Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 105-Providence, Rhode Island; Notification of Proposed Production Activity (Night Vision Camera Systems); Jamestown, Rhode Island, 35261 [2020-12426]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 111 / Tuesday, June 9, 2020 / Notices materials/components are subject to 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 PF 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 July 20, 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: June 3, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–12424 Filed 6–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–35–2020] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 105— Providence, Rhode Island; Notification of Proposed Production Activity (Night Vision Camera Systems); Jamestown, Rhode Island Night Vision Technology Solutions, LLC (Night Vision Technology) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 29, 2020. Night Vision Technology’s facility is located within Subzone 105B. The facility is used for the production of night vision camera systems. 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 Night Vision Technology 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, Night Vision VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:08 Jun 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 Technology would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to electro-optical infra-red (E.O./IR) camera systems containing thermal cameras, often with the addition of visible cameras, laser range finders, and/or analytic software; handheld uncooled longwave infra-red (LWIR) thermal monoculars; uncooled thermal camera modules; and, temperature measurement devices using thermal sensors (duty-free). Night Vision Technology 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: multicontact pinned cable connectors; enclosures and housings for camera systems; uncooled LWIR thermal sensors; and, germanium lenses for thermal sensors (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 4.4%). The request indicates the materials/components are subject to 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: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is July 20, 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 Christopher Wedderburn at Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. Dated: June 3, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–12426 Filed 6–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Scope Rulings Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable June 9, 2020. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35261 determinations made during the period January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–1560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.1 Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on March 3, 2020.2 This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. Scope Rulings Made January 1, 2020 Through March 31, 2020 People’s Republic of China (China) A–570–890: Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China 3 Requestor: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, EAPA Investigation No. 7189. A desk/console table with drawers (found to be excluded office furniture), a TV cabinet with minibar (found to have features inconsistent with wooden bedroom furniture), a trunk storage unit (found to be living room furniture), and a bed bench base (found to be excluded seating furniture) are not covered by the scope of the antidumping duty (AD) order on wooden bedroom furniture from China. However, certain TV credenzas/dressers and a console/ custom dresser are covered by the scope of the order because these furniture pieces have features consistent with subject chests and/or dressers and are suitable for storing clothing; December 31, 2019. A–570–983 and C–570–984: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From China Requestor: Simpli Home Ltd. Based on the scope language stated in the orders, the sinks imported as part of Simpli Home Ltd.’s laundry cabinets are covered by the scope of the AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on drawn stainless steel sinks (sinks) from China; January 2, 2020. 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 85 FR 12515 (March 3, 2020). 3 This was inadvertently left out of the previous Quarterly Scope Federal Register Notice that published on March 3, 2020 (85 FR 12515). 2 See E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 111 (Tuesday, June 9, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-35-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 105--Providence, Rhode Island; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity (Night Vision Camera 
Systems); Jamestown, Rhode Island

    Night Vision Technology Solutions, LLC (Night Vision Technology) 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board for its facility in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The notification 
conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 
CFR 400.22) was received on May 29, 2020.
    Night Vision Technology's facility is located within Subzone 105B. 
The facility is used for the production of night vision camera systems. 
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 Night Vision 
Technology 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, Night Vision Technology would 
be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that 
apply to electro-optical infra-red (E.O./IR) camera systems containing 
thermal cameras, often with the addition of visible cameras, laser 
range finders, and/or analytic software; handheld uncooled longwave 
infra-red (LWIR) thermal monoculars; uncooled thermal camera modules; 
and, temperature measurement devices using thermal sensors (duty-free). 
Night Vision Technology 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: multi-
contact pinned cable connectors; enclosures and housings for camera 
systems; uncooled LWIR thermal sensors; and, germanium lenses for 
thermal sensors (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 4.4%). The request 
indicates the materials/components are subject to 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 July 20, 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 Christopher Wedderburn at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-1963.

    Dated: June 3, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-12426 Filed 6-8-20; 8:45 am]
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