Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82-Mobile, Alabama Notification of Proposed Production Activity MH Wirth, Inc. (Offshore Drilling Riser Systems); Theodore, Alabama, 39164 [2020-14003]

Download as PDF 39164 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 126 / Tuesday, June 30, 2020 / Notices 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/component sourced from abroad is aluminum foil (duty rate 5.8%). The request indicates that aluminum foil is subject to an antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/ CVD) order if imported from the People’s Republic of China. 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 aluminum foil may be 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 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 August 10, 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 Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. Dated: June 24, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–14005 Filed 6–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [B–39–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82—Mobile, Alabama Notification of Proposed Production Activity MH Wirth, Inc. (Offshore Drilling Riser Systems); Theodore, Alabama The City of Mobile, Alabama, grantee of FTZ 82, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of MH Wirth, Inc. (MH Wirth), located in Theodore, Alabama. The notification conforming to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Jun 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 16, 2020. MH Wirth already has authority to produce and repair offshore drilling riser systems within FTZ 82. 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 MH Wirth from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production (all of expanded production). On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below MH Wirth would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to offshore drilling riser systems (risers, telescopic joints, test equipment and tools) (duty free). MH Wirth 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 welded carbon/ seamless carbon/stainless steel drilling riser pipe (duty free). The request indicates that welded carbon steel riser pipe 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 certain 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 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 August 10, 2020. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 22, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–14003 Filed 6–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–837, A–533–828, A–588–068, A–201– 831, A–580–852, A–549–820] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Brazil, India, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea and Thailand: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Finding and Orders Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) finding on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from Japan and AD orders on PC Strand from Brazil, India, Mexico, Republic of Korea (Korea), and Thailand would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels identified in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Reviews’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable June 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Samantha Kinney, AD/ CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1766 or (202) 482–2285, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On December 8, 1978 and January 28, 2004, Commerce published in the Federal Register notices of the AD finding on PC Strand from Japan and of the AD orders on PC Strand from Brazil, India, Mexico, Korea, and Thailand, respectively.1 On March 2, 2020, 1 See Steel Wire Strand for Prestressed Concrete from Japan; Finding of Dumping, 43 FR 57599 (December 8, 1978) conducted by the Treasury Department (at the time a determination of dumping resulted in a ‘‘finding’’ rather than the later applicable ‘‘order’’); Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, 69 FR 4112 (January 28, 2004); see also E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 126 (Tuesday, June 30, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 39164]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-14003]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-39-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82--Mobile, Alabama Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity MH Wirth, Inc. (Offshore Drilling Riser 
Systems); Theodore, Alabama

    The City of Mobile, Alabama, grantee of FTZ 82, submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf 
of MH Wirth, Inc. (MH Wirth), located in Theodore, Alabama. The 
notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the 
FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on June 16, 2020.
    MH Wirth already has authority to produce and repair offshore 
drilling riser systems within FTZ 82. 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 MH Wirth from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export 
production (all of expanded production). On its domestic sales, for the 
foreign-status materials/components noted below MH Wirth would be able 
to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to 
offshore drilling riser systems (risers, telescopic joints, test 
equipment and tools) (duty free). MH Wirth 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 welded carbon/
seamless carbon/stainless steel drilling riser pipe (duty free). The 
request indicates that welded carbon steel riser pipe 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 certain 
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 privileged foreign status.
    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 August 10, 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: June 22, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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