Bureau of Economic Analysis 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Direct Investment Surveys: BE-12, Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
Document Number: 2017-26887
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
This final rule amends regulations of the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) to set forth the reporting requirements for the 2017 BE-12, Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States. The BE-12 survey is conducted every five years; the prior survey covered 2012. The benchmark survey covers the universe of foreign direct investment in the United States and is BEA's most detailed survey of such investment. For the 2017 benchmark survey, BEA will make changes in data items collected, the design of the survey forms, and the reporting requirements for the survey to satisfy changing data needs and to improve data quality and the effectiveness and efficiency of data collection.
International Services Surveys: BE-120 Benchmark Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2017-24422
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
This proposed rule would amend regulations of the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) to renew reporting requirements for the mandatory BE-120 Benchmark Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property with Foreign Persons. This survey will apply to the 2017 fiscal reporting year. The benchmark survey covers the universe of transactions in selected services and intellectual property and is BEA's most comprehensive survey of such transactions. For the 2017 benchmark survey, BEA proposes several changes in the data items collected, the design of the survey form, and the reporting requirements for the survey. This mandatory survey would be conducted under the authority of the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
Meeting of Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-20970
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463 as amended by Pub. L. 94-409, Pub. L. 96-523, Pub. L. 97-375 and Pub. L. 105-153), we are announcing a meeting of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will focus on current work and future plans for measuring quality adjusted prices for medical care and high tech goods and services; and provide an update on seasonal adjustment work in the national accounts.
Renewal of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee Charter
Document Number: 2017-18518
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Please note that the U.S. Department of Commerce renewed the Charter for the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee on June 9, 2017. It has been determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Direct Investment Surveys: BE-605, Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States-Transactions of U.S. Affiliate With Foreign Parent
Document Number: 2017-17565
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Direct Investment Surveys: BE-12, Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
Document Number: 2017-15695
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
This proposed rule would amend regulations of the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) to set forth the reporting requirements for the 2017 BE-12, Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States. The BE-12 survey is conducted every five years; the prior survey covered 2012. The benchmark survey covers the universe of foreign direct investment in the United States and is BEA's most detailed survey of such investment. For the 2017 benchmark survey, BEA proposes changes in data items collected, the design of the survey forms, and the reporting requirements for the survey to satisfy changing data needs, improve data quality and the effectiveness and efficiency of data collection.
Request for Comment; Notice of Development of Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account (To Define and Measure the Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation)
Document Number: 2017-13289
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and Federal Recreation Council (FRC) are soliciting comments from the public on the development of a new set of national statistics that would provide information on the economic activity generated by outdoor recreation in the United States as authorized by the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Impact Act of 2016, Public Law 114-249.
Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments; Survey: Expenditures Incurred by Recipients of Biomedical Research and Development Awards From the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Document Number: 2017-10846
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this survey of expenditures incurred by recipients of biomedical research and development awards from the NIH.
Meeting of Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06204
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463 as amended by Pub. L. 94-409, Pub. L. 96-523, Pub. L. 97-375 and Pub. L. 105-153), we are announcing a meeting of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will focus on the ongoing challenges of measuring prices in the 21st century and address upcoming plans for the national economic accounts.
BE-15: Annual Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
Document Number: 2017-03072
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-29: Annual Survey of Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States
Document Number: 2017-03071
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-30: Quarterly Survey of Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of U.S. Carriers
Document Number: 2017-03065
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-37: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses
Document Number: 2017-03062
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses (BE-37). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-125: Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2017-03061
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 Transactions in Selected Services and Intellectual Property with Foreign Persons (BE- 125). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-150: Quarterly Survey of Payment Card and Bank Card Transactions Related to International Travel
Document Number: 2017-03060
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 Payment Card and Bank Card Transactions Related to International Travel (BE-150). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-45: Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2017-03059
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies with Foreign Persons (BE-45). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-185: Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2017-03058
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 Financial Services Transactions between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons (BE-185). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act and by Section 5408 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988.
BE-605: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States-Transactions of U.S. Affiliate With Foreign Parent
Document Number: 2017-03057
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 Foreign Direct Investment in the United StatesTransactions of U.S. Affiliate with Foreign Parent (BE-605). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-577: Quarterly Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad-Transactions of U.S. Reporter With Foreign Affiliate
Document Number: 2017-03056
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 U.S. Direct Investment AbroadTransactions of U.S. Reporter with Foreign Affiliate (BE-577). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-9: Quarterly Survey of Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States
Document Number: 2017-03055
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States (BE-9). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
BE-11: Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: 2017-03052
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
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 U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (BE-11). This survey is authorized by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act.
Request for Comments; Notice of Revision of Confidentiality Pledge
Document Number: 2017-02821
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Department of Commerce (DOC) is announcing a revision to the confidentiality pledge it provides to its survey respondents under the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. This revision is required by the enactment and implementation of provisions of the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015, which permit and require the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide Federal civilian agencies' information technology systems with cybersecurity protection for their Internet traffic, with the result of enhancing the protection of confidential data. DOC also invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this revision to the confidentiality pledge.