Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 48907 [2019-20021]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 17, 2019 / Notices Comments should be sent to the address in the preamble. Dated: September 4, 2019. Simon Y. Liu, Associate Administrator, ARS. [FR Doc. 2019–20094 Filed 9–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Commerce. Title: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad—Transactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate. OMB Control Number: 0608–0004. Form Number: BE–577. Type of Request: Regular submission. Number of Respondents: 3,000 U.S. parents filing for 20,800 foreign affiliates per quarter, 83,200 annually. Average Hours per Response: 1 hour is the average but may vary considerably among respondents because of differences in company structure and complexity. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 83,200. Needs and Uses: The Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad—Transactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate (Form BE–577), obtains quarterly data on transactions and positions between U.S.-owned foreign business enterprises and their U.S. parents. The survey is a sample survey that covers all foreign affiliates above a size-exemption level. The sample data are used to derive universe estimates in non-benchmark years from similar data reported in the BE–10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, which is conducted every five years. The data are used in the preparation of the U.S. international transactions accounts, the national income and product accounts, the input-output accounts, and the international investment position of the United States. The data are needed to measure the size and economic significance of direct investment abroad, measure changes in such investment, and assess its impact on the U.S. and foreign economies. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Sep 16, 2019 Jkt 247001 The data from the survey are primarily intended as general purpose statistics. They should be readily available to answer any number of research and policy questions related to U.S. direct investment abroad. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: Quarterly. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202)395–5806. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–20021 Filed 9–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–805] Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Mexico: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Review, in Part; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable September 17, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Flessner, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 29, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of the initiation of the administrative review of the PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48907 antidumping duty (AD) order 1 on certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Mexico for 37 companies.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this administrative review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s AD and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at https://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix I to this notice. On May 7, 2019, all requests for administrative review were timely withdrawn with regard to 34 companies (listed in Appendix II to this notice), leaving only Conduit, S.A. de C.V. (Conduit), Mueller Comercial de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mueller), and RYMCO subject to the administrative review.4 On June 28, 2019, we received a timely filed certification of no shipments of subject merchandise from Mueller.5 On July 8, 2019, we received a timely filed certification of no shipments of subject 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Brazil, the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, and Venezuela and Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Korea, 57 FR 49453 (November 2, 1992) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 2159 (February 6, 2019) (Initiation Notice); see also Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 84 FR 9297 (March 14, 2019) (containing a correction to the listing of the names in the Initiation Notice). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Mexico: 2017–2018,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 See Petitioner’s, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded NonAlloy Steel Pipes and Tubes from Mexico: Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated May 7, 2019; see also Domestic Interested Parties’ Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Mexico: Partial Withdrawal of Request for Administrative Review,’’ dated May 7, 2019. 5 See Mueller’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from Mexico: Mueller Certification of No Shipments,’’ dated June 28, 2019 (Mueller Statement of No Shipments). E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 180 (Tuesday, September 17, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 48907]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-20021]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Commerce.
    Title: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad--
Transactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate.
    OMB Control Number: 0608-0004.
    Form Number: BE-577.
    Type of Request: Regular submission.
    Number of Respondents: 3,000 U.S. parents filing for 20,800 foreign 
affiliates per quarter, 83,200 annually.
    Average Hours per Response: 1 hour is the average but may vary 
considerably among respondents because of differences in company 
structure and complexity.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 83,200.
    Needs and Uses: The Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment 
Abroad--Transactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate (Form BE-
577), obtains quarterly data on transactions and positions between 
U.S.-owned foreign business enterprises and their U.S. parents. The 
survey is a sample survey that covers all foreign affiliates above a 
size-exemption level. The sample data are used to derive universe 
estimates in non-benchmark years from similar data reported in the BE-
10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, which is 
conducted every five years. The data are used in the preparation of the 
U.S. international transactions accounts, the national income and 
product accounts, the input-output accounts, and the international 
investment position of the United States. The data are needed to 
measure the size and economic significance of direct investment abroad, 
measure changes in such investment, and assess its impact on the U.S. 
and foreign economies.
    The data from the survey are primarily intended as general purpose 
statistics. They should be readily available to answer any number of 
research and policy questions related to U.S. direct investment abroad.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce 
collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to [email protected] or fax to (202)395-5806.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-20021 Filed 9-16-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-06-P