Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 20-Norfolk, Virginia; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; STIHL, Incorporated (Handheld Outdoor Power Equipment), Virginia Beach, Virginia, 24841 [2021-09864]

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The current request would add two 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 SITHL from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below, STIHL would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to blowers, trimmers, sprayers, cutters, cultivators, and chainsaws (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 4.7%). STIHL 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 flat-rolled and cold-rolled alloy special steel products of a width less than 600 mm, and bars and rods of alloy special steel (dutyfree). The request indicates that the components are subject to an antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/ PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24841 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-37-2021]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 20--Norfolk, Virginia; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; STIHL, Incorporated (Handheld Outdoor 
Power Equipment), Virginia Beach, Virginia

    STIHL, Incorporated (STIHL) submitted a notification of proposed 
production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Virginia 
Beach, Virginia. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 3, 
2021.
    STIHL already has authority to produce handheld outdoor power 
equipment and related parts within Subzone 20E. The current request 
would add two 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 SITHL from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/
components noted below, STIHL would be able to choose the duty rates 
during customs entry procedures that apply to blowers, trimmers, 
sprayers, cutters, cultivators, and chainsaws (duty rate ranges from 
duty-free to 4.7%). STIHL 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 flat-rolled 
and cold-rolled alloy special steel products of a width less than 600 
mm, and bars and rods of alloy special steel (duty-free). The request 
indicates that the components 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 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 June 21, 2021.
    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: May 5, 2021.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-09864 Filed 5-7-21; 8:45 am]
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