Countervailing Duty Investigation of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination, 22437 [2019-10276]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 96 / Friday, May 17, 2019 / Notices the antidumping duties by the amount of the antidumping duties reimbursement. The preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: May 7, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Discussion of the Methodology A. Determination of the Comparison Method B. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis V. Product Comparisons VI. Date of Sale VII. Export Price and Constructed Export Price VIII. Normal Value A. Home Market Viability as Comparison Market B. Level of Trade C. Cost of Production 1. Calculation of COP 2. Test of Comparison Market Sales Prices 3. Results of the COP Test D. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Comparison Market Prices IX. Partial Application of Facts Available X. Currency Conversion XI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–10284 Filed 5–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–107] Countervailing Duty Investigation of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination Enforcement and Compliance International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable May 17, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christian Llinas at (202) 482–4877, or Benito Ballesteros at (202) 482–7425, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 May 16, 2019 Jkt 247001 Background On March 26, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof (wooden cabinets and vanities) from the People’s Republic of China (China).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than May 30, 2019. Postponement of Due Date for the Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if, among other reasons, the petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement, or Commerce concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating and determines that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 days or more before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination and must state the reason for the request. Commerce will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request.2 In the instant investigation, the petitioner 3 made a timely request on May 2, 2019, that we postpone the preliminary CVD determination.4 The petitioner stated that additional time is necessary to allow Commerce to select 1 See Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 84 FR 12581 (April 2, 2019) (Initiation). 2 See 19 CFR 351.205(e). 3 In this investigation, the petitioner is the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance and its individual members: ACProducts, Inc., American Woodmark Corporation, Bellmont Cabinet Co., Bertch Cabinet Manufacturing, The Corsi Group, Crystal Cabinet Works, Inc., Dura Supreme Cabinetry, Jim Bishop Cabinets, Inc., Kitchen Kompact, Inc., Koch & Co., Inc., Kountry Wood Products, LLC, Lanz Cabinets Incorporated, Leedo Cabinetry, Marsh Furniture Company, Master WoodCraft Cabinetry LLC, MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., Nation’s Cabinetry, Showplace Wood Products, Inc., Smart Cabinetry, Tru Cabinetry, Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., Wellborn Forest Products, Inc., Woodland Cabinetry, Inc., Woodmont Cabinetry, W. W. Wood Products, Inc. The Alliance also has two additional members, of which the identities are proprietary. 4 See the petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated May 2, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22437 mandatory respondents and issue initial questionnaires, as well as to allow Commerce sufficient time to review questionnaire responses and request clarification and additional information as necessary.5 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner has stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination, and Commerce finds no compelling reason to deny the request. Therefore, pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, we are extending the due date for the preliminary determination to no later than 130 days after the date on which this investigation was initiated, i.e., to August 5, 2019.6 Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: May 9, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2019–10276 Filed 5–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–955] Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016 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 certain magnesia carbon bricks (MCBs) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. DATES: Applicable May 17, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene H. Calvert, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and AGENCY: 5 Id. 6 The postponed due date actually falls on August 3, 2019, which is a Saturday. Therefore, the deadline moves to the next business day, August 5, 2019. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, as Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2008). E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-107]


Countervailing Duty Investigation of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities 
and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: 
Postponement of Preliminary Determination

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

DATES: Applicable May 17, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christian Llinas at (202) 482-4877, or 
Benito Ballesteros at (202) 482-7425, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement 
and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 26, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated 
the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of wooden cabinets and 
vanities and components thereof (wooden cabinets and vanities) from the 
People's Republic of China (China).\1\ Currently, the preliminary 
determination is due no later than May 30, 2019.
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    \1\ See Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof from 
the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty 
Investigation, 84 FR 12581 (April 2, 2019) (Initiation).
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Postponement of Due Date for the Preliminary Determination

    Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 
requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD 
investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated 
the investigation. However, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), 
section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the 
preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date 
on which Commerce initiated the investigation if, among other reasons, 
the petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement, or Commerce 
concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating and determines 
that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated. Under 19 CFR 
351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 
days or more before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination 
and must state the reason for the request. Commerce will grant the 
request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request.\2\
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    \2\ See 19 CFR 351.205(e).
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    In the instant investigation, the petitioner \3\ made a timely 
request on May 2, 2019, that we postpone the preliminary CVD 
determination.\4\ The petitioner stated that additional time is 
necessary to allow Commerce to select mandatory respondents and issue 
initial questionnaires, as well as to allow Commerce sufficient time to 
review questionnaire responses and request clarification and additional 
information as necessary.\5\ In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the 
petitioner has stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the 
preliminary determination, and Commerce finds no compelling reason to 
deny the request. Therefore, pursuant to section 703(c)(1)(A) of the 
Act, we are extending the due date for the preliminary determination to 
no later than 130 days after the date on which this investigation was 
initiated, i.e., to August 5, 2019.\6\ Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of 
the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final 
determination will continue to be 75 days after the date of the 
preliminary determination.
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    \3\ In this investigation, the petitioner is the American 
Kitchen Cabinet Alliance and its individual members: ACProducts, 
Inc., American Woodmark Corporation, Bellmont Cabinet Co., Bertch 
Cabinet Manufacturing, The Corsi Group, Crystal Cabinet Works, Inc., 
Dura Supreme Cabinetry, Jim Bishop Cabinets, Inc., Kitchen Kompact, 
Inc., Koch & Co., Inc., Kountry Wood Products, LLC, Lanz Cabinets 
Incorporated, Leedo Cabinetry, Marsh Furniture Company, Master 
WoodCraft Cabinetry LLC, MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., Nation's 
Cabinetry, Showplace Wood Products, Inc., Smart Cabinetry, Tru 
Cabinetry, Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., Wellborn Forest Products, Inc., 
Woodland Cabinetry, Inc., Woodmont Cabinetry, W. W. Wood Products, 
Inc. The Alliance also has two additional members, of which the 
identities are proprietary.
    \4\ See the petitioner's Letter, ``Wooden Cabinets and Vanities 
and Components Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Request 
to Postpone Preliminary Determination,'' dated May 2, 2019.
    \5\ Id.
    \6\ The postponed due date actually falls on August 3, 2019, 
which is a Saturday. Therefore, the deadline moves to the next 
business day, August 5, 2019. See Notice of Clarification: 
Application of ``Next Business Day'' Rule for Administrative 
Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2008).
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    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: May 9, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2019-10276 Filed 5-16-19; 8:45 am]
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