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9 Apply For Trade Zone Status

Written by on April 4, 2013

By Blanca Venegas
Nine companies have applied to operate in PortMiami’s new giant foreign trade zone since it was created last summer. While some applications are pending approval, six sites are up and running.

"We are getting a couple of applicants a month," said Kevin Lynskey, PortMiami assistant director for business initiatives.

The US Department of Commerce provided a grant of authority for PortMiami Foreign Trade Zone No. 281, a massive zone that stretches from Southwest Eighth Street to the Miami-Dade/Broward County line and is intended to expedite and encourage foreign commerce.To read the full article and the rest of the Miami Today issue, GO TO e-MIAMI TODAY, an exact replica of the printed edition.