Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 76919 [2016-26751]

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[FR Doc. 2016–26713 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective November 4, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act) requires the Department of Commerce (the Department) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to AGENCY: publish quarterly updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide the Department’s quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the periods April 1, 2016, through June 30, 2016. The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, information on subsidies, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. The Department will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. The Department encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: October 28, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. APPENDIX—SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN-QUOTA RATE OF DUTY Gross 1 subsidy ($/lb) Net 2 subsidy ($/lb) Country Program(s) 28 European Union Member States 3 .......................... Canada ......................................................................... Norway .......................................................................... European Union Restitution Payments ........................ Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese .......... Indirect (Milk) Subsidy .................................................. Consumer Subsidy ....................................................... $0.00 0.46 0.00 0.00 $0.00 0.46 0.00 0.00 Total ....................................................................... Switzerland ................................................................... ....................................................................................... Deficiency Payments .................................................... 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1 Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 3 The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 2 Defined [FR Doc. 2016–26751 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Nov 03, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 214 (Friday, November 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-26751]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration 
Department of Commerce.

DATES: Effective November 4, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (the Act) requires the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with 
respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty, 
as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish quarterly 
updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide 
the Department's quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese 
that were imported during the periods April 1, 2016, through June 30, 
2016.
    The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, information on subsidies, as defined in section 702(h) of 
the Act, being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign 
governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. 
The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or 
programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which 
information is currently available. The Department will incorporate 
additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and 
additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the 
information is developed.
    The Department encourages any person having information on foreign 
government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to 
an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: October 28, 2016.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

                    Appendix--Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty
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                                                                                     Gross \1\        Net \2\
                  Country                                 Program(s)              subsidy ($/lb)  subsidy ($/lb)
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28 European Union Member States \3\........  European Union Restitution Payments           $0.00           $0.00
Canada.....................................  Export Assistance on Certain Types             0.46            0.46
                                              of Cheese.
Norway.....................................  Indirect (Milk) Subsidy............            0.00            0.00
                                             Consumer Subsidy...................            0.00            0.00
                                                                                 -------------------------------
    Total..................................  ...................................            0.00            0.00
Switzerland................................  Deficiency Payments................            0.00            0.00
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\1\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
\2\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
\3\ The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
  Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
  Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

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