Pentafluoroethane (R-125) From China, 11467 [2022-04253]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2022 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–662 and 731– TA–1554 (Final)] Pentafluoroethane (R–125) From China Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of pentafluoroethane (‘‘R–125’’) from China, provided for in subheading 2903.44.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), and to be subsidized by the government of China.2 3 4 jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective January 12, 2021, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Honeywell International, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of R–125 from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register on September 7, 2021 (86 FR 50171).5 The Commission conducted its hearing on December 14, 2021. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to §§ 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 87 FR 1110 and 87 FR 1117 (January 10, 2022). 3 Commissioner David S. Johanson dissenting. 4 The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determination are not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effect of the countervailing and antidumping duty orders on R–125 from China. 5 As revised by 86 FR 72619 (December 22, 2021). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Feb 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on February 23, 2022. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5281 (February 2022), entitled Pentafluoroethane (R–125) from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–662 and 731–TA–1554 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2022. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2022–04253 Filed 2–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1314 (Review)] Phosphor Copper From Korea; Institution of a Five-Year Review United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on phosphor copper from Korea would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission. DATES: Instituted March 1, 2022. To be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is March 31, 2022. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by May 13, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nitin Joshi (202–708–1669), 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 this proceeding may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On April 24, 2017, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11467 issued an antidumping duty order on imports of phosphor copper from Korea (82 FR 18893). The Commission is conducting a review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), to determine whether revocation of the order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the domestic industry within a reasonably foreseeable time. Provisions concerning the conduct of this proceeding may be found in the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure at 19 CFR part 201, subparts A and B, and 19 CFR part 207, subparts A and F. The Commission will assess the adequacy of interested party responses to this notice of institution to determine whether to conduct a full review or an expedited review. The Commission’s determination in any expedited review will be based on the facts available, which may include information provided in response to this notice. Definitions.—The following definitions apply to this review: (1) Subject Merchandise is the class or kind of merchandise that is within the scope of the five-year review, as defined by Commerce. (2) The Subject Country in this review is Korea. (3) The Domestic Like Product is the domestically produced product or products which are like, or in the absence of like, most similar in characteristics and uses with, the Subject Merchandise. In its original determination, the Commission defined a single Domestic Like Product consisting of phosphor copper, coextensive with Commerce’s scope. (4) The Domestic Industry is the U.S. producers as a whole of the Domestic Like Product, or those producers whose collective output of the Domestic Like Product constitutes a major proportion of the total domestic production of the product. In its original determination, the Commission defined the Domestic Industry as consisting of all domestic producers of phosphor copper. (5) The Order Date is the date that the antidumping duty order under review became effective. In this review, the Order Date is April 24, 2017. (6) An Importer is any person or firm engaged, either directly or through a parent company or subsidiary, in importing the Subject Merchandise into the United States from a foreign manufacturer or through its selling agent. Participation in the proceeding and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the Subject Merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-662 and 731-TA-1554 (Final)]


Pentafluoroethane (R-125) From China

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by 
reason of imports of pentafluoroethane (``R-125'') from China, provided 
for in subheading 2903.44.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be sold in the United States at less than fair value 
(``LTFV''), and to be subsidized by the government of China.\2\ \3\ \4\
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    \1\ The record is defined in Sec.  207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
    \2\ 87 FR 1110 and 87 FR 1117 (January 10, 2022).
    \3\ Commissioner David S. Johanson dissenting.
    \4\ The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce's 
affirmative critical circumstances determination are not likely to 
undermine seriously the remedial effect of the countervailing and 
antidumping duty orders on R-125 from China.
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective January 
12, 2021, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Honeywell International, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina. 
The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission 
following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that 
imports of R-125 from China were subsidized within the meaning of 
section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at LTFV within 
the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the 
scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by 
posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the 
notice in the Federal Register on September 7, 2021 (86 FR 50171).\5\ 
The Commission conducted its hearing on December 14, 2021. All persons 
who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate.
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    \5\ As revised by 86 FR 72619 (December 22, 2021).
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    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to Sec. Sec.  
705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 
1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on February 23, 2022. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 5281 (February 2022), entitled 
Pentafluoroethane (R-125) from China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-662 and 
731-TA-1554 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 24, 2022.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2022-04253 Filed 2-28-22; 8:45 am]
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