BE-9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States, 19133-19134 [2016-07464]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices 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– 29 survey form and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/ssb. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Definitions (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. (e) Carriers means owners or operators of dry cargo, passenger (including cruise and combination) and tanker vessels, including very large crude carriers (VLCCs), calling at U.S. ports. (f) Foreign Carriers means those carriers whose residence is outside the United States, including those who own or operate their own chartered (U.S.-flag or foreign-flag) vessels. They also include foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies operating their own or chartered vessels as carriers for their own accounts. 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. agents of foreign carriers who handle 40 or more port calls in the reporting period by foreign VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 ocean vessels, or have total annual covered expenses for all foreign ocean vessels handled by the U.S. agent of $250,000 or more. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What to Report: This survey collects information on foreign ocean carriers’ 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–29 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (202) 606–5588 or by sending an email to be29help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 90 days after the end of each calendar year. 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 0608–0012. 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 3 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– 0012, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Brian C. Moyer, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2016–07462 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19133 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 160303190–6190–01] XRIN 0691–XC040 BE–9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators’ Revenues and Expenses in the United States 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 Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators’ Revenues and Expenses in the United States (BE– 9). 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– 9. Reports are due 45 days after the end of each calendar quarter. 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– 9 survey form and instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/ssb. SUMMARY: Definitions (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). E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 64 (Monday, April 4, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 160303190-6190-01]
XRIN 0691-XC040


BE-9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and 
Expenses in the United States

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 Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline 
Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States (BE-9). 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-9. Reports are due 45 days after the end of each calendar 
quarter. 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-9 survey form and 
instructions are available on the BEA Web site at www.bea.gov/ssb.

Definitions

    (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).

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    (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.

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 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]
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