Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, 26647 [2019-12027]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 110 / Friday, June 7, 2019 / Notices approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–12006 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–848] Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On April 1, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People’s Republic of China (China). Because no domestic interested party responded to the sunset review notice of initiation by the applicable deadline, Commerce is revoking the AD order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from China. DATES: Applicable May 16, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacob Keller 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) 482–4849 or (202) 482–1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 15, 1997, Commerce published an AD order on imports of freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.1 In the first three sunset reviews, Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC) determined that the continuation of the order was warranted.2 On April 1, 2019, AGENCY: Commerce initiated the current sunset review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.218.3 We did not receive a notice of intent to participate from the domestic interested parties in this sunset review, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). As a result, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii)(A), Commerce has determined that no domestic interested party intends to participate in the sunset review. On April 23, 2019, Commerce notified the ITC in writing that we intend to revoke the AD order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.4 Scope of the Order The product covered by the AD order is freshwater crawfish tail meat, in all its forms (whether washed or with fat on, whether purged or un-purged), grades, and sizes; whether frozen, fresh, or chilled; and regardless of how it is packed, preserved, or prepared. Excluded from the scope of the order are live crawfish and other whole crawfish, whether boiled, frozen, fresh, or chilled. Also excluded are saltwater crawfish of any type, and parts thereof. Freshwater crawfish tail meat is currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item numbers 1605.40.10.10 and 1605.40.10.90, which are the HTSUS numbers for prepared foodstuffs, indicating peeled crawfish tail meat and other, as introduced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in 2000, and HTSUS numbers 0306.19.00.10 and 0306.29.00.00, which are reserved for fish and crustaceans in general. On February 10, 2012, Commerce added HTSUS classification number 0306.29.01.00 to the scope description pursuant to a request by CBP. On September 21, 2018, Commerce added HTSUS classification numbers 0306.39.0000 and 0306.99.0000 to the scope description pursuant to a request by CBP. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. party filed a notice of intent to participate in this sunset review, we determine that no domestic interested party is participating in this sunset review. Therefore, we are revoking the AD order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from China. Effective Date of Revocation Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(A) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), Commerce intends to instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation of the merchandise subject to this order entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after May 16, 2019, the fifth anniversary of the date of publication of the last continuation notice. Entries of subject merchandise prior to the effective date of revocation will continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and AD deposit requirements. Commerce will complete any pending reviews of this order and will conduct administrative reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the effective date of revocation in response to appropriately filed requests for review. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which may be subject to sanctions. This five-year (sunset) review and this notice are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(c) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). Dated: June 3, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2019–12027 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Revocation 1 See Notice of Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat from the People’s Republic of China, 62 FR 48218 (September 15, 1997). 2 See Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order: Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat from the People’s Republic of China, 68 FR 48340 (August 13, 2003); Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order on Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat from the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 75392 (December 11, 2008); and Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat from the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order, 79 FR 28483 (May 16, 2014). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii)(B)(3), if no domestic interested parties respond to a notice of initiation, Commerce shall, within 90 days after the initiation of the review, revoke the order. Because no domestic interested 3 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 12227 (April 1, 2019). 4 See Commerce Letter, re: Sunset Review Initiated on April 1, 2019, dated April 23, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 26647 E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-848]


Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping 
Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: On April 1, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) 
initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on 
freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China 
(China). Because no domestic interested party responded to the sunset 
review notice of initiation by the applicable deadline, Commerce is 
revoking the AD order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.

DATES: Applicable May 16, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacob Keller 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) 482-4849 or (202) 482-1690, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    On September 15, 1997, Commerce published an AD order on imports of 
freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.\1\ In the first three sunset 
reviews, Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
determined that the continuation of the order was warranted.\2\ On 
April 1, 2019, Commerce initiated the current sunset review pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 
CFR 351.218.\3\
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    \1\ See Notice of Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at 
Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Freshwater Crawfish 
Tail Meat from the People's Republic of China, 62 FR 48218 
(September 15, 1997).
    \2\ See Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order: Freshwater 
Crawfish Tail Meat from the People's Republic of China, 68 FR 48340 
(August 13, 2003); Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order on 
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat from the People's Republic of China, 
73 FR 75392 (December 11, 2008); and Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat 
from the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping 
Duty Order, 79 FR 28483 (May 16, 2014).
    \3\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 12227 
(April 1, 2019).
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    We did not receive a notice of intent to participate from the 
domestic interested parties in this sunset review, pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i). As a result, in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(iii)(A), Commerce has determined that no domestic 
interested party intends to participate in the sunset review. On April 
23, 2019, Commerce notified the ITC in writing that we intend to revoke 
the AD order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.\4\
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    \4\ See Commerce Letter, re: Sunset Review Initiated on April 1, 
2019, dated April 23, 2019.
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Scope of the Order

    The product covered by the AD order is freshwater crawfish tail 
meat, in all its forms (whether washed or with fat on, whether purged 
or un-purged), grades, and sizes; whether frozen, fresh, or chilled; 
and regardless of how it is packed, preserved, or prepared. Excluded 
from the scope of the order are live crawfish and other whole crawfish, 
whether boiled, frozen, fresh, or chilled. Also excluded are saltwater 
crawfish of any type, and parts thereof. Freshwater crawfish tail meat 
is currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (HTSUS) under item numbers 1605.40.10.10 and 
1605.40.10.90, which are the HTSUS numbers for prepared foodstuffs, 
indicating peeled crawfish tail meat and other, as introduced by U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in 2000, and HTSUS numbers 
0306.19.00.10 and 0306.29.00.00, which are reserved for fish and 
crustaceans in general. On February 10, 2012, Commerce added HTSUS 
classification number 0306.29.01.00 to the scope description pursuant 
to a request by CBP. On September 21, 2018, Commerce added HTSUS 
classification numbers 0306.39.0000 and 0306.99.0000 to the scope 
description pursuant to a request by CBP. The HTSUS subheadings are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written 
description of the scope of the order is dispositive.

Revocation

    Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(iii)(B)(3), if no domestic interested parties respond to 
a notice of initiation, Commerce shall, within 90 days after the 
initiation of the review, revoke the order. Because no domestic 
interested party filed a notice of intent to participate in this sunset 
review, we determine that no domestic interested party is participating 
in this sunset review. Therefore, we are revoking the AD order on 
freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.

Effective Date of Revocation

    Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(A) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.222(i)(2)(i), Commerce intends to instruct CBP to terminate the 
suspension of liquidation of the merchandise subject to this order 
entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, on or after May 16, 2019, the 
fifth anniversary of the date of publication of the last continuation 
notice. Entries of subject merchandise prior to the effective date of 
revocation will continue to be subject to suspension of liquidation and 
AD deposit requirements. Commerce will complete any pending reviews of 
this order and will conduct administrative reviews of subject 
merchandise entered prior to the effective date of revocation in 
response to appropriately filed requests for review.

Administrative Protective Order

    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return/destruction or conversion to judicial protective 
order of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 
19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Failure to comply is a violation of the APO which 
may be subject to sanctions.
    This five-year (sunset) review and this notice are issued and 
published in accordance with sections 751(c) and 777(i)(1) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: June 3, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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