Joint Millennium Challenge Corporation and Department of Commerce Energy Sector Business Development Mission to Tanzania, May 31-June 2, 2015, 22968-22969 [2015-09544]

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Target Sectors: The mission will focus on U.S. firms in the energy sector, including oil, gas, and renewables that can help Tanzania and neighboring countries develop and manage energy resources and systems and build out their power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. Mission participants will range from fully integrated energy solutions companies to equipment, technology and ancillary service providers. In addition, organizations such as project developers and those seeking to supply complementary services are eligible for participation. 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Upon notification of acceptance to participate, those selected have 5 business days to submit payment or the acceptance may be revoked. The fee to participate on the mission is $3,000 for the first representative and $1,000 for one additional representative. For small or medium-sized enterprises PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (SME) 1 the fee to participate on the mission is $2,590 for the first representative and $1,000 for one additional representative. In the event that the mission is cancelled, no personal expenses paid in anticipation of a trade mission will be reimbursed. However, participation fees for a cancelled trade mission will be reimbursed to the extent they have not already been expended in anticipation of the mission. 1 An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations (see http:// www.sba.gov/services/contractingopportunities/ sizestandardstopics/index.html). Parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service’s user fee schedule that became effective May 1, 2008 (see http:// www.export.gov/newsletter/march2008/ initiatives.html for additional information). E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 79 / Friday, April 24, 2015 / Notices Exclusions: The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such as air transport, lodging, most meals, local ground transportation (except for transportation to and from meetings), unless otherwise noted. Participants will, however, be able to take advantage of U.S. Government rates for hotel rooms. Business or entry visas may be required to participate on the mission. Applying for and obtaining such visas will be the responsibility of the mission participant. Government fees and processing expenses to obtain such visas are not included in the participation fee. However, the Department of Commerce will provide instructions to each participant on the procedures required to obtain necessary business visas. Application: https:// emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/TM/ 5R1L. Application Deadline: The Department of Commerce (with input from MCC) will evaluate applications and inform applicants of selection decisions on a rolling basis until the maximum number of participants has been selected. The application deadline is Friday, April 17, 2015. Applications received after the April 17th deadline, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. The Department of Commerce (with input from the Millennium Challenge Corporation) will evaluate all applications and inform applicants of selection decisions by April 24, 2015. 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A–201–504: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Mexico Requestor: Productos Laminados, S.A. de C.V.; Certain types of black tubing manufactured by Productos Laminados to American Society of Testing and Materials standard A–513 are ‘‘mechanical tubing,’’ which is outside the scope of the order; December 3, 2014 (Preliminary). People’s Republic of China A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC (Delphi); The products at issue were four models of core tubes used for automotive heating and cooling systems (also referred to as HVAC systems). The four models are distinguished only by their length and profile. All four models are comprised of extruded hollow, tubular aluminum articles that are bent and end-formed based on customer designs. Delphi imports the core tubes for use in automotive HVAC systems for specific brands of vehicles. The Department found the core tubes inside the scope of the order because they comprised entirely of extruded aluminum and, thus, do not qualify for the finished merchandise exclusion; October 14, 2014. A–570–967 and C–570–968: Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China Requestor: Core Industries LLC (dba Star Trac) (hereinafter referred to as Star Trac); The products at issue were an E– TRx treadmill base kit, E–RB recumbent bike base kit, E–UB upright bike base kit, and eSpinner bike universal base kit. All four models at issue were mainly comprised of non-aluminum materials along with some extruded aluminum components. The Department found that the eSpinner bike universal 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 79 FR 73552 (December 11, 2014). 2 See E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Joint Millennium Challenge Corporation and Department of Commerce 
Energy Sector Business Development Mission to Tanzania, May 31-June 2, 
2015

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), and 
the Department of Commerce's (DOC) International Trade Administration 
(ITA) are organizing the Joint Millennium Challenge Corporation and 
Department of Commerce Energy Sector Business Development Mission to 
Tanzania, to be held May 31- June 2, 2015, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 
This mission is a component of the Administration's Doing Business in 
Africa (DBIA) campaign and was proposed by MCC during the Africa 
Leaders' Summit in Washington, DC on August 5, 2014.

SCHEDULE: 

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Saturday, May 30........................  Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania....  Mission Participants arrive.
Sunday, May 31..........................  Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania....  U.S. Industry Delegation Welcome
                                                                        Reception and Program Orientation
                                                                        Tanzania Energy Sector Overview.
Monday, June 1..........................  Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania....  Official Welcome, Industry Briefings/
                                                                        Roundtable Discussions.
                                                                       Luncheon.
                                                                       Government Meetings.
                                                                       Networking Dinner or Reception.
Tuesday, June 2.........................  Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania....  Government Meetings.
                                                                       Site Visit.
                                                                       Reception.
                                                                       Mission Officially Ends.
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    Target Sectors: The mission will focus on U.S. firms in the energy 
sector, including oil, gas, and renewables that can help Tanzania and 
neighboring countries develop and manage energy resources and systems 
and build out their power generation, transmission, and distribution 
systems. Mission participants will range from fully integrated energy 
solutions companies to equipment, technology and ancillary service 
providers. In addition, organizations such as project developers and 
those seeking to supply complementary services are eligible for 
participation.
    Web site: Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and 
public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting 
on MCC's Web site (http://www.mcc.gov/investmentmission), posting on 
ITA's business trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/trademissions) 
and other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade 
media, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by industry trade 
associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry 
meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows
    Fees: After an applicant has been selected to participate on the 
mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a 
participation fee is required. Upon notification of acceptance to 
participate, those selected have 5 business days to submit payment or 
the acceptance may be revoked.
    The fee to participate on the mission is $3,000 for the first 
representative and $1,000 for one additional representative. For small 
or medium-sized enterprises (SME) \1\ the fee to participate on the 
mission is $2,590 for the first representative and $1,000 for one 
additional representative. In the event that the mission is cancelled, 
no personal expenses paid in anticipation of a trade mission will be 
reimbursed. However, participation fees for a cancelled trade mission 
will be reimbursed to the extent they have not already been expended in 
anticipation of the mission.
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    \1\ An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or 
that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations 
(see http://www.sba.gov/services/contractingopportunities/sizestandardstopics/index.html). Parent companies, affiliates, and 
subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The 
dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service's user fee schedule 
that became effective May 1, 2008 (see http://www.export.gov/newsletter/march2008/initiatives.html for additional information).

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    Exclusions: The mission fee does not include any personal travel 
expenses such as air transport, lodging, most meals, local ground 
transportation (except for transportation to and from meetings), unless 
otherwise noted. Participants will, however, be able to take advantage 
of U.S. Government rates for hotel rooms.
    Business or entry visas may be required to participate on the 
mission. Applying for and obtaining such visas will be the 
responsibility of the mission participant. Government fees and 
processing expenses to obtain such visas are not included in the 
participation fee. However, the Department of Commerce will provide 
instructions to each participant on the procedures required to obtain 
necessary business visas.
    Application: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/TM/5R1L.
    Application Deadline: The Department of Commerce (with input from 
MCC) will evaluate applications and inform applicants of selection 
decisions on a rolling basis until the maximum number of participants 
has been selected.
    The application deadline is Friday, April 17, 2015. Applications 
received after the April 17th deadline, will be considered only if 
space and scheduling constraints permit. The Department of Commerce 
(with input from the Millennium Challenge Corporation) will evaluate 
all applications and inform applicants of selection decisions by April 
24, 2015.
    Conditions for Participation: An applicant must submit a completed 
mission application, together with supplemental application materials, 
including adequate information on its products and/or services, primary 
market objectives, and goals for participation. Applicants must satisfy 
all of the conditions of participation in order to be eligible for 
consideration. Applications will be evaluated on the applicant's 
ability to best satisfy the participation criteria below. If the 
Department of Commerce receives an incomplete application, the 
Department may reject the application, request additional information, 
or take the lack of information into account when evaluating the 
applications.
    Each applicant must certify that the products or services it seeks 
to export through the mission are either produced in the United States, 
or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 
percent U.S. content of the value of the finished product or service.
    Each applicant must also certify that:
     The export of its goods, software, technology, and 
services would be in compliance with U.S. export control laws and 
regulations, including those administered by the Department of 
Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security;
     It has identified any matter pending before any bureau or 
office of the Department of Commerce;
     It has identified any pending litigation (including any 
administrative proceedings) to which it is a party that involves the 
Department of Commerce;
     It and its affiliates (1) have not and will not engage in 
the bribery of foreign officials in connection with its involvement in 
this Mission, and (2) maintain and enforce a policy that prohibits the 
bribery of foreign officials; and
     It meets the minimum requirements as stated in the 
Recruitment Announcement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Millennium Challenge Corporation, 875 
Fifteenth Street NW., Washington, DC 20005-2221,Tel: 202-521-7234, 
Email: InvestmentMission@mcc.gov, Malcolm Burke, Senior Policy Advisor.

Frank Spector,
Trade Programs & Strategic Partnership Spector.
[FR Doc. 2015-09544 Filed 4-23-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DR-P