U.S. Smart Grid Solutions Toolkit
The U.S. Department of Commerce announces the development of a toolkit to promote the deployment of U.S. smart grid technologies and services to be launched in FY2017. Through this Notice, the Department of Commerce seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders regarding the most frequently requested ``use cases'' by electric utilities for inclusion in a web-based U.S. Smart Grid Solutions Toolkit. The U.S. Smart Grid Solutions Toolkit (``Toolkit'') is intended to be used by foreign energy officials and foreign end-users of smart grid technologies. The Toolkit will outline U.S. approaches to a series of electric utility use cases and highlight participating U.S. vendors of relevant U.S. smart grid technologies and services. The Toolkit will support the President's National Export Initiative by fostering export opportunities for the U.S. energy industry.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Review; Calendar Year 2014
The Department of Commerce (the Department) completed the administrative review (AR) and new shipper review (NSR) of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate (CTL Plate) from the Republic of Korea for the January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, period of review (POR). Based on our analysis of the comments received, the Department determined that Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM), the firm examined in the AR, and Hyundai Steel Company Ltd. (Hyundai Steel), the firm examined in the NSR, each received a de minimis net subsidy rate during the POR. The final net subsidy rates are listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
The Department of Commerce (Department) preliminarily determines that imports of stainless steel sheet and strip (stainless sheet and strip) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is July 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The estimated dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Solid Fertilizer Grade Ammonium Nitrate From the Russian Federation; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
On May 13, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solid fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (ammonium nitrate) from the Russian Federation. We invited interested parties to comment; we received no comments or requests for a hearing. Therefore, for the final results, we continue to find that sales of subject merchandise by JSC Acron and its affiliate JSC Dorogobuzh (collectively, Acron) have not been made at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR). Further, we continue to find that MCC EuroChem and its affiliates OJSC NAK Azot and OJSC Nevinnomyssky Azot (collectively, EuroChem) made no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
The Department preliminarily determines that none of the mandatory respondents in this review qualify for a separate rate and are, therefore, considered a part of the Vietnam-Wide Entity for their exports of subject merchandise exported to the United States during the period of review (``POR'') August 1, 2014, through July 31, 2015. 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.