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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 25, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 206)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
[Application No. 85-14A18]
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of Application (85-14A18) to Amend the Export
Trade Certificate of Review Issued to U.S. Shippers Association.
SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade
Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to
amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
7021-X H, 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 85-14A18.''
The U.S. Shippers Association's original Certificate was issued on
June 3, 1986 (51 FR 20873, June 9, 1986), and last amended on April 6,
2006 (71 FR 18721, April 12, 2006).
A summary of the current application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application:
Applicant: U.S. Shippers Association (``USSA''), 344 Canford Park
East, Canton, Michigan 48187.
Contact: John S. Chinn, Project Director, Telephone: (734) 927-
Application No.: 85-14A18.
Date Deemed Submitted: October 18, 2007.
Proposed Amendment: USSA seeks to amend its Certificate to add the
following company as a new ``Member'' of the Certificate within the
meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations (15 CFR 325.2(1)): Cook
Composites and Polymers Co., North Kansas City, Missouri (controlling
entity: TOTAL Holdings USA, Inc., Houston Texas).
Dated: October 19, 2007.
Jeffrey C. Anspacher,
Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. E7-20972 Filed 10-24-07; 8:45 am]
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