Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 122-Corpus Christi, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; voestalpine Texas, LLC (Hot Briquetted Iron By-Products); Portland, Texas, 80634-80635 [2016-27571]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 80634 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 16, 2016 / Notices product development, and business planning. This request is for a revision to the currently approved collection and will cover the 2016 through 2018 ACES (conducted in fiscal years 2017 through 2019). A change from the previous ACES authorization is the addition of detailed capital expenditures by type of structure and type of equipment. These data, collected every five years, were last collected in the 2012 ACES and will be collected again in the 2017 ACES. Another change is the collection of survey data from both employer and non-employer companies solely through electronic reporting. All companies will receive a notification letter containing their User ID and password, and will be directed to report online through the Census Bureau’s Business Help Site. The online reporting instruments are an electronic version of the paper data collection instruments that will no longer be used. We will no longer have paper forms but respondents have the ability to print an ACES worksheet to use as a guide and/or a record of their response once they have completed the survey. In addition to capital expenditures, all employer businesses will be asked to provide sales and receipts information to calculate industry investment to sales ratios and to assist in verifying that consolidated company data are being reported. Asset and depreciation information, also collected, assists in measuring changes in the nation’s capital stock estimates. The capital expenditures data collected annually from a sample of non-employer businesses are intended to better represent the total capital expenditures activity of all firms. The Census Bureau will collect and publish ACES data based on the 2012 NAICS. Industries in the survey will comprise 3-digit and 4-digit 2012 NAICS codes. The ACES is an integral part of the Federal Government’s effort to improve the quality and usefulness of National economic statistics. Federal agencies, including the Census Bureau, use these data to improve and supplement ongoing statistical programs. The Census Bureau uses the ACES data to improve the quality of monthly economic indicators of investment. The Census Bureau’s Value of New Construction Put in Place survey currently uses the ACES data to benchmark its industrial buildings data. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) uses the ACES annual capital expenditures data for equipment and computer software to prepare estimates of private fixed investment, a major VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:23 Nov 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 component of gross domestic product (GDP). BEA also uses these data to prepare estimates of investment by industry in the fixed assets accounts (FAAs). Investment in structures from the ACES are used by BEA to prepare the gross domestic output of the construction industries in GDP by industry. Data collected by ACES every five years on industry capital expenditures by type of structure and type of equipment are critical inputs for preparing benchmarked estimates of private fixed investment in the national income and product accounts (NIPA), the input-output accounts, and the FAAs. The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) uses the ACES data to improve estimates of investment indicators for monetary policy. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) uses the ACES annual data to improve estimates of capital stocks for productivity analysis and the detailed types of structures and types of equipment data collected every five years to improve estimates of manufacturing multifactor productivity measures. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses the data for monitoring and evaluating the healthcare industries. The Department of the Treasury uses the data in analysis of depreciation. In addition, the ACES data provide industry analysts with capital expenditure data for market analysts, economic forecasting, identifying business opportunities, product development, and business planning. The capital expenditures by type of structure and type of equipment are critical to ensuring the appropriateness of capital expenditures statistics in years detailed data by types of structures and types of equipment are not collected. Affected Public: Business & other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13 United States Code, Sections 131 and 182. Sections 224 and 225 of Title 13 make this survey mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Sheleen Dumas, PRA Departmental Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–27499 Filed 11–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–75–2016] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 122—Corpus Christi, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; voestalpine Texas, LLC (Hot Briquetted Iron By-Products); Portland, Texas The Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of FTZ 122, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of voestalpine Texas, LLC (voestalpine), located in Portland, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 7, 2016. voestalpine already has authority to produce hot briquetted iron using foreign-sourced iron ore pellets within Subzone 122T. The current request would add hot briquetted iron (HBI) byproducts and foreign-status materials/ components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/components and specific byproducts described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt voestalpine from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, voestalpine would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to the HBI byproducts—iron sludge, recycled iron briquettes, direct reduction remet, and iron fines (duty free) for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The materials which may be sourced from abroad include sodium bentonite and slaked lime (duty free). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 16, 2016 / Notices closing period for their receipt is December 27, 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–117–2016] [S–159–2016] Foreign-Trade Zone 61—San Juan, Puerto Rico; Application for Subzone; ´ Aceros de America, Inc.; San Juan, Puerto Rico On August 9, 2016, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Mississippi Coast Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 92, requesting an additional site within Subzone 92B on behalf of Huntington Ingalls Industries. The existing subzone and the proposed site would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 92. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (81 FR 54041–54042, August 15, 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 expand Subzone 92B is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 92’s 2,000acre activation limit. An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Puerto Rico Trade & Export Company, grantee of FTZ 61, requesting subzone status for the facility ´ of Aceros de America, Inc., located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on November 10, 2016. The proposed subzone (4.49 acres) is located at State Road #1, km 25.0, Quebrada Arenas Ward, San Juan. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 61. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Camille Evans of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. 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 December 27, 2016. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to January 10, 2017. A copy of the application 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 Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@ trade.gov or (202) 482–2350. Dated: November 8, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Dated: November 10, 2016. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–27568 Filed 11–15–16; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2016–27574 Filed 11–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Dated: November 8, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–27571 Filed 11–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–112–2016] Approval of Expansion of Subzone 92B; Huntington Ingalls Industries; Pascagoula, Mississippi asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:23 Nov 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 80635 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Approval of Subzone Status; ASICS America Corporation; Byhalia, Mississippi On August 16, 2016, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Northern Mississippi FTZ, Inc., grantee of FTZ 262, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 262, on behalf of ASICS America Corporation in Byhalia, Mississippi. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (81 FR 56582, August 22, 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 262C is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 262’s 680acre activation limit. Dated: November 8, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–27570 Filed 11–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–588–850] Certain Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe (Over 41⁄2 Inches) From Japan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2014– 2015 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On July 12, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain large diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (over 41⁄2 inches) from Japan. The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015. The review covers five producers or exporters of AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 221 (Wednesday, November 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 80634-80635]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27571]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-75-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 122--Corpus Christi, Texas; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; voestalpine Texas, LLC (Hot Briquetted 
Iron By-Products); Portland, Texas

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of FTZ 122, submitted 
a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on 
behalf of voestalpine Texas, LLC (voestalpine), located in Portland, 
Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 
7, 2016.
    voestalpine already has authority to produce hot briquetted iron 
using foreign-sourced iron ore pellets within Subzone 122T. The current 
request would add hot briquetted iron (HBI) by-products and foreign-
status materials/components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 
CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the 
specific foreign-status materials/components and specific by-products 
described in the submitted notification (as described below) and 
subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt voestalpine from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used 
in export production. On its domestic sales, voestalpine would be able 
to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to 
the HBI by-products--iron sludge, recycled iron briquettes, direct 
reduction remet, and iron fines (duty free) for the foreign-status 
materials/components noted below and in the existing scope of 
authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on 
foreign-status production equipment.
    The materials which may be sourced from abroad include sodium 
bentonite and slaked lime (duty free).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The

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closing period for their receipt is December 27, 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: November 8, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-27571 Filed 11-15-16; 8:45 am]
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