Furfuryl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 20318 [2017-08732]

Download as PDF 20318 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 82 / Monday, May 1, 2017 / Notices For the first administrative review of any order, there will be no assessment of antidumping or countervailing duties on entries of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the relevant provisional-measures ‘‘gap’’ period of the order, if such a gap period is applicable to the period of review. This notice is not required by statute but is published as a service to the international trading community. Dated: April 25, 2017. Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–08730 Filed 4–28–17; 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 Expedited Fourth 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 furfuryl alcohol from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) 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 May 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Haynes, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5139. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On January 3, 2017, the Department published the notice of initiation of the fourth sunset review of the Order,1 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).2 On January 21, 2017, Penn A Kem, LLC (‘‘PennAKem’’), a domestic interested party (formerly known as Penn 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Furfuryl Alcohol From the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 60 FR 32302 (June 21, 1995) (‘‘Order’’). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 82 FR 84 (January 3, 2017) (‘‘Notice of Initiation’’). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:35 Apr 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Specialty Chemicals, Inc. and Great Lakes Chemical, the former a petitioner in the underlying investigation), timely notified the Department of its intent to participate within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). On February 1, 2017, the Department received a complete substantive response from PennAKem within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 The Department received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties. Based on the notice of intent to participate and adequate response filed by PennAKem, and the lack of response from any respondent interested party, the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). 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. Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.4 The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the Order were revoked. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and 3 See Submission from PennAKem to the Department, ‘‘Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Furfuryl Alcohol from the People’s Republic of China; Domestic Interested Party Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation’’ (‘‘Substantive Response’’), dated February 1, 2017. 4 See the Department’s memorandum to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Furfuryl Alcohol from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov and to all parties 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of the Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on furfuryl alcohol from the PRC would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weightedaverage margins up to 50.43 percent. Notification Regarding 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 or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 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 which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: April 25, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 82 (Monday, May 1, 2017)]
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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 Expedited Fourth Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: 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 furfuryl alcohol from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') 
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 May 1, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Haynes, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5139.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On January 3, 2017, the Department published the notice of 
initiation of the fourth sunset review of the Order,\1\ pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').\2\ 
On January 21, 2017, Penn A Kem, LLC (``PennAKem''), a domestic 
interested party (formerly known as Penn Specialty Chemicals, Inc. and 
Great Lakes Chemical, the former a petitioner in the underlying 
investigation), timely notified the Department of its intent to 
participate within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). 
On February 1, 2017, the Department received a complete substantive 
response from PennAKem within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ The Department received no substantive responses 
from respondent interested parties. Based on the notice of intent to 
participate and adequate response filed by PennAKem, and the lack of 
response from any respondent interested party, the Department conducted 
an expedited sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 
751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2).
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    \1\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Furfuryl Alcohol From 
the People's Republic of China (PRC), 60 FR 32302 (June 21, 1995) 
(``Order'').
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 82 FR 84 
(January 3, 2017) (``Notice of Initiation'').
    \3\ See Submission from PennAKem to the Department, ``Fourth 
Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Furfuryl Alcohol from 
the People's Republic of China; Domestic Interested Party 
Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation'' (``Substantive 
Response''), dated February 1, 2017.
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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.

Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is 
provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is 
hereby adopted by this notice.\4\ The issues discussed in the Issues 
and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping 
likely to prevail if the Order were revoked. 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 to all parties 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The 
signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content.
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    \4\ See the Department's memorandum to Ronald K. Lorentzen, 
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ``Issues 
and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Expedited Fourth 
Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Furfuryl Alcohol from 
the People's Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with this 
notice.
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Final Results of the Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
the Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order 
on furfuryl alcohol from the PRC would be likely to lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the 
dumping margins likely to prevail would be weighted-average margins up 
to 50.43 percent.

Notification Regarding 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 or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
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 which is 
subject to sanction.
    We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: April 25, 2017.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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