Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 19137-19138 [2020-07152]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 66 / Monday, April 6, 2020 / Notices the following elements: 0.1 percent or more of lead, 0.05 percent or more of bismuth, 0.08 percent or more of sulfur, more than 0.04 percent of phosphorus, more than 0.05 percent of selenium, or more than 0.01 percent of tellurium). All products meeting the physical description of subject merchandise that are not specifically excluded are included in this scope. The products subject to this order are currently classifiable under subheadings 7213.91.3011, 7213.91.3015, 7213.91.3020, 7213.91.3093; 7213.91.4500, 7213.91.6000, 7213.99.0030, 7227.20.0030, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6010, 7227.90.6020, 7227.90.6030, and 7227.90.6035 of the HTSUS. Products entered under subheadings 7213.99.0090 and 7227.90.6090 of the HTSUS also may be included in this scope if they meet the physical description of subject merchandise above. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise covered by the order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.7 Analysis of Comments Received jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum are the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping, and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if this order were revoked. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via the 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. A list of topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included as the appendix to this notice. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Apr 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or 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. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218. Note that Commerce has temporarily modified certain of its requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary information, until May 19, 2020, unless extended.8 Dated: March 31, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Dumping Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–07149 Filed 4–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 8 See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due to COVID–19, 85 FR 17006 (March 26, 2020). Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–883] Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the AD order on wire rod from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at weightedaverage margins up to 110.25 percent. PO 00000 19137 Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hotrolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable April 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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) 482–3251. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On October 1, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from Korea.1 Pursuant to requests from interested parties, Commerce initiated an administrative review with respect to ten companies, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative review, the petitioners 3 timely withdrew their request for an administrative review of nine companies for which a review had been requested, as discussed below. No other party requested an administrative review of these companies. Partial Rescission of Administrative Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 52068 (October 1, 2019). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019) (Initiation Notice); see also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020) at footnote 6, clarifying initiation as to two of these companies. 3 The petitioners are AK Steel Corporation; ArcelorMittal USA LLC; Nucor Corporation; SSAB Enterprises, LLC; Steel Dynamics, Inc.; and United States Steel Corporation. E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1 19138 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 66 / Monday, April 6, 2020 / Notices administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested a review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation. The request for an administrative review of the following companies was withdrawn within 90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation Notice: POSCO; POSCO Daewoo Corporation; Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd.; Dongkuk Industries Co., Ltd.; Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd.; MarubeniItochu Steel Korea Ltd.; Soon Hong Trading Co.; Snp Ltd.; and Sungjin Co., Ltd.4 As a result, Commerce is rescinding this review with respect to these nine companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). The review will continue with respect to Hyundai Steel Company.5 Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies for which this review is rescinded, 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)(l)(i). Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the 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 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 or destruction of APO 4 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea—Petitioners’ Partial Withdrawal of Request for Review,’’ dated March 10, 2020. 5 See Initiation Notice, 84 FR at 67715. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Apr 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: April 1, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–07152 Filed 4–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–854] Certain Steel Nails From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain steel nails from Taiwan were sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable April 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik, 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) 482–6905. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background These preliminary results of review are issued in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On September 9, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce published the notice of initiation for the administrative review, covering 84 companies.1 On October 22, 2019, Commerce selected as mandatory respondents, Bonuts Hardware Logistics 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 47242 (September 9, 2019). PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Co., LLC (Bonuts) and Create Trading Co., Ltd., (Create Trading), the two companies accounting for the largest volume of exports in the U.S. Customer and Border Protection (CBP) data.2 As Bonuts did not respond to Commerce’s questionnaire, or request any extensions to file its responses, and Commerce excused Create Trading from responding to the questionnaire, Commerce selected an additional respondent to individually examine. Subsequently, on January 17, 2020, Commerce selected the next largest exporter, by volume, PT Enterprise, Inc. (PT Enterprise) and its affiliated producer Pro-Team Coil Nail Enterprise, Inc. (Pro-Team) (collectively, PT),3 as a replacement respondent for individual examination.4 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this administrative review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.5 The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via the 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 on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Administrative Review of Certain Steel Nails from Taiwan: Respondent Selection,’’ dated October 22, 2019. 3 In a prior segment of the proceeding, Commerce determined that Pro-Team and PT Enterprise comprise a single entity, and we find no new information in this segment of the proceeding that contradicts that finding. See Certain Steel Nails from Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Administrative Review; 2015–2016, 82 FR 36744 (August 7, 2017) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum, unchanged in Certain Steel Nails from Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Administrative Review; 2015–2016, 83 FR 6163 (February 13, 2018). Accordingly, we have preliminarily continued to treat PT Enterprise and Pro-Team as a single entity. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Administrative Review of Certain Steel Nails from Taiwan: Selection of Additional Mandatory Respondent,’’ dated January 17, 2020. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Steel Nails from Taiwan; 2017–2018,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 66 (Monday, April 6, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-580-883]


Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of 
Korea: Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review; 2018-2019

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding 
the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot-
rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of 
Korea (Korea) for the period October 1, 2018 through September 30, 
2019.

DATES: Applicable April 6, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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) 482-3251.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On October 1, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to 
request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-
rolled steel from Korea.\1\ Pursuant to requests from interested 
parties, Commerce initiated an administrative review with respect to 
ten companies, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ Subsequent to the initiation of the 
administrative review, the petitioners \3\ timely withdrew their 
request for an administrative review of nine companies for which a 
review had been requested, as discussed below. No other party requested 
an administrative review of these companies.
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 84 FR 52068 (October 1, 2019).
    \2\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019) (Initiation 
Notice); see also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020) at footnote 6, 
clarifying initiation as to two of these companies.
    \3\ The petitioners are AK Steel Corporation; ArcelorMittal USA 
LLC; Nucor Corporation; SSAB Enterprises, LLC; Steel Dynamics, Inc.; 
and United States Steel Corporation.
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Partial Rescission of Administrative Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an

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administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested 
a review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of the notice of initiation. The request for an 
administrative review of the following companies was withdrawn within 
90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation Notice: POSCO; 
POSCO Daewoo Corporation; Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd.; Dongkuk Industries 
Co., Ltd.; Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd.; Marubeni-Itochu Steel Korea 
Ltd.; Soon Hong Trading Co.; Snp Ltd.; and Sungjin Co., Ltd.\4\ As a 
result, Commerce is rescinding this review with respect to these nine 
companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). The review will 
continue with respect to Hyundai Steel Company.\5\
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    \4\ See Petitioners' Letter, ``Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products 
from the Republic of Korea--Petitioners' Partial Withdrawal of 
Request for Review,'' dated March 10, 2020.
    \5\ See Initiation Notice, 84 FR at 67715.
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Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies 
for which this review is rescinded, 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)(l)(i). Commerce 
intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days 
after publication of this notice.

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 duties prior to liquidation 
of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply 
with this requirement could result in the 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 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 or 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.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: April 1, 2020.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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