Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order, 39522-39523 [2020-14194]

Download as PDF 39522 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 127 / Wednesday, July 1, 2020 / Notices the Court’s ruling is not appealed or, if appealed, upheld by the CAFC, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on unliquidated entries of subject merchandise exported by the respondents using assessment rates based on these amended final results of review. Cash Deposit Requirements Because the cash deposit rate for all of the respondents listed above, with the exception of Jiawei Solarchina Co. Ltd., Ningbo ETDZ Holdings, Ltd., Star Power International Limited, and Toenergy Technology Hangzhou Co., Ltd., have been superseded by cash deposit rates calculated in intervening administrative reviews of the AD order on solar cells from China, we will not alter the cash deposit rate currently in effect for these respondents based on these amended final results. Effective June 25, 2020, the cash deposit rate applicable to entries of subject merchandise exported by Jiawei Solarchina Co. Ltd., Ningbo ETDZ Holdings, Ltd., Star Power International Limited, and Toenergy Technology Hangzhou Co., Ltd. is 3.19 percent. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516A(e), 751(a)(1), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: June 25, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2020–14202 Filed 6–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–843] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the Republic of Turkey: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Countervailing Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable July 1, 2020. Whitley Herndon, 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) 482–6274. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 01:53 Jul 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 Postponement of Preliminary Determination Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in a CVD investigation within 65 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement; or (B) Commerce concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating, that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated, and that additional time is necessary to make a preliminary determination. Under 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner must submit a request for postponement 25 days or more before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination and must state the reasons for the request. Commerce will grant the request unless it finds compelling reasons to deny the request.2 On June 12, 2020, the petitioners 3 submitted a timely request that Commerce postpone the preliminary CVD determination.4 The petitioners request postponement to allow the petitioners and other interested parties additional time to analyze the initial questionnaire responses submitted by respondents and the Government of Turkey, and for Commerce to request additional or clarifying information, if necessary.5 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioners have stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination, and Commerce finds no 1 See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 Background On May 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation on imports of prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC strand) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey).1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than July 10, 2020. Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 85 FR 28610 (May 13, 2020). 2 See 19 CFR 351.205(e). 3 The petitioners consist of Insteel Wire Products Company, Sumiden Wire Products Corporation, and Wire Mesh Corporation. 4 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the Republic of Turkey— Petitioners’ Request to Postpone Preliminary Determination,’’ dated June 12, 2020. 5 Id. at 2. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 compelling reason to deny the request. Therefore, pursuant with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, Commerce is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to no later than 130 days after the day on which these investigations were initiated, i.e., September 14, 2020.6 Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination, unless postponed at a later date. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act. Dated: June 25, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2020–14199 Filed 6–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–008, C–570–009] Calcium Hypochlorite From the People’s Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on calcium hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD and CVD orders. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable July 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg, Office V, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 6 The 130th day falls on Sunday, September 13, 2020. It is Commerce’s practice that where a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the appropriate deadline is the next business day. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 127 / Wednesday, July 1, 2020 / Notices Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0652. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 30, 2015, Commerce published its AD order and CVD order on calcium hypochlorite from China.1 On December 2, 2019, the ITC instituted,2 and Commerce initiated,3 the first sunset reviews of the Orders, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). As a result of its review, Commerce determined that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and countervailing subsidies and, therefore, notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins and net countervailable subsidy rates likely to prevail should the Orders be revoked.4 On June 23, 2020, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752(a) of the Act, that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.5 Scope of the Orders The product covered by the Orders 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 1 See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 5085 (January 30, 2015); and Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 80 FR 5082 (January 30, 2015) (collectively, Orders). 2 See Calcium Hypochlorite from China: Institution of Five-Year Reviews, 84 FR 66002 (December 2, 2019). 3 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 65968 (December 2, 2019). 4 See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 85 FR 19439 (April 7, 2020), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum; see also Calcium Hypochlorite from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 85 FR 19443 (April 7, 2020), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. 5 See Calcium Hypochlorite from China, 85 FR 37690 (June 23, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 01:53 Jul 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 the Orders is dispositive. Continuation of the Orders As a result of the determinations by Commerce and the ITC that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to a continuation or a recurrence of dumping and countervailable subsidies, as well as material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, Commerce hereby orders the continuation of the Orders. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD and CVD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of the Orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, Commerce intends to initiate the next five-year reviews of the Orders not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the effective date of continuation. Notification to Interested Parties These five-year sunset reviews and this notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published in accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39523 Dated: June 24, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2020–14194 Filed 6–30–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–964] Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube 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 seamless refined copper pipe and tube (copper pipe and tube) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable June 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maisha Cryor, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5831. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On November 1, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on copper pipe and tube from China 1 for the period of review (POR) November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019.2 On November 29, 2019, Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group, Inc.; Hong Kong GD Trading Co., Ltd., and Golden Dragon Holding (Hong Kong) International, Ltd. (collectively, Golden Dragon), Chinese producers and exporters of copper pipe and tube, timely requested an administrative review of the Order with respect to their entries of subject merchandise during 1 See Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico and the People’s Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders and Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value From Mexico, 75 FR 71070 (November 22, 2010) (Order). 2 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 58690, 58691 (November 1, 2019). E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 127 (Wednesday, July 1, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-008, C-570-009]


Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: 
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that 
revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order and countervailing duty 
(CVD) orders on calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of 
China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping, countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry 
in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation 
of the AD and CVD orders.

DATES: Applicable July 1, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg, Office V, AD/CVD 
Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of

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Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-0652.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On January 30, 2015, Commerce published its AD order and CVD order 
on calcium hypochlorite from China.\1\ On December 2, 2019, the ITC 
instituted,\2\ and Commerce initiated,\3\ the first sunset reviews of 
the Orders, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act). As a result of its review, Commerce determined that 
revocation of the Orders would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping and countervailing subsidies and, therefore, 
notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins and net 
countervailable subsidy rates likely to prevail should the Orders be 
revoked.\4\
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    \1\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of 
China: Antidumping Duty Order, 80 FR 5085 (January 30, 2015); and 
Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China: 
Countervailing Duty Order, 80 FR 5082 (January 30, 2015) 
(collectively, Orders).
    \2\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from China: Institution of Five-
Year Reviews, 84 FR 66002 (December 2, 2019).
    \3\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 84 FR 65968 
(December 2, 2019).
    \4\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of 
China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order, 85 FR 19439 (April 7, 2020), and 
accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum; see also Calcium 
Hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 
85 FR 19443 (April 7, 2020), and accompanying Issues and Decision 
Memorandum.
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    On June 23, 2020, the ITC published its determination, pursuant to 
sections 751(c) and 752(a) of the Act, that revocation of the Orders 
would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to 
an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable 
time.\5\
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    \5\ See Calcium Hypochlorite from China, 85 FR 37690 (June 23, 
2020).
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Scope of the Orders

    The product covered by the Orders 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 the Orders is dispositive.

Continuation of the Orders

    As a result of the determinations by Commerce and the ITC that 
revocation of the Orders would likely lead to a continuation or a 
recurrence of dumping and countervailable subsidies, as well as 
material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to 
section 751(d)(2) of the Act, Commerce hereby orders the continuation 
of the Orders.
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect AD and 
CVD cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all 
imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation 
of the Orders will be the date of publication in the Federal Register 
of this notice of continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the 
Act, Commerce intends to initiate the next five-year reviews of the 
Orders not later than 30 days prior to the fifth anniversary of the 
effective date of continuation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    These five-year sunset reviews and this notice are in accordance 
with section 751(c) of the Act and published in accordance with section 
777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4).

    Dated: June 24, 2020.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.
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