Manufacturing, Assembly, & Value-Added Activities in FTZ#3

Companies conducting manufacturing, assembly, fabrication and value-add activities within a Foreign Trade Zone #3 general purpose zone or subzone can also take advantage of benefits such as inverted tariff savings, weekly Customs entry savings, duty deferral, duty elimination on waste and scrap, duty elimination on rejected or defective parts, duty elimination on re-exports, and duty elimination on domestic content or value added including labor, overhead and profits. The following case studies published by the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones provide examples of the benefits to manufacturing within a foreign trade zone.

-Manufacturing electronics in a Foreign Trade Zone
-Opportunities for Small/Medium Manufacturers
-Manufacturing vehicles in a Foreign Trade Zone
-FTZs as Vehicle Processing Centers
-Why Foreign Trade Zones are important to the Oil Refining Business

For more information contact: 
Brendan O'Meara, Maritime Marketing Manager 
ph:  415-274-0458  •  fax:  415-274-0528  
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