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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: August 22, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 161)]
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: Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA''), International Trade
Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application
from The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association, LLC (``GLFEA'') to
amend its 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, Director, Export
Trading Company Affairs, International
Trade Administration, (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 of 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 7021-B H, 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
The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association's original Certificate
was issued on December 15, 2003 (69 FR 8382, February 24, 2004). A
summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application
Applicant: The Great Lakes Fruit Exporters Association, LLC, 4949
North Branch Road, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022.
Contact: Denise Yockey, Secretary/Treasurer. Telephone: (517) 669-
Application No.: 03-A0007.
Date Deemed Submitted: August 9, 2005.
Proposed Amendment: GLFEA seeks to amend its Certificate to:
1. Add the following company as a new ``Member'' of the Certificate
within the meaning of Sec. 325.2(l) of the Regulations (15 CFR
325.2(l)): Michigan Fresh Marketing, LLC, Belding, Michigan
(controlling entity: Heeren Brothers, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan).
Dated: August 16, 2005.
Jeffrey C. Anspacher,
Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. E5-4561 Filed 8-19-05; 8:45 am]
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