Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 204-Tri-Cities Area, TN/VA; Notification of Proposed Production Activity Eastman Chemical Company (Acetic Anhydride and Acetic Acid) Kingsport, Tennessee, 56212 [2017-25654]

Download as PDF 56212 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 28, 2017 / Notices Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14, and further subject to a restriction requiring that lithium ion batteries be admitted to the subzone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) or domestic status (19 CFR 146.43). Dated: November 21, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25657 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–74–2017] ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 204—TriCities Area, TN/VA; Notification of Proposed Production Activity Eastman Chemical Company (Acetic Anhydride and Acetic Acid) Kingsport, Tennessee The Tri-Cities Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 204, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman Chemical), located in Kingsport, Tennessee. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 21, 2017. The Eastman Chemical facility is located within Site 12 of FTZ 204. The facility is used for the separation via vacuum distillation of an imported blend of acetic anhydride and acetic acid. 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 Eastman Chemical from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status material/component noted below, Eastman Chemical would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to acetic acid and acetic anhydride (duty rate ranges from 1.8 to 3.5%). Eastman Chemical 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:51 Nov 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 The component/material sourced from abroad is a blend of acetic anhydride and acetic acid (duty rate 5%). 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 8, 2018. 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 Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: November 21, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25654 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–68–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 241—Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Marine Industries Association of South Florida (Yacht Repair/Refitting), Fort Lauderdale, Florida The City of Fort Lauderdale, grantee of FTZ 241, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 17, 2017. MIASF’s facilities are located within Subzone 241A. The facilities are used for yacht repair and refitting. 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 MIASF from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production (estimated 95 percent of production). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, MIASF would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to yachts, inflatable boats, boat tenders, and outboard motor tenders (duty-rate ranges from 1% to 2.4%). MIASF 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: Diesel marine propulsion engines; fuel pumps; fuel coolers; oil pumps; oil coolers; fuel injectors; fuel injector pumps; heat exchangers for marine propulsion engines; fine mesh screen filters; cast iron cylinder liners; cylinder heads; pistons; piston rings; engine mounts; crank shafts; cam shafts; thrust bearings; linear bearings; seal kits; cylinder head gaskets; rubber hoses; aluminum piping; zinc anode kits; turbochargers; aluminum exhausts; rubber v-belts combined with textiles; air filters; thermostats; raw water pumps; valves; starters; alternators/generators; electric control boxes; sending units; sensors; instrument clusters; stainless steel propellers; brass propellers; stainless steel propeller shafts; brass propeller shafts; stainless steel couplings; brass spool pieces; stainless steel spool pieces; bushings for propeller shafts; gear boxes for propellers; gear box mounts; gear coolers; gear box pumps; shaft struts; strut bearings; heat exchangers for running gear; hydraulic valves; stainless steel sprayer rings for running gear; gear legs for bow thrusters; mounting hardware; hydraulic filters; power take offs for bow thrusters; electrical control heads for bow thrusters; marine steering systems; brass rudders; fiberglass rudders; stainless steel tie bars; rubber lined naval brass bearings; stainless steel quadrants; steel hydraulic fittings; rubber hydraulic hoses; hydraulic pumps; hydraulic rams; electrical power packs; marine stabilizers; hydraulic power packs; fins for stabilizers; gyroscopes; cabling; pulsation dampeners; marine generators; generator mounts; electrical wire windings; aluminum sound shields; fuel water separators; aluminum tank fittings; rubber gaskets; fresh water system; fresh water pumps; stainless steel water valves; copper water valves; freshwater maker units; hot water tanks; bath and sink taps/ faucets; copper piping; lube oil systems; lubricating oil pumps; stainless steel flow control oil valves; fuel systems; fire control spray heads; fire and smoke E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 56212]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-25654]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-74-2017]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 204--Tri-Cities Area, TN/VA; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity Eastman Chemical Company 
(Acetic Anhydride and Acetic Acid) Kingsport, Tennessee

    The Tri-Cities Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 204, submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf 
of Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman Chemical), located in Kingsport, 
Tennessee. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 
21, 2017.
    The Eastman Chemical facility is located within Site 12 of FTZ 204. 
The facility is used for the separation via vacuum distillation of an 
imported blend of acetic anhydride and acetic acid. 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 Eastman Chemical from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status material/
component noted below, Eastman Chemical would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to acetic acid 
and acetic anhydride (duty rate ranges from 1.8 to 3.5%). Eastman 
Chemical 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 component/material sourced from abroad is a blend of acetic 
anhydride and acetic acid (duty rate 5%).
    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 8, 2018.
    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 Elizabeth Whiteman at 
Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: November 21, 2017.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-25654 Filed 11-27-17; 8:45 am]
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