Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 68637-68638 [2021-26291]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 230 / Friday, December 3, 2021 / Notices (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing, limited to issues raised in the case and rebuttal briefs, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, whether any participant is a foreign national, and a list of the issues to be discussed. If a request for a hearing is made, Commerce intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be determined. Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. The covered merchandise is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at subheading 3102.80.0000. Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope is dispositive. International Trade Commission Notification DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Notification to Interested Parties This determination is issued and published pursuant to sections 703(f) and 777(i) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.205(c). Dated: November 29, 2021. Ryan Majerus, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Appendix I Scope of the Investigation The merchandise covered by this investigation is all mixtures of urea and ammonium nitrate in aqueous or ammonia solution, regardless of nitrogen concentration by weight, and regardless of the presence of additives, such as corrosion inhibiters and soluble micro or macronutrients (UAN). Subject merchandise includes merchandise matching the above description that has been processed in a third country, including by commingling, diluting, adding or removing additives, or performing any other processing that would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of the investigation if performed in the subject country. The scope also includes UAN that is commingled with UAN from sources not subject to this investigation. Only the subject component of such commingled products is covered by the scope of this investigation. 18:06 Dec 02, 2021 Jkt 256001 List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Investigation IV. Subsidies Valuation V. Benchmarks and Interest Rates VI. Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences VII. Analysis of Programs VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–26313 Filed 12–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P International Trade Administration In accordance with section 703(f) of the Act, Commerce will notify the International Trade Commission (ITC) of its determination. If Commerce’s final determination is affirmative, the ITC will make its final injury determination before the later of 120 days after the date of this preliminary determination or 45 days after the final determination. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Appendix II [C–570–953] Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order (CVD) order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (ribbons) from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable December 3, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Macey Mayes, 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)–482–4473. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On September 1, 2010, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of the CVD order on ribbons from China.1 On August 2, 2021, Commerce 1 See Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 53642 (September 1, 2010) (Order). PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68637 published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from Berwick Offray LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary Lion Ribbon Company, LLC (collectively, the petitioner), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 The petitioner claimed domestic interested party status pursuant to section 771(9)(C) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b)(29)(v) as a manufacturer in the United States of the domestic like product.4 On September 1, 2021, the petitioner filed an adequate substantive response within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).5 We received no substantive response from any other interested party in this proceeding. On September 20, 2021, Commerce notified the U.S. International Trade Commission that it did not receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested parties.6 As a result, Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(l)(ii)(B)(2) and (C)(2). Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the Order is narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge, in any length, but with a width (measured at the narrowest span of the ribbon) less than or equal to 12 centimeters, composed of, in whole or in part, man-made fibers (whether artificial or synthetic, including but not limited to nylon, polyester, rayon, polypropylene, and polyethylene teraphthalate), metal threads and/or metalized yarns, or any combination thereof. The merchandise subject to the Order is classifiable under the HTSUS statistical categories 5806.32.1020; 5806.32.1030; 5806.32.1050 and 5806.32.1060. Subject merchandise also may enter under subheadings 5806.31.00; 5806.32.20; 5806.39.20; 5806.39.30; 5808.90.00; 5810.91.00; 5810.99.90; 5903.90.10; 5903.90.25; 5907.00.60; and 5907.00.80 and under statistical categories 5806.32.1080; 5810.92.9080; 5903.90.3090; and 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 41439 (August 2, 2021). 3 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Participate in Sunset Review,’’ dated August 17, 2021. 4 Id. at 2. 5 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Substantive Response to the Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,’’ dated September 1, 2021. 6 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Sunset Review Initiated on August 2, 2021,’’ dated September 20, 2021. E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 68638 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 230 / Friday, December 3, 2021 / Notices 6307.90.9889. The HTSUS statistical categories and subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written description of the merchandise under the Order is dispositive.7 Analysis of Comments Received A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review, including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of subsidization in the event of revocation of the Order and the countervailable subsidy rates likely to prevail if the Order were to be revoked, is provided in the Issues and Decision Memorandum. A list of the topics discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is attached 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 at https://access.trade.gov/public/ FRNoticesListLayout.aspx. Final Results of Sunset Review Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the following net countervailable subsidy rates: Exporters or manufacturers jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Changtai Rongshu Textile Co., Ltd ............................. Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd ............................. All Others .............................. Net countervailable subsidy rate (percent) information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties Commerce is issuing and publishing these final results and this notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218. Dated: November 29, 2021. Ryan Majerus, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. History of the Order V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable Subsidy 2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Likely to Prevail 3. Nature of the Subsidy VII. Final Results of the Sunset Review VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–26291 Filed 12–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–897] Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of 27.14 Antidumping Duty Administrative 27.14 Review; 2018–2020 AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, Administrative Protective Order International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce administrative protective order (APO) of (Commerce) determines that the their responsibility concerning the producers or exporters subject to this disposition of proprietary information administrative review did not make disclosed under APO in accordance sales of large diameter welded pipe from with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues the Republic of Korea in the United to govern business proprietary States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR), 7 For a complete description of the scope of the August 27, 2018, through April 30, Order, see Memorandum ‘‘Issues and Decision 2020. 143.53 Memorandum for the Final Results of the Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Dec 02, 2021 Jkt 256001 DATES: Applicable December 3, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Balbontin or Katherine Johnson, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6478 or (202) 482–4929, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 30, 2021, Commerce published the preliminary results of this administrative review.1 The review covers 20 producers or exporters of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. A summary of the events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary Results, as well as a full discussion of the issues raised by parties for these final results, are discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Scope of the Order 3 The merchandise covered by the Order is welded carbon and alloy steel pipe (other than stainless steel pipe), more than 406.4 mm (16 inches) in nominal outside diameter (large diameter welded pipe), regardless of wall thickness, length, surface finish, grade, end finish, or stenciling. Imports of the product are currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheadings 7305.11.1030, 7305.11.1060, 7305.11.5000, 7305.12.1030, 7305.12.1060, 7305.12.5000, 7305.19.1030, 7305.19.1060, 7305.19.5000, 7305.31.4000, 7305.31.6090, 7305.39.1000 and 7305.39.5000. While the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. For a complete description of the scope of the Order, 1 See Large Diameter Welded Pipe from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018— 2020, 86 FR 41010 (July 30, 2021) (Preliminary Results), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum (PDM). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results in the 2018– 2020 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Diameter Welded Pipe from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 See Large Diameter Welded Pipe from the Republic of Korea: Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Determinations and Antidumping Duty Orders, 84 FR 18767 (May 2, 2019) (Order); see also Large Diameter Welded Pipe from the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews, 85 FR 51679 (August 21, 2020). E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 230 (Friday, December 3, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68637-68638]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-26291]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-953]


Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's 
Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Five-Year 
Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce 
(Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order (CVD) 
order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (ribbons) from the 
People's Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the levels 
indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this 
notice.

DATES: Applicable December 3, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Macey Mayes, 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)-482-4473.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On September 1, 2010, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of the CVD order on ribbons from China.\1\ On August 2, 2021, 
Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review 
of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (the Act).\2\ Commerce received a notice of intent to 
participate from Berwick Offray LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary 
Lion Ribbon Company, LLC (collectively, the petitioner), within the 
deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\ The petitioner 
claimed domestic interested party status pursuant to section 771(9)(C) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b)(29)(v) as a manufacturer in the United 
States of the domestic like product.\4\
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    \1\ See Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the 
People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 75 FR 53642 
(September 1, 2010) (Order).
    \2\ See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 86 FR 41439 
(August 2, 2021).
    \3\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Notice of Intent to Participate 
in Sunset Review,'' dated August 17, 2021.
    \4\ Id. at 2.
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    On September 1, 2021, the petitioner filed an adequate substantive 
response within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i).\5\ We received no substantive response from any other 
interested party in this proceeding. On September 20, 2021, Commerce 
notified the U.S. International Trade Commission that it did not 
receive an adequate substantive response from respondent interested 
parties.\6\ As a result, Commerce conducted an expedited (120-day) 
sunset review of the Order, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(l)(ii)(B)(2) and (C)(2).
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    \5\ See Petitioner's Letter, ``Substantive Response to the 
Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review,'' dated September 1, 2021.
    \6\ See Commerce's Letter, ``Sunset Review Initiated on August 
2, 2021,'' dated September 20, 2021.
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Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the Order is narrow woven ribbons with 
woven selvedge, in any length, but with a width (measured at the 
narrowest span of the ribbon) less than or equal to 12 centimeters, 
composed of, in whole or in part, man-made fibers (whether artificial 
or synthetic, including but not limited to nylon, polyester, rayon, 
polypropylene, and polyethylene teraphthalate), metal threads and/or 
metalized yarns, or any combination thereof. The merchandise subject to 
the Order is classifiable under the HTSUS statistical categories 
5806.32.1020; 5806.32.1030; 5806.32.1050 and 5806.32.1060. Subject 
merchandise also may enter under subheadings 5806.31.00; 5806.32.20; 
5806.39.20; 5806.39.30; 5808.90.00; 5810.91.00; 5810.99.90; 5903.90.10; 
5903.90.25; 5907.00.60; and 5907.00.80 and under statistical categories 
5806.32.1080; 5810.92.9080; 5903.90.3090; and

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6307.90.9889. The HTSUS statistical categories and subheadings are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written 
description of the merchandise under the Order is dispositive.\7\
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    \7\ For a complete description of the scope of the Order, see 
Memorandum ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of 
the Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Narrow 
Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People's Republic of 
China,'' dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice 
(Issues and Decision Memorandum).
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Analysis of Comments Received

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review, 
including the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of subsidization 
in the event of revocation of the Order and the countervailable subsidy 
rates likely to prevail if the Order were to be revoked, is provided in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum. A list of the topics discussed in 
the Issues and Decision Memorandum is attached 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 at https://access.trade.gov/public/FRNoticesListLayout.aspx.

Final Results of Sunset Review

    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(b) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of countervailable subsidies at the following net 
countervailable subsidy rates:

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                                                               Net
                                                         countervailable
               Exporters or manufacturers                  subsidy rate
                                                            (percent)
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Changtai Rongshu Textile Co., Ltd......................           143.53
Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd.........................            27.14
All Others.............................................            27.14
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Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as the only reminder to 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, which continues to govern 
business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. 
Timely written notification of return/destruction of APO materials or 
conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to 
comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable 
violation.

Notification to Interested Parties

    Commerce is issuing and publishing these final results and this 
notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(b), and 777(i)(1) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.218.

    Dated: November 29, 2021.
Ryan Majerus,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations performing the 
non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum

I. Summary
II. Background
III. Scope of the Order
IV. History of the Order
V. Legal Framework
VI. Discussion of the Issues
    1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of a Countervailable 
Subsidy
    2. Net Countervailable Subsidy Likely to Prevail
    3. Nature of the Subsidy
VII. Final Results of the Sunset Review
VIII. Recommendation

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