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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: April 5, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 65)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of
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
(``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and
requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey C. Anspacher, Director, Office
of Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration,
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. An Export Trade 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 Export Trading Company
Act of 1982 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 (5) copies, plus two (2) copies
of the nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20
days after the date of this notice to: Office of Export Trading Company
Affairs, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce,
Room 1104H, Washington, DC 20230. 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 99-2A005.''
California Almond Export Association, LLC's (``CAEA'') original
Certificate was issued on December 27, 1999 (65 FR 760, January 6,
2000) and previously amended on June 25, 2001 (66 FR 34912, July 2,
2001). A summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application
Applicant: California Almond Export Association, LLC, 4800 Sisk
Road, Modesto, California 95356.
Contact: Doug Youngdahl, Chairman, Telephone: (916) 446-8595.
Application No.: 99-2A005.
Date Deemed Submitted: March 23, 2004.
Proposed Amendment: California Almond Export Association, LLC seeks
to amend its Certificate to:
1. Add each of the following companies as a new ``Member'' of the
Certificate within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations
(15 CFR 325.2(1)): Nutco, LLC doing business as Spycher Brothers,
Turlock, California; and Treehouse California Almonds, LLC, Los
2. Change the listing of the following Members: ``A&P Growers
Cooperative, Inc., Tulare, California'' to the new listing ``A&P
Growers Cooperative, Inc., Clovis, California''; ``Del Rio Nut Company,
Livingston, California'' to the new listing ``Del Rio Nut Company,
Inc., Livingston, California''; ``Hilltop Ranch, Ballico, California''
to the new listing ``Hilltop Ranch, Inc., Ballico, California'';
``Hughson Nut Company, Hughson, California'' to the new listing
``Hughson Nut, Inc., Hughson, California''; and ``Minturn Nut Company,
LeGrand, California'' to the new listing ``Minturn Nut Company, Inc.,
LeGrand, California''; and
3. Delete the following companies as ``Members'' of the
Certificate: Calcot, Ltd., Bakersfield, California; California
Independent Almond Growers, Ballico, California; and Kindle Nut
Company, Denair, California.
Dated: March 30, 2004.
Jeffrey C. Anspacher,
Director, Office of Export Trading, Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. 04-7605 Filed 4-2-04; 8:45 am]
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