Continuation of Suspended Antidumping Duty Investigations on Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the Russian Federation and Ukraine, 35062-35063 [2021-14061]

Download as PDF 35062 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 124 / Thursday, July 1, 2021 / Notices Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for each specific company listed above will be that established in the final results of this review, except if the rate is less than 0.50 percent and, therefore, de minimis within the meaning of 19 CFR 351.106(c)(1), in which case the cash deposit rate will be zero; (2) for previously investigated companies not participating in this review, the cash deposit will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, or the original less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation, but the manufacturer is, then the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent segment for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 3.24 percent, the all-others rate established in the LTFV investigation.13 These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Notification to Importers This notice serves as a final 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 review period. 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 Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of return/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. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: June 25, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Margin Calculations V. Discussion of Issues General Issues Comment 1: Existence of a Particular Market Situation (PMS) Comment 2: PMS Adjustment Comment 3: Differential Pricing DOSCO-Specific Issues Comment 4: DOSCO’s Scrap Offset Comment 5: SeAH Steel Corporation (SeAH Steel)’s Scrap Offset Comment 6: Common Expenses—DOSCO’s General and Administrative (G&A) Expense Ratio Comment 7: Affiliated Services—DOSCO’s and SeAH Steel’s G&A Expense Ratios Comment 8: Inventory Valuation Losses— DOSCO’s G&A Expense Ratio Comment 9: Unassigned Material Costs Variance—SeAH Steel’s G&A Expense Ratio Comment 10: Packing Costs—DOSCO’s G&A Expense Ratio Comment 11: Collapsed G&A Expense Ratio Comment 12: Short Term Interest Income— Financial Expense Ratio Comment 13: Investment Related Gains and Losses—Financial Expense Ratio Comment 14: Packing Costs—Financial Expense Ratio HiSteel-Specific Issues Comment 15: HiSteel Transactions— Disregarded Rule Comment 16: Allocation of Common Expenses for HiSteel Comment 17: HiSteel’s Miscellaneous Income Items VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–14109 Filed 6–30–21; 8:45 am] 13 See Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey: Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 62865, 62866 (September 13, 2016). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Jun 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–808, A–823–808] Continuation of Suspended Antidumping Duty Investigations on Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the Russian Federation and Ukraine Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the respective determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that the termination of the suspension agreements and the underlying antidumping duty investigations on certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate (CTL plate) from the Russian Federation (Russia) and Ukraine (collectively, Suspension Agreements), would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing this notice of continuation of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine. DATES: Applicable July 1, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally C. Gannon or Rebecca Lee, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–0162 or (202) 482–6188, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background Commerce initiated, and the ITC instituted, sunset reviews of the suspended antidumping duty investigations of certain CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 Pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752 of the Act, Commerce determined that termination of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail, should the Suspension Agreements be terminated.2 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 69585 (November 3, 2020); and Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from China, Russia, and Ukraine; Institution of Five-Year Reviews, 85 FR 69362 (November 2, 2020). 2 See Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from the Russian Federation and Ukraine; Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 124 / Thursday, July 1, 2021 / Notices On June 25, 2021, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, the ITC determined that termination of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.3 Therefore, pursuant to section 351.218(f)(4) of Commerce’s regulations, Commerce is publishing this notice of the continuation of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine. Scope The products covered by these Suspension Agreements include hotrolled iron and non-alloy steel universal mill plates (i.e., flat-rolled products rolled on four faces or in a closed box pass, of a width exceeding 150 mm but not exceeding 1250 mm and of a thickness of not less than 4 mm, not in coils and without patterns in relief), of rectangular shape, neither clad, plated nor coated with metal, whether or not painted, varnished, or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic substances; and certain iron and non-alloy steel flatrolled products not in coils, of rectangular shape, hot-rolled, neither clad, plated, nor coated with metal, whether or not painted, varnished, or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic substances, 4.75 mm or more in thickness and of a width which exceeds 150 mm and measures at least twice the thickness. Included as subject merchandise in the Suspension Agreements are flat-rolled products of nonrectangular cross-section where such cross-section is achieved subsequent to the rolling process (i.e., products which have been ‘‘worked after rolling’’) for example, products which have been beveled or rounded at the edges. This merchandise is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) under item numbers 7208.40.3030, 7208.40.3060, 7208.51.0030, 7208.51.0045, 7208.51.0060, 7208.52.0000, 7208.53.0000, 7208.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7210.90.9000, 7211.13.0000, 7211.14.0030, 7211.14.0045, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, and 7212.50.0000. Although the HTS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of the Suspension Agreements is dispositive. Specifically excluded from the subject merchandise within the scope of these Suspension Agreements is grade X–70 plate. Continuation As a result of the respective determinations by Commerce and the ITC that termination of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, Commerce hereby gives notice of the continuation of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine. The effective dates of continuation will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this Continuation Notice. 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 Suspension Agreements not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. These five-year (sunset) reviews and notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published 35063 pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: June 25, 2021. Ryan Majerus, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations. [FR Doc. 2021–14061 Filed 6–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Background Every five years, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission automatically initiate and conduct reviews to determine whether revocation of a countervailing or antidumping duty order or termination of an investigation suspended under sections 704 or 734 of the Act would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping or a countervailable subsidy (as the case may be) and of material injury. Upcoming Sunset Reviews for August 2021 Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, the following Sunset Reviews are scheduled for initiation in August 2021 and will appear in that month’s Notice of Initiation of Five-Year Sunset Reviews (Sunset Review). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Department contact Antidumping Duty Proceedings Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge from China, A–570–952 (2nd Review) ............................ Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico, A–201–847 (1st Review). Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from South Korea, A–580–880 (1st Review). Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge from Taiwan, A–583–844 (2nd Review) .......................... Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey, A–489–824 (1st Review). Countervailing Duty Proceedings Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge from China, C–570–953 (2nd Review) ............................ Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey, C–489–825 (1st Review). Suspended Investigations No Sunset Review of suspended investigations is scheduled for initiation in August 2021. the Suspension Agreements, 86 FR 13297 (March 8, 2021). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Jun 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 Thomas Martin, (202) 482–3936. Mary Kolberg, (202) 482–1785. Mary Kolberg, (202) 482–1785. Thomas Martin, (202) 482–3936. Mary Kolberg, (202) 482–1785. Mary Kolberg, (202) 482–1785. Mary Kolberg, (202) 482–1785. 3 See Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from China, Russia, and Ukraine, 86 FR 33738 (June 25, 2021). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 124 (Thursday, July 1, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35062-35063]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-14061]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-821-808, A-823-808]


Continuation of Suspended Antidumping Duty Investigations on 
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the Russian Federation 
and Ukraine

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the respective determinations by the Department 
of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
that the termination of the suspension agreements and the underlying 
antidumping duty investigations on certain cut-to-length carbon steel 
plate (CTL plate) from the Russian Federation (Russia) and Ukraine 
(collectively, Suspension Agreements), would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing this notice of 
continuation of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and 
Ukraine.

DATES: Applicable July 1, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally C. Gannon or Rebecca Lee, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20230, telephone: (202) 482-0162 or (202) 482-6188, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Commerce initiated, and the ITC instituted, sunset reviews of the 
suspended antidumping duty investigations of certain CTL plate from 
Russia and Ukraine, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ Pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752 of 
the Act, Commerce determined that termination of the Suspension 
Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine would likely lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the ITC of the 
magnitude of the margins likely to prevail, should the Suspension 
Agreements be terminated.\2\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 69585 
(November 3, 2020); and Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from China, 
Russia, and Ukraine; Institution of Five-Year Reviews, 85 FR 69362 
(November 2, 2020).
    \2\ See Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from the 
Russian Federation and Ukraine; Final Results of the Expedited 
Fourth Sunset Reviews of the Suspension Agreements, 86 FR 13297 
(March 8, 2021).

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    On June 25, 2021, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, the ITC 
determined that termination of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate 
from Russia and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States 
within a reasonably foreseeable time.\3\
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    \3\ See Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from China, Russia, and 
Ukraine, 86 FR 33738 (June 25, 2021).
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    Therefore, pursuant to section 351.218(f)(4) of Commerce's 
regulations, Commerce is publishing this notice of the continuation of 
the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from Russia and Ukraine.

Scope

    The products covered by these Suspension Agreements include hot-
rolled iron and non-alloy steel universal mill plates (i.e., flat-
rolled products rolled on four faces or in a closed box pass, of a 
width exceeding 150 mm but not exceeding 1250 mm and of a thickness of 
not less than 4 mm, not in coils and without patterns in relief), of 
rectangular shape, neither clad, plated nor coated with metal, whether 
or not painted, varnished, or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic 
substances; and certain iron and non-alloy steel flat-rolled products 
not in coils, of rectangular shape, hot-rolled, neither clad, plated, 
nor coated with metal, whether or not painted, varnished, or coated 
with plastics or other nonmetallic substances, 4.75 mm or more in 
thickness and of a width which exceeds 150 mm and measures at least 
twice the thickness. Included as subject merchandise in the Suspension 
Agreements are flat-rolled products of nonrectangular cross-section 
where such cross-section is achieved subsequent to the rolling process 
(i.e., products which have been ``worked after rolling'') for example, 
products which have been beveled or rounded at the edges. This 
merchandise is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
of the United States (HTS) under item numbers 7208.40.3030, 
7208.40.3060, 7208.51.0030, 7208.51.0045, 7208.51.0060, 7208.52.0000, 
7208.53.0000, 7208.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7210.90.9000, 7211.13.0000, 
7211.14.0030, 7211.14.0045, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 
and 7212.50.0000. Although the HTS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope 
of the Suspension Agreements is dispositive. Specifically excluded from 
the subject merchandise within the scope of these Suspension Agreements 
is grade X-70 plate.

Continuation

    As a result of the respective determinations by Commerce and the 
ITC that termination of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from 
Russia and Ukraine would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, 
pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, Commerce hereby gives notice 
of the continuation of the Suspension Agreements on CTL plate from 
Russia and Ukraine. The effective dates of continuation will be the 
date of publication in the Federal Register of this Continuation 
Notice. 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 Suspension Agreements not later than 30 days prior to the fifth 
anniversary of the effective date of continuation.
    These five-year (sunset) reviews and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: June 25, 2021.
Ryan Majerus,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations.
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