• Effective Date: Jan 17, 2020
  • Period of Review: Jan 01, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
  • Notice of Lifting of Suspension Date: Feb 12, 2020
  • Cite as: 85 FR 3014 • Cite date: Jan 17, 2020

1. Commerce does not automatically conduct administrative reviews of countervailing duty orders. Instead, reviews must be requested pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213.

2. Commerce has not received a request for an administrative review of the countervailing duty order for the period and on the merchandise identified below except for the firms listed in paragraph 3. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c), you are to liquidate all entries for all firms except those listed in paragraph 3 and assess countervailing duties on merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption at the cash deposit or bonding rate in effect on the date of entry:

Product: Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar
Country: Turkey
Case number: C-489-819
Period: 01/01/2018 through 12/31/2018

3. Entries of merchandise of the firms listed below should not be liquidated until specific instructions are issued. Continue to suspend liquidation of all entries of merchandise produced and/or exported by the listed firms entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the period 01/01/2018 through 12/31/2018:

Company: Icdas Celik Enerji Tersane ve Ulasim Sanayi A.S.
Case number: Entries may have been made under C-489-819-002

Company: Acemar International Limited
Case number: C-489-819-005

Company: Colakoglu Dis Ticaret A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-007, C-489-819-014

Company: Colakoglu Metalurji A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-008

Company: Izmir Demir Celik Sanayi A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-010

Company: Ozkan Demir Celik Sanayi A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-011

Company: Asil Celik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-015

Company: Ege Celik Endustrisi Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-016

Company: Kocaer Haddecilik Sanayi Ve Ticar
Case number: C-489-819-017

Company: Mettech Metalurji Madencilik Muhendislik Uretim Danismanlik ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi
Case number: C-489-819-018

Company: MMZ Onur Boru Profil A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-019

Company: Wilmar Europe Trading BV
Case number: C-489-819-021

Company: Agir Haddecilik A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-022

Company: As Gaz Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar A.S.
Case number: C-489-819-023

Entries may also have been made under C-489-819-000 or other company-specific numbers for the companies listed above.

No case number was in place during the period of review for the companies listed below. Entries may have been made under C-489-819-000 or other company-specific numbers.

A G Royce Metal Marketing
Atakas Celik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
Bastug Metalurji Sanayi A.S.
Demirsan Haddecilik Sanayvi Ve Ticaret A.S.
Diler Dis Ticaret A.S.
Duferco Investment Services SA
Duferco Celik Ticaret Limited
Ekinciler Demir ve Celik Sanayi Anonim Sirketi
Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal Endustrisi A.S (only where Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazler Istithsal Endustrisi A.S. is the producer but not the exporter or where Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazler Istithsal A.S. is the exporter but not the producer).
Kaptan Demir Celik Endustrisi ve Ticaret A.S.
Kaptan Metal Dis Ticaret Ve Nakliyat A.S.
Kibar Dis Ticaret A.S.

CBP officers must also examine entries under C-489-819-000 and all existing company-specific case numbers to ensure the continued suspension of liquidation of entries during the applicable period of review for the producers and exporters listed above.

4. There are no injunctions applicable to the entries covered by this instruction.

5. Notice of the lifting of suspension of liquidation of entries of subject merchandise covered by paragraph 2 occurred with the publication of the notice of initiation of administrative review for the 11/2019 anniversary month (85 FR 3014, 01/17/2020). Unless instructed otherwise, for all other shipments of Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Turkey you shall continue to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties for the merchandise at the current rates.

6. The assessment of countervailing duties by CBP on shipments or entries of this merchandise is subject to the provisions of section 778 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Section 778 requires that CBP pay interest on overpayments or assess interest on underpayments of the required amounts deposited as estimated countervailing duties. The interest provisions are not applicable to cash or bonds posted as estimated countervailing duties before the date of publication of the countervailing duty order. Interest shall be calculated from the date payment of estimated countervailing duties is required through the date of liquidation. The rate at which such interest is payable is the rate in effect under section 6621 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 for such period.

7. If there are any questions by the importing public regarding this message, please contact the Call Center for the Office of AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482-0984. CBP ports should submit their inquiries through authorized CBP channels only. (This message was generated by O:VII:CRJ.)

8. There are no restrictions on the release of this information.

Alexander Amdur