International Trade Administration April 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2017-06825
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Lafayette College; Notice of Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2017-06824
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Malaysia: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-06822
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags (``PRCBs'') from Malaysia, covering the period of review (``POR'') August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016. The review covers one producer/exporter of subject merchandise, Euro SME Sdn Bhd (``Euro SME''). The Department preliminarily determines that Euro SME did not have reviewable entries during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From the People's Republic of China and From Taiwan: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews, and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders and Countervailing Duty Order, in Part
Document Number: 2017-06727
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 16, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its preliminary results of changed circumstances reviews (``CCRs'') and intent to revoke, in part, the antidumping duty (``AD'') and countervailing duty (``CVD'') orders on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') and the AD order on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from Taiwan (collectively the ``Orders'') with respect to certain solar panels. Specifically, the Department preliminarily determined that the producers accounting for substantially all of the production of the domestic like product to which the Orders pertain lacked interest in the relief provided by the Orders with respect to certain solar panels that are incorporated in the battery charging and maintaining units described below. We invited interested parties to comment on the preliminary results. No party submitted comments. For the final results of these CCRs, the Department is revoking, in part, the Orders as to imports of certain solar panels that are incorporated in the battery charging and maintaining units described below.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Taiwan: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2017-06703
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Taiwan is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). In addition, we determine that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to imports of the subject merchandise. The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2017-06634
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Austria is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). In addition, we determine that critical circumstances exist with respect to voestalpine, but not for all-other Austrian producers, imports, or exports of the subject merchandise. The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From the Republic of Korea: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination
Document Number: 2017-06632
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). In addition, we continue to find that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to POSCO, POSCO-Daewoo Corporation, and all-other producers/exporters from Korea. The period of investigation is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination and Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From the Republic of Korea: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination
Document Number: 2017-06631
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Italy: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: 2017-06630
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Italy is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). In addition, we determine that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports of the subject merchandise. The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Japan: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2017-06629
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Japan is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From the Federal Republic of Germany: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2017-06628
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From France: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2017-06627
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from France is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Belgium: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part
Document Number: 2017-06626
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Belgium is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). In addition, we determine that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports of the subject merchandise. The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil, and Kazakhstan: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2017-06622
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil and Norway: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations
Document Number: 2017-06621
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-06619
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 9, 2016, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated 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'') for ten companies. Based on timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are now rescinding this administrative review with respect to three of these companies: Weifang Jintongda Tyre Co., Ltd. (``Jintongda''); Trelleborg Wheel Systems (Xingtai) Co., Ltd. (``TWS China''); and Zhongce Rubber Group Company Limited (``Zhongce'').
Amendment to the Privacy Shield Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: 2017-06437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Consistent with the guidelines in OMB Circular A-25, the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) is revising the fee schedule implemented on August 1, 2016. On January 12, 2017, the Swiss Government announced the approval of the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as a valid legal mechanism to comply with Swiss requirements when transferring personal data from Switzerland to the United States. For more detailed information on the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the announcement, please see https:// www.privacyshield.gov/Program-Overview. This notice revises the Privacy Shield fee structure to incorporate the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework in addition to the existing EU- U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. This is to support the operation of both the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks (Privacy Shield).
Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Inquiry Into the Status of the People's Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws
Document Number: 2017-06535
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As part of the less-than-fair-value investigation of certain aluminum foil from the People's Republic of China (PRC), the Department of Commerce (Department) is initiating an inquiry into whether the PRC should continue to be treated as a nonmarket economy (NME) country under the antidumping and countervailing duty laws. As part of this inquiry, the Department is seeking public comment and information with respect to the factors to be considered under the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: 2017-06490
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
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 reviews (``Sunset Reviews'') 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).
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-06489
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
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 stainless steel sheet and strip from the People's Republic of China.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-06488
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on the affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip from the People's Republic of China.