Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 45209-45210 [E8-17805]

Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 150 / Monday, August 4, 2008 / Notices from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications: Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://www.ita.doc.gov/ doctm/tmcal.html) and other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. The Office of Business Liaison and the International Trade Administration will explore and welcome outreach assistance from other interested organizations, including other U.S. Government agencies. Recruitment for this mission will begin on June 2, 2008. 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The dual pricing schedule reflects the Commercial Service’s user fee schedule that became effective May 1, 2008 (see http://www.export.gov/ newsletter/march2008/initiatives.html for additional information). General Information and Applications: The Office of Business Liaison, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 5062, Washington, DC 20230, Tel: 202–482–1360, Fax: 202– 482–4054, E-mail: CAFTADRMission@doc.gov. Country Information: Michael McGee, Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Central America, El Salvador, Phone: (503) 2501–2999 x 3070; Fax: (503) 2501–3067, E-mail: Michael.Mcgee@mail.doc.gov; Michael McGee (Until July 1st), Senior Commercial Officer, Costa Rica, Phone: (506) 2519–2207; Fax: (506) VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:50 Aug 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 2231–4783, E-mail: James.Mccarthy@mail.doc.gov; Bryan Smith, Senior Commercial Officer, Costa Rica (effective July 1, 2008), Phone: (506) 2519–2207; Fax: (506) 2231–4783, E-mail: Bryan.Smith@mail.doc.gov; Robert O. Jones, Senior Commercial Officer for the Caribbean Region, the Dominican Republic, Tel: (809) 227– 2121; Fax: (809) 920–0267, robert.jones@mail.doc.gov; ´ Marixell Garcıa, Commercial Specialist, Econ/Commerce Section, Nicaragua, Tel: (505) 266–6010, Ext. 4371; Fax: (505) 266–9056 o (505) 266– 6034, E-mail: GarciaMA5@state.gov. Dated: July 29, 2008. Jennifer Andberg, Deputy Director, Office of Business Liaison. [FR Doc. E8–17752 Filed 8–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–25–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Application for Duty–Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651; as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be filed within 20 days with the Statutory Import Programs Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce 14th and Constitution Ave., NW, Room 2104 Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce. Docket Number: 08–032. Applicant: University of Maryland, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, Energy Research Building ι223, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Atomic Layer Deposition System. Manufacturer: Beneq Oy, Finland. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to fabricate ultra thin, nanometer- or atomic–scale films of insulators and metals for unique nanodevices and nanostructures. The films will be evaluated for their purity, optical and electrical properties and their suitability for applications ranging from nanoscale electronics, optics and sensing devices and circuits. This PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45209 instrument must be able to accommodate a variety of substrates of dissimilar sizes and shapes, including medical implants and flexible integrated circuits. The instrument must also be able to accommodate 3–D samples and must have a minimum of six sources per reactor. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 25, 2008. Docket Number: 08–036. Applicant: University of Maryland, 1220 Physics Department, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Low Temperature Near Field Confocal Optical Microscope. Manufacturer: Nanonics Imaging Ltd, Israel. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to investigate fundamental physics properties and device applications of a variety of precisely engineered nanoscale structures. The following features are essential in performing the above mentioned research: simultaneous NSOM/AFM/Confocal imaging, normal force sensing open system architecture (transmission, reflection and collection modes), temperature continuously adjustable from 8K to 300K, 5x10-8 Torr high vacuum capability, large scanning range (50µ*m in the Z direction), fine NSOM spatial resolution (~50nm), multi–probe capability for independent pump probe measurement control, fast temporal resolution (~300fs). Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 15, 2008. Docket Number: 08–038. Applicant: Washington State University, 100 Dairy Road, Pullman, Washington 99164– 7040. Instrument: Piezoelectric Microarray Spotter. Manufacturer: Scienion AG, Germany. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to construct the microarrays needed to conduct research on the comparative genomics and comparative transcriptomics of bacterial pathogens. A unique feature of this instrument is that it is a non–contact spotter to avoid interference from dust and sensitivity to shifts in relative humidity. The instrument must also be able to be used as a liquid handling robot. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 16, 2008. Docket Number: 08–039. Applicant: University of Michigan–Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Room 207 CIS, Dearborn, MI 48128. Instrument: X–Ray Computer Tomography System. Manufacturer: Phoenix X–Ray Inc., Germany. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study the fracture and damage mechanisms of engineering materials. Specifically, 3–D cracks and voids will be traced during a continuous loading process. A requirement for this instrument is that E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1 45210 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 150 / Monday, August 4, 2008 / Notices it have an X–ray tube power high enough to penetrate metal alloy specimens. It must also have a relatively high resolution. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 17, 2008. Date July 29, 2008. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–17805 Filed 8–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 08–00005] Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of issuance of an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Redberri Global Corporation (Application No. 08–00005). ACTION: SUMMARY: On July 21, 2008, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Redberri Global Corporation (‘‘Redberri’’). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, by telephone at (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number), or by e-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov. Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325 (2008). Export Trading Company Affairs (‘‘ETCA’’) is issuing this notice pursuant to 15 CFR 325.6(b), which requires the Secretary of Commerce to publish a summary of the certification in the Federal Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Act and 15 CFR 325.11(a), any person aggrieved by the Secretary’s determination may, within 30 days of the date of this notice, bring an action in any appropriate district court of the United States to set aside the determination on the ground that the determination is erroneous. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Certified Conduct Redberri is certified to engage in the Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation described below in the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:21 Aug 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 following Export Trade and Export Markets. I. Export Trade 1. Products All Products, with emphasis on products that incorporate technologies such as bio-technology, software, nanotechnology, telemedicine, and other related technologies. 2. Services All Services. 3. Technology Rights Technology rights, including, but not limited to, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets that relate to Products and Services. 4. Export Trade Facilitation Services (as they Relate to the Export of Products, Services, and Technology Rights) Export Trade Facilitation Services include professional services in the areas of government relations and assistance with state and federal programs; foreign trade and business protocol; consulting; market research and analysis; collection of information on trade opportunities; export trade negotiations; joint ventures; logistical support; export management; export licensing; advertising; documentation and services related to compliance with customs requirements; insurance and financing; trade show exhibitions; organizational development; management and labor strategies; and transfer of technology. II. Export Markets The Export Markets include all parts of the world except the United States (the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands). III. Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation 1. With respect to the sale of Products and Services, licensing of Technology Rights, and provision of Export Trade Facilitation Services, Redberri may: a. Sales Prices: Establish sale prices, minimum sale prices, target sale prices or minimum target sale prices, and other terms of sale, in the Export Markets; b. Marketing and Distribution: Conduct marketing and distribution in the Export Markets; c. Promotion: Engage in promotional and marketing activities and collect information on trade opportunities in the Export Markets and distribute such information to Suppliers and Export Intermediaries; d. Quantities: Agree on quantities to be sold in Export Markets, provided that PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 each Supplier and Export Intermediary shall be required to dedicate only such quantity or quantities as each Supplier and Export Intermediary shall independently determine; e. Market and Customer Allocation: Allocate geographic areas or countries, orders, or customers in the Export Markets; f. Refusals to Deal: Refuse to quote prices or to market or sell to or for any customers in the Export Markets, or any countries or geographical areas in the Export Markets; and g. Exclusive and Nonexclusive Export Intermediaries: Enter into exclusive and nonexclusive agreements appointing one or more Export Intermediaries, including regional representatives in Export Markets, for the sale in Export Markets, with price, quantity, territorial or customer restrictions as provided above. 2. Redberri may exchange and discuss the following information on a one-toone basis with its individual Suppliers and Export Intermediaries: a. Information about sales and marketing efforts for the Export Markets, activities and opportunities for sales of Products, Services, and Technology Rights in the Export Markets, selling strategies for the Export Markets, sales for the Export Markets, contract and spot pricing in the Export Markets, projected demands in the Export Markets for Products, Services, and Technology Rights, customary terms of sale in the Export Markets, prices and availability of Products, Services, and Technology rights from competitors for sale in the Export Markets, and specifications for Products, Services, and Technology Rights by customers in the Export Markets; b. Information about the price, quality, quantity, source, and delivery dates of Products available from Suppliers and Export Intermediaries for export; c. Information about terms and conditions of contracts for sales in the Export Markets to be considered or bid on by Redberri; d. Information about bidding or selling arrangements for the Export Markets and allocations among Suppliers and Export Intermediaries of sales resulting from such arrangements; e. Information about expenses specific to exporting to and within the Export Markets, including without limitation, transportation, trans- or intermodal shipments, insurance, inland freight to port, port storage, commissions, export sales, documentation, financing, customs duties, and taxes; f. Information about U.S. and foreign legislation and regulations, including E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 150 (Monday, August 4, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45209-45210]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-17805]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural 
Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651; as amended by Pub. 
L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the 
question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the 
purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, 
are being manufactured in the United States.
Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations 
and be filed within 20 days with the Statutory Import Programs Staff, 
U.S. Department of Commerce 14th and Constitution Ave., NW, Room 2104 
Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. 
and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Docket Number: 08-032. Applicant: University of Maryland, Institute for 
Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, Energy Research Building 
223, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Atomic Layer 
Deposition System. Manufacturer: Beneq Oy, Finland. Intended Use: The 
instrument is intended to be used to fabricate ultra thin, nanometer- 
or atomic-scale films of insulators and metals for unique nanodevices 
and nanostructures. The films will be evaluated for their purity, 
optical and electrical properties and their suitability for 
applications ranging from nanoscale electronics, optics and sensing 
devices and circuits. This instrument must be able to accommodate a 
variety of substrates of dissimilar sizes and shapes, including medical 
implants and flexible integrated circuits. The instrument must also be 
able to accommodate 3-D samples and must have a minimum of six sources 
per reactor. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 25, 
2008.
Docket Number: 08-036. Applicant: University of Maryland, 1220 Physics 
Department, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Low Temperature Near 
Field Confocal Optical Microscope. Manufacturer: Nanonics Imaging Ltd, 
Israel. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to 
investigate fundamental physics properties and device applications of a 
variety of precisely engineered nanoscale structures. The following 
features are essential in performing the above mentioned research: 
simultaneous NSOM/AFM/Confocal imaging, normal force sensing open 
system architecture (transmission, reflection and collection modes), 
temperature continuously adjustable from 8K to 300K, 5x10[macr][bds8] 
Torr high vacuum capability, large scanning range (50[micro]*m in the Z 
direction), fine NSOM spatial resolution (~50nm), multi-probe 
capability for independent pump probe measurement control, fast 
temporal resolution (~300fs). Application accepted by Commissioner of 
Customs: July 15, 2008.
Docket Number: 08-038. Applicant: Washington State University, 100 
Dairy Road, Pullman, Washington 99164-7040. Instrument: Piezoelectric 
Microarray Spotter. Manufacturer: Scienion AG, Germany. Intended Use: 
The instrument is intended to be used to construct the microarrays 
needed to conduct research on the comparative genomics and comparative 
transcriptomics of bacterial pathogens. A unique feature of this 
instrument is that it is a non-contact spotter to avoid interference 
from dust and sensitivity to shifts in relative humidity. The 
instrument must also be able to be used as a liquid handling robot. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 16, 2008.
Docket Number: 08-039. Applicant: University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 
Evergreen Road, Room 207 CIS, Dearborn, MI 48128. Instrument: X-Ray 
Computer Tomography System. Manufacturer: Phoenix X-Ray Inc., Germany. 
Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study the 
fracture and damage mechanisms of engineering materials. Specifically, 
3-D cracks and voids will be traced during a continuous loading 
process. A requirement for this instrument is that

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it have an X-ray tube power high enough to penetrate metal alloy 
specimens. It must also have a relatively high resolution. Application 
accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 17, 2008.

    Date July 29, 2008.
Faye Robinson,
Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-17805 Filed 8-1-08; 8:45 am]
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