Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020, 7258-7259 [2021-01798]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 27, 2021 / Notices (Giti Fujian); Giti Tire (Hualin) Company Ltd. (Giti Hualin); Giti Tire Global Trading Pte. Ltd. (GTT); Haohua Orient International Trade Ltd. (Haohua Orient); Prinx Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Company Ltd. (PCT); Qingdao Lakesea Tyre Co., Ltd. (Lakesea); Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd. (Sentury); Riversun Industry Limited (Riversun); Safe & Well (HK) International Trading Limited (Safe & Well); Sailun Group (HongKong) Co., Limited (Sailun HK), formerly known as Sailun Jinyu Group (Hong Kong) Co., Limited (Sailun Jinyu HK); Sailun Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Group), formerly known as Sailun Jinyu Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Jinyu); Sailun Tire Americas Inc., formerly known as SJI North America Inc. (Sailun Americas); Sailun Tire International Corp. (Sailun International); Shandong Guofeng Rubber Plastics Co., Ltd. (Guofeng); Shandong Linglong Tyre Co., Ltd. (Linglong); Shandong New Continent Tire Co., Ltd. (New Continent); Shandong Province Sanli Tire Manufactured Co., Ltd. (Sanli); 2 Shandong Wanda Boto Tyre Co., Ltd. (Boto); Shouguang Firemax Tyre Co., Ltd. (Firemax); and Windforce Tyre Co., Limited (Windforce).3 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Partial Rescission Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in 2 In the Initiation Notice this company was listed as Shandong Province Sanli Tire Manufacture Co., Ltd. Commerce later confirmed with counsel the correct spelling of the company’s name. See Memorandum, ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Ex-parte Phone Call/Email with Shandong Sanli Tire Manufactured Co., Ltd.’s Counsel,’’ dated October 20, 2020. 3 See GTT’s Letter, ‘‘Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated October 20, 2020; see also Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP’s Letter, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request for the Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order on Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires (‘‘PVLT’’) from the People’s Republic of China (A– 570–016),’’ dated October 21, 2020; DeKieffer & Horgan, PLLC’s Letter, ‘‘Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 9, 2020; Boto’s Letter, ‘‘Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 14, 2020; Guofeng’s Letter, ‘‘Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 14, 2020; Firemax’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China—Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 21, 2020; and PCT’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China—Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 22, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jan 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. Giti Radial Anhui; Giti Fujian; Giti Hualin; GTT; Haohua Orient; PCT; Lakesea; Sentury; Riversun; Safe & Well; Sailun HK; Sailun Group; Sailun Americas; Sailun International; Linglong; New Continent; Sanli; Boto; Firemax; and Windforce timely withdrew their requests for an administrative review. No other party requested a review of these 20 companies. On August 31, 2020, ITG Voma Corporation (ITG Voma), a U.S. importer of passenger tires, requested a review of Guofeng.4 On December 14, 2020, ITG Voma withdrew their request for an administrative review on Guofeng.5 Accordingly, we are rescinding this review, in part, with respect to these 21 companies, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). The instant review will continue with respect to the following companies: Qingdao Fullrun Tyre Tech Corp., Ltd.; Qingdao Landwinner Tyre Co., Ltd.; Qingdao Nexen Tire Corporation; Shandong Qilun Rubber Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Rubber (Changshu) Co., Ltd.; Sumitomo Rubber (Hunan) Co., Ltd.; and Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies for which this review is rescinded, antidumping duties shall be assessed 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 no earlier than 35 days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a 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 the 4 See ITG Voma’s Letter, ‘‘Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Review—2019–2020 Review Period,’’ dated August 31, 2020. 5 See ITG Voma’s Letter, ‘‘Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated December 14, 2020. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7259 presumption that reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as a 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 terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: January 21, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2021–01798 Filed 1–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–549–502] Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments, In Part; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (pipes and tubes) from Thailand are being, or are likely to be sold, at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019. We further determine that K Line Logistics had no shipments during the POR. DATES: Applicable January 27, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7258-7259]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-016]


Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's 
Republic of China: Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review; 2019-2020

AGENCY: 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.

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.

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(Giti Fujian); Giti Tire (Hualin) Company Ltd. (Giti Hualin); Giti Tire 
Global Trading Pte. Ltd. (GTT); Haohua Orient International Trade Ltd. 
(Haohua Orient); Prinx Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Company Ltd. (PCT); 
Qingdao Lakesea Tyre Co., Ltd. (Lakesea); Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd. 
(Sentury); Riversun Industry Limited (Riversun); Safe & Well (HK) 
International Trading Limited (Safe & Well); Sailun Group (HongKong) 
Co., Limited (Sailun HK), formerly known as Sailun Jinyu Group (Hong 
Kong) Co., Limited (Sailun Jinyu HK); Sailun Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun 
Group), formerly known as Sailun Jinyu Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Jinyu); 
Sailun Tire Americas Inc., formerly known as SJI North America Inc. 
(Sailun Americas); Sailun Tire International Corp. (Sailun 
International); Shandong Guofeng Rubber Plastics Co., Ltd. (Guofeng); 
Shandong Linglong Tyre Co., Ltd. (Linglong); Shandong New Continent 
Tire Co., Ltd. (New Continent); Shandong Province Sanli Tire 
Manufactured Co., Ltd. (Sanli); \2\ Shandong Wanda Boto Tyre Co., Ltd. 
(Boto); Shouguang Firemax Tyre Co., Ltd. (Firemax); and Windforce Tyre 
Co., Limited (Windforce).\3\
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    \1\ Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 63081 (October 6, 2020) (Initiation 
Notice).
    \2\ In the Initiation Notice this company was listed as Shandong 
Province Sanli Tire Manufacture Co., Ltd. Commerce later confirmed 
with counsel the correct spelling of the company's name. See 
Memorandum, ``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Passenger 
Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the People's Republic of China: 
Ex-parte Phone Call/Email with Shandong Sanli Tire Manufactured Co., 
Ltd.'s Counsel,'' dated October 20, 2020.
    \3\ See GTT's Letter, ``Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires 
from the People's Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated October 20, 2020; see also Grunfeld, 
Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP's Letter, ``Withdrawal 
of Request for the Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order 
on Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires (``PVLT'') from the 
People's Republic of China (A-570-016),'' dated October 21, 2020; 
DeKieffer & Horgan, PLLC's Letter, ``Passenger Vehicle and Light 
Truck Tires from the People's Republic of China: Partial Withdrawal 
of Request for Administrative Review,'' dated December 9, 2020; 
Boto's Letter, ``Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from the 
People's Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for Administrative 
Review,'' dated December 14, 2020; Guofeng's Letter, ``Passenger 
Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from People's Republic of China: 
Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,'' dated December 
14, 2020; Firemax's Letter, ``Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light 
Truck Tires from the People's Republic of China--Withdrawal of 
Request for Administrative Review,'' dated December 21, 2020; and 
PCT's Letter, ``Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from 
the People's Republic of China--Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated December 22, 2020.
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Partial Rescission

    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an 
administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested 
the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of 
publication of notice of initiation of the requested review. Giti 
Radial Anhui; Giti Fujian; Giti Hualin; GTT; Haohua Orient; PCT; 
Lakesea; Sentury; Riversun; Safe & Well; Sailun HK; Sailun Group; 
Sailun Americas; Sailun International; Linglong; New Continent; Sanli; 
Boto; Firemax; and Windforce timely withdrew their requests for an 
administrative review. No other party requested a review of these 20 
companies. On August 31, 2020, ITG Voma Corporation (ITG Voma), a U.S. 
importer of passenger tires, requested a review of Guofeng.\4\ On 
December 14, 2020, ITG Voma withdrew their request for an 
administrative review on Guofeng.\5\ Accordingly, we are rescinding 
this review, in part, with respect to these 21 companies, pursuant to 
19 CFR 351.213(d)(1).
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    \4\ See ITG Voma's Letter, ``Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck 
Tires from the People's Republic of China: Request for Review--2019-
2020 Review Period,'' dated August 31, 2020.
    \5\ See ITG Voma's Letter, ``Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck 
Tires from the People's Republic of China: Withdrawal of Request for 
Administrative Review,'' dated December 14, 2020.
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    The instant review will continue with respect to the following 
companies: Qingdao Fullrun Tyre Tech Corp., Ltd.; Qingdao Landwinner 
Tyre Co., Ltd.; Qingdao Nexen Tire Corporation; Shandong Qilun Rubber 
Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Rubber (Changshu) Co., Ltd.; Sumitomo Rubber 
(Hunan) Co., Ltd.; and Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd.

Assessment

    Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For the companies 
for which this review is rescinded, antidumping duties shall be 
assessed 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 no earlier 
than 35 days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register.

Notification to Importers

    This notice serves as a 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 the presumption 
that reimbursement of antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred 
and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties.

Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders

    This notice also serves as a 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 terms of an APO 
is a violation which is subject to sanction.

Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 
and 777(i)(l) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: January 21, 2021.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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