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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 567)

  Expansion of Subzone Status; International Business Machines Corp. Plant
                               Charlotte, NC

                           Thursday, May 14, 1992

Pursuant to the authority granted in 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 Resolution and Order: 

Whereas, the North Carolina Department of Economic and Community
Development, grantee of FTZ subzone 57A at the International Business
Machines Corporation plant in Charlotte, North Carolina, has made
application (filed 7-8-91, FTZ Docket 41-91, 56 FR 34172, 7-26-91) to the
Board for authority to expand the subzone and the scope to manufacturing
under zone procedures to include a wider range of information processing
and communications equipment;

Whereas, notice of said application has been given and published, and full
opportunity has been afforded all interested parties to be heard; and,

Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the
Board's regulations have been satisfied and that the proposal is in the
public interest;

Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders that the Grantee is authorized to
expand Subzone 57A and the scope of manufacturing authority at the
International Business Machines Corporation plant in Charlotte, North
Carolina, in accordance with the application, subject to the Act and the
Board's Regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808, 10/8/91), including
Section 400.28.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 5th day of May, 1992, pursuant to Order of
the Board.

Alan M. Dunn,

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


John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,

Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 92-11404 Filed 5-13-92; 8:45 am)