Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 12-McAllen, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Universal Metal Products, Inc.; (Formed and Converted Metal for Commercial and Industrial Use); Pharr, Texas, 9484-9485 [2019-04878]

Download as PDF 9484 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 51 / Friday, March 15, 2019 / Notices (202) 376–8116; publicaffairs@ usccr.gov. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board This business meeting is open to the public. There will also be a call-in line for individuals who desire to listen to the meeting and presentations: 800–682– 9934, Conference ID 686–6909. The meeting will live-stream at: https:// www.youtube.com/user/USCCR/videos. (Subject to change.) Persons with disabilities who need accommodation should contact Pamela Dunston at (202) 376–8105 or at access@usccr.gov at least seven (7) business days before the scheduled date of the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Agenda I. Approval of Agenda II. Business Meeting A. Presentation by Rebecca Erbelding, Ph.D., United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: American Responses to the Rise of Nazism and the Refugee Crisis in the 1930s and 1940s B. 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[FR Doc. 2019–04963 Filed 3–13–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Mar 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 [B–08–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 12—McAllen, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Universal Metal Products, Inc.; (Formed and Converted Metal for Commercial and Industrial Use); Pharr, Texas Universal Metal Products, Inc. (UMP) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Pharr, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 19, 2019. The UMP facility is located within Subzone 12B. The facility will be used for the stripping, bending, stamping, sanding, grinding, sawing, welding, riveting, tapping, washing, and heat treating of steel sheets and coils, and other metallic components, into parts for commercial and industrial use. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/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 UMP 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, UMP would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Airbag bracket; airbag propellent holder; various aluminized steel products (bracket; control mounting plate; element support plate; extension arm; heater assembly; heater duct; heater element housing; heater plate; housing receptacle; insulator plate; switch frame; tap plate); various aluminum products (bracket; mounting foot; pad backing plate; shim); annealed steel shim; battery terminal assembly; brass mounting clamp ferrule; clinch stud retainer with studs; clutch fork; various cold rolled steel products (anti-lock braking system case; bracket; cover grommet; end cap; hinge butt; lap anchor PT guide plate; latch; mounting clamp; mounting feet; plug; retainer; sleeve insert; torque limiter; tubular rivet); various copper products (battery terminal; bus bar; flange; lug; terminal assembly); front stabilizer bracket; various galvanized steel products (adjustable roller bracket sub-assembly; bracket; channel; control board housing; PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 control box; control box cover; cover plate; flange; flange plate; heater plate; housing control mounting board; mechanical and electrical control cover; mounting collar; mounting strap; plate reinforcement; plate volume compensator; retainer; shield; terminal plate; top panel support; water valve cover); high strength low alloy steel buckle strap; hinge assembly; hinge butt assembly; hinge pin assembly; various hot rolled pickled/oiled steel products (bracket; clamp; flange; lever); various hot rolled steel products (base plate; bottom clamp; bracket; buckle strap; cam plate; clamp; clamp cover; directional fork; electrical box-metal; gearbox fork; inversion fork; lever; metal blank; mounting bracket; ramp support; stabilizer clip; stamp bed base angle; strap; wiring harness clamp); iron/steel brake fork; iron/steel weld nut bracket; metal shaft; mounting bracket assembly; plastic wheel adjustable roller bracket sub-assembly; retainer with studs; various stainless steel products (bracket; electrical component bracket; handle; latch; latch mechanism; mounting foot; sleeve coupling; stake lock); various steel products (adjustable roller bracket sub-assembly; hinge; hinge blade; nut bracket; nut terminal assembly; pin bracket; rivet adjustable roller bracket sub-assembly); various steel/aluminum products (two-way bracket; bracket; frame bracket; mounting clamp bracket; retractor bracket; shield bracket); steel/ iron hinge assembly; various steel, auto standard products (base plate; bracket; cam plate; hinge butt; spiral cam; tap plate); stud biter bracket; various tin plated copper products (sensor power load shield; sleeve overlap; sleeve shield); and, wire mounting spring (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.7%). UMP 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 materials/components sourced from abroad include: Various airbag components (bracket; propellent holder; retainer with studs); aluminized steel sheet and coil; aluminum sheet; brass sheet and coil; cold rolled steel sheet and coil; copper sheet and coil; electrical terminal; foam pad; galvanized steel sheet and coil; high strength low alloy steel; hot rolled pickled/oiled steel sheet and coil; hot rolled steel sheet and coil; various iron/ steel components (axle fork; brake fork; clinch stud; hinge; hinge butt; hinge pin); metal shaft; mounting spring wire; plastic roller wheel; stainless steel bars and rods; stainless steel sheet and coil; E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 51 / Friday, March 15, 2019 / Notices various steel components (nut; pin; rivet); various steel/aluminum components (two-way bracket; bracket; frame bracket; mounting clamp bracket; roller bracket; shield bracket); steel sheet and coil; stud biter; tin plated copper; and, weld nut (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.3%). The request indicates that the following components are subject to an antidumping/ countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order/ investigation if imported from certain countries: Aluminized steel sheet and coil; aluminum sheet; cold rolled steel sheet and coil; galvanized steel sheet and coil; high strength low alloy steel; hot rolled pickled/oiled steel sheet and coil; hot rolled steel sheet and coil; various iron/steel components (clinch stud; hinge; hinge butt; hinge pin); stainless steel bars and rods; stainless steel sheet and oil; steel rivet; various steel/aluminum components (two-way bracket; bracket; frame bracket; mounting clamp bracket; roller bracket; shield bracket); steel sheet and coil; and, stud biter. The FTZ Board’s regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/CVD orders, or items which would be otherwise subject to suspension of liquidation under AD/CVD procedures if they entered U.S. customs territory, be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). The request also 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. 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 24, 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 Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Mar 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: March 11, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Agenda Public Session [FR Doc. 2019–04878 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–218–2018] Approval of Subzone Status adidas America, Inc. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania On December 4, 2018, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Eastern Distribution Center, Inc., grantee of FTZ 24, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 24, on behalf of adidas America, Inc., in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (83 FR 63613, December 11, 2018). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 24F was approved on March 12, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 24’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: March 12, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Bureau of Industry and Security Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Meeting Notice The Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) will meet April 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues NW, Washington, DC The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed. Fmt 4703 Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–04869 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P International Trade Administration [C–570–968] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Frm 00010 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman. 2. Opening remarks by Bureau of Industry and Security. 3. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public. 4. Export Enforcement update. 5. Regulations update. 6. Working group reports. 7. Automated Export System (AES) update. The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov no later than March 26, 2019. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2019–04879 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] PO 00000 9485 Sfmt 4703 Aluminum Extrusions From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind, in Part; 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies have been provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 15, 2019. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-08-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 12--McAllen, Texas; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; Universal Metal Products, Inc.; (Formed 
and Converted Metal for Commercial and Industrial Use); Pharr, Texas

    Universal Metal Products, Inc. (UMP) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Pharr, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 
19, 2019.
    The UMP facility is located within Subzone 12B. The facility will 
be used for the stripping, bending, stamping, sanding, grinding, 
sawing, welding, riveting, tapping, washing, and heat treating of steel 
sheets and coils, and other metallic components, into parts for 
commercial and industrial use. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ 
activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/
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 UMP 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, UMP would be able to choose the duty rates 
during customs entry procedures that apply to: Airbag bracket; airbag 
propellent holder; various aluminized steel products (bracket; control 
mounting plate; element support plate; extension arm; heater assembly; 
heater duct; heater element housing; heater plate; housing receptacle; 
insulator plate; switch frame; tap plate); various aluminum products 
(bracket; mounting foot; pad backing plate; shim); annealed steel shim; 
battery terminal assembly; brass mounting clamp ferrule; clinch stud 
retainer with studs; clutch fork; various cold rolled steel products 
(anti-lock braking system case; bracket; cover grommet; end cap; hinge 
butt; lap anchor PT guide plate; latch; mounting clamp; mounting feet; 
plug; retainer; sleeve insert; torque limiter; tubular rivet); various 
copper products (battery terminal; bus bar; flange; lug; terminal 
assembly); front stabilizer bracket; various galvanized steel products 
(adjustable roller bracket sub-assembly; bracket; channel; control 
board housing; control box; control box cover; cover plate; flange; 
flange plate; heater plate; housing control mounting board; mechanical 
and electrical control cover; mounting collar; mounting strap; plate 
reinforcement; plate volume compensator; retainer; shield; terminal 
plate; top panel support; water valve cover); high strength low alloy 
steel buckle strap; hinge assembly; hinge butt assembly; hinge pin 
assembly; various hot rolled pickled/oiled steel products (bracket; 
clamp; flange; lever); various hot rolled steel products (base plate; 
bottom clamp; bracket; buckle strap; cam plate; clamp; clamp cover; 
directional fork; electrical box-metal; gearbox fork; inversion fork; 
lever; metal blank; mounting bracket; ramp support; stabilizer clip; 
stamp bed base angle; strap; wiring harness clamp); iron/steel brake 
fork; iron/steel weld nut bracket; metal shaft; mounting bracket 
assembly; plastic wheel adjustable roller bracket sub-assembly; 
retainer with studs; various stainless steel products (bracket; 
electrical component bracket; handle; latch; latch mechanism; mounting 
foot; sleeve coupling; stake lock); various steel products (adjustable 
roller bracket sub-assembly; hinge; hinge blade; nut bracket; nut 
terminal assembly; pin bracket; rivet adjustable roller bracket sub-
assembly); various steel/aluminum products (two-way bracket; bracket; 
frame bracket; mounting clamp bracket; retractor bracket; shield 
bracket); steel/iron hinge assembly; various steel, auto standard 
products (base plate; bracket; cam plate; hinge butt; spiral cam; tap 
plate); stud biter bracket; various tin plated copper products (sensor 
power load shield; sleeve overlap; sleeve shield); and, wire mounting 
spring (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 5.7%). UMP 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 materials/components sourced from abroad include: Various 
airbag components (bracket; propellent holder; retainer with studs); 
aluminized steel sheet and coil; aluminum sheet; brass sheet and coil; 
cold rolled steel sheet and coil; copper sheet and coil; electrical 
terminal; foam pad; galvanized steel sheet and coil; high strength low 
alloy steel; hot rolled pickled/oiled steel sheet and coil; hot rolled 
steel sheet and coil; various iron/steel components (axle fork; brake 
fork; clinch stud; hinge; hinge butt; hinge pin); metal shaft; mounting 
spring wire; plastic roller wheel; stainless steel bars and rods; 
stainless steel sheet and coil;

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various steel components (nut; pin; rivet); various steel/aluminum 
components (two-way bracket; bracket; frame bracket; mounting clamp 
bracket; roller bracket; shield bracket); steel sheet and coil; stud 
biter; tin plated copper; and, weld nut (duty rate ranges from duty-
free to 5.3%). The request indicates that the following components are 
subject to an antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order/
investigation if imported from certain countries: Aluminized steel 
sheet and coil; aluminum sheet; cold rolled steel sheet and coil; 
galvanized steel sheet and coil; high strength low alloy steel; hot 
rolled pickled/oiled steel sheet and coil; hot rolled steel sheet and 
coil; various iron/steel components (clinch stud; hinge; hinge butt; 
hinge pin); stainless steel bars and rods; stainless steel sheet and 
oil; steel rivet; various steel/aluminum components (two-way bracket; 
bracket; frame bracket; mounting clamp bracket; roller bracket; shield 
bracket); steel sheet and coil; and, stud biter. The FTZ Board's 
regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/
CVD orders, or items which would be otherwise subject to suspension of 
liquidation under AD/CVD procedures if they entered U.S. customs 
territory, be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 
146.41). The request also 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.
    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 24, 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 Juanita Chen at 
juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202-482-1378.

    Dated: March 11, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-04878 Filed 3-14-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P