Polyvinyl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China and Japan: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 42828-42829 [2020-15282]

Download as PDF 42828 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 136 / Wednesday, July 15, 2020 / Notices Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6386. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review in this entirety. Background On February 3, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on CDMT from China for the POR of January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.1 On March 2, 2020, Commerce received a timely-filed request from ArcelorMittal Tubular Products LLC and Webco Industries, Inc. (collectively, the petitioners) for an administrative review of 22 producers and exporters, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).2 On April 8, 2020, pursuant to this request, and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), Commerce published a notice initiating an administrative review of the CVD order on CDMT from China for the 22 producers and exporters.3 On June 18, 2020, the petitioners withdrew their request for an administrative review of all 22 producers and exporters.4 On June 23, 2020, Zhejiang Minghe Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. (Minghe), the sole mandatory respondent selected in this review, acknowledged the domestic interested parties’ withdrawal request.5 Assessment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 or parties that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the publication date of the notice of initiation of the requested review. The domestic interested parties withdrew their request for review of all of the 22 producers and exporters for which they had requested an administrative review. No other parties requested an administrative review of the order. 1 See Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 85 FR 5938 (February 3, 2020). 2 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from the People’s Republic of China— Domestic Industry’s Request for 2019 Second Administrative Review,’’ dated March 2, 2020. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 19730 (April 8, 2020). 4 See Petitioners’ Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from the People’s Republic of China—Domestic Producers Withdrawal of Request for 2019 Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated June 18, 2020. 5 See Minghe’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from China: Rescission of Review; Suspension of Questionnaire Requirements,’’ dated June 23, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Jul 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries of CDMT from China. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing 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 date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a reminder to all parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. 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 terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: July 8, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–15281 Filed 7–14–20; 8:45 am] Pursuant to the Final Panel Decision and Order dated May 22, 2020, in the matter of Softwood Lumber Injury from Canada (Determination on Remand), the Panel Review was completed on July 9, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul E. Morris, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Room 2061, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438, tradeagreementssecretariat@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of Article 1904 of NAFTA provides a dispute settlement mechanism involving trade remedy determinations issued by the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico. Following a Request for Panel Review, a Binational Panel is composed to review the trade remedy determination being challenged and issue a binding Panel Decision. There are established NAFTA Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (Rules) and in accordance with Rule 80, the Panel Review was completed and the panelists were discharged from their duties effective July 9, 2020. For the complete Rules, please see https://can-mex-usasec.org/secretariat/agreement-accordacuerdo/nafta-alena-tlcan/rules-reglesreglas/index.aspx?lang=eng. SUMMARY: Dated: July 9, 2020. Paul E. Morris, U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–15251 Filed 7–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–879, A–588–861] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Review: Notice of Completion of Panel Review United States Section, NAFTA Secretariat, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of completion of panel review of the determination on remand by the United States International Trade Commission in the matter of Softwood Lumber Injury from Canada (Secretariat File Number: USA–CDA–2018–1904– 03). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Polyvinyl Alcohol From the People’s Republic of China and Japan: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable July 15, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel LaCivita at (202) 482–4243, AD/ AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 136 / Wednesday, July 15, 2020 / Notices CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 1, 2020, Commerce published the Notice of Initiation of the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on PVA from China and Japan pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).1 Commerce received notices of intent to participate from Sekisui Specialty Chemical America, LLC (Sekisui Specialty Chemical) and Kuraray America, Inc. (Kuraray) (collectively, domestic interested parties) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The companies claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as producers of a domestic like product in the United States. Commerce received complete substantive responses to the Notice of Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no substantive responses from any other interested parties with respect to any of the orders covered by these sunset reviews, nor was a hearing requested. 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 expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders for China and Japan. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Orders The merchandise covered by these orders is PVA. This product consists of all PVA hydrolyzed in excess of 80 percent, whether or not mixed or diluted with commercial levels of defoamer or boric acid, except as noted below.2 The merchandise subject to these orders is currently classifiable under subheading 3905.30.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of these orders is dispositive. 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 18189 (April 1, 2020) (Notice of Initiation). 2 For a full description of the scope of the order, see Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Polyvinyl Alcohol from China and Japan,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Jul 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail if the orders were revoked. The 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://iaaccess.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/ index.html. The signed and electronic versions of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Reviews Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on PVA from China and Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the margins of dumping likely to prevail would be weighted-average margins of up to 97.86 percent for China and 144.16 percent for Japan. Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely notification of the destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notifications to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). Dated: July 9, 2020. Joseph A. Laroski Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations. Appendix I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Orders IV. History of the Proceedings V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42829 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins of Dumping Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–15282 Filed 7–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA249] Fisheries of the Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 65 Assessment Webinar VI for Highly Migratory Species Atlantic Blacktip Shark. AGENCY: The SEDAR 65 assessment of the Atlantic stock of blacktip shark will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Data Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review workshop. DATES: The SEDAR 65 Assessment Webinar VI has been scheduled for July 30, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is available online at: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 4887094297657430029. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Howington, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571–4366; email: Kathleen.Howington@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 136 (Wednesday, July 15, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-879, A-588-861]


Polyvinyl Alcohol From the People's Republic of China and Japan: 
Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty 
Orders

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

SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from the People's Republic of China 
(China) and Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence 
of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of 
this notice.

DATES: Applicable July 15, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel LaCivita at (202) 482-4243, AD/

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CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 1, 2020, Commerce published the Notice of Initiation of 
the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on PVA from China and 
Japan pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act).\1\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 18189 
(April 1, 2020) (Notice of Initiation).
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    Commerce received notices of intent to participate from Sekisui 
Specialty Chemical America, LLC (Sekisui Specialty Chemical) and 
Kuraray America, Inc. (Kuraray) (collectively, domestic interested 
parties) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The 
companies claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of 
the Act as producers of a domestic like product in the United States.
    Commerce received complete substantive responses to the Notice of 
Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no 
substantive responses from any other interested parties with respect to 
any of the orders covered by these sunset reviews, nor was a hearing 
requested. 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 expedited (120-day) 
sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders for China and Japan.

Scope of the Orders

    The merchandise covered by these orders is PVA. This product 
consists of all PVA hydrolyzed in excess of 80 percent, whether or not 
mixed or diluted with commercial levels of defoamer or boric acid, 
except as noted below.\2\
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    \2\ For a full description of the scope of the order, see 
Memorandum, ``Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews 
of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Polyvinyl Alcohol from China and 
Japan,'' dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice 
(Decision Memorandum).
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    The merchandise subject to these orders is currently classifiable 
under subheading 3905.30.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope 
of these orders is dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Decision 
Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues 
discussed in the Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins 
of dumping likely to prevail if the orders were revoked. The 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://iaaccess.trade.gov. In addition, a complete 
version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed and electronic 
versions of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Reviews

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, 
Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on 
PVA from China and Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping, and that the margins of dumping likely to 
prevail would be weighted-average margins of up to 97.86 percent for 
China and 144.16 percent for Japan.

Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely notification of the 
destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective 
orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and 
terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction.

Notifications to Interested Parties

    We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with 
sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 
351.221(c)(5)(ii).

    Dated: July 9, 2020.
Joseph A. Laroski Jr.,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations.

Appendix

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Orders
IV. History of the Proceedings
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping
    2. Magnitude of the Margins of Dumping Likely to Prevail
VII. Final Results of Review
VIII. Recommendation

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