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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 19, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 75)]


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International Trade Administration


Export Trade Certificate of Review


ACTION: Notice of Application to Amend an Export Trade Certificate of




SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA'') of the 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 Anspacher, Director, Export

Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, (202) 482-

5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail at


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: Export Trading Company Affairs,

International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room

7021B, 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, Ferrous Scrap Export Association

(``FSEA''), application number 88-3A015.''

FSEA's original Certificate was issued on December 12, 1988 (53 FR

51294, December 21, 1988) and previously amended on February 28, 1989

(54 FR 9542, March 7, 1989); and February 5, 1999 (64 FR 6632, February

10, 1999). Also, a name change was announced changing the name of the

FSEA Certificate Member ``Witte-Chase Corporation'' to ``Metro Metal

Recycling Corp'' (55 FR 13581, April 11, 1990). A summary of the

current application for an amendment follows.


Summary of the Application


Applicant: Ferrous Scrap Export Association (``FSEA''), 1209 Orange

Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19809.

Contact: Fuad Rana, Attorney, Telephone: (202) 662-5348.

Application No.: 88-3A015.

Date Deemed Submitted: April 5, 2007.

Proposed Amendment: FSEA 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(l) of the Regulations

(15 CFR 325.2(l)): Sims Hugo Neu Corporation; HNE Recycling LLC; and

HNW Recycling LLC, each located in New York, NY.

2. Change the current Member listing of the trade name ``Simsmetal

America'' to the legal name of ``Sims Group USA Corporation'', and

change the current Member listing of ``Southern Scrap Material Co.,

Ltd.'' to ``Southern Recycling, LLC,'' due to a company name change.

3. Delete the following companies as ``Members'' of the

Certificate: Metro Metal Recycling Corp., New York, NY, and Proler

International Corp., Portland, OR.


Dated: April 13, 2007.

Jeffrey Anspacher,

Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. E7-7411 Filed 4-18-07; 8:45 am]




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