BE-29: Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States, 4839 [2022-01822]

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

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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

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 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 [email protected].

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.

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. 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 [email protected].
    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 
[email protected]; and to the Office of Management and Budget, 
Paperwork Reduction Project 0608-0012, 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. 2022-01822 Filed 1-28-22; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-06-P