Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2014, 70091-70092 [2016-24486]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 15, 2016, Norris Cylinder Company (Petitioner) submitted a request for administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steel cylinders from the PRC for a single company, Beijing Tianhai Industry Co., Ltd. (BTIC).1 On June 28, 2016, BTIC also submitted a request for administrative review of the order.2 On August 11, 2016, the Department published the notice of initiation of an administrative review of the order for the period of review June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016.3 On September 14, 2016, Petitioner and BTIC both withdrew their requests for review.4 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Department will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party or parties that requested a review withdraw(s) the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, all parties withdrew their requests for administrative reviews within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in its entirety. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of steel cylinders 1 See Letter to the Secretary from Petitioner, ‘‘High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China Request for Administrative Review and Entry of Appearance,’’ June 15, 2016. 2 See Letter to the Secretary from BTIC, ‘‘Request for the Fourth Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China, A– 570–977 (POR: 06/01/15–05/31/16),’’ June 28, 2016. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 53121 (August 11, 2016). 4 See Letter to the Secretary from Petitioner, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request for an Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China,’’ (September 14, 2016); Letter to the Secretary from BTIC, ‘‘Withdrawal of Review Request in the Fourth Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order on High Pressure Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China,’’ (September 14, 2016). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 70091 certain lined paper products from India. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, and the review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, Goldenpalm Manufacturers PVT Ltd. (Goldenpalm). We preliminarily determine that Goldenpalm received countervailable subsidies during the POR. from the PRC. Antidumping duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of this notice of rescission of administrative review. DATES: Notifications FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under an APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the 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 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: September 29, 2016. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–24366 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–844] Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Effective October 11, 2016. John Conniff, 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) 482–1009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The product covered by this administrative review is certain lined paper products from India. For a full description of the scope of this order see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.1 Methodology The Department is conducting this CVD administrative review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily determine that there is a subsidy (i.e., a financial contribution by an ‘‘authority’’ that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient) and that the subsidy is specific.2 For a full description of the methodology underlying our preliminary conclusions, see the 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 https://access.trade.gov, and 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 1 See Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results for the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Certain Lined Paper Products from India, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 2 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 70092 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix I to this notice. Preliminary Results of Review The Department preliminarily determines that the following net subsidy rate exists for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014: Manufacturer/exporter Goldenpalm Manufacturers PVT Ltd. Net subsidy rate 0.92 percent ad valorem. Disclosure and Public Comment The Department will disclose to parties to this proceeding the calculations performed in connection with these preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of this notice.3 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii), the Department will notify interested parties of the due date to submit case briefs.4 Rebuttal briefs may be filed no later than five days after the deadline for filing case briefs, and must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs.5 Parties who submit case or rebuttal briefs are requested to submit with the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.6 Case and rebuttal briefs should be filed electronically using ACCESS.7 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing must do so within 30 days of publication of these preliminary results by submitting a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, filed electronically using ACCESS. Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number; the number of participants; and a list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, we will inform parties of the scheduled date for the hearing which will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 3 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). the Department requires additional time to examine Goldenpalm’s use of duty drawback programs during the POR, which will require post-preliminary results analysis, we will announce to parties at a later date the case brief deadlines. See the Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 9 for a discussion of the programs that require further analysis. 5 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). 6 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2). 7 See 19 CFR 351.303. 4 Because VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to be determined. Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, the Department will issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues raised in any written briefs, within 120 days after the date of publication of these preliminary results. Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme (EPCGS) Programs Requiring Additional Information Duty Drawback and Annex 45 Program Preliminarily Determined To Be Not Countervailable Central Value Added Tax (CENVAT) Reimbursements Programs Preliminarily Determined To Be Not Used During the POR Recommendation Assessment Rates DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Upon issuance of the final results, the Department shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of review. Cash Deposit Instructions Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, the Department also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties, in the amount shown above, for the company shown above, on shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of this review. For all nonreviewed firms, we will instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Interested Parties These preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213 and 351.221(b)(4). Dated: October 4, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I—List of Topics in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum Summary Background Scope of the Order Subsidies Valuation Allocation Period Cross-Ownership Denominator Benchmark Interest Rates Analysis of Programs Program Preliminarily Determined To Be Countervailable PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2016–24486 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P International Trade Administration [A–570–890] Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments in Part; 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is conducting the eleventh administrative review (‘‘AR’’) of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture (‘‘WBF’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). The period of review (‘‘POR’’) is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. This AR covers 18 companies. The Department has preliminarily determined that seven of the 18 companies, including the sole mandatory respondent, have not established their entitlement to a separate rate and are part of the PRCwide entity. The Department has also preliminarily determined that the remaining 11 companies had no reviewable transactions during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective October 11, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick O’Connor, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0989. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background After initiating this review with respect to 141 companies or company groupings,1 interested parties withdrew 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-533-844]


Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Preliminary Results of 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2014

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an 
administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain 
lined paper products from India. The period of review (POR) is January 
1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, and the review covers one producer/
exporter of the subject merchandise, Goldenpalm Manufacturers PVT Ltd. 
(Goldenpalm). We preliminarily determine that Goldenpalm received 
countervailable subsidies during the POR.

DATES: Effective October 11, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Conniff, 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-
1009.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this administrative review is certain lined 
paper products from India. For a full description of the scope of this 
order see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\1\
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    \1\ See Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results for the 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Certain Lined Paper 
Products from India, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations to Paul 
Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum).
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Methodology

    The Department is conducting this CVD administrative review in 
accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found 
countervailable, we preliminarily determine that there is a subsidy 
(i.e., a financial contribution by an ``authority'' that gives rise to 
a benefit to the recipient) and that the subsidy is specific.\2\ For a 
full description of the methodology underlying our preliminary 
conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.
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    \2\ See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding 
financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding 
benefit; and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity.
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    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 https://access.trade.gov, 
and 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

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Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum 
and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix I to this notice.

Preliminary Results of Review

    The Department preliminarily determines that the following net 
subsidy rate exists for the period January 1, 2014, through December 
31, 2014:

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           Manufacturer/exporter                  Net subsidy rate
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Goldenpalm Manufacturers PVT Ltd..........  0.92 percent ad valorem.
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Disclosure and Public Comment

    The Department will disclose to parties to this proceeding the 
calculations performed in connection with these preliminary results 
within five days of the date of publication of this notice.\3\ Pursuant 
to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii), the Department will notify interested 
parties of the due date to submit case briefs.\4\ Rebuttal briefs may 
be filed no later than five days after the deadline for filing case 
briefs, and must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs.\5\ 
Parties who submit case or rebuttal briefs are requested to submit with 
the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the 
argument; and (3) a table of authorities.\6\ Case and rebuttal briefs 
should be filed electronically using ACCESS.\7\
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    \3\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
    \4\ Because the Department requires additional time to examine 
Goldenpalm's use of duty drawback programs during the POR, which 
will require post-preliminary results analysis, we will announce to 
parties at a later date the case brief deadlines. See the 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 9 for a discussion of the 
programs that require further analysis.
    \5\ See 19 CFR 351.309(d).
    \6\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2).
    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.303.
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    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to 
request a hearing must do so within 30 days of publication of these 
preliminary results by submitting a written request to the Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 
filed electronically using ACCESS. Requests should contain the party's 
name, address, and telephone number; the number of participants; and a 
list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, 
we will inform parties of the scheduled date for the hearing which will 
be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to be determined. 
Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the 
hearing two days before the scheduled date.
    Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act, the Department will issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues 
raised in any written briefs, within 120 days after the date of 
publication of these preliminary results.

Assessment Rates

    Upon issuance of the final results, the Department shall determine, 
and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, 
countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by this 
review. We intend to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after 
publication of the final results of review.

Cash Deposit Instructions

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, the Department also 
intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated 
countervailing duties, in the amount shown above, for the company shown 
above, on shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the 
final results of this review. For all non-reviewed firms, we will 
instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing 
duties at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate 
applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit 
requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 
notice.

Notification to Interested Parties

    These preliminary results of review are issued and published in 
accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.213 and 351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: October 4, 2016.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I--List of Topics in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum

Summary
Background
Scope of the Order
Subsidies Valuation
    Allocation Period
    Cross-Ownership
    Denominator
    Benchmark Interest Rates
Analysis of Programs
    Program Preliminarily Determined To Be Countervailable
    Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme (EPCGS)
    Programs Requiring Additional Information
    Duty Drawback and Annex 45
Program Preliminarily Determined To Be Not Countervailable
    Central Value Added Tax (CENVAT) Reimbursements
Programs Preliminarily Determined To Be Not Used During the POR
Recommendation

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