FTZ Government & Industry Resources

FTZ Government & Industry Resources

The government and industry websites linked below open in separate browser windows.

Foreign-Trade Zones Board, US Department of Commerce — http://enforcement.trade.gov/ftzpage

Select FTZ Links from the US Department of Commerce:

General Purpose FTZs by Number

FTZ Board Orders – 1935 to Present

FTZ Board Regulations – 15 CFR Part 400

FTZ Act – 19 USC 81a – 81u

Online FTZ Information System (OFIS)

FTZ Glossary

U.S. Customs & Border Protection — www.cbp.gov

The mission of CBP is to prevent terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States.This mission calls for improved security at America’s borders and ports of entry as well as for extending the zone of security beyond US physical borders.

Select FTZ Links from Customs & Border Protection:

U.S. Customs & Border Protection Ports of Entry

Customs & Border Protection Forms, online and downloadable

Container Security Initiative

Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)

U.S. Customs & Border Protection FTZ Manual — download Adobat Reader PDF file

Reasonable Care Checklist, February 2004 — download PDF file

Recordkeeping Requirements — download PDF file

Title 19 Customs Duties, 19 CFR

e214 Enrollment Information

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — www.ice.gov

ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE)

U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts — http://quickfacts.census.gov

Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography

U.S. Census Bureau Automated Foreign Trade Zone Reporting Program — www.census.gov/foreign-trade/aftzrp

The Foreign Trade Division (FTD) of the Census Bureau has developed a standardized reporting format for use by companies furnishing statistical data on merchandise admitted into a foreign trade zone.

Trade Information Center, US Department of Commerce — www.export.gov

The Trade Information Center (TIC) is a comprehensive resource for information on all U.S. Federal Government export assistance programs. The Center is operated by the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce for the 20 federal agencies comprising the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). These agencies are responsible for managing the U.S. Government’s export promotion programs and activities.

National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ) — www.naftz.org

A non-profit organization of public entities, individuals and corporations involved in the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones program. The NAFTZ promotes the use of the Foreign-Trade Zones program to facilitate the global competitiveness of U.S. companies.

American Association of Exporters and Importers — www.aaei.org

A national association dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of U.S. exporters and importers before U.S. government agencies, Congress, international organizations, and foreign governments. AAEI’s members include manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of a broad spectrum of products including chemicals, electronics, machinery, footwear, automobiles and automotive parts, food, household consumer goods, toys, specialty items, textiles and apparel, and footwear.

U.S. Government Printing Office — www.gpo.gov/

The U.S. Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government