Distribution Uses

In Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68 distributors may:

  • Store goods indefinitely and free of duty or quota restrictions until they enter U.S. territory, if exported, no duty is levied.
  • Inspect merchandise for quality, breakage and loss before duty is paid. Substandard goods may be discarded, destroyed or returned without duty.
  • Remark, repackage, etc. in order to satisfy customer requests or Customs requirements.
  • Borrow on goods stored in the FTZ through the issuance of warehouse receipts.
  • Store goods while awaiting quota openings or favorable exchange rates.
  • Avoid fines for improperly marked items or lost documents- merchandise may be stored until documents are found or identification is corrected.
  • Sample merchandise in order to determine quality before actual payment is required.
  • Exhibit or market goods before payment of duty.

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