BE-11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, 19134-19135 [2016-07463]

Download as PDF 19134 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices (b) U.S. person means any person resident in the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. (c) United States, when used in a geographic sense, means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and all territories and possessions of the United States. (d) Foreign person means any person resident outside the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of a country other than the United States. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Reporting Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required to complete this survey. Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from U.S. offices, agents, or other representatives of foreign airline operators that transport freight, express, and passengers to or from the United States and whose total covered revenues or total covered expenses were $5,000,000 or more during the previous year, or are expected to be $5,000,000 or more during the current year. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey collects information on foreign airline operators’ revenues and expenses in the United States. How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from the BEA Web site given above. Form BE–9 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (202) 606–5588 or by sending an email to be9help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of each calendar quarter. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0068. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 6 hours per response. Additional information VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608– 0068, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Brian C. Moyer, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2016–07464 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 160303191–6191–01] XRIN 0691–XC041 BE–11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (BE–11). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice constitutes legal notification to all U.S. persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, the BE– 11. A completed report covering a reporting company’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31. This notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 (77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 11 survey forms and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/dia. Definitions (a) United States, when used in a geographic sense, means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and all territories and possessions of the United States. (b) Foreign, when used in a geographic sense, means that which is situated outside the United States or which belongs to or is characteristic of a country other than the United States. (c) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the U.S. Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency). (d) Business enterprise means any organization, association, branch, or venture that exists for profit-making purposes or to otherwise secure economic advantage, and any ownership of any real estate. Reporting Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required to complete this survey. Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. person that has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an incorporated foreign business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign business enterprise, and that meets the additional conditions detailed in Form BE–11. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey collects information on the operations of U.S. parent companies and their foreign affiliates. How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from the BEA Web site given above. Form BE–11 inquiries can be made by phone to (202) 606– 5566 or by sending an email to be10/ 11@bea.gov. When To Report: A completed report covering a reporting company’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0053. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 138 hours per response. Additional information regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608– 0053, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. [FR Doc. 2016–07463 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 160304200–6200–01] XRIN: 0691–XC048 BE–185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 This Notice constitutes legal notification to all U.S. persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, the BE– 185. Reports are due 45 days after the end of each fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the U.S. person’s fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. This notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 (77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 185 survey form and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/ssb. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Definitions Brian C. Moyer, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. SUMMARY: between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons (BE– 185). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act and by Section 5408 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988. (a) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the U.S. Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency). (b) U.S. person means any person resident in the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. (c) United States, when used in a geographic sense, means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and all territories and possessions of the United States. (d) Foreign person means any person resident outside the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of a country other than the United States. PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19135 Reporting Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. person who had sales of covered financial services to foreign persons that exceeded $20 million during the previous fiscal year, or are expected to exceed that amount during the current fiscal year; or had purchases of covered financial services from foreign persons that exceeded $15 million during the previous fiscal year, or are expected to exceed that amount during the current fiscal year. Because the thresholds are applied separately to sales and purchases, the reporting requirements may apply only to sales, only to purchases, or to both sales and purchases. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey collects information on transactions in the covered financial services between U.S. financial services providers and foreign persons. How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from the BEA Web site given above. Form BE–185 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (202) 606–5588 or by sending an email to be185help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of each fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the reporter’s fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0065. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10 hours per response. Additional information regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; and to the E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 64 (Monday, April 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07463]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 160303191-6191-01]
XRIN 0691-XC041


BE-11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements.

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SUMMARY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), 
Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting 
the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment 
Abroad (BE-11). This survey is authorized by the International 
Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice constitutes legal notification 
to all U.S. persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements 
set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, 
the BE-11. A completed report covering a reporting company's fiscal 
year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31. This 
notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued in 2012 
(77 FR 24373) establishing guidelines for collecting data on 
international trade in services and direct investment through notices, 
rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA's 
collection of data on international trade in services and direct 
investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment 
and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR 
part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct 
investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are 
described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE-11 survey forms and 
instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/dia.

Definitions

    (a) United States, when used in a geographic sense, means the 50 
States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and 
all territories and possessions of the United States.
    (b) Foreign, when used in a geographic sense, means that which is 
situated outside the United States or which belongs to or is 
characteristic of a country other than the United States.
    (c) Person means any individual, branch, partnership, associated 
group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization 
(whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any 
government (including a foreign government, the U.S. Government, a 
State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial 
institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a 
government-sponsored agency).
    (d) Business enterprise means any organization, association, 
branch, or venture that exists for profit-making purposes or to 
otherwise secure economic advantage, and any ownership of any real 
estate.

Reporting

    Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to 
report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and 
the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required 
to complete this survey.
    Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. person 
that has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 
percent of the voting stock in an incorporated foreign business 
enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign 
business enterprise, and that meets the additional conditions detailed 
in Form BE-11.
    (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by 
BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities.
    What To Report: The survey collects information on the operations 
of U.S. parent companies and their foreign affiliates.
    How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA's electronic 
reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and 
instructions, which

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contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, 
can be downloaded from the BEA Web site given above. Form BE-11 
inquiries can be made by phone to (202) 606-5566 or by sending an email 
to be10/11@bea.gov.
    When To Report: A completed report covering a reporting company's 
fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31.

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice

    This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and 
assigned control number 0608-0053. An agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of 
information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. 
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated 
to average 138 hours per response. Additional information regarding 
this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the 
Information Collection Review tab, click on ``Search'' and use the 
above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. 
Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of 
Economic Analysis (BE-1), U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 
20230; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction 
Project 0608-0053, Washington, DC 20503.

    Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101-3108.

Brian C. Moyer,
Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2016-07463 Filed 4-1-16; 8:45 am]
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