Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 44847-44848 [2019-18441]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices unreviewed entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.14 We intend to issue liquidation instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this administrative review. Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for each specific company listed above will be that established in the final results of this review, except if the rate is less than 0.50 percent and, therefore, de minimis within the meaning of 19 CFR 351.106(c)(1), in which case the cash deposit rate will be zero; (2) for previously investigated companies not participating in this review, the cash deposit will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently-completed segment of this proceeding; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, or a previous segment of this proceeding, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent segment for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 5.95 percent, the allothers rate established in the less than fair value investigation.15 These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 14 For a full discussion of this practice, see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). 15 See Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe from the Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Duty Determination and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 91906 (December 19, 2016). 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: August 20, 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. Margin Calculations IV. Discussion of the Issues 1: Existence of a Particular Market Situation (PMS) 2: Billing Adjustments 3: Cost Database 4: Quantity Discounts in the Home Market 5: Level of Trade (LOT) for Universal’s Affiliated Resellers V. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–18437 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE This notice serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent VerDate Sep<11>2014 assessment of double antidumping duties. Jkt 247001 International Trade Administration [A–570–983] Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People’s Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks (drawn sinks) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable August 27, 2019. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44847 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Janz, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2972. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the AD order on drawn sinks from China for the POR.1 On April 30, 2019, Commerce received timely requests from Elkay Manufacturing Company and KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc. to conduct an administrative review of the AD order on drawn sinks from China.2 On June 13, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the AD order.3 The administrative review was initiated with respect to 29 companies, and covers the period April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, the petitioner in this proceeding, Elkay Manufacturing Company, timely withdrew its review requests for 18 of these companies, as discussed below. Partial Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioner withdrew its request for an administrative review of the following companies within 90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation Notice: 4 Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Foshan Zhaoshun 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 12207 (April 1, 2019). 2 See Letter from the Petitioner, ‘‘Re: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated April 30, 2019. See also Letter from KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc., ‘‘RE: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Antidumping Administrative Review,’’ dated April 30, 2019. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 27587 (June 13, 2019) (Initiation Notice). 4 See Letter from the Petitioner, ‘‘Re: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated August 12, 2019. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 44848 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices Trade Co., Ltd.; Franke Asia Sourcing Ltd.; Grand Hill Work Company; Guandong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd.; Guandong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Hangzhou Heng’s Industries Co., Ltd.; Hubei Foshan Success Imp & Exp Co. Ltd.; J&C Industries Enterprise Limited; Jiangmen Hongmao Trading Co., Ltd.; Jiangxi Zoje Kitchen & Bath Industry Co., Ltd.; Ningbo Oulin Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Primy Cooperation Limited; Shenzhen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.; Shunde Foodstuffs Import & Export Company Limited of Guangdong; Shunde Native Produce Import and Export Co., Ltd. of Guangdong; Zhongshan Newecan Enterprise Development Corporation; and Zhongshan Silk Imp. & Exp. Group Co., Ltd. of Guangdong. Accordingly, Commerce is rescinding this review, in part, with respect to these companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 353.213(d)(1).5 The instant review will continue with respect to the following companies: B&R Industries Limited; Feidong Import and Export Co., Ltd.; Guangdong G-Top Import and Export Co., Ltd.; Guangdong New Shichu Import & Export Company Limited; Jiangmen New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.; Jiangmen Pioneer Import & Export Co., Ltd.; KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc.; Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath Co., Ltd.; Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd.; and Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co., Ltd. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies for which this review is rescinded, antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping 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. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 5 Commerce no longer considers the non-market economy entity as an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews. See Antidumping Proceedings; Announcement of Change in Department Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963 (November 3, 2013). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Background Commerce regulations provide that the Secretary will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.1 Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on July 29, 2019.2 This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between July 1, 2018, and September 30, 2018, inclusive. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order Scope Rulings Made Between July 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018 This notice serves as a 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 return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Canada Notification to Interested Parties A–122–857 and C–122–858: Certain Softwood Lumber Products From Canada Requestor: Shake and Shingle Alliance (SSA); SSA’s cedar shakes and shingles are within the scope of the AD and CVD orders based on the language of the scope and the additional factors enumerated in 19 CFR 351.225(k)(1); September 10, 2018. This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: August 21, 2019. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–18441 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Japan DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Scope Rulings Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable August 27, 2019. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made between July 1, 2018, and September 30, 2018, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Brown, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–4735. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 A–122–857 and C–122–858: Certain Softwood Lumber Products From Canada Requestor: Tumac Lumber Co., Inc. (Tumac); railroad ties imported by Tumac are within the scope of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders because the physical description of the product is expressly covered by the language of the scope; July 26, 2018. Sfmt 4703 A–588–851 and A–485–505: Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe (Under 4.5 Inches) From Japan and Romania Requestor: TMK IPSCO; the four Romanian-origin steel coupling stock products with specific combinations of outer dimeter and wall thickness were determined to be covered by the scope of the orders based on the unambiguous, plain language of the scope, i.e., they are made to the API 5L specification and are within the physical parameters described in the scope; July 18, 2018. A–583–831; A–580–834; A–588–845; C– 580–835: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Japan, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan Requestor: Sumitomo, Inc.; based on the plain language of the scope of the orders Sumitomo’s suspension foil is outside the scope of the orders; August 17, 2018. 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 84 FR 36577 (July 29, 2019). 2 See E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-983]


Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: 
Partial 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 partially rescinding 
its administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on drawn 
stainless steel sinks (drawn sinks) from the People's Republic of China 
(China) for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2018 through March 31, 
2019.

DATES: Applicable August 27, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Janz, Enforcement and 
Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-2972.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On April 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of ``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the AD 
order on drawn sinks from China for the POR.\1\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 84 FR 12207 (April 1, 2019).
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    On April 30, 2019, Commerce received timely requests from Elkay 
Manufacturing Company and KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc. to 
conduct an administrative review of the AD order on drawn sinks from 
China.\2\
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    \2\ See Letter from the Petitioner, ``Re: Drawn Stainless Steel 
Sinks from the People's Republic of China: Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated April 30, 2019. See also Letter from 
KaiPing Dawn Plumbing Products, Inc., ``RE: Drawn Stainless Steel 
Sinks from the People's Republic of China: Request for Antidumping 
Administrative Review,'' dated April 30, 2019.
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    On June 13, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), Commerce published in the Federal 
Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the AD 
order.\3\ The administrative review was initiated with respect to 29 
companies, and covers the period April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. 
Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, the 
petitioner in this proceeding, Elkay Manufacturing Company, timely 
withdrew its review requests for 18 of these companies, as discussed 
below.
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    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 27587 (June 13, 2019) (Initiation 
Notice).
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Partial Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a 
review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication 
of notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioner 
withdrew its request for an administrative review of the following 
companies within 90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation 
Notice: \4\ Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Foshan 
Zhaoshun

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Trade Co., Ltd.; Franke Asia Sourcing Ltd.; Grand Hill Work Company; 
Guandong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd.; Guandong Yingao 
Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Hangzhou Heng's Industries Co., Ltd.; Hubei 
Foshan Success Imp & Exp Co. Ltd.; J&C Industries Enterprise Limited; 
Jiangmen Hongmao Trading Co., Ltd.; Jiangxi Zoje Kitchen & Bath 
Industry Co., Ltd.; Ningbo Oulin Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd.; Primy 
Cooperation Limited; Shenzhen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.; Shunde 
Foodstuffs Import & Export Company Limited of Guangdong; Shunde Native 
Produce Import and Export Co., Ltd. of Guangdong; Zhongshan Newecan 
Enterprise Development Corporation; and Zhongshan Silk Imp. & Exp. 
Group Co., Ltd. of Guangdong. Accordingly, Commerce is rescinding this 
review, in part, with respect to these companies, in accordance with 19 
CFR 353.213(d)(1).\5\
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    \4\ See Letter from the Petitioner, ``Re: Drawn Stainless Steel 
Sinks from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Partial 
Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,'' dated August 12, 
2019.
    \5\ Commerce no longer considers the non-market economy entity 
as an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews. See 
Antidumping Proceedings; Announcement of Change in Department 
Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings 
and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME 
Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963 (November 3, 2013).
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    The instant review will continue with respect to the following 
companies: B&R Industries Limited; Feidong Import and Export Co., Ltd.; 
Guangdong G-Top Import and Export Co., Ltd.; Guangdong New Shichu 
Import & Export Company Limited; Jiangmen New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise 
Ltd.; Jiangmen Pioneer Import & Export Co., Ltd.; KaiPing Dawn Plumbing 
Products, Inc.; Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath Co., Ltd.; Xinhe Stainless 
Steel Products Co., Ltd.; Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd.; and 
Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co., Ltd.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies 
for which this review is rescinded, antidumping duties shall be 
assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping 
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 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 antidumping duties and/or countervailing 
duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review 
period. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the 
presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or 
countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 
antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as a 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 return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to 
judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with 
the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: August 21, 2019.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2019-18441 Filed 8-26-19; 8:45 am]
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