Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 183-Austin, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Flextronics America, LLC (Automated Data Processing Machines); Austin, Texas, 47165 [2020-16888]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 150 / Tuesday, August 4, 2020 / Notices information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–16962 Filed 8–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–20–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 32—Miami, Florida; Authorization of Production Activity; BLU Products, Inc. (Cellular Phones, Accessories, and Components), Doral, Florida On April 1, 2020, BLU Products, Inc., submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within FTZ 32, in Doral, Florida. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (85 FR 19725, April 8, 2020). On July 30, 2020, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: July 30, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [B–49–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 183—Austin, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Flextronics America, LLC (Automated Data Processing Machines); Austin, Texas DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–131–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone 229—Charleston, West Virginia; Application for Subzone; Childers Guns, LLC; Fairmont, West Virginia jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2020–16963 Filed 8–3–20; 8:45 am] Foreign-Trade Zones Board BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the West Virginia Economic Development Authority, grantee of FTZ 229, requesting subzone status for the facility of Childers Guns, LLC, located in Fairmont, West Virginia. 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 18:14 Aug 03, 2020 Dated: July 30, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2020–16964 Filed 8–3–20; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on July 29, 2020. The proposed subzone (0.11 acres) is located at 521 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, West Virginia. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 229. In accordance with the FTZ 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 addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is September 14, 2020. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to September 28, 2020. 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 Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Jkt 250001 Flextronics America, LLC (Flextronics) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Austin, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 24, 2020. Flextronics already has authority to produce automated data processing machines within Subzone 183C. The current request would add a finished product and foreign status components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 47165 materials/components and specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Flextronics from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production (estimated 90 percent of production). On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below and in the existing scope of authority, Flextronics would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to desktop computers (duty-free). Flextronics would be able to avoid duty on foreignstatus 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 plastic sheets, plastic film and desktop computers (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.5%). The request indicates that plastic sheets and plastic film are 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 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. 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 September 14, 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: July 29, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–16888 Filed 8–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-49-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 183--Austin, Texas; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; Flextronics America, LLC (Automated Data 
Processing Machines); Austin, Texas

    Flextronics America, LLC (Flextronics) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in 
Austin, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 24, 
2020.
    Flextronics already has authority to produce automated data 
processing machines within Subzone 183C. The current request would add 
a finished product and foreign status components to the scope of 
authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited 
to the specific foreign-status materials/components and specific 
finished product described in the submitted notification (as described 
below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Flextronics from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used 
in export production (estimated 90 percent of production). On its 
domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below 
and in the existing scope of authority, Flextronics would be able to 
choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to 
desktop computers (duty-free). Flextronics 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 plastic 
sheets, plastic film and desktop computers (duty rate ranges from duty-
free to 6.5%). The request indicates that plastic sheets and plastic 
film are 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 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.
    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 September 14, 
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: July 29, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-16888 Filed 8-3-20; 8:45 am]
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