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[Federal Register: August 11, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 155)]
[Notices]
[Page 41054]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 760]


Revision of Grant of Authority, for Subzone 87B, CITGO Petroleum
Corp., Lake Charles, LA

    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, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) authorized
subzone status at the refinery complex of CITGO Petroleum Corporation
in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in 1989, subject to two conditions (Subzone
87B, Board Order 420, 54 FR 27660, 6/30/89);
    Whereas, the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, grantee of
FTZ 87, has requested, pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i), a revision
(filed 6/12/95, A(32b1)-9-95; FTZ Doc. 38-95, assigned 7/19/95) of the
grant of authority for FTZ Subzone 87B which would make its scope of
authority identical to that recently granted for FTZ Subzone 199A at
the refinery complex of Amoco Oil Company, Texas City, Texas (Board
Order 731, 60 FR 13118, 3/10/95); and,
    Whereas, the request has been reviewed and the Assistant Secretary
for Import Administration, acting for the Board pursuant to
Sec. 400.32(b)(1), concurs in the recommendation of the Executive
Secretary, and approves the request;
    Now therefore, the Board hereby orders that, subject to the Act and
the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28, Board Order 420 is
revised to replace the two conditions currently listed in the Order
with the following conditions:
    1. Foreign status (19 CFR 146.41, 146.42) products consumed as fuel
for the refinery shall be subject to the applicable duty rate.
    2. Privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) shall be elected on
all foreign merchandise admitted to the subzone, except that non-
privileged foreign (NPF) status (19 CFR 146.42) may be elected on
refinery inputs covered under HTSUS Subheadings # 2709.00.1000-#
2710.00.1050 and # 2710.00.2500 which are used in the production of:

--Petrochemical feedstocks and refinery by-products (FTZ staff report,
Appendix B);
--Products for export; and,
--Products eligible for entry under HTSUS # 9808.00.30 and 9808.00.40
(U.S. Government purchases).

    3. The authority with regard to the NPF option is initially granted
until September 30, 2000, subject to extension.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 4th day of August 1995.
Susan G. Esserman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration Alternate
Chairman Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 95-19940 Filed 8-10-95; 8:45 am]
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