Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 27089-27090 [2019-12284]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 11, 2019 / Notices 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 Commerce received no substantive responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, 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 the Order. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The products covered by the Order are finished and unfinished nonmalleable cast iron pipe fittings with an inside diameter ranging from 1⁄4 inch to 6 inches, whether threaded or unthreaded, regardless of industry or proprietary specifications. The subject fittings include elbows, ells, tees, crosses, and reducers as well as flanged fittings. These pipe fittings are also known as ‘‘cast iron pipe fittings’’ or ‘‘gray iron pipe fittings.’’ These cast iron pipe fittings are normally produced to ASTM A–126 and ASME B.16.4 specifications and are threaded to ASME B1.20.1 specifications. Most building codes require that these products are Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certified. The scope does not include cast iron soil pipe fittings or grooved fittings or grooved couplings. Fittings that are made out of ductile iron that have the same physical characteristics as the gray or cast iron fittings subject to the scope above or which have the same physical characteristics and are produced to ASME B.16.3, ASME B.16.4, or ASTM A–395 specifications, threaded to ASME B1.20.1 specifications and UL certified, regardless of metallurgical differences between gray and ductile iron, are also included in the scope of the Order. These ductile fittings do not include grooved fittings or grooved couplings. Ductile cast iron fittings with mechanical joint ends (MJ), or push on ends (PO), or flanged ends and produced to American Water Works Association (AWWA) specifications AWWA C110 or AWWA C153 are not included. Imports of covered merchandise are classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item numbers 7307.11.00.30, 7307.11.00.60, 7307.19.30.60 and 7307.19.30.85. HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written description of the scope of the Order is dispositive.5 Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this review, including the 4 See Letter from the Petitioners, ‘‘Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China, Third Review: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated March 7, 2019. 5 See Order. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jun 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation of the Order and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the Order was revoked, is provided in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.6 A list of the topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is attached to this notice as an Appendix. The Issues and 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 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 Reviews Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weightedaverage margins up to 75.50 percent. Notification to Interested Parties This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 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 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 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, 19 CFR 351.218, and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on NonMalleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27089 Dated: June 5, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, 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 Dumping Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–12274 Filed 6–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–916] Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this expedited sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain laminated woven sacks from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable June 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Genevieve Coen, 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) 482–3251. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On August 7, 2008, Commerce published the Order on laminated woven sacks from China.1 On February 5, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the antidumping duty Order on 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Laminated Woven Sacks from the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 45941 (August 7, 2008) (Order). E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 27090 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 11, 2019 / Notices laminated woven sacks from China, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On February 19, 2019, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from the Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition and its individual members, Polytex Fibers Corporation and ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. (collectively, the domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as a manufacturer of a domestic like product in the United States, and under section 771(9)(E) and (F) of the Act as a trade association whose members are producers of a domestic like product in the United States. On March 7, 2019, we received a complete substantive response from domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).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. Commerce received no comments on the adequacy of responses in this sunset review. Pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce is conducting an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this order. Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order is laminated woven sacks. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.5 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the Order were revoked, are listed in the Appendix to this notice, and addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. The Issues and 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 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 Reviews 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 laminated woven sacks from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail would be weighted-average dumping margins up to 91.73 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 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 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 5, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 1704 (February 5, 2019). 3 See Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition’s (LWSFTC) Letter, ‘‘Domestic Interested Parties Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated February 19, 2019. 4 See LWSFTC’s Letter, ‘‘Domestic Interested Parties Substantive Response,’’ dated March 7, 2019. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Laminated Woven Sacks from the People’s Republic of China’’ (Issues and Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with these results and hereby adopted by this notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jun 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 of Dumping Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–12284 Filed 6–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–917] Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Second Expedited FiveYear (Sunset) Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on laminated woven sacks from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies at the rates in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable June 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne or Jacqueline Arrowsmith, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–2328 or (202) 482–5255, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 7, 2008, Commerce published the CVD Order on laminated woven sacks from China.1 On February 5, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation for the second sunset review of the CVD Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 Subsequently, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from the Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition and its individual members, Polytex Fibers Corporation and ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. (collectively, the domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 1 See Laminated Woven Sacks from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 73 FR 45955 (August 7, 2008) (CVD Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 84 FR 1704 (February 5, 2019). 3 See Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition’s (LWSFTC) Letter, ‘‘Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review of Countervailing Duty Order on Laminated Woven Sacks from the People’s Republic of China: E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 112 (Tuesday, June 11, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27089-27090]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12284]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-916]


Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this expedited sunset review, the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order 
on certain laminated woven sacks from the People's Republic of China 
(China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping at the level indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset 
Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable June 11, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Genevieve Coen, 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) 482-3251.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On August 7, 2008, Commerce published the Order on laminated woven 
sacks from China.\1\ On February 5, 2019, Commerce published the notice 
of initiation of the second sunset review of the antidumping duty Order 
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laminated woven sacks from China, pursuant to section 751(c) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On February 19, 2019, 
Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from the Laminated 
Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition and its individual members, Polytex 
Fibers Corporation and ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. (collectively, the 
domestic interested parties), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ The domestic interested parties claimed interested 
party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as a manufacturer of a 
domestic like product in the United States, and under section 771(9)(E) 
and (F) of the Act as a trade association whose members are producers 
of a domestic like product in the United States.
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    \1\ See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Laminated Woven Sacks 
from the People's Republic of China, 73 FR 45941 (August 7, 2008) 
(Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 1704 
(February 5, 2019).
    \3\ See Laminated Woven Sacks Fair Trade Coalition's (LWSFTC) 
Letter, ``Domestic Interested Parties Notice of Intent to 
Participate,'' dated February 19, 2019.
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    On March 7, 2019, we received a complete substantive response from 
domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 
CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\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. Commerce received no 
comments on the adequacy of responses in this sunset review. Pursuant 
to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), 
Commerce is conducting an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this 
order.
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    \4\ See LWSFTC's Letter, ``Domestic Interested Parties 
Substantive Response,'' dated March 7, 2019.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order is laminated woven sacks. For 
a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the accompanying 
Issues and Decision Memorandum.\5\
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    \5\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on 
Laminated Woven Sacks from the People's Republic of China'' (Issues 
and Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with these results and 
hereby adopted by this notice.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and 
the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the Order 
were revoked, are listed in the Appendix to this notice, and addressed 
in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. The Issues and 
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 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 Reviews

    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 laminated 
woven sacks from China would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margins likely to 
prevail would be weighted-average dumping margins up to 91.73 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 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 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 5, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
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 of Dumping Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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