Glycine From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014, 62027-62028 [2015-26270]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 199 / Thursday, October 15, 2015 / Notices June 30, 2015, BTIC requested an administrative review of its POR sales.3 Pursuant to the requests and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b), the Department published a notice initiating an administrative review of BTIC.4 On September 9, 2015, both Norris and BTIC timely withdrew their requests for an administrative review of BTIC.5 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party or parties that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, both Norris and BTIC withdrew their requests, and they did so within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety. Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries of HPSC from PRC. CVDs shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated CVDs required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice of rescission of administrative review. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notifications This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under an APO in Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated June 15, 2015. 3 See Letter from BTIC, ‘‘Request for the Third Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China, C–570–978 (POR:01/01/ 14–12/31/14),’’ dated June 30, 2015. 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 80 FR 45947 (August 3, 2015). 5 See Letter from Norris, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request for an Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated September 9, 2015; Letter from BTIC, ‘‘Withdrawal of Review Request in the Third Administrative Review of Countervailing Duty Order on High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated September 9, 2015. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Oct 14, 2015 Jkt 238001 accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 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 sanctionable violation. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: October 8, 2015. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2015–26281 Filed 10–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–836] Glycine From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013–2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: October 15, 2015. SUMMARY: On April 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).1 We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information we received, we made changes to the margin calculation for Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co., Ltd. (Baoding Mantong) for these final results. The final antidumping duty margin for Baoding Mantong for this review is listed in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dena Crossland or Angelica Townshend, 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) 482–3362 or (202) 482–3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: 1 See Glycine from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Intent to Rescind, In Part; 2013–2014, 80 FR 18814 (April 8, 2015) (Preliminary Results). PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62027 Background On April 8, 2015, the Department published the Preliminary Results. A summary of the events that occurred since the Department published the Preliminary Results may be found in the Issues and Decision Memorandum accompanying this notice, which is hereby adopted by this notice.2 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://iaaccess.trade.gov and is available to all parties 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 directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the memorandum are identical in content. Final Partial Rescission of Review In our Preliminary Results, we preliminarily rescinded the review with respect to Evonik.3 For the Final Results, we are continuing to rescind the administrative review with respect to Evonik.4 Period of Review The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2013, through February 28, 2014. Scope of the Order The product covered by this antidumping duty order is glycine, which is a free-flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. Glycine is currently classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise under the order is dispositive.5 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties to this review 2 See Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations entitled ‘‘Glycine from the People’s Republic of China: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013–2014’’ dated October 5, 2015 (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 See Preliminary Results. 4 See Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 6. 5 For a full description of the scope of the order, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 62028 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 199 / Thursday, October 15, 2015 / Notices are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum accompanying this notice, which is hereby adopted by this notice. A list of the issues which the parties raised and to which the Department responded in the memorandum appears in Appendix I of this notice. Changes Since the Preliminary Results Based on our review and analysis of the comments received from parties, we made certain changes to Baoding Mantong’s margin calculation since the Preliminary Results. For a discussion of these changes, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum, and accompanying Final Analysis Memorandum for Baoding Mantong, dated concurrently with this notice. Final Results of Review The Department determines that the following estimated weighted-average dumping margin exists for the period March 1, 2013, through February 28, 2014: Exporter Dumping margin (percent) Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co. Ltd ............................. 143.87 Assessment Rates The Department determined, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of this review.6 The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of review. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash-deposit requirements will be effective for all shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of this notice of final results of the administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended: (1) For any previously investigated or reviewed PRC and non-PRC exporters which are not under review in this segment of the proceeding that received a separate rate in a previous segment of this proceeding, the cash-deposit rate will continue to be the exporter-specific rate published for the most recentlycompleted period; (2) for all PRC exporters of subject merchandise which 6 See 19 CFR 351.212(b). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Oct 14, 2015 Jkt 238001 have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, including Evonik, the cash-deposit rate will be that for the PRC-wide entity (i.e., 453.79 percent); and (3) 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(s) that supplied the nonPRC exporter. These cash-deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Denied or Valued at Zero or the Lowest Available Value on the Record Comment 4: Surrogate Financial Ratios Notification to Importers This notice serves as a final 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 period of review. 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 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 sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing these final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: October 5, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. List of Issues III. Background IV. Scope of the Review V. Period of Review VI. Changes Since the Preliminary Results VII. Discussion of Interested Party Comments A. Baoding Mantong-Specific Issues Comment 1: Whether the Review Should Be Rescinded With Regard to Baoding Mantong Comment 2: Whether Baoding Mantong’s Sale was a Bona Fide Sale Comment 3: Whether Baoding Mantong’s Requested By-Product Offset Should Be PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B. Evonik-Specific Issues Comment 5: Whether Evonik’s Sales Were Bona Fide Comment 6: Whether the 453.79 Percent PRC-Wide Rate is Accordance With Law [FR Doc. 2015–26270 Filed 10–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P International Trade Administration [A–421–811] Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On August 31, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published its initiation and preliminary results 1 of a changed circumstances review (CCR), preliminarily determining to revoke the antidumping duty (AD) Order 2 on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from the Netherlands. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Drury, or Angelica Townsend, 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) 482–0195 or (202) 482– 3019, respectively. DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2014. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 8, 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); 351.222(g)(1), and 351.221(c)(3)(ii), Ashland Specialty 1 See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review and Intent to Revoke the Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 52447 (August 31, 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). E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 199 (Thursday, October 15, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62027-62028]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-26270]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-836]


Glycine From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014

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

DATES: Effective Date: October 15, 2015.
SUMMARY: On April 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on glycine from the People's Republic of China 
(PRC).\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the 
Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and 
information we received, we made changes to the margin calculation for 
Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co., Ltd. (Baoding Mantong) for these 
final results. The final antidumping duty margin for Baoding Mantong 
for this review is listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section 
below.
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    \1\ See Glycine from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary 
Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary 
Intent to Rescind, In Part; 2013-2014, 80 FR 18814 (April 8, 2015) 
(Preliminary Results).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dena Crossland or Angelica Townshend, 
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-
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3362 or (202) 482-3019, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 8, 2015, the Department published the Preliminary Results. 
A summary of the events that occurred since the Department published 
the Preliminary Results may be found in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum accompanying this notice, which is hereby adopted by this 
notice.\2\ 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://iaaccess.trade.gov 
and is available to all parties 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 directly 
at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic 
versions of the memorandum are identical in content.
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    \2\ See Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations 
entitled ``Glycine from the People's Republic of China: Issues and 
Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review; 2013-2014'' dated October 5, 2015 (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum).
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Final Partial Rescission of Review

    In our Preliminary Results, we preliminarily rescinded the review 
with respect to Evonik.\3\ For the Final Results, we are continuing to 
rescind the administrative review with respect to Evonik.\4\
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    \3\ See Preliminary Results.
    \4\ See Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 6.
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Period of Review

    The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2013, through February 28, 
2014.

Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this antidumping duty order is glycine, 
which is a free-flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. 
Glycine is currently classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the 
HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written description of the merchandise under the order is 
dispositive.\5\
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    \5\ For a full description of the scope of the order, see the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties to 
this review

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are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum accompanying this 
notice, which is hereby adopted by this notice. A list of the issues 
which the parties raised and to which the Department responded in the 
memorandum appears in Appendix I of this notice.

Changes Since the Preliminary Results

    Based on our review and analysis of the comments received from 
parties, we made certain changes to Baoding Mantong's margin 
calculation since the Preliminary Results. For a discussion of these 
changes, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum, and accompanying Final 
Analysis Memorandum for Baoding Mantong, dated concurrently with this 
notice.

Final Results of Review

    The Department determines that the following estimated weighted-
average dumping margin exists for the period March 1, 2013, through 
February 28, 2014:

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                                                               Dumping
                          Exporter                              margin
                                                              (percent)
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Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co. Ltd.....................      143.87
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Assessment Rates

    The Department determined, and the U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate 
entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of 
this review.\6\ The Department intends to issue assessment instructions 
to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of 
review.
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    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.212(b).
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Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash-deposit requirements will be effective for all 
shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after the publication date of this notice of 
final results of the administrative review, as provided by section 
751(a)(2)(C) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended: (1) For any 
previously investigated or reviewed PRC and non-PRC exporters which are 
not under review in this segment of the proceeding that received a 
separate rate in a previous segment of this proceeding, the cash-
deposit rate will continue to be the exporter-specific rate published 
for the most recently-completed period; (2) for all PRC exporters of 
subject merchandise which have not been found to be entitled to a 
separate rate, including Evonik, the cash-deposit rate will be that for 
the PRC-wide entity (i.e., 453.79 percent); and (3) 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(s) that supplied the non-PRC exporter. These cash-deposit 
requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 
notice.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a final 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 period of review. 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.

Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written 
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 sanctionable 
violation.
    We are issuing and publishing these final results and this notice 
in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act.

    Dated: October 5, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. List of Issues
III. Background
IV. Scope of the Review
V. Period of Review
VI. Changes Since the Preliminary Results
VII. Discussion of Interested Party Comments

A. Baoding Mantong-Specific Issues

Comment 1: Whether the Review Should Be Rescinded With Regard to 
Baoding Mantong
Comment 2: Whether Baoding Mantong's Sale was a Bona Fide Sale
Comment 3: Whether Baoding Mantong's Requested By-Product Offset 
Should Be Denied or Valued at Zero or the Lowest Available Value on 
the Record
Comment 4: Surrogate Financial Ratios

B. Evonik-Specific Issues

Comment 5: Whether Evonik's Sales Were Bona Fide
Comment 6: Whether the 453.79 Percent PRC-Wide Rate is Accordance 
With Law

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