Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 203-Moses Lake, Washington; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Framatome, Inc. (Fuel Rod Subassemblies); Richland, Washington, 11503 [2019-05868]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–03–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; Fender Musical Instruments Corporation; San Bernardino and Corona, California On January 31, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Port of Long Beach, grantee of FTZ 50, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 50, on behalf of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, in San Bernardino and Corona, California. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 2156, February 6, 2019). 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 50U was approved on March 20, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 50’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: March 21, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–05869 Filed 3–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board (B–17– 2019) Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 203—Moses Lake, Washington; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Framatome, Inc. (Fuel Rod Subassemblies); Richland, Washington Framatome, Inc. (Framatome) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Richland, Washington. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 6, 2019. Framatome (approved as AREVA, Inc.) already has authority to produce fuel rod assemblies within Site 4 of FTZ 203. The current request would add a finished product and a foreign-status material/component to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:13 Mar 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 limited to the specific foreign-status material/component and specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Framatome 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 and in the existing scope of authority, Framatome would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to fuel rod subassemblies (duty rate 3.3%). Framatome 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 material/component sourced from abroad is stainless steel billets (duty-free). The request indicates that the stainless steel billets are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 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 May 6, 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 Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: March 21, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–05868 Filed 3–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11503 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Opportunity To Apply for Federal Recognition of, or Federal Participation in, Upcoming International Expositions Office of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, Office of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, is publishing this notice to inform the public of the upcoming schedule of International Expositions overseen by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), including when the BIE may accept applications from the United States Government on behalf of U.S.based candidates; and to inform the public of the rules for applying for United States Government recognition of, or participation in, International Expositions proposed to be held in the United States. ADDRESSES: Applications to receive Federal recognition of, or Federal participation in, an International Exposition proposed to be held in the United States should be submitted to the Office of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 31027, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Kirwan, Director, Office of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, by telephone at (202) 482– 5455 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Patrick.Kirwan@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Since May 10, 2017, the United States has been a member of the BIE. The United States rejoined the BIE consistent with the U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act (22 U.S.C. 2452b, 131 Stat. 843, Pub. L. 115–32). The BIE is a Paris-based intergovernmental organization created in 1928 by the Convention Relating to International Exhibitions (Convention) that oversees and regulates International Expositions that last more than three weeks and are of a noncommercial nature (Expos). 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 59 (Wednesday, March 27, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board (B-17-2019)


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 203--Moses Lake, Washington; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Framatome, Inc. (Fuel Rod 
Subassemblies); Richland, Washington

    Framatome, Inc. (Framatome) submitted a notification of proposed 
production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Richland, 
Washington. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 6, 
2019.
    Framatome (approved as AREVA, Inc.) already has authority to 
produce fuel rod assemblies within Site 4 of FTZ 203. The current 
request would add a finished product and a foreign-status material/
component to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), 
additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-
status material/component and specific finished product described in 
the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently 
authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Framatome 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 and in the existing scope of authority, 
Framatome would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry 
procedures that applies to fuel rod subassemblies (duty rate 3.3%). 
Framatome 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 material/component sourced from abroad is stainless steel 
billets (duty-free). The request indicates that the stainless steel 
billets are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade 
Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232), depending on the country of 
origin. The applicable Section 232 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 May 6, 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 Diane Finver at 
Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482-1367.

    Dated: March 21, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-05868 Filed 3-26-19; 8:45 am]
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