Foreign-Trade Zone 16-Sault Sainte Marie, MI, Application for Subzone Status, Northern Imports, LLC, (Magnesium and Aluminum Casting), 2997-2998 [05-1040]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 19, 2005 / Notices Dated: January 7, 2005. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1039 Filed 1–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 4–2005] Foreign-Trade Zone 74—Baltimore, MD; Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Baltimore Development Corporation, on behalf of the City of Baltimore, Maryland, grantee of FTZ 74, requesting authority to expand and reorganize its zone in the Baltimore, Maryland area, within the Baltimore Customs port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on January 7, 2005. FTZ 74 was approved by the Board on January 21, 1982 (Board Order 183, 47 FR 5737; 2/8/82) and expanded on January 31, 1989 (Board Order 427, 54 FR 5992; 2/7/89) and April 5, 2001 (Board Order 1157, 66 FR 19423; 4/16/ 01). FTZ 74 currently consists of eleven sites (1,464 acres) in the Baltimore, Maryland, area: Site 1—(20 acres) Holabird Industrial Park, Site 2—(127 acres) within the Point Breeze Business Center, 2500 Broening Highway, adjacent to the Dundalk Marine Terminal, Site 3—(157 acres) within the Seagirt Marine Terminal, Site 3a—(14 acres) at 1200 South Newkirk Street (expires 4/1/06), Site 3b—(2 acres) at 4200 Boston Street (expires 4/1/06), Site 4—(272 acres) Dundalk Marine Terminal, Site 4a—(40 acres) contiguous to the eastern border of Site 4 (expires 7/1/05), Site 5—(97 acres) Chesapeake Terminal and American Port Services Center, Site 6—(274 acres) Atlantic and Fairfield Terminals, Site 7—(196 acres) North & South Locust Point Terminals, Site 8—(157 acres) Rukert and Clinton Street Marine Terminals, Site 9—(15 acres) Belt’s Business Center, 600 Folcroft Street, Site 10—(81 acres) Pulaski Business Park, 6200 Pulaski Highway, Site 11—(12 acres) Obrecht Business Center, 6200 Frankford Avenue. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:11 Jan 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 The applicant is now requesting authority to update, expand and reorganize the zone and to add three new sites as described below. The proposal includes a request to restore zone status to parcels located within the existing or proposed zone sites that had been deleted from the zone boundary in earlier changes. Site 4—Make Site 4a permanent and combine it with Site 4 increasing the size of Site 4, located on Broening Highway, Baltimore, to 312 acres; Site 12—Add a new site, designated as Site 12, that would involve the 32acre Canton Trade Center. The site would include existing Sites 3a and 3b (16 acres), which would be made permanent, and a new 16-acre parcel adjacent to Newkirk and Boston Streets; Site 13—Add new Site 13 (100 acres) consisting of the Marley Neck Industrial Park located at 6600 Cabot Drive, Baltimore, Anne Arundel County; Site 14—Add new Site 14 (91 acres) consisting of the Enterprise Business Park located at 1501 Perryman Road, Perryman, Harford County. No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at one of the following addresses below: 1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Services: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building-Suite 4100W, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005; or 2. Submissions via U.S. Postal Service: Foreign Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, FCB– 4100W, 1401 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230. The closing period for their receipt is March 21, 2005. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to April 4, 2005). A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at address No. 1 listed above and at the U.S. Department of Commerce Export PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2997 Assistance Center, 401 E. Pratt Street, Suite 2432, Baltimore, MD 21202. Dated: January 11, 2005. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1041 Filed 1–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 3–2005] Foreign-Trade Zone 16—Sault Sainte Marie, MI, Application for Subzone Status, Northern Imports, LLC, (Magnesium and Aluminum Casting) An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the City of Sault Ste. Marie, grantee of FTZ 16, requesting specialpurpose subzone status for the magnesium and aluminum casting facilities of Northern Imports, LLC (NI), located in Harbor Springs and Newberry, Michigan. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on January 7, 2005. The proposed subzone would be composed of two subsidiaries’ sites: Site 1 Northern Diecast plant (8 acres/93,000 sq. ft., manufacturing plant)—8582 Moeller Drive, Harbor Springs (Emmet County), Michigan, about 100 miles south of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; and, Site 2 Northern Casting Company plant (5 acres/27,000 sq. ft., manufacturing plant)—6641 County Road 392, Newberry (Luce County), about 70 miles west of Sault Ste. Marie. The facilities (250 employees) are used to manufacture magnesium and aluminum automotive parts, parts of domestic appliances, and sporting goods for the U.S. market and export. The application requests FTZ benefits only for NI’s export manufacturing activity. (Inverted tariff benefits on foreign magnesium alloy used in production for the U.S. market are expressly excluded from this proposal.) Under the proposed activity, foreign-origin magnesium alloy (HTSUS 8104.19.00; ASTM: AM50A, AM60B, AZ91 D) and aluminum alloy (HTSUS 7601.20.90, duty free) would be used to diecast automotive components (including steering wheels, columns, boxes; spools, diffusers, end caps, mirror brackets, steering wheels, airbag canisters), housings for domestic vacuum cleaners, and archery bows. The foreign-origin alloys would E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1 2998 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 19, 2005 / Notices comprise about 90 percent of the finished products’ material value. The two facilities can process some 17 million pounds of metal annually. On foreign magnesium alloy that falls within the scope of the Department’s antidumping duty orders, the application indicates that all such foreign-origin magnesium alloy would be admitted to the proposed subzone under domestic status (19 CFR 146.43(a)(2); thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits or reduced duty payment on scrap or waste. FTZ procedures would exempt NI from Customs duty payments on the foreign magnesium alloy not subject to antidumping orders and aluminum alloy used in export production (37% of shipments). NI would be exempt from customs duty payments on foreign magnesium alloy scrap, waste and dross generated during manufacturing of finished products for export (which could be significant). On its domestic sales, the company has elected to forego any inverted tariff benefits on foreign magnesium alloy not subject to antidumping duty orders (these products will be admitted in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41)). The application indicates that subzone status would help improve the facilities’ international competitiveness. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and three copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the following addresses: 1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Services: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building–4100W, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005; or, 2. Submissions via the U.S. Postal Service: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, FCB– 4100W, 1401 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230. The closing period for their receipt is March 21, 2005. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to April 4, 2005). A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at address No. 1 listed above and at the Office of the Port Director, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, International Bridge Plaza, Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:11 Jan 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: January 7, 2004. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–1040 Filed 1–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 69 FR 52857 (August 30, 2004). On November 29, 2004, Genesis withdrew its request for an administrative review of sebacic acid from the PRC. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Scope of the Review International Trade Administration The products covered by this order are all grades of sebacic acid, a dicarboxylic acid with the formula (CH2)8(COOH)2, which include but are not limited to CP Grade (500 ppm maximum ash, 25 maximum APHA color), Purified Grade (1000 ppm maximum ash, 50 maximum APHA color), and Nylon Grade (500 ppm maximum ash, 70 maximum ICV color). The principal difference between the grades is the quantity of ash and color. Sebacic acid contains a minimum of 85 percent dibasic acids of which the predominant species is the C10 dibasic acid. Sebacic acid is sold generally as a free-flowing powder/flake. Sebacic acid has numerous industrial uses, including the production of nylon 6/10 (a polymer used for paintbrush and toothbrush bristles and paper machine felts), plasticizers, esters, automotive coolants, polyamides, polyester castings and films, inks and adhesives, lubricants, and polyurethane castings and coatings. Sebacic acid is currently classifiable under subheading 2917.13.00.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive. [A–570–825] Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Sebacic Acid From the People’s Republic of China Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to a request from SST Materials, Inc. d/b/a Genesis Chemicals, Inc. (Genesis), a domestic producer of subject merchandise, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on sebacic acid from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for entries of subject merchandise by Tianjin Chemical Import and Export Corporation (Tianjin) and Guangdong Chemical Import and Export Corporation (Guangdong), covering the period July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004. We are now rescinding this review as a result of the petitioner’s withdrawal of its request for an administrative review. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 19, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Moats or Brian Ledgerwood, China/NME Group, AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5047 or (202) 482–3836, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 1, 2004, the Department published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on sebacic acid from the PRC. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 69 FR 39903 (July 1, 2004). On August 30, 2004, pursuant to a request made by Genesis, the Department initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on sebacic acid from the PRC with respect to Tianjin and Guangdong. See Initiation of PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rescission of Review The Department’s regulations at 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1) provide that the Department will rescind an administrative review if the party that requested the review withdraws its request for review within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. The Department’s regulations further provide that the Secretary may extend this time limit if the Secretary determines that it is reasonable to do so. In this case, the 90-day deadline fell on a non-business day and, therefore, the deadline was the next business day, November 29, 2004. Genesis made a timely withdrawal of its request for an administrative review and the Department has granted the request to rescind the review because Genesis was the only party to request the review. The Department will issue appropriate assessment instructions to U.S. Customs E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 3-2005]


Foreign-Trade Zone 16--Sault Sainte Marie, MI, Application for 
Subzone Status, Northern Imports, LLC, (Magnesium and Aluminum Casting)

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the City of Sault Ste. Marie, grantee of FTZ 16, 
requesting special-purpose subzone status for the magnesium and 
aluminum casting facilities of Northern Imports, LLC (NI), located in 
Harbor Springs and Newberry, Michigan. The application was submitted 
pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended 
(19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 
400). It was formally filed on January 7, 2005.
    The proposed subzone would be composed of two subsidiaries' sites: 
Site 1 Northern Diecast plant (8 acres/93,000 sq. ft., manufacturing 
plant)--8582 Moeller Drive, Harbor Springs (Emmet County), Michigan, 
about 100 miles south of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; and, Site 2 
Northern Casting Company plant (5 acres/27,000 sq. ft., manufacturing 
plant)--6641 County Road 392, Newberry (Luce County), about 70 miles 
west of Sault Ste. Marie. The facilities (250 employees) are used to 
manufacture magnesium and aluminum automotive parts, parts of domestic 
appliances, and sporting goods for the U.S. market and export. The 
application requests FTZ benefits only for NI's export manufacturing 
activity. (Inverted tariff benefits on foreign magnesium alloy used in 
production for the U.S. market are expressly excluded from this 
proposal.) Under the proposed activity, foreign-origin magnesium alloy 
(HTSUS 8104.19.00; ASTM: AM50A, AM60B, AZ91 D) and aluminum alloy 
(HTSUS 7601.20.90, duty free) would be used to diecast automotive 
components (including steering wheels, columns, boxes; spools, 
diffusers, end caps, mirror brackets, steering wheels, airbag 
canisters), housings for domestic vacuum cleaners, and archery bows. 
The foreign-origin alloys would

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comprise about 90 percent of the finished products' material value. The 
two facilities can process some 17 million pounds of metal annually. On 
foreign magnesium alloy that falls within the scope of the Department's 
antidumping duty orders, the application indicates that all such 
foreign-origin magnesium alloy would be admitted to the proposed 
subzone under domestic status (19 CFR 146.43(a)(2); thereby precluding 
inverted tariff benefits or reduced duty payment on scrap or waste.
    FTZ procedures would exempt NI from Customs duty payments on the 
foreign magnesium alloy not subject to antidumping orders and aluminum 
alloy used in export production (37% of shipments). NI would be exempt 
from customs duty payments on foreign magnesium alloy scrap, waste and 
dross generated during manufacturing of finished products for export 
(which could be significant). On its domestic sales, the company has 
elected to forego any inverted tariff benefits on foreign magnesium 
alloy not subject to antidumping duty orders (these products will be 
admitted in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41)). The application 
indicates that subzone status would help improve the facilities' 
international competitiveness. In accordance with the Board's 
regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to 
investigate the application and report to the Board.
    Public comment on the application is invited from interested 
parties. Submissions (original and three copies) shall be addressed to 
the Board's Executive Secretary at the following addresses:
    1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Services: Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building-
4100W, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005; or,
    2. Submissions via the U.S. Postal Service: Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, FCB-4100W, 1401 Constitution Ave., 
NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    The closing period for their receipt is March 21, 2005. Rebuttal 
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period 
may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to April 4, 
2005).
    A copy of the application will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board's Executive Secretary at 
address No. 1 listed above and at the Office of the Port Director, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, International Bridge Plaza, Sault Sainte 
Marie, MI 49783.

    Dated: January 7, 2004.
Dennis Puccinelli,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-1040 Filed 1-18-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P