Barium Chloride From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fifth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 7257-7258 [2021-01790]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 27, 2021 / Notices or higher or is a colored paper; whether or not surface-decorated, printed (except as described below), embossed, perforated, or punched; irrespective of the smoothness of the surface; and irrespective of dimensions (Certain Uncoated Paper). For a full description of the scope, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Merchandise Subject to the AntiCircumvention Inquiry khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES This anti-circumvention inquiry covers certain uncoated paper rolls that are commonly, but not exclusively, known as ‘‘sheeter rolls,’’ from Australia that are further processed in the United States into individual sheets of uncoated paper that would otherwise be subject to the Order (i.e., paper that weighs at least 40 grams per square meter but not more than 150 grams per square meter; and that either is a white paper with a GE brightness level of 83 +/¥1% or higher or is a colored paper (as defined the ‘‘Scope’’ section of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum)), except as noted below. The uncoated paper rolls covered by this inquiry are able to be converted into sheets of uncoated paper using specialized cutting machinery prior to printing, and are typically, but not exclusively, between 52 and 103 inches wide and 50 inches in diameter. For clarity, we herein refer to ‘‘subject-paper rolls’’ when referencing the certain uncoated paper rolls that may be converted into subject merchandise. Subject-paper rolls are classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) code 4802.55. Preliminary Negative Determination of Circumvention proprietary information until further notice.6 As detailed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, we preliminarily determine there is no record evidence indicating that Australian subject-paper rolls are being completed by conversion into sheets of uncoated paper that would otherwise be subject to the Order in the United States. We, therefore, preliminarily determine that exports to the United States of subject-paper rolls from Australia are not circumventing the Order. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is published in accordance with sections 781(a) and 777(i) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.225(g). Public Comment Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Interested parties will be notified of the timeline for the submission of case briefs and written comments at a later date. Rebuttal briefs, limited to issues raised in case briefs, may be submitted no later than seven days after the deadline date for case briefs.5 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2), parties who submit case briefs or rebuttal briefs in this investigation are encouraged to submit with each argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing, limited to issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Methodology Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce has made this preliminary Commerce, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Requests negative circumvention determination in accordance with section 781(a) of the should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the Act and 19 CFR 351.225(g). For a full number of participants, whether any description of the methodology participant is a foreign national, and a underlying Commerce’s preliminary list of the issues to be discussed. If a determination, see the Preliminary request for a hearing is made, Commerce Decision Memorandum. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be determined. Parties should public document and is on file confirm by telephone the date, time, and electronically via Enforcement and location of the hearing two days before Compliance’s Antidumping and the scheduled date of the hearing. Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). Parties are reminded that briefs and ACCESS is available to registered users hearing requests are to be filed at https://access.trade.gov. In addition, a electronically using ACCESS and that complete version of the Preliminary electronically filed documents must be Decision Memorandum can be accessed received successfully in their entirety by directly at https://enforcement.trade.gov/ 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date. frn/. The signed and electronic versions Note that Commerce has temporarily of the Preliminary Decision modified certain of its requirements for Memorandum are identical in content. serving documents containing business A list of the topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is 5 See 19 CFR 351.309; and 19 CFR 351.303 (for general filing requirements). attached at the Appendix to this notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jan 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 7257 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: January 19, 2021. 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. Merchandise Subject to the AntiCircumvention Inquiry V. Period of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry VI. Statutory Framework VII. Anti-Circumvention Analysis VIII. Country-Wide Determination IX. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–01784 Filed 1–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–007] Barium Chloride From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Fifth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on barium chloride 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 January 27, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eliza Siordia, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3878. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On October 17, 1984, Commerce issued the Order on barium chloride 6 See Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due to COVID–19, 85 FR 17006 (March 26, 2020); and Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due to COVID–19; Extension of Effective Period, 85 FR 41363 (July 10, 2020). E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 7258 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 27, 2021 / Notices from China.1 On October 1, 2020, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the five-year sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On October 6, 2020, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate in this review from Chemical Products Corporation (CPC) within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 CPC 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 October 30, 2020, CPC provided a complete substantive response for this review within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 We received no substantive responses from any other interested parties, nor was a hearing requested. On November 20, 2020, 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 the Order. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by the order is barium chloride, a chemical compound having the formulas BaCl2 or BaCl2-2H2O, currently classifiable under subheading 2827.39.4500 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).6 Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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.7 A list of topics 1 See Antidumping Duty Order; Barium Chloride from the People’s Republic of China, 49 FR 40635 (October 17, 1984) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 61928 (October 1, 2020). 3 See CPC’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate,’’ dated October 6, 2020. 4 See CPC’s Letter, ‘‘Fifth Five-Year Review of Barium Chloride from China: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,’’ dated October 30, 2020. 5 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Reviews Initiated on October 1, 2020,’’ dated November 20, 2020. 6 The scope reflects the HTSUS subheading currently in effect. 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Fifth Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jan 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 https:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at https:// 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, Commerce determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on barium chloride from China would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margin likely to prevail is up to 155.50 percent.8 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 and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). Dated: January 21, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting 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 Order on Barium Chloride from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice. 8 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 2021–01790 Filed 1–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–016] Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019–2020 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On October 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for 28 companies. Based on the timely withdrawal of requests for review, we are now rescinding this administrative review with respect to 21 of these companies. DATES: Applicable January 27, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Shaw or Toni Page, 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) 482–0697 or (202) 482–1398, respectively. AGENCY: Background In August 2020, Commerce received multiple timely requests to conduct an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on passenger tires from China. Based upon these requests, on October 6, 2020, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review covering the period August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020, with respect to 28 companies.1 In October and December, 2020, the following companies withdrew their requests for an administrative review: Giti Radial Tire (Anhui) Company Ltd. (Giti Radial Anhui); Giti Tire (Fujian) Company Ltd. 1 Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 63081 (October 6, 2020) (Initiation Notice). E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7257-7258]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-01790]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-007]


Barium Chloride From the People's Republic of China: Final 
Results of the Expedited Fifth 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 barium chloride 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 January 27, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eliza Siordia, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3878.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 17, 1984, Commerce issued the Order on barium chloride

[[Page 7258]]

from China.\1\ On October 1, 2020, Commerce published the notice of 
initiation of the five-year sunset review of the Order, pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On October 
6, 2020, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate in this 
review from Chemical Products Corporation (CPC) within the deadline 
specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ CPC 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 October 30, 2020, CPC 
provided a complete substantive response for this review within the 30-
day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).\4\ We received no 
substantive responses from any other interested parties, nor was a 
hearing requested. On November 20, 2020, 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 the Order.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \1\ See Antidumping Duty Order; Barium Chloride from the 
People's Republic of China, 49 FR 40635 (October 17, 1984) (Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 85 FR 61928 
(October 1, 2020).
    \3\ See CPC's Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate,'' dated 
October 6, 2020.
    \4\ See CPC's Letter, ``Fifth Five-Year Review of Barium 
Chloride from China: Substantive Response to Notice of Initiation,'' 
dated October 30, 2020.
    \5\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Reviews Initiated on October 
1, 2020,'' dated November 20, 2020.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by the order is barium chloride, a chemical 
compound having the formulas BaCl2 or BaCl2-2H2O, currently 
classifiable under subheading 2827.39.4500 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).\6\ Although the HTSUS subheading 
is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope of this order is dispositive.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \6\ The scope reflects the HTSUS subheading currently in effect.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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.\7\ 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 https://access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete 
version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly 
on the internet at https://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and 
electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical 
in content.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \7\ See Memorandum, ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the 
Final Results of the Expedited Fifth Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Barium Chloride from the People's Republic 
of China,'' dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this 
notice.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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 
barium chloride from China would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margin likely to 
prevail is up to 155.50 percent.\8\
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \8\ Id.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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 and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii).

    Dated: January 21, 2021.
Christian Marsh,
Acting 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. 2021-01790 Filed 1-26-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P