Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 4612 [2016-01607]

Download as PDF 4612 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 17 / Wednesday, January 27, 2016 / Notices Number of Respondents: 5. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 2,095. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–01611 Filed 1–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: International Trade Administration. Title: Foreign-Trade Zone Applications. OMB Control Number: 0625–0139. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Request: Regular Submission. Number of Respondents: 248. Average Hours per Response: New Zone Application, 131 hours; Subzone Application, 4.5 hours; Reorganization/ Expansion Application, 99 hours; Production Notification, 5.5 hours; Production Application, 34 hours; Minor Boundary Modifications, 3.5 hours; Waivers, 9 hours. Burden Hours: 3,128. Needs and Uses: The Foreign-Trade Zone Application is the vehicle by which individual firms or organizations apply for foreign-trade zone (FTZ) status, for subzone status, production authority, or for expansion/ reorganization of an existing zone. The FTZ Act and Regulations require that an application with a description of the proposed project be made to the FTZ Board (19 U.S.C. 81b and 81f; 15 CFR 400.24–26) before a license can be issued or a zone can be expanded. The Act and Regulations require that applications contain detailed information on facilities, financing, operational plans, proposed production operations, need, and economic impact. Production activity in zones or subzones, can involve issues related to domestic industry and trade policy impact. Such applications must include specific information on the customs tariff-related savings that result from zone procedures and the economic consequences of permitting such savings. The FTZ Board needs complete and accurate information on the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:41 Jan 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 proposed operation and its economic effects because the Act and Regulations authorize the Board to restrict or prohibit operations that are detrimental to the public interest. Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments or not-for-profit institutions that are FTZ grantees, as well as private companies. Frequency: As necessary to receive FTZ benefits. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–01607 Filed 1–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–970] Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews; 2014–2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is initiating new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring from the People’s Republic of China for Jiangsu Keri Wood Co., Ltd. (‘‘Keri Wood’’) and Zhejiang Simite Wooden Co., Ltd. (‘‘Simite Wooden’’). The period of review (‘‘POR’’) is December 1, 2014, through November 30, 2015. DATES: Effective Date: January 27, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maisha Cryor, AD/CVD Operations, Office 4, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202– 482–5831. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published the AD order on multilayered wood flooring from the PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 PRC on December 8, 2011.1 On December 31, 2015, the Department received timely new shipper review requests from Keri Wood and Simite Wooden, respectively, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.214(c).2 In their submissions, Keri Wood and Simite Wooden stated that they are both the producers and exporters of the subject merchandise upon which their respective review requests were based.3 Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(I) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(i), Keri Wood and Simite Wooden certified that they did not export multilayered wood flooring to the United States during the period of investigation (‘‘POI’’).4 In addition, pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(II) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(A), Keri Wood and Simite Wooden certified that, since the initiation of the investigation, they have never been affiliated with any producer or exporter that exported multilayered wood flooring to the United States during the POI, including those not individually examined during the investigation.5 As required by 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(B), Keri Wood and Simite Wooden also certified that their export activities were not controlled by the central government of the PRC.6 In addition to the certifications described above, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iv), Keri Wood and Simite Wooden submitted documentation establishing the following: (1) The date on which each company first shipped multilayered wood flooring for export to the United States and the date on which 1 See Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 76 FR 76690 (December 8, 2011) (‘‘Order’’), as amended Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 77 FR 5484 (February 3, 2012). 2 See Letter from Keri Wood to the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China: New Shipper Review,’’ dated December 31, 2015 (‘‘Keri Wood Initiation Request’’); see also Simite Wooden to the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People’s Republic of China; A–570–970; Request for Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review,’’ dated December 31, 2015 (‘‘Simite Wooden Initiation Request’’). 3 See Keri Wood Initiation Request at 2 and Exhibit 2; see also Simite Wooden Initiation Request at 1–2. 4 See Keri Wood Initiation Request at 2 and Exhibit 2; see also Simite Wooden Initiation Request at 2 and Exhibit Req-3. 5 See Keri Wood Initiation Request at Exhibit 2; see also Simite Wooden Initiation Request at 2–3 and Exhibit Req-3. 6 See Keri Wood Initiation Request at Exhibit 2; see also Simite Wooden Initiation Request at 3 and Exhibit Req-3. 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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. chapter 35).
    Agency: International Trade Administration.
    Title: Foreign-Trade Zone Applications.
    OMB Control Number: 0625-0139.
    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Type of Request: Regular Submission.
    Number of Respondents: 248.
    Average Hours per Response: New Zone Application, 131 hours; 
Subzone Application, 4.5 hours; Reorganization/Expansion Application, 
99 hours; Production Notification, 5.5 hours; Production Application, 
34 hours; Minor Boundary Modifications, 3.5 hours; Waivers, 9 hours.
    Burden Hours: 3,128.
    Needs and Uses: The Foreign-Trade Zone Application is the vehicle 
by which individual firms or organizations apply for foreign-trade zone 
(FTZ) status, for subzone status, production authority, or for 
expansion/reorganization of an existing zone. The FTZ Act and 
Regulations require that an application with a description of the 
proposed project be made to the FTZ Board (19 U.S.C. 81b and 81f; 15 
CFR 400.24-26) before a license can be issued or a zone can be 
expanded. The Act and Regulations require that applications contain 
detailed information on facilities, financing, operational plans, 
proposed production operations, need, and economic impact. Production 
activity in zones or subzones, can involve issues related to domestic 
industry and trade policy impact. Such applications must include 
specific information on the customs tariff-related savings that result 
from zone procedures and the economic consequences of permitting such 
savings. The FTZ Board needs complete and accurate information on the 
proposed operation and its economic effects because the Act and 
Regulations authorize the Board to restrict or prohibit operations that 
are detrimental to the public interest.
    Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments or not-for-
profit institutions that are FTZ grantees, as well as private 
companies.
    Frequency: As necessary to receive FTZ benefits.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-01607 Filed 1-26-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P