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Upstate N.Y. FTZ, Expanded N.C. Zone Requested; New Subzone Approved in Puerto Rico

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from the Charlotte Regional Partnership Inc., grantee of FTZ 57, a request for authority to reorganize and expand this zone under the alternative site framework. The proposed service area would include Alexander, Anson, Caldwell, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Polk, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly and Union counties in North Carolina, within and adjacent to the Charlotte U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry. Comments on this application are due no later than April 14.

The FTZ Board has received from Cortland County, N.Y., a request to establish an FTZ in that county under the ASF. The proposed zone would be the fourth one adjacent to the Syracuse CBP port of entry; the others are FTZ 90 in Onondaga County, FTZ 172 in Oneida County and FTZ 285 in Chenango County. Comments on this application are due no later than April 14.

The FTZ Board has approved the establishment of subzone 61N at the Janssen Ortho LLC facility in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, which is used for the production of various prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products.

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