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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 603)

         Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 168, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

                          Monday, October 19, 1992

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18,
1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), 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, an application from the Dallas-Fort Worth Maquila Trade
Development Corporation, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 168, for
authority to expand its general-purpose zone in the Dallas-Fort Worth,
Texas, area, within the Dallas- Fort Worth Customs port of entry, was filed
by the Board on August 21, 1991, and notice inviting public comment was
given in the Federal Register on August 29, 1991 (Docket 49-91, 56 FR 42719);

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 Dallas-Fort Worth area; and,

Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval is in the public 

Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:

That the Grantee is authorized to expand its zone in accordance with the
application filed on August 21, 1991, 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 8th day of October, 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. 92-25303 Filed 10-16-92; 8:45 am)