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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                               [Docket 49-91]

        			Foreign-Trade Zone
          168--Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Application for Expansion

                         Thursday, August 29, 1991

An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the 
Board) by the Dallas-Fort Worth Maquila Trade Development Corporation 
(MTDC), grantee of FTZ 168, requesting authority to expand its zone in the 
Dallas-Fort Worth area. The application was submitted pursuant to the 
provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), 
and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed 
on August 21, 1991.

FTZ 168 was approved on November 1, 1990 (Board Order 491, 55 FR 46974,
11/8/90), and currently consists of 3 sites in the Dallas-Fort Worth area:
Site 1 (766 acres) at the LBJ Southport Center in south Dallas; Site 2 (24
acres) at Alta Mesa and Will Rogers Boulevards in southern Fort Worth; and
Site 3 (260 acres) within the CentrePort industrial development south of
DFW International Airport.

The grantee is now requesting authority to expand the zone to add a fourth
site (195 acres), located at the Fossil Creek Business Park at I-35W and
I-820 in north Fort Worth. The owner/developer of the park is Woodbine
Development Corporation (subsidiary of Hunt Oil Company). No manufacturing
requests are being made at this time. Such approvals would be requested
from the Board on a case-by-case basis.

In accordance with the Board's regulations, an examiners committee has been
appointed to investigate the application and report to the Board. The
committee consists of: Dennis Puccinelli (Chairman), Foreign-Trade Zones 
Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; Jay Ahern, 
Regional Director, U.S. Customs Service, Southwest Region, suite 500, 5850 
San Felipe Street, Houston, TX 77057-3012; and Colonel John A. Mills, 
District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District Fort Worth, P.O. Box 17300, 
Fort Worth, TX 76102- 0300.

Comments concerning the proposed expansion are invited in writing from
interested parties. They should be addressed to the Board's Executive
Secretary at the address below and postmarked on or before October 15, 1991.

A copy of the application is available for inspection at each of the
following locations:
U.S. Department of Commerce, 
District Office, room 7A5, 
100 Commerce Street, 
Dallas, TX 75242.

Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, room 3716,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

Dated: August 23, 1991.

Dennis Puccinelli,

Acting Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 91-20759 Filed 8-28-91; 8:45 am]