Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 24850 [2021-09841]

Download as PDF 24850 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 88 / Monday, May 10, 2021 / Notices subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This notice is published in accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: May 4, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2021–09803 Filed 5–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–945, C–570–946] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from the People’s Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, net countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD and CVD orders. DATES: Applicable Date: Applicable May 10, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Halle (AD Order) or John Hoffner (CVD Order), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0176 or (202) 482–3315, respectively. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:05 May 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 Background On September 1, 2020, the ITC instituted,1 and Commerce initiated,2 the second sunset reviews of the AD and CVD orders on PC strand from China,3 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 as amended (the Act). As a result of its reviews, Commerce determined that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and of net countervailable subsidies and, therefore, Commerce notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margin of dumping and subsidy rates likely to prevail should the Orders be revoked, pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) and (c) of the Act.4 On May 4, 2021, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752(a) of the Act, that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.5 Scope of the Orders The product covered by the Orders is PC strand, produced from wire of nonstainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable for use in prestressed concrete (both pretensioned and post-tensioned) applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand. PC strand is normally sold in the United States in sizes ranging from 0.25 inches to 0.70 inches in diameter. PC strand made from galvanized wire is only excluded from the scope if the zinc and/or zinc oxide coating meets or exceeds the 0.40 oz./ft2 standard set forth in ASTM–A– 475. Imports of the subject merchandise 1 See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China; Institution of Five-Year Reviews, 85 FR 54401 (September 1, 2020). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 54348 (September 1, 2020). 3 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China, 75 FR 37382 (June 29, 2010); and Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Notice of Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 38977 (July 7, 2010) (collectively, Orders). 4 See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 85 FR 86908 (December 31, 2020); and Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People’s Republic of China, 86 FR 86904 (December 31, 2020). 5 See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China, 86 FR 23739 (May 4, 2021). PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 are currently classifiable under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of these orders is dispositive. Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by Commerce and the ITC that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to a continuation or a recurrence of dumping and net countervailable subsidies, as well as material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(a), Commerce hereby orders the continuation of the Orders on PC strand from China. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD and CVD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the Orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c)(2), Commerce intends to initiate the next five-year reviews of the Orders not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. Notification to Interested Parties These five-year sunset reviews and this notice are in accordance with sections 751(c) and 751(d)(2) of the Act and published in accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: May 4, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-945, C-570-946]


Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic 
of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that 
revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) 
orders on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from the 
People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation 
or recurrence of dumping, net countervailable subsidies, and material 
injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a 
notice of continuation of the AD and CVD orders.

DATES: Applicable Date: Applicable May 10, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Halle (AD Order) or John Hoffner 
(CVD Order), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0176 
or (202) 482-3315, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On September 1, 2020, the ITC instituted,\1\ and Commerce 
initiated,\2\ the second sunset reviews of the AD and CVD orders on PC 
strand from China,\3\ pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 
1930 as amended (the Act). As a result of its reviews, Commerce 
determined that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and of net countervailable 
subsidies and, therefore, Commerce notified the ITC of the magnitude of 
the margin of dumping and subsidy rates likely to prevail should the 
Orders be revoked, pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) and (c) of 
the Act.\4\
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    \1\ See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China; 
Institution of Five-Year Reviews, 85 FR 54401 (September 1, 2020).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 54348 
(September 1, 2020).
    \3\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete 
Steel Wire Strand from the People's Republic of China, 75 FR 37382 
(June 29, 2010); and Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the 
People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative 
Countervailing Duty Determination and Notice of Countervailing Duty 
Order, 75 FR 38977 (July 7, 2010) (collectively, Orders).
    \4\ See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People's 
Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset 
Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 85 FR 86908 (December 31, 
2020); and Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of 
Countervailing Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand 
From the People's Republic of China, 86 FR 86904 (December 31, 
2020).
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    On May 4, 2021, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to 
sections 751(c) and 752(a) of the Act, that revocation of the Orders 
would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to 
an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable 
time.\5\
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    \5\ See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from China, 86 FR 
23739 (May 4, 2021).
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Scope of the Orders

    The product covered by the Orders is PC strand, produced from wire 
of non-stainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable for use in 
prestressed concrete (both pretensioned and post-tensioned) 
applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered 
strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand. PC strand is 
normally sold in the United States in sizes ranging from 0.25 inches to 
0.70 inches in diameter. PC strand made from galvanized wire is only 
excluded from the scope if the zinc and/or zinc oxide coating meets or 
exceeds the 0.40 oz./ft2 standard set forth in ASTM-A-475. Imports of 
the subject merchandise are currently classifiable under subheadings 
7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope 
of these orders is dispositive.

Continuation of the Orders

    As a result of the determinations by Commerce and the ITC that 
revocation of the Orders would likely lead to a continuation or a 
recurrence of dumping and net countervailable subsidies, as well as 
material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to 
section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(a), Commerce hereby 
orders the continuation of the Orders on PC strand from China.
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD and 
CVD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all 
imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation 
of the Orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register 
of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c)(2), Commerce intends to initiate the next 
five-year reviews of the Orders not later than 30 days prior to the 
fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    These five-year sunset reviews and this notice are in accordance 
with sections 751(c) and 751(d)(2) of the Act and published in 
accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: May 4, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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