Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 261 Under Alternative Site Framework; Alexandria, Louisiana, 79416 [2016-27318]

Download as PDF 79416 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board International Trade Administration [A–433–812] [Order No. 2017] Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 261 Under Alternative Site Framework; Alexandria, Louisiana Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the England Economic & Industrial Development District, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 261, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B–37–2016, docketed May 25, 2016) for authority to reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, adjacent to the Morgan City Customs and Border Protection port of entry, to remove Site 3 from the zone, and FTZ 261’s existing Sites 1 and 2 would be categorized as magnet sites; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (81 FR 35298, June 2, 2016) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize FTZ 261 under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone, and to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would terminate authority for Site 2 if not activated within five years from the month of approval. Dated: November 1, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–27318 Filed 11–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Nov 10, 2016 Jkt 241001 Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From Austria: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of the Final Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Austria is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ‘‘Preliminary Determination’’ section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Effective November 14, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edythe Artman or Madeline Heeren, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3931 or (202) 482–9179, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The Department published the initiation of this investigation on April 28, 2016.1 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the memorandum that is dated concurrently with this determination and hereby adopted by this notice.2 A list of topics in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and 1 See Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-ToLength Plate From Austria, Belgium, Brazil, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the People’s Republic of China, South Africa, Taiwan, and the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair Value Investigations, 81 FR 27089 (May 5, 2016) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, entitled ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Italy’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 is made available to the public via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov, and is available to all parties in the Department’s 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 on the internet at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Investigation The product covered by this investigation is CTL plate from Austria. For a full description of the scope of this investigation, see the ‘‘Scope of the Investigation,’’ in Appendix I of this notice. Scope Comments In accordance with the Preamble to the Department’s regulations,3 the Initiation Notice set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage, i.e., scope.4 Certain interested parties commented on the scope of the concurrent CTL plate investigations as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. For a summary of the product coverage comments and rebuttal responses submitted to the records of this and the concurrent CTL plate investigations, and a discussion and analysis of all comments timely received, see the Department’s Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum and the Department’s Additional Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum.5 The Department has 3 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties; Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997) (Preamble). 4 See Initiation Notice, 81 FR at 27090. 5 See Memorandum to Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, ‘‘Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-to-Length Plate From Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of South Africa, Taiwan, and Turkey: Scope Comments Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determinations,’’ dated September 6, 2016 (Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum), and Memorandum to Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, ‘‘Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-toLength Plate From Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of South Africa, Taiwan, and Turkey: Additional Scope Comments Preliminary Decision Memorandum and Extension of Deadlines for Scope Case Briefs and Scope Rebuttal Briefs,’’ E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 2017]


Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 261 Under Alternative Site 
Framework; Alexandria, Louisiana

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:

    Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 
CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization 
of zones;
    Whereas, the England Economic & Industrial Development District, 
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 261, submitted an application to the 
Board (FTZ Docket B-37-2016, docketed May 25, 2016) for authority to 
reorganize under the ASF with a service area of Rapides Parish, 
Louisiana, adjacent to the Morgan City Customs and Border Protection 
port of entry, to remove Site 3 from the zone, and FTZ 261's existing 
Sites 1 and 2 would be categorized as magnet sites;
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (81 FR 35298, June 2, 2016) and the application has been 
processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to reorganize FTZ 261 under the ASF is approved, 
subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 
400.13, to the Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the 
zone, and to an ASF sunset provision for magnet sites that would 
terminate authority for Site 2 if not activated within five years from 
the month of approval.

    Dated: November 1, 2016.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-27318 Filed 11-10-16; 8:45 am]
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