Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 176--Rockford, Illinois; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Brake Parts Inc (Automotive Parts Kitting); McHenry, Illinois
Topics: Brake Parts Inc.
Department of Commerce
14 November 2016
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 219 (Monday, November 14, 2016)] [Notices] [Page 79415] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2016-27335] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-73-2016] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 176--Rockford, Illinois; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Brake Parts Inc (Automotive Parts Kitting); McHenry, Illinois Brake Parts Inc (BPI) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in McHenry, Illinois, within FTZ 176. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 2, 2016. The BPI facility is located within Subzone 176G. The facility is used for the kitting of aftermarket automotive parts. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity 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 BPI from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, BPI would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to master cylinder kits, brake drum kits, brake pad kits, brake shoe kits and brake caliper kits (duty rate free to 2.5%) for the foreign-status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Rubber O- rings; rubber seals; rubber brake components; paperboard corrugated boxes; steel hex bolts; steel bolts; steel brake clips; galvanized cast iron brake brackets; master cylinders; brake drums; brake pads; brake shoes; and, wheel cylinders (duty rate ranges from free to 2.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 27, 2016, A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482-0862. Dated: November 7, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016-27335 Filed 11-10-16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P
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