Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 43585 [2019-18014]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 21, 2019 / Notices IV. Subsidies Valuation Information V. Benchmarks and Interest Rates VI. Analysis of Programs VII. Recommendation Hitachi Metals timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 [FR Doc. 2019–18011 Filed 8–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–588–875] Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from Japan for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable August 21, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Falvey, 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) 482–4889. AGENCY: Background jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES On May 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on carbon and alloy steel cut-tolength plate (CTL plate) from Japan for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.1 On May 31, 2019, Commerce received a timely request to conduct an administrative review of the AD order on CTL plate from Japan from Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Hitachi Metals).2 On July 15, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce initiated an administrative review of the AD order on CTL plate from Japan with respect to Hitachi Metals.3 On August 6, 2019, 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 18479 (May 1, 2019). 2 See Hitachi Metals’ Letter, ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Japan—Hitachi Metals’ Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated May 31, 2019. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 33739 (July 15, 2019). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Aug 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. Hitachi Metals withdrew its request for review within the 90-day deadline. Because Commerce received no other requests for review of Hitachi Metals, and no other requests were made for a review of the AD order on CTL plate from Japan with respect to other companies, we are rescinding the administrative review covering the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, in full, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess AD duties on all appropriate entries of CTL plate from Japan during the period of review. For the company for which this review is rescinded, AD duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit rate of estimated AD 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 to CBP 15 days after 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 AD duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the presumption that reimbursement of the AD duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double AD duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also 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 4 See Hitachi Metals’ Letter, ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Japan—Hitachi Metals’ Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated August 6, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43585 with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 and 777(i)(l) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: August 15, 2019. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–18014 Filed 8–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–026, C–570–027] Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY Based on available information, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is self-initiating country-wide anti-circumvention inquiries to determine whether imports of corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) completed in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Malaysia, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (collectively, third countries) using hotrolled steel (HRS) and cold-rolled steel (CRS) flat products manufactured in the People’s Republic of China (China) are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on CORE from China. DATES: Applicable August 21, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Quinn at (202) 482–5848, AD/ CVD Operations, Office III or Justin Enck at (202) 482–1614, Office of Policy, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On June 3, 2015, AK Steel Corporation, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, California Steel Industries, Inc., Nucor Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc., and E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-588-875]


Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: Rescission 
of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy 
steel cut-to-length plate from Japan for the period May 1, 2018, 
through April 30, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request 
for review.

DATES: Applicable August 21, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Falvey, 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) 482-4889.

Background

    On May 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice 
of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping 
duty (AD) order on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL 
plate) from Japan for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 
2019.\1\ On May 31, 2019, Commerce received a timely request to conduct 
an administrative review of the AD order on CTL plate from Japan from 
Hitachi Metals, Ltd. (Hitachi Metals).\2\ On July 15, 2019, in 
accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce initiated an 
administrative review of the AD order on CTL plate from Japan with 
respect to Hitachi Metals.\3\ On August 6, 2019, Hitachi Metals 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, 84 FR 18479 (May 1, 2019).
    \2\ See Hitachi Metals' Letter, ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate from Japan--Hitachi Metals' Request for Administrative 
Review,'' dated May 31, 2019.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 33739 (July 15, 2019).
    \4\ See Hitachi Metals' Letter, ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate from Japan--Hitachi Metals' Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated August 6, 2019.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested 
the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date 
of the notice of initiation of the requested review. Hitachi Metals 
withdrew its request for review within the 90-day deadline. Because 
Commerce received no other requests for review of Hitachi Metals, and 
no other requests were made for a review of the AD order on CTL plate 
from Japan with respect to other companies, we are rescinding the 
administrative review covering the period May 1, 2018, through April 
30, 2019, in full, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1).

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess AD duties on all appropriate entries of CTL plate from Japan 
during the period of review. For the company for which this review is 
rescinded, AD duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash 
deposit rate of estimated AD 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 to CBP 15 days after 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 AD duties prior to liquidation of the 
relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this 
requirement could result in the presumption that reimbursement of the 
AD duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double AD duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also 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 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 sanctionable 
violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 
and 777(i)(l) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: August 15, 2019.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2019-18014 Filed 8-20-19; 8:45 am]
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