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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 582)

              Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 77, Memphis, TN

                          Thursday, June 25, 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 Memphis, Tennessee, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No.
77, has applied to the Board for authority to expand its general-purpose
zone to include a site in Shelby County, Tennessee, within the Memphis
Customs port of entry;

Whereas, the application was accepted for filing on July 10, 1991, and
notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on August 1,
1991 (Docket 42-91, 56 FR 36763);

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 Memphis 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 the 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 July 10, 1991, subject to the Act and the Board's
regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, October 8, 1991), including 

Signed at Washington, DC, this 17th day of June, 1992.

Alan M. Dunn,

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

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 92-15008 Filed 6y-24-92; 8:45 am)