Methionine From France: Antidumping Duty Order, 36705-36707 [2021-14893]

Download as PDF 36705 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 13, 2021 / Notices Estimated weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) Producer Exporter Ningbo Daye Garden Machinery Co., Ltd .................... Chongqing Dajiang Power Equipment Co., Ltd ........... MTD Machinery (Suzhou) Co., Ltd .............................. Qianjiang Group Wenling Jennfeng Industry, Inc ........ Sumec Hardware & Tools Co., Ltd .............................. Zhejiang KC Mechanical & Electrical Co., Ltd ............. Zhejiang Dobest Power Tools Co., Ltd ........................ Zhejiang Dobest Power Tools Co., Ltd ........................ Zhejiang YAT Electrical Appliance Co., Ltd ................. Zhejiang Zhongjian Technology Co., Ltd ..................... China-Wide Entity ......................................................... Ningbo Daye Garden Machinery Co., Ltd .................... Chongqing Dajiang Power Equipment Co., Ltd ........... MTD Machinery (Suzhou) Co., Ltd .............................. Sumec Hardware & Tools Co., Ltd .............................. Sumec Hardware & Tools Co., Ltd .............................. Sumec Hardware & Tools Co., Ltd .............................. Zhejiang Amerisun Technology Co., Ltd ...................... Zhejiang Dobest Power Tools Co., Ltd ........................ Zhejiang YAT Electrical Appliance Co., Ltd ................. Zhejiang Zhongjian Technology Co., Ltd ..................... ....................................................................................... Cash deposit rates (adjusted for subsidy offsets) (percent) 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 98.73 274.29 88.14 88.17 88.17 88.17 88.17 88.17 88.17 88.17 88.17 88.17 263.75 Vietnam Producer Exporter Ducar Technology Co., Ltd ........................................................ Vietnam-Wide Entity ................................................................... Ducar Technology Co., Ltd ........................................................ ..................................................................................................... Notification to Interested Parties This notice constitutes the antidumping duty orders with respect to lawn mowers from China and Vietnam pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties can find a list of antidumping duty orders currently in effect at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ stats/iastats1.html. These antidumping duty orders are published in accordance with sections 735(e) and 736(a) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.224(e) and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Dated: July 8, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. Appendix—Scope of the Orders jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Estimated weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) The merchandise covered by these orders consists of certain rotary walk-behind lawn mowers, which are grass-cutting machines that are powered by internal combustion engines. The scope of these orders covers certain walk-behind lawn mowers, whether self-propelled or non-self-propelled, whether finished or unfinished, whether assembled or unassembled, and whether containing any additional features that provide for functions in addition to mowing. Walk-behind lawn mowers within the scope of these orders are only those powered by an internal combustion engine with a power rating of less than 3.7 kilowatts. These internal combustion engines are typically spark ignition, single or multiple cylinder, air cooled, internal combustion engines with vertical power take off shafts with a maximum displacement of 196cc. Walkbehind lawn mowers covered by this scope VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jul 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 typically must be certified and comply with the Consumer Products Safety Commission Safety Standard For Walk-Behind Power Lawn Mowers under 16 CFR part 1205. However, lawn mowers that meet the physical descriptions above, but are not certified under 16 CFR part 1205 remain subject to the scope of these orders. The internal combustion engines of the lawn mowers covered by this scope typically must comply with and be certified under Environmental Protection Agency air pollution controls title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1054 of the Code of Federal Regulations standards for small nonroad spark-ignition engines and equipment. However, lawn mowers that meet the physical descriptions above but that do not have engines certified under 40 CFR part 1054 or other parts of subchapter U remain subject to the scope of these orders. For purposes of these orders, an unfinished and/or unassembled lawn mower means, at a minimum, a sub-assembly comprised of an engine and a cutting deck shell attached to one another. A cutting deck shell is the portion of the lawn mower—typically of aluminum or steel—that houses and protects a user from a rotating blade. Importation of the subassembly whether or not accompanied by, or attached to, additional components such as a handle, blade(s), grass catching bag, or wheel(s) constitute an unfinished lawn mower for purposes of these orders. The inclusion in a third country of any components other than the mower subassembly does not remove the lawn mower from the scope. Lawn mowers that meet the physical description above are covered by the scope of these orders regardless of the origin of its engine, unless such lawn mowers contain an engine that is covered by the scope of the antidumping and PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 148.35 176.37 countervailing duty orders on certain vertical shaft engines between 99cc and up to 225cc, and parts thereof (small vertical engines) from China. If the antidumping or countervailing duty orders on small vertical engines from China are terminated, the lawn mowers containing small vertical engines from China will be covered by the scope of these orders. The lawn mowers subject to these orders are typically at subheading: 8433.11.0050. Lawn mowers subject to these orders may also enter under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) 8407.90.1010 and 8433.90.1090. The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only, and the written description of the merchandise under these orders is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2021–14840 Filed 7–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–427–831] Methionine From France: Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 36706 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 13, 2021 / Notices determined that sales of methionine from France were made at LTFV, and the ITC determined that imports of methionine from France are materially injuring the U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of such merchandise from France entered, or withdrawn, for consumption are subject to the assessment of antidumping duties. Therefore, in accordance with section 736(a)(1) of the Act, Commerce intends Background to direct U.S. Customs and Border In accordance with sections 735(d) Protection (CBP) to assess, upon further and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, instruction by Commerce, antidumping as amended (the Act), on May 17, 2021, duties equal to the amount by which the Commerce published its Final normal value of the merchandise Determination in the less-than-fair-value exceeds the export price (or constructed (LTFV) investigation of imports of export price) of the merchandise for all methionine from France in which it relevant entries of methionine from found that sales of methionine from France. As further described below, France were at LTFV and that critical antidumping duties will be assessed on circumstances existed for the mandatory unliquidated entries of methionine respondent in the investigation but did entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, not exist for all other producers and for consumption, on or after March 4, exporters.1 On June 30, 2021, the ITC 2021, the date of publication of the notified Commerce of its final Preliminary Determination,3 but will affirmative determination that an not include entries occurring after the industry in the United States is expiration of the provisional measures materially injured within the meaning period and before publication of the of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by ITC’s final injury determination, as reason of the LTFV imports of further described below. methionine from France, and its Continuation of Suspension of determination that critical Liquidation circumstances do not exist with respect to methionine from France subject to Except as noted in the ‘‘Provisional Commerce’s partial affirmative critical Measures’’ section of this notice, in circumstances determination on May accordance with section 735(c)(1)(B) of 17, 2021.2 the Act, Commerce intends to instruct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation Scope of the Order on all relevant entries of methionine The product covered by this order is from France. These instructions methionine from France. For a full description of the scope of the order, see suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. Pursuant to the appendix to this notice. 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR Antidumping Duty Order 351.210(d), Commerce also intends to instruct CBP to require cash deposits On June 30 2021, in accordance with sections 735(b)(1)(A)(i) and 735(d) of the equal to the estimated weighted-average dumping margins indicated in the table Act, the ITC notified Commerce of the below. Accordingly, effective on the ITC Final Determinations that an date of publication in the Federal industry in the United States is Register of the notice of the ITC’s final materially injured by reason of imports affirmative injury determination,4 CBP of methionine from France and its must require, at the same time as determination that critical importers would normally deposit circumstances do not exist with respect estimated customs duties on subject to imports of subject merchandise from France that are subject to Commerce’s merchandise, a cash deposit equal to the affirmative critical circumstances rates listed in the table below. The allfinding. Therefore, in accordance with others rate applies to producers and section 735(c)(2) of the Act, we are exporters not specifically listed, as issuing this AD order on methionine appropriate. from France. Because Commerce has jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES duty (AD) order on methionine from France. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zachary Shaykin, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2638. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 See Methionine from France: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Partial Determination of Critical Circumstances, 86 FR 26697 (May 17, 2021) (Final Determination). 2 See ITC’s Letter, ITC Notification, dated June 30, 2021. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jul 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 3 See Methionine From France: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, 86 FR 12627 (March 4, 2021) (Preliminary Determination). 4 See Methionine from France (Inv. No. 731–TA– 1534 (Final)), 86 FR 35826 (July 7, 2021) (ITC Final Determination). PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Critical Circumstances With regard to instances in which entries of subject merchandise were produced and exported by Adisseo France S.A.S. and Commentry (collectively, Adisseo), or produced by Adisseo and exported by a company not specified in the table below, within 90 days prior to the publication of the Preliminary Determination, then, pursuant to section 735(c)(1)(B)(ii) of the Act, Commerce had instructed CBP to require a cash deposit for such entries of subject merchandise at a rate equal to the estimated weighted-average dumping margin established for Adisseo. However, with regard to the ITC’s negative critical circumstances determination on imports of methionine from France, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension and to refund all cash deposits made to secure the payment of estimated antidumping duties with respect to entries of the subject merchandise attributed to all parties entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after December 4, 2020 (i.e., 90 days prior to the date of the publication of the Preliminary Determination), but before March 4, 2021 (i.e., the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination). Estimated Weighted-Average Dumping Margins The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are as follows: Exporter or producer Adisseo France S.A.S. and Commentry .............................. All Others .................................... Estimated weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) 43.82 16.17 Provisional Measures Section 733(d) of the Act states that suspension of liquidation pursuant to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in effect for more than four months, except where exporters representing a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise request that commerce extend the fourmonth period to no more than six months. For this investigation, Commerce decided not to extend the four-month period to six months. Commerce published the Preliminary Determination in this investigation on March 4, 2021.5 The provisional measures period, beginning on the date of publication of 5 Id. E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 13, 2021 / Notices the preliminary determination, ended on July 1, 2021. Therefore, in accordance with section 733(d) of the Act and our practice, Commerce will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation, to refund all cash deposits for estimated antidumping duties, and to liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, unliquidated entries of methionine from France entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption after July 1, 2021, the final day on which the provisional measures were in effect, until and through the day preceding the date of publication of the ITC’s final affirmative injury determination in the Federal Register (i.e., through July 6, 2021).6 Suspension of liquidation and the collection of cash deposits will resume on the date of publication of the ITC’s final determination in the Federal Register (i.e., July 7, 2021). Notification to Interested Parties This notice constitutes the AD order with respect to methionine from France, pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties can find a list of AD orders currently in effect at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/stats/ iastats1.html. This order is published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Dated: July 8, 2021. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Appendix Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is methionine and dl-Hydroxy analogue of dlmethionine, also known as 2-Hydroxy 4(Methylthio) Butanoic acid (HMTBa), regardless of purity, particle size, grade, or physical form. Methionine has the chemical formula C5H11NO2S, liquid HMTBa has the chemical formula C5H10O3S, and dry HMTBa has the chemical formula (C5H9O3S)2Ca. Subject merchandise also includes methionine processed in a third country including, but not limited to, refining, converting from liquid to dry or dry to liquid form, or any other processing that would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of this order if performed in the country of manufacture of the in-scope methionine or dl-Hydroxy analogue of dlmethionine. The scope also includes methionine that is commingled (i.e., mixed or combined) with methionine from sources not subject to this order. Only the subject component of such commingled products is covered by the scope of this order. Excluded from this order is United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) grade methionine. In 6 See ITC Final Determination. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jul 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 order to qualify for this exclusion, USP grade methionine must meet or exceed all of the chemical, purity, performance, and labeling requirements of the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary for USP grade methionine. Methionine is currently classified under subheadings 2930.40.00.00 and 2930.90.46.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Methionine has the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry numbers 583–91–5, 4857–44–7, 59–51–8 and 922–50–9. While the HTSUS subheadings and CAS registry number are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2021–14893 Filed 7–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting of a federal advisory committee. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics for a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 2, 2021; Tuesday, August 3, 2021; and Wednesday, August 4, 2021; from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to register to participate, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 23, 2021. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually via Webex. Requests to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted via email to Ms. Victoria Yue, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, at Victoria.yue@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Victoria Yue, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration (Phone: 202–482– 3492; email: Victoria.yue@trade.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place on Monday, August 2, 2021; Tuesday, August 3, 2021; and Wednesday, August 4, 2021; from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 36707 general meeting is open to the public, and time will be permitted for public comment on Wednesday, August 3, 2021, from 3:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting are required to register in advance. Those interested in attending must provide notification by Friday, July 23, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. EDT, via the contact information provided above. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OEEI at Victoria.Yue@trade.gov or (202) 482–3492 no less than one week prior to the meeting. Requests received after this date will be accepted, but it may not be possible to accommodate them. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. To be considered during the meeting, written comments must be received by Friday, July 23, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. EDT to ensure transmission to the members before the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. Topics to be considered: During the August 2–4 meeting, which is the first meeting of the current charter term, the Committee, with officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce and other agencies, will discuss major issues affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. environmental technologies industry, determine subcommittee structure, and provide consultation on ETTAC leadership. An agenda will be made available one week prior to the meeting upon request to Victoria Yue. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c), to advise the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, services, and products. The ETTAC was most recently re-chartered through August 15, 2022. Dated: July 7, 2021. Man Cho, Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2021–14812 Filed 7–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 13, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-427-831]


Methionine From France: Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), 
Commerce is issuing an antidumping

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duty (AD) order on methionine from France.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zachary Shaykin, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2638.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended (the Act), on May 17, 2021, Commerce published its 
Final Determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of 
imports of methionine from France in which it found that sales of 
methionine from France were at LTFV and that critical circumstances 
existed for the mandatory respondent in the investigation but did not 
exist for all other producers and exporters.\1\ On June 30, 2021, the 
ITC notified Commerce of its final affirmative determination that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning 
of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, by reason of the LTFV imports of 
methionine from France, and its determination that critical 
circumstances do not exist with respect to methionine from France 
subject to Commerce's partial affirmative critical circumstances 
determination on May 17, 2021.\2\
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    \1\ See Methionine from France: Final Determination of Sales at 
Less Than Fair Value and Final Partial Determination of Critical 
Circumstances, 86 FR 26697 (May 17, 2021) (Final Determination).
    \2\ See ITC's Letter, ITC Notification, dated June 30, 2021.
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Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this order is methionine from France. For a 
full description of the scope of the order, see the appendix to this 
notice.

Antidumping Duty Order

    On June 30 2021, in accordance with sections 735(b)(1)(A)(i) and 
735(d) of the Act, the ITC notified Commerce of the ITC Final 
Determinations that an industry in the United States is materially 
injured by reason of imports of methionine from France and its 
determination that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to 
imports of subject merchandise from France that are subject to 
Commerce's affirmative critical circumstances finding. Therefore, in 
accordance with section 735(c)(2) of the Act, we are issuing this AD 
order on methionine from France. Because Commerce has determined that 
sales of methionine from France were made at LTFV, and the ITC 
determined that imports of methionine from France are materially 
injuring the U.S. industry, unliquidated entries of such merchandise 
from France entered, or withdrawn, for consumption are subject to the 
assessment of antidumping duties.
    Therefore, in accordance with section 736(a)(1) of the Act, 
Commerce intends to direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
assess, upon further instruction by Commerce, antidumping duties equal 
to the amount by which the normal value of the merchandise exceeds the 
export price (or constructed export price) of the merchandise for all 
relevant entries of methionine from France. As further described below, 
antidumping duties will be assessed on unliquidated entries of 
methionine entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, on or 
after March 4, 2021, the date of publication of the Preliminary 
Determination,\3\ but will not include entries occurring after the 
expiration of the provisional measures period and before publication of 
the ITC's final injury determination, as further described below.
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    \3\ See Methionine From France: Preliminary Affirmative 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial 
Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, 86 FR 12627 
(March 4, 2021) (Preliminary Determination).
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Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation

    Except as noted in the ``Provisional Measures'' section of this 
notice, in accordance with section 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act, Commerce 
intends to instruct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation on all 
relevant entries of methionine from France. These instructions 
suspending liquidation will remain in effect until further notice. 
Pursuant to 735(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(d), Commerce 
also intends to instruct CBP to require cash deposits equal to the 
estimated weighted-average dumping margins indicated in the table 
below. Accordingly, effective on the date of publication in the Federal 
Register of the notice of the ITC's final affirmative injury 
determination,\4\ CBP must require, at the same time as importers would 
normally deposit estimated customs duties on subject merchandise, a 
cash deposit equal to the rates listed in the table below. The all-
others rate applies to producers and exporters not specifically listed, 
as appropriate.
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    \4\ See Methionine from France (Inv. No. 731-TA-1534 (Final)), 
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Critical Circumstances

    With regard to instances in which entries of subject merchandise 
were produced and exported by Adisseo France S.A.S. and Commentry 
(collectively, Adisseo), or produced by Adisseo and exported by a 
company not specified in the table below, within 90 days prior to the 
publication of the Preliminary Determination, then, pursuant to section 
735(c)(1)(B)(ii) of the Act, Commerce had instructed CBP to require a 
cash deposit for such entries of subject merchandise at a rate equal to 
the estimated weighted-average dumping margin established for Adisseo.
    However, with regard to the ITC's negative critical circumstances 
determination on imports of methionine from France, we will instruct 
CBP to lift suspension and to refund all cash deposits made to secure 
the payment of estimated antidumping duties with respect to entries of 
the subject merchandise attributed to all parties entered, or withdrawn 
from warehouse, for consumption on or after December 4, 2020 (i.e., 90 
days prior to the date of the publication of the Preliminary 
Determination), but before March 4, 2021 (i.e., the date of publication 
of the Preliminary Determination).

Estimated Weighted-Average Dumping Margins

    The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are as follows:

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                                                                average
                    Exporter or producer                        dumping
                                                                margin
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Adisseo France S.A.S. and Commentry.........................       43.82
All Others..................................................       16.17
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Provisional Measures

    Section 733(d) of the Act states that suspension of liquidation 
pursuant to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in 
effect for more than four months, except where exporters representing a 
significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise request 
that commerce extend the four-month period to no more than six months. 
For this investigation, Commerce decided not to extend the four-month 
period to six months. Commerce published the Preliminary Determination 
in this investigation on March 4, 2021.\5\
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    The provisional measures period, beginning on the date of 
publication of

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the preliminary determination, ended on July 1, 2021. Therefore, in 
accordance with section 733(d) of the Act and our practice, Commerce 
will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation, to refund 
all cash deposits for estimated antidumping duties, and to liquidate, 
without regard to antidumping duties, unliquidated entries of 
methionine from France entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for 
consumption after July 1, 2021, the final day on which the provisional 
measures were in effect, until and through the day preceding the date 
of publication of the ITC's final affirmative injury determination in 
the Federal Register (i.e., through July 6, 2021).\6\ Suspension of 
liquidation and the collection of cash deposits will resume on the date 
of publication of the ITC's final determination in the Federal Register 
(i.e., July 7, 2021).
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    \6\ See ITC Final Determination.
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Notification to Interested Parties

    This notice constitutes the AD order with respect to methionine 
from France, pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties 
can find a list of AD orders currently in effect at http://enforcement.trade.gov/stats/iastats1.html.
    This order is published in accordance with section 736(a) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b).

    Dated: July 8, 2021.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.

Appendix

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by this order is methionine and dl-
Hydroxy analogue of dl-methionine, also known as 2-Hydroxy 4-
(Methylthio) Butanoic acid (HMTBa), regardless of purity, particle 
size, grade, or physical form. Methionine has the chemical formula 
C5H11NO2S, liquid HMTBa has the 
chemical formula C5H10O3S, and dry 
HMTBa has the chemical formula 
(C5H9O3S)2Ca.
    Subject merchandise also includes methionine processed in a 
third country including, but not limited to, refining, converting 
from liquid to dry or dry to liquid form, or any other processing 
that would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of 
this order if performed in the country of manufacture of the in-
scope methionine or dl-Hydroxy analogue of dl-methionine.
    The scope also includes methionine that is commingled (i.e., 
mixed or combined) with methionine from sources not subject to this 
order. Only the subject component of such commingled products is 
covered by the scope of this order.
    Excluded from this order is United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) 
grade methionine. In order to qualify for this exclusion, USP grade 
methionine must meet or exceed all of the chemical, purity, 
performance, and labeling requirements of the United States 
Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary for USP grade methionine.
    Methionine is currently classified under subheadings 
2930.40.00.00 and 2930.90.46.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (HTSUS). Methionine has the Chemical Abstracts 
Service (CAS) registry numbers 583-91-5, 4857-44-7, 59-51-8 and 922-
50-9. While the HTSUS subheadings and CAS registry number are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope of this order is dispositive.

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