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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 22, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 204)]

[Notices]

[Page 62026-62027]

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

[DOCID:fr22oc04-31]

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

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. 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 04-00004.'' A

summary of the application follows.

[[Page 62027]]

Summary of the Application

Applicant: AmRus Ventures, Inc., 3834 Ednor Road, Baltimore,

Maryland 21218.

Contact: Dwayne L. Rodeheaver, President, Telephone: (410) 585-

4509.

Application No.: 04-00004.

Date Deemed Submitted: October 15, 2004.

Members (in Addition to Applicant): None.

AmRus Ventures, Inc. seeks a Certificate to cover the following

specific Export Trade, Export Markets, and Export Trade Activities and

Methods of Operations.

Export Trade

1. Products

All products.

2. Services

All services.

3. Technology Rights

Technology Rights, including, but not limited to, patents,

trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets that relate to Products and

Services.

4. Export Trade Facilitation Services (as They Relate to the Export of

Products, Services and Technology Rights)

Export Trade Facilitation Services, including, but not limited to,

professional services and assistance relating to: Government relations;

state and federal export programs; foreign trade and business protocol;

consulting; market research and analysis; collection of information on

trade opportunities; marketing; negotiations; joint ventures; shipping

and export management; export licensing; advertising; documentation and

services related to compliance with customs requirements; insurance and

financing; trade show exhibitions; organizational development;

management and labor strategies; transfer of technology; transportation

services; and the formation of shippers' associations.

Export Markets

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

AmRus Ventures, Inc. may:

1. Provide and/or arrange for the provision of Export Trade

Facilitation Services;

2. Engage in promotion and marketing activities and collect

information on trade opportunities in the Export Markets and distribute

such information to clients;

3. Enter into exclusive and/or non-exclusive licensing and/or sales

agreements with Suppliers for the export of Products, Services, and/or

Technology Rights in the Export Markets;

4. Enter into exclusive or non-exclusive agreements with

distributors and/or sales representatives in Export Markets;

5. Allocate export sales or divide the Export Markets among

Suppliers for the sale and/or licensing of Products, Services, and/or

Technology Rights;

6. Allocate export orders among Suppliers;

7. Establish the price of Products, Services, and/or Technology

Rights for sale and/or licensing in the Export Markets;

8. Negotiate, enter into, and/or manage licensing agreements for

the export of Technology Rights;

9. Enter into contracts for shipping; and

10. Exchange information on a one-to-one basis with individual

Suppliers regarding inventories and near-term production schedules for

the purpose of determining the availability of Products for export and

coordinating export with distributors.

Definition

1. ``Supplier'' means a person who produces, provides, or sells

Products, Service and/or Technology Rights.

Dated: October 18, 2004.

Jeffrey Anspacher,

Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. E4-2808 Filed 10-21-04; 8:45 am]

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