Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, and United Kingdom: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 54924-54926 [2021-21658]

Download as PDF 54924 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 5, 2021 / Notices Cliffs Inc.,3 Nucor Corporation, California Steel Industries,4 Steel International Trade Administration Dynamics Inc., and United States Steel [A–351–843, A–570–029, A–533–865, A–588– Corporation (collectively, the domestic interested parties) within 15 days after 873, A–580–881, A–412–824] the date of publication of the Initiation Notice.5 The domestic interested parties Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil, China, India, Japan, Republic of 3 Cleveland-Cliffs acquired AK Steel and the Korea, and United Kingdom: Final majority of the U.S. operations of Arcelor Mittal Results of the Expedited Sunset USA LLC, two firms that were among the domestic Reviews of the Antidumping Duty producing petitioners in the original investigations. See, e.g., Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘First Orders DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of these expedited sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on certain cold-rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled steel) from Brazil, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea (Korea), and the United Kingdom would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable October 5, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reginald Anadio, Abdul Alnoor, or 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) 482–2000, (202) 482–4554, or (202) 482–0835, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 On July 14 and September 20, 2016, Commerce published in the Federal Register the China and Japan Orders and the Brazil, India, Korea, and United Kingdom Orders, respectively (collectively, Orders).1 On June 1, 2021, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the sunset reviews of the Orders pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i) and (ii), Commerce received notices of intent to participate in these sunset reviews from Cleveland1 See Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan and the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 45956 (July 14, 2016) (China and Japan Orders); see also Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil, India, the Republic of Korea, and the United Kingdom: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determinations for Brazil and the United Kingdom and Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 64432 (September 20, 2016) (Brazil, India, Korea, and United Kingdom Orders). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 86 FR 29239 (June 1, 2021) (Initiation Notice). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Oct 04, 2021 Jkt 256001 Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated July 1, 2021. 4 California Steel Industries is a domestic interested party for all proceedings except for Brazil and Japan. See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letters, ‘‘First Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated July 1, 2021; see also ‘‘Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the People’s Republic of China: Substantive Response of the Domestic Interested Parties to Commerce’s Notice of Initiation of FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews,’’ dated July 1, 2021; ‘‘First Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from India: Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated July 1, 2021; ‘‘ColdRolled Steel Flat Products from Japan: Substantive Response of the Domestic Interested Parties to Commerce’s Notice of Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews,’’ dated July 1, 2021; ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated July 1, 2021; and ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order On Cold-Rolled Flat Products From the United Kingdom: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,’’ dated July 1, 2021 (collectively, Substantive Responses). 5 See Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 14, 2021; see also United States Steel Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 14, 2021; United States Steel Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from China: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries’ and Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First FiveYear Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From India: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 14, 2021; United States Steel PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act. Commerce received adequate substantive responses to the Initiation Notice from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).6 Commerce did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party and no hearing was requested. On July 22, 2021, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from any respondent interested party.7 Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries’ and Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from India,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 14, 2021; United States Steel Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 16, 2021; ClevelandCliffs Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 14, 2021; United States Steel Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from South Korea: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries’ and Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First FiveYear Review of the Antidumping Duty order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the United Kingdom: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 14, 2021; United States Steel Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the United Kingdom: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries’ and Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the United Kingdom,’’ dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the United Kingdom: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated June 16, 2021 (collectively, Notices of Intent to Participate). 6 See Substantive Responses. 7 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on June 1, 2021,’’ dated July 22, 2021. E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 54925 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 5, 2021 / Notices In accordance with section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted expedited, i.e., 120-day, sunset reviews of the Orders. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Scope of the Orders: Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and China The products covered by the orders on cold-rolled steel from Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and China are currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheadings: 7209.15.0000, 7209.16.0030, 7209.16.0060, 7209.16.0070, 7209.16.0091, 7209.17.0030, 7209.17.0060, 7209.17.0070, 7209.17.0091, 7209.18.1530, 7209.18.1560, 7209.18.2510, 7209.18.2520, 7209.18.2580, 7209.18.6020, 7209.18.6090, 7209.25.0000, 7209.26.0000, 7209.27.0000, 7209.28.0000, 7209.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7211.23.1500, 7211.23.2000, 7211.23.3000, 7211.23.4500, 7211.23.6030, 7211.23.6060, 7211.23.6090, 7211.29.2030, 7211.29.2090, 7211.29.4500, 7211.29.6030, 7211.29.6080, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7225.50.6000, 7225.50.8080, 7225.99.0090, 7226.92.5000, 7226.92.7050, and 7226.92.8050. The products subject to the orders on cold-rolled steel from Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and China may also enter under the following HTSUS subheadings: 7210.90.9000, 7212.50.0000, 7215.10.0010, 7215.10.0080, 7215.50.0016, 7215.50.0018, 7215.50.0020, 7215.50.0061, 7215.50.0063, 7215.50.0065, 7215.50.0090, 7215.90.5000, 7217.10.1000, 7217.10.2000, 7217.10.3000, 7217.10.7000, 7217.90.1000, 7217.90.5030, 7217.90.5060, 7217.90.5090, 7225.19.0000, 7226.19.1000, 7226.19.9000, 7226.99.0180, 7228.50.5015, 7228.50.5040, 7228.50.5070, 7228.60.8000, and 7229.90.1000. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. A full description of the scope of the orders on cold-rolled steel from Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and China is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.8 The written description is dispositive. 8 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and United Kingdom,’’ dated VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Oct 04, 2021 Jkt 256001 Scope of the Order: Japan 9 Analysis of Comments Received The products covered by the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan are currently classified in the HTSUS under subheadings: 7209.15.0000, 7209.16.0030, 7209.16.0040, 7209.16.0045, 7209.16.0060, 7209.16.0070, 7209.16.0091, 7209.17.0030, 7209.17.0040, 7209.17.0045, 7209.17.0060, 7209.17.0070, 7209.17.0091, 7209.18.1530, 7209.18.1560, 7209.18.2510, 7209.18.2520, 7209.18.2580, 7209.18.6020, 7209.18.6090, 7209.25.0000, 7209.26.0000, 7209.27.0000, 7209.28.0000, 7209.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7211.23.1500, 7211.23.2000, 7211.23.3000, 7211.23.4500, 7211.23.6030, 7211.23.6060, 7211.23.6090, 7211.29.2030, 7211.29.2090, 7211.29.4500, 7211.29.6030, 7211.29.6080, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7225.50.6000, 7225.50.8080, 7225.99.0090, 7226.92.5000, 7226.92.7050, and 7226.92.8050. The products subject to the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan may also enter under the following HTSUS subheadings: 7210.90.9000, 7212.50.0000, 7215.10.0010, 7215.10.0080, 7215.50.0016, 7215.50.0018, 7215.50.0020, 7215.50.0061, 7215.50.0063, 7215.50.0065, 7215.50.0090, 7215.90.5000, 7217.10.1000, 7217.10.2000, 7217.10.3000, 7217.10.7000, 7217.90.1000, 7217.90.5030, 7217.90.5060, 7217.90.5090, 7225.19.0000, 7226.19.1000, 7226.19.9000, 7226.99.0180, 7228.50.5015, 7228.50.5040, 7228.50.5070, 7228.60.8000, and 7229.90.1000. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. A full description of the scope of the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.10 The written description is dispositive. All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of dumping margins likely to prevail if the order was revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendations in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be found at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 9 As discussed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, a result of the changed circumstances review, Commerce modified the scope of the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan to specify an exclusion on certain cold-rolled steel from Japan. See Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review, and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, in Part, 82 FR 12337 (March 2, 2017); see also Issues and Decision Memorandum. 10 See Issues and Decision Memorandum. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752(c) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the Orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail would be weighted-average margins up to the following percentages: Country Weightedaverage margin (percent) Brazil ........................................... China .......................................... India ............................................ Japan .......................................... Korea .......................................... United Kingdom .......................... 35.43 265.79 7.60 71.35 28.42 25.17 Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice serves as a 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). Timely written notification of the destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties Commerce is issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 54926 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 5, 2021 / Notices Dated: September 29, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Background Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Orders IV. History of the Orders V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues VII. Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–21658 Filed 10–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–825] Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Results and Rescission in Part of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Commerce preliminarily determines that Ozdemir Boru Profil San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti. (Ozdemir), the sole producer/exporter of HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey subject to this review, received de minimis countervailable subsidies. In addition, we are also rescinding this review with regard to eight companies for which the request for review was timely withdrawn by Nucor Tubular Products Inc. (the petitioner). DATES: Applicable October 5, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janae Martin or Jaron Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0238 or (202) 482–3640, respectively. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Oct 04, 2021 Jkt 256001 On September 30, 2020, Commerce received a timely request for an administrative review of several companies from the petitioner, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).1 Commerce received no other requests for administrative review of these companies. On October 30, 2020, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the CVD order on HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey.2 On January 28, 2021, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review with respect to the following eight companies: Agir Haddecilik A.S., Cag Celik Demir ve Celik Endustri A.S., Cinar Boru Profil San Ve Tic. A.S., Mescier Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti., MTS Lojistik ve Tasimacilik Hizmetleri TIC A.C. Istanbul, Noksel Celik Boru Sanayi A, SEBA Dis Ticaret AS., and Tosyali Toyo Celik A.S.3 As a result, the only company for which the request for review was not withdrawn is Ozdemir. On May 18, 2021, Commerce extended the deadline for the preliminary results to September 30, 2021.4 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.5 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision 1 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated September 30, 2020. 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 68840 (October 30, 2020). 3 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated January 28, 2021. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019,’’ dated May 18, 2021. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results: Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey; 2019,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey. For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Act. For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a government financial contribution that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.6 For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Rescission of Administrative Review, in Part Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. On October 30, 2020, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the requested review in the Federal Register.7 The petitioner’s withdrawal request was timely submitted,8 and no other interested party requested an administrative review of the eight companies named above. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this administrative review of the CVD order on HWR pipes and tubes from Turkey, in part, with respect to the aforementioned eight companies. Preliminary Results of Review Commerce preliminarily determines that the following countervailable subsidy rate exists for Ozdemir for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019: 6 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. 7 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 68840 (Oct. 30, 2020). 8 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated January 28, 2021. E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-843, A-570-029, A-533-865, A-588-873, A-580-881, A-412-824]


Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Brazil, China, India, Japan, 
Republic of Korea, and United Kingdom: Final Results of the Expedited 
Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of these expedited sunset reviews, the Department 
of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
(AD) orders on certain cold-rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled 
steel) from Brazil, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea (Korea), and 
the United Kingdom would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset 
Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable October 5, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reginald Anadio, Abdul Alnoor, or 
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-
2000, (202) 482-4554, or (202) 482-0835, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 14 and September 20, 2016, Commerce published in the 
Federal Register the China and Japan Orders and the Brazil, India, 
Korea, and United Kingdom Orders, respectively (collectively, 
Orders).\1\ On June 1, 2021, Commerce published the notice of 
initiation of the sunset reviews of the Orders pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ In 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i) and (ii), Commerce received 
notices of intent to participate in these sunset reviews from 
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.,\3\ Nucor Corporation, California Steel 
Industries,\4\ Steel Dynamics Inc., and United States Steel Corporation 
(collectively, the domestic interested parties) within 15 days after 
the date of publication of the Initiation Notice.\5\ The domestic 
interested parties claimed interested party status under section 
771(9)(C) of the Act. Commerce received adequate substantive responses 
to the Initiation Notice from the domestic interested parties within 
the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\6\ Commerce did 
not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party 
and no hearing was requested. On July 22, 2021, Commerce notified the 
U.S. International Trade Commission that it did not receive an adequate 
substantive response from any respondent interested party.\7\
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    \1\ See Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan and 
the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 81 FR 45956 
(July 14, 2016) (China and Japan Orders); see also Certain Cold-
Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil, India, the Republic of 
Korea, and the United Kingdom: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping 
Determinations for Brazil and the United Kingdom and Antidumping 
Duty Orders, 81 FR 64432 (September 20, 2016) (Brazil, India, Korea, 
and United Kingdom Orders).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 86 FR 29239 
(June 1, 2021) (Initiation Notice).
    \3\ Cleveland-Cliffs acquired AK Steel and the majority of the 
U.S. operations of Arcelor Mittal USA LLC, two firms that were among 
the domestic producing petitioners in the original investigations. 
See, e.g., Domestic Interested Parties' Letter, ``First Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on Cold-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from Brazil: Domestic Industry's Substantive Response 
to Notice of Initiation,'' dated July 1, 2021.
    \4\ California Steel Industries is a domestic interested party 
for all proceedings except for Brazil and Japan. See Domestic 
Interested Parties' Letters, ``First Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review 
of the Antidumping Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from 
Brazil: Domestic Industry's Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated July 1, 2021; see also ``Cold-Rolled Steel Flat 
Products from the People's Republic of China: Substantive Response 
of the Domestic Interested Parties to Commerce's Notice of 
Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews,'' dated July 1, 2021; 
``First Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on 
Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from India: Domestic Industry's 
Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,'' dated July 1, 2021; 
``Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan: Substantive Response 
of the Domestic Interested Parties to Commerce's Notice of 
Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews,'' dated July 1, 2021; 
``Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of 
Korea: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset 
Review,'' dated July 1, 2021; and ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of 
Antidumping Duty Order On Cold-Rolled Flat Products From the United 
Kingdom: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,'' dated July 1, 
2021 (collectively, Substantive Responses).
    \5\ See Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.'s Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products 
from Brazil: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' 
dated June 14, 2021; see also United States Steel Corporation's 
Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order on 
Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Notice of Intent to 
Participate,'' dated June 16, 2021; Steel Dynamics Inc.'s Letter, 
``Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of 
the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from 
Brazil,'' dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation's Letter, ``Certain 
Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil: Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-
Cliffs Inc.'s Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping 
Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From China: Notice of 
Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 14, 2021; 
United States Steel Corporation's Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled 
Steel Flat Products from China: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' 
dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries' and Steel Dynamics 
Inc.'s Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-
Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat 
Products from the People's Republic of China,'' dated June 16, 2021; 
Nucor Corporation's Letter, ``Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat 
Products from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-
Cliffs Inc.'s Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping 
Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From India: Notice of 
Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 14, 2021; 
United States Steel Corporation's Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled 
Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' 
dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries' and Steel Dynamics 
Inc.'s Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-
Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat 
Products from India,'' dated June 16, 2021; Nucor Corporation's 
Letter, ``Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from India: Notice 
of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 16, 2021; 
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.'s Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of 
Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From 
Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated 
June 14, 2021; United States Steel Corporation's Letter, ``Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated 
June 16, 2021; Steel Dynamics Inc.'s Letter, ``Notice of Intent to 
Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from Japan,'' dated June 
16, 2021; Nucor Corporation's Letter, ``Certain Cold-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset 
Review,'' dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.'s Letter, 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-
Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Notice of 
Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 14, 2021; 
United States Steel Corporation's Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Cold-Rolled 
Steel Flat Products from South Korea: Notice of Intent to 
Participate,'' dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries' and 
Steel Dynamics Inc.'s Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate in 
the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty order on Cold-
Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea,'' dated June 
16, 2021; Nucor Corporation's Letter, ``Certain Cold-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated June 16, 2021; Cleveland-
Cliffs Inc.'s Letter, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping 
Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the United 
Kingdom: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated 
June 14, 2021; United States Steel Corporation's Letter, ``Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Cold-Rolled Steel 
Flat Products from the United Kingdom: Notice of Intent to 
Participate,'' dated June 16, 2021; California Steel Industries' and 
Steel Dynamics Inc.'s Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate in 
the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty order on Cold-
Rolled Steel Flat Products from the United Kingdom,'' dated June 16, 
2021; Nucor Corporation's Letter, ``Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat 
Products from the United Kingdom: Notice of Intent to Participate in 
Sunset Review,'' dated June 16, 2021 (collectively, Notices of 
Intent to Participate).
    \6\ See Substantive Responses.
    \7\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on June 1, 
2021,'' dated July 22, 2021.

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    In accordance with section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted expedited, i.e., 120-day, 
sunset reviews of the Orders.

Scope of the Orders: Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and 
China

    The products covered by the orders on cold-rolled steel from 
Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and China are currently 
classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS) under subheadings: 7209.15.0000, 7209.16.0030, 7209.16.0060, 
7209.16.0070, 7209.16.0091, 7209.17.0030, 7209.17.0060, 7209.17.0070, 
7209.17.0091, 7209.18.1530, 7209.18.1560, 7209.18.2510, 7209.18.2520, 
7209.18.2580, 7209.18.6020, 7209.18.6090, 7209.25.0000, 7209.26.0000, 
7209.27.0000, 7209.28.0000, 7209.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7211.23.1500, 
7211.23.2000, 7211.23.3000, 7211.23.4500, 7211.23.6030, 7211.23.6060, 
7211.23.6090, 7211.29.2030, 7211.29.2090, 7211.29.4500, 7211.29.6030, 
7211.29.6080, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7225.50.6000, 
7225.50.8080, 7225.99.0090, 7226.92.5000, 7226.92.7050, and 
7226.92.8050.
    The products subject to the orders on cold-rolled steel from 
Brazil, India, Korea, the United Kingdom, and China may also enter 
under the following HTSUS subheadings: 7210.90.9000, 7212.50.0000, 
7215.10.0010, 7215.10.0080, 7215.50.0016, 7215.50.0018, 7215.50.0020, 
7215.50.0061, 7215.50.0063, 7215.50.0065, 7215.50.0090, 7215.90.5000, 
7217.10.1000, 7217.10.2000, 7217.10.3000, 7217.10.7000, 7217.90.1000, 
7217.90.5030, 7217.90.5060, 7217.90.5090, 7225.19.0000, 7226.19.1000, 
7226.19.9000, 7226.99.0180, 7228.50.5015, 7228.50.5040, 7228.50.5070, 
7228.60.8000, and 7229.90.1000. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes. A full description of the scope of 
the orders on cold-rolled steel from Brazil, India, Korea, the United 
Kingdom, and China is contained in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum.\8\ The written description is dispositive.
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    \8\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Cold-
Rolled Steel Flat Products from Brazil, China, India, Japan, South 
Korea, and United Kingdom,'' dated concurrently with, and hereby 
adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum).
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    \9\ As discussed in the accompanying Issues and Decision 
Memorandum, a result of the changed circumstances review, Commerce 
modified the scope of the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan to 
specify an exclusion on certain cold-rolled steel from Japan. See 
Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Final Results of 
Changed Circumstances Review, and Revocation of Antidumping Duty 
Order, in Part, 82 FR 12337 (March 2, 2017); see also Issues and 
Decision Memorandum.
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    The products covered by the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan 
are currently classified in the HTSUS under subheadings: 7209.15.0000, 
7209.16.0030, 7209.16.0040, 7209.16.0045, 7209.16.0060, 7209.16.0070, 
7209.16.0091, 7209.17.0030, 7209.17.0040, 7209.17.0045, 7209.17.0060, 
7209.17.0070, 7209.17.0091, 7209.18.1530, 7209.18.1560, 7209.18.2510, 
7209.18.2520, 7209.18.2580, 7209.18.6020, 7209.18.6090, 7209.25.0000, 
7209.26.0000, 7209.27.0000, 7209.28.0000, 7209.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 
7211.23.1500, 7211.23.2000, 7211.23.3000, 7211.23.4500, 7211.23.6030, 
7211.23.6060, 7211.23.6090, 7211.29.2030, 7211.29.2090, 7211.29.4500, 
7211.29.6030, 7211.29.6080, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 
7225.50.6000, 7225.50.8080, 7225.99.0090, 7226.92.5000, 7226.92.7050, 
and 7226.92.8050.
    The products subject to the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan 
may also enter under the following HTSUS subheadings: 7210.90.9000, 
7212.50.0000, 7215.10.0010, 7215.10.0080, 7215.50.0016, 7215.50.0018, 
7215.50.0020, 7215.50.0061, 7215.50.0063, 7215.50.0065, 7215.50.0090, 
7215.90.5000, 7217.10.1000, 7217.10.2000, 7217.10.3000, 7217.10.7000, 
7217.90.1000, 7217.90.5030, 7217.90.5060, 7217.90.5090, 7225.19.0000, 
7226.19.1000, 7226.19.9000, 7226.99.0180, 7228.50.5015, 7228.50.5040, 
7228.50.5070, 7228.60.8000, and 7229.90.1000. The HTSUS subheadings are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes. A full description of 
the scope of the order on cold-rolled steel from Japan is contained in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\10\ The written description is 
dispositive.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum, including the likelihood of continuation or 
recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of 
dumping margins likely to prevail if the order was revoked. Parties can 
find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the 
corresponding recommendations in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, 
which is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance's 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service 
System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum can be found at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752(c) of the Act, Commerce 
determines that revocation of the Orders would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins 
of dumping likely to prevail would be weighted-average margins up to 
the following percentages:

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                                                               Weighted-
                                                                average
                           Country                              margin
                                                               (percent)
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Brazil......................................................       35.43
China.......................................................      265.79
India.......................................................        7.60
Japan.......................................................       71.35
Korea.......................................................       28.42
United Kingdom..............................................       25.17
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice serves as a 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). Timely written notification 
of the destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial 
protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the 
regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to 
sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    Commerce is issuing and publishing these final results and notice 
in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii).


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    Dated: September 29, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Orders
IV. History of the Orders
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
VII. Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews
VIII. Recommendation

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