Notice of Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order: Glycine From the People's Republic of China, 7150 [2011-2883]

Download as PDF 7150 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 9, 2011 / Notices Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 7106, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: February 3, 2011. Miriam Kearse, Eligibility Certifier. [FR Doc. 2011–2838 Filed 2–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–836] Notice of Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order: Glycine From the People’s Republic of China Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On October 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 75 FR 60731 (October 1, 2010) (‘‘Initiation’’). Based on filings by domestic interested parties and pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and section 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(A) of the Department’s regulations, the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the antidumping duty order. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: February 9, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Edwards or Angelica Mendoza, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Feb 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–8029 or 202–482– 3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 1, 2010, the Department initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation. On October 5, 2010, the Department received a notice of intent to participate from the following domestic interested parties: GEO Specialty Chemicals (‘‘GEO’’) and Chattem Chemicals, Inc. (‘‘Chattem’’) (collectively the Glycine Producers of the United States or ‘‘the domestic interested parties’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(I). See Letter from David M. Schwartz, to Secretary Gary Locke, titled ‘‘Sunset Review of the Antidumping Order on Glycine from the People’s Republic of China—Notification of Intent to Participate by Domestic Interested Parties,’’ dated October 5, 2010. In this letter, the domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as U.S. manufacturers of glycine. On October 29, 2010, the Department received a complete substantive response from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). See Letter from David M. Schwartz, to Secretary Gary Locke, titled ‘‘Sunset Review of the Antidumping Order on Glycine from the People’s Republic of China— Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated October 29, 2010. The Department did not receive any comments from producers or exporters of glycine from the PRC. Based on the submissions of the domestic interested parties and pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department has conducted the sunset review on an expedited basis. Scope of Order The product covered by the order is glycine, which is a free-flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. Glycine is produced at varying levels of purity and is used as a sweetener/taste enhancer, a buffering agent, reabsorbable amino acid, chemical intermediate, and a metal complexing agent. This order covers glycine of all purity levels. Glycine is currently classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). In a separate scope ruling, the Department determined that D(-) PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Phenylglycine Ethyl Dane Salt is outside the scope of the order. See Notice of Scope Rulings, 62 FR 62288 (November 21, 1997). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise under the order is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘Decision Memorandum’’) from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated January 31, 2011, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the accompanying Decision Memorandum address the likelihood of a continuation or recurrence of dumping were the order to be revoked and also the magnitude of the margin likely to prevail upon revocation. Parties can find a complete discussion of the issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file in the Central Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the PRC would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage margin: Manufacturers/producers/ exporters PRC-Wide Entity (all manufacturers/producers/exporters) ... Weightedaverage margin 155.89% The Department is issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: January 31, 2010. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–2883 Filed 2–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-836]


Notice of Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order: Glycine From the People's Republic of China

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

SUMMARY: On October 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order 
on glycine from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). See 
Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 75 FR 60731 (October 1, 
2010) (``Initiation''). Based on filings by domestic interested parties 
and pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and section 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(A) of the Department's regulations, the Department 
conducted an expedited sunset review of the antidumping duty order. As 
a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of 
the antidumping duty order would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping at the level indicated in the ``Final Results of 
Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective Date: February 9, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Edwards or Angelica Mendoza, 
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: 202-482-8029 
or 202-482-3019, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 1, 2010, the Department initiated a sunset review of the 
antidumping duty order on glycine from the PRC pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Act. See Initiation. On October 5, 2010, the Department 
received a notice of intent to participate from the following domestic 
interested parties: GEO Specialty Chemicals (``GEO'') and Chattem 
Chemicals, Inc. (``Chattem'') (collectively the Glycine Producers of 
the United States or ``the domestic interested parties''), within the 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(I). See Letter from David M. 
Schwartz, to Secretary Gary Locke, titled ``Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Order on Glycine from the People's Republic of China--
Notification of Intent to Participate by Domestic Interested Parties,'' 
dated October 5, 2010. In this letter, the domestic interested parties 
claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as 
U.S. manufacturers of glycine. On October 29, 2010, the Department 
received a complete substantive response from the domestic interested 
parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i). See Letter from David M. Schwartz, to Secretary Gary 
Locke, titled ``Sunset Review of the Antidumping Order on Glycine from 
the People's Republic of China--Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated October 29, 2010. The Department did not receive 
any comments from producers or exporters of glycine from the PRC.
    Based on the submissions of the domestic interested parties and 
pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department has conducted the sunset review 
on an expedited basis.

Scope of Order

    The product covered by the order is glycine, which is a free-
flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. Glycine is produced 
at varying levels of purity and is used as a sweetener/taste enhancer, 
a buffering agent, reabsorbable amino acid, chemical intermediate, and 
a metal complexing agent. This order covers glycine of all purity 
levels. Glycine is currently classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 
of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''). In 
a separate scope ruling, the Department determined that D(-) 
Phenylglycine Ethyl Dane Salt is outside the scope of the order. See 
Notice of Scope Rulings, 62 FR 62288 (November 21, 1997). Although the 
HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the 
written description of the merchandise under the order is dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum (``Decision Memorandum'') from Christian Marsh, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Import Administration, dated January 31, 2011, which is hereby adopted 
by this notice. The issues discussed in the accompanying Decision 
Memorandum address the likelihood of a continuation or recurrence of 
dumping were the order to be revoked and also the magnitude of the 
margin likely to prevail upon revocation. Parties can find a complete 
discussion of the issues raised in this review and the corresponding 
recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file in the 
Central Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In 
addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed 
directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and 
electronic version of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty 
order on glycine from the PRC would be likely to lead to a continuation 
or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average percentage 
margin:

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                                                              Weighted-
             Manufacturers/producers/ exporters                average
                                                                margin
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PRC-Wide Entity (all manufacturers/producers/exporters)....      155.89%
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    The Department is issuing and publishing these results and notice 
in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: January 31, 2010.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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