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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              (Order No. 624)

      Approval for Processing Activity (Auto Audio Components) Within
                         Zone 64; Jacksonville, FL

                          Monday, January 11, 1993

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

Whereas,  400.28(a)(2) of the Board's regulations, requires approval of
the Board prior to commencement of new manufacturing/processing activity
within existing zone facilities;

Whereas, Trade Zone Operations, Inc., operator of FTZ 64, Jacksonville,
Florida, has requested authority under  400.32(b)(1) of the Board's
regulations on behalf of General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Motor
Division, to use zone procedures for the installation of foreign auto audio
components into automobiles assembled abroad for GM (filed 10/29/92,
A(32b1)-6-92; Doc. 39-92, assigned 12/22/92);

Whereas, Pursuant to  400.32(b)(1), the Commerce Department's Assistant
Secretary for Import Administration has authority to act for the Board in
making such decisions on new manufacturing/processing activity under
certain circumstances, including situations where the proposed activity is
the same in terms of products involved, to activity recently approved by
the Board under similar circumstances ( 400.32(b)(1)(i)); and,

Whereas, the FTZ Staff has reviewed the proposal, taking into account the
criteria of  400.31, and the Executive Secretary has recommended approval;

Now, therefore, the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, Acting
for the Board pursuant to  400.32(b)(1), concurs in the recommendation and
hereby approves the request 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 30th day of December, 1992, pursuant to
Order of the Board.

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. 93-544 Filed 1-8-93; 8:45 am)