International Competitive Services Product and Price Changes, 67862-67864 [2021-25978]

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Beginning January 1, 2030, only the criteria in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section is necessary for qualification. * * * * * lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with RULES1 * Dated: November 19, 2021. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2021–25720 Filed 11–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:56 Nov 29, 2021 Jkt 256001 POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 20 International Competitive Services Product and Price Changes Postal ServiceTM. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM®), to reflect the prices, product features, and classification changes to Competitive Services and other minor changes, as established by the Governors of the Postal Service. DATES: Effective January 9, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale Kennedy at 202–268–6592 or Kathy Frigo at 202–268–4178. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: New prices will be posted under Docket Number CP2022–22 on the Postal Regulatory Commission’s website at https://www.prc.gov. Over the course of time, mailing services to countries change due to a variety of reasons. The Postal Service is updating IMM Exhibit 292.45a to reflect that International Priority Airmail® (IPA®) service is available to Sudan. In addition, the Postal Service is extending USPS Tracking Plus® service to certain international products, allowing customers to request the Postal Service retain scan data, or scan and signature data, for certain pieces beyond the Postal Service’s standard data retention period, for up to 7 years. USPS Tracking Plus service is available for certain pieces sent via Priority Mail Express International® service (PMEI), Priority Mail International® (PMI) service, and single-piece First-Class Package International Service® (FCPIS®) for which Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International Service is available, and certain pieces for those services for which insurance has been purchased (not to include Global Express Guaranteed® (GXG®)). For pricing, see the Postal Explorer® website at https://pe.usps.com. Customers may request USPS Tracking Plus service online at www.usps.com or through a Shipping Services File. This final rule describes the international price and classification changes and the corresponding mailing standards changes for the following Competitive Services: • Global Express Guaranteed. • Priority Mail Express International. • Priority Mail International. • First-Class Package International Service. • International Priority Airmail® (IPA®). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 • International Surface Air Lift® (ISAL®). • Direct Sacks of Printed Matter to One Addressee (Airmail M-bag® services). • The following competitive international extra services and fees: • International Insurance. • Certificate of Mailing. • International Registered Mail. • International Return Receipt. • International Postal Money Orders. • International Money Order Inquiry Fee. • International Money Transfer Service. • Customs Clearance and Delivery Fee. New prices will be located on the Postal Explorer website at https://pe.usps.com. Global Express Guaranteed Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service provides fast international shipping, with international transportation and delivery provided through an alliance with FedEx Express®. The price increase for GXG service averages 2.3 percent. The Postal Service provides Commercial Base® pricing to online customers who prepare and pay for GXG shipments via USPS-approved payment methods (other than Click-N-Ship® service), with a discount below the published retail prices for GXG service. Customers who prepare GXG shipments via Click-N-Ship service will continue to pay retail prices. Commercial Plus® prices are set to match the Commercial Base prices. Priority Mail Express International Priority Mail Express International (PMEI) service provides fast service to approximately 180 countries in 3–5 business days for many major markets, although the actual number of days may vary based upon origin, destination, and customs delays. PMEI with Money-Back Guarantee service is available for certain destinations. (Due to COVID–19 service impacts, PMEI with Money-Back Guarantee service has been suspended for several destinations until further notice. For more information, see the USPS Service Updates page on www.usps.com.) The price increase for PMEI service averages 3.2 percent. The Commercial Base price provides a discount below the published retail prices for customers who prepare and pay for PMEI shipments via permit imprint, online at USPS.com®, or as registered end-users using an authorized PC Postage vendor (with the exception of Click-N-Ship service). Customers who prepare PMEI shipments via Click-NShip service pay retail prices. E:\FR\FM\30NOR1.SGM 30NOR1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 30, 2021 / Rules and Regulations Commercial Plus will be equivalent to Commercial Base; however, deeper discounting may still be available to customers through negotiated service agreements. The Postal Service will continue to include PMEI service in customized contracts offered to customers who meet certain revenue thresholds and are willing to commit a larger amount of revenue to the USPS® for PMEI service and PMI service. PMEI flat rate pricing continues to be available for Flat Rate Envelopes. Priority Mail International Priority Mail International (PMI) is an economical way to send merchandise and documents to approximately 180 countries in 6–10 business days for many major markets, although the actual number of days may vary based upon origin, destination, and customs delays. The price increase for PMI service averages 3.7 percent. The Commercial Base price provides a discount below the published retail prices for customers who prepare and pay for PMI items via permit imprint, online at USPS.com, or as registered end-users using an authorized PC Postage vendor (with the exception of Click-N-Ship). Customers who prepare PMI shipments via Click-N-Ship pay retail prices. Commercial Plus prices will be equivalent to Commercial Base; however, deeper discounting may still be made available to customers through negotiated service agreements. The Postal Service will continue to include PMI service in customized contracts offered to customers who meet certain revenue thresholds and are willing to commit to a larger amount of revenue to the USPS for PMEI and PMI. PMI flat rate pricing continues to be available for Flat Rate Envelopes, Small Flat Rate Boxes, and Medium and Large Flat Rate Boxes. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with RULES1 First-Class Package International Service First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS) is an economical international service for small packages not exceeding 4 pounds in weight and $400 in value. The price increase for FCPIS averages 4.2 percent. The Commercial Base price provides a discount below the published retail prices for customers who prepare and pay for FCPIS items via permit imprint or by USPS-approved online payment methods. Customers who prepare FCPIS shipments via Click-N-Ship service pay retail prices. Commercial Plus prices will be equivalent to Commercial Base; however, deeper discounting will be VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:56 Nov 29, 2021 Jkt 256001 made available to customer through negotiated service agreements. Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International service (E– USPS DELCON INTL®) is available for FCPIS items to select destination countries at no charge. International Priority Airmail and International Surface Air Lift Direct Sacks of Printed Matter to One Addressee (Airmail M-Bags) An Airmail M-bag is a direct sack of printed matter sent to a single foreign addressee at a single address. Prices are based on the weight of the sack. The price increase for Airmail M-bag service averages 5.0 percent. International Extra Services and Fees Depending on country destination and mail type, customers may add a variety of extra services to their outbound shipments and pay a variety of fees. The Postal Service proposes to increase fees for certain competitive international extra services as follows: • GXG insurance: There is no charge for GXG insurance for coverage up to $100. The fee for GXG insurance will increase to $1.35 for each additional $100 or fraction over $100, up to a maximum indemnity of $2,499 per shipment (the maximum indemnity varies by country). GXG insurance Fee $100 ........................................................ Each additional $100 or fraction over $100 ..................................................... merchandise insurance coverage up to $200. The fee for PMEI and PMI merchandise insurance for each additional $100 or fraction over $200 is set forth in the table below, up to a maximum indemnity of $5,000 (the maximum indemnity varies by country). Indemnity limit not over International Priority Airmail (IPA) service, including IPA M-bags, is a commercial service designed for volume mailings of all First-Class Mail International postcards, letters, and large envelopes (flats), and for volume mailings of FCPIS packages (small packets) weighing up to a maximum of 4.4 pounds. IPA shipments are typically flown to foreign destinations (exceptions apply to Canada and Mexico) and are then entered into that country’s air or surface priority mail system for delivery. The price increase for IPA letters, flats, and packets is 4.9 percent, and there is no increase for IPA M-bags. International Surface Airlift (ISAL) is like IPA except that once flown to the foreign destination, ISAL is entered into that country’s air or surface nonpriority mail system for delivery. The price increase for ISAL letters, flats, and packets is 8.2 percent, and the price increase for ISAL M-bags is 2.9 percent. $0.00 1.35 67863 Up to $200 .............................................. $200.01–$300.00 .................................... $300.01–$400.00 .................................... $400.01–$500.00 .................................... $500.01–$600.00 .................................... $600.01–$700.00 .................................... $700.01–$800.00 .................................... $800.01–$900.00 .................................... Fee $0.00 7.15 9.05 10.95 12.85 14.75 16.60 18.50 $18.50 plus $1.90 per $100 or fraction thereof over $900 in declared value. Maximum insurance $5,000 (varies by country). • Certificate of mailing service: Prices for competitive international certificate of mailing service will be as follows: CERTIFICATE OF MAILING Individual pieces Individual article (PS Form 3817) ........... Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3665 (per page) ......................... Firm mailing sheet (PS Form 3665), per piece (minimum 3) First-Class Mail International only ................................. Fee $1.65 1.65 0.57 Bulk quantities For first 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof) ......................................................... Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof) ................................................ Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606 ............ 9.35 1.20 1.65 • International Registered Mail service: The fee for competitive international registered mail will increase to $17.15. • International return receipt service: The fee for competitive international return receipt service will increase to $4.75. • Customs clearance and delivery fee: The competitive customs clearance and delivery fee per dutiable item will increase to $7.05. • Pickup on Demand: The fee for pickup on demand will remain at $25.00. • International Postal Money Orders: The fee for international postal money orders will increase to $12.25. • International Money Order Inquiry: The fee for international money orders inquiry will increase to $9.00. • International Money Transfer Service (Sure Money® service): Prices for international money transfer service will be as follows: International money transfer service (Sure Money) Fee Maximum insurance $2,499 (varies by country). • PMEI and PMI insurance: There is no charge for PMEI and PMI PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 $0.01–$750.00 ........................................ $750.01–$1500.00 .................................. Refunds ................................................... E:\FR\FM\30NOR1.SGM 30NOR1 $17.10 24.75 37.50 67864 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 30, 2021 / Rules and Regulations International money transfer service (Sure Money) Change of Recipient ............................... Fee 19.95 Priority Mail International * * * 3 * * * * * * 232 Eligibility The Postal Service hereby adopts the following changes to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM), which is incorporated by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations. See 39 CFR 20.1. * * List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 20 Customers may purchase USPS Tracking Plus service for certain pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping Services File. For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List. * * * * * Foreign relations, International postal services. Accordingly, 39 CFR part 20 is amended as follows: PART 20—[AMENDED] 2. Revise the following sections of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM) as follows: * * * * * ■ Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM) 2 * * * * Conditions for Mailing * * * * * 220 Priority Mail Express International * * 222 Eligibility * * * * 222.71 Extra Services Eligibility * * 252.5 Tracking Plus Jkt 256001 * * * * * Extra Services * * * * * [Add a new section to read as follows:] 252.54 Tracking Plus USPS Tracking Plus service is available for certain pieces sent via single-piece First-Class Package International Service for which Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International Service is available. Customers may purchase USPS Tracking Plus service for certain pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping Services File. For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List. * * * * * * * Customers may purchase USPS Tracking Plus service for certain pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping Services File. For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List. * * * * * 15:56 Nov 29, 2021 * 252 292.4 Merchandise Insurance VerDate Sep<11>2014 * * Additional merchandise insurance coverage above $200, up to a maximum of $5,000, may be purchased at the sender’s option. See Exhibit 322.2 for individual country merchandise insurance limits. See Notice 123, Price List, for the fee schedule for optional Priority Mail Express International merchandise insurance coverage. 222.72 Tracking Plus 292 International Priority Airmail (IPA) Service * * * * [Revise 222.7 to read as follows:] 222.7 * * * * [Add a new section to read as follows:] 232.93 * * * * 292.45 IPA Foreign Office of Exchange Codes and Price Groups * * * * Exhibit 292.45a * Country labeling name Foreign Office of Exchange code * * Sudan ................... * * KRT ...................... PO 00000 Frm 00034 * Fmt 4700 Extra Services * * * * [Add a new part to read as follows:] Tracking Plus The Postal Service offers USPS Tracking Plus service for certain international products, allowing customers to request the Postal Service retain scan data, or scan and signature data, for certain pieces beyond the Postal Service’s standard data retention period, for up to 7 years. USPS Tracking Plus service is available for certain pieces sent via Priority Mail Express International service, Priority Mail International service, and single-piece First-Class Package International Service for which Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International Service is available, and certain pieces for those services for which insurance has been purchased (not to include Global Express Guaranteed service). For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List. Customers may request USPS Tracking Plus service for certain pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping Services File. * * * * * We will publish an appropriate amendment to 39 CFR part 20 to reflect these changes. Ruth Stevenson, Chief Counsel, Ethics and Legal Compliance. [FR Doc. 2021–25978 Filed 11–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Additional Revised Air Quality Designations for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards: El Paso County, Texas and Weld County, Colorado Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. * Sfmt 4700 Price group * 5 * This final action revises the initial air quality designations for two counties associated with two nonattainment areas for the 2015 primary and secondary National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. In a July 10, 2020, decision, the District of Columbia Circuit Court remanded to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA SUMMARY: [In alphabetical order, add an entry for Sudan to read as follows:] * * AGENCY: IPA Foreign Office of Exchange Codes and Price Groups * * [EPA–HQ–OAR–2017–0548; FRL: 8260.1– 02–OAR] * * * 40 CFR Part 81 Mail Preparation * * 390 Extra Services * * Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552(a); 13 U.S.C. 301– 307; 18 U.S.C. 1692–1737; 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 407, 414, 416, 3001–3011, 3201–3219, 3403–3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001. * 232.9 * 250 First-Class Package International Service 1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 20 continues to read as follows: ■ lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with RULES1 230 E:\FR\FM\30NOR1.SGM 30NOR1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 30, 2021)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 67862-67864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-25978]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 20


International Competitive Services Product and Price Changes

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United 
States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]), to 
reflect the prices, product features, and classification changes to 
Competitive Services and other minor changes, as established by the 
Governors of the Postal Service.

DATES: Effective January 9, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale Kennedy at 202-268-6592 or Kathy 
Frigo at 202-268-4178.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: New prices will be posted under Docket 
Number CP2022-22 on the Postal Regulatory Commission's website at 
https://www.prc.gov.
    Over the course of time, mailing services to countries change due 
to a variety of reasons. The Postal Service is updating IMM Exhibit 
292.45a to reflect that International Priority Airmail[supreg] 
(IPA[supreg]) service is available to Sudan.
    In addition, the Postal Service is extending USPS Tracking 
Plus[supreg] service to certain international products, allowing 
customers to request the Postal Service retain scan data, or scan and 
signature data, for certain pieces beyond the Postal Service's standard 
data retention period, for up to 7 years. USPS Tracking Plus service is 
available for certain pieces sent via Priority Mail Express 
International[supreg] service (PMEI), Priority Mail 
International[supreg] (PMI) service, and single-piece First-Class 
Package International Service[supreg] (FCPIS[supreg]) for which 
Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International Service is 
available, and certain pieces for those services for which insurance 
has been purchased (not to include Global Express Guaranteed[supreg] 
(GXG[supreg])). For pricing, see the Postal Explorer[supreg] website at 
https://pe.usps.com. Customers may request USPS Tracking Plus service 
online at www.usps.com or through a Shipping Services File.
    This final rule describes the international price and 
classification changes and the corresponding mailing standards changes 
for the following Competitive Services:
     Global Express Guaranteed.
     Priority Mail Express International.
     Priority Mail International.
     First-Class Package International Service.
     International Priority Airmail[supreg] (IPA[supreg]).
     International Surface Air Lift[supreg] (ISAL[supreg]).
     Direct Sacks of Printed Matter to One Addressee (Airmail 
M-bag[supreg] services).
     The following competitive international extra services and 
fees:
     International Insurance.
     Certificate of Mailing.
     International Registered Mail.
     International Return Receipt.
     International Postal Money Orders.
     International Money Order Inquiry Fee.
     International Money Transfer Service.
     Customs Clearance and Delivery Fee.

New prices will be located on the Postal Explorer website at https://pe.usps.com.

Global Express Guaranteed

    Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service provides fast international 
shipping, with international transportation and delivery provided 
through an alliance with FedEx Express[supreg]. The price increase for 
GXG service averages 2.3 percent.
    The Postal Service provides Commercial Base[supreg] pricing to 
online customers who prepare and pay for GXG shipments via USPS-
approved payment methods (other than Click-N-Ship[supreg] service), 
with a discount below the published retail prices for GXG service. 
Customers who prepare GXG shipments via Click-N-Ship service will 
continue to pay retail prices. Commercial Plus[supreg] prices are set 
to match the Commercial Base prices.

Priority Mail Express International

    Priority Mail Express International (PMEI) service provides fast 
service to approximately 180 countries in 3-5 business days for many 
major markets, although the actual number of days may vary based upon 
origin, destination, and customs delays. PMEI with Money-Back Guarantee 
service is available for certain destinations. (Due to COVID-19 service 
impacts, PMEI with Money-Back Guarantee service has been suspended for 
several destinations until further notice. For more information, see 
the USPS Service Updates page on www.usps.com.) The price increase for 
PMEI service averages 3.2 percent. The Commercial Base price provides a 
discount below the published retail prices for customers who prepare 
and pay for PMEI shipments via permit imprint, online at 
USPS.com[supreg], or as registered end-users using an authorized PC 
Postage vendor (with the exception of Click-N-Ship service). Customers 
who prepare PMEI shipments via Click-N-Ship service pay retail prices.

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Commercial Plus will be equivalent to Commercial Base; however, deeper 
discounting may still be available to customers through negotiated 
service agreements.
    The Postal Service will continue to include PMEI service in 
customized contracts offered to customers who meet certain revenue 
thresholds and are willing to commit a larger amount of revenue to the 
USPS[supreg] for PMEI service and PMI service.
    PMEI flat rate pricing continues to be available for Flat Rate 
Envelopes.

Priority Mail International

    Priority Mail International (PMI) is an economical way to send 
merchandise and documents to approximately 180 countries in 6-10 
business days for many major markets, although the actual number of 
days may vary based upon origin, destination, and customs delays. The 
price increase for PMI service averages 3.7 percent. The Commercial 
Base price provides a discount below the published retail prices for 
customers who prepare and pay for PMI items via permit imprint, online 
at USPS.com, or as registered end-users using an authorized PC Postage 
vendor (with the exception of Click-N-Ship). Customers who prepare PMI 
shipments via Click-N-Ship pay retail prices. Commercial Plus prices 
will be equivalent to Commercial Base; however, deeper discounting may 
still be made available to customers through negotiated service 
agreements.
    The Postal Service will continue to include PMI service in 
customized contracts offered to customers who meet certain revenue 
thresholds and are willing to commit to a larger amount of revenue to 
the USPS for PMEI and PMI.
    PMI flat rate pricing continues to be available for Flat Rate 
Envelopes, Small Flat Rate Boxes, and Medium and Large Flat Rate Boxes.

First-Class Package International Service

    First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS) is an economical 
international service for small packages not exceeding 4 pounds in 
weight and $400 in value. The price increase for FCPIS averages 4.2 
percent. The Commercial Base price provides a discount below the 
published retail prices for customers who prepare and pay for FCPIS 
items via permit imprint or by USPS-approved online payment methods. 
Customers who prepare FCPIS shipments via Click-N-Ship service pay 
retail prices. Commercial Plus prices will be equivalent to Commercial 
Base; however, deeper discounting will be made available to customer 
through negotiated service agreements.
    Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International service (E-USPS 
DELCON INTL[supreg]) is available for FCPIS items to select destination 
countries at no charge.

International Priority Airmail and International Surface Air Lift

    International Priority Airmail (IPA) service, including IPA M-bags, 
is a commercial service designed for volume mailings of all First-Class 
Mail International postcards, letters, and large envelopes (flats), and 
for volume mailings of FCPIS packages (small packets) weighing up to a 
maximum of 4.4 pounds. IPA shipments are typically flown to foreign 
destinations (exceptions apply to Canada and Mexico) and are then 
entered into that country's air or surface priority mail system for 
delivery. The price increase for IPA letters, flats, and packets is 4.9 
percent, and there is no increase for IPA M-bags. International Surface 
Airlift (ISAL) is like IPA except that once flown to the foreign 
destination, ISAL is entered into that country's air or surface 
nonpriority mail system for delivery. The price increase for ISAL 
letters, flats, and packets is 8.2 percent, and the price increase for 
ISAL M-bags is 2.9 percent.

Direct Sacks of Printed Matter to One Addressee (Airmail M-Bags)

    An Airmail M-bag is a direct sack of printed matter sent to a 
single foreign addressee at a single address. Prices are based on the 
weight of the sack. The price increase for Airmail M-bag service 
averages 5.0 percent.

International Extra Services and Fees

    Depending on country destination and mail type, customers may add a 
variety of extra services to their outbound shipments and pay a variety 
of fees. The Postal Service proposes to increase fees for certain 
competitive international extra services as follows:
     GXG insurance: There is no charge for GXG insurance for 
coverage up to $100. The fee for GXG insurance will increase to $1.35 
for each additional $100 or fraction over $100, up to a maximum 
indemnity of $2,499 per shipment (the maximum indemnity varies by 
country).

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                        GXG insurance                             Fee
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$100.........................................................      $0.00
Each additional $100 or fraction over $100...................       1.35
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Maximum insurance $2,499 (varies by country).

     PMEI and PMI insurance: There is no charge for PMEI and 
PMI merchandise insurance coverage up to $200. The fee for PMEI and PMI 
merchandise insurance for each additional $100 or fraction over $200 is 
set forth in the table below, up to a maximum indemnity of $5,000 (the 
maximum indemnity varies by country).

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                   Indemnity limit not over                       Fee
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Up to $200...................................................      $0.00
$200.01-$300.00..............................................       7.15
$300.01-$400.00..............................................       9.05
$400.01-$500.00..............................................      10.95
$500.01-$600.00..............................................      12.85
$600.01-$700.00..............................................      14.75
$700.01-$800.00..............................................      16.60
$800.01-$900.00..............................................      18.50
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$18.50 plus $1.90 per $100 or fraction thereof over $900 in declared
  value. Maximum insurance $5,000 (varies by country).

     Certificate of mailing service: Prices for competitive 
international certificate of mailing service will be as follows:

                         Certificate of Mailing
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                      Individual pieces                           Fee
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Individual article (PS Form 3817)............................      $1.65
Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3665 (per page)....       1.65
Firm mailing sheet (PS Form 3665), per piece (minimum 3)            0.57
 First-Class Mail International only.........................
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                             Bulk quantities
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For first 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof).................       9.35
Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)...........       1.20
Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606...............................       1.65
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     International Registered Mail service: The fee for 
competitive international registered mail will increase to $17.15.
     International return receipt service: The fee for 
competitive international return receipt service will increase to 
$4.75.
     Customs clearance and delivery fee: The competitive 
customs clearance and delivery fee per dutiable item will increase to 
$7.05.
     Pickup on Demand: The fee for pickup on demand will remain 
at $25.00.
     International Postal Money Orders: The fee for 
international postal money orders will increase to $12.25.
     International Money Order Inquiry: The fee for 
international money orders inquiry will increase to $9.00.
     International Money Transfer Service (Sure Money[supreg] 
service): Prices for international money transfer service will be as 
follows:

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      International money transfer service (Sure Money)           Fee
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$0.01-$750.00................................................     $17.10
$750.01-$1500.00.............................................      24.75
Refunds......................................................      37.50

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Change of Recipient..........................................      19.95
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    The Postal Service hereby adopts the following changes to Mailing 
Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail 
Manual (IMM), which is incorporated by reference in the Code of Federal 
Regulations. See 39 CFR 20.1.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 20

    Foreign relations, International postal services.

    Accordingly, 39 CFR part 20 is amended as follows:

PART 20--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 20 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority:  5 U.S.C. 552(a); 13 U.S.C. 301-307; 18 U.S.C. 1692-
1737; 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 407, 414, 416, 3001-3011, 3201-
3219, 3403-3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001.


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2. Revise the following sections of the Mailing Standards of the United 
States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM) as follows:
* * * * *

Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International 
Mail Manual (IMM)

* * * * *

2 Conditions for Mailing

* * * * *

220 Priority Mail Express International

* * * * *

222 Eligibility

* * * * *
    [Revise 222.7 to read as follows:]

222.7 Extra Services

222.71 Merchandise Insurance

    Additional merchandise insurance coverage above $200, up to a 
maximum of $5,000, may be purchased at the sender's option. See Exhibit 
322.2 for individual country merchandise insurance limits. See Notice 
123, Price List, for the fee schedule for optional Priority Mail 
Express International merchandise insurance coverage.

222.72 Tracking Plus

    Customers may purchase USPS Tracking Plus service for certain 
pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping 
Services File. For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List.
* * * * *

230 Priority Mail International

* * * * *

232 Eligibility

* * * * *

232.9 Extra Services

* * * * *
    [Add a new section to read as follows:]

232.93 Tracking Plus

    Customers may purchase USPS Tracking Plus service for certain 
pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping 
Services File. For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List.
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250 First-Class Package International Service

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252 Eligibility

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252.5 Extra Services

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    [Add a new section to read as follows:]

252.54 Tracking Plus

    USPS Tracking Plus service is available for certain pieces sent via 
single-piece First-Class Package International Service for which 
Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International Service is 
available. Customers may purchase USPS Tracking Plus service for 
certain pieces, when available, online at usps.com or through a 
Shipping Services File. For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List.
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292 International Priority Airmail (IPA) Service

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292.4 Mail Preparation

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292.45 IPA Foreign Office of Exchange Codes and Price Groups

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Exhibit 292.45a

IPA Foreign Office of Exchange Codes and Price Groups

    [In alphabetical order, add an entry for Sudan to read as follows:]

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                         Foreign Office of       Price
        Country labeling name              Exchange code         group
------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
                                * * * * *
Sudan...............................  KRT....................          5
 
                                * * * * *
------------------------------------------------------------------------

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3 Extra Services

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    [Add a new part to read as follows:]

390 Tracking Plus

    The Postal Service offers USPS Tracking Plus service for certain 
international products, allowing customers to request the Postal 
Service retain scan data, or scan and signature data, for certain 
pieces beyond the Postal Service's standard data retention period, for 
up to 7 years. USPS Tracking Plus service is available for certain 
pieces sent via Priority Mail Express International service, Priority 
Mail International service, and single-piece First-Class Package 
International Service for which Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation 
International Service is available, and certain pieces for those 
services for which insurance has been purchased (not to include Global 
Express Guaranteed service). For pricing, see Notice 123, Price List. 
Customers may request USPS Tracking Plus service for certain pieces, 
when available, online at usps.com or through a Shipping Services File.
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    We will publish an appropriate amendment to 39 CFR part 20 to 
reflect these changes.

Ruth Stevenson,
Chief Counsel, Ethics and Legal Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2021-25978 Filed 11-29-21; 8:45 am]
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