Economic Analysis Bureau 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Direct Investment Surveys: BE-10, 2009 Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: E9-29732
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This final rule amends regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, setting forth the reporting requirements for the 2009 BE-10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. The benchmark survey covers the U.S. direct investment abroad universe, and is BEA's most comprehensive survey of such investment in terms of subject matter. Benchmark surveys are conducted every 5 years. The changes to the 2009 benchmark survey include: (a) Changes in survey form design and reporting criteria to simplify the survey forms and improve response rates; and (b) modifications, deletions and additions of specific items on the survey forms. Some of the items that will no longer be collected are those that are now collected on BEA's surveys of international services.
Direct Investment Surveys: BE-10, 2009 Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: E9-23586
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This proposed rule would amend regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Department of Commerce, to set forth the reporting requirements for the 2009 BE-10, Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. The benchmark survey covers the U.S. direct investment abroad universe, and is BEA's most comprehensive survey of such investment in terms of subject matter. Benchmark surveys are conducted every 5 years. The proposed changes for the 2009 benchmark survey include changes in form design and reporting criteria to simplify the forms and improve response rates and changes that would reduce detail collected while considering the current needs of data users and respondent burden. Some of the items that would no longer be collected are those that are now collected on BEA's surveys of international services.
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: E9-21132
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This proposed rule amends regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) setting forth reporting requirements for the BE-605 quarterly survey of foreign direct investment in the United States. The survey obtains quarterly sample data on transactions and positions between foreign-owned U.S. business enterprises (U.S. affiliates) and their ``affiliated foreign groups'' (i.e., their foreign parents and foreign affiliates of their foreign parents).
International Services Surveys: BE-140, Benchmark Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies with Foreign Persons
Document Number: E9-19517
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This final rule amends the Bureau of Economic Analysis' (BEA) regulations to set forth the reporting requirements for a new mandatory Benchmark Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies with Foreign Persons. The survey will collect data on cross-border reinsurance and other insurance transactions from U.S. insurance companies. The BE-140 survey will be conducted every five years with the first survey covering calendar year 2008. The BE-140 survey data will be used by BEA to estimate the insurance services component of the U.S. International Transactions Accounts (ITAs) and other economic accounts compiled by BEA.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Quarterly Survey of Transactions in Selected Services and Intangible Assets With Foreign Persons
Document Number: E9-16964
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Quarterly Survey of Financial Services Transactions Between U.S. Financial Services Providers and Foreign Persons
Document Number: E9-16963
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
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.
International Services Surveys: BE-140, Benchmark Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: E9-8148
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This proposed rule would amend regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Department of Commerce (BEA) to set forth the reporting requirements for the Benchmark Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies with Foreign Persons. This proposed rule is for a new survey, which would collect data on cross- border reinsurance and other insurance transactions from U.S. insurance companies. If approved, the survey would be conducted every five years with the first survey covering calendar year 2008.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey: Foreign Airline Operators' Revenues and Expenses in the United States
Document Number: E9-8032
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey: Foreign Ocean Carriers' Expenses in the United States
Document Number: E9-8023
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
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.
International Services Surveys: BE-150, Quarterly Survey of Cross-Border Credit, Debit, and Charge Card Transactions
Document Number: E9-7987
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This final rule amends regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Department of Commerce (BEA) to set forth the reporting requirements for a new mandatory survey entitled the BE-150, Quarterly Survey of Cross-Border Credit, Debit, and Charge Card Transactions. The survey will collect from major U.S. credit card companies data on cross-border credit, debit, and charge card transactions between U.S. cardholders traveling abroad and foreign businesses and between foreign cardholders traveling in the United States and U.S. businesses. The BE- 150 survey will be conducted on a quarterly basis beginning with the first quarter of 2009.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey: Ocean Freight Revenues and Foreign Expenses of United States Carriers; Survey: U.S. Airline Operators' Foreign Revenues and Expenses
Document Number: E9-7933
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Quarterly Survey of Insurance Transactions by U.S. Insurance Companies With Foreign Persons
Document Number: E9-7835
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
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-11, Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad
Document Number: E9-463
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Analysis Bureau
This final rule amends regulations of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Department of Commerce (BEA) to change the reporting requirements for the BE-11, Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. The BE-11 survey is conducted annually and is a sample survey that obtains financial and operating data covering the overall operations of U.S. parent companies and their foreign affiliates. BEA is making changes in the reporting criteria that will raise the thresholds for reporting on the survey.