Monosodium Glutamate From the Republic of Indonesia: Preliminary Results of the First Full Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 12517-12518 [2020-04347]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 3, 2020 / Notices inches in diameter from China because they have: (1) Larger offsets; (2) different hub bore sizes; and/or (3) lower load ratings that make them unsuitable for use on trailers or towable equipment; December 16, 2019. A–570–090 and C–570–091: Certain Steel Wheels 12 to 16.5 Inches in Diameter From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Wheel Source, Inc. (Wheel Source). Commerce determined that certain of Wheel Source’s passenger vehicle wheels with a nominal wheel diameter of more than 16.5 inches are outside the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain steel wheels 12 to 16.5 inches in diameter from China based on the plain language of the scope, which covers steel wheels with a nominal wheel diameter of 12 to 16.5 inches. Additionally, Commerce determined that certain of Wheel Source’s passenger vehicle wheels are outside the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain steel wheels 12 to 16.5 inches in diameter from China because they have: (1) Different disc profiles to accommodate vehicle disc brakes and calipers; and (2) lower load ratings that make them unsuitable for use on trailers or towable equipment; December 20, 2019. Republic of Korea A–580–878 and C–580–879: Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea Requestor: The scope proceedings were self-initiated by Commerce based upon information it received from U. S. Customs and Border Protection. Certain corrosion-resistant steel (CORE) products that exceed 2.50% manganese by weight are not covered by the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on CORE products from Korea because the products do not meet the requirements of the plain language of the scope which specifically excludes CORE products that exceed 2.50% manganese by weight; November 4, 2019. Anti-Circumvention Determinations Made October 1, 2019 Through December 31, 2019 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES People’s Republic of China A–570–051 and C–570–052: Hardwood Plywood From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Coalition for Fair Trade in Hardwood Plywood. Certain plywood products with face and back veneers of radiata and/or agathis pine that: (1) Have a Toxic Substances Control Act VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Mar 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 (TSCA) or California Air Resources Board (CARB) label certifying that it is compliant with TSCA/CARB requirements; and (2) are made with a resin, the majority of which is comprised of one or more of three product types (urea formaldehyde, polyvinyl acetate, and/or soy), exported from China, are circumventing the antidumping countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood plywood products from China and are included in the orders; November 22, 2019. Republic of Korea A–580–878 and C–580–879: Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea Anti-circumvention Inquiries (Through Vietnam): These anticircumvention inquiries cover CORE produced in Vietnam from hot-rolled steel (HRS) or cold-rolled steel (CRS) substrate input manufactured in Korea and subsequently exported from Vietnam to the United States (merchandise under consideration). These final rulings apply to all shipments of merchandise under consideration on or after the date of initiation of these inquiries. Importers and exporters of CORE produced in Vietnam using: (1) HRS manufactured in Vietnam or third countries; (2) CRS manufactured in Vietnam using HRS produced in Vietnam or third countries; and/or (3) CRS manufactured in third countries, and who qualify to participate in the certification process, must certify that the HRS or CRS processed into CORE in Vietnam did not originate in Korea, as provided for in the certifications attached to the Federal Register notice. Otherwise, their merchandise may be subject to antidumping and countervailing duties; December 16, 2019. A–580–881 and C–580–882: Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea Requestors: ArcelorMittal USA LLC; California Steel Industries; Nucor Corporation; Steel Dynamics, Inc.; United States Steel Corporation. Imports of certain cold-rolled steel flat products, produced in Vietnam using carbon hotrolled steel manufactured in Korea, are circumventing the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain cold-rolled steel flat products from Korea; December 26, 2019. Taiwan A–583–856: Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Taiwan Requesters: Nucor Corporation, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, United States PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12517 Steel Corporation, California Steel Industries, and Steel Dynamics, Inc. CORE produced in Vietnam from HRS and/or CRS substrate produced in Taiwan and subsequently exported to the United States from Vietnam are circumventing the antidumping duty order on CORE from Taiwan; December 26, 2019. Notification to Interested Parties Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of this list of completed scope inquiries and anti-circumvention determinations made during the period October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, APO/Dockets Unit, Room 18022, Washington, DC 20230. This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o). Dated: February 26, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–04341 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–560–826] Monosodium Glutamate From the Republic of Indonesia: Preliminary Results of the First Full Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Commerce preliminarily finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Preliminary Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 12518 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 3, 2020 / Notices Background On October 1, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the first full sunset review of the Order,1 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 Commerce received notices of intent to participate from Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America (the petitioner), a U.S. producer and wholesaler of a domestic like product, within the 15-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 On October 31, 2019, the petitioner filed its substantive response, and the CJ Companies filed their response in this sunset review pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3).4 On November 5, 2019, PT. Cheil Jedang Indonesia and CJ America, Inc. (collectively, the CJ Companies) submitted rebuttal comments to the petitioner’s response.5 On November 8, 2019, the petitioner timely filed rebuttal comments to the CJ Companies’ response.6 On January 14, 2020, Commerce determined that we would conduct a full sunset review of MSG from Indonesia in accordance with 19 CFR 351.218 and notified the International Trade Commission. 7 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order The product covered by the Order is MSG, whether or not blended or in solution with other products. Specifically, MSG that has been blended or is in solution with other product(s) is included in this scope when the resulting mix contains 15 percent or more of MSG by dry weight. Products with which MSG may be blended include, but are not limited to, salts, 1 Monosodium Glutamate from the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Indonesia: Antidumping Duty Orders; and Monosodium Glutamate from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value (Order), 79 FR 70505 (November 26, 2014) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 52067 (October 1, 2019). 3 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Monosodium Glutamate from Indonesia: Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated October 15, 2019. 4 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Monosodium Glutamate from Indonesia, First Review: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated October 31, 2019; CJ Companies’ Letter, ‘‘Monosodium Glutamate (‘MSG’) from Indonesia; First Sunset Review; CJ Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated October 31, 2019. 5 See CJ Companies’ Letter, ‘‘Monosodium Glutamate (‘MSG’) from Indonesia; First Sunset Review; CJ Rebuttal to Petitioner Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated November 5, 2019. 6 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Monosodium Glutamate from Indonesia, First Review: Rebuttal to Substantive Response of PT. Cheil Jedang Indonesia and CJ America, Inc. to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated November 8, 2019. 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Adequacy Reconsideration: First Sunset Review of Monosodium Glutamate from Indonesia,’’ dated January 14, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Mar 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 sugars, starches, maltodextrins, and various seasonings. A full description of the scope of the Order is contained in the accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum.8 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum,9 which is hereby adopted by 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 Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://acess.trade.gov, and to all in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. 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. Preliminary Results of Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce preliminarily determines that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-average dumping margins up to 6.19 percent. Public Comment 8 See Memorandum, ‘‘Preliminary Decision Memorandum for the First Full Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Monosodium Glutamate from the Republic of Indonesia,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 9 Id. Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Notification to Interested Parties This five-year (sunset) review and notice are in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(1). Dated: February 26, 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. 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 Margin Likely to Prevail VII. Preliminary Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–04347 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–475–818] Certain Pasta From Italy: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain pasta from Italy to correct one ministerial error. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joy Zhang (Ghigi/Zara) or George McMahon (Indalco), AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1168 or (202) 482–1167, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Interested parties may submit case briefs no later than 50 days after the date of publication of the preliminary results of this full sunset review, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(i). Rebuttal briefs, which must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may be filed not later than five days after the time limit for filing case briefs in accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(d). Any interested party may request a hearing within 30 days of publication of this notice in accordance with 19 CFR 351.310(c). Ordinarily, a hearing, if requested will be held two days after the scheduled date the rebuttal briefs are due. Commerce will issue a notice of final results of this full sunset review, which will include the results of its analysis of issues raised in PO 00000 any such comments, not later than May 28, 2020. Sfmt 4703 Background On January 16, 2020, Commerce published its final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 42 (Tuesday, March 3, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-560-826]


Monosodium Glutamate From the Republic of Indonesia: Preliminary 
Results of the First Full Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: Commerce preliminarily finds that revocation of the 
antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from the Republic 
of Indonesia (Indonesia) would be likely to lead to the continuation or 
recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Preliminary 
Results of Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne, 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

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Background

    On October 1, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of 
the first full sunset review of the Order,\1\ pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ Commerce 
received notices of intent to participate from Ajinomoto Health & 
Nutrition North America (the petitioner), a U.S. producer and 
wholesaler of a domestic like product, within the 15-day deadline 
specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\
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    \1\ Monosodium Glutamate from the People's Republic of China, 
and the Republic of Indonesia: Antidumping Duty Orders; and 
Monosodium Glutamate from the People's Republic of China: Amended 
Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value (Order), 79 FR 
70505 (November 26, 2014) (Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 52067 
(October 1, 2019).
    \3\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Monosodium Glutamate from 
Indonesia: Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated October 15, 
2019.
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    On October 31, 2019, the petitioner filed its substantive response, 
and the CJ Companies filed their response in this sunset review 
pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3).\4\ On November 5, 2019, PT. Cheil 
Jedang Indonesia and CJ America, Inc. (collectively, the CJ Companies) 
submitted rebuttal comments to the petitioner's response.\5\ On 
November 8, 2019, the petitioner timely filed rebuttal comments to the 
CJ Companies' response.\6\ On January 14, 2020, Commerce determined 
that we would conduct a full sunset review of MSG from Indonesia in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.218 and notified the International Trade 
Commission. \7\
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    \4\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Monosodium Glutamate from 
Indonesia, First Review: Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated October 31, 2019; CJ Companies' Letter, 
``Monosodium Glutamate (`MSG') from Indonesia; First Sunset Review; 
CJ Response to Notice of Initiation,'' dated October 31, 2019.
    \5\ See CJ Companies' Letter, ``Monosodium Glutamate (`MSG') 
from Indonesia; First Sunset Review; CJ Rebuttal to Petitioner 
Response to Notice of Initiation,'' dated November 5, 2019.
    \6\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Monosodium Glutamate from 
Indonesia, First Review: Rebuttal to Substantive Response of PT. 
Cheil Jedang Indonesia and CJ America, Inc. to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated November 8, 2019.
    \7\ See Memorandum, ``Adequacy Reconsideration: First Sunset 
Review of Monosodium Glutamate from Indonesia,'' dated January 14, 
2019.
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Scope of the Order

    The product covered by the Order is MSG, whether or not blended or 
in solution with other products. Specifically, MSG that has been 
blended or is in solution with other product(s) is included in this 
scope when the resulting mix contains 15 percent or more of MSG by dry 
weight. Products with which MSG may be blended include, but are not 
limited to, salts, sugars, starches, maltodextrins, and various 
seasonings. A full description of the scope of the Order is contained 
in the accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\8\
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    \8\ See Memorandum, ``Preliminary Decision Memorandum for the 
First Full Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Monosodium 
Glutamate from the Republic of Indonesia,'' dated concurrently with, 
and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the 
Preliminary Decision Memorandum,\9\ which is hereby adopted by 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 Service System (ACCESS). 
ACCESS is available to registered users at http://acess.trade.gov, and 
to all in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce 
building. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision 
Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. 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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    \9\ Id.
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Preliminary Results of Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
Commerce preliminarily determines that revocation of the Order would be 
likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at 
weighted-average dumping margins up to 6.19 percent.

Public Comment

    Interested parties may submit case briefs no later than 50 days 
after the date of publication of the preliminary results of this full 
sunset review, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(i). Rebuttal 
briefs, which must be limited to issues raised in the case briefs, may 
be filed not later than five days after the time limit for filing case 
briefs in accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(d). Any interested party may 
request a hearing within 30 days of publication of this notice in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.310(c). Ordinarily, a hearing, if requested 
will be held two days after the scheduled date the rebuttal briefs are 
due. Commerce will issue a notice of final results of this full sunset 
review, which will include the results of its analysis of issues raised 
in any such comments, not later than May 28, 2020.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This five-year (sunset) review and notice are in accordance with 
sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.218(f)(1).

    Dated: February 26, 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. 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 Margin Likely to Prevail
VII. Preliminary Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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