Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Xylem Water Systems USA LLC, Subzone 37D, (Centrifugal, Submersible Pumps and Related Components), Auburn, New York, 77649 [2013-30667]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 24, 2013 / Notices hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: December 18, 2013. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [FR Doc. 2013–30730 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–106–2013] Dated: December 17, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Xylem Water Systems USA LLC, Subzone 37D, (Centrifugal, Submersible Pumps and Related Components), Auburn, New York [FR Doc. 2013–30667 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Xylem Water Systems USA LLC (Xylem), operator of Subzone 37D, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities located in Auburn, New York. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 2, 2013. Xylem already has authority to produce centrifugal pumps, submersible pumps, and related controllers. The current request would add a new finished product (control panels) and certain foreign components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status 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 Xylem from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Xylem would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to control panels (2.7%) and centrifugal and submersible pumps (free) 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: control panels; steel rivets; rubber diaphragms; axial fans; aluminum capacitors; metal brackets; and pump stands (duty rate ranges from free to 2.9%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:36 Dec 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is February 3, 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 FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov or (202) 482–1378. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–520–803] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the United Arab Emirates; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011–2012 Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2011, through October 31, 2012. The review covers two producer/exporters of the subject merchandise, JBF RAK LLC (JBF) and FLEX Middle East FZE (FLEX). The Department preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise have been made below normal value by JBF and FLEX. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: December 24, 2013. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Huston, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4261. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77649 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are all gauges of raw, pre-treated, or primed polyethylene terephthalate film, whether extruded or co-extruded. Excluded are metallized films and other finished films that have had at least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a performance-enhancing resinous or inorganic layer more than 0.00001 inches thick. Also excluded is roller transport cleaning film which has at least one of its surfaces modified by application of 0.5 micrometers of SBR latex. Tracing and drafting film is also excluded. Polyethylene terephthalate film is classifiable under subheading 3920.62.00.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Methodology The Department is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Constructed export price is calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.1 The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit in room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. 1 See the Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the United Arab Emirates’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-106-2013]


Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Xylem Water Systems 
USA LLC, Subzone 37D, (Centrifugal, Submersible Pumps and Related 
Components), Auburn, New York

    Xylem Water Systems USA LLC (Xylem), operator of Subzone 37D, 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board for its facilities located in Auburn, New York. The notification 
conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 
CFR 400.22) was received on December 2, 2013.
    Xylem already has authority to produce centrifugal pumps, 
submersible pumps, and related controllers. The current request would 
add a new finished product (control panels) and certain foreign 
components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ 
activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status 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 Xylem from customs 
duty payments on the foreign status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Xylem would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to control panels 
(2.7%) and centrifugal and submersible pumps (free) 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: control 
panels; steel rivets; rubber diaphragms; axial fans; aluminum 
capacitors; metal brackets; and pump stands (duty rate ranges from free 
to 2.9%).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The closing period for their receipt is February 3, 
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 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov or 
(202) 482-1378.

    Dated: December 17, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-30667 Filed 12-23-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P