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FTZ Considers Production Request, Subzone Expansion, New Subzones

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Automatic Transmissions Facility. The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from ZF Transmissions Gray Court LLC a notification of proposed production activity for its facilities in Gray Court, South Carolina, within FTZ 38. Gray Court already has authority to produce automatic transmissions for motor vehicles within Sites 20 and 25 of FTZ 38 and the current request would add finished products and foreign status materials/components to the scope of authority.

Texas Subzone Expansion Requested. The FTZ Board has received an application from the Foreign-Trade Zone of Southeast Texas Inc., grantee of FTZ 115, requesting an expansion of subzone 115B on behalf of ExxonMobil Oil Corporation to include an additional site in Jefferson County, Texas.

Puerto Rico Subzone Requested. The FTZ Board has received an application from CODEZOL C.D., grantee of FTZ 163, requesting subzone status for the facility of Best Petroleum Corporation located in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.

South Carolina Subzone Requested. The FTZ Board has received an application from the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 21, requesting subzone status for the facility of Volvo Car US Operations Inc. located in Ridgeville, South Carolina.

Comments on these requests are due by Jan. 2.

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