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

Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan and the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2016-16798
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on certain cold- rolled steel flat products from Japan and the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-16794
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on certain cold- rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled steel) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results, Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Rescission of New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-16467
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an administrative review (AR) and a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs), from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The AR covers four \1\ exporters, of which the Department selected two mandatory respondents for individual examination (i.e., Changshan Peer Bearing Co. Ltd. (CPZ/SKF); and Yantai CMC Bearing Co., Ltd. (Yantai CMC)). The NSR covers Shandong Bolong Bearing Co., Ltd. (Bolong). The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent To Reinstate Shanghai General Bearing Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-16472
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs), from the People's Republic of China (PRC) to determine whether Shanghai General Bearing Co., Ltd. (SGBC/SKF) has resumed dumping TRBs and whether the antidumping order should be reinstated for TRBs from the PRC manufactured and exported by SGBC/SKF. The period of review is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015. We preliminarily determine that SGBC/SKF has sold TRBs at less than normal value (NV) and that TRBs produced and exported by SGBC/SKF should be reinstated in the antidumping order on TRBs from the PRC. We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to suspend liquidation of all entries of TRBs manufactured and exported by SGBC/ SKF and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe (Over 4 1/2
Document Number: 2016-16474
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from the petitioner,\1\ the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain large diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (over 4 \1/2\ inches) from Japan. The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015.\2\ The review covers five producers or exporters of subject merchandise.\3\ We preliminarily find that NKK Tubes (NKK) had no shipments during the POR. Further, we preliminarily find that subject merchandise has been sold at less than normal value by JFE Steel Corporation (JFE), Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC), and Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (SMI). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Small Diameter Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe (Under 4 1/2
Document Number: 2016-16473
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from the petitioner,\1\ the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain small diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (under 4 \1/2\ inches) from Japan. The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015.\2\ The review covers five producers or exporters of subject merchandise.\3\ We preliminarily find that NKK Tubes (NKK) had no shipments during the POR. Further, we preliminarily find that subject merchandise has been sold at less than normal value by JFE Steel Corporation (JFE), Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC), and Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (SMI). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-16466
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (chlorinated isos) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015. This administrative review covers three producers/exporters: (1) Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd. (Heze Huayi); (2) Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (Jiheng); and (3) Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd. (Kangtai). We preliminarily determine that Heze Huayi, Jiheng, and Kangtai made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (NV). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-16465
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
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) in their five year (sunset) reviews that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain tissue paper products (tissue paper) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC.
Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Determination and Notice of Amended Final Determination
Document Number: 2016-16443
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 22, 2016, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') sustained the Department of Commerce's (``the Department'') final results of redetermination pursuant to remand of the final determination in the antidumping duty investigation of boltless steel shelving units from the PRC.\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 (CAFC 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 and is amending the Final Determination of the antidumping duty investigation of boltless steel shelving units from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') with respect to the countervailing duty export subsidy adjustments applied to the cash deposit rates calculated for the Final Determination.\2\
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-16293
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Business Directory Survey
Document Number: 2016-16257
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Energy (the ``Interagency Team'') announce an opportunity for U.S.-based suppliers and providers of clean energy, smart grid, and energy efficiency solutions to participate in an interactive directory of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. The Interagency Team has developed the beta version of an interactive app to serve as a mobile business directory for U.S. clean energy exporters, which can be accessed at http://www.re3app.com/. The app highlights deployments of sustainable technologies and systems at U.S. diplomatic missions and provides potential business partners around the world with a searchable interface to find information on potential U.S. technology and service providers. The app showcases a diverse array of clean energy goods and services, including renewable energy equipment (solar, wind, geothermal), biofuels, fuel cell power, smart grid technologies, and energy efficiency solutions, as well as U.S.-based services critical to the deployment of clean energy supplies. The app is expected to be available in mobile app stores around October 1, 2016. U.S. clean energy and energy efficiency exporters interested in registering to be part of the interactive directory and provide information on their company's solutions to be included in the app are requested to complete the online survey by no later than August 1, 2016. The app and survey are administered by the U.S. Department of State. The U.S. Department of Commerce is publishing this notice as part of its responsibility for public outreach for the directory.
Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results and Notice of Amended Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2006-2007
Document Number: 2016-16253
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 28, 2016, the United States Court of International Trade (the CIT or the Court) issued final judgment in Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., v. United States, Court No. 09-00123, sustaining the Department of Commerce's (the Department) final results of the fourth redetermination pursuant to remand.\1\ Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) 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 results of the antidumping duty administrative review of floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables and certain parts thereof from the People's Republic of China covering the period August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007, and is amending the final results with respect to the weighted-average dumping margin assigned to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Since Hardware).\2\
Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2016-16252
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) with regard to Sailun Jinyu Group (HONG KONG) Co., Limited (Sailun Jinyu HK). We preliminarily determine that Sailun Jinyu HK is the successor-in-interest to Jinyu International Holding Co., Limited (Jinyu HK) for purposes of determining AD liability. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2016-16145
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
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 May anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Brass Sheet and Strip From Germany: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-16137
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 11, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on brass sheet and strip from Germany.\1\ The review covers ten producers or exporters of subject merchandise.\2\ We received no comments or requests for a hearing. Therefore, for the final results, we continue to find that three of the producers or exporters for which the Department initiated a review, Schwermetall, ThyssenKrupp, and Wieland, had no shipments during the POR. Further, we find that subject merchandise has been sold at less than normal value by seven of the companies subject to this review.\3\
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16087
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-16060
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets (``fish fillets'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') on January 21, 2016.\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2014, through January 1, 2015. We provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results. The final dumping margin is listed below in the ``Final Results of the New Shipper Review'' section of this notice.
Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2016-16059
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on carbon butt-weld pipe fittings (BWPF) from Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this notice.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Brazil, India, the People's Republic of China and Thailand: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2016-16053
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the 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.
Cyber Security Trade Mission to Turkey
Document Number: 2016-15842
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is amending the Notice published at 80 FR 76670 (December 10, 2015), regarding the Information and Communication Technology Trade Mission to Turkey, scheduled for November 28-December 1, 2016, to amend the title, dates, and deadline for submitting applications for the event.
Meeting of the United States Manufacturing Council
Document Number: 2016-16015
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Manufacturing Council (Council) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The Council was established in April 2004 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Council members to review and deliberate on proposed recommendations by the Innovation, Research, and Development Subcommittee focused on the transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http:// www.trade.gov/manufacturingcouncil/, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-15834
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 26, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stilbenic optical brightening agents (OBAs) from Taiwan.\1\ 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). For the final results, we find that TFM has sold subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Affirmative Critical Circumstances Determination, in Part, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Determination
Document Number: 2016-15837
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of truck and bus tires from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of investigation is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-15836
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 26, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its notice of initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review 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\ The Department preliminarily determined that Hangzhou Sunny Energy Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (``Hangzhou Sunny'') is the successor-in-interest to Hangzhou Zhejiang University Sunny Energy Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (``Hangzhou ZU Sunny'') for purposes of the AD order on solar cells from the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Hangzhou ZU Sunny's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no parties submitted comments, and there is no other information or evidence on the record calling into question our Preliminary Results, the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results. For these final results, the Department continues to find that Hangzhou Sunny is the successor in interest to Hangzhou ZU Sunny.
Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Italy: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-15835
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 26, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Italy.\1\ The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Filmag Italia S.p.A. (Filmag). The period of review is from February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. As a result of our analysis of comments received, the final results differ from the preliminary results of review. For the final, weighted-average dumping margin, see the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2016-15729
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain amorphous silica fabric (silica fabric) from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The period of investigation is January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2016-15722
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating the five-year review (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/ CVD'') order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same order(s).