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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: October 20, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 202)]
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.
SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade
Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for
an Export Trade Certificate of Review. This notice summarizes the
conduct for which certification is sought and requests comments
relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
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 E-mail
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 a Certificate should be issued. If the comments
include any privileged or confidential business information, it must be
marked clearly 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: Export Trading Company Affairs,
International Trade Administration, U.S. 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 04-00003.'' A
summary of the application follows.
Summary of the Application
Applicant: Rocky Mountain Instrument Company, 106 Laser Drive,
Lafayette, Colorado 80026.
Contact: Don Arseneault, Quality System Manager, Telephone: (303)
Application No.: 04-00003.
Date Deemed Submitted: October 5, 2004.
Members (in addition to Applicant): None.
The Rocky Mountain Instrument Company seeks an Export Trade
Certificate of Review to engage in the Export Trade Activities and
Methods of Operation described below for the following Products and
Rocky Mountain Instrument Company is a manufacturer of full
spectrum, ultraviolet through far infrared, laser and imaging optical
components, assemblies and electro-optical systems. Products to be
covered by the proposed Certificate include optical components ranging
from .19-20[mu]m applications; prism components and assemblies; optical
coating for Ultra Violet, Visible, Near Infra Red, and Infra Red
applications; optical mount assemblies; Vanadate Laser Marking Systems;
and related research and development services, custom design, or build
to print services.
The Export Markets include all parts of the world except the United
States (the fifty states of the United States, the District of
Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American
Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands).
Export Trade Activities and Methods of Operation
With respect to the sale of Products in the Export Markets, the
Rocky Mountain Instrument Company may, on its own behalf:
1. Set up exclusive dealings for distributors and or end customers.
2. Allocate specific territories for such distributors and or end
3. Allocate specific pricing guidelines for such distributors and
or end customers.
Dated: October 13, 2004.
Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. E4-2724 Filed 10-19-04; 8:45 am]
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