Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 134-Chattanooga, Tennessee; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Volkswagen Group of America-Chattanooga Operations, LLC; (Passenger Motor Vehicles); Chattanooga, Tennessee, 88210-88211 [2016-29348]

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The current request would add 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 foreignstatus materials/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 VW from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, VW would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to passenger motor vehicles (duty rate 2.5%) 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/components sourced from abroad include: Gasoline; diesel fuel, polyurea grease; hydraulic oil; polycarbamide grease; refrigerant; urea; clear lacquer; blending solvent; PVC finishing sheet; canvas covers; aluminum chassis plate; screw driver bits; software; spindle drives; aux-in ports; optical fiber cable; white motor vehicle bodies; and, prototype vehicles E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 7, 2016 / Notices and engines (duty rate ranges from free to 5.7% + .013/KG). 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 January 17, 2017. 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 Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Dated: November 30, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. 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 17 to expand the service area under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone. Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s memorandum, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves the expansion of Subzone 124D on behalf of LOOP LLC, as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Signed at Washington, DC, this 29 day of November 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. ATTEST: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Dated: November 29, 2016. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance Alternate Chairman Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2016–29356 Filed 12–6–16; 8:45 am] Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2023] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [Order No. 2019] Approval of Expansion of Subzone 124D; LOOP LLC; Lafourche and St. James Parishes, Louisiana Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 17; (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework; Kansas City, Kansas 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: 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: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the establishment of subzones for specific uses; Whereas, the Port of South Louisiana, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 124, has made application to the Board to expand Subzone 124D-Site 1 on behalf of LOOP LLC to include an additional parcel in Cut Off, Louisiana (FTZ Docket B–54–2016, docketed August 16, 2016); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (81 FR 56582, August 22, 2016) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Foreign-Trade Zones Board asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [B–82–2016] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 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 Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 17, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B– 16–2016, docketed March 31, 2016) for authority to expand the service area of the zone to include Atchison, Jefferson and Franklin Counties, Kansas, as described in the application, adjacent to the Kansas City Customs and Border Protection port of entry; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (81 FR 19551–19552, April 5, 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 17:54 Dec 06, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–29344 Filed 12–6–16; 8:45 am] Foreign-Trade Zones Board BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [FR Doc. 2016–29348 Filed 12–6–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 88211 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 226—Merced County, California; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Brake Parts Inc; (Automotive Parts Kitting); Patterson, California Brake Parts Inc (BPI) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Patterson, California, within FTZ 226. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 30, 2016. The BPI facility is located within Site 14 of FTZ 226. The facility is used for the kitting of aftermarket automotive parts. 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 BPI from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, BPI would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to master cylinder kits, brake drum kits, brake pad kits, brake shoe kits and brake caliper kits (duty rate ranges from free to 2.5%) for the foreign-status inputs noted below. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 235 (Wednesday, December 7, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 88210-88211]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-29348]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-81-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 134--Chattanooga, Tennessee; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Volkswagen Group of 
America--Chattanooga Operations, LLC; (Passenger Motor Vehicles); 
Chattanooga, Tennessee

    Volkswagen Group of America--Chattanooga Operations, LLC (VW) 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board for its facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, within FTZ 134. The 
notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the 
FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 25, 2016.
    VW already has authority to produce passenger motor vehicles within 
Site 3 of FTZ 134. The current request would add 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 finished products 
described in the submitted notification (as described below) and 
subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt VW from customs duty 
payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, VW would be able to choose the duty 
rates during customs entry procedures that apply to passenger motor 
vehicles (duty rate 2.5%) 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/components sourced from abroad include: Gasoline; 
diesel fuel, polyurea grease; hydraulic oil; polycarbamide grease; 
refrigerant; urea; clear lacquer; blending solvent; PVC finishing 
sheet; canvas covers; aluminum chassis plate; screw driver bits; 
software; spindle drives; aux-in ports; optical fiber cable; white 
motor vehicle bodies; and, prototype vehicles

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and engines (duty rate ranges from free to 5.7% + .013/KG).
    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 January 17, 2017.
    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 Christopher Kemp at 
Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482-0862.

    Dated: November 30, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-29348 Filed 12-6-16; 8:45 am]
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