Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order, 51782-51783 [2015-21046]

Download as PDF 51782 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 165 / Wednesday, August 26, 2015 / Notices the United States is materially injured, or threatened with material injury, by reason of imports of boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale from the PRC, or sales (or the likelihood of sales) for importation, of boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale from the PRC. If the ITC determines that such injury does not exist, this proceeding will be terminated and all securities posted will be refunded or canceled. If the ITC determines that such injury does exist, the Department will issue an antidumping duty order directing CBP to assess, upon further instruction by the Department, antidumping duties on all imports of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the effective date of the suspension of liquidation. Return or Destruction of Proprietary Information This notice also serves as a reminder to the parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of propriety information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely written notification of 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 sanctionable violation. This determination is issued and published in accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: August 14, 2015. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I—Scope of the Investigation The scope of this investigation covers boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale, with or without decks (‘‘boltless steel shelving’’). The term ‘‘prepackaged for sale’’ means that, at a minimum, the steel vertical supports (i.e., uprights and posts) and steel horizontal supports (i.e., beams, braces) necessary to assemble a completed shelving unit (with or without decks) are packaged together for ultimate purchase by the enduser. The scope also includes add-on kits. Add-on kits include, but are not limited to, kits that allow the end-user to add an extension shelving unit onto an existing boltless steel shelving unit such that the extension and the original unit will share common frame elements (e.g., two posts). The term ‘‘boltless’’ refers to steel shelving in which the vertical and horizontal supports forming the frame are assembled primarily without the use of nuts and bolts or screws. The vertical and horizontal support members for boltless steel shelving are assembled by methods such as, but not limited to, fitting a rivet, punched or cut tab or other similar connector on one support into a hole, slot or VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Aug 25, 2015 Jkt 235001 similar receptacle on another support. The supports lock together to form the frame for the shelving unit, and provide the structural integrity of the shelving unit separate from the inclusion of any decking. The incidental use of nuts and bolts or screws to add accessories, wall anchors, tie-bars or shelf supports does not remove the product from scope. Boltless steel shelving units may also come packaged as partially assembled, such as when two upright supports are welded together with front-to-back supports, or are otherwise connected, to form an end unit for the frame. The boltless steel shelving covered by this investigation may be commonly described as rivet shelving, welded frame shelving, slot and tab shelving, and punched rivet (quasi-rivet) shelving as well as by other trade names. The term ‘‘deck’’ refers to the shelf that sits on or fits into the horizontal supports (beams or braces) to provide the horizontal storage surface of the shelving unit. The scope includes all boltless steel shelving meeting the description above, regardless of (1) vertical support or post type (including but not limited to open post, closed post and tubing); (2) horizontal support or beam/brace profile (including but not limited to Z-beam, C-beam, L-beam, step beam and cargo rack); (3) number of supports; (4) surface coating (including but not limited to paint, epoxy, powder coating, zinc and other metallic coating); (5) number of levels; (6) weight capacity; (7) shape (including but not limited to rectangular, square, and corner units); (8) decking material (including but not limited to wire decking, particle board, laminated board or no deck at all); or (9) the boltless method by which vertical and horizontal supports connect (including but not limited to keyhole and rivet, slot and tab, welded frame, punched rivet and clip). Specifically excluded from the scope are: • Wall-mounted shelving, defined as shelving that is hung on the wall and does not stand on, or transfer load to, the floor; 17 • wire shelving units, which consist of shelves made from wire that incorporates both a wire deck and wire horizontal supports (taking the place of the horizontal beams and braces) into a single piece with tubular collars that slide over the posts and onto plastic sleeves snapped on the posts to create the finished shelving unit; • bulk-packed parts or components of boltless steel shelving units; and • made-to-order shelving systems. Subject boltless steel shelving enters the United States through Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) statistical subheadings 9403.20.0018, 9403.20.0020, 9403.20.0025, and 9403.20.0026, but may also enter through HTSUS 9403.10.0040. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive. 17 The addition of a wall bracket or other device to attach otherwise freestanding subject merchandise to a wall does not meet the terms of this exclusion. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Appendix II—Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Investigation IV. Changes Since the Preliminary Determination V. Use of Adverse Facts Available VI. Discussion of the Issues General Issues Comment 1: Surrogate Country Comment 2: Whether Whirlpool’s Products Are Within the Scope A. Whirlpool’s Incomplete Units B. Whirlpool’s Pre-Wrapped Bundles Comment 3: Whether Costco’s Products Are Within the Scope Surrogate Value Issues Comment 4: Freight Weight Basis Comment 5: Steel Strip Surrogate Value Comment 6: Wire Deck Surrogate Value Comment 7: Carton Surrogate Value Comment 8: Surrogate Financial Ratios A. Other Income/Expense B. Commission/Advertisement Company-Specific Issues Topsun Comment 9: Standards for Department Determinations A. Consistent Disposition of New Factual Information Submissions B. Rejection of New Information Comment 10: Whether Topsun’s Due Process Was Violated Comment 11: Whether To Assign an Adverse Inference to Topsun’s Cost of Goods Sold Comment 12: Differential Pricing Comment 13: Treatment of Topsun’s Wire Decks Zhongda Comment 14: Byproduct Offset Comment 15: Value-Added Tax (‘‘VAT’’) Adjustment Comment 16: Whether AD/CVD Remedies Are Duplicative JS Products Comment 17: Separate Rate [FR Doc. 2015–20794 Filed 8–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–405–803] Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On July 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published its initiation and AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 165 / Wednesday, August 26, 2015 / Notices preliminary results 1 of a changed circumstances review (CCR), preliminarily determining to revoke the antidumping duty (AD) Order 2 on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from Finland. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received no comments. Thus, we make no changes to our preliminary determination in these final results of changed circumstances review and hereby revoke the Order in toto. DATES: Effective Date: August 26, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Cho, or Robert James, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5075 or (202) 482– 0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 15, 2015, in accordance with sections 751(b) and 751(d)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 19 CFR 351.216(b), 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(3)(ii), Ashland Specialty Ingredients, G.P. (Ashland), the petitioner and sole domestic producer of CMC, requested revocation of the Order with respect to Finland as part of an expedited CCR. On June 8, 2015, CP Kelco Oy and its U.S. affiliate, CP Kelco U.S. Inc., (collectively, CP Kelco), the sole manufacturer of CMC in Finland and its affiliated U.S. importer, requested that the Department grant Ashland’s CCR request and revoke the AD order on CMC from Finland, due to the lack of interest in continuation of the Order. On July 8, 2015, the Department preliminarily determined to revoke the Order and invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results We received no further comments from interested parties. rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by these orders is all purified CMC, sometimes also referred to as purified sodium CMC, polyanionic cellulose, or cellulose gum, which is a white to off-white, non-toxic, odorless, biodegradable powder, comprising sodium CMC that has been 1 See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Consideration of Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 39058 (July 8, 2015) (Preliminary Results). 2 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands and Sweden, 70 FR 39734 (July 11, 2005) (the Order). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Aug 25, 2015 Jkt 235001 refined and purified to a minimum assay of 90 percent. Purified CMC does not include unpurified or crude CMC, CMC Fluidized Polymer Suspensions, and CMC that is cross-linked through heat treatment. Purified CMC is CMC that has undergone one or more purification operations which, at a minimum, reduce the remaining salt and other by-product portion of the product to less than ten percent. The merchandise subject to this order is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States at subheading 3912.31.00. This tariff classification is provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review Section 782(h)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1)(i) & (vi), provide that the Department may revoke an order (in whole or in part) on an expedited basis if it determines that producers accounting for substantially all of the production of the domestic like product have no further interest in the order, in whole or in part. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1), we find that the petitioner’s affirmative statement of no interest constitutes good cause to conduct this review. On June 8, 2015, CP Kelco also filed a letter in support of Ashland’s CCR request. Ashland stated that, as the sole U.S. producer of CMC, it accounts for substantially all of the production of the domestic like product. Ashland also stated that it has no interest in the continuation of the Order.3 Therefore, at the request of Ashland and in accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 751(d)(1) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.216, 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1)(i) & (vi), we are revoking the Order on CMC from Finland. As stated in the Preliminary Results, the revocation will be effective July 1, 2014, which is the first day of the most recent period not subject to administrative review. Termination of Suspension of Liquidation Because we determine that there are changed circumstances that warrant the revocation of the Order, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to terminate the suspension of liquidation of the merchandise subject to this order entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after July 1, 2014 and to release any cash deposit or bond on all unliquidated entries of the merchandise 3 See Ashland’s May 15, 2015 submission to the Department. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51783 covered by the revocation that are not covered by the final results of an administrative review or automatic liquidation. Entries of subject merchandise prior to the effective date of revocation will continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and AD deposit requirements. Return or Destruction of Proprietary Information This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.306. Timely written notification of the return/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 sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.216, 351.221(c)(3), and 351.222(g)(vii). Dated: August 18, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–21046 Filed 8–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–602–807] Certain Uncoated Paper From Australia: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Negative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances, and Postponement of Final Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) preliminarily determines that certain uncoated paper from Australia is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ‘‘Preliminary Determination’’ section of this notice. Interested parties AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 165 (Wednesday, August 26, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-405-803]


Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland: Final Results of 
Changed Circumstances Review and Revocation of the Antidumping Duty 
Order

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

SUMMARY: On July 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published its initiation and

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preliminary results \1\ of a changed circumstances review (CCR), 
preliminarily determining to revoke the antidumping duty (AD) Order \2\ 
on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from Finland. We invited 
interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received 
no comments. Thus, we make no changes to our preliminary determination 
in these final results of changed circumstances review and hereby 
revoke the Order in toto.
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    \1\ See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland: Initiation 
and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and 
Consideration of Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 
39058 (July 8, 2015) (Preliminary Results).
    \2\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Purified 
Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands and 
Sweden, 70 FR 39734 (July 11, 2005) (the Order).

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DATES: Effective Date: August 26, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Cho, or Robert James, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
5075 or (202) 482-0649, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 15, 2015, in accordance with sections 751(b) and 751(d)(1) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 19 CFR 351.216(b), 19 
CFR 351.222(g)(1), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(3)(ii), Ashland Specialty 
Ingredients, G.P. (Ashland), the petitioner and sole domestic producer 
of CMC, requested revocation of the Order with respect to Finland as 
part of an expedited CCR. On June 8, 2015, CP Kelco Oy and its U.S. 
affiliate, CP Kelco U.S. Inc., (collectively, CP Kelco), the sole 
manufacturer of CMC in Finland and its affiliated U.S. importer, 
requested that the Department grant Ashland's CCR request and revoke 
the AD order on CMC from Finland, due to the lack of interest in 
continuation of the Order. On July 8, 2015, the Department 
preliminarily determined to revoke the Order and invited interested 
parties to comment on the Preliminary Results
    We received no further comments from interested parties.

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by these orders is all purified CMC, 
sometimes also referred to as purified sodium CMC, polyanionic 
cellulose, or cellulose gum, which is a white to off-white, non-toxic, 
odorless, biodegradable powder, comprising sodium CMC that has been 
refined and purified to a minimum assay of 90 percent. Purified CMC 
does not include unpurified or crude CMC, CMC Fluidized Polymer 
Suspensions, and CMC that is cross-linked through heat treatment. 
Purified CMC is CMC that has undergone one or more purification 
operations which, at a minimum, reduce the remaining salt and other by-
product portion of the product to less than ten percent.
    The merchandise subject to this order is classified in the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States at subheading 
3912.31.00. This tariff classification is provided for convenience and 
customs purposes; however, the written description of the scope of the 
order is dispositive.

Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review

    Section 782(h)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1)(i) & (vi), 
provide that the Department may revoke an order (in whole or in part) 
on an expedited basis if it determines that producers accounting for 
substantially all of the production of the domestic like product have 
no further interest in the order, in whole or in part. In accordance 
with 19 CFR 351.222(g)(1), we find that the petitioner's affirmative 
statement of no interest constitutes good cause to conduct this review. 
On June 8, 2015, CP Kelco also filed a letter in support of Ashland's 
CCR request.
    Ashland stated that, as the sole U.S. producer of CMC, it accounts 
for substantially all of the production of the domestic like product. 
Ashland also stated that it has no interest in the continuation of the 
Order.\3\ Therefore, at the request of Ashland and in accordance with 
sections 751(b)(1) and 751(d)(1) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.216, 19 CFR 
351.222(g)(1)(i) & (vi), we are revoking the Order on CMC from Finland. 
As stated in the Preliminary Results, the revocation will be effective 
July 1, 2014, which is the first day of the most recent period not 
subject to administrative review.
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    \3\ See Ashland's May 15, 2015 submission to the Department.
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Termination of Suspension of Liquidation

    Because we determine that there are changed circumstances that 
warrant the revocation of the Order, we will instruct U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to terminate the suspension of liquidation of the 
merchandise subject to this order entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
on or after July 1, 2014 and to release any cash deposit or bond on all 
unliquidated entries of the merchandise covered by the revocation that 
are not covered by the final results of an administrative review or 
automatic liquidation. Entries of subject merchandise prior to the 
effective date of revocation will continue to be subject to suspension 
of liquidation and AD deposit requirements.

Return or Destruction of Proprietary Information

    This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.306. Timely written notification of 
the return/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 sanctionable violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.216, 351.221(c)(3), and 351.222(g)(vii).

    Dated: August 18, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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