Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia, 66797-66798 [2012-27236]

Download as PDF pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 7, 2012 / Notices Road, Elizabethtown; Site 16 (134 acres)—Matrix Development Group, 1201 South Antrim Way, Greencastle; Site 17 (256 acres)—United Business Park, 7810 Olde Scotland Road, Shippensburg; Site 18 (208 acres)—Key Logistics Park, Centerville Road, Newville; Site 19 (292 acres)—I–81 Commerce Park, Walnut Bottoms Road, Shippensburg; Site 20 (14.5 acres)— GlaxoSmithKline, 105 Willow Springs Lane, York; Site 21 (4.4 acres)— Southern Cross Logistics, Inc., 2800 Concord Road Rd. Ste A, York; Site 22 (214 acres)—Caterpillar Logistics, 600 & 601 Memory Lane, York; Site 23 (9.17 acres)—D&D Distribution Services, 789 Kings Mill Road, York; Site 24 (24 acres)—401 Moulstown Road, Penn Township; Site 25 (1 acre)—633–641 Lowther Road, Lewisberry; and, Site 26 (151 acres)—Guilford Springs Road, Guilford Township. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster and York Counties, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the Harrisburg Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone project to include existing sites 1–5, 7–14, 16–19 and 23–26 as ‘‘magnet’’ sites and existing sites 20–22 as ‘‘usage-driven’’ sites. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 be so exempted. The application would have no impact on FTZ 147’s previously authorized subzones. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is January 7, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to January 22, 2013. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:43 Nov 06, 2012 Jkt 229001 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: November 1, 2012. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–27286 Filed 11–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part Correction In notice document 2012–26800 appearing on pages 65858–65863 in the issue of Wednesday, October 31, 2012, make the following correction: On page 65862, in the table, in the second column, in the first entry in that column, ‘‘9/1/11–8/31/12’’ should read ‘‘1/1/11–12/31/11’’. [FR Doc. C1–2012–26800 Filed 11–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1505–01–D DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS) is amending notice for the Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia scheduled for November 26–30, 2012, published at 77 FR 31574, May 29, 2012, to expand the eligibility to include U.S. trade associations and to set a new application deadline for trade association applicants only of November 12, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Spector, Office of Domestic Operations, Trade Promotion Programs, Phone: 202–482–2054; Fax: 202–482– 9000, Email: Frank.Spector@trade.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66797 The US&FCS has received applications from trade associations to participate in the Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia scheduled for November 26–30, 2012, announced in the Notice published at 77 FR 31574, May 29, 2012, as previously amended by notices at 77 FR 48498 (Aug. 14, 2012) adding the water sector as a targeted sector and at 77 FR 60966 (Oct. 5, 2012) extending the original application deadline. As previously published, the notice addressed only U.S. company eligibility. In response to the interest expressed by trade associations, US&FCS is amending the notice to expand the eligibility to include U.S. trade associations and to set a new application deadline for trade association applicants only of November 12, 2012. Applications from U.S. companies were due by October 12, 2012. US&FCS has been making selection decisions on U.S. company applicants on a rolling basis since August 5, 2012. Applications will be accepted after the deadline only to the extent that space remains and scheduling constraints permit. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments For these reasons, the Fees and Expenses, Conditions for Participation, Selection Criteria for Participation, and Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications sections of the Notice of the Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia are amended to read as follows: Fees and Expenses: After a company or trade association has been selected to participate on the mission, a payment to the U.S. Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. The participation fee is $4900 for large firms and $4,350 for small or medium-sized enterprises (SME) 1 and trade associations. The fee for each additional representative (large firm or SME/trade association) is $450. Expenses for travel, lodging, some meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. Conditions For Participation: Applicants must submit a completed and signed mission application and supplemental application materials, 1 An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations (see http:// www.sba.gov/services/contractingopportunities/ sizestandardstopics/index.html ). Parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The dual pricing 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). E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 66798 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 7, 2012 / Notices including adequate information on the company’s (or in the case of a trade association, represented companies’) products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the Department of Commerce receives an incomplete application, the Department may either: Reject the application, request additional information/clarification, or take the lack of information into account when evaluating the applications. Each applicant must also certify that the products and services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United States, or, if not, are marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least fifty-one percent U.S. content. In the case of a trade association, the applicant must certify that for each company to be represented by the association, the products and/or services the represented company seeks to export are either produced in the United States or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least fifty-one percent U.S. content. Selection Criteria For Participation: • Suitability of the company’s (or in the case of a trade association, represented companies’) products or services to the mission goals. • Applicant’s (or in the case of a trade association, represented companies’) potential for business in South Africa and Zambia, including likelihood of exports resulting from the mission. • Consistency of the applicant’s (or in the case of a trade association, represented companies’) goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission. Diversity of company size, sector or subsector, and location may also be considered during the review process. Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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—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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:43 Nov 06, 2012 Jkt 229001 Recruitment for the mission began in March 2012 and concluded October 12, 2012 for U.S. company participants. The U.S. Department of Commerce began reviewing applications and making selection decisions on a rolling basis beginning August 6, 2012, until the maximum of 20 participants is selected. For U.S. trade associations only, applications will be accepted until November 12, 2012. Applications received by U.S. companies after October 12, 2012 and by U.S. trade associations after November 12, 2012, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Frank Spector, Senior International Trade Specialist. [FR Doc. 2012–27236 Filed 11–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review. AGENCY: On October 9, 2012, Eastman Chemical, Co. filed a First Request for Panel Review with the Mexican Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel Review was requested of the Final Results of the Antidumping Administrative Review, regarding the importation of ethylene glycol monobutyl ether from the United States of America, regardless of country of origin. This determination was published in the Diario Oficial de la ´ Federacioon, on September 11, 2012 . The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number MEX–USA–2012–1904–02 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen M. Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482– 5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the Mexican Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the Agreement, on October 9, 2012, requesting a panel review of the determination and order described above. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is November 8, 2012); (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is November 23, 2012); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in panel review and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: October 31, 2012. Ellen M. Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2012–27148 Filed 11–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–824] Silicomanganese from Brazil: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 216 (Wednesday, November 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66797-66798]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS) is 
amending notice for the Executive-Led Trade Mission to South Africa and 
Zambia scheduled for November 26-30, 2012, published at 77 FR 31574, 
May 29, 2012, to expand the eligibility to include U.S. trade 
associations and to set a new application deadline for trade 
association applicants only of November 12, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Spector, Office of Domestic 
Operations, Trade Promotion Programs, Phone: 202-482-2054; Fax: 202-
482-9000, Email: Frank.Spector@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The US&FCS has received applications from 
trade associations to participate in the Executive-Led Trade Mission to 
South Africa and Zambia scheduled for November 26-30, 2012, announced 
in the Notice published at 77 FR 31574, May 29, 2012, as previously 
amended by notices at 77 FR 48498 (Aug. 14, 2012) adding the water 
sector as a targeted sector and at 77 FR 60966 (Oct. 5, 2012) extending 
the original application deadline. As previously published, the notice 
addressed only U.S. company eligibility. In response to the interest 
expressed by trade associations, US&FCS is amending the notice to 
expand the eligibility to include U.S. trade associations and to set a 
new application deadline for trade association applicants only of 
November 12, 2012. Applications from U.S. companies were due by October 
12, 2012. US&FCS has been making selection decisions on U.S. company 
applicants on a rolling basis since August 5, 2012. Applications will 
be accepted after the deadline only to the extent that space remains 
and scheduling constraints permit.

Amendments

    For these reasons, the Fees and Expenses, Conditions for 
Participation, Selection Criteria for Participation, and Timeframe for 
Recruitment and Applications sections of the Notice of the Executive-
Led Trade Mission to South Africa and Zambia are amended to read as 
follows:
    Fees and Expenses:
    After a company or trade association has been selected to 
participate on the mission, a payment to the U.S. Department of 
Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. The 
participation fee is $4900 for large firms and $4,350 for small or 
medium-sized enterprises (SME) \1\ and trade associations. The fee for 
each additional representative (large firm or SME/trade association) is 
$450. Expenses for travel, lodging, some meals, and incidentals will be 
the responsibility of each mission participant.
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    \1\ An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or 
that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations 
(see http://www.sba.gov/services/contractingopportunities/sizestandardstopics/index.html ). Parent companies, affiliates, and 
subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The 
dual pricing 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).
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    Conditions For Participation:
    Applicants must submit a completed and signed mission application 
and supplemental application materials,

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including adequate information on the company's (or in the case of a 
trade association, represented companies') products and/or services, 
primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the 
Department of Commerce receives an incomplete application, the 
Department may either: Reject the application, request additional 
information/clarification, or take the lack of information into account 
when evaluating the applications.
    Each applicant must also certify that the products and services it 
seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United 
States, or, if not, are marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have 
at least fifty-one percent U.S. content. In the case of a trade 
association, the applicant must certify that for each company to be 
represented by the association, the products and/or services the 
represented company seeks to export are either produced in the United 
States or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at 
least fifty-one percent U.S. content.
    Selection Criteria For Participation:
     Suitability of the company's (or in the case of a trade 
association, represented companies') products or services to the 
mission goals.
     Applicant's (or in the case of a trade association, 
represented companies') potential for business in South Africa and 
Zambia, including likelihood of exports resulting from the mission.
     Consistency of the applicant's (or in the case of a trade 
association, represented companies') goals and objectives with the 
stated scope of the mission.
    Diversity of company size, sector or subsector, and location may 
also be considered during the review process.
    Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing 
references to partisan political activities (including political 
contributions) will be removed 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--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.
    Recruitment for the mission began in March 2012 and concluded 
October 12, 2012 for U.S. company participants. The U.S. Department of 
Commerce began reviewing applications and making selection decisions on 
a rolling basis beginning August 6, 2012, until the maximum of 20 
participants is selected. For U.S. trade associations only, 
applications will be accepted until November 12, 2012. Applications 
received by U.S. companies after October 12, 2012 and by U.S. trade 
associations after November 12, 2012, will be considered only if space 
and scheduling constraints permit.

Frank Spector,
Senior International Trade Specialist.
[FR Doc. 2012-27236 Filed 11-6-12; 8:45 am]
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