Thermal Paper From Germany, Japan, Korea, and Spain; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 30627-30628 [2021-12073]

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AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731–TA–1546–1549 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of thermal paper from Germany, Japan, Korea, and Spain, provided for in subheadings 4811.9080 and 4811.9090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold at less-than-fair-value. DATES: May 12, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ahdia Bavari ((202) 205–3191), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope.—For purposes of this investigation, Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as ‘‘thermal paper in the form of ‘jumbo rolls’ and certain ‘converted rolls.’ The scope covers jumbo rolls and converted rolls of thermal paper with or without a base coat (typically made of clay, latex, and/ or plastic pigments, and/or like materials) on one or both sides; with thermal active coating(s) (typically made of sensitizer, dye, and co-reactant, and/or like materials) on one or both sides; with or without a top coat SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30627 (typically made of pigments, polyvinyl alcohol, and/or like materials), and without an adhesive backing. Jumbo rolls are defined as rolls with an actual width of 4.5 inches or more, an actual weight of 65 pounds or more, and an actual diameter of 20 inches or more (jumbo rolls). All jumbo rolls are included in the scope regardless of the basis weight of the paper. Also included in the scope are ‘converted rolls’ with an actual width of less than 4.5 inches, and with an actual basis weight of 70 grams per square meter (gsm) or less. The scope of this investigation covers thermal paper that is converted into rolls with an actual width of less than 4.5 inches and with an actual basis weight of 70 gsm or less in third countries from jumbo rolls produced in the subject countries. The merchandise subject to this investigation may be classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheadings 4811.90.8030 and 4811.90.9030. Although HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive.’’ Background.—The final phase of these investigations is being scheduled, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of thermal paper from Germany, Japan, Korea, and Spain are being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of § 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations were requested in petitions filed on October 7, 2020, by Appvion Operations, Inc. (Appleton, Wisconsin) and Domtar Corporation (Fort Mill, South Carolina). For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigations, hearing procedures, and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigations and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in § 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 30628 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 9, 2021 / Notices investigations need not file an additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings during this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov.) No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.—Pursuant to § 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in the final phase of these investigations available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the investigations. A party granted access to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the final phase of these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on September 8, 2021, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to § 207.22 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Information about the place and form of the hearing, including about how to participate in and/or view the hearing, will be posted on the Commission’s website at https:// www.usitc.gov/calendarpad/ calendar.html. Interested parties should check the Commission’s website periodically for updates. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before Friday, September 17, 2021. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1546-1549 (Final)]


Thermal Paper From Germany, Japan, Korea, and Spain; Scheduling 
of the Final Phase of Antidumping Duty Investigations

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the 
final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1546-1549 (Final) 
pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether 
an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened 
with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United 
States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of thermal paper 
from Germany, Japan, Korea, and Spain, provided for in subheadings 
4811.9080 and 4811.9090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be sold at less-than-fair-value.

DATES: May 12, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ahdia Bavari ((202) 205-3191), Office 
of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need 
special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact 
the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information 
concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its 
internet server (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these 
investigations may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Scope.--For purposes of this investigation, Commerce has defined 
the subject merchandise as ``thermal paper in the form of `jumbo rolls' 
and certain `converted rolls.' The scope covers jumbo rolls and 
converted rolls of thermal paper with or without a base coat (typically 
made of clay, latex, and/or plastic pigments, and/or like materials) on 
one or both sides; with thermal active coating(s) (typically made of 
sensitizer, dye, and co-reactant, and/or like materials) on one or both 
sides; with or without a top coat (typically made of pigments, 
polyvinyl alcohol, and/or like materials), and without an adhesive 
backing. Jumbo rolls are defined as rolls with an actual width of 4.5 
inches or more, an actual weight of 65 pounds or more, and an actual 
diameter of 20 inches or more (jumbo rolls). All jumbo rolls are 
included in the scope regardless of the basis weight of the paper. Also 
included in the scope are `converted rolls' with an actual width of 
less than 4.5 inches, and with an actual basis weight of 70 grams per 
square meter (gsm) or less. The scope of this investigation covers 
thermal paper that is converted into rolls with an actual width of less 
than 4.5 inches and with an actual basis weight of 70 gsm or less in 
third countries from jumbo rolls produced in the subject countries. The 
merchandise subject to this investigation may be classified in the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under 
subheadings 4811.90.8030 and 4811.90.9030. Although HTSUS subheadings 
are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive.''
    Background.--The final phase of these investigations is being 
scheduled, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 
U.S.C. 1673d(b)), as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations 
by Commerce that imports of thermal paper from Germany, Japan, Korea, 
and Spain are being sold in the United States at less than fair value 
within the meaning of Sec.  733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The 
investigations were requested in petitions filed on October 7, 2020, by 
Appvion Operations, Inc. (Appleton, Wisconsin) and Domtar Corporation 
(Fort Mill, South Carolina).
    For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the 
investigations, hearing procedures, and rules of general application, 
consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, 
subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 
CFR part 207).
    Participation in the investigations and public service list.--
Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if 
the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in Sec.  201.11 of the 
Commission's rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date 
specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
during the preliminary phase of the

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investigations need not file an additional notice of appearance during 
this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list 
containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their 
representatives, who are parties to the investigations.
    Please note the Secretary's Office will accept only electronic 
filings during this time. Filings must be made through the Commission's 
Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https://edis.usitc.gov.) 
No in-person paper-based filings or paper copies of any electronic 
filings will be accepted until further notice.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.--
Pursuant to Sec.  207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary 
will make BPI gathered in the final phase of these investigations 
available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the 
investigations, provided that the application is made no later than 21 
days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized 
applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9), who are parties to the investigations. A party granted access 
to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply 
for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the 
Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Staff report.--The prehearing staff report in the final phase of 
these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on 
September 8, 2021, and a public version will be issued thereafter, 
pursuant to Sec.  207.22 of the Commission's rules.
    Hearing.--The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 
September 21, 2021. Information about the place and form of the 
hearing, including about how to participate in and/or view the hearing, 
will be posted on the Commission's website at https://www.usitc.gov/calendarpad/calendar.html. Interested parties should check the 
Commission's website periodically for updates. Requests to appear at 
the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the 
Commission on or before Friday, September 17, 2021. A nonparty who has 
testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations may request 
permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and 
nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral 
presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 
a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021. Oral testimony and written 
materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by 
sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission's rules. 
Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing 
testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of 
the hearing.
    Written submissions.--Each party who is an interested party shall 
submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must 
conform with the provisions of Sec.  207.23 of the Commission's rules; 
the deadline for filing is September 15, 2021. Parties may also file 
written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, 
as provided in Sec.  207.24 of the Commission's rules, and posthearing 
briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.25 of the 
Commission's rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is 
September 30, 2021. In addition, any person who has not entered an 
appearance as a party to the investigations may submit a written 
statement of information pertinent to the subject of the 
investigations, including statements of support or opposition to the 
petition, on or before September 30, 2021. On October 20, 2021, the 
Commission will make available to parties all information on which they 
have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final 
comments on this information on or before October 22, 2021, but such 
final comments must not contain new factual information and must 
otherwise comply with Sec.  207.30 of the Commission's rules. All 
written submissions must conform with the provisions of Sec.  201.8 of 
the Commission's rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also 
conform with the requirements of Sec. Sec.  201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of 
the Commission's rules. The Commission's Handbook on Filing Procedures, 
available on the Commission's website at https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf, elaborates upon the 
Commission's procedures with respect to filings.
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to Sec.  201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall not 
be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, 
or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a 
Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with Sec. Sec.  201.16(c) and 207.3 of the 
Commission's rules, each document filed by a party to the 
investigations must be served on all other parties to the 
investigations (as identified by either the public or BPI service 
list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary 
will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service.
    Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority 
of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to Sec.  207.21 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: June 4, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-12073 Filed 6-8-21; 8:45 am]
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