DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(Order No. 607)
Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the Foreign-Trade Zone of
Central Texas, Inc. for Special-Purpose Subzone Status; Dell Computer Corp.
(Personal Computers, Austin, TX
Tuesday, December 1, 1992
Resolution and Order
Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18,
1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) adopts the following Resolution and Order:
The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:
After consideration of the application of the Foreign Trade Zone of Central
Texas, Inc., grantee of FTZ 183, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) on March 2, 1992, requesting special-purpose subzone status at
the personal computer manufacturing plant of Dell Computer Corporation, in
Austin, Texas, the Board, finding that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade
Zones Act, as amended, and the FTZ Board's regulations are satisfied, and
that the proposal is in the public interest, approves the application.
The approval is subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board's regulations (as
revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, October 8, 1991, including section 400.28. The
Secretary of Commerce, as Chairman and Executive Officer of the Board, is
hereby authorized to issue a grant of authority and appropriate Board Order.
Whereas, By an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To provide
for the establishment of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United
States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,"
as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) is authorized to grant to corporations the privilege of establishing
foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry;
Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the
establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities
cannot serve the specific use involved;
Whereas, An application from the Foreign-Trade Zone of Central Texas, Inc.,
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 183, for authority to establish a
special-purpose subzone for the personal computer manufacturing plant of
the Dell Computer Corp., in Austin, Texas, was filed by the Board on March
2, 1992 (FTZ Docket 4- 92, 57 FR 8294, March 3, 1992; and
Whereas, The Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the
Board's regulations have been satisfied and that the proposal is in the
Now, therefore, The Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a subzone
(Subzone 183A) for the manufacture of personal computers at the Dell
Computer Corp. plant in Austin, Texas, at the location described in the
application, subject to the FTZ act and the Board's regulations (as
revised, 56 FR 50790- 50808, October 8, 1991), including section 400.28.
Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of November, 1992, pursuant to
Order of the Board.
Alan M. Dunn,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration,
Chairman, Committee of Alternatives,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Acting Executive Secretary.
(FR Doc. 92-29126 Filed 11-30-92; 8:45 am)