Reorganization and Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 171 Under Alternative Site Framework; Liberty County, TX, 15683 [2013-05660]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 12, 2013 / Notices Foreign Trade-Zones Board (the Board) (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 13, 2013. The TTI facilities are located within Subzone 196A at 2601 Sylvania Cross Drive and 2441 Northeast Parkway, Fort Worth (Tarrant County), Texas. The facilities are used for electromechanical and circuit protection device production/kitting for a variety of commercial, aerospace and military applications. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b) of the regulations, FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products included in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt TTI from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, TTI would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to resistors, capacitors, connectors, discretes, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic and circuit protection components, wire and cable, wire and cable identification markers, application tools for crimping, insertion/extraction, and terminal removal, and electromechanical devices (duty rates range from free to 3.5%) for the foreign status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Rubber and plastic gaskets, washers, and seals; circuit protection devices (including connectors); molded parts for connector assemblies; metal contacts; plastic fittings; insulators (including, quartz, Teflon, silicon and ceramic); base metal insulating materials (including electrical conduit tubing); electrical circuit switching and protection components; and iron and steel wire components (duty rates range from free to 5.3%). 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 22, 2013. A copy of the notification 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Mar 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 For further information, contact Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: March 7, 2013. Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–05661 Filed 3–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 15683 Signed at Washington, DC, this March 5, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–05660 Filed 3–11–13; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [Order No. 1887] Reorganization and Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 171 Under Alternative Site Framework; Liberty County, TX Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, Liberty County Economic Development Corporation, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 171, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B– 85–2012, docketed 11/14/2012) for authority to reorganize and expand under the ASF with a service area of Liberty and Chambers Counties, Texas, within and adjacent to the Houston Customs and Border Protection port of entry, FTZ 171’s Sites 1, 2, 3 and 9 would be removed from the zone, existing Sites 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 would be categorized as magnet sites, and the grantee proposes a new magnet site (Site 10); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (77 FR 69789, 11/21/2012) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize and expand FTZ 171 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, and to a five-year ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Sites 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 if not activated by March 30, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–3–2013] Approval of Subzone Status, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.; El Paso, TX On January 7, 2013, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the City of El Paso, grantee of FTZ 68, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 68, on behalf of Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., in El Paso, Texas. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (78 FR 4124, 1/18/2013). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 68A is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13 and further subject to FTZ 68’s 2,000acre activation limit. Dated: March 5, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–05650 Filed 3–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–851] Certain Preserved Mushrooms 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 March 12, 2013. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 48 (Tuesday, March 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 15683]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05660]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 1887]


Reorganization and Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 171 Under 
Alternative Site Framework; Liberty County, TX

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:

    Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 
CFR 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of 
zones;
    Whereas, Liberty County Economic Development Corporation, grantee 
of Foreign-Trade Zone 171, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ 
Docket B-85-2012, docketed 11/14/2012) for authority to reorganize and 
expand under the ASF with a service area of Liberty and Chambers 
Counties, Texas, within and adjacent to the Houston Customs and Border 
Protection port of entry, FTZ 171's Sites 1, 2, 3 and 9 would be 
removed from the zone, existing Sites 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 would be 
categorized as magnet sites, and the grantee proposes a new magnet site 
(Site 10);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (77 FR 69789, 11/21/2012) and the application has been 
processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to reorganize and expand FTZ 171 under the ASF is 
approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including 
Section 400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for 
the zone, and to a five-year ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that 
would terminate authority for Sites 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 if not 
activated by March 30, 2018.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this March 5, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate 
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
 Andrew McGilvray,
 Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-05660 Filed 3-11-13; 8:45 am]
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