Certain Lined Paper Products From India and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders, 51812-51813 [2017-24188]

Download as PDF 51812 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 8, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–843, A–570–901] Certain Lined Paper Products From India and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on certain lined paper products (CLPP) from India and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) would be likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable: November 8, 2017. Scope of the Orders FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Robinson, 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) 482–3797. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 28, 2006, the Department published in the Federal Register the AD Orders on CLPP from India and the PRC.1 On July 3, 2017, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department initiated the second sunset reviews of the AD Orders on CLPP from India and the PRC.2 On July 18, 2017, the Department received a notice of intent to participate in these reviews from the Association of American School Paper Suppliers (AASPS) and its individual members 3 (collectively, petitioner), within the deadline ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 1 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Lined Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China; Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Lined Paper Products from India, Indonesia and the People’s Republic of China; and Notice of Countervailing Duty Orders: Certain Lined Paper Products from India and Indonesia, 71 FR 56949 (September 28, 2006) (Orders). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 82 FR 30844 (July 3, 2017) (CLPP Sunset 2017). 3 See AASPS’ letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Notification of Membership Change, dated May 1, 2012, indicates that its individual members include: Mead Products LLC (which is a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of ACCO Brands Corporation.), Norcom, Inc., and Top Flight, Inc. (collectively, the petitioners). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Nov 07, 2017 Jkt 244001 specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).4 The petitioner comprises manufacturers of a domestic like product in the United States and, accordingly, are domestic interested parties pursuant to section 771(9)(C) of the Act.5 On August 2, 2017, the Department received an adequate substantive response to the notice of initiation from the petitioner within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).6 However, the Department did not receive any timely filed responses from the respondent interested parties, i.e., CLPP producers and exporters from India and the PRC. On the basis of the notices of intent to participate and the adequate substantive responses filed by the petitioner, and the inadequate response from any respondent interested party, the Department has conducted expedited (120-day) reviews of the AD Orders with respect to India and the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). The merchandise covered by the Orders 7 is certain lined paper products from India and the PRC. The merchandise subject to the orders is currently classified under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 4811.90.9035, 4811.90.9080, 4820.30.0040, 4810.22.5044, 4811.90.9050, 4811.90.9090, 4820.10.2010, 4820.10.2020, 4820.10.2030, 4820.10.2040, 4820.10.2050, 4820.10.2060, and 4820.10.4000. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description remains dispositive.8 the petitioners’ letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review, dated July 18, 2017. See also the petitioners’ letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review, dated July 18, 2017. 5 Id. The petitioner claimed interested party status for this sunset review under section 771(9)(C) of the Act. 6 See the petitioner’s letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review, dated July 18, 2017. See also the petitioners’ letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products from the People’s Republic of China: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review, dated July 18, 2017. 7 See Orders. 8 For a complete description of the Scope of the Orders, see Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Lined Paper Products from India and the People’s Republic of China’’ dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, including the following: (1) The likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of dumping and (2) the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the AD Orders were revoked.9 Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendation in the Issues and Decision Memorandum which 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 https:// access.trade.gov and is available 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 directly on the internet 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 Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the AD Orders on CLPP from India and the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. We determine that the weighted-average percentage dumping margins likely to prevail are up to the following percentages: Country 4 See PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 India ...................................... The People’s Republic of China ................................. Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) 23.17 258.21 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 disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely written notification of the destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations 9 Id. E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 8, 2017 / Notices and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. The Department is issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: October 31, 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 List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely To Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–24188 Filed 11–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–868] Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large residential washers from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, LG Electronics, Inc. (LGE). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by LGE were made at prices below normal value (NV). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable: November 8, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Goldberger, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Nov 07, 2017 Jkt 244001 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4136. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are all large residential washers and certain subassemblies thereof from Korea. The products are currently classifiable under subheadings 8450.20.0040 and 8450.20.0080 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). Products subject to this order may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 8450.11.0040, 8450.11.0080, 8450.90.2000, and 8450.90.6000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this scope is dispositive.1 Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1)(B) and (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Export price and constructed export price are calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. NV is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary 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 Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as an Appendix to this notice. Preliminary Results of the Review As a result of this review, the Department preliminarily determines that a weighted-average margin of 0.64 percent exists for LGE for the period 1 For a full descripition of the scope of the order, see Memorandum entitled ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 2016–2017 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Large Residential Washers from Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51813 February 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017. Disclosure and Public Comment We will disclose the calculations performed to parties in this segment of the proceeding within five days of the date of publication of this notice in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance no later than 30 days after the date of publication of the preliminary results, unless the Secretary alters the time limit.2 Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the deadline for case briefs.3 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this proceeding are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number; the number of participants; and a list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, the Department intends to hold the hearing at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, at a time and date to be determined.4 Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. All submissions, with limited exceptions, must be filed electronically using ACCESS. An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the due date. Documents excepted from the electronic submission requirements must be filed manually (i.e., in paper form) with the APO/ Dockets Unit in Room 18022 and stamped with the date and time of receipt by 5 p.m. ET on the due date. The Department intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues raised in any written briefs, not later than 120 days after the 2 See 19 CFR 351.309(c). 19 CFR 351.309(d). 4 See 19 CFR 351.310(d). 3 See E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-843, A-570-901]


Certain Lined Paper Products From India and the People's Republic 
of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of 
Antidumping Duty Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce 
(the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) 
orders on certain lined paper products (CLPP) from India and the 
People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely lead to the 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates identified in the 
``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable: November 8, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Robinson, 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) 482-3797.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On September 28, 2006, the Department published in the Federal 
Register the AD Orders on CLPP from India and the PRC.\1\ On July 3, 
2017, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act), the Department initiated the second sunset reviews of the AD 
Orders on CLPP from India and the PRC.\2\ On July 18, 2017, the 
Department received a notice of intent to participate in these reviews 
from the Association of American School Paper Suppliers (AASPS) and its 
individual members \3\ (collectively, petitioner), within the deadline 
specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\4\ The petitioner comprises 
manufacturers of a domestic like product in the United States and, 
accordingly, are domestic interested parties pursuant to section 
771(9)(C) of the Act.\5\
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    \1\ See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less 
Than Fair Value: Certain Lined Paper Products from the People's 
Republic of China; Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Lined 
Paper Products from India, Indonesia and the People's Republic of 
China; and Notice of Countervailing Duty Orders: Certain Lined Paper 
Products from India and Indonesia, 71 FR 56949 (September 28, 2006) 
(Orders).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 82 FR 30844 
(July 3, 2017) (CLPP Sunset 2017).
    \3\ See AASPS' letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products from 
India: Notification of Membership Change, dated May 1, 2012, 
indicates that its individual members include: Mead Products LLC 
(which is a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of ACCO Brands 
Corporation.), Norcom, Inc., and Top Flight, Inc. (collectively, the 
petitioners).
    \4\ See the petitioners' letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products 
from India: Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review, dated 
July 18, 2017. See also the petitioners' letter re: Certain Lined 
Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Intent 
to Participate in Sunset Review, dated July 18, 2017.
    \5\ Id. The petitioner claimed interested party status for this 
sunset review under section 771(9)(C) of the Act.
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    On August 2, 2017, the Department received an adequate substantive 
response to the notice of initiation from the petitioner within the 30-
day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\6\ However, the 
Department did not receive any timely filed responses from the 
respondent interested parties, i.e., CLPP producers and exporters from 
India and the PRC. On the basis of the notices of intent to participate 
and the adequate substantive responses filed by the petitioner, and the 
inadequate response from any respondent interested party, the 
Department has conducted expedited (120-day) reviews of the AD Orders 
with respect to India and the PRC, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of 
the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2).
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    \6\ See the petitioner's letter re: Certain Lined Paper Products 
from India: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset 
Review, dated July 18, 2017. See also the petitioners' letter re: 
Certain Lined Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: 
Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review, dated 
July 18, 2017.
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Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by the Orders \7\ is certain lined paper 
products from India and the PRC. The merchandise subject to the orders 
is currently classified under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 4811.90.9035, 4811.90.9080, 
4820.30.0040, 4810.22.5044, 4811.90.9050, 4811.90.9090, 4820.10.2010, 
4820.10.2020, 4820.10.2030, 4820.10.2040, 4820.10.2050, 4820.10.2060, 
and 4820.10.4000. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the written product description 
remains dispositive.\8\
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    \7\ See Orders.
    \8\ For a complete description of the Scope of the Orders, see 
Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results 
of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders on 
Certain Lined Paper Products from India and the People's Republic of 
China'' dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice 
(Issues and Decision Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum, including the following: (1) The likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of dumping and 
(2) the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the AD Orders 
were revoked.\9\ Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues 
raised in this review and the corresponding recommendation in the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum which 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 https://access.trade.gov and is available 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 directly on the internet 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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    \9\ Id.
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Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
the Department determines that revocation of the AD Orders on CLPP from 
India and the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence 
of dumping. We determine that the weighted-average percentage dumping 
margins likely to prevail are up to the following percentages:

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                         Country                          dumping margin
                                                             (percent)
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India...................................................           23.17
The People's Republic of China..........................          258.21
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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 disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely written notification 
of the destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial 
protective orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the 
regulations

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and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction.
    The Department is issuing and publishing these final results and 
notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.218.

    Dated: October 31, 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

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. History of the Order
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely To Prevail
VII. Final Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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