Notice of Scope Rulings, 69619-69620 [2021-26552]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 233 / Wednesday, December 8, 2021 / Notices NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3874. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 26, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) inadvertently published duplicate copies of the final results of the 2019– 2020 antidumping duty administrative review of large residential washers from Mexico.1 The first version of this notice (86 FR 67444) incorrectly listed the applicable date of this notice, which is listed correctly as the publication date (i.e., November 26, 2021) in the second version of this notice (86 FR 67446). The inadvertent duplicate publication of this notice does not constitute redetermination of this proceeding. This notice serves as a notification of, and correction to, this inadvertent duplicate publication. Dated: December 2, 2021. Ryan Majerus, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2021–26553 Filed 12–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Notice of Scope Rulings Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Applicable December 8, 2021. The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made during the period July 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. SUMMARY: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–1560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 See Large Residential Washers from Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019–2020, 86 FR 67444 (November 26, 2021), also published at 86 FR 67446 (November 26, 2021). 16:53 Dec 07, 2021 Scope Rulings Made July 1, 2021, Through September 30, 2021 India A–533–885 and C–533–886: Polyester Textured Yarn From India Requestor: AYM Syntex Ltd. Flat bulk continuous filament (BCF) yarn produced from polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) is outside the scope of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on polyester textured yarn from India based on the plain language of the scope, which states that subject merchandise consists of ‘‘synthetic multifilament yarn’’ that is manufactured from polyester (polyethylene terephthalate); September 15, 2021. A–570–067 and C–570–068: Forged Steel Fittings From China International Trade Administration VerDate Sep<11>2014 Commerce regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.1 Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on August 25, 2021.2 This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between July 1, 2021 and September 30, 2021. People’s Republic of China (China) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DATES: Background Jkt 256001 Requestor: Midwest Diversified Technologies, Inc. Fifteen self-drilling anchor bolt systems couplers are not covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on forged steel fittings from China because they are not designed to connect pipes and cannot convey fluid at high pressure; July 1, 2021. A–570–090 and C–570–091: Certain Steel Wheels 12 to 16.5 Inches in Diameter From China Requestor: Rimco, Inc. (Rimco). Rimco’s passenger vehicle wheel model number X45477 is outside the scope of the AD and CVD orders because it is physically distinguishable from subject steel wheels based on: (1) A different hub bore size; (2) a different offset measurement; and (3) a lower load rating; July 9, 2021. A–570–084 and C–570–085: Quartz Surface Products From China Requestor: SMA Surfaces, Inc. SMA Surfaces’ crushed glass products are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on quartz surface products from China because they do not meet the 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 86 FR 47476 (August 25, 2021). 2 See PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69619 language of the crushed glass scope exclusion; July 15, 2021. A–570–831: Garlic From China Requestor: Trinity Distribution Inc. (Trinity). Based on our analysis of Trinity’s Request, and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(d) and 351.225(k)(1), we determined that Trinity’s individually quick frozen (IQF) garlic cloves from China are within the scope of the AD order; July 21, 2021. A–570–909: Certain Steel Nails From China Requestor: Fastenal Company Purchasing (Fastenal). Fastenal’s zinc and nylon masonry anchors, which consist of a zinc, steel, or nylon body component and a steel pin component, are outside the scope of the AD order. Consistent with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s reasoning in OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that Fastenal’s masonry anchors are unitary articles of commerce, and that they are not nails because they require pre-drilled holes for installation. This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous scope ruling. See Certain Steel Nails from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 FR 38675 (July 22, 2021). A–570–909: Certain Steel Nails From China Requestor: Midwest Fastener Corp. (Midwest). Midwest’s strike pin anchors, which consist of four components—a steel pin, a threaded body, a nut, and a flat washer—are outside the scope of the AD order. Consistent with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s reasoning in OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that Midwest’s anchors are unitary articles of commerce, and that they are not nails because they require pre-drilled holes for installation. This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous scope ruling. See Certain Steel Nails from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 FR 38979 (July 23, 2021). A–570–831: Garlic From China Requestor: Trinity Distribution Inc. (Trinity). In accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(d) and 351.225(k)(1), we determined that Trinity’s individually quick frozen (IQF) 1⁄8-inch diced garlic and IQF garlic puree, are not within the scope of the AD order; July 22, 2021. E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 69620 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 233 / Wednesday, December 8, 2021 / Notices A–570–952 and C–570–953: Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From China Requestor: D&F Consolidated, Inc., DBA Car-Mel Products Inc. Three label tapes are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on narrow woven ribbon with woven selvedge from China because they meet the physical specifications outlined by the scope and do not qualify for an exclusion; July 27, 2021. A–570–909: Certain Steel Nails From China Requestor: Simpson Strong-Tie Company (Simpson). Simpson’s splitdrive masonry anchors are outside the scope of the AD order. Consistent with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s reasoning in OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that Simpson’s masonry anchors are not nails because the anchors require pre-drilled holes for installation. This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous scope ruling. See Certain Steel Nails from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 FR 43994 (August 11, 2021). jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 A–570–909: Certain Steel Nails From China Requestor: Simpson Strong-Tie Company (Simpson). Simpson’s crimp drive anchors are outside the scope of the AD order. Consistent with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s reasoning in OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that Simpson’s masonry anchors are not nails because the anchors require pre-drilled holes for installation. This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous scope ruling. See Certain Steel Nails from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 FR 43993 (August 11, 2021). A–570–073 and C–570–074: Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China Requestor: Sunbeam Products Inc. Stamped circular disc blanks are not covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on common alloy aluminum sheet from China because stamped circular disc blanks are stamped or punched from aluminum sheet in China, are in non-rectangular shapes and are no longer in coils or cut-tolength sheets when exported from China, and the punching of these stamped circular disc blanks has the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 07, 2021 Jkt 256001 functional purpose of preparing the discs to be pressed into circular vessels such as pots and pans; August 20, 2021. A–570–108 and C–570–109: Ceramic Tile From China Requestor: Maryland Mosaics, LLC. Decorative ceramic tile mosaic pieces in heart, star, circle, and petal shapes are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on ceramic tile from China because they are tiles made from porcelain and fall within the tile sizes covered by the scope; August 31, 2021. A–570–117 and C–570–118: Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From China Requestor: Greenbrier International, Inc. and Family Dollar Services, LLC. Craft dowels are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on wood mouldings and millwork products from China because they are dowels made of wood and continuously shaped; September 7, 2021. Notification to Interested Parties Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of this list of completed scope inquiries and anti-circumvention determinations made during the period July 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, via email to CommerceCLU@trade.gov. This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o). Dated: December 2, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2021–26552 Filed 12–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE from Thailand were sold at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2019, through February 29, 2020. DATES: Applicable December 8, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Schauer, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 8, 2021, Commerce published the preliminary results of the 2019–2020 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Thailand.1 The review covers 29 producers and/or exporters of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. A full description of the events since the Preliminary Results is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Scope of the Order 3 The products covered by the antidumping duty Order are circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes. A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs are listed in the appendix to this notice and addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. 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. In addition, a International Trade Administration [A–549–502] Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2019– 2020 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 See Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2019– 2020, 86 FR 30405 (June 8, 2021) (Preliminary Results), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Thailand: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final No Shipment Determination, In Part; 2019– 2020,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 See Antidumping Duty Order; Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Thailand, 51 FR 8341 (March 11, 1986) (Order). E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 233 (Wednesday, December 8, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69619-69620]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Scope Rulings

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


DATES: Applicable December 8, 2021.

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list 
of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made during the 
period July 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021. We intend to publish 
future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, AD/CVD Operations, 
Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-1560.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Commerce regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal 
Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.\1\ Our most 
recent notification of scope rulings was published on August 25, 
2021.\2\ This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-
circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between 
July 1, 2021 and September 30, 2021.
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    \1\ See 19 CFR 351.225(o).
    \2\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 86 FR 47476 (August 25, 2021).
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Scope Rulings Made July 1, 2021, Through September 30, 2021

India
A-533-885 and C-533-886: Polyester Textured Yarn From India
    Requestor: AYM Syntex Ltd. Flat bulk continuous filament (BCF) yarn 
produced from polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) is outside the scope of 
the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on 
polyester textured yarn from India based on the plain language of the 
scope, which states that subject merchandise consists of ``synthetic 
multifilament yarn'' that is manufactured from polyester (polyethylene 
terephthalate); September 15, 2021.
People's Republic of China (China)
A-570-067 and C-570-068: Forged Steel Fittings From China
    Requestor: Midwest Diversified Technologies, Inc. Fifteen self-
drilling anchor bolt systems couplers are not covered by the scope of 
the AD and CVD orders on forged steel fittings from China because they 
are not designed to connect pipes and cannot convey fluid at high 
pressure; July 1, 2021.
A-570-090 and C-570-091: Certain Steel Wheels 12 to 16.5 Inches in 
Diameter From China
    Requestor: Rimco, Inc. (Rimco). Rimco's passenger vehicle wheel 
model number X45477 is outside the scope of the AD and CVD orders 
because it is physically distinguishable from subject steel wheels 
based on: (1) A different hub bore size; (2) a different offset 
measurement; and (3) a lower load rating; July 9, 2021.
A-570-084 and C-570-085: Quartz Surface Products From China
    Requestor: SMA Surfaces, Inc. SMA Surfaces' crushed glass products 
are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on quartz surface 
products from China because they do not meet the language of the 
crushed glass scope exclusion; July 15, 2021.
A-570-831: Garlic From China
    Requestor: Trinity Distribution Inc. (Trinity). Based on our 
analysis of Trinity's Request, and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(d) 
and 351.225(k)(1), we determined that Trinity's individually quick 
frozen (IQF) garlic cloves from China are within the scope of the AD 
order; July 21, 2021.
A-570-909: Certain Steel Nails From China
    Requestor: Fastenal Company Purchasing (Fastenal). Fastenal's zinc 
and nylon masonry anchors, which consist of a zinc, steel, or nylon 
body component and a steel pin component, are outside the scope of the 
AD order. Consistent with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal 
Circuit's reasoning in OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that 
Fastenal's masonry anchors are unitary articles of commerce, and that 
they are not nails because they require pre-drilled holes for 
installation. This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous 
scope ruling. See Certain Steel Nails from the People's Republic of 
China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling 
and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 
FR 38675 (July 22, 2021).
A-570-909: Certain Steel Nails From China
    Requestor: Midwest Fastener Corp. (Midwest). Midwest's strike pin 
anchors, which consist of four components--a steel pin, a threaded 
body, a nut, and a flat washer--are outside the scope of the AD order. 
Consistent with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's 
reasoning in OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that Midwest's anchors 
are unitary articles of commerce, and that they are not nails because 
they require pre-drilled holes for installation. This is a revision, 
based on litigation, to our previous scope ruling. See Certain Steel 
Nails from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not 
in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope 
Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 FR 38979 (July 23, 2021).
A-570-831: Garlic From China
    Requestor: Trinity Distribution Inc. (Trinity). In accordance with 
19 CFR 351.225(d) and 351.225(k)(1), we determined that Trinity's 
individually quick frozen (IQF) \1/8\-inch diced garlic and IQF garlic 
puree, are not within the scope of the AD order; July 22, 2021.

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A-570-952 and C-570-953: Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From 
China
    Requestor: D&F Consolidated, Inc., DBA Car-Mel Products Inc. Three 
label tapes are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on narrow 
woven ribbon with woven selvedge from China because they meet the 
physical specifications outlined by the scope and do not qualify for an 
exclusion; July 27, 2021.
A-570-909: Certain Steel Nails From China
    Requestor: Simpson Strong-Tie Company (Simpson). Simpson's split-
drive masonry anchors are outside the scope of the AD order. Consistent 
with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's reasoning in 
OMG, Inc. v. United States, we find that Simpson's masonry anchors are 
not nails because the anchors require pre-drilled holes for 
installation. This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous 
scope ruling. See Certain Steel Nails from the People's Republic of 
China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling 
and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 
FR 43994 (August 11, 2021).
A-570-909: Certain Steel Nails From China
    Requestor: Simpson Strong-Tie Company (Simpson). Simpson's crimp 
drive anchors are outside the scope of the AD order. Consistent with 
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's reasoning in OMG, 
Inc. v. United States, we find that Simpson's masonry anchors are not 
nails because the anchors require pre-drilled holes for installation. 
This is a revision, based on litigation, to our previous scope ruling. 
See Certain Steel Nails from the People's Republic of China: Notice of 
Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of 
Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision, 86 FR 43993 
(August 11, 2021).
A-570-073 and C-570-074: Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China
    Requestor: Sunbeam Products Inc. Stamped circular disc blanks are 
not covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on common alloy 
aluminum sheet from China because stamped circular disc blanks are 
stamped or punched from aluminum sheet in China, are in non-rectangular 
shapes and are no longer in coils or cut-to-length sheets when exported 
from China, and the punching of these stamped circular disc blanks has 
the functional purpose of preparing the discs to be pressed into 
circular vessels such as pots and pans; August 20, 2021.
A-570-108 and C-570-109: Ceramic Tile From China
    Requestor: Maryland Mosaics, LLC. Decorative ceramic tile mosaic 
pieces in heart, star, circle, and petal shapes are covered by the 
scope of the AD and CVD orders on ceramic tile from China because they 
are tiles made from porcelain and fall within the tile sizes covered by 
the scope; August 31, 2021.
A-570-117 and C-570-118: Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From 
China
    Requestor: Greenbrier International, Inc. and Family Dollar 
Services, LLC. Craft dowels are covered by the scope of the AD and CVD 
orders on wood mouldings and millwork products from China because they 
are dowels made of wood and continuously shaped; September 7, 2021.

Notification to Interested Parties

    Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of 
this list of completed scope inquiries and anti-circumvention 
determinations made during the period July 1, 2021 through September 
30, 2021. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, via 
email to [email protected].
    This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o).

    Dated: December 2, 2021.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2021-26552 Filed 12-7-21; 8:45 am]
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