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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 172 (Thursday, September 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 54623]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-21638]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-81-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 7--Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Biodiesel 
Blending); Bayamon, Puerto Rico

    Puma Energy Caribe, LLC (Puma Energy) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Bayamon, Puerto Rico within Subzone 7F. The notification conforming to 
the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) 
was received on August 26, 2013.
    Puma Energy already has authority to conduct certain standard 
refinery operations involving crude oil and petroleum products within 
Subzone 7F. The current request would add the blending of biodiesel to 
the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ 
authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
components and specific finished products described in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Puma Energy from 
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[13-21638] [Full Article] [PDF]
 

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 172 (Thursday, September 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54623-54625]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-21577]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security

[Docket No. 130823751-3751-01]


Effects of Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.

ACTION: Request for comments.

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SUMMARY: BIS is seeking public comments on the effect of existing 
foreign policy-based export controls in the Export Administration 
Regulations. BIS is requesting public comments to conduct consultations 
with U.S. industries. Section 6 of the Export Administration Act (EAA) 
requires BIS to consult with industry on the effect of such controls 
and to report the results of the consultations to Congress. Comments 
from all interested persons are welcome. All comments will be made 
available for public inspection and copying and included in a report to 
be submitted to Congress.

DATES: Comments must be received by October 7, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this rule may be submitted to the Federal e-
Rulemaking portal (www.regulations.gov). The regulations.gov ID for 
this rule is: BIS-2013-0019. Comments 
[13-21577] [Full Article] [PDF]
 

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 172 (Thursday, September 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54625-54626]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-21645]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-938]


Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From the People's Republic 
of China: Notice of Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Review

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.


DATES: Effective Date: September 5, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia M. Tran or Raquel Silva, AD/
CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
1503 or (202) 482-6475, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review 
of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on citric acid and certain 
citrate salts from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the 
period of January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012.\1\ The Department 
received a timely request for a CVD administrative
[13-21645] [Full Article] [PDF]
 

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 172 (Thursday, September 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54731-54733]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-21590]



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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Update to the List of Basic Medical Supplies

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control.

ACTION: Notice, publication of updated list of items defined as basic 
medical supplies.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (``OFAC'') is publishing an updated list of items defined as 
basic medical supplies under section 560.530(a)(3)(ii) of the Iranian 
Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 560 (``ITSR''), and 
generally licensed for exportation or reexportation to Iran pursuant to 
Sec.  560.530(a)(3)(i), to include additional items.

DATES: Effective Date: July 25, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director for Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490, Assistant Director for 
Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480, Assistant Director for Policy, tel.: 
202-622-2746, Assistant Director for Regulatory Affair
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