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[Federal Register: October 24, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 205)]
[Page 54470-54471]
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[Order No. 778]

Approval of Export Manufacturing Activity, Lotte U.S.A., Inc.
(Chewing Gum) Within Foreign-Trade Zone 43, Battle Creek, Michigan

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u),

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the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, Sec. 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 City of Battle Creek, Michigan, grantee of FTZ 43, has
requested authority under Sec. 400.32(b)(1) of the Board's regulations
on behalf of Lotte U.S.A., Inc., to manufacture chewing gum under zone
procedures for export within FTZ 43, Battle Creek, Michigan (filed 3-
31-95, FTZ Docket A(32b1)-4-95; Doc. 54-95, assigned 9-21-95);
    Whereas, pursuant to Sec. 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 (Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(ii)); and,
    Whereas, the FTZ Staff has reviewed the proposal, taking into
account the criteria of Sec. 400.31, and the Executive Secretary has
recommended approval;
    Now, Therefore, the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration,
acting for the Board pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1), concurs in the
recommendation and hereby approves the request subject to the Act and
the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28, and subject to the
restriction that all foreign merchandise admitted to the zone for the
Lotte U.S.A., Inc., operation shall be reexported.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 13th day of October 1995.
Susan G. Esserman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 95-26332 Filed 10-23-95; 8:45 am]