Enhancing Foreign Trade Zone Opportunities - South Texas Alliance for Regional Trade

Nov 1, 2013


Port Corpus Christi has been generating global trade opportunities since the waters opened for business in 1926. With a straight 45-foot deepwater channel (approved for 52 ft.), quick access to the warm waters of the gulf of Mexico and direct, vessel-to-rail and dockside truck access, Port Corpus Christi moves cargo with time and cost efficiency.

A foreign-trade zone (FTZ) is a designated location in the United States where companies can use special procedures that help encourage U.S. activity and value added – in competition with foreign alternatives – by allowing delayed or reduced duty payments on foreign merchandise, as well as other savings. The goal of the FTZ program is to encourage …Read More