Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order, 45128 [2016-16465]

Download as PDF 45128 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 133 / Tuesday, July 12, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–894] Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) in their five year (sunset) reviews that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain tissue paper products (tissue paper) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC. DATES: Effective July 12, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1766. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On March 30, 2005, the Department published the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC.1 On June 1, 2015, the Department initiated 2 and the ITC instituted 3 a five-year (‘‘sunset’’) review of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). As a result of its review, the Department determined that revocation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail were the order revoked.4 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 1 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China, 70 FR 16223 (March 30, 2005). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 80 FR 31012 (June 1, 2015). 3 See Certain Tissue Paper Products From China; Institution of Five-Year Review, 80 FR 31065 (June 1, 2015). 4 See Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 59734 (October 2, 2015). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 On July 5, 2016, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752(a) of the Act, that revocation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.5 Scope of the Order The tissue paper products covered by the order are cut-to-length sheets of tissue paper having a basis weight not exceeding 29 grams per square meter. Tissue paper products subject to this order may or may not be bleached, dyecolored, surface-colored, glazed, surface decorated or printed, sequined, crinkled, embossed, and/or die cut. The tissue paper subject to this order is in the form of cut-to-length sheets of tissue paper with a width equal to or greater than one-half (0.5) inch. Subject tissue paper may be flat or folded, and may be packaged by banding or wrapping with paper or film, by placing in plastic or film bags, and/or by placing in boxes for distribution and use by the ultimate consumer. Packages of tissue paper subject to this order may consist solely of tissue paper of one color and/or style, or may contain multiple colors and/or styles. The merchandise subject to this order does not have specific classification numbers assigned to them under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Subject merchandise may be under one or more of several different subheadings, including: 4802.30, 4802.54, 4802.61, 4802.62, 4802.69, 4804.31.1000, 4804.31.2000, 4804.31.4020, 4804.31.4040, 4804.31.6000, 4804.39, 4805.91.1090, 4805.91.5000, 4805.91.7000, 4806.40, 4808.30, 4808.90, 4811.90, 4823.90, 4802.50.00, 4802.90.00, 4805.91.90, 9505.90.40. The tariff classifications are provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. Excluded from the scope of this order are the following tissue paper products: (1) Tissue paper products that are coated in wax, paraffin, or polymers, of a kind used in floral and food service applications; (2) tissue paper products that have been perforated, embossed, or die-cut to the shape of a toilet seat, i.e., disposable sanitary covers for toilet seats; and (3) toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock, paper of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding, and webs 5 See Certain Tissue Paper Products From China; Determination, 81 FR 43642 (July 5, 2016). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of cellulose fibers (HTSUS 4803.00.20.00 and 4803.00.40.00). Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and of material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which may be subject to sanctions. This five-year (sunset) review and notice are in accordance with section 751(c) and published pursuant to 777(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: July 5, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-894]


Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People's Republic of 
China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
in their five year (sunset) reviews that revocation of the antidumping 
duty (AD) order on certain tissue paper products (tissue paper) from 
the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of 
continuation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC.

DATES: Effective July 12, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith, AD/CVD Operations, Office 
II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1766.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 30, 2005, the Department published the AD order on tissue 
paper from the PRC.\1\ On June 1, 2015, the Department initiated \2\ 
and the ITC instituted \3\ a five-year (``sunset'') review of the AD 
order on tissue paper from the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). As a result of its review, 
the Department determined that revocation of the AD order on tissue 
paper from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of 
dumping, and notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins of 
dumping likely to prevail were the order revoked.\4\
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    \1\ See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less 
Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Tissue Paper 
Products from the People's Republic of China, 70 FR 16223 (March 30, 
2005).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 80 FR 31012 
(June 1, 2015).
    \3\ See Certain Tissue Paper Products From China; Institution of 
Five-Year Review, 80 FR 31065 (June 1, 2015).
    \4\ See Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People's Republic 
of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 59734 (October 2, 2015).
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    On July 5, 2016, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to 
sections 751(c) and 752(a) of the Act, that revocation of the AD order 
on tissue paper from the PRC would likely lead to a continuation or 
recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States 
within a reasonably foreseeable time.\5\
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    \5\ See Certain Tissue Paper Products From China; Determination, 
81 FR 43642 (July 5, 2016).
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Scope of the Order

    The tissue paper products covered by the order are cut-to-length 
sheets of tissue paper having a basis weight not exceeding 29 grams per 
square meter. Tissue paper products subject to this order may or may 
not be bleached, dye-colored, surface-colored, glazed, surface 
decorated or printed, sequined, crinkled, embossed, and/or die cut. The 
tissue paper subject to this order is in the form of cut-to-length 
sheets of tissue paper with a width equal to or greater than one-half 
(0.5) inch. Subject tissue paper may be flat or folded, and may be 
packaged by banding or wrapping with paper or film, by placing in 
plastic or film bags, and/or by placing in boxes for distribution and 
use by the ultimate consumer. Packages of tissue paper subject to this 
order may consist solely of tissue paper of one color and/or style, or 
may contain multiple colors and/or styles.
    The merchandise subject to this order does not have specific 
classification numbers assigned to them under the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Subject merchandise may be under 
one or more of several different subheadings, including: 4802.30, 
4802.54, 4802.61, 4802.62, 4802.69, 4804.31.1000, 4804.31.2000, 
4804.31.4020, 4804.31.4040, 4804.31.6000, 4804.39, 4805.91.1090, 
4805.91.5000, 4805.91.7000, 4806.40, 4808.30, 4808.90, 4811.90, 
4823.90, 4802.50.00, 4802.90.00, 4805.91.90, 9505.90.40. The tariff 
classifications are provided for convenience and customs purposes; 
however, the written description of the scope of this order is 
dispositive.
    Excluded from the scope of this order are the following tissue 
paper products: (1) Tissue paper products that are coated in wax, 
paraffin, or polymers, of a kind used in floral and food service 
applications; (2) tissue paper products that have been perforated, 
embossed, or die-cut to the shape of a toilet seat, i.e., disposable 
sanitary covers for toilet seats; and (3) toilet or facial tissue 
stock, towel or napkin stock, paper of a kind used for household or 
sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding, and webs of cellulose fibers 
(HTSUS 4803.00.20.00 and 4803.00.40.00).

Continuation of the Order

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC would 
likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and of material 
injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 
751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of 
the AD order on tissue paper from the PRC. U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection will continue to collect AD cash deposits at the rates in 
effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The 
effective date of the continuation of the order will be the date of 
publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. 
Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to 
initiate the next five-year review of the order not later than 30 days 
prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation.

Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective 
order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 
19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which 
may be subject to sanctions.
    This five-year (sunset) review and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) and published pursuant to 777(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: July 5, 2016.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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