Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 10653-10654 [2020-03738]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 37 / Tuesday, February 25, 2020 / Notices instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–03686 Filed 2–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security. 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Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–03688 Filed 2–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–953] Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd (Yama) an exporter/producer of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (Ribbons) from the People’s Republic of China (China), received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable February 25, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova or Ian Hamilton AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1280 or (202) 482–4798, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10653 Results 1 on August 23, 2019 are discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted this notice.2 In October 2019, we verified Yama’s questionnaire responses.3 On December 10, 2019, Commerce extended the deadline for the final results of this administrative review until February 19, 2020.4 Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from China.5 The product is currently classified under the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) item numbers: 5806.32.1020, 5806.32.1030, 5806.32.1050, 5806.32.1060, 5806.31.00, 5806.32.20, 5806.39.20, 5806.39.30, 5808.90.00, 5810.91.00, 5810.99.90, 5903.90.10, 5903.90.25, 5907.00.60, 5907.00.80, 5806.32.1080, 5810.92.9080, 5903.90.3090, and 6307.90.9889. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in interested parties’ briefs are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum accompanying this notice. A list of the issues raised by interested parties and to which we responded in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is provided in the Appendix to this notice. 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 https:// access.trade.gov and in the Central 1 See Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 84 FR 44281 (August 23, 2019) (Preliminary Results). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of 2017 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘2017 Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Narrow Woven Ribbons from the People’s Republic of China: Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd.,’’ dated November 6, 2019. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Narrow Woven Ribbons from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Deadline for the Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated December 10, 2019. 5 For a complete description of the scope of the order, see Preliminary Results and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 10654 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 37 / Tuesday, February 25, 2020 / Notices Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be access directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Changes Since the Preliminary Results While we made no changes to the Preliminary Results as a result of our analysis of the comments received from the interested parties, we made corrections to our subsidy rate calculations for certain programs.6 Final Results of Administrative Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5), we calculated a countervailable subsidy rate for the producer/exporter under review as follows: Subsidy rate (percent) Company Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd. .......................................... 31.87 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Assessment Rates Consistent with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(2), we intend to issue assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of review. Commerce will instruct CBP to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise produced and/or exported by the company listed above, entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, on or after January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, at the ad valorem rate listed above. Cash Deposit Instructions Commerce intends also to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amount shown above for Yama, on 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 at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. Accordingly, the cash deposit requirements that will be applied to companies covered by this order, but not examined in this administrative review, are those 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Final Results Calculation Memorandum for Yama Ribbons,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Final Calculation Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:34 Feb 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 established in the most recently completed segment of the proceeding for each company. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: February 19, 2020. 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. Use of Adverse Facts Available and Adverse Inferences IV. Subsidies Valuation Information V. Programs Determined to be Countervailable VI. Programs Determined not to Provide Measurable Benefits During the POR VII. Programs Determined not to be Used During the POR VIII. Analysis of Comments Comment 1: The Application of Adverse Facts Available (AFA) to the Provision of Synthetic Yarn and Caustic Soda for Less-than-Adequate Remuneration Comment 2: The Application of AFA to the Export Buyer’s Credit Program IX. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–03738 Filed 2–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–879] Polyvinyl Alcohol From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable February 25, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Doss or Shanah Lee, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4474 and (202) 482–6386, respectively. Background On October 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on PVA from China for the period of review October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019.1 Pursuant to a timely filed request from Sekisui Specialty Chemical America, LLC (the petitioner),2 in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on PVA from China on December 11, 2019, with respect to Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works and its successor-in-interest,3 Sinopec Chongqing SVW Chemical Co., Ltd.4 On February 11, 2020, the petitioner timely withdrew its request for an administrative review with respect to all of the companies for which it had requested a review in its October 31, 2019, submission.5 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the publication date of the 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 52068 (October 1, 2019). 2 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Polyvinyl Alcohol from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated October 31, 2019. 3 See Polyvinyl Alcohol from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 84 FR 16246 (April 18, 2019). 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 67712 (December 11, 2019). 5 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Polyvinyl Alcohol from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated February 11, 2020. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 37 (Tuesday, February 25, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10653-10654]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-953]


Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge From the People's 
Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Review; 2017

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Yama 
Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd (Yama) an exporter/producer of narrow woven 
ribbons with woven selvedge (Ribbons) from the People's Republic of 
China (China), received countervailable subsidies during the period of 
review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

DATES: Applicable February 25, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova or Ian Hamilton 
AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1280 or (202) 
482-4798, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary 
Results \1\ on August 23, 2019 are discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum, which is hereby adopted this notice.\2\
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    \1\ See Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the 
People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing 
Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 84 FR 44281 (August 23, 2019) 
(Preliminary Results).
    \2\ See Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Final Results 
of 2017 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Narrow Woven 
Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People's Republic of China,'' 
dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues 
and Decision Memorandum).
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    In October 2019, we verified Yama's questionnaire responses.\3\ On 
December 10, 2019, Commerce extended the deadline for the final results 
of this administrative review until February 19, 2020.\4\
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    \3\ See Memorandum, ``2017 Administrative Review of the 
Countervailing Duty Order on Narrow Woven Ribbons from the People's 
Republic of China: Verification of the Questionnaire Responses of 
Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd.,'' dated November 6, 2019.
    \4\ See Memorandum, ``Narrow Woven Ribbons from the People's 
Republic of China: Extension of Deadline for the Final Results of 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,'' dated December 10, 
2019.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is narrow woven ribbons with 
woven selvedge from China.\5\ The product is currently classified under 
the following Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) 
item numbers: 5806.32.1020, 5806.32.1030, 5806.32.1050, 5806.32.1060, 
5806.31.00, 5806.32.20, 5806.39.20, 5806.39.30, 5808.90.00, 5810.91.00, 
5810.99.90, 5903.90.10, 5903.90.25, 5907.00.60, 5907.00.80, 
5806.32.1080, 5810.92.9080, 5903.90.3090, and 6307.90.9889. Although 
the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, 
the written product description remains dispositive.
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    \5\ For a complete description of the scope of the order, see 
Preliminary Results and accompanying Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum.
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in interested parties' briefs are addressed in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum accompanying this notice. A list of 
the issues raised by interested parties and to which we responded in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum is provided in the Appendix to this 
notice. 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 https://access.trade.gov and 
in the Central

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Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a 
complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be access 
directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and 
electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical 
in content.

Changes Since the Preliminary Results

    While we made no changes to the Preliminary Results as a result of 
our analysis of the comments received from the interested parties, we 
made corrections to our subsidy rate calculations for certain 
programs.\6\
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    \6\ See Memorandum, ``Final Results Calculation Memorandum for 
Yama Ribbons,'' dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this 
notice (Final Calculation Memorandum).
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Final Results of Administrative Review

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5), we calculated a 
countervailable subsidy rate for the producer/exporter under review as 
follows:

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                                                                Subsidy
                           Company                               rate
                                                               (percent)
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Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd..............................       31.87
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Assessment Rates

    Consistent with 19 CFR 351.212(b)(2), we intend to issue assessment 
instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after 
the date of publication of these final results of review. Commerce will 
instruct CBP to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise produced 
and/or exported by the company listed above, entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption, on or after January 1, 2017 through 
December 31, 2017, at the ad valorem rate listed above.

Cash Deposit Instructions

    Commerce intends also to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of 
estimated countervailing duties in the amount shown above for Yama, on 
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 at the most recent 
company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company, as 
appropriate. Accordingly, the cash deposit requirements that will be 
applied to companies covered by this order, but not examined in this 
administrative review, are those established in the most recently 
completed segment of the proceeding for each company. These cash 
deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until 
further notice.

Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). 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 sanctionable 
violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: February 19, 2020.
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. Use of Adverse Facts Available and Adverse Inferences
IV. Subsidies Valuation Information
V. Programs Determined to be Countervailable
VI. Programs Determined not to Provide Measurable Benefits During 
the POR
VII. Programs Determined not to be Used During the POR
VIII. Analysis of Comments
    Comment 1: The Application of Adverse Facts Available (AFA) to 
the Provision of Synthetic Yarn and Caustic Soda for Less-than-
Adequate Remuneration
    Comment 2: The Application of AFA to the Export Buyer's Credit 
Program
IX. Recommendation

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