Export Trade Certificate of Review, 15024-15025 [2017-05867]

Download as PDF 15024 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 56 / Friday, March 24, 2017 / Notices this application as ‘‘Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 17–00001.’’ A summary of the current application follows. Summary of the Application Applicant: ADM Rice, Inc. and ADM Export Co., 600 White Plains Road #605, Tarrytown, New York, 10591. Contact: Andrew Shoyer, Partner— Sidley Austin LLP; Telephone: (202) 736–8326. Application No.: 17–00001. Date Deemed Submitted: March 10, 2017. Summary: ADM Rice, Inc. and ADM Export Co. seek a Certificate of Review to engage in the Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation described below in the following Export Trade and Export Markets: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Export Trade Products: ADM Rice, Inc. and ADM Export Co. propose to export under the Certificate, directly and through other suppliers, rice and rice products, including but not limited to: Harvest rice; rough rice; brown rice; milled, under milled, and unpolished rice; coated rice; oiled rice; enriched rice; rice bran; polished rice; head rice; broken rice; second head rice; brewers rice; screenings; and rice flour; but not wild rice. This includes U.S. Calrose, U.S. Akitakomachi, Calhikari, U.S. Koshihikari, U.S. Mochi, and U.S. M–401. Listed below are the North American Industry Classification System codes at the six-digit level for the rice products that ADM Rice, Inc. and ADM Export Co. intend to export: • 1006.10 • 1006.20 • 1006.30 • 1006.40 Services: All services related to the export of Products. Technology Rights: All intellectual property rights associated with Products or Services, including, but not limited to: Patents, trademarks, services marks, trade names, copyrights, neighboring (related) rights, trade secrets, knowhow, and confidential databases and computer programs. Export Trade Facilitation Services: Services to facilitate the export of Products, including but not limited to: Consulting and trade strategy; converting harvest rice to marketable finished rice products via the drying, storage, milling and packaging process for export; arranging and coordinating delivery of products to port of export; arranging for inland and/or marine transportation; allocating products to VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:56 Mar 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 vessel; arranging for storage space at port; arranging for warehousing, stevedoring, wharfage, handling, inspection, fumigation and freight forwarding; insurance and financing; documentation and services related to compliance with customs requirements; sales and marketing; export brokerage; foreign marketing and analysis; foreign market development; overseas advertising and promotion; productrelated research and design based upon foreign buyer and consumer preferences; inspection and quality control; shipping and export management; export licensing; provisions of overseas sales and distribution facilities and overseas sales staff; legal, accounting, and tax assistance; development and application of management information systems; trade show exhibitions; professional services in the area of government relations and assistance with federal and state export assistance programs; invoicing foreign buyers; collecting payment for products; and arranging for payment of applicable commissions and fees. Export Markets The Export Markets include all parts of the world except the United States (the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands). Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operations To engage in Export Trade in the Export Markets, ADM Rice, Inc. and ADM Export Co. may: 1. Exchange information with Suppliers or Export Intermediaries individually regarding the availability of Products for export, prices of Products for sale in the Export Markets, and coordinating the export of Products to Export Markets; 2. Process other Suppliers’ harvest rice to marketable finished Products for Export Markets via drying, storage, milling, and packaging processes; 3. Solicit orders for the export of Products from potential foreign distributors and purchasers in Export Markets; 4. Prepare and submit offers of Products to potential foreign distributors, purchasers, and other entities for sale in Export Markets; 5. Establish the price and quantity of Products for sale in Export Markets and set other terms for any export sale; PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6. Negotiate and enter into agreements for sale of Products in Export Markets; 7. Enter into agreements to purchase Products from one or more Suppliers to fulfill specific export sales obligations; 8. Apply for and utilize government export assistance and incentive programs; and 9. Meet with Suppliers or other entities periodically to discuss general matters specific to the activities approved in this Certificate (not related to price and supply arrangements between ADM Rice, Inc. and ADM Export Co. and the individual Suppliers) such as relevant facts concerning the Export Markets (e.g., demand conditions, transportation costs and prices in the export markets), or the possibility of joint marketing, bidding or selling arrangements in the Export Markets. Definition ‘‘Supplier’’ means a person who mills, produces, provides, markets, or sells Products, Services and/or Technology Rights. ‘‘Export Intermediary’’ means a person who acts as a distributor, representative, sales or marketing agent, joint marketer, or broker, or who performs similar functions. Dated: March 21, 2017. Amanda Reynolds, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 2017–05866 Filed 3–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 99–11A05] Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of application to amend the Export Trade Certificate of Review issued to California Almond Export Association, LLC (‘‘CAEA’’), Application No. 99–11A05. ACTION: The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (‘‘OTEA’’) of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review (‘‘Certificate’’). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 482–5131 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 56 / Friday, March 24, 2017 / Notices (this is not a toll-free number) or email at etca@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001–21) (‘‘the Act’’) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate of Review protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from State and Federal government antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in compliance with its terms and conditions. Section 302(b)(1) of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 and 15 CFR 325.6(a) require the Secretary to publish a notice in the Federal Register identifying the applicant and summarizing its application. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Request for Public Comments Interested parties may submit written comments relevant to the determination whether an amended Certificate should be issued. If the comments include any privileged or confidential business information, it must be clearly marked and a nonconfidential version of the comments (identified as such) should be included. Any comments not marked as privileged or confidential business information will be deemed to be nonconfidential. An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies of the nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20 days after the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 21028, Washington, DC 20230. Information submitted by any person is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). However, nonconfidential versions of the comments will be made available to the applicant if necessary for determining whether or not to issue the amended Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as ‘‘Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 99–11A05.’’ Summary of the Application Applicant: CAEA, 4800 Sisk Road, Modesto, CA 95356. Contact: Bill Morecraft, Chairman, Telephone: (916) 446–8537. Application No.: 99–11A05. Date Deemed Submitted: March 13, 2017. Proposed Amendment: CAEA seeks to amend its Certificate as follows: • Remove California Gold Almonds, LLC as a Member VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:56 Mar 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 • Change the name of Member Paramount Farms, Inc. to Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, LLC CAEA’s proposed amendment of its Certificate would result in the following Members list: Almonds California Pride, Inc., Caruthers, CA Baldwin-Minkler Farms, Orland, CA Blue Diamond Growers, Sacramento, CA Campos Brothers, Caruthers, CA Chico Nut Company, Chico, CA Del Rio Nut Company, Livingston, CA Fair Trade Corner, Inc., Chico, CA Fisher Nut Company, Modesto, CA Hilltop Ranch, Inc., Ballico, CA Hughson Nut, Inc., Hughson, CA Mariani Nut Company, Winters, CA Nutco, LLC d.b.a. Spycher Brothers, Turlock, CA P–R Farms, Inc., Clovis, CA Roche Brothers International Family Nut Co., Escalon, CA RPAC, LLC, Los Banos, CA South Valley Almond Company, LLC, Wasco, CA SunnyGem, LLC, Wasco, CA Western Nut Company, Chico, CA Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, LLC, Los Angeles, CA Dated: March 21, 2017. Amanda Reynolds, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482–5131, etca@trade.gov. [FR Doc. 2017–05867 Filed 3–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF246 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Chevron Richmond Refinery Long Wharf Maintenance and Efficiency Project in San Francisco Bay, California National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS has received an application from Chevron for an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to pile driving and removal associated with the Long Wharf Maintenance and Efficiency SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15025 Project (WMEP). Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an IHA to Chevron to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activity. DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than April 24, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments on the applications should be addressed to Jolie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Physical comments should be sent to 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 and electronic comments should be sent to ITP.pauline@noaa.gov. Instructions: Comments sent by any other method, to any other address or individual, or received after the end of the comment period, may not be considered by NMFS. Comments received electronically, including all attachments, must not exceed a 25megabyte file size. Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted in Microsoft Word or Excel or Adobe PDF file formats only. All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on the Internet at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/construction.htm without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit confidential business information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rob Pauline, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. Electronic copies of the applications and supporting documents, as well as a list of the references cited in this document may be obtained online at: www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ incidental/construction.htm. In case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce to allow, upon request by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified area, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals, providing that certain findings are made and the necessary prescriptions are established. The incidental taking of small numbers of marine mammals may be E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 56 (Friday, March 24, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15024-15025]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-05867]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[Application No. 99-11A05]


Export Trade Certificate of Review

ACTION: Notice of application to amend the Export Trade Certificate of 
Review issued to California Almond Export Association, LLC (``CAEA''), 
Application No. 99-11A05.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the 
International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has 
received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review 
(``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and 
requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be 
issued.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of 
Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 
482-5131

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(this is not a toll-free number) or email at etca@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act 
of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001-21) (``the Act'') authorizes the 
Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An 
Export Trade Certificate of Review protects the holder and the members 
identified in the Certificate from State and Federal government 
antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions for 
the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in 
compliance with its terms and conditions. Section 302(b)(1) of the 
Export Trading Company Act of 1982 and 15 CFR 325.6(a) require the 
Secretary to publish a notice in the Federal Register identifying the 
applicant and summarizing its application.

Request for Public Comments

    Interested parties may submit written comments relevant to the 
determination whether an amended Certificate should be issued. If the 
comments include any privileged or confidential business information, 
it must be clearly marked and a nonconfidential version of the comments 
(identified as such) should be included. Any comments not marked as 
privileged or confidential business information will be deemed to be 
nonconfidential.
    An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies of the 
nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20 days 
after the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 
21028, Washington, DC 20230.
    Information submitted by any person is exempt from disclosure under 
the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). However, nonconfidential 
versions of the comments will be made available to the applicant if 
necessary for determining whether or not to issue the amended 
Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as ``Export 
Trade Certificate of Review, application number 99-11A05.''

Summary of the Application

    Applicant: CAEA, 4800 Sisk Road, Modesto, CA 95356.
    Contact: Bill Morecraft, Chairman, Telephone: (916) 446-8537.
    Application No.: 99-11A05.
    Date Deemed Submitted: March 13, 2017.
    Proposed Amendment: CAEA seeks to amend its Certificate as follows:

 Remove California Gold Almonds, LLC as a Member
 Change the name of Member Paramount Farms, Inc. to Wonderful 
Pistachios & Almonds, LLC

    CAEA's proposed amendment of its Certificate would result in the 
following Members list:

Almonds California Pride, Inc., Caruthers, CA
Baldwin-Minkler Farms, Orland, CA
Blue Diamond Growers, Sacramento, CA
Campos Brothers, Caruthers, CA
Chico Nut Company, Chico, CA
Del Rio Nut Company, Livingston, CA
Fair Trade Corner, Inc., Chico, CA
Fisher Nut Company, Modesto, CA
Hilltop Ranch, Inc., Ballico, CA
Hughson Nut, Inc., Hughson, CA
Mariani Nut Company, Winters, CA
Nutco, LLC d.b.a. Spycher Brothers, Turlock, CA
P-R Farms, Inc., Clovis, CA
Roche Brothers International Family Nut Co., Escalon, CA
RPAC, LLC, Los Banos, CA
South Valley Almond Company, LLC, Wasco, CA
SunnyGem, LLC, Wasco, CA
Western Nut Company, Chico, CA
Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, LLC, Los Angeles, CA

    Dated: March 21, 2017.
Amanda Reynolds,
Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-5131, 
etca@trade.gov.
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