Saccharin From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 51139-51140 [2014-20395]

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[FR Doc. 2014–20460 Filed 8–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–878] Saccharin From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on saccharin from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. AGENCY: DATES: Effective Date: August 27, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel LaCivita, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4243. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the AD order on saccharin from the PRC,1 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 The Department received a notice of intent to participate from Kinetic Industries, Inc. (‘‘Kinetic’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 Kinetic claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as a 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Saccharin from the People’s Republic of China, 68 FR 40906 (July 9, 2003). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 79 FR 24673 (May 1, 2014). 3 See letter from Kinetic, ‘‘Five-Year (Sunset) (2nd Review) of Antidumping Duty Order on Saccharin From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate of Kinetic Industries, Inc.,’’ dated May 15, 2014. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 51140 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 166 / Wednesday, August 27, 2014 / Notices domestic producer of saccharin.4 We received a complete substantive response from Kinetic within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).5 We did not receive any responses from any respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), we conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the order on saccharin from the PRC. Scope of the Order The product covered by this AD order is saccharin. Saccharin is defined as a non-nutritive sweetener used in beverages and foods, personal care products such as toothpaste, table top sweeteners, and animal feeds. It is also used in metalworking fluids. There are four primary chemical compositions of saccharin: (1) Sodium saccharin (American Chemical Society Chemical Abstract Service (‘‘CAS’’) Registry 128– 44–9); (2) calcium saccharin (CAS Registry 6485–34–3); (3) acid (or insoluble) saccharin (CAS Registry 81– 07–2); and (4) research grade saccharin. Most of the U.S.-produced and imported grades of saccharin from the PRC are sodium and calcium saccharin, which are available in granular, powder, spraydried powder, and liquid forms. The merchandise subject to this order is currently classifiable under subheading 2925.11.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) and includes all types of saccharin imported under this HTSUS subheading, including research and specialized grades. Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the scope of this order remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.6 The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping 4 Id. at 2. letter from Kinetic, ‘‘Saccharin from the People’s Republic of China: Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation,’’ dated May 30, 2014. 6 See ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Saccharin from the People’s Republic of China,’’ from Gary Taverman, Senior Advisor for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’), dated concurrently with this notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 5 See VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Aug 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the order were revoked. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’). Access to IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// iaaccess.trade.gov and to all parties 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Dated: August 20, 2014. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–20395 Filed 8–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–502] Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2012 and Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, in Part Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Final Results of the Sunset Review Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce Pursuant to section 752(c)(3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the (the Department) completed the administrative review of the AD order on saccharin from the PRC countervailing duty (CVD) order on would be likely to lead to continuation circular welded carbon steel pipes and or recurrence of dumping at the tubes (steel pipes and tubes) from following weighted-average percentage Turkey for the January 1, 2012, through margins: December 31, 2012, period of review (POR) in accordance with section 751(a) Weightedof the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended Manufacturers/exporters/ average (the Act). This review covers multiple producers margin (percent) exporters/producers, one of which is being individually examined as a Suzhou Fine Chemical Group mandatory respondent. We determine Co., Ltd ................................. 291.57 that the net subsidy rate for the sole Shanghai Fortune Chemical mandatory respondent, Borusan Co., Ltd ................................. 249.39 Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret Kaifeng Xinhua Fine Chemical A.S. (BMB), and Borusan Istikbal Ticaret Factory .................................. 281.97 T.A.S. (Istikbal), (collectively, the PRC-Wide Rate ........................ 329.94 Borusan Companies), although revised from the preliminary results, continues Notification Regarding Administrative to be de minimis. We further continue Protective Orders to find that the net subsidy rates for Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret This notice also serves as the only A.S. (Erbosan AS) and Erbosan Erciyas reminder to parties subject to Pipe Industry and Trade Co. Kayseri administrative protective orders Free Zone Branch (Erbosan FZB), (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility (collectively Erbosan), and Tosyali dis concerning the return or destruction of Ticaret A.S. (Tosyali) and Toscelik proprietary information disclosed under Profil ve Sac Endustrisi A.S. (Toscelik APO in accordance with 19 CFR Profil), (collectively, Toscelik), the two 351.305. Timely notification of the firms not individually examined in this return or destruction of APO materials review, are de minimis and 0.83 percent or conversion to judicial protective ad valorem, respectively. Additionally, order is hereby requested. Failure to the Department is rescinding the review comply with the regulations and terms of three companies that timely certified of an APO is a violation which is subject that they had no shipments of subject to sanction. merchandise during the POR. We are issuing and publishing the DATES: Effective Date: August 27, 2014. results and notice in accordance with FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of Conniff at 202–482–1009, AD/CVD the Act. Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 166 (Wednesday, August 27, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51139-51140]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20395]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-878]


Saccharin From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce 
(``the Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
(``AD'') order on saccharin from the People's Republic of China 
(``PRC'') would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this 
notice.

DATES: Effective Date: August 27, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel LaCivita, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4243.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On May 1, 2014, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the second sunset review of the AD order on saccharin from the 
PRC,\1\ pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (``the Act'').\2\ The Department received a notice of intent to 
participate from Kinetic Industries, Inc. (``Kinetic''), within the 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ Kinetic claimed 
interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as a

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domestic producer of saccharin.\4\ We received a complete substantive 
response from Kinetic within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\5\ We did not receive any responses from any 
respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 
751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), we conducted 
an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the order on saccharin from the 
PRC.
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    \1\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Saccharin from the 
People's Republic of China, 68 FR 40906 (July 9, 2003).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 79 FR 24673 
(May 1, 2014).
    \3\ See letter from Kinetic, ``Five-Year (Sunset) (2nd Review) 
of Antidumping Duty Order on Saccharin From the People's Republic of 
China: Notice of Intent to Participate of Kinetic Industries, 
Inc.,'' dated May 15, 2014.
    \4\ Id. at 2.
    \5\ See letter from Kinetic, ``Saccharin from the People's 
Republic of China: Substantive Response to the Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated May 30, 2014.
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Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this AD order is saccharin. Saccharin is 
defined as a non-nutritive sweetener used in beverages and foods, 
personal care products such as toothpaste, table top sweeteners, and 
animal feeds. It is also used in metalworking fluids. There are four 
primary chemical compositions of saccharin: (1) Sodium saccharin 
(American Chemical Society Chemical Abstract Service (``CAS'') Registry 
128-44-9); (2) calcium saccharin (CAS Registry 6485-34-3); (3) acid (or 
insoluble) saccharin (CAS Registry 81-07-2); and (4) research grade 
saccharin. Most of the U.S.-produced and imported grades of saccharin 
from the PRC are sodium and calcium saccharin, which are available in 
granular, powder, spray-dried powder, and liquid forms. The merchandise 
subject to this order is currently classifiable under subheading 
2925.11.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(``HTSUS'') and includes all types of saccharin imported under this 
HTSUS subheading, including research and specialized grades. Although 
the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, 
the Department's written description of the scope of this order remains 
dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is 
provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is 
hereby adopted by this notice.\6\ The issues discussed in the Issues 
and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping 
likely to prevail if the order were revoked. The Issues and Decision 
Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Service System (``IA ACCESS''). Access to IA 
ACCESS is available to registered users at http://iaaccess.trade.gov 
and to all parties 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.
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    \6\ See ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results 
of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order 
on Saccharin from the People's Republic of China,'' from Gary 
Taverman, Senior Advisor for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance (``Issues and Decision Memorandum''), 
dated concurrently with this notice.
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Final Results of the Sunset Review

    Pursuant to section 752(c)(3) of the Act, we determine that 
revocation of the AD order on saccharin from the PRC would be likely to 
lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following 
weighted-average percentage margins:

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                                                               average
             Manufacturers/exporters/ producers                 margin
                                                              (percent)
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Suzhou Fine Chemical Group Co., Ltd........................       291.57
Shanghai Fortune Chemical Co., Ltd.........................       249.39
Kaifeng Xinhua Fine Chemical Factory.......................       281.97
PRC-Wide Rate..............................................       329.94
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (``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 order 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 the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

     Dated: August 20, 2014.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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