Stainless Steel Bar From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 74985-74987 [2020-25942]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices merchandise during the POR produced by each respondent for which it did not know its merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate such entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.22 Where either the individually-selected respondent’s weighted-average dumping margin is zero or de minimis, or an importerspecific assessment rate is zero or de minimis, we will instruct CBP to liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to antidumping duties. For the companies which were not selected for individual review, we intend to assign an assessment rate based on the methodology described in the ‘‘Rates for Non-Examined Companies’’ section. The final results of this review shall be the basis for the assessment of antidumping duties on entries of merchandise covered by this review where applicable. Cash Deposit Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for the companies under review will be the rate established in the final results of this review (except, if the ad valorem rate is de minimis, then the cash deposit rate will be zero); (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not covered in this review, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the companyspecific rate published for the most recently-completed segment of this proceeding in which the company was reviewed; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation, but the producer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently-completed segment of this proceeding for the producer of subject merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 7.26 percent, the all-others rate established in the investigation.23 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Final Results of Review Unless otherwise extended, Commerce intends to issue the final 22 See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). 23 See Order, 82 FR at 32533. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Jkt 253001 results of this administrative review, including the results of our analysis of issues raised by the parties in the written comments, within 120 days of publication of these preliminary results, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1). Notification to Importers This notice serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification to Interested Parties The preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Ac, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). Dated: November 17, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Companies Not Selected for Individual Examination V. Preliminary Determination of No Shipments VI. Discussion of the Methodology VII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–25952 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–810] Stainless Steel Bar From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of stainless steel bar (SS Bar) from India at less than fair value (LTFV) during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2018 through AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74985 January 31, 2019. Commerce determines that mandatory respondent Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates Hindustan Inox, Precision Metals and Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd. (collectively, the Venus Group), made sales at LTFV, while mandatory respondent Ambica Steels Limited (Ambica) did not make sales at LTFV. DATES: Applicable November 24, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Allison Hollander, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3477 or (202) 482–2805, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 3, 2020, Commerce published the preliminary results of this administrative review.1 This review covers two producers/exporters of the subject merchandise: Venus Group 2 and Ambica. We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. On April 2, 2020, the petitioners submitted a request for a hearing.3 On June 16, 2020, we received case briefs from the Venus Group,4 and Carpenter Technology Corporation, Crucible Industries LLC, Electralloy, a Division of G.O. Carlson, Inc., North American Stainless, Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., and Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc. (collectively, the 1 See Stainless Steel Bar from India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; and Rescission of Review in Part; 2018– 2019, 85 FR 12520 (March 3, 2020) (Preliminary Results). 2 Commerce has previously determined that Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates Hindustan Inox, Precision Metals and Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd. constitute a single entity. See Stainless Steel Bar from India: Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent to Reinstate Certain Companies in the Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 48483 (October 18, 2017), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 3–5, unchanged in Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Reinstatement of Certain Companies in the Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 17529 (April 20, 2018). We have received no information on the record of this review to dispute that finding. 3 See the petitioners’ Letter ‘‘Stainless Steel Bar from India—Petitioners’ Request for a Hearing,’’ dated April 2, 2020. 4 Commerce rejected the Venus Group’s June 16, 2020, case brief because it contained untimely filed new factual information. See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Rejection of Untimely New Factual Information,’’ dated June 24, 2020. On June 26, 2020, the Venus Group refiled its case brief. See Venus Group’s Letter, ‘‘Antidumping Duty Investigation of Stainless Steel Bar from India: Re-Submission of Venus Group Case Brief,’’ dated June 26, 2020. E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 74986 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices petitioners).5 On June 30, 2020, we received rebuttal briefs from the petitioners, and from the Venus Group.6 On August 13, 2020, the petitioners withdrew their request for a hearing.7 On September 21, 2020, we extended the deadline for the final results.8 Commerce conducted this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) and (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the order is SS bar. SS bar means articles of stainless steel in straight lengths that have been either hot-rolled, forged, turned, cold-drawn, cold-rolled or otherwise cold-finished, or ground, having a uniform solid cross section along their whole length in the shape of circles, segments of circles, ovals, rectangles (including squares), triangles, hexagons, octagons, or other convex polygons. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.9 Analysis of Comments Received The issues raised by interested parties in their case and rebuttal briefs have been addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is made available to the public 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 on the Enforcement and Compliance website at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. A list of the topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is attached as an Appendix to this notice. Changes Since the Preliminary Results Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes to the margin calculation with regard to the Venus Group. For a discussion of these changes, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.10 Final Results of Review Commerce determines that the following weighted-average dumping margins exist for the period February 1, 2018, through January 31, 2019: Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) Producer/exporter Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates Hindustan Inox, Precision Metals and Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd ........... Ambica Steels Limited ............................................................................................................................................................................... Disclosure With respect to the Venus Group, we intend to disclose the calculations performed for these final results to the parties within five days after public announcement of the final results in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). Assessment Rates jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Upon publication of the final results in this administrative review, Commerce shall determine and CBP shall assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this POR. We will instruct CBP to apply the ad valorem assessment rates listed above to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were exported by the companies named above. For entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by the Venus Group and Ambica for which it did not know its merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate unreviewed entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction. 5 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Petitioners’ Case Brief Regarding the Venus Group,’’ dated June 16, 2020 (Petitioners’ Case Brief). 6 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Petitioners’ Rebuttal Brief Regarding Venus,’’ dated June 30, 2020 (Petitioners’ Venus Rebuttal Brief) 7 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Stainless Steel Bar from India—Withdrawal of Hearing Request,’’ dated August 13, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Jkt 253001 We intend to issue liquidation instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of these final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of these final results of this review for all shipments of SS Bar from India entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication as provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for companies subject to this review will be the rates established in the final results of the review; (2) for merchandise exported by producers or exporters not covered in this review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation but the producer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the producer of the merchandise; (4) 8 See Memorandum, ‘‘Stainless Steel Bar from India: Extension of Time Limit for the Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019,’’ dated September 21, 2020. 9 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Stainless Steel Bar from India,’’ dated concurrently PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17.24 0.00 the cash deposit rate for all other producers or exporters will continue to be 12.45 percent, the all-others rate established in the less-than-fair-value investigation.11 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 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 Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 10 See also the Venus Group final calculation memorandum dated concurrently with this notice. 11 See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Stainless Steel Bar from India, 59 FR 66915, 66921 (December 28, 1994). E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of return or 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. CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3945, (202) 482–0197, or (202) 482–2316, respectively. Notification to Interested Parties Commerce is issuing and publishing these results of review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 18, 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. Changes Since the Preliminary Results V. Application of Facts Available and Adverse Inferences VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Whether the Venus Group is the Producer of Subject Merchandise 2. Whether Partial Adverse Facts Available (AFA) is Warranted for the Venus Group 3. Whether Commerce Erroneously Calculated the AFA Adjustment it Intended to Make in Calculating the Venus Group’s Dumping Margin 4. Whether Commerce Should Apply Total AFA to the Venus Group 5. Whether Commerce Should Match Sales by Manufacturer VII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–25942 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Background On October 3, 2016, Commerce published the antidumping duty order on CORE from Korea.1 Commerce initiated this administrative review on September 9, 2019.2 This review covers eleven companies,3 of which we collapsed Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd and Dongbu Incheon Steel Co., Ltd. as single entity (i.e., Dongbu) for antidumping purposes, and selected Dongbu, Dongkuk, and Hyundai as mandatory respondents.4 On July 31, 2019, Metal One America, Inc., Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) Inc., and Stemcor USA Inc. each requested a review of Vietnamese producers and/or exporters: Nippon Steel and Sumikin Sales Vietnam Co. (NSSVC), Hoa Sen Group (HSG), and Ton Dong A Corporation (TDA).5 On the same day, HSG and TDA requested a review of themselves.6 On October 30, 2020, we issued a questionnaire to NSSVC, HSG, and TDA.7 The current due date for NSSVC, HSG, and TDA to response the questionnaire is November 23, 2020. We will analyze their responses and make a determination after the preliminary results. On March 23, 2020, we extended the deadline for the preliminary results of DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–878] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) were sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable November 24, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leo Ayala, Elfi Blum, or Lingjun Wang, AD/ jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Jkt 253001 1 See Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Australia, Brazil, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, the Republic of Turkey, and the United Kingdom: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determinations for Australia, the Republic of Korea, and the Republic of Turkey and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 67962 (October 3, 2016) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 47242 (September 9, 2019). 3 The eleven companies are: Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd, Dongbu Incheon Steel Co., Ltd., Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (Dongkuk), Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai), POSCO Ltd., POSCO Daewoo Corporation, POSCO International Corporation, POSCO Coated & Color Steel Co., Hoa Sen Group (HSG), Ton Dong A Corporation (TDA), and Nippon Steel and Sumikin Sales Vietnam Co. (NSSVC). 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping duty Administrative Review: Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the Republic of Korea, 2018–2019,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 5 Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 6 Id. 7 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74987 this review until July 30, 2020.8 On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50 days.9 Subsequently, on July 21, 2020, Commerce tolled all preliminary and final results in administrative reviews by an additional 60 days.10 The deadline for the preliminary results of this review is now November 17, 2020. For a detailed description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.11 Partial Rescission On December 6, 2019, the petitioners timely withdrew their review request for 19 companies.12 As no other party requested a review of those companies, we are rescinding this administrative review with respect to those companies, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is CORE from Korea. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.13 Methodology Commerce is conducting this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Constructed export price and export price were calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as an appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically 8 See Memorandum, ‘‘Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated March 23, 2020. 9 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews in Response to Operational Adjustments Due to COVID–19,’’ dated April 24, 2020. 10 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews,’’ dated July 21, 2020. 11 See Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 12 Id. These companies are: Ajin H and S Co., Ltd., Anjeon Tech Co., Ltd., Benion Corp., Daeho P C Co., Ltd., GS Global Corp., Hanwa (Korea) Co., Ltd., Hyosung Corporation, Korea CNC Co., Ltd., Kima Steel Corporation Ltd., Kyoungdo Steel Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Corp. (Korea) Ltd., Roser Co., Ltd., Samsung Corp., Samsung C&T Corp., SeAH Steel, SeAH Coated Metal Corp., Seun Steel, SK Networks Co., Ltd., Young Steel Co., Ltd. 13 Id. E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-810]


Stainless Steel Bar From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review; 2018-2019

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain 
producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of stainless 
steel bar (SS Bar) from India at less than fair value (LTFV) during the 
period of review (POR) February 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. 
Commerce determines that mandatory respondent Venus Wire Industries 
Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates Hindustan Inox, Precision Metals and 
Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd. (collectively, the Venus Group), 
made sales at LTFV, while mandatory respondent Ambica Steels Limited 
(Ambica) did not make sales at LTFV.

DATES: Applicable November 24, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Allison Hollander, 
AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3477 or (202) 482-
2805, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 3, 2020, Commerce published the preliminary results of 
this administrative review.\1\ This review covers two producers/
exporters of the subject merchandise: Venus Group \2\ and Ambica. We 
invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.
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    \1\ See Stainless Steel Bar from India: Preliminary Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; and Rescission of Review in 
Part; 2018-2019, 85 FR 12520 (March 3, 2020) (Preliminary Results).
    \2\ Commerce has previously determined that Venus Wire 
Industries Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates Hindustan Inox, Precision 
Metals and Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd. constitute a 
single entity. See Stainless Steel Bar from India: Preliminary 
Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent to Reinstate 
Certain Companies in the Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 48483 
(October 18, 2017), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum 
at 3-5, unchanged in Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review 
and Reinstatement of Certain Companies in the Antidumping Duty 
Order, 83 FR 17529 (April 20, 2018). We have received no information 
on the record of this review to dispute that finding.
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    On April 2, 2020, the petitioners submitted a request for a 
hearing.\3\ On June 16, 2020, we received case briefs from the Venus 
Group,\4\ and Carpenter Technology Corporation, Crucible Industries 
LLC, Electralloy, a Division of G.O. Carlson, Inc., North American 
Stainless, Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., and Valbruna 
Slater Stainless, Inc. (collectively, the

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petitioners).\5\ On June 30, 2020, we received rebuttal briefs from the 
petitioners, and from the Venus Group.\6\ On August 13, 2020, the 
petitioners withdrew their request for a hearing.\7\ On September 21, 
2020, we extended the deadline for the final results.\8\
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    \3\ See the petitioners' Letter ``Stainless Steel Bar from 
India--Petitioners' Request for a Hearing,'' dated April 2, 2020.
    \4\ Commerce rejected the Venus Group's June 16, 2020, case 
brief because it contained untimely filed new factual information. 
See Commerce's Letter, ``Rejection of Untimely New Factual 
Information,'' dated June 24, 2020. On June 26, 2020, the Venus 
Group refiled its case brief. See Venus Group's Letter, 
``Antidumping Duty Investigation of Stainless Steel Bar from India: 
Re-Submission of Venus Group Case Brief,'' dated June 26, 2020.
    \5\ See Petitioners' Letter, ``Petitioners' Case Brief Regarding 
the Venus Group,'' dated June 16, 2020 (Petitioners' Case Brief).
    \6\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Petitioners' Rebuttal Brief 
Regarding Venus,'' dated June 30, 2020 (Petitioners' Venus Rebuttal 
Brief)
    \7\ See Petitioners' Letter, ``Stainless Steel Bar from India--
Withdrawal of Hearing Request,'' dated August 13, 2020.
    \8\ See Memorandum, ``Stainless Steel Bar from India: Extension 
of Time Limit for the Final Results of the Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review; 2018-2019,'' dated September 21, 2020.
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    Commerce conducted this administrative review in accordance with 
section 751(a)(1)(B) and (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act).

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the order is SS bar. SS bar means 
articles of stainless steel in straight lengths that have been either 
hot-rolled, forged, turned, cold-drawn, cold-rolled or otherwise cold-
finished, or ground, having a uniform solid cross section along their 
whole length in the shape of circles, segments of circles, ovals, 
rectangles (including squares), triangles, hexagons, octagons, or other 
convex polygons. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, 
see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\9\
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    \9\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Final Results of the Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Stainless Steel Bar from India,'' dated concurrently with, and 
hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    The issues raised by interested parties in their case and rebuttal 
briefs have been addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The 
Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is made 
available to the public 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 on the Enforcement and Compliance website at 
http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. A list of the topics discussed in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum is attached as an Appendix to this 
notice.

Changes Since the Preliminary Results

    Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain 
changes to the margin calculation with regard to the Venus Group. For a 
discussion of these changes, see the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum.\10\
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    \10\ See also the Venus Group final calculation memorandum dated 
concurrently with this notice.
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Final Results of Review

    Commerce determines that the following weighted-average dumping 
margins exist for the period February 1, 2018, through January 31, 
2019:

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                                                                average
                      Producer/exporter                         dumping
                                                                margin
                                                               (percent)
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Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates                17.24
 Hindustan Inox, Precision Metals and Sieves Manufacturers
 (India) Pvt. Ltd...........................................
Ambica Steels Limited.......................................        0.00
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Disclosure

    With respect to the Venus Group, we intend to disclose the 
calculations performed for these final results to the parties within 
five days after public announcement of the final results in accordance 
with 19 CFR 351.224(b).

Assessment Rates

    Upon publication of the final results in this administrative 
review, Commerce shall determine and CBP shall assess antidumping 
duties on all appropriate entries covered by this POR. We will instruct 
CBP to apply the ad valorem assessment rates listed above to all 
entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were exported by 
the companies named above.
    For entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by the 
Venus Group and Ambica for which it did not know its merchandise was 
destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate 
unreviewed entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the 
intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.
    We intend to issue liquidation instructions to CBP 15 days after 
publication of these final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of these final results of this review for all shipments of 
SS Bar from India entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption 
on or after the date of publication as provided by section 751(a)(2) of 
the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for companies subject to this review 
will be the rates established in the final results of the review; (2) 
for merchandise exported by producers or exporters not covered in this 
review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash 
deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published 
for the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered 
in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation but the 
producer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the 
most recent period for the producer of the merchandise; (4) the cash 
deposit rate for all other producers or exporters will continue to be 
12.45 percent, the all-others rate established in the less-than-fair-
value investigation.\11\ These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, 
shall remain in effect until further notice.
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    \11\ See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than 
Fair Value: Stainless Steel Bar from India, 59 FR 66915, 66921 
(December 28, 1994).
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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 Commerce's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information

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disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely 
written notification of return or 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

    Commerce is issuing and publishing these results of review in 
accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.221(b)(5).

    Dated: November 18, 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. Changes Since the Preliminary Results
V. Application of Facts Available and Adverse Inferences
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Whether the Venus Group is the Producer of Subject 
Merchandise
    2. Whether Partial Adverse Facts Available (AFA) is Warranted 
for the Venus Group
    3. Whether Commerce Erroneously Calculated the AFA Adjustment it 
Intended to Make in Calculating the Venus Group's Dumping Margin
    4. Whether Commerce Should Apply Total AFA to the Venus Group
    5. Whether Commerce Should Match Sales by Manufacturer
VII. Recommendation

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