Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From India and Taiwan: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 45762-45763 [2014-18599]

Download as PDF 45762 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 151 / Wednesday, August 6, 2014 / Notices Background On April 1, 2014, the Department initiated a sunset review of the CVD order on citric acid from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).1 The Department received a notice of intent to participate in the review on behalf of Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated, and Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC, (collectively, ‘‘the domestic industry’’) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). Each of these companies claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as a domestic producer of the domestic like product. The Department received adequate substantive responses collectively from the domestic industry within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department did not receive a substantive response from any government or respondent interested party to the proceeding. Because the Department received no response from the respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited review of this CVD order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the order is citric acid and certain citrate salts. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) item numbers 2918.14.0000, 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000, 3824.90.9290, and 3824.90.9290. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description remains dispositive. For a full description of the scope, see ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from the People’s Republic of China’’ from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated concurrently with this final notice, and hereby adopted by this notice (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’). or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and the net countervailable subsidy likely to prevail if the order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this expedited sunset review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file electronically via the Enforcement and Compliance Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (IA ACCESS). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http://iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit, Room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation Final Results of Review We determine that revocation of the CVD order on citric acid from the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the rates listed below: Exporter/manufacturer Net subsidy rate TTCA Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. Shandong TTCA Biochemistry Co., Ltd.) Yixing Union Biochemical Co., Ltd.; and Yixing Union Cogeneration Co., Ltd ................................................. Anhui BBCA Biochemical Co., Ltd ..................................................................................................................... All Others ........................................................................................................................................................... mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 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 return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: July 30, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary, for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–18594 Filed 8–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–824, A–583–837, C–533–825] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From India and Taiwan: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: August 6, 2014. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of AGENCY: 44.31 percent ad valorem. 36.46 percent ad valorem. 150.58 percent ad valorem. 39.77 percent ad valorem. Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip (PET Film) from India and the antidumping duty order on PET Film from Taiwan, 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 for these antidumping and countervailing duty orders. Contact Information: Jacqueline Arrowsmith, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR 18279 (April 1, 2014). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 05, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\06AUN1.SGM 06AUN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 151 (Wednesday, August 6, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45762-45763]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-824, A-583-837, C-533-825]


Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From India and 
Taiwan: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

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

DATES: Effective Date: August 6, 2014.

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
that revocation of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders 
on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip (PET Film) from 
India and the antidumping duty order on PET Film from Taiwan, 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 for these antidumping and 
countervailing duty orders.
    Contact Information: Jacqueline Arrowsmith, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-5255.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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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\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five Year (``Sunset'') Review, 78 FR 19647 
(April 2, 2013).
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    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\
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    \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).
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    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\
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    \4\ See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From 
India and Taiwan, 79 FR 42534 (July 22, 2014).
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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 written description of the 
scope of the antidumping duty order is dispositive.

Scope Determinations

    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\
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    \5\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005).
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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]
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