Notice of Scope Rulings

 
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Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 11 (Thursday, January 16, 2020)
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 11 (Thursday, January 16, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2712-2714]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-00637]
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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 January 16, 2020.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list
of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made during the
period April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. We intend to publish future
lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, 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: 202-482-1560.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Background
 Commerce regulations provide that it 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 December 17,
2019.\2\ This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-
circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between
April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019.
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 \1\ See 19 CFR 351.225(o).
 \2\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 84 FR 68877 (Dec. 17, 2019).
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Scope Rulings Made April 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2019
Brazil
A-351-849; A-580-890; A-201-848 and A-455-805: Emulsion Styrene-
Butadiene Rubber From Brazil, Korea, Mexico and Poland
 Requester: Hankook Tire America Corp. SSBR-F3626A is not covered by
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the scope of the antidumping duty orders on Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene
Rubber from Brazil, Korea, Mexico and Poland because SSBR-F3626A is not
an emulsion-based rubber; it is a solution-based rubber; April 17,
2019.
Italy
A-475-834: Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From
Italy
 Requestor: Provident, LLC. Cold-rolled steel strip in coils used to
produce ``doctor blades'' are not covered by the scope of the
antidumping duty order on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length
plate from Italy because they are neither hot-rolled nor forged, and
they are in coil form; June 27, 2019.
People's Republic of China
A-570-875: Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's
Republic of China
 Requestor: Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation
(Webtec); Webtec's branch pipe tee is outside the scope of the order
because its branch pipe tee does not meet the ITC definition of pipe
fittings. It is a functioning manifold in an assembly that regulates
air flow to operate a railway car emergency braking system; thus, its
branch pipe tee does not have the same physical characteristics as the
products subject to the scope of the order; April 1, 2019.
A-570-064; C-570-065; A-533-877; C-533-878: Stainless Steel Flanges
From the People's Republic of China and India
 Requestor: EN Corporation (ENC). ENC's stainless steel flanges that
are forged in China and India but finished in the Philippines are
within the scope of the order, based on the plain language of the
scope; April 1, 2019.
A-570-910 and C-570-911: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From
the People's Republic of China
 Requestor: NEXTracker, Inc. NT Torque Tubes are not covered by the
scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on circular
welded carbon quality steel pipe from China because they are mechanical
tubing which is excluded from the scope of these orders; April 5, 2019.
A-570-900: Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's
Republic of China
 Requestor: Stanley Black and Decker Inc. (Stanley); finished
polycrystalline diamond (PCD) tipped sawblades (part numbers:
DWA3193PCD, DWA412PCD, 4935473, 4935624, 4935625) imported from China
are outside the scope of the antidumping duty order; April 18, 2019.
A-570-924: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the
People's Republic of China
 Requestor: ACCO Brands USA LLC. Overhead transparencies with a
paper strip that have been made from PET film and that have a roughened
surface layer created by corona treatment, are covered by the scope of
the order because the additional manufacturing process required to
affix a strip of paper to the overhead transparency does not result in
an article of commerce entirely different from the ACCO overhead
transparency Commerce previously found to be within the scope of the
order, nor does it mean that the product is no longer a sheet of PET
film; April 26, 2019.
A-570-910 and C-570-911: Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From
the People's Republic of China
 Requestor: Kichler Lighting LLC. Fan and light downrods used to
suspend lights and/or fans from a ceiling imported by Kichler are
covered by the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders
on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China; May 16, 2019.
A-570-601: Tapered Roller Bearings From the People's Republic of China
 Requestor: Bourgault Industries; Based on our analysis of the scope
language of the order, the sources described in 19 CFR 351.225(k)(1),
and the comments received, we determine that Bourgault's coulter disc
hubs are covered by the scope of the order; June 3, 3019.
A-570-922 and C-570-923: Raw Flexible Magnets From the People's
Republic of China
 Requestor: Magnetic Building Solutions' (MBS); Printed magnetic
underlays imported by MBS, identified by product codes 867102000402
(SKU MBU100R100), 867102000426 (SKU MBU100S004PS), and 867102000457
(SKU MBU050S004PS) are excluded from the scope of the orders, because
they meet the printed magnet exclusion. Specifically, MBS's underlays
are permanently bonded to paper that consists of text and an image. The
printed material constitutes a decorative motif and does not fall under
any of the exceptions to the exclusion; June 19, 2019.
Republic of Korea
A-580-874; A-557-816; A-523-808; A-583-854; A-552-818; C-552-819:
Certain Steel Nails From the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Sultanate
of Oman, Taiwan, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and
Countervailing Duty Order on Certain Steel Nails From the Socialist
Republic of Vietnam (Orders)
 Requestor: Magnum Tool Corporation; Steel to Wood roofing nails are
covered by the scope of the Orders because the physical description and
information provided by Magnum demonstrate the steel to wood roofing
nails fall within the plain language of the scope of the Orders; April
1, 2019.
Changed Circumstances Reviews Made April 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2019
Republic of Korea
A-580-891: Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the Republic of Korea
 Requestor: Six members of the domestic industry, including the
petitioners from the underlying investigation (Nucor Corporation,
Optimus Steel LLC (formerly, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc), Keystone
Consolidates Industries, Inc., and Charter Steel). Grade 1078 and
higher tire cord wire rod are not covered by the scope of the
antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel wire rod from the
Republic of Korea because producers accounting for substantially all of
the production of the domestic like product have no further interest in
the order with respect to grade 1078 and higher tire cord wire rod;
April 3, 2019.
United Kingdom
A-412-826: Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the United Kingdom
 Requestor: Six members of the domestic industry, including the
petitioners from the underlying investigation (Nucor Corporation,
Optimus Steel LLC (formerly, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc), Keystone
Consolidates Industries, Inc., and Charter Steel). Grade 1078 and
higher tire cord wire rod are not covered by the scope of the
antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel wire rod from the
United Kingdom because producers accounting for substantially all of
the production of the domestic like product have no further interest in
the order with respect to grade 1078 and higher tire cord wire rod;
April 3, 2019.
Notification to Interested Parties
 Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of
this list of completed scope inquiries and anti-circumvention
determinations
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made during the period April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. 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: January 9, 2020.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2020-00637 Filed 1-15-20; 8:45 am]
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