Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Turkey: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 11335-11336 [2020-04005]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2020 / Notices Ltd., in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).2 On July 29, 2019, pursuant to this request, and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce published a notice initiating an administrative review of the antidumping order on CDMT from Korea.3 On October 8, 2019, the petitioners withdrew their request for an administrative review with respect to all of the companies for which they had requested a review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party or parties that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. The petitioners withdrew their request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of CDMT from Korea. 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. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Notification to Importers This notice serves as a reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.42(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of AD 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 AD 2 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from the Republic of Korea—Domestic Industry’s Request for First Administrative Review,’’ dated July 1, 2019. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 36572 (July 29, 2019). 4 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from the Republic of Korea—Domestic Industry’s Withdrawal of Request for First Administrative Review,’’ dated October 8, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled AD 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: February 24, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–04001 Filed 2–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–489–824] Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Turkey: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018– 2019 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 heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for the period September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable February 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Horn or Alexis Cherry, 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) 482–4868 or (202) 482–0607, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On September 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11335 request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey for the period September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019.1 On September 30, 2019, the petitioner 2 filed a timely request for review with respect to nine companies.3 Based on this request, on November 12, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review covering the period September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019.4 On February 10, 2020, the petitioner submitted a timely request to withdraw its request for administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey for all nine companies.5 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the parties that requested the review withdraw the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, the petitioner fully withdrew its review request by the 90day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order. As such, Commerce is in receipt of a timely request for withdrawal of this administrative review with respect to all companies listed in the Initiation Notices. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey for the period September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019, in its entirety. 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 45949 (September 3, 2019). 2 The petitioner is Nucor Tubular Products, Inc. See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Amended Entry of Appearance,’’ dated January 16, 2020. 3 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated September 30, 2019. 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 61011 (November 12, 2019); see also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019) (collectively, Initiation Notices). 5 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review’’ dated February 10, 2020. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 11336 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2020 / Notices Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey 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 publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification to Importers 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 and/or countervailing 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 the antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. 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 the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES necessary to make a preliminary determination. Under 19 CFR International Trade Administration 351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a [C–428–848, C–533–894, C–475–841, C–570– request for postponement 25 days or more before the scheduled date of the 116] preliminary determination and must Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks From state the reasons for the request. the Federal Republic of Germany, Commerce will grant the request unless India, Italy and the People’s Republic it finds compelling reasons to deny the of China: Postponement of Preliminary request. Determination in the Countervailing On February 10, 2020, the Duty Investigations petitioners 2 submitted a timely request AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, that Commerce postpone the International Trade Administration, preliminary CVD determinations.3 The Department of Commerce. petitioners stated that they request DATES: Applicable February 27, 2020. postponement because, ‘‘[a]s currently scheduled, the deadlines for responding FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Palmer or Joseph Dowling at (202) 482– to Commerce’s questionnaire fall almost 9068 or (202) 482–1646 (Germany), in parallel with the scheduled Aimee Phelan or William Langley at preliminary determinations. Without (202) 482–0697 or (202) 482–3861 extending the preliminary (India), Nicholas Czajkowski or Ethan determinations, [p]etitioners would be Talbott at (202) 482–1395 or (202) 482– unable to comment on the responses, 1030 (Italy), Janae Martin or Jaron and Commerce would be similarly Moore at (202) 482–0238 or (202) 482– unable to consider the responses.’’ 4 In 3640 (China), AD/CVD Operations, accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, petitioners have stated the reasons for International Trade Administration, requesting a postponement of the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 preliminary determinations, and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, Commerce finds no compelling reason DC 20230. to deny the request. Therefore, in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: accordance with section 703(c)(1)(A) of Background the Act, Commerce is postponing the On January 8, 2020, the Department of deadline for the preliminary determinations to no later than 130 days Commerce (Commerce) initiated after the date on which these countervailing duty (CVD) investigations were initiated, i.e., May investigations of imports of forged steel 18, 2020.5 Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) fluid end blocks from the Federal of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the Republic of Germany, India, Italy, and deadline for the final determinations of the People’s Republic of China.1 Currently, the preliminary these investigations will continue to be determinations are due no later than 75 days after the date of the preliminary March 13, 2020. determinations. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: February 21, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–04005 Filed 2–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement; or (B) Commerce concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating, that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated, and that additional time is 1 See Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from Germany, India, Italy, and the People’s Republic of China, 85 FR 2385 (January 15, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). 2 The petitioners are the FEB Fair Trade Coalition, Ellwood Group, and Finkl Steel. 3 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from China, Germany, India, and Italy: Request to Extend Preliminary Results,’’ dated February 10, 2020. 4 Id. 5 Postponing the preliminary determination to 130 days after initiation would place the deadline on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Commerce’s practice dictates that where a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the appropriate deadline is the next business day. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-489-824]


Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From 
Turkey: 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 heavy walled 
rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) 
from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for the period September 1, 2018, 
through August 31, 2019.

DATES: Applicable February 27, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Horn or Alexis Cherry, 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) 482-4868 or (202) 
482-0607, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On September 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to 
request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HWR 
pipes and tubes from Turkey for the period September 1, 2018, through 
August 31, 2019.\1\ On September 30, 2019, the petitioner \2\ filed a 
timely request for review with respect to nine companies.\3\ Based on 
this request, on November 12, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), 
Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an 
administrative review covering the period September 1, 2018, through 
August 31, 2019.\4\ On February 10, 2020, the petitioner submitted a 
timely request to withdraw its request for administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey for all nine 
companies.\5\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 84 FR 45949 (September 3, 2019).
    \2\ The petitioner is Nucor Tubular Products, Inc. See 
Petitioner's Letter, ``Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel 
Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Amended Entry of Appearance,'' dated 
January 16, 2020.
    \3\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded 
Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Request for Administrative 
Review,'' dated September 30, 2019.
    \4\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 61011 (November 12, 2019); see also 
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019) (collectively, Initiation 
Notices).
    \5\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded 
Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review'' dated February 10, 2020.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if the parties that 
requested the review withdraw the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted 
above, the petitioner fully withdrew its review request by the 90-day 
deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order. As such, Commerce is in receipt of a timely 
request for withdrawal of this administrative review with respect to 
all companies listed in the Initiation Notices. Accordingly, we are 
rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey for the period September 1, 2018, 
through August 31, 2019, in its entirety.

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Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of HWR pipes and 
tubes from Turkey 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 publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    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 and/or countervailing 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 the antidumping and/or countervailing 
duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping 
duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues 
to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the 
proceeding. 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 the terms of an 
APO is a sanctionable violation.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: February 21, 2020.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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