Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Scope Determination and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders; Extension of Deadline To Certify Certain Entries, 58063 [2022-20666]

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[FR Doc. 2022–20665 Filed 9–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–051, C–570–052] Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Scope Determination and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders; Extension of Deadline To Certify Certain Entries Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable September 12, 2022. SUMMARY: On July 29, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) published a notice of a preliminary scope determination and affirmative preliminary circumvention determination in the Federal Register concerning the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain hardwood plywood products (hardwood plywood) from the People’s Republic of China (China). This notice informs parties that Commerce has extended the deadline for certain exporters and importers to certify entries of hardwood plywood exported from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) that were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after June 17, 2020, and until August 28, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kabir Archuletta, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: 13 Other issues in the investigation will be subject to a briefing schedule to be established after the issuance of verification reports. Likewise, a hearing on other issues in the investigation, if one is scheduled, will be separately scheduled. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Sep 22, 2022 Jkt 256001 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2593. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Preliminary Determination, Commerce established a certification program and a deadline for certain exporters and importers to certify that entries of hardwood plywood exported from Vietnam that entered, or were withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after June 17, 2020, and until August 28, 2022, are not subject to the AD/CVD orders on hardwood plywood from China.1 The deadline for exporters and importers to complete these certifications was September 12, 2022.2 Extension On September 12, 2022, Commerce issued a memorandum via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (i.e., ACCESS) notifying interested parties that the deadline for the certifications to be complete was extended by 80 days.3 Also on September 12, 2022, Commerce transmitted instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) notifying CBP of the extended deadline.4 The deadline for exporters and importers to complete the certification requirements established in the Preliminary Determination is now December 1, 2022. We note that the 36 companies that Commerce precluded from participating in this certification program in the Preliminary Determination are still precluded from participating in the certification program we established for 1 See Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Scope Determination and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 87 FR 45753, 45756–58 (July 29, 2022) (Preliminary Determination); see also Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 504 (January 4, 2018); and Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 83 FR 513 (January 4, 2018). 2 See Preliminary Determination, 87 FR 45756. 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Extension of Deadline to Certify Certain Entries of Hardwood Plywood and Response to Request to Modify Cash Deposit Instructions,’’ dated September 12, 2022. 4 See CBP Message 2255409, ‘‘Notice of amended deadline for certifications in the Vietnam-wide circumvention inquiry of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood plywood products and veneered panels from the People’s Republic of China (A–570–051, C–570–052 and A–552–006, C–552–007),’’ dated September 12, 2022; see also CBP Message 2255410, ‘‘Notice of amended deadline for certifications in the scope inquiry of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood plywood products and veneered panels from the People’s Republic of China (A–570–051 and C–570–052),’’ dated September 12, 2022. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58063 applicable exports of hardwood plywood from Vietnam.5 Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended and 19 CFR 351.225(f) and (h).6 Dated: September 19, 2022. Lisa W. Wang, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2022–20666 Filed 9–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XC392] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC) Salmon Subcommittee will hold an online meeting. DATES: The online meeting will be held Wednesday, October 12 and Thursday, October 13, 2022. The daily meeting time will be 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., and all times are Pacific Daylight Time. If necessary, meetings may continue past the noticed end time on each day in order to complete the business at hand. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held online. Specific meeting information, including directions on how to join the meeting and system requirements will be provided in the meeting announcement on the Pacific Council’s website (see www.pcouncil.org). You SUMMARY: 5 See Preliminary Determination at Appendix V. significantly revised its scope regulations on September 20, 2021, with an effective date of November 4, 2021. See Regulations to Improve Administration and Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, 86 FR 52300 (September 20, 2021). The amendments to 19 CFR 351.225 apply to scope inquiries for which a scope ruling application is filed, as well as any scope inquiry self-initiated by Commerce, on or after November 4, 2021. The newly promulgated 19 CFR 351.226 applies to circumvention inquiries for which a circumvention request is filed, as well as any circumvention inquiry self-initiated by Commerce, on or after November 4, 2021. We note that these scope and circumvention inquiries were initiated prior to the effective date of the new regulations, and, thus, any reference to the regulations is to the prior version of the regulations. 6 Commerce E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-051, C-570-052]


Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of 
China: Preliminary Scope Determination and Affirmative Preliminary 
Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Orders; Extension of Deadline To Certify Certain Entries

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

DATES: Applicable September 12, 2022.

SUMMARY: On July 29, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) 
published a notice of a preliminary scope determination and affirmative 
preliminary circumvention determination in the Federal Register 
concerning the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) 
orders on certain hardwood plywood products (hardwood plywood) from the 
People's Republic of China (China). This notice informs parties that 
Commerce has extended the deadline for certain exporters and importers 
to certify entries of hardwood plywood exported from the Socialist 
Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) that were entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after June 17, 2020, and until August 
28, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kabir Archuletta, 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) 482-2593.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Preliminary Determination, Commerce 
established a certification program and a deadline for certain 
exporters and importers to certify that entries of hardwood plywood 
exported from Vietnam that entered, or were withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after June 17, 2020, and until August 28, 2022, 
are not subject to the AD/CVD orders on hardwood plywood from China.\1\ 
The deadline for exporters and importers to complete these 
certifications was September 12, 2022.\2\
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    \1\ See Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People's 
Republic of China: Preliminary Scope Determination and Affirmative 
Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Orders, 87 FR 45753, 45756-58 (July 29, 2022) 
(Preliminary Determination); see also Certain Hardwood Plywood 
Products from the People's Republic of China: Amended Final 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty 
Order, 83 FR 504 (January 4, 2018); and Certain Hardwood Plywood 
Products from the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty 
Order, 83 FR 513 (January 4, 2018).
    \2\ See Preliminary Determination, 87 FR 45756.
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Extension

    On September 12, 2022, Commerce issued a memorandum via Enforcement 
and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized 
Electronic Service System (i.e., ACCESS) notifying interested parties 
that the deadline for the certifications to be complete was extended by 
80 days.\3\ Also on September 12, 2022, Commerce transmitted 
instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) notifying CBP 
of the extended deadline.\4\ The deadline for exporters and importers 
to complete the certification requirements established in the 
Preliminary Determination is now December 1, 2022. We note that the 36 
companies that Commerce precluded from participating in this 
certification program in the Preliminary Determination are still 
precluded from participating in the certification program we 
established for applicable exports of hardwood plywood from Vietnam.\5\
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    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Extension of Deadline to Certify Certain 
Entries of Hardwood Plywood and Response to Request to Modify Cash 
Deposit Instructions,'' dated September 12, 2022.
    \4\ See CBP Message 2255409, ``Notice of amended deadline for 
certifications in the Vietnam-wide circumvention inquiry of the 
antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood 
plywood products and veneered panels from the People's Republic of 
China (A-570-051, C-570-052 and A-552-006, C-552-007),'' dated 
September 12, 2022; see also CBP Message 2255410, ``Notice of 
amended deadline for certifications in the scope inquiry of the 
antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood 
plywood products and veneered panels from the People's Republic of 
China (A-570-051 and C-570-052),'' dated September 12, 2022.
    \5\ See Preliminary Determination at Appendix V.
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Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended and 19 CFR 351.225(f) and 
(h).\6\
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    \6\ Commerce significantly revised its scope regulations on 
September 20, 2021, with an effective date of November 4, 2021. See 
Regulations to Improve Administration and Enforcement of Antidumping 
and Countervailing Duty Laws, 86 FR 52300 (September 20, 2021). The 
amendments to 19 CFR 351.225 apply to scope inquiries for which a 
scope ruling application is filed, as well as any scope inquiry 
self-initiated by Commerce, on or after November 4, 2021. The newly 
promulgated 19 CFR 351.226 applies to circumvention inquiries for 
which a circumvention request is filed, as well as any circumvention 
inquiry self-initiated by Commerce, on or after November 4, 2021. We 
note that these scope and circumvention inquiries were initiated 
prior to the effective date of the new regulations, and, thus, any 
reference to the regulations is to the prior version of the 
regulations.

    Dated: September 19, 2022.
Lisa W. Wang,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2022-20666 Filed 9-22-22; 8:45 am]
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