Foreign Trade Zone Exports Break Records

News Date: 
10/21/2013

As overall U.S. export growth decelerates, one sector of the economy continues to enjoy booming sales abroad — the thousands of companies operating in U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones. According to the just-released annual report from the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board, exports by FTZ-based companies reached a record $70 billion in 2012. That is an exponential jump from 2009, when FTZ exports totaled less than $30 billion.  To read the entire story, please click this link:  http://www.manzellareport.com/index.php/trade-finance/746-foreign-trade-zone-exports-break-records