Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018, 52066-52067 [2019-21291]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 52066 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2019 / Notices (OSCPBS), International Trade Administration. Phone: (202) 482–1135 or Email: richard.boll@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C.). It provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness and on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. For more information about the Committee visit: http://trade.gov/td/ services/oscpb/supplychain/acscc/. 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The minutes of the meeting will be posted on the Committee website within 60 days of the meeting. Dated: September 24, 2019. Maureen Smith, Director, Office of Supply Chain. [FR Doc. 2019–21267 Filed 9–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–886] Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that High Den Enterprises Ltd. (High Den) is not eligible for a separate rate and is therefore a part of the China-wide entity. The period of review is August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018. Applicable October 1, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Hollander 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) 482–2805 or (202) 482–1690, respectively. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 14, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results 1 of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the People’s Republic of China (China).2 We invited interested parties to comment on these Preliminary Results. We received no comments from interested parties. As such, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results. 1 See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Review in Part; 2017–2018, 84 FR 27756 (June 14, 2019) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum (Preliminary Results). 2 See Antidumping Duty Order: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 48201 (August 9, 2004) (Order). PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Scope of the Order The products subject to the AD order on PRCBs from China, are PRCBs, which may be referred to as t-shirt sacks, merchandise bags, grocery bags, or checkout bag. Imports of the subject merchandise are currently classifiable under statistical category 3923.21.0085 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). This subheading also covers products that are outside the scope of the order. Furthermore, although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). In the Preliminary Results, Commerce found that High Den failed to respond to the initial questionnaire. Therefore, Commerce preliminarily determined that High Den is not eligible for a separate rate and is therefore part of the China-wide entity. We have not received any information since the issuance of the Preliminary Results that provides a basis for reconsidering this determination. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the 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 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/index.html. The signed and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review We received no comments pertaining to the Preliminary Results. For the Final results, we made no changes to our preliminary analysis. Assessment Rates Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b), Commerce has determined, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2019 / Notices entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of this review. Commerce intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the publication date of the final results of this review. We will instruct CBP to apply the China-wide ad valorem assessment rate of 77.57 percent to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR which were exported by High Den. Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for shipments of the subject merchandise from China entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of this notice, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) For previously investigated or reviewed Chinese and non-Chinese exporters of subject merchandise that received a separate rate in a prior segment of this proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the existing exporter specific rate published for the most recently completed period; (2) for all Chinese exporters of subject merchandise that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, i.e., High Den, the cash deposit rate will be the China-wide rate of 77.57 percent; and (3) for all non-Chinese exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the Chinese exporter that supplied that nonChinese exporter. These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Notification to Importers This notice 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 review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under the APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/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. Notification to Interested Parties The final results of this administrative review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5) and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1). Dated: September 24, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2019–21291 Filed 9–30–19; 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 AGENCY: 52067 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 (October 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 Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, at (202) 205–3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting FiveYear (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or analytical issues relevant to Commerce’s conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth 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). Initiation of Review In accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c), we are initiating the Sunset Reviews of the following antidumping and countervailing duty order(s): DOC case No. ITC case No. Country Product C–570–991 ...... A–570- 992 ..... A–560–826 ...... A–201–844 ...... 701–TA–501 731–TA–1229 731–TA–1230 731–TA–1227 China ....................... China ....................... Indonesia ................. Mexico ..................... Matthew Renkey, (202) 482–2312. Jacqueline Arrowsmith, (202) 482–5255. Jacqueline Arrowsmith, (202) 482–5255. Joshua Poole, (202) 482–1293. A–552–801 ...... 731–TA–1012 C–489–819 ...... 701–TA–502 Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Turkey ..................... Chlorinated Isocyanurates (1st Review) ... Monosodium Glutamate (1st Review) ...... Monosodium Glutamate (1st Review) ...... Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar (1st Review). Certain Frozen Fish Fillets (3rd Review) .. Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar (1st Review). Jacqueline Arrowsmith, (202) 482–5255. Filing Information As a courtesy, we are making information related to sunset proceedings, including copies of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Sep 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 Commerce contact pertinent statute and Commerce’s regulations, Commerce’s schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of past revocations and continuations, and PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Matthew Renkey, (202) 482–2312. current service lists, available to the public on Commerce’s website at the following address: http:// enforcement.trade.gov/sunset/. All E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 190 (Tuesday, October 1, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-886]


Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-
2018

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that 
High Den Enterprises Ltd. (High Den) is not eligible for a separate 
rate and is therefore a part of the China-wide entity. The period of 
review is August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018.

DATES: Applicable October 1, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Hollander 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) 482-2805 or (202) 
482-1690, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 14, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results \1\ of 
the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on 
polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the People's Republic of 
China (China).\2\ We invited interested parties to comment on these 
Preliminary Results. We received no comments from interested parties. 
As such, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary 
Results.
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    \1\ See Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the People's 
Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review and Rescission of Review in Part; 2017-2018, 
84 FR 27756 (June 14, 2019) and accompanying Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum (Preliminary Results).
    \2\ See Antidumping Duty Order: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags 
from the People's Republic of China, 69 FR 48201 (August 9, 2004) 
(Order).
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Scope of the Order

    The products subject to the AD order on PRCBs from China, are 
PRCBs, which may be referred to as t-shirt sacks, merchandise bags, 
grocery bags, or checkout bag. Imports of the subject merchandise are 
currently classifiable under statistical category 3923.21.0085 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). This 
subheading also covers products that are outside the scope of the 
order. Furthermore, although the HTSUS subheading is provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope 
of the order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of 
the Order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.

Methodology

    Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 
751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). In the 
Preliminary Results, Commerce found that High Den failed to respond to 
the initial questionnaire. Therefore, Commerce preliminarily determined 
that High Den is not eligible for a separate rate and is therefore part 
of the China-wide entity. We have not received any information since 
the issuance of the Preliminary Results that provides a basis for 
reconsidering this determination. For a full description of the 
methodology underlying our conclusions, see the 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 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/index.html. The signed and 
the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    We received no comments pertaining to the Preliminary Results. For 
the Final results, we made no changes to our preliminary analysis.

Assessment Rates

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.212(b), 
Commerce has determined, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate

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entries of subject merchandise in accordance with the final results of 
this review. Commerce intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP 
15 days after the publication date of the final results of this review. 
We will instruct CBP to apply the China-wide ad valorem assessment rate 
of 77.57 percent to all entries of subject merchandise during the POR 
which were exported by High Den.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the final results of this administrative review for 
shipments of the subject merchandise from China entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of 
this notice, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) For 
previously investigated or reviewed Chinese and non-Chinese exporters 
of subject merchandise that received a separate rate in a prior segment 
of this proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the 
existing exporter specific rate published for the most recently 
completed period; (2) for all Chinese exporters of subject merchandise 
that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, i.e., High 
Den, the cash deposit rate will be the China-wide rate of 77.57 
percent; and (3) for all non-Chinese exporters of subject merchandise 
which have not received their own rate, the cash deposit rate will be 
the rate applicable to the Chinese exporter that supplied that non-
Chinese exporter. These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall 
remain in effect until further notice.

Notification to Importers

    This notice 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 review period. Failure to comply 
with this requirement could result in Commerce's presumption that 
reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.

Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under the APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which 
continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of 
the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/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.

Notification to Interested Parties

    The final results of this administrative review are issued and 
published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5) and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(1).

    Dated: September 24, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2019-21291 Filed 9-30-19; 8:45 am]
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