Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People's Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Korea, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Taiwan, and the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 17066-17068 [2022-06274]

Download as PDF 17066 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2022 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Simple Network Application Process and Multipurpose Application Form Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before May 24, 2022. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by email to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, at mark.crace@ bis.doc.gov or to PRAcomments@ doc.gov). Please reference OMB Control Number 0694–0088 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, phone 202–482–8093 or by email at mark.crace@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: I. Abstract Section 1761(h) under the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA) of 2018, authorizes the President and the Secretary of Commerce to issue regulations to implement the ECRA including those provisions authorizing the control of exports of U.S. goods and technology to all foreign destinations, as necessary for the purpose of national security, foreign policy and short supply, and the provision prohibiting U.S. persons from participating in certain foreign boycotts. Export control authority has been assigned directly to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Mar 24, 2022 Jkt 256001 the Secretary of Commerce by the ECRA and delegated by the President to the Secretary of Commerce. This authority is administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security through the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). BIS administers a system of export, re-export, and in-country transfer controls in accordance with the EAR. In doing so, BIS requires that parties wishing to engage in certain transactions apply for licenses, submit Encryption Review Requests, or submit notifications to BIS. BIS also reviews, upon request, specifications of various items and determines their proper classification under the EAR. comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–06334 Filed 3–24–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE II. Method of Collection Electronic. International Trade Administration III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0088. Form Number(s): BIS–748P, BIS– 748P–A, BIS–748P–B. Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 68,698. Estimated Time per Response: 29.6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33,133. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 993,990. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Section 1761(h) of the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA). IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [A–433–812, A–423–812, A–351–847, A–570– 047, A–427–828, A–428–844, A–475–834, A–588–875, A–580–887, A–791–822, A–583– 858, A–489–828] Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-toLength Plate From Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Korea, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Taiwan, and the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: As a result of these expedited sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China (China), France, the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany), Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), South Africa, Taiwan, and the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Reviews’’ section of this notice. The sunset period of review is 2017– 2021. SUMMARY: DATES: Applicable March 25, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Hansen, 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) 482–3683. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2022 / Notices lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Background On December 1, 2021, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the sunset reviews of the AD Orders on CTL plate from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, South Africa, Taiwan, and Turkey 1 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 the domestic interested parties within 15 days after the date of publication of the Initiation Notice.3 The domestic 1 See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-toLength Plate from Brazil, South Africa, and the Republic of Turkey: Antidumping Duty Orders, 82 FR 8911 (February 1, 2017); Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 14349 (March 20, 2017); and Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Austria, Belgium, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determinations for France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders, 82 FR 24096 (May 25, 2017) (collectively, Orders). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 68220 (December 1, 2021). 3 The domestic interested parties are comprised of three domestic producers of CTL plate: SSAB Enterprises, LLC (SSAB), Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (Cleveland-Cliffs), and Nucor Corporation (Nucor) (collectively, domestic interested parties). See SSAB’s Letters, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Brazil: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From China: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From France: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Italy: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From Japan: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Korea: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Africa: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Mar 24, 2022 Jkt 256001 dated December 15, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Taiwan: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021; and ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Turkey: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 15, 2021. See Cleveland Cliffs’ Letters, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From Brazil: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From China: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From France: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Italy: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From Japan: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Korea: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Africa: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Taiwan: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Turkey: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; See Nucor’s Letters, ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From Austria: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Brazil: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From France: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel CutTo-Length Plate From Italy: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Korea: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17067 interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act.4 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).5 Commerce received no substantive responses from any respondent interested parties. 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. Scopes of the Orders The products covered by these Orders are certain carbon and alloy steel hotrolled or forged flat plate products not in coils, whether or not painted, Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Africa: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel CutTo-Length Plate From Taiwan: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; and ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Turkey: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021. 4 Id. 5 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letters, ‘‘FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate from China: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,’’ dated December 27, 2021 (China Substantive Response); ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Japan: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,’’ dated December 27, 2021 (Japan Substantive Response); ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Korea: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,’’ dated December 27, 2021 (Korea Substantive Response); ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Taiwan: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,’’ dated December 27, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cutto-Length Plate from Austria, First Sunset Review: Domestic Producers’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated December 28, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Brazil, First Review: Domestic Producers’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated December 28, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cutto-Length Plate from Germany, First Review: Domestic Producers’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated December 28, 2021; ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from South Africa, First Sunset Review: Domestic Producers’ Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated December 28, 2021; ‘‘Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Belgium: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated January 3, 2022; ‘‘Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from France: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated January 3, 2022; ‘‘Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Italy: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated January 3, 2022; and ‘‘Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Turkey: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated January 3, 2022. E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 17068 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2022 / Notices varnished, or coated with plastics or other non-metallic substances (cut-tolength plate). Full descriptions of the scopes of the Orders are contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.6 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews 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 orders were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in these reviews 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 https://access.trade.gov/public/ FRNoticesListLayout.aspx. Final Results of Sunset Reviews 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 that the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail would be up to the following weightedaverage dumping margins: Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) Country 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 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 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). Dated: March 18, 2022. Lisa W. Wang, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scopes 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. 2022–06274 Filed 3–24–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–048] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Austria ......................................... Belgium ....................................... Brazil ........................................... China .......................................... France ......................................... Germany ..................................... Italy ............................................. Japan .......................................... Korea .......................................... South Africa ................................ Taiwan ........................................ Turkey ......................................... 53.72 51.78 74.52 68.27 148.02 22.90 22.19 48.67 7.39 94.14 6.95 50.00 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Taiwan, and the Republic of Turkey,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Mar 24, 2022 Jkt 256001 Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-tolength plate (CTL plate) from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailing subsidies at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable March 25, 2022. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Eric Hawkins, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1988. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background On March 20, 2017, Commerce published in the Federal Register the CVD order on CTL plate from China.1 On December 1, 2021, Commerce initiated the first sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On December 15 and 16, 2021, Commerce received timely filed notices of intent to participate from SSAB Enterprises, LLC (SSAB), Nucor Corporation (Nucor), and ClevelandCliffs Inc. (Cleveland Cliffs) (collectively, the domestic interested parties) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as producers of the domestic like product. On December 27, 2021, Commerce received an adequate substantive response to the Initiation Notice from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 We received no substantive responses from any other interested parties, including the Government of China. On January 20, 2022, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested parties.5 As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 1 See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-toLength Plate from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 82 FR 14346 (March 20, 2017) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 68220 (December 1, 2021) (Initiation Notice). 3 See SSAB’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in the First Five-Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from China,’’ dated December 15, 2021; see also Nucor’s Letter, ‘‘Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021; and Cleveland-Cliffs’s Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Countervailing Duty Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated December 16, 2021. 4 See Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Five Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from China: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,’’ dated December 27, 2021. 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on December 1, 2021,’’ dated January 20, 2022. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-433-812, A-423-812, A-351-847, A-570-047, A-427-828, A-428-844, A-
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Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Austria, 
Belgium, Brazil, the People's Republic of China, France, the Federal 
Republic of Germany, the Republic of Korea, Italy, Japan, South Africa, 
Taiwan, and the Republic of Turkey: 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 carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL 
plate) from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People's Republic of China 
(China), France, the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany), Italy, 
Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), South Africa, Taiwan, and the 
Republic of Turkey (Turkey) would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset 
Reviews'' section of this notice. The sunset period of review is 2017-
2021.

DATES: Applicable March 25, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Hansen, 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) 482-3683.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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Background

    On December 1, 2021, Commerce published the notice of initiation of 
the sunset reviews of the AD Orders on CTL plate from Austria, Belgium, 
Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, South Africa, 
Taiwan, and Turkey \1\ 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 the domestic interested 
parties within 15 days after the date of publication of the Initiation 
Notice.\3\ The domestic interested parties claimed interested party 
status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act.\4\
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    \1\ See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from 
Brazil, South Africa, and the Republic of Turkey: Antidumping Duty 
Orders, 82 FR 8911 (February 1, 2017); Certain Carbon and Alloy 
Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from the People's Republic of China: 
Antidumping Duty Order, 82 FR 14349 (March 20, 2017); and Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Austria, Belgium, 
France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic 
of Korea, and Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping 
Determinations for France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the 
Republic of Korea and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders, 82 FR 
24096 (May 25, 2017) (collectively, Orders).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 68220 
(December 1, 2021).
    \3\ The domestic interested parties are comprised of three 
domestic producers of CTL plate: SSAB Enterprises, LLC (SSAB), 
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (Cleveland-Cliffs), and Nucor Corporation 
(Nucor) (collectively, domestic interested parties). See SSAB's 
Letters, ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Brazil: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From China: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From France: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Italy: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Korea: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South 
Africa: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated 
December 15, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping 
Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate 
From Taiwan: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' 
dated December 15, 2021; and ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of 
Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate From Turkey: Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset 
Review,'' dated December 15, 2021. See Cleveland Cliffs' Letters, 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Brazil: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From China: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From France: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Italy: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Korea: Notice Of 
Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Africa: Notice 
Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 
2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On 
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Taiwan: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
16, 2021; ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Turkey: 
Notice Of Intent To Participate In Sunset Review,'' dated December 
16, 2021; See Nucor's Letters, ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate From Austria: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset 
Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate From Belgium: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset 
Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate From Brazil: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset 
Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Intent 
to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon 
and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From France: Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon 
and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Germany: Notice of Intent 
to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon 
and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Italy: Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon 
and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Japan: Notice of Intent to 
Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; ``Carbon 
and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Korea: Notice of 
Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 16, 2021; 
``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From South Africa: 
Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 
16, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Taiwan: 
Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated December 
16, 2021; and ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From 
Turkey: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,'' dated 
December 16, 2021.
    \4\ Id.
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    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).\5\ Commerce received no 
substantive responses from any respondent interested parties. 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.
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    \5\ See Domestic Interested Parties' Letters, ``Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and 
Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from China: Domestic Industry 
Substantive Response,'' dated December 27, 2021 (China Substantive 
Response); ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order 
On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Japan: 
Domestic Industry Substantive Response,'' dated December 27, 2021 
(Japan Substantive Response); ``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of 
Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-
Length Plate from Korea: Domestic Industry Substantive Response,'' 
dated December 27, 2021 (Korea Substantive Response); ``Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review Of Antidumping Duty Order On Certain Carbon and 
Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate from Taiwan: Domestic Industry 
Substantive Response,'' dated December 27, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy 
Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Austria, First Sunset Review: 
Domestic Producers' Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,'' 
dated December 28, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length 
Plate from Brazil, First Review: Domestic Producers' Substantive 
Response to Notice of Initiation,'' dated December 28, 2021; 
``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Germany, First 
Review: Domestic Producers' Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated December 28, 2021; ``Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-
to-Length Plate from South Africa, First Sunset Review: Domestic 
Producers' Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,'' dated 
December 28, 2021; ``Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length 
Plate from Belgium: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of 
Sunset Review,'' dated January 3, 2022; ``Certain Carbon and Alloy 
Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from France: Substantive Response to 
Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,'' dated January 3, 2022; 
``Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Italy: 
Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,'' 
dated January 3, 2022; and ``Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-
Length Plate from Turkey: Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation of Sunset Review,'' dated January 3, 2022.
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Scopes of the Orders

    The products covered by these Orders are certain carbon and alloy 
steel hot-rolled or forged flat plate products not in coils, whether or 
not painted,

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varnished, or coated with plastics or other non-metallic substances 
(cut-to-length plate). Full descriptions of the scopes of the Orders 
are contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\6\
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    \6\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain 
Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate from Austria, Belgium, 
Brazil, the People's Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic 
of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Italy, Japan, South 
Africa, Taiwan, 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 reviews 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 orders were revoked. Parties 
can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in these reviews 
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 https://access.trade.gov/public/FRNoticesListLayout.aspx.

Final Results of Sunset Reviews

    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 that the magnitude of the 
margins of dumping likely to prevail would be up to the following 
weighted-average dumping margins:

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                                                               Weighted-
                                                                average
                           Country                              dumping
                                                                margin
                                                               (percent)
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Austria.....................................................       53.72
Belgium.....................................................       51.78
Brazil......................................................       74.52
China.......................................................       68.27
France......................................................      148.02
Germany.....................................................       22.90
Italy.......................................................       22.19
Japan.......................................................       48.67
Korea.......................................................        7.39
South Africa................................................       94.14
Taiwan......................................................        6.95
Turkey......................................................       50.00
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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 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

    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).

    Dated: March 18, 2022.
Lisa W. Wang,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scopes 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. 2022-06274 Filed 3-24-22; 8:45 am]
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