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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              (Order No. 554)

      Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 43 Battle Creek, Michigan, Area

                          Friday, January 10, 1992

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18,
1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
Regulations (15 CFR part 400), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) 
adopts the following Resolution and Order:

Whereas, the City of Battle Creek, Michigan, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone
No. 43, has applied to the Board for authority to expand its
general-purpose zone to include a site in Texas Township, Kalamazoo County,
Michigan, adjacent to the Battle Creek Customs port of entry;

Whereas, the application was accepted for filing on December 3, 1990, and
notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on
December 13, 1990 (Docket 48-90, 55 FR 51306);

Whereas, an examiners committee has investigated the application in
accordance with the Board's regulations and recommends approval;

Whereas, the expansion is necessary to improve and expand zone services in
the Battle Creek area; and,

Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Foreign
-Trade Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and
that approval of the application is in the public interest;

Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:

That the Grantee is authorized to expand its zone in accordance with the
application filed on December 3, 1990, subject to the Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10-8-91), including  400.28.
Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of January, 1992.

Alan M. Dunn,

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Chairman, Committee of Alternates, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

(FR Doc. 92-682 Filed 1-9-92; 8:45 am)