Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 34704-34705 [2020-12323]

Download as PDF 34704 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 110 / Monday, June 8, 2020 / Notices —side racks from 6 inches by 8 inches by 0.1 inch to 16 inches by 30 inches by 4 inches; or —subframes from 6 inches by 10 inches by 0.1 inch to 28 inches by 34 inches by 6 inches. The merchandise under order is comprised of carbon or stainless steel wire ranging in thickness from 0.050 inch to 0.500 inch and may include sheet metal of either carbon or stainless steel ranging in thickness from 0.020 inch to 0.2 inch. The merchandise under order may by coated or uncoated and may by formed and/or welded. Excluded from the scope of this order is shelving in which the support surface is glass. The merchandise subject to this order is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) statistical reporting numbers 8418.99.8050, 8418.99.8060, 7321.90.5000, 7321.90.6090, 8516.90.8000, 8516.90.8010, 7321.90.6040, 8514.90.4000 and 8419.90.9520. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. Analysis of Commerce Received khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. The Issues and 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. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks from China would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Jun 05, 2020 Jkt 250001 and that the magnitude of the margins is up to 95.99 percent.6 Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice serves as the only reminder to interested 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 notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: June 1, 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 Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–12262 Filed 6–5–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–865] Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the People’s Republic of China: 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 AGENCY: 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hotrolled carbon steel flat products (hotrolled steel) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable June 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, 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) 482–2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 1, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from China.1 On January 17, 2020, pursuant to a request from interested parties,2 Commerce initiated an administrative review with respect to 238 companies, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).3 On April 16, 2020, the Domestic Interested Parties timely withdrew their request for an administrative review with respect to all of the companies for which a review had been requested.4 No other party requested an administrative review. 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 that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation. The Domestic Interested Parties timely withdrew their review request for all companies within 90 days of the publication date of the Initiation Notice. No other party requested an administrative review of the order for this POR. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review, in its entirety. 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 58690 (November 1, 2019). 2 The following parties requested the review: Nucor Corporation; AK Steel Corporation; ArcelorMittal USA LLC; United States Steel Corporation; California Steel Industries; SSAB Enterprises LLC; and Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Domestic Interested Parties). 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020) (Initiation Notice). 4 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated April 16, 2020. E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 110 / Monday, June 8, 2020 / Notices Assessment DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of hot-rolled steel from China. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit rate 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 publication of this notice in the Federal Register. International Trade Administration Notification to Importers This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, 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 the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to 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(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: June 1, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–12323 Filed 6–5–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Jun 05, 2020 Jkt 250001 [A–201–844] Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Mexico: Final Affirmative Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: We determine that steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from Mexico that is bent on one or both ends and otherwise meeting the description of in-scope merchandise—if produced and/or exported by Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V. (Deacero) to the United States—is circumventing the antidumping duty order on rebar from Mexico. DATES: Applicable June 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Hall-Eastman, Office III, Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1468. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On September 15, 2014, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the antidumping duty (AD) Order on rebar from Mexico.1 On October 18, 2019, in response to a request from the Rebar Trade Action Coalition (the petitioner),2 Commerce initiated a circumvention inquiry into whether imports of otherwise straight rebar bent on one or both ends (also referred to as hooked rebar) that is produced and/or exported to the United States by Deacero and otherwise meeting the description of in-scope merchandise, constitutes merchandise ‘‘altered in form or appearance in minor respects’’ from in-scope merchandise that should be considered subject to the AD Order on rebar from Mexico.3 On March 18, 2020, Commerce published the Preliminary Determination of the anti-circumvention inquiry into 1 See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, 79 FR 54967 (September 15, 2014) (Order). 2 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico: Request for Scope Ruling or, Alternatively, an Anti-Circumvention Ruling,’’ dated September 3, 2019. 3 See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry of Antidumping Duty Order, 84 FR 58132 (October 30, 2019), and accompanying Initiation Memorandum. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34705 Deacero’s hooked rebar.4 For a full description of the issues raised by parties for this final determination, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.5 Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to this Order is steel concrete reinforcing bar imported in either straight length or coil form (rebar) regardless of metallurgy, length, diameter, or grade. The subject merchandise is classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) primarily under item numbers 7213.10.0000, 7214.20.0000, and 7228.30.8010. The subject merchandise may also enter under other HTSUS numbers including 7215.90.1000, 7215.90.5000, 7221.00.0017, 7221.00.0018, 7221.00.0030, 7221.00.0045, 7222.11.0001, 7222.11.0057, 7222.11.0059, 7222.30.0001, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6085, 7228.20.1000, and 7228.60.6000. Specifically excluded are plain rounds (i.e., non-deformed or smooth rebar). Also excluded from the scope is deformed steel wire meeting ASTM A1064/A1064M with no bar markings (e.g., mill mark, size or grade) and without being subject to an elongation test. HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, however, the written description of the scope remains dispositive. Scope of the Circumvention Inquiry The merchandise subject to this circumvention inquiry consists of otherwise straight steel concrete reinforcing bar bent on one or both ends and otherwise meeting the description of in-scope merchandise under the Order produced and/or exported by Deacero from Mexico to the United States. Statutory and Regulatory Framework Commerce reached this anticircumvention determination under section 781(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), which deals with minor alterations of merchandise. For a full description of the methodology 4 See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order, 85 FR 15430 (March 18, 2020) (Preliminary Determination), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Final Affirmative Circumvention Decision Memorandum Concerning Certain Hooked or Bent Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar Produced and/or Exported by Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V (Deacero),’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-865]


Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the People's 
Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review; 2018-2019

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot-
rolled carbon steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the People's 
Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) November 1, 
2018 through October 31, 2019.

DATES: Applicable June 8, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, 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) 482-2312.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 1, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to 
request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-
rolled steel from China.\1\ On January 17, 2020, pursuant to a request 
from interested parties,\2\ Commerce initiated an administrative review 
with respect to 238 companies, in accordance with section 751(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).\3\ On 
April 16, 2020, the Domestic Interested Parties timely withdrew their 
request for an administrative review with respect to all of the 
companies for which a review had been requested.\4\ No other party 
requested an administrative review.
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 84 FR 58690 (November 1, 2019).
    \2\ The following parties requested the review: Nucor 
Corporation; AK Steel Corporation; ArcelorMittal USA LLC; United 
States Steel Corporation; California Steel Industries; SSAB 
Enterprises LLC; and Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Domestic Interested 
Parties).
    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020) (Initiation 
Notice).
    \4\ See Domestic Interested Parties' Letter, ``Withdrawal of 
Request for Administrative Review,'' dated April 16, 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 party that requested 
the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date 
of the notice of initiation. The Domestic Interested Parties timely 
withdrew their review request for all companies within 90 days of the 
publication date of the Initiation Notice. No other party requested an 
administrative review of the order for this POR. Therefore, in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review, 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 hot-rolled 
steel from China. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal 
to the cash deposit rate 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 publication of 
this notice in the Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries 
will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, 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 the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to 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(a)(3). 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 sanctionable 
violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

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

    Dated: June 1, 2020.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2020-12323 Filed 6-5-20; 8:45 am]
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