Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 7-Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Biodiesel Blending); Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 54623 [2013-21638]

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[FR Doc. 2013–21538 Filed 9–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–81–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 7— Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Biodiesel Blending); Bayamon, Puerto Rico Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Puma Energy) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Bayamon, Puerto Rico within Subzone 7F. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 26, 2013. Puma Energy already has authority to conduct certain standard refinery operations involving crude oil and petroleum products within Subzone 7F. The current request would add the blending of biodiesel to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Puma Energy from customs duty payments on the foreign status component used in export production. On its domestic sales, Puma Energy would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to renewable diesel blends (duty rate—10.5¢/barrel) for the foreign status inputs noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The component sourced from abroad is: Fatty acid methyl ester meeting the specification of biodiesel (B100) (duty rate—4.6%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54623 addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is October 15, 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. For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: August 27, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–21638 Filed 9–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security [Docket No. 130823751–3751–01] Effects of Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: BIS is seeking public comments on the effect of existing foreign policy-based export controls in the Export Administration Regulations. BIS is requesting public comments to conduct consultations with U.S. industries. Section 6 of the Export Administration Act (EAA) requires BIS to consult with industry on the effect of such controls and to report the results of the consultations to Congress. Comments from all interested persons are welcome. All comments will be made available for public inspection and copying and included in a report to be submitted to Congress. DATES: Comments must be received by October 7, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments on this rule may be submitted to the Federal eRulemaking portal (www.regulations.gov). The regulations.gov ID for this rule is: BIS– 2013–0019. Comments may also be sent by email to publiccomments@ bis.doc.gov or on paper to Regulatory Policy Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2099B, Washington, DC 20230. Include the phrase ‘‘FPBEC SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-81-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 7--Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Biodiesel 
Blending); Bayamon, Puerto Rico

    Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Puma Energy) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Bayamon, Puerto Rico within Subzone 7F. The notification conforming to 
the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) 
was received on August 26, 2013.
    Puma Energy already has authority to conduct certain standard 
refinery operations involving crude oil and petroleum products within 
Subzone 7F. The current request would add the blending of biodiesel to 
the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ 
authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
components and specific finished products described in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Puma Energy from 
customs duty payments on the foreign status component used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Puma Energy would be able to choose 
the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to renewable 
diesel blends (duty rate--10.5[cent]/barrel) for the foreign status 
inputs noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs 
duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status 
production equipment.
    The component sourced from abroad is: Fatty acid methyl ester 
meeting the specification of biodiesel (B100) (duty rate--4.6%).
    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 October 15, 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.
    For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at 
Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: August 27, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-21638 Filed 9-4-13; 8:45 am]
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