Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2018, 7731-7732 [2020-02686]

Download as PDF 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 7732 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 28 / Tuesday, February 11, 2020 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES subject merchandise from China entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date in the Federal Register of the final results of this review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rates for the four companies listed above, which had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR, will continue to be the existing cash deposit rates for those companies; (2) for previously investigated or reviewed China and non-China exporters which are not under review in this segment of the proceeding but which received a separate rate in a prior segment of this proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the existing exporterspecific rate; (3) for all China exporters of subject merchandise that have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate for the China-wide entity, which is 216.01 percent; and (4) for all non-China exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own cash deposit rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the China exporter that supplied that non-China exporter. These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Interested Parties This notice also 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 the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, 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 that is subject to sanction. This notice of the final results of this antidumping duty administrative review is issued and published in accordance VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Feb 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213 and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). Dated: February 4, 2020. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2020–02686 Filed 2–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–057] Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain tool chests and cabinets (tool chests) from the People’s Republic of China (China). The period of review (POR) is September 15, 2017 through December 31, 2018. We have determined that Zhongshan Geelong Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Geelong), the sole producer subject to this administrative review, received countervailable subsidies during the POR. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable February 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Schauer, 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) 482–0410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 9, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this CVD administrative review in the Federal Register.1 For a description of the events that occurred since the Preliminary Results, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 1 See Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017– 2018, 84 FR 54115 (October 9, 2019) (Preliminary Results) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China; 2017–2018,’’ dated concurrently PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Scope of the Order A full description of the scope of the order is contained in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.3 Analysis of Comments Received Only the Government of China (GOC) submitted a case brief in this proceeding, while Geelong submitted a letter in lieu of a case brief expressing agreement with the Preliminary Results.4 The issues raised by the GOC, and Commerce’s analysis thereof, are identified in the Appendix to this notice and addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.5 The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and CVD Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https://access.trade.gov; the Issues and Decision Memorandum is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Methodology We conducted this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found to be countervailable during the POR, we find 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 with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 Id. 4 See GOC’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China, Case No. C–570–057: Case Brief,’’ dated November 8, 2019, see also Geelong’s Letter, ‘‘Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China: Letter in Lieu of Case Brief,’’ dated November 8, 2019. 5 See GOC’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China, Case No. C–570–057: Case Brief,’’ dated November 8, 2019, see also Geelong’s Letter, ‘‘Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Certain Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People’s Republic of China: Letter in Lieu of Case Brief,’’ dated November 8, 2019. 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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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 28 (Tuesday, February 11, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7731-7732]
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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

AGENCY: 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 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.
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    \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).
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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\
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    \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).
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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 (Hui-Yang) 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 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.
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    \4\ See Preliminary Results.
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    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.
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    \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).
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    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\
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    \6\ For a full discussion of this practice, see Non-Market 
Economy Antidumping Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 
76 FR 65694 (October 24, 2011).
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Cash Deposit Requirements

    The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon 
publication of the final results of this administrative review for 
shipments of

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subject merchandise from China entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, 
for consumption on or after the publication date in the Federal 
Register of the final results of this review, as provided by section 
751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rates for the four 
companies listed above, which had no shipments of subject merchandise 
to the United States during the POR, will continue to be the existing 
cash deposit rates for those companies; (2) for previously investigated 
or reviewed China and non-China exporters which are not under review in 
this segment of the proceeding but which received a separate rate in a 
prior segment of this proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue 
to be the existing exporter-specific rate; (3) for all China exporters 
of subject merchandise that have not been found to be entitled to a 
separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate for the China-
wide entity, which is 216.01 percent; and (4) for all non-China 
exporters of subject merchandise which have not received their own cash 
deposit rate, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the 
China exporter that supplied that non-China exporter.
    These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect 
until further notice.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice also 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 the Secretary's presumption that 
reimbursement of the antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent 
assessment of double antidumping duties.
    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, 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 that is subject to sanction.
    This notice of the final results of this antidumping duty 
administrative review is issued and published in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213 and 19 CFR 
351.221(b)(5).

    Dated: February 4, 2020.
Christian Marsh,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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