International Trade Administration July 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Information Collection, Request for Comment on the Continued Use of the Partner Information Form (0412-0577) in Compliance With the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
Document Number: 2015-17567
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: International Trade Administration
The U.S. Agency for International Development invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This information collection was first approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in 2008, and the Partner Information Form has been used successfully in screening programs in West Bank/Gaza and elsewhere since the OMB approval.
Certain Steel Nails From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2015-17363
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
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 a countervailing duty order on certain steel nails (nails) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam).
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2015-17241
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People's Republic of China (the PRC) for the period of review (POR) covering March 26, 2012, through December 31, 2012. On January 8, 2015, we published the preliminary results of this review and the post-preliminary results were completed on April 21, 2015.\1\
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-17238
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its Preliminary Results in the 2012-2013 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (``solar cells'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is May 25, 2012, through November 30, 2013. This administrative review covers two mandatory respondents, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited and Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (``Wuxi Suntech''), which was found to be ineligible for a separate rate in the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes to our margin calculations for Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited. Additionally, we now find that Wuxi Suntech is eligible for a separate rate, and have calculated a dumping margin for Wuxi Suntech. The final dumping margins for this review are listed in the ``Final Results'' section below.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2015-17079
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) has conducted an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on multilayered wood flooring (wood flooring) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ On January 7, 2015, we published the Preliminary Results for this administrative review.\2\ The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. We find that Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Limited (Fine Furniture) and The Lizhong Wood Industry Limited Company of Shanghai (Lizhong) (also known as Shanghai Lizhong Wood Products Co., Ltd.), the individually examined companies in this administrative review, received countervailable subsidies during the POR. The Department is also rescinding the review of Changzhou Hawd Flooring Co., Ltd. (Changzhou) because it had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR.
Certain Steel Nails From the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2015-17239
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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 antidumping duty orders on certain steel nails (``steel nails'') from the Republic of Korea (``Korea''), Malaysia, the Sultanate of Oman (``Oman''), Taiwan, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'').
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2015-17081
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 12, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review \1\ of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on multilayered wood flooring (``MLWF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\2\ The Department preliminarily determined that Zhejiang Fuma Warm Technology Co., Ltd. (``Zhejiang Fuma'') is the successor-in-interest to Huzhou Fuma Wood Bus. Co., Ltd. (``Huzhou Fuma'') for purposes of the AD order on MLWF from the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Huzhou Fuma's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no parties submitted comments, and there is no other information or evidence on the record calling into question our Preliminary Results, the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Indonesia, Malaysia, the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2015-17071
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Malaysia, the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2015-16932
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof (hand trucks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail is indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16930
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the CINTAC.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms from Chile, India, Indonesia and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Third Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2015-16747
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on certain preserved mushrooms (mushrooms) from Chile, India, Indonesia and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this notice.
Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape from Italy: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Finding
Document Number: 2015-16745
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty finding on pressure sensitive plastic tape (PSP tape) from Italy would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16733
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (chlorinated isos) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2013, through May 31, 2014. This administrative review covers three producers/exporters: (1) Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd. (Heze Huayi); (2) Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd.(Jiheng); and (3) Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd. (Kangtai). We preliminarily determine that Jiheng made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (NV), and that Heze Huayi and Kangtai did not. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16724
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (LWR pipe and tube) from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2013, through July 31, 2014. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Perfiles y Herrajes LM, S.A. de C.V. (Perfiles). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Perfiles were made at less than normal value during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16723
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 7, 2015, 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 Thailand.\1\ For these final results, we continue to find that subject merchandise has been sold at less than normal value by Beyond Packaging Co., Ltd. (Beyond Packaging) during the period of review (POR).
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Consideration of Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2015-16722
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request by Ashland Specialty Ingredients, G.P. (Ashland), and pursuant to section 782(h)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1)(i) and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(3)(ii), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from Finland. Based on the information received, we preliminarily intend to revoke the Order.\1\ Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Information on Assertions Raised About State-Owned Airlines in Qatar and the UAE
Document Number: 2015-16648
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Department of State, Department of Transportation
This notice supplements the Federal Register notice published on May 5, 2015 by the Departments of Commerce, State, and Transportation announcing their interest in obtaining information and views on assertions that three foreign airlinesEmirates Airline, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airwayshave received and are benefitting from subsidies from their respective governments that are distorting the global aviation market. This notice establishes deadlines for submission of information and provides additional guidance for submission of information that the submitter believes to be exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (hereafter ``Confidential Information'') (such as trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person that is privileged or confidential).
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16647
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs), from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The administrative review covers four exporters, of which the Department selected two mandatory respondents for individual examination (i.e., Changshan Peer Bearing Co. Ltd. (CPZ/ SKF); and Yantai CMC Bearing Co., Ltd. (Yantai CMC)). The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2013, through May 31, 2014. We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise have been made below normal value (NV). In addition, we preliminarily determine, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.401(f), to treat affiliated producers, CPZ/SKF and Shanghai General Bearing Co., Ltd. (SGBC) as a single entity.\1\ If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results of this review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Changed Circumstances Review of Lanling Qingshui Vegetable Foods Co., Ltd.
Document Number: 2015-16644
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 23, 2015, the Department of Commerce (Department) published a notice of preliminary results of a changed circumstance review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) \1\ in response to a request from Lanling Qingshui Vegetable Foods Co., Ltd. (Qingshui), a producer/ exporter of fresh and peeled garlic from the PRC.\2\ Pursuant to section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.216, the Department preliminarily determined that Qingshui is the successor-in-interest to Cangshan Qingshui Vegetable Foods Co., Ltd. (Cangshan Qingshui) for purposes of the AD order on fresh garlic from the PRC, and, as such, is entitled to Cangshan Qingshui's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no parties submitted comments or requested a hearing, the Department continues to find that Qingshui is the successor-in-interest to Cangshan Qingshui for these final results.
Solid Urea From the Russian Federation: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16636
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 9, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solid urea from the Russian Federation (Russia).\1\ For the final results, we continue to find that MCC EuroChem has not sold subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR).
Brass Sheet and Strip From Italy; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16510
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on brass sheet and strip (BSS) from Italy, covering the period of review (POR) March 1, 2013, through February 28, 2014.\1\ This review covers one company, KME Italy SpA (KME Italy). The Department conducted this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but we received no comments. Hence, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2015-16474
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
United States Manufacturing Council: Meeting of the United States Manufacturing Council
Document Number: 2015-16374
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Manufacturing Council (Council) will hold the second meeting of the current members' term on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The Council was established in April 2004 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry. The purpose of the meeting is for the Workforce, Energy, Innovation, Research, & Development, and Tax, Trade, & Export Growth subcommittees to provide relevant updates on their fact finding efforts to the Council as the subcommittees work towards drafting recommendations for consideration by the Manufacturing Council. The Council will also receive briefings from various senior officials across the Department on international trade policy, Manufacturing Day, and Industry & Analysis policy updates. The Council members will follow-up from the Council's initial meeting to discuss their views on major priorities facing the manufacturing industry and issues that they propose for the Council to advise on during their appointment term. 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/manufacturingcouncil, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Polyester Staple Fiber From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-16376
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 24, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyester staple fiber (PSF) from Taiwan.\1\ For these final results, we continue to find that Far Eastern New Century Corporation (FENC) did not sell subject merchandise at less than normal value, and that Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Nan Ya) had no shipments during the period of review (POR).
Melamine From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2015-16375
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is postponing the deadline for issuing the final determination in the less-than-fair- value (``LTFV'') investigation of melamine 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 in duration.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2015-16250
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
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 review (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/ CVD'') orders 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 orders.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2015-16248
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
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 May anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.