Global Trading & Foreign Trade Zone #189

Global Trading & Foreign Trade Zone #189

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Foreign Trade Zone

Columbian Logistics Network is the general-purpose operator of the Kent – Ottawa – Muskegon Foreign Trade Zone (#189), with two locations in the Grand Rapids area. Foreign Trade Zones are treated as territory outside of the United States. Under Foreign Trade Zone procedures, foreign and domestic merchandise may be admitted into the zone without being subject to formal customs entry procedures, the payment of customs duties, or the payment of federal taxes.

Within the Foreign Trade Zone, goods may be:

  • Assembled
  • Destroyed
  • Sampled
  • Salvaged
  • Stored
  • Relabeled
  • Cleaned
  • Repaired
  • Processed
  • Mixed
  • Repackaged
  • Manipulated
  • Relief from inverted tariff
  • Duty exemption on re-exports
  • Duty elimination on waste, scrap, and yield loss
  • Weekly Entry Savings
  • Duty Deferral

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