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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: April 3, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 64)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of application to amend an export trade certificate of
SUMMARY: The Office of Export Trading Company Affairs (``OETCA''),
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: Vanessa M. Bachman, Acting Director,
Office of Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade
Administration, at telephone (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: Office of Export Trading Company
Affairs, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce,
Room 1104, 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 99-1A005.''
California Almond Export Association, L.L.C. original Certificate
was issued on December 27, 1999 (65 FR 760, January 6, 2000). A summary
of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application:
Applicant: CAEA--California Almond Export Association, L.L.C., 4800
Sisk Road, Modesto, California 95356.
Contact: Doug Youngdahl, Chairman, Telephone: (916) 446-8595.
Application No.: 99-1A005.
Date Deemed Submitted: March 26, 2001.
Proposed Amendment: CAEA 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 C.F.R. 325.2(1)): Fisher Nut Company, Modesto, California; Minturn
Nut Company, LeGrand, California; Quality Nut Company, Escalon,
California; and Ryan*Parreira Almond Company, Los Banos, California;
2. Delete Dole Nut Company, Bakersfield, California, as a
``Member'' of the Certificate:
Dated: March 28, 2001.
Vanessa M. Bachman,
Acting Director, Office of Export Trading, Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. 01-8102 Filed 4-2-01; 8:45 am]
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