Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the Republic of Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, 57715 [2011-23825]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 180 / Friday, September 16, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–807] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the Republic of Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On September 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated its third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from the Republic of Korea. Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) determined that revocation of the existing antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip from the Republic of Korea would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department is revoking the antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. DATES: Effective Date: October 20, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tyler Weinhold 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) 482–1121 and (202) 482–0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On June 5, 1991, the Department published the antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. See Antidumping Duty Order and Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the Republic of Korea, 56 FR 25669 (June 5, 1991). On September 1, 2010, the Department initiated its third five-year sunset review of the antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 75 FR 53664 (September 1, 2010). As a result of this sunset review, the Department determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:26 Sep 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of the Expedited Third Five-Year (Sunset) Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 76 FR 1135 (January 7, 2011). The Department notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the antidumping duty order be revoked. On September 2, 2011, the ITC published its determination that, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, revocation of the antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film From Korea, 76 FR 54791 (September 2, 2011), and USITC Publication 4254 (August 2011), entitled Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from Korea: Investigation No. 731–TA– 459 (Third Review). Scope of the Order Imports covered by this order are shipments of all gauges of raw, pretreated, or primed polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip, whether extruded or coextruded. The films excluded from this review are metalized films and other finished films that have had at least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a performance-enhancing resinous or inorganic layer more than 0.00001 inches (0.254 micrometers) thick. PET film is currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 3920.62.00. The HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and for customs purposes. The written description remains dispositive as to the scope of the product coverage. Revocation As a result of the determination by the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty order is not likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department, pursuant to section 751(d) of the Act, is revoking the antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. Pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), the effective date of revocation is October 20, 2010 (i.e., the fifth anniversary of the effective date of publication in the Federal Register of PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57715 the previous continuation notice of this order).1 The Department will notify U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 15 days after publication of this notice, to terminate suspension of liquidation and collection of cash deposits on entries of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after October 20, 2010. Entries of subject merchandise prior to the effective date of revocation will continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and antidumping duty deposit requirements. The Department will complete any pending administrative reviews of this order. This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which may be subject to sanctions. This five-year sunset review and notice are in accordance with section 751(d)(2) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: September 9, 2011. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–23825 Filed 9–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Fisheries in the Western Pacific; Proposed Information Collection; Seabird-Fisheries Interaction Recovery Reporting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. SUMMARY: 1 See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film from Korea; Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order, 70 FR 61118 (October 20, 2005). E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-580-807]


Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the 
Republic of Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: On September 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) initiated its third sunset review of the antidumping duty 
order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) 
from the Republic of Korea. Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the U.S. International Trade 
Commission (ITC) determined that revocation of the existing antidumping 
duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip from 
the Republic of Korea would not be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States 
within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, pursuant to section 
751(d)(2) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department is 
revoking the antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of 
Korea.

DATES: Effective Date: October 20, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tyler Weinhold 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-
1121 and (202) 482-0649, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 5, 1991, the Department published the antidumping duty 
order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. See Antidumping Duty 
Order and Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair 
Value: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the 
Republic of Korea, 56 FR 25669 (June 5, 1991). On September 1, 2010, 
the Department initiated its third five-year sunset review of the 
antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. See 
Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 75 FR 53664 (September 1, 
2010).
    As a result of this sunset review, the Department determined that 
revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to the 
continuation or recurrence of dumping. See Polyethylene Terephthalate 
Film, Sheet, and Strip From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of the 
Expedited Third Five-Year (Sunset) Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order, 76 FR 1135 (January 7, 2011). The Department notified the ITC of 
the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the antidumping 
duty order be revoked.
    On September 2, 2011, the ITC published its determination that, 
pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, revocation of the antidumping 
duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea would not be likely 
to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry 
in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See 
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film From Korea, 76 FR 54791 
(September 2, 2011), and USITC Publication 4254 (August 2011), entitled 
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film from Korea: Investigation No. 
731-TA-459 (Third Review).

Scope of the Order

    Imports covered by this order are shipments of all gauges of raw, 
pretreated, or primed polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and 
strip, whether extruded or coextruded. The films excluded from this 
review are metalized films and other finished films that have had at 
least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a 
performance-enhancing resinous or inorganic layer more than 0.00001 
inches (0.254 micrometers) thick.
    PET film is currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 3920.62.00. The HTSUS 
subheading is provided for convenience and for customs purposes. The 
written description remains dispositive as to the scope of the product 
coverage.

Revocation

    As a result of the determination by the ITC that revocation of the 
antidumping duty order is not likely to lead to the continuation or 
recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the 
Department, pursuant to section 751(d) of the Act, is revoking the 
antidumping duty order on PET film from the Republic of Korea. Pursuant 
to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), the 
effective date of revocation is October 20, 2010 (i.e., the fifth 
anniversary of the effective date of publication in the Federal 
Register of the previous continuation notice of this order).\1\
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    \1\ See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film from Korea; Continuation 
of Antidumping Duty Order, 70 FR 61118 (October 20, 2005).
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    The Department will notify U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 15 
days after publication of this notice, to terminate suspension of 
liquidation and collection of cash deposits on entries of the subject 
merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after October 
20, 2010. Entries of subject merchandise prior to the effective date of 
revocation will continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and 
antidumping duty deposit requirements. The Department will complete any 
pending administrative reviews of this order.
    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective 
order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 
19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which 
may be subject to sanctions.
    This five-year sunset review and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(d)(2) of the Act and published pursuant to section 
777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: September 9, 2011.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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