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The Export Trade Certificate of Review Program - The Competitive Edge for U.S. Exporters

[Federal Register: November 15, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 221)]

[Notices]

[Page 57424]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

[DOCID:fr15no01-40]

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

Export Trade Certificate of Review

ACTION: Notice of application to amend certificate.

SUMMARY: The Office of Export Trading Company Affairs (``OETCA''),

International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has

received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review.

This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments

relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vanessa M. Bachman, Acting Director,

Office of Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade

Administration by phone at (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free

number) or E-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act

of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001-21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to

issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. A Certificate of Review

protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from

state and federal government antitrust actions and from private, treble

damage antitrust actions for the export conduct specified in the

Certificate and carried out in compliance with its terms and

conditions. Section 302(b)(1) of the Act and 15 CFR 325.6(a) require

the Secretary to publish a notice in the Federal Register identifying

the applicant and summarizing its proposed export conduct.

Request for Public Comments

Interested parties may submit written comments relevant to the

determination whether an amended Certificate should be issued. If the

comments include any privileged or confidential business information,

it must be clearly marked and a nonconfidential version of the comments

(identified as such) should be included. Any comments not marked

privileged or confidential business information will be deemed to be

nonconfidential. An original and five copies, plus two copies of the

nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20 days

after the date of this notice in writing to: Office of Export Trading

Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, Department of

Commerce, Room 1104H, Washington, DC 20230, or transmit by E-mail to

oetca@ita.doc.gov. Information submitted by any person is exempt from

disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552).

However, nonconfidential versions of the comments will be made

available to the applicant if necessary for determining whether or not

to issue the Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as

``Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 97-5A003.''

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas, Inc.

(``AARQ'') original Certificate was issued on January 21, 1998 (63 FR

4220, January 28, 1998) and last amended on April 5, 2001, (66 FR

21368, April 30, 2001). A summary of the application for an amendment

follows.

Summary of the Application

Applicant: The Association for the Allocation of Rice Quotas, Inc.

(``AARQ''), c/o Ludovico Manfredi, Newfieldrice, Inc., PO Box 310518,

Miami, Florida 33231-0578.

Contact: M. Jean Anderson, Esquire, Telephone: (202) 682-7217.

Application No.: 97-5A003.

Date Deemed Submitted: November 7, 2001.

Proposed Amendment: AARQ seeks to amend its Certificate to:

1. Add the following companies as new ``Members'' of the

Certificate within the meaning of Sec. 325.2(1) of the regulations (15

CFR 325.2(1)): Rickmers Rice USA, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri

(Controlling Entity: Rickmers Reismuhb GMBH, Bremen, Germany;)

Commodity Specialists Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota;

2. Delete the following companies as ``Members'' of the Certificate

within the meaning of Sec. 325.2(1) of the regulations (15 CFR

325.2(1)): Affiliated Rice Milling, Inc., Alvin, Texas; Garnac Grain

Co., Inc., Overland Park, Kansas;

3. Change the listings of the names of the current Members as

follows: ``AFE (USA), Inc., Houston, Texas'' to ``AFE (USA), Inc.,

Portland, Oregon;'' ``California Pacific Rice Milling, Ltd., Arbuckle,

California'' to ``CAL PAC Investments, LLC dba California Pacific Rice

Milling, Woodland, California; `` ``Glencore Ltd., Stamford,

Connecticut (a subsidiary of Glencore International AG), for the

activities of Glencore Grain Division and Glencore Ltd.''s subsidiary,

LaGrain International Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana;'' should be amended

to read ``Glencore Ltd., Stamford, Connecticut (a subsidiary of

Glencore International AG), for the activities of Glencore Grain

Division.''

Dated: November 9, 2001.

Vanessa M. Bachman,

Acting Office Director.

[FR Doc. 01-28606 Filed 11-14-01; 8:45 am]

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