Furfuryl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015, 36873-36874 [2016-13576]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 8, 2016 / Notices (iii) 1.00 percent of copper; (iv) 0.50 percent of aluminum; (v) 1.25 percent of chromium; (vi) 0.30 percent of cobalt; (vii) 0.40 percent of lead; (viii) 1.25 percent of nickel; (ix) 0.30 percent of tungsten; (x) 0.15 percent of molybdenum; (xi) 0.10 percent of niobium; (xii) 0.41 percent of titanium; (xiii) 0.15 percent of vanadium; or (xiv) 0.15 percent of zirconium. Covered products are generally made to standard O.D. and wall thickness combinations. Pipe multi-stenciled to a standard and/or structural specification and to other specifications, such as American Petroleum Institute (API) API–5L specification, may also be covered by the scope of these investigations. In particular, such multi-stenciled merchandise is covered when it meets the physical description set forth above, and also has one or more of the following characteristics: Is 32 feet in length or less; is less than 2.0 inches (50 mm) in outside diameter; has a galvanized and/or painted (e.g., polyester coated) surface finish; or has a threaded and/or coupled end finish. Standard pipe is ordinarily made to ASTM specifications A53, A135, and A795, but can also be made to other specifications. Structural pipe is made primarily to ASTM specifications A252 and A500. Standard and structural pipe may also be produced to proprietary specifications rather than to industry specifications. Sprinkler pipe is designed for sprinkler fire suppression systems and may be made to industry specifications such as ASTM A53 or to proprietary specifications. Fence tubing is included in the scope regardless of certification to a specification listed in the exclusions below, and can also be made to the ASTM A513 specification. Products that meet the physical description set forth above but are made to the following nominal outside diameter and wall thickness combinations, which are recognized by the industry as typical for fence tubing, are included despite being certified to ASTM mechanical tubing specifications: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES O.D. in inches (nominal) 1.315 1.315 1.315 1.315 1.315 1.315 1.315 1.660 1.660 1.660 1.660 1.660 1.900 1.900 1.900 1.900 1.900 1.900 2.375 2.375 ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... VerDate Sep<11>2014 Wall thickness in inches (nominal) Gage 0.035 0.047 0.055 0.065 0.072 0.083 0.095 0.055 0.065 0.083 0.095 0.109 0.047 0.055 0.065 0.072 0.095 0.109 0.047 0.055 17:30 Jun 07, 2016 20 18 17 16 15 14 13 17 16 14 13 12 18 17 16 15 13 12 18 17 Jkt 238001 O.D. in inches (nominal) 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.875 2.875 3.500 3.500 4.000 4.000 4.500 Wall thickness in inches (nominal) ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... ......... 0.065 0.072 0.095 0.109 0.120 0.109 0.165 0.109 0.165 0.148 0.165 0.203 Gage 16 15 13 12 11 12 8 12 8 9 8 7 The scope of this investigation does not include: (a) Pipe suitable for use in boilers, superheaters, heat exchangers, refining furnaces and feedwater heaters, whether or not cold drawn, which are defined by standards such as ASTM A178 or ASTM A192; (b) finished electrical conduit, i.e., Electrical Rigid Steel Conduit (also known as Electrical Rigid Metal Conduit and Electrical Rigid Metal Steel Conduit), Finished Electrical Metallic Tubing, and Electrical Intermediate Metal Conduit, which are defined by specifications such as American National Standard (ANSI) C80.1–2005, ANSI C80.3–2005, or ANSI C80.6–2005, and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) UL–6, UL–797, or UL–1242; (c) finished scaffolding, i.e., component parts of final, finished scaffolding that enter the United States unassembled as a ‘‘kit.’’ A kit is understood to mean a packaged combination of component parts that contains, at the time of importation, all of the necessary component parts to fully assemble final, finished scaffolding; (d) tube and pipe hollows for redrawing; (e) oil country tubular goods produced to API specifications; (f) line pipe produced to only API specifications, such as API 5L, and not multistenciled; and (g) mechanical tubing, whether or not colddrawn, other than what is included in the above paragraphs. The products subject to this investigation are currently classifiable in Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) statistical reporting numbers 7306.19.1010, 7306.19.1050, 7306.19.5110, 7306.19.5150, 7306.30.1000, 7306.30.5015, 7306.30.5020, 7306.30.5025, 7306.30.5032, 7306.30.5040, 7306.30.5055, 7306.30.5085, 7306.30.5090, 7306.50.1000, 7306.50.5030, 7306.50.5050, and 7306.50.5070. The HTSUS subheadings above are provided for convenience and U.S. Customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. Appendix II—List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Period of Investigation PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36873 4. Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures 5. Scope Comments 6. Discussion of the Methodology a. Determination of the Comparison Method b. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis 7. Date of Sale 8. Product Comparisons 9. Export Price 10. Normal Value a. Home Market Viability b. Level of Trade c. Cost of Production (COP) Analysis 1. Calculation of COP 2. Test of Comparison Market Sales Prices 3. Results of the COP Test d. Calculation of NV Based on Comparison Market Prices 11. Currency Conversion 12. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2016–13480 Filed 6–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–835] Furfuryl Alcohol From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On March 11, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on furfuryl alcohol from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) covering the period of review (‘‘POR’’) June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015.1 This review covers one company, Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd.2 The Department conducted this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but we received no comments. Hence, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results. DATES: Effective Date: June 8, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mandy Mallott, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, AGENCY: 1 See Furfuryl Alcohol From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015, 81 FR 12876 (March 11, 2016) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). 2 Id. E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 36874 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 8, 2016 / Notices U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6430. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 11, 2016, the Department published the Preliminary Results of the instant review, preliminarily finding Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd. to be a part of the PRC-wide entity.3 We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.4 We received no comments from interested parties. The Department conducted this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is furfuryl alcohol (C4H3OCH2OH). Furfuryl alcohol is a primary alcohol, and is colorless or pale yellow in appearance. It is used in the manufacture of resins and as a wetting agent and solvent for coating resins, nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, and other soluble dyes. The product subject to this order is classifiable under subheading 2932.13.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope is dispositive. Final Results of Review As a result of our review, we determine that the following dumping margin on furfuryl alcohol from the PRC exists for Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd., determined to be a part of the PRC-wide entity,5 for the period June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015: PRC-Wide Entity ........... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Exporter Weighted-average dumping margin (percent) 45.27 Preliminary Results, at 12877. 4 Id. 5 Id. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Jun 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date, as provided for by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd., as part of the PRC-wide entity, will be the PRC-wide rate of 45.27 percent; (2) for previously investigated or reviewed PRC and non-PRC exporters who are not under review in this segment of the proceeding but who have separate rates, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the exporter-specific rate published for the most recent period; (3) for all PRC exporters of subject merchandise that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the PRC-wide rate of 45.27 percent; and (4) for all non-PRC exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the PRC exporter(s) that supplied that non-PRC exporter. These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement off antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this 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 Assessment Rates We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to apply an ad valorem assessment rate of 45.27 percent to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were produced and/or exported by Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd. The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of review. 3 See Cash Deposit Requirements This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under 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 the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: May 31, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–13576 Filed 6–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–896] Magnesium Metal From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on magnesium metal from the People’s Republic of China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the dumping margins identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective Date: June 8, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shanah Lee, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6386, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 1, 2016, the Department published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the AD Order 1 on magnesium metal from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 On February 16, 2016, US Magnesium LLC (‘‘Petitioner’’) notified the Department of its intent to participate within the 15day period specified in section 351.218(d)(1)(i) of the Department’s regulations. The domestic interested party claimed interested-party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as a 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal From the People’s Republic of China, 70 FR 19928 (April 15, 2005) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 82 FR 5418 (February 2, 2016) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-835]


Furfuryl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015

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

SUMMARY: On March 11, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the 
``Department'') published in the Federal Register the preliminary 
results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
furfuryl alcohol from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering 
the period of review (``POR'') June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015.\1\ 
This review covers one company, Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd.\2\ The 
Department conducted this administrative review in accordance with 
section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The 
Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the 
Preliminary Results, but we received no comments. Hence, these final 
results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results.
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    \1\ See Furfuryl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China: 
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-
2015, 81 FR 12876 (March 11, 2016) (``Preliminary Results'').
    \2\ Id.

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DATES: Effective Date: June 8, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mandy Mallott, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration,

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U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6430.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 11, 2016, the Department published the Preliminary Results 
of the instant review, preliminarily finding Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd. 
to be a part of the PRC-wide entity.\3\ We invited interested parties 
to comment on the Preliminary Results.\4\ We received no comments from 
interested parties.
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    \3\ See Preliminary Results, at 12877.
    \4\ Id.
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    The Department conducted this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by this order is furfuryl alcohol 
(C4H3OCH2OH). Furfuryl alcohol is a 
primary alcohol, and is colorless or pale yellow in appearance. It is 
used in the manufacture of resins and as a wetting agent and solvent 
for coating resins, nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, and other 
soluble dyes. The product subject to this order is classifiable under 
subheading 2932.13.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States (``HTSUS''). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope 
is dispositive.

Final Results of Review

    As a result of our review, we determine that the following dumping 
margin on furfuryl alcohol from the PRC exists for Qingdao WenKem Co., 
Ltd., determined to be a part of the PRC-wide entity,\5\ for the period 
June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015:
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    \5\ Id.

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                                                       Weighted-average
                      Exporter                          dumping margin
                                                          (percent)
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PRC-Wide Entity....................................               45.27
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Assessment Rates

    We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to 
apply an ad valorem assessment rate of 45.27 percent to all entries of 
subject merchandise during the POR which were produced and/or exported 
by Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd. The Department intends to issue assessment 
instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of these 
final results of review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the final results of this administrative review for all 
shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date, as 
provided for by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit 
rate for Qingdao WenKem Co., Ltd., as part of the PRC-wide entity, will 
be the PRC-wide rate of 45.27 percent; (2) for previously investigated 
or reviewed PRC and non-PRC exporters who are not under review in this 
segment of the proceeding but who have separate rates, the cash deposit 
rate will continue to be the exporter-specific rate published for the 
most recent period; (3) for all PRC exporters of subject merchandise 
that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash 
deposit rate will be the PRC-wide rate of 45.27 percent; and (4) for 
all non-PRC exporters of subject merchandise which have not received 
their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to 
the PRC exporter(s) that supplied that non-PRC exporter. These deposit 
requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 
notice.

Notification to Importers

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers of their 
responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate 
regarding the reimbursement off antidumping duties prior to liquidation 
of the relevant entries during this 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

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under 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 the terms of an 
APO is a sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act.

    Dated: May 31, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-13576 Filed 6-7-16; 8:45 am]
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