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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 918]

 
Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 21; Charleston, South Carolina 
Area

    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, an application from the South Carolina State Ports 
Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 21, Charleston, South 
Carolina, area, for authority to expand FTZ 21 to include four 
additional sites in the Charleston, South Carolina, area, was filed by 
the Board on March 7, 1997 (FTZ Docket 13-97, 62 FR 12793, 3/18/97);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in Federal 
Register and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act 
and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the 
public interest;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders:
    The application to expand FTZ 21 is approved, subject to the Act 
and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and subject to 
the standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall zone project.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 5th day of September 1997.
Jeffrey P. Bialos,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 97-24467 Filed 9-15-97; 8:45 am]
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