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GFTZ’s President & CEO Joins Board of World Free Zones Association

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

From GlobalAtlanta.com: Georgia Leader to Play Crucial Role in Global Nonprofit by Trevor Williams, Global Atlanta May 30, 2014 A Georgia leader will play a critical role in developing a newly formed nonprofit association of international free trade zones launched May 19 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Julie Brown, president and CEO of Georgia Foreign Trade Zones Inc., traveled to the inaugural meeting...

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Department of Commerce Press Release, August 2013 – Bill to Strengthen American Manufacturing

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on New Bill to Strengthen American Manufacturing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 2, 2013 CONTACT OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS 202-482-4883 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker commended U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Roy Blunt and U.S. Representatives Joe Kennedy and Tom Reed for introducing the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of...

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How Imports Benefit the U.S. Economy – Milken Institute Review

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In his recent article, “It’s the Imports, Stupid!”, trade journalist Greg Rushford touts the often under-appreciated benefits of imports to the United States economy. Rushford also emphasizes the benefits of the Foreign-Trade Zone program, discussing how FTZs have contributed to export growth in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries. The full article is available here. Click on the article title,...

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Save the Date: NAFTZ Annual Conference, September 8-11, Miami, Florida

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Annual Conference & Exposition Sunday, September 8 – Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 in Miami, FL 2013 THEME: FTZs:  A Gateway to Global Opportunities. NAFTZ’s Annual Conference and Exposition is the single largest event of the year dedicated solely to Foreign-Trade Zones. With four full days of educational sessions, exhibitions, and networking events, our Annual conference is the most important...

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