Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2018-2019, 15912-15914 [2021-06198]

Download as PDF 15912 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 56 / Thursday, March 25, 2021 / Notices contain innersprings are referred to as ‘‘innerspring mattresses’’ or ‘‘hybrid mattresses.’’ ‘‘Hybrid mattresses’’ contain two or more support systems as the core, such as layers of both memory foam and innerspring units. ‘‘Non-innerspring mattresses’’ are those that do not contain any innerspring units. They are generally produced from foams (e.g., polyurethane, memory (viscoelastic), latex foam, gelinfused viscoelastic (gel foam), thermobonded polyester, polyethylene) or other resilient filling. Mattresses covered by the scope of this investigation may be imported independently, as part of furniture or furniture mechanisms (e.g., convertible sofa bed mattresses, sofa bed mattresses imported with sofa bed mechanisms, corner group mattresses, day-bed mattresses, roll-away bed mattresses, high risers, trundle bed mattresses, crib mattresses), or as part of a set in combination with a ‘‘mattress foundation.’’ ‘‘Mattress foundations’’ are any base or support for a mattress. Mattress foundations are commonly referred to as ‘‘foundations,’’ ‘‘boxsprings,’’ ‘‘platforms,’’ and/or ‘‘bases.’’ Bases can be static, foldable, or adjustable. Only the mattress is covered by the scope if imported as part of furniture, with furniture mechanisms, or as part of a set in combination with a mattress foundation. Excluded from the scope of this investigation are ‘‘futon’’ mattresses. A ‘‘futon’’ is a bi-fold frame made of wood, metal, or plastic material, or any combination thereof, that functions as both seating furniture (such as a couch, love seat, or sofa) and a bed. A ‘‘futon mattress’’ is a tufted mattress, where the top covering is secured to the bottom with thread that goes completely through the mattress from the top through to the bottom, and it does not contain innersprings or foam. A futon mattress is both the bed and seating surface for the futon. Also excluded from the scope are airbeds (including inflatable mattresses) and waterbeds, which consist of air- or liquidfilled bladders as the core or main support system of the mattress. Also excluded is certain multifunctional furniture that is convertible from seating to sleeping, regardless of filler material or components, where that filler material or components are upholstered, integrated into the design and construction of, and inseparable from, the furniture framing, and the outermost layer of the multifunctional furniture converts into the sleeping surface. Such furniture may, and without limitation, be commonly referred to as ‘‘convertible sofas,’’ ‘‘sofabeds,’’ ‘‘sofa chaise sleepers,’’ ‘‘futons,’’ ‘‘ottoman sleepers’’ or a like description. Also excluded from the scope of this investigation are any products covered by the existing antidumping duty orders on uncovered innerspring units from China or Vietnam. See Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 7661 (February 19, 2009); Antidumping Duty Order: Uncovered Innerspring Units from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 73 FR 75391 (December 11, 2008). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Mar 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 Also excluded from the scope of this investigation are bassinet pads with a nominal length of less than 39 inches, a nominal width less than 25 inches, and a nominal depth of less than 2 inches. Additionally, also excluded from the scope of this investigation are ‘‘mattress toppers.’’ A ‘‘mattress topper’’ is a removable bedding accessory that supplements a mattress by providing an additional layer that is placed on top of a mattress. Excluded mattress toppers have a height of four inches or less. The products subject to this investigation are currently properly classifiable under HTSUS subheadings: 9404.21.0010, 9404.21.0013, 9404.29.1005, 9404.29.1013, 9404.29.9085, and 9404.29.9087. Products subject to this investigation may also enter under HTSUS subheadings: 9404.21.0095, 9404.29.1095, 9404.29.9095, 9401.40.0000, and 9401.90.5081. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this investigation is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2021–06189 Filed 3–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–809] Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From the Republic of Korea: 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 circular welded non-alloy steel pipe (CWP) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) were not sold at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 25, 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: (the Act).1 On February 6, 2020, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated the administrative review 2 of the Order covering 24 producers and/or exporters, including mandatory respondents, Husteel Co., Ltd. (Husteel) and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel).3 The remaining companies were not selected for individual examination and remain subject to this administrative review. For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.4 On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50 days, thereby tolling the deadline for the preliminary results of review.5 On July 21, 2020, Commerce tolled the deadlines in administrative reviews by an additional 60 days, thereby tolling the deadline for the preliminary results of review until November 19, 2020.6 On October 28, 2020, Commerce extended the time limit for issuing the the preliminary results of this review by 120 days, to no later than March 19, 2021.7 Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order is CWP from Korea. A full description of the scope, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.8 Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act. For a full description of the AGENCY: Background Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CWP from Korea, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Brazil, the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, and Venezuela, and Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Korea, 57 FR 49453 (November 2, 1992) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 6869 (February 6, 2020). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Respondent Selection,’’ dated April 20, 2020. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments: Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from the Republic of Korea: 2018–2019,’’ dated concurrently with these preliminary results and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews in Response to Operational Adjustments Due to COVID–19 Government,’’ dated April 24, 2020. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews,’’ dated July 21, 2020. 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of 2018–2019 Antidumping Administrative Review,’’ dated October 28, 2020. 8 For a full description of the scope of the Order, see Preliminary Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 56 / Thursday, March 25, 2021 / Notices methodology underlying these preliminary results, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix I to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and made available to the public via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACESS 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/. Preliminary Determination of No Shipments One producer and/or exporter properly filed a certification reporting that it made no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR: HiSteel. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) did not have any information to contradict this claim of no shipments during the POR.9 Therefore, we preliminarily determine that this company did not have shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. Consistent with Commerce’s practice,10 Commerce finds that it is not appropriate to rescind the review with respect to this company, but rather to complete the review and issue appropriate instructions to CBP based on the final results of this review. Rate for Non-Selected Companies The statute and Commerce’s regulations do not address the establishment of a rate to be applied to companies not selected for individual examination when Commerce limits its examination in an administrative review pursuant to section 777A(c)(2) of the Act. Generally, Commerce looks to section 735(c)(5) of the Act, which provides instructions for calculating the all-others rate in a market economy investigation, for guidance when calculating the rate for companies which were not selected for individual examination in an administrative review. Under section 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act, the all-others rate is normally ‘‘an amount equal to the weightedaverage of the estimated weightedaverage dumping margins established 9 See Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 3–4. e.g., Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017–2018, 84 FR 34863 (July 19, 2019), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 4. for exporters and producers individually investigated, excluding any zero or de minimis margins, and any margins determined entirely {on the basis of facts available}.’’ In this review, we have preliminarily calculated weighted-average dumping margins for Husteel and Hyundai Steel that are zero. For the companies that were not selected for individual review, we preliminarily assigned a rate based on the rates for the respondents that were selected for individual review, excluding rates that are zero, de minimis, or based entirely on facts available.11 In accordance with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision in Albemarle Corp. v. United States, we are applying to the twenty-one companies that had reviewable transactions during the POR the zero percent rates calculated for Husteel and Hyundai Steel.12 These are the only rates determined in this review for individual respondents and, thus, should be applied to the twenty-one firms not selected for individual review under section 735(c)(5)(B) of the Act. Preliminary Results of the Administrative Review Commerce preliminarily determines that the following weighted-average dumping margins exist for the administrative review covering the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019: Producer/exporter Husteel Co., Ltd .......................... Hyundai Steel Company (including Hyundai Steel (Pipe Division)) ....................................... Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) * 0.00 * 0.00 Review-Specific Average Rate Applicable to the Following Companies Other Respondents 13 ................. * 0.00 * De minimus. Disclosure We intend to disclose the calculations performed in connection with these preliminary results to interested parties within five days after the date of publication of this notice in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). 10 See, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Mar 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 Public Comment Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c), interested parties may submit case briefs not later than 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not later than seven days after the date for filing case briefs.14 Commerce modified certain of its requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary information until further notice.15 Parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue, (2) a brief summary of the argument, and (3) a table of authorities.16 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via ACCESS. An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by the Department’s electronic records system, ACCESS, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.17 Requests should contain: (1) The party’s name, address and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, Commerce intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be determined. Issues raised in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the briefs. An electronically-filed request for a hearing must be received successfully in its entirety by ACCESS by 5 p.m. Eastern Time within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.18 Unless the deadline is extended, Commerce intends to issue the final results of these reviews, including the results of its analysis of issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after the publication of these preliminary results, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h). Assessment Rates Upon issuing the final results, Commerce will determine, and CBP shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. If an examined respondent’s weighted-average dumping margin is 14 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due to COVID–19; Extension of Effective Period, 85 FR 41363 (July 10, 2020). 16 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2). 17 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 18 Id.; see also 19 CFR 351.303(b)(1). 15 See 11 See section 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act. Albemarle Corp. v. United States, 821 F.3d 1345 (Fed. Cir. 2016). 13 See Appendix II for a full list of these companies. 12 See PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15913 E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 15914 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 56 / Thursday, March 25, 2021 / Notices above de minimis (i.e., 0.5 percent) in the final results of this review, we will calculate importer-specific ad valorem antidumping duty assessment rates based on the ratio of the total amount of dumping calculated for the importer’s examined U.S. sales and, where possible, the total entered value of those same sales in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1).19 We will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review when the importer-specific assessment rate calculated in the final results of this review is avove de minimis. Where either the respondent’s weighted-average dumping margin is zero or de minimis within the meaning of 19 CFR 351.106(c)(1), 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 entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by Husteel or Hyundai Steel for which they did not know that the merchandise was destined to the United States and for all entries attributed to HiSteel, for which we found no shipments during the POR, we will instruct CBP to liquidate those entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.20 For the companies that were not selected for individual examination, we will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties at an ad valorem rate equal to each company’s weighted-average dumping margin determined in the final results of 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 Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective upon publication in the Federal Register of the notice of final results of administrative review for all shipments of CWP from Korea entered, 19 See Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping Proceedings: Final Modification, 77 FR 8101, 8103 (February 14, 2012). 20 For a full discussion of this practice, see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Mar 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 this administrative review; (2) for merchandise exported by a company 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, then 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 4.80 percent,21 the all-others rate established in the lessthan-fair-value investigation. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Appendix II List of Companies Not Individually Examined 1. Aju Besteel 2. Bookook Steel 3. Chang Won Bending 4. Dae Ryung 5. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (Dsme) 6. Daiduck Piping 7. Dong Yang Steel Pipe 8. Dongbu Steel 9. Eew Korea Company 10. Hyundai Rb 11. Kiduck Industries 12. Kum Kang Kind 13. Kumsoo Connecting 14. Miju Steel Mfg. 15. Nexteel Co., Ltd. 16. Samkang M&T 17. Seah Fs 18. Seah Steel 19. Steel Flower 20. Vesta Co., Ltd. 21. Ycp Co. [FR Doc. 2021–06198 Filed 3–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 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 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 duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification to Interested Parties Commerce is issuing and publishing the preliminary results of this review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). Dated: March 19, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–010, C–570–011] Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews, and Revocation of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders in Part Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is revoking, in part, the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from the People’s Republic of China (China) (Solar Products Orders) with respect to certain off-grid portable small panels. SUMMARY: Appendix I DATES: List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Preliminary Determination of No Shipments V. Affiliation VI. Discussion of the Methodology VII. Constructed Export Price VIII. Normal Value IX. Currency Conversion X. Recommendation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 21 See PO 00000 Order. Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Applicable March 25, 2021. Thomas Hanna, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0835. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 18, 2015, Commerce published AD and CVD orders on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-580-809]


Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From the Republic of Korea: 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and 
Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2018-2019

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines 
that circular welded non-alloy steel pipe (CWP) from the Republic of 
Korea (Korea) were not sold at prices below normal value during the 
period of review (POR) November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019. We 
invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.

DATES: Applicable March 25, 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

    Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping 
duty order on CWP from Korea, in accordance with section 751(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ On February 6, 2020, in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated the 
administrative review \2\ of the Order covering 24 producers and/or 
exporters, including mandatory respondents, Husteel Co., Ltd. (Husteel) 
and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel).\3\ The remaining companies 
were not selected for individual examination and remain subject to this 
administrative review. For a complete description of the events that 
followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum.\4\
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    \1\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Circular 
Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Brazil, the Republic of Korea 
(Korea), Mexico, and Venezuela, and Amendment to Final Determination 
of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy 
Steel Pipe from Korea, 57 FR 49453 (November 2, 1992) (Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 6869 (February 6, 2020).
    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Respondent Selection,'' dated April 20, 
2020.
    \4\ See Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary 
Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary 
Determination of No Shipments: Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe 
from the Republic of Korea: 2018-2019,'' dated concurrently with 
these preliminary results and hereby adopted by this notice 
(Preliminary Decision Memorandum).
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    On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative 
reviews by 50 days, thereby tolling the deadline for the preliminary 
results of review.\5\ On July 21, 2020, Commerce tolled the deadlines 
in administrative reviews by an additional 60 days, thereby tolling the 
deadline for the preliminary results of review until November 19, 
2020.\6\ On October 28, 2020, Commerce extended the time limit for 
issuing the the preliminary results of this review by 120 days, to no 
later than March 19, 2021.\7\
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    \5\ See Memorandum, ``Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews in Response to 
Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19 Government,'' dated April 
24, 2020.
    \6\ See Memorandum, ``Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews,'' dated July 21, 2020.
    \7\ See Memorandum, ``Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from 
the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results 
of 2018-2019 Antidumping Administrative Review,'' dated October 28, 
2020.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order is CWP from Korea. A full 
description of the scope, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\8\
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    \8\ For a full description of the scope of the Order, see 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum.
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Methodology

    Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 
751(a) of the Act. For a full description of the

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methodology underlying these preliminary results, see the Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum. A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix I to this notice. The 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and made available 
to the public via Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). 
ACESS 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/.

Preliminary Determination of No Shipments

    One producer and/or exporter properly filed a certification 
reporting that it made no shipments of subject merchandise during the 
POR: HiSteel. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) did not have any 
information to contradict this claim of no shipments during the POR.\9\ 
Therefore, we preliminarily determine that this company did not have 
shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. Consistent with 
Commerce's practice,\10\ Commerce finds that it is not appropriate to 
rescind the review with respect to this company, but rather to complete 
the review and issue appropriate instructions to CBP based on the final 
results of this review.
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    \9\ See Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 3-4.
    \10\ See, e.g., Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel 
Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination 
of No Shipments; 2017-2018, 84 FR 34863 (July 19, 2019), and 
accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 4.
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Rate for Non-Selected Companies

    The statute and Commerce's regulations do not address the 
establishment of a rate to be applied to companies not selected for 
individual examination when Commerce limits its examination in an 
administrative review pursuant to section 777A(c)(2) of the Act. 
Generally, Commerce looks to section 735(c)(5) of the Act, which 
provides instructions for calculating the all-others rate in a market 
economy investigation, for guidance when calculating the rate for 
companies which were not selected for individual examination in an 
administrative review. Under section 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act, the all-
others rate is normally ``an amount equal to the weighted-average of 
the estimated weighted-average dumping margins established for 
exporters and producers individually investigated, excluding any zero 
or de minimis margins, and any margins determined entirely {on the 
basis of facts available{time} .''
    In this review, we have preliminarily calculated weighted-average 
dumping margins for Husteel and Hyundai Steel that are zero. For the 
companies that were not selected for individual review, we 
preliminarily assigned a rate based on the rates for the respondents 
that were selected for individual review, excluding rates that are 
zero, de minimis, or based entirely on facts available.\11\ In 
accordance with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's 
decision in Albemarle Corp. v. United States, we are applying to the 
twenty-one companies that had reviewable transactions during the POR 
the zero percent rates calculated for Husteel and Hyundai Steel.\12\ 
These are the only rates determined in this review for individual 
respondents and, thus, should be applied to the twenty-one firms not 
selected for individual review under section 735(c)(5)(B) of the Act.
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    \11\ See section 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act.
    \12\ See Albemarle Corp. v. United States, 821 F.3d 1345 (Fed. 
Cir. 2016).
    \13\ See Appendix II for a full list of these companies.
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Preliminary Results of the Administrative Review

    Commerce preliminarily determines that the following weighted-
average dumping margins exist for the administrative review covering 
the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019:

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                                                                average
                      Producer/exporter                         dumping
                                                                margin
                                                               (percent)
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Husteel Co., Ltd............................................      * 0.00
Hyundai Steel Company (including Hyundai Steel (Pipe              * 0.00
 Division)).................................................
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   Review-Specific Average Rate Applicable to the Following Companies
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Other Respondents \13\......................................      * 0.00
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* De minimus.

Disclosure

    We intend to disclose the calculations performed in connection with 
these preliminary results to interested parties within five days after 
the date of publication of this notice in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.224(b).

Public Comment

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c), interested parties may submit case 
briefs not later than 30 days after the date of publication of this 
notice. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, 
may be filed not later than seven days after the date for filing case 
briefs.\14\ Commerce modified certain of its requirements for serving 
documents containing business proprietary information until further 
notice.\15\ Parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this 
proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement 
of the issue, (2) a brief summary of the argument, and (3) a table of 
authorities.\16\
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    \14\ See 19 CFR 351.309(d).
    \15\ See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements 
Due to COVID-19; Extension of Effective Period, 85 FR 41363 (July 
10, 2020).
    \16\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2).
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    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to 
request a hearing, must submit a written request to the Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via 
ACCESS. An electronically filed document must be received successfully 
in its entirety by the Department's electronic records system, ACCESS, 
by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time within 30 days after the date of publication 
of this notice.\17\ Requests should contain: (1) The party's name, 
address and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a 
list of issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, 
Commerce intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be 
determined. Issues raised in the hearing will be limited to those 
raised in the briefs. An electronically-filed request for a hearing 
must be received successfully in its entirety by ACCESS by 5 p.m. 
Eastern Time within 30 days after the date of publication of this 
notice.\18\
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    \17\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \18\ Id.; see also 19 CFR 351.303(b)(1).
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    Unless the deadline is extended, Commerce intends to issue the 
final results of these reviews, including the results of its analysis 
of issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after 
the publication of these preliminary results, pursuant to section 
751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h).

Assessment Rates

    Upon issuing the final results, Commerce will determine, and CBP 
shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by 
this review. If an examined respondent's weighted-average dumping 
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above de minimis (i.e., 0.5 percent) in the final results of this 
review, we will calculate importer-specific ad valorem antidumping duty 
assessment rates based on the ratio of the total amount of dumping 
calculated for the importer's examined U.S. sales and, where possible, 
the total entered value of those same sales in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.212(b)(1).\19\ We will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties on 
all appropriate entries covered by this review when the importer-
specific assessment rate calculated in the final results of this review 
is avove de minimis. Where either the respondent's weighted-average 
dumping margin is zero or de minimis within the meaning of 19 CFR 
351.106(c)(1), or an importer-specific assessment rate is zero or de 
minimis, we will instruct CBP to liquidate the appropriate entries 
without regard to antidumping duties.
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    \19\ See Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-
Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping 
Proceedings: Final Modification, 77 FR 8101, 8103 (February 14, 
2012).
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    For entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by 
Husteel or Hyundai Steel for which they did not know that the 
merchandise was destined to the United States and for all entries 
attributed to HiSteel, for which we found no shipments during the POR, 
we will instruct CBP to liquidate those entries at the all-others rate 
if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the 
transaction.\20\
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    \20\ For a full discussion of this practice, see Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 
68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003).
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    For the companies that were not selected for individual 
examination, we will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties at an ad 
valorem rate equal to each company's weighted-average dumping margin 
determined in the final results of 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 Requirements

    The following deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication in the Federal Register of the notice of final results of 
administrative review for all shipments of CWP from Korea 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 this administrative review; (2) for 
merchandise exported by a company 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, then 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 
4.80 percent,\21\ the all-others rate established in the less-than-
fair-value investigation. These cash deposit requirements, when 
imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice.
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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 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 duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double 
antidumping duties.

Notification to Interested Parties

    Commerce is issuing and publishing the preliminary results of this 
review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act, and 
19 CFR 351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: March 19, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I

List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. Preliminary Determination of No Shipments
V. Affiliation
VI. Discussion of the Methodology
VII. Constructed Export Price
VIII. Normal Value
IX. Currency Conversion
X. Recommendation

Appendix II

List of Companies Not Individually Examined

1. Aju Besteel
2. Bookook Steel
3. Chang Won Bending
4. Dae Ryung
5. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (Dsme)
6. Daiduck Piping
7. Dong Yang Steel Pipe
8. Dongbu Steel
9. Eew Korea Company
10. Hyundai Rb
11. Kiduck Industries
12. Kum Kang Kind
13. Kumsoo Connecting
14. Miju Steel Mfg.
15. Nexteel Co., Ltd.
16. Samkang M&T
17. Seah Fs
18. Seah Steel
19. Steel Flower
20. Vesta Co., Ltd.
21. Ycp Co.

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