BE-15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 20855-20856 [2019-09794]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 92 / Monday, May 13, 2019 / Notices viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Rd., Washington, DC 20233; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0011, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or via email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2019–09802 Filed 5–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 190329311–9311–01] RIN 0691–XC097 BE–125: Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property With Foreign Persons Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property with Foreign Persons (BE–125). The data collected on the BE–125 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Stein, Chief, Services Surveys Branch (BE–50), Balance of Payments Division, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233; phone (301) 278–9189; or via email at Christopher.Stein@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–125 survey form. As noted below, all entities required to respond to this mandatory jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 May 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 survey will be contacted by BEA. Entities must submit the completed survey forms within 45 days after the end of each fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the entity’s fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. This Notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued on April 24, 2012 (77 FR 24373), establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 125 survey form and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/ssb. Reporting Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required to complete this survey. Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. person who had combined reportable sales of services or intellectual property to foreign persons that exceeded $6 million during the prior fiscal year, or are expected to exceed that amount during the current fiscal year; or had combined reportable purchases of services or intellectual property from foreign persons that exceeded $4 million during the prior fiscal year, or are expected to exceed that amount during the current fiscal year. Because the thresholds are applied separately to sales and purchases, the reporting requirements may apply only to sales, only to purchases, or to both. See BE–125 survey form for more details. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey collects information on U.S. international trade in selected services and intellectual property. How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from www.bea.gov/ PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20855 ssb and submitted through mail or fax. Form BE–125 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9303 or by sending an email to be-125help@ bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of each fiscal quarter, except for the final quarter of the entity’s fiscal year when reports must be filed within 90 days. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0067. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 21 hours per response. Additional information regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Rd., Washington, DC 20233; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0067, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or via email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2019–09810 Filed 5–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 190329301–9301–01] RIN 0691–XC092 BE–15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 20856 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 92 / Monday, May 13, 2019 / Notices (BE–15). The data collected on the BE– 15 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of foreign direct investment in the United States and its impact on the U.S. economy. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ricardo Lime´s, Chief, Multinational Operations Branch (BE–49), Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233; phone (301) 278–9659; or via email at Ricardo.Limes@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–15 survey form. As noted below, all entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted by BEA. A completed report covering the entity’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31, 2019 (or by June 30 for reporting companies that use BEA’s eFile system). This Notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued on April 24, 2012 (77 FR 24373), establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 15 survey forms and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/fdi. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Reporting Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required to complete this survey. Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. business enterprise in which a foreign person has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an incorporated U.S. business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated U.S. business enterprise, and that meets the additional conditions detailed in Form BE–15. (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by BEA. Entities VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 May 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: The survey collects information on the operations of U.S. affiliates of foreign companies. How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from www.bea.gov/ fdi and submitted through mail or fax. Form BE–15 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9247 or by sending an email to be12/15@bea.gov. When To Report: A completed report covering an entity’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31, 2019 (or by June 30 for reporting companies that use BEA’s eFile system). Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0034. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 19.7 hours per response. Additional information regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BE–1), U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Rd., Washington, DC 20233; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0034, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or via email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2019–09794 Filed 5–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 190329302–9302–01] RIN 0691–XC093 BE–29: Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers’ Expenses in the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers’ Expenses in the United States (BE–29). The data collected on the BE–29 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Stein, Chief, Services Surveys Branch (BE–50), Balance of Payments Division, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233; phone (301) 278–9189; or via email at Christopher.Stein@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–29 survey form. As noted below, all entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted by BEA. Entities must submit the completed survey forms within 90 days after the end of each calendar year. This Notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued on April 24, 2012 (77 FR 24373), establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 29 survey form and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/ssb. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 92 (Monday, May 13, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20855-20856]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09794]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 190329301-9301-01]
RIN 0691-XC092


BE-15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United 
States

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements.

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SUMMARY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), 
Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting 
the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment 
in the United States

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(BE-15). The data collected on the BE-15 survey are needed to measure 
the size and economic significance of foreign direct investment in the 
United States and its impact on the U.S. economy. This survey is 
authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey 
Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ricardo Lim[eacute]s, Chief, 
Multinational Operations Branch (BE-49), Bureau of Economic Analysis, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 
20233; phone (301) 278-9659; or via email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the 
reporting requirements for the BE-15 survey form. As noted below, all 
entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted 
by BEA. A completed report covering the entity's fiscal year ending 
during the previous calendar year is due by May 31, 2019 (or by June 30 
for reporting companies that use BEA's eFile system). This Notice is 
being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued on April 24, 2012 
(77 FR 24373), establishing guidelines for collecting data on 
international trade in services and direct investment through notices, 
rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA's 
collection of data on international trade in services and direct 
investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment 
and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR 
part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct 
investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are 
described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE-15 survey forms and 
instructions are available at www.bea.gov/fdi.

Reporting

    Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to 
report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and 
the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required 
to complete this survey.
    Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. business 
enterprise in which a foreign person has a direct and/or indirect 
ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an 
incorporated U.S. business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an 
unincorporated U.S. business enterprise, and that meets the additional 
conditions detailed in Form BE-15.
    (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by 
BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities.
    What To Report: The survey collects information on the operations 
of U.S. affiliates of foreign companies.
    How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA's electronic 
reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and 
instructions, which contain complete information on reporting 
procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from www.bea.gov/fdi and 
submitted through mail or fax. Form BE-15 inquiries can be made by 
phone to BEA at (301) 278-9247 or by sending an email to be12/[email protected].
    When To Report: A completed report covering an entity's fiscal year 
ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31, 2019 (or by 
June 30 for reporting companies that use BEA's eFile system).

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice

    This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and 
assigned control number 0608-0034. An agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of 
information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. 
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated 
to average 19.7 hours per response. Additional information regarding 
this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the 
Information Collection Review tab, click on ``Search'' and use the 
above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. 
Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Director, Bureau of 
Economic Analysis (BE-1), U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill 
Rd., Washington, DC 20233; and to the Office of Management and Budget, 
Paperwork Reduction Project 0608-0034, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, 
DC 20503, or via email at [email protected].

    Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101-3108.

Paul W. Farello,
Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic 
Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2019-09794 Filed 5-10-19; 8:45 am]
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