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[Federal Register: February 18, 1994]


Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 681]

Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone, Texas
City, TX

    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, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act ``To
provide for the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of
entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce,
and for other purposes,'' as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act), the
Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) is authorized to grant to
qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade
zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry;
    Whereas, the Texas City Foreign Trade Zone Corporation (formerly,
Foreign Trade Zone of Texas City-Gulf Coast, Inc.) (the Grantee), a
Texas non-profit corporation, has made application (FTZ Docket 7-93, 58
FR 16173, 3/25/93) to the Board, requesting the establishment of a
foreign-trade zone at sites in Texas City, Galveston County, Texas,
within the Houston-Galveston Customs port of entry; and,
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the
Federal Register and the Board has found that the requirements of the
Act and Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the
application is in the public interest;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the
privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the
records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 199, at the sites
described in the application, subject to the Act and the Board's
regulations, including Section 400.28.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of February 1994.

Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
Secretary of Commerce,
Chairman and Executive Officer.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-3705 Filed 2-17-94; 8:45 am]