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New Foreign-Trade Zone Sought in New York, Subzone Approved for Apparel in N.C.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

New FTZ Requested in Upstate New York. The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received an application from the Genesee Gateway Local Development Corporation to establish a general-purpose FTZ at sites in Genesee County, N.Y., adjacent to the Rochester U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry, under the alternative site framework. The application indicates a need for zone services in Genesee County and that several firms have indicated an interest in using zone procedures for warehousing/distribution activities for a variety of products. However, specific manufacturing approvals are not being sought at this time. Comments on this application are due no later than Jan. 3, 2012.

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