Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 7081-7082 [2016-02698]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / Notices tires; and turf, lawn and garden, and golf tires. Also excluded from the scope are mining and construction tires that have a rim diameter equal to or exceeding 39 inches. Such tires may be distinguished from other tires of similar size by the number of plies that the construction and mining tires contain (minimum of 16) and the weight of such tires (minimum 1500 pounds). The subject merchandise is currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 4011.20.1025, 4011.20.1035, 4011.20.5030, 4011.20.5050, 4011.61.0000, 4011.62.0000, 4011.63.0000, 4011.69.0050, 4011.92.0000, 4011.93.4000, 4011.93.8000, 4011.94.4000, 4011.94.8000, 8431.49.9038, 8431.49.9090, 8709.90.0020, and 8716.90.1020. Tires meeting the scope description may also enter under the following HTSUS subheadings: 4011.99.4550, 4011.99.8550, 8424.90.9080, 8431.20.0000, 8431.39.0010, 8431.49.1090, 8431.49.9030, 8432.90.0005, 8432.90.0015, 8432.90.0030, 8432.90.0080, 8433.90.5010, 8503.00.9560, 8708.70.0500, 8708.70.2500, 8708.70.4530, 8716.90.5035 and 8716.90.5055. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the subject merchandise is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2016–02701 Filed 2–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–959] Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheetfed presses (Certain Coated Paper) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice. DATES: Effective date: February 10, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Kennedy, Office I, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–7883. asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES2 AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 7081 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order Background On October 1, 2015, the Department initiated a sunset review of the CVD Order 1 on coated paper from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On October 15, 2015, the Department received a notice of intent to participate in the review on behalf of Verso Corporation (Verso), S.D. Warren Company d/b/a Sappi North America (Sappi), Appleton Coated LLC (Appleton), and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO, CLC (USW) (collectively, the petitioners) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1). Verso, Sappi, and Appleton claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as domestic producers of the domestic like product. The USW claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(D) of the Act as a certified union or recognized union or group of workers which is representative of an industry engaged in the manufacture, production, or wholesale in the United States of a domestic like product. The Department received adequate substantive responses collectively from the domestic industry within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department did not receive a substantive response from the Government of the PRC or any respondent interested party to the proceeding. Because the Department received no response from the respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited review of this CVD Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(l)(ii)(B)(2) and (C)(2). As explained in the memorandum from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll all administrative deadlines due to the recent closure of the Federal Government. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by four business days. The revised deadline for the final results of this expedited sunset review is now March 4, 2016.3 The merchandise subject to the order is certain coated paper from the People’s Republic of China. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) numbers 4810.14.11, 4810.14.1900, 4810.14.2010, 4810.14.2090, 4810.14.5000, 4810.14.6000, 4810.14.70, 4810.19.1100, 4810.19.1900, 4810.19.2010, 4810.19.2090, 4810.22.1000, 4810.22.50, 4810.22.6000, 4810.22.70, 4810.29.1000, 4810.29.5000, 4810.29.6000, 4810.29.70, 4810.32, 4810.39, 4810.92, 4810.29.1035, 4810.29.7035, 4810.92.1235, 4810.92.1435, and 4810.92.6535. For a full description of the scope, see ‘‘Expedited Sunset Review: Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses from the People’s Republic of China,’’ from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated concurrently with this final notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum), and hereby adopted by this notice. 1 See Certain Coated Paper Suitable for HighQuality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 70201 (November 17, 2010) (CVD Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year ‘‘Sunset’’ Review, 80 FR 59133 (October 1, 2015). 3 See Memorandum to the Record from Ron Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and the net countervailable subsidy likely to prevail if the CVD Order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this expedited sunset review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file electronically via the Enforcement and Compliance Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Enforcement and Compliance, regarding ‘‘Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government Closure During Snowstorm Jonas,’’ dated January 27, 2016. E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 7082 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / Notices Final Results of Review John Conniff, Office III, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the CVD Order on coated paper from the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a net countervailable subsidy at the rates listed below: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Subsidy rate (percent) Background On September 1, 2015, the Gold East Paper (Jiangsu) Department of Commerce (the Co., Ltd., Gold Huasheng Department) published a notice of Paper Co., Ltd., Gold East opportunity to request an administrative Trading (Hong Kong) review of the countervailing duty order Company Ltd., Ningbo on certain lined paper products from Zhonghua Paper Co., Ltd., India.1 On September 30, 2015, Navneet and Ningbo Asia Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. .................. 19.46 Education Ltd. (Navneet) and Kokuyo Riddhi Paper Products Private Limited Shandong Sun Paper Indus(Kokuyo) filed timely requests for try Joint Stock Co., Ltd., and Yanzhou Tianzhang reviews.2 No other interested party Paper Industry Co., Ltd. .... 202.84 submitted a review request for Navneet All Others .............................. 19.46 and Kokuyo. The Department published in the Federal Register the notice of Notification Regarding Administrative initiation of this countervailing duty Protective Order administrative review, which included Navneet and Kokuyo, for the period This notice serves as the only January 1, 2014, through December 31, reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of 2014.3 On November 16, 2015, Navneet their responsibility concerning the submitted a timely withdrawal of its return or destruction of proprietary review request.4 On December 8, 2015, information disclosed under APO in Kokuyo submitted a timely withdrawal accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. of its review request.5 Timely notification of return/ destruction of APO materials or Partial Rescission of the 2014 conversion to judicial protective order is Administrative Review hereby requested. Failure to comply Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the with the regulations and the terms of an Secretary will rescind an administrative APO is a sanctionable violation. review, in whole or in part, if the parties We are issuing and publishing these that requested a review withdraw the final results and notice in accordance request within 90 days of the date of with sections 751(c), 752(b), and publication of the notice of initiation of 777(i)(1) of the Act. the requested review. The Department Dated: February 3, 2016. published the Initiation on November 9, Paul Piquado, 2015. Navneet’s and Kokuyo’s Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and withdrawal requests were submitted Compliance. within the 90-day period following the [FR Doc. 2016–02698 Filed 2–9–16; 8:45 am] publication of the Initiation and, thus, are timely. Therefore, in accordance BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Producer/exporter DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES2 [C–533–844] Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Notice of Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: 2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: February 10, 2016. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 80 FR 52741 (September 1, 2015). 2 See Navneet’s September 30, 2015, letter to the Department requesting a countervailing duty administrative review and Kokuyo’s September 30, 2015 request for a countervailing duty administrative review. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 80 FR 69193 (November 9, 2015) (Initiation). 4 See Navneet’s November 16, 2015, letter withdrawing its request for a countervailing duty administrative review. 5 See Kokuyo’s December 8, 2015, letter withdrawing its request for a countervailing duty administrative review. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1) we are rescinding this review of the countervailing duty order on certain lined paper products from India with respect to Navneet and Kokuyo, which requested an administrative review. The Petitioners 6 in the review did not request a review of any Indian company. Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries at a rate equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, during the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under an APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. 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 which is subject to sanction. 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: February 3, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–02700 Filed 2–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 6 Petitioners are the Association of American School Paper Suppliers. E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 27 (Wednesday, February 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7081-7082]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02698]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-959]


Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics 
Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that 
revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain coated 
paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses 
(Certain Coated Paper) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would 
be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable 
subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section 
of this notice.

DATES: Effective date: February 10, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Kennedy, Office I, AD/CVD 
Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
7883.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 1, 2015, the Department initiated a sunset review of the 
CVD Order \1\ on coated paper from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On October 15, 
2015, the Department received a notice of intent to participate in the 
review on behalf of Verso Corporation (Verso), S.D. Warren Company d/b/
a Sappi North America (Sappi), Appleton Coated LLC (Appleton), and the 
United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied 
Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC (USW) 
(collectively, the petitioners) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1). Verso, Sappi, and Appleton claimed interested party 
status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as domestic producers of the 
domestic like product. The USW claimed interested party status under 
section 771(9)(D) of the Act as a certified union or recognized union 
or group of workers which is representative of an industry engaged in 
the manufacture, production, or wholesale in the United States of a 
domestic like product.
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    \1\ See Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print 
Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of 
China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination 
and Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 70201 (November 17, 2010) (CVD 
Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year ``Sunset'' Review, 80 FR 59133 
(October 1, 2015).
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    The Department received adequate substantive responses collectively 
from the domestic industry within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 
CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department did not receive a substantive 
response from the Government of the PRC or any respondent interested 
party to the proceeding. Because the Department received no response 
from the respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an 
expedited review of this CVD Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of 
the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(l)(ii)(B)(2) and (C)(2).
    As explained in the memorandum from the Acting Assistant Secretary 
for Enforcement and Compliance, the Department has exercised its 
discretion to toll all administrative deadlines due to the recent 
closure of the Federal Government. All deadlines in this segment of the 
proceeding have been extended by four business days. The revised 
deadline for the final results of this expedited sunset review is now 
March 4, 2016.\3\
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    \3\ See Memorandum to the Record from Ron Lorentzen, Acting 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, regarding 
``Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government 
Closure During Snowstorm Jonas,'' dated January 27, 2016.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the order is certain coated paper from 
the People's Republic of China. The product is currently classified 
under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) 
numbers 4810.14.11, 4810.14.1900, 4810.14.2010, 4810.14.2090, 
4810.14.5000, 4810.14.6000, 4810.14.70, 4810.19.1100, 4810.19.1900, 
4810.19.2010, 4810.19.2090, 4810.22.1000, 4810.22.50, 4810.22.6000, 
4810.22.70, 4810.29.1000, 4810.29.5000, 4810.29.6000, 4810.29.70, 
4810.32, 4810.39, 4810.92, 4810.29.1035, 4810.29.7035, 4810.92.1235, 
4810.92.1435, and 4810.92.6535.
    For a full description of the scope, see ``Expedited Sunset Review: 
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using 
Sheet-Fed Presses from the People's Republic of China,'' from Christian 
Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement 
and Compliance, dated concurrently with this final notice (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum), and hereby adopted by this notice.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of a 
countervailable subsidy and the net countervailable subsidy likely to 
prevail if the CVD Order were revoked. Parties can find a complete 
discussion of all issues raised in this expedited sunset review and the 
corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on 
file electronically via the Enforcement and Compliance Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). 
ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and 
in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of 
Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision 
Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum are identical in content.

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Final Results of Review

    Pursuant to sections 752(b)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the CVD Order on coated paper from the PRC would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a net countervailable 
subsidy at the rates listed below:

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                                                           Subsidy rate
                    Producer/exporter                        (percent)
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Gold East Paper (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd., Gold Huasheng Paper           19.46
 Co., Ltd., Gold East Trading (Hong Kong) Company Ltd.,
 Ningbo Zhonghua Paper Co., Ltd., and Ningbo Asia Pulp &
 Paper Co., Ltd.........................................
Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd., and            202.84
 Yanzhou Tianzhang Paper Industry Co., Ltd..............
All Others..............................................           19.46
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to 
judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with 
the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: February 3, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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