Notice of Scope Rulings

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 50 (Thursday, March 14, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 50 (Thursday, March 14, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9295-9297]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-04752]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
Notice of Scope Rulings
AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration,
Department of Commerce.
DATES: Applicable March 14, 2019.
SUMMARY: 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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Brown, AD/CVD Operations,
Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-4735.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Background
    Commerce regulations provide that the Secretary will publish in the
Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.\1\ Our
most recent notification of scope rulings was published on (July 9,
2018).\2\ This current notice covers all scope rulings and
anticircumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance
between July 1, 2017, and September 30, 2017, inclusive.
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    \1\ See 19 CFR 351.225(o).
    \2\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 83 FR 31733 (July 9, 2018).
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Scope Rulings Made Between July 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017
A-583-831, A-580-834, A-588-845, and C-580-835: Stainless Steel Sheet
and Strip in Coils From Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan
    Requestor: Precision Hose, Inc; The imported strip at issue meets
the physical characteristics of the strip in coils covered by the scope
and does not qualify for the cut-to-length exclusion; August 28, 2017.
A-570-044: 1,1,1,2-Tetraflouroethane (R-134a) From the People's
Republic of China
    Requestor: BMP International Inc. (BMP). Commerce determined that
R-134a produced in Japan and sent to a foreign trade zone (FTZ) in
China for repackaging prior to shipment to the United States, as
imported by BMP, is of Japanese origin, and is, thus, not covered by
the scope of the Order because the product is merely repackaged in the
China and not altered
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such that the physical characteristics of the product change because of
repackaging at the FTZ; September 25, 2017.
A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic
of China
    Requestor: Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corporation's
refrigerator shelves meet the criteria for ``finished merchandise'' and
are, therefore, not subject to the scope of the Orders; July 19, 2017.
A-570-899: Certain Artist Canvas From the People's Republic of China
    Requestor: Ningbo Conda Imp & Exp Company, Ltd. and Ningbo Conda
Art Material Group Co., Ltd. (collectively Ningbo Conda); Commerce
determined that Ningbo Conda's exports of artist canvases which are
woven in India and primed in Cambodia before being further processed
(i.e., cut, stretched, framed, or packaged) in China are outside the
scope of the Order; September 25, 2017.
A-570-958 and C-570-959: Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality
Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of
China
    Requestor: Chenming International Inc. (Chenming). In a prior scope
ruling, Commerce found that packaging paperboard products with a
thickness greater than 310 [mu]m and a density of less 0.70 g/cm\3\ are
not suitable for high-quality print graphics and, thus, are not covered
by the scope of the Orders. Therefore, based on record evidence and
this prior scope ruling, Commerce determined that Chenming's C1S Poplar
Super FBB packaging paperboard product is not covered by the scope of
the Orders, as C1S Poplar Super FBB has a thickness greater than 310
[mu]m and a density of less 0.70 g/cm\3\; September 5, 2017.
A-570-893: Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic
of China
    Requestor: ACC Foods LLC; ACC's Chinese-style prepackaged shrimp
dumplings and shrimp Chinese chive dumplings are not covered by the
scope under the exclusion for prepared meals; August 2, 2017.
A-570-977 and C-570-978: High Pressure Steel Cylinders From the
People's Republic of China
    Requestor: Kivlan & Company, Inc. (dba Dynatemp International
Inc.); Kivlan's empty DOT-39 cylinders are not covered by the scope
because the plain language of the scope does not include DOT-39
cylinders; July 17, 2017.
A-570-875: Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's
Republic of China
    Requestor: Star Pipe Products' (Star Pipe); Star Pipe's ductile
iron flanges identified by the product codes FLD02SP, FLD03SP, FLD04SP,
FLD0403, FLD0604, FLD0804, FLDTFS02, FLDTFS03, FLDTFS04, FL250D03, and
FL250D04 are within the scope of the order; August 17, 2017.
A-570-875: Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's
Republic of China
    Requestor: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. (CAS); CAS's EEGR
base identified by the product code GM-EEGR Base 440-389136 is not
within the scope of the Order on non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings
from China; September 18, 2017.
A-570-886: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People's Republic
of China
    Requestor: Pan Pacific Plastics Manufacturing Inc.; Seal2Go Model A
bag is outside the scope of the order; September 21, 2017.
A-570-922 and C-570-923: Raw Flexible Magnets From the People's
Republic of China
    Requestor: Tatco Product Inc. (Tatco Product); plastic pockets
imported by Tatco are outside of the scope of the orders on flexible
magnets from China because it is neither bonded nor laminated to
requisite material; August 14, 2017.
A-570-922 and C-570-923: Raw Flexible Magnets From the People's
Republic of China
    Requestor: Tatco Products, Inc; non-printed magnetic label holders
are within the scope and the magnetic label holder (with the zebra
print design), is outside the scope of the orders; August 23, 2017.
A-570-922, C-570-923 and A-583-842: Raw Flexible Magnets From People's
Republic of China and Taiwan
    Requestor: Omix-Ada, Inc. (Omix-Ada); Commerce found the two
magnetic panel protector kits (2007-2017 2-Door Jeep[supreg] Wrangler
vehicles and 2007-2017 2-Door Jeep[supreg] Wrangler vehicles), which
are imported by Omix-Ada and designed and fabricated to be affixed to
the sides of Jeep[supreg] Wranglers to provide temporary protection
when the vehicle is off-roading, to be within the scope of the orders.
Commerce found the shape, partial lamination, and end-use of the panel
protectors did not result in them being outside the scope of the
orders; August 4, 2017.
A-570-909: Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China
    Requestor: Midwest Fastener Corp; Strike pin anchors are within the
order because the scope of the order includes nails of two or more
pieces, which is consistent with the International Trade Commission's
definition of the domestic like product; August 2, 2017.
A-570-932: Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China
    Requestor: Star Pipe Products; Steel threaded rod components of 216
joint restraint kits are covered by the scope because they fall within
the written description of the scope of the order, regardless of
whether the steel threaded rod is included in a joint restraint kit;
July 31, 2017
A-570-890: Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China
    Requestor: C&T International, Inc.; The Sorelle Petite Paradise
Collection Infant Organizer/Storage Unit (Organizer) is covered by the
scope of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture (WBF)
from China because the Organizer has physical characteristics that
allow for clothing storage and the Organizer's characteristics are
consistent with those of subject WBF; August 21, 2017.
Anticircumvention Determinations Made Between July 1, 2017, and
September 30, 2017
A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic
of China
    Requestor: Trending Imports LLC (Trending); In a concurrent anti-
circumvention final determination, Commerce found that heat-treated
extruded aluminum products from China that meet the chemical
specifications for 5050 grade aluminum alloy, regardless of producer,
exporter, or importer, constitute later-developed merchandise that is
circumventing the Orders, and is thus included within the scope of the
Orders. As a result, Commerce determined that 5050 series products
imported by Trending are covered by the scope of the Orders, to the
extent they are heat-treated extruded aluminum products that meet the
chemical specifications for 5050 grade aluminum alloy; July 20, 2017.
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A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic
of China
    Requestor: Kota International, LTD (Kota); In a concurrent anti-
circumvention final determination, Commerce found that heat-treated
extruded aluminum products from China that meet the chemical
specifications for 5050 grade aluminum alloy, regardless of producer,
exporter, or importer, constitute later-developed merchandise that is
circumventing the Orders, and is thus included within the scope of the
Orders. As a result, Commerce determined that aluminum extrusions made
from ACS-50 aluminum alloy material tempered through heat treating
imported by Kota are covered by the scope of the Orders; July 20, 2017.
A-570-967 and C-570-968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic
of China
    Requestor: Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee; Heat-treated
extruded aluminum products that meet the chemical specifications for
5050-grade aluminum alloy, regardless of producer, exporter, or
importer, constitute later-developed merchandise, and are circumventing
the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminum extrusions
from China; July 26, 2017.
A-602-807, A-351-842, A-570-022, C-570-023, A-560-828, C-560-829, A-
471-807: Certain Uncoated Paper From Australia, Brazil, the People's
Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal
    Requestor: United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing,
Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union;
Domtar Corporation; Finch Paper LLC; P.H. Glatfelter Company; and
Packaging Corporation of America Imports of uncoated paper with a GE
brightness of 83 +/- 1%, otherwise meeting the description in-scope
merchandise, constitute merchandise ``altered in form or appearance in
minor respects'' from in-scope merchandise and are subject to the AD
and CVD orders on certain uncoated paper; September 1, 2017 (82 FR
41610).
    Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of
this list of completed scope inquiries. Any comments should be
submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations,
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 1401
Constitution Avenue NW, APO/Dockets Unit, Room 18022, Washington, DC
20230.
    This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o).
    Dated: March 11, 2019.
James Maeder,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing
Duty Operations, performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary
for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. 2019-04752 Filed 3-13-19; 8:45 am]
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