BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers, 20850-20851 [2019-09796]

Download as PDF 20850 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 92 / Monday, May 13, 2019 / Notices that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad— Transactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate (BE–577). The data collected on the BE–577 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of U.S. direct investment abroad and its impact 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: Jessica Hanson, Chief, Direct Transactions and Positions Branch (BE– 49), Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233; phone (301) 278–9595; or via email at Jessica.Hanson@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–577 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 30 days after the end of each calendar or fiscal quarter, or within 45 days if the report is for the final quarter of the financial reporting 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– 577 survey forms and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/dia. 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. person that has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an incorporated foreign business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 May 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 business enterprise, and that meets the additional conditions detailed in Form BE–577. (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 transactions between parent companies and their affiliates and on direct investment positions (stocks). How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey form and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from www.bea.gov/ dia and submitted through mail or fax. Form BE–577 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9261 or by sending an email to be577@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 30 days after the close of each calendar or fiscal quarter, or 45 days if the report is for the final quarter of the financial reporting year. 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 0608–0004. 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 1 hour 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 0608–0004, 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. 2019–09809 Filed 5–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 190329307–9307–01] RIN 0691–XC094 BE–30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers 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 Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers (BE–30). The data collected on the BE–30 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–30 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 45 days after the end of each calendar quarter. 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– 30 survey form and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/ssb. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 92 / Monday, May 13, 2019 / Notices Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. 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 U.S. ocean carriers that had total reportable revenues or total reportable expenses that were $500,000 or more during the prior year, or are expected to be $500,000 or more during the current year. (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. ocean freight carriers’ foreign revenues and expenses. 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/ ssb and submitted through mail or fax. Form BE–30 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9303 or by sending an email to be-30help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of each calendar quarter. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 0608–0011. 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 4 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 0608–0011, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or via email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 May 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2019–09796 Filed 5–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 190329300–9300–01] RIN 0691–XC091 BE–11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad 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 U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (BE–11). The data collected on the BE–11 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of U.S. direct investment abroad and its impact 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: 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–11 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. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20851 investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 11 survey forms and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/dia. 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 that has a direct and/or indirect ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an incorporated foreign business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign business enterprise, and that meets the additional conditions detailed in Form BE–11. (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. parent companies and their foreign affiliates. 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/ dia and submitted through mail or fax. Form BE–11 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9418 or by sending an email to be10/11@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. 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 0608–0053. 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. A complete response includes one BE–11A form (with an estimated average reporting burden of 7 hours) for reporting domestic operations and one or more BE–11B (12 hours), BE–11C (2 hours), or BE–10D (1 hour) forms for reporting foreign operations. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average a total of 103.4 hours per complete response. Additional E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 92 (Monday, May 13, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20850-20851]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09796]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 190329307-9307-01]
RIN 0691-XC094


BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign 
Expenses of U.S. Carriers

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 Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues 
and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers (BE-30). The data collected on 
the BE-30 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 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the 
reporting requirements for the BE-30 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 45 days 
after the end of each calendar quarter. 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-30 survey form and instructions are available at 
www.bea.gov/ssb.

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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 U.S. ocean carriers 
that had total reportable revenues or total reportable expenses that 
were $500,000 or more during the prior year, or are expected to be 
$500,000 or more during the current year.
    (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. ocean 
freight carriers' foreign revenues and expenses.
    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/ssb and 
submitted through mail or fax. Form BE-30 inquiries can be made by 
phone to BEA at (301) 278-9303 or by sending an email to [email protected].
    When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of 
each calendar quarter.

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 0608-0011. 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 4 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 0608-0011, 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. 2019-09796 Filed 5-10-19; 8:45 am]
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