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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

		    	Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              (Order No. 642)

 Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone, Fairbanks, AK;
                     (Fairbanks Customs Port of Entry)

                         Monday, September 20, 1993

Pursuant to its authority under 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 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 qualified corporations the privilege 
of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of 

Whereas, the Fairbanks Industrial Development Corporation (the Grantee), an
Alaska non-profit corporation, has made application (Filed 4-2-92, FTZ
Docket 8-92, 57 FR 12797, 4/13/92) to the Board, requesting the
establishment of a foreign-trade zone at sites in the Fairbanks, Alaska
area in and adjacent to the Fairbanks Customs port of entry; and,

Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal
Register and the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval subject to an
activation limit is in the public interest;

Now, Therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of
establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board
as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 195, at the sites described in the application,
subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including section 400.28,
and subject to a 2,000-acre activation limit.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 31st day of August 1993.
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

Ronald H. Brown,

Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer.


John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 93-22955 Filed 9-17-93; 8:45 am)