Foreign-Trade Zone 124-Gramercy, LA; Application for Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, 13320-13321 [2013-04560]

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[FR Doc. 2013–04670 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–04516 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–22–P BILLING CODE 6335–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Nevada Advisory Committee Foreign-Trade Zones Board Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a planning meeting the Nevada Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held on March 21, 2013, at the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, 2800 East St. Louis Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada 89104. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 4:30 Foreign-Trade Zone 124—Gramercy, LA; Application for Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [B–16–2013] An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Port of South Louisiana, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 124, requesting authority to reorganize the zone to expand its service area under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2013 / Notices for grantees for the establishment or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usagedriven’’ FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u) and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on February 21, 2013. FTZ 124 was approved by the Board on December 20, 1985 (Board Order 319, 50 FR 53351, December 31,1985), and was reorganized under the ASF on January 31, 2012 (Board Order 1814, 77 FR 6059, February 7, 2012). The zone currently has a service area that includes St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. James, La Fourche and St. Mary Parishes, Louisiana. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the service area of the zone to include Tangipahoa Parish, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the expanded service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed expanded service area is adjacent to the Gramercy Customs and Border Protection port of entry. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Camille Evans 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 April 29, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to May 13, 2013. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 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 Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@trade.gov or (202) 482– 2350. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:18 Feb 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Dated: February 21, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–04560 Filed 2–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–806] Silicon Metal From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011–2012 Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: February 27, 2013. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) for the period of review (‘‘POR’’) June 1, 2011, through May 31, 2012. This review covers one PRC company, Shanghai Jinneng International Trade Co., Ltd. (‘‘Shanghai Jinneng’’).1 The Department preliminarily finds that Shanghai Jinneng did not have reviewable transactions during the POR. We intend to issue the final results no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Apodaca, AD/CVD Operations, Office 4, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On June 1, 2012, the Department published a notice of an opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from the PRC.2 On June 29, 2012, Globe Metallurgical Inc. (‘‘Petitioner’’) requested a review of Shanghai Jinneng.3 On July 31, 2012, the 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 77 FR 45338 (July 31, 2012) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). 2 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 77 FR 32528 (June 1, 2012). 3 See Letter from Petitioner to the Department of Commerce, Re: Request for Administrative Review, dated June 29, 2012. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13321 Department initiated the review of Shanghai Jinneng.4 Shanghai Jinneng certified that the company had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR on August 9, 2012.5 On October 18, 2012, the Department notified U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) of the company claiming no shipments and requested that if CBP has information contradicting the claim, it provide such information.6 On November 9, 2012, the Department notified parties that the results of the CBP query indicated that Shanghai Jinneng had not shipped subject merchandise during the POR.7 As explained in the memorandum from the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from October 29 through October 30, 2012.8 Thus, all deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by two days. The revised deadline for the preliminary results of this review is now March 4, 2013. Scope of the Order Imports covered by the order are shipments of silicon metal containing at least 96.00 but less than 99.99 percent of silicon by weight. Also covered by the order is silicon metal from the PRC containing between 89.00 and 96.00 percent silicon by weight but which contain a higher aluminum content than the silicon metal containing at least 96.00 percent but less than 99.99 percent silicon by weight. Silicon metal is currently provided for under subheadings 2804.69.10 and 2804.69.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) as a chemical product, but is commonly referred to as a metal. Semiconductorgrade silicon (silicon metal containing by weight not less than 99.99 percent of silicon and provided for in subheading 2804.61.00 of the HTSUS) is not subject to the order. Although the HTSUS 4 See Initiation Notice. Letter from Shanghai Jinneng to the Department of Commerce, Re: No Sales Certification, dated August 9, 2012. 6 See Instructions from the Department to CBP, Re: No Shipments Inquiry for Silicon Metal from the People’s Republic of China Exported by Shanghai Jinneng International Trade Co., Ltd. (A– 570–806), Message number 2292301, dated October 18, 2012 (‘‘CBP Inquiry’’). 7 See Memorandum to the File, Re: Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Silicon Metal from the People’s Republic of China, dated November 9, 2012 (‘‘CBP Query’’). 8 See Memorandum to the Record from Paul Piquado, AS for Import Administration, regarding ‘‘Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government Closure During Hurricane,’’ dated October 31, 2012. 5 See E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-16-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone 124--Gramercy, LA; Application for 
Reorganization (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site 
Framework

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the Port of South Louisiana, grantee of Foreign-
Trade Zone 124, requesting authority to reorganize the zone to expand 
its service area under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by 
the Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option

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for grantees for the establishment or reorganization of zones and can 
permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new 
subzones or ``usage-driven'' FTZ sites for operators/users located 
within a grantee's ``service area'' in the context of the Board's 
standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was 
submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 
U.S.C. 81a-81u) and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It 
was formally docketed on February 21, 2013.
    FTZ 124 was approved by the Board on December 20, 1985 (Board Order 
319, 50 FR 53351, December 31,1985), and was reorganized under the ASF 
on January 31, 2012 (Board Order 1814, 77 FR 6059, February 7, 2012). 
The zone currently has a service area that includes St. Charles, St. 
John the Baptist, St. James, La Fourche and St. Mary Parishes, 
Louisiana.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the service 
area of the zone to include Tangipahoa Parish, as described in the 
application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites 
throughout the expanded service area based on companies' needs for FTZ 
designation. The proposed expanded service area is adjacent to the 
Gramercy Customs and Border Protection port of entry.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Camille Evans 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 April 29, 2013. Rebuttal 
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period 
may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to May 13, 2013.
    A copy of the application will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 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 Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@trade.gov 
or (202) 482-2350.

    Dated: February 21, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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