Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 145-Shreveport, Louisiana; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Benteler Steel/Tube Manufacturing Corp.; (Seamless Quality Steel Tubes); Shreveport, Louisiana, 49717-49718 [2019-20517]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 184 / Monday, September 23, 2019 / Notices will convene by conference call at 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, October 7, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is for planning. DATES: Monday, October 7, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Public Call-In Information: Conference call-in number: 1–800–367– 2403 and conference call 9066236. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Bohor at ero@usccr.gov or by phone at 202–376–7533. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following tollfree conference call-in number: 1–800– 367–2403 and conference call 9066236. Please be advised that before placing them into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). 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Agenda Monday, October 7, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (EDT) • • • • • • Rollcall Planning Next Steps Other Business Open Comment Adjourn Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, the notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting because of the exceptional circumstances of the federal government shutdown. Dated: September 17, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–20498 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–183–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone 26—Atlanta, Georgia; Application for Subzone Patterson Pump Company Toccoa, Georgia An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 26, requesting subzone status for the facility of Patterson Pump Company, located in Toccoa, Georgia. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on September 17, 2019. The proposed subzone (20 acres) is located at 2129 Ayersville Road, Toccoa, Georgia. A notification of proposed production activity has been submitted and is being processed under 15 CFR 400.37 (Doc. B–53–2019). The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 26. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is November 4, 2019. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to November 18, 2019. A copy of the application 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 Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Dated: September 17, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20514 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–57–2019] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE PO 00000 49717 Sfmt 4703 Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 145— Shreveport, Louisiana; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Benteler Steel/Tube Manufacturing Corp.; (Seamless Quality Steel Tubes); Shreveport, Louisiana Benteler Steel/Tube Manufacturing Corp. (Benteler) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Shreveport, Louisiana. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on September 13, 2019. The Benteler facility is located within FTZ 145. The facility is used for production of seamless quality steel tubes. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Benteler from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, Benteler would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Line pipe; drill pipe; casing, tubing and drill pipe; boiler, heat exchanger and line pipe; tubing, casing and heat exchangers; hollow carriers for perforating guns; couplings; and, coupling blanks (duty E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 49718 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 184 / Monday, September 23, 2019 / Notices rate: Duty-free). Benteler 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: Non-alloy billets; alloy billets; hollow carriers for perforating guns; drill pipe; casing, tubing and drill pipe; and, boiler, heat exchanger and line pipe (duty rate: Duty-free). The request indicates that certain materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and 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 November 4, 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: September 17, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. site: Site 1 (438 acres)—Conroe Park North located on FM 3083 (one mile east of Interstate 45) in Conroe. The applicant is requesting authority to expand Site 1 of the zone to include an additional 1,046 acres at the industrial park. No authorization for production activity is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the FTZ Board on a case-by-case basis. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Camille Evans of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is November 22, 2019. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to December 9, 2019. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Camille Evans at Camille.Evans@ trade.gov or (202) 482–2350. Dated: September 17, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20516 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–20517 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–56–2019] [B–55–2019] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 265—Conroe, Texas; Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the City of Conroe, grantee of FTZ 265, requesting authority to expand FTZ 265 to include additional acreage in Conroe, Texas. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on September 16, 2019. FTZ 265 was approved on September 16, 2005 (Board Order 1410, 70 FR 57557–57558, October 3, 2005). The zone currently consists of the following VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 281—Miami, Florida; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; South Florida Lumber Company; (Steel Frames); Medley, Florida Miami-Dade County, grantee of FTZ 281, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of South Florida Lumber Company (South Florida Lumber), located in Medley, Florida. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on September 9, 2019. The South Florida Lumber facility is located within FTZ 281. The facility is used for the production of steel frames as structural support for building PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 construction. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/ components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt South Florida Lumber from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production (estimated sixty percent of production). On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below, South Florida Lumber would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to angles, shapes and sections of iron and nonalloy steel, metal studs, and steel frames (duty-free). South Florida Lumber 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 steel in primary form and flat rolled products of iron or nonalloy steel (duty-free). The request indicates that steel is subject to an antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/ CVD) order if imported from certain countries. The FTZ Board’s regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/CVD orders, or items which would be otherwise subject to suspension of liquidation under AD/CVD procedures if they entered U.S. customs territory, be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). The request also indicates that steel is 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. 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 November 4, 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 Christopher Wedderburn at Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 184 (Monday, September 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49717-49718]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-20517]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-57-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 145--Shreveport, Louisiana; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Benteler Steel/Tube Manufacturing 
Corp.; (Seamless Quality Steel Tubes); Shreveport, Louisiana

    Benteler Steel/Tube Manufacturing Corp. (Benteler) submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its 
facility in Shreveport, Louisiana. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on September 13, 2019.
    The Benteler facility is located within FTZ 145. The facility is 
used for production of seamless quality steel tubes. Pursuant to 15 CFR 
400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status 
materials and components and specific finished products described in 
the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently 
authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Benteler from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/
components noted below, Benteler would be able to choose the duty rates 
during customs entry procedures that apply to: Line pipe; drill pipe; 
casing, tubing and drill pipe; boiler, heat exchanger and line pipe; 
tubing, casing and heat exchangers; hollow carriers for perforating 
guns; couplings; and, coupling blanks (duty

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rate: Duty-free). Benteler 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: Non-alloy 
billets; alloy billets; hollow carriers for perforating guns; drill 
pipe; casing, tubing and drill pipe; and, boiler, heat exchanger and 
line pipe (duty rate: Duty-free). The request indicates that certain 
materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of 
the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the 
Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. 
The applicable Section 232 and 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 November 4, 
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: September 17, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-20517 Filed 9-20-19; 8:45 am]
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