Sodium Nitrite From Germany and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders, 8438 [2014-03065]

Download as PDF 8438 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 29 / Wednesday, February 12, 2014 / Notices Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping order on non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the PRC. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: February 6, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–03071 Filed 2–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–925; A–428–841] Sodium Nitrite From Germany and the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) and the International Trade Commission (the ‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of these antidumping duty orders. DATES: Effective Date: February 12, 2014. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Feb 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 Lori Apodaca or Howard Smith, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–4551 or 202–482– 5193, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background On July 1, 2013, the Department published the notice of initiation of the first sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’).1 As a result of its reviews, the Department determined that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the orders be revoked.2 On February 4, 2014, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.3 Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to these orders is sodium nitrite in any form, at any purity level. In addition, the sodium nitrite covered by these orders may or may not contain an anti-caking agent. Examples of names commonly used to reference sodium nitrite are nitrous acid, sodium salt, anti-rust, diazotizing salts, erinitrit, and filmerine. The chemical composition of sodium nitrite is NaNO2 and it is generally classified under subheading 2834.10.1000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The American Chemical Society Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) has assigned the name ‘‘sodium nitrite’’ to sodium nitrite. The CAS registry number is 7632–00–0. While the HTSUS subheading, CAS registry number, and CAS name are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of these orders is dispositive. 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 78 FR 39256 (July 1, 2013). 2 See Sodium Nitrite from Germany and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 78 FR 69368 (November 19, 2013). 3 See Sodium Nitrite from China and Germany, 79 FR 6628 (February 4, 2014). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 29 (Wednesday, February 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 8438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03065]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-925; A-428-841]


Sodium Nitrite From Germany and the People's Republic of China: 
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, 
International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(the ``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on sodium 
nitrite from Germany and the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would 
likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material 
injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is 
publishing a notice of continuation of these antidumping duty orders.

DATES: Effective Date: February 12, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Apodaca or Howard Smith, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-4551 
or 202-482-5193, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 1, 2013, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the first sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on sodium 
nitrite from Germany and the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act'').\1\ As a result of its 
reviews, the Department determined that revocation of the antidumping 
duty orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC would likely 
lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the ITC of 
the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail should the orders be 
revoked.\2\ On February 4, 2014, the ITC published its determination, 
pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the 
antidumping duty orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC 
would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to 
an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable 
time.\3\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 78 FR 39256 
(July 1, 2013).
    \2\ See Sodium Nitrite from Germany and the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the 
Antidumping Duty Orders, 78 FR 69368 (November 19, 2013).
    \3\ See Sodium Nitrite from China and Germany, 79 FR 6628 
(February 4, 2014).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to these orders is sodium nitrite in any 
form, at any purity level. In addition, the sodium nitrite covered by 
these orders may or may not contain an anti-caking agent. Examples of 
names commonly used to reference sodium nitrite are nitrous acid, 
sodium salt, anti-rust, diazotizing salts, erinitrit, and filmerine. 
The chemical composition of sodium nitrite is NaNO2 and it is generally 
classified under subheading 2834.10.1000 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The American Chemical Society 
Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) has assigned the name ``sodium 
nitrite'' to sodium nitrite. The CAS registry number is 7632-00-0.
    While the HTSUS subheading, CAS registry number, and CAS name are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description 
of the scope of these orders is dispositive.

Continuation of the Orders

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the 
Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping 
orders on sodium nitrite from Germany and the PRC. U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty cash 
deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of 
subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the 
orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this 
notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the 
Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of the orders 
not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective 
date of continuation.
    This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: February 6, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-03065 Filed 2-11-14; 8:45 am]
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