Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 67913-67914 [2021-26021]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 30, 2021 / Notices Chinese exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the Chinese exporter that supplied that non-Chinese exporter. These requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this 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 to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these preliminary results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(h) and 351.221(b)(4). Dated: November 23, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. Appendix I Companies for Which Administrative Reviews Have Been Rescinded 1. Hengshui Chaoran International Trade 2. Jining Greenstream Fruits & Vegetables Co., Ltd. 3. Jinxiang Wanxing Garlic Co., Ltd. 4. Laiwu Manhing Vegetables Fruits Corp. 5. Linyi Mingda Food Co., Ltd. 6. China Jiangsu International Economic Technical Cooperation Corporation 7. Hebei Holy Flame International 8. Jining Alpha Food Co. Ltd. 9. Jinxiang Qingtian Garlic Industries 10. Qingdao Maycarrier Import & Export Co., Ltd. 11. Qingdao Ritai Food Co., Ltd. 12. Shandong Happy Foods Co., Ltd. 13. Shijiazhuang Goodman Trading Co., Ltd. 14. Weifang Hongqiao International Logistics Co., Ltd. 15. Yingxin (Wuqiang) International Trade lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Appendix II List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Partial Rescission of Administrative Review V. Discussion of Methodology VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–26022 Filed 11–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Nov 29, 2021 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–880; A–201–847; A–489–824] Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders 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 heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable November 30, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Kinney or Kate Johnson, 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) 482–2285 or (202) 482–4929, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On August 2, 2021, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the first sunset reviews of the orders on certain HWR pipes and tubes from Korea, Mexico, and Turkey 1 pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On August 17, 2021, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from Atlas Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, Bull Moose Tube Company, Maruichi American Corporation, Searing Industries, Vest, Inc., and Nucor Tubular Products Inc. (collectively, domestic interested parties) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 These companies 1 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 (September 13, 2016) (Orders). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 41439 (August 2, 2021). 3 See Atlas Tube, Bull Moose Tube Company, Maruichi American Corporation, Searing Industries, and Vest Inc.’s Letters, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67913 claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.102(b)(29)(v) as domestic manufacturers or producers of HWR pipes and tubes in the United States. On September 1, 2021, Commerce received complete substantive responses from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3).4 No respondent interested party submitted a substantive response within the 50-day deadline. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce is conducting expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the Orders. Scope of the Orders The merchandise covered by the Orders is certain heavy walled rectangular welded steel pipes and tubes of rectangular (including square) cross section, having a nominal wall thickness of not less than 4 mm. The subject merchandise is currently provided for in item 7306.61.1000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Subject merchandise may also enter under HTSUS 7306.61.3000. While the HTSUS subheadings and ASTM specification are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written Antidumping Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated August 17, 2021; ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico,’’ dated August 17, 2021; ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey,’’ dated August 17, 2021; see also Nucor Tubular’s Letters ‘‘Heavy-Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated August 17, 2021; ‘‘Heavy-Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated August 17, 2021; and ‘‘HeavyWalled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated August 17, 2021. 4 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letters, ‘‘First Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Korea: Domestic Interested Parties’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated September 1, 2021; ‘‘First Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico: Domestic Interested Parties’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated September 1, 2021; ‘‘First Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey: Domestic Interested Parties’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated September 1, 2021. E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 67914 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 30, 2021 / Notices description of the scope of the Orders is dispositive.5 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these sunset reviews are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.6 The Issues and 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 https://access.trade.gov. A list of topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. A complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed at https://access.trade.gov/public/ FRNoticesListLayout.aspx. Dated: November 23, 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 Orders IV. History of the Orders V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Reviews VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–26021 Filed 11–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Final Results of Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the AD orders on HWR pipes and tubes from Korea, Mexico, and Turkey would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the weighted-average dumping margins likely to prevail are up to 3.82 percent for Korea, 5.21 percent for Mexico, and 35.66 percent for Turkey. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 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 violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. 5 For a full description of the scope of the Orders, see Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 6 See Issues and Decision Memorandum. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Nov 29, 2021 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a partially closed Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a partially closed meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The deadline for members of the public to register to participate, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, December 10, 2021. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Requests to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted via email to Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, at jonathan.chesebro@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration (Phone: 202–482– 1297; email: jonathan.chesebro@ trade.gov). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market. The Department of Commerce renewed the CINTAC charter on August 5, 2020. This meeting is being convened under the seventh charter of the CINTAC. Topics to be considered: The agenda for the CINTAC meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2021, is as follows: Closed Session (10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.)—Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. §§ (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The session will be closed to the public pursuant to Section 10(d) of FACA as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, and in accordance with Section 552b(c)(4) and Section 552b(c)(9)(B) of Title 5, United States Code, which authorize closure of meetings that are ‘‘likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential’’ and ‘‘likely to significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action,’’ respectively. The part of the meeting that will be closed will address (1) nuclear cooperation agreements; (2) encouraging ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage; and (3) identification of specific trade barriers impacting the U.S. civil nuclear industry. Public Session (1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.)—Subcommittee work, review of deliberative recommendations, and opportunity to hear from members of the public. Members of the public wishing to attend the public session of the meeting must notify Mr. Chesebro at the contact information above by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, December 10, 2021 in order to pre-register to participate. Please specify E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67913-67914]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-26021]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-580-880; A-201-847; A-489-824]


Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From 
the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey: Final 
Results of the Expedited First 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 heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and 
tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, 
and the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) would be likely to lead to the 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the 
``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable November 30, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Kinney or Kate Johnson, 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) 482-2285 or (202) 
482-4929, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 2, 2021, Commerce published the notice of initiation of 
the first sunset reviews of the orders on certain HWR pipes and tubes 
from Korea, Mexico, and Turkey \1\ pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On August 17, 2021, 
Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from Atlas Tube, a 
division of Zekelman Industries, Bull Moose Tube Company, Maruichi 
American Corporation, Searing Industries, Vest, Inc., and Nucor Tubular 
Products Inc. (collectively, domestic interested parties) within the 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ These companies 
claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, and 
19 CFR 351.102(b)(29)(v) as domestic manufacturers or producers of HWR 
pipes and tubes in the United States.
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    \1\ 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 (September 13, 2016) 
(Orders).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 41439 
(August 2, 2021).
    \3\ See Atlas Tube, Bull Moose Tube Company, Maruichi American 
Corporation, Searing Industries, and Vest Inc.'s Letters, ``Notice 
of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon 
Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Korea,'' dated August 17, 
2021; ``Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year 
Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular 
Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico,'' dated August 17, 
2021; ``Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Year 
Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Heavy Walled Rectangular 
Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey,'' 
dated August 17, 2021; see also Nucor Tubular's Letters ``Heavy-
Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the 
Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated August 
17, 2021; ``Heavy-Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and 
Tubes from Mexico: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated August 
17, 2021; and ``Heavy-Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes 
and Tubes from the Republic of Turkey: Notice of Intent to 
Participate,'' dated August 17, 2021.
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    On September 1, 2021, Commerce received complete substantive 
responses from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3).\4\ No respondent interested 
party submitted a substantive response within the 50-day deadline. As a 
result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce is conducting expedited (120-day) 
sunset reviews of the Orders.
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    \4\ See Domestic Interested Parties' Letters, ``First Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on Heavy Walled 
Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of 
Korea: Domestic Interested Parties' Substantive Response to Notice 
of Initiation,'' dated September 1, 2021; ``First Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on Heavy Walled 
Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico: 
Domestic Interested Parties' Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated September 1, 2021; ``First Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on Heavy Walled 
Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from the Republic of 
Turkey: Domestic Interested Parties' Substantive Response to Notice 
of Initiation,'' dated September 1, 2021.
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Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by the Orders is certain heavy walled 
rectangular welded steel pipes and tubes of rectangular (including 
square) cross section, having a nominal wall thickness of not less than 
4 mm.
    The subject merchandise is currently provided for in item 
7306.61.1000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS). Subject merchandise may also enter under HTSUS 7306.61.3000. 
While the HTSUS subheadings and ASTM specification are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the written

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description of the scope of the Orders is dispositive.\5\
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    \5\ For a full description of the scope of the Orders, see 
Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results 
of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders 
on Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from 
the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Republic of Turkey,'' dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these sunset reviews are addressed in the 
accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.\6\ The Issues and 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 https://access.trade.gov. A list of topics 
discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included as an 
appendix to this notice. A complete version of the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum can be accessed at https://access.trade.gov/public/FRNoticesListLayout.aspx.
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    \6\ See Issues and Decision Memorandum.
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Final Results of Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
Commerce determines that revocation of the AD orders on HWR pipes and 
tubes from Korea, Mexico, and Turkey would be likely to lead to the 
continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the 
weighted-average dumping margins likely to prevail are up to 3.82 
percent for Korea, 5.21 percent for Mexico, and 35.66 percent for 
Turkey.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
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 violation which is 
subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 
CFR 351.218.

    Dated: November 23, 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 Orders
IV. History of the Orders
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Reviews
VIII. Recommendation

[FR Doc. 2021-26021 Filed 11-29-21; 8:45 am]
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