Barium Carbonate from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 882-883 [E9-223]

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SUMMARY: On September 2, 2008, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on barium carbonate from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’). See Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 73 FR 51275 (September 2, 2008) (‘‘Sunset Initiation’’); see also Antidumping Duty Order: Barium Carbonate from the People’s Republic of China, 68 FR 56619 (October 1, 2003) (‘‘Order’’). On September 16, 2008, Chemical Products Corporation (‘‘CPC’’), the petitioner in the original barium carbonate investigation, notified the Department that it intended to participate in the sunset review. The Department did not receive a substantive response from any respondent party. Based on the notice of intent to participate and adequate response filed by the domestic interested party, and the lack of response from any respondent interested party, the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the Order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 C.F.R. 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the Order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice, infra. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 9, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hallie Noel Zink; AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–6907. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 2, 2008, the Department initiated a sunset review of the order on barium carbonate pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Sunset Initiation, 73 FR 51275. On September 16, 2008, the Department received a timely notice of intent to participate in E:\FR\FM\09JAN1.SGM 09JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 6 / Friday, January 9, 2009 / Notices the sunset review from CPC, pursuant to 19 C.F.R. 351.218(d)(1)(i). In accordance with 19 C.F.R. 351.218(d)(1)(ii)(A), CPC claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as a producer of the domestic like product. On October 2, 2008, CPC filed a substantive response in the sunset review, within the 30-day deadline as specified in 19 C.F.R. 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party in the sunset review. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 C.F.R. 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the Order. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is barium carbonate, regardless of form or grade. The product is currently classifiable under subheading 2836.60.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in these sunset reviews is addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. See ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results in the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Barium Carbonate from the People’s Republic of China,’’ from Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary, to David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated December 31, 2008 (‘‘I&D Memo’’). The issues discussed in the accompanying I&D Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail if the Order was revoked. Parties can obtain a public copy of the I&D Memo on file in the Central Records Unit, room 1117, of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete public version of the I&D Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the I&D Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review The Department determines that revocation of the Order on barium carbonate would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates listed below: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:16 Jan 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers Weighted–Average Margin (Percent) Qingdao Red Star Chemical Import & Export Co., Ltd. ......... PRC–Wide Entity .......... 34.44 81.30 Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 C.F.R. 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. December 31, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–223 Filed 1–8–09; 8:45 am] Billing Code: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–570–892 Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On September 8, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results and partial rescission of the 2006–2007 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). See Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 52007 (September 8, 2008) (Preliminary Results). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received no comments. Therefore, the margin for the final results does not differ from the preliminary results. The final dumping margin is listed below in PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 883 the section entitled ‘‘Final Results of Review.’’ EFFECTIVE DATE: January 9, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Scott or Robert James, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2657 or (202) 482– 0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 8, 2008, the Department published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results. We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We did not receive any comments. Period of Review The period of review is December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is carbazole violet pigment 23 identified as Color Index No. 51319 and Chemical Abstract No. 6358–30–1, with the chemical name of diindolo [3,2–b:3’,2’m] triphenodioxazine, 8,18–dichloro–5, 15–diethy–5,15–dihydro-, and molecular formula of C34H22Cl2,N4O2.1 The subject merchandise includes the crude pigment in any form (e.g., dry powder, paste, wet cake) and finished pigment in the form of presscake and dry color. Pigment dispersions in any form (e.g., pigments dispersed in oleoresins, flammable solvents, water) are not included within the scope of this order. The merchandise subject to this order is classifiable under subheading 3204.17.9040 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Separate Rates In the Preliminary Results, the Department noted that none of the 11 companies in this administrative review responded to the Department’s separate rate application/certification, including the single mandatory respondent in this review, Goldlink Industries Company, Limited (Goldlink). Goldlink also failed to respond to the Department’s antidumping questionnaire. Accordingly, the Department found that 1 The bracketed section of the product description, [3,2-b:3’,2’-m], is not business proprietary information, but is part of the chemical nomenclature. E:\FR\FM\09JAN1.SGM 09JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 6 (Friday, January 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-880]


Barium Carbonate from the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On September 2, 2008, the Department of Commerce 
(``Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty 
order on barium carbonate from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') 
pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(``Act''). See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Review, 73 FR 51275 
(September 2, 2008) (``Sunset Initiation''); see also Antidumping Duty 
Order: Barium Carbonate from the People's Republic of China, 68 FR 
56619 (October 1, 2003) (``Order''). On September 16, 2008, Chemical 
Products Corporation (``CPC''), the petitioner in the original barium 
carbonate investigation, notified the Department that it intended to 
participate in the sunset review. The Department did not receive a 
substantive response from any respondent party. Based on the notice of 
intent to participate and adequate response filed by the domestic 
interested party, and the lack of response from any respondent 
interested party, the Department conducted an expedited sunset review 
of the Order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 C.F.R. 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). As a result of this sunset review, the 
Department finds that revocation of the Order would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels indicated in the 
``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice, infra.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 9, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hallie Noel Zink; AD/CVD Operations, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-6907.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On September 2, 2008, the Department initiated a sunset review of 
the order on barium carbonate pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. 
See Sunset Initiation, 73 FR 51275. On September 16, 2008, the 
Department received a timely notice of intent to participate in

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the sunset review from CPC, pursuant to 19 C.F.R. 351.218(d)(1)(i). In 
accordance with 19 C.F.R. 351.218(d)(1)(ii)(A), CPC claimed interested 
party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as a producer of the 
domestic like product.
    On October 2, 2008, CPC filed a substantive response in the sunset 
review, within the 30-day deadline as specified in 19 C.F.R. 
351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department did not receive a substantive response 
from any respondent interested party in the sunset review. As a result, 
pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 C.F.R. 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted an expedited sunset 
review of the Order.

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by this order is barium carbonate, 
regardless of form or grade. The product is currently classifiable 
under subheading 2836.60.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (``HTSUS''). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided 
for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the 
scope of this proceeding is dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in these sunset reviews 
is addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which 
is hereby adopted by this notice. See ``Issues and Decision Memorandum 
for the Final Results in the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order on Barium Carbonate from the People's Republic of China,'' 
from Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary, to David M. 
Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated December 
31, 2008 (``I&D Memo''). The issues discussed in the accompanying I&D 
Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping 
and the magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail if the Order 
was revoked. Parties can obtain a public copy of the I&D Memo on file 
in the Central Records Unit, room 1117, of the main Commerce building. 
In addition, a complete public version of the I&D Memo can be accessed 
directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and 
electronic version of the I&D Memo are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    The Department determines that revocation of the Order on barium 
carbonate would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at 
the rates listed below:

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                                                       Weighted-Average
          Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers            Margin (Percent)
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Qingdao Red Star Chemical Import & Export Co., Ltd..               34.44
PRC-Wide Entity.....................................               81.30
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 C.F.R. 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or 
conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to 
comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is 
subject to sanction.
    We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    December 31, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-223 Filed 1-8-09; 8:45 am]
Billing Code: 3510-DS-S