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 pro vides 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 and Border Protection 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 Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company, grantee of FTZ Start Printed Page 173167, has made application to the Board for authority to establish special-purpose subzone status at the pharmaceutical manufacturing plant of MOVA Pharmaceutical Corporation, located in Manatí, Puerto Rico (FTZ Docket 38-2007, filed 8/14/07);
Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (72 FR 49255, 8/28/07); and,
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 for activity related to pharmaceutical manufacturing at the MOVA Pharmaceutical Corporation, facility located in Manatí, Puerto Rico (Subzone 7L), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28.Start Signature
Signed at Washington, DC, this 19th day of March, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. E8-6708 Filed 3-31-08; 8:45 am]
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