Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 38-Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; ZF Chassis Systems Duncan, LLC, (Automotive Suspension Systems), Duncan, South Carolina, 36886 [2019-16158]

Download as PDF 36886 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 30, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–45–2019] jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 38— Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; ZF Chassis Systems Duncan, LLC, (Automotive Suspension Systems), Duncan, South Carolina ZF Chassis Systems Duncan, LLC (ZF Chassis) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Duncan, South Carolina. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 23, 2019. ZF Chassis already has authority to produce automotive suspension systems within FTZ 38. The current request would add foreign status materials/ components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/components described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt ZF Chassis 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, ZF Chassis would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to automotive suspension systems (2.5%). ZF Chassis 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: Plastic fittings for tubes, pipes, and hoses; plastic mounting clips; paper and paperboard labels; iron or steel self-tapping screws; steel threaded nuts; steel non-threaded clips; copper non-threaded screws and bolts; copper threaded nuts and plugs; vacuum pipes; steel check valves; wheel speed sensors/ABS sensors; insulated wiring sets; plastic cable trays; steel front axle carriers; drive axles with differentials; steering boxes; steering columns; steering gears; steering wheels; angle joint assemblies for front axles; and, level sensors (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 8.6%). The request indicates that certain materials/ components are subject to special duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Jul 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 country of origin. The applicable 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 and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is September 9, 2019. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 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: July 24, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–16158 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–979] Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2016– 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that manufacturers/exporters of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People’s Republic of China (China) sold solar cells at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2017. DATES: Applicable July 30, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Pedersen and Krisha Hill, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2769 and (202) 482–4037, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On December 28, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the 2016–2017 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on solar cells from the China.1 For events subsequent to the Preliminary Results, see Commerce’s Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 The final weightedaverage dumping margins are listed below in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. On January 28, 2019, Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the closure of the Federal Government from December 22, 2018 through January 27, 2019.3 Subsequently, Commerce extended the deadline for the final results of this review until July 24, 2019.4 Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, and modules, laminates, and panels, consisting of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not partially or fully assembled into other products, including, but not limited to, modules, laminates, panels and building integrated materials.5 Merchandise covered by this order is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheadings 8501.61.0000, 8507.20.80, 8541.40.6015, 8541.40.6020, 8541.40.6025, 8541.40.6030, 8541.40.6035, 8541.40.6045, and 8501.31.8000. Although these HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive. 1 See Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2016– 2017, 83 FR 67222 (December 28, 2018) (Preliminary Results), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the 2016– 2017 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled into Modules, from the People’s Republic of China’’ (Issues and Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice. 3 See Memorandum to the Record from Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Partial Shutdown of the Federal Government,’’ dated January 28, 2019. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 40 days. 4 See Memoranda, ‘‘Extension of Deadline for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated May 23, 2019; and ‘‘Second Extension of Deadline for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated July 11, 2019. 5 For a complete description of the scope of the order, see Issues and Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-45-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 38--Spartanburg County, South Carolina; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; ZF Chassis Systems 
Duncan, LLC, (Automotive Suspension Systems), Duncan, South Carolina

    ZF Chassis Systems Duncan, LLC (ZF Chassis) submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its 
facility in Duncan, South Carolina. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on July 23, 2019.
    ZF Chassis already has authority to produce automotive suspension 
systems within FTZ 38. The current request would add foreign status 
materials/components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 
400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific 
foreign-status materials/components described in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt ZF Chassis 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, ZF Chassis would be able to choose 
the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to automotive 
suspension systems (2.5%). ZF Chassis 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: Plastic 
fittings for tubes, pipes, and hoses; plastic mounting clips; paper and 
paperboard labels; iron or steel self-tapping screws; steel threaded 
nuts; steel non-threaded clips; copper non-threaded screws and bolts; 
copper threaded nuts and plugs; vacuum pipes; steel check valves; wheel 
speed sensors/ABS sensors; insulated wiring sets; plastic cable trays; 
steel front axle carriers; drive axles with differentials; steering 
boxes; steering columns; steering gears; steering wheels; angle joint 
assemblies for front axles; and, level sensors (duty rate ranges from 
duty-free to 8.6%). The request indicates that certain materials/
components are subject to special duties under Section 301 of the Trade 
Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The 
applicable 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 and sent to: 
[email protected]. The closing period for their receipt is September 9, 
2019.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
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 
[email protected] or 202-482-1378.

    Dated: July 24, 2019.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-16158 Filed 7-29-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P