[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 15 (Friday, January 23, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 3536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-01097]



39 CFR Part 20

International Mailing Services: Proposed Price Changes

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

ACTION: Notice of proposed price adjustments, opportunity to comment.


SUMMARY: On January 15, 2015, the Postal Service filed a notice of 
mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory 
Commission (PRC) for products and services covered by Mailing Standards 
of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual 
(IMM[supreg]), to be effective on April 26, 2015. Following the 
completion of this proceeding, the Postal Service will revise Notice 
123, Price List, to reflect the new prices.

DATES: We must receive your comments on or before February 23, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding this proposal are invited. Mail or 
deliver comments to the manager, Product Classification, U.S. Postal 
Service[supreg], 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW., RM 4446, Washington, DC 20260-
5015. You may inspect and photocopy all written comments at 
USPS[supreg] Headquarters Library, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW., 11th Floor 
N., Washington, DC by appointment only between the hours of 9 a.m. and 
4 p.m., Monday through Friday by calling 1-202-268-2906 in advance. 
Email comments, containing the name and address of the commenter, may 
be sent to: ProductClassification@usps.gov, with a subject line of 
``April 2015 International Mailing Services Price Change.'' Faxed 
comments are not accepted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Rabkin at 202-268-2537.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Postal Service hereby gives notice that, 
pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3622, on January 15, 2015, it filed with the 
Postal Regulatory Commission a Notice of Market-Dominant Price 
Adjustment. Proposed prices and other documents relevant to this filing 
are available under Docket No. R2015-4 on the PRC's Web site at 
    This proposed rule includes price changes for First-Class Mail 
International[supreg] and certain international extra services. All of 
the proposed price change percentages are based on CPI prices approved 
by the PRC in Docket No. 2103-10, plus the Exigent Surcharge approved 
by the PRC in Docket No. R2013-11.

First-Class Mail International

    We propose to increase prices for single-piece First-Class Mail 
International letters, postcards, and flats by approximately 4.2 
percent. (Under this proposal, the 2-ounce letter-size price to Canada 
will continue at the same price as the 1-ounce letter-size price to 

International Extra Services and Fees

    The Postal Service proposes to increase prices for certain 
international market dominant extra services including:
     Certificate of Mailing (0.35%)
     Registered MailTM (2.2%)
     Return Receipt (2.7%).
    Following the completion of Docket No. R2015-4, the Postal Service 
will adjust the prices for products and services covered by the 
International Mail Manual. These prices will be on Postal 
Explorer[supreg] at pe.usps.com.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Federal Requirements.
[FR Doc. 2015-01097 Filed 1-22-15; 8:45 am]