International Trade Administration March 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2019-05990
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
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).
Notice of Scope Rulings
Document Number: 2019-05958
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between October 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
Certain Steel Wheels From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less-Than-Fair-Value
Document Number: 2019-05957
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of certain steel wheels (steel wheels) from the People's Republic of China (China) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) during the period of investigation (POI), July 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.
Certain Steel Wheels From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-05956
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that producers and exporters of certain steel wheels from the People's Republic of China (China) received countervailable subsidies as provided in section 705 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) during the period of investigation (POI), January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2019-05904
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel), Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd/Dongbu Incheon Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu), producers and/or exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016. Commerce is also rescinding the review with respect to Mitsubishi International Corporation.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2019-05867
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. We have determined that Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Borusan), the only mandatory respondent, received countervailable subsidies during the POR.
Notice of Opportunity To Apply for Federal Recognition of, or Federal Participation in, Upcoming International Expositions
Document Number: 2019-05779
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, Office of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, is publishing this notice to inform the public of the upcoming schedule of International Expositions overseen by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), including when the BIE may accept applications from the United States Government on behalf of U.S.-based candidates; and to inform the public of the rules for applying for United States Government recognition of, or participation in, International Expositions proposed to be held in the United States.
Certain Steel Nails From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-05427
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that producers and/or exporters subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these results of review.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (US-PERU TPA)
Document Number: 2019-05752
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA), the Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (U.S.-Panama TPA)
Document Number: 2019-05749
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On behalf of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA), the Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From Taiwan: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2019-05426
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a changed circumstances review to determine if United Renewable Energy Co., Ltd. (URE) is the successor-in-interest to Neo Solar Power Corporation (NSP), Gintech Energy Corporation (Gintech), and Solartech Energy Corporation (Solartech) in the context of the antidumping duty order on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products (solar products) from Taiwan.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2019-05647
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from India for the period of review November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016.
Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-05646
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2019-05645
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd (Yama), an exporter/producer of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from the People's Republic of China (China), received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.
Stainless Steel Bar From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-05644
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Sidenor Aceros Especiales S.L. (Sidenor) sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2017, through August 8, 2017.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-05523
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (Dongkuk) made sales of certain corrosion- resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) at less than normal value, and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai) did not, during the period of review (POR), January 4, 2016, through June 30, 2017.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2019-05521
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Jindal Poly Films Limited of India (Jindal) and SRF Limited (SRF), exporters of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from India, received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.
Certain Plastic Decorative Ribbon From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Duty Determination and Antidumping Duty Order; and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-05520
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
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 antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain plastic decorative ribbon (plastic ribbon) from the People's Republic of China (China). In addition, Commerce is amending its final AD determination of sales at less than fair value (LTFV) as a result of ministerial errors.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-05428
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Ming Wei Co., Ltd. (Ming Wei), the lone respondent in this administrative review, made sales of certain narrow woven ribbon with woven selvedge at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) September 1, 2016, through August 31, 2017.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-05425
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 16, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated an administrative review on frozen warmwater shrimp from India for the period February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018, for 241 companies. Because all interested parties timely withdrew their requests for administrative review for certain companies, we are rescinding this administrative review with respect to those companies, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). For a list of the companies for which we are rescinding this review, see the Appendix to this notice.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-05274
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cells, whether or not assembled into modules, from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of this CVD order.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-05273
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD duty order.
Aluminum Wire Cable From China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2019-05146
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Steel Nails From Malaysia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-05002
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Region International Co. Ltd. and Region System Sdn. Bhd. (collectively, Region) made sales of certain steel nails (steel nails) from Malaysia at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, and that Inmax Sdn. Bhd. and Inmax Industries Sdn. Bhd. (collectively, Inmax) did not.
Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the Republic of Korea: Initiation and Expedited Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2019-04884
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating and issuing expedited preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on carbon and alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from the Republic of Korea (Korea).
Low-Enriched Uranium From France: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-04882
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 1, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on low-enriched uranium (LEU) from France. Because no domestic interested party responded to the sunset review notice of initiation by the applicable deadline, Commerce is revoking the antidumping duty order on LEU from France.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind, in Part; 2017
Document Number: 2019-04881
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies have been provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-04880
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has determined that a request for a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring from the People's Republic of China (China) meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (POR) for this new shipper review is December 1, 2017, through November 30, 2018.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-04877
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that none of the companies subject to this review have established their entitlement to a separate rate during the May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018 period of review (POR) and, thus, are part of the China- wide entity. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council
Document Number: 2019-04830
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC or the Council) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the U.S. Department of Commerce, in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below.
Certain Uncoated Paper From Indonesia: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-04759
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that APRIL, the lone respondent in this administrative review, made sales of certain uncoated paper at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2017, through February 28, 2018.
Notice of Scope Rulings
Document Number: 2019-04752
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between July 1, 2017, and September 30, 2017, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2019-04750
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
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 December anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-04749
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Teh Fong Min International Co., Ltd. (TFM), the sole producer and/or exporter subject to this administrative review, has made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea and Mexico, and the Countervailing Duty Order on Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea
Document Number: 2019-04626
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines not to revoke the antidumping duty (AD) orders on large residential washers (LRWs) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) and Mexico and the countervailing duty (CVD) order on large residential washers from Korea, in part, with respect to LRWs that (1) have a horizontal rotational axis; (2) are front loading; and (3) have a drive train consisting, inter alia, of (a) a controlled induction motor and (b) a belt drive (hereinafter, FL CIM/Belt washers).
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-04625
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Pidilite Industries Limited (Pidilite), a producer/exporter of carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from India, did not sell subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2016, through November 30, 2017.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017
Document Number: 2019-04624
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India) made sales of subject merchandise below normal value, and that SRF Limited of India did not. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; 2017-2018; Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review in Part
Document Number: 2019-04623
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
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 fish fillets (fish fillets) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period August 1, 2017, through July 31, 2018.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Mexico: Final Affirmative Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-04622
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) with actual diameters less than 4.75 mm produced and/or exported by Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V (Deacero), and otherwise meeting the description of subject merchandise, are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) order on wire rod from Mexico.
Pure Magnesium From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-04621
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Tianjin Magnesium International, Co., Ltd. (TMI) and Tianjin Magnesium Metal, Co., Ltd. (TMM) (collectively TMI/TMM) did not have reviewable entries during the period of review (POR). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Procedures for Importation of Supplies for Use in Emergency Relief Work
Document Number: 2019-04323
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Rubber Bands From Thailand: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2019-04127
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that rubber bands from Thailand are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) during the period of investigation (POI) January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.
Rubber Bands From Thailand: Final Negative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-04126
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are not being provided to producers and exporters of rubber bands from Thailand. The period of investigation is January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-04050
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
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 large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line and structural pipe from the People's Republic of China (China).
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-04049
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
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 a countervailing duty order on large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe from the People's Republic of China (China).