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On June 21, 2012, the Department published the affirmative
We have not made any changes to the
The products covered by the order are natural honey, artificial honey containing more than 50 percent natural honey by weight, preparations of natural honey containing more than 50 percent natural honey by weight and flavored honey. The subject merchandise includes all grades and colors of honey whether in liquid, creamed, comb, cut comb, or chunk form, and whether packaged for retail or in bulk form.
The merchandise subject to the order is currently classifiable under subheadings 0409.00.00, 1702.90.90, 2106.90.99, 0409.00.0010, 0409.00.0035, 0409.00.0005, 0409.00.0045, 0409.00.0056, and 0409.00.0065 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department's written description of the merchandise under order is dispositive.
The merchandise subject to the anticircumvention inquiry are blends of honey and rice syrup, regardless of the percentage of honey they contain, from the PRC.
In accordance with section 781(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (“the Act”), we notified the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) of the proposed inclusion of blends of honey and rice syrup in the antidumping duty order on honey from the PRC.
As there is no basis for the Department to reconsider its decision, we continue to find that blends of honey and rice syrup are later-developed merchandise. As explained in the
In accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(l)(2) and (3), we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to continue to suspend liquidation of all entries of blends of honey and rice syrup, from the PRC that were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after December 7, 2011, the date of initiation of this anticircumvention inquiry.
In accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), this notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (“APO”) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under the APO, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. 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 subject to sanction.
This determination is issued and published in accordance with section 781(d) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.225(j).