Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018, 10533-10535 [2021-03510]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 33 / Monday, February 22, 2021 / Notices September 21, 2018, through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawals of requests for review. DATES: Applicable February 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Tucker or Peter Skarlatos, AD/ CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2044 and (202) 482–0324, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background tkelley on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES On July 1, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on quartz surface products from China for the period September 21, 2018 through December 31, 2019.1 In July 2020, Commerce received timely-filed requests for an administrative review from Cosmos Granite (WEST) and Cosmos Granite (South East) (collectively, Cosmos); Foshan Adamant Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Foshan Adamant); National Stoneworks, LLC (National Stoneworks); Quartz Master LLC (Quartz Master); and Unique Stone Concepts LLC (Unique), in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).2 On September 3, 2020, based upon these requests and in accordance with section 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice initiating an administrative review of the CVD order on quartz surface products from China.3 In September and December 2020, Cosmos, Foshan Adamant, National Stoneworks, Quartz Master, and Unique timely withdrew their requests for an 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 85 FR 39531 (July 1, 2020). 2 See Cosmos’ Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the PRC; C–570–085; Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 31, 2020; Foshan Adamant’s Letter, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated July 31, 2020; National Stoneworks’ Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China; Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 31, 2020; Quartz Master’s Letter, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated July 31, 2020; and Unique’s Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the PRC; C–570– 085; Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated July 31, 2020. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 54983 (September 3, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Feb 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 administrative review of all companies for which they had requested a review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, all parties withdrew their requests for review within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation, and no other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD order on quartz surface products from China covering the period September 21, 2018 through December 31, 2019, in its entirety. 10533 continues to govern business proprietary information. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: February 12, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2021–03491 Filed 2–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Assessment International Trade Administration Commerce intends to instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 35 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. [C–580–884] Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which 4 See Quartz Masters’ Letter, ‘‘Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Certain Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated September 18, 2020; Cosmos’ Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the PRC; C–570– 085; Withdrawal Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 2, 2020; Foshan Adamant’s Letter, ‘‘Foshan Adamant’s Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated December 2, 2020; National Stoneworks’ Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China; Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 2, 2020; Quartz Master’s Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 2, 2020; and Unique’s Letter, ‘‘Quartz Surface Products from the PRC; C–570–085; Withdraw Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 2, 2020. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. (Hyundai Steel), a producer and exporter of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review is January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable February 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Annathea Cook, 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) 482–0250. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On December 11, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on hotrolled steel from Korea.1 On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019), as corrected by Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020). In both of these notices, Hyundai Steel is referred to as ‘‘Hyundai Steel Company.’’ E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 10534 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 33 / Monday, February 22, 2021 / Notices administrative reviews by 50 days.2 On July 21, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by an additional 60 days.3 On October 1, 2020, Commerce extended the deadline for issuance of the preliminary results of this review by 120 days, until February 17, 2021.4 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.5 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included in the Appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is hot-rolled steel. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology tkelley on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(l)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution from an authority that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.6 For a full description of the methodology 2 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. 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews,’’ dated July 21, 2020. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2018,’’ dated October 1, 2020. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2018: Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 6 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Feb 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in case briefs, may be filed within seven days 8 after the time limit for filing case Preliminary Results of Review briefs. Parties who submit case or As a result of this review, we rebuttal briefs are requested to submit preliminarily determine the following with each argument: (1) a statement of net countervailable subsidy rate for the the issue; (2) a brief summary of the period January 1, 2018, through argument; and (3) a table of authorities.9 December 31, 2018: Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must do so within 30 days of Net publication of these preliminary results countervailable Company by submitting a written request to the subsidy rate Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and (percent) Compliance using Enforcement and Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. ........ 0.51 Compliance’s ACCESS system.10 Requests should contain the party’s Assessment Rate name, address, and telephone number, Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the the number of participants, whether any participant is a foreign national, and a Act, upon issuance of the final results, list of the issues to be discussed. Issues Commerce shall determine, and raised in the hearing will be limited to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all those raised in the respective case and rebuttal briefs.11 If a request for a appropriate entries covered by this hearing is made, Commerce intends to review. Commerce intends to issue hold the hearing at a time and date to assessment instructions to CBP no be determined.12 Parties should confirm earlier than 35 days after the date of the date and time of the hearing two publication of the final results of this days before the scheduled date. review in the Federal Register. If a An electronically-filed document timely summons is filed at the U.S. must be received successfully in its Court of International Trade, the entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. assessment instructions will direct CBP not to liquidate relevant entries until the Eastern Time on the established deadline. time for parties to file a request for a statutory injunction has expired (i.e., Final Results within 90 days of publication). Unless the deadline is extended Cash Deposit Rate pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, Act, Commerce intends to instruct CBP including the results of our analysis of to collect cash deposits of estimated the issues raised by the parties in their countervailing duties in the amount comments, within 120 days after indicated above with regard to publication of these preliminary results. shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, Notification to Interested Parties for consumption on or after the date of This administrative review and notice publication of the final results of this are issued and published in accordance review. For all non-reviewed firms, we with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of will instruct CBP to continue to collect the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213 and 19 cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at the most recent CFR 351.221(b)(4). company-specific or all-others rate Dated: February 16, 2021. applicable to the company, as Christian Marsh, appropriate. These cash deposit Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement instructions, when imposed, shall and Compliance. remain in effect until further notice. Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in Disclosure and Public Comment the Preliminary Decision Memorandum Commerce intends to disclose to I. Summary parties to this proceeding the II. Background III. Period of Review calculations performed in reaching the IV. Scope of the Order preliminary results within five days V. Subsidies Valuation Information after the date of publication of these 7 preliminary results. 8 See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Case briefs or other written comments Requirements Due to COVID–19; Extension of may be submitted to the Assistant Effective Period, 85 FR 41363 (July 10, 2020). Secretary for Enforcement and 9 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2). 10 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). Compliance at a date to be determined. underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 11 Id. 7 See PO 00000 19 CFR 351.224(b). Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 12 See Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 19 CFR 351.310. 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 33 / Monday, February 22, 2021 / Notices VI. Analysis of Programs VII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–03510 Filed 2–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–817] Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Republic of Turkey: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: 2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for the period of review January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable February 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5075. SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: tkelley on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES Background On September 1, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on OCTG from Turkey for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.1 In accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), Commerce received a timely-filed request for an administrative review from the United States Steel Corporation, Maverick Tube Corporation, Tenaris Bay City, Inc, and IPSCO Tubulars Inc. (collectively, the Domestic Interested Parties) for the following exporters/producers of subject merchandise: APL Apollo Tubes Ltd.; BAUER Casings Makina San. Ve Tic. Ltd.; Binayak Hi Tech Engineering Ltd.; Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.; Borusan Mannesmann Boru Yatirim Holding; Borusan Istikbal Ticaret; Goktas Yassi Hadde Mamulleri San. ve Tic. A.S.; ISMT Limited; Noksel 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 85 FR 54349 (September 1, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Feb 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 10535 Celik Boru Sanayi A.S.; and TPAO (Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi).2 On October 30, 2020, pursuant to this request and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce published a notice initiating an administrative review of the CVD order on OCTG from Turkey with respect to the ten requested companies.3 On January 27, 2021, the Domestic Interested Parties withdrew their request for an administrative review of all companies for which this administrative review was initiated.4 written notification of the return/ 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. Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party or parties that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, the Domestic Interested Parties withdrew their request for review of all companies within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation. No other parties requested an administrative review of the CVD order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this administrative review in its entirety. Dated: February 16, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries of OCTG from Turkey. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP no earlier than 35 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only reminder to all parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely 2 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Oil Country Tubular Goods from Turkey: Request for Administrative Review of Countervailing Duty Order,’’ dated September 30, 2020. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 68840 (October 30, 2020). 4 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Oil Country Tubular Goods from Turkey: Withdrawal of Request for Review of Countervailing Duty Order,’’ dated January 27, 2021. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). [FR Doc. 2021–03490 Filed 2–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 19–1A001] Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of Application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review for National Pecan Shellers Association, Application no. 19–1A001 and Addendum to the Notice of Issuance of an Export Trade Certificate of Review to National Pecan Shellers Association, Application no. 19–00001. ACTION: The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (‘‘OTEA’’) of the International Trade Administration, has received an application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (Certificate). This notice summarizes the proposed application and seeks public comments on whether the Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at etca@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001–21) (‘‘the Act’’) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate of Review protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from State and Federal government antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in compliance with its terms and conditions. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 33 (Monday, February 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10533-10535]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-580-884]


Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of 
Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Review; 2018

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines 
that countervailable subsidies are being provided to Hyundai Steel Co., 
Ltd. (Hyundai Steel), a producer and exporter of certain hot-rolled 
steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea 
(Korea). The period of review is January 1, 2018, through December 31, 
2018.

DATES: Applicable February 22, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Annathea Cook, 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) 482-0250.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 11, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of 
an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on hot-
rolled steel from Korea.\1\ On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all 
deadlines in

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administrative reviews by 50 days.\2\ On July 21, 2020, Commerce tolled 
all deadlines in administrative reviews by an additional 60 days.\3\ On 
October 1, 2020, Commerce extended the deadline for issuance of the 
preliminary results of this review by 120 days, until February 17, 
2021.\4\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019), as 
corrected by Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020). In both of 
these notices, Hyundai Steel is referred to as ``Hyundai Steel 
Company.''
    \2\ 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.
    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews,'' dated July 21, 2020.
    \4\ See Memorandum, ``Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products 
from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary 
Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2018,'' dated 
October 1, 2020.
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    For a complete description of the events that followed the 
initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\5\ 
A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is 
included in the Appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to 
registered users at http://access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete 
version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly 
at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic 
versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in 
content.
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    \5\ See Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary 
Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2018: 
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea,'' 
dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice 
(Preliminary Decision Memorandum).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is hot-rolled steel. For a 
complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum.

Methodology

    Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(l)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each 
of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily 
determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution from 
an authority that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that 
the subsidy is specific.\6\ For a full description of the methodology 
underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.
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    \6\ See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding 
financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding 
benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity.
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Preliminary Results of Review

    As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine the 
following net countervailable subsidy rate for the period January 1, 
2018, through December 31, 2018:

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                                                               Net
                                                         countervailable
                        Company                            subsidy rate
                                                            (percent)
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Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd.................................             0.51
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Assessment Rate

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, upon issuance of the 
final results, Commerce shall determine, and Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate 
entries covered by this review. Commerce intends to issue assessment 
instructions to CBP no earlier than 35 days after the date of 
publication of the final results of this review in the Federal 
Register. If a timely summons is filed at the U.S. Court of 
International Trade, the assessment instructions will direct CBP not to 
liquidate relevant entries until the time for parties to file a request 
for a statutory injunction has expired (i.e., within 90 days of 
publication).

Cash Deposit Rate

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, Commerce intends to 
instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing 
duties in the amount indicated above with regard to shipments of 
subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for 
consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of 
this review. For all non-reviewed firms, we will instruct CBP to 
continue to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at 
the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the 
company, as appropriate. These cash deposit instructions, when imposed, 
shall remain in effect until further notice.

Disclosure and Public Comment

    Commerce intends to disclose to parties to this proceeding the 
calculations performed in reaching the preliminary results within five 
days after the date of publication of these preliminary results.\7\
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    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
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    Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance at a date to be 
determined. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in case briefs, 
may be filed within seven days \8\ after the time limit for filing case 
briefs. Parties who submit case or rebuttal briefs are requested to 
submit with each argument: (1) a statement of the issue; (2) a brief 
summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.\9\
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    \8\ See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due 
to COVID-19; Extension of Effective Period, 85 FR 41363 (July 10, 
2020).
    \9\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2).
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    Interested parties who wish to request a hearing must do so within 
30 days of publication of these preliminary results by submitting a 
written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance using Enforcement and Compliance's ACCESS system.\10\ 
Requests should contain the party's name, address, and telephone 
number, the number of participants, whether any participant is a 
foreign national, and a list of the issues to be discussed. Issues 
raised in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the respective 
case and rebuttal briefs.\11\ If a request for a hearing is made, 
Commerce intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be 
determined.\12\ Parties should confirm the date and time of the hearing 
two days before the scheduled date.
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    \10\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \11\ Id.
    \12\ See 19 CFR 351.310.
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    An electronically-filed document must be received successfully in 
its entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the established 
deadline.

Final Results

    Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of our analysis of the 
issues raised by the parties in their comments, within 120 days after 
publication of these preliminary results.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This administrative review and notice are issued and published in 
accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.213 and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: February 16, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Period of Review
IV. Scope of the Order
V. Subsidies Valuation Information

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VI. Analysis of Programs
VII. Recommendation

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