About The Webinar

Foreign-trade zones and bonded warehouses are two of the most effective tools for manufacturers and importers to avoid, reduce, or defer duties. This webinar explores how FTZs and bonded warehouses are used, how to set them up and operate them, and how to determine their practicality and effectiveness for your business. Using these mechanisms to mitigate the impact of the Section 232 and 301 tariffs will also be explored.

Key Topics

  • reducing, eliminating, and deferring duties in an FTZ
  • general-purpose zones vs. subzones or usage-driven sites
  • permitted activities
  • FTZ benefits
  • privileged foreign, non-privileged foreign, and zone-restricted merchandise
  • status of goods entering an FTZ
  • classes of bonded warehouses
  • advantages and disadvantages of bonded warehouses vs. FTZs
  • section 232 and 301 tariffs


Scott Taylor

Member & FTZ Practice Leader

SCOTT TAYLOR is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. and leader of our foreign-trade zones practice area, where he represents clients across a variety of industries in the area of international trade, customs, and foreign-trade zone law.



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