Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From the Republic of India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 7730-7731 [2020-02675]

Download as PDF 7730 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 28 / Tuesday, February 11, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–839] Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From the Republic of India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Pidilite Industries Limited (Pidilite), a producer/exporter of carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from the Republic of India (India) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable February 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene H. Calvert, 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) 482–3586. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES On March 14, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on CVP 23 from India with respect to Pidilite.1 On October 1, 2019, we extended the deadline for these preliminary results to January 16, 2020.2 On January 15, 2020, we further extended this deadline until January 31, 2020.3 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.4 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as the appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 9297 (March 14, 2019). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated October 1, 2019. 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: Second Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated January 15, 2020. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from the Republic of India,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:51 Feb 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic 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 at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is CVP 23 identified as Color Index No. 51319 and Chemical Abstract No. 6358– 30–1, with the chemical name of diindolo [3,2-b:3′,2′-m] triphenodioxazine, 8,18-dichloro-5,15diethy-5,15-dihydro-, and molecular formula of C34H22Cl2N4O2.5 For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology Commerce is conducting this administrative review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each subsidy program found to be countervailable, Commerce preliminarily finds that there is a subsidy, i.e., a government-provided financial contribution that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.6 For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, Commerce preliminarily finds that the net countervailable subsidy rate for the POR regarding Pidilite is as follows: Subsidy rate (Ad valorem) Company Pidilite Industries Limited ...... 3.13 Assessment Rates Consistent with section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, upon issuance of the final results, Commerce shall determine, and 5 The bracketed section of the product description, [3,2-b:3′,2′-m], is not business proprietary information; the brackets are part of the chemical nomenclature. 6 See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit, and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review. Commerce intends to issue instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of the final results of this review. Cash Deposit Requirements Pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amount indicated above with regard to shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of this review. For all non-reviewed firms, Commerce will instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit instructions, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Disclosure and Public Comment Commerce will disclose to the parties in this proceeding the calculations performed in reaching these preliminary results within five days of the date this notice is published in the Federal Register.7 Interested parties may submit written arguments (case briefs) on these preliminary results within 30 days of publication of the preliminary results, and rebuttal arguments (rebuttal briefs) within five days after the time limit for filing case briefs.8 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit arguments are requested to submit with their argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.9 Interested parties who wish to request a hearing, or to participate if one is requested, must submit a written request within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.10 Requests should contain (1) the party’s name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of the issues to be discussed. If Commerce receives a request for a hearing, Commerce will inform parties of the schedule date for the hearing, which will be held at the main Commerce building at a time and location to be 7 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). 19 CFR 351.309(c); see also 19 CFR 351.309(d); and 351.303 (for general filing requirements). 9 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2); see also 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2). 10 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 8 See E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 28 / Tuesday, February 11, 2020 / Notices determined.11 Parties should confirm by telephone, the date, time, and location of the hearing. Parties are reminded that briefs and hearing requests must be filed electronically using ACCESS and received successfully in their entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date. Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of Commerce’s analysis of the issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after publication of these preliminary results. Notification to Interested Parties These preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213 and 351.221(b)(4). Dated: January 31, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Period of Review V. Subsidies Valuation Information VI. Analysis of Programs VII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–02675 Filed 2–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–890] Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that the four companies under review had no reviewable transactions during the January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, period of review (POR). DATES: Applicable February 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Hanna, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 11 See 19 CFR 351.310. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Feb 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0835. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 10, 2019, Commerce published its Preliminary Results of the review of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture (WBF) from the People’s Republic of China (China) covering the period January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.1 No parties commented on the Preliminary Results. Scope of the Order The product covered by the Order is wooden bedroom furniture, subject to certain exceptions.2 Imports of subject merchandise are classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings: 9403.50.9042, 9403.50.9045, 9403.50.9080, 9403.90.7005, 9403.90.7080, 9403.50.9041, 9403.60.8081, 9403.20.0018, 9403.90.8041, 7009.92.1000 or 7009.92.5000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description in the order remains dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 Analysis In the Preliminary Results, Commerce determined that the following four companies had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR: (1) Sunforce Furniture (HuiYang) Co., Ltd., Sun Fung Wooden Factory, Sun Fung Co., Shin Feng Furniture Co., Ltd., Stupendous International Co., Ltd.; (2) Eurosa (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. and Eurosa Furniture Co., (PTE) Ltd.; (3) Shenyang Shining Dongxing Furniture Co., Ltd.; and (4) Yeh Brothers World Trade Inc.4 No parties commented on the Preliminary Results. In these final 1 See Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Rescission of Review, and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2018, 84 FR 54589 (October 10, 2019) (Preliminary Results). 2 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China, 70 FR 329 (January 4, 2005) (Order). 3 For a complete description of the scope of the Order, please see Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated October 2, 2019 (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 See Preliminary Results. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7731 results of review, we are adopting the decisions in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, and continue to find that the four companies listed above had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR. Because no party requested a review of the China-wide entity, we are not conducting a review of that entity 5 and have not changed the antidumping duty cash deposit rate for the China-wide entity. The existing antidumping duty cash deposit rate for the China-wide entity is 216.01 percent. For additional details, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, which 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 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ frn/index.html. The signed and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Assessment Rates Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (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 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. Pursuant to Commerce’s practice in non-market economy cases, if there are any suspended entries of subject merchandise during the POR under the case numbers of the four companies that claimed no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR, they will be liquidated at the China-wide rate.6 Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the final results of this administrative review for shipments of 5 See Antidumping Proceedings: Announcement of Change in Department Practice for Respondent Selection in Antidumping Duty Proceedings and Conditional Review of the Nonmarket Economy Entity in NME Antidumping Duty Proceedings, 78 FR 65963, 65969–70 (November 4, 2013). 6 For a full discussion of this practice, see NonMarket Economy Antidumping Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 76 FR 65694 (October 24, 2011). E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-533-839]


Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From the Republic of India: 
Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines 
that Pidilite Industries Limited (Pidilite), a producer/exporter of 
carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from the Republic of India (India) 
received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) 
January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are 
invited to comment on these preliminary results.

DATES: Applicable February 11, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene H. Calvert, 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) 482-3586.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On March 14, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an 
administrative review of the countervailing duty order on CVP 23 from 
India with respect to Pidilite.\1\ On October 1, 2019, we extended the 
deadline for these preliminary results to January 16, 2020.\2\ On 
January 15, 2020, we further extended this deadline until January 31, 
2020.\3\ For a complete description of the events that followed the 
initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\4\ 
A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is 
included as the appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via 
Enforcement and Compliance's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Centralized Electronic 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 at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed 
and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.
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    \1\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 9297 (March 14, 2019).
    \2\ See Memorandum, ``Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: 
Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Review,'' dated October 1, 2019.
    \3\ See Memorandum, ``Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: 
Second Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,'' dated January 15, 2020.
    \4\ See Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary 
Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of 
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from the Republic of India,'' dated 
concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum).
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is CVP 23 identified as Color 
Index No. 51319 and Chemical Abstract No. 6358-30-1, with the chemical 
name of diindolo [3,2-b:3',2'-m] triphenodioxazine, 8,18-dichloro-5,15-
diethy-5,15-dihydro-, and molecular formula of 
C34H22Cl2N4O2.\5\
 For a complete description of the scope of the order, see the 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum.
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    \5\ The bracketed section of the product description, [3,2-
b:3',2'-m], is not business proprietary information; the brackets 
are part of the chemical nomenclature.
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Methodology

    Commerce is conducting this administrative review in accordance 
with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act). For each subsidy program found to be countervailable, Commerce 
preliminarily finds that there is a subsidy, i.e., a government-
provided financial contribution that gives rise to a benefit to the 
recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.\6\ For a full description 
of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary 
Decision Memorandum.
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    \6\ See sections 771(5)(B) and (D) of the Act regarding 
financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding 
benefit, and section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity.
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Preliminary Results of Review

    As a result of this review, Commerce preliminarily finds that the 
net countervailable subsidy rate for the POR regarding Pidilite is as 
follows:

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                         Company                           (Ad valorem)
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Pidilite Industries Limited.............................            3.13
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Assessment Rates

    Consistent with section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, upon issuance of 
the final results, Commerce shall determine, and U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection (CBP) shall assess, countervailing duties on all 
appropriate entries covered by this review. Commerce intends to issue 
instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of the final 
results of this review.

Cash Deposit Requirements

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce intends to 
instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing 
duties in the amount indicated above with regard to shipments of 
subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for 
consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of 
this review. For all non-reviewed firms, Commerce will instruct CBP to 
continue to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at 
the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the 
company, as appropriate. These cash deposit instructions, when imposed, 
shall remain in effect until further notice.

Disclosure and Public Comment

    Commerce will disclose to the parties in this proceeding the 
calculations performed in reaching these preliminary results within 
five days of the date this notice is published in the Federal 
Register.\7\ Interested parties may submit written arguments (case 
briefs) on these preliminary results within 30 days of publication of 
the preliminary results, and rebuttal arguments (rebuttal briefs) 
within five days after the time limit for filing case briefs.\8\ 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs must be limited to 
issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit arguments are 
requested to submit with their argument: (1) A statement of the issue; 
(2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.\9\
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    \7\ See 19 CFR 351.224(b).
    \8\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c); see also 19 CFR 351.309(d); and 
351.303 (for general filing requirements).
    \9\ See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2); see also 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2).
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    Interested parties who wish to request a hearing, or to participate 
if one is requested, must submit a written request within 30 days after 
the date of publication of this notice.\10\ Requests should contain (1) 
the party's name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of 
participants; and (3) a list of the issues to be discussed. If Commerce 
receives a request for a hearing, Commerce will inform parties of the 
schedule date for the hearing, which will be held at the main Commerce 
building at a time and location to be

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    \10\ See 19 CFR 351.310(c).
    \11\ See 19 CFR 351.310.
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    Parties are reminded that briefs and hearing requests must be filed 
electronically using ACCESS and received successfully in their entirety 
by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date.
    Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of 
the Act, Commerce intends to issue the final results of this 
administrative review, including the results of Commerce's analysis of 
the issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after 
publication of these preliminary results.

Notification to Interested Parties

    These preliminary results of review are issued and published in 
accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.213 and 351.221(b)(4).

    Dated: January 31, 2020.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix--List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. Period of Review
V. Subsidies Valuation Information
VI. Analysis of Programs
VII. Recommendation
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