Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 116-Port Arthur, Texas, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Port Arthur LNG, LLC (Liquified Natural Gas Processing), Port Arthur, Texas, 16054 [2020-05903]

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The applicant indicates that the grantee will be submitting a separate application for FTZ designation at the company’s facility under FTZ 116. The facility is used for liquified natural gas processing. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status material 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 Port Arthur LNG from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus material used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status material noted below, Port Arthur LNG would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to liquified natural gas, heavy hydrocarbon stream, Rights. 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The closing period for their receipt is April 29, 2020. 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 Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: March 16, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–05903 Filed 3–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Zimo Sheng, Jinxiuyuan 17–403, Changshu, Jiangsu 215500, China and 3975 N Cramer Street, Unit 204, Milwaukee, WI 53211. On December 13, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Zimo Sheng (‘‘Sheng’’) was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘‘AECA’’). 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 55 (Friday, March 20, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 16054]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-05903]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-17-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 116--Port Arthur, Texas, Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity, Port Arthur LNG, LLC (Liquified Natural 
Gas Processing), Port Arthur, Texas

    Port Arthur LNG, LLC (Port Arthur LNG) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Port 
Arthur, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 
26, 2020.
    The applicant indicates that the grantee will be submitting a 
separate application for FTZ designation at the company's facility 
under FTZ 116. The facility is used for liquified natural gas 
processing. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited 
to the specific foreign-status material 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 Port Arthur LNG from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status material used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status material 
noted below, Port Arthur LNG would be able to choose the duty rates 
during customs entry procedures that apply to liquified natural gas, 
heavy hydrocarbon stream, and stabilized gas condensate (duty rate 
ranges from duty-free to 10.5 cents/barrel). Port Arthur LNG would be 
able to avoid duty on foreign-status material which becomes scrap/
waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on 
foreign-status production equipment.
    The material sourced from abroad is gaseous natural gas (duty-
free). The request indicates that gaseous natural gas is 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 April 29, 2020.
    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 Diane Finver at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-1367.

    Dated: March 16, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-05903 Filed 3-19-20; 8:45 am]
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