Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 52504-52505 [2013-20637]

Download as PDF 52504 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 164 / Friday, August 23, 2013 / Notices Dated: August 16, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Appendix—Issue for Final Results Issue: Selection of Surrogate Financial Statements. [FR Doc. 2013–20648 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Oregon Health and Science University, et al.; Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. Docket Number: 13–001. Applicant: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 78 FR 13860–61, March 1, 2013. Docket Number: 13–003. Applicant: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 78 FR 13860–61, March 1, 2013. Docket Number: 13–004. Applicant: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: Hitachi High-Technologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 78 FR 13860–61, March 1, 2013. Docket Number: 13–005. Applicant: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106–4965. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 78 FR 13860–61, March 1, 2013. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as this instrument is intended to be used, is being manufactured in the United States at the time the instrument was ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument. Dated: August 15, 2013. Gregory W. Campbell, Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–20632 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective: August 23, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act) requires the Department of Commerce (the AGENCY: Department) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish quarterly updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide the Department’s quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the periods January 1, 2013, through March 31, 2013. The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h) of the Act) being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. The Department will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. The Department encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: August 16, 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Appendix—Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty Gross 1 subsidy ($/lb) Net 2 subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 27 European Union Member States 3 .......................... Canada ......................................................................... Norway .......................................................................... tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Country European Union Restitution Payments ........................ Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese .......... Indirect (Milk) Subsidy .................................................. Consumer Subsidy ....................................................... $0.00 0.35 0.00 0.00 $0.00 0.35 0.00 0.00 Switzerland ................................................................... Total .............................................................................. Deficiency Payments .................................................... 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1 Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 3 The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. 2 Defined VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:43 Aug 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 164 / Friday, August 23, 2013 / Notices [FR Doc. 2013–20637 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. DATES: The meeting will be held Friday, September 27, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Please note admittance instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Lellock, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, telephone number (301) 975–4269, email: Karen.Lellock@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MEP Advisory Board (Board) is authorized under Section 3003(d) of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110–69) in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Board is composed of 10 members, appointed by the Director of NIST. MEP is a unique program consisting of centers across the United States and Puerto Rico with partnerships at the state, federal, and local levels. The Board works closely with MEP to provide input and advice on MEP’s programs, plans, and policies. Background information on the Board is available at http://www.nist.gov/mep/ advisory-board.cfm Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the MEP Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This meeting will focus on (1) The MEP Advisory Board report on cost share requirements, (2) the National Academy of Science’s report, ‘‘21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Manufacturing Extension Partnership of the National Institute of Standards,’’ (3) NIST Manufacturing related programs and initiatives, and (4) MEP Strategic planning activities. The agenda may change to accommodate other Board business. The final agenda will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board Web site at http://www.nist.gov/mep/ advisory-board.cfm. Admittance Instructions: Anyone wishing to attend this meeting should submit their name, email address and phone number to Karen Lellock (Karen.lellock@nist.gov or 301–975– 4269) no later than Friday, September 20, 2013, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 15 minutes will be reserved for public comments at the beginning of the meeting. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be no more than three to five minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board Web site as http:// www.nist.gov/mep/advisory-board.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the MEP Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, or via fax at (301) 963–6556, or electronically by email to karen.lellock@ nist.gov. Dated: August 15, 2013. Phillip Singerman, Associate Director for Innovation & Industry Services. [FR Doc. 2013–20620 Filed 8–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52505 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC826 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (MAFMC) Bluefish Monitoring Committee and Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting. DATES: The Monitoring Committees will meet on Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for meeting agendas. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Inn at Henderson’s Wharf, 1000 Fell Street, Baltimore, MD 21231; telephone: (410)–522–7777. Council Address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bluefish Monitoring Committee and Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will meet on September 19 to discuss and recommend 2014 annual catch targets (ACTs) and other associated management measures for the bluefish, summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass fisheries. Multi-year ACTs and management measures, applicable to fishing years 2014–16, may be considered. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the MAFMC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

DATES: Effective: August 23, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (the Act) requires the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with 
respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty, 
as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish quarterly 
updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide 
the Department's quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese 
that were imported during the periods January 1, 2013, through March 
31, 2013.
    The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h) of 
the Act) being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign 
governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. 
The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or 
programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which 
information is currently available. The Department will incorporate 
additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and 
additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the 
information is developed.
    The Department encourages any person having information on foreign 
government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to 
an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the 
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: August 16, 2013.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.

Appendix--Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of 
Duty

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                                                                                     Gross \1\        Net \2\
                    Country                                Program(s)             subsidy ($/lb)  subsidy ($/lb)
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27 European Union Member States \3\...........  European Union Restitution                 $0.00           $0.00
                                                 Payments.
Canada........................................  Export Assistance on Certain                0.35            0.35
                                                 Types of Cheese.
Norway........................................  Indirect (Milk) Subsidy.........            0.00            0.00
                                                Consumer Subsidy................            0.00            0.00
                                                                                 -------------------------------
                                                Total...........................            0.00            0.00
Switzerland...................................  Deficiency Payments.............            0.00            0.00
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\1\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
\2\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
\3\ The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,
  Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta,
  Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.


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