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Export Trading Company Affairs (ETCA)

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

[Federal Register: February 23, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 35)]

[Notices]

[Page 8766-8767]

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

[DOCID:fr23fe05-27]

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

International Trade Administration

 

Export Trade Certificate of Review

 

ACTION: Notice of issuance of an amended Export Trade Certificate of

Review, Application No.: 97-8A003.

 

 

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an amended Export Trade

Certificate of Review to the Association for the Administration of Rice

Quotas, Inc. (``AARQ'') on February 14, 2005. The Certificate has been

amended eight times. The most recent previous amendment was issued to

AARQ on March 3, 2004, and published in the Federal Register March 18,

2004 (69 FR 12831). The original Export Trade Certificate of Review No.

97-00003 was issued to AARQ on January 21, 1998, and published in the

Federal Register on January 28, 1998 (63 FR 4220).

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export

Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, by

telephone at (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or by 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. The regulations implementing

Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325 (2005).

Export Trading Company Affairs is issuing this notice pursuant to

15 CFR 325.6(b), which requires the Department of Commerce to publish a

summary of the certification in the Federal Register. Under section

305(a) of the Act and 15 CFR 325.11(a), any person aggrieved by the

Secretary's determination may, within 30 days of the date of this

notice, bring an action in any appropriate district court of the United

States to set aside the determination on the ground that the

determination is erroneous.

 

Description of Amended Certificate

 

AARQ's Export Trade Certificate of Review has been amended to:

1. Reflect the name, address, and corporate changes as follows:

``American Rice, Inc., Houston, Texas'' is amended to read ``American

Rice, Inc., Houston Texas (a subsidiary of SOS Cuetara USA, Inc.)'' due

to a corporate acquisition. ``Kitoku America, Inc., Davis, California

(a subsidiary of Kitoku Shinryo Co., Ltd.)'' is amended to read

``Kitoku America, Inc., Burlingame, California (a subsidiary of Kitoku

Shinryo Co., Ltd. (Japan))'' due

 

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to an address change. ``Mermentau Rice, Inc., Mermentau, Louisiana'' is

amended to read ``Louisiana Rice Mill, LLC, Mermentau, Louisiana'' due

to a corporate name change. ``Newfieldrice, Inc., Miami, Florida'' is

amended to read ``Newfieldrice, Inc., Miramar, Florida'' due to an

address change. ``Nishimoto Trading Company, Ltd., Los Angeles,

California (a subsidiary of Nishimoto Trading Company, Ltd. (Japan))''

is amended to read ``Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd., Santa Fe Springs,

California (a subsidiary of Nishimoto Trading Company, Ltd. (Japan))''

due to an address change. ``Riviana Foods, Inc. Houston, Texas'' is

amended to read ``Riviana Foods Inc., Houston, Texas (a subsidiary of

Ebro Puleva, S.A. (Spain))'' due to a corporate acquisition.

2. Delete the following companies as Members of the Certificate:

``ACH Food Companies, Inc., Cordova, Tennessee,'' and ``KD

International Trading, Inc., Stockton, California (a subsidiary of

Sunshine Business Enterprises, Inc.).''

In addition to the above, the Export Trade Activities and Methods

of Operation of AARQ's Certificate have been updated to delete obsolete

references to AARQ's earlier years of operation. Also, for

clarification regarding the disposition of left over quantities from

the bidding process, the following text has been added to item 2.F.(a)

of the Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation: ``In the event

fewer than 18 metric tons remain at the conclusion of the bidding

process, the Administrator shall first offer the remaining quantity in

succession to each of the next highest bidders, and then in succession

from the highest to the lowest successful bidder(s).''

The effective date of the amended certificate is November 17, 2004.

A copy of the amended certificate will be kept in the International

Trade Administration's Freedom of Information Records Inspection

Facility, Room 4001, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and

Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.

 

Dated: February 16, 2005.

Jeffrey Anspacher,

Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. E5-739 Filed 2-22-05; 8:45 am]

 



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