Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 126-Reno, Nevada, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Tesla Motors, Inc., Subzone 126D; (Lithium-Ion Batteries, Electric Motors and Stationary Energy Storage Systems), Sparks, Nevada, 52824-52825 [2016-18917]

Download as PDF 52824 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 10, 2016 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, August 2, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2016–18941 Filed 8–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: August 4, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–49–2016] Approval of Subzone Status; Rooms to Go (PR), Inc.; Toa Baja, Puerto Rico On April 20, 2016, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico Trade & Export Company, grantee of FTZ 61, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 61, on behalf of Rooms to Go (PR), Inc., in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (81 FR 24563, April 26, 2016). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 61R is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 61’s 1,821.07acre activation limit. Dated: August 3, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–18942 Filed 8–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–21–2016] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 46G— Cincinnati, Ohio, Authorization of Production Activity, Givaudan Flavors Corporation, (Flavor Products), Cincinnati, Ohio On April 1, 2016, Givaudan Flavors Corporation submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board for its facility within FTZ 46—Subzone 46G in Cincinnati, Ohio. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Aug 09, 2016 FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (81 FR 24563, April 26, 2016). 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 Board’s regulations, including section 400.14. Jkt 238001 [FR Doc. 2016–18919 Filed 8–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–51–2016] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 126—Reno, Nevada, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Tesla Motors, Inc., Subzone 126D; (Lithium-Ion Batteries, Electric Motors and Stationary Energy Storage Systems), Sparks, Nevada The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, grantee of FTZ 126, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla), operator of Subzone 126D, for its facility located in Sparks, Nevada. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 20, 2016. The facility is used for the production of lithium-ion batteries, electric motors and stationary energy storage systems. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Tesla from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials and components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Tesla would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to lithium-ion batteries/cells/ modules, electric motors, and stationary energy storage systems (duty rates— 2.8% or 3.4%) for the foreign-status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Carbon black; silicon oxide; nickel cobalt aluminum cathode material; coolants; PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ethyl methyl carbonate; ethylene carbonate; n-methyl-2-pyrrolidone; preparations based on carbon black; lubricants for gears; automatic transmission fluid lubricants; grease; adhesives; epoxy hardeners; graphite; joint compound; battery electrolyte; carbon black solution (AB paste); sealants; methacrylate-butadienestyrene (MBS) copolymers; polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF); carboxymethylcellulose (CMC); electrical tape; polyethylene separators; polypropylene separators; plastic tubing/fittings for hoses/gap pads/bags/ caps and closures/plugs/trays/baffle inserts/brackets/cable supports/cable ties/clips/fasteners/gaskets/heatshrink/ mounts and fittings/o-rings/seals/pipes for stators/covers for converters; plastic self-adhesive sheets in rolls/tapes/films/ labels/strips; butadiene-styrene-alkylmethacrylate copolymer; styrenebutadiene rubber (SBR); rubber hoses/orings/seals/bumpers/grommets/isolator bushings; labels; nickel-plated steel sheets; steel pipes for rotors/pipe bends and elbow fittings/other pipe fittings/ tubefittings/mesh/bolts/screws/ locknuts/nuts/plugs/studs/washers/ dowel pins/springs/caps/clamps/clips/ retainer plates/rings; copper profiles for rotors/bars for rotors/shield plates/foil/ ferrules; brass standoffs; nickel alloy plates; nickel copper tabs (copper ribbon); aluminum alloy bonding wire and sheets; aluminum foil/tube fittings/ spacers/discs/clamps/plugs/cooling tubes/capacitors; tubular keys; metal hinges/brackets for motor vehicles/ fittings for motor vehicles/brackets and mounts suitable for buildings/brackets/ fittings/mounts/latches/spacers for rotors; braze rings; displacement pumps; electric oil pumps; centrifugal pumps; compressors; fans; parts of compressors; battery chillers; heat exchangers; radiator/condenser assemblies; parts of heat exchangers; parts of radiators; oil filters; housings for air filters; parts of air filters; parts of oil filters; air particle separators; pressure relief valves; check valves; breather valves; coolant manifolds; parts of breather valves; valve bodies; drive unit assemblies; bearing endbells; heat sinks for drive units; housings for motors; inverter gearcases; laminations for stators; motor gearcases; parts of bearing endbells; parts of encoders; parts of gearcases; parts of heat sinks to drive units; other parts of motors; rotor endcaps; rotor shafts; rotor stacks; rotors; stator stacks; stators; electrical transformers; drive inverters; power supplies; ferrite beads; power inductors; doors for thermal power supplies; housings for drive inverters; parts of drive inverters; parts E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 10, 2016 / Notices of manifolds for inverters; parts of power supplies; printed circuit board assemblies for converters; printed circuit board assemblies for power supplies; magnets; finished lithium-ion batteries; finished lithium-ion batteries for electrically powered vehicles; battery exhaust ducts; connectors for batteries; enclosures for finished battery packs (and parts thereof); fittings for lithium-ion battery cells; fittings for lithium-ion battery modules; insulators for lithium-ion battery modules; layer and aramid heat resistance layers (separators); lithium-ion battery cells; lithium-ion battery modules; multilayer laminated film layered by polyolefin base; parts of heat sinks to lithium-ion batteries, parts of lithium-ion battery cells and modules; side rails for lithiumion battery enclosures; steel enclosures for batteries (and parts thereof); terminal plates; top plates for lithium-ion battery cells; vents; capacitors; single layer ceramic dielectrics; multilayer ceramic dielectrics; fixed film resistors; fixed resistors; thermistors; flexible printed circuit board assemblies; fuses; grounding wires; electrical relays; electrical switches; connectors for printed circuit board assemblies; pin receptacles; wire harness connectors; busbars; electrical connectors; junction boxes; lug connectors; terminal lugs; terminals; controller boards; switchboards; housings for controllers; housings for junction boxes; housings for plastic connectors; metal contacts; molded parts for printed circuit board assemblies; parts of connectors; parts of fuses; plates for junction boxes; printed circuit board assemblies for controllers; printed circuit board assemblies; diodes; transient voltage suppression (TVS) diodes; transistors; LED lights; programmable integrated circuits; operational amplifiers; other integrated circuits; crystal oscillators; encoder wheels; wire harnesses; thermal barriers; ceramic insulators; plastic insulating fittings; cross shafts; gear box coolers; intermediate shafts; parts of gears; pinion gears; differential roll pins; differentials; housings for differentials; parts of differentials; parts of drive shafts; baffles for oil pans; sensors; and, thermal regulators (duty rate ranges from free to 8.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is September 19, 2016. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Aug 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: August 2, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–18917 Filed 8–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–489–806] Pasta From Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain pasta from Turkey. The period of review is January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review. DATES: Effective August 10, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Shore or Mark Kennedy, AD/ CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2778 or (202) 482–7883, respectively. AGENCY: Scope of the Order The product covered by this administrative review is pasta from Turkey. For a full description of the scope of this order see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.1 Methodology The Department is conducting this countervailing duty (CVD) administrative review in accordance with section 701 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For each of the subsidy programs found countervailable, we preliminarily 1 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty 2014 Administrative Review of Pasta from Turkey,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52825 determine that there is a subsidy (i.e., a financial contribution by an ‘‘authority’’ that gives rise to a benefit to the recipient) and that the subsidy is specific.2 For a full description of the methodology underlying our preliminary conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix I to this notice. 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). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov, and is available to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Preliminary Results of Review As a result of this review, we preliminarily determine a net countervailable subsidy rate of 2.21 percent ad valorem for Bessan Makarna Gida San. Ve Tic. A.S, for the period ¸ January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. Disclosure and Public Comment The Department intends to disclose to interested parties the calculations performed in connection with these preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of this notice.3 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(c), interested parties may submit case briefs no later than 30 days after the date of publication of these preliminary results of review. Parties who submit arguments are requested to submit with the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a table of authorities.4 Rebuttals to case briefs may be filed no later than five days after the deadline for filing case briefs, and all rebuttal comments must be limited to comments raised in the case briefs.5 Case and 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 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). 4 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and (d)(2). 5 See 19 CFR 351.309(d). E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 154 (Wednesday, August 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52824-52825]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-18917]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-51-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 126--Reno, Nevada, Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity, Tesla Motors, Inc., Subzone 126D; 
(Lithium-Ion Batteries, Electric Motors and Stationary Energy Storage 
Systems), Sparks, Nevada

    The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, grantee of 
FTZ 126, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to 
the FTZ Board on behalf Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla), operator of Subzone 
126D, for its facility located in Sparks, Nevada. The notification 
conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 
CFR 400.22) was received on July 20, 2016.
    The facility is used for the production of lithium-ion batteries, 
electric motors and stationary energy storage systems. Pursuant to 15 
CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-
status materials and components and specific finished products 
described in the submitted notification (as described below) and 
subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Tesla from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status materials and components used in 
export production. On its domestic sales, Tesla would be able to choose 
the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to lithium-
ion batteries/cells/modules, electric motors, and stationary energy 
storage systems (duty rates--2.8% or 3.4%) for the foreign-status 
inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or 
reduced on foreign-status production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Carbon 
black; silicon oxide; nickel cobalt aluminum cathode material; 
coolants; ethyl methyl carbonate; ethylene carbonate; n-methyl-2-
pyrrolidone; preparations based on carbon black; lubricants for gears; 
automatic transmission fluid lubricants; grease; adhesives; epoxy 
hardeners; graphite; joint compound; battery electrolyte; carbon black 
solution (AB paste); sealants; methacrylate-butadiene-styrene (MBS) 
copolymers; polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF); carboxymethylcellulose 
(CMC); electrical tape; polyethylene separators; polypropylene 
separators; plastic tubing/fittings for hoses/gap pads/bags/caps and 
closures/plugs/trays/baffle inserts/brackets/cable supports/cable ties/
clips/fasteners/gaskets/heatshrink/mounts and fittings/o-rings/seals/
pipes for stators/covers for converters; plastic self-adhesive sheets 
in rolls/tapes/films/labels/strips; butadiene-styrene-alkyl-
methacrylate copolymer; styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR); rubber hoses/o-
rings/seals/bumpers/grommets/isolator bushings; labels; nickel-plated 
steel sheets; steel pipes for rotors/pipe bends and elbow fittings/
other pipe fittings/tubefittings/mesh/bolts/screws/locknuts/nuts/plugs/
studs/washers/dowel pins/springs/caps/clamps/clips/retainer plates/
rings; copper profiles for rotors/bars for rotors/shield plates/foil/
ferrules; brass standoffs; nickel alloy plates; nickel copper tabs 
(copper ribbon); aluminum alloy bonding wire and sheets; aluminum foil/
tube fittings/spacers/discs/clamps/plugs/cooling tubes/capacitors; 
tubular keys; metal hinges/brackets for motor vehicles/fittings for 
motor vehicles/brackets and mounts suitable for buildings/brackets/
fittings/mounts/latches/spacers for rotors; braze rings; displacement 
pumps; electric oil pumps; centrifugal pumps; compressors; fans; parts 
of compressors; battery chillers; heat exchangers; radiator/condenser 
assemblies; parts of heat exchangers; parts of radiators; oil filters; 
housings for air filters; parts of air filters; parts of oil filters; 
air particle separators; pressure relief valves; check valves; breather 
valves; coolant manifolds; parts of breather valves; valve bodies; 
drive unit assemblies; bearing endbells; heat sinks for drive units; 
housings for motors; inverter gearcases; laminations for stators; motor 
gearcases; parts of bearing endbells; parts of encoders; parts of 
gearcases; parts of heat sinks to drive units; other parts of motors; 
rotor endcaps; rotor shafts; rotor stacks; rotors; stator stacks; 
stators; electrical transformers; drive inverters; power supplies; 
ferrite beads; power inductors; doors for thermal power supplies; 
housings for drive inverters; parts of drive inverters; parts

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of manifolds for inverters; parts of power supplies; printed circuit 
board assemblies for converters; printed circuit board assemblies for 
power supplies; magnets; finished lithium-ion batteries; finished 
lithium-ion batteries for electrically powered vehicles; battery 
exhaust ducts; connectors for batteries; enclosures for finished 
battery packs (and parts thereof); fittings for lithium-ion battery 
cells; fittings for lithium-ion battery modules; insulators for 
lithium-ion battery modules; layer and aramid heat resistance layers 
(separators); lithium-ion battery cells; lithium-ion battery modules; 
multilayer laminated film layered by polyolefin base; parts of heat 
sinks to lithium-ion batteries, parts of lithium-ion battery cells and 
modules; side rails for lithium-ion battery enclosures; steel 
enclosures for batteries (and parts thereof); terminal plates; top 
plates for lithium-ion battery cells; vents; capacitors; single layer 
ceramic dielectrics; multilayer ceramic dielectrics; fixed film 
resistors; fixed resistors; thermistors; flexible printed circuit board 
assemblies; fuses; grounding wires; electrical relays; electrical 
switches; connectors for printed circuit board assemblies; pin 
receptacles; wire harness connectors; busbars; electrical connectors; 
junction boxes; lug connectors; terminal lugs; terminals; controller 
boards; switchboards; housings for controllers; housings for junction 
boxes; housings for plastic connectors; metal contacts; molded parts 
for printed circuit board assemblies; parts of connectors; parts of 
fuses; plates for junction boxes; printed circuit board assemblies for 
controllers; printed circuit board assemblies; diodes; transient 
voltage suppression (TVS) diodes; transistors; LED lights; programmable 
integrated circuits; operational amplifiers; other integrated circuits; 
crystal oscillators; encoder wheels; wire harnesses; thermal barriers; 
ceramic insulators; plastic insulating fittings; cross shafts; gear box 
coolers; intermediate shafts; parts of gears; pinion gears; 
differential roll pins; differentials; housings for differentials; 
parts of differentials; parts of drive shafts; baffles for oil pans; 
sensors; and, thermal regulators (duty rate ranges from free to 8.5%).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The closing period for their receipt is September 19, 
2016.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Diane Finver at 
Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482-1367.

    Dated: August 2, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-18917 Filed 8-9-16; 8:45 am]
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