Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Final Determination of Circumvention Involving Costa Rica, 41951-41954 [2020-15074]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 134 / Monday, July 13, 2020 / Notices regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(h). Dated: July 6, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Changes Since the Preliminary Results V. Rate for Non-Examined Companies VI. Duty Absorption VII. Discussion of the Issues 1–A. Lawfulness of Commerce’s Interpretation of the Particular Market Situation (PMS) Provision 1–B. Evidence of a PMS 1–C. Quantification of PMS Adjustment 2. Application of Constructed Value (CV) Profit and Selling Expense Ratios to PMS-Adjusted Costs 3. Calculation of CV Profit and Selling Expenses 4. Differential Pricing 5. Hyundai Steel’s Cost Reconciliation 6. Minor Inputs Obtained from Affiliated Parties 7. Expenses Related to Raw Material Purchases 8. Byproducts Reintroduced into Production 9. Scrap Offsets 10. U.S. Warehousing Expenses 11. Warranty Expenses 12. Packing Expenses for Hyundai Steel’s Prime Sales 13. Constructed Export Price (CEP) Profit Calculation 14. Cost of Prime Products Sold in the United States 15. Freight Revenue Cap 16. Calculation of General and Administrative (G&A) Expenses Incurred by SeAH’s U.S. Affiliate VIII. Recommendation jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Appendix II List of Companies Not Individually Examined 1. AJU Besteel Co., Ltd. 2. BDP International 3. Daewoo America 4. Daewoo International Corporation 5. Dong Yang Steel Pipe 6. Dong-A Steel Co. Ltd. 7. Dongbu Incheon Steel 8. DSEC 9. Emdtebruecker Eisenwerk and Company 10. Hansol Metal 11. Husteel Co., Ltd. 12. Hyundai RB 13. ILJIN Steel Corporation 14. Jim And Freight Co., Ltd. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jul 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 15. Kia Steel Co. Ltd. 16. KSP Steel Company 17. Kukje Steel 18. Kumkang Kind Co., Ltd. 19. Kurvers 20. NEXTEEL Co., Ltd. 21. POSCO Daewoo America 22. POSCO Daewoo Corporation 23. Steel Canada 24. Samsung 25. Samsung C and T Corporation 26. SeAH Besteel Corporation 27. Sumitomo Corporation 28. TGS Pipe 29. Yonghyun Base Materials 30. ZEECO Asia [FR Doc. 2020–15052 Filed 7–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–026, C–570–027] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the People’s Republic of China: Affirmative Final Determination of Circumvention Involving Costa Rica Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE), completed in Costa Rica using carbon hot-rolled steel (HRS) and/or cold-rolled steel (CRS) flat products manufactured in the People’s Republic of China (China), are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on CORE from China. DATES: Applicable July 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariela Garvett, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3609. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 18, 2020, Commerce published the Preliminary Determination 1 of circumvention of the China CORE Orders.2 A summary of 1 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention Involving Costa Rica, 85 FR 8830 (February 18, 2020) (Preliminary Determination) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India, Italy, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determination for India and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41951 events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary Determination, as well as a full discussion of the issues raised by parties for this final determination, may be found in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.3 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 https://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 and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Orders The products covered by these orders are certain flat-rolled steel products, either clad, plated, or coated with corrosion-resistant metals such as zinc, aluminum, or zinc-, aluminum-, nickelor iron-based alloys, whether or not corrugated or painted, varnished, laminated, or coated with plastics or other non-metallic substances in addition to the metallic coating. For a complete description of the scope of the orders, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum. Scope of the Anti-Circumvention Inquiries These anti-circumvention inquiries cover CORE completed in Costa Rica from HRS and/or CRS substrate input manufactured in China and subsequently exported to the United States (merchandise subject to these inquiries). This final ruling applies to all shipments of merchandise subject to these inquiries entered on or after the date of the initiation of these inquiries.4 48390 (July 25, 2016); see also Certain CorrosionResistant Steel Products from India, Italy, Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 81 FR 48387 (July 25, 2016) (collectively, China CORE Orders). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Anti-Circumvention Inquiries Involving Costa Rica of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Certain CorrosionResistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 4 See Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of AntiCircumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders, 84 FR 43585 (August 21, 2019) (Initiation Notice) and accompanying Memorandum, ‘‘Certain CorrosionResistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders,’’ dated August 12, 2019 (Initiation Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 41952 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 134 / Monday, July 13, 2020 / Notices Importers and exporters of CORE produced in Costa Rica using: (1) HRS manufactured in Costa Rica or other third countries, (2) CRS manufactured in Costa Rica using HRS produced in Costa Rica or other third countries, or (3) CRS manufactured in other third countries, must certify that the HRS and/or CRS processed into CORE in Costa Rica did not originate in China, as provided for in the certifications attached to this Federal Register notice. Otherwise, their merchandise will be subject to AD and CVD requirements. Methodology Commerce is conducting these anticircumvention inquiries in accordance with section 781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Because China is a non-market economy, within the meaning of section 771(18) of the Act,5 Commerce calculated the value of Chinese-origin input costs using prices of factors of production and market economy values, as discussed in section 773(c) of the Act. Additionally, because an interested party (i.e., Metas A.) did not cooperate to the best of its ability in responding to Commerce’s requests for information, we have based parts of our determination on the facts available, with adverse inferences, pursuant to sections 776(a) and (b) of the Act. See Preliminary Decision Memorandum for a full description of the methodology. We have continued to apply this methodology for our final determination. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties in these inquiries are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. A list of the issues raised is attached to this notice as Appendix I. Based on our analysis of the comments received from interested parties and our findings at verification, we made no revisions to the Preliminary Determination with regard to our analysis under the anti-circumvention factors of section 781(b) of the Act.6 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 5 See Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less-Than-Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination, 82 FR 50858, 50861 (November 2, 2017), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at ‘‘China’s Status as a NonMarket Economy,’’ unchanged in Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 83 FR 9282 (March 5, 2018). 6 We have made certain changes to the language in the certifications to provide guidance on who should complete the exporter certification, and to improve the identification of parties involved in the sale. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jul 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 Final Affirmative Determination of Circumvention We determine that exports to the United States of CORE completed in Costa Rica from HRS and/or CRS substrate manufactured in China are circumventing the China CORE Orders. We therefore find it appropriate to determine that merchandise subject to these inquiries should be considered to be within the scope of the China CORE Orders, and to instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to continue to suspend liquidation of any entries of CORE completed in Costa Rica using HRS and/or CRS substrate manufactured in China. Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation As stated above, Commerce has made an affirmative determination of circumvention of the China CORE Orders by exports to the United States of CORE completed in Costa Rica using Chinese-origin HRS and/or CRS substrate. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(1)(3), Commerce will direct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation and to require a cash deposit of estimated duties on unliquidated entries of CORE completed in Costa Rica using Chinese-origin HRS and/or CRS substrate that were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after August 12, 2019, the date of initiation of these anticircumvention inquiries. The suspension of liquidation and cash deposit instructions will remain in effect until further notice. CORE produced in Costa Rica from HRS or CRS substrate that is not of Chinese-origin is not subject to these inquiries. However, imports of such merchandise are subject to certification requirements, and cash deposits may be required if the certification requirements are not satisfied. Accordingly, if an importer imports CORE produced in Costa Rica and claims that the CORE was produced from non-Chinese HRS or CRS substrate, in order not to be subject to AD and/or CVD requirements, the importer and exporter are required to meet the certification and documentation requirements described in Appendices II, III, and IV. The party that made the sale to the United States should fill out the exporter certification. In order to prevent evasion, Commerce will instruct CBP that in the situation where parties have not maintained the requisite certification regarding the origin of the substrate for an entry, CBP should suspend the entry and collect cash deposits at the AD rate PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 established for the China-wide entity (199.43 percent) and the CVD rate established for all other Chinese producers and/or exporters (39.05 percent) pursuant to the China CORE Orders.7 Further, for this final determination, we continue to determine that the following company is not eligible for the certification process: Metas A.8 Accordingly, importers of CORE from Costa Rica produced and/or exported by this ineligible company are similarly ineligible for the certification process with regard to imports of CORE produced by or sourced from this company. Additionally, exporters are not eligible to certify shipments of merchandise produced by the abovelisted company. Accordingly, CBP shall suspend the entry and collect cash deposits for entries of merchandise produced and/or exported by Metas A. at the AD rate established for the Chinawide entity (199.43 percent) and the CVD rate established for all other Chinese producers and/or exporters (39.05 percent) pursuant to the China CORE Orders. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice will serve as the only reminder to all parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of 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. Notification to Interested Parties This determination is issued and published in accordance with section 781(b) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.225(f). Dated: July 6, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Orders IV. Scope of the Anti-Circumvention Inquiries V. Changes Since the Preliminary 7 See China CORE Orders, 81 FR at 48389 and 48393. 8 See Preliminary Determination, 85 FR at 8831, and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 10, 25–26. E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 134 / Monday, July 13, 2020 / Notices Determination VI. Statutory Framework VII. Statutory Analysis VIII. Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Whether Metalco Should Be Eligible for Certification IX. Recommendation jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Appendix II Certification Requirements If an importer imports certain corrosionresistant steel products (CORE) from Costa Rica and claims that the CORE was not produced from hot-rolled steel and/or coldrolled steel substrate (substrate) manufactured in the People’s Republic of China (China), the importer is required to complete and maintain the importer certification attached hereto as Appendix III and all supporting documentation. Where the importer uses a broker to facilitate the entry process, it should obtain the entry summary number from the broker. Agents of the importer, such as brokers, however, are not permitted to make this certification on behalf of the importer. The exporter of such merchandise is required to complete and maintain the exporter certification, attached as Appendix IV, and is further required to provide the importer a copy of that certification and all supporting documentation. The party that made the sale to the United States should fill out the exporter certification. For any such certifications completed on the date of publication of this final determination through 20 days after the date of publication, exporters and importers should use the certifications attached to the Preliminary Determination. For any such certifications completed on or after 21 days after the date of publication of this final determination, exporters and importers should use the certifications contained below that have changed from the certifications issued with the Preliminary Determination. For entries on or after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, for which certifications are required, importers should complete the required certification at or prior to the date of entry summary, and exporters should complete the required certification and provide it to the importer at or prior to the date of shipment. For all such entries made within the first 20 days after publication of this notice, exporters and importers should use the certifications attached to the Preliminary Determination. For all entries made on or after 21 days after publication of this notice, exporters and importers should use the certifications contained below that have changed from the certifications issued with the Preliminary Determination. The importer and exporter are also required to maintain sufficient documentation supporting their certifications. The importer will not be required to submit the certifications or supporting documentation to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as part of the entry process at this time. However, the importer and the exporter will be required to present the certifications and supporting documentation to Commerce and/or CBP, as applicable, upon request by the respective VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jul 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 agency. Additionally, the claims made in the certifications and any supporting documentation are subject to verification by Commerce and/or CBP. The importer and exporter are required to maintain the certifications and supporting documentation for the later of: (1) A period of five years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years after the conclusion of any litigation in United States courts regarding such entries. In the situation where no certification is maintained for an entry, and AD/CVD orders from China potentially apply to that entry, Commerce intends to instruct CBP to suspend the entry and collect cash deposits at the applicable rates from the China CORE Orders (i.e., the AD rate established for the China-wide entity (199.43 percent) and the CVD rate established for all other Chinese producers and/or exporters (39.05 percent)).9 Appendix III Importer Certification I hereby certify that: (A) My name is {IMPORTING COMPANY OFFICIAL’S NAME} and I am an official of {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY}, located at {ADRESS OF IMPORTING COMPANY}. (B) I have direct personal knowledge of the facts regarding the importation into the Customs territory of the United States of the corrosion resistant steel products produced in Costa Rica that entered under entry number(s), identified below, and which are covered by this certification. ‘‘Direct personal knowledge’’ refers to facts the certifying party is expected to have in its own records. For example, the importer should have direct personal knowledge of the importation of the product (e.g., the name of the exporter) in its records. (C) If the importer is acting on behalf of the first U.S. customer, complete this paragraph, if not put ‘‘NA’’ at the end of this paragraph: The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this certification were imported by {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY} on behalf of {NAME OF U.S. CUSTOMER}, located at {ADDRESS OF U.S. CUSTOMER}. (D) The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this certification were shipped to {NAME OF PARTY TO WHOM MERCHANDISE WAS FIRST SHIPPED IN THE UNITED STATES}, located at {ADDRESS OF SHIPMENT}. (E) I have personal knowledge of the facts regarding the production of the corrosion resistant steel products identified below. ‘‘Personal knowledge’’ includes facts obtained from another party (e.g., correspondence received by the importer (or exporter) from the producer regarding the country of manufacture of the imported products). (F) The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this certification were not manufactured using hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate produced in China. (G) This certification applies to the following entries (repeat this block as many times as necessary): Entry Summary #: 9 See China CORE Orders, 81 FR at 48389 and 48393. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41953 Entry Summary Line Item #: Foreign Seller: Foreign Seller’s address: Foreign Seller’s Invoice #: Foreign Seller’s Invoice Line Item #: Producer: Producer’s Address: (H) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY} is required to maintain a copy of this certification and sufficient documentation supporting this certification (i.e., documents maintained in the normal course of business, or documents obtained by the certifying party, for example, mill certificates, production records, invoices, etc.) for the later of: (1) A period of five years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years after the conclusion of any litigation in the United States courts regarding such entries. (I) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY} is required to provide this certification and supporting records, upon request, to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and/or the Department of Commerce (Commerce). (J) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY} is required to maintain a copy of the exporter’s certification (attesting to the production and/or export of the imported merchandise identified above), and any supporting records provided by the exporter to the importer, for the later of: (1) a period of five years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years after the conclusion of any litigation in United States courts regarding such entries. (K) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY}is required, upon request, to provide a copy of the exporter’s certification and any supporting records provided by the exporter to the importer, to CBP and/or Commerce. (L) I understand that the claims made herein, and the substantiating documentation, are subject to verification by CBP and/or Commerce. (M) I understand that failure to maintain the required certifications, and/or failure to substantiate the claims made herein, and/or failure to allow CBP and/or Commerce to verify the claims made herein, may result in a de facto determination that all entries to which this certification applies are within the scope of the antidumping/countervailing duty order on corrosion resistant steel products from China. I understand that such finding will result in: (i) Suspension of liquidation of all unliquidated entries (and entries for which liquidation has not become final) for which these requirements were not met; (ii) the requirement that the importer post applicable antidumping duty and/or countervailing duty cash deposits (as appropriate) equal to the rates determined by Commerce; and (iii) the revocation of {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY}’s privilege to certify future imports of corrosion resistant steel products from Costa Rica as not manufactured using hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate from China. (N) I understand that agents of the importer, such as brokers, are not permitted to make this certification. E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 41954 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 134 / Monday, July 13, 2020 / Notices (O) This certification was completed at or prior to the date of entry summary. (P) I am aware that U.S. law (including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 1001) imposes criminal sanctions on individuals who knowingly and willfully make material false statements to the U.S. government. Signature llllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllll NAME OF COMPANY OFFICIAL lllllllllllllllllllll TITLE lllllllllllllllllllll DATE jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Appendix IV Exporter Certification Special Instructions: The party that made the sale to the United States should fill out the exporter certification. I hereby certify that: (A) My name is {COMPANY OFFICIAL’S NAME} and I am an official of {NAME OF COMPANY}, located at {ADDRESS}; (B) I have direct personal knowledge of the facts regarding the production and exportation of the corrosion resistant steel products identified below. ‘‘Direct personal knowledge’’ refers to facts the certifying party is expected to have in its own books and records. For example, an exporter should have direct personal knowledge of the producer’s identity and location. (C) The corrosion resistant steel products produced in Costa Rica and covered by this certification were not manufactured using hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate produced in China. (D) This certification applies to the following sales to {NAME OF U.S. CUSTOMER}, located at {ADDRESS OF U.S. CUSTOMER}. (repeat this block as many times as necessary): Foreign Seller’s Invoice # to U.S. Customer: Foreign Seller’s Invoice to U.S. Customer Line item #: Producer Name: Producer’s Address: Producer’s Invoice # to Foreign Seller: (If the foreign seller and the producer are the same party, put NA here.) (E) The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this certification were shipped to {NAME OF U.S. PARTY TO WHOM MERCHANDISE WAS SHIPPED}, located at {U.S. ADDRESS TO WHICH MERCHANDISE WAS SHIPPED}. (F) I understand that {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY} is required to maintain a copy of this certification and sufficient documentation supporting this certification (i.e., documents maintained in the normal course of business, or documents obtained by the certifying party, for example, mill certificates, production records, invoices, etc.) for the later of: (1) A period of five years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years after the conclusion of any litigation in the United States courts regarding such entries. (G) I understand that {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY} must provide a copy of this Exporter Certification to the U.S. importer by the date of shipment; VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jul 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 (H) I understand that {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY} is required to provide a copy of this certification and supporting records, upon request, to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and/or the Department of Commerce (Commerce). (I) I understand that the claims made herein, and the substantiating documentation, are subject to verification by CBP and/or Commerce. (J) I understand that failure to maintain the required certification, and/or failure to substantiate the claims made herein, and/or failure to allow CBP and/or Commerce to verify the claims made herein, may result in a de facto determination that all sales to which this certification applies are within the scope of the antidumping/countervailing duty order on corrosion resistant steel products from China. I understand that such finding will result in: (i) Suspension of all unliquidated entries (and entries for which liquidation has not become final) for which these requirements were not met; and (ii) the requirement that the importer post applicable antidumping duty and/or countervailing duty cash deposits (as appropriate) equal to the rates as determined by Commerce; and (iii) the revocation of {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY}’s privilege to certify future exports of corrosion resistant steel products from Costa Rica as not manufactured using hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate from China. (K) This certification was completed at or prior to the date of shipment. (L) I am aware that U.S. law (including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 1001) imposes criminal sanctions on individuals who knowingly and willfully make material false statements to the U.S. government. Signature llllllllllllllll NAME OF COMPANY OFFICIAL lllllllllllllllllllll TITLE lllllllllllllllllllll DATE [FR Doc. 2020–15074 Filed 7–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–026, C–570–027] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the People’s Republic of China: Negative Final Determination of Circumvention Involving Guatemala Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE), completed in Guatemala using carbon hot-rolled steel (HRS) and/or cold-rolled steel (CRS) flat products manufactured in the People’s AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Republic of China (China), are not circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on CORE from China at this time. DATES: Applicable July 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Jackson, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4406. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 18, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal Register its preliminary determination 1 that imports of CORE completed in Guatemala are not circumventing the China CORE Orders at this time.2 A summary of events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary Determination, as well as a full discussion of the issues raised by parties for this final determination, may be found in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.3 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 https://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 and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Orders The products covered by these orders are certain flat-rolled steel products, either clad, plated, or coated with corrosion-resistant metals such as zinc, aluminum, or zinc-, aluminum-, nickel1 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China: Negative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention Involving Guatemala, 85 FR 8840 (February 18, 2020) (Preliminary Determination) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India, Italy, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determination for India and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 48390 (July 25, 2016); see also Certain CorrosionResistant Steel Products from India, Italy, Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 81 FR 48387 (July 25, 2016) (collectively, China CORE Orders). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Anti-Circumvention Inquiries Involving Guatemala of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Certain CorrosionResistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 134 (Monday, July 13, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-026, C-570-027]


Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the People's 
Republic of China: Affirmative Final Determination of Circumvention 
Involving Costa Rica

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports 
of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE), completed in 
Costa Rica using carbon hot-rolled steel (HRS) and/or cold-rolled steel 
(CRS) flat products manufactured in the People's Republic of China 
(China), are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing 
duty (CVD) orders on CORE from China.

DATES: Applicable July 13, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ariela Garvett, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3609.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 18, 2020, Commerce published the Preliminary 
Determination \1\ of circumvention of the China CORE Orders.\2\ A 
summary of events that occurred since Commerce published the 
Preliminary Determination, as well as a full discussion of the issues 
raised by parties for this final determination, may be found in the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum.\3\ 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 
https://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 and the electronic versions of 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content.
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    \1\ See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the 
People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of 
Circumvention Involving Costa Rica, 85 FR 8830 (February 18, 2020) 
(Preliminary Determination) and accompanying Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum.
    \2\ See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from India, 
Italy, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and 
Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determination for 
India and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 48390 (July 25, 
2016); see also Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from 
India, Italy, Republic of Korea and the People's Republic of China: 
Countervailing Duty Order, 81 FR 48387 (July 25, 2016) 
(collectively, China CORE Orders).
    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Anti-Circumvention Inquiries Involving Costa Rica of the Antidumping 
and Countervailing Duty Orders on Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel 
Products from the People's Republic of China,'' dated concurrently 
with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision 
Memorandum).
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Scope of the Orders

    The products covered by these orders are certain flat-rolled steel 
products, either clad, plated, or coated with corrosion-resistant 
metals such as zinc, aluminum, or zinc-, aluminum-, nickel- or iron-
based alloys, whether or not corrugated or painted, varnished, 
laminated, or coated with plastics or other non-metallic substances in 
addition to the metallic coating. For a complete description of the 
scope of the orders, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.

Scope of the Anti-Circumvention Inquiries

    These anti-circumvention inquiries cover CORE completed in Costa 
Rica from HRS and/or CRS substrate input manufactured in China and 
subsequently exported to the United States (merchandise subject to 
these inquiries). This final ruling applies to all shipments of 
merchandise subject to these inquiries entered on or after the date of 
the initiation of these inquiries.\4\

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Importers and exporters of CORE produced in Costa Rica using: (1) HRS 
manufactured in Costa Rica or other third countries, (2) CRS 
manufactured in Costa Rica using HRS produced in Costa Rica or other 
third countries, or (3) CRS manufactured in other third countries, must 
certify that the HRS and/or CRS processed into CORE in Costa Rica did 
not originate in China, as provided for in the certifications attached 
to this Federal Register notice. Otherwise, their merchandise will be 
subject to AD and CVD requirements.
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    \4\ See Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the People's 
Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the 
Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders, 84 FR 43585 (August 
21, 2019) (Initiation Notice) and accompanying Memorandum, ``Certain 
Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping 
Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders,'' dated August 12, 2019 
(Initiation Decision Memorandum).
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Methodology

    Commerce is conducting these anti-circumvention inquiries in 
accordance with section 781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act). Because China is a non-market economy, within the meaning of 
section 771(18) of the Act,\5\ Commerce calculated the value of 
Chinese-origin input costs using prices of factors of production and 
market economy values, as discussed in section 773(c) of the Act. 
Additionally, because an interested party (i.e., Metas A.) did not 
cooperate to the best of its ability in responding to Commerce's 
requests for information, we have based parts of our determination on 
the facts available, with adverse inferences, pursuant to sections 
776(a) and (b) of the Act. See Preliminary Decision Memorandum for a 
full description of the methodology. We have continued to apply this 
methodology for our final determination.
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    \5\ See Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Aluminum Foil 
from the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary 
Determination of Sales at Less-Than-Fair Value and Postponement of 
Final Determination, 82 FR 50858, 50861 (November 2, 2017), and 
accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at ``China's Status as 
a Non-Market Economy,'' unchanged in Certain Aluminum Foil from the 
People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less 
Than Fair Value, 83 FR 9282 (March 5, 2018).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties in 
these inquiries are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. A 
list of the issues raised is attached to this notice as Appendix I.
    Based on our analysis of the comments received from interested 
parties and our findings at verification, we made no revisions to the 
Preliminary Determination with regard to our analysis under the anti-
circumvention factors of section 781(b) of the Act.\6\
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    \6\ We have made certain changes to the language in the 
certifications to provide guidance on who should complete the 
exporter certification, and to improve the identification of parties 
involved in the sale.
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Final Affirmative Determination of Circumvention

    We determine that exports to the United States of CORE completed in 
Costa Rica from HRS and/or CRS substrate manufactured in China are 
circumventing the China CORE Orders. We therefore find it appropriate 
to determine that merchandise subject to these inquiries should be 
considered to be within the scope of the China CORE Orders, and to 
instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to continue to 
suspend liquidation of any entries of CORE completed in Costa Rica 
using HRS and/or CRS substrate manufactured in China.

Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation

    As stated above, Commerce has made an affirmative determination of 
circumvention of the China CORE Orders by exports to the United States 
of CORE completed in Costa Rica using Chinese-origin HRS and/or CRS 
substrate. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(1)(3), Commerce will 
direct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation and to require a cash 
deposit of estimated duties on unliquidated entries of CORE completed 
in Costa Rica using Chinese-origin HRS and/or CRS substrate that were 
entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after 
August 12, 2019, the date of initiation of these anti-circumvention 
inquiries. The suspension of liquidation and cash deposit instructions 
will remain in effect until further notice.
    CORE produced in Costa Rica from HRS or CRS substrate that is not 
of Chinese-origin is not subject to these inquiries. However, imports 
of such merchandise are subject to certification requirements, and cash 
deposits may be required if the certification requirements are not 
satisfied. Accordingly, if an importer imports CORE produced in Costa 
Rica and claims that the CORE was produced from non-Chinese HRS or CRS 
substrate, in order not to be subject to AD and/or CVD requirements, 
the importer and exporter are required to meet the certification and 
documentation requirements described in Appendices II, III, and IV. The 
party that made the sale to the United States should fill out the 
exporter certification.
    In order to prevent evasion, Commerce will instruct CBP that in the 
situation where parties have not maintained the requisite certification 
regarding the origin of the substrate for an entry, CBP should suspend 
the entry and collect cash deposits at the AD rate established for the 
China-wide entity (199.43 percent) and the CVD rate established for all 
other Chinese producers and/or exporters (39.05 percent) pursuant to 
the China CORE Orders.\7\
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    Further, for this final determination, we continue to determine 
that the following company is not eligible for the certification 
process: Metas A.\8\ Accordingly, importers of CORE from Costa Rica 
produced and/or exported by this ineligible company are similarly 
ineligible for the certification process with regard to imports of CORE 
produced by or sourced from this company. Additionally, exporters are 
not eligible to certify shipments of merchandise produced by the above-
listed company. Accordingly, CBP shall suspend the entry and collect 
cash deposits for entries of merchandise produced and/or exported by 
Metas A. at the AD rate established for the China-wide entity (199.43 
percent) and the CVD rate established for all other Chinese producers 
and/or exporters (39.05 percent) pursuant to the China CORE Orders.
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    \8\ See Preliminary Determination, 85 FR at 8831, and 
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice will serve as the only reminder to all parties subject 
to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 
notification of 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.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This determination is issued and published in accordance with 
section 781(b) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.225(f).

    Dated: July 6, 2020.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Orders
IV. Scope of the Anti-Circumvention Inquiries
V. Changes Since the Preliminary

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VI. Statutory Framework
VII. Statutory Analysis
VIII. Discussion of the Issues
    Comment 1: Whether Metalco Should Be Eligible for Certification
IX. Recommendation

Appendix II

Certification Requirements

    If an importer imports certain corrosion-resistant steel 
products (CORE) from Costa Rica and claims that the CORE was not 
produced from hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate 
(substrate) manufactured in the People's Republic of China (China), 
the importer is required to complete and maintain the importer 
certification attached hereto as Appendix III and all supporting 
documentation. Where the importer uses a broker to facilitate the 
entry process, it should obtain the entry summary number from the 
broker. Agents of the importer, such as brokers, however, are not 
permitted to make this certification on behalf of the importer.
    The exporter of such merchandise is required to complete and 
maintain the exporter certification, attached as Appendix IV, and is 
further required to provide the importer a copy of that 
certification and all supporting documentation. The party that made 
the sale to the United States should fill out the exporter 
certification.
    For any such certifications completed on the date of publication 
of this final determination through 20 days after the date of 
publication, exporters and importers should use the certifications 
attached to the Preliminary Determination. For any such 
certifications completed on or after 21 days after the date of 
publication of this final determination, exporters and importers 
should use the certifications contained below that have changed from 
the certifications issued with the Preliminary Determination.
    For entries on or after the date of publication of this notice 
in the Federal Register, for which certifications are required, 
importers should complete the required certification at or prior to 
the date of entry summary, and exporters should complete the 
required certification and provide it to the importer at or prior to 
the date of shipment. For all such entries made within the first 20 
days after publication of this notice, exporters and importers 
should use the certifications attached to the Preliminary 
Determination. For all entries made on or after 21 days after 
publication of this notice, exporters and importers should use the 
certifications contained below that have changed from the 
certifications issued with the Preliminary Determination.
    The importer and exporter are also required to maintain 
sufficient documentation supporting their certifications. The 
importer will not be required to submit the certifications or 
supporting documentation to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
as part of the entry process at this time. However, the importer and 
the exporter will be required to present the certifications and 
supporting documentation to Commerce and/or CBP, as applicable, upon 
request by the respective agency. Additionally, the claims made in 
the certifications and any supporting documentation are subject to 
verification by Commerce and/or CBP. The importer and exporter are 
required to maintain the certifications and supporting documentation 
for the later of: (1) A period of five years from the date of entry 
or (2) a period of three years after the conclusion of any 
litigation in United States courts regarding such entries.
    In the situation where no certification is maintained for an 
entry, and AD/CVD orders from China potentially apply to that entry, 
Commerce intends to instruct CBP to suspend the entry and collect 
cash deposits at the applicable rates from the China CORE Orders 
(i.e., the AD rate established for the China-wide entity (199.43 
percent) and the CVD rate established for all other Chinese 
producers and/or exporters (39.05 percent)).\9\
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 Appendix III

Importer Certification

    I hereby certify that:
    (A) My name is {IMPORTING COMPANY OFFICIAL'S NAME{time}  and I 
am an official of {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time} , located at 
{ADRESS OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time} .
    (B) I have direct personal knowledge of the facts regarding the 
importation into the Customs territory of the United States of the 
corrosion resistant steel products produced in Costa Rica that 
entered under entry number(s), identified below, and which are 
covered by this certification. ``Direct personal knowledge'' refers 
to facts the certifying party is expected to have in its own 
records. For example, the importer should have direct personal 
knowledge of the importation of the product (e.g., the name of the 
exporter) in its records.
    (C) If the importer is acting on behalf of the first U.S. 
customer, complete this paragraph, if not put ``NA'' at the end of 
this paragraph:
    The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this 
certification were imported by {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time}  on 
behalf of {NAME OF U.S. CUSTOMER{time} , located at {ADDRESS OF U.S. 
CUSTOMER{time} .
    (D) The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this 
certification were shipped to {NAME OF PARTY TO WHOM MERCHANDISE WAS 
FIRST SHIPPED IN THE UNITED STATES{time} , located at {ADDRESS OF 
SHIPMENT{time} .
    (E) I have personal knowledge of the facts regarding the 
production of the corrosion resistant steel products identified 
below. ``Personal knowledge'' includes facts obtained from another 
party (e.g., correspondence received by the importer (or exporter) 
from the producer regarding the country of manufacture of the 
imported products).
    (F) The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this 
certification were not manufactured using hot-rolled steel and/or 
cold-rolled steel substrate produced in China.
    (G) This certification applies to the following entries (repeat 
this block as many times as necessary):

Entry Summary #:
Entry Summary Line Item #:
Foreign Seller:
Foreign Seller's address:
Foreign Seller's Invoice #:
Foreign Seller's Invoice Line Item #:
Producer:
Producer's Address:

    (H) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time}  is 
required to maintain a copy of this certification and sufficient 
documentation supporting this certification (i.e., documents 
maintained in the normal course of business, or documents obtained 
by the certifying party, for example, mill certificates, production 
records, invoices, etc.) for the later of: (1) A period of five 
years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years after 
the conclusion of any litigation in the United States courts 
regarding such entries.
    (I) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time}  is 
required to provide this certification and supporting records, upon 
request, to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and/or the 
Department of Commerce (Commerce).
    (J) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time}  is 
required to maintain a copy of the exporter's certification 
(attesting to the production and/or export of the imported 
merchandise identified above), and any supporting records provided 
by the exporter to the importer, for the later of: (1) a period of 
five years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years 
after the conclusion of any litigation in United States courts 
regarding such entries.
    (K) I understand that {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time} is 
required, upon request, to provide a copy of the exporter's 
certification and any supporting records provided by the exporter to 
the importer, to CBP and/or Commerce.
    (L) I understand that the claims made herein, and the 
substantiating documentation, are subject to verification by CBP 
and/or Commerce.
    (M) I understand that failure to maintain the required 
certifications, and/or failure to substantiate the claims made 
herein, and/or failure to allow CBP and/or Commerce to verify the 
claims made herein, may result in a de facto determination that all 
entries to which this certification applies are within the scope of 
the antidumping/countervailing duty order on corrosion resistant 
steel products from China. I understand that such finding will 
result in:
    (i) Suspension of liquidation of all unliquidated entries (and 
entries for which liquidation has not become final) for which these 
requirements were not met;
    (ii) the requirement that the importer post applicable 
antidumping duty and/or countervailing duty cash deposits (as 
appropriate) equal to the rates determined by Commerce; and
    (iii) the revocation of {NAME OF IMPORTING COMPANY{time} 's 
privilege to certify future imports of corrosion resistant steel 
products from Costa Rica as not manufactured using hot-rolled steel 
and/or cold-rolled steel substrate from China.
    (N) I understand that agents of the importer, such as brokers, 
are not permitted to make this certification.

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    (O) This certification was completed at or prior to the date of 
entry summary.
    (P) I am aware that U.S. law (including, but not limited to, 18 
U.S.C. 1001) imposes criminal sanctions on individuals who knowingly 
and willfully make material false statements to the U.S. government.

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Appendix IV

Exporter Certification

    Special Instructions: The party that made the sale to the United 
States should fill out the exporter certification.
    I hereby certify that:
    (A) My name is {COMPANY OFFICIAL'S NAME{time}  and I am an 
official of {NAME OF COMPANY{time} , located at {ADDRESS{time} ;
    (B) I have direct personal knowledge of the facts regarding the 
production and exportation of the corrosion resistant steel products 
identified below. ``Direct personal knowledge'' refers to facts the 
certifying party is expected to have in its own books and records. 
For example, an exporter should have direct personal knowledge of 
the producer's identity and location.
    (C) The corrosion resistant steel products produced in Costa 
Rica and covered by this certification were not manufactured using 
hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate produced in 
China.
    (D) This certification applies to the following sales to {NAME 
OF U.S. CUSTOMER{time} , located at {ADDRESS OF U.S. 
CUSTOMER{time} . (repeat this block as many times as necessary):

Foreign Seller's Invoice # to U.S. Customer:
Foreign Seller's Invoice to U.S. Customer Line item #:
Producer Name:
Producer's Address:
Producer's Invoice # to Foreign Seller: (If the foreign seller and 
the producer are the same party, put NA here.)

    (E) The corrosion resistant steel products covered by this 
certification were shipped to {NAME OF U.S. PARTY TO WHOM 
MERCHANDISE WAS SHIPPED{time} , located at {U.S. ADDRESS TO WHICH 
MERCHANDISE WAS SHIPPED{time} .
    (F) I understand that {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY{time}  is 
required to maintain a copy of this certification and sufficient 
documentation supporting this certification (i.e., documents 
maintained in the normal course of business, or documents obtained 
by the certifying party, for example, mill certificates, production 
records, invoices, etc.) for the later of: (1) A period of five 
years from the date of entry or (2) a period of three years after 
the conclusion of any litigation in the United States courts 
regarding such entries.
    (G) I understand that {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY{time}  must 
provide a copy of this Exporter Certification to the U.S. importer 
by the date of shipment;
    (H) I understand that {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY{time}  is 
required to provide a copy of this certification and supporting 
records, upon request, to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
and/or the Department of Commerce (Commerce).
    (I) I understand that the claims made herein, and the 
substantiating documentation, are subject to verification by CBP 
and/or Commerce.
    (J) I understand that failure to maintain the required 
certification, and/or failure to substantiate the claims made 
herein, and/or failure to allow CBP and/or Commerce to verify the 
claims made herein, may result in a de facto determination that all 
sales to which this certification applies are within the scope of 
the antidumping/countervailing duty order on corrosion resistant 
steel products from China. I understand that such finding will 
result in:
    (i) Suspension of all unliquidated entries (and entries for 
which liquidation has not become final) for which these requirements 
were not met; and
    (ii) the requirement that the importer post applicable 
antidumping duty and/or countervailing duty cash deposits (as 
appropriate) equal to the rates as determined by Commerce; and
    (iii) the revocation of {NAME OF EXPORTING COMPANY{time} 's 
privilege to certify future exports of corrosion resistant steel 
products from Costa Rica as not manufactured using hot-rolled steel 
and/or cold-rolled steel substrate from China.
    (K) This certification was completed at or prior to the date of 
shipment.
    (L) I am aware that U.S. law (including, but not limited to, 18 
U.S.C. 1001) imposes criminal sanctions on individuals who knowingly 
and willfully make material false statements to the U.S. government.

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