Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Mexico and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Reviews and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders, 26816 [2019-12133]

Download as PDF 26816 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 111 / Monday, June 10, 2019 / Notices for filing a Notice of Appearance is July 8, 2019); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including challenges to the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and to the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: June 4, 2019. Paul E. Morris, U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. We did not receive a notice of intent to participate from domestic interested parties in either sunset review by the deadline date.3 As a result, Commerce determined that no domestic interested party intends to participate in the sunset reviews.4 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii)(B)(2), on May 21, 2019, we notified the International Trade Commission in writing that we intended to issue a final determination revoking the antidumping duty orders on PC tie wire from Mexico and China.5 [FR Doc. 2019–12100 Filed 6–7–19; 8:45 am] Scope of the Orders BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P The products covered by these orders are high carbon steel wire; stress relieved or low relaxation; indented or otherwise deformed; meeting at a minimum the physical, mechanical, and chemical requirements of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) A881/A881M specification; regardless of shape, size, or other alloy element levels; suitable for use as prestressed tendons in concrete railroad ties (‘‘PC tie wire’’). High carbon steel is defined as steel that contains 0.6 percent or more of carbon by weight. PC tie wire is classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 7217.10.8045, but may also be classified under subheadings 7217.10.7000, 7217.10.8025, 7217.10.8030, 7217.10.8090, 7217.10.9000, 7229.90.1000, 7229.90.5016, 7229.90.5031, 7229.90.5051, 7229.90.9000 and 7312.10.3012. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the orders is dispositive. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–990, A–201–843] Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Mexico and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Reviews and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 1, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (PC tie wire) from Mexico and the People’s Republic of China (China). Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in these sunset reviews, Commerce is revoking these antidumping duty orders. DATES: Applicable June 10, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Kinney, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–2285. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On June 24, 2014, Commerce issued antidumping duty orders on PC tie wire from Mexico and China.1 On May 1, 2019, Commerce initiated the first sunset reviews on these orders pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.218.2 1 See Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire from Mexico and the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 79 FR 35727 (June 24, 2014) (PC Tie Wire from Mexico and PRC Orders). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 18477 (May 1, 2019). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Jun 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 Revocation Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(A) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii)(B)(3), if no domestic interested parties respond to a notice of initiation, Commerce shall, within 90 days after the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the review, revoke the order. Because no domestic interested party filed a notice of intent to participate in these sunset reviews, we are revoking these antidumping duty orders on PC tie wire from Mexico and China. Effective Date of Revocation Pursuant to sections 751(c)(3)(A) and 751(c)(6)(A)(iii) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), Commerce intends to instruct U.S. Customs and Border 3 See 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii)(A). 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on May 1, 2019,’’ dated May 21, 2019. 4 See PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Protection to terminate the suspension of liquidation of, and discontinue the collection of AD cash deposits on, the merchandise subject to the antidumping duty orders on PC tie wire from Mexico and China entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after June 24, 2019, the fifth anniversary of the date on which Commerce published in the Federal Register notice of these antidumping duty orders.6 Entries of subject merchandise prior to the effective date of revocation will continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and antidumping duty deposit requirements. Commerce will complete any pending administrative reviews of these orders and will conduct administrative reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the effective date of revocation in response to appropriately filed requests for review. These five-year (sunset) reviews and this notice are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(c) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: June 4, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2019–12133 Filed 6–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–853] Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From Taiwan: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that United Renewable Energy Co., Ltd. (URE) is the successor-in-interest to Gintech Energy Corporation (Gintech), Neo Solar Power Corporation (Neo Solar), and Solartech Energy Corporation (Solartech). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will assign URE the cash deposit rate assigned to Gintech, Neo Solar, and Solartech. We invite parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable June 10, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Galantucci, AD/CVD Operations, AGENCY: 6 See E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM PC Tie Wire from Mexico and PRC Orders. 10JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-990, A-201-843]


Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Mexico and the 
People's Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Reviews and 
Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: On May 1, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) 
initiated the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on 
prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (PC tie wire) from Mexico and 
the People's Republic of China (China). Because the domestic interested 
parties did not participate in these sunset reviews, Commerce is 
revoking these antidumping duty orders.

DATES: Applicable June 10, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Kinney, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-2285.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On June 24, 2014, Commerce issued antidumping duty orders on PC tie 
wire from Mexico and China.\1\ On May 1, 2019, Commerce initiated the 
first sunset reviews on these orders pursuant to section 751(c) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.218.\2\
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    \1\ See Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire from Mexico and 
the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 79 FR 35727 
(June 24, 2014) (PC Tie Wire from Mexico and PRC Orders).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 18477 
(May 1, 2019).
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    We did not receive a notice of intent to participate from domestic 
interested parties in either sunset review by the deadline date.\3\ As 
a result, Commerce determined that no domestic interested party intends 
to participate in the sunset reviews.\4\ Pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(iii)(B)(2), on May 21, 2019, we notified the 
International Trade Commission in writing that we intended to issue a 
final determination revoking the antidumping duty orders on PC tie wire 
from Mexico and China.\5\
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    \3\ See 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).
    \4\ See 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii)(A).
    \5\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on May 1, 
2019,'' dated May 21, 2019.
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Scope of the Orders

    The products covered by these orders are high carbon steel wire; 
stress relieved or low relaxation; indented or otherwise deformed; 
meeting at a minimum the physical, mechanical, and chemical 
requirements of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) A881/
A881M specification; regardless of shape, size, or other alloy element 
levels; suitable for use as prestressed tendons in concrete railroad 
ties (``PC tie wire''). High carbon steel is defined as steel that 
contains 0.6 percent or more of carbon by weight.
    PC tie wire is classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (HTSUS) subheading 7217.10.8045, but may also be 
classified under subheadings 7217.10.7000, 7217.10.8025, 7217.10.8030, 
7217.10.8090, 7217.10.9000, 7229.90.1000, 7229.90.5016, 7229.90.5031, 
7229.90.5051, 7229.90.9000 and 7312.10.3012. Although the HTSUS 
subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written description of the scope of the orders is dispositive.

Revocation

    Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(A) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(iii)(B)(3), if no domestic interested parties respond to 
a notice of initiation, Commerce shall, within 90 days after the date 
of publication of the notice of initiation of the review, revoke the 
order. Because no domestic interested party filed a notice of intent to 
participate in these sunset reviews, we are revoking these antidumping 
duty orders on PC tie wire from Mexico and China.

Effective Date of Revocation

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(3)(A) and 751(c)(6)(A)(iii) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), Commerce intends to instruct U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection to terminate the suspension of liquidation of, 
and discontinue the collection of AD cash deposits on, the merchandise 
subject to the antidumping duty orders on PC tie wire from Mexico and 
China entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after June 24, 2019, 
the fifth anniversary of the date on which Commerce published in the 
Federal Register notice of these antidumping duty orders.\6\ Entries of 
subject merchandise prior to the effective date of revocation will 
continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and antidumping 
duty deposit requirements. Commerce will complete any pending 
administrative reviews of these orders and will conduct administrative 
reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the effective date of 
revocation in response to appropriately filed requests for review.
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    \6\ See PC Tie Wire from Mexico and PRC Orders.
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    These five-year (sunset) reviews and this notice are issued and 
published in accordance with sections 751(c) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, 
and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: June 4, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2019-12133 Filed 6-7-19; 8:45 am]
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