Department of Commerce February 15, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Approval of Subzone Status, Best Petroleum Corporation, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Document Number: 2017-03073
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
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.
Fishing Capacity Reduction Program for the Southeast Alaska Purse Seine Salmon Fishery
Document Number: 2017-03054
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues this notice to inform persons of the unsuccessful referendum for a second fishing capacity reduction loan in the Southeast Alaska Purse Seine Salmon Fishery, effective January 17, 2017.
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.
Glycine From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2017-03048
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the People's Republic of China (the PRC) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of this antidumping duty order.
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From Mexico: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2017-03047
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain magnesia carbon bricks from Mexico for the period of review (POR) September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Final Results Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments in Part; 2015
Document Number: 2017-03046
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 11, 2016, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the preliminary results of the eleventh administrative review (``AR'') of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture (``WBF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The AR covers 18 PRC exporters of subject merchandise, of which the Department selected one company for individual examination, Nantong Wangzhuang Furniture Co., Ltd. (``Nantong Wangzhuang''). For these final results, we continue to find that WBF has been sold in the United States at less than normal value and that certain companies subject to this administrative review had no shipments during the POR.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03038
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Exempted Fishing Permits; Extension of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-03010
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS published a notice in the Federal Register on January 17, 2017, announcing the receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Dr. David Kerstetter of Nova Southeastern University to evaluate pelagic longline (PLL) catch and bycatch rates from within the northern portion of the East Florida Coast (EFC) PLL Closed Area and compare those rates to rates from outside the EFC PLL Closed Area. The availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) analyzing the impacts of granting the application with certain terms and conditions was also announced in the same Federal Register notice. NMFS provided a 30-day comment period in the January Federal Register notice, but given interest from the public, NMFS is extending the comment period for the action to March 29, 2017, and conducting a public webinar on March 27, 2017, to facilitate public comments.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the U.S. Air Force Conducting Maritime Weapon Systems Evaluation Program Operational Testing Within the Eglin Gulf Test and Training Range
Document Number: 2017-02970
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) implementing regulations we (NMFS) hereby give notice that we have issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to the U.S. Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base (Eglin AFB), to take two species of marine mammals, the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis), by harassment, incidental to a Maritime Weapon Systems Evaluation Program (Maritime WSEP) within the Eglin Gulf Test and Training Range (EGTTR) in the Gulf of Mexico from February 4, 2017 through February 3, 2018. Eglin AFB's activities are military readiness activities per the MMPA, as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2004.