[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 42 (Wednesday, March 4, 1998)]
[Page 10589]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-5593]



Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Docket 9-98]

Foreign-Trade Zone 38; Spartanburg County, South Carolina--
Application for Expansion

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee 
of Foreign-Trade Zone 38, requesting authority to expand its zone in 
Spartanburg County, South Carolina, within the Greenville/Spartanburg 
Customs port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the 
provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-
81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was 
formally filed on February 25, 1998.
    FTZ 38 was approved on May 4, 1978 (Board Order 131, 43 FR 20526, 
5/12/78) and expanded on November 9, 1994 (Board Order 715, 59 FR 
59992, 11/21/94) and July 23, 1997 (Board Order 910, 62 FR 40797, 7/30/
97). The zone project currently consists of four sites in Spartanburg 
County: Site 1 (20 acres)--U.S. Highway 29 Industrial Park, Wellford; 
Site 2 (111 acres--International Transport Center, Greer; Site 3 (111 
acres)--Highway 290 Commerce Park, Duncan; and, Site 4 (473 acres) 
Wingo Corporate Park, Spartanburg.
    The applicant is now requesting authority to expand one of its 
existing sites (Site 2) as follows: Site 2--add 3 parcels (688 acres) 
located at the newly formed Gateway International Business Center, 
Brookshire Road, off U.S. Highway 101, Greer (increasing the overall 
area for Site 2 from 111 acres to 799 acres). No specific manufacturing 
requests are being made at this time. Such requests would be made to 
the Board on a case-by-case basis.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ 
Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and 
report to the Board.
    Public comment on the application is invited from interested 
parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the 
Board's Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period 
for their receipt is May 4, 1998. Rebuttal comments in response to 
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during 
the subsequent 15-day period (to May 18, 1998).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations:

Office of the Port Director, U.S. Customs Service, 150-A West Phillips 
Road, Greer, SC 29650.
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 
3716, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230.

    Dated: February 25, 1998.
Dennis Puccinelli,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 98-5593 Filed 3-3-98; 8:45 am]