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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 25, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 79)]
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 revocation of Export Trade Certificate of Review,
Application No. 90-00014.
SUMMARY: The Secretary of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate
of Review to American Textile Export Company, Inc. on December 4, 1990.
Because this Certificate Holder has failed to file an annual report as
required by law, the Secretary is revoking the certificate. This notice
summarizes the notification letter sent to American Textile Export
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, 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 (``The Act'') (Pub. L. 97-290, 15 U.S.C. 4011-21) Authorizes
the Secretary of Commerce to Issue Export Trade Certificates of Review.
The Regulations Implementing Title III (``the Regulations'') are found
at 15 CFR Part 325 (1999). Pursuant to this Authority, a Certificate of
Review was issued on December 4, 1990 to American Textile Export
A Certificate Holder is required by law to submit to the Secretary
of Commerce Annual Reports that update financial and other information
relating to business activities covered by its Certificate (Section 308
of the Act, 15 U.S.C. 4018, Sec. 325.14(a) of the Regulations, 15 CFR
The Annual Report is due within 45 days after the Anniversary Date
of the Issuance of the Certificate of Review (Sec. 325.14(b) of the
Regulations, 15 CFR 325.14(b)). Failure to submit a complete Annual
Report may be the Basis for Revocation (Sec. 325.10(a) and 325.14(c)
of the Regulations, 15 CFR 325.10(a)(3) and 325.14(c)). The Secretary
has received no written responses from American Textile Export Company,
Inc. to any of the letters requesting the annual reports for 2003, 2004
and 2005. On March 9, 2006, and in accordance with Sec. 325.10(c)(1)
of the Regulations, (15 CFR 325.10(c)(1)), the Secretary of Commerce
sent a letter by Certified Mail to notify American Textile Export
Company, Inc., that the Secretary was formally initiating the process
to revoke its Certificate for failure to file an annual report. The
Secretary received notification that the letter was received on March
15, 2006. Pursuant to Sec. 325.10(c)(2) of the Regulations (15 CFR
325.10(c)(2)), the Secretary considers the failure of American Textile
Export Company, Inc. to respond to be an admission of the statements
contained in the notification letter. The Secretary has determined to
revoke the Certificate issued to American Textile Export Company, Inc.
for its failure to file an annual report. The Secretary has sent a
letter, dated April 17, 2006 to notify the American Textile Export
Company, Inc. of its final determination. The Revocation is effective
thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice (Sec.
325.10(c)(4) of the Regulations, 15 CFR 325.10(c)). Any person
aggrieved by this decision may appeal to an appropriate U.S. District
Court within 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the
Federal Register (Sec. 325.11 of the Regulations, 15 CFR 325.11).
Dated: April 19, 2006.
Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. E6-6195 Filed 4-24-06; 8:45 am]
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