notification of 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.

    This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act 

and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).



    Dated: October 12, 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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