Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 18284-18285 [2017-07805]

Download as PDF 18284 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 73 / Tuesday, April 18, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Appendix II—Scope of the Order sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 27, Annex II, and Annex VII of the ASCM. Comment 9: Whether the Department’s analysis of certain programs is inconsistent with the ASCM, the Act, and the Department’s regulations, as they do not involve a financial contribution and do not confer a benefit Comment 10: Whether the Department made a calculation error in the benefit calculation of duty drawback (DDB). AGENCY: The merchandise covered by the order is certain oil country tubular goods (‘‘OCTG’’), which are hollow steel products of circular cross-section, including oil well casing and tubing, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel (both carbon and alloy), whether seamless or welded, regardless of end finish (e.g., whether or not plain end, threaded, or threaded and coupled) whether or not conforming to American Petroleum Institute (‘‘API’’) or non-API specifications, whether finished (including limited service OCTG products) or unfinished (including green tubes and limited service OCTG products), whether or not thread protectors are attached. The scope of the order also covers OCTG coupling stock. Excluded from the scope of the order are: Casing or tubing containing 10.5 percent or more by weight of chromium; drill pipe; unattached couplings; and unattached thread protectors. The merchandise subject to the order is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item numbers: 7304.29.10.10, 7304.29.10.20, 7304.29.10.30, 7304.29.10.40, 7304.29.10.50, 7304.29.10.60, 7304.29.10.80, 7304.29.20.10, 7304.29.20.20, 7304.29.20.30, 7304.29.20.40, 7304.29.20.50, 7304.29.20.60, 7304.29.20.80, 7304.29.31.10, 7304.29.31.20, 7304.29.31.30, 7304.29.31.40, 7304.29.31.50, 7304.29.31.60, 7304.29.31.80, 7304.29.41.10, 7304.29.41.20, 7304.29.41.30, 7304.29.41.40, 7304.29.41.50, 7304.29.41.60, 7304.29.41.80, 7304.29.50.15, 7304.29.50.30, 7304.29.50.45, 7304.29.50.60, 7304.29.50.75, 7304.29.61.15, 7304.29.61.30, 7304.29.61.45, 7304.29.61.60, 7304.29.61.75, 7305.20.20.00, 7305.20.40.00, 7305.20.60.00, 7305.20.80.00, 7306.29.10.30, 7306.29.10.90, 7306.29.20.00, 7306.29.31.00, 7306.29.41.00, 7306.29.60.10, 7306.29.60.50, 7306.29.81.10, and 7306.29.81.50. The merchandise subject to the order may also enter under the following HTSUS item numbers: 7304.39.00.24, 7304.39.00.28, 7304.39.00.32, 7304.39.00.36, 7304.39.00.40, 7304.39.00.44, 7304.39.00.48, 7304.39.00.52, 7304.39.00.56, 7304.39.00.62, 7304.39.00.68, 7304.39.00.72, 7304.39.00.76, 7304.39.00.80, 7304.59.60.00, 7304.59.80.15, 7304.59.80.20, 7304.59.80.25, 7304.59.80.30, 7304.59.80.35, 7304.59.80.40, 7304.59.80.45, 7304.59.80.50, 7304.59.80.55, 7304.59.80.60, 7304.59.80.65, 7304.59.80.70, 7304.59.80.80, 7305.31.40.00, 7305.31.60.90, 7306.30.50.55, 7306.30.50.90, 7306.50.50.50, and 7306.50.50.70. The HTSUS subheadings above are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2017–07806 Filed 4–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Apr 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 International Trade Administration [A–122–853] Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On January 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc. (JBL Canada). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2016. The final weighted-average dumping margin for JBL Canada, which does not differ from the preliminary results, is listed below in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective April 18, 2017. Kate Johnson or George Ayache, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4929 or (202) 482–2623, respectively. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: party submitted a request for a hearing in the instant review. The Department conducted this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Scope of the Order 4 The merchandise subject to the order is citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 2918.14.0000, 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000, and 3824.90.9290. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description, available in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum,5 remains dispositive. Changes Since the Preliminary Results As no parties submitted comments on the margin calculation methodology used in the Preliminary Results, the Department made no adjustments to that methodology in the final results of this review. Final Results of the Review As a result of this review, the Department determines that the following weighted-average dumping margin exists for entries of subject merchandise that were produced and/or exported by the following company during the POR: Manufacturer/Exporter Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc Weightedaverage margin (percent) 0.00 Background This review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, JBL Canada. On January 30, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results.1 We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.2 No interested party submitted comments.3 Further, no 1 See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016, 82 FR 8722 (January 30, 2017) (Preliminary Results), and accompanying Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Canada from Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 2 Preliminary Results, 82 FR at 8723. 3 JBL Canada submitted a case brief stating: ‘‘Respondent JBL has no comments on the Department’s Preliminary Results. We reserve the right to submit a rebuttal brief in response to any issues which may be raised by petitioners in their PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Assessment Rates The Department shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of this review, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b).6 Because we calculated a zero margin for JBL Canada in the final results of this review, we intend to case brief.’’ See Letter from JBL ‘‘Seventh Administrative Review of the Antidumping Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Sales from Canada—JBL Canada’s Case Brief,’’ dated March 1, 2017. 4 See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada and the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 74 FR 25703 (May 29, 2009) (the Order). 5 For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 2, which can be accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. 6 See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b). E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 73 / Tuesday, April 18, 2017 / Notices instruct CBP to liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to antidumping duties. The Department intends to issue the appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 41 days after the date of publication of these final results of review, in accordance with 19 CFR 356.8(a). Cash Deposit Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of these final results for all shipments of citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date as provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for JBL Canada will be zero; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this review but covered in a completed prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently completed segment; (3) 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 most recently completed segment for the manufacturer of the merchandise; (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 23.21 percent, the allothers rate established in the Order. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties has occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Order In accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), this notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under the APO, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or destruction VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Apr 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 violation subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We intend to issue and publish these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h) and 351.221(b)(5). Dated: April 13, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–07805 Filed 4–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–913] Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On October 14, 2016, the Department published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR Tires) from People’s Republic of China (PRC). This review covers 47 companies, only two of which were selected as mandatory respondents: Guizhou Tyre Co., Ltd. (Guizhou Tyre) and Xuzhou Xugong Tyres Co. Ltd. (Xuzhou Xugong). The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. Based on an analysis of the comments received, the Department has made changes to the subsidy rates that were preliminary determined for Guizhou Tyre and Xuzhou Xugong. The final subsidy rates are listed in the ‘‘Final Results of Administrative Review’’ section below. DATES: Effective April 18, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chien-Min Yang or Jun Jack Zhao, AD/ CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5484 or (202) 482–1396. AGENCY: Scope of the Order The products covered by the scope are new pneumatic tires designed for offthe-road (OTR) and off-highway use. The subject merchandise is currently PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18285 classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 4011.20.10.25, 4011.20.10.35, 4011.20.50.30, 4011.20.50.50, 4011.70.0010, 4011.62.00.00, 4011.80.1020, 4011.90.10, 4011.70.0050, 4011.80.1010, 4011.80.1020, 4011.80.2010, 4011.80.2020, 4011.80.8010, and 4011.80.8020. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope, which is contained in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, is dispositive.1 Analysis of Comments Received The issues raised by Guizhou Tyre, Xuzhou Xugong, Tianjin United Tire & Rubber International Co., Ltd. (TUTRIC), the Government of the People’s Republic of China (GOC), and Titan Tire Corporation (Titan) and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO–CLC (the USW) (collectively, the petitioners) in their case and rebuttal briefs are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 The issues are identified in the Appendix to this notice. The Issues and 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 in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://trade.gov/ enforcement/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Changes Since the Preliminary Results The Department published the preliminary results of this administrative review of OTR Tires from 1 For a full description of the scope of the order, see Memorandum from Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance,’’ Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results in the Countervailing Duty Review of Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires from the People’s Republic of China; 2014,’’ dated concurrently with this notice and herein incorporated by reference (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 2 Id. E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 73 (Tuesday, April 18, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-122-853]


Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Final Results 
of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On January 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative 
review of the antidumping duty order on citric acid and certain citrate 
salts from Canada. The review covers one producer/exporter of the 
subject merchandise, Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc. (JBL Canada). The 
period of review (POR) is May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2016. The 
final weighted-average dumping margin for JBL Canada, which does not 
differ from the preliminary results, is listed below in the ``Final 
Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Effective April 18, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Johnson or George Ayache, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4929 or (202) 
482-2623, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    This review covers one producer/exporter of the subject 
merchandise, JBL Canada. On January 30, 2017, the Department published 
in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results.\1\ We invited parties 
to comment on the Preliminary Results.\2\ No interested party submitted 
comments.\3\ Further, no party submitted a request for a hearing in the 
instant review. The Department conducted this administrative review in 
accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act).
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    \1\ See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada: Preliminary 
Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 82 FR 
8722 (January 30, 2017) (Preliminary Results), and accompanying 
Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review: Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from 
Canada from Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations to Ronald K. 
Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance 
(Preliminary Decision Memorandum).
    \2\ Preliminary Results, 82 FR at 8723.
    \3\ JBL Canada submitted a case brief stating: ``Respondent JBL 
has no comments on the Department's Preliminary Results. We reserve 
the right to submit a rebuttal brief in response to any issues which 
may be raised by petitioners in their case brief.'' See Letter from 
JBL ``Seventh Administrative Review of the Antidumping Order on 
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Sales from Canada--JBL Canada's Case 
Brief,'' dated March 1, 2017.
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Scope of the Order \4\
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    \4\ See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada and the 
People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 74 FR 25703 
(May 29, 2009) (the Order).
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    The merchandise subject to the order is citric acid and certain 
citrate salts from Canada. The product is currently classified under 
the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 
2918.14.0000, 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000, and 3824.90.9290. Although 
the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, 
the written product description, available in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum,\5\ remains dispositive.
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    \5\ For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see 
the Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 2, which can be accessed 
directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/.
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Changes Since the Preliminary Results

    As no parties submitted comments on the margin calculation 
methodology used in the Preliminary Results, the Department made no 
adjustments to that methodology in the final results of this review.

Final Results of the Review

    As a result of this review, the Department determines that the 
following weighted-average dumping margin exists for entries of subject 
merchandise that were produced and/or exported by the following company 
during the POR:

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                 Manufacturer/Exporter                    average margin
                                                            (percent)
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Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc..............................            0.00
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Assessment Rates

    The Department shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate 
entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of 
this review, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.212(b).\6\ Because we calculated a zero margin for JBL Canada in 
the final results of this review, we intend to

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instruct CBP to liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to 
antidumping duties.
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    \6\ See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b).
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    The Department intends to issue the appropriate assessment 
instructions to CBP 41 days after the date of publication of these 
final results of review, in accordance with 19 CFR 356.8(a).

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the notice of these final results for all shipments of 
citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date as 
provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for 
JBL Canada will be zero; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers 
or exporters not covered in this review but covered in a completed 
prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to 
be the company-specific rate published for the most recently completed 
segment; (3) 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 most 
recently completed segment for the manufacturer of the merchandise; (4) 
the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will 
continue to be 23.21 percent, the all-others rate established in the 
Order. These cash 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 of antidumping duties prior to liquidation 
of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this 
requirement could result in the Department's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties has occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.

Administrative Protective Order

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), this notice also serves as 
a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) 
of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of 
proprietary information disclosed under the APO, which continues to 
govern business proprietary information in this segment of the 
proceeding. 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 violation subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We intend to issue and publish these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h) and 
351.221(b)(5).

    Dated: April 13, 2017.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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