Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 26010-26011 [2021-10036]

Download as PDF 26010 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 12, 2021 / Notices administrative review of exports of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR with respect to 20 companies, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).2 On January 6, 2021, 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 AD order on LWTP from China.3 On March 26, 2021, Appvion withdrew its request for an administrative review with respect to all companies for which it requested a review.4 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. Appvion timely submitted a request to withdraw its request for an administrative review for all companies for which an administrative review was initiated. No other party requested an administrative review of the order. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), we are rescinding this review, in its entirety. Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of LWTP from China. 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 35 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Notification to Importers This notice serves as the only reminder to importers whose entries will be liquidated as a result of this rescission notice, of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement 2 See Appvion’s Letter, ‘‘Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated November 30, 2020. 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 86 FR 511 (January 6, 2021). 4 See Appvion’s Letter, ‘‘Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated March 26, 2021. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 May 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 the antidumping and/or countervailing duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order 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(a)(3). 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(a) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: May 6, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2021–10034 Filed 5–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable May 12, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Hoffner, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3315. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 26, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act), published the quarterly update to the annual listing of foreign government AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 subsidies on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period July 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020.1 In the Third Quarter 2020 Update, we requested that any party that has information on foreign government subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.2 We received no comments, information, or requests for consultation from any party. Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce’s update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov, Docket No. ITA– 2020–0005, ‘‘Quarterly Update to Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty.’’ The materials in the docket will not be edited to remove identifying or contact information, and Commerce cautions against including any information in an electronic submission that the submitter does not want publicly disclosed. Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF formats only. All comments should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: May 7, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. 1 See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 86 FR 7062 (January 26, 2021) (Third Quarter 2020 Update). 2 Id. E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1 26011 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 12, 2021 / Notices Appendix SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN-QUOTA RATE OF DUTY Net 4 subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 27 European Union Member States 5 ................................... Canada .................................................................................. Norway .................................................................................. European Union Restitution Payments ................................ Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese .................. Indirect (Milk) Subsidy .......................................................... Consumer Subsidy ............................................................... $0.00 0.46 0.00 0.00 $0.00 0.46 0.00 0.00 Total ..................................................................................... Deficiency Payments ............................................................ 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Switzerland ............................................................................ [FR Doc. 2021–10036 Filed 5–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–588–880] Thermal Paper From Japan: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that thermal paper from Japan is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable May 12, 2021. Alex Wood, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1959. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 3 Defined khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Gross 3 subsidy ($/lb) Country in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 5 The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden. 1 See Thermal Paper from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Spain: Initiation of Less4 Defined VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 May 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on November 3, 2020.1 On February 25, 2021, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation; the revised deadline is now May 5, 2021.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included in Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary 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 Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. Scope of the Investigation The products covered by this investigation are thermal paper from Japan. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see Appendix I. product coverage comments and rebuttal responses submitted on the record for this investigation, and accompanying discussion and analysis of all comments timely received, see the Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum.6 Commerce is not preliminarily modifying the scope language as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. See the scope in Appendix I to this notice. Methodology Commerce is conducting this investigation in accordance with section 731 of the Act. Commerce has calculated export prices in accordance with section 772(a) of the Act. Constructed export prices have been calculated in accordance with section 772(b) of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. In addition, Commerce has relied on partial facts available under section 776(a)(1) of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying the preliminary determination, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. All-Others Rate In accordance with the preamble to Commerce’s regulations,4 the Initiation Notice set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage (i.e., scope).5 Certain interested parties commented on the scope of the investigation as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. For a summary of the Sections 733(d)(1)(ii) and 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act provide that, in the preliminary determination, Commerce shall determine an estimated all-others rate for all exporters and producers not individually examined. This rate shall be an amount equal to the weighted average of the estimated weightedaverage dumping margins established for exporters and producers individually investigated, excluding any Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 85 FR 69580 (November 3, 2020) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Thermal Paper from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Spain: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-FairValue Investigations, 86 FR 11502 (February 25, 2021). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination in the Less-ThanFair-Value Investigation of Thermal Paper from Japan,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties, Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). 5 See Initiation Notice. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Thermal Paper from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Spain: Scope Comments Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determinations,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum). 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 90 (Wednesday, May 12, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

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

DATES: Applicable May 12, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Hoffner, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3315.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 26, 2021, the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements 
Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act), published the quarterly update to 
the annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of 
cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period July 1, 
2020, through September 30, 2020.\1\ In the Third Quarter 2020 Update, 
we requested that any party that has information on foreign government 
subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote 
rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.\2\ We received no 
comments, information, or requests for consultation from any party.
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    \1\ See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 
86 FR 7062 (January 26, 2021) (Third Quarter 2020 Update).
    \2\ Id.
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    Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce's 
update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the 
period September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The appendix to 
this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the 
gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is 
currently available.
    Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to 
constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy 
programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages 
any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs 
which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to 
submit such information in writing through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at https://www.regulations.gov, Docket No. ITA-2020-0005, 
``Quarterly Update to Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty.'' The 
materials in the docket will not be edited to remove identifying or 
contact information, and Commerce cautions against including any 
information in an electronic submission that the submitter does not 
want publicly disclosed. Attachments to electronic comments will be 
accepted in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF formats only. All 
comments should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement 
and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, 
Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: May 7, 2021.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.

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    \3\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
    \4\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
    \5\ The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, 
Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, 
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, 
Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, 
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.

     Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty
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                                                    Gross \3\   Net \4\
            Country                  Program(s)       subsidy   subsidy
                                                      ($/lb)     ($/lb)
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27 European Union Member States  European Union         $0.00      $0.00
 \5\.                             Restitution
                                  Payments.
Canada.........................  Export Assistance       0.46       0.46
                                  on Certain Types
                                  of Cheese.
Norway.........................  Indirect (Milk)         0.00       0.00
                                  Subsidy.
                                 Consumer Subsidy.       0.00       0.00
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                                 Total............       0.00       0.00
Switzerland....................  Deficiency              0.00       0.00
                                  Payments.
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