Export Trade Certificate of Review, 20560-20561 [2017-08941]

Download as PDF nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 20560 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 84 / Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / Notices Initiation of Inquiry Into the Status of the People’s Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, 82 FR 16162 (April 3, 2017). In the request for public comment and information, and as part of the less-thanfair-value investigation of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Department is seeking broad input from the public regarding whether the PRC should continue to be treated as a nonmarket economy (NME) country under the antidumping and countervailing duty laws. The Department is seeking public comment and information with respect to the factors to be considered under the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). DATES: To be assured of consideration, written comments and information must be received no later than May 10, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments and information by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.Regulations.gov. The identification number is ITA–2017–0002. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery to Leah Wils-Owens, Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, Room 3720, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 and reference ‘‘Inquiry Into the Status of the People’s Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, ITA–2017– 0002’’ in the subject line. Instructions: You must submit comments by one of the above methods to ensure that the comments are received and considered. 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. All comments and information received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted to http://www.regulations.gov without change. All Personal Identifying Information (for example, name, address, etc.) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. Any comments and information must be in English or be accompanied by English translations to be considered. The Department will accept anonymous comments (enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous). Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats only. Supporting documents and any VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 May 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov, using the search term ‘‘ITA–2017–0002’’. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Albert Hsu at (202) 482–4491 or Daniel Calhoun at (202) 482–1439. The Department has treated the PRC as an NME country under section 771(18) of the Act in all past antidumping duty investigations and administrative reviews.1 The Department last reviewed the PRC’s NME status in 2006 and determined to continue to treat the PRC as an NME country. As part of the lessthan-fair-value investigation of certain aluminum foil from the PRC,2 and pursuant to its authority under section 771(18)(C)(ii) of the Act, the Department initiated an inquiry into the PRC’s status as an NME country.3 As part of this inquiry, the Department is interested in receiving public comment and information with respect to the PRC on the factors enumerated by section 771(18)(B) of the Act, which the Department must take into account in making a market/nonmarket economy determination.4 The original deadline for the submission of public comments and information was May 3, 2017.5 Instructions for commenters, including the specific types of information the Department is seeking, are available in the Initiation of Inquiry Notice. With this notice, the Department announces that the closing deadline for submission of public comment and information pertaining to the PRC’s NME status is May 10, 2017. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 771(18)(C)(ii) of the Act. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 27, 2017. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2017–08966 Filed 5–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 1 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Inquiry Into the Status of the People’s Republic of China as a Nonmarket Economy Country Under the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws, 82 FR 16162 (April 3, 2017) (Initiation of Inquiry Notice). 2 See Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-FairValue Investigation, 82 FR 15691 (March 30, 2017). 3 Initiation of Inquiry Notice, 82 FR at 16163. 4 Id. 5 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 17–00002] Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of Application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review for Fox Petroleum USA Corporation (‘‘FPUC’’), Application No. 17–00002. ACTION: The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (‘‘OTEA’’) of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (‘‘Certificate’’). This notice summarizes the proposed application and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 482–5131 (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. SUMMARY: Request for Public Comments Interested parties may submit written comments relevant to the determination whether a 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 non-confidential. An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies of the non-confidential version, should be submitted no later than 20 days after the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 84 / Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / Notices trade show exhibitions; professional services in the area of government relations and assistance with federal and state export assistance programs (e.g., Export Enhancement and Market Promotion programs, invoicing (billing) foreign buyers; collecting (letters of credit and other financial instruments) payment for Products; and arranging for payment of applicable commissions and fees. Summary of the Application Applicant: FPUC, 41 Eldora Drive, Rochester, New York 14624. Contact: Iola Edwards, CEO Telephone: (585) 487–8288. Application No.: 17–00002. Date Deemed Submitted: April 19, 2017. Summary: FPUC seeks 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: nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 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, non-confidential versions of the comments will be made available to the applicant if necessary for determining whether or not to issue the Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as ‘‘Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 17–00002.’’ 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 Products: All Products. 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 (as related to the export of products): Export Trade Facilitation Services, including but not limited to: Consulting and trade strategy, arranging and coordinating delivery of Products to the port of export; arranging for inland and/ or ocean transportation; allocating Products to 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; Products-related 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 May 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 Export Markets Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operations To engage in Export Trade in the Export Markets, FPUC may 1. Provide and/or arrange for the provision of Export Trade Facilitation Services; 2. Enter into exclusive and/or nonexclusive licensing and/or sales agreements with Suppliers for the export of Products and Services, and/or Technology Rights to Export Markets; 3. Enter into exclusive and/or nonexclusive agreements with distributors and/or sales representatives in Export Markets; 4. Allocate export orders or divide Export Markets among Suppliers for the sale and/or licensing of Products and Services and/or Technology Rights; 5. Establish the price of Products and Services and/or Technology Rights for sales and/or licensing in Export Markets; 6. Negotiate, enter into, and/or manage licensing agreements for the export of Technology Rights; and 7. FPUC may exchange information with individual Suppliers on a one-toone basis regarding that Supplier’s inventories and near-term production schedules in order that the availability of Products for export can be determined and effectively coordinated by FPUC with its distributors in Export Markets. Definition ‘‘Supplier’’ means a person who produces, provides, or sells Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20561 Dated: April 28, 2017. Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–08941 Filed 5–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction (NACWIR or Committee), will hold a webinar initiating the work of the Committee via video conference on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This will be the first meeting of the Committee and is intended to provide Committee members and the public with a description of the statutory requirements and scope of work of the Committee, an overview of the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP) and the draft NWIRP Strategic Plan, and to propose timeframes and milestones for the work of the Committee. Interested members of the public will be able to view the webinar and participate from remote locations by calling in to a central phone number. DATES: The NACWIR will hold a meeting via video conference on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: Questions regarding the meeting should be sent to the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8611, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Anyone wishing to participate must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Potts, Management and Program Analyst, NWIRP, Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8611, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. He can also be contacted by email at Stephen.potts@nist.gov; or by phone at (301) 975–5412. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 84 (Wednesday, May 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20560-20561]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08941]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[Application No. 17-00002]


Export Trade Certificate of Review

ACTION: Notice of Application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review 
for Fox Petroleum USA Corporation (``FPUC''), Application No. 17-00002.

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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 for an Export Trade Certificate of Review 
(``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed application and 
requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of 
Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 
482-5131 (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 a Certificate should be issued. If the comments 
include any privileged or confidential business information, it must be 
clearly marked and a non-confidential 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 
non-confidential.
    An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies of the non-
confidential version, should be submitted no later than 20 days after 
the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs, 
International Trade Administration,

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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, non-
confidential versions of the comments will be made available to the 
applicant if necessary for determining whether or not to issue the 
Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as ``Export 
Trade Certificate of Review, application number 17-00002.''

Summary of the Application

    Applicant: FPUC, 41 Eldora Drive, Rochester, New York 14624.
    Contact: Iola Edwards, CEO Telephone: (585) 487-8288.
    Application No.: 17-00002.
    Date Deemed Submitted: April 19, 2017.
    Summary: FPUC seeks 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:

Export Trade

    Products: All Products.
    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, know-how, and confidential databases 
and computer programs.
    Export Trade Facilitation Services (as related to the export of 
products): Export Trade Facilitation Services, including but not 
limited to: Consulting and trade strategy, arranging and coordinating 
delivery of Products to the port of export; arranging for inland and/or 
ocean transportation; allocating Products to 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; Products-related 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 (e.g., 
Export Enhancement and Market Promotion programs, invoicing (billing) 
foreign buyers; collecting (letters of credit and other financial 
instruments) 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, FPUC may
    1. Provide and/or arrange for the provision of Export Trade 
Facilitation Services;
    2. Enter into exclusive and/or non-exclusive licensing and/or sales 
agreements with Suppliers for the export of Products and Services, and/
or Technology Rights to Export Markets;
    3. Enter into exclusive and/or non-exclusive agreements with 
distributors and/or sales representatives in Export Markets;
    4. Allocate export orders or divide Export Markets among Suppliers 
for the sale and/or licensing of Products and Services and/or 
Technology Rights;
    5. Establish the price of Products and Services and/or Technology 
Rights for sales and/or licensing in Export Markets;
    6. Negotiate, enter into, and/or manage licensing agreements for 
the export of Technology Rights; and
    7. FPUC may exchange information with individual Suppliers on a 
one-to-one basis regarding that Supplier's inventories and near-term 
production schedules in order that the availability of Products for 
export can be determined and effectively coordinated by FPUC with its 
distributors in Export Markets.

Definition

    ``Supplier'' means a person who produces, provides, or sells 
Products, Services, and/or Technology Rights.

    Dated: April 28, 2017.
Joseph Flynn,
Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-08941 Filed 5-2-17; 8:45 am]
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