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[Federal Register: January 9, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 5)]
[Notices]
[Page 2376-2377]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr09ja95-28]

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
[Order No. 729]


Approval for Manufacturing Activity (Cellular Telephones--
Foreign-Trade Zone 196); Ft. Worth, TX

    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, pursuant to Sec. 400.28(a)(2) of the Board's regulations,
approval is required prior to commencement of new manufacturing/
processing activity within existing zone facilities;
    Whereas, pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1), the Commerce Department's
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration has 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 the same as activity recently approved by the
Board (Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i));
    Whereas, Nokia Mobile Phones Trading (USA), Inc./Nokia Mobile
Phones Manufacturing (USA), Inc. (Nokia), a joint operator of FTZ 196,
Ft. Worth, Texas, has made application (filed 12-5-94, A(32b1)-6-94;
Doc. 46-94, assigned 12/19/94) to the Board for authority to
manufacture cellular telephones within FTZ 196;
    Whereas, the FTZ Staff has reviewed the proposal and finds that the
criteria for processing the proposal under Sec. 400.32(b)(1) would be
met and that (taking into account the criteria in Sec. 400.31(b)) the
proposal would be in the public interest, provided full zone benefits
are limited to certain components; and,
    Whereas, based on the foregoing review and pursuant to
Sec. 400.32(b)(1), the Executive Secretary recommends approval of the
proposal;
    Now, therefore, the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration
concurs in the recommendation and hereby approves the request for
manufacturing at the Nokia facilities within FTZ 196, subject to the
Act and [[Page 2377]] the Board's Regulations, including Sec. 400.28,
and subject to a restriction requiring that privileged foreign status
(19 CFR Sec. 146.41) be elected on all foreign merchandise (subject to
inverted tariff duty rates) admitted to the zone for the Nokia
operation, except that non-privileged foreign status (19 CFR
Sec. 146.42) may be elected on the following components:

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                         Component                              HTSUS
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Fixed capacitors..........................................    8532.21.00
Fixed capacitors..........................................    8532.23.00
Variable capacitors.......................................    8532.30.00
Liquid crystal devices....................................    9013.80.60
Leather carrying cases....................................    4202.91.00
Fasteners.................................................       7318.15
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    Signed at Washington, DC, this 28th day of December 1994,
pursuant to Order of the Board.
Barbara R. Stafford,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration,
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

    Attest:
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 95-459 Filed 1-6-95; 8:45 am]
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