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

Certain Steel Nails From the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-11203
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
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 steel nails (nails) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2016. We preliminarily determine that the only exporter of subject merchandise, Overseas Distribution Services Inc. (ODS), sold subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) in the United States and that Oman Fasteners LLC (Oman Fasteners) and Overseas International Steel Industry LLC (OISI) had no shipments during the POR.
Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-11091
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 13, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for four companies. The Department previously rescinded this review with respect to two of the four companies. Based on timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are rescinding this administrative review with respect to the remaining two companies, Beijing Sai Lin Ke Hardware Co. Ltd. (SLK) and LDR Industries Inc (LDR).
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2017-11074
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee).
Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-11053
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 21, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results and rescission, in part, of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils (pencils) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). This review covers one company, Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Rongxin), for the period of review (POR) December 1, 2014, through November 30, 2015. The Department continues to find that Rongxin has not established its eligibility for a separate rate, and, thus, should be treated as part of the PRC-wide entity.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-10999
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) will hold a meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the U.S. Department of Commerce Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-10998
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.. The conference call is open to the public with registration instructions provided below.
100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft From Canada: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2017-10957
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From India: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015
Document Number: 2017-10873
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from India, covering the period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015.
Certain Helical Spring Lock Washers From the People's Republic of China and Taiwan: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-10871
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
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 (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on certain helical spring lock washers from the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan 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 the antidumping duty orders.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Turkey: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2017-10758
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
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 steel pipes and tubes from Turkey (steel pipes and tubes) for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.
100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft From Canada: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation
Document Number: 2017-10733
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria, Belgium, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determinations for France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan, and Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-10757
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Austria, Belgium, France, the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany), Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), and Taiwan. In addition, the Department is amending its final affirmative determinations with respect to France, Germany, Korea, and Taiwan.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From the Republic of Korea: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-10756
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea).
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-10726
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period of review (POR), September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2017-10725
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on steel wire garment hangers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Malaysia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-10522
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 6, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags from Malaysia covering the period 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 found that Euro SME did not have reviewable entries during the period of review (POR). The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but we received no comments. Hence, the final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results, and we continue to find that Euro SME did not have reviewable entries during the POR.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2017-10483
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period February 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017.
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2017-10505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to exporters and producers of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Expedited Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-10421
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating an expedited review of the countervailing duty order on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) with respect to Jiangsu Tiangong Tools Company Limited (Tiangong Tools).
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2017-10401
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-10351
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) conducted an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber from the People's Republic of China (PRC), for the period of review (POR), June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016. On March 3, 2017, the Department published the preliminary results of this review, and received no comments from interested parties. As the Department continues to determine that the sole remaining mandatory respondent under review failed to establish its eligibility for a separate rate for the POR, and thus, is part of the PRC-wide entity, the final results do not differ from the preliminary results. The final dumping margin of sales at the PRC-Wide Entity rate is listed below in the ``Final Results'' section of this notice.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2017-10350
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is amending its final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review is November 1, 2010, through October 31, 2011.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-10349
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 16, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015, and the review covers two producers/exporters of subject merchandise: ArcelorMittal Las Truchas, S.A. de C.V. (AMLT) and Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V. (Deacero). Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes to our preliminary findings for Deacero. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed producers/exporters are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Japan: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2017-10348
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from Japan are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From the Republic of Turkey: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2017-10346
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016. For information on the estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
Document Number: 2017-10232
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board or TTAB) will hold a meeting on Monday, June 5, 2017. The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Board members to discuss and deliberate on recommendations being developed by the four TTAB Working Groups related to the importance of international travel and tourism to the United States. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Board at http://trade.gov/ ttab at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Welded ASTM A-312 Stainless Steel Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2017-10203
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on Welded ASTM A-312 Stainless Steel Pipe from the Republic of Korea (Korea) do not differ from the Preliminary Results. The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2014, through November 30, 2015. The review covers SeAH Steel Corporation (SeAH) and LS Metal Co., Ltd. (LS Metal).
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-10079
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing the countervailing duty order on 1- Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on 1-Hydroxyethylidene- 1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). We are also amending our Final Determination to correct ministerial errors with respect to Nanjing University of Chemical Technology Changzhou Wujin Water Quality Stabilizer Factory and Nantong Uniphos Chemicals Co., Ltd. (collectively, WW Group).
Certain Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-10058
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-18
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 circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2016. This review covers Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (Shin Yang) and Yieh Hsing Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Hsing). The Department preliminarily determines that Shin Yang made U.S. sales of subject merchandise below normal value. In addition, the Department preliminarily finds that Yieh Hsing had no reviewable shipments during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ``Preliminary Results of Review.''
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and New Shipper Review and Notice of Amended Final Results Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2017-09871
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) sustained the final remand results pertaining to the fourth administrative review and new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of October 1, 2011, through September 30, 2012. The Department of Commerce (Department) is notifying the public that this case is not in harmony with the final results of the administrative review and new shipper review. Therefore, the Department is amending the final results with respect to the dumping margin assigned to Hangzhou Yingqing Material Co. Ltd. (Yingqing).
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-09762
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2017-09746
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on multilayered wood flooring (MLWF) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, period of review (POR). We have determined that mandatory respondents Dalian Penghong Floor Products Co., Ltd. (Penghong) and Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Limited (Fine Furniture), and their cross-owned affiliates, where applicable, received countervailable subsidies during the POR. The final net subsidy rates are listed below in ``Final Results of Administrative Review.'' We are also rescinding the review for three companies that timely certified they made no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Ferrovanadium From the Republic of Korea: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-09745
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on an affirmative final determination by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and an affirmative final determination by the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea (Korea).
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results With Respect to Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Company, Ltd.
Document Number: 2017-09578
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 27, 2017, the Court of International Trade (CIT) issued its final judgment, sustaining the Department of Commerce's (the Department's) remand results pertaining to the third administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) of April 1, 2009, through March 31, 2010. The Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final results of the administrative review, and that the Department is amending the final results with respect to Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Company, Ltd. (Huahui).
Welded Line Pipe From Turkey: Rescission, in Part, of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015
Document Number: 2017-09356
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 13, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on welded line pipe from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) for nineteen companies. Based on timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are now rescinding this administrative review with respect to 17 of these companies.
Light-Walled Welded Rectangular Carbon Steel Tubing From Taiwan: Final Results of the Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-09355
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on light-walled welded rectangular carbon steel tubing from Taiwan (steel tubing) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping. Further, the magnitude of the margin of dumping that are likely to prevail is identified in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Silicomanganese From Ukraine: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-09354
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on silicomanganese from Ukraine. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016. The review covers two exporters of the subject merchandise, PJSC Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant (ZFP), and PJSC Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant (NFP). The Department preliminarily finds, based on the application of adverse facts available, that subject merchandise has been sold in the United States at prices below normal value during the POR.
Sulfanilic Acid From India and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2017-09302
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of determinations by the Department of Commerce (Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on sulfanilic acid from the People's Republic of China (PRC) and India and the countervailing duty (CVD) order on sulfanilic acid from India would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and a countervailable subsidy and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders.