Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018, 58128-58129 [2019-23683]

Download as PDF 58128 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / Notices First, from the date of this Order until September 4, 2025, Alexis Vlachos, with a last known address at: 160 Rue Sainte Anne De Bellevue, Montreal, Quebec H9X3Z6, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (‘‘the Denied Person’’), may not directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, license exception, or export control document; B. 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For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–23653 Filed 10–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–911] Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / Notices administrative review of the countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable October 30, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darla Brown, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1791. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on CWP from China for the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018.1 In July 2019, Commerce received a timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), to conduct an administrative review of this countervailing duty order from Independence Tube Corporation, a Nucor Company, and Southland Tube, Incorporated, a Nucor Company (collectively, the petitioner).2 We received no other requests for review. Based upon the petitioner’s request, on September 9, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation listing 147 companies for which Commerce received a timely request for review.3 In October 2019, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review for all 147 companies.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 31295 (July 1, 2019). 2 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from The People’s Republic of China: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 31, 2019. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 47242 (September 9, 2019). 4 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from The People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated October 17, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Oct 29, 2019 Jkt 250001 the requested review. As noted above, the petitioner withdrew its request for review by the 90-day deadline, and we received no other requests for review. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on CWP from China covering the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, in its entirety. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing 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. Administrative Protective Order This notice 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), which continues to govern business proprietary information. Timely written notification of the return/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 a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 751(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: October 24, 2019. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–23683 Filed 10–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–845] Sugar From Mexico: Notice of Court Decision Regarding Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58129 On October 18, 2019, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) issued a final judgment in CSC Sugar LLC v. United States, Ct. No. 17–00215, Slip Op. 19–132 (CIT October 18, 2019) (CSC Sugar II). Commerce is notifying the public of the CIT’s ruling that Commerce’s 2017 amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Sugar from Mexico (AD Agreement) must be vacated. Commerce intends to take action to implement the CIT ruling by November 18, 2019. DATES: October 30, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally C. Gannon, Bilateral Agreements Unit, Office of Policy and Negotiations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0162. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background On December 19, 2014, Commerce and the signatory producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of sugar from Mexico signed the AD Agreement.1 Between June 2016 and June 2017, Commerce and the signatory producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of sugar from Mexico held consultations to address concerns raised by the domestic industry and to ensure that the AD Agreement met the statutory requirements for a suspension agreement, e.g., that suspension of the investigation was in the public interest, including the availability of supplies of sugar in the U.S. market, and that effective monitoring was practicable. The consultations resulted in Commerce and the signatory producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of sugar from Mexico signing an amendment to the AD Agreement on June 30, 2017, which was subsequently published in the Federal Register.2 CSC Sugar LLC (CSC Sugar) challenged Commerce’s determination to amend the AD Agreement by contending that Commerce did not meet its obligation to file a complete administrative record.3 Specifically, CSC Sugar argued that Commerce failed to memorialize and include in the record ex parte communications 1 See Sugar From Mexico: Suspension of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 79 FR 78039 (December 29, 2014). 2 See Sugar From Mexico: Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation, 82 FR 31945 (July 11, 2017) (AD Amendment). 3 See CSC Sugar II at 4. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-911]


Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the People's 
Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Review; 2018

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the

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administrative review of the countervailing duty order on circular 
welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People's Republic of 
China (China) for the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 
2018, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review.

DATES: Applicable October 30, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darla Brown, AD/CVD Operations, Office 
II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, 
DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1791.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the 
countervailing duty order on CWP from China for the period January 1, 
2018, through December 31, 2018.\1\ In July 2019, Commerce received a 
timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act), to conduct an administrative review of this 
countervailing duty order from Independence Tube Corporation, a Nucor 
Company, and Southland Tube, Incorporated, a Nucor Company 
(collectively, the petitioner).\2\ We received no other requests for 
review. Based upon the petitioner's request, on September 9, 2019, in 
accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, Commerce published in the 
Federal Register a notice of initiation listing 147 companies for which 
Commerce received a timely request for review.\3\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 84 FR 31295 (July 1, 2019).
    \2\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Circular Welded Carbon Quality 
Steel Pipe from The People's Republic of China: Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated July 31, 2019.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 47242 (September 9, 2019).
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    In October 2019, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for an 
administrative review for all 147 companies.\4\
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    \4\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Circular Welded Carbon Quality 
Steel Pipe from The People's Republic of China: Withdrawal of 
Request for Administrative Review,'' dated October 17, 2019.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted 
above, the petitioner withdrew its request for review by the 90-day 
deadline, and we received no other requests for review. Accordingly, we 
are rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty 
order on CWP from China covering the period January 1, 2018, through 
December 31, 2018, in its entirety.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Countervailing 
duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of 
estimated countervailing 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.

Administrative Protective Order

    This notice 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), which continues to govern 
business proprietary information. Timely written notification of the 
return/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 a sanctionable 
violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 
751(a)(1) and 751(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: October 24, 2019.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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