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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 Grantee and 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 Perry Dr., 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 Grantee in the nation providing direct FTZ compliance and training services.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

2013
► 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
July 8, 2014
Update from U.S. Census on Compliance

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July 7, 2014
Consumer Product Safety Commission News

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June 27, 2014
Farewell to Chief Aguilar
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May 12-13
FTZ No.68 welcomes EL CONSORCI Spain Free Trade Zone Delegates to El Paso.
Read More
 
May 2014
"Explore...Export...International E-Commerce" conference
5/9/2014, 8:30am - 11:45am
EPCC/Small Business Development Center
elpasosbdc.net or (915) 831-7742
 
March 2014
$88 billion of Trade Crossed El Paso Ports in 2011 - Interview of Mayor Oscar Leeser
Video
 
August 2013
El Paso's Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) #68 Receives No. 2 on Global Trade's 2013 "Top 25 Foreign Trade Zones" List
Full Story
 
 
 
 

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