Steel Grating From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 8765-8766 [2021-02596]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 9, 2021 / Notices party 4 within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no substantive response from any other domestic or respondent interested parties in this proceeding, nor was a hearing requested. On November 20, 2020, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested parties.5 As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this Order. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the scope of the Order is CVP 23 identified as Color Index No. 51319 and Chemical Abstract No. 6358–30–1, with the chemical name of diindolo [3,2-b:3′,2′m] triphenodioxazine, 8,18-dichloro5,15-diethy-5,15-dihydro-, and molecular formula of C34H22Cl2N4O2.6 The subject merchandise includes the crude pigment in any form (e.g., dry powder, paste, wet cake) and finished pigment in the form of presscake and dry color. Pigment dispersions in any form (e.g., pigments dispersed in oleoresins, flammable solvents, water) are not included within the scope of the order. The merchandise subject to this Order is classifiable under subheading 3204.17.9040 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise covered by the scope of the Order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.7 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the 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 4 See Sun’s Letter, ‘‘Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from the Republic of India: Petitioner’s Substantive Response,’’ dated October 30, 2020. 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on October 1, 2020,’’ dated November 20, 2020. 6 The bracketed section of the product description, [3,2-b:3′,2′-m], is not business proprietary information; the brackets are simply part of the chemical nomenclature. 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via the Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the CVD order on CVP–23 from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the following rates: Manufacturers/producers/ exporters Net countervailable subsidy rate (ad valorem) (percent) Alpanil Industries Ltd ....................... Pidilite Industries Ltd ....................... AMI Pigments Pvt. Ltd .................... All Others ........................................ 14.93 15.24 33.61 18.66 Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing the final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: January 29, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. History of the Order IV. Scope of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8765 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable Subsidy 2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Rates Likely to Prevail 3. Nature of the Subsidies VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–02598 Filed 2–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–948] Steel Grating From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this second sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on steel grating from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable February 9, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Hoadley, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3148. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 23, 2010, Commerce published its CVD order on steel grating from China in the Federal Register.1 On October 1, 2020, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from Nucor Grating; IKG USA, LLC; Ohio Gratings, Inc.; Interstate Gratings, LLC; and Lichtgitter USA Inc. (collectively, the Metal Grating Coalition), within the deadline specified 1 See Certain Steel Grating from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 43144 (July 23, 2010) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 85 FR 61928 (October 1, 2020). E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 8766 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 9, 2021 / Notices in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 The Metal Grating Coalition claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(F) of the Act, as each member is a manufacturer of the domestic like product in the United States and, accordingly, are domestic interested parties under section 771(9)(C) of the Act. Commerce received a substantive response from the Metal Grating Coalition 4 within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We did not receive a substantive response from any other domestic or interested parties in this proceeding, nor was a hearing requested. On November 20, 2020, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested parties.5 As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this Order. via the Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the scope of this Order is steel grating. Imports of merchandise included within the scope of this Order are currently classifiable under subheading 7308.90.7000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise covered by the scope of the Order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.6 62.46 62.46 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the 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 3 See Metal Grating Coalition’s Letter, ‘‘Steel Grating from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review’’ dated October 16, 2020. 4 See Metal Grating Coalition’s Letter, ‘‘Steel Grating from the People’s Republic of China: Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated November 2, 2020. 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on October 1, 2020,’’ dated November 20, 2020. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Steel Grating from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the CVD order on steel grating from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the following rates: Manufacturers/producers/ exporters Ningbo Jiulong Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd .............................. All Others ........................................ Net countervailable subsidy (percent) Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing the final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: January 29, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. History of the Order IV. Scope of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable Subsidy 2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Rates Likely To Prevail 3. Nature of the Subsidies PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–02596 Filed 2–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–051; C–570–052] Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews Enforcement and Compliance International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating changed circumstances reviews (CCRs) of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain hardwood plywood products (hardwood plywood) from the People’s Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable February 9, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicolas Mayora, 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) 482–3053. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On January 4, 2018, Commerce published the AD and CVD orders on hardwood plywood from China.1 On October 15, 2020, the Coalition for Fair Trade in Hardwood Plywood (the petitioner), requested that Commerce initiate CCRs to revoke, in part, the AD and CVD orders on hardwood plywood from China with respect to certain finished laminated veneer lumber (LVL) door stiles and rails, pursuant to section 751(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.216(b).2 The petitioner also 1 See Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 504 (January 4, 2018), and Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 82 FR 513 (January 4, 2018) (collectively, Orders). 2 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Changed Circumstances Review and Partial Revocation,’’ dated October 15, 2020 (CCR Request); Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Clarification of Changed Circumstances Review and Partial Revocation Request,’’ dated November 12, 2020; Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Clarification of Changed Circumstances Review and Partial Revocation E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 9, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8765-8766]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-948]


Steel Grating From the People's Republic of China: Final Results 
of the Expedited Second Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing 
Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this second sunset review, the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty 
(CVD) order on steel grating from the People's Republic of China 
(China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the ``Final 
Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable February 9, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Hoadley, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3148.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 23, 2010, Commerce published its CVD order on steel grating 
from China in the Federal Register.\1\ On October 1, 2020, Commerce 
published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the 
Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act).\2\ Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from 
Nucor Grating; IKG USA, LLC; Ohio Gratings, Inc.; Interstate Gratings, 
LLC; and Lichtgitter USA Inc. (collectively, the Metal Grating 
Coalition), within the deadline specified

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in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ The Metal Grating Coalition claimed 
interested party status under section 771(9)(F) of the Act, as each 
member is a manufacturer of the domestic like product in the United 
States and, accordingly, are domestic interested parties under section 
771(9)(C) of the Act.
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    \1\ See Certain Steel Grating from the People's Republic of 
China: Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 43144 (July 23, 2010) 
(Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 85 FR 61928 
(October 1, 2020).
    \3\ See Metal Grating Coalition's Letter, ``Steel Grating from 
the People's Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate in 
Sunset Review'' dated October 16, 2020.
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    Commerce received a substantive response from the Metal Grating 
Coalition \4\ within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i). We did not receive a substantive response from any 
other domestic or interested parties in this proceeding, nor was a 
hearing requested.
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    \4\ See Metal Grating Coalition's Letter, ``Steel Grating from 
the People's Republic of China: Substantive Response to the Notice 
of Initiation of Sunset Review,'' dated November 2, 2020.
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    On November 20, 2020, Commerce notified the U.S. International 
Trade Commission (ITC) that it did not receive an adequate substantive 
response from respondent interested parties.\5\ As a result, pursuant 
to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), 
Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this Order.
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    \5\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on October 
1, 2020,'' dated November 20, 2020.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the scope of this Order is steel 
grating. Imports of merchandise included within the scope of this Order 
are currently classifiable under subheading 7308.90.7000 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the 
HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written description of the merchandise covered by the scope of the 
Order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the 
Order, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.\6\
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    \6\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on 
Steel Grating from the People's Republic of China,'' dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the 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 the Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). 
ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov. In 
addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can 
be accessed directly on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the CVD order on steel grating from China would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable 
subsidies at the following rates:

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                                                               Net
                                                         countervailable
           Manufacturers/producers/ exporters                subsidy
                                                            (percent)
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Ningbo Jiulong Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd........            62.46
All Others.............................................            62.46
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Administrative Protective Order (APO)

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of 
proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO 
materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby 
requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO 
is a violation which is subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing the final results and this notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 
19 CFR 351.218.

    Dated: January 29, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. History of the Order
IV. Scope of the Order
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable 
Subsidy
    2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Rates Likely To Prevail
    3. Nature of the Subsidies
VII. Final Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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