Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 45763-45764 [2014-18588]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 151 / Wednesday, August 6, 2014 / Notices Background The Department initiated and the ITC instituted sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on PET Film from India and Taiwan and the countervailing duty order on PET Film from India, pursuant to section 751(c) and 752 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 As a result of its review, the Department found that revocation of the countervailing duty order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies, and therefore, notified the ITC of the subsidy rate were the order to be revoked.2 As a result of its review, the Department found that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on PET Film from India and Taiwan would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail were the orders to be revoked.3 On July 22, 2014, the ITC published its determination pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752 of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order on PET Film from India and Taiwan would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and the countervailing duty order on PET Film from India would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies.4 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Orders The products covered by the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders are all gauges of raw, pretreated, or primed PET Film, whether extruded or coextruded. Excluded are metallized 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 of more than 0.00001 inches thick. Imports of PET Film are currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item number 3920.62.00.90. HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The 1 See Initiation of Five Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 78 FR 19647 (April 2, 2013). 2 See Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film, Sheet and Strip From India: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 78 FR 47276 (August 5, 2013). 3 See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From India and Taiwan: Final Results of the Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders and Correction to the Preliminary Results, 79 FR 12153 (March 4, 2014). 4 See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From India and Taiwan, 79 FR 42534 (July 22, 2014). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 05, 2014 Jkt 232001 written description of the scope of the antidumping duty order is dispositive. Scope Determinations Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty orders and the countervailing duty order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and net countervailable subsidies and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to sections 751(c) and 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of these antidumping duty orders on PET film from India and Taiwan and the countervailing duty order on PET Film from India. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty and countervailing 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 this 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 this 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: July 29, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–18599 Filed 8–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 5 See Notice of Scope Rulings, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–122–853; A–570–937] Since these orders were published, there was one scope determination for PET film from India, dated August 25, 2003. In this determination, requested by International Packaging Films Inc., the Department determined that tracing and drafting film is outside of the scope of the order on PET Film from India.5 PO 00000 45763 Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from Canada and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail is indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Reviews’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: August 6, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova or Katherine Johnson, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1280 or (202) 482–4929, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 29, 2009, the Department published in the Federal Register the antidumping duty orders on citric acid from Canada and the PRC.1 On April 1, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation of the first sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on citric acid from Canada and the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 On April 14, 2014, the Department received Notices of Intent to Participate in these reviews from the following domestic producers of citric acid: Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated, and Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC. (collectively, ‘‘the petitioners’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The petitioners claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as manufacturers of a domestic like 1 See Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada and the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 74 FR 25703 (May 29, 2009). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR18279 (April 1, 2014). E:\FR\FM\06AUN1.SGM 06AUN1 45764 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 151 / Wednesday, August 6, 2014 / Notices product in the United States. On May 1, 2014, we received a complete substantive response for each review from the petitioners within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 We received no substantive responses from any respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of these orders. Scope of the Orders The merchandise covered by these orders is citric acid and certain citrate salts. The product is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at item numbers 2918.14.0000 and 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000 and 3824.90.9290. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and for customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive. A complete description of the scope of these Orders is contained in the Decision Memo.4 Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in these reviews is provided in the accompanying Decision Memo. The issues discussed in the Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if these orders were to be revoked. The Decision Memo is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (IA ACCESS). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// iaaccess.trade.gov, and it is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed and electronic versions of the Decision Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Reviews We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on citric acid from Canada and the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrenceof dumping at the following weighted-average percentage margins: Exporter/producer Percent margin Canada: Jungbunzlauer Canada Inc .................................................................................................................................................... All Others ................................................................................................................................................................................ PRC: 5 TTCA Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. Shandong TTCA Biochemistry Co., Ltd.)/TTCA Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. Shandong TTCA Biochemistry Co., Ltd.) ............................................................................................................................................................................. Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd./Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd ................................................................................ Anhui BBCA Biochemical Co., Ltd./Anhui BBCA Biochemical Co., Ltd ................................................................................ Anhui BBCA Biochemical Co., Ltd./China BBCA Maanshan Biochemical Corp ................................................................... A.H.A. International Co., Ltd./Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd ......................................................................................... A.H.A. International Co., Ltd./Nantong Feiyu Fine Chemical Co., Ltd .................................................................................. High Hope International Group Jiangsu Native Produce IMP & EXP Co., Ltd./Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd ............ Huangshi Xinghua Biochemical Co., Ltd./Huangshi Xinghua Biochemical Co., Ltd ............................................................. Lianyungang JF International Trade Co., Ltd./TTCA Co., Ltd. (a.k.a Shandong TTCA Biochemistry Co., Ltd.) .................. Laiwu Taihe Biochemistry Co., Ltd./Laiwu Taihe Biochemistry Co., Ltd ............................................................................... Lianyungang Shuren Scientific Creation Import & Export Co., Ltd./Lianyungang Great Chemical Industry Co., Ltd .......... Penglai Marine Bio-Tech Co. Ltd./Penglai Marine Bio-Tech Co. Ltd .................................................................................... RZBC Imp & Exp. Co., Ltd./RZBC Co., Ltd/RZBC (Juxian) Co.,/RZBC Co., Ltd .................................................................. RZBC Imp & Exp. Co., Ltd./RZBC Co., Ltd./RZBC (Juxian) Co., Ltd./RZBC (Juxian) Co., Ltd ........................................... RZBC Imp & Exp. Co., Ltd./RZBC Co., Ltd./RZBC (Juxian) Co., Ltd./Lianyungang Great Chemical Industry Co., Ltd ...... Shihezi City Changyun Biochemical Co., Ltd./Shihezi City Changyun Biochemical Co., Ltd ............................................... Weifang Ensign Industry Co., Ltd./Weifang Ensign Industry Co., Ltd ................................................................................... PRC-Wide Entity ..................................................................................................................................................................... mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply 3 See the May 1, 2014, responses from the petitioners regarding the Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada: Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response and the Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 05, 2014 Jkt 232001 23.21 23.21 129.08 94.61 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 111.85 156.87 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(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: July 30, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. People’s Republic of China: Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response. 4 Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, titled ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada and the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with and adopted by this notice (Decision Memo). 5 The cash deposit rate for all PRC companies named below, except for Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd./Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd., were adjusted to account for export subsidies. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 [FR Doc. 2014–18588 Filed 8–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\06AUN1.SGM 06AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 151 (Wednesday, August 6, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45763-45764]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-18588]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-122-853; A-570-937]


Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada and the 
People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset 
Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of 
Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders on citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from 
Canada and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead 
to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping 
margins likely to prevail is indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset 
Reviews'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective Date: August 6, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova or Katherine 
Johnson, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street & Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-1280 or (202) 482-4929, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On May 29, 2009, the Department published in the Federal Register 
the antidumping duty orders on citric acid from Canada and the PRC.\1\ 
On April 1, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation of 
the first sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on citric acid 
from Canada and the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (``the Act'').\2\ On April 14, 2014, the Department 
received Notices of Intent to Participate in these reviews from the 
following domestic producers of citric acid: Archer Daniels Midland 
Company, Cargill, Incorporated, and Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas 
LLC. (collectively, ``the petitioners''), within the deadline specified 
in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The petitioners claimed interested party 
status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as manufacturers of a 
domestic like

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product in the United States. On May 1, 2014, we received a complete 
substantive response for each review from the petitioners within the 
30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ We received no 
substantive responses from any respondent interested parties. As a 
result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted expedited (120-day) 
sunset reviews of these orders.
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    \1\ See Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada and 
the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 74 FR 25703 
(May 29, 2009).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 79 FR18279 
(April 1, 2014).
    \3\ See the May 1, 2014, responses from the petitioners 
regarding the Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review of Antidumping Duty 
Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada: Domestic 
Industry's Substantive Response and the Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate 
Salts from the People's Republic of China: Domestic Industry's 
Substantive Response.
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Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by these orders is citric acid and certain 
citrate salts. The product is currently classified in the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at item numbers 
2918.14.0000 and 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000 and 3824.90.9290. Although 
the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and for customs 
purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive. A 
complete description of the scope of these Orders is contained in the 
Decision Memo.\4\
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    \4\ Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, titled 
``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the 
Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on 
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada and the People's 
Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with and adopted by this 
notice (Decision Memo).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in these reviews is 
provided in the accompanying Decision Memo. The issues discussed in the 
Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of 
dumping and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if these 
orders were to be revoked. The Decision Memo is a public document and 
is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping 
and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (IA 
ACCESS). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http://iaaccess.trade.gov, and it is available to all parties in the Central 
Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In 
addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be accessed 
directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed and 
electronic versions of the Decision Memo are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Reviews

    We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on 
citric acid from Canada and the PRC would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average 
percentage margins:
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    \5\ The cash deposit rate for all PRC companies named below, 
except for Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd./Yixing Union 
Biochemical Co., Ltd., were adjusted to account for export 
subsidies.

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                  Exporter/producer                      Percent margin
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Canada:
    Jungbunzlauer Canada Inc.........................              23.21
    All Others.......................................              23.21
PRC: \5\
    TTCA Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. Shandong TTCA Biochemistry             129.08
     Co., Ltd.)/TTCA Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. Shandong TTCA
     Biochemistry Co., Ltd.).........................
    Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd./Yixing Union                94.61
     Biochemical Co., Ltd............................
    Anhui BBCA Biochemical Co., Ltd./Anhui BBCA                   111.85
     Biochemical Co., Ltd............................
    Anhui BBCA Biochemical Co., Ltd./China BBCA                   111.85
     Maanshan Biochemical Corp.......................
    A.H.A. International Co., Ltd./Yixing Union                   111.85
     Biochemical Co., Ltd............................
    A.H.A. International Co., Ltd./Nantong Feiyu Fine             111.85
     Chemical Co., Ltd...............................
    High Hope International Group Jiangsu Native                  111.85
     Produce IMP & EXP Co., Ltd./Yixing Union
     Biochemical Co., Ltd............................
    Huangshi Xinghua Biochemical Co., Ltd./Huangshi               111.85
     Xinghua Biochemical Co., Ltd....................
    Lianyungang JF International Trade Co., Ltd./TTCA             111.85
     Co., Ltd. (a.k.a Shandong TTCA Biochemistry Co.,
     Ltd.)...........................................
    Laiwu Taihe Biochemistry Co., Ltd./Laiwu Taihe                111.85
     Biochemistry Co., Ltd...........................
    Lianyungang Shuren Scientific Creation Import &               111.85
     Export Co., Ltd./Lianyungang Great Chemical
     Industry Co., Ltd...............................
    Penglai Marine Bio-Tech Co. Ltd./Penglai Marine               111.85
     Bio-Tech Co. Ltd................................
    RZBC Imp & Exp. Co., Ltd./RZBC Co., Ltd/RZBC                  111.85
     (Juxian) Co.,/RZBC Co., Ltd.....................
    RZBC Imp & Exp. Co., Ltd./RZBC Co., Ltd./RZBC                 111.85
     (Juxian) Co., Ltd./RZBC (Juxian) Co., Ltd.......
    RZBC Imp & Exp. Co., Ltd./RZBC Co., Ltd./RZBC                 111.85
     (Juxian) Co., Ltd./Lianyungang Great Chemical
     Industry Co., Ltd...............................
    Shihezi City Changyun Biochemical Co., Ltd./                  111.85
     Shihezi City Changyun Biochemical Co., Ltd......
    Weifang Ensign Industry Co., Ltd./Weifang Ensign              111.85
     Industry Co., Ltd...............................
    PRC-Wide Entity..................................             156.87
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Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
an administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or 
conversion to judicial protective orders 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(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: July 30, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-18588 Filed 8-5-14; 8:45 am]
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