Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; International Buyer Program Application and Exhibitor Data, 39206 [2010-16589]

Download as PDF 39206 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 130 / Thursday, July 8, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; International Buyer Program Application and Exhibitor Data AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 7, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Susan Crawford—202–482– 2050, susan.crawford@trade.gov, 202– 482–2599. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service’s International Buyer Program (IBP) encourages international buyers to attend selected domestic trade shows in high export potential industries and to facilitate contact between U.S. exhibitors and foreign visitors. The program has been successful, having substantially increased the number of foreign visitors attending these selected shows as compared to the attendance when not supported by program. The criteria used to select these shows are: export potential, international interest, scope of show, stature of show, exhibitor interest, overseas marketing, logistics, delegation incentives, and cooperation of show organizers. The application is used by IBP applicant show organizers to demonstrate (1) Their experience, (2) ability to meet the special conditions of the IBP, (3) provide information about the domestic trade show such as the number of U.S. exhibitors and the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:09 Jul 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 percentage of net exhibit space occupied by U.S. companies vis-a-vis non-U.S. exhibitors. The exhibitor data is used to determine which U.S. firms are interested in meeting with international business visitors and the overseas business interest of the exhibitor. The form is completed by U.S. exhibitors participating in an IBP domestic trade show and is used to list the firm and its products in an Export Interest Directory, which is made available for use by Foreign Commercial Officers in recruiting delegations of international buyers to attend the show and is also distributed to IBP delegation members and other foreign buyers visiting the event. II. Method of Collection Forms ITA–4014P and ITA–4102P are available on the Internet; and can be filled-in, printed, and mailed. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0625–0151. Form Number(s): ITA–4014P and ITA–4102P. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: IBP Application: 130; Exhibitor Data: 2,400. Estimated Time per Response: IBP Application: 180 minutes; Exhibitor Data: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 790. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 1, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; International 
Buyer Program Application and Exhibitor Data

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 7, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Susan Crawford--202-482-2050, susan.crawford@trade.gov, 
202-482-2599.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial 
Service's International Buyer Program (IBP) encourages international 
buyers to attend selected domestic trade shows in high export potential 
industries and to facilitate contact between U.S. exhibitors and 
foreign visitors. The program has been successful, having substantially 
increased the number of foreign visitors attending these selected shows 
as compared to the attendance when not supported by program. The 
criteria used to select these shows are: export potential, 
international interest, scope of show, stature of show, exhibitor 
interest, overseas marketing, logistics, delegation incentives, and 
cooperation of show organizers.
    The application is used by IBP applicant show organizers to 
demonstrate (1) Their experience, (2) ability to meet the special 
conditions of the IBP, (3) provide information about the domestic trade 
show such as the number of U.S. exhibitors and the percentage of net 
exhibit space occupied by U.S. companies vis-a-vis non-U.S. exhibitors.
    The exhibitor data is used to determine which U.S. firms are 
interested in meeting with international business visitors and the 
overseas business interest of the exhibitor. The form is completed by 
U.S. exhibitors participating in an IBP domestic trade show and is used 
to list the firm and its products in an Export Interest Directory, 
which is made available for use by Foreign Commercial Officers in 
recruiting delegations of international buyers to attend the show and 
is also distributed to IBP delegation members and other foreign buyers 
visiting the event.

II. Method of Collection

    Forms ITA-4014P and ITA-4102P are available on the Internet; and 
can be filled-in, printed, and mailed.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0625-0151.
    Form Number(s): ITA-4014P and ITA-4102P.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: IBP Application: 130; Exhibitor 
Data: 2,400.
    Estimated Time per Response: IBP Application: 180 minutes; 
Exhibitor Data: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 790.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: July 1, 2010.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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