Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 61020-61021 [2019-24460]

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable November 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olatunbosun Leigh or John Drury, 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) 482–0506 or (202) 482–0195, respectively. AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on OCTG from China for the period May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019.1 On May 31, 2019, United States Steel Corporation, Maverick Tube Corporation, Tenaris Bay City, Inc., TMK IPSCO, Vallourec Star, L.P., and Welded Tube USA (the petitioners), filed a timely request for review, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 18479 (May 1, 2019). E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM 12NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 12, 2019 / Notices and 19 CFR 351.213(b).2 Pursuant to this request, and in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated an administrative review of 130 companies.3 On October 1, 2019, the petitioners filed a timely withdrawal of request for the administrative review with respect to all 130 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 the party that requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, the petitioners, the only parties to file a request for review, withdrew their requests by the 90-day deadline. Accordingly, we are rescinding antidumping duty order on OCTG from China for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, in its entirety. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to all 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. 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 subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: November 4, 2019. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–24460 Filed 11–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of oil country tubular goods from China. 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 to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a 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 Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. 2 See Letter from the petitioners, ‘‘Oil Country Tubular Goods from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioners’ Request for 2018/2019 Administrative Review,’’ dated May 31, 2019. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 33739 (July 15, 2019). 4 See Letter from the petitioners, ‘‘Oil Country Tubular Goods from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated October 1, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Nov 08, 2019 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–113] Certain Collated Steel Staples From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain collated steel staples (collated staples) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of investigation (POI) January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable November 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Palmer or Joshua Simonidis, 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) 482–9068 or (202) 482–0608, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 703(b) PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61021 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on July 3, 2019.1 On August 9, 2019, pursuant to a request from the Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools, Inc. (the petitioner),2 Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation to November 4, 2019.3 On October 24, 2019, Commerce issued its preliminary critical circumstances determination determining that critical circumstances exist for imports from all producers and exporters of the subject merchandise from China.4 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.5 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary 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 is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Investigation The product covered by this investigation is collated staples from China. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see 1 See Certain Collated Steel Staples from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 84 FR 31840 (July 3, 2019) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Collated Steel Staples from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioner’s Request to Postpone the Deadline for the Preliminary Determination,’’ dated August 5, 2019. 3 See Certain Collated Steel Staples from the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation, 84 FR 42896 (August 19, 2019). 4 See Certain Collated Steel Staples from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determinations of Critical Circumstances in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations, 84 FR 59353 (November 4, 2019) (signed October 24, 2019) (Preliminary Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination). 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Affirmative Determination: Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Collated Steel Staples from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 218 (Tuesday, November 12, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61020-61021]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-943]


Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: 
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 oil country 
tubular goods (OCTG) from the People's Republic of China (China) for 
the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, based on the timely 
withdrawal of the request for review.

DATES: Applicable November 12, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olatunbosun Leigh or John Drury, 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) 482-0506 or (202) 
482-0195, respectively.

Background

    On May 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice 
of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping 
duty order on OCTG from China for the period May 1, 2018 through April 
30, 2019.\1\ On May 31, 2019, United States Steel Corporation, Maverick 
Tube Corporation, Tenaris Bay City, Inc., TMK IPSCO, Vallourec Star, 
L.P., and Welded Tube USA (the petitioners), filed a timely request for 
review, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act),

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and 19 CFR 351.213(b).\2\ Pursuant to this request, and in accordance 
with section 751(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we 
initiated an administrative review of 130 companies.\3\ On October 1, 
2019, the petitioners filed a timely withdrawal of request for the 
administrative review with respect to all 130 companies.\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 Letter from the petitioners, ``Oil Country Tubular Goods 
from the People's Republic of China: Petitioners' Request for 2018/
2019 Administrative Review,'' dated May 31, 2019.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 33739 (July 15, 2019).
    \4\ See Letter from the petitioners, ``Oil Country Tubular Goods 
from the People's Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated October 1, 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 the party that requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As 
noted above, the petitioners, the only parties to file a request for 
review, withdrew their requests by the 90-day deadline. Accordingly, we 
are rescinding antidumping duty order on OCTG from China for the period 
May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, in its entirety.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of oil country 
tubular goods from China. 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 to CBP 15 days after the date of 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a 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 Commerce's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of doubled antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a reminder to all 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. 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 subject to 
sanction.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: November 4, 2019.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2019-24460 Filed 11-8-19; 8:45 am]
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