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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              (Order No. 595)

 Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 92; Harrison County, MS (Gulfport Port of

                          Monday, August 31, 1992

Pursuant to its authority under 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 Greater Gulfport/Biloxi Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., Grantee of
Foreign-Trade Zone 92, has made application (filed 7/16/91, FTZ Docket
43-91, 56 FR 37889, 8/9/91) to the Board for authority to expand its
general-purpose zone in Harrison County, Mississippi, within the Gulfport
Customs port of entry, and to establish a subzone (see Board Order 596);

Whereas, notice of said application has been given in the Federal Register
and public comment has been invited;

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

Whereas, the Board has found that with respect to the proposed
general-purpose zone expansion the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that 
approval of the expansion proposal subject to an activation limit is in the 
public interest;

Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders: That the Grantee is authorized to
expand its general-purpose zone in accordance with the expansion proposal
in the application filed on July 16, 1991, subject to the requirement that
further Board concurrence would be obtained before the activated zone area
may exceed 2,000 acres, and subject to the Act and the Board's regulations
(as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808), including  400.28.

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

Alan M. Dunn,

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


Dennis Puccinelli,

(Acting) Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 92-20822 Filed 8-28-92; 8:45 am)