Sodium Hexametaphosphate From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order, 7021 [2019-03682]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 41 / Friday, March 1, 2019 / Notices All applications for immediate consideration for appointment must be received by the Office of Africa by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on March 25, 2019. On page 5989, in the first column, fourth paragraph under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION correct the caption to read: To be considered for membership, submit the following information by 5:00 p.m. EDT on March 25, 2019 to the email or mailing address listed in the ADDRESSES section. DATES: Anthony Diaz, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–03612 Filed 2–28–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–908] Sodium Hexametaphosphate From the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on sodium hexametaphosphate (SHMP) from the People’s Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order. DATES: Applicable March 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christian Llinas, 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) 482–4877. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Background On March 19, 2008, Commerce published in the Federal Register the antidumping order on SHMP from China.1 On June 1, 2018, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the antidumping duty order on SHMP from China, pursuant to section 751(c) of the 1 Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Sodium Hexametaphosphate from the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 14772 (March 19, 2008). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Feb 28, 2019 Jkt 247001 Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On June 8, 2018, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from ICL Specialty Products, Inc. and Innophos, Inc. (collectively, the petitioners) as domestic interested parties.3 On July 2, 2018, we received a complete substantive response from the domestic interested parties.4 We received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties with respect to the order covered by this sunset review, nor was a hearing requested. Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this order. As a result of its review, Commerce determined pursuant to section 751(c)(1) and 752(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping.5 Commerce, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail should the antidumping duty order be revoked. On December 12, 2018, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order on SHMP from China would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.6 Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the order is sodium hexametaphosphate. For a complete description of the scope of this order, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum at 2. Continuation of the Order As a result of the determinations by Commerce and the ITC that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 83 FR 25436 (June 1, 2018). 3 See the petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Sodium Hexametaphosphate from China: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ (June 8, 2018). 4 See the petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) from China: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of FiveYear (Sunset) Review of the Antidumping Duty Order,’’ (July 2, 2018). 5 See Sodium Hexametaphosphate from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 50338 (October 5, 2018) (Final Results) and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. 6 See Sodium Hexametaphosphate from China: Second Review Investigation No. 731–TA–1110, 83 FR 63905 (December 12, 2018). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7021 States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(a), Commerce hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping duty order on SHMP from China. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the antidumping order will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c)(2), Commerce intends to initiate the next sunset review of the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) and 751(d)(2) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: February 25, 2019. 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. 2019–03682 Filed 2–28–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (Sunset Reviews) of the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the Commission) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s). DATES: Applicable March 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commerce official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. For information from the Commission contact Mary Messer, Office of AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-908]


Sodium Hexametaphosphate From the People's Republic of China: 
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that 
revocation of the antidumping duty order on sodium hexametaphosphate 
(SHMP) from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to 
a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of 
continuation of the antidumping duty order.

DATES: Applicable March 1, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christian Llinas, 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) 482-4877.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 19, 2008, Commerce published in the Federal Register the 
antidumping order on SHMP from China.\1\ On June 1, 2018, Commerce 
published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the 
antidumping duty order on SHMP from China, pursuant to section 751(c) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On June 8, 2018, 
Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from ICL Specialty 
Products, Inc. and Innophos, Inc. (collectively, the petitioners) as 
domestic interested parties.\3\ On July 2, 2018, we received a complete 
substantive response from the domestic interested parties.\4\ We 
received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties 
with respect to the order covered by this sunset review, nor was a 
hearing requested. Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 
CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) 
sunset review of this order.
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    \1\ Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Sodium Hexametaphosphate 
from the People's Republic of China, 73 FR 14772 (March 19, 2008).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 83 FR 25436 
(June 1, 2018).
    \3\ See the petitioners' Letter, ``Sodium Hexametaphosphate from 
China: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' (June 8, 2018).
    \4\ See the petitioners' Letter, ``Sodium Hexametaphosphate 
(SHMP) from China: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation of 
Five-Year (Sunset) Review of the Antidumping Duty Order,'' (July 2, 
2018).
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    As a result of its review, Commerce determined pursuant to section 
751(c)(1) and 752(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping 
duty order would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of 
dumping.\5\ Commerce, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of 
the dumping margins likely to prevail should the antidumping duty order 
be revoked. On December 12, 2018, the ITC published its determination, 
pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the 
antidumping duty order on SHMP from China would likely lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the 
United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.\6\
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    \5\ See Sodium Hexametaphosphate from the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 50338 (October 5, 2018) (Final 
Results) and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.
    \6\ See Sodium Hexametaphosphate from China: Second Review 
Investigation No. 731-TA-1110, 83 FR 63905 (December 12, 2018).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the order is sodium hexametaphosphate. 
For a complete description of the scope of this order, see the Issues 
and Decision Memorandum at 2.

Continuation of the Order

    As a result of the determinations by Commerce and the ITC that 
revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to a 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an 
industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.218(a), Commerce hereby orders the continuation of the 
antidumping duty order on SHMP from China. U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty cash deposits at 
the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject 
merchandise.
    The effective date of the continuation of the antidumping order 
will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice 
of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(c)(2), Commerce intends to initiate the next sunset review of 
the order not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the 
effective date of continuation.
    This five-year sunset review and this notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) and 751(d)(2) of the Act and published pursuant to 
section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: February 25, 2019.
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. 2019-03682 Filed 2-28-19; 8:45 am]
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