Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 46539-46540 [2015-19248]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jun Jack Zhao, 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) 482–1396. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 4, 2010, the Department published the CVD order on PRCBs from Vietnam.1 On April 1, 2015, the Department published a notice of initiation of the first sunset review of the CVD Order on PRCBs from Vietnam, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On April 16, 2015, the Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bag Committee (the Committee), an ad hoc association of five producers of the domestic like product, timely notified the Department of its intent to participate.3 The Committee is comprised of the following five domestic producers of PRCBs: Hilex Poly Co., LLC, Superbag Corporation, Unistar Plastics, LLC, Command Packaging, and Roplast Industries, Inc. On May 1, 2015, the Department received a substantive response from the Committee within the 30-day deadline 1 See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 23670 (May 4, 2010) (CVD Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 80 FR 17388 (April 1, 2015). 3 See Letter to the Department from the Committee, dated April 16, 2015. Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 46540 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 150 / Wednesday, August 5, 2015 / Notices specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 The Department did not receive substantive responses from any respondent interested party. 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 an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the CVD order on PRCBs from Vietnam. Scope of the Order This order covers PRCBs. Imports of merchandise included within the scope of this order are currently classifiable under statistical category 3923.21.0085 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. The Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice, provides a full description of the scope of the order.5 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 (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 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. Analysis of Comments Received In the Issues and Decision Memorandum, we have addressed all issues that parties raised in this review. The issues include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies and the net countervailable subsidies likely to prevail if the Department revoked the order. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the CVD Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 4 See Letter from the Committee to the Department, entitled ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Of Countervailing Duty Order On Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From The Socialist Republic Of Vietnam: Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response,’’ dated May 1, 2015. 5 See ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the Socialist Republic Of Vietnam,’’ 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 notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 04, 2015 Jkt 235001 countervailable subsidies at the following net countervailable subsidy rates: Exporter/manufacturer Net subsidy rate (percent) 6 Advance Polybag Co., Ltd .... Fotai Vietnam Enterprise Corp. and Fotai Enterprise Corporation ....................... All Others .............................. 52.56 5.28 5.28 Administrative Protective Order This notice also 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 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 the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: July 24, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Scope of the Order 4. History of the Order 5. Discussion of the Issues a. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable Subsidy b. Net Countervailable Subsidy Likely To Prevail 6. Nature of the Subsidies 7. Final Results of Sunset Review 8. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2015–19248 Filed 8–4–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 6 Chin Sheng Company, Ltd. was excluded from the order as the company received a de minimis rate in the original investigation. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–839] Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber (PSF) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period of review (POR) May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Effective date: August 5, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lana Nigro, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1779. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2015, the Department published the notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the order on PSF from Korea for the period of review May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015.1 On May 29, 2015, DAK Americas LLC and Auriga Polymers, Inc., the successor to Invista, S.a.r.L (collectively, the petitioners) requested that the Department conduct an administrative review of Huvis Corporation (Huvis) and Toray Chemical Korea, Inc (Toray).2 On June 1, 2015, Huvis requested an administrative review of its POR sales.3 On June 18, 2015, the petitioners withdrew their request for an administrative review of Huvis.4 Huvis withdrew its request for an administrative review on June 19, 2015.5 Pursuant to the remaining request, for Toray, and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), the Department published a notice initiating 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 80 FR 24898, 24899 (May 1, 2015). 2 See Letter from the petitioners to the Department, dated May 29, 2015, at 2. 3 See Letter from Huvis to the Department, dated June 1, 2015, at 1–2. 4 See Letter from the petitioners, dated June 18, 2015, at 2. 5 See Letter from Huvis, dated June 19, 2015. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 150 (Wednesday, August 5, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46539-46540]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19248]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-552-805]


Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the Socialist Republic of 
Vietnam: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of the 
Countervailing Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that 
revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on polyethylene 
retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 
(Vietnam) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the ``Final 
Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective Date: August 5, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jun Jack Zhao, 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) 482-1396.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On May 4, 2010, the Department published the CVD order on PRCBs 
from Vietnam.\1\ On April 1, 2015, the Department published a notice of 
initiation of the first sunset review of the CVD Order on PRCBs from 
Vietnam, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act).\2\
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    \1\ See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the Socialist 
Republic of Vietnam: Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 23670 (May 4, 
2010) (CVD Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 80 FR 17388 
(April 1, 2015).
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    On April 16, 2015, the Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bag Committee 
(the Committee), an ad hoc association of five producers of the 
domestic like product, timely notified the Department of its intent to 
participate.\3\ The Committee is comprised of the following five 
domestic producers of PRCBs: Hilex Poly Co., LLC, Superbag Corporation, 
Unistar Plastics, LLC, Command Packaging, and Roplast Industries, Inc.
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    \3\ See Letter to the Department from the Committee, dated April 
16, 2015.
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    On May 1, 2015, the Department received a substantive response from 
the Committee within the 30-day deadline

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specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\4\ The Department did not receive 
substantive responses from any respondent interested party. 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 an expedited (120-
day) sunset review of the CVD order on PRCBs from Vietnam.
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    \4\ See Letter from the Committee to the Department, entitled 
``Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review Of Countervailing Duty Order On 
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From The Socialist Republic Of 
Vietnam: Domestic Industry's Substantive Response,'' dated May 1, 
2015.
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Scope of the Order

    This order covers PRCBs. Imports of merchandise included within the 
scope of this order are currently classifiable under statistical 
category 3923.21.0085 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States. The Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by 
this notice, provides a full description of the scope of the order.\5\
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    \5\ See ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results 
of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty 
Order on Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the Socialist 
Republic Of Vietnam,'' 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 notice (Issues and Decision 
Memorandum).
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    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 (ACCESS). 
ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and 
in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 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.

Analysis of Comments Received

    In the Issues and Decision Memorandum, we have addressed all issues 
that parties raised in this review. The issues include the likelihood 
of continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies and the net 
countervailable subsidies likely to prevail if the Department revoked 
the order.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the CVD Order would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the 
following net countervailable subsidy rates:

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                                                            Net subsidy
                  Exporter/manufacturer                        rate
                                                           (percent) \6\
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Advance Polybag Co., Ltd................................           52.56
Fotai Vietnam Enterprise Corp. and Fotai Enterprise                 5.28
 Corporation............................................
All Others..............................................            5.28
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Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also 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 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.
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    \6\ Chin Sheng Company, Ltd. was excluded from the order as the 
company received a de minimis rate in the original investigation.
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    We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218.

    Dated: July 24, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum

1. Summary
2. Background
3. Scope of the Order
4. History of the Order
5. Discussion of the Issues
    a. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable 
Subsidy
    b. Net Countervailable Subsidy Likely To Prevail
6. Nature of the Subsidies
7. Final Results of Sunset Review
8. Recommendation

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