Notice of application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review.
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.Start Further Info
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Vanessa Bachman, Acting Director, Office of Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-mail at email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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 1104H, 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 90-4A005.”
The California Kiwifruit Commission and California Kiwifruit Exporters Association's (“CKC”) original Certificate was issued on August 10, 1990 (55 FR 33740, August 17, 1990) and previously amended on November 27, 1990 (55 FR 50204, December 5, 1990); January 29, 1991 (56 FR 4601, February 5, 1991); and February 24, 1992 (57 FR 6712, February 27, 1992). A summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application
Applicant: California Kiwifruit Commission and California Kiwifruit Exporters Association, 9845 Horn Road, Suite 160, Sacramento, California 95827.
Contact: E. Scott Horsfall, President, Telephone: (916) 362-7490.
Application No.: 90-4A005.
Date Deemed Submitted: October 15, 2001.
Proposed Amendment: CKC 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 CFR 325.2(1)): Stellar Distributing, Fresno, California; George Brothers, Sultana, California; Trinity Fruit Sales Co., Clovis, California; Sun Pacific Marketing Coop., Los Angeles, California; and Regatta Tropicals, Arroyo Grande, California;
2. Delete the following companies as “Members” of the Certificate: Alkop Farms, Inc., Chico, California; Bartell Marketing, Inc., Fresno, California; Blue Anchor, Inc., Sacramento, California; Coast to Coast Produce Co., San Luis Obispo, California; Nash De Camp Company, Visalia, California; and Richland Sales Co., McFarland, California; and
3. Change the listing of the company names for the current Members: Kings Canyon Fruit Sales Corp. to the new listing Kings Canyon/Corrin Sales Corp.; Venida Packing Inc. to the new listing Venida Packing Co.; and Wil-Ker-Son Kiwifruit Ranch to the new listing WKS/Wil-Ker-Son Ranch.Start Signature
Dated: October 17, 2001.
Vanessa M. Bachman,
Acting Director, Office of Export Trading Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. 01-26546 Filed 10-19-01; 8:45 am]
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