Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 19439-19440 [2020-07298]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 7, 2020 / Notices Abstracts Service (CAS) Number of sucrose is 57–50–1. Sugar includes products of all polarimeter readings described in various forms, such as raw sugar, estandar or standard sugar, high polarity or semi-refined sugar, special white sugar, refined sugar, brown sugar, edible molasses, de-sugaring molasses, organic raw sugar, and organic refined sugar. Other sugar products, such as powdered sugar, colored sugar, flavored sugar, and liquids and syrups that contain 95 percent or more sugar by dry weight are also within the scope of this Agreement. Merchandise covered by this Agreement is typically imported under the following headings of the HTSUS: 1701.12.1000, 1701.12.5000, 1701.13.1000, 1701.13.5000, 1701.14.1000, 1701.14.5000, 1701.91.1000, 1701.91.3000, 1701.99.1010, 1701.99.1025, 1701.99.1050, 1701.99.5010, 1701.99.5025, 1701.99.5050, and 1702.90.4000. The scope of the Agreement excludes sugar imported under the Refined Sugar Re-Export Programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sugar products produced in Mexico that contain 95 percent or more sugar by dry weight that originated outside of Mexico, inedible molasses (other than inedible desugaring molasses noted above), beverages, candy, certain specialty sugars, and processed food products that contain sugar (e.g., cereals). Specialty sugars excluded from the scope of this Agreement are limited to the following: Caramelized slab sugar candy, pearl sugar, rock candy, dragees for cooking and baking, fondant, golden syrup, and sugar decorations.6 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of the termination of the Agreement and suspended investigation, and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.7 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). 6 See Sugar from Mexico: Suspension of Antidumping Investigation, 79 FR 78039 (December 29, 2014). 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Sugar from Mexico,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Apr 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that termination of the Agreement and suspended antidumping investigation on sugar from Mexico is likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail would be weightedaverage dumping margins up to 42.14.8 19439 VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–07199 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–008] Calcium Hypochlorite From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 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 violation which is subject to sanction. Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on calcium hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable April 7, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0652. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notification to Interested Parties Background Administrative Protective Order (APO) We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: March 31, 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. Scope of the Orders IV. History of the Orders V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely To Prevail VII. Final Results of Reviews 8 See Sugar from Mexico: Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value, 80 FR 57341 (September 23, 2015). PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: On January 30, 2015, Commerce published its antidumping duty order on calcium hypochlorite from China.1 On December 2, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the five-year sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On December 17, 2019, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate in this review from Innovative Water Care, LLC dba Sigura (IWC) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 IWC claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as a manufacturer of a domestic like product in the United States. On January 2, 2020, IWC provided a complete substantive response for this review within the 30-day deadline specified in 1 See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 5085 (January 30, 2015) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 65968 (December 2, 2019) (Notice of Initiation). 3 See IWC’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated December 17, 2019. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 19440 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 7, 2020 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 We received no substantive responses from any other interested parties, nor was a hearing requested. On December 23, 2019, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested parties.5 As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this Order. Scope of the Order The product covered by this order is calcium hypochlorite, regardless of form (e.g., powder, tablet (compressed), crystalline (granular), or in liquid solution), whether or not blended with other materials, containing at least 10 percent available chlorine measured by actual weight. The scope also includes bleaching powder and hemibasic calcium hypochlorite. Calcium hypochlorite has the general chemical formulation Ca(OCl)2, but may also be sold in a more dilute form as bleaching powder with the chemical formulation, Ca(OCl)2.CaCl2.Ca(OH)2.2H2O or hemibasic calcium hypochlorite with the chemical formula of 2Ca(OCl)2.Ca(OH)2 or Ca(OCl)2.0.5Ca(OH)2. Calcium hypochlorite has a Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) registry number of 7778– 54–3, and a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pesticide Code (PC) Number of 014701. The subject calcium hypochlorite has an International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code of Class 5.1 UN 1748, 2880, or 2208 or Class 5.1/8 UN 3485, 3486, or 3487. Calcium hypochlorite is currently classifiable under the subheading 2828.10.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The subheading covers commercial calcium hypochlorite and other calcium hypochlorite. When tableted or blended with other materials, calcium hypochlorite may be entered under other tariff classifications, such as 3808.94.5000 and 3808.99.9500, which cover disinfectants and similar products. While the HTSUS subheadings, the CAS registry number, the U.S. EPA PC number, and the IMDG codes are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. 4 See IWC’s Letter, ‘‘Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated January 2, 2020. 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on December 2, 2019,’’ dated December 23, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Apr 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included as an 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 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 Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on calcium hypochlorite from China would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and that the magnitude of the margins is up to 210.52 percent.6 Administrative Protective Order (APO) This notice serves as the only reminder to interested parties subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 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 violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Note that Commerce has temporarily modified certain of its requirements for 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 serving documents containing business proprietary information, until May 19, 2020, unless extended.7 Dated: March 31, 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. 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 Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–07298 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–109] Ceramic Tile From the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of ceramic tile from the People’s Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable April 7, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas, Moses Song, or John McGowan, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3813, (202) 482–7885, or (202) 482–3019, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On September 12, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Determination of this investigation.1 7 See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due to COVID–19, 85 FR 17006 (March 26, 2020). 1 See Ceramic Tile from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 67 (Tuesday, April 7, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19439-19440]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-008]


Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty 
Order

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of 
the antidumping duty order on calcium hypochlorite from the People's 
Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of 
Sunset Review'' section of this notice.

DATES: Applicable April 7, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
0652.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On January 30, 2015, Commerce published its antidumping duty order 
on calcium hypochlorite from China.\1\ On December 2, 2019, Commerce 
published the notice of initiation of the five-year sunset review of 
the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act).\2\ On December 17, 2019, Commerce received a notice 
of intent to participate in this review from Innovative Water Care, LLC 
dba Sigura (IWC) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ IWC claimed interested party status under section 
771(9)(C) of the Act as a manufacturer of a domestic like product in 
the United States. On January 2, 2020, IWC provided a complete 
substantive response for this review within the 30-day deadline 
specified in

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19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\4\ We received no substantive responses from 
any other interested parties, nor was a hearing requested. On December 
23, 2019, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission 
(ITC) that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from 
respondent interested parties.\5\ As a result, pursuant to section 
751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), Commerce 
conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this Order.
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    \1\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of 
China: Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 5085 (January 30, 2015) 
(Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 65968 
(December 2, 2019) (Notice of Initiation).
    \3\ See IWC's Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated 
December 17, 2019.
    \4\ See IWC's Letter, ``Substantive Response to Notice of 
Initiation,'' dated January 2, 2020.
    \5\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on 
December 2, 2019,'' dated December 23, 2019.
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Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this order is calcium hypochlorite, 
regardless of form (e.g., powder, tablet (compressed), crystalline 
(granular), or in liquid solution), whether or not blended with other 
materials, containing at least 10 percent available chlorine measured 
by actual weight. The scope also includes bleaching powder and 
hemibasic calcium hypochlorite.
    Calcium hypochlorite has the general chemical formulation Ca(OCl)2, 
but may also be sold in a more dilute form as bleaching powder with the 
chemical formulation, Ca(OCl)2.CaCl2.Ca(OH)2.2H2O or hemibasic calcium 
hypochlorite with the chemical formula of 2Ca(OCl)2.Ca(OH)2 or 
Ca(OCl)2.0.5Ca(OH)2. Calcium hypochlorite has a Chemical Abstract 
Service (CAS) registry number of 7778-54-3, and a U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency (EPA) Pesticide Code (PC) Number of 014701. The 
subject calcium hypochlorite has an International Maritime Dangerous 
Goods (IMDG) code of Class 5.1 UN 1748, 2880, or 2208 or Class 5.1/8 UN 
3485, 3486, or 3487.
    Calcium hypochlorite is currently classifiable under the subheading 
2828.10.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS). The subheading covers commercial calcium hypochlorite and 
other calcium hypochlorite. When tableted or blended with other 
materials, calcium hypochlorite may be entered under other tariff 
classifications, such as 3808.94.5000 and 3808.99.9500, which cover 
disinfectants and similar products. While the HTSUS subheadings, the 
CAS registry number, the U.S. EPA PC number, and the IMDG codes are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description 
of the scope of this order is dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review, including the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping in the event of revocation and 
the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were 
revoked, are addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision 
Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Issues and Decision 
Memorandum is included as an 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 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 Issues and Decision Memorandum can 
be accessed directly on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Issues and Decision Memorandum and the electronic 
version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on 
calcium hypochlorite from China would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and that the magnitude of the margins is up to 
210.52 percent.\6\
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    \6\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's 
Republic of China,'' dated concurrently with this notice.
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Administrative Protective Order (APO)

    This notice serves as the only reminder to interested parties 
subject to an APO of their responsibility concerning the return or 
destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in 
accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 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 violation which is subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 
19 CFR 351.218. Note that Commerce has temporarily modified certain of 
its requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary 
information, until May 19, 2020, unless extended.\7\
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    \7\ See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due 
to COVID-19, 85 FR 17006 (March 26, 2020).

    Dated: March 31, 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. 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 Margins Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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