Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2017-2018, 12897-12898 [2020-04511]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 44 / Thursday, March 5, 2020 / Notices II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Preliminary Determination of No Shipments V. Discussion of the Methodology VI. Recommendation khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Appendix II Companies Preliminarily Receiving the China-Wide Rate 21 Asian Seafoods (Zhanjiang) Co., Ltd. Beihai Anbang Seafood Co., Ltd. Beihai Boston Frozen Food Co., Ltd. Beihai Tianwei Aquatic Food Co. Ltd. Changli Luquan Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Dalian Beauty Seafood Company Ltd. Dalian Haiqing Food Co., Ltd. Dalian Home Sea International Trading Co., Ltd. Dalian Rich Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. Dalian Shanhai Seafood Co., Ltd. Dalian Taiyang Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Dandong Taihong Foodstuff Co., Ltd. Food Processing Co., Ltd. Fujian Chaohui Aquatic Food Co., Ltd. Fujian Chaohui Group Fujian Chaohui International Trading Co., Ltd. Fujian Dongshan County Shunfa Aquatic Product Co., Ltd. Fujian Dongya Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Fujian Fuding Seagull Fishing Food Co., Ltd. Fujian Hainason Trading Co., Ltd. Fujian Haohui Import & Export Co., Ltd. Fujian Rongjiang Import and Export Co., Ltd. Fujian Zhaoan Haili Aquatic Co., Ltd. Fuqing Chaohui Aquatic Food Co., Ltd. Fuqing Dongwei Aquatic Products Ind. Fuqing Dongwei Aquatic Products Industry Co., Ltd. Fuqing Longhua Aquatic Food Co., Ltd. Fuqing Minhua Trade Co., Ltd. Fuqing Yihua Aquatic Food Co., Ltd. Guangdong Foodstuffs Import & Export (Group) Corporation. Guangdong Gourmet Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Guangdong Jinhang Food Co., Ltd. Guangdong Universal Aquatic Food Co. Ltd. Guangdong Wanshida Holding Corp. Guangdong Wanya Foods Fty. Co., Ltd. HaiLi Aquatic Product Co., Ltd. Zhaoan Fujian. Hainan Brich Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Hainan Golden Spring Foods Co., Ltd. Huazhou Xinhai Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. Leizhou Bei Bu Wan Sea Products Co., Ltd. Longhai Gelin Foods Co., Ltd. Maoming Xinzhou Seafood Co., Ltd. New Continent Foods Co., Ltd. North Seafood Group Co. Penglai Huiyang Foodstuff Co., Ltd. Qingdao Fusheng Foodstuffs Co., Ltd. Qingdao Yihexing Foods Co., Ltd. Qinhuangdao Gangwan Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Rizhao Rongxing Co. Ltd. Rizhao Smart Foods Company Limited. Rongcheng Yinhai Aquatic Product Co., Ltd. Rushan Chunjiangyuan Foodstuffs Co. Rushan Chunjiangyuan Foodstuffs Co., Ltd. 21 We removed all companies that are excluded from the order even though entries that are not exporter-producer specific to the exclusion language would fall under the China-wide entity. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Mar 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 Savvy Seafood Inc. Shanghai Zhoulian Foods Co., Ltd. Shantou Freezing Aquatic Product Foodstuffs Co. Shantou Jiazhou Food Industrial Co., Ltd. Shantou Jintai Aquatic Product Industrial Co., Ltd. Shantou Longsheng Aquatic Product Foodstuff Co., Ltd. Shantou Ocean Best Seafood Corporation. Shantou Ruiyuan Industry Co., Ltd. Shantou Wanya Foods Fty. Co., Ltd. Shantou Yuexing Enterprise Company. Thai Royal Frozen Food Zhanjiang Co., Ltd. Xiamen Granda Import and Export Co., Ltd. Yangjiang Dawu Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. Yangjiang Haina Datong Trading Co. Yantai Wei Cheng Food Co., Ltd. Yantai Wei-Cheng Food Co., Ltd. Zhangzhou Donghao Seafoods Co., Ltd. Zhangzhou Xinwanya Aquatic Product Co., Ltd. Zhangzhou Yanfeng Aquatic Product & Foodstuff Co., Ltd. Zhanjiang Evergreen Aquatic Product Science and Technology Co., Ltd. Zhanjiang Fuchang Aquatic Products Freezing Plant. Zhanjiang Longwei Aquatic Products Industry Co., Ltd. Zhanjiang Newpro Foods Co., Ltd. Zhanjiang Universal Seafood Corp. Zhaoan Yangli Aquatic Co., Ltd. Zhejiang Xinwang Foodstuffs Co., Ltd. Zhoushan Genho Food Co., Ltd. Zhoushan Green Food Co., Ltd. [FR Doc. 2020–04513 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–874] Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2017– 2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Goodluck India Limited (Goodluck) and Tube Investments of India Ltd. (TII) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), September 25, 2017 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Falvey or Genevieve Coen, AD/ CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12897 (202) 482–4889 and (202) 482–3251, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 2, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain cold-drawn mechanical tubing (CDMT) from India.1 On October 8, 2019, Commerce extended the deadline for issuing the preliminary results of this review.2 The revised deadline for these preliminary results is now February 28, 2020. For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included at the appendix 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 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 Order The merchandise covered by the order is certain cold-drawn mechanical tubing. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(l)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a government-provided 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 18777, 18792 (May 2, 2019). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel from India: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated October 8, 2019. 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel from India, 2017–2018,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 12898 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 44 / Thursday, March 5, 2020 / Notices briefs.6 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit arguments are requested to submit with the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a Preliminary Results of Review table of authorities.7 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.525, Interested parties who wish to request we calculated individual subsidy rates a hearing must do so within 30 days of for Goodluck and TII. For the period publication of these preliminary results September 25, 2017 through December by submitting a written request to the 31, 2018, we preliminarily determine Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and that the following net subsidy rates Compliance using Enforcement and exist: Compliance’s ACCESS system.8 Requests should contain the party’s 2017 2018 name, address, and telephone number, subsidy subsidy the number of participants, whether any Company rate rate (percent (percent participant is a foreign national, and a ad valorem) ad valorem) list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, Commerce Goodluck India will inform parties of the scheduled Limited ........... 5.86 5.21 date of the hearing which will be held Tube Investat the U.S. Department of Commerce, ments of India Ltd ................. 4.27 5.17 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, at a time and date to be determined.9 Issues addressed Assessment Rate during the hearing will be limited to Consistent with section 751(a)(2)(C) of those raised in the briefs.10 Parties the Act, upon issuance of the final results, Commerce shall determine, and should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all days before the scheduled date. Parties are reminded that all briefs appropriate entries covered by this and hearing requests must be filed review. We intend to issue instructions electronically using ACCESS and to CBP 15 days after publication of the received successfully in their entirety by final results of this review. 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date. Cash Deposit Rate Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final Act, Commerce intends to instruct CBP results of this administrative review, to collect cash deposits of estimated including the results of our analysis of countervailing duties in the amount the issues raised by the parties in their indicated above with regard to comments, within 120 days after shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, publication of these preliminary results. for consumption on or after the date of Notification to Interested Parties publication of the final results of this This administrative review and notice review. These cash deposit instructions, are in accordance with sections when imposed, shall remain in effect 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 until further notice. CFR 351.213. Disclosure and Public Comment Dated: February 28, 2020. We will disclose to parties to this Jeffrey I. Kessler, proceeding the calculations performed Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and in reaching the preliminary results Compliance. within five days of the date of Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in publication of these preliminary the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 5 results. Interested parties may submit written comments (case briefs) within I. Summary 30 days of publication of the II. Background III. Scope of the Order preliminary results and rebuttal IV. Period of Review comments (rebuttal briefs) within five V. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and days after the time limit for filing case khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES financial contribution that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.4 For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 4 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. 5 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Mar 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 6 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii) and 351.309(d)(1). 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and 351.309(d)(2). 8 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 9 See 19 CFR 351.310. 10 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 7 See PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Application of Adverse Inferences VI. Subsidies Valuation Information VII. Benchmarks and Discount Rates VIII. Analysis of Programs IX. 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We also find that there are no areas outside of the geographical area occupied by the species under U.S. jurisdiction that are essential to its conservation. As such, we find there are no areas within the jurisdiction of the United States that meet the definition of critical habitat for the oceanic whitetip shark. DATES: This finding is made on March 5, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic copies of the determination, list of references, and supporting documents prepared for this action are available from the NMFS Office of Protected Resources website at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/ oceanic-whitetip-shark. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adrienne Lohe, NMFS, Office of Protected Resources, (301) 427–8403. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background On January 30, 2018, we published a final rule to list the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) as a threatened species under the ESA (83 FR 4153). 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 44 (Thursday, March 5, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-533-874]


Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of Carbon and Alloy Steel 
From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Review, 2017-2018

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines 
that Goodluck India Limited (Goodluck) and Tube Investments of India 
Ltd. (TII) received countervailable subsidies during the period of 
review (POR), September 25, 2017 through December 31, 2018. Interested 
parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.

DATES: Applicable March 5, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Falvey or Genevieve Coen, AD/
CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4889 and (202) 
482-3251, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 2, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an 
administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain 
cold-drawn mechanical tubing (CDMT) from India.\1\ On October 8, 2019, 
Commerce extended the deadline for issuing the preliminary results of 
this review.\2\ The revised deadline for these preliminary results is 
now February 28, 2020.
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    \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 18777, 18792 (May 2, 2019).
    \2\ See Memorandum, ``Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of 
Carbon and Alloy Steel from India: Extension of Deadline for 
Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,'' 
dated October 8, 2019.
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    For a complete description of the events that followed the 
initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\3\ 
A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is 
included at the appendix 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 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.
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    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review: Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing of 
Carbon and Alloy Steel from India, 2017-2018,'' dated concurrently 
with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is certain cold-drawn 
mechanical tubing. For a complete description of the scope of the 
order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.

Methodology

    Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(l)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each 
of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily 
determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a government-provided

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financial contribution that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, 
and that the subsidy is specific.\4\ For a full description of the 
methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum.
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    \4\ See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding 
financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding 
benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity.
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Preliminary Results of Review

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.525, we calculated individual subsidy 
rates for Goodluck and TII. For the period September 25, 2017 through 
December 31, 2018, we preliminarily determine that the following net 
subsidy rates exist:

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                                                    2017         2018
                                                  subsidy      subsidy
                    Company                         rate         rate
                                                  (percent     (percent
                                                ad valorem)  ad valorem)
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Goodluck India Limited........................         5.86         5.21
Tube Investments of India Ltd.................         4.27         5.17
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Assessment Rate

    Consistent with section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, upon issuance of 
the final results, Commerce shall determine, and Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate 
entries covered by this review. We intend to issue instructions to CBP 
15 days after publication of the final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Rate

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce intends to 
instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing 
duties in the amount indicated above with regard to shipments of 
subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for 
consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of 
this review. These cash deposit instructions, when imposed, shall 
remain in effect until further notice.

Disclosure and Public Comment

    We will disclose to parties to this proceeding the calculations 
performed in reaching the preliminary results within five days of the 
date of publication of these preliminary results.\5\ Interested parties 
may submit written comments (case briefs) within 30 days of publication 
of the preliminary results and rebuttal comments (rebuttal briefs) 
within five days after the time limit for filing case briefs.\6\ 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs must be limited to 
issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit arguments are 
requested to submit with the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; 
(2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.\7\
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    \5\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii) and 351.309(d)(1).
    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and 351.309(d)(2).
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    Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must do so within 
30 days of publication of these preliminary results by submitting a 
written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance using Enforcement and Compliance's ACCESS system.\8\ 
Requests should contain the party's name, address, and telephone 
number, the number of participants, whether any participant is a 
foreign national, and a list of the issues to be discussed. If a 
request for a hearing is made, Commerce will inform parties of the 
scheduled date of the hearing which will be held at the U.S. Department 
of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, at a 
time and date to be determined.\9\ Issues addressed during the hearing 
will be limited to those raised in the briefs.\10\ Parties should 
confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two 
days before the scheduled date.
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    \8\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \9\ See 19 CFR 351.310.
    \10\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
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    Parties are reminded that all briefs and hearing requests must be 
filed electronically using ACCESS and received successfully in their 
entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date.
    Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of our analysis of the 
issues raised by the parties in their comments, within 120 days after 
publication of these preliminary results.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This administrative review and notice are in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213.

    Dated: February 28, 2020.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. Period of Review
V. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Application of Adverse 
Inferences
VI. Subsidies Valuation Information
VII. Benchmarks and Discount Rates
VIII. Analysis of Programs
IX. Recommendation

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