Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 78-Nashville, Tennessee; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Calsonic Kansei North America (Automotive Parts), Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee, 9083-9084 [2019-04627]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / Notices CKNA facility is located within Site 21 of FTZ 158. The facility will be used to produce a variety of automotive parts and subassemblies for use in the automotive industry. 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 CKNA from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below and in CKNA’s other pending production notification for its Mississippi facilities (Docket B–67– 2018), CKNA would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Condensers and compressors for air conditioning (a/ c) systems; a/c blower assemblies; shrouds and motor fans for engine cooling assemblies; heaters and a/c unit assemblies; a/c amplifiers; manual a/c control units; automatic a/c control units; rear wheel wind deflectors; catalytic convertor assemblies; antenna digital control modules; smart keyless antennas; audio control switches; airbag occupant electronic control units; sensor and diagnosis air bag service kits; air bag unit sensors; interior vehicle sub-harnesses; main interior vehicle harness assemblies; harnesses for occupant detection systems; rubber radiator hoses; console finishers; center console assemblies; glove box assemblies; knee protector bracket assemblies; glove box latches; air guide for front end module assemblies; speakers; radiator core supports; exhaust center tube assemblies; exhaust front tube assemblies; exhaust main and center muffler assemblies; power steering tubes; automatic transmission oil cooler assemblies; radiator grille assemblies; fuel tank level sensors; instrument cluster assemblies; and, relays (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6%). CKNA 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: Safety, warning, and identification labels; glove box dampers; rubber grommets, mounts, and seals; steel hex screws; polypropylene and talc plastic fuse covers; steel exhaust tubes; air vents; motor fan housings; a/c evaporators with seals; plastic air intake doors; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 mechanical links and levers for intake doors; plastic switch retaining brackets; center console boxes; plastic switch brackets; plastic covers; air duct center vents; dashboard speaker covers; cup holders; plastic lids; hinge plastic covers; console removable liners; windshield defrost ducts; dashboard pads; plastic center console pockets; motor fan splash guards; radiator reserve tanks; center console trays; air filter covers; steel reinforcement brackets for consoles; steel muffler end plates; and, air intake ducts (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 7%). The request indicates that certain materials/ components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). 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 April 22, 2019. 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 website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Wedderburn at Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. Dated: March 6, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–04628 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–010–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 78— Nashville, Tennessee; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Calsonic Kansei North America (Automotive Parts), Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee Calsonic Kansei North America (CKNA) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9083 Board for its facilities in Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 21, 2019. A separate application for FTZ designation at the CKNA facilities under FTZ 78 is currently pending. The facilities will be used to produce a variety of automotive parts and subassemblies for use in the automotive industry. 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 CKNA from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below and in CKNA’s other pending production notification for its Tennessee facilities (Docket B–65– 2018), CKNA would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Condensers and compressors for air conditioning (a/ c) systems; a/c blower assemblies; shrouds and motor fans for engine cooling assemblies; heaters and a/c unit assemblies; a/c amplifiers; manual a/c control units; automatic a/c control units; rear wheel wind deflectors; catalytic convertor assemblies; antenna digital control modules; smart keyless antennas; audio control switches; airbag occupant electronic control units; sensor and diagnosis air bag service kits; air bag unit sensors; interior vehicle sub-harnesses; main interior vehicle harness assemblies; harnesses for occupant detection systems; rubber radiator hoses; console finishers; center console assemblies; glove box assemblies; knee protector bracket assemblies; glove box latches; air guide for front end module assemblies; speakers; radiator core supports; exhaust center tube assemblies; exhaust front tube assemblies; exhaust main and center muffler assemblies; power steering tubes; automatic transmission oil cooler assemblies; radiator grille assemblies; fuel tank level sensors; instrument cluster assemblies; and, relays (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6%). CKNA 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. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 9084 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / Notices amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Safety, warning, and identification labels; glove box dampers; rubber grommets, mounts, and seals; steel hex screws; polypropylene and talc plastic fuse covers; steel exhaust tubes; air vents; motor fan housings; a/c evaporators with seals; plastic air intake doors; mechanical links and levers for intake doors; plastic switch retaining brackets; center console boxes; plastic switch brackets; plastic covers; air duct center vents; dashboard speaker covers; cup holders; plastic lids; hinge plastic covers; console removable liners; windshield defrost ducts; dashboard pads; plastic center console pockets; motor fan splash guards; radiator reserve tanks; center console trays; air filter covers; steel reinforcement brackets for consoles; steel muffler end plates; and air intake ducts (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 7%). The request indicates that certain materials/ components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). 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 April 22, 2019. 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 website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Wedderburn at Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. Dated: March 6, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–04627 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Bureau of Industry and Security [S–35–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone 123—Denver, Colorado Application for Subzone, Lexmark International, Inc., Longmont, Colorado An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the City and County of Denver, Colorado, grantee of FTZ 123, requesting subzone status for the facility of Lexmark International, Inc., located in Longmont, Colorado. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on March 7, 2019. The proposed subzone (26.09 acres) is located at 6555 Monarch Road, Longmont, Colorado. A notification of proposed production activity has been submitted and will be published separately for public comment. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 123. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. 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 April 22, 2019. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to May 7, 2019. A copy of the application 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 website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher J. Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Dated: March 7, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [FR Doc. 2019–04630 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Offsets in Military Exports Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of 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: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before May 13, 2019. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 6616, 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 Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–8093, mark.crace@ bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This collection of information is required by the Defense Production Act (DPA). The DPA requires U.S. firms to furnish information to the Department of Commerce regarding offset agreements exceeding $5,000,000 in value associated with sales of weapon systems or defense-related items to foreign countries or foreign firms. Offsets are industrial or commercial compensation practices required as a condition of purchase in either government-to-government or commercial sales of defense articles and/or defense services as defined by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Such offsets are required by most major trading partners when purchasing U.S. military equipment or defense related items. II. Method of Collection Submitted electronically or on paper. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0084. Form Number(s): N/A. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 13, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9083-9084]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-04627]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-010-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 78--Nashville, Tennessee; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Calsonic Kansei North America 
(Automotive Parts), Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee

    Calsonic Kansei North America (CKNA) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in 
Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee. The notification conforming to 
the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) 
was received on February 21, 2019.
    A separate application for FTZ designation at the CKNA facilities 
under FTZ 78 is currently pending. The facilities will be used to 
produce a variety of automotive parts and subassemblies for use in the 
automotive industry. 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 CKNA 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 and in CKNA's other pending production notification for its 
Tennessee facilities (Docket B-65-2018), CKNA would be able to choose 
the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: 
Condensers and compressors for air conditioning (a/c) systems; a/c 
blower assemblies; shrouds and motor fans for engine cooling 
assemblies; heaters and a/c unit assemblies; a/c amplifiers; manual a/c 
control units; automatic a/c control units; rear wheel wind deflectors; 
catalytic convertor assemblies; antenna digital control modules; smart 
keyless antennas; audio control switches; airbag occupant electronic 
control units; sensor and diagnosis air bag service kits; air bag unit 
sensors; interior vehicle sub-harnesses; main interior vehicle harness 
assemblies; harnesses for occupant detection systems; rubber radiator 
hoses; console finishers; center console assemblies; glove box 
assemblies; knee protector bracket assemblies; glove box latches; air 
guide for front end module assemblies; speakers; radiator core 
supports; exhaust center tube assemblies; exhaust front tube 
assemblies; exhaust main and center muffler assemblies; power steering 
tubes; automatic transmission oil cooler assemblies; radiator grille 
assemblies; fuel tank level sensors; instrument cluster assemblies; 
and, relays (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6%). CKNA 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.

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    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Safety, 
warning, and identification labels; glove box dampers; rubber grommets, 
mounts, and seals; steel hex screws; polypropylene and talc plastic 
fuse covers; steel exhaust tubes; air vents; motor fan housings; a/c 
evaporators with seals; plastic air intake doors; mechanical links and 
levers for intake doors; plastic switch retaining brackets; center 
console boxes; plastic switch brackets; plastic covers; air duct center 
vents; dashboard speaker covers; cup holders; plastic lids; hinge 
plastic covers; console removable liners; windshield defrost ducts; 
dashboard pads; plastic center console pockets; motor fan splash 
guards; radiator reserve tanks; center console trays; air filter 
covers; steel reinforcement brackets for consoles; steel muffler end 
plates; and air intake ducts (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 7%). 
The request indicates that certain materials/components are subject to 
special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 
(Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), 
depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and 
Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to 
FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41).
    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 April 22, 2019.
    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 website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Christopher Wedderburn at 
Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482-1963.

    Dated: March 6, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-04627 Filed 3-12-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P