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We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the
The merchandise subject to the order is citric acid and certain citrate salts. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) item numbers 2918.14.0000, 2918.15.1000, 2918.15.5000, 3824.90.9290, and 3824.90.9290. Although the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description, available in
All issues raised in the case briefs filed by the GOC and the RZBC Companies and the rebuttal brief filed by Petitioners are addressed in the Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, entitled “Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from the People's Republic of China,” signed concurrently with this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum), which is hereby adopted by this notice. A list of the issues raised is attached to this notice as Appendix I. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Import Administration's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (IA ACCESS). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at
In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5), we calculated a subsidy rate for the mandatory respondent, the RZBC Companies.
The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days after the date of publication of these final results, to liquidate shipments of subject merchandise by the RZBC Companies entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010.
The Department also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties in the amounts shown above on shipments of subject merchandise by the RZBC Companies entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of this review. For all non-reviewed companies, we will instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits at the most recent company-specific or country-wide rate applicable to the company. Accordingly, the cash deposit rates that will be applied to companies covered by this order, but not examined in this review, are those established in the most recently completed segment of the proceeding for each company. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice.
This notice serves as a 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(a)(3). Timely written notification of return or 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.
We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.
Comment 1: Authority to Apply CVD to the PRC
Comment 2: Double-Counting
Comment 3: Countervailability of Shandong Province Policy Loans
Comment 4: Specificity Findings for Sulfuric Acid and Steam Coal
Comment 5: Use of Tier One Benchmark for Sulfuric Acid and Steam Coal
Comment 6: Whether Certain Input Suppliers Are Government Authorities
Comment 7: Rejection of RZBC's Submission
Comment 8: Export Prices for Sulfuric Acid from India and Thailand