Potassium Permanganate From the People's Republic of China; Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016, 28043-28044 [2017-12820]

Download as PDF 28043 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 117 Tuesday, June 20, 2017 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–001] Potassium Permanganate From the People’s Republic of China; Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Commerce. SUMMARY: On March 15, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for two companies. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016. On April 27, 2017, the Department published a notice of a partial rescission of the administrative review with respect to Chongqing Changyuan Group Limited (Changyuan). Based on Pacific Accelerator Limited’s (PAL) timely withdrawal of its request for review, we are now rescinding this administrative review in its entirety. DATES: Effective June 20, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kabir Archuletta or Jessica Weeks, AD/ CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–2593 or (202) 482–4877, respectively. AGENCY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 10, 2017, the Department published a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the PRC for the POR of January 1, 2016, through December VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jun 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 31, 2016.1 On January 31, 2017, the Department received timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the PRC from PAL and Changyuan.2 Based upon those requests, on March 15, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) or the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (the Act) the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the Order 3 covering the period January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016.4 The Department initiated the administrative review with respect to PAL and Changyuan.5 On April 12, 2017, Changyuan timely withdrew its request for review.6 Accordingly, the Department published a notice of partial rescission of the antidumping duty administrative review of potassium permanganate.7 On June 13, 2017, PAL withdrew its request for review.8 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. PAL was the only remaining respondent in this administrative review, PAL timely withdrew its request for review, and no 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 82 FR 2951 (January 10, 2017). 2 See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce from PAL and Changyuan ‘‘RE: Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China’’ (January 31, 2017). 3 See Antidumping Duty Order; Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China, 49 FR 3897 (January 31, 1984) (Order). 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 13795 (March 15, 2017). 5 Id. 6 See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce from PAL and Changyuan ‘‘Re: Amendment of Administrative Review Request: Antidumping Duty Order on Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China (A–570–001)’’ (April 12, 2017). 7 See Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China; 2016; Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 82 FR 19356 (April 27, 2017). 8 See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce from PAL ‘‘Re: PAL’s Withdrawal of Review Request: 2016 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China (A–570–001)’’ (June 13, 2017). PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 other party requested a review of PAL. Further, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1) and as a result of the rescission with respect to PAL and the prior rescission with respect to Changyuan, we are rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the PRC for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, in its entirety. Assessment The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. Because the Department is rescinding this administrative review in its entirety, the entries to which this administrative review pertain shall be assessed antidumping duties 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 publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification to Importers This notice 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 Department’s presumption that reimbursement of the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders 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 APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), 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 E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1 28044 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 20, 2017 / Notices regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: June 15, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2017–12820 Filed 6–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–001] Potassium Permanganate From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on December 13, 2016. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, and based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculation for these final results. The final dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the ‘‘Final Results of the Administrative Review’’ section of this notice. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. DATES: Effective June 20, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Hawkins, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone 202.482.6491. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Background The Department published the Preliminary Results on December 13, 2016.1 This review covers one respondent, Pacific Accelerator Limited 1 See Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 2015 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 81 FR 81897 (December 13, 2016) (Preliminary Results). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jun 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 (PAL).2 Between January 12 and 17, 2017, PAL and the petitioner, the Carus Corporation, submitted case and rebuttal briefs.3 On April 4, 2017, the Department held a hearing limited to issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs. On March 30, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department extended the period for issuing the final results of this review by thirty days, from April 12, 2017 to May 12, 2017. On May 11, 2017, the Department extended the period for issuing the final results of this review a final time for an additional thirty days, from May 12, 2017 to June 12, 2017.4 be accessed directly on the Internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. The signed I&D Memo and the electronic version are identical in content. Scope of the Order Imports covered by this order are shipments of potassium permanganate, an inorganic chemical produced in freeflowing, technical, and pharmaceutical grades. Potassium permanganate is currently classifiable under item 2841.61.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS item number is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise remains dispositive. The dumping margins for the final results of this administrative review are as follows: Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs by parties in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memo (I&D Memo).5 A list of the issues which parties raised is attached to this notice as an appendix. The I&D Memo is a public document and is on file in the Central Records Unit (CRU), Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building, as well as 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 users in the CRU. In addition, a complete version of the I&D Memo can 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 81 FR 11179 (March 3, 2015). 3 See PAL’s July 12, 2016 submission; Petitioner’s July 17, 2016 submission. 4 See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Acto of 1930, As Amended,70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). 5 See Memorandum to Ronald Lorentzen, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from Gary Taverman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, ‘‘Potassium Permanganate from the People’s Republic of China: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results,’’ dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice (I&D Memo). PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Changes Since the Preliminary Results Based on a review of the record and comments received from interested parties regarding our Preliminary Results, and for the reasons explained in the I&D Memo, we revised the margin calculation for PAL. Specifically, we made adjusted the drum factor of production, and we adjusted PAL’s international freight movement expense. Final Results of the Review Exporter Weightedaverage margin (dollars/ kilogram) 6 Pacific Accelerator Limited ... $0.00 Disclosure The Department will disclose calculations performed for these final results to the parties within five days of the date of publication of this notice, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). Assessment Rates Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b), the Department will 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. The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to CBP 15 days after publication of the final results of this administrative review. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1), we are calculating importer- (or customer-) specific assessment rates for the merchandise subject to this review. For assessment purposes, we calculated a per-unit rate for each importer (or customer) by dividing the total dumping margins for reviewed sales to that party by the total sales quantity associated with those transactions. We will direct CBP to assess the resulting per-unit rate against the entered quantity of the subject 6 Consistent with Comment V in the I&D Memo, the Department has determined that it will calculate per-unit assessment and cash deposit rates. E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-001]


Potassium Permanganate From the People's Republic of China; 
Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016

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

SUMMARY: On March 15, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
potassium permanganate from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for 
two companies. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2016, to 
December 31, 2016. On April 27, 2017, the Department published a notice 
of a partial rescission of the administrative review with respect to 
Chongqing Changyuan Group Limited (Changyuan). Based on Pacific 
Accelerator Limited's (PAL) timely withdrawal of its request for 
review, we are now rescinding this administrative review in its 
entirety.

DATES: Effective June 20, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kabir Archuletta or Jessica Weeks, AD/
CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-2593 or (202) 
482-4877, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On January 10, 2017, the Department published a notice of 
``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the antidumping 
duty order on potassium permanganate from the PRC for the POR of 
January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.\1\ On January 31, 2017, the 
Department received timely requests to conduct an administrative review 
of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the PRC 
from PAL and Changyuan.\2\ Based upon those requests, on March 15, 
2017, in accordance with section 751(a) or the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended, (the Act) the Department published a notice of initiation of 
an administrative review of the Order \3\ covering the period January 
1, 2016, to December 31, 2016.\4\ The Department initiated the 
administrative review with respect to PAL and Changyuan.\5\ On April 
12, 2017, Changyuan timely withdrew its request for review.\6\ 
Accordingly, the Department published a notice of partial rescission of 
the antidumping duty administrative review of potassium 
permanganate.\7\ On June 13, 2017, PAL withdrew its request for 
review.\8\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative 
Review, 82 FR 2951 (January 10, 2017).
    \2\ See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce from PAL and 
Changyuan ``RE: Request for Administrative Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order on Potassium Permanganate from the People's Republic of 
China'' (January 31, 2017).
    \3\ See Antidumping Duty Order; Potassium Permanganate from the 
People's Republic of China, 49 FR 3897 (January 31, 1984) (Order).
    \4\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 13795 (March 15, 2017).
    \5\ Id.
    \6\ See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce from PAL and 
Changyuan ``Re: Amendment of Administrative Review Request: 
Antidumping Duty Order on Potassium Permanganate from the People's 
Republic of China (A-570-001)'' (April 12, 2017).
    \7\ See Potassium Permanganate from the People's Republic of 
China; 2016; Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review, 82 FR 19356 (April 27, 2017).
    \8\ See Letter to the Secretary of Commerce from PAL ``Re: PAL's 
Withdrawal of Review Request: 2016 Administrative Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Potassium Permanganate from the People's 
Republic of China (A-570-001)'' (June 13, 2017).
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. PAL was 
the only remaining respondent in this administrative review, PAL timely 
withdrew its request for review, and no other party requested a review 
of PAL. Further, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1) and as a result of 
the rescission with respect to PAL and the prior rescission with 
respect to Changyuan, we are rescinding the administrative review of 
the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the PRC for 
the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, in its entirety.

Assessment

    The Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. Because 
the Department is rescinding this administrative review in its 
entirety, the entries to which this administrative review pertain shall 
be assessed antidumping duties 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 publication of this 
notice in the Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice 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 Department's presumption that 
reimbursement of the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of doubled antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    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 APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), 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

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regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to 
sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: June 15, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. 2017-12820 Filed 6-19-17; 8:45 am]
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