1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphoshonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of 2016-2018 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 1060-1061 [2019-00750]

Download as PDF 1060 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the order were revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice. The Issues and 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 to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on line pipe from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail would be up to 30.80 percent. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as the only reminder to interested parties subject to an administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely written notification of the return or 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. We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: December 21, 2018. P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins of Dumping Likely To Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–00747 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–046] 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphoshonic Acid From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of 2016–2018 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphoshonic Acid (HEDP) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR), November 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable February 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Annathea Cook, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone 202.482.0250 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on HEDP from China for the POR.1 On April 2, 2018, Commerce received a timely request for review by Compass Chemical International LLC (the petitioner), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.213(b), to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.2 On July 12, 2018, Commerce 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 83 FR 19047 (May 1, 2018). 2 See letter from the petitioner regarding, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review: 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on HEDP from China, covering the POR.3 On October 19, 2018, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary 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, the petitioner withdrew its request for review by the 90-day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of this order. Therefore, we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD order on HEDP from China covering the period November 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing 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 Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated May 30, 2018. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 32270 (July 12, 2018). 4 See letter from the petitioner regarding, ‘‘1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated October 19, 2018. E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 1061 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices Dated: December 20, 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. 2019–00750 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–863] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR), July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018. We invite all interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective February 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg, 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) 482–0652. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On September 10, 2018, Commerce initiated the antidumping administrative review on certaincorrosion resistant steel products from India.1 This administrative review covers: Atlantis International Services Company Ltd., Uttam Galva Steels (BVI) Limited, Uttam Galva Steels Limited, Uttam Galva Steels, Netherlands B.V., Uttam Value Steels Limited (collectively, Uttam Galva); and JSW Coated Products Ltd. and JSW Steel Ltd. (collectively, JSW), producers/exporters of subject merchandise. Scope of the Order The products covered by this review are CORE from India. For a full description of the scope, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 45597 (September 10, 2018). VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice.2 based on the final results of this review.6 Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) and (a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).3 For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of the 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 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Adverse Facts Available Preliminary Determination of No Shipments On September 21, 2018, JSW timely filed a certification stating it had no shipments, exports, sales, or entries of subject merchandise into the United States during the POR.4 Subsequently, Commerce received confirmation from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of JSW’s no shipment claims.5 Based on JSW’s certification and CBP’s confirmation, Commerce preliminarily determines that JSW had no shipments during the POR. For additional information regarding this determination, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Consistent with our practice, Commerce is not rescinding this administrative review with respect to JSW at this time, but intends to complete the review and issue appropriate instructions to CBP 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review’’ (dated concurrently with this notice) (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 3 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India, Italy, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determination for India and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 48390 (July 25, 2016) (Order). 4 See JSW’s Letter, ‘‘No Shipment Certification,’’ dated September 21, 2018. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘No Shipment Certification,’’ dated October 3, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce issued the antidumping (AD) questionnaire on September 10, 2018, to Uttam Galva.7 Uttam Galva failed to provide requested information and failed to cooperate by not acting to the best of its ability to comply with a request for information from Commerce in this review. As a result, we preliminarily determine to apply facts otherwise available with an adverse inference (AFA) to this respondent, in accordance with sections 776(a) and (b) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.308. For further discussion, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine that, for the period of July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018, the following weighted-average dumping margin applies: Exporter/producer Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) Uttam Galva Steels Limited 8 71.09 Disclosure and Public Comment Normally, Commerce discloses to interested parties the calculations performed in connection with the preliminary results within five days after the date of any public announcement, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). However, there are no calculations to disclose in connection with these preliminary results because, 6 See, e.g., Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Rescission of Review, Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2012–2013, 79 FR 15951, 15952 (March 24, 2014), unchanged in Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Final Determination of No Shipments, and Partial Rescission of Review; 2012–2013, 79 FR 51306 (August 28, 2014). 7 The AD questionnaire was issued to Atlantis International Services Company Ltd.; Uttam Galva Steels (BVI) Limited; Uttam Galva Steels Limited; Uttam Value Steels Limited; and Uttam Galva Steels, Netherlands B.V., collectively, based on Commerce’s finding in the investigation that these companies were a single entity. See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India: Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances, 81 FR 35329, 35330 (June 2, 2016). 8 This rate also applies to: Atlantis International Services Company Ltd., Uttam Galva Steels (BVI) Limited, Uttam Galva Steels, Netherlands B.V., and Uttam Value Steels Limited. E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1060-1061]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-046]


1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphoshonic Acid From the People's 
Republic of China: Rescission of 2016-2018 Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Review

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on 1-
Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphoshonic Acid (HEDP) from the People's 
Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR), November 14, 
2016, through April 30, 2018.

DATES: Applicable February 1, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Annathea Cook, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone 202.482.0250

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice 
of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on 
HEDP from China for the POR.\1\ On April 2, 2018, Commerce received a 
timely request for review by Compass Chemical International LLC (the 
petitioner), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.213(b), to conduct an 
administrative review of this CVD order.\2\ On July 12, 2018, Commerce 
published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an 
administrative review of the countervailing duty order on HEDP from 
China, covering the POR.\3\ On October 19, 2018, the petitioner timely 
withdrew its request for an administrative review.\4\
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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).
    \2\ See letter from the petitioner regarding, ``Request for 
Administrative Review: 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid 
from the People's Republic of China,'' dated May 30, 2018.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 32270 (July 12, 2018).
    \4\ See letter from the petitioner regarding, ``1-
Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the People's Republic 
of China,'' dated October 19, 2018.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary 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, the petitioner withdrew its request for review by the 90-day 
deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of this 
order. Therefore, we are rescinding the administrative review of the 
CVD order on HEDP from China covering the period November 14, 2016, 
through April 30, 2018.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Countervailing 
duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of 
estimated countervailing 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 Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable 
violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with 
section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).


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    Dated: December 20, 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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