Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 44849-44850 [2019-18373]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices People’s Republic of China A–570–891: Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China A–570–814: Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Vandewater International Inc.; threaded or grooved CEREICO brand steel branch outlets are within the scope of the AD order; September 10, 2018. A–570–051 and C–570–052: Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People’s Republic of China Requestors: Coalition for Fair Trade in Hardwood Plywood and Masterbrand Cabinets Inc.; the following merchandise is within the scope of the AD and CVD orders on certain hardwood plywood products from the People’s Republic of China because they are covered by the plain language of the scope of the orders: (1) Hardwood plywood that has been cut-to-size, painted, laminated, stained, ultra violet light finished, grooved, and/or covered in paper, regardless of where such processing took place; (2) hardwood plywood that has been edge-banded; and (3) shipments of hardwood plywood that do not qualify for the ready-to-assemble kitchen cabinet exclusion; September 7, 2018. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES A–570–881: Certain Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Atkore Steel Components, Inc. (Atkore); the following electrical conduit fittings are outside the scope of the AD order: (1) Electrical conduit bodies range in size from 4 inches to 1⁄2 inch in diameter, meeting Underwriters Laboratories (UL) safety standards 514A, and including electrical box-fill information; (2) cast iron electrical conduit nipples (i.e., pieces which extend a run of conduit or connect/ attach similar conduit articles) meeting UL 514B Safety Standards (generally stamped with a UL Mark); (3) Cast iron electrical conduit couples and connectors (i.e., pieces of electrical conduit that join two other pieces of electrical conduit together) meeting UL 514B Safety Standards (generally stamped with a UL Mark). Commerce found that, in contrast to malleable cast iron pipe fittings, Atkore’s electrical conduit fittings were not designed to withstand pressure, are not intended for use with liquids, and are produced to a different industry standard; August 13, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 Requestor: Makita U.S.A., Inc; the Trolley for MAKPAC, Model #TR00000002, is outside the scope of the AD order because it lacks a ‘‘projecting edge’’ or ‘‘toe plate’’ that is capable of sliding under a load for purposes of lifting and/or moving the load; July 17, 2018. A–570–875: Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Tyco Fire Products, LP (TFP); TFP’s grooved ductile fittings identified by the product names 730ERS, 750, and 510DE are outside the scope of the AD order because they meet the exclusion language of the scope for grooved fittings or grooved couplings, and TFP’s threaded ductile fittings identified by the product names 730ES and 40–5 are within the scope of the order because the subject fittings do not meet the scope exclusion for ductile fittings with push on ends; July 26, 2018. A–570–016 and C–570–017: Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. (GITI); certain radial spare tires, marketed exclusively for temporary/emergency use, listed in Table PCT–1B of the 2014 Tire and Rim Association Year Book that was in effect at the time the AD and CVD orders were issued and listed in Table PCT–1R of the 2017 Tire and Rim Association Year Book are not covered by the scope of the orders; July 11, 2018. Anti-Circumvention Determinations Made Between July 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018 The People’s Republic of China A–570–029 and C–570–030: Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the People’s Republic of China Requestors: Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI), California Steel Industries (CSI), ArcelorMittal USA LLC (AMUSA), Nucor Corporation (Nucor), United States Steel Corporation, and AK Steel Corporation. Commerce determines that cold-rolled steel produced in Vietnam from hot-rolled steel substrate manufactured in China is circumventing the AD and CVD orders on cold-rolled steel from China. Commerce determines that the cold-rolled steel produced in Vietnam from hot-rolled steel substrate manufactured in China falls within the orders covering cold-rolled steel from China; August 17, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44849 Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of this list of completed scope inquiries. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, APO/Dockets Unit, Room 18022, Washington, DC 20230. This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o). Dated: August 19, 2019. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–18369 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–836, A–489–815, A–570–914, A–580– 859] Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on lightwalled rectangular pipe and tube (lightwalled pipe and tube) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, Turkey, and the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Reviews’’ section of this notice. SUMMARY: DATES: Applicable August 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edythe Artman, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3931. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset reviews of the AD orders on light-walled pipe and tube from Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and China, pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Tariff Act of E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 44850 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices 1930, as amended (the Act).1 We received notices of intent to participate in the reviews from the follow companies: Atlas Tube, Bull Moose Tube Company, California Steel and Tube, Hannibal Industries, Maruichi American Corporation, Searing Industries, Inc., Vest, Inc., Independence Tube Corporation, Southland Tube, Inc., and Wheatland Tube Company (collectively, the domestic interested parties).2 Commerce received complete substantive responses from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 We received no substantive responses from any other interested parties, nor was a hearing requested. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the orders.4 Scope of the Orders jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES The merchandise subject to the orders is certain welded carbon quality lightwalled steel pipe and tube, of rectangular (including square) cross 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 18477 (May 1, 2019). 2 See Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in Second Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Korea,’’ dated May 13, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in Second Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico,’’ dated May 13, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in Second Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Turkey,’’ dated May 13, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in Second Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from China,’’ dated May 13, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated May 16, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated May 16, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Turkey: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated May 16, 2019; Letter, ‘‘LightWalled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated May 16, 2019; and Letter, ‘‘Second Five-Year Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey: Errata,’’ dated July 15, 2019. 3 See Letter, ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Korea, Second Review: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated May 31, 2019; Letter, ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated May 31, 2019; Letter, ‘‘LightWalled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Turkey: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated May 31, 2019; and Letter, ‘‘Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the People’s Republic of China, Second Review: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated May 31, 2019. 4 See Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on May 1, 2019,’’ dated July 2, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 section, having a wall thickness of less than 4 mm. The term carbon-quality steel includes both carbon steel and alloy steel which contains only small amounts of alloying elements. Specifically, the term carbon-quality includes products in which none of the elements listed below exceeds the quantity by weight respectively indicated: 1.80 percent of manganese, or 2.25 percent of silicon, or 1.00 percent of copper, or 0.50 percent of aluminum, or 1.25 percent of chromium, or 0.30 percent of cobalt, or 0.40 percent of lead, or 1.25 percent of nickel, or 0.30 percent of tungsten, or 0.10 percent of molybdenum, or 0.10 percent of niobium, or 0.15 percent vanadium, or 0.15 percent of zirconium. The description of carbon-quality is intended to identify carbon-quality products within the scope. The welded carbon-quality rectangular pipe and tube subject to these orders is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7306.61.50.00 and 7306.61.70.60. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, our written description of the scope of the orders is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the orders were revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.5 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 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 and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Reviews Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the AD orders on light-walled pipe and tube from Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weightedaverage dumping margins up to 30.66 percent, 11.50 percent, 41.71 percent, and 255.07 percent, respectively. Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 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. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: August 18, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Orders IV. History of the Orders V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Reviews VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–18373 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on LightWalled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Turkey and the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44849-44850]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18373]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-201-836, A-489-815, A-570-914, A-580-859]


Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From the Republic of 
Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty 
Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) 
orders on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (light-walled pipe and 
tube) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, Turkey, and the 
People's Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the 
``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable August 27, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edythe Artman, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3931.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the 
second sunset reviews of the AD orders on light-walled pipe and tube 
from Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and China, pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of 
the Tariff Act of

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1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ We received notices of intent to 
participate in the reviews from the follow companies: Atlas Tube, Bull 
Moose Tube Company, California Steel and Tube, Hannibal Industries, 
Maruichi American Corporation, Searing Industries, Inc., Vest, Inc., 
Independence Tube Corporation, Southland Tube, Inc., and Wheatland Tube 
Company (collectively, the domestic interested parties).\2\ Commerce 
received complete substantive responses from the domestic interested 
parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ We received no substantive responses from any 
other interested parties, nor was a hearing requested. As a result, 
pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce has conducted expedited (120-day) 
sunset reviews of the orders.\4\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 18477 
(May 1, 2019).
    \2\ See Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate in Second 
Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled 
Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Korea,'' dated May 13, 2019; Letter, 
``Notice of Intent to Participate in Second Five-Year Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube 
from Mexico,'' dated May 13, 2019; Letter, ``Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Second Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order 
on Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Turkey,'' dated May 
13, 2019; Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate in Second Five-
Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-Walled 
Rectangular Pipe and Tube from China,'' dated May 13, 2019; Letter, 
``Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the Republic of Korea: 
Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated May 16, 2019; Letter, 
``Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Notice of 
Intent to Participate,'' dated May 16, 2019; Letter, ``Light-Walled 
Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Turkey: Notice of Intent to 
Participate,'' dated May 16, 2019; Letter, ``Light-Walled 
Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the People's Republic of China: 
Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated May 16, 2019; and Letter, 
``Second Five-Year Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Order on Light-
Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and 
Turkey: Errata,'' dated July 15, 2019.
    \3\ See Letter, ``Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from 
Korea, Second Review: Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated May 31, 2019; Letter, ``Light-Walled Rectangular 
Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated May 31, 2019; Letter, ``Light-Walled Rectangular 
Pipe and Tube from Turkey: Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated May 31, 2019; and Letter, ``Light-Walled 
Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the People's Republic of China, 
Second Review: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,'' dated 
May 31, 2019.
    \4\ See Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on May 1, 2019,'' 
dated July 2, 2019.
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Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise subject to the orders is certain welded carbon 
quality light-walled steel pipe and tube, of rectangular (including 
square) cross section, having a wall thickness of less than 4 mm.
    The term carbon-quality steel includes both carbon steel and alloy 
steel which contains only small amounts of alloying elements. 
Specifically, the term carbon-quality includes products in which none 
of the elements listed below exceeds the quantity by weight 
respectively indicated: 1.80 percent of manganese, or 2.25 percent of 
silicon, or 1.00 percent of copper, or 0.50 percent of aluminum, or 
1.25 percent of chromium, or 0.30 percent of cobalt, or 0.40 percent of 
lead, or 1.25 percent of nickel, or 0.30 percent of tungsten, or 0.10 
percent of molybdenum, or 0.10 percent of niobium, or 0.15 percent 
vanadium, or 0.15 percent of zirconium. The description of carbon-
quality is intended to identify carbon-quality products within the 
scope. The welded carbon-quality rectangular pipe and tube subject to 
these orders is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7306.61.50.00 and 
7306.61.70.60. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and 
Customs purposes, our written description of the scope of the orders is 
dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews, including the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and 
the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the orders were 
revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision 
Memorandum.\5\ 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 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 and 
electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical 
in content.
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    \5\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on 
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the Republic of Korea, 
Mexico, Turkey and the People's Republic of China,'' dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum).
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Final Results of Sunset Reviews

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we 
determine that revocation of the AD orders on light-walled pipe and 
tube from Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and China would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the 
dumping margins likely to prevail would be weighted-average dumping 
margins up to 30.66 percent, 11.50 percent, 41.71 percent, and 255.07 
percent, respectively.

Administrative Protective Order (APO)

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an 
APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of 
proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.305. Timely 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.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.218.

    Dated: August 18, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Orders
IV. History of the Orders
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Reviews
VIII. Recommendation

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