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                                  NOTICES

                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              (Order No. 652)

      Approval of Export Processing Activity; Total Foods Corporation
                               (Confectionery
             Blends); Within Foreign-Trade Zone 70; Detroit, MI

                           Monday, August 9, 1993


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, 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 Greater Detroit Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 70,
has requested authority under 400.32(b)(1) of the Board's regulations on
behalf of Total Foods Corporation, to process under zone procedures
foreign-origin sugar (up to 50 million pounds annually) and foreign-origin
dairy products for certain confectionery blends for export within FTZ 70,
Detroit, Michigan (filed 9-29-92, FTZ Docket A(32b1)-1-92; Doc. 34-93,
assigned 7-26-93);

Whereas, pursuant to 400.32(b)(1), the Commerce Department's Assistant
Secretary for Import Administration has the authority to act for the Board
in making such decisions on new manufacturing/processing activity under
certain circumstances, including situations where the proposed activity is
for export only (400.32(b)(1)(ii)); and,

Whereas, the FTZ Staff has reviewed the proposal, taking into account the
criteria of 400.31, and the Executive Secretary has recommended approval;

Now, Therefore, the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, acting
for the Board pursuant to 400.32(b)(1), concurs in the recommendation and
hereby approves the request subject to the Act and the Board's regulations,
including 400.28, and subject to the further requirement that all foreign-
origin sugar and foreign-origin dairy product admitted to the zone for the
Total Foods operation shall be reexported.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of July, 1993.

Barbara R. Stafford,

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

Attest:

Dennis Puccinelli,

Acting Executive Secretary.

(FR Doc. 93-19038 Filed 8-6-93; 8:45 am)