[Federal Register: June 30, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 124)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
[Application No. 84-20A12]
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of Application (84-20A12) To Amend an Export
Trade Certificate of Review Previously Issued to Northwest Fruit
SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade
Administration, U.S. 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: Jeffrey Anspacher, Acting Director,
Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade
Administration, (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or by
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: Export Trading Company Affairs,
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room
7021X, Washington, DC 20230, or transmit by E-mail at
email@example.com. 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 84-20A12.''
The original Certificate for Northwest Fruit Exporters was issued
on June 11, 1984 (49 FR 24581, June 14, 1984), and last amended on
September 17, 2008 (73 FR 54561, September 22, 2008).
A summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application:
Applicant: Northwest Fruit Exporters (``NFE''), 105 South 18th
Street, Suite 227, Yakima, Washington 98901.
Contact: James R. Archer, Manager to NFE, Telephone: (509) 576-
Application No.: 84-20A12.
Date Deemed Submitted: June 18, 2009.
Proposed Amendment: NFE seeks to amend its Certificate to:
1. Delete the following companies as Members of the Certificate:
Clasen Fruit & Cold Storage Co., Union Gap, WA; Lotus Fruit Packing,
Inc., Brewster, WA; Snokist Growers, Yakima, WA; and Tree To You, LLC,
2. Add the following companies as new Members of the Certificate
within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations (15 CFR
325.(1)): Cervantes Orchards & Vineyards LLC, Grandview, WA; Columbia
Valley Fruit, L.L.C., Yakima, WA; Conrad & Gilbert Fruit, Grandview,
WA; Diamond Fruit Growers, Odell, OR; Orchard View Farms, Inc., The
Dalles, OR; and Wenoka Sales LLC, Wenatchee, WA.
3. Change the listing of the following Member: Change ``Congdon
Orchards, Inc., Yakima, WA'' to the new listing ``Congdon Packing Co.
L.L.C., Yakima, WA''.
Dated: June 25, 2009.
Acting Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis.
[FR Doc. E9-15487 Filed 6-29-09; 8:45 am]
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