Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Taiwan: Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018, 71367-71369 [2019-27937]

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that there were no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. We invite interested AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71367 parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable December 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chelsey Simonovich, 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) 482–1979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the order on certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe (circular welded pipe) from Taiwan for the POR.1 On November 30, 2018, Commerce received a request for administrative review covering imports of circular welded pipe from Taiwan, which was filed in proper form by Independence Tube Corporation and Southland Tube (collectively, the petitioners).2 Commerce published the notice of initiation of this administrative review on February 6, 2019, covering the two companies for which we received a request for review.3 On December 26, 2018, Commerce received a notification of no shipments from Founder Land.4 On March 4, 2019, Commerce received notifications of no shipments from Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (Shin Yang), Tension Steel Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Tension Steel), Yieh Hsing Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Hsing), and Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Phui).5 On August 5, 2019, Commerce made inquiries to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) informing CBP that Commerce’s records indicated no shipments from Founder 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 83 FR 54912 (November 1, 2018). 2 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated November 30, 2018. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 2160 (February 6, 2019). 4 See Founder Land’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 26, 2018. 5 See Shin Yang’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019; Tension Steel’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019; Yieh Hsing’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019; and Yieh Phui’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 71368 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 248 / Friday, December 27, 2019 / Notices Land, Shin Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, or Yieh Phui and requested that any CBP import officers aware of entries inform Commerce within ten days.6 We received no notifications from CBP. On August 30, 2019, Commerce published memoranda informing interested parties that we had made an inquiry to CBP with regard to entries of subject merchandise for the purposes of potential respondent selection. The results indicated that there were no shipments of subject merchandise from Taiwan as country of origin or country of export by Founder Land, Shin Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, or Yieh Phui into the United States during the POR.7 Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018 through the resumption of operations on January 28, 2019.8 On September 10, 2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this administrative review, and the revised deadline is now December 10, 2019. This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 751 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are circular welded pipe from Taiwan. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the appendix to this notice. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Preliminary Determination of No Shipments Based on record evidence, we preliminarily determine that Founder Land, Shin Yang, Tension, Yieh Hsing, Yieh Phui had no shipments of subject 6 See CBP Message 9241301, ‘‘No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Founder Land Co., Ltd. (A–583–814),’’ CBP Message 9214307, ‘‘No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded nonalloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (A–583–814),’’ CBP Message 9214306, ‘‘No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Tension Steel Enterprise Co., Ltd. (A–583–814),’’ CBP Message 9213304, ‘‘No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Yieh Hsing Enterprise Co., Ltd. (A–583–814),’’ CBP Message 9213307, ‘‘No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded nonalloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., Ltd. (A–583–814),’’ all dated March 20, 2019. 7 See Memoranda, ‘‘No shipment inquiry with respect to the company below during the period 11/ 01/2017 through 10/31/2018,’’ dated August 301, 2019. 8 See Memorandum, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Partial Shutdown of the Federal Government,’’ dated January 28, 2019. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 40 days. If the new deadline falls on a non-business day, in accordance with Commerce’s practice, the deadline will become the next business day. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Dec 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 merchandise during the POR. With respect to Founder Land, Shin Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and Yieh Phui, CBP stated that it did not find any shipments of subject merchandise from these companies during the POR.9 Consistent with our practice, we find that it is not appropriate to rescind the review with respect to these five companies, but rather to complete the review and issue appropriate instructions to CBP based on the final results of this review.10 Public Comment Interested parties may submit case briefs to Commerce no later than 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.11 Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the date for filing case briefs.12 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. All submissions to Commerce must be filed electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS) and must also be served on interested parties.13 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. An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the date that the document is due. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing must submit a written request to 9 See Founder Land’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 25, 2018; see also Shin Yang’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019, Tension Steel’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019, Yieh Hsing’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019, and Yieh Phui’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,’’ dated March 4, 2019. 10 See, e.g., Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 26922, 26923 (May 13, 2010), unchanged in Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 56989 (September 17, 2010). 11 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii). 12 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). 13 See 19 CFR 351.303(f). PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via Commerce’s electronic records system, ACCESS. An electronically filed request must be received successfully in its entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice.14 Requests should contain: (1) The party’s name, address and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of issues parties intend to discuss. Issues raised in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the respective case and rebuttal briefs. If a request for a hearing is made, Commerce intends to hold the hearing at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, at a date and time to be determined.15 Parties should confirm the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. Commerce intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of the issues raised in any case or rebuttal briefs, no later than 120 days after the date of publication of this notice, unless extended.16 Assessment Rates If we continue to find in the final results that Founder Land, Shun Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and Yieh Phui had no shipments of subject merchandise, for entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by Founder Land, Shun Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and Yieh Phui for which these companies did not know that the merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate these entries at the allothers rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.17 Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective 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 14 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 19 CFR 351.310(d). 16 See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act; and 19 CFR 351.213(h). 17 For a full discussion of this clarification, see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). 15 See E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 248 / Friday, December 27, 2019 / Notices cash deposit rates for Founder Land, Shun Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and Yieh Phui will remain unchanged from the rate assigned to them in the most recently completed review of those companies; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently-completed segment; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently completed segment for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 23.56 percent, the all-others rate established in the less-than-fair-value investigation.18 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a preliminary 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 may result in the presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). Dated: December 10, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The products covered by this order are (1) circular welded non-alloy steel pipes and tubes, of circular cross section over 114.3 millimeters (4.5 inches), but not over 406.4 millimeters (16 inches) in outside diameter, with a wall thickness of 1.65 millimeters (0.065 inches) or more, regardless of surface finish (black, galvanized, or painted), or endfinish (plain end, beveled end, threaded, or threaded and coupled); and (2) circular welded non-alloy steel pipes and tubes, of circular cross-section less than 406.4 18 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan, 57 FR 49454 (November 2, 1992). 18:44 Dec 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 [FR Doc. 2019–27937 Filed 12–26–19; 8:45 am] Republic of China (China) covering the period of April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. Commerce is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final results of the administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to certain producers and/or exporters identified herein. DATES: Applicable December 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Palmer, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 9, 2015, Commerce issued the AR7 Final Results.1 Jacobi Carbons AB (Jacobi), a mandatory respondent, and Jacobi Carbons, Inc., its affiliated U.S. importer of subject merchandise,2 challenged certain aspects of the AR7 Final Results. Jacobi challenged Commerce’s final results regarding: (1) The selection of Thailand as the primary surrogate country for the mandatory respondents,3 (2) the selection of Thai surrogate values (SV) used to value financial ratios and carbonized material, and (3) the reduction of Jacobi’s constructed export price (CEP) by an amount for irrecoverable value added tax (VAT). On April 7, 2017, the Court in Jacobi AR7 I remanded Commerce’s AR7 Final Results with respect to BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–904] Certain Activated Carbon From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results Appendix VerDate Sep<11>2014 millimeters (16 inches), with a wall thickness of less than 1.65 millimeters (0.065 inches), regardless of surface finish (black, galvanized, or painted) or end-finish (plain end, beveled end, threaded, or threaded and coupled). These pipes and tubes are generally known as standard pipes and tubes and are intended for the low pressure conveyance of water, steam, natural gas, air, and other liquids and gases in plumbing and heating systems, air conditioning units, automatic sprinkling systems, and other related uses, and generally meet ASTM A–53 specifications. Standard pipe may also be used for light load-bearing applications, such as for fence-tubing and as structural pipe tubing used for framing and support members for construction, or load-bearing purposes in the construction, shipbuilding, trucking, farm-equipment, and related industries. Unfinished conduit pipe is also included in this order. All carbon steel pipes and tubes within the physical description outlined above are included within the scope of this order, except line pipe, oil country tubular goods, boiler tubing, mechanical tubing, pipe and tube hollows for redraws, finished scaffolding, and finished conduit. Standard pipe that is dual or triple certified/stenciled that enters the U.S. as line pipe of a kind or used for oil and gas pipelines is also not included in this investigation. Imports of the products covered by this order are currently classifiable under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) subheadings, 7306.30.10.00, 7306.30.50.25, 7306.30.50.32, 7306.30.50.40, 7306.30.50.55, 7306.30.50.85, 7306.30.50.90. Although the HTS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. 71369 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On December 17, 2019, the Court of International Trade (the Court) issued a final judgment in Jacobi Carbons AB v. United States, Consol. Court No. 15–00286; Slip Op. 19–159 (CIT December 17, 2019) (Jacobi AR7 IV), sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce’s) third remand results pertaining to the seventh administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People’s AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 See Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013–2014, 80 FR 61172 (October 9, 2015) (AR7 Final Results) and accompanying Issues and Decisions Memorandum (IDM). 2 In the third administrative review of the Order, Commerce found that Jacobi, Tianjin Jacobi International Trading Co. Ltd., and Jacobi Carbons Industry (Tianjin) are a single entity and, because there were no changes to the facts which supported that decision since that determination was made, we continued to find these companies part of a single entity for this administrative review. See Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Third Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 67142 (October 31, 2011) (AR3 Final Results); Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China; 2010–2011; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 77 FR 67337 (November 9, 2012) (AR4 Final Results); Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011– 2012, 78 FR 70533 (November 26, 2013) (AR5 Final Results); and Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012– 2013, 79 FR 70163 (November 25, 2014) (AR6 Final Results). 3 The mandatory respondents are Jacobi and Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. (Juqiang). E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-583-814]


Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Taiwan: 
Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines 
that there were no shipments of subject merchandise during the period 
of review (POR) November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. We invite 
interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.

DATES: Applicable December 27, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chelsey Simonovich, 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) 482-1979.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 1, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the order 
on certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe (circular welded pipe) 
from Taiwan for the POR.\1\ On November 30, 2018, Commerce received a 
request for administrative review covering imports of circular welded 
pipe from Taiwan, which was filed in proper form by Independence Tube 
Corporation and Southland Tube (collectively, the petitioners).\2\ 
Commerce published the notice of initiation of this administrative 
review on February 6, 2019, covering the two companies for which we 
received a request for review.\3\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative 
Review, 83 FR 54912 (November 1, 2018).
    \2\ See Petitioners' Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy 
Steel Pipe from Taiwan: Request for Administrative Review,'' dated 
November 30, 2018.
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 2160 (February 6, 2019).
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    On December 26, 2018, Commerce received a notification of no 
shipments from Founder Land.\4\ On March 4, 2019, Commerce received 
notifications of no shipments from Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (Shin 
Yang), Tension Steel Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Tension Steel), Yieh Hsing 
Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Hsing), and Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., Ltd. 
(Yieh Phui).\5\ On August 5, 2019, Commerce made inquiries to U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) informing CBP that Commerce's 
records indicated no shipments from Founder

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Land, Shin Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, or Yieh Phui and requested 
that any CBP import officers aware of entries inform Commerce within 
ten days.\6\ We received no notifications from CBP. On August 30, 2019, 
Commerce published memoranda informing interested parties that we had 
made an inquiry to CBP with regard to entries of subject merchandise 
for the purposes of potential respondent selection. The results 
indicated that there were no shipments of subject merchandise from 
Taiwan as country of origin or country of export by Founder Land, Shin 
Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, or Yieh Phui into the United States 
during the POR.\7\
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    \4\ See Founder Land's Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-
Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan: Request for Administrative Review,'' 
dated December 26, 2018.
    \5\ See Shin Yang's Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy 
Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 
2019; Tension Steel's Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy 
Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 
2019; Yieh Hsing's Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel 
Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 2019; 
and Yieh Phui's Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel 
Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 2019.
    \6\ See CBP Message 9241301, ``No shipments inquiry for certain 
circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Founder 
Land Co., Ltd. (A-583-814),'' CBP Message 9214307, ``No shipments 
inquiry for certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan 
exported by Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (A-583-814),'' CBP Message 
9214306, ``No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded non-
alloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Tension Steel Enterprise 
Co., Ltd. (A-583-814),'' CBP Message 9213304, ``No shipments inquiry 
for certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan 
exported by Yieh Hsing Enterprise Co., Ltd. (A-583-814),'' CBP 
Message 9213307, ``No shipments inquiry for certain circular welded 
non-alloy steel pipe from Taiwan exported by Yieh Phui Enterprise 
Co., Ltd. (A-583-814),'' all dated March 20, 2019.
    \7\ See Memoranda, ``No shipment inquiry with respect to the 
company below during the period 11/01/2017 through 10/31/2018,'' 
dated August 301, 2019.
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    Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by 
the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018 through 
the resumption of operations on January 28, 2019.\8\ On September 10, 
2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this 
administrative review, and the revised deadline is now December 10, 
2019. This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 
751 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
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    \8\ See Memorandum, ``Deadlines Affected by the Partial Shutdown 
of the Federal Government,'' dated January 28, 2019. All deadlines 
in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 40 days. If 
the new deadline falls on a non-business day, in accordance with 
Commerce's practice, the deadline will become the next business day.
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Scope of the Order

    The products covered by the order are circular welded pipe from 
Taiwan. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the 
appendix to this notice.

Preliminary Determination of No Shipments

    Based on record evidence, we preliminarily determine that Founder 
Land, Shin Yang, Tension, Yieh Hsing, Yieh Phui had no shipments of 
subject merchandise during the POR. With respect to Founder Land, Shin 
Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and Yieh Phui, CBP stated that it did 
not find any shipments of subject merchandise from these companies 
during the POR.\9\
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    \9\ See Founder Land's Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-
Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan: Request for Administrative Review,'' 
dated December 25, 2018; see also Shin Yang's Letter, ``Certain 
Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No Shipment 
Certification,'' dated March 4, 2019, Tension Steel's Letter, 
``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No 
Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 2019, Yieh Hsing's Letter, 
``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; No 
Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 2019, and Yieh Phui's 
Letter, ``Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Taiwan; 
No Shipment Certification,'' dated March 4, 2019.
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    Consistent with our practice, we find that it is not appropriate to 
rescind the review with respect to these five companies, but rather to 
complete the review and issue appropriate instructions to CBP based on 
the final results of this review.\10\
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    \10\ See, e.g., Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation: 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 
26922, 26923 (May 13, 2010), unchanged in Magnesium Metal from the 
Russian Federation: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review, 75 FR 56989 (September 17, 2010).
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Public Comment

    Interested parties may submit case briefs to Commerce no later than 
30 days after the date of publication of this notice.\11\ Rebuttal 
briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not 
later than five days after the date for filing case briefs.\12\ 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case 
briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding are encouraged to submit 
with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary 
of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.
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    \11\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii).
    \12\ See 19 CFR 351.309(d).
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    All submissions to Commerce must be filed electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS) and must also be served 
on interested parties.\13\ 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. An 
electronically filed document must be received successfully in its 
entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the date that the document is 
due.
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    \13\ See 19 CFR 351.303(f).
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    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to 
request a hearing must submit a written request to the Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via 
Commerce's electronic records system, ACCESS. An electronically filed 
request must be received successfully in its entirety by 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time within 30 days of the date of publication of this 
notice.\14\ Requests should contain: (1) The party's name, address and 
telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of 
issues parties intend to discuss. Issues raised in the hearing will be 
limited to those raised in the respective case and rebuttal briefs. If 
a request for a hearing is made, Commerce intends to hold the hearing 
at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, at a date and time to be determined.\15\ Parties 
should confirm the date, time, and location of the hearing two days 
before the scheduled date.
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    \14\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \15\ See 19 CFR 351.310(d).
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    Commerce intends to issue the final results of this administrative 
review, including the results of its analysis of the issues raised in 
any case or rebuttal briefs, no later than 120 days after the date of 
publication of this notice, unless extended.\16\
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    \16\ See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act; and 19 CFR 351.213(h).
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Assessment Rates

    If we continue to find in the final results that Founder Land, Shun 
Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and Yieh Phui had no shipments of 
subject merchandise, for entries of subject merchandise during the POR 
produced by Founder Land, Shun Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh Hsing, and 
Yieh Phui for which these companies did not know that the merchandise 
was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate 
these entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the 
intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.\17\
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    \17\ For a full discussion of this clarification, see 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of 
Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003).
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    Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to 
CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following deposit requirements will be effective 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

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cash deposit rates for Founder Land, Shun Yang, Tension Steel, Yieh 
Hsing, and Yieh Phui will remain unchanged from the rate assigned to 
them in the most recently completed review of those companies; (2) for 
merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this 
review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash 
deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published 
for the most recently-completed segment; (3) if the exporter is not a 
firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original 
investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be 
the rate established for the most recently completed segment for the 
manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all 
other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 23.56 percent, the 
all-others rate established in the less-than-fair-value 
investigation.\18\ These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall 
remain in effect until further notice.
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    \18\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Circular Welded Non-
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Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a preliminary 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 may result in the presumption that reimbursement 
of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 
antidumping duties.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: December 10, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

Scope of the Order

    The products covered by this order are (1) circular welded non-
alloy steel pipes and tubes, of circular cross section over 114.3 
millimeters (4.5 inches), but not over 406.4 millimeters (16 inches) 
in outside diameter, with a wall thickness of 1.65 millimeters 
(0.065 inches) or more, regardless of surface finish (black, 
galvanized, or painted), or end-finish (plain end, beveled end, 
threaded, or threaded and coupled); and (2) circular welded non-
alloy steel pipes and tubes, of circular cross-section less than 
406.4 millimeters (16 inches), with a wall thickness of less than 
1.65 millimeters (0.065 inches), regardless of surface finish 
(black, galvanized, or painted) or end-finish (plain end, beveled 
end, threaded, or threaded and coupled). These pipes and tubes are 
generally known as standard pipes and tubes and are intended for the 
low pressure conveyance of water, steam, natural gas, air, and other 
liquids and gases in plumbing and heating systems, air conditioning 
units, automatic sprinkling systems, and other related uses, and 
generally meet ASTM A-53 specifications. Standard pipe may also be 
used for light load-bearing applications, such as for fence-tubing 
and as structural pipe tubing used for framing and support members 
for construction, or load-bearing purposes in the construction, 
shipbuilding, trucking, farm-equipment, and related industries. 
Unfinished conduit pipe is also included in this order.
    All carbon steel pipes and tubes within the physical description 
outlined above are included within the scope of this order, except 
line pipe, oil country tubular goods, boiler tubing, mechanical 
tubing, pipe and tube hollows for redraws, finished scaffolding, and 
finished conduit. Standard pipe that is dual or triple certified/
stenciled that enters the U.S. as line pipe of a kind or used for 
oil and gas pipelines is also not included in this investigation.
    Imports of the products covered by this order are currently 
classifiable under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) 
subheadings, 7306.30.10.00, 7306.30.50.25, 7306.30.50.32, 
7306.30.50.40, 7306.30.50.55, 7306.30.50.85, 7306.30.50.90. Although 
the HTS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs 
purposes, our written description of the scope of this order is 
dispositive.

[FR Doc. 2019-27937 Filed 12-26-19; 8:45 am]
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