U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones: Background and Issues for Congress

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Report that provides a general perspective on the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) system. The first section discusses free trade zones worldwide. The second section focuses on the U.S. FTZ program --its history, administrative mechanism, structure, growth and industry concentration, and benefits and costs. The third section focuses on current issues for Congress relating to the U.S. FTZ program.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 5, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Bolle, Mary Jane

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

Creator (Author):
Williams, Brock R.

Analyst in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 5, 2012
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United States
Description:

Report that provides a general perspective on the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) system. The first section discusses free trade zones worldwide. The second section focuses on the U.S. FTZ program --its history, administrative mechanism, structure, growth and industry concentration, and benefits and costs. The third section focuses on current issues for Congress relating to the U.S. FTZ program.

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32 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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