Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 5082-5083 [2015-01795]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), on December 15, 2014, the Department published its final determination that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of calcium hypochlorite from the PRC.1 On January 1 See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21, 2015, the ITC notified the Department of its final determination pursuant to section 705(d) of the Act that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports of subject merchandise from the PRC.2 Scope of the Order The product covered by this order is calcium hypochlorite, regardless of form (e.g., powder, tablet (compressed), crystalline (granular), or in liquid solution), whether or not blended with other materials, containing at least 10 percent available chlorine measured by actual weight. The scope also includes bleaching powder and hemibasic calcium hypochlorite. Calcium hypochlorite has the general chemical formulation Ca(OCl)2, but may also be sold in a more dilute form as bleaching powder with the chemical formulation, Ca(OCl)2.CaCl2.Ca(OH)2.2H2O or hemibasic calcium hypochlorite with the chemical formula of 2Ca(OCl)2.Ca(OH)2 or Ca(OCl)2.0.5Ca(OH)2. Calcium hypochlorite has a Chemical Abstract Service (‘‘CAS’’) registry number of 7778–54–3, and a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) Pesticide Code (‘‘PC’’) Number of 014701. The subject calcium hypochlorite has an International Maritime Dangerous Goods (‘‘IMDG’’) code of Class 5.1 UN 1748, 2880, or 2208 or Class 5.1/8 UN 3485, 3486, or 3487. Calcium hypochlorite is currently classifiable under the subheading 2828.10.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). The subheading covers commercial calcium hypochlorite and other calcium hypochlorite. When tableted or blended with other materials, calcium hypochlorite may be entered under other tariff classifications, such as 3808.94.5000 and 3808.99.9500, which cover disinfectants and similar products. While the HTSUS subheadings, the CAS registry number, the U.S. EPA PC number, and the IMDG codes are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. Countervailing Duty Order In accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 705(d) of the Act, the ITC has notified the Department of its Duty Determination; 79 FR 74064 (December 15, 2014) (‘‘Final Determination’’). 2 See Calcium Hypochlorite from China, USITC Investigation Nos. 701–TA–510 and 731–TA–1245 (Final), USITC Publication 4515 (January 2015). E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 20 / Friday, January 30, 2015 / Notices final determination that the industry in the United States producing calcium hypochlorite is materially injured by reason of subsidized imports of calcium hypochlorite from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 705(c)(2) and 706(a) of the Act, we are publishing this countervailing duty order. Pursuant to section 706(a) of the Act, the Department will direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further instruction by the Department, countervailing duties on unliquidated entries of calcium hypochlorite entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after May 27, 2014, the date on which the Department published its affirmative preliminary countervailing duty determination in the Federal Register,3 and before September 24, 2014, the date on which the Department instructed CBP to discontinue the suspension of liquidation in accordance with section 703(d) of the Act. Section 703(d) of the Act states that the suspension of liquidation pursuant to a preliminary determination may not remain in effect for more than four months. Entries of calcium hypochlorite made on or after September 24, 2014, and prior to the date of publication of the ITC’s final determination in the Federal Register are not liable for the assessment of countervailing duties, due to the Department’s discontinuation, effective September 24, 2014, of the suspension of liquidation. Suspension of Liquidation In accordance with section 706 of the Act, the Department will direct CBP to reinstitute suspension of liquidation, effective on the date of publication of the ITC’s notice of final determination in the Federal Register, and to assess, upon further instruction by the Department pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on the net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise. The Department will also direct CBP to require a cash deposit for each entry of subject merchandise in an amount equal to the net countervailable subsidy rates listed below. The all-others rate applies to all producers and exporters of subject merchandise not specifically listed. Net subsidy ad valorem rate (percent) Producer/exporter Hubei Dinglong Chemical Co., Ltd. ......................................................................................................................................... W&W Marketing Corporation ................................................................................................................................................... Tianjin Jinbin International Trade Co., Ltd. ............................................................................................................................. All Others ................................................................................................................................................................................. This notice constitutes the countervailing duty order with respect to calcium hypochlorite from the PRC, pursuant to section 706(a) of the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department’s Central Records Unit, Room 7046 of the main Commerce Building, for copies of an updated list of countervailing duty orders currently in effect. This order is issued and published in accordance with section 706(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Dated: January 26, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary, for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–01795 Filed 1–29–15; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 3 See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 79 FR 30082 (May 27, 2014). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Jan 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–920, C–570–921, A–428–840] Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People’s Republic of China and Germany: Continuation of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on the People’s Republic of China, Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order on Germany Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) in their five year (sunset) reviews that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order and the countervailing duty (CVD) order on lightweight thermal paper (LWTP) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) 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 AGENCY: 1 See Antidumping Duty Orders: Lightweight Thermal Paper From Germany and the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 70959 (November 24, 2008) and Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 5083 Sfmt 4703 65.85 65.85 65.85 65.85 continuation of the AD and CVD orders on LWTP from the PRC. In addition, as a result of the ITC’s determination that revocation of the AD order on LWTP from Germany is not likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is revoking the AD order on LWTP from the Germany. DATES: Effective Date: AD Germany Revocation: November 24, 2013; AD and CVD PRC Continuation: January 30, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Goldberger, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4136. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 24, 2008, the Department published the AD orders on LWTP from the PRC and Germany and the CVD order on LWTP from the PRC.1 On October 1, 2013, the Department initiated 2 and the ITC instituted 3 fiveDetermination and Notice of Countervailing Duty Order. 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 78 FR 60253 (October 1, 2013). 3 See Certain Lightweight Thermal Paper From China and Germany; Institution of Five-Year Reviews, 78 FR 60313 (October 1, 2013). E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-009]


Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: 
Countervailing Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(``ITC''), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on 
calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').

DATES: Effective Date: January 30, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie Marksberry, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
7906.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (``the Act''), on December 15, 2014, the Department published 
its final determination that countervailable subsidies are being 
provided to producers and exporters of calcium hypochlorite from the 
PRC.\1\ On January 21, 2015, the ITC notified the Department of its 
final determination pursuant to section 705(d) of the Act that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning 
of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports 
of subject merchandise from the PRC.\2\
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    \1\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of 
China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination; 79 FR 
74064 (December 15, 2014) (``Final Determination'').
    \2\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from China, USITC Investigation 
Nos. 701-TA-510 and 731-TA-1245 (Final), USITC Publication 4515 
(January 2015).
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Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this order is calcium hypochlorite, 
regardless of form (e.g., powder, tablet (compressed), crystalline 
(granular), or in liquid solution), whether or not blended with other 
materials, containing at least 10 percent available chlorine measured 
by actual weight. The scope also includes bleaching powder and 
hemibasic calcium hypochlorite.
    Calcium hypochlorite has the general chemical formulation 
Ca(OCl)2, but may also be sold in a more dilute form as 
bleaching powder with the chemical formulation, 
Ca(OCl)2.CaCl2.Ca(OH)2.2H2O 
or hemibasic calcium hypochlorite with the chemical formula of 
2Ca(OCl)2.Ca(OH)2 or 
Ca(OCl)2.0.5Ca(OH)2. Calcium hypochlorite has a 
Chemical Abstract Service (``CAS'') registry number of 7778-54-3, and a 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (``EPA'') Pesticide Code (``PC'') 
Number of 014701. The subject calcium hypochlorite has an International 
Maritime Dangerous Goods (``IMDG'') code of Class 5.1 UN 1748, 2880, or 
2208 or Class 5.1/8 UN 3485, 3486, or 3487.
    Calcium hypochlorite is currently classifiable under the subheading 
2828.10.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(``HTSUS''). The subheading covers commercial calcium hypochlorite and 
other calcium hypochlorite. When tableted or blended with other 
materials, calcium hypochlorite may be entered under other tariff 
classifications, such as 3808.94.5000 and 3808.99.9500, which cover 
disinfectants and similar products. While the HTSUS subheadings, the 
CAS registry number, the U.S. EPA PC number, and the IMDG codes are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description 
of the scope of this order is dispositive.

Countervailing Duty Order

    In accordance with sections 705(b)(1)(A)(i) and 705(d) of the Act, 
the ITC has notified the Department of its

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final determination that the industry in the United States producing 
calcium hypochlorite is materially injured by reason of subsidized 
imports of calcium hypochlorite from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance 
with section 705(c)(2) and 706(a) of the Act, we are publishing this 
countervailing duty order.
    Pursuant to section 706(a) of the Act, the Department will direct 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further 
instruction by the Department, countervailing duties on unliquidated 
entries of calcium hypochlorite entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after May 27, 2014, the date on which the 
Department published its affirmative preliminary countervailing duty 
determination in the Federal Register,\3\ and before September 24, 
2014, the date on which the Department instructed CBP to discontinue 
the suspension of liquidation in accordance with section 703(d) of the 
Act. Section 703(d) of the Act states that the suspension of 
liquidation pursuant to a preliminary determination may not remain in 
effect for more than four months. Entries of calcium hypochlorite made 
on or after September 24, 2014, and prior to the date of publication of 
the ITC's final determination in the Federal Register are not liable 
for the assessment of countervailing duties, due to the Department's 
discontinuation, effective September 24, 2014, of the suspension of 
liquidation.
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    \3\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of 
China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 
and Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Final 
Antidumping Duty Determination, 79 FR 30082 (May 27, 2014).
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Suspension of Liquidation

    In accordance with section 706 of the Act, the Department will 
direct CBP to reinstitute suspension of liquidation, effective on the 
date of publication of the ITC's notice of final determination in the 
Federal Register, and to assess, upon further instruction by the 
Department pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing 
duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on 
the net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise. The 
Department will also direct CBP to require a cash deposit for each 
entry of subject merchandise in an amount equal to the net 
countervailable subsidy rates listed below. The all-others rate applies 
to all producers and exporters of subject merchandise not specifically 
listed.

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                                                       Net subsidy  ad
                 Producer/exporter                      valorem rate
                                                          (percent)
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Hubei Dinglong Chemical Co., Ltd..................                 65.85
W&W Marketing Corporation.........................                 65.85
Tianjin Jinbin International Trade Co., Ltd.......                 65.85
All Others........................................                 65.85
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    This notice constitutes the countervailing duty order with respect 
to calcium hypochlorite from the PRC, pursuant to section 706(a) of the 
Act. Interested parties may contact the Department's Central Records 
Unit, Room 7046 of the main Commerce Building, for copies of an updated 
list of countervailing duty orders currently in effect.
    This order is issued and published in accordance with section 
706(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b).

    Dated: January 26, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary, for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2015-01795 Filed 1-29-15; 8:45 am]
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