Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review, 43710-43711 [2014-17504]

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A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment on August 13, 2014. Dated: July 23, 2014. Nancy A. Potok, Deputy Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2014–17807 Filed 7–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–979] Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective July 28, 2014. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) determined that the request described below for a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, (‘‘solar cells’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (‘‘POR’’) for the new shipper AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 144 / Monday, July 28, 2014 / Notices review is December 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lilit Astvatsatrian, 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) 482–6412. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 7, 2012, the Department published the antidumping duty order on solar cells from the PRC.1 On June 26, 2014, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.214(c), the Department received a timely request for a new shipper review from Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd. (‘‘DMEGC’’).2 On July 9, 2014, the Department received entry data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) related to DMEGC’s request for a new shipper review.3 We also requested entry documents from CBP in order to confirm certain information reported by DMEGC. The continuation of the new shipper review will be contingent upon confirmation of the information reported in the initiation request. DMEGC stated that it is the producer and exporter of the subject merchandise upon which its request for a new shipper review is based. Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(I) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(i), DMEGC certified that it did not export solar cells to the United States during the period of investigation (‘‘POI’’). In addition, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(II) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(A), DMEGC certified that, since the initiation of the investigation, it has never been affiliated with any PRC exporter or producer who exported solar cells to the United States during the POI, including those not individually examined during the investigation. As required by 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(B), mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 See Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty Order, 73 FR 73018 (December 7, 2012). 2 See Letter from DMEGC to the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People’s Republic of China: New Shipper Review Request,’’ dated June 26, 2014 (‘‘NSR Request’’) . 3 See Letter to All Interested Parties ‘‘Request for a New Shipper Review of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, from the People’s Republic of China 12/01/2013–5/31/14: Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd.,’’ dated July 11, 2014 (‘‘CBP Data’’). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:53 Jul 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 DMEGC also certified that its export activities were not controlled by the central government of the PRC.4 In addition to the certifications described above, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iv), DMEGC submitted documentation establishing the following: (1) The date on which it first shipped solar cells to the United States; (2) the volume of its first shipment; and (3) the date of its first sale to an unaffiliated customer in the United States.5 The Department conducted a CBP database query and confirmed by examining the results that the sale of subject merchandise that DMEGC reported to the Department entered the United States during the POR specified by the Department’s regulations.6 Initiation of New Shipper Review Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.214(b), and based on the information on the record, the Department finds that DMEGC meets the threshold requirements for initiation of a new shipper review of its shipment(s) of solar cells from the PRC.7 However, if the information supplied by DMEGC is later found to be incorrect or insufficient during the course of this proceeding, the Department may rescind the review or apply facts available pursuant to section 776 of the Act, depending upon the facts on the record. The POR for the new shipper review of DMEGC is December 1, 2013, through May 31, 2014.8 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), the Department will publish the notice of initiation of a new shipper review no later than the last day of the month following the anniversary or semiannual anniversary month of the order. The Department intends to issue the preliminary results of this new shipper review no later than 180 days from the date of initiation, and the final results of this review no later than 90 days after the date the preliminary results are issued.9 It is the Department’s usual practice, in cases involving non-market economies (‘‘NME’’), to require that a company seeking to establish eligibility for an antidumping duty rate separate 4 See NSR Request, at Exhibit 1. 19 CFR 351.214(g)(1)(i)(B). 7 See, generally, Memorandum to the File through Abdelali Elouaradia, Director, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV ‘‘Initiation of Antidumping New Shipper Review of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, from the People’s Republic of China: Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd., Initiation Checklist,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (‘‘Initiation Checklist’’). 8 See 19 CFR 351.214(g)(1)(i)(B). 9 See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act. PO 00000 6 See Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from the NME-wide entity rate provide evidence of de jure and de facto absence of government control over the company’s export activities. Accordingly, we will issue a questionnaire to DMEGC which will include a separate rate section. The new shipper review of DMEGC will proceed if the response provides sufficient indication that the exporter is not subject to either de jure or de facto government control with respect to its exports of solar cells. We will instruct CBP to allow, at the option of the importer, the posting, until the completion of the review, of a bond or security in lieu of a cash deposit for certain entries of the subject merchandise from DMEGC in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iii) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(e). Because DMEGC exports and produces the subject merchandise, the sales of which form the basis of its new shipper review request, we will instruct CBP to permit the use of a bond only for entries of subject merchandise which DMEGC exported and produced. Interested parties requiring access to proprietary information in this new shipper review should submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305 and 351.306. This initiation and notice are published in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214 and 351.221(c)(1)(i). Dated: July 18, 2014. Gary Taverman, Senior Advisor, for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2014–17504 Filed 7–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–908] Sodium Hexametaphosphate From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013–2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on sodium hexametaphosphate from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘China’’) for the period March 1, 2013, through February 28, 2014. AGENCY: 5 Id. 43711 E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 144 (Monday, July 28, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-979]


Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled 
Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of 
Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review

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

DATES: Effective July 28, 2014.

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``Department'') determined that 
the request described below for a new shipper review of the antidumping 
duty order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not 
assembled into modules, (``solar cells'') from the People's Republic of 
China (``PRC'') meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for 
initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for the new shipper

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review is December 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lilit Astvatsatrian, 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-
6412.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On December 7, 2012, the Department published the antidumping duty 
order on solar cells from the PRC.\1\ On June 26, 2014, pursuant to 
section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
``Act''), and 19 CFR 351.214(c), the Department received a timely 
request for a new shipper review from Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics 
Co., Ltd. (``DMEGC'').\2\ On July 9, 2014, the Department received 
entry data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') related to 
DMEGC's request for a new shipper review.\3\ We also requested entry 
documents from CBP in order to confirm certain information reported by 
DMEGC. The continuation of the new shipper review will be contingent 
upon confirmation of the information reported in the initiation 
request.
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    \1\ See Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not 
Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Amended 
Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and 
Antidumping Duty Order, 73 FR 73018 (December 7, 2012).
    \2\ See Letter from DMEGC to the Secretary of Commerce 
``Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled 
Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: New Shipper 
Review Request,'' dated June 26, 2014 (``NSR Request'') .
    \3\ See Letter to All Interested Parties ``Request for a New 
Shipper Review of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or 
Not Assembled Into Modules, from the People's Republic of China 12/
01/2013-5/31/14: Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd.,'' dated 
July 11, 2014 (``CBP Data'').
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    DMEGC stated that it is the producer and exporter of the subject 
merchandise upon which its request for a new shipper review is based. 
Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(I) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.214(b)(2)(i), DMEGC certified that it did not export solar cells to 
the United States during the period of investigation (``POI''). In 
addition, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(II) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.214(b)(2)(iii)(A), DMEGC certified that, since the initiation of 
the investigation, it has never been affiliated with any PRC exporter 
or producer who exported solar cells to the United States during the 
POI, including those not individually examined during the 
investigation. As required by 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(B), DMEGC also 
certified that its export activities were not controlled by the central 
government of the PRC.\4\
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    \4\ See NSR Request, at Exhibit 1.
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    In addition to the certifications described above, pursuant to 19 
CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iv), DMEGC submitted documentation establishing the 
following: (1) The date on which it first shipped solar cells to the 
United States; (2) the volume of its first shipment; and (3) the date 
of its first sale to an unaffiliated customer in the United States.\5\
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    \5\ Id.
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    The Department conducted a CBP database query and confirmed by 
examining the results that the sale of subject merchandise that DMEGC 
reported to the Department entered the United States during the POR 
specified by the Department's regulations.\6\
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    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.214(g)(1)(i)(B).
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Initiation of New Shipper Review

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.214(b), and 
based on the information on the record, the Department finds that DMEGC 
meets the threshold requirements for initiation of a new shipper review 
of its shipment(s) of solar cells from the PRC.\7\ However, if the 
information supplied by DMEGC is later found to be incorrect or 
insufficient during the course of this proceeding, the Department may 
rescind the review or apply facts available pursuant to section 776 of 
the Act, depending upon the facts on the record. The POR for the new 
shipper review of DMEGC is December 1, 2013, through May 31, 2014.\8\ 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), the Department will publish the 
notice of initiation of a new shipper review no later than the last day 
of the month following the anniversary or semiannual anniversary month 
of the order. The Department intends to issue the preliminary results 
of this new shipper review no later than 180 days from the date of 
initiation, and the final results of this review no later than 90 days 
after the date the preliminary results are issued.\9\
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    \7\ See, generally, Memorandum to the File through Abdelali 
Elouaradia, Director, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV ``Initiation of 
Antidumping New Shipper Review of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic 
Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, from the People's 
Republic of China: Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd., 
Initiation Checklist,'' dated concurrently with this notice 
(``Initiation Checklist'').
    \8\ See 19 CFR 351.214(g)(1)(i)(B).
    \9\ See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act.
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    It is the Department's usual practice, in cases involving non-
market economies (``NME''), to require that a company seeking to 
establish eligibility for an antidumping duty rate separate from the 
NME-wide entity rate provide evidence of de jure and de facto absence 
of government control over the company's export activities. 
Accordingly, we will issue a questionnaire to DMEGC which will include 
a separate rate section. The new shipper review of DMEGC will proceed 
if the response provides sufficient indication that the exporter is not 
subject to either de jure or de facto government control with respect 
to its exports of solar cells.
    We will instruct CBP to allow, at the option of the importer, the 
posting, until the completion of the review, of a bond or security in 
lieu of a cash deposit for certain entries of the subject merchandise 
from DMEGC in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iii) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.214(e). Because DMEGC exports and produces the subject 
merchandise, the sales of which form the basis of its new shipper 
review request, we will instruct CBP to permit the use of a bond only 
for entries of subject merchandise which DMEGC exported and produced.
    Interested parties requiring access to proprietary information in 
this new shipper review should submit applications for disclosure under 
administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305 and 
351.306.
    This initiation and notice are published in accordance with section 
751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214 and 351.221(c)(1)(i).

    Dated: July 18, 2014.
Gary Taverman,
Senior Advisor, for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
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