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Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68

FTZ No. 68 is an integral part of the City’s regional and international investment strategy providing a business platform for domestic and foreign trade to prosper in the region. The City of El Paso is the Granteeand General Purpose (GP) Operator of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68. It is administered through El Paso International Airport. The FTZ No. 68 office is located at the International Trade Processing Center (ITPC), 501 George PerryDr., Suite I. El Paso, TX 79925. The zone consists of 5 regional sites totaling 3,443 acres throughout the city and within El Paso County.  Zone 68 known for innovative "best practices" in zone management and strategic alliances, and has one of only five Grantees in the nation with an Accredited Zones Specialist.  FTZ No. 68 is also the only GP operator  in the nation providing direct FTZ training services and is continuously improving its services.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

2014
► Honorable Mention in “Global Free Zones of the Year 2014”,  fDi, Financial Times Group


2013
► Ranked # 9 in Merchandise Received and # 2 in Exportsamong US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA
► Economic Development Excellence Awards for Achievements in FTZs, Business Facilities
► Ranked No. 2 in Top 25 Foreign Trade Zones, Global Trade

2012
► Ranked #28 Global Free Zones of the Future 2012/2013, fDi, Financial Times Group
► Recognized by National Association of Foreign Trade Zones at its annual conference with the 2012 Export Achievement Award
► FTZ No. 68 contributed to over 1,300 direct jobs to the El Paso economy in 2012

2011
► Ranked # 2 in Merchandise Received and in Exports among US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA

2010
► Ranked # 1 in Exports among US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA
► Ranked #4 Best Airport Zones, Global Free Zones of the Future 2010/2011, fDi, Financial Times Group


















NEWS
November 6, 2014
FTZ congratulates a new group of graduates from our one day FTZ Advanced Operations Training.

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October 21, 2014
Honorable Mention in “Global Free Zones of the Year 2014”,  
fDi, Financial Times Group

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October 3, 2014
FTZ congratulates yet another training class on 2 great days of Operations Instruction.

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September 26, 2014
Southbound lanes technology upgrade project at the Bridge of Americas El Paso international crossing to begin September 29
Lane closures will effect southbound traffic, public should plan accordingly

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September 15, 2014
4th Annual MRO Expo!

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September 2, 2014
Introducing the Manufacturing Business Incentive program

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