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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: July 12, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 133)]


[Page 39305-39306]

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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''), 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 non-confidential version of the

comments (identified as such) should be included. Any comments not

marked privileged or confidential business information will be deemed

to be non-confidential. An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2)

copies of the non-confidential 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-B 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, non-confidential 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


A summary of the application for an amendment follows.

Summary of the Application:

Applicant: Northwest Fruit Exporters (``NFE''), 105 South 18th

Street, Suite 227, Yakima, Washington 98901.

Contact: James R. Archer, Manager, Telephone: (509) 576-8004.

Application No.: 84-17A12.

Date Deemed Submitted: June 30, 2006.

The original NFE Certificate was issued on June 11, 1984 (49 FR

24581, June 14, 1984) and last amended on December 2, 2005 (70 FR

73731, December 13, 2005).

Proposed Amendment: NFE 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)): Fox Orchards, Mattawa, Washington; Prentice Packing

& Storage, Inc., Yakima, Washington; and Yakima Fresh, Yakima,


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

Certificate: Bardin Farms Corp., Monitor, Washington; Bertha's

Marketing Inc., Wenatchee, Washington; Bolinger & Sons, Wenatchee,

Washington; Cervantes Packing and Storage, L.L.C., Sunnyside,

Washington; SST Growers and Packers L.L.C., Granger, Washington; and

Yakima-Roche Fruit Sales L.L.C., Yakima, Washington; and

3. Change the listing of the following ``Member'': Sage Marketing

L.L.C., Yakima, Washington to the new listing Sage Fruit Company,

L.L.C., Yakima, Washington.



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Dated: July 6, 2006.

Vanessa M. Bachman,

Acting Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. E6-10929 Filed 7-11-06; 8:45 am]




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