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[Federal Register: June 30, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 124)]


[Page 31253-31254]

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International Trade Administration

[Application No. 84-20A12]

Export Trade Certificate of Review

ACTION: Notice of Application (84-20A12) To Amend an Export

Trade Certificate of Review Previously Issued to Northwest Fruit


SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade

Administration, U.S. 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, Acting Director,

Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade

Administration, (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or by

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

7021X, Washington, DC 20230, or transmit by E-mail at 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 84-20A12.''

The original Certificate for Northwest Fruit Exporters was issued

on June 11, 1984 (49 FR 24581, June 14, 1984), and last amended on

September 17, 2008 (73 FR 54561, September 22, 2008).

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 to NFE, Telephone: (509) 576-


Application No.: 84-20A12.

Date Deemed Submitted: June 18, 2009.

Proposed Amendment: NFE seeks to amend its Certificate to:

1. Delete the following companies as Members of the Certificate:

Clasen Fruit & Cold Storage Co., Union Gap, WA; Lotus Fruit Packing,

Inc., Brewster, WA; Snokist Growers, Yakima, WA; and Tree To You, LLC,

Chelan, WA.

2. Add the following companies as new Members of the Certificate

within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations (15 CFR

325.(1)): Cervantes Orchards & Vineyards LLC, Grandview, WA; Columbia

Valley Fruit, L.L.C., Yakima, WA; Conrad & Gilbert Fruit, Grandview,

WA; Diamond Fruit Growers, Odell, OR; Orchard View Farms, Inc., The

Dalles, OR; and Wenoka Sales LLC, Wenatchee, WA.

3. Change the listing of the following Member: Change ``Congdon

Orchards, Inc., Yakima, WA'' to the new listing ``Congdon Packing Co.

L.L.C., Yakima, WA''.

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Dated: June 25, 2009.

Jeffrey Anspacher,

Acting Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis.

[FR Doc. E9-15487 Filed 6-29-09; 8:45 am]


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

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