Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 153-San Diego, California; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Plantronics, Inc. (Electronics/Telecommunications) San Diego, California, 49178 [2017-23025]

Download as PDF 49178 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 24, 2017 / Notices 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 foreignstatus materials/components 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, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below, VW would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to passenger motor vehicles (duty rate—2.5%). VW would be able to avoid duty on foreignstatus components which become scrap/ waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The materials/components sourced from abroad are anti-theft alarm sensors and unframed mirror glass (duty rates— 1.3% and 7.8%, respectively). 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 4, 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: October 18, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2017–23023 Filed 10–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Oct 23, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–64–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 153—San Diego, California; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Plantronics, Inc. (Electronics/ Telecommunications) San Diego, California Plantronics, Inc. (Plantronics), submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in San Diego, California. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on October 13, 2017. Plantronics’ facility is located within Site 8 of FTZ 153. The facility is used for manufacturing, assembling, programming, testing, packaging, final stage processing, warehousing, repairing, and distribution of audio communication devices. 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 Plantronics from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, Plantronics would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to corded headsets, wireless headsets, telephonic apparatuses, telecommunication cables, and speakers (duty-free to 2.4%). Plantronics would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Cables with connectors; microphones; plastic headbands, printed circuit boards; headset parts; speakers; printed circuit boards; lithium ion polymer batteries; power supplies; printed paperboard insert holders; bound user guides/ manuals; labels with adhesive; labels non-self-adhesive; printed paperboard boxes for packaging; corrugated cardboard master shipping boxes; corrugated cardboard shipping boxes; formed plastic packaging encapsulating the product; polyurethane bags for packaging, and plastic self-adhesive PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 tape for sealing (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.8%). 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 4, 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 Wedderburn at Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. Dated: October 18, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23025 Filed 10–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–060, A–533–875, A–580–893, A–583– 860] Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber From the People’s Republic of China, India, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in Less-Than-FairValue Investigations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable October 24, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edythe Artman at (202) 482–3931 (the People’s Republic of China (PRC)), Patrick O’Connor at (202) 482–0989 (India), Karine Gziryan at (202) 482– 4081 (the Republic of Korea (Korea)), and Lilit Astvatsatrian at (202) 482– 6412 (Taiwan), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On June 20, 2017, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the less-than-fair-value investigations of imports of fine denier polyester staple fiber (PSF) from the PRC, India, Korea, E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-64-2017]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 153--San Diego, California; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Plantronics, Inc. (Electronics/
Telecommunications) San Diego, California

    Plantronics, Inc. (Plantronics), submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in San 
Diego, California. The notification conforming to the requirements of 
the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on 
October 13, 2017.
    Plantronics' facility is located within Site 8 of FTZ 153. The 
facility is used for manufacturing, assembling, programming, testing, 
packaging, final stage processing, warehousing, repairing, and 
distribution of audio communication devices.
    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 Plantronics from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/
components noted below, Plantronics would be able to choose the duty 
rates during customs entry procedures that apply to corded headsets, 
wireless headsets, telephonic apparatuses, telecommunication cables, 
and speakers (duty-free to 2.4%). Plantronics would be able to avoid 
duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs 
duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status 
production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Cables 
with connectors; microphones; plastic headbands, printed circuit 
boards; headset parts; speakers; printed circuit boards; lithium ion 
polymer batteries; power supplies; printed paperboard insert holders; 
bound user guides/manuals; labels with adhesive; labels non-self-
adhesive; printed paperboard boxes for packaging; corrugated cardboard 
master shipping boxes; corrugated cardboard shipping boxes; formed 
plastic packaging encapsulating the product; polyurethane bags for 
packaging, and plastic self-adhesive tape for sealing (duty rate ranges 
from duty-free to 5.8%).
    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 4, 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 Wedderburn at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-1963.

    Dated: October 18, 2017.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-23025 Filed 10-23-17; 8:45 am]
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