Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016, 51607-51611 [2017-24184]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / Notices shifts among existing management and board members.14 Based on record evidence, we preliminarily determine that Chengdu Huifeng New Material Technology Co., Ltd. is the successor-in-interest to Chengdu Huifeng Diamond Tools Co., Ltd. for purposes of antidumping duty liability because the changes to the legal status and name of the company resulted in no significant changes to management, production facilities, supplier relationships, or customers. As a result, we preliminarily determine that Chengdu Huifeng New Material Technology Co., Ltd. operates as essentially the same business entity as Chengdu Huifeng Diamond Tools Co., Ltd. Thus, we preliminarily determine that Chengdu Huifeng New Material Technology Co., Ltd. should receive the same antidumping duty cash deposit rate with respect to the subject merchandise as Chengdu Huifeng Diamond Tools Co., Ltd., its predecessor company. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this changed circumstances review, effective on the publication date of our final results, we will instruct CBP to suspend liquidation of entries of subject merchandise exported by Chengdu Huifeng New Material Technology Co., Ltd. at Chengdu Huifeng Diamond Tools Co., Ltd.’s cash deposit rate. Public Comment Interested parties may submit case briefs no later than 14 days after the publication of this notice.15 Rebuttal briefs, which must be limited to issues raised in case briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the deadline for filing case briefs.16 Parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this changed circumstance review are requested to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Interested parties that wish to request a hearing must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via ACCESS, within 14 days of publication of this notice.17 The hearing request should contain: (1) The party’s name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of the issues to be discussed. Oral presentations at the hearing will be limited to issues raised in the briefs. If a request for a hearing is made, parties will be notified of the time and date for the hearing to be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 in a room to be determined. Parties will be notified of the time and date of any hearing, if requested.18 All submissions, with limited exceptions, must be filed electronically using Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov. An electronically-filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the date the document is due. Notifications to Interested Parties Consistent with 19 CFR 351.216(e), we intend to issue the final results of this changed circumstances review no later than 270 days after the date on which this review was initiated, or within 45 days after the publication of the preliminary results if all parties in this review agree to our preliminary results. The final results will include the Department’s analysis of issues raised in any written comments. We are issuing and publishing this initiation and preliminary results notice in accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.216(b) and (d), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(3). Dated: November 1, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–24183 Filed 11–6–17; 8:45 am] ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 14 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Nov 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 . . . preliminary results of review, unless the Secretary alters this time limit. . . .’’) (Emphasis added). See also 19 CFR 351.303 for general filing requirements. 18 See 19 CFR 351.310. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–904] Certain Activated Carbon From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 5, 2017 the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the 9th administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made changes to the margin calculations for these final results of the antidumping duty administrative review. The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the ‘‘Final Results of the Review’’ section of this notice. The period of review (POR) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The two mandatory respondents in this administrative review are Jacobi Carbons AB (Jacobi) and Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co. Ltd. (Datong Juqiang). AGENCY: DATES: Applicable November 7, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Palmer or John Anwesen, AD/ CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–9068, or (202) 482–0131, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department published the Preliminary Results 1 on May 5, 2017. For events subsequent to the Preliminary Results, see the Department’s Issues and Decision BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P CCR Request at Exhibit 3, 7, and 8, and Supplemental Response at Exhibit S1–4. 15 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii). (‘‘Any interested party may submit a ‘case brief ’ within . . . 30 days after the date of publication of the preliminary results of {a changed circumstances} review, unless the Secretary alters the time limit. . . .’’) (Emphasis added). 16 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). 17 See 19 CFR 351.310(c) (‘‘Any interested party may request that the Secretary hold a public hearing on arguments to be raised in case or rebuttal briefs within 30 days after the date of publication of the 51607 Sfmt 4703 1 See Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015– 2016, 82 FR 21195 (May 5, 2017), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum (Preliminary Results). E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 51608 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / Notices Memorandum.2 On July 24, 2017,3 in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act), the Department extended the deadline for issuing the final results by 60 days until November 1, 2017. Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order 4 is certain activated carbon. The products are currently classifiable under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 3802.1000. Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the order remains dispositive.5 Analysis of Comments Received In the Issues and Decision Memorandum, we addressed all issues raised in parties’ case and rebuttal briefs. In Appendix I to this notice, we provided a list of the issues raised by parties. The Issues and Decision Memorandum 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 https://access.trade.gov and it is available to all parties in the CRU. In addition, parties can directly access a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Verification Pursuant to section 782(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.307(b)(iv), from May 9– 23, 2017, we conducted verification of the questionnaire responses of Datong Juqiang and Jacobi.6 2 See Memorandum,’’Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Ninth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Deadline for Final Results of 2015–2016 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated June 13, 2016. 4 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China, 72 FR 20988 (April 27, 2007) (Order). 5 See Issues and Decision Memorandum for a complete description of the scope of the Order. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Nov 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 Changes Since the Preliminary Results Based on our review of the record and comments received from interested parties regarding our Preliminary Results, we made certain revisions to the margin calculations for Jacobi, Datong Juqiang, and the non-examined, separate rate respondents.7 Further, the Issues and Decision Memorandum contains descriptions of these revisions.8 Final Determination of No Shipments In the Preliminary Results, the Department preliminarily determined that Calgon Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., Sinoacarbon International Trading Co., Ltd., and Shanxi Dapu International Trade Co., Ltd. had no shipments during the period of review (POR).9 We received no information to contradict this determination. Therefore, the Department continues to determine that Calgon Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., Sinoacarbon International Trading Co., Ltd., and Shanxi Dapu International Trade Co., Ltd. had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR, and will issue appropriate liquidation instructions that are consistent with our ‘‘automatic assessment’’ clarification, for these final results.10 Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 30, 2017; Memorandum, ‘‘Verification of Questionnaire Responses of Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.’s Supplier in the Antidumping Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 30, 2017; Memorandum, ‘‘Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Administrative Review of Certain activated Carbon form the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 30, 2017; Memorandum, ‘‘Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of Ningxia Guanghua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 30, 2017; and Memorandum, ‘‘Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of Jacobi Carbons Industry (Tianjin) Company Limited in the Antidumping Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 30, 2017. 7 See Memoranda, ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination Calculation Memorandum for Jacobi Carbons AB,’’ and ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination Calculation Memorandum for Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd., ’’ dated concurrently with this memorandum. 8 See Issues and Decisions Memorandum at 4–5 for a summary of these revisions. 9 See Preliminary Results at 21195. 10 See Non-Market Economy Antidumping Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 76 FR 65694 (October 4, 2011) (Assessment Practice Refinement). PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Separate Rate Respondents In our Preliminary Results, we determined that Jacobi, Datong Juqiang, and 13 other companies demonstrated their eligibility for separate rates.11 We have received no comments or argument since the issuance of the Preliminary Results that provides a basis for reconsideration of these determinations. Therefore, for these final results, we continue to find that the 13 companies listed in the table in the ‘‘Final Results’’ section of this notice are eligible for a separate rate. Rate for Non-Examined Separate Rate Respondents The statute and the Department’s regulations do not address the establishment of a rate to be assigned to respondents not selected for individual examination when the Department limits its examination of companies subject to the administrative review pursuant to section 777A(c)(2)(B) of the Act. Generally, the Department looks to section 735(c)(5) of the Act, which provides instructions for calculating the all-others rate in an investigation, for guidance when calculating the rate for respondents not individually examined in an administrative review. Section 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act articulates a preference for not calculating an allothers rate using rates which are zero, de minimis, or based entirely on facts available.12 Accordingly, the Department’s usual practice has been to determine the dumping margin for companies not individually examined by averaging the weighted-average dumping margins for the individually examined respondents, excluding rates that are zero, de minimis, or based entirely on facts available.13 In the Preliminary Results,14 the Department calculated rates for Datong Juqiang and Jacobi that were not zero, de minimis, or based entirely on facts 11 See Preliminary Results, 82 FR 21196, and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 7–9. 12 See Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews and Rescission of Reviews in Part, 73 FR 52823, 52824 (September 11, 2008), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum(IDM) at Comment 16. 13 See, e.g., Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances: Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from the People’s Republic of China, 71 FR 77373, 77377 (December 26, 2006), unchanged in Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances: Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from the People’s Republic of China, 72 FR 19690 (April 19, 2007). 14 See Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 10– 11. E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / Notices available. However, for these final results, the calculated rate for Datong Juqiang is zero, and the calculated rate for Jacobi continues to be above de minimis. Therefore, the Department has assigned to the companies that have not been individually examined, but have demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate, Jacobi’s calculated rate for these final results. Final Results of the Review For companies subject to this review, which established their eligibility for a separate rate, the Department determines that the following weightedaverage dumping margins exist for the POR from April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016: Exporter Weightedaverage dumping margin (USD/kg) 15 Jacobi Carbons AB 16 ........... Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. ............... Beijing Pacific Activated Carbon Products Co., Ltd. ...... Carbon Activated Tianjin Co., Ltd. .................................... Datong Municipal Yunguang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. Jilin Bright Future Chemicals Company, Ltd. ................... Ningxia Guanghua Cherishmet Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. ..................... Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. ............... Ningxia Mineral and Chemical Limited ........................ Shanxi Industry Technology Trading Co., Ltd. ............... Shanxi Sincere Industrial Co., Ltd. ............................ Shanxi Tianxi Purification Filter Co., Ltd. ....................... Tancarb Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. ............................ Tianjin Channel Filters Co., Ltd. .................................... Tianjin Maijin Industries Co., Ltd. .................................... 0.22 0.00 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES In the Preliminary Results, the Department found that 186 companies 15 In the second administrative review of the Order, the Department determined that it would calculate per-unit weighted-average dumping margins and assessment rates for all future reviews. See Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Second Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 70208, 70211 (November 17, 2010) (AR2 Carbon), and accompanying IDM at Comment 3. 16 In the third administrative review of the Order, the Department found that Jacobi Carbons AB, Tianjin Jacobi International Trading Co. Ltd., and Jacobi Carbons Industry (Tianjin) are a single entity and, because there were no facts presented on the record of this review which would call into VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Nov 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 for which a review was requested did not establish eligibility for a separate rate because they did not file a separate rate application or a separate rate certification, as appropriate. No interested party commented on the Department’s preliminary determination with respect to these 186 companies. Therefore, for these final results we determine these companies, listed in Appendix II of this notice, to be part of the PRC-wide entity. Because no party requested a review of the PRC-wide entity, and the Department no longer considers the PRC-wide entity as an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews,17 we did not conduct a review of the PRC-wide entity. Thus, the weighted-average dumping margin for the PRC-wide entity (i.e., 2.42 USD/kg) 18 is not subject to change as a result of this review. Assessment Rates Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b), the Department has determined, and U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the publication date of these final results of review. For each individually-examined respondent in this review which has a final weighted-average dumping margin that is not zero or de minimis (i.e., less than 0.5 percent), we will calculate importer- (or customer-) specific perunit duty assessment rates based on the ratio of the total amount of dumping calculated for the importer’s (or customer’s) examined sales to the total sales quantity associated with those sales, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1).19 The Department will also calculate (estimated) ad valorem importer-specific assessment rates with which to assess whether the per-unit question our prior finding, we continue to treat these companies as part of a single entity for this administrative review, pursuant to sections 771(33)(E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.401(f). See Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Third Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 67142, 67145 n.25 (October 31, 2011); See also Preliminary Decision Memorandum at n.8. 17 See Antidumping Proceedings: Announcement of Change in Department Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963, 65969–70 (November 4, 2013). 18 See, e.g., Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012– 2013, 79 FR 70163, 70165 (November 25, 2014). 19 See AR2 Carbon, and accompanying IDM at Comment 3. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51609 assessment rates are de minimis. Where either the respondent’s weightedaverage dumping margin is zero or de minimis, or an importer- (or customer-) specific assessment rate is zero or de minimis, we will instruct CBP to liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to antidumping duties.20 For the respondents which were not selected for individual examination in this administrative review and which qualified for a separate rate, the assessment rate will be equal to the rate assigned to them for the final results (i.e. the 0.22 USD/kg rate for Jacobi). For the companies identified in Appendix II as part of the PRC-wide entity, we will instruct CBP to apply a per-unit assessment rate of 2.42 USD/kg to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were produced or exported by those companies. Pursuant to a refinement in the Department’s non-market economy practice, for sales that were not reported in the U.S. sales data submitted by companies individually examined during this review, the Department will instruct CBP to liquidate entries associated with those sales at the rate for the PRC-wide entity. Furthermore, where the Department found that an exporter under review had no shipments of the subject merchandise, any suspended entries that entered under that exporter’s case number (i.e., at that exporter’s cash deposit rate) will be liquidated at the rate for the PRCwide entity.21 Cash Deposit Requirements The following per-unit cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for all shipments of the subject merchandise from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) For Jacobi, Datong Juqiang, and the non-examined, separate rate respondents, the cash deposit rate will be equal to their weighted-average dumping margins established in the final results of this review; (2) for previously investigated or reviewed PRC and non-PRC exporters not listed above that have separate rates, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the exporter-specific rate published for the most recently completed segment of this proceeding in which they were reviewed; (3) for all PRC exporters of subject merchandise that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, 20 See 19 CFR 351.106(c)(2). a full discussion of this practice, see Assessment Practice Refinement, 76 FR at 65694. 21 For E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 51610 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / Notices the cash deposit rate will be equal to the weighted-average dumping margin for the PRC-wide entity (i.e., 2.42 USD/kg); and (4) for all non-PRC exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the PRC exporter(s) that supplied that non-PRC exporter. These per-unit cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Disclosure We intend to disclose the calculations performed within five days of the date of publication of this notice to parties in this proceeding in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). Notification to Importers Regarding the Reimbursement of Duties 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. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order 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 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 regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing these final results of administrative review and notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: November 1, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix I Issues and Decision Memorandum Summary VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Nov 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 Background Scope of the Order Changes Since the Preliminary Results Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Value Added Tax and Entered Value Comment 2: Inflator Calculation Comment 3: Anthracite Coal Surrogate Value Comment 4: Coal Tar Surrogate Value Comment 5: Carbonized Material Surrogate Value Comment 6: Hydrochloric Acid Surrogate Value Comment 7: Whether To Use IndustrySpecific Thai Labor Data Comment 8: Whether To Continue to Use the Thai Financial Statements Comment 9: Whether To Apply Partial Adverse Facts Available for Datong Juqiang’s Wood Input Comment 10: Whether To Revise Ningxia Guanghua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.’s Water Consumption Comment 11: Jacobi Tianjin New Packing Variable Comment 12: Whether To Adjust Jacobi Tianjin’s Packing Variance Comment 13: Jacobi Tianjin’s Fiberboard Consumption Comment 14: Whether To Apply Adverse Facts Available to Jacobi Tianjin’s Factors of Production Allocation Recommendation Appendix II Companies Not Eligible for a Separate Rate and To Be Treated as Part of PRC-Wide Entity Company 1. AmeriAsia Advanced Activated Carbon Products Co., Ltd. 2. Anhui Handfull International Trading (Group) Co., Ltd. 3. Anhui Hengyuan Trade Co. Ltd. 4. Anyang Sino-Shon International Trading Co., Ltd. 5. Baoding Activated Carbon Factory 6. Beijing Broad Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 7. Beijing Embrace Technology Co., Ltd. 8. Beijing Haijian Jiechang Environmental Protection Chemicals 9. Beijing Hibridge Trading Co., Ltd, 10. Bengbu Jiutong Trade Co, Ltd. 11. Changji Hongke Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 12. Chengde Jiayu Activated Carbon Factory 13. China National Building Materials and Equipment Import and Export Corp. 14. China National Nuclear General Company Ningxia Activated Carbon Factory 15. China Nuclear Ningxia Activated Carbon Plant 16. China SDIC International Trade Co., Ltd. 17. Chongqing Feiyang Active Carbon Manufacture Co., Ltd. 18. Da Neng Zheng Da Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 19. Datong Carbon Corporation 20. Datong Changtai Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 21. Datong City Zuoyun County Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 22. Datong Fenghua Activated Carbon 23. Datong Forward Activated Carbon Co., PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ltd. 24. Datong Fuping Activated Carbon Co. Ltd. 25. Datong Guanghua Activated Co., Ltd. 26. Datong Hongtai Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 27. Datong Huanqing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 28. Datong Huaxin Activated Carbon 29. Datong Huibao Active Carbon Co., Ltd. 30. Datong Huibao Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 31. Datong Huiyuan Cooperative Activated Carbon Plant 32. Datong Kaneng Carbon Co. Ltd. 33. Datong Locomotive Coal & Chemicals Co., Ltd. 34. Datong Tianzhao Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 35. DaTong Tri-Star & Power Carbon Plant 36. Datong Weidu Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 37. Datong Xuanyang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 38. Datong Zuoyun Biyun Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 39. Datong Zuoyun Fu Ping Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 40. Dezhou Jiayu Activated Carbon Factory 41. Dongguan Baofu Activated Carbon 42. Dongguan SYS Hitek Co., Ltd. 43. Dushanzi Chemical Factory 44. Fu Yuan Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 45. Fujian Jianyang Carbon Plant 46. Fujian Nanping Yuanli Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 47. Fujian Xinsen Carbon Co., Ltd. 48. Fujian Yuanli Active Carbon Co., Ltd. 49. Fujian Active Carbon Industrial Co., Ltd. 50. Fujian Yuanli Active Carbon Industrial Co., Ltd. 51. Fujian Zhixing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 52. Fuzhou Taking Chemical 53. Fuzhou Yihuan Carbon 54. Great Bright Industrial 55. Hangzhou Hengxing Activated Carbon 56. Hangzhou Hengxing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 57. Hangzhou Linan Tianbo Material (HSLATB) 58. Hangzhou Nature Technology 59. Hangzhou Waterland Environmental Technologies Co., Ltd. 60. Hebei Foreign Trade and Advertising Corporation 61. Hebei Luna Trading Co., Ltd. 62. Hebei Shenglun Import & Export Group Company 63. Hegongye Ninxia Activated Carbon Factory 64. Heilongjiang Provincial Hechang Import & Export Co., Ltd. 65. Hongke Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 66. Huaibei Environment Protection Material Plant 67. Huairen Huanyu Purification Material Co., Ltd. 68. Huairen Jinbei Chemical Co., Ltd. 69. Huaiyushan Activated Carbon Group 70. Huatai Activated Carbon 71. Huzhou Zhonglin Activated Carbon 72. Inner Mongolia Taixi Coal Chemical Industry Limited Company 73. Itigi Corp. Ltd. 74. J&D Activated Carbon Filter Co. Ltd. 75. Jiangle County Xinhua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 76. Jiangsu Taixing Yixin Activated Carbon Technology Co., Ltd. E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / Notices 77. Jiangxi Hanson Import Export Co. 78. Jiangxi Huaiyushan Activated Carbon 79. Jiangxi Huaiyushan Activated Carbon Group Co. 80. Jiangxi Huaiyushan Suntar Active Carbon Co., Ltd. 81. Jiangxi Jinma Carbon 82. Jiangxi Yuanli Huaiyushan Active Carbon Co., Ltd. 83. Jianou Zhixing Activated Carbon ` 84. Jiaocheng Xinxin Purifıcation Material Co., Ltd. 85. Jilin Province Bright Future Industry and Commerce Co., Ltd. 86. Jing Mao (Dongguan) Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 87. Kaihua Xingda Chemical Co., Ltd. 88. Kemflo (Nanjing) Environmental Tech 89. Keyun Shipping (Tianjin) Agency Co., Ltd. 90. Kunshan Actview Carbon Technology Co., Ltd. 91. Langfang Winfield Filtration Co. 92. Link Shipping Limited 93. Longyan Wanan Activated Carbon 94. Meadwestvaco (China) Holding Co., Ltd. 95. Mindong Lianyi Group 96. Nanjing Mulinsen Charcoal 97. Nantong Ameriasia Advanoed Activated Carbon Product Co., Ltd. 98. Ningxia Baiyun Carbon Co., Ltd. 99. Ningxia Baota Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 100. Ningxia Baota Active Carbon Plant 101. Ningxia Guanghua A/C Co., Ltd. 102. Ningxia Blue-White-Black Activated Carbon (BWB) 103. Ningxia Fengyuan Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 104. Ningxia Guanghua Chemical Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 105. Ningxia Haoqing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 106. Ningxia Henghui Activated Carbon 107. Ningxia Honghua Carbon Industrial Corporation 108. Ningxia Huinong Xingsheng Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 109. Ningxia Jirui Activated Carbon 110. Ningxia Lingzhou Foreign Trade Co., Ltd. 111. Ningxia Luyuangheng Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 112. Ningxia Pingluo County Yaofu Activated Carbon Plant 113. Ningxia Pingluo Xuanzhong Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 114. Ningxia Pingluo Yaofu Activated Carbon Factory 115. Ningxia Taixi Activated Carbon 116. Ningxia Tianfu Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 117. Ninxia Tongfu Coking Co., Ltd. 118. Ningxia Weining Active Carbon Co., Ltd. 119. Ningxia Xingsheng Coal and Active Carbon Co., Ltd. 120. Ningxia Xingsheng Coke & Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 121. Ningxia Yinchuan Lanqiya Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 122. Ningxia Yirong Alloy Iron Co., Ltd. 123. Ningxia Zhengyuan Activated 124. Nuclear Ningxia Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 125. OEC Logistic Qingdao Co., Ltd. 126. OEC Logistics Co., Ltd. (Tianjin) 127. Panshan Import and Export Corporation VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Nov 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 128. Pingluo Xuanzhong Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 129. Pingluo Yu Yang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 130. Shanghai Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 131. Shanghai Astronautical Science Technology Development Corporation 132. Shanghai Coking and Chemical Corporation 133. Shanghai Goldenbridge International 134. Shanghai Jiayu International Trading (DezhouJiayu and Chengde Jiayu) 135. Shanghai Jinhu Activated Carbon (Xingan Shenxin and Jiangle Xinhua) 136. Shanghai Light Industry and Textile Import & Export Co., Ltd. 137. Shanghai Mebao Activated Carbon 138. Shanghai Xingchang Activated Carbon 139. Shanxi Blue Sky Purification Material Co., Ltd. 140. Shanxi Carbon Industry Co., Ltd. 141. Shanxi DMD Corporation 142. Shanxi Newtime Co., Ltd. 143. Shanxi Qixian Foreign Trade Corporation 144. Shanxi Qixian Hongkai Active Carbon Goods 145. Shanxi Supply and Marketing Cooperative 146. Shanxi Tianli Ruihai Enterprise Co. 147. Shanxi U Rely International Trade 148. Shanxi Xiaoyi Huanyu Chemicals Co., Ltd. 149. Shanxi Xinhua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 150. Shanxi Xinhua Chemical Co., Ltd. (formerly Shanxi Xinhua Chemical Factory) 151. Shanxi Xinhua Protective Equipment 152. Shanxi Xinshidai Import Export Co., Ltd. 153. Shanxi Xuanzhong Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. 154. Shanxi Zuoyun Yunpeng Coal Chemistry 155. Shenzhen Sihaiweilong Technology Co. 156. Shijiazhuang Xinshuang Trade Co., Ltd. 157. Sincere Carbon Industrial Co. Ltd. 158. Taining Jinhu Carbon 159. Tangshan Solid Carbon Co., Ltd. 160. Tianchang (Tianjin) Activated Carbon 161. Tianjin Century Promote International Trade Co., Ltd. 162. Taiyuan Hengxinda Trade Co., Ltd, 163. Tonghua Bright Future Activated Carbon Plant 164. Tonghua Xinpeng Activated Carbon Factory 165. Top One International Trading Co., Ltd. 166. Triple Eagle Container Line 167. Uniclear New-Material Co., Ltd. 168. United Manufacturing International (Beijing) Ltd. 169. Valqua Seal Products (Shanghai) Co. 170. VitaPac (HK) Industrial Ltd. 171. Wellink Chemical Industry 172. Xi Li Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 173. Xi’an Shuntong International Trade & Industrials Co., Ltd. 174. Xiamen All Carbon Corporation 175. Xingan County Shenxin Activated Carbon Factory 176. Xinhua Chemical Company Ltd. 177. Xuanzhong Chemical Industry 178. Yangyuan Hengchang Active Carbon 179. Yicheng Logistics PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51611 180. Yinchuan Lanqiya Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 181. Zhejiang Topc Chemical Industry Co. 182. Zhejiang Quizhou Zhongsen Carbon 183. Zhejiang Xingda Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. 184. Zhejiang Yun He Tang Co., Ltd. 185. Zhuxi Activated Carbon 186. Zuoyun Bright Future Activated Carbon Plant [FR Doc. 2017–24184 Filed 11–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–932] Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015–2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 5, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review (POR), April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. For the final results of this review, the Department finds that Jiaxing Brother Fastener Co., Ltd., RMB Fasteners Ltd., and IFI & Morgan Ltd. (RMB/IFI) had a single shipment, and Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone and Star Pipe International Trade Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Star) is eligible for a separate rate. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable November 7, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Courtney Canales or Matthew Renkey, 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) 482–4997 or (202) 482–2312, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 5, 2017, the Department published the Preliminary Results of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the PRC.1 On June 12, 1 See Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, and Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014–2015, 82 FR 21189 (May 5, 2017) (Preliminary Results) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 214 (Tuesday, November 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51607-51611]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-24184]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-904]


Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: 
Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On May 5, 2017 the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published the preliminary results of the 9th administrative review of 
the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the 
People's Republic of China (PRC). We gave interested parties an 
opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. Based on our 
analysis of the comments received, we made changes to the margin 
calculations for these final results of the antidumping duty 
administrative review. The final weighted-average dumping margins are 
listed below in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section of this 
notice. The period of review (POR) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 
2016. The two mandatory respondents in this administrative review are 
Jacobi Carbons AB (Jacobi) and Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co. Ltd. 
(Datong Juqiang).

DATES: Applicable November 7, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Palmer or John Anwesen, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
9068, or (202) 482-0131, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The Department published the Preliminary Results \1\ on May 5, 
2017. For events subsequent to the Preliminary Results, see the 
Department's Issues and Decision

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Memorandum.\2\ On July 24, 2017,\3\ in accordance with section 
751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act), the 
Department extended the deadline for issuing the final results by 60 
days until November 1, 2017.
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    \1\ See Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of 
China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review; 2015-2016, 82 FR 21195 (May 5, 2017), and accompanying 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum (Preliminary Results).
    \2\ See Memorandum,''Certain Activated Carbon from the People's 
Republic of China: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final 
Results of the Ninth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,'' dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and 
Decision Memorandum).
    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Activated Carbon from the People's 
Republic of China: Extension of Deadline for Final Results of 2015-
2016 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,'' dated June 13, 2016.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order \4\ is certain activated 
carbon. The products are currently classifiable under the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 3802.1000. 
Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs 
purposes, the written description of the scope of the order remains 
dispositive.\5\
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    \4\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Activated 
Carbon from the People's Republic of China, 72 FR 20988 (April 27, 
2007) (Order).
    \5\ See Issues and Decision Memorandum for a complete 
description of the scope of the Order.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    In the Issues and Decision Memorandum, we addressed all issues 
raised in parties' case and rebuttal briefs. In Appendix I to this 
notice, we provided a list of the issues raised by parties. The Issues 
and Decision Memorandum 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 
https://access.trade.gov and it is available to all parties in the CRU. 
In addition, parties can directly access a complete version of the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Issues and Decision 
Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum are identical in content.

Verification

    Pursuant to section 782(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.307(b)(iv), 
from May 9-23, 2017, we conducted verification of the questionnaire 
responses of Datong Juqiang and Jacobi.\6\
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    \6\ See Memorandum, ``Verification of the Questionnaire 
Responses of Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. in the 
Antidumping Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from 
the People's Republic of China,'' dated June 30, 2017; Memorandum, 
``Verification of Questionnaire Responses of Datong Juqiang 
Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.'s Supplier in the Antidumping 
Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People's 
Republic of China,'' dated June 30, 2017; Memorandum, ``Verification 
of the Questionnaire Responses of Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon 
Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping Administrative Review of Certain 
activated Carbon form the People's Republic of China,'' dated June 
30, 2017; Memorandum, ``Verification of the Questionnaire Responses 
of Ningxia Guanghua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. in the Antidumping 
Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People's 
Republic of China,'' dated June 30, 2017; and Memorandum, 
``Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of Jacobi Carbons 
Industry (Tianjin) Company Limited in the Antidumping Administrative 
Review of Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of 
China,'' dated June 30, 2017.
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Changes Since the Preliminary Results

    Based on our review of the record and comments received from 
interested parties regarding our Preliminary Results, we made certain 
revisions to the margin calculations for Jacobi, Datong Juqiang, and 
the non-examined, separate rate respondents.\7\ Further, the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum contains descriptions of these revisions.\8\
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    \7\ See Memoranda, ``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of 
Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of China: Final 
Determination Calculation Memorandum for Jacobi Carbons AB,'' and 
``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Activated Carbon 
the People's Republic of China: Final Determination Calculation 
Memorandum for Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd., '' dated 
concurrently with this memorandum.
    \8\ See Issues and Decisions Memorandum at 4-5 for a summary of 
these revisions.
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Final Determination of No Shipments

    In the Preliminary Results, the Department preliminarily determined 
that Calgon Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., Sinoacarbon International 
Trading Co., Ltd., and Shanxi Dapu International Trade Co., Ltd. had no 
shipments during the period of review (POR).\9\ We received no 
information to contradict this determination. Therefore, the Department 
continues to determine that Calgon Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., 
Sinoacarbon International Trading Co., Ltd., and Shanxi Dapu 
International Trade Co., Ltd. had no shipments of subject merchandise 
during the POR, and will issue appropriate liquidation instructions 
that are consistent with our ``automatic assessment'' clarification, 
for these final results.\10\
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    \9\ See Preliminary Results at 21195.
    \10\ See Non-Market Economy Antidumping Proceedings: Assessment 
of Antidumping Duties, 76 FR 65694 (October 4, 2011) (Assessment 
Practice Refinement).
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Separate Rate Respondents

    In our Preliminary Results, we determined that Jacobi, Datong 
Juqiang, and 13 other companies demonstrated their eligibility for 
separate rates.\11\ We have received no comments or argument since the 
issuance of the Preliminary Results that provides a basis for 
reconsideration of these determinations. Therefore, for these final 
results, we continue to find that the 13 companies listed in the table 
in the ``Final Results'' section of this notice are eligible for a 
separate rate.
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    \11\ See Preliminary Results, 82 FR 21196, and accompanying 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 7-9.
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Rate for Non-Examined Separate Rate Respondents

    The statute and the Department's regulations do not address the 
establishment of a rate to be assigned to respondents not selected for 
individual examination when the Department limits its examination of 
companies subject to the administrative review pursuant to section 
777A(c)(2)(B) of the Act. Generally, the Department looks to section 
735(c)(5) of the Act, which provides instructions for calculating the 
all-others rate in an investigation, for guidance when calculating the 
rate for respondents not individually examined in an administrative 
review. Section 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act articulates a preference for 
not calculating an all-others rate using rates which are zero, de 
minimis, or based entirely on facts available.\12\ Accordingly, the 
Department's usual practice has been to determine the dumping margin 
for companies not individually examined by averaging the weighted-
average dumping margins for the individually examined respondents, 
excluding rates that are zero, de minimis, or based entirely on facts 
available.\13\
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    \12\ See Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof from France, Germany, 
Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom: Final Results of Antidumping 
Duty Administrative Reviews and Rescission of Reviews in Part, 73 FR 
52823, 52824 (September 11, 2008), and accompanying Issues and 
Decision Memorandum(IDM) at Comment 16.
    \13\ See, e.g., Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than 
Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Determination of Critical 
Circumstances: Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from the People's 
Republic of China, 71 FR 77373, 77377 (December 26, 2006), unchanged 
in Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial 
Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances: Certain 
Polyester Staple Fiber from the People's Republic of China, 72 FR 
19690 (April 19, 2007).
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    In the Preliminary Results,\14\ the Department calculated rates for 
Datong Juqiang and Jacobi that were not zero, de minimis, or based 
entirely on facts

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available. However, for these final results, the calculated rate for 
Datong Juqiang is zero, and the calculated rate for Jacobi continues to 
be above de minimis. Therefore, the Department has assigned to the 
companies that have not been individually examined, but have 
demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate, Jacobi's calculated 
rate for these final results.
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    \14\ See Preliminary Decision Memorandum at 10-11.
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Final Results of the Review

    For companies subject to this review, which established their 
eligibility for a separate rate, the Department determines that the 
following weighted-average dumping margins exist for the POR from April 
1, 2015, through March 31, 2016:

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                                                             Weighted-
                                                              average
                        Exporter                              dumping
                                                           margin (USD/
                                                             kg) \15\
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Jacobi Carbons AB \16\..................................            0.22
Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd................            0.00
Beijing Pacific Activated Carbon Products Co., Ltd......            0.22
Carbon Activated Tianjin Co., Ltd.......................            0.22
Datong Municipal Yunguang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.....            0.22
Jilin Bright Future Chemicals Company, Ltd..............            0.22
Ningxia Guanghua Cherishmet Activated Carbon Co., Ltd...            0.22
Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Co., Ltd................            0.22
Ningxia Mineral and Chemical Limited....................            0.22
Shanxi Industry Technology Trading Co., Ltd.............            0.22
Shanxi Sincere Industrial Co., Ltd......................            0.22
Shanxi Tianxi Purification Filter Co., Ltd..............            0.22
Tancarb Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.......................            0.22
Tianjin Channel Filters Co., Ltd........................            0.22
Tianjin Maijin Industries Co., Ltd......................            0.22
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    In the Preliminary Results, the Department found that 186 companies 
for which a review was requested did not establish eligibility for a 
separate rate because they did not file a separate rate application or 
a separate rate certification, as appropriate. No interested party 
commented on the Department's preliminary determination with respect to 
these 186 companies. Therefore, for these final results we determine 
these companies, listed in Appendix II of this notice, to be part of 
the PRC-wide entity. Because no party requested a review of the PRC-
wide entity, and the Department no longer considers the PRC-wide entity 
as an exporter conditionally subject to administrative reviews,\17\ we 
did not conduct a review of the PRC-wide entity. Thus, the weighted-
average dumping margin for the PRC-wide entity (i.e., 2.42 USD/kg) \18\ 
is not subject to change as a result of this review.
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    \15\ In the second administrative review of the Order, the 
Department determined that it would calculate per-unit weighted-
average dumping margins and assessment rates for all future reviews. 
See Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of China: 
Final Results and Partial Rescission of Second Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review, 75 FR 70208, 70211 (November 17, 2010) (AR2 
Carbon), and accompanying IDM at Comment 3.
    \16\ In the third administrative review of the Order, the 
Department found that Jacobi Carbons AB, Tianjin Jacobi 
International Trading Co. Ltd., and Jacobi Carbons Industry 
(Tianjin) are a single entity and, because there were no facts 
presented on the record of this review which would call into 
question our prior finding, we continue to treat these companies as 
part of a single entity for this administrative review, pursuant to 
sections 771(33)(E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.401(f). 
See Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of China: 
Final Results and Partial Rescission of Third Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review, 76 FR 67142, 67145 n.25 (October 31, 2011); 
See also Preliminary Decision Memorandum at n.8.
    \17\ See Antidumping Proceedings: Announcement of Change in 
Department Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty 
Proceedings and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity 
in NME Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963, 65969-70 (November 
4, 2013).
    \18\ See, e.g., Certain Activated Carbon from the People's 
Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review; 2012-2013, 79 FR 70163, 70165 (November 25, 2014).
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Assessment Rates

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b), 
the Department has determined, and U.S Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries 
covered by this review. The Department intends to issue assessment 
instructions to CBP 15 days after the publication date of these final 
results of review.
    For each individually-examined respondent in this review which has 
a final weighted-average dumping margin that is not zero or de minimis 
(i.e., less than 0.5 percent), we will calculate importer- (or 
customer-) specific per-unit duty assessment rates based on the ratio 
of the total amount of dumping calculated for the importer's (or 
customer's) examined sales to the total sales quantity associated with 
those sales, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1).\19\ The 
Department will also calculate (estimated) ad valorem importer-specific 
assessment rates with which to assess whether the per-unit assessment 
rates are de minimis. Where either the respondent's weighted-average 
dumping margin is zero or de minimis, or an importer- (or cus- tomer-) 
specific assessment rate is zero or de minimis, we will instruct CBP to 
liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to antidumping 
duties.\20\
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    \19\ See AR2 Carbon, and accompanying IDM at Comment 3.
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    For the respondents which were not selected for individual 
examination in this administrative review and which qualified for a 
separate rate, the assessment rate will be equal to the rate assigned 
to them for the final results (i.e. the 0.22 USD/kg rate for Jacobi).
    For the companies identified in Appendix II as part of the PRC-wide 
entity, we will instruct CBP to apply a per-unit assessment rate of 
2.42 USD/kg to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which 
were produced or exported by those companies.
    Pursuant to a refinement in the Department's non-market economy 
practice, for sales that were not reported in the U.S. sales data 
submitted by companies individually examined during this review, the 
Department will instruct CBP to liquidate entries associated with those 
sales at the rate for the PRC-wide entity. Furthermore, where the 
Department found that an exporter under review had no shipments of the 
subject merchandise, any suspended entries that entered under that 
exporter's case number (i.e., at that exporter's cash deposit rate) 
will be liquidated at the rate for the PRC-wide entity.\21\
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    \21\ For a full discussion of this practice, see Assessment 
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Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following per-unit cash deposit requirements will be effective 
upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for 
all shipments of the subject merchandise from the PRC entered, or 
withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication 
date, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) For Jacobi, 
Datong Juqiang, and the non-examined, separate rate respondents, the 
cash deposit rate will be equal to their weighted-average dumping 
margins established in the final results of this review; (2) for 
previously investigated or reviewed PRC and non-PRC exporters not 
listed above that have separate rates, the cash deposit rate will 
continue to be the exporter-specific rate published for the most 
recently completed segment of this proceeding in which they were 
reviewed; (3) for all PRC exporters of subject merchandise that have 
not been found to be entitled to a separate rate,

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the cash deposit rate will be equal to the weighted-average dumping 
margin for the PRC-wide entity (i.e., 2.42 USD/kg); and (4) for all 
non-PRC exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their 
own separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to 
the PRC exporter(s) that supplied that non-PRC exporter. These per-unit 
cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until 
further notice.

Disclosure

    We intend to disclose the calculations performed within five days 
of the date of publication of this notice to parties in this proceeding 
in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b).

Notification to Importers Regarding the Reimbursement of Duties

    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.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    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 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 regulations and 
terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction.
    We are issuing and publishing these final results of administrative 
review and notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of 
the Act.

    Dated: November 1, 2017.
Gary Taverman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix I

Issues and Decision Memorandum

Summary
Background
Scope of the Order
Changes Since the Preliminary Results
Discussion of the Issues
    Comment 1: Value Added Tax and Entered Value
    Comment 2: Inflator Calculation
    Comment 3: Anthracite Coal Surrogate Value
    Comment 4: Coal Tar Surrogate Value
    Comment 5: Carbonized Material Surrogate Value
    Comment 6: Hydrochloric Acid Surrogate Value
    Comment 7: Whether To Use IndustrySpecific Thai Labor Data
    Comment 8: Whether To Continue to Use the Thai Financial 
Statements
    Comment 9: Whether To Apply Partial Adverse Facts Available for 
Datong Juqiang's Wood Input
    Comment 10: Whether To Revise Ningxia Guanghua Activated Carbon 
Co., Ltd.'s Water Consumption
    Comment 11: Jacobi Tianjin New Packing Variable
    Comment 12: Whether To Adjust Jacobi Tianjin's Packing Variance
    Comment 13: Jacobi Tianjin's Fiberboard Consumption
    Comment 14: Whether To Apply Adverse Facts Available to Jacobi 
Tianjin's Factors of Production Allocation
Recommendation

Appendix II

Companies Not Eligible for a Separate Rate and To Be Treated as Part of 
PRC-Wide Entity

Company

1. AmeriAsia Advanced Activated Carbon Products Co., Ltd.
2. Anhui Handfull International Trading (Group) Co., Ltd.
3. Anhui Hengyuan Trade Co. Ltd.
4. Anyang Sino-Shon International Trading Co., Ltd.
5. Baoding Activated Carbon Factory
6. Beijing Broad Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
7. Beijing Embrace Technology Co., Ltd.
8. Beijing Haijian Jiechang Environmental Protection Chemicals
9. Beijing Hibridge Trading Co., Ltd,
10. Bengbu Jiutong Trade Co, Ltd.
11. Changji Hongke Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
12. Chengde Jiayu Activated Carbon Factory
13. China National Building Materials and Equipment Import and 
Export Corp.
14. China National Nuclear General Company Ningxia Activated Carbon 
Factory
15. China Nuclear Ningxia Activated Carbon Plant
16. China SDIC International Trade Co., Ltd.
17. Chongqing Feiyang Active Carbon Manufacture Co., Ltd.
18. Da Neng Zheng Da Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
19. Datong Carbon Corporation
20. Datong Changtai Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
21. Datong City Zuoyun County Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
22. Datong Fenghua Activated Carbon
23. Datong Forward Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
24. Datong Fuping Activated Carbon Co. Ltd.
25. Datong Guanghua Activated Co., Ltd.
26. Datong Hongtai Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
27. Datong Huanqing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
28. Datong Huaxin Activated Carbon
29. Datong Huibao Active Carbon Co., Ltd.
30. Datong Huibao Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
31. Datong Huiyuan Cooperative Activated Carbon Plant
32. Datong Kaneng Carbon Co. Ltd.
33. Datong Locomotive Coal & Chemicals Co., Ltd.
34. Datong Tianzhao Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
35. DaTong Tri-Star & Power Carbon Plant
36. Datong Weidu Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
37. Datong Xuanyang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
38. Datong Zuoyun Biyun Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
39. Datong Zuoyun Fu Ping Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
40. Dezhou Jiayu Activated Carbon Factory
41. Dongguan Baofu Activated Carbon
42. Dongguan SYS Hitek Co., Ltd.
43. Dushanzi Chemical Factory
44. Fu Yuan Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
45. Fujian Jianyang Carbon Plant
46. Fujian Nanping Yuanli Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
47. Fujian Xinsen Carbon Co., Ltd.
48. Fujian Yuanli Active Carbon Co., Ltd.
49. Fujian Active Carbon Industrial Co., Ltd.
50. Fujian Yuanli Active Carbon Industrial Co., Ltd.
51. Fujian Zhixing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
52. Fuzhou Taking Chemical
53. Fuzhou Yihuan Carbon
54. Great Bright Industrial
55. Hangzhou Hengxing Activated Carbon
56. Hangzhou Hengxing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
57. Hangzhou Linan Tianbo Material (HSLATB)
58. Hangzhou Nature Technology
59. Hangzhou Waterland Environmental Technologies Co., Ltd.
60. Hebei Foreign Trade and Advertising Corporation
61. Hebei Luna Trading Co., Ltd.
62. Hebei Shenglun Import & Export Group Company
63. Hegongye Ninxia Activated Carbon Factory
64. Heilongjiang Provincial Hechang Import & Export Co., Ltd.
65. Hongke Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
66. Huaibei Environment Protection Material Plant
67. Huairen Huanyu Purification Material Co., Ltd.
68. Huairen Jinbei Chemical Co., Ltd.
69. Huaiyushan Activated Carbon Group
70. Huatai Activated Carbon
71. Huzhou Zhonglin Activated Carbon
72. Inner Mongolia Taixi Coal Chemical Industry Limited Company
73. Itigi Corp. Ltd.
74. J&D Activated Carbon Filter Co. Ltd.
75. Jiangle County Xinhua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
76. Jiangsu Taixing Yixin Activated Carbon Technology Co., Ltd.

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77. Jiangxi Hanson Import Export Co.
78. Jiangxi Huaiyushan Activated Carbon
79. Jiangxi Huaiyushan Activated Carbon Group Co.
80. Jiangxi Huaiyushan Suntar Active Carbon Co., Ltd.
81. Jiangxi Jinma Carbon
82. Jiangxi Yuanli Huaiyushan Active Carbon Co., Ltd.
83. Jianou Zhixing Activated Carbon
84. Jiaocheng Xinxin Purif[igrave]cation Material Co., Ltd.
85. Jilin Province Bright Future Industry and Commerce Co., Ltd.
86. Jing Mao (Dongguan) Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
87. Kaihua Xingda Chemical Co., Ltd.
88. Kemflo (Nanjing) Environmental Tech
89. Keyun Shipping (Tianjin) Agency Co., Ltd.
90. Kunshan Actview Carbon Technology Co., Ltd.
91. Langfang Winfield Filtration Co.
92. Link Shipping Limited
93. Longyan Wanan Activated Carbon
94. Meadwestvaco (China) Holding Co., Ltd.
95. Mindong Lianyi Group
96. Nanjing Mulinsen Charcoal
97. Nantong Ameriasia Advanoed Activated Carbon Product Co., Ltd.
98. Ningxia Baiyun Carbon Co., Ltd.
99. Ningxia Baota Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
100. Ningxia Baota Active Carbon Plant
101. Ningxia Guanghua A/C Co., Ltd.
102. Ningxia Blue-White-Black Activated Carbon (BWB)
103. Ningxia Fengyuan Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
104. Ningxia Guanghua Chemical Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
105. Ningxia Haoqing Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
106. Ningxia Henghui Activated Carbon
107. Ningxia Honghua Carbon Industrial Corporation
108. Ningxia Huinong Xingsheng Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
109. Ningxia Jirui Activated Carbon
110. Ningxia Lingzhou Foreign Trade Co., Ltd.
111. Ningxia Luyuangheng Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
112. Ningxia Pingluo County Yaofu Activated Carbon Plant
113. Ningxia Pingluo Xuanzhong Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
114. Ningxia Pingluo Yaofu Activated Carbon Factory
115. Ningxia Taixi Activated Carbon
116. Ningxia Tianfu Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
117. Ninxia Tongfu Coking Co., Ltd.
118. Ningxia Weining Active Carbon Co., Ltd.
119. Ningxia Xingsheng Coal and Active Carbon Co., Ltd.
120. Ningxia Xingsheng Coke & Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
121. Ningxia Yinchuan Lanqiya Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
122. Ningxia Yirong Alloy Iron Co., Ltd.
123. Ningxia Zhengyuan Activated
124. Nuclear Ningxia Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
125. OEC Logistic Qingdao Co., Ltd.
126. OEC Logistics Co., Ltd. (Tianjin)
127. Panshan Import and Export Corporation
128. Pingluo Xuanzhong Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
129. Pingluo Yu Yang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
130. Shanghai Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
131. Shanghai Astronautical Science Technology Development 
Corporation
132. Shanghai Coking and Chemical Corporation
133. Shanghai Goldenbridge International
134. Shanghai Jiayu International Trading (DezhouJiayu and Chengde 
Jiayu)
135. Shanghai Jinhu Activated Carbon (Xingan Shenxin and Jiangle 
Xinhua)
136. Shanghai Light Industry and Textile Import & Export Co., Ltd.
137. Shanghai Mebao Activated Carbon
138. Shanghai Xingchang Activated Carbon
139. Shanxi Blue Sky Purification Material Co., Ltd.
140. Shanxi Carbon Industry Co., Ltd.
141. Shanxi DMD Corporation
142. Shanxi Newtime Co., Ltd.
143. Shanxi Qixian Foreign Trade Corporation
144. Shanxi Qixian Hongkai Active Carbon Goods
145. Shanxi Supply and Marketing Cooperative
146. Shanxi Tianli Ruihai Enterprise Co.
147. Shanxi U Rely International Trade
148. Shanxi Xiaoyi Huanyu Chemicals Co., Ltd.
149. Shanxi Xinhua Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
150. Shanxi Xinhua Chemical Co., Ltd. (formerly Shanxi Xinhua 
Chemical Factory)
151. Shanxi Xinhua Protective Equipment
152. Shanxi Xinshidai Import Export Co., Ltd.
153. Shanxi Xuanzhong Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
154. Shanxi Zuoyun Yunpeng Coal Chemistry
155. Shenzhen Sihaiweilong Technology Co.
156. Shijiazhuang Xinshuang Trade Co., Ltd.
157. Sincere Carbon Industrial Co. Ltd.
158. Taining Jinhu Carbon
159. Tangshan Solid Carbon Co., Ltd.
160. Tianchang (Tianjin) Activated Carbon
161. Tianjin Century Promote International Trade Co., Ltd.
162. Taiyuan Hengxinda Trade Co., Ltd,
163. Tonghua Bright Future Activated Carbon Plant
164. Tonghua Xinpeng Activated Carbon Factory
165. Top One International Trading Co., Ltd.
166. Triple Eagle Container Line
167. Uniclear New-Material Co., Ltd.
168. United Manufacturing International (Beijing) Ltd.
169. Valqua Seal Products (Shanghai) Co.
170. VitaPac (HK) Industrial Ltd.
171. Wellink Chemical Industry
172. Xi Li Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
173. Xi'an Shuntong International Trade & Industrials Co., Ltd.
174. Xiamen All Carbon Corporation
175. Xingan County Shenxin Activated Carbon Factory
176. Xinhua Chemical Company Ltd.
177. Xuanzhong Chemical Industry
178. Yangyuan Hengchang Active Carbon
179. Yicheng Logistics
180. Yinchuan Lanqiya Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
181. Zhejiang Topc Chemical Industry Co.
182. Zhejiang Quizhou Zhongsen Carbon
183. Zhejiang Xingda Activated Carbon Co., Ltd.
184. Zhejiang Yun He Tang Co., Ltd.
185. Zhuxi Activated Carbon
186. Zuoyun Bright Future Activated Carbon Plant

[FR Doc. 2017-24184 Filed 11-6-17; 8:45 am]
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