List of free-trade zones

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This is a list of free-trade zones by country:

Africa[edit]

Morocco[edit]

  • Tanger Free Zone[1]
  • Atlantic Free Zone Kenitra
  • Free Zones at Tanger Med Ksar el Majaz Mellousa 1 and 2
  • Free Zone in Dakhla and Laayoune:
  • Free Storage Zone of hydrocarbons: Kebdana and Nador

Egypt[edit]

Egypt has nine free-trade zones:[2]

Djibouti[edit]

Eritrea[edit]

Gabon[edit]

Ghana[3][edit]

  • Tema Export Processing Zone
  • Shama Land Bank
  • Sekondi Industrial Park
  • Ashanti Technology Park

Kenya[edit]

There are about 40 Export Processing Zones with "close to 40,000 workers employed and contribution of 10.7 % of national exports. Over 70% of EPZ output is exported to the USA under AGOA".[4]

Libya[edit]

  • Misrata Free Trade Zone[5]

Namibia[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Togo[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Seychelles[edit]

Asia[edit]

ASEAN[edit]

  • UNIDO Viet Nam (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) has compiled in 2015 a list of Special Economic Zones in the ASEAN Economic Community in a report titled "Economic Zones in the ASEAN" written by Arnault Morisson.

Bahrain[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

China[edit]

India[edit]

  • OSV FTWZ Noida -NSEZ Fully integrated FTWZ with end to end logistics also acting also as a 3PL door delivery partner pan India. Services ranging from International freight forwarding(anywhere to anywhere), customs clearance, transportation, door delivery, general warehousing, FTWZ, 3PL, consultation etc. OSV offers FTZ services in Noida, Mumbai, Chennai, Mundra, Etc. Offering Cold storage, Temp Controlled, Block Storage, Palletised Storage, etc.
  • Serama Logistics Pvt. Ltd. - Serama Logistics Pvt. Ltd is the leading and established Free Trade Zone and Integrated Logistics Solution Provider in India. Founded in 2014 by team of logistics and supply chain professionals with vast experience in this field backed by a team of world class IT, Very sound finance & state of the art Infrastructure. They provide their customers, trading and manufacturing partners with a comprehensive, cost effective and reliable range of Logistics Solutions, Freight Forwarding, and Multi-Model transport services to and from India. Professionals with experience and proven track records in creating new concepts and customised solution designing and implementation as per customer requirement will give Cost-effective logistics solutions with time saving to all their valued clients. Their services include Free Trade Warehousing Zone, Freight Forwarding, Multi-Modal Transportation, 3PL/4PL Warehousing and Distribution, In-Plant Logistics, Custom Clearance, Logistics, Compliance Management, Value Added Services, Distribution Hub, VMI Model, BMI Model, SMI Model, Online Trading, Duty Free Import, Cold Storage, Demurrage Free, Detention Free, Easy Documentation, and Project and Break Bulks. They have presence across India, headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and branches in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Mundra, Kandla, Kanpur and Delhi NCR
  • Kandla Special Economic Zone, India. India was one of the first in Asia to recognize the effectiveness of the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) model in promoting exports, with Asia's first EPZ set up in Kandla in 1965. With a view to overcome the shortcomings experienced on account of the multiplicity of controls and clearances; absence of world-class infrastructure, and an unstable fiscal regime and with a view to attract larger foreign investments in India, the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Policy was announced in April 2000.

SuRSEZ is the First Operating Zone in the private sector in India. The track record of SuRSEZ in the last 5 years speaks for itself. From a level of about Rs.62 crores in 2000–01, exports from SuRSEZ rose to Rs. 2400 crores in the year 2005–06.

  • AMRL SEZ and FTWZ in Nanguneri Taluk of Tirunelvelli District is spread over 2518 Acres of development. Out of which 1618 acres are dedicated for multiproduct industrial space; 800 acres are planned for lifestyle zone and 100 acres of Free Trade and Warehousing Zone in south Tamil Nadu is being developed. The FTWZ has a grade A warehouse 100,000 sq ft out of which approximately 20,000 sq ft is already occupied.
  • Inspira Pharma and Renewable Energy Park, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
  • Sricity Multi product SEZ, part of Sricity which is a developing satellite city in Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Arshiya International Ltd, India's first Free Trade and Warehousing Zone[10] The largest multi-product free-trade and warehousing infrastructure in India. Arshiya's first 165-acre FTWZ is operational in Panvel, Mumbai, and is to be followed by one in Khurja near Delhi. Arshiya's Mega Logistics Hub at Khurja to have 135 acre FTWZ, 130 acre Industrial and Distribution Hub (Distripark) & 50 acre Rail siding. Arshiya International will be developing three more Free Trade and Warehousing zones in Central, South and East of India.
  • Cochin Special Economic Zone is a Special Economic Zone in Cochin, in the State of Kerala in southwest India, set up for export- oriented ventures. The Special Economic Zone is a foreign territory within India with special rules for facilitating foreign direct investment. The Zone is run directly by the Government of India. Cochin SEZ is a multi-product Zone. Cochin is strategically located. It is in southwest India, just 11 nautical miles off the international sea route from Europe to the Pacific Rim. Cochin is being developed by the Dubai Ports International as a container transhipment terminal with direct sailings to important markets of the world, which could position it as Hub for South Asia.
  • Hardware Park, Hyderabad
  • Madras Export Processing Zone

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Jordan[edit]

Korea, North[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Oman[edit]

  • Al-Mazyunah Free Zone
  • Special Economic Zone at Duqm
  • Salalah Free Zone, Salalah (www.sfzco.com)
  • Sohar Free Zone, Sohar (www.soharportandfreezone.com)

Pakistan[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Agro-Industrial Economic Zones in the Philippines
Name Location Developer/Operator Region Area (Hectares)
Agrotex Gensan Economic Zone "Barrio Tambler, General Santos City" "Agrotex Commodities, Inc." R-XII 11
AJMR Agro-Industrial Economic Zone "AJMR Port Complex, Km. 20 Tibungco, Davao City" AJMR Port Services Corporation R-XI 8.96
Balo-i Agro-Industrial Economic Zone "Barangay Maria Cristina, Baloi, Lanao del Norte" Balo-i Industrial. Inc. R-X 13.9
Carmen Cebu Gum Industrial Zone "Cogon West, Carmen, Cebu City" Pacific Poly Gums Holdings Corporation R-VII 7.6
CIIF Agro-Industrial Park - Davao "KM 9.5, Barangay Sasa, Davao City" "CIIF Agro-Industrial Park, Inc." R-XI 8.54
DADC Economic Zone "Barangay Darong, Municipality of Santa Cruz, Province of Davao del Sur" Darong Agricultural and Development Corp. R-XI 15
Ecofuel Agro-Industrial Ecozone "Sta. Filomena, San Mariano, Isabela" "Ecofuel Land Development, Inc." R-II 24
Kamanga Agro-Industrial Economic Zone "Brgy. Kamanga, Municipality of Maasim, Province of Sarangani" Kamanga Agro-Industrial Ecozone Development Corporation R-XII 54.6
New Jubilee Agro-Industrial Economic Zone "Barangay Hilapnitan, Municipality of Baybay, Province of Leyte" "New Jubilee International Holdings, Inc." R-VIII 4.98
Philippine Packing Agricultural Export Processing Zone "Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City" Philippine Packing Management Services Corporation R-X 27
Samar Agro-Industrial Economic Zone "Barangay Malajog, Tinambacan District, Calbayog City, Western Samar" Hi Best Property Developer Corporation R-VIII 7.26
San Carlos Ecozone "Palampas and Punao, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental" "San Julio Reality, Inc." R-VII 25.79
Sarangani Agro-Industrial Eco Zone "Municipality of Alabel, Province of Sarangani" Alsons Development & Investment Corporation R-XII 317.24
Sarangani Economic Development Zone "Cannery, Polomolok, South Cotabato" Sarangani Resources Corporation R-XII 72.87
SRC Allah Valley Economic Development Zone "Tubi-allah, Surallah, South Cotabato" Sarangani Resources Corporation R-XII 56.1
SRC Calumpang Economic Development Zone "Calumpang, General Santos City" Sarangani Resources Corporation R-XII 18.67
Valencia Special Economic Zone "Barangay Palinpinon, Municipality of Valencia, Province of Negros Oriental" "Municipal Government of Valencia, Negros Oriental" R-VII 4.33
Freeports or Special Economic Zones in the Philippines
Economic Zone Address Location
Aurora Pacific Economic Zone[14] Casiguran, Aurora Luzon
Cagayan Special Economic Zone[15] Lal-lo, Cagayan Luzon
Freeport Area of Bataan Mariveles, Bataan Luzon
Cavite Economic Zone Rosario and General Trias, Cavite Luzon
Clark Freeport Zone Angeles and Mabalacat, Pampanga Luzon
Subic Bay Freeport Zone Olongapo and Subic, Zambales Luzon
Poro Point Freeport Zone[16] La Union Luzon
Baguio City Economic Zone Baguio Luzon

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Tajikistan[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Abu Dhabi[edit]

Dubai[edit]

Ajman[edit]

Fujairah[edit]

Umm Al Quwain[edit]

Ras Al Khaimah[edit]

Yemen[edit]

Europe[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Moldova has seven Free Trade Zones, called in the national legislation Free Economic Areas.[21]

Poland[edit]

Romania[edit]

Georgia[edit]

North America[edit]

Bahamas[edit]

Canada[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

  • Zona Franca Industrial La Palma LTD - Santiago
  • Nigua Free Zone - Santo Domingo

El Salvador[edit]

  • Zona Franca Santa Ana

Guatemala[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Panama[edit]

United States[edit]

South America[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

  • Zona Franca del Pacifico - Cali-Palmira, Colombia.[citation needed]
  • Zona Franca Bogota - Bogota-Cundinamarca, Colombia [23]
  • Zona Franca de Cucuta [23]
  • Zona Franca Metropolitana S.a.s [23]
  • Zona Franca de Occidente [23]
  • Zona Franca Santander [23]
  • Zona Franca de Tocancipa S.a [23]
  • Zona Franca de Barranquilla [23]
  • Zona Franca Brisa S.a [23]
  • Zona Franca La Cayena [23]
  • Zona Franca Las Americas [23]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru

  • Zona Franca of Tacna - ZOFRATACNA
  • CETICOS Matarani
  • CETICOS Ilo
  • CETICOS Paita

Uruguay[edit]

  • Aguada Park (Itsen S.A.)-Uruguay[24]
  • Parque de las Ciencias (Parque de las Ciencias S.A.)-Uruguay[25]
  • WTC Free Zone (WTC Free Zone S.A.)-Uruguay[26]
  • Zona Franca de Colonia (Grupo Continental S.A.)-Uruguay[27]
  • Zona Franca Colonia Suiza (Colonia Suiza S.A.)-Uruguay[28]
  • Zona Franca Floridasur (Florida S.A.)-Uruguay[29]
  • Zona Franca Libertad (Lideral S.A.)-Uruguay[29]
  • Zona Franca Nueva Palmira (Nueva Palmira)-Uruguay
  • Zona Franca Río Negro (Río Negro S.A.)-Uruguay[30]
  • Zona Franca Rivera (Rivera)-Uruguay
  • Zona Franca UPM (UPM Fray Bentos S.A.)-Uruguay[31]
  • Zonamerica Business & Technology Park - Uruguay[32]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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