Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158-Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; MTD Consumer Group, Inc. (Lawn and Garden Equipment); Verona, Mississippi, 68404 [2016-23965]

Download as PDF 68404 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 4, 2016 / Notices Number of Respondents: 70. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 11,380. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–23932 Filed 10–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–65–2016] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158— Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; MTD Consumer Group, Inc. (Lawn and Garden Equipment); Verona, Mississippi MTD Consumer Group, Inc. (MTD), submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Verona, Mississippi, within FTZ 158. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on September 13, 2016. The MTD facility is located within Site 17 of FTZ 158. The facility is used for the production of lawn and garden equipment. 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 MTD from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, MTD would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to water pumps; blowers; power washers; tillers; de-thatchers; aerators; snow throwers; walk behind mowers; mower attachments; edgers; wheeled string trimmers; chippers; shredders; chipper/ shredder/vacuums (CSVs); log splitters; and, 2-wheel tractors (duty rates range between free and 2.4%) for the foreignstatus 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: polyvinyl chloride tubes; plastic flexible hoses/ adhesive labels/bagger cover panels; rubber v-belts/tire inner tubes/0-rings/ oil seals/water seals/plugs; cardboard VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Oct 03, 2016 Jkt 241001 retail cartons; textile grass catcher bags; steel hydraulic fittings/control cables/ screw rings/hexagonal head bolts/nuts/ washers/pins/springs/mower blades; metal frame brackets; gasoline-powered engines; engine shrouds; hydraulic cylinders; reciprocating positive displacement pumps; hydraulic fluid power pumps; pump parts (ports, bodies and cores); wheels for leaf blowers; hydraulic fluid inlet filters; air cleaners; pressure washer spray gun/nozzle fittings/nozzle extension tubes; snow thrower wheels; block joint assemblies for snow throwers; tiller parts (tine/ handle assemblies, handle covers, tines, bails, drive handles, handle height adjuster plates); lawn mower wheels; water nozzle adapters for lawn mower decks; blower chutes for lawn mowers; wheeled string trimmer bodies; string trimmer handles; log splitter wheels; hitch coupling assemblies for log splitters; steel screens for wood chippers; wedges for wood chippers; edger wheels; manual directional valves for hydraulic fluid on log splitters; valve parts for log splitters; radial ball bearings; transmission shafts/cranks/ assemblies; worm gears; gearbox housings; metal magnets; motor starters; axles for 2-wheel tractors; and, wheel barrow/cart wheels with tires (duty rates range from free to 9%). 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 November 14, 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: September 27, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–23965 Filed 10–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–580–879] Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Expedited Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating an expedited review of the countervailing duty order on certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) with respect to POSCO and Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai). DATES: Effective October 4, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Myrna Lobo, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–2371. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 25, 2016, the Department published the countervailing duty order on CORE from Korea.1 On August 24, 2016, the Department received requests from POSCO and Hyundai to conduct an expedited review of this countervailing duty order.2 POSCO and Hyundai were not selected for individual examination during the investigation and made these requests pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(k). Initiation of Expedited Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.214(k)(1)(i)–(iii), POSCO and Hyundai each certified that it exported the subject merchandise to the United States during the period of investigation; that it was not affiliated with an exporter or producer that the Department individually examined in the investigation; and that it informed the Government of Korea, as the government of the exporting country, that the government will be required to 1 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India, Italy, Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 81 FR 48387 (July 25, 2016). 2 See letter from POSCO, ‘‘Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from South Korea, Case No. C–580– 879: Request for Expedited Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(k),’’ (August 24, 2016). See also letter from Hyundai, ‘‘Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from South Korea, Case No. C–580–879: Request for Expedited Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(k),’’ (August 24, 2016). E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-65-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158--Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; MTD Consumer Group, Inc. 
(Lawn and Garden Equipment); Verona, Mississippi

    MTD Consumer Group, Inc. (MTD), submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Verona, Mississippi, within FTZ 158. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on September 13, 2016.
    The MTD facility is located within Site 17 of FTZ 158. The facility 
is used for the production of lawn and garden equipment. 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 MTD from customs duty 
payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On 
its domestic sales, MTD would be able to choose the duty rates during 
customs entry procedures that apply to water pumps; blowers; power 
washers; tillers; de-thatchers; aerators; snow throwers; walk behind 
mowers; mower attachments; edgers; wheeled string trimmers; chippers; 
shredders; chipper/shredder/vacuums (CSVs); log splitters; and, 2-wheel 
tractors (duty rates range between free and 2.4%) 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: polyvinyl 
chloride tubes; plastic flexible hoses/adhesive labels/bagger cover 
panels; rubber v-belts/tire inner tubes/0-rings/oil seals/water seals/
plugs; cardboard retail cartons; textile grass catcher bags; steel 
hydraulic fittings/control cables/screw rings/hexagonal head bolts/
nuts/washers/pins/springs/mower blades; metal frame brackets; gasoline-
powered engines; engine shrouds; hydraulic cylinders; reciprocating 
positive displacement pumps; hydraulic fluid power pumps; pump parts 
(ports, bodies and cores); wheels for leaf blowers; hydraulic fluid 
inlet filters; air cleaners; pressure washer spray gun/nozzle fittings/
nozzle extension tubes; snow thrower wheels; block joint assemblies for 
snow throwers; tiller parts (tine/handle assemblies, handle covers, 
tines, bails, drive handles, handle height adjuster plates); lawn mower 
wheels; water nozzle adapters for lawn mower decks; blower chutes for 
lawn mowers; wheeled string trimmer bodies; string trimmer handles; log 
splitter wheels; hitch coupling assemblies for log splitters; steel 
screens for wood chippers; wedges for wood chippers; edger wheels; 
manual directional valves for hydraulic fluid on log splitters; valve 
parts for log splitters; radial ball bearings; transmission shafts/
cranks/assemblies; worm gears; gearbox housings; metal magnets; motor 
starters; axles for 2-wheel tractors; and, wheel barrow/cart wheels 
with tires (duty rates range from free to 9%).
    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 November 14, 
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: September 27, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-23965 Filed 10-3-16; 8:45 am]
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