Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2012-2013, 78795-78797 [2014-30755]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 250 / Wednesday, December 31, 2014 / Notices Malaysia under the relevant HTSUS subheadings.40 Petitioner states that prior to 2009, there were virtually no imports of uncovered innerspring units from Malaysia to the United States.41 However, according to the chart, subject imports from Malaysia to the United States have steadily increased: 185,917 pieces were imported in 2009; 312,317 pieces were imported in 2010; 344,388 pieces were imported in 2011; 132,017 pieces were imported in 2012; and 52,051 pieces were imported in 2013.42 Petitioner claims that the lower overall entry quantities over the last two years are due to the previous anticircumvention inquiry filed by Petitioner in 2012.43 Petitioner notes that quantities of imports after 2012, while not as high as the immediately preceding years, are still significant compared to before the Order was in place.44 Furthermore, Petitioner contends that Malaysia’s official import statistics indicated that imports from the PRC of one of the key components in innerspring units (i.e., coils) have increased substantially since the Order was imposed.45 Petitioner provided a chart of import data related to Malaysia’s imports of coils from the PRC over the last several years, as well as the current year under HTS 7320.99.000 (other springs and leaves for springs, of iron/steel, kilograms (‘‘kgs’’)). This chart shows an increase of imported coils from 2,995,519 kgs in 2007 to 11,972,478 kgs in 2011, and a gradual decrease to 5,218,789 kgs for the current year.46 Again, Petitioner notes that imports have somewhat declined starting in 2012, which may be due to the Department’s determination in the previous anticircumvention inquiry filed by Petitioner.47 Nevertheless, Petitioner contends that imports of coils from the PRC remain higher than before the Order was in place.48 (2) Increase of Subject Imports From the PRC to Malaysia After the Investigation Initiation Petitioner did not provide any evidence regarding an increase in subject imports (i.e., completed 40 Id., at 17. at 16. 42 Id., at 17. 43 Id. 44 Id. 45 Id. 46 Id. Petitioner also provided a description of Malaysia’s relevant HTS numbers. Id., at Exhibit 7. 47 Id.; see also Reztec Final Determination, 79 FR 3345 and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. Petitioner did not submit any Malaysian import statistics regarding imports of helical wires and border rods from the PRC. 48 Id. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 41 Id., VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:02 Dec 30, 2014 Jkt 235001 78795 uncovered innerspring units) from the PRC to Malaysia after the initiation of the investigation. However, as noted above, Petitioner provided information that imports of one of the key components of innerspring units from PRC to Malaysia increased significantly during this time. Dated: December 22, 2014. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. F. Whether Action Is Appropriate To Prevent Evasion of the Order DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Based on the information provided by Petitioner, and for the reasons provided in the analysis below, the Department determines that initiating an anticircumvention inquiry is appropriate to identify any potential evasion of the Order. [A–570–827] Analysis of the Request PO 00000 at 7–17. Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P International Trade Administration Certain Cased Pencils From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2012–2013 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils (pencils) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).1 The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2012, through November 30, 2013. This review covers two exporters of subject merchandise, Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Rongxin) and Shanghai Foreign Trade Co., Ltd. (SFTC). We preliminarily determine that Rongxin is not eligible for a separate rate, and, thus, remains part of the PRCwide entity. In addition, we are rescinding the review with respect to SFTC. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: December 31, 2014. AGENCY: Based on our analysis of Petitioner’s circumvention inquiry request, the Department determines that Petitioner has satisfied the criteria under section 781(b)(1) of the Act to warrant an initiation of a formal circumvention inquiry.49 In accordance with section 351.225(e) of the Department’s regulations, the Department finds that the issue of whether a product is included within the scope of an order cannot be determined based solely upon the application and the descriptions of the merchandise. Accordingly, the Department will notify by mail all parties on the Department’s scope service list of the initiation of a circumvention inquiry. In accordance with section 351.225(l)(2) of the Department’s regulations, if the Department issues a preliminary affirmative determination, we will then instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to suspend liquidation and require a cash deposit of estimated duties on the merchandise. This circumvention inquiry covers Goldon. If, within sufficient time, the Department receives a formal request from an interested party regarding potential circumvention of the Order by other Malaysian companies, we will consider conducting additional inquiries concurrently. The Department will establish a schedule for questionnaires and comments on the issues. In accordance with section 351.225(f)(5) of the Department’s regulations, the Department intends to issue its final determination within 300 days of the date of publication of this initiation, in accordance with section 781(f) of the Act. This notice is published in accordance with section 351.225(f) of the Department’s regulations. 49 Id., [FR Doc. 2014–30658 Filed 12–30–14; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Kolberg, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1785. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the order includes certain cased pencils from the PRC. The subject merchandise is 1 See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Cased Pencils From the People’s Republic of China, 59 FR 66909 (December 28, 1994). E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 78796 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 250 / Wednesday, December 31, 2014 / Notices currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 9609.1010. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description is dispositive. A full description of the scope of the order is contained in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice.2 Partial Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of the Initiation Notice. On March 3, 2014, SFTC timely withdrew its request for a review of its exports.3 Accordingly, the Department is rescinding this administrative review with respect to SFTC. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). However, as we have preliminarily determined that Rongxin is not eligible for a separate rate, the Department has not calculated a margin for these preliminary results. For a full description of the analysis underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS).4 ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit, Room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete 2 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission: Certain Cased Pencils from the People’s Republic of China; 2012–2013,’’ dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 3 See letter from SFTC, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request: Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Cased Pencils from the PRC,’’ dated March 3, 2014. 4 On November 24, 2014, Enforcement and Compliance changed the name of Enforcement and Compliance’s AD and CVD Centralized Electronic Service System (IA ACCESS) to AD and CVD Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). The Web site location was changed from http:// iaaccess.trade.gov to http://access.trade.gov. The Final Rule changing the references to the Regulations can be found at 79 FR 69046 (November 20, 2014). VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:02 Dec 30, 2014 Jkt 235001 version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. The Department intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues raised in any briefs, within 120 days of publication of these preliminary results, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Assessment Rates Preliminary Results of Review Upon issuing the final results of review, the Department will determine, and CBP shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review.13 The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment Weightedaverage dumping instructions directly to CBP 15 days Exporter margin after publication of the final results of (percent) review. If, in the course of this review, we PRC-wide Rate ............... 114.90 reverse our determination and find that Rongxin is eligible for a separate rate, Disclosure and Public Comment and Rongxin’s weighted-average The Department intends to disclose to dumping margin is above de minimis parties to this proceeding the (i.e., 0.50 percent) in the final results of preliminary separate rate analysis this review, we will calculate importerperformed in reaching the preliminary specific (or customer-specific) ad results within five days of the date of valorem (or per-unit) assessment rates publication of these preliminary on the basis of the ratio of the total results.6 Interested parties may submit amount of dumping calculated for the case briefs no later than 30 days after importer’s examined sales and the total the date of publication of the entered value (or quantity) of those sales preliminary results.7 Rebuttals to case in accordance with 19 CFR briefs may be filed no later than five 351.212(b)(1). Specifically, the days after the deadline for filing case Department will apply the assessment briefs and all rebuttal comments must rate calculation method adopted in be limited to comments raised in the Final Modification for Reviews.14 Where case briefs.8 Parties who submit case an importer- (or customer-) specific ad briefs or rebuttal briefs in this valorem rate is zero or de minimis, we proceeding are encouraged to submit will instruct CBP to liquidate with each argument: (1) A statement of appropriate entries without regard to the issue; (2) a brief summary of the antidumping duties.15 argument; and (3) a table of authorities.9 On October 24, 2011, the Department Case and rebuttal briefs must be filed announced a refinement to its electronically via ACCESS.10 assessment practice in NME cases.16 Any interested party may request a Pursuant to this refinement in practice, hearing within 30 days of publication of for entries that were not reported in the this notice.11 Hearing requests should U.S. sales databases submitted by contain the following information: (1) companies individually examined The party’s name, address, and during this review, but that entered telephone number; (2) the number of under the case number of that exporter, participants; and (3) a list of the issues the Department will instruct CBP to to be discussed. Oral presentations will liquidate such entries at the PRC-wide be limited to issues raised in the briefs. rate. In addition, if the Department If a request for a hearing is made, parties determines that an exporter under will be notified of the time and date for review had no shipments of the subject the hearing to be held at the U.S. merchandise, any suspended entries Department of Commerce, 14th Street that entered under that exporter’s case and Constitution Avenue NW., 13 See 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1). Washington, DC 20230.12 The Department preliminarily determines that the following weightedaverage dumping margins exist 5: 5 As noted, Rongxin is not eligible for a separate rate. 6 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). 7 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii). 8 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). 9 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2). 10 See 19 CFR 351.303(b). 11 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 12 See 19 CFR 351.310(d). PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14 See Antidumping Proceeding: Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8103 (February 14, 2012) (Final Modification for Reviews). 15 See 19 CFR 351.106(c)(2). 16 For a full discussion of this practice, see NonMarket Economy Antidumping Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 76 FR 65694, 65694–95 (October 24, 2011). E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 250 / Wednesday, December 31, 2014 / Notices number (i.e., at that exporter’s rate) will be liquidated at the PRC-wide rate.17 Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for shipments of the subject merchandise from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date, as provided by sections 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for Rongxin will be that established in the final results of this review (except, if the rate is zero or de minimis, then zero cash deposit will be required); (2) for previously investigated or reviewed PRC and nonPRC exporters not listed above that received a separate rate in a prior segment of this proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the existing exporter-specific rate; (3) for all PRC exporters of subject merchandise that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be that for the PRC-wide entity (114.90 percent); and (4) for all non-PRC exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the PRC exporter that supplied that non-PRC exporter. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: December 12, 2014. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Scope of the Order VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:02 Dec 30, 2014 Jkt 235001 FR Doc. 2014–30755 was originally supposed to publish in the issue of December 19, 2014, is correctly published in its entirety in the issue of December 31, 2014. EDITORIAL NOTE: [FR Doc. 2014–30755 Filed 12–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1505–01–D DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–985] Xanthan Gum From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of 2013 Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is conducting a new shipper review (‘‘NSR’’) of the antidumping duty order on xanthan gum from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). The NSR covers Meihua Group International Trading (Hong Kong) Limited, Langfang Meihua BioTechnology Co., Ltd., and Xinjiang Meihua Amino Acid Co., Ltd. (collectively, ‘‘Meihua’’). The period of review (‘‘POR’’) is July 19, 2013, through December 31, 2013. The Department preliminarily determines that Meihua has not made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary results of this review. DATES: Effective Date: December 31, 2014. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Farlander, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0182. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order Appendix I 17 Id. 4. Partial Rescission of Review 5. Discussion of the Methodology a. Non-Market Economy Country b. Separate Rate 6. Recommendation The scope of the order covers dry xanthan gum, whether or not coated or blended with other products. Further, xanthan gum is included in this order regardless of physical form, including, but not limited to, solutions, slurries, dry powders of any particle size, or unground fiber. Merchandise covered by the scope of this order is classified in PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78797 the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (‘‘HTS’’) of the United States at subheading 3913.90.20. This tariff classification is provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written description of the scope is dispositive.1 Preliminary Affiliation Determination Based on the evidence presented in Meihua’s questionnaire responses, we preliminarily find that Meihua Group International Trading (Hong Kong) Limited, Langfang Meihua BioTechnology Co., Ltd., and Xinjiang Meihua Amino Acid Co., Ltd. are affiliated, pursuant to section 771(33)(F) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). In addition, based on the information presented in the questionnaire responses, we preliminarily find that Meihua Group International Trading (Hong Kong) Limited, Langfang Meihua BioTechnology Co., Ltd., and Xinjiang Meihua Amino Acid Co., Ltd. should be treated as a single company for the purposes of this review pursuant to section 19 CFR 351.401(f).2 Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214. The Department calculated export price in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Because the PRC is a nonmarket economy (‘‘NME’’) within the meaning of section 771(18) of the Act, the Department calculated normal value in accordance with section 773(c) of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted with this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’). ACCESS is available to registered users 1 For a complete description of the Scope of the Order, see ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 2013 Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review of Xanthan Gum from the People’s Republic of China,’’ from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance (‘‘Preliminary Decision Memorandum’’), dated concurrently with this notice. 2 See the memorandum from Brandon Farlander, International Trade Analyst, AD/CVD Operations Office IV to Abdelali Elouaradia, Director, AD/CVD Operations Office IV regarding ‘‘Xanthan Gum from the People’s Republic of China: Affiliation and Single Company Status’’ dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 250 (Wednesday, December 31, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78795-78797]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-30755]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-827]


Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and 
Partial Rescission; 2012-2013

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased 
pencils (pencils) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ The 
period of review (POR) is December 1, 2012, through November 30, 2013. 
This review covers two exporters of subject merchandise, Shandong 
Rongxin Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Rongxin) and Shanghai Foreign Trade 
Co., Ltd. (SFTC).
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    \1\ See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Cased Pencils From the 
People's Republic of China, 59 FR 66909 (December 28, 1994).
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    We preliminarily determine that Rongxin is not eligible for a 
separate rate, and, thus, remains part of the PRC-wide entity. In 
addition, we are rescinding the review with respect to SFTC. If these 
preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will 
instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping 
duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the 
POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary 
results.

DATES: Effective Date: December 31, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Kolberg, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1785.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the order includes certain cased pencils 
from the PRC. The subject merchandise is

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currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States (HTSUS) subheading 9609.1010. Although the HTSUS subheadings are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product 
description is dispositive. A full description of the scope of the 
order is contained in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, dated 
concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice.\2\
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    \2\ See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to 
Paul Piquado Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, 
``Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review and Partial Rescission: Certain Cased Pencils 
from the People's Republic of China; 2012-2013,'' dated concurrently 
with and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum).
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Partial Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of the Initiation Notice. On March 3, 2014, SFTC timely 
withdrew its request for a review of its exports.\3\ Accordingly, the 
Department is rescinding this administrative review with respect to 
SFTC.
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    \3\ See letter from SFTC, ``Withdrawal of Request: Antidumping 
Duty Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain 
Cased Pencils from the PRC,'' dated March 3, 2014.
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Methodology

    The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). However, 
as we have preliminarily determined that Rongxin is not eligible for a 
separate rate, the Department has not calculated a margin for these 
preliminary results. For a full description of the analysis underlying 
our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file 
electronically via Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS).\4\ 
ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and 
in the Central Records Unit, Room 7046 of the main Department of 
Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.
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    \4\ On November 24, 2014, Enforcement and Compliance changed the 
name of Enforcement and Compliance's AD and CVD Centralized 
Electronic Service System (IA ACCESS) to AD and CVD Centralized 
Electronic Service System (ACCESS). The Web site location was 
changed from http://iaaccess.trade.gov to http://access.trade.gov. 
The Final Rule changing the references to the Regulations can be 
found at 79 FR 69046 (November 20, 2014).
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Preliminary Results of Review

    The Department preliminarily determines that the following 
weighted-average dumping margins exist \5\:
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    \5\ As noted, Rongxin is not eligible for a separate rate.

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PRC-wide Rate........................................             114.90
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Disclosure and Public Comment

    The Department intends to disclose to parties to this proceeding 
the preliminary separate rate analysis performed in reaching the 
preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of 
these preliminary results.\6\ Interested parties may submit case briefs 
no later than 30 days after the date of publication of the preliminary 
results.\7\ Rebuttals to case briefs may be filed no later than five 
days after the deadline for filing case briefs and all rebuttal 
comments must be limited to comments raised in the case briefs.\8\ 
Parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding 
are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the 
issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of 
authorities.\9\ Case and rebuttal briefs must be filed electronically 
via ACCESS.\10\
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    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii).
    \8\ See 19 CFR 351.309(d).
    \9\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2).
    \10\ See 19 CFR 351.303(b).
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    Any interested party may request a hearing within 30 days of 
publication of this notice.\11\ Hearing requests should contain the 
following information: (1) The party's name, address, and telephone 
number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of the issues to 
be discussed. Oral presentations will be limited to issues raised in 
the briefs. If a request for a hearing is made, parties will be 
notified of the time and date for the hearing to be held at the U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.\12\
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    \11\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \12\ See 19 CFR 351.310(d).
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    The Department intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues 
raised in any briefs, within 120 days of publication of these 
preliminary results, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act.

Assessment Rates

    Upon issuing the final results of review, the Department will 
determine, and CBP shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate 
entries covered by this review.\13\ The Department intends to issue 
appropriate assessment instructions directly to CBP 15 days after 
publication of the final results of review.
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    \13\ See 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1).
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    If, in the course of this review, we reverse our determination and 
find that Rongxin is eligible for a separate rate, and Rongxin's 
weighted-average dumping margin is above de minimis (i.e., 0.50 
percent) in the final results of this review, we will calculate 
importer-specific (or customer-specific) ad valorem (or per-unit) 
assessment rates on the basis of the ratio of the total amount of 
dumping calculated for the importer's examined sales and the total 
entered value (or quantity) of those sales in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.212(b)(1). Specifically, the Department will apply the assessment 
rate calculation method adopted in Final Modification for Reviews.\14\ 
Where an importer- (or customer-) specific ad valorem rate is zero or 
de minimis, we will instruct CBP to liquidate appropriate entries 
without regard to antidumping duties.\15\
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    \14\ See Antidumping Proceeding: Calculation of the Weighted-
Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping 
Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8103 (February 14, 2012) 
(Final Modification for Reviews).
    \15\ See 19 CFR 351.106(c)(2).
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    On October 24, 2011, the Department announced a refinement to its 
assessment practice in NME cases.\16\ Pursuant to this refinement in 
practice, for entries that were not reported in the U.S. sales 
databases submitted by companies individually examined during this 
review, but that entered under the case number of that exporter, the 
Department will instruct CBP to liquidate such entries at the PRC-wide 
rate. In addition, if the Department determines that an exporter under 
review had no shipments of the subject merchandise, any suspended 
entries that entered under that exporter's case

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number (i.e., at that exporter's rate) will be liquidated at the PRC-
wide rate.\17\
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    \16\ For a full discussion of this practice, see Non-Market 
Economy Antidumping Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 
76 FR 65694, 65694-95 (October 24, 2011).
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Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the final results of this administrative review for 
shipments of the subject merchandise from the PRC entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date, as 
provided by sections 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate 
for Rongxin will be that established in the final results of this 
review (except, if the rate is zero or de minimis, then zero cash 
deposit will be required); (2) for previously investigated or reviewed 
PRC and non-PRC exporters not listed above that received a separate 
rate in a prior segment of this proceeding, the cash deposit rate will 
continue to be the existing exporter-specific rate; (3) for all PRC 
exporters of subject merchandise that have not been found to be 
entitled to a separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be that for the 
PRC-wide entity (114.90 percent); and (4) for all non-PRC exporters of 
subject merchandise which have not received their own rate, the cash 
deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the PRC exporter that 
supplied that non-PRC exporter. These cash deposit requirements, when 
imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice.

Notification to Importers

    This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of 
their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate 
regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation 
of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply 
with this requirement could result in the Department's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.
    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: December 12, 2014.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I

List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum

1. Summary
2. Background
3. Scope of the Order
4. Partial Rescission of Review
5. Discussion of the Methodology
    a. Non-Market Economy Country
    b. Separate Rate
6. Recommendation

Editorial Note: FR Doc. 2014-30755 was originally supposed to publish 
in the issue of December 19, 2014, is correctly published in its 
entirety in the issue of December 31, 2014.

[FR Doc. 2014-30755 Filed 12-30-14; 8:45 am]
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