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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: August 22, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 161)]


[Page 48934-48935]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



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

from The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association, LLC (``GLFEA'') to

amend its 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

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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 of 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-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, 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


The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association's original Certificate

was issued on December 15, 2003 (69 FR 8382, February 24, 2004). A

summary of the application for an amendment follows.

Summary of the Application

Applicant: The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association, LLC, 4949

North Branch Road, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022.

Contact: Denise Yockey, Secretary/Treasurer. Telephone: (517) 669-


Application No.: 03-A0007.

Date Deemed Submitted: August 9, 2005.

Proposed Amendment: GLFEA seeks to amend its Certificate to:

1. Add the following company as a new ``Member'' of the Certificate

within the meaning of Sec. 325.2(l) of the Regulations (15 CFR

325.2(l)): Michigan Fresh Marketing, LLC, Belding, Michigan

(controlling entity: Heeren Brothers, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan).

Dated: August 16, 2005.

Jeffrey C. Anspacher,

Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. E5-4561 Filed 8-19-05; 8:45 am]


Last Updated: 8/25/15 5:46 PM

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