Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Bahrain, India, and the Republic of Turkey: Countervailing Duty Orders, 22144-22146 [2021-08714]

Download as PDF 22144 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 27, 2021 / Notices Partial Rescission In the Preliminary Results, we stated that we intended to rescind this review with respect to Bebitz U.S.A., Inc. and Silbo Industries, Inc.4 We received no comments on this issue. Therefore, we are rescinding this administrative review with respect to Bebitz U.S.A., Inc. and Silbo Industries, Inc. Final Results of Administrative Review We determine that, for the period of January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, the following total estimated net countervailable subsidy rates exist: Company Subsidy rate (percent ad valorem) Norma (India) Ltd 5 ............... R.N. Gupta & Co. Ltd ........... Companies Not Selected for Individual Examination 6 .... 5.61 5.04 5.32 Disclosure Commerce intends to disclose the calculations performed for these final results of review within five days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Assessment Rate Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.212(b)(2), Commerce will determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of this review, for the above-listed companies at the applicable ad valorem assessment rates listed. Consistent with its recent notice,7 Commerce intends to issue assessment instructions, including assessment instructions for those companies for which we rescinded the review,8 to CBP no earlier than 35 days after the date of publication of the final results of this review in the Federal Register.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 4 See Preliminary Results, and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 3. 5 We found that the following companies are cross-owned in accordance with 19 CFR 351.526(B)(6)(vi): Norma (India) Ltd., USK Export Private Limited (USK), Uma Shanker Khandelwal and Co., (UMA) and Bansidhar Chiranjilal (BCL). See Preliminary Results and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 8. 6 See Appendix II. 7 See Notice of Discontinuation of Policy to Issue Liquidation Instructions After 15 Days in Applicable Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Proceedings, 86 FR 3995 (January 15, 2021). 8 See Preliminary Results. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Apr 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 time for parties to file a request for a statutory injunction has expired (i.e., within 90 days of publication). Cash Deposit Rates In accordance with section 751(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amounts shown for each of the respective companies listed above. 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 allothers rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposits, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 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 sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties These final results are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). Date: April 20, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Partial Rescission IV. Changes Since the Preliminary Results V. Scope of the Order VI. Period of Review VII. Subsidies Valuation Information VIII. Analysis of Programs IX. Analysis of Comments X. Recommendation Appendix II Companies Not Selected for Individual Examination 1. Adinath International 2. Allena Group 3. Alloyed Steel 4. Bebitz Flanges Works Private Limited 5. C.D. Industries 6. CHW Forge 7. CHW Forge Pvt. Ltd. 8. Citizen Metal Depot PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9. Corum Flange 10. DN Forge Industries 11. Echjay Forgings Limited 12. Falcon Valves and Flanges Private Limited 13. Heubach International 14. Hindon Forge Pvt. Ltd. 15. Jai Auto Pvt. Ltd. 16. Kinnari Steel Corporation 17. Mascot Metal Manufacturers 18. M F Rings and Bearing Races Ltd. 19. OM Exports 20. Punjab Steel Works (PSW) 21. Raaj Sagar Steel 22. Ravi Ratan Metal Industries 23. R. D. Forge 24. Rolex Fittings India Pvt. Ltd. 25. Rollwell Forge Pvt. Ltd. 26. SHM (ShinHeung Machinery) 27. Siddhagiri Metal & Tubes 28. Sizer India 29. Steel Shape India 30. Sudhir Forgings Pvt. Ltd. 31. Tirupati Forge [FR Doc. 2021–08712 Filed 4–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–525–002, C–533–896, C–489–840] Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Bahrain, India, and the Republic of Turkey: Countervailing Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing the countervailing duty orders on common alloy aluminum sheet (aluminum sheet) from Bahrain, India, and the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). AGENCY: DATES: Applicable April 27, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Schauer at (202) 482–0410 (Bahrain); Benito Ballesteros at (202) 482–7425 (India); and Gene Calvert at (202) 482–3586 (Turkey); AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), on March 8, 2021, Commerce published its affirmative final determinations that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of aluminum E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 22145 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 27, 2021 / Notices sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey.1 On April 20, 2021, the ITC notified Commerce of its affirmative final determinations that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by reason of subsidized imports of subject merchandise from Bahrain, India, and Turkey, and its negative critical circumstances finding with respect to imports of aluminum sheet from Turkey.2 Scope of the Orders The products covered by these orders are aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey. For a complete description of the scope of these orders, see the appendix to this notice. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Countervailing Duty Orders On April 20, 2021, in accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 705(d) of the Act, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determinations in these investigations, in which it found that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of subsidized imports of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey.3 Therefore, in accordance with section 705(c)(2) of the Act, Commerce is issuing these countervailing duty orders. Because the ITC determined that imports of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey are materially injuring a U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of such merchandise from Bahrain, India, and Turkey, entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, are subject to the assessment of countervailing duties. Therefore, in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act, Commerce will direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further instruction by Commerce, countervailing duties for all relevant entries of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey. With the exception of entries occurring after the expiration of the provisional measures period and before the 1 See Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from Bahrain: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 86 FR 13333 (March 8, 2021); Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from India: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination, 86 FR 13285 (March 8, 2021); and Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from the Republic of Turkey: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part, 86 FR 13315 (March 8, 2021) (Turkey Final Determination). 2 See ITC Notification Letter, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–639 and 641–643– and 731–TA–1475– 1479, 1481–1483, and 1485–1492 (Final) dated April 20, 2021 (ITC Notification Letter). 3 See ITC Notification Letter. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Apr 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 publication of the ITC’s final affirmative injury determinations, as further described below, countervailing duties will be assessed on unliquidated entries of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after August 14, 2020, the date of publication of the Preliminary Determinations.4 In the investigation of aluminum sheet from Turkey, because Commerce’s preliminary determination was negative with respect to Teknik Aluminyum Sanayi A.S. (Teknik), we did not instruct CBP to suspend liquidation of Teknik’s entries of aluminum sheet from Turkey from the date of the Preliminary Determinations. Commerce’s final determination concerning aluminum sheet from Turkey, however, was affirmative with respect to Teknik and, therefore, we directed CBP to suspend liquidation for Teknik’s entries from the date of publication of the Turkey Final Determination.5 Accordingly, with respect to Teknik, countervailing duties will continue to be assessed on unliquidated entries of aluminum sheet entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after March 8, 2021, the date of publication of the Turkey Final Determination. Suspension of Liquidation and Cash Deposits In accordance with section 706 of the Act, Commerce will instruct CBP to reinstitute (or continue) the suspension of liquidation of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey, effective on the date of publication of the ITC’s final affirmative injury determination in the Federal Register, and to assess, upon further instruction by Commerce, pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on the net countervailable subsidy rates below. On or after the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination in the Federal Register, 4 See Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from Bahrain: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 49636 (August 14, 2020); Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from India: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Negative Critical Circumstances Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 49631 (August 14, 2020); and Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances in Part, and Alignment of Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 49629 (August 14, 2020) (Turkey Preliminary Determination) (collectively, Preliminary Determinations). 5 See Turkey Final Determination. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CBP must require, at the same time as importers would deposit estimated normal customs duties on this merchandise, a cash deposit equal to the rates listed in the table below. These instructions suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. The all-others rate applies to all producers or exporters not specifically listed, as appropriate. BAHRAIN Company Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill B.S.C ....................................... All Others .................................... Subsidy rate (percent) 6.44 6.44 INDIA Company Hindalco Industries Limited 6 ...... Manaksia Aluminium Company Limited ..................................... All Others .................................... Subsidy rate (percent) 35.25 4.89 30.15 TURKEY Company Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.7 ............................ Teknik Aluminyum Sanayi A.S.8 All Others .................................... Subsidy rate (percent) 2.56 4.34 3.45 Critical Circumstances With regard to the ITC’s negative critical circumstances determination on imports of aluminum sheet from Turkey, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension and to refund any cash deposits made to secure the payment of estimated countervailing duties with respect to entries of aluminum sheet from Turkey, entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after May 16, 2020 (i.e., 90 days prior to the date of publication of the Turkey Preliminary Determination), but before August 14, 2020 (i.e., the date of the publication of the Turkey Preliminary Determination). 6 Commerce has found Utkal Alumina International Limited to be cross-owned with Hindalco Industries Limited. 7 Commerce has found Kibar Dis Ticaret A.S. and Kibar Holding to be cross-owned with Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. 8 Commerce has found TAC Metal Ticaret A.S. to be cross-owned with Teknik Aluminyum Sanayi A.S. E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 22146 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 27, 2021 / Notices Provisional Measures Section 703(d) of the Act states that instructions issued pursuant to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in effect for more than four months. In the underlying investigations, Commerce published the Preliminary Determinations on August 14, 2020. Therefore, the four-month period beginning on the date of the publication of the Preliminary Determinations ended on December 11, 2020. In accordance with section 703(d) of the Act, we instructed CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation and to liquidate, without regard to countervailing duties, unliquidated entries of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption after December 11, 2020, the final day on which the provisional measures were in effect, until and through the day preceding the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination in the Federal Register.9 Suspension of liquidation will resume on the date of publication of the ITC’s final determination in the Federal Register. Notification to Interested Parties This notice constitutes the countervailing duty orders with respect to aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey pursuant to section 706(a) of the Act. Interested parties can find a list of countervailing duty orders currently in effect at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ stats/iastats1.html. These orders are issued and published in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Dated: April 21, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Orders The merchandise covered by these orders is common alloy aluminum sheet, which is a flat-rolled aluminum product having a thickness of 6.3 mm or less, but greater than 0.2 mm, in coils or cut-to-length, regardless of width. Common alloy sheet within the scope of these orders includes both not clad aluminum sheet, as well as multi-alloy, clad 9 As explained above, in the investigation of aluminum sheet from Turkey, Commerce’s preliminary determination was negative with respect to Teknik, but Commerce’s final determination with respect to Teknik was affirmative. Accordingly, we directed CBP to suspend liquidation for Teknik’s entries from the date of publication of the Turkey Final Determination and, at the time of publication of this order, we have not issued instructions pertaining to the expiration of provisional measures for Teknik. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Apr 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 aluminum sheet. With respect to not clad aluminum sheet, common alloy sheet is manufactured from a 1XXX-, 3XXX-, or 5XXX-series alloy as designated by the Aluminum Association. With respect to multi-alloy, clad aluminum sheet, common alloy sheet is produced from a 3XXX-series core, to which cladding layers are applied to either one or both sides of the core. The use of a proprietary alloy or non-proprietary alloy that is not specifically registered by the Aluminum Association as a discrete 1XXX, 3XXX-, or 5XXX-series alloy, but that otherwise has a chemistry that is consistent with these designations, does not remove an otherwise in-scope product from the scope. Common alloy sheet may be made to ASTM specification B209–14 but can also be made to other specifications. Regardless of specification, however, all common alloy sheet meeting the scope description is included in the scope. Subject merchandise includes common alloy sheet that has been further processed in a third country, including but not limited to annealing, tempering, painting, varnishing, trimming, cutting, punching, and/or slitting, or any other processing that would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of these orders if performed in the country of manufacture of the common alloy sheet. Excluded from the scope of these orders is aluminum can stock, which is suitable for use in the manufacture of aluminum beverage cans, lids of such cans, or tabs used to open such cans. Aluminum can stock is produced to gauges that range from 0.200 mm to 0.292 mm, and has an H–19, H–41, H–48, or H–391 temper. In addition, aluminum can stock has a lubricant applied to the flat surfaces of the can stock to facilitate its movement through machines used in the manufacture of beverage cans. Aluminum can stock is properly classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7606.12.3045 and 7606.12.3055. Where the nominal and actual measurements vary, a product is within the scope if application of either the nominal or actual measurement would place it within the scope based on the definitions set for the above. Common alloy sheet is currently classifiable under HTSUS subheadings 7606.11.3060, 7606.11.6000, 7606.12.3096, 7606.12.6000, 7606.91.3095, 7606.91.6095, 7606.92.3035, and 7606.92.6095. Further, merchandise that falls within the scope of these orders may also be entered into the United States under HTSUS subheadings 7606.11.3030, 7606.12.3015, 7606.12.3025, 7606.12.3035, 7606.12.3091, 7606.91.3055, 7606.91.6055, 7606.92.3025, 7606.92.6055, 7607.11.9090. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of these orders is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2021–08714 Filed 4–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–901] Organic Soybean Meal From India: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable April 20, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Huston; AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: at (202) 482–4261. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: The Petition On March 31, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) received an antidumping duty (AD) petition concerning imports of organic soybean meal from India, filed in proper form on behalf of the Organic Soybean Processors of America and eight domestic processors of organic soybean meal.1 On April 6, 2021, the petitioners filed an amendment to Volume I of the Petition and ‘‘a change of petitioner’’ status on behalf of the Organic Soybean Processors of America, stating that the petitioners now consisted of the Organic Soybean Processors of America and seven domestic processors (collectively, the petitioners).2 The Petition was accompanied by a countervailing duty (CVD) petition concerning imports of organic soybean meal from India.3 On April 5, 2021, Commerce requested supplemental information pertaining to certain aspects of the Petition.4 The petitioners filed responses to these requests on April 7, 2021.5 1 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties Pursuant to Sections 701 and 731 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on Organic Soybean Meal from India,’’ dated March 31, 2021 (the Petition). 2 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Organic Soybean Meal from India: The Petitioners’ Amendment to Volume I Relating to General Issues and Change of Petitioner Status,’’ dated April 6, 2021 (General Issues Amendment). 3 Id. 4 See Commerce’s Letters, ‘‘Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Organic Soybean Meal from India: Supplemental Questions,’’ dated April 5, 2021 (General Issues Supplemental); and ‘‘Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Organic Soybean Meal from India: Supplemental Questions,’’ dated April 5, 2021. 5 See Petitioners’ Letters, ‘‘Organic Soybean Meal from India: Petitioners’ Response to Supplemental E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 79 (Tuesday, April 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22144-22146]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-525-002, C-533-896, C-489-840]


Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Bahrain, India, and the Republic 
of Turkey: Countervailing Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), 
Commerce is issuing the countervailing duty orders on common alloy 
aluminum sheet (aluminum sheet) from Bahrain, India, and the Republic 
of Turkey (Turkey).

DATES: Applicable April 27, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Schauer at (202) 482-0410 
(Bahrain); Benito Ballesteros at (202) 482-7425 (India); and Gene 
Calvert at (202) 482-3586 (Turkey); AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and 
Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act), on March 8, 2021, Commerce published its affirmative 
final determinations that countervailable subsidies are being provided 
to producers and exporters of aluminum

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sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey.\1\ On April 20, 2021, the ITC 
notified Commerce of its affirmative final determinations that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning 
of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by reason of subsidized imports 
of subject merchandise from Bahrain, India, and Turkey, and its 
negative critical circumstances finding with respect to imports of 
aluminum sheet from Turkey.\2\
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    \1\ See Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from Bahrain: Final 
Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 86 FR 13333 (March 8, 
2021); Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from India: Final Affirmative 
Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Critical 
Circumstances Determination, 86 FR 13285 (March 8, 2021); and Common 
Alloy Aluminum Sheet from the Republic of Turkey: Final Affirmative 
Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative 
Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part, 86 FR 13315 (March 
8, 2021) (Turkey Final Determination).
    \2\ See ITC Notification Letter, Investigation Nos. 701-TA-639 
and 641-643- and 731-TA-1475-1479, 1481-1483, and 1485-1492 (Final) 
dated April 20, 2021 (ITC Notification Letter).
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Scope of the Orders

    The products covered by these orders are aluminum sheet from 
Bahrain, India, and Turkey. For a complete description of the scope of 
these orders, see the appendix to this notice.

Countervailing Duty Orders

    On April 20, 2021, in accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 
705(d) of the Act, the ITC notified Commerce of its final 
determinations in these investigations, in which it found that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of 
subsidized imports of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and 
Turkey.\3\ Therefore, in accordance with section 705(c)(2) of the Act, 
Commerce is issuing these countervailing duty orders. Because the ITC 
determined that imports of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and 
Turkey are materially injuring a U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of 
such merchandise from Bahrain, India, and Turkey, entered or withdrawn 
from warehouse for consumption, are subject to the assessment of 
countervailing duties.
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    \3\ See ITC Notification Letter.
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    Therefore, in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act, Commerce 
will direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon 
further instruction by Commerce, countervailing duties for all relevant 
entries of aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey. With the 
exception of entries occurring after the expiration of the provisional 
measures period and before the publication of the ITC's final 
affirmative injury determinations, as further described below, 
countervailing duties will be assessed on unliquidated entries of 
aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption on or after August 14, 2020, the date 
of publication of the Preliminary Determinations.\4\
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    \4\ See Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from Bahrain: Preliminary 
Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of 
Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 
49636 (August 14, 2020); Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from India: 
Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 
Preliminary Negative Critical Circumstances Determination, and 
Alignment of Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty 
Determination, 85 FR 49631 (August 14, 2020); and Common Alloy 
Aluminum Sheet from the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Affirmative 
Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Affirmative 
Determination of Critical Circumstances in Part, and Alignment of 
Final Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 
49629 (August 14, 2020) (Turkey Preliminary Determination) 
(collectively, Preliminary Determinations).
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    In the investigation of aluminum sheet from Turkey, because 
Commerce's preliminary determination was negative with respect to 
Teknik Aluminyum Sanayi A.S. (Teknik), we did not instruct CBP to 
suspend liquidation of Teknik's entries of aluminum sheet from Turkey 
from the date of the Preliminary Determinations. Commerce's final 
determination concerning aluminum sheet from Turkey, however, was 
affirmative with respect to Teknik and, therefore, we directed CBP to 
suspend liquidation for Teknik's entries from the date of publication 
of the Turkey Final Determination.\5\ Accordingly, with respect to 
Teknik, countervailing duties will continue to be assessed on 
unliquidated entries of aluminum sheet entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after March 8, 2021, the date of 
publication of the Turkey Final Determination.
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    \5\ See Turkey Final Determination.
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Suspension of Liquidation and Cash Deposits

    In accordance with section 706 of the Act, Commerce will instruct 
CBP to reinstitute (or continue) the suspension of liquidation of 
aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey, effective on the date 
of publication of the ITC's final affirmative injury determination in 
the Federal Register, and to assess, upon further instruction by 
Commerce, pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing 
duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on 
the net countervailable subsidy rates below. On or after the date of 
publication of the ITC's final injury determination in the Federal 
Register, CBP must require, at the same time as importers would deposit 
estimated normal customs duties on this merchandise, a cash deposit 
equal to the rates listed in the table below. These instructions 
suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. The 
all-others rate applies to all producers or exporters not specifically 
listed, as appropriate.
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    \6\ Commerce has found Utkal Alumina International Limited to be 
cross-owned with Hindalco Industries Limited.
    \7\ Commerce has found Kibar Dis Ticaret A.S. and Kibar Holding 
to be cross-owned with Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
    \8\ Commerce has found TAC Metal Ticaret A.S. to be cross-owned 
with Teknik Aluminyum Sanayi A.S.

                                 Bahrain
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                           Company                               rate
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Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill B.S.C...........................        6.44
All Others..................................................        6.44
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                                  India
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                           Company                               rate
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Hindalco Industries Limited \6\.............................       35.25
Manaksia Aluminium Company Limited..........................        4.89
All Others..................................................       30.15
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                                 Turkey
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                           Company                               rate
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Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.\7\...................        2.56
Teknik Aluminyum Sanayi A.S.\8\.............................        4.34
All Others..................................................        3.45
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Critical Circumstances

    With regard to the ITC's negative critical circumstances 
determination on imports of aluminum sheet from Turkey, we will 
instruct CBP to lift suspension and to refund any cash deposits made to 
secure the payment of estimated countervailing duties with respect to 
entries of aluminum sheet from Turkey, entered or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after May 16, 2020 (i.e., 90 days 
prior to the date of publication of the Turkey Preliminary 
Determination), but before August 14, 2020 (i.e., the date of the 
publication of the Turkey Preliminary Determination).

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Provisional Measures

    Section 703(d) of the Act states that instructions issued pursuant 
to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in effect 
for more than four months. In the underlying investigations, Commerce 
published the Preliminary Determinations on August 14, 2020. Therefore, 
the four-month period beginning on the date of the publication of the 
Preliminary Determinations ended on December 11, 2020.
    In accordance with section 703(d) of the Act, we instructed CBP to 
terminate the suspension of liquidation and to liquidate, without 
regard to countervailing duties, unliquidated entries of aluminum sheet 
from Bahrain, India, and Turkey entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption after December 11, 2020, the final day on which the 
provisional measures were in effect, until and through the day 
preceding the date of publication of the ITC's final injury 
determination in the Federal Register.\9\ Suspension of liquidation 
will resume on the date of publication of the ITC's final determination 
in the Federal Register.
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    \9\ As explained above, in the investigation of aluminum sheet 
from Turkey, Commerce's preliminary determination was negative with 
respect to Teknik, but Commerce's final determination with respect 
to Teknik was affirmative. Accordingly, we directed CBP to suspend 
liquidation for Teknik's entries from the date of publication of the 
Turkey Final Determination and, at the time of publication of this 
order, we have not issued instructions pertaining to the expiration 
of provisional measures for Teknik.
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Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice constitutes the countervailing duty orders with respect 
to aluminum sheet from Bahrain, India, and Turkey pursuant to section 
706(a) of the Act. Interested parties can find a list of countervailing 
duty orders currently in effect at http://enforcement.trade.gov/stats/iastats1.html.
    These orders are issued and published in accordance with section 
706(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b).

    Dated: April 21, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by these orders is common alloy aluminum 
sheet, which is a flat-rolled aluminum product having a thickness of 
6.3 mm or less, but greater than 0.2 mm, in coils or cut-to-length, 
regardless of width. Common alloy sheet within the scope of these 
orders includes both not clad aluminum sheet, as well as multi-
alloy, clad aluminum sheet. With respect to not clad aluminum sheet, 
common alloy sheet is manufactured from a 1XXX-, 3XXX-, or 5XXX-
series alloy as designated by the Aluminum Association. With respect 
to multi-alloy, clad aluminum sheet, common alloy sheet is produced 
from a 3XXX-series core, to which cladding layers are applied to 
either one or both sides of the core. The use of a proprietary alloy 
or non-proprietary alloy that is not specifically registered by the 
Aluminum Association as a discrete 1XXX-, 3XXX-, or 5XXX-series 
alloy, but that otherwise has a chemistry that is consistent with 
these designations, does not remove an otherwise in-scope product 
from the scope.
    Common alloy sheet may be made to ASTM specification B209-14 but 
can also be made to other specifications. Regardless of 
specification, however, all common alloy sheet meeting the scope 
description is included in the scope. Subject merchandise includes 
common alloy sheet that has been further processed in a third 
country, including but not limited to annealing, tempering, 
painting, varnishing, trimming, cutting, punching, and/or slitting, 
or any other processing that would not otherwise remove the 
merchandise from the scope of these orders if performed in the 
country of manufacture of the common alloy sheet.
    Excluded from the scope of these orders is aluminum can stock, 
which is suitable for use in the manufacture of aluminum beverage 
cans, lids of such cans, or tabs used to open such cans. Aluminum 
can stock is produced to gauges that range from 0.200 mm to 0.292 
mm, and has an H-19, H-41, H-48, or H-391 temper. In addition, 
aluminum can stock has a lubricant applied to the flat surfaces of 
the can stock to facilitate its movement through machines used in 
the manufacture of beverage cans. Aluminum can stock is properly 
classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS) subheadings 7606.12.3045 and 7606.12.3055.
    Where the nominal and actual measurements vary, a product is 
within the scope if application of either the nominal or actual 
measurement would place it within the scope based on the definitions 
set for the above.
    Common alloy sheet is currently classifiable under HTSUS 
subheadings 7606.11.3060, 7606.11.6000, 7606.12.3096, 7606.12.6000, 
7606.91.3095, 7606.91.6095, 7606.92.3035, and 7606.92.6095. Further, 
merchandise that falls within the scope of these orders may also be 
entered into the United States under HTSUS subheadings 7606.11.3030, 
7606.12.3015, 7606.12.3025, 7606.12.3035, 7606.12.3091, 
7606.91.3055, 7606.91.6055, 7606.92.3025, 7606.92.6055, 
7607.11.9090. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the 
scope of these orders is dispositive.

[FR Doc. 2021-08714 Filed 4-26-21; 8:45 am]
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