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[Federal Register: October 16, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 199)]


[Page 53216-53217]

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International Trade Administration

[Application No. 88-11A16]

Export Trade Certificate of Review

ACTION: Notice of Application (88-11A16) to Amend the Export

Trade Certificate of Review Issued to Wood Machinery Manufacturers of

America, Application No. 88-00016.

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 amended Certificate should be


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 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

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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 as

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, 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 88-11A16.''

The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America's (``WMMA'') original

Certificate was issued on February 3, 1989 (54 FR 6312, February 9,

1989), and last amended on July 9, 2008 (73 FR 41032, July 17, 2008). A

summary of the current application for an amendment follows.

Summary of the Application:

Applicant: Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (``WMMA''), 100

North 20th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1443.

Contact: Harold Zassenhaus, Export Consultant, Telephone: (301)


Application No.: 88-11A16.

Date Deemed Submitted: September 25, 2009.

Proposed Amendment: WMMA seeks to amend its Certificate to:

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

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

325.2(l)): Saw Trax Mfg., Inc., Kennesaw, GA, and

2. Delete the following company as a Member of WMMA's Certificate:

James L. Taylor Manufacturing Company, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Dated: October 1, 2009.

Jeffrey C. Anspacher,

Acting Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis.

[FR Doc. E9-24867 Filed 10-15-09; 8:45 am]


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

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