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[FR Doc. 2016–20382 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–55–2016] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 281—Miami, Florida; Notification of Proposed Production Activity Carrier InterAmerica Corporation (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems); Miami, Florida Miami-Dade County, grantee of FTZ 281, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Carrier InterAmerica Corporation (Carrier), located in Miami, Florida. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 5, 2016. The Carrier facility is located within Site 3 of FTZ 281. The facility is used to combine and segregate mini-split and multi-split type heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) 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 Carrier from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Carrier would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to mini-split and multi-split type HVAC systems and their component evaporator and condensing units (duty rates range from 1% to 2.2%) for the foreign-status inputs noted below. Customs duties also VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Aug 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Mini-split type HVAC systems, evaporator units and condensing units (duty rates range from 1% to 2.2%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is October 4, 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 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 18, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–20327 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration (PECSEA) will meet on September 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m., at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 3884, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC The PECSEA provides advice on matters pertinent to those portions of the Export Administration Act, as amended, that deal with United States policies of encouraging trade with all countries with which the United States has diplomatic or trading relations and of controlling trade for national security and foreign policy reasons. Agenda Frm 00005 Closed Session 9. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 25 participants on a first come, first served basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov no later than September 8, 2016. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on March 9, 2016, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § (10)(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with predecisional changes to the Commerce Control List and U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: August 18, 2016. Kevin J. Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–20335 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Open Session 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman and Vice Chairman. 2. Opening remarks by the Bureau of Industry and Security. 3. Export Control Reform Update. 4. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public. PO 00000 5. Discussion of Reexport Technical Advisory Committee 6. Single Form Update 7. Subcommittee Updates 8. Discussion of Topics for Next Administration Action Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Trade Administration President’s Export Council: Meeting of the President’s Export Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 165 / Thursday, August 25, 2016 / Notices President’s Export Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., SUMMARY: The President’s Export Washington, DC, 20230. Council (Council) will hold a meeting to Statements will be posted on the deliberate on recommendations related President’s Export Council Web site to promoting the expansion of U.S. (http://trade.gov/pec) without change, exports. Priority topics will include: the including any business or personal Trans-Pacific Partnership and Board information provided such as names, appointments for the Export-Import addresses, email addresses, or telephone Bank of the United States. Additional numbers. All statements received, topics may include: the including attachments and other Administration’s trade agenda, supporting materials, are part of the infrastructure investment, workforce public record and subject to public readiness, access to capital for disclosure. You should submit only microbusinesses and SMEs, and export information that you wish to make control reform. The final agenda will be publicly available. posted at least one week in advance of Meeting minutes: Copies of the the meeting on the President’s Export Council’s meeting minutes will be Council Web site at http://trade.gov/pec. available within ninety (90) days of the DATES: September 14, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. meeting. (ET) Dated: August 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: The President’s Export Tricia Van Orden, Council meeting will be broadcast via Designated Federal Officer, President’s Export live webcast on the Internet at http:// Council. whitehouse.gov/live. [FR Doc. 2016–20294 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P Tricia Van Orden, Designated Federal Officer, President’s Export Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 202–482–5876, email: tricia.vanorden@ International Trade Administration trade.gov. Press inquiries should be directed to [Docket No. 160811727–6727–01] the International Trade Administration’s Office of Public Affairs, telephone: 202– RIN 0625–XC023 482–3809. U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework SelfSUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Certification Notice Background: The President’s Export AGENCY: International Trade Council was first established by Administration, Department of Executive Order on December 20, 1973 Commerce. to advise the President on matters relating to U.S. export trade and to ACTION: Notice of discontinuation of the report to the President on its activities U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework. and recommendations for expanding SUMMARY: The International Trade U.S. exports. The President’s Export Administration (ITA) issues this notice Council was renewed most recently by Executive Order 13708 of September 30, regarding the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework (U.S.-EU Safe Harbor). As of 2015, for the two-year period ending August 1, 2016, the Department of September 30, 2017. This Committee is Commerce no longer accepts new established in accordance with the submissions of self-certification to the provisions of the Federal Advisory U.S.-EU Safe Harbor. As of October 31, Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 2016, the Department of Commerce will U.S.C. App. Public Submissions: The public is no longer accept re-certification invited to submit written statements to submissions to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor. the President’s Export Council. DATES: The Department of Commerce Statements must be received by 5:00PM stopped accepting new submissions of ET on September 12, 2016 by either of self-certification to the U.S.-EU Safe the following methods: Harbor on August 1, 2016. As of October 31, 2016, the Department of Commerce a. Electronic Submissions will no longer accept re-certification Submit statements electronically to submissions to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor. Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: President’s Export Council via email: Shannon Coe, International Trade tricia.vanorden@trade.gov. Administration, 202–482–6013 or b. Paper Submissions Shannon.Coe@trade.gov. Send paper statements to Tricia Van SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On Orden, Designated Federal Officer, October 6, 2015, the European Court of asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. 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The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework provides companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with European Union data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce. The Department of Commerce started accepting certifications 4 to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework 5 on August 1st. As of August 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce stopped accepting new submissions for self-certification to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework; as of October 31, 2016, the Department of Commerce will stop accepting recertification submissions to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 165 (Thursday, August 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58472-58473]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20294]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


President's Export Council: Meeting of the President's Export 
Council

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

[[Page 58473]]


ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The President's Export Council (Council) will hold a meeting 
to deliberate on recommendations related to promoting the expansion of 
U.S. exports. Priority topics will include: the Trans-Pacific 
Partnership and Board appointments for the Export-Import Bank of the 
United States. Additional topics may include: the Administration's 
trade agenda, infrastructure investment, workforce readiness, access to 
capital for microbusinesses and SMEs, and export control reform. The 
final agenda will be posted at least one week in advance of the meeting 
on the President's Export Council Web site at http://trade.gov/pec.

DATES: September 14, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. (ET)

ADDRESSES: The President's Export Council meeting will be broadcast via 
live webcast on the Internet at http://whitehouse.gov/live.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tricia Van Orden, Designated Federal 
Officer, President's Export Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-5876, email: 
tricia.vanorden@trade.gov.
    Press inquiries should be directed to the International Trade 
Administration's Office of Public Affairs, telephone: 202-482-3809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The President's Export Council was first established by 
Executive Order on December 20, 1973 to advise the President on matters 
relating to U.S. export trade and to report to the President on its 
activities and recommendations for expanding U.S. exports. The 
President's Export Council was renewed most recently by Executive Order 
13708 of September 30, 2015, for the two-year period ending September 
30, 2017. This Committee is established in accordance with the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App.
    Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written 
statements to the President's Export Council. Statements must be 
received by 5:00PM ET on September 12, 2016 by either of the following 
methods:

a. Electronic Submissions

    Submit statements electronically to Tricia Van Orden, Executive 
Secretary, President's Export Council via email: 
tricia.vanorden@trade.gov.

b. Paper Submissions

    Send paper statements to Tricia Van Orden, Designated Federal 
Officer, President's Export Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230.
    Statements will be posted on the President's Export Council Web 
site (http://trade.gov/pec) without change, including any business or 
personal information provided such as names, addresses, email 
addresses, or telephone numbers. All statements received, including 
attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public 
record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only 
information that you wish to make publicly available.
    Meeting minutes: Copies of the Council's meeting minutes will be 
available within ninety (90) days of the meeting.

    Dated: August 18, 2016.
Tricia Van Orden,
Designated Federal Officer, President's Export Council.
[FR Doc. 2016-20294 Filed 8-24-16; 8:45 am]
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