BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers, 4839-4840 [2022-01821]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 20 / Monday, January 31, 2022 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 220119–0020] RIN 0691–XC124 BE–29: Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers’ Expenses in the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: 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 Ocean Carriers’ Expenses in the United States (BE–29). The data collected on the BE–29 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Stein, Chief, Services Surveys Branch, Balance of Payments Division, via phone at (301) 278–9189 or via email at Christopher.Stein@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–29 survey form. As noted below, all entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted by BEA. Entities must submit the completed survey forms within 45 days after the end of each calendar year. 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– 29 survey form and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/ssb. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Reporting Notice of specific reporting requirements, including who is to report, the information to be reported, the manner of reporting, and the time VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Jan 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 and place of filing reports, will be mailed to those required to complete this survey. Who Must Report: (a) Reports are required from U.S. agents of foreign carriers who handled 40 or more foreign ocean carrier port calls in the reporting period, or had covered expenses of $250,000 or more in the reporting period for all foreign ocean vessels handled by the U.S. Agent. See BE–29 survey form for more details. (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 foreign ocean carriers’ expenses in the United States. 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–29 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9303 or by sending an email to be-29help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 45 days after the end of each calendar year. 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 0608–0012. 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 3 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– 0012, via email at OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4839 Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2022–01822 Filed 1–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis [Docket No. 220119–0021] RIN 0691–XC125 BE–30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, is informing the public that it is conducting the mandatory survey titled Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers (BE–30). The data collected on the BE–30 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Stein, Chief, Services Surveys Branch, Balance of Payments Division, via phone at (301) 278–9189 or via email at Christopher.Stein@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the reporting requirements for the BE–30 survey form. As noted below, all entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted by BEA. Entities must submit the completed survey forms within 30 days after the end of each quarter. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 4840 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 20 / Monday, January 31, 2022 / Notices pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. The BE– 30 survey form and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/ssb. Paperwork Reduction Project 0608– 0011, via email at OIRA_ Submission@ omb.eop.gov Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101–3108. 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 U.S. ocean carriers that had total reportable revenues or total reportable expenses that were $500,000 or more during the previous year, or are expected to be $500,000 or more during the current year. See BE–30 survey form for more details. (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 U.S. ocean freight carriers’ foreign revenues and expenses. 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–30 inquiries can be made by phone to BEA at (301) 278–9303 or by sending an email to be-30help@bea.gov. When To Report: Reports are due to BEA 30 days after the end of each quarter. Paul W. Farello, Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis. 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 4 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 (BE–50), Balance of Payments Division, via email at Christopher.Stein@bea.gov; and to the Office of Management and Budget, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Jan 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 [FR Doc. 2022–01821 Filed 1–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 7, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The deadline for members of the public to register to participate, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 3, 2022. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Requests to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted via email to Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, at jonathan.chesebro@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration (Phone: 202–482– 1297; email: jonathan.chesebro@ trade.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market. The Department of Commerce renewed the CINTAC charter on August 5, 2020. This meeting is being convened under the seventh charter of the CINTAC. On February 7, 2022 the CINTAC will hold the sixth meeting of its current charter term. The Committee, with officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce and other agencies, will discuss major issues affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. civil nuclear energy industry and discuss proposed recommendations on a regulatory gap analysis and actions that would assist with the deployment of advanced nuclear energy technologies. An agenda will be made available by February 3, 2022 upon request to Mr. Jonathan Chesebro. Members of the public wishing to attend the public session of the meeting must notify Mr. Chesebro at the contact information above by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 3, 2022 in order to pre-register to participate. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fill. A limited amount of time will be available for brief oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 30 minutes. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Mr. Chesebro and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments and the name and address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 3, 2022. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the CINTAC’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Mr. Jonathan Chesebro at Jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov. For consideration during the meeting, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 20 (Monday, January 31, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4839-4840]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-01821]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis

[Docket No. 220119-0021]
RIN 0691-XC125


BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign 
Expenses of U.S. Carriers

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 Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues 
and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers (BE-30). The data collected on 
the BE-30 survey are needed to measure U.S. trade in transport services 
and to analyze the impact of U.S. trade on the U.S. and foreign 
economies. This survey is authorized by the International Investment 
and Trade in Services Survey Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Stein, Chief, Services 
Surveys Branch, Balance of Payments Division, via phone at (301) 278-
9189 or via email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through this Notice, BEA publishes the 
reporting requirements for the BE-30 survey form. As noted below, all 
entities required to respond to this mandatory survey will be contacted 
by BEA. Entities must submit the completed survey forms within 30 days 
after the end of each quarter. 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

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pursuant to the 2012 rule are described separately in 15 CFR part 801. 
The BE-30 survey form and instructions are available at www.bea.gov/ssb.

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 U.S. ocean carriers 
that had total reportable revenues or total reportable expenses that 
were $500,000 or more during the previous year, or are expected to be 
$500,000 or more during the current year. See BE-30 survey form for 
more details.
    (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 U.S. ocean 
freight carriers' foreign revenues and expenses.
    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-30 inquiries can be made by 
phone to BEA at (301) 278-9303 or by sending an email to [email protected].
    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 4 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 (BE-50), Balance of Payments Division, via 
email at [email protected]; and to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project 0608-0011, via email at OIRA_ 
[email protected]
    Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101-3108.

Paul W. Farello,
Associate Director for International Economics, Bureau of Economic 
Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2022-01821 Filed 1-28-22; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-06-P