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[Federal Register: June 10, 1994]



Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 691]

Grant of Authority for Subzone Status; Cortelco USA, Inc.
(Telephone and Computer Equipment) Corinth, MS

    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 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 Vicksburg/Jackson Foreign Trade
Zone, Inc., grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 158, for authority to
establish a special-purpose subzone for the telephone and computer
equipment manufacturing plant of Cortelco USA, Inc., in Corinth,
Mississippi, was filed by the Board on May 17, 1993, and notice
inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (FTZ Docket
20-93, 58 FR 31362, 6/2/93); and,
    Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and
Board's regulations is satisfied, and that approval of the application,
subject to a restriction on foreign color cathode ray tubes, is in the
public interest;
    Now, Therefore, the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a
subzone (Subzone 158A) at the Cortelco USA plant in Corinth,
Mississippi, at the location described in the application, subject to
the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28, and
subject to a restriction that requires Cortelco to elect privileged
foreign status (19 CFR Sec. 146.41) on foreign color cathode ray tubes
admitted to the subzone.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of June 1994.
Susan G. Esserman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-14203 Filed 6-9-94; 8:45 am]