Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: 2019-2020, 11226-11227 [2021-03779]

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The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials and related technology. Agenda Open Session 1. Opening Remarks and Introduction by BIS Senior Management. 2. Report from working groups. 3. Report by regime representatives. Closed Session 4. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10 (a)(1) and 10 (a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than March 4, 2021. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on February 9, 2021, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–845] Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: 2019– 2020 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on hotrolled steel flat products from Brazil for the period of review (POR) October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable February 24, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom, 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) 482–5075. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On October 1, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the AD order on hot-rolled steel flat products from Brazil for the POR of October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020.1 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 AK Steel Corporation, United States Steel Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc., and SSAB Enterprises, 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order. Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 85 FR 61926 (October 1, 2020). E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 24, 2021 / Notices LLC (collectively, the Domestic Interested Parties) for the following producers/exporters: Aperam Inox America Do Sul S.A.; Arcelormittal Brasil S.A.; Companhia Siderugica Do Pece´m (CSP); Gerdau Acominas S.A.; Gerdau Summit Acos Fundidos e Forjados S.A.; La´mina Desplegada S.A. de C.V.; MAHLE Metal Leve S.A.; NVent do Brasil Eletrometalurgica Ltda.; Prensas Schuler S.A.; Signode Brasileira Ltda.; Ternium Brasil Ltda.; and Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. (Usiminas).2 On December 8, 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 AD order on hot-rolled steel flat products from Brazil with respect to the 12 requested companies.3 On February 2, 2021, the Domestic Interested Parties withdrew their request for an administrative review with respect to all of the companies for which it had requested a review.4 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety. issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP no earlier than 35 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.42(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of AD 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 AD duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled AD duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also 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 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. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issues and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: February 18, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2021–03779 Filed 2–23–21; 8:45 am] Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of hot-rolled steel flat products from Brazil during the POR. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 2 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘HotRolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Request for Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order,’’ dated October 30, 2020. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 78990 (December 8, 2020). 4 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘HotRolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order,’’ dated February 2, 2021. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Feb 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–489–826] Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that seven companies, including the sole mandatory respondent, Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal Endustrisi A.S. (Habas), a producer and exporter of PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11227 certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019. In addition, Commerce preliminarily determines that six exporters had no shipments during the POR. Lastly, on May 15, 2020, Commerce discontinued the review initiated for Colakoglu Metalurji, A.S., and Colakoglu Dis Ticaret A.S. We invite all interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable February 24, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lingjun Wang, 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) 482–2316. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from Turkey,1 in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On December 11, 2019, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated this administrative review of the Order covering thirteen producers and/or exporters of the subject merchandise.2 On May 15, 2020, Commerce selected Habas as the sole mandatory respondent.3 On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50 days.4 Subsequently, on July 21, 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); See also Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Turkey: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony with the Amended Final Determination in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation; Notice of Amended Final Determination, Amended Antidumping Duty Order, Notice of Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order in Part; and Discontinuation of the 2017–18 and 2018–19 Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews, in Part, 85 FR 29399 (May 15, 2020) (Timken Notice). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019) (Initiation Notice). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Respondent Selection Memorandum for Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Turkey; 2018–2019,’’ dated May 15, 2020. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM Continued 24FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 35 (Wednesday, February 24, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11226-11227]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-845]


Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil: Rescission of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: 2019-2020

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on hot-rolled 
steel flat products from Brazil for the period of review (POR) October 
1, 2019, through September 30, 2020, based on the timely withdrawal of 
the request for review.

DATES: Applicable February 24, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom, 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) 482-5075.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On October 1, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to 
request an administrative review of the AD order on hot-rolled steel 
flat products from Brazil for the POR of October 1, 2019, through 
September 30, 2020.\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 AK 
Steel Corporation, United States Steel Corporation, Steel Dynamics, 
Inc., and SSAB Enterprises,

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LLC (collectively, the Domestic Interested Parties) for the following 
producers/exporters: Aperam Inox America Do Sul S.A.; Arcelormittal 
Brasil S.A.; Companhia Siderugica Do Pec[eacute]m (CSP); Gerdau 
Acominas S.A.; Gerdau Summit Acos Fundidos e Forjados S.A.; 
L[aacute]mina Desplegada S.A. de C.V.; MAHLE Metal Leve S.A.; NVent do 
Brasil Eletrometalurgica Ltda.; Prensas Schuler S.A.; Signode 
Brasileira Ltda.; Ternium Brasil Ltda.; and Usinas Siderurgicas de 
Minas Gerais S.A. (Usiminas).\2\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order. Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 85 FR 61926 (October 1, 2020).
    \2\ See Domestic Interested Parties' Letter, ``Hot-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from Brazil: Request for Administrative Review of 
Antidumping Duty Order,'' dated October 30, 2020.
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    On December 8, 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 AD order on hot-rolled steel flat products 
from Brazil with respect to the 12 requested companies.\3\ On February 
2, 2021, the Domestic Interested Parties withdrew their request for an 
administrative review with respect to all of the companies for which it 
had requested a review.\4\
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    \3\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 78990 (December 8, 2020).
    \4\ See Domestic Interested Parties' Letter, ``Hot-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from Brazil: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative 
Review of Antidumping Duty Order,'' dated February 2, 2021.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party 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 order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of hot-rolled 
steel flat products from Brazil during the POR. Antidumping duties 
shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated 
antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from 
warehouse, for consumption in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). 
Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP no 
earlier than 35 days after the date of publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a reminder to importers of their 
responsibility under 19 CFR 351.42(f)(2) to file a certificate 
regarding the reimbursement of AD 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 AD duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled AD 
duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also 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 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.

Notification to Interested Parties

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

    Dated: February 18, 2021.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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