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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 898]

Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 43 Battle Creek, Michigan Area

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, an application from the City of Battle Creek, Michigan, 
grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 43, for authority to expand its 
general-purpose zone to include a site at the facilities of Honee Bear 
Division, Packers Canning, Inc., Lawton (Van Buren County), Michigan, 
adjacent to the Battle Creek Customs port of entry, was filed by the 
Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on May 20, 1996 (Docket 42-96, 61 FR 
27047, 5/30/96);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act 
and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and 
the regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public 
    Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The grantee is authorized to expand its zone as requested in the 
application, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations, including 
Section 400.28.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of June 1997.
Jeffrey P. Bialos
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary .
[FR Doc. 97-17393 Filed 7-2-97; 8:45 am]