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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 938]

Approval of Manufacturing Activity Within Foreign-Trade Zone 38, 
Spartanburg, South Carolina; Zeuna Starker USA, Inc. (Automotive 
Exhaust Systems)

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, Sec. 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, the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 
38, has requested authority under Sec. 400.28(a)(2) of the Board's 
regulations on behalf of Zeuna Starker USA, Inc., to manufacture 
automotive exhaust systems under zone procedures within FTZ 38--Site 4, 
Spartanburg, South Carolina (filed 2-18-97; FTZ Doc. 10-97, 62 FR 
10022, 3-5-97);
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendation of the 
examiner's report, including a recommended restriction on stainless 
steel pipe, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the 
Board's regulations are satisfied and that the proposal is in the 
public interest, subject to restriction;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves the request subject to 
the Act and the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28, and further 
subject to a restriction requiring that privileged foreign status (19 
CFR 146.41) must be elected on all foreign origin stainless steel pipe 
admitted to FTZ 38 for the Zeuna Starker USA, Inc., activity, as 
indicated in the application.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of December 1997.
Robert S. LaRussa,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate 
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-33240 Filed 12-18-97; 8:45 am]