Defense Intelligence Agency July 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From Japan: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2008-2009
Document Number: 2015-18732
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-30
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On July 14, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) issued final judgment in NTN Bearing Corporation of America v. United States, Court No. 10-00286, Slip Op. 15-76 (CIT July 14, 2015), affirming the Department of Commerce's (the Department) amended final results of redetermination pursuant to remand.\1\
Implementation of Determinations Under Section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China; Certain Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe From the People's Republic of China; Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People's Republic of China; Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China; Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China; Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China; Certain Potassium Phosphate Salts from the People's Republic of China; Certain Steel Grating From the People's Republic of China; Certain Tow Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China; Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China; Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From the People's Republic of China; Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China; Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selv
Document Number: 2015-18625
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On July 20, 2015, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) instructed the Department of Commerce (Department) to implement its determinations under section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA) regarding the antidumping duty (AD) investigations on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (PRC); certain circular welded carbon quality steel line pipe from the PRC; certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks (kitchen racks) from the PRC; certain magnesia carbon bricks from the PRC; certain oil country tubular goods from the PRC; certain potassium phosphate salts from the PRC; certain steel grating from the PRC; certain tow behind lawn groomers and certain parts thereof from the PRC; circular welded austenitic stainless pressure pipe from the PRC; citric acid and certain citrate salts from the PRC; lightweight thermal paper from the PRC; narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from the PRC; prestressed concrete steel wire strand from the PRC; raw flexible magnets from the PRC; and sodium nitrite from the PRC; and regarding the AD administrative reviews of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires from the PRC and kitchen racks from the PRC, which renders them not inconsistent with the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement findings in the Appellate Body report on United StatesCountervailing and Anti-dumping Measures on Certain Products from China, WT/DS449/AB/R (July 7, 2014), and the panel report, as modified by the Appellate Body report, WT/DS449/R (March 27, 2014), adopted by the WTO Dispute Settlement Body on July 22, 2014 (DS 449). The Department issued its final determinations in these section 129 proceedings on June 26, 2015 and July 10, 2015.\1\ The Department is now implementing these final determinations.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2015-18622
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-18619
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014. This review covers respondents Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Nan Ya) and Shinkong Materials Technology Corporation (SMTC), producers and exporters of PET Film from Taiwan. The Department preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise have not been made below normal value (NV) by Nan Ya. We preliminarily find that SMTC had no shipments during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2015-18618
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has determined that two requests for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') meet the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for these two new shipper reviews is December 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2015-18450
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-28
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Mexico: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results and Notice of Amended Final Determination
Document Number: 2015-18335
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-27
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On December 22, 2014, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) entered its final judgment in Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V. and Deacero Usa, Inc. v. United States and Arcelormittal USA LLC, Gerdau Ameristeel U.S. Inc., Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, and Nucor Corporation, Court No. 12-00345, Slip Op. 14-151 (Deacero III), sustaining the Department of Commerce's (the Department) negative circumvention determination from the First Remand Results.\1\ Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (Diamond Sawblades), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's Final Determination \2\ that, pursuant to section 781(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.225, Deacero's entries of wire rod with an actual diameter of 4.75 millimeters (mm) to 5.00 mm constitute circumvention of the Order.\3\
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Determination and Amended Final Determination of the Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2015-18214
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-24
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On July 6, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') issued Changzhou Hawd Flooring Co. v. United States, Ct. No. 12-20, Slip Op. 15-71 (CIT July 6, 2015), affirming the Department of Commerce's (the ``Department'') amended final determination of sales at less than fair value in the antidumping duty investigation on multilayered wood flooring from the People's Republic of China (``Amended Final Determination''),\1\ as modified by the Department's fourth remand redetermination pursuant to court order.
Frontseating Service Valves From the People's Republic of China; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-17838
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-24
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On April 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty on frontseating service valves from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The period of review is April 1, 2013, through April 28, 2014. The review covers one exporter of the subject merchandise, Zhejiang Sanhua Co., Ltd. (``Sanhua''). We find that Sanhua made no sales in the United States at prices below normal value. None of the interested parties submitted case or rebuttal briefs. Therefore, we made no changes to our margin calculations for Sanhua. The final weighted-average dumping margin for this review is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Turkey: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011
Document Number: 2015-18087
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-23
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On April 1, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (the Court) issued Toscelik II,\1\ which sustained the Final Remand Results \2\ that the Department of Commerce (the Department) issued in connection with Toscelik I, concerning the Department's final results of administrative review of the countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Turkey covering the period of review January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011 (POR).\3\ At issue were benefits that Toscelik Profil ve Sac Endustrisi AS (Toscelik) received in connection with land that Toscelik acquired from the Government of Turkey in 2008 and 2010. In the Final Remand Results, the Department restored the benchmark originally calculated for the 2008 land subsidy in the 2010 CVD Review \4\ and further explained aspects of the benchmark used to value the 2010 land subsidy. In addition, pursuant to a voluntary remand request, the Department examined and corrected, as necessary, duplication errors in the dataset used to calculate the land benchmark.\5\
Hydrofluorocarbon Blends and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation
Document Number: 2015-17984
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-17983
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), for the period of review (``POR''), June 1, 2013, to May 31, 2014.
Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty
Document Number: 2015-17982
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2015-17846
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-21
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on large residential washers (washers) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) covering the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms from India: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2015-17839
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-21
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms (mushrooms) from India for the period February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015 (POR).
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2015-17836
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-21
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On May 1, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') initiated the first five-year (``sunset'') review of the antidumping duty order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (``PC strand'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act'').\1\ As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on PC strand from the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2015-17834
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-21
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On May 11, 2015, the Department received a timely request for a new shipper review (NSR) from Jinxiang Huameng Imp & Exp Co. (Huameng), in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(c). On May 22, 2015 Department issued a letter to Huameng requesting that it correct certain deficiencies in its initial request.\1\ On July 6, 2015, Huameng submitted a timely response to the Department's request.\2\ The Department of Commerce (Department) has determined that the request for a NSR of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2015-17732
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-20
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that TPBI Public Company Limited (TPBI) is the successor-in- interest to Thai Plastic Bags Industries Company Limited (Thai Plastic Bags) for purposes of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Thailand and, as such, will be entitled to Thai Plastic Bags's exclusion from the antidumping duty order. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-17622
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded non-alloy steel pipe (CWP) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) to correct a ministerial error.\1\ The period of review is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2015-17621
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Second Amended Final Results of Administrative Review Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2015-17486
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-16
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On June 16, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') issued its final judgment vacating its decision in Peer Bearing Co.Changshan v. United States, 853 F. Supp. 2d 1365 (CIT 2013) (``CPZ II''), and re-instating the Department of Commerce's (the ``Department'') first redetermination issued on remand (``First Remand Redetermination'') \1\ with respect to the Department's final results of the 2006-2007 antidumping duty administrative review of tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished from the People's Republic of China.\2\ Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``CAFC'') in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (``Timken''), as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (``Diamond Sawblades''), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's amended final results of review \3\ and is amending the Amended Final Results of review with respect to the margin determined for Peer Bearing CompanyChangshan (``CPZ''), an exporter and producer of subject merchandise.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Results of New Shipper Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-17368
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-15
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
On January 9, 2015, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of a new shipper review (``NSR'') and the second administrative review (``AR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on multilayered wood flooring (``MLWF'') from the People's Republic of China (``the PRC''), in accordance with sections 751(a)(1)(B) and 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').\1\ The period of review (``POR'') for the AR and NSR is December 1, 2012, through November 30, 2013. The NSR covers one producer/exporter of subject merchandise: Linyi Anying Wood Co., Ltd., (``Anying'').\2\ The AR covers 69 companies. The mandatory respondents in this review are: (1) Dalian Dajen Wood Co., Ltd. (``Dajen'') and (2) Jiangsu Senmao Bamboo and Wood Products Co., Ltd. (``Senmao''). We invited interested parties to comment on our NSR Preliminary Results and Preliminary Results. No parties commented on the NSR Preliminary Results. Accordingly, we continue to find that Anying has not made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. For the AR, we received comments from interested parties. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results of the AD AR. The final dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results'' section of this notice.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-17367
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-15
Agency: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Defense Intelligence Agency
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting the sixth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The Department individually reviewed two respondents, Shanghai Wells,\2\ and Ningbo Dasheng Hanger Ind. Co., Ltd., (``Ningbo Dasheng''). The Department preliminarily determines that Shanghai Wells sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (``POR''), October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014, and that Ningbo Dasheng is not eligible for a separate and, therefore, is considered part of the PRC-wide entity.\3\ If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.