Stories tagged with: Foreign Trade Zone

January 19, 2011 - 1:20pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority hopes a new designation will be a tool to bring business to our area.

At Wednesday's meeting the port met with the Columbus Regional Port Authority about becoming part of Foreign Trade Zone number 138, which includes the Rickenbacker area.

"A foreign trade zone is an area designated outside the stream of U.S. commerce. By being in a foreign trade zone you can delay or reduce or eliminate duties for companies," explained...

February 1, 2010 - 1:26pm
6 years 29 weeks ago

Muskingum County may soon have a Foreign Trade Zone that will save local businesses money.

Commissioner Brian Hill says this will really be an advantage and benefit companies in Muskingum County.

"Where people are looking to locate to Muskingum County an opportunity to be part of a Foreign Trade Zone which give them advantages when you are importing and exporting products," Hill said.

 Foreign Trade Zone official Kathy Mills says it'...

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