Monosodium Glutamate From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019, 35414 [2020-12563]

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[FR Doc. 2020–12576 Filed 6–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–992] Monosodium Glutamate 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 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable June 10, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leo Ayala or Kathryn Wallace, 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) 482–3945 or (202) 482–6251, respectively. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Jun 09, 2020 Jkt 250001 notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from China for the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019.1 On November 27, 2019, the petitioner 2 filed a timely request for review with respect to the China-wide entity and of entries from certain exporters comprising that entity.3 Based on this request, on January 17, 2020, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review covering the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019.4 On February 19, 2020, the petitioner submitted a timely request to withdraw its request for administrative review of the antidumping duty order on MSG from China for all exporters for which it requested a review.5 antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the parties that requested the review withdraw the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, the petitioner fully withdrew its review request by the 90day deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order. As such, Commerce is in receipt of a timely request for withdrawal of this administrative review with respect to all companies listed in the Initiation Notices. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on MSG from China for the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019, in its entirety. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of MSG from China at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 58690 (November 1, 2019). 2 The petitioner is Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc. 3 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘MSG from China: Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated November 27, 2019 at Attachment A. 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020) (Initiation Notice). 5 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘MSG from China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review’’ dated February 19, 2020. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Notification to Importers This notice 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 and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of the antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) 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 the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: June 2, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–12563 Filed 6–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-992]


Monosodium Glutamate From the People's Republic of China: 
Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

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

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on monosodium 
glutamate (MSG) from the People's Republic of China (China) for the 
period November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019.

DATES: Applicable June 10, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leo Ayala or Kathryn Wallace, 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) 482-3945 or (202) 482-6251, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from China for the 
period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019.\1\ On November 27, 
2019, the petitioner \2\ filed a timely request for review with respect 
to the China-wide entity and of entries from certain exporters 
comprising that entity.\3\ Based on this request, on January 17, 2020, 
in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), Commerce published in the Federal 
Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review covering 
the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 2019.\4\ On February 
19, 2020, the petitioner submitted a timely request to withdraw its 
request for administrative review of the antidumping duty order on MSG 
from China for all exporters for which it requested a review.\5\
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    \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review, 84 FR 58690 (November 1, 2019).
    \2\ The petitioner is Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North 
America, Inc.
    \3\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``MSG from China: Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated November 27, 2019 at Attachment A.
    \4\ See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 3014 (January 17, 2020) (Initiation 
Notice).
    \5\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``MSG from China: Withdrawal of 
Request for Administrative Review'' dated February 19, 2020.
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Rescission of Review

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if the parties that 
requested the review withdraw the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted 
above, the petitioner fully withdrew its review request by the 90-day 
deadline, and no other party requested an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order. As such, Commerce is in receipt of a timely 
request for withdrawal of this administrative review with respect to 
all companies listed in the Initiation Notices. Accordingly, we are 
rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 
MSG from China for the period November 1, 2018, through October 31, 
2019, in its entirety.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of MSG from China 
at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties 
required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for 
consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce 
intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days 
after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice 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 and/or countervailing duties 
prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. 
Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce's 
presumption that reimbursement of the antidumping and/or countervailing 
duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping 
duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) 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 the terms of an 
APO is a sanctionable violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 
751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: June 2, 2020.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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