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

Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Malaysia: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-26220
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 24, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Malaysia. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Euro SME Sdn Bhd (Euro SME) for the period of review (POR) August 1, 2014, through July 31, 2015. The final estimated weighted- average dumping margin is listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Call for Applications for the International Buyer Program Select Service for Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2016-26218
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), International Trade Administration (ITA) announces that it will accept applications for the International Buyer Program (IBP) Select service for calendar year 2018 (January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018). This announcement sets out the objectives, procedures and application review criteria for IBP Select. Under IBP Select, ITA recruits international buyers to U.S. trade shows to meet with U.S. suppliers exhibiting at those shows. The main difference between IBP and IBP Select is that IBP offers worldwide promotion, whereas IBP Select focuses on promotion and recruitment in up to five international markets. Specifically, through the IBP Select, the DOC selects domestic trade shows that will receive DOC assistance in the form of targeted promotion and recruitment in up to five foreign markets, export counseling to exhibitors, and export counseling and matchmaking services at the trade show. This notice covers selection for IBP Select participation during calendar year 2018.
Call for Applications for the International Buyer Program Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2016-26216
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In this notice, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) International Trade Administration (ITA) announces that it will accept applications for the International Buyer Program (IBP) for calendar year 2018 (January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018). The announcement also sets out the objectives, procedures and application review criteria for the IBP. The purpose of the IBP is to bring international buyers together with U.S. firms in industries with high export potential at leading U.S. trade shows. Specifically, through the IBP, the ITA selects domestic trade shows which will receive ITA assistance in the form of global promotion in foreign markets, provision of export counseling to exhibitors, and provision of matchmaking services at the trade show. This notice covers selection for IBP participation during calendar year 2018.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-26214
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Avanti Frozen Foods Private Limited (Avanti Frozen) requested a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India. The Department of Commerce (Department) is initiating this changed circumstances review and preliminarily determining that Avanti Frozen is the successor-in- interest to Avanti Feeds Limited (Avanti Feeds).
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2016-26148
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on a request, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC) with respect to Jingzhou Tianhe Aquatic Products Co., Ltd. (Jingzhou Tianhe). We have determined that this request meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From Pakistan: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2016-26114
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to exporters and producers of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (circular welded pipe) from Pakistan. For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From Pakistan: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26113
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (circular welded pipe) from Pakistan is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26112
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through September 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the Sultanate of Oman: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26108
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015. The final weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From the United Arab Emirates: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26107
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (CWP) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From Canada: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26106
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') determines that certain iron mechanical transfer drive components (``IMTDCs'') from Canada are being, or likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''). Baldor Electric Company Canada (``Baldor'') is the sole mandatory respondent in this investigation. The period of investigation (``POI'') is October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015. The final estimated dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2016-26105
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components (``IMTDCs'') from the People's Republic of China (the ``PRC''). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination and Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26104
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') determines that certain iron mechanical transfer drive components (``IMTDC'') 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 (``POI'') is April 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015. The final weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Final Determination Dumping Margins'' section of this notice.
Subsidy Programs Provided by Countries Exporting Softwood Lumber and Softwood Lumber Products to the United States; Request for Comment
Document Number: 2016-26030
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) seeks public comment on any subsidies, including stumpage subsidies, provided by certain countries exporting softwood lumber or softwood lumber products to the United States during the period January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016.
Phosphor Copper From the Republic of Korea: Postponement of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-26027
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is postponing the deadline for issuing the final determination in the less-than-fair- value (LTFV) investigation of phosphor copper from the Republic of Korea (Korea) and is extending the provisional measures from a four- month period to a period of not more than six months.
Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-26024
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 10, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils from the People's Republic of China. This review covers one company, Wah Yuen Stationery Co., Ltd. and its affiliated producer, Shandong Wah Yuen Stationery Co., Ltd. (collectively, Wah Yuen), for the period of review (POR) December 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results. As a result of these changes, we find that the exporter Wah Yuen made a sale of subject merchandise at below normal value during the POR.
Lemon Juice From Argentina: Continuation of Suspension of Antidumping Investigation
Document Number: 2016-25947
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is continuing to suspend the antidumping duty investigation on lemon juice from Argentina. The basis for this action is an agreement between the Department and signatory producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of lemon juice from Argentina, wherein each signatory producer/exporter has agreed to revise its prices to eliminate completely the injurious effects of exports of the subject merchandise to the United States.
Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-25906
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Spain with respect to Sidenor Aceros Especiales S.L. Based on the information on the record, we preliminarily determine that Sidenor Aceros Especiales S.L. is the successor-in-interest to Gerdau Aceros Especiales Europa for purposes of determining antidumping duty liability. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-25901
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) finds that the sale made by Dongtai Zhangshi Wood Industry Co., Ltd. (Zhangshi) and the sale made by Huzhou Muyun Wood Co., Ltd. (Muyun) are non-bona fide. Therefore, we are rescinding these new shipper reviews (NSRs).
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2016-25553
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes (graphite electrodes) from the People's Republic of China (PRC), covering the period February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016. The Department has preliminarily determined that three companies, the Fangda Group, Fushun Jinly Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Fushun Jinly), and Jilin Carbon Import and Export Company (Jilin Carbon), had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR).
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Investigation
Document Number: 2016-25552
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is postponing the deadline for issuing final determination in the less than fair value (LTFV) investigation of stainless steel sheet and strip from the People's Republic of China (PRC) and is extending the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period not more than six months.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2016-25550
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding its administrative review of utility scale wind towers (``wind towers'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period or review (``POR'') February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, based on the withdrawal of request for review.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2016-25526
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding its administrative review of utility scale wind towers (``wind towers'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') for the period or review (``POR'') February 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, based on the withdrawal of request for review.
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee, Notice of Reestablishment
Document Number: 2016-25524
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to provisions under Title IV of the Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act, 22. U.S.C. 2151, and under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (the Committee). ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting directly to the Secretary of Commerce in his/her capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services.
Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From the Russian Federation: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-25431
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain hot- rolled flat-rolled carbon-quality steel products (hot-rolled steel) from the Russian Federation (Russia) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of this antidumping duty order.
Glycine From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-25430
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 15, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ The review covers five companies, Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co., Ltd. (Baoding Mantong), Kumar Industries (Kumar), Nutracare International (Nutracare), Ravi Industries (Ravi), and Rudraa International (Rudraa). The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2014, through February 28, 2015. As a result of our analysis of the comments and information received, these final results do not differ from the Preliminary Results.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015
Document Number: 2016-25429
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on citric acid and certain citrate salts from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, based on the timely withdrawal of the only request for review.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2016-25306
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 14, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (``NWR'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. The review covers one company, Yama Ribbons Co., Ltd. (``Yama Ribbons''). We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary results. None were received. Accordingly, for the final results, we continue to find that Yama Ribbons did not have reviewable transactions during the POR.
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2016-25178
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2016-25173
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Uncoated Paper From Portugal: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2016-25172
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') preliminarily determines that The Navigator Company, S.A. and Navigator Fine Paper, S.A. (collectively ``Navigator'') is the successor in interest to Portucel, S.A. and Portucel Soporcel Fine Paper, S.A. (collectively ``Portucel'') for purposes of the antidumping duty order on certain uncoated paper from Portugal and, as such, is entitled to Portucel's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-25059
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes (SDGEs) from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. We are amending the final results of the administrative review to correct certain ministerial errors.
Certain Steel Nails From the United Arab Emirates: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-25057
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 10, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails (nails) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The review covers five producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, Dubai Wire FZE (Dubai Wire), Oman Fasteners LLC (Oman Fasteners), Overseas Distribution Services Inc. (ODS), Overseas International Steel Industry LLC (OISI), and Precision Fasteners LLC (Precision). For these final results, we continue to find that subject merchandise has been sold in the United States at less than normal value.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-24907
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from Taiwan. The review covers four producers/exporters of the subject merchandise. The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise to the United States have been made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite all interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
United States Investment Advisory Council: Meeting of the United States Investment Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-24903
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Investment Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting on Monday, October 31, 2016. The Council was chartered on April 6, 2016, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in the United States. At the meeting, members will deliberate and vote on a set of recommendations to Secretary Pritzker on the facilitation of foreign direct investment into the United States, including data management and provision of information on workforce and investment opportunities across U.S. regions, facilitation of infrastructure investment, and mechanisms to increase investment competitiveness, in addition to other topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http://trade.gov/IAC, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-24823
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain lined paper products (CLPP) from India, covering the period September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. We preliminarily determine that mandatory respondent Navneet Education Ltd. (Navneet) made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) and that mandatory respondent Kokuyo Riddhi Paper Products Private Limited (Kokuyo Riddhi) did not. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-24821
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (``OTR tires'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. The Department preliminarily finds that Xuzhou Xugong Tyres Co., Ltd. (``Xugong''), Xuzhou Armour Rubber Company Ltd. (``Armour'') and Xuzhou Hanbang Tyre Co., Ltd. (``Hanbang'') (collectively, ``Xugong''), made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV'') and that Trelleborg Wheel Systems Hebei Co. (``TWS Hebei'') had no shipments during the POR. The Department invites interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Phosphor Copper From the Republic of Korea: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Negative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2016-24818
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that phosphor copper from the Republic of Korea (Korea) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The Department also preliminarily determines that critical circumstances do not exist with regard to imports of phosphor copper from Korea. The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2016-24815
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 6, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (LTFV) in the LTFV investigation of truck and bus tires from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). We are amending our preliminary determination to correct two ministerial errors which are significant in combination.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2016-24809
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
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 August anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-24800
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
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 oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is July 18, 2014, through August 31, 2015. The Department preliminarily determines that the producers or exporters subject to the review, including the mandatory respondents NEXTEEL Co. Ltd. (NEXTEEL) and SeAH Steel Corporation (SeAH), made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2016-24799
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from India for the period of review (POR) December 23, 2013 through December 31, 2014. We preliminarily determine that Jindal SAW Ltd. (Jindal SAW) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section, below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2016-24798
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
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 new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR Tires) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2016-24797
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from SEAH Steel VINA Corporation (SSV), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period (POR) February 25, 2014, through August 31, 2015. The Department preliminarily determines that SSV did not sell subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System
Document Number: 2016-24649
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) publishes this proposed rule to request public comments on proposed modifications to the regulations for the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) System that would extend the system until March, 2022. Extension of the authority for the SIMA System will ensure the Department's ability to track as early as possible certain steel mill imports into the United States and make the import data publicly available approximately five weeks in advance of the full public trade data release by the Bureau of the Census. Having such access to information about steel imports provides the public with greater knowledge to evaluate current market conditions.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-24656
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review and a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) for the administrative review and the new shipper review is September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015. The Department preliminarily determines that imports of freshwater crawfish tail meat from the PRC are being sold in the United States at prices below normal value. The Department also preliminarily determines that the new shipper review respondent, Hubei Qianjiang Huashan Aquatic Food and Product Co., Ltd. (Hubei Qianjiang), has not made sales of freshwater crawfish tail meat at prices below normal value. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
High Pressure Steel Cylinders From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: 2015
Document Number: 2016-24652
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on high pressure steel cylinders from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, based on the timely withdrawal of requests for review.
Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Italy: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2016-24646
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Italy for the period February 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-24564
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to Aerospace Industries Association of America, Inc. (``AIA'') on September 26, 2016.