Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:
Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for “* * * the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,” and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry;
Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved; and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest;
Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation of Southeastern Pennsylvania, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 147, has made application to the Board for authority to establish special-purpose subzone status at the footwear distribution facility of C&J Clark America, Inc. in Hanover, Pennsylvania (FTZ Docket 11-2001, filed February 15, 2001);
Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application, as amended, is in the public interest;
Now, Therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status at the of footwear distribution facility of C&J Clark America, Inc., located in Hanover, Pennsylvania (Subzone 147A), at the location described in the application, as amended, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including section 400.28.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of January, 2002.
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 02-2257 Filed 1-29-02; 8:45 am]
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