Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Germany: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2018, 53451 [2018-23051]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 205 / Tuesday, October 23, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–428–844] Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Germany: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2018 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 carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Germany for the period of review (POR) November 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable October 23, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Belliveau, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES On May 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from Germany for the POR.1 In May 2018, Commerce received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from Germany. On July 12, 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 15 companies and covers the period November 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018. Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, VDM Metals GmbH and VDM Metals International GmbH (collectively, VDM), an interested party, timely withdrew its request for review, as discussed below. 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 83 FR 19047 (May 1, 2018). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 32270 (July 12, 2018) (Initiation Notice); see also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 39688, 39690 (August 10, 2018). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:20 Oct 22, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 notice of initiation of the requested review. VDM withdrew its requests for an administrative review within 90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation Notice.3 Accordingly, Commerce is rescinding this review, in part, with respect to VDM Metals GmbH and VDM Metals International GmbH, in accordance with 19 CFR 353.213(d)(1). The instant review will continue with respect to the following companies: AG der Dillinger Hu¨ttenwerke; Perficon Steel GmbH; Reiner Brach GmbH & Co. KG; Rudolf Rafflenbeul Stahlwarenfabrik GmbH & Co; Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, Salzgitter Mannesmann Grobblech GmbH, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, and Salzgitter Mannesmann International GmbH (collectively, Salzgitter); Tenova (TAKRAF GmbH Lauchhammer); ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG; ThyssenKrupp Schulte GmbH; UPC Universal Piping GmbH; and VETTER Umformtechnik GmbH. 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, during the period November 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018, 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 3 See Letter from VDM, ‘‘Re: Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Germany: Withdrawal of Review Request for VDM,’’ dated August 8, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53451 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 issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: October 17, 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. 2018–23051 Filed 10–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–805] Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Mexico: Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Pursuant to Settlement; 2014– 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On June 13, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Mexico. Maquilacero, S.A. de C.V. (Maquilacero) filed a request for panel review under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) challenging Commerce’s Final Results. Maquilacero and Commerce have reached an agreement for settlement of the dispute, which is implemented by these amended final results. DATES: Applicable October 23, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Flessner or Erin Kearney, AD/CVD AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-428-844]


Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Germany: Partial 
Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2018

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 carbon 
and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Germany for the 
period of review (POR) November 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018.

DATES: Applicable October 23, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Belliveau, Enforcement and 
Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-4952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice 
of ``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the antidumping 
duty order on CTL plate from Germany for the POR.\1\ In May 2018, 
Commerce received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative 
review of the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from Germany.
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 83 FR 19047 (May 1, 2018).
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    On July 12, 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 15 
companies and covers the period November 14, 2016, through April 30, 
2018. Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, VDM 
Metals GmbH and VDM Metals International GmbH (collectively, VDM), an 
interested party, timely withdrew its request for review, as discussed 
below.
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    \2\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 32270 (July 12, 2018) (Initiation 
Notice); see also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 39688, 39690 (August 10, 2018).
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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 notice of initiation of the requested review. VDM withdrew its 
requests for an administrative review within 90 days of the date of 
publication of the Initiation Notice.\3\ Accordingly, Commerce is 
rescinding this review, in part, with respect to VDM Metals GmbH and 
VDM Metals International GmbH, in accordance with 19 CFR 353.213(d)(1).
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    \3\ See Letter from VDM, ``Re: Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-
Length Plate from Germany: Withdrawal of Review Request for VDM,'' 
dated August 8, 2018.
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    The instant review will continue with respect to the following 
companies: AG der Dillinger H[uuml]ttenwerke; Perficon Steel GmbH; 
Reiner Brach GmbH & Co. KG; Rudolf Rafflenbeul Stahlwarenfabrik GmbH & 
Co; Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, Salzgitter Mannesmann Grobblech GmbH, 
Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, and Salzgitter Mannesmann International 
GmbH (collectively, Salzgitter); Tenova (TAKRAF GmbH Lauchhammer); 
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG; ThyssenKrupp Schulte GmbH; UPC Universal 
Piping GmbH; and VETTER Umformtechnik GmbH.

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, during the period November 14, 2016, through April 30, 
2018, 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 issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: October 17, 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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