Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews, 14691-14692 [2017-05666]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–970, C–570–971] Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On February 7, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published its notice of initiation and preliminary results of changed circumstances reviews (‘‘CCR’’) of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) and countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) orders on multilayered wood flooring from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) (Preliminary Results). The Department preliminarily determined that Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yihua Tech’’) is the successor-in-interest to Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yihua Timber’’) for purposes of the AD and CVD orders on wood flooring from the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Yihua Timber’s AD and CVD cash deposit rates with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no parties submitted comments, and there is no other information or evidence on the record calling into question our Preliminary Results, the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results. For these final results, the Department continues to find that Yihua Tech is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber. DATES: Effective March 22, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Hill, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3518. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On December 8, 2011, the Department published the AD and CVD orders on multilayered wood flooring from the PRC.1 On July 28, 2016, Yihua Tech 1 See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 76 FR 76690 (December 8, 2011); see also Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 76 FR 76692 (December 8, 2011, as amended, Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 77 FR 5484 (February 3, 2012) (‘‘Orders’’). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 requested that the Department initiate expedited CCRs and determine that it is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber for purposes of determining AD and CVD liabilities.2 On February 7, 2017, the Department initiated CCRs and made preliminary findings that Yihua Tech is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber and is entitled to Yihua Timber’s AD and CVD cash deposit rates with respect to entries of subject merchandise.3 We provided interested parties 14 days from the date of publication of the Preliminary Results to submit case briefs. No interested parties submitted case briefs or requested a hearing. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the orders includes wood flooring, subject to certain exceptions. Imports of the subject merchandise are provided for under the following subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’): 4412.31.0520; 4412.31.0540; 4412.31.0560; 4412.31.2510; 4412.31.2520; 4412.31.3175; 4412.31.4040; 4412.31.4050; 4412.31.4060; 4412.31.4070; 4412.31.4075; 4412.31.4080; 4412.31.5125; 4412.31.5135; 4412.31.5155; 4412.31.5165; 4412.31.5175; 4412.31.6000; 4412.31.9100; 4412.32.0520; 4412.32.0540; 4412.32.0560; 4412.32.0565; 4412.32.0570; 4412.32.2510; 4412.32.2520; 4412.32.2525; 4412.32.2530; 4412.32.3125; 4412.32.3135; 4412.32.3155; 4412.32.3165; 4412.32.3175; 4412.32.3185; 4412.32.5600; 4412.39.1000; 4412.39.3000; 4412.39.4011; 4412.39.4012; 4412.39.4019; 4412.39.4031; 4412.39.4032; 4412.39.4039; 4412.39.4051; 4412.39.4052; 4412.39.4059; 4412.39.4061; 4412.39.4062; 4412.39.4069; 4412.39.5010; 4412.39.5030; 4412.39.5050; 4412.94.1030; 4412.94.1050; 4412.94.3105; 4412.94.3111; 4412.94.3121; 4412.94.3131; 4412.94.3141; 4412.94.3160; 4412.94.3171; 4412.94.4100; 4412.94.5100; 2 See Letter from Yihua Tech to the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China (AD) and Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China (AD/CVD); Request for Changed Circumstances Review,’’ dated July 28, 2016 (‘‘CCR Request’’). 3 See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews; 82 FR 9561 (February 7, 2017) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14691 4412.94.6000; 4412.94.7000; 4412.94.8000; 4412.94.9000; 4412.94.9500; 4412.99.0600; 4412.99.1020; 4412.99.1030; 4412.99.1040; 4412.99.3110; 4412.99.3120; 4412.99.3130; 4412.99.3140; 4412.99.3150; 4412.99.3160; 4412.99.3170; 4412.99.4100; 4412.99.5100; 4412.99.5105; 4412.99.5115; 4412.99.5710; 4412.99.6000; 4412.99.7000; 4412.99.8000; 4412.99.9000; 4412.99.9500; 4418.71.2000; 4418.71.9000; 4418.72.2000; 4418.72.9500; and 9801.00.2500. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the subject merchandise is dispositive.4 Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews Because the record contains no information or evidence that calls into question the Preliminary Results, for the reasons stated in the Preliminary Results, the Department continues to find that Yihua Tech is the successor-ininterest to Yihua Timber, and is entitled to Yihua Timber’s AD and CVD cash deposit rates with respect to entries of subject merchandise.5 Instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Based on these final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect estimated AD and CVD duties for all shipments of subject merchandise exported by Yihua Tech and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of this notice in the Federal Register at the current AD and CVD cash deposit rates for Yihua Timber (i.e., 17.37 percent and 1.38 percent, respectively).6 These cash deposit requirements shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative 4 For a complete description of the Scope of the Orders, please see Preliminary Results and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 5 For a complete discussion of the Department’s findings, which remain unchanged in these final results and which are herein incorporated by reference and adopted by this notice, see generally the Preliminary Decision Memorandum accompanying the Preliminary Results. 6 See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013– 2014, 81 FR 46899 (July 19, 2016); see also Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2013, 81 FR 32291 (May 23, 2016). E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 14692 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / Notices protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing this final results notice in accordance with sections 751(b) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3). Dated: March 16, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–05666 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–890] Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On February 7, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published its notice of initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (‘‘CCR’’) of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on wooden bedroom furniture (‘‘WBF’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) (Preliminary Results). The Department preliminarily determined that Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yihua Tech’’) is the successor-ininterest to Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yihua Timber’’) for purposes of the AD order on WBF from the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Yihua Timber’s AD cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no parties submitted comments, and there is no other information or evidence on the record calling into question our Preliminary Results, the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results. For these final results, the Department continues to find that Yihua Tech is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber. DATES: Effective March 22, 2017. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Hill, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3518. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 5, 2005, the Department published the AD order on WBF from the PRC.1 On July 28, 2016, Yihua Tech requested that the Department initiate an expedited CCR and determine that it is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber for purposes of determining AD liabilities.2 On February 7, 2017, the Department initiated a CCR and made a preliminary finding that Yihua Tech is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber and is entitled to Yihua Timber’s AD cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise.3 We provided interested parties 14 days from the date of publication of the Preliminary Results to submit case briefs. No interested parties submitted case briefs or requested a hearing. Scope of the Order The product covered by the order is wooden bedroom furniture, subject to certain exceptions.4 Imports of subject merchandise are classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) subheadings: 9403.50.9042, 9403.50.9045, 9403.50.9041, 9403.60.8081, 9403.20.0018, 9403.90.8041, 7009.92.1000, or 7009.92.5000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description in the Order remains dispositive.5 1 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China, 70 FR 329 (January 4, 2005) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Letter from Yihua Tech to the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China (AD) and Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China (AD/CVD); Request for Changed Circumstances Review,’’ dated July 28, 2016 (‘‘CCR Request’’). 3 See Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review; 82 FR 9560 (February 7, 2017) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 4 See Order, 70 FR at 332–33. 5 For a complete description of the Scope of the Order, please see Preliminary Results and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review Because the record contains no information or evidence that calls into question the Preliminary Results, for the reasons stated in the Preliminary Results, the Department continues to find that Yihua Tech is the successor-ininterest to Yihua Timber, and is entitled to Yihua Timber’s AD cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise.6 Instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Based on these final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect estimated AD duties for all shipments of subject merchandise exported by Yihua Tech and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of this notice in the Federal Register at the current AD cash deposit rate for Yihua Timber (i.e., 21.53 percent).7 These cash deposit requirements shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing this final results notice in accordance with sections 751(b) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3). Dated: March 14, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–05667 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 6 For a complete discussion of the Department’s findings, which remain unchanged in these final results and which are herein incorporated by reference and adopted by this notice, see generally the Preliminary Decision Memorandum accompanying the Preliminary Results. 7 See Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony with Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Administrative Review Pursuant to Court Decision, 79 FR 68410 (November 17, 2014). E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 22, 2017)]
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[Pages 14691-14692]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-970, C-570-971]


Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: 
Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews

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

SUMMARY: On February 7, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the 
``Department'') published its notice of initiation and preliminary 
results of changed circumstances reviews (``CCR'') of the antidumping 
duty (``AD'') and countervailing duty (``CVD'') orders on multilayered 
wood flooring from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') 
(Preliminary Results). The Department preliminarily determined that 
Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co., Ltd. (``Yihua Tech'') is the successor-
in-interest to Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co., Ltd. (``Yihua 
Timber'') for purposes of the AD and CVD orders on wood flooring from 
the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Yihua Timber's AD and CVD cash 
deposit rates with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We 
invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no 
parties submitted comments, and there is no other information or 
evidence on the record calling into question our Preliminary Results, 
the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results. For 
these final results, the Department continues to find that Yihua Tech 
is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber.

DATES: Effective March 22, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Jonathan Hill, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3518.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On December 8, 2011, the Department published the AD and CVD orders 
on multilayered wood flooring from the PRC.\1\ On July 28, 2016, Yihua 
Tech requested that the Department initiate expedited CCRs and 
determine that it is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber for 
purposes of determining AD and CVD liabilities.\2\ On February 7, 2017, 
the Department initiated CCRs and made preliminary findings that Yihua 
Tech is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber and is entitled to 
Yihua Timber's AD and CVD cash deposit rates with respect to entries of 
subject merchandise.\3\ We provided interested parties 14 days from the 
date of publication of the Preliminary Results to submit case briefs. 
No interested parties submitted case briefs or requested a hearing.
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    \1\ See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of 
China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value 
and Antidumping Duty Order, 76 FR 76690 (December 8, 2011); see also 
Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of China: 
Countervailing Duty Order, 76 FR 76692 (December 8, 2011, as 
amended, Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of 
China: Amended Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 77 FR 
5484 (February 3, 2012) (``Orders'').
    \2\ See Letter from Yihua Tech to the Secretary of Commerce 
``Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China (AD) 
and Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of China 
(AD/CVD); Request for Changed Circumstances Review,'' dated July 28, 
2016 (``CCR Request'').
    \3\ See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews; 82 FR 9561 
(February 7, 2017) (``Preliminary Results'') and accompanying 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the orders includes wood flooring, 
subject to certain exceptions. Imports of the subject merchandise are 
provided for under the following subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''): 4412.31.0520; 4412.31.0540; 
4412.31.0560; 4412.31.2510; 4412.31.2520; 4412.31.3175; 4412.31.4040; 
4412.31.4050; 4412.31.4060; 4412.31.4070; 4412.31.4075; 4412.31.4080; 
4412.31.5125; 4412.31.5135; 4412.31.5155; 4412.31.5165; 4412.31.5175; 
4412.31.6000; 4412.31.9100; 4412.32.0520; 4412.32.0540; 4412.32.0560; 
4412.32.0565; 4412.32.0570; 4412.32.2510; 4412.32.2520; 4412.32.2525; 
4412.32.2530; 4412.32.3125; 4412.32.3135; 4412.32.3155; 4412.32.3165; 
4412.32.3175; 4412.32.3185; 4412.32.5600; 4412.39.1000; 4412.39.3000; 
4412.39.4011; 4412.39.4012; 4412.39.4019; 4412.39.4031; 4412.39.4032; 
4412.39.4039; 4412.39.4051; 4412.39.4052; 4412.39.4059; 4412.39.4061; 
4412.39.4062; 4412.39.4069; 4412.39.5010; 4412.39.5030; 4412.39.5050; 
4412.94.1030; 4412.94.1050; 4412.94.3105; 4412.94.3111; 4412.94.3121; 
4412.94.3131; 4412.94.3141; 4412.94.3160; 4412.94.3171; 4412.94.4100; 
4412.94.5100; 4412.94.6000; 4412.94.7000; 4412.94.8000; 4412.94.9000; 
4412.94.9500; 4412.99.0600; 4412.99.1020; 4412.99.1030; 4412.99.1040; 
4412.99.3110; 4412.99.3120; 4412.99.3130; 4412.99.3140; 4412.99.3150; 
4412.99.3160; 4412.99.3170; 4412.99.4100; 4412.99.5100; 4412.99.5105; 
4412.99.5115; 4412.99.5710; 4412.99.6000; 4412.99.7000; 4412.99.8000; 
4412.99.9000; 4412.99.9500; 4418.71.2000; 4418.71.9000; 4418.72.2000; 
4418.72.9500; and 9801.00.2500.
    While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs 
purposes, the written description of the subject merchandise is 
dispositive.\4\
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    \4\ For a complete description of the Scope of the Orders, 
please see Preliminary Results and accompanying Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum.
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Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews

    Because the record contains no information or evidence that calls 
into question the Preliminary Results, for the reasons stated in the 
Preliminary Results, the Department continues to find that Yihua Tech 
is the successor-in-interest to Yihua Timber, and is entitled to Yihua 
Timber's AD and CVD cash deposit rates with respect to entries of 
subject merchandise.\5\
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    \5\ For a complete discussion of the Department's findings, 
which remain unchanged in these final results and which are herein 
incorporated by reference and adopted by this notice, see generally 
the Preliminary Decision Memorandum accompanying the Preliminary 
Results.
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Instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    Based on these final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to collect estimated AD and CVD duties for all 
shipments of subject merchandise exported by Yihua Tech and entered, or 
withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication 
date of this notice in the Federal Register at the current AD and CVD 
cash deposit rates for Yihua Timber (i.e., 17.37 percent and 1.38 
percent, respectively).\6\ These cash deposit requirements shall remain 
in effect until further notice.
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    \6\ See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 
2013-2014, 81 FR 46899 (July 19, 2016); see also Multilayered Wood 
Flooring from the People's Republic of China: Final Results and 
Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 
2013, 81 FR 32291 (May 23, 2016).
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Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
administrative

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protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility concerning the 
disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing this final results notice in 
accordance with sections 751(b) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended, and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3).

     Dated: March 16, 2017.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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