Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2015 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands, 12802-12803 [2015-05313]

Download as PDF 12802 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 47 / Wednesday, March 11, 2015 / Notices to businesses that provide hospitality, dining, drinking or entertainment services to their customers, and are given away by these businesses as promotional items. Such promotional matchbooks are distinguished by the physical characteristic of having the name and/or logo of a bar, restaurant, ´ resort, hotel, club, cafe/coffee shop, grill, pub, eatery, lounge, casino, barbecue or individual establishment printed prominently on the matchbook cover. Promotional matchbook cover printing also typically includes the address and the phone number of the business or establishment being promoted.5 Also excluded are all other matches that are not fastened into a matchbook cover such as wooden matches, stick matches, box matches, kitchen matches, pocket matches, penny matches, household matches, strikeanywhere matches (aka ‘‘SAW’’ matches), strike-on-box matches (aka ‘‘SOB’’ matches), fireplace matches, barbeque/grill matches, fire starters, and wax matches. The merchandise subject to this order is properly classified under subheading 3605.00.0060 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Subject merchandise may also enter under subheading 3605.00.0030 of the HTSUS. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Commodity Matchbooks from India’’ from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance (March 3, 2015) (Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the order were revoked. The Decision Memo is a public 5 The gross distinctions between commodity matchbooks and promotional matchbooks may be summarized as follows: (1) If it has no printing, or is printed with a generic message such as ‘‘Thank You’’ or a generic image such as the American Flag, or printed with national or regional store brands or corporate brands, it is commodity; (2) if it has printing, and the printing includes the name of a ´ bar, restaurant, resort, hotel, club, cafe/coffee shop, grill, pub, eatery, lounge, casino, barbecue, or individual establishment prominently displayed on the matchbook cover, it is promotional. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:27 Mar 10, 2015 Jkt 235001 document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS).6 ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov, and it is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room 7046 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/index.html. The signed Decision Memo and the electronic version of the Decision Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Review Pursuant to section 752(c) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty order on commodity matchbooks from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margins of dumping that are likely to prevail are up to 66.07 percent. Notifications to Interested Parties This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective orders, is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing these results in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). Dated: March 3, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–05564 Filed 3–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–79–2014] Authorization of Export Production Activity, Foreign-Trade Zone 21, Crescent Dairy and Beverages (MilkBased Infant Formula and Fluid Milk Beverages), Walterboro, South Carolina On November 3, 2014, the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 21, submitted a notification of proposed export production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on behalf of Crescent Dairy and Beverages, within FTZ 21, in Walterboro, South Carolina. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (79 FR 66353, 11–7– 2014). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including section 400.14, and further subject to a restriction requiring that all foreignstatus whole milk powder, nonfat dry milk, and milk protein concentrate powder admitted to FTZ 21 for the Crescent Dairy and Beverages activity must be re-exported. Dated: March 4, 2015. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–05559 Filed 3–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2015 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce; Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 6 On November 24, 2014, Enforcement and Compliance changed the name of Enforcement and Compliance’s AD and CVD Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’) to AD and CVD Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘ACCESS’’). The Web site location was changed from http:// iaaccess.trade.gov to http://access.trade.gov. The Final Rule changing the references to the Regulations can be found at 79 FR 69046 (November 20, 2014). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This action allocates calendar year 2015 duty exemptions for watch assembly producers (‘‘program producers’’) located in the United States Virgin Islands (‘‘USVI’’) pursuant to Public Law 97–446, as amended by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 47 / Wednesday, March 11, 2015 / Notices 12803 Public Law 103–465, Public Law 106–36 and Public Law 108–429 (‘‘the Act’’). producers who request a supplement to their allocation. merchandise subject to this scope is dispositive.1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carole Showers, Director, Office of Policy Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Dated: February 25, 2015. Nikolao Pula, Director of Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior. Methodology Supriya Kumar, Subsidies Enforcement Office; phone number: (202) 482–3530; fax number: (202) 501–7952; and email address: Supriya.Kumar@trade.gov. Pursuant to the Act, the Departments of the Interior and Commerce (‘‘the Departments’’) share responsibility for the allocation of duty exemptions among program producers in the United States territories of Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. In accordance with Section 303.3(a) of the regulations (15 CFR 303.3(a)), the total quantity of duty-free insular watches and watch movements for calendar year 2013 is 1,866,000 units for the USVI. This amount was established in Changes in Watch, Watch Movement and Jewelry Program for the U.S. Insular Possessions, 65 FR 8048 (February 17, 2000). There are currently no program producers in Guam, American Samoa or the Northern Mariana Islands. The criteria for the calculation of the calendar year 2015 duty-exemption allocations among program producers within a particular territory are set forth in Section 303.14 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.14). The Departments have verified and, where appropriate, adjusted the data submitted in application form ITA–334P by USVI program producers and have inspected these producers’ operations in accordance with Section 303.5 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.5). In calendar year 2014, USVI program producers shipped 76,809 watches and watch movements into the customs territory of the United States under the Act. The dollar amount of corporate income taxes paid by USVI program producers during calendar year 2014, and the creditable wages and benefits paid by these producers during calendar year 2014 to residents of the territory was a combined total of $ 1,605,981. The calendar year 2015 USVI annual duty exemption allocations, based on the data verified by the Departments, are as follows: Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Program producer Annual allocation Belair Quartz, Inc. ................. 500,000 The balance of the units allocated to the USVI is available for new entrants into the program or existing program VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:27 Mar 10, 2015 Jkt 235001 [FR Doc. 2015–05313 Filed 3–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P; 4310–93–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–580–869] Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012–2013 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on large residential washers from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is June 5, 2012, through December 31, 2013. We preliminarily determine that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung) and Daewoo Electronics Corporation (Daewoo) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Effective Date: March 11, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Neuman, Office VII, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0486. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are all large residential washers and certain subassemblies thereof from Korea. The products are currently classifiable under subheadings 8450.20.0040 and 8450.20.0080 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). Products subject to this order may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 8450.11.0040, 8450.11.0080, 8450.90.2000, and 8450.90.6000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department is conducting this CVD review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we determine that there is a subsidy, i.e., a financial contribution by an ‘‘authority’’ that confers a benefit to the recipient, and that the subsidy is specific.2 For a full description of the methodology underlying our preliminary conclusions, including our reliance, in part, on adverse facts available pursuant to sections 776(a) and (b) of the Act, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS).4 ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// access.trade.gov, and is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, room 7046 of the main Department of 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/index.html. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine the countervailable subsidy rates for the mandatory respondents to be: 1 For a full description of the scope, see the Department Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Large Residential Washers from the Republic of Korea’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with these results and hereby adopted by this notice. 2 See sections 771(5)(B)and (D) of the Act regarding financial contribution; section 771(5)(E) of the Act regarding benefit; and, section 771(5A) of the Act regarding specificity. 3 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be found as an appendix to this notice. 4 On November 24, 2014, Enforcement and Compliance changed the name of Enforcement and Compliance’s AD and CVD Centralized Electronic Service System (IA ACCESS) to (ACCESS). The Web site location changed from http://iaaccess.trade.gov to http://access.trade.gov. The Final Rule changing the references to the Regulations can be found at 79 FR 69046 (November 20, 2014). E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 47 (Wednesday, March 11, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12802-12803]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05313]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR


Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2015 for Watch 
Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce; Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the 
Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This action allocates calendar year 2015 duty exemptions for 
watch assembly producers (``program producers'') located in the United 
States Virgin Islands (``USVI'') pursuant to Public Law 97-446, as 
amended by

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Public Law 103-465, Public Law 106-36 and Public Law 108-429 (``the 
Act'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Supriya Kumar, Subsidies Enforcement 
Office; phone number: (202) 482-3530; fax number: (202) 501-7952; and 
email address: Supriya.Kumar@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Act, the Departments of the 
Interior and Commerce (``the Departments'') share responsibility for 
the allocation of duty exemptions among program producers in the United 
States territories of Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana 
Islands.
    In accordance with Section 303.3(a) of the regulations (15 CFR 
303.3(a)), the total quantity of duty-free insular watches and watch 
movements for calendar year 2013 is 1,866,000 units for the USVI. This 
amount was established in Changes in Watch, Watch Movement and Jewelry 
Program for the U.S. Insular Possessions, 65 FR 8048 (February 17, 
2000). There are currently no program producers in Guam, American Samoa 
or the Northern Mariana Islands.
    The criteria for the calculation of the calendar year 2015 duty-
exemption allocations among program producers within a particular 
territory are set forth in Section 303.14 of the regulations (15 CFR 
303.14). The Departments have verified and, where appropriate, adjusted 
the data submitted in application form ITA-334P by USVI program 
producers and have inspected these producers' operations in accordance 
with Section 303.5 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.5).
    In calendar year 2014, USVI program producers shipped 76,809 
watches and watch movements into the customs territory of the United 
States under the Act. The dollar amount of corporate income taxes paid 
by USVI program producers during calendar year 2014, and the creditable 
wages and benefits paid by these producers during calendar year 2014 to 
residents of the territory was a combined total of $ 1,605,981. The 
calendar year 2015 USVI annual duty exemption allocations, based on the 
data verified by the Departments, are as follows:

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                                                              Annual
                    Program producer                        allocation
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Belair Quartz, Inc.....................................         500,000
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    The balance of the units allocated to the USVI is available for new 
entrants into the program or existing program producers who request a 
supplement to their allocation.

Carole Showers,
Director, Office of Policy Enforcement & Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.
    Dated: February 25, 2015.
Nikolao Pula,
Director of Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior.
[FR Doc. 2015-05313 Filed 3-10-15; 8:45 am]
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