BE-15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 4838 [2022-01819]

Download as PDF 4838 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 20 / Monday, January 31, 2022 / Notices How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA’s electronic reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from www.bea.gov/ ssb and submitted through mail or fax. Form BE–37 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9303 or by sending an email to be-37help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 30 days after the end of each quarter. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0011. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 5 hours per response. Additional information regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Christopher Stein, Chief, Services Surveys Branch, Balance of Payments Division, via email at Christopher.Stein@bea.gov; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608– 0011, via email at OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2022–01823 Filed 1–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (BE–15). The data collected on the BE– 15 survey are needed to measure the size and economic significance of foreign direct investment in the United States and its impact on the U.S. economy. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kirsten Brew, Chief, Multinational Operations Branch (BE–49), via phone at (301) 278–9152 or via email at Kirsten.Brew@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–15 survey form. As noted below, all entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted by BEA. A completed report covering the entity’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31 (or by June 30 for reporting companies that use BEA’s eFile system). This Notice is being issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued on April 24, 2012 (77 FR 24373), establishing guidelines for collecting data on international trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA’s collection of data on international trade in services and direct investment can be found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. Survey data on international trade in services and direct investment that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 15 survey forms and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/fdi. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Reporting Bureau of Economic Analysis Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required to complete this survey. Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. business enterprise in which a foreign person has a direct and/or indirect ownership [Docket No. 220119–0019] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Notice of reporting requirements. ACTION: RIN 0691–XC123 BE–15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. 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When To Report: A completed report covering an entity’s fiscal year ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31 (or by June 30 for reporting companies that use BEA’s eFile system). Paperwork Reduction Act Notice This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 0608–0034. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 23.8 hours per response. Additional information regarding this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the Information Collection Review tab, click on ‘‘Search’’ and use the above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Kirsten Brew, Chief, Multinational Operations Branch (BE–49), via email at Kirsten.Brew@bea.gov; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608–0034, via email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2022–01819 Filed 1–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 20 (Monday, January 31, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Page 4838]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-01819]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 220119-0019]
RIN 0691-XC123


BE-15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United 
States

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements.

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SUMMARY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), 
Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting 
the mandatory survey titled Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment 
in the United States (BE-15). The data collected on the BE-15 survey 
are needed to measure the size and economic significance of foreign 
direct investment in the United States and its impact on the U.S. 
economy. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and 
Trade in Services Survey Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kirsten Brew, Chief, Multinational 
Operations Branch (BE-49), via phone at (301) 278-9152 or via email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the 
reporting requirements for the BE-15 survey form. As noted below, all 
entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted 
by BEA. A completed report covering the entity's fiscal year ending 
during the previous calendar year is due by May 31 (or by June 30 for 
reporting companies that use BEA's eFile system). This Notice is being 
issued in conformance with the rule BEA issued on April 24, 2012 (77 FR 
24373), establishing guidelines for collecting data on international 
trade in services and direct investment through notices, rather than 
through rulemaking. Additional information about BEA's collection of 
data on international trade in services and direct investment can be 
found in the 2012 rule, the International Investment and Trade in 
Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.), and 15 CFR part 801. 
Survey data on international trade in services and direct investment 
that are not collected pursuant to the 2012 rule are described 
separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE-15 survey forms and instructions 
are available at www.bea.gov/fdi.

Reporting

    Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to 
report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and 
the time and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required 
to complete this survey.
    Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from each U.S. business 
enterprise in which a foreign person has a direct and/or indirect 
ownership interest of at least 10 percent of the voting stock in an 
incorporated U.S. business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an 
unincorporated U.S. business enterprise, and that meets the additional 
conditions detailed in Form BE-15.
    (b) Entities required to report will be contacted individually by 
BEA. Entities not contacted by BEA have no reporting responsibilities.
    What To Report: The survey collects information on the operations 
of U.S. affiliates of foreign companies.
    How To Report: Reports can be filed using BEA's electronic 
reporting system at www.bea.gov/efile. Copies of the survey forms and 
instructions, which contain complete information on reporting 
procedures and definitions, can be downloaded from www.bea.gov/fdi and 
submitted through mail or fax. Form BE-15 inquiries can be made by 
phone to BEA at (301) 278-9247 or by sending an email to be12/[email protected].
    When To Report: A completed report covering an entity's fiscal year 
ending during the previous calendar year is due by May 31 (or by June 
30 for reporting companies that use BEA's eFile system).

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice

    This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and 
assigned control number 0608-0034. An agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of 
information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. 
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated 
to average 23.8 hours per response. Additional information regarding 
this burden estimate may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov; under the 
Information Collection Review tab, click on ``Search'' and use the 
above OMB control number to search for the current survey instrument. 
Send comments regarding this burden estimate to Kirsten Brew, Chief, 
Multinational Operations Branch (BE-49), via email at 
[email protected]; and to the Office of Management and Budget, 
Paperwork Reduction Project 0608-0034, via email at 
[email protected].
    Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101-3108.

Paul W. Farello,
Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic 
Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2022-01819 Filed 1-28-22; 8:45 am]
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