[Federal Register: January 11, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 6)]
[Notices]
[Page 1604]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Applications of the COMEX Division of the New York Mercantile
Exchange for Designation as a Contract Market in Futures and Options on
Aluminum

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the terms and conditions of proposed
commodity futures and options contracts.

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SUMMARY: The COMEX Division of the New York Mercantile Exchange has
applied for designation as a contract market in aluminum futures and
options. The Acting Director of the Division of Economic Analysis
(Division) of the Commission, acting pursuant to the authority
delegated by Commission Regulation 140.96, has determined that
publication of the proposals for comment is in the public interest,
will assist the Commission in considering the views of interested
persons, and is consistent with the purpose of the Commodity Exchange
Act.

DATE: Comments must be received on or before February 10, 1999.

ADDRESS: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155
21st Street NW, Three Lafayette Centre, Washington, DC 20581. In
addition, comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to facsimile
number (202) 418-5521,or by electronic mail to [email protected]
Reference should be made to the COMEX Division of the New York
Mercantile Exchange ``aluminum'' futures and options contracts.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Richard Shilts of the
Division of Economic Analysis, Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, 20581,
telephone (202) 418-5275. Facsimile number: (202) 418-5527. Electronic
mail: [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of the terms and conditions will be
available for inspection at the Office of the Secretariat, Commodity
Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street
NW, Washington, DC 20581. Copies of the terms and conditions can be
obtained through the Office of the Secretariat by mail at the above
address or by phone at (202) 418-5100.
    Other materials submitted by the COMEX in support of the
applications for contract market designation may be available upon
request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and
the Commission's regulations thereunder (17 CFR part 145 (1987)),
except to the extent they are entitled to confidential treatment as set
forth in 17 CFR 145.5 and 145.9. Requests for copies of such materials
should be made to the FOI, Privacy and Sunshine Act Compliance Staff of
the Office of Secretariat at the Commission's headquarters in
accordance with 17 CFR 145.7 and 145.8
    Any person interested in submitting written data, views, or
arguments on the proposed terms and conditions, or with respect to
other materials submitted by the COMEX, should send such comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581 by the
specified date.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 5, 1999.
John R. Mielke,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 99-513 Filed 1-8-99; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-M


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