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 South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 38, has made application to the Board for authority to establish special-purpose subzone status at the tool, fastener, and home product warehousing/distribution facility of Black & Decker Corporation, located in Fort Mill, South Carolina (FTZ Docket 16-2004, filed 04-29-04).
Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (69 FR 25372, 5/6/04); and, Start Printed Page 9616
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 is in the public interest;
Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status at the tool, fastener, and home product warehousing/distribution facility of Black & Decker Corporation, located in Fort Mill, South Carolina (Subzone 38E), at the location described in the application, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including § 400.28.Start Signature
Signed in Washington, DC, this 9th day of February, 2005.
Joseph A. Spetrini,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 05-3811 Filed 2-25-05; 8:45 am]
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