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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

    			Foreign-Trade Zones Board

                              [Order No. 518]

  Approval for Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 45, Portland, OR

                           Friday, April 19, 1991

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

Whereas, The Port of Portland, Oregon, Grantee of Foeign-Trade Zone No. 45,
has applied to the Board for authority to expand its general-purpose zone
at seven sites and for manufacturing authority at the Portland Ship Repair
Yard site in Multnomah County, within the Portland Customs port of entry;

Whereas, The application was accepted for filing January 11, 1990, and
notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on January
22, 1990 (Docket No. 1-90, 55 FR 2123);

Whereas, An examiners committee has investigated the application in
accordance withe the Board's regulations and recommends approval;

Whereas, The expansion is necessary to improve and expand zone services in
the Portland, Oregon, area; and,

Whereas, The Board has found that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that 
approval of the application is in the public interest;

Now, therefore, The Board hereby orders:

That the Grantee is authorized to expand the zone in accordance with the
application filed on January 11, 1990. The grant includes manufacturing
authority for the Portland Ship Repair Yard Site, and the Grantee shall
notify the Board for approval prior to the commencement of any other
manufacturing or assembly operations. The authority given in this Order is
subject to settlement locally by the District Director of Customs and the
Army District Engineer regarding compliance with their respective
requirements relating to foreign-trade zones.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 5th day of April, 1991.

Eric I. Garfinkel,

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.


John J. Da Ponte, Jr.

Executive Secretary.

[FR Doc. 91-9208 Filed 4-18-91; 8:45 am]