• Effective Date: Jul 25, 2016
  • Period Covered: 06/24/2016 to 07/25/2016
  • Cite as: 81 FR 48384 • Cite date: Jul 25, 2016

1. On 7/25/2016 (81 FR 48384), Commerce published in the Federal Register its amended preliminary determination in the countervailing duty investigation of certain biaxial integral geogrids products (“geogrids”) from the People's Republic of China (“PRC”). See message 6207314, dated 07/25/2016.

2. Title 19 U.S.C. 1520(a)(4) authorizes refunds prior to liquidation whenever an importer of record declares or it is ascertained that excess duties, fees, charges, or exactions have been deposited or paid. In accordance with 19 U.S.C. 1520(a)(4), CBP is authorized to grant a refund, if requested by the importer, of cash deposits for entries of geogrids from the PRC from the entities listed in paragraph 4 below which were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the period 06/24/2016 through 7/25/2016.

3. The refund amount will be calculated by determining the difference between the amount of cash deposits paid as a result of the application of the preliminary determination rate and the amount due as a result of the application of the amended preliminary determination rate.

4. Listed below is the deposit rate that was assigned to a certain firm in the preliminary determination. See message 6179304, dated 06/27/2016. In addition, listed below is the amended deposit rate assigned in the amended preliminary determination (see message number 6207314, dated 07/25/2016):

Producer and/or Exporter: Taian Modern Plastic Co., Ltd.
Case number: C-570-037-002
Preliminary determination rate: 30.65%
Amended preliminary determination rate: 20.79%

5. Do not liquidate entries of geogrids from the PRC produced and/or exported by the entity listed in paragraph 4 above until specific liquidation instructions are issued.

6. The interest provisions of section 778 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, do not apply.

7. If there are any questions by the importing public regarding this message, please contact the Call Center for the Office of AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482-0984. CBP ports should submit their inquiries through authorized CBP channels only. (This message was generated by OV:RMM.)

8. There are no restrictions on release of this information.

Alexander Amdur