Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Crosman Corporation (Airguns), Bloomfield and Farmington, New York, 75331 [2013-29595]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 11, 2013 / Notices examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 288, as described in the application, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit, to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 1 if not activated within five years from the date of approval, and to a three-year ASF sunset provision for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority for Sites 2 and 3 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose within three years from the date of approval. Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of November 2013. Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–29461 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–105–2013] emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Crosman Corporation (Airguns), Bloomfield and Farmington, New York Crosman Corporation (Crosman) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) FTZ Board for its facilities in Bloomfield and Farmington, New York within a proposed foreign-trade zone in Ontario County, New York (FTZ Docket B–80–2013, 78 FR 53127–53128, 8/28/2013). The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 4, 2013. The Crosman facilities would be located within a subzone of the proposed Ontario County zone. The facilities are used for the inspection, assembly, kitting, testing and packaging of airguns. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/ components and specific finished products described in the submitted VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 10, 2013 Jkt 232001 notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Crosman from customs duty payments on the foreign status materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Crosman would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to airguns, break barrel airguns, variable pump airguns, CO2 airguns, and airsoft guns (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 3.9%) for the foreign status materials/components noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The materials/components sourced from abroad include: Liquid crystal and laser optical sights and mounts; gun cases and holsters with outer surface of plastic or textile material; telescopic sights for rifles; portable electrical lamps and flashlights; pistols, rifles and other guns which eject missiles by release of compressed air or gas, or by release of a spring mechanism or rubber held under tension; stocks and other parts for airgun rifles and pistols; imitation jewelry, such as dog tags; protective eyewear; nickel-cadmium storage batteries; fiber optic sights; spectacle lenses; and, electrical transformers with a power output not exceeding 50W (duty rate ranges from 1.5 to 17.6%). The request indicates that gun cases and holsters classified under HTSUS Subheading 4202.92 will be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41), thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on such items. 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 21, 2014. 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: December 6, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–29595 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75331 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–104–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 100— Dayton, Ohio; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; THOR Industries, Inc. (Commercial Bus Manufacturing); Jackson Center, Ohio The Greater Dayton Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 100, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of THOR Industries, Inc. (THOR), located in Jackson Center, Ohio. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 26, 2013. THOR already has authority to produce recreational vehicles within FTZ Subzone 100D. The current request would add a finished product and a foreign-status component to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status component and specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt THOR from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, THOR would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to commercial buses (duty rate of 2%) 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: Chassis (duty rate of 25%). 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 21, 2014. 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 Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-105-2013]


Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Crosman Corporation 
(Airguns), Bloomfield and Farmington, New York

    Crosman Corporation (Crosman) submitted a notification of proposed 
production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) FTZ Board for its 
facilities in Bloomfield and Farmington, New York within a proposed 
foreign-trade zone in Ontario County, New York (FTZ Docket B-80-2013, 
78 FR 53127-53128, 8/28/2013). The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on December 4, 2013.
    The Crosman facilities would be located within a subzone of the 
proposed Ontario County zone. The facilities are used for the 
inspection, assembly, kitting, testing and packaging of airguns. 
Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the 
specific foreign-status materials/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 Crosman from customs 
duty payments on the foreign status materials/components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Crosman would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to airguns, break 
barrel airguns, variable pump airguns, CO2 airguns, and 
airsoft guns (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 3.9%) for the foreign 
status materials/components noted below. Customs duties also could 
possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment.
    The materials/components sourced from abroad include: Liquid 
crystal and laser optical sights and mounts; gun cases and holsters 
with outer surface of plastic or textile material; telescopic sights 
for rifles; portable electrical lamps and flashlights; pistols, rifles 
and other guns which eject missiles by release of compressed air or 
gas, or by release of a spring mechanism or rubber held under tension; 
stocks and other parts for airgun rifles and pistols; imitation 
jewelry, such as dog tags; protective eyewear; nickel-cadmium storage 
batteries; fiber optic sights; spectacle lenses; and, electrical 
transformers with a power output not exceeding 50W (duty rate ranges 
from 1.5 to 17.6%). The request indicates that gun cases and holsters 
classified under HTSUS Subheading 4202.92 will be admitted to the zone 
in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41), thereby precluding 
inverted tariff benefits on such items.
    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 21, 2014.
    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: December 6, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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