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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: February 29, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 40)]
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 amended Certificate should be
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Morton Schnabel, Director, Office of
Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration,
(202) 482-5131. This is not a toll-free number.
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, D.C. 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 91-A0002.''
The original Certificate was issued to the Automotive Service
Industry Association (``ASIA'') on March 1, 1994 (59 FR 11775, March
14, 1994). ASIA consolidated with the Automotive Parts and Accessories
Association to form the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association. A
summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application
Applicant: Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (``AAIA''),
4600 East-West Highway, Suite 300, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.
Contact: George W. Keeley, General Counsel.
Telephone: (312) 782-1829.
Application No.: 91-A0002.
Date Deemed Submitted: February 23, 2000.
Proposed Amendment: AAIA seeks to amend its Certificate to:
1. Change the name of the Certificate holder cited in this
paragraph to the new name cited in this paragraph in parentheses as
follows: Automotive Service Industry Association (Automotive
Aftermarket Industry Association);
2. Change the listing of the ``Member'' cited in this paragraph to
the new listing cited in this paragraph in parentheses as follows:
Triangle Auto Parts Co., Inc. (Triangle Auto Parts Co.); and
3. Delete the following companies as ``Members'' of the Certificate
within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations (15 C.F.R.
325.2(1): Federal Mogul Corporation; A.E. Clevite, Inc.; JS Products,
Inc.; KSG Industries, Inc.; Kwik-Way Manufacturing, Inc.; and Sealed
Power Division of Sealed Power Technologies Limited Partnership.
Dated: February 24, 2000.
Director, Office of Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. 00-4802 Filed 2-28-00; 8:45 am]
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