Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 26949-26950 [2018-12476]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 112 / Monday, June 11, 2018 / Notices NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–9068. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–11–2018) Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 23—Buffalo, New York; Authorization of Proposed Production Activity; Panasonic Eco Solutions Solar New York America; Subzone 23E (Solar Panels/Modules); Buffalo, New York On February 5, 2018, Panasonic Eco Solutions Solar New York America submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within Subzone 23E, in Buffalo, New York. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (83 FR 6161, February 13, 2018). On June 5, 2018, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: June 5, 2018. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order is certain activated carbon. For a complete description of the scope of this Order, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.4 [FR Doc. 2018–12495 Filed 6–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–904] Certain Activated Carbon From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable June 11, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Palmer, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 08, 2018 Jkt 244001 Background On February 1, 2018, Commerce initiated the second sunset review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from China, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.218(c)(2).1 The Department received a notice of intent to participate from Calgon Carbon Corporation, Norit Americas, Inc., and ADA Carbon Solutions LLC (collectively, the domestic interested parties) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).2 The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as manufacturers of a domestic like product in the United States. We received a complete substantive response from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).3 We received no responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margin likely 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 83 FR 4641 (February 1, 2018); see also Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China, 72 FR 20988 (April 27, 2007) (Order). 2 See Letter from domestic interested parties, re: ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China—Domestic Interested Parties’ Intent to Participate,’’ dated February 14, 2018. 3 See Letter from domestic interested parties, re: ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of the Antidumping Order on Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China—Domestic Industry’s Substantive Response,’’ dated March 5, 2018. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Activated Carbon from the People’s Republic of China’’ (Issues and Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26949 to prevail if the Order was to be revoked. Parties may find a complete discussion of all issues raised in the review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Services System (ACCESS). Access to ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be access directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from China would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weighted-average dumping margins up to 228.11 percent. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: June 1, 2018. 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 E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 26950 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 112 / Monday, June 11, 2018 / Notices VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Dumping Margin Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation dispositive. A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.2 [FR Doc. 2018–12476 Filed 6–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–848] Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Teh Fong Ming International Co., Ltd. (TFM), the sole producer and/or exporter subject to this administrative review, has made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Aplicable June 11, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael A. Romani or Minoo Hatten, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0198, and (202) 482–1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Teh Fong Ming International Co., Ltd ........................................... Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order 1 is OBAs and is currently classifiable under subheadings 3204.20.8000, 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.4000 and 2921.59.8090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). While the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description remains 1 See Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 27419 (May 10, 2012) (Order). 19:19 Jun 08, 2018 Jkt 244001 Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine that the following weighted-average dumping margin exists for TFM for the period May 1, 2016, through April 30, 2017. Producer/exporter Background Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stilbenic optical brightening agents (OBAs) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2016, through April 30, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Constructed export price is calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see 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 directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is attached as an Appendix to this notice. Weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) 1.31 Disclosure We intend to disclose the calculations performed to parties in this proceeding within five days after public announcement of the preliminary results.3 Public Comment Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(ii), interested parties may submit cases briefs not later than 30 days after the 2 A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in the Memorandum, ‘‘Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan: Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016– 2017,’’ dated concurrently with and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 3 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 date of publication of this notice. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the date for filing case briefs.4 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.5 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing, or to participate if one is requested, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. All documents must be filed electronically using ACCESS which is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov. An electronically filed request must be received successfully in its entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.6 Requests should contain: (1) The party’s name, address and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of issues to be discussed. Issues raised in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the respective case briefs. Commerce intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of the issues raised in any written briefs, not later than 120 days after the date of publication of this notice, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1). Assessment Rates Upon issuance of the final results, Commerce shall determine and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. If TFM’s weighted-average dumping margin is above de minimis in the final results of this review, we will calculate importer-specific assessment rates on the basis of the ratio of the total amount of antidumping duties calculated for each importer’s examined sales and the total entered value of the sales in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(1).7 If TFM’s weightedaverage dumping margin is zero or de minimis in the final results of review, 4 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2) and 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). 6 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 7 In these preliminary results, Commerce applied the assessment rate calculation method adopted in Antidumping Proceedings: Calculation of the Weighted-Average Dumping Margin and Assessment Rate in Certain Antidumping Duty Proceedings; Final Modification, 77 FR 8101 (February 14, 2012) (Final Modification for Reviews). 5 See E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 112 (Monday, June 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26949-26950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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 Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of 
the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the 
People's Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the 
``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable June 11, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Palmer, 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) 482-9068.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 1, 2018, Commerce initiated the second sunset review of 
the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from China, 
pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act) and 19 CFR 351.218(c)(2).\1\ The Department received a notice of 
intent to participate from Calgon Carbon Corporation, Norit Americas, 
Inc., and ADA Carbon Solutions LLC (collectively, the domestic 
interested parties) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i).\2\ The domestic interested parties claimed interested 
party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as manufacturers of a 
domestic like product in the United States.
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review, 83 FR 4641 
(February 1, 2018); see also Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: 
Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of China, 72 FR 
20988 (April 27, 2007) (Order).
    \2\ See Letter from domestic interested parties, re: ``Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on Certain Activated 
Carbon from the People's Republic of China--Domestic Interested 
Parties' Intent to Participate,'' dated February 14, 2018.
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    We received a complete substantive response from the domestic 
interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\3\ We received no responses from respondent 
interested parties. As a result, the Department conducted an expedited 
sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2).
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    \3\ See Letter from domestic interested parties, re: ``Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review of the Antidumping Order on Certain Activated 
Carbon from the People's Republic of China--Domestic Industry's 
Substantive Response,'' dated March 5, 2018.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order is certain activated carbon. 
For a complete description of the scope of this Order, see the 
accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.\4\
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    \4\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on 
Certain Activated Carbon from the People's Republic of China'' 
(Issues and Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with, and 
hereby adopted by, this notice.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of 
dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail if 
the Order was to be revoked. Parties may find a complete discussion of 
all issues raised in the review and the corresponding recommendations 
in this public memorandum which is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic Services System (ACCESS). Access to ACCESS is 
available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov, and to all 
parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department 
of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum can be access directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn. The signed and electronic versions of the 
Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we 
determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain 
activated carbon from China would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and that the magnitude of the dumping margins 
likely to prevail would be weighted-average dumping margins up to 
228.11 percent.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or 
conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to 
comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is 
subject to sanction.
    We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.218.

    Dated: June 1, 2018.
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

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VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Dumping Margin Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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