Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015, 9805-9806 [2016-04200]

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stilbenic optical brightening agents (OBAs) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Teh Fong Ming International Co., Ltd. (TFM). We preliminarily find that TFM has sold subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: February 26, 2016. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Cartsos or Minoo Hatten, AD/ CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1757, and (202) 482–1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order 1 is OBAs and is currently classifiable under subheadings 3204.20.8000, 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.4000 and 2921.59.8090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). While the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 1 See Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 27419 (May 10, 2012) (Order). PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9805 written product description remains dispositive.2 Methodology In accordance with sections 776(a) and (b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), we relied on facts available with an adverse inference with respect to TFM, the sole company in this review. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://enforcement. trade.gov/frn/index.html. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine that a weighted-average dumping margin of 6.19 percent exists for TFM for the period May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. Public Comment Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(ii), interested parties may submit cases briefs not later than 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the date for filing case briefs.3 Parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.4 Interested parties who wish to request a hearing, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via ACCESS. An 2 A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in the memorandum to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, ‘‘Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan: Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014– 2015’’ dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 3 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). 4 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2) and 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 9806 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2016 / Notices electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.5 Requests should contain (1) the party’s name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of issues to be discussed. Issues raised in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the respective case briefs. The Department intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of the issues raised in any written briefs, not later than 120 days after the date of publication of this notice, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1). Assessment Rates Upon completion of the administrative review, the Department shall determine and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. For the final results, if we continue to rely on adverse facts available to establish TFM’s weighted average dumping margin, we will instruct CBP to apply an ad valorem assessment rate of 6.19 percent to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were produced and/or exported by TFM. We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this review. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of final results of administrative review for all shipments of OBAs from Taiwan entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for TFM will be equal to the weighted-average dumping margin established in the final results of this administrative review; (2) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the manufacturer of the merchandise for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding; (3) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 6.19 percent.6 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, 5 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 6 The all-others rate established in the Order. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:41 Feb 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a preliminary 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 review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. period of review.1 The period of review is February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: February 26, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edythe Artman or Brian Davis, 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) 482–3931 or (202) 482– 7924, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notification to Interested Parties Scope of the Order We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1). For purposes of the order, the product covered is certain stainless steel buttweld pipe fittings. Stainless steel buttweld pipe fittings are under 14 inches in outside diameter (based on nominal pipe size), whether finished or unfinished. The product encompasses all grades of stainless steel and ‘‘commodity’’ and ‘‘specialty’’ fittings. Specifically excluded from the definition are threaded, grooved, and bolted fittings, and fittings made from any material other than stainless steel. The butt-weld fittings subject to the order is currently classifiable under subheading 7307.23.0000 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 scope of the order is dispositive. A full description of the scope of the order is contained in the memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, titled ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Italy; 2014–2015’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), which is issued concurrent with and hereby adopted by this notice. The Preliminary 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 to ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov and is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Dated: February 19, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum Summary Background Scope of the Order Discussion of the Methodology Use of Facts Otherwise Available A. Background B. Application of Facts Available With an Adverse Inference C. Selection and Corroboration of Information Used as Facts Available Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–04200 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–475–828] Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: For the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Italy, the Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise by Filmag Italia Spa (Filmag) were made at less than normal value during the AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 80 FR 18202 (April 3, 2015). E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9805-9806]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04200]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-583-848]


Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-
2015

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain 
stilbenic optical brightening agents (OBAs) from Taiwan. The period of 
review (POR) is May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The review covers 
one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Teh Fong Ming 
International Co., Ltd. (TFM). We preliminarily find that TFM has sold 
subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are 
invited to comment on these preliminary results.

DATES: Effective Date: February 26, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Cartsos or Minoo Hatten, AD/
CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1757, and (202) 
482-1690, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order \1\ is OBAs and is currently 
classifiable under subheadings 3204.20.8000, 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.4000 
and 2921.59.8090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS). While the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and 
customs purposes, the written product description remains 
dispositive.\2\
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    \1\ See Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From 
Taiwan: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value 
and Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 27419 (May 10, 2012) (Order).
    \2\ A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in 
the memorandum to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary 
for Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, ``Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from 
Taiwan: Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping 
Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015'' dated concurrently with and 
hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum).
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Methodology

    In accordance with sections 776(a) and (b) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (the Act), we relied on facts available with an 
adverse inference with respect to TFM, the sole company in this review. 
For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, 
see Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to 
registered users at http://access.trade.gov and to all parties in the 
Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce 
building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html.

Preliminary Results of Review

    As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine that a 
weighted-average dumping margin of 6.19 percent exists for TFM for the 
period May 1, 2014, through April 30, 2015.

Public Comment

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(ii), interested parties may submit 
cases briefs not later than 30 days after the date of publication of 
this notice. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case 
briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the date for filing 
case briefs.\3\ Parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in 
this proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A 
statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a 
table of authorities.\4\
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    \3\ See 19 CFR 351.309(d).
    \4\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2) and 19 CFR 351.303 (for 
general filing requirements).
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    Interested parties who wish to request a hearing, must submit a 
written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Compliance, filed electronically via ACCESS. An

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electronically filed document must be received successfully in its 
entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time within 30 days after the 
date of publication of this notice.\5\ Requests should contain (1) the 
party's name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of 
participants; and (3) a list of issues to be discussed. Issues raised 
in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the respective case 
briefs. The Department intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of its analysis of the 
issues raised in any written briefs, not later than 120 days after the 
date of publication of this notice, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1).
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    \5\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
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Assessment Rates

    Upon completion of the administrative review, the Department shall 
determine and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess 
antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. 
For the final results, if we continue to rely on adverse facts 
available to establish TFM's weighted average dumping margin, we will 
instruct CBP to apply an ad valorem assessment rate of 6.19 percent to 
all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were produced 
and/or exported by TFM.
    We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of 
the final results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the notice of final results of administrative review for 
all shipments of OBAs from Taiwan entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after the date of publication as provided by 
section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for TFM will 
be equal to the weighted-average dumping margin established in the 
final results of this administrative review; (2) if the exporter is not 
a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original 
investigation but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be 
the rate established for the manufacturer of the merchandise for the 
most recently completed segment of this proceeding; (3) the cash 
deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to 
be 6.19 percent.\6\ These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, 
shall remain in effect until further notice.
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    \6\ The all-others rate established in the Order.
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Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a preliminary 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 review period. Failure to comply 
with this requirement could result in the Secretary's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1).

    Dated: February 19, 2016.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum

Summary
Background
Scope of the Order
Discussion of the Methodology
    Use of Facts Otherwise Available
    A. Background
    B. Application of Facts Available With an Adverse Inference
    C. Selection and Corroboration of Information Used as Facts 
Available
    Recommendation

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