Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From the Russian Federation: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 72577-72578 [2021-27717]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 22, 2021 / Notices Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is January 31, 2022. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Online FTZ Information System’’ section of the Board’s website. For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov. Dated: December 16, 2021. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–27715 Filed 12–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–809] Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled CarbonQuality Steel Products From the Russian Federation: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this expedited sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain hot-rolled flatrolled carbon-quality steel products (hot-rolled steel) from the Russian Federation (Russia) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable December 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Hepburn, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1882. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Scope of the Order On December 24, 2014, Commerce published the AD order on hot-rolled steel from Russia.1 On September 1, 2021, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the Order in accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On September 16, The merchandise subject to the Order is hot-rolled steel. These imports are currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at subheadings 7208.10.15.00, 7208.10.30.00, 7208.10.60.00, 7208.25.30.00, 7208.25.60.00, 7208.26.00.30, 7208.26.00.60, 7208.27.00.30, 7208.27.00.60, 7208.36.00.30, 7208.36.00.60, 7208.37.00.30, 7208.37.00.60, 7208.38.00.15, 7208.38.00.30, 7208.38.00.90, 7208.39.00.15, 7208.39.00.30, 7208.39.00.90, 7208.40.60.30, 7208.40.60.60, 7208.53.00.00, 7208.54.00.00, 7208.90.00.00, 7210.70.30.00, 7210.90.90.00, 7211.14.00.30, 7211.14.00.90, 7211.19.15.00, 7211.19.20.00, 7211.19.30.00, 7211.19.45.00, 7211.19.60.00, 7211.19.75.30, 7211.19.75.60, 7211.19.75.90, 7212.40.10.00, 7212.40.50.00, 7212.50.00.00, 7225.11.00.00, 7225.19.00.00, 7225.30.30.50, 7225.30.70.00, 7225.40.70.00, 7225.99.00.90, 7226.11.10.00, 7226.11.90.30, 7226.11.90.60, 7226.19.10.00, 7226.19.90.00, 7226.91.50.00, 1 See Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the Russian Federation, Rescission of 2013–2014 Administrative Review, and Issuance of Antidumping Duty Order, 79 FR 77455 (December 24, 2014) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 48983 (September 1, 2021). 3 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Russian Federation: Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated September 30, 2021. 4 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on September 1, 2021,’’ dated October 20, 2021. Background khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 2021, Commerce received notices of intent to participate from Nucor Corporation, California Steel Industries, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Steel Dynamics Inc., and United States Steel Corporation (collectively, domestic interested parties), within the 15-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). Domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act. On September 30, 2021, Commerce received an adequate substantive response to the notice of initiation from domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 Commerce did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested parties. On October 20, 2021 Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested parties.4 As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C), Commerce conducted an expedited, i.e., 120-day, sunset review of the Order. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Dec 21, 2021 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72577 7226.91.70.00, 7226.91.80.00, and 7226.99.00.00. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. A full description of the scopes of the Order is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.5 The written descriptions are dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum,6 including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping, and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if this order was revoked. 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. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at https://access.trade.gov/ public/FRNoticesListLayout.aspx. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-average margins up to 184.56.7 Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an 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 orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the Russian Federation,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum) at 3. 6 See Issues and Decision Memorandum. 7 See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value: Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the Russian Federation, 64 FR 38626 (July 19, 1999). E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 72578 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 22, 2021 / Notices Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing the final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: December 15, 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. Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Proceeding 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. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–27717 Filed 12–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB650] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a three-day hybrid meeting for both in-person and virtual participation of its Standing, Reef Fish, Socioeconomic, and Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). DATES: The meeting will take place Tuesday, January 11 to Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST daily. ADDRESSES: Those who prefer to attend the meeting in-person may do so at the Gulf Council office. If you are unable or do not wish to travel, you may participate in the meeting via webinar. Registration information will be available on the Council’s website by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the ‘‘meeting tab’’. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Dec 21, 2021 Jkt 256001 Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ryan Rindone, Lead Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tuesday, January 11, 2022; 9 a.m.–5 p.m., EST The meeting will begin with Introductions and Adoption of Agenda, Approval of Verbatim Minutes and Meeting Summary from the November 18, 2021 meeting, and review of Scope of Work. The Committees will select an SSC Representative for the January 24– 27, 2022 Gulf Council Meeting. Following, Committees will review the Absolute Abundance Estimates for Red Snapper, Greater Amberjack and other Federally Managed Fish on Offshore Petroleum Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, evaluate Access-Point Angler Intercept Survey (APAIS) Intercepts for Yellowtail Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico and review the National Academics of Science Report on the Impacts of Limited Access Privilege Programs in Mixed-use Fisheries, including presentations, reports, and SSC discussion. The Committees will also review Spatial Coverage and Severity of the 2020/21 Red Tide on the West Florida Shelf, Simulation of the Effect of Marine Recreational Information Program Fishing Effort Survey (MRIP–FES) Data on Catch Advice for a Historical King Mackerel Stock Assessment and discuss Draft Essential Fish Habitat Amendment and Data; including presentations, reports, a draft amendment, and SSC discussion. Wednesday, January 12, 2022; 9 a.m.– 5 p.m., EST The Committees will receive a status update on Red Snapper Management and Outstanding Council Motion, and a summary of SSC Discussion and Recommendations on Great Red Snapper Count Report (GSRC) Report from March/April 2020 and September 2020 Meetings. The Committees will review the GRSC: Re-analysis of the Florida natural/unconsolidated bottomtype data to include the random forest design stratification; Discussion of Results of Post-stratification Analysis by SEFSC, FWC, and GRSC Teams for Florida Absolute Abundance Data; Fishery-Independent Indices Updates for Red Snapper; review Estimated Commercial and Recreational Effort over Uncharacterized Bottom in the Gulf of PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Mexico; including presentations, supporting documentation, and SSC discussions. Thursday, January 13, 2022; 9 a.m.–5 p.m., EST The Committees will hold a summary discussion and review potential requests for Updated SEFSC Red Snapper Interim Analysis for Catch Advice for the March 2022 SSC Meeting and review National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology. Lastly, the Committees will receive public comment before addressing any items under Other Business. Meeting Adjourns The meeting will also be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC meeting on the calendar. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take-action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to Kathy Pereira, (813) 348–1630, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 16, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–27679 Filed 12–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72577-72578]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-27717]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-821-809]


Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From 
the Russian Federation: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of 
the Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this expedited sunset review, the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) 
order on certain hot-rolled flat-rolled carbon-quality steel products 
(hot-rolled steel) from the Russian Federation (Russia) would be likely 
to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates 
identified in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable December 22, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Hepburn, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 
482-1882.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 24, 2014, Commerce published the AD order on hot-rolled 
steel from Russia.\1\ On September 1, 2021, Commerce published the 
notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the Order in 
accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act).\2\ On September 16, 2021, Commerce received notices of 
intent to participate from Nucor Corporation, California Steel 
Industries, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Steel Dynamics Inc., and United 
States Steel Corporation (collectively, domestic interested parties), 
within the 15-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). 
Domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under 
section 771(9)(C) of the Act.
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    \1\ See Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Hot-Rolled 
Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the Russian 
Federation, Rescission of 2013-2014 Administrative Review, and 
Issuance of Antidumping Duty Order, 79 FR 77455 (December 24, 2014) 
(Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 48983 
(September 1, 2021).
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    On September 30, 2021, Commerce received an adequate substantive 
response to the notice of initiation from domestic interested parties 
within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ 
Commerce did not receive a substantive response from any respondent 
interested parties. On October 20, 2021 Commerce notified the U.S. 
International Trade Commission that it did not receive an adequate 
substantive response from respondent interested parties.\4\ As a 
result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C), Commerce conducted an expedited, i.e., 120-day, 
sunset review of the Order.
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    \3\ See Domestic Interested Parties' Letter, ``Certain Hot-
Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Russian Federation: 
Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,'' 
dated September 30, 2021.
    \4\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on 
September 1, 2021,'' dated October 20, 2021.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order is hot-rolled steel. These 
imports are currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (HTSUS) at subheadings 7208.10.15.00, 7208.10.30.00, 
7208.10.60.00, 7208.25.30.00, 7208.25.60.00, 7208.26.00.30, 
7208.26.00.60, 7208.27.00.30, 7208.27.00.60, 7208.36.00.30, 
7208.36.00.60, 7208.37.00.30, 7208.37.00.60, 7208.38.00.15, 
7208.38.00.30, 7208.38.00.90, 7208.39.00.15, 7208.39.00.30, 
7208.39.00.90, 7208.40.60.30, 7208.40.60.60, 7208.53.00.00, 
7208.54.00.00, 7208.90.00.00, 7210.70.30.00, 7210.90.90.00, 
7211.14.00.30, 7211.14.00.90, 7211.19.15.00, 7211.19.20.00, 
7211.19.30.00, 7211.19.45.00, 7211.19.60.00, 7211.19.75.30, 
7211.19.75.60, 7211.19.75.90, 7212.40.10.00, 7212.40.50.00, 
7212.50.00.00, 7225.11.00.00, 7225.19.00.00, 7225.30.30.50, 
7225.30.70.00, 7225.40.70.00, 7225.99.00.90, 7226.11.10.00, 
7226.11.90.30, 7226.11.90.60, 7226.19.10.00, 7226.19.90.00, 
7226.91.50.00, 7226.91.70.00, 7226.91.80.00, and 7226.99.00.00.
    The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs 
purposes. A full description of the scopes of the Order is contained in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\5\ The written descriptions are 
dispositive.
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    \5\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain 
Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the 
Russian Federation,'' dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted 
by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum) at 3.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum,\6\ including the likelihood of continuation or 
recurrence of dumping, and the magnitude of the margins of dumping 
likely to prevail if this order was revoked. 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. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum can be accessed directly 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 Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce 
determines that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-average margins up to 
184.56.\7\
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    \7\ See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair 
Value: Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the 
Russian Federation, 64 FR 38626 (July 19, 1999).
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Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
an 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 orders is hereby requested. Failure 
to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which 
is subject to sanction.

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Notification to Interested Parties

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

    Dated: December 15, 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.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. History of the Proceeding
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. Recommendation

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