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[FR Doc. 2022–04342 Filed 3–1–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2022 Economic Census The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on August 27, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. Title: 2022 Economic Census. OMB Control Number: 0607–0998. Stateside Electronic Path ID(s): The paths in the electronic instrument used to collect information are tailored to specific industries or groups of industries. The Electronic Path ID’s are too numerous to list individually in this notice. Island Areas Questionnaire Number(s)/Electronic Path ID(s): The questionnaires and paths in the electronic instrument used to collect information in the Islands Areas are tailored to specific industries or groups of industries. Electronic instruments are available in English. Puerto Rico paper questionnaires are available in English as well as Spanish. Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Reinstatement, with PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11687 Change, of a Previously Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 4,423,690. Average Hours per Response: 1.37 hours. Burden Hours: 6,064,840. (This burden estimate differs from that published in the August 27, 2021 Federal Register Notice due to updated and more detailed estimates of the likely number of respondents for each electronic questionnaire path as well as better estimates of the time required to complete the new electronic questionnaires.) Needs and Uses: The 2022 Economic Census will compile statistics on an estimated 8.3 million employer business establishments in industries defined by the 2022 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Data on 4.7 million of these establishments will be obtained by direct data collection from an estimated 4.4 million respondents. Data from administrative records or imputation will be used for the remaining 3.6 million establishments—as well as for any contacted establishments that fail to respond. In addition to the general enumeration of businesses, the 2022 census program also includes surveys of business owners and commodity flows. Those surveys will be submitted separately. This request for approval covers the information collection instruments and procedures that will be used in the enumeration of U.S. domestic businesses operating in the United States as well as the Island Areas of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The public administration sector (i.e., governments) is out of scope to the economic census. The U.S. Census Bureau conducts, and will submit separately for approval, the quinquennial census of governments and other current programs that measure the activities of government establishments. The Island Areas component provides the only source of comprehensive data for the Island Areas at a geographic level similar to U.S. counties. It will produce basic statistics by industry for number of establishments, value of shipments/ receipts/revenue/sales, payroll, and employment. It also will yield a variety of industry-specific statistics, depreciable assets, selected purchased services, inventories, and capital expenditures, value of shipments/ receipts/revenue/sales by product line as defined by the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS), E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 11688 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 41 / Wednesday, March 2, 2022 / Notices size of establishments, and other industry-specific measures. The 2022 Economic Census will cover the following NAICS sectors of the U.S. economy: • Agriculture • Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction • Utilities • Construction • Manufacturing • Wholesale Trade • Retail Trade • Transportation and Warehousing • Information • Finance and Insurance • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services • Management of Companies and Enterprises • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services • Educational Services • Health Care and Social Assistance • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation • Accommodation and Food Services • Other Services (except Public Administration). The 2022 Economic Census will produce basic statistics by industry for the number of establishments, value of shipments/receipts/revenue/sales, payroll, and employment. It also will yield a variety of industry-specific statistics, including expenses, depreciable assets, selected purchased services, inventories, and capital expenditures, value of shipments/ receipts/revenue/sales by product line as defined by the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS), type of operation, size of establishments, and other industryspecific measures. All 2022 Economic Census draft questionnaire electronic instrument paths can be accessed at: https:// www.census.gov/programs-surveys/ economic-census/information.html. The Economic Census is the primary source of information about the structure and functioning of the economies of the Nation and each Island Area and features the only recognized source of data at a geographic level similar to U.S. counties. Economic census statistics serve as part of the framework for the national accounts and provides essential information for government, business, and the general public. The Federal Government, governments of the Island Areas, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), and the Bureau of Labor Statistics rely on the economic census as an important part of the framework for their income and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 01, 2022 Jkt 256001 product accounts, input-output tables, economic indices, and other composite measures that serve as the basis for economic policymaking, planning, and program administration. Further, the Economic Census provides sampling frames and benchmarks for current business surveys which track short-term economic trends, serve as economic indicators, and contribute critical source data for current estimates of gross domestic product. State and local governments rely on the economic census as a unique source of comprehensive economic statistics for small geographic areas for use in policymaking, planning, and program administration. Finally, industry, business, academia, and the general public use information from the economic census for evaluating markets, preparing business plans, making business decisions, developing economic models and forecasts, conducting economic research, and establishing benchmarks for their own sample surveys. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; Farms. Frequency: Every 5 years. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code (U.S.C.). Sections 131, 191 and 224. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0607–0998. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–04352 Filed 3–1–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–70–2021] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 82—Mobile, Alabama; Authorization of Production Activity; Aker Solutions, Inc.; (Subsea Oil and Gas Systems) Mobile, Alabama On October 28, 2021, Aker Solutions, Inc. submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within FTZ 82, in Mobile, Alabama. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (86 FR 60791, November 4, 2021). On February 25, 2022, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: February 25, 2022. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2022–04375 Filed 3–1–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–580–837] Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Intent To Rescind, in Part, the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2020 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain exporters/producers of certain cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. Commerce preliminarily determines that the mandatory respondent, Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai Steel), received de minimis net countervailable subsidies during the POR. Commerce preliminarily determines that Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM), which was not individually examined in this review, received net AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 41 (Wednesday, March 2, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11687-11688]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-04352]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; 2022 Economic Census

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on August 27, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce.
    Title: 2022 Economic Census.
    OMB Control Number: 0607-0998.
    Stateside Electronic Path ID(s): The paths in the electronic 
instrument used to collect information are tailored to specific 
industries or groups of industries. The Electronic Path ID's are too 
numerous to list individually in this notice.
    Island Areas Questionnaire Number(s)/Electronic Path ID(s): The 
questionnaires and paths in the electronic instrument used to collect 
information in the Islands Areas are tailored to specific industries or 
groups of industries. Electronic instruments are available in English. 
Puerto Rico paper questionnaires are available in English as well as 
Spanish.
    Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Reinstatement, 
with Change, of a Previously Approved Collection.
    Number of Respondents: 4,423,690.
    Average Hours per Response: 1.37 hours.
    Burden Hours: 6,064,840. (This burden estimate differs from that 
published in the August 27, 2021 Federal Register Notice due to updated 
and more detailed estimates of the likely number of respondents for 
each electronic questionnaire path as well as better estimates of the 
time required to complete the new electronic questionnaires.)
    Needs and Uses: The 2022 Economic Census will compile statistics on 
an estimated 8.3 million employer business establishments in industries 
defined by the 2022 North American Industry Classification System 
(NAICS). Data on 4.7 million of these establishments will be obtained 
by direct data collection from an estimated 4.4 million respondents. 
Data from administrative records or imputation will be used for the 
remaining 3.6 million establishments--as well as for any contacted 
establishments that fail to respond. In addition to the general 
enumeration of businesses, the 2022 census program also includes 
surveys of business owners and commodity flows. Those surveys will be 
submitted separately.
    This request for approval covers the information collection 
instruments and procedures that will be used in the enumeration of U.S. 
domestic businesses operating in the United States as well as the 
Island Areas of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern 
Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
    The public administration sector (i.e., governments) is out of 
scope to the economic census. The U.S. Census Bureau conducts, and will 
submit separately for approval, the quinquennial census of governments 
and other current programs that measure the activities of government 
establishments.
    The Island Areas component provides the only source of 
comprehensive data for the Island Areas at a geographic level similar 
to U.S. counties. It will produce basic statistics by industry for 
number of establishments, value of shipments/receipts/revenue/sales, 
payroll, and employment. It also will yield a variety of industry-
specific statistics, depreciable assets, selected purchased services, 
inventories, and capital expenditures, value of shipments/receipts/
revenue/sales by product line as defined by the North American Product 
Classification System (NAPCS),

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size of establishments, and other industry-specific measures.
    The 2022 Economic Census will cover the following NAICS sectors of 
the U.S. economy:

 Agriculture
 Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
 Utilities
 Construction
 Manufacturing
 Wholesale Trade
 Retail Trade
 Transportation and Warehousing
 Information
 Finance and Insurance
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
 Management of Companies and Enterprises
 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and 
Remediation Services
 Educational Services
 Health Care and Social Assistance
 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
 Accommodation and Food Services
 Other Services (except Public Administration).
    The 2022 Economic Census will produce basic statistics by industry 
for the number of establishments, value of shipments/receipts/revenue/
sales, payroll, and employment. It also will yield a variety of 
industry-specific statistics, including expenses, depreciable assets, 
selected purchased services, inventories, and capital expenditures, 
value of shipments/receipts/revenue/sales by product line as defined by 
the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS), type of 
operation, size of establishments, and other industry-specific 
measures.
    All 2022 Economic Census draft questionnaire electronic instrument 
paths can be accessed at: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/economic-census/information.html.
    The Economic Census is the primary source of information about the 
structure and functioning of the economies of the Nation and each 
Island Area and features the only recognized source of data at a 
geographic level similar to U.S. counties. Economic census statistics 
serve as part of the framework for the national accounts and provides 
essential information for government, business, and the general public. 
The Federal Government, governments of the Island Areas, Bureau of 
Economic Analysis (BEA), and the Bureau of Labor Statistics rely on the 
economic census as an important part of the framework for their income 
and product accounts, input-output tables, economic indices, and other 
composite measures that serve as the basis for economic policymaking, 
planning, and program administration. Further, the Economic Census 
provides sampling frames and benchmarks for current business surveys 
which track short-term economic trends, serve as economic indicators, 
and contribute critical source data for current estimates of gross 
domestic product. State and local governments rely on the economic 
census as a unique source of comprehensive economic statistics for 
small geographic areas for use in policy-making, planning, and program 
administration. Finally, industry, business, academia, and the general 
public use information from the economic census for evaluating markets, 
preparing business plans, making business decisions, developing 
economic models and forecasts, conducting economic research, and 
establishing benchmarks for their own sample surveys.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; Farms.
    Frequency: Every 5 years.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code (U.S.C.). Sections 
131, 191 and 224.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0607-0998.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2022-04352 Filed 3-1-22; 8:45 am]
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