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E9–26269 Filed 10–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census [Docket Number 0910011333–91334–01] Annual Wholesale Trade Survey AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Determination. SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) publishes this notice to PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 announce that the Director has determined the need to conduct the Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS). Through this survey, the Census Bureau will collect data on annual sales, e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, year-end inventories held both inside and outside the United States, commissions, total operating revenue, and gross selling value, for three components of wholesale activity: wholesale distributors; manufacturers’ sales branches and offices and agents, brokers, and electronic markets. ADDRESSES: The Census Bureau will furnish report forms to organizations included in the survey. Additional copies are available upon written request to the Director, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC 20233–0101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Miller, Service Sector Statistics Division, on (301) 763–2758 or by email on john.p.miller@census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The AWTS is conducted each year for three components of wholesale activity: Wholesale distributors; manufacturers’ sales branches and offices; and agents, brokers, and electronic markets. This survey collects information on annual sales, e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, year-end inventories held both inside and outside the Unites States, commissions, total operating revenue, and gross selling value. For wholesale distributors, the Census Bureau will collect data covering sales, e-commerce sales, yearend inventories held inside and outside the United States, purchases, and total operating expenses. For manufacturers’ sales branches and offices, the Census Bureau will collect data covering annual sales, e-commerce sales, year-end inventories held inside and outside the United States and total operating expenses. For agents, brokers, and electronic markets, the Census Bureau will collect data covering commissions, total operating revenue, gross selling value, and total operating expenses. For more information on the components of wholesale activity covered under this survey, please see the North American Industry Classification System Web site at http://www.census.gov/eos/www/ naics/index.html. The Census Bureau has determined that the conduct of this survey is necessary as these data are not available publicly on a timely basis from non-governmental or other government sources. The Census Bureau will require a selected sample of firms engaging in the three covered wholesale activities in the United States to report in the 2009 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 210 / Monday, November 2, 2009 / Notices AWTS. Companies are selected for this survey using a stratified random sample based on annual sales size with a company’s probability of selection increasing with their annual sales size. We will furnish report forms to the firms covered by this survey in January 2010 and will require their submissions within 30 days after receipt. The sample of firms selected will provide, with measurable reliability, statistics on annual sales, e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, year-end inventories held both inside and outside the Unites States, commissions, total operating revenue, and gross selling value, for 2009. Sections 182, 224, and 225 of title 13 of the United States Code authorizes the Census Bureau to take surveys that are necessary to furnish current data on the subjects covered by the major censuses. As part of this authorization, the Census Bureau conducts the AWTS to provide continuing and timely national statistics data on wholesale trade activity for the period between economic censuses. For 2009, the survey will, as it has in the past, operate as a sample of wholesale distributors; manufacturers’ sales branches and offices; and agent, brokers, and electronic markets. The data collected in this survey will be similar to that collected in the past and within the general scope and nature of those inquiries covered in the economic census. These data are collected to provide a sound statistical basis for the formation of policy by various government agencies. These data will be available for use for a variety of public and business needs such as economic and market analysis, company performance, and forecasting future demand. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) unless that collection of information displays a current valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. In accordance with the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, OMB approved the AWTS under OMB control number 0607–0195. Based upon the foregoing, I have directed that the annual survey be conducted for the purpose of collecting these data. Dated: October 28, 2009. Robert M. Groves, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. E9–26285 Filed 10–30–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Reviews AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Upcoming Sunset Reviews. Background Every five years, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) and the International Trade Commission automatically initiate and conduct a review to determine whether revocation of a countervailing or antidumping duty order or termination of an investigation suspended under section 704 or 734 of the Act would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping or a countervailable subsidy (as the case may be) and of material injury. Upcoming Sunset Reviews for December 2009 BILLING CODE 3510–07–P The following Sunset Reviews are scheduled for initiation in December 2009 and will appear in that month’s Notice of Initiation of Five-year Sunset Reviews. Antidumping Duty Proceedings Department Contact srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Crepe Paper Products from the PRC (A–570–895) .............................................................................. Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the PRC (A–570–890) ..................................................................... Countervailing Duty Proceedings No Sunset Review of countervailing duty orders are scheduled for initiation in December 2009. Suspended Investigations No Sunset Review of suspended investigations are scheduled for initiation in December 2009. The Department’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in 19 CFR 351.218. Guidance on methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in the Department’s Policy Bulletin 98.3— Policies Regarding the Conduct of Fiveyear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders; Policy Bulletin, 63 FR 18871 (April 16, 1998). The Notice of Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews provides further information regarding what is required of all parties to participate in Sunset Reviews. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(c), the Department will maintain and make available a service list for these proceedings. To facilitate the timely VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 Oct 30, 2009 Jkt 220001 56573 preparation of the service list(s), it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding contact the Department in writing within 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation. Please note that if the Department receives a Notice of Intent to Participate from a member of the domestic industry within 15 days of the date of initiation, the review will continue. Thereafter, any interested party wishing to participate in the Sunset Review must provide substantive comments in response to the notice of initiation no later than 30 days after the date of initiation. This notice is not required by statute but is published as a service to the international trading community. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Jennifer Moats (202) 482–5047 Jennifer Moats (202) 482–5047 Dated: October 20, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 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[Notices]
[Pages 56572-56573]
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[FR Doc No: E9-26285]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census

[Docket Number 0910011333-91334-01]


Annual Wholesale Trade Survey

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Determination.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) publishes this notice 
to announce that the Director has determined the need to conduct the 
Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS). Through this survey, the Census 
Bureau will collect data on annual sales, e-commerce sales, purchases, 
total operating expenses, year-end inventories held both inside and 
outside the United States, commissions, total operating revenue, and 
gross selling value, for three components of wholesale activity: 
wholesale distributors; manufacturers' sales branches and offices and 
agents, brokers, and electronic markets.

ADDRESSES: The Census Bureau will furnish report forms to organizations 
included in the survey. Additional copies are available upon written 
request to the Director, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC 20233-0101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Miller, Service Sector Statistics 
Division, on (301) 763-2758 or by e-mail on john.p.miller@census.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The AWTS is conducted each year for three 
components of wholesale activity: Wholesale distributors; 
manufacturers' sales branches and offices; and agents, brokers, and 
electronic markets. This survey collects information on annual sales, 
e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, year-end 
inventories held both inside and outside the Unites States, 
commissions, total operating revenue, and gross selling value. For 
wholesale distributors, the Census Bureau will collect data covering 
sales, e-commerce sales, year-end inventories held inside and outside 
the United States, purchases, and total operating expenses. For 
manufacturers' sales branches and offices, the Census Bureau will 
collect data covering annual sales, e-commerce sales, year-end 
inventories held inside and outside the United States and total 
operating expenses. For agents, brokers, and electronic markets, the 
Census Bureau will collect data covering commissions, total operating 
revenue, gross selling value, and total operating expenses. For more 
information on the components of wholesale activity covered under this 
survey, please see the North American Industry Classification System 
Web site at http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/index.html. The Census 
Bureau has determined that the conduct of this survey is necessary as 
these data are not available publicly on a timely basis from non-
governmental or other government sources.
    The Census Bureau will require a selected sample of firms engaging 
in the three covered wholesale activities in the United States to 
report in the 2009

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AWTS. Companies are selected for this survey using a stratified random 
sample based on annual sales size with a company's probability of 
selection increasing with their annual sales size. We will furnish 
report forms to the firms covered by this survey in January 2010 and 
will require their submissions within 30 days after receipt. The sample 
of firms selected will provide, with measurable reliability, statistics 
on annual sales, e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, 
year-end inventories held both inside and outside the Unites States, 
commissions, total operating revenue, and gross selling value, for 
2009.
    Sections 182, 224, and 225 of title 13 of the United States Code 
authorizes the Census Bureau to take surveys that are necessary to 
furnish current data on the subjects covered by the major censuses. As 
part of this authorization, the Census Bureau conducts the AWTS to 
provide continuing and timely national statistics data on wholesale 
trade activity for the period between economic censuses. For 2009, the 
survey will, as it has in the past, operate as a sample of wholesale 
distributors; manufacturers' sales branches and offices; and agent, 
brokers, and electronic markets. The data collected in this survey will 
be similar to that collected in the past and within the general scope 
and nature of those inquiries covered in the economic census. These 
data are collected to provide a sound statistical basis for the 
formation of policy by various government agencies. These data will be 
available for use for a variety of public and business needs such as 
economic and market analysis, company performance, and forecasting 
future demand.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person is required 
to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure 
to comply with, a collection of information subject to requirements of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) unless that collection of information 
displays a current valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control 
number. In accordance with the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, OMB approved 
the AWTS under OMB control number 0607-0195.
    Based upon the foregoing, I have directed that the annual survey be 
conducted for the purpose of collecting these data.

    Dated: October 28, 2009.
Robert M. Groves,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. E9-26285 Filed 10-30-09; 8:45 am]
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