Annual Retail Trade Survey, 63804-63805 [2010-26145]

Download as PDF 63804 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 200 / Monday, October 18, 2010 / Notices mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES ongoing business relationship between Parto Abgardan and Aqua-Loop, which is highlighted by Parto Abgardan’s own Web site, and Mahmoud Lazemizadeh’s control of Parto Abgardan and his ownership interest in Aqua-Loop. These concerns are only heightened by Parto Abgardan’s assertions that there is no connection between the two entities, when, in fact, its owner is a co-owner of Aqua-Loop and its Web site, references a ‘‘sister factory’’ in the United States and lists Aqua-Loop’s mailing address and contact information in California. Based on the foregoing and the record as a whole, I find that Parto Abgardan is a person related to Aqua-Loop by ‘‘ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business’’ pursuant to Section 766.23 of the Regulations, and that the Denial Order issued against Aqua-Loop should be made applicable to Parto Abgardan in order to prevent evasion of that Order. IV. Order It is therefore ordered: First, that Parto Abgardan Cooling Towers Co. (‘‘Parto Abgardan’’), located at the following addresses: P.O. Box 966, Folsom, CA 95763; and P.O. Box 19395/5478, Tehran, Iran; and No. 56 Shaydaee St., Yakhchal St., Shariati Ave., Tehran (19497), Iran; and No. 56 Sheidaei St., Yakhchal St., Dr. Shariati Ave., Tehran (19497), Iran; and No. 56 Corner of Noushin Blind Alley, Sheidaei St., Yakhchal St., Dr. Shariati Ave., Tehran (19497), Iran; and No. 56 Next to Noushin Blind Alley, Sheidaei St., Yakhchal St., Dr. Shariati Ave., Tehran (19497), Iran; and No. 56, Corner of Noushin Dd. End, Sheidaie St., Yakhchal St., Shariati St., (19497), Tehran, Iran, and Parto Abgardan’s successors or assigns and, when acting for or on behalf of the Parto Abgardan, its officers, representatives, agents, or employees (Parto Abgardan and each of the foregoing as stated, a ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Oct 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefiting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. Second, no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. Third, that in accordance with the provisions of Section 766.23(c) of the Regulations, the Denied Person may, at any time, make an appeal related to this Order by filing a full written statement in support of the appeal with the Office of the Administrative Law Judge, U.S. Coast Guard ALJ Docketing Center, 40 South Gay Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202–4022. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register and a copy provided to the denied person. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This Order is effective upon issuance and shall remain in effect until March 25, 2020. Entered this 6th day of October 2010. David W. Mills, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2010–26117 Filed 10–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census [Docket Number 100921463–0460–01] Annual Retail Trade Survey Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of determination. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) publishes this notice to announce that the Director of the Census Bureau has determined the need to conduct the 2010 Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS). ARTS covers employer firms with establishments located in the United States and classified in the Retail Trade and/or Accommodation and Food Services sectors as defined by the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Through this survey, the Census Bureau will collect data covering annual sales, annual ecommerce sales, year-end inventories held inside and outside the United States, total operating expenses, purchases, accounts receivables, and, for selected industries, merchandise line sales, percent of sales by class of customer, and percent of e-commerce sales to customers located outside the United States. These data are collected to provide a sound statistical basis for the formation of policy by various government agencies. Results 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. ADDRESSES: The Census Bureau will provide report forms to businesses 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: Aneta Erdie, Service Sector Statistics Division, at (301) 763–4841 or by e-mail at aneta.erdie@census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sections 182, 224, and 225 of Title 13 of the United States Code authorize the Census SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 200 / Monday, October 18, 2010 / Notices Bureau to take surveys that are necessary to produce current data on the subjects covered by the major censuses. As part of this authorization, the Census Bureau conducts the ARTS to provide continuing and timely national statistical data on retail trade, and accommodation and food services activity for the period between economic censuses. ARTS is a continuation of similar retail trade surveys conducted each year since 1951 (except 1954). ARTS covers employer firms with establishments located in the United States and classified in the Retail Trade and/or Accommodation and Food Services sectors as defined by the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). ARTS provides, on a comparable classification basis, annual sales, annual e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, accounts receivables, and year-end inventories held inside and outside the United States for 2010. The Census Bureau has determined that the conduct of this survey is necessary because these data are not available publicly on a timely basis from non-governmental or other governmental sources. The Census Bureau will request a sample of firms operating retail, accommodation, and/or food services establishments in the United States to respond to the 2010 ARTS. Firms are selected for this survey using a stratified random sample based on industry groupings and annual sales size. We will provide report forms to the firms covered by this survey in January 2011, and will require their responses within 30 days after receipt. Firms’ responses to the ARTS survey are required by law (Title 13 U.S.C. 182, 224, and 225). The sample of firms selected will provide, with measurable reliability, statistics on annual sales, annual e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, accounts receivables, and year-end inventories held both inside and outside the United States for 2010. 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. Results 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 the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Oct 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 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 has approved the Annual Retail Trade Survey under OMB Control Number 0607–0013. Based upon the foregoing, I have directed that an annual survey be conducted for the purpose of collecting these data. Dated: October 12, 2010. Robert M. Groves, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2010–26145 Filed 10–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census [Docket Number 100921462–0461–01] Annual Wholesale Trade Survey Bureau of the Census, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of determination. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) publishes this notice to announce that the Director of the Census Bureau has determined the need to conduct the 2010 Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS). AWTS covers firms with establishments located in the United States and classified in the Wholesale Trade Sector as defined by the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Specifically, AWTS includes wholesale distributors; manufacturers’ sales branches and offices; and agents, brokers, and electronic markets. Through this survey, the Census Bureau will collect data on annual sales, ecommerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, year-end inventories held both inside and outside the United States, commissions, total operating revenue, and gross selling value. 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. SUMMARY: The Census Bureau will provide report forms to businesses included in the survey. Additional copies are available upon written ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63805 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: Sections 182, 224, and 225 of Title 13 of the United States Code authorize the Census Bureau to take surveys that are necessary to produce 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 2010, the survey will, as it has in the past, consist of 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. From 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. From 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. From 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 request a sample of firms engaged in the three covered wholesale activities to respond to the 2010 AWTS. Firms are selected for this survey using a stratified random E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 200 (Monday, October 18, 2010)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-26145]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census

[Docket Number 100921463-0460-01]


Annual Retail Trade Survey

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of determination.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce's Bureau of the 
Census (Census Bureau) publishes this notice to announce that the 
Director of the Census Bureau has determined the need to conduct the 
2010 Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS). ARTS covers employer firms with 
establishments located in the United States and classified in the 
Retail Trade and/or Accommodation and Food Services sectors as defined 
by the 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). 
Through this survey, the Census Bureau will collect data covering 
annual sales, annual e-commerce sales, year-end inventories held inside 
and outside the United States, total operating expenses, purchases, 
accounts receivables, and, for selected industries, merchandise line 
sales, percent of sales by class of customer, and percent of e-commerce 
sales to customers located outside the United States. These data are 
collected to provide a sound statistical basis for the formation of 
policy by various government agencies. Results 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.

ADDRESSES: The Census Bureau will provide report forms to businesses 
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: Aneta Erdie, Service Sector Statistics 
Division, at (301) 763-4841 or by e-mail at aneta.erdie@census.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sections 182, 224, and 225 of Title 13 of 
the United States Code authorize the Census

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Bureau to take surveys that are necessary to produce current data on 
the subjects covered by the major censuses. As part of this 
authorization, the Census Bureau conducts the ARTS to provide 
continuing and timely national statistical data on retail trade, and 
accommodation and food services activity for the period between 
economic censuses. ARTS is a continuation of similar retail trade 
surveys conducted each year since 1951 (except 1954). ARTS covers 
employer firms with establishments located in the United States and 
classified in the Retail Trade and/or Accommodation and Food Services 
sectors as defined by the 2002 North American Industry Classification 
System (NAICS). ARTS provides, on a comparable classification basis, 
annual sales, annual e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating 
expenses, accounts receivables, and year-end inventories held inside 
and outside the United States for 2010. The Census Bureau has 
determined that the conduct of this survey is necessary because these 
data are not available publicly on a timely basis from non-governmental 
or other governmental sources.
    The Census Bureau will request a sample of firms operating retail, 
accommodation, and/or food services establishments in the United States 
to respond to the 2010 ARTS. Firms are selected for this survey using a 
stratified random sample based on industry groupings and annual sales 
size. We will provide report forms to the firms covered by this survey 
in January 2011, and will require their responses within 30 days after 
receipt. Firms' responses to the ARTS survey are required by law (Title 
13 U.S.C. 182, 224, and 225). The sample of firms selected will 
provide, with measurable reliability, statistics on annual sales, 
annual e-commerce sales, purchases, total operating expenses, accounts 
receivables, and year-end inventories held both inside and outside the 
United States for 2010.
    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. Results 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 the 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 has approved the Annual Retail Trade Survey under OMB Control 
Number 0607-0013.
    Based upon the foregoing, I have directed that an annual survey be 
conducted for the purpose of collecting these data.

    Dated: October 12, 2010.
Robert M. Groves,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. 2010-26145 Filed 10-15-10; 8:45 am]
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