Certain Uncoated Paper From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 3112-3115 [2016-01020]

Download as PDF 3112 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2016 / Notices notice will serve as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 violation that is subject to sanction. This determination is issued and published pursuant to sections 705(d) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: January 8, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I—Scope of the Investigation tkelley on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The merchandise covered by the investigation includes uncoated paper in sheet form; weighing at least 40 grams per square meter but not more than 150 grams per square meter; that either is a white paper with a GE brightness level 4 of 85 or higher or is a colored paper; whether or not surfacedecorated, printed (except as described below), embossed, perforated, or punched; irrespective of the smoothness of the surface; and irrespective of dimensions (Certain Uncoated Paper). Certain Uncoated Paper includes (a) uncoated free sheet paper that meets this scope definition; (b) uncoated ground wood paper produced from bleached chemithermo-mechanical pulp (BCTMP) that meets this scope definition; and (c) any other uncoated paper that meets this scope definition regardless of the type of pulp used to produce the paper. Specifically excluded from the scope are (1) paper printed with final content of printed text or graphics and (2) lined paper products, typically school supplies, composed of paper that incorporates straight horizontal and/or vertical lines that would make the paper unsuitable for copying or printing purposes. For purposes of this scope definition, paper shall be considered ‘‘printed with final content’’ where at least one side of the sheet has printed text and/ or graphics that cover at least five percent of the surface area of the entire sheet. Imports of the subject merchandise are provided for under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) categories 4802.56.1000, 4802.56.2000, 4 One of the key measurements of any grade of paper is brightness. Generally speaking, the brighter the paper the better the contrast between the paper and the ink. Brightness is measured using a GE Reflectance Scale, which measures the reflection of light off a grade of paper. One is the lowest reflection, or what would be given to a totally black grade, and 100 is the brightest measured grade. ‘‘Colored paper’’ as used in this scope definition means a paper with a hue other than white that reflects one of the primary colors of magenta, yellow, and cyan (red, yellow, and blue) or a combination of such primary colors. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 4802.56.3000, 4802.56.4000, 4802.56.6000, 4802.56.7020, 4802.56.7040, 4802.57.1000, 4802.57.2000, 4802.57.3000, and 4802.57.4000. Some imports of subject merchandise may also be classified under 4802.62.1000, 4802.62.2000, 4802.62.3000, 4802.62.5000, 4802.62.6020, 4802.62.6040, 4802.69.1000, 4802.69.2000, 4802.69.3000, 4811.90.8050 and 4811.90.9080. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. Appendix II—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Investigation IV. Application of the Countervailing Duty Law to Imports From the PRC V. Subsidies Valuation VI. Benchmarks and Discount Rates VII. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences VIII. Analysis of Programs IX. Analysis of Comments Comment 1: Whether To Reverse the Department’s Government ‘‘Authorities’’ Determination Comment 2: Whether To Reverse the Department’s Specificity Determination for the Provision of Calcium Carbonate and Caustic Soda for Less Than Adequate Remuneration (LTAR) Comment 3: Whether To Reverse the Department’s Market Distortion Determination Comment 4: Whether To Exclude Policy Loan Observation 95 From the Final Determination Calculations Comment 5: Whether To Include Surcharges in International Freight Calculations for Calcium Carbonate and Caustic Soda Benchmarks Comment 6: Whether To Incorporate the Minor Corrections Into the Final Calculations Comment 7: Whether To Revise the Provision of Coal for Less Than Adequate Remuneration Benchmark Comment 8: Whether the Provision of Water for LTAR Confers a Benefit Comment 9: Whether the Provision of Land to State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) for LTAR is Countervailable X. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–01013 Filed 1–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–022] Certain Uncoated Paper From the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) determines that certain uncoated paper from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) is July 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. The final weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ‘‘Final Determination Margins’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective: January 20, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On August 26, 2015, the Department published the Preliminary Determination of this antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) investigation.1 The following events occurred since the Preliminary Determination was issued. Between September 21, 2015, and September 30, 2015, the Department conducted verifications of the sales and factors of production (‘‘FOP’’) information submitted by Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd. (‘‘Greenpoint’’), Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd. (‘‘AS Guangdong’’), and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co. Ltd. (‘‘AS Shandong’’) (collectively, ‘‘Asia Symbol’’) 2 for use in the final 1 See Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination, 80 FR 51768 (August 26, 2015) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 The Department preliminarily collapsed AS Guangdong, AS Shandong, and Greenpoint, treating them as a single entity for the purposes of calculating a margin in this investigation. See Memorandum to the File, ‘‘Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2016 / Notices determination. We issued our verification report on November 10, 2015.3 Petitioners and Asia Symbol submitted case briefs on November 19, 2015,4 and rebuttal briefs on November 24, 2015.5 On December 9, 2015, Asia Symbol provided a revised FOP database and market-economy purchases (‘‘MEP’’) chart.6 On December 15, 2015, Petitioners provided comments on that submission.7 Scope of the Investigation tkelley on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The product covered by this investigation is certain uncoated paper from the PRC. For a full description of the scope of this investigation, see the ‘‘Scope of the Investigation,’’ in Appendix I of this notice, which incorporates changes made subsequent to the Preliminary Determination. On October 2, 2015, Gartner Studios, Inc. submitted its case brief on the scope of the investigations.8 On October 19, 2015, American Greetings Corporation (‘‘American Greetings’’) submitted its case brief regarding the scope of the China: Preliminary Determination Regarding Affiliation and Collapsing of Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., Ltd., Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd., and Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd.,’’ dated August 19, 2015. No party provided further comment or subsequent challenge to this finding. Accordingly, the Department sustains this collapsing determination for the final determination. 3 See Memorandum to the File, ‘‘Verification of the Sales and Factors Responses of Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd., Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd., and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated November 10, 2015 (‘‘Asia Symbol Verification Report’’). 4 See Letter from Petitioners, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioners Case Brief,’’ dated November 19, 2015 (‘‘Petitioners’ Case Brief’’). See also Letter from Asia Symbol, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Case Brief of the Asia Symbol Companies,’’ dated November 19, 2015 (‘‘Asia Symbol’s Case Brief’’). 5 See Letter from Petitioners, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioners’ Rebuttal Brief,’’ dated November 24, 2015 (‘‘Petitioners’ Rebuttal Brief’’). See also Letter from Asia Symbol, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Rebuttal Brief of the Asia Symbol Companies,’’ dated November 24, 2015 (‘‘Asia Symbol’s Rebuttal Brief’’). 6 See Letter from Asia Symbol, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Revised Database and MEP Chart,’’ dated December 9, 2015 (‘‘Revised Database Submission’’). 7 See Letter from Petitioners, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Petitioners’ Response to Asia Symbol’s Revised Database and MEP Chart,’’ dated December 15, 2015. 8 See Letter to Secretary Pritzker, from Gartner Studios, Inc., ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Case Brief’’ (October 2, 2015). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 investigations.9 On October 29, 2015, Petitioners submitted their rebuttal brief regarding the scope of the investigations.10 The Department is issuing a scope comments decision memorandum for the final determinations of the AD and countervailing duty investigations of uncoated paper, which is incorporated by reference in, and hereby adopted by, this final determination.11 As explained in the Final Scope Decision Memorandum, to facilitate the scope’s administrability and enforcement, we have clarified the scope language such that certain uncoated paper with ‘‘final printed content’’ is excluded from the scope of the investigations. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by interested parties in this investigation that are not related to the scope of this investigation are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is incorporated by reference by, and hereby adopted by, this notice.12 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. The Issues and Decision Memorandum 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 is available at http://enforcement.trade. gov/frn/index.html. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and 9 See Letter to Secretary Pritzker, from American Greetings, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Case Brief of American Greetings Corporation’’ (October 19, 2015). 10 See Letter to Secretary Pritzker, from Petitioners, ‘‘Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Scope Rebuttal Brief’’ (October 29, 2015). 11 See the Department’s Memorandum to the File, ‘‘Less Than Fair Value Investigations of Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal; and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China and Indonesia: Scope Comments Decision Memorandum for the Final Determinations,’’ dated January 8, 2016 (‘‘Final Scope Decision Memorandum’’). 12 See Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’). PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3113 Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Verification As provided in section 782(i) of the Act, from September 21, 2015, to September 30, 2015, we conducted verification of the information submitted by Asia Symbol for use in the final determination.13 We issued a verification report on November 10, 2015.14 The Department used standard verification procedures, including an examination of relevant accounting and production records and original source documents provided by respondents.15 Changes Since the Preliminary Determination Based on the Department’s analysis of the comments received and our findings at verification, we made certain changes to Asia Symbol’s margin calculations. For a discussion of these changes, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum. Combination Rates In the Initiation Notice,16 the Department stated that it would calculate combination rates for the respondents that are eligible for a separate rate in this investigation. Policy Bulletin 05.1 describes this practice.17 PRC-Wide Rate For the final determination, we have determined to use, as the adverse facts available (‘‘AFA’’) rate applied to the PRC-wide entity, 149.00 percent, the highest transaction-specific dumping margin calculated in the final determination. Consistent with our practice, the Department selected Asia Symbol’s highest transaction-specific 13 See Memorandum to the File, ‘‘Verification of the Sales and Factors Responses of Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd., Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd., and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated November 10, 2015 (‘‘Verification Report’’). 14 See Memorandum to the File, ‘‘Verification of the Sales and Factors Responses of Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd., Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd., and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated November 10, 2015 (‘‘Verification Report’’). 15 Id. 16 See Certain Uncoated Paper From Australia, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 80 FR 8608 (February 18, 2015) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). 17 See Enforcement and Compliance’s Policy Bulletin No. 05.1, regarding, ‘‘Separate-Rates Practice and Application of Combination Rates in Antidumping Investigations involving Non-Market Economy Countries,’’ dated April 5, 2005 (‘‘Policy Bulletin 05.1’’), available on the Department’s Web site at http://enforcement.trade.gov/policy/bull05– 1.pdf. E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 3114 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2016 / Notices margin, as AFA, because this rate is higher than the other rates in this investigation and therefore, sufficiently adverse to serve the purposes of facts available.18 Furthermore, there is no need to corroborate the selected margin because it is based on information submitted by Asia Symbol in the course of this investigation, i.e., it is not secondary information.19 Final Determination The Department determines that the estimated final weighted-average dumping margins are as follows: Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) Exporter Producer Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd. PRC-Wide Entity ....................................... Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., Ltd.; and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. ....................................................................................................................................... Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation In accordance with section 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to continue to suspend liquidation of all appropriate entries of certain uncoated paper from the PRC as described in Appendix I of this notice, which were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after August 26, 2015, the date of publication in the Federal Register of the affirmative Preliminary Determination. Further, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(d), the Department will instruct CBP to require a cash deposit equal to the weighted-average amount by which the normal value exceeds U.S. price, adjusted where appropriate for export subsidies and estimated domestic subsidy pass-through,20 as follows: (1) For the exporter/producer combination listed in the table above, the cash deposit rate will be equal to the dumping margin which the Department determined in this final determination; (2) for all combinations of PRC exporters/producers of merchandise under consideration which have not received their own separate rate above, the cash deposit rate will be equal to the dumping margin established for the PRC-wide entity; and (3) for all non-PRC exporters of merchandise under consideration which have not received their own separate rate above, the cash deposit rate will be equal to the cash deposit rate applicable to the PRC exporter/producer combination that supplied that non-PRC exporter. As we stated in the Preliminary Determination, consistent with our practice, where the product under investigation is also subject to a concurrent countervailing duty investigation, we instruct CBP to require a cash deposit equal to the amount by which the normal value exceeds the export price or constructed export price, less the amount of the countervailing duty determined to constitute an export subsidy.21 In this LTFV investigation, export subsidies constitute 0.13 percent 22 of the final calculated countervailing duty rate in the concurrent countervailing duty investigation, and, thus, we will offset the calculated rates for Asia Symbol, the company receiving a separate rate, and the PRC-wide rate by the countervailing duty rate attributable to export subsidies (i.e., 0.13 percent) to calculate the cash deposit rate for this LTFV investigation.23 We are not adjusting the rates for estimated domestic subsidy pass-through because there is no cost-toprice linkage to a subsidized program 18 See Issues and Decision Memorandum for a detailed discussion. 19 See 19 CFR 351.308(c) and (d) and section 776(c) of the Act. See also Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 20. 20 See Modification of Regulations Regarding the Practice of Accepting Bonds During the Provisional Measures Period in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations, 76 FR 61042 (October 3, 2011) and section 772(c)(1)(C) of the Act. Unlike in administrative reviews, the Department calculates the adjustment for export subsidies in investigations not in the margin calculation program, but in the cash deposit instructions issued to CBP. See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances: Certain Lined Paper Products from India, 71 FR 45012 (August 8, 2006), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 1. 21 See Preliminary Determination, 80 FR at 51769–70. 22 The following subsidy programs in the final determination of the concurrent countervailing duty investigation are export subsidies: City bonus for export activity from finance bureau (0.13 percent). See Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Uncoated Paper from the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty tkelley on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Disclosure We intend to disclose to parties the calculations performed in this proceeding within five days of the public announcement of this final determination in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 84.05 149.00 and, thus, we have no basis upon which to make such an adjustment.24 International Trade Commission Notification In accordance with section 735(d) of the Act, we will notify the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) of the final affirmative determination of sales at LTFV. Because the final determination in this proceeding is affirmative, in accordance with section 735(b)(2) of the Act, the ITC will determine, within 45 days, whether the domestic industry in the United States is materially injured, or threatened with material injury, by reason of imports of certain uncoated paper from the PRC, or sales (or the likelihood of sales) for importation, of certain uncoated paper 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. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to the parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their Determination (‘‘CVD Final’’), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. The final determination in this companion CVD proceeding is being concurrently released on the same day as this final determination. 23 The cash deposit rate reflecting the export subsidy offset will be in effect until the countervailing duty provisional measures expire (i.e. 120 days after the publication of the preliminary determination of the companion countervailing duty investigation). 24 See Preliminary Decision Memorandum at the section, ‘‘Adjustment Under Section 777A(f) of the Act.’’ E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2016 / Notices responsibility concerning the disposition of propriety information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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. Dated: January 8, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I—Scope of the Investigation The merchandise covered by this investigation includes uncoated paper in sheet form; weighing at least 40 grams per square meter but not more than 150 grams per square meter; that either is a white paper with a GE brightness level 1 of 85 or higher or is a colored paper; whether or not surfacedecorated, printed (except as described below), embossed, perforated, or punched; irrespective of the smoothness of the surface; and irrespective of dimensions (Certain Uncoated Paper). Certain Uncoated Paper includes (a) uncoated free sheet paper that meets this scope definition; (b) uncoated ground wood paper produced from bleached chemithermo-mechanical pulp (BCTMP) that meets this scope definition; and (c) any other uncoated paper that meets this scope definition regardless of the type of pulp used to produce the paper. Specifically excluded from the scope are (1) paper printed with final content of printed text or graphics and (2) lined paper products, typically school supplies, composed of paper that incorporates straight horizontal and/or vertical lines that would make the paper unsuitable for copying or printing purposes. For purposes of this scope definition, paper shall be considered ‘‘printed with final content’’ where at least one side of the sheet has printed text and/ or graphics that cover at least five percent of the surface area of the entire sheet. Imports of the subject merchandise are provided for under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) categories 4802.56.1000, 4802.56.2000, 4802.56.3000, 4802.56.4000, 4802.56.6000, 4802.56.7020, 4802.56.7040, 4802.57.1000, 4802.57.2000, 4802.57.3000, and 4802.57.4000. Some imports of subject tkelley on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 One of the key measurements of any grade of paper is brightness. Generally speaking, the brighter the paper the better the contrast between the paper and the ink. Brightness is measured using a GE Reflectance Scale, which measures the reflection of light off a grade of paper. One is the lowest reflection, or what would be given to a totally black grade, and 100 is the brightest measured grade. ‘‘Colored paper’’ as used in this scope definition means a paper with a hue other than white that reflects one of the primary colors of magenta, yellow, and cyan (red, yellow, and blue) or a combination of such primary colors. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 merchandise may also be classified under 4802.62.1000, 4802.62.2000, 4802.62.3000, 4802.62.5000, 4802.62.6020, 4802.62.6040, 4802.69.1000, 4802.69.2000, 4802.69.3000, 4811.90.8050 and 4811.90.9080. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the investigations is dispositive. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Appendix II—List of Topics Discussed in the Final Decision Memorandum 3115 AGENCY: I. Summary II. Background III. Period of Investigation IV. Margin Calculations V. List of Comments VI. Discussion of Comments Comment 1: Surrogate Country Comment 2: Selection of Surrogate Value for Wood Chips Comment 3: Selection of Surrogate Values for Sodium Hypochlorite, Citric Acid, and Aluminum Chloride Comment 4: Selection of Surrogate Value for Bamboo Pulp Comment 5: Selection of Surrogate Values for Cationic Starch, Whitening Materials, Calcium Carbonate Fillers, Hydrogen Peroxide, Ferrous Sulphate, and Sodium Sulphate Comment 6: Selection of Surrogate Value for Fuel Inputs Comment 7: Selection of Surrogate Value for Native Starches Comment 8: Selection of Surrogate Values for Limestone, Antifoam Compound, Liquid Polymer, and Sodium Phosphate Comment 9: Selection of Surrogate Value for LMSTONE80_ENE_MAT Comment 10: Selection of Surrogate Value for Bailing Wire Comment 11: Selection of Surrogate Value for Packing Cartons Comment 12: Selection of Surrogate Value for Paper Cores Comment 13: Selection of Surrogate Value for Packing Covers Comment 14: Brokerage and Handling Surrogate Value Comment 15: Conversion of Nitrogen Surrogate Value Comment 16: Inland Insurance Surrogate Value Comment 17: Water Treatment Chemical FOPs Comment 18: Minor Correction for Market Economy Purchases Comment 19: Mondi’s SG&A Ratio Comment 20: PRC-Wide Rate Comment 21: Minor Corrections and Inadvertent Errors VII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–01020 Filed 1–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Trade Administration [A–351–842] Certain Uncoated Paper From Brazil: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) determines that certain uncoated paper (‘‘uncoated paper’’) from Brazil is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), as provided in section 735(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ‘‘Final Determination’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective: January 20, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Hancock or Paul Walker, 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: 202.482.1394 or 202.482.0413, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 26, 2015, the Department published the Preliminary Determination of this antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) investigation.1 The events occurring since the Preliminary Determination was issued are detailed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 Scope of the Investigation and Scope Comments The product covered by this investigation is uncoated paper from Brazil. For a complete description of the scope of the investigation, see the ‘‘Scope of the Investigation,’’ in Appendix I of this notice, which 1 See Certain Uncoated Paper from Brazil: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination, 80 FR 52029 (August 27, 2015) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). 2 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Uncoated Paper from Brazil’’ (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’), dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-022]


Certain Uncoated Paper From the People's Republic of China: Final 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``Department'') determines that 
certain uncoated paper from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is 
being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair 
value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (``the Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is July 
1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. The final weighted-average dumping 
margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ``Final Determination 
Margins'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective: January 20, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
3692.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 26, 2015, the Department published the Preliminary 
Determination of this antidumping duty (``AD'') investigation.\1\ The 
following events occurred since the Preliminary Determination was 
issued.
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    \1\ See Certain Uncoated Paper from the People's Republic of 
China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value 
and Postponement of Final Determination, 80 FR 51768 (August 26, 
2015) (``Preliminary Determination'') and accompanying Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum.
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    Between September 21, 2015, and September 30, 2015, the Department 
conducted verifications of the sales and factors of production 
(``FOP'') information submitted by Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao 
Commercial Offshore) Ltd. (``Greenpoint''), Asia Symbol (Guangdong) 
Paper Co. Ltd. (``AS Guangdong''), and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and 
Paper Co. Ltd. (``AS Shandong'') (collectively, ``Asia Symbol'') \2\ 
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determination. We issued our verification report on November 10, 
2015.\3\
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    \2\ The Department preliminarily collapsed AS Guangdong, AS 
Shandong, and Greenpoint, treating them as a single entity for the 
purposes of calculating a margin in this investigation. See 
Memorandum to the File, ``Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the 
People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination Regarding 
Affiliation and Collapsing of Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., 
Ltd., Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd., and 
Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial Offshore) Ltd.,'' dated 
August 19, 2015. No party provided further comment or subsequent 
challenge to this finding. Accordingly, the Department sustains this 
collapsing determination for the final determination.
    \3\ See Memorandum to the File, ``Verification of the Sales and 
Factors Responses of Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial 
Offshore) Ltd., Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd., and Asia 
Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping 
Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People's Republic of 
China,'' dated November 10, 2015 (``Asia Symbol Verification 
Report'').
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    Petitioners and Asia Symbol submitted case briefs on November 19, 
2015,\4\ and rebuttal briefs on November 24, 2015.\5\ On December 9, 
2015, Asia Symbol provided a revised FOP database and market-economy 
purchases (``MEP'') chart.\6\ On December 15, 2015, Petitioners 
provided comments on that submission.\7\
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    \4\ See Letter from Petitioners, ``Certain Uncoated Paper from 
the People's Republic of China: Petitioners Case Brief,'' dated 
November 19, 2015 (``Petitioners' Case Brief''). See also Letter 
from Asia Symbol, ``Certain Uncoated Paper from the People's 
Republic of China: Case Brief of the Asia Symbol Companies,'' dated 
November 19, 2015 (``Asia Symbol's Case Brief'').
    \5\ See Letter from Petitioners, ``Certain Uncoated Paper from 
the People's Republic of China: Petitioners' Rebuttal Brief,'' dated 
November 24, 2015 (``Petitioners' Rebuttal Brief''). See also Letter 
from Asia Symbol, ``Certain Uncoated Paper from the People's 
Republic of China: Rebuttal Brief of the Asia Symbol Companies,'' 
dated November 24, 2015 (``Asia Symbol's Rebuttal Brief'').
    \6\ See Letter from Asia Symbol, ``Certain Uncoated Paper from 
the People's Republic of China: Revised Database and MEP Chart,'' 
dated December 9, 2015 (``Revised Database Submission'').
    \7\ See Letter from Petitioners, ``Certain Uncoated Paper from 
the People's Republic of China: Petitioners' Response to Asia 
Symbol's Revised Database and MEP Chart,'' dated December 15, 2015.
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Scope of the Investigation

    The product covered by this investigation is certain uncoated paper 
from the PRC. For a full description of the scope of this 
investigation, see the ``Scope of the Investigation,'' in Appendix I of 
this notice, which incorporates changes made subsequent to the 
Preliminary Determination.
    On October 2, 2015, Gartner Studios, Inc. submitted its case brief 
on the scope of the investigations.\8\ On October 19, 2015, American 
Greetings Corporation (``American Greetings'') submitted its case brief 
regarding the scope of the investigations.\9\ On October 29, 2015, 
Petitioners submitted their rebuttal brief regarding the scope of the 
investigations.\10\ The Department is issuing a scope comments decision 
memorandum for the final determinations of the AD and countervailing 
duty investigations of uncoated paper, which is incorporated by 
reference in, and hereby adopted by, this final determination.\11\ As 
explained in the Final Scope Decision Memorandum, to facilitate the 
scope's administrability and enforcement, we have clarified the scope 
language such that certain uncoated paper with ``final printed 
content'' is excluded from the scope of the investigations.
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    \8\ See Letter to Secretary Pritzker, from Gartner Studios, 
Inc., ``Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People's 
Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Case Brief'' (October 2, 
2015).
    \9\ See Letter to Secretary Pritzker, from American Greetings, 
``Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People's 
Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Case Brief of American 
Greetings Corporation'' (October 19, 2015).
    \10\ See Letter to Secretary Pritzker, from Petitioners, 
``Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, the People's 
Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Scope Rebuttal Brief'' 
(October 29, 2015).
    \11\ See the Department's Memorandum to the File, ``Less Than 
Fair Value Investigations of Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, 
Brazil, the People's Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal; and 
Countervailing Duty Investigations of Certain Uncoated Paper from 
the People's Republic of China and Indonesia: Scope Comments 
Decision Memorandum for the Final Determinations,'' dated January 8, 
2016 (``Final Scope Decision Memorandum'').
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by interested 
parties in this investigation that are not related to the scope of this 
investigation are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, 
which is incorporated by reference by, and hereby adopted by, this 
notice.\12\ 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. The Issues and Decision Memorandum 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 is available at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed and electronic 
versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in 
content.
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    \12\ See Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value in the 
Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Uncoated Paper from the 
People's Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with this notice 
(``Issues and Decision Memorandum'').
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Verification

    As provided in section 782(i) of the Act, from September 21, 2015, 
to September 30, 2015, we conducted verification of the information 
submitted by Asia Symbol for use in the final determination.\13\ We 
issued a verification report on November 10, 2015.\14\ The Department 
used standard verification procedures, including an examination of 
relevant accounting and production records and original source 
documents provided by respondents.\15\
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    \13\ See Memorandum to the File, ``Verification of the Sales and 
Factors Responses of Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial 
Offshore) Ltd., Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd., and Asia 
Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping 
Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People's Republic of 
China,'' dated November 10, 2015 (``Verification Report'').
    \14\ See Memorandum to the File, ``Verification of the Sales and 
Factors Responses of Greenpoint Global Trading (Macao Commercial 
Offshore) Ltd., Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd., and Asia 
Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping 
Investigation of Uncoated Paper from the People's Republic of 
China,'' dated November 10, 2015 (``Verification Report'').
    \15\ Id.
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Changes Since the Preliminary Determination

    Based on the Department's analysis of the comments received and our 
findings at verification, we made certain changes to Asia Symbol's 
margin calculations. For a discussion of these changes, see the Issues 
and Decision Memorandum.

Combination Rates

    In the Initiation Notice,\16\ the Department stated that it would 
calculate combination rates for the respondents that are eligible for a 
separate rate in this investigation. Policy Bulletin 05.1 describes 
this practice.\17\
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    \16\ See Certain Uncoated Paper From Australia, Brazil, the 
People's Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Initiation of 
Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 80 FR 8608 (February 18, 2015) 
(``Initiation Notice'').
    \17\ See Enforcement and Compliance's Policy Bulletin No. 05.1, 
regarding, ``Separate-Rates Practice and Application of Combination 
Rates in Antidumping Investigations involving Non-Market Economy 
Countries,'' dated April 5, 2005 (``Policy Bulletin 05.1''), 
available on the Department's Web site at http://enforcement.trade.gov/policy/bull05-1.pdf.
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PRC-Wide Rate

    For the final determination, we have determined to use, as the 
adverse facts available (``AFA'') rate applied to the PRC-wide entity, 
149.00 percent, the highest transaction-specific dumping margin 
calculated in the final determination. Consistent with our practice, 
the Department selected Asia Symbol's highest transaction-specific

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margin, as AFA, because this rate is higher than the other rates in 
this investigation and therefore, sufficiently adverse to serve the 
purposes of facts available.\18\ Furthermore, there is no need to 
corroborate the selected margin because it is based on information 
submitted by Asia Symbol in the course of this investigation, i.e., it 
is not secondary information.\19\
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    \18\ See Issues and Decision Memorandum for a detailed 
discussion.
    \19\ See 19 CFR 351.308(c) and (d) and section 776(c) of the 
Act. See also Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 20.
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Final Determination

    The Department determines that the estimated final weighted-average 
dumping margins are as follows:

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                                                             Weighted-
                                                              average
            Exporter                     Producer             dumping
                                                              margin
                                                             (percent)
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Greenpoint Global Trading        Asia Symbol (Guangdong)           84.05
 (Macao Commercial Offshore)      Paper Co., Ltd.; and
 Ltd.                             Asia Symbol (Shandong)
                                  Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd.
PRC-Wide Entity................  .......................          149.00
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Disclosure

    We intend to disclose to parties the calculations performed in this 
proceeding within five days of the public announcement of this final 
determination in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b).

Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation

    In accordance with section 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act, the Department 
will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to continue 
to suspend liquidation of all appropriate entries of certain uncoated 
paper from the PRC as described in Appendix I of this notice, which 
were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after 
August 26, 2015, the date of publication in the Federal Register of the 
affirmative Preliminary Determination.
    Further, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(d), the Department will 
instruct CBP to require a cash deposit equal to the weighted-average 
amount by which the normal value exceeds U.S. price, adjusted where 
appropriate for export subsidies and estimated domestic subsidy pass-
through,\20\ as follows: (1) For the exporter/producer combination 
listed in the table above, the cash deposit rate will be equal to the 
dumping margin which the Department determined in this final 
determination; (2) for all combinations of PRC exporters/producers of 
merchandise under consideration which have not received their own 
separate rate above, the cash deposit rate will be equal to the dumping 
margin established for the PRC-wide entity; and (3) for all non-PRC 
exporters of merchandise under consideration which have not received 
their own separate rate above, the cash deposit rate will be equal to 
the cash deposit rate applicable to the PRC exporter/producer 
combination that supplied that non-PRC exporter.
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    \20\ See Modification of Regulations Regarding the Practice of 
Accepting Bonds During the Provisional Measures Period in 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations, 76 FR 61042 
(October 3, 2011) and section 772(c)(1)(C) of the Act. Unlike in 
administrative reviews, the Department calculates the adjustment for 
export subsidies in investigations not in the margin calculation 
program, but in the cash deposit instructions issued to CBP. See 
Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and 
Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances: Certain Lined 
Paper Products from India, 71 FR 45012 (August 8, 2006), and 
accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 1.
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    As we stated in the Preliminary Determination, consistent with our 
practice, where the product under investigation is also subject to a 
concurrent countervailing duty investigation, we instruct CBP to 
require a cash deposit equal to the amount by which the normal value 
exceeds the export price or constructed export price, less the amount 
of the countervailing duty determined to constitute an export 
subsidy.\21\ In this LTFV investigation, export subsidies constitute 
0.13 percent \22\ of the final calculated countervailing duty rate in 
the concurrent countervailing duty investigation, and, thus, we will 
offset the calculated rates for Asia Symbol, the company receiving a 
separate rate, and the PRC-wide rate by the countervailing duty rate 
attributable to export subsidies (i.e., 0.13 percent) to calculate the 
cash deposit rate for this LTFV investigation.\23\ We are not adjusting 
the rates for estimated domestic subsidy pass-through because there is 
no cost-to-price linkage to a subsidized program and, thus, we have no 
basis upon which to make such an adjustment.\24\
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    \21\ See Preliminary Determination, 80 FR at 51769-70.
    \22\ The following subsidy programs in the final determination 
of the concurrent countervailing duty investigation are export 
subsidies: City bonus for export activity from finance bureau (0.13 
percent). See Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Uncoated 
Paper from the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative 
Countervailing Duty Determination (``CVD Final''), and accompanying 
Issues and Decision Memorandum. The final determination in this 
companion CVD proceeding is being concurrently released on the same 
day as this final determination.
    \23\ The cash deposit rate reflecting the export subsidy offset 
will be in effect until the countervailing duty provisional measures 
expire (i.e. 120 days after the publication of the preliminary 
determination of the companion countervailing duty investigation).
    \24\ See Preliminary Decision Memorandum at the section, 
``Adjustment Under Section 777A(f) of the Act.''
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International Trade Commission Notification

    In accordance with section 735(d) of the Act, we will notify the 
International Trade Commission (``ITC'') of the final affirmative 
determination of sales at LTFV. Because the final determination in this 
proceeding is affirmative, in accordance with section 735(b)(2) of the 
Act, the ITC will determine, within 45 days, whether the domestic 
industry in the United States is materially injured, or threatened with 
material injury, by reason of imports of certain uncoated paper from 
the PRC, or sales (or the likelihood of sales) for importation, of 
certain uncoated paper 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.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a reminder to the parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``APO'') of their

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responsibility concerning the disposition of propriety information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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.

    Dated: January 8, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I--Scope of the Investigation

    The merchandise covered by this investigation includes uncoated 
paper in sheet form; weighing at least 40 grams per square meter but 
not more than 150 grams per square meter; that either is a white 
paper with a GE brightness level \1\ of 85 or higher or is a colored 
paper; whether or not surface-decorated, printed (except as 
described below), embossed, perforated, or punched; irrespective of 
the smoothness of the surface; and irrespective of dimensions 
(Certain Uncoated Paper).
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    \1\ One of the key measurements of any grade of paper is 
brightness. Generally speaking, the brighter the paper the better 
the contrast between the paper and the ink. Brightness is measured 
using a GE Reflectance Scale, which measures the reflection of light 
off a grade of paper. One is the lowest reflection, or what would be 
given to a totally black grade, and 100 is the brightest measured 
grade. ``Colored paper'' as used in this scope definition means a 
paper with a hue other than white that reflects one of the primary 
colors of magenta, yellow, and cyan (red, yellow, and blue) or a 
combination of such primary colors.
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    Certain Uncoated Paper includes (a) uncoated free sheet paper 
that meets this scope definition; (b) uncoated ground wood paper 
produced from bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp (BCTMP) that 
meets this scope definition; and (c) any other uncoated paper that 
meets this scope definition regardless of the type of pulp used to 
produce the paper.
    Specifically excluded from the scope are (1) paper printed with 
final content of printed text or graphics and (2) lined paper 
products, typically school supplies, composed of paper that 
incorporates straight horizontal and/or vertical lines that would 
make the paper unsuitable for copying or printing purposes. For 
purposes of this scope definition, paper shall be considered 
``printed with final content'' where at least one side of the sheet 
has printed text and/or graphics that cover at least five percent of 
the surface area of the entire sheet.
    Imports of the subject merchandise are provided for under 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) categories 
4802.56.1000, 4802.56.2000, 4802.56.3000, 4802.56.4000, 
4802.56.6000, 4802.56.7020, 4802.56.7040, 4802.57.1000, 
4802.57.2000, 4802.57.3000, and 4802.57.4000. Some imports of 
subject merchandise may also be classified under 4802.62.1000, 
4802.62.2000, 4802.62.3000, 4802.62.5000, 4802.62.6020, 
4802.62.6040, 4802.69.1000, 4802.69.2000, 4802.69.3000, 4811.90.8050 
and 4811.90.9080. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the 
scope of the investigations is dispositive.

Appendix II--List of Topics Discussed in the Final Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Period of Investigation
IV. Margin Calculations
V. List of Comments
VI. Discussion of Comments
    Comment 1: Surrogate Country
    Comment 2: Selection of Surrogate Value for Wood Chips
    Comment 3: Selection of Surrogate Values for Sodium 
Hypochlorite, Citric Acid, and Aluminum Chloride
    Comment 4: Selection of Surrogate Value for Bamboo Pulp
    Comment 5: Selection of Surrogate Values for Cationic Starch, 
Whitening Materials, Calcium Carbonate Fillers, Hydrogen Peroxide, 
Ferrous Sulphate, and Sodium Sulphate
    Comment 6: Selection of Surrogate Value for Fuel Inputs
    Comment 7: Selection of Surrogate Value for Native Starches
    Comment 8: Selection of Surrogate Values for Limestone, Antifoam 
Compound, Liquid Polymer, and Sodium Phosphate
    Comment 9: Selection of Surrogate Value for LMSTONE80_ENE_MAT
    Comment 10: Selection of Surrogate Value for Bailing Wire
    Comment 11: Selection of Surrogate Value for Packing Cartons
    Comment 12: Selection of Surrogate Value for Paper Cores
    Comment 13: Selection of Surrogate Value for Packing Covers
    Comment 14: Brokerage and Handling Surrogate Value
    Comment 15: Conversion of Nitrogen Surrogate Value
    Comment 16: Inland Insurance Surrogate Value
    Comment 17: Water Treatment Chemical FOPs Comment
    18: Minor Correction for Market Economy Purchases
    Comment 19: Mondi's SG&A Ratio
    Comment 20: PRC-Wide Rate
    Comment 21: Minor Corrections and Inadvertent Errors
VII. Recommendation

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