Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Report From Foreign-Trade Zones, 40136 [2017-17978]

Download as PDF 40136 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 163 / Thursday, August 24, 2017 / Notices Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. Title: Competitive Enhancement Needs Assessment Survey Program. Form Number(s): N/A. OMB Control Number: 0694–0083. Type of Review: Regular submission. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,400. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Needs and Uses: The information collected from this surveys will be used to assist small- and medium-sized firms in defense transition and in gaining access to advanced technologies and manufacturing processes available from Federal Laboratories. The goal is to improve regions of the country adversely affected by cutbacks in defense spending and military base closures. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On Occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/. 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 notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–17975 Filed 8–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE III. Data International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 23, 2017. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES 15:29 Aug 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Foreign-Trade Zone Annual Report is the vehicle by which ForeignTrade Zone grantees report annually to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, pursuant to the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u). The annual reports submitted by grantees are the only complete source of compiled information on FTZs. The data and information contained in the reports relates to international trade activity in FTZs. The reports are used by the Congress and the Department to determine the economic effect of the FTZ program. The reports are also used by the FTZ Board and other trade policy officials to determine whether zone activity is consistent with U.S. international trade policy, and whether it is in the public interest. The public uses the information regarding activities carried out in FTZs to evaluate their effect on industry sectors. The information contained in annual reports also helps zone grantees in their marketing efforts. This is a request for a renewal of a currently approved information collection. The Foreign-Trade Zone Annual Report is collected from zone grantees in a web-based, electronic format. Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Report From Foreign-Trade Zones VerDate Sep<11>2014 I. Abstract II. Method of Collection International Trade Administration SUMMARY: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Christopher Kemp, Office of Foreign-Trade Zones, (202) 482–0862, or email, Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: OMB Control Number: 0625–0109. Form Number(s): ITA 359P. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State, local, tribal governments, or not-for-profit institutions that have been granted foreign-trade zone authority. Estimated Number of Respondents: 263. Estimated Time per Response: 1 to 76 hours (depending on size and structure of foreign-trade zone). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,784. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–17978 Filed 8–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–871, A–475–835] Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From India and Italy: Antidumping Duty Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on finished carbon steel flanges from India and Italy. AGENCY: DATES: Applicable August 24, 2017. Fred Baker at (202) 482–2924 (India), Edythe Artman at (202) 482–3931 or Moses Song at (202) 482–5041 (Italy), AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Report 
From Foreign-Trade Zones

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 23, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at PRAcomments@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Christopher Kemp, Office of Foreign-Trade Zones, (202) 
482-0862, or email, Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The Foreign-Trade Zone Annual Report is the vehicle by which 
Foreign-Trade Zone grantees report annually to the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board, pursuant to the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act (19 
U.S.C. 81a-81u). The annual reports submitted by grantees are the only 
complete source of compiled information on FTZs. The data and 
information contained in the reports relates to international trade 
activity in FTZs. The reports are used by the Congress and the 
Department to determine the economic effect of the FTZ program. The 
reports are also used by the FTZ Board and other trade policy officials 
to determine whether zone activity is consistent with U.S. 
international trade policy, and whether it is in the public interest. 
The public uses the information regarding activities carried out in 
FTZs to evaluate their effect on industry sectors. The information 
contained in annual reports also helps zone grantees in their marketing 
efforts. This is a request for a renewal of a currently approved 
information collection.

II. Method of Collection

    The Foreign-Trade Zone Annual Report is collected from zone 
grantees in a web-based, electronic format.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0625-0109.
    Form Number(s): ITA 359P.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: State, local, tribal governments, or not-for-
profit institutions that have been granted foreign-trade zone 
authority.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 263.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 to 76 hours (depending on size and 
structure of foreign-trade zone).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,784.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-17978 Filed 8-23-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P