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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
                            [A-21-88; Order No. 434] 
                                  54 FR 24727 
                                  June 9, 1989 
   Approval for Rice Export Blending/Processing Activity, Foreign-Trade 
Zone 149, Brazoria County, TX (Freeport P.O.E.) 
TEXT: Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: 
   The request of the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District, grantee of 
FTZ 149, Brazoria County, Texas, on behalf of American Rice, Inc. (ARI), 
which owns and operates a rice milling and marketing facility within the 
approved zone area, for authority to blend/process domestic and foreign 
rice under zone procedures for export is approved subject to the following 
   1. Authority for this activity shall expire on July 1, 1992, unless the 
FTZ Board is notified by the U.S. Customs Service on or before that date 
that the Customs control system for the operation has been successfully 
   2. ARI shall comply with U.S. phytosanitary requirements for rice of 
foreign origin, as well as the phytosanitary requirements of the countries 
receiving the blended rice. 
   3. ARI shall label bags or containers that include foreign rice blended 
with U.S. rice as follows: "Rice produced in the United States blended with 
foreign rice." 
   4. Formal Customs entry shall be made prior to the blending or processing 
of any foreign rice which is to enter the U.S. market. 
   This authority is granted subject to all other conditions in Board Order 
385 (53 FR 26096, 7/11/88), which authorized establishment of the 
foreign-trade zone.  

   Signed at Washington, DC, this 31st day of May, 1989.  
Foreign-Trade Zones Board. 
Lisa B. Barry, 
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman, 
Committee of Alternates. 
   Attest: John J. Da Ponte, Jr., Executive Secretary. 
[FR Doc. 89-13651 Filed 6-8-89; 8:45 am]