Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017, 14263-14264 [2018-06721]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / Notices 733(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2).5 In accordance with section 735(a)(1) of the Act, the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, unless postponed at a later date. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: March 29, 2018. P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations. Scope of the Order 4 The merchandise subject to the order is citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 2918.14.0000, 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000, and 3824.90.9290. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description, available in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum,5 remains dispositive. [FR Doc. 2018–06723 Filed 4–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–122–853] Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc. (JBL Canada), producer/exporter of citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada, did not sell subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) May 1, 2016, through April 30, 2017. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable April 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renato Barreda or George Ayache, AD/ CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0317 or (202) 482–2623, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES On February 6, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results 1 of the 5 This date reflects the next business day after the deadline of June 9, 2018. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). 1 See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017, 83 FR 5246 (February 6, 2018) (Preliminary Results), and VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Apr 02, 2018 Jkt 244001 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada. This review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, JBL Canada. We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.2 No interested party submitted comments.3 Further, no party submitted a request for a hearing in the instant review. Commerce conducted this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Changes Since the Preliminary Results As no parties submitted comments on the margin calculation methodology used in the Preliminary Results, Commerce made no adjustments to that methodology in the final results of this review. Final Results of the Review As a result of this review, Commerce determines that the following weightedaverage dumping margin exists for entries of subject merchandise that were produced and/or exported by the following company during the POR: Manufacturer/exporter Weightedaverage margin (percent) Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc. 0.00 accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum (PDM). 2 Id. 3 JBL Canada submitted a case brief stating: ‘‘Respondent JBL has no comments on the Department’s Preliminary Results. JBL reserves the right to submit a rebuttal brief in response to any issue(s) which may be raised by Petitioners in their case brief.’’ See letter from JBL ‘‘Eighth Administrative Review of the Antidumping Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Sales from Canada—JBL Canada’s Case Brief,’’ dated March 8, 2018. 4 See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada and the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 74 FR 25703 (May 29, 2009) (the Order). 5 For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the PDM at 2, which can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14263 Assessment Rates Commerce shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of this review, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b).6 Because we calculated a zero margin for JBL Canada in the final results of this review, we intend to instruct CBP to liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to antidumping duties. In accordance with Commerce’s ‘‘automatic assessment’’ practice, for entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by JBL Canada for which it did not know that the merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate those entries at the all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction. Commerce intends to issue the appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 41 days after the date of publication of these final results of review, in accordance with 19 CFR 356.8(a). Cash Deposit Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of these final results for all shipments of citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date as provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for merchandise produced or exported by JBL Canada will be zero; (2) for merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this review but covered in a completed prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently completed segment; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently completed segment for the manufacturer of the merchandise; (4) the cash deposit rate for all other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 23.21 percent, the all-others rate established in the Order. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. 6 See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b). E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 14264 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / Notices Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties has occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Order In accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), this notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under the APO, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We intend to issue and publish these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h) and 351.221(b)(5). Dated: March 28, 2018. 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Visitors need to present photo ID and pass through electronic security equipment to enter the building. There is no visitor parking available in the building for the general public. Metered street parking is nearby. Commercial parking lots are within walking distance to the building. For meeting location information, please contact Mr. Lyle Enriquez at Lyle.Enriquez@noaa.gov or 562–980– 4025. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2422. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the HMSMT meeting is to prepare an analysis of the range of alternatives for authorizing a fishery using deep-set buoy gear adopted by the Pacific Council in September 2017 and March 2018. The HMSMT will provide an update on the analysis at the Pacific Council’s June 2018 meeting. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 64 (Tuesday, April 3, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-122-853]


Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada: Final Results 
of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that 
Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc. (JBL Canada), producer/exporter of citric 
acid and certain citrate salts from Canada, did not sell subject 
merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of 
review (POR) May 1, 2016, through April 30, 2017.

DATES: Applicable April 3, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renato Barreda or George Ayache, AD/
CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0317 or (202) 
482-2623, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On February 6, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register the 
Preliminary Results \1\ of the administrative review of the antidumping 
duty order on citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada. This 
review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, JBL 
Canada. We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.\2\ No 
interested party submitted comments.\3\ Further, no party submitted a 
request for a hearing in the instant review. Commerce conducted this 
administrative review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
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    \1\ See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada: Preliminary 
Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017, 83 FR 
5246 (February 6, 2018) (Preliminary Results), and accompanying 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum (PDM).
    \2\ Id.
    \3\ JBL Canada submitted a case brief stating: ``Respondent JBL 
has no comments on the Department's Preliminary Results. JBL 
reserves the right to submit a rebuttal brief in response to any 
issue(s) which may be raised by Petitioners in their case brief.'' 
See letter from JBL ``Eighth Administrative Review of the 
Antidumping Order on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Sales from 
Canada--JBL Canada's Case Brief,'' dated March 8, 2018.
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Scope of the Order \4\
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    \4\ See Citric Acid and Citrate Salts from Canada and the 
People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders, 74 FR 25703 
(May 29, 2009) (the Order).
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    The merchandise subject to the order is citric acid and certain 
citrate salts from Canada. The product is currently classified under 
the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 
2918.14.0000, 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000, and 3824.90.9290. Although 
the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, 
the written product description, available in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum,\5\ remains dispositive.
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    \5\ For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see 
the PDM at 2, which can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/.
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Changes Since the Preliminary Results

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

Final Results of the Review

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

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                                                            Weighted-
                 Manufacturer/exporter                    average margin
                                                            (percent)
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Jungbunzlauer Canada, Inc..............................            0.00
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Assessment Rates

    Commerce shall determine, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of 
subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of this 
review, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.212(b).\6\ Because we calculated a zero margin for JBL Canada in 
the final results of this review, we intend to instruct CBP to 
liquidate the appropriate entries without regard to antidumping duties. 
In accordance with Commerce's ``automatic assessment'' practice, for 
entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by JBL Canada 
for which it did not know that the merchandise was destined for the 
United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate those entries at the 
all-others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) 
involved in the transaction.
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    \6\ See section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b).
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    Commerce intends to issue the appropriate assessment instructions 
to CBP 41 days after the date of publication of these final results of 
review, in accordance with 19 CFR 356.8(a).

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the notice of these final results for all shipments of 
citric acid and certain citrate salts from Canada entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date as 
provided by section 751(a)(2) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for 
merchandise produced or exported by JBL Canada will be zero; (2) for 
merchandise exported by manufacturers or exporters not covered in this 
review but covered in a completed prior segment of the proceeding, the 
cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate 
published for the most recently completed segment; (3) if the exporter 
is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original 
investigation but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be 
the rate established for the most recently completed segment for the 
manufacturer of the merchandise; (4) the cash deposit rate for all 
other manufacturers or exporters will continue to be 23.21 percent, the 
all-others rate established in the Order. These cash deposit 
requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further 
notice.

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Notification to Importers

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to importers of their 
responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate 
regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation 
of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this 
requirement could result in Commerce's presumption that reimbursement 
of antidumping duties has occurred and the subsequent assessment of 
double antidumping duties.

Administrative Protective Order

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), this notice also serves as 
a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) 
of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of 
proprietary information disclosed under the APO, which continues to 
govern business proprietary information in this segment of the 
proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or destruction of 
APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby 
requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO 
is a violation subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

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

    Dated: March 28, 2018.
James Maeder,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations.
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