• Effective Date: Nov 07, 2016
  • Period of Review: Nov 07, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016
  • Notice of Lifting of Suspension Date: Sep 21, 2017
  • Cite as: 82 FR 41610 • Cite date: Sep 01, 2017

1. On 09/01/2017, Commerce published in the Federal Register its notice of affirmative final determination of circumvention of the antidumping duty orders on certain uncoated paper from Australia, Brazil, the People's Republic of China (PRC), Indonesia, and Portugal and the countervailing duty orders on certain uncoated paper from PRC and Indonesia (82 FR 41610).

2. Pursuant to messages 7166302, dated 06/15/2017, and 7254304, dated 09/11/2017, CBP was instructed to suspend liquidation, and require a cash deposit at the applicable rate, for imports of 83 Bright paper entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after 11/07/2016, that were determined to be subject to the orders on certain uncoated paper from Australia, Brazil, the PRC, Indonesia, and Portugal.

3. For suspended imports of 83 Bright paper from PRC, entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the period 11/07/2016 through 12/31/2016, assess countervailing duties at the applicable cash deposit rate in effect on the date of entry. Liquidate all such entries for all firms.

4. There are no injunctions applicable to the entries covered by this instruction.

5. These instructions constitute notice of the lifting of suspension of liquidation of entries of subject merchandise covered by paragraph 3. Accordingly, notice of the lifting of suspension occurred on the message date of these instructions. Unless instructed otherwise, for all other shipments of certain uncoated paper from PRC you shall continue to collect cash deposits of estimated duties for the merchandise at the current rates.

6. The assessment of countervailing duties by CBP on shipments or entries of this merchandise is subject to the provisions of section 778 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. Section 778 requires that CBP pay interest on overpayments or assess interest on underpayments of the required amounts deposited as estimated countervailing duties. The interest provisions are not applicable to cash or bonds posted as estimated countervailing duties before the date of publication of the countervailing duty order. Interest shall be calculated from the date payment of estimated countervailing duties is required through the date of liquidation. The rate at which such interest is payable is the rate in effect under section 6621 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 for such period.

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 OII:WAM).

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

Alexander Amdur