International Trade Administration August 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2018-17162
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with June anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2018-17161
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from India are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-17160
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from India are being, or are likely to be sold, at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), January 4, 2016, through June 30, 2017. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, Rescission of Review, in Part, and Intent To Rescind, in Part; 2015-16
Document Number: 2018-17156
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016. We preliminarily determine that Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd/Dongbu Incheon Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu) and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-17155
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminary determines that Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (Dongkuk) and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai), producers/exporters of merchandise subject to this administrative review, made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. The period of review (POR) is January 4, 2016, through June 30, 2017.
Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-17065
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that certain companies covered by this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-17047
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Ghigi 1870 S.p.A. (previously known as Ghigi lndustria Agroalimentare Srl) (Ghigi) and Pasta Zara S.p.A. (Pasta Zara) (collectively Ghigi/ Zara) made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) and that Industria Alimentare Colavita S.p.A. (Indalco) did not. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Uncoated Paper From Indonesia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2017
Document Number: 2018-17066
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that the one subject producer/exporter of subject merchandise did not sell certain uncoated paper from Indonesia at less that normal value during the period of review (POR), August 26, 2015, through February 28, 2017. No interested party submitted comments on the preliminary results.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2018-17051
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review, in part, of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.
Certain Steel Nails From Malaysia: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-17050
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from Malaysia. This review covers the sales of two mandatory respondents, both of which we preliminarily determine to have made sales at less than normal value during the period of review, covering July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017. In addition, we are rescinding the review in part with respect to 15 companies for which the request for review was timely withdrawn.
Monosodium Glutamate From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2018-17049
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that the 27 companies subject to this administrative review are part of the China-wide entity because none filed a separate rate application (SRA) and/or a separate rate certification (SRC). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2016, through October 31, 2017. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2016
Document Number: 2018-17048
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain pasta from Italy. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.
Certain Uncoated Groundwood Paper From Canada: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2018-17020
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain uncoated groundwood paper (UGW paper) from Canada is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Uncoated Groundwood Paper From Canada: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2018-17017
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain uncoated groundwood paper (UGW paper) from Canada. The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Plastic Decorative Ribbon From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2018-16900
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain plastic decorative ribbon (plastic ribbon) from the People's Republic of China (China) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), for the period of investigation (POI) April 1, 2017, through September 30, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Determination of Investigation and Notice of Amended Final Results
Document Number: 2018-16898
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 22, 2018, the United States Court of International Trade (the CIT) entered final judgment sustaining the Department of Commerce's (Commerce) remand results pertaining to the final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai). Commerce is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final determination, and that Commerce has determined a dumping margin of 7.89 percent ad valorem for Hyundai. We have also revised the ``all others'' rate to 8.32 percent ad valorem.
Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2018-16897
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the preliminary determination of the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of common alloy aluminum sheet (aluminum sheet) from the People's Republic of China (China) to correct a significant ministerial error.
District Export Council Nomination Opportunity
Document Number: 2018-16741
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is currently seeking nominations of individuals for consideration for up to 35 appointments by the Secretary of Commerce to serve as members of a new Central California District Export Council (CenCal DEC). The CenCal DEC is closely affiliated with the Fresno and Bakersfield U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS), and will play a key role in the planning and coordination of export activities in Central California communities. As representatives of the local exporting community, DEC Members must reside in, or conduct the majority of their work in, the territory that the DEC covers which includes the counties of Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne, and surrounding areas.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2018
Document Number: 2018-16695
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on stainless steel sheet and strip (SSSS) from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period September 19, 2016, through March 31, 2018.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904, Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Completion of Panel Review
Document Number: 2018-16688
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The NAFTA Secretariat has received motions filed on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce; the government of Canada; the governments of British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Quebec; Resolute FP Canada Inc. and Resolute FP US Inc.; Catalyst Paper Corporation, Catalyst Pulp and Paper Sales Inc. and Catalyst Paper (USA) Inc.; Port Hawkesbury Paper LP; Irving Paper Limited; and Verso Corporation requesting the termination of panel review in the Supercalendered Paper from Canada: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination (Supercalendered Paper CVD) dispute. Given all the participants have filed motions requesting termination and pursuant to Rule 71(2) of the NAFTA Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (Rules), the NAFTA Supercalendered Paper CVD dispute has been terminated. As a result, and in accordance with Rule 78(a), notice is hereby given that the panel review of the NAFTA Supercalendered Paper CVD dispute has been completed and the panelists were discharged from their duties effective July 24, 2018.
Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2018-16566
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Nucor Corporation, United States Steel Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc. and California Steel Industries (collectively, the domestic producers), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a country-wide anti- circumvention inquiries to determine whether imports of certain cold- rolled steel flat products (CRS), which are completed in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) from hot-rolled steel (HRS) produced in the Republic of Korea (Korea), are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on CRS from Korea.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea and Taiwan: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2018-16565
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Nucor Corporation, United States Steel Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc. and California Steel Industries (collectively, the domestic producers), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a country-wide anti- circumvention inquiries to determine whether imports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE), which are completed in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) from hot-rolled steel (HRS) and/or cold-rolled steel (CRS) products (i.e., substrate) produced in Taiwan and the Republic of Korea (Korea), are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on CORE from Korea and the AD order on CORE from Taiwan.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2018-16563
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a changed circumstances review and preliminarily determining that Coastal Aqua Private Limited (CAPL) is the successor-in-interest to Coastal Aqua in the context of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2018-16486
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Secretary of Commerce, through the International Trade Administration, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA''), received an application to amend the Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate'') held by Ginseng Board of Wisconsin, Inc. (``GBW''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and seeks public comments on whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
Ripe Olives From Spain: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-16450
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on ripe olives from Spain.
Ripe Olives From Spain: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-16449
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), Commerce is issuing a countervailing duty (CVD) order on ripe olives from Spain. In addition, Commerce is amending its final CVD determination with respect to ripe olives from Spain to correct ministerial errors.
Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2018-16448
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyester staple fiber (PSF) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), based on the timely withdrawal of requests for review. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018.
Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Review
Document Number: 2018-16446
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews
Document Number: 2018-16445
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) 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 Reviews which covers the same order(s).
Stainless Steel Flanges From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2018-16348
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on stainless steel flanges from the People's Republic of China (China).