International Trade Administration February 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-04200
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stilbenic optical brightening agents (OBAs) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Teh Fong Ming International Co., Ltd. (TFM). We preliminarily find that TFM has sold subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-04198
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
For the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Italy, the Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise by Filmag Italia Spa (Filmag) were made at less than normal value during the period of review.\1\ The period of review is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2016-04063
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-04061
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 21, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published a notice of preliminary results of a changed circumstance review (``CCR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (``solar cells''), from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ Based on our analysis of the comments from interested parties, we continue to find that Neo Solar Power Corporation (``Neo Solar'') is not the successor-in-interest to DelSolar Co., Ltd. (``DelSolar Taiwan'') for purposes of determining AD liability in this proceeding for these final results and, as such, is subject to the PRC- wide entity cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise.
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2016-04060
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Interim Procedures for Considering Requests From the Public for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Actions on Imports From Panama
Document Number: 2016-03972
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Committee for the Implementation for Textile Agreements (CITA), the Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (U.S.-Panama TPA)
Document Number: 2016-03971
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA), the Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-03851
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA''), issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to the California Pistachio Export Council on February 3, 2016.
Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2016-03751
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Pasta From Italy: Final Results, and Rescission, in Part, of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2013
Document Number: 2016-03750
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) has conducted an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain pasta from Italy. On August 10, 2015, we published the Preliminary Results for this administrative review.\1\ The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013. We find that DeMatteis Agroalimentare S.p.A. (also known as, De Matteis Agroalimentare SpA) (DeMatteis) received countervailable subsidies and La Molisana S.p.A. (La Molisana) received de minimis countervailable subsidies during the POR. These rates are shown below in the final results of review section. As discussed below, we are rescinding the review with respect to La Molisana Industrie Alimentari S.p.A. (LMIA).
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-03742
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA''), issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to the United States Surimi Commission on February 10, 2016.
Notice of Imminent Establishment of the United States-Mexico Energy Business Council and Solicitation of Nominations for U.S. Private Sector Members
Document Number: 2016-03594
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce announces the imminent establishment of the United States-Mexico Energy Business Council (the ``Council'') with U.S. Department of Energy, the Ministry of Economy of the United Mexican States, and the Ministry of Energy of the United Mexican States, and is soliciting nominations for U.S. private sector members. The Council is expected to have as its objective bringing together representatives of the respective energy industries of the United States and Mexico to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between energy industries in the two countries, and communicating actionable, non-binding recommendations to the U.S. and Mexican governments.
Silicomanganese From Australia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-03627
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') determines that imports of silicomanganese from Australia are being sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''). The final weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination Margins.''
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Circumvention Inquiry on Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-03418
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Nucor Corporation and SSAB Enterprises LLC (collectively ``Domestic Producers''), the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is initiating a circumvention inquiry, pursuant to section 781(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''), to determine whether certain imports of certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate (``CTL plate'') are circumventing the antidumping duty order on CTL plate from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\
Certain Pasta From Italy: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2016-03252
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 7, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review of certain pasta (pasta) from Italy and gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results.\1\
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2016-03083
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
For the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from India, we find that Jindal Poly Films Limited (Jindal) and the four-non selected respondents made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value; we also find that SRF Limited (SRF) did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. The period of review is July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2013
Document Number: 2016-03082
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 6, 2015, the Department published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from India.\1\ The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013.\2\ Based on an analysis of the comments received, the Department has made changes to the subsidy rate determined for Jindal Poly Films Limited (Jindal). The final subsidy rates are listed in the ``Final Results of Administrative Review'' section below.
Potassium Permanganate From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 2014 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2016-03073
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request by Pacific Accelerator Limited (``PAL''), the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on potassium permanganate from the People's Republic of China (the ``PRC'') for the period of review (``POR'') January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.\1\ The Department preliminarily determines that PAL sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV'') during the POR. If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2016-02998
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 20, 2016, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) sustained the Department of Commerce's (Department) third and final results of redetermination,\1\ in which the Department determined, under protest, that certain refrigerator/ freezer trim kits meet the description of excluded finished goods kits and are therefore not covered by the scope of the Orders,\2\ pursuant to the CIT's remand order in Meridian LLC v. United States, Court No. 13-00018, Slip Op. 15-67 (CIT June 23, 2015) (Meridian IV).
Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2016-02997
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks from the People's Republic of China (PRC) with regard to Ningbo Afa Kitchen and Bath Co., Ltd. (Ningbo). We preliminarily determine that Ningbo is the successor-in-interest to Yuyao Afa Kitchenware Co., Ltd. (Yuyao) for purposes of determining AD liability. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-02996
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from Canada. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Jungbunzlauer Canada Inc. (JBL Canada). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by JBL Canada were not made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From Turkey; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-02995
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily finds that Agir Haddecilik A.S. (Haddecilik) did not make sales at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR). The POR is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From Mexico and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-02994
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders on certain magnesia carbon bricks (``MCBs'') from Mexico and the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') and the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on MCBs from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and countervailable subsidies and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty orders and the countervailing duty order.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-02806
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the International Trade Administration, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (OTEA), has received an application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate'') from The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association, LLC. This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and seeks public comments on whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-02804
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') \1\ would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review''' section of this notice.
Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2016-02699
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the dumping margins identified in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-02698
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (Certain Coated Paper) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2016-02578
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with December anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
University of Minnesota, et al.; Notice of Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2016-02558
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From Mexico: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-02553
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain magnesia carbon bricks from Mexico for the period of review September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015 (POR).
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From Indonesia: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-02287
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order (CVD) on certain coated paper (certain coated paper) suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from Indonesia would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Heavy Iron Construction Castings from Brazil: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-02286
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order (CVD) order on heavy iron construction castings (heavy iron castings) from Brazil would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2016-02151
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2016-02150
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 7, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain lined paper products (CLPP) from India in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2013, through August 31, 2014. This review covers two mandatory respondents, Kokuyo Riddhi Paper Products Private Limited \2\ (Kokuyo Riddhi) and SAB International (SAB), and one respondent not individually examined, Navneet Publications (India) Ltd./Navneet Education Limited (Navneet).\3\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received no comments or hearing requests from any interested parties. Therefore, we have made no changes for the final results. The final weighted-average dumping margins for Kokuyo Riddhi, SAB and Navneet are listed below in the section titled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-02147
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-02005
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''). The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. The review covers one exporter of subject merchandise: Hai Huong Seafood Joint Stock Company (``HHFISH''). The Department has preliminarily determined that HHFISH did not sell subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV''). We invite interested parties to comment on the preliminary results.