Welcome to the City of El Paso,
Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68

FTZ No. 68 is an integral part of the City’s regional and international investment strategy providing a business platform for domestic and foreign trade to prosper in the region. The City of El Paso is the Grantee and General Purpose (GP) Operator of Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68. It is administered through El Paso International Airport. The FTZ No. 68 office is located at the International Trade Processing Center (ITPC), 501 George Perry Dr., Suite I. El Paso, TX 79925. The zone consists of 5 regional sites totaling 3,443 acres throughout the city and within El Paso County.

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Zone 68 is continuously improving it services with "innovation" and "best practices" through its management and strategic alliances, and has obtained various industry recognitions and achievements as a top performance zone in the US and internationally.
 
FTZ No. 68 is the only GP operator in the nation providing direct FTZ training services, and offers a unique E-214 admission system for its FTZ User customers.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

2015
► Honorable Mention in North America “Global Free Zones of the Year 2015”,  fDi, Financial Times Group
► Recognized by National Association of Foreign Trade Zones on Sept. 30 2015, annual conference with the
     2014 Top Exporter in Distribution Activity.
► Economic Development Excellence Awards for Achievements in FTZs, Business Facilities


2014
► Honorable Mention in “Global Free Zones of the Year 2014”,  fDi, Financial Times Group
► Ranked # 2 in Merchandise Received and # 1 in Exports among US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA


2013
► Ranked # 9 in Merchandise Received and # 2 in Exports among US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA
► Economic Development Excellence Awards for Achievements in FTZs, Business Facilities
► Ranked No. 2 in Top 25 Foreign Trade Zones, Global Trade

2012
► Ranked #28 Global Free Zones of the Future 2012/2013, fDi, Financial Times Group
► Recognized by National Association of Foreign Trade Zones at its annual conference with the 2012 Export Achievement Award
► FTZ No. 68 contributed to over 1,300 direct jobs to the El Paso economy in 2012

2011
► Ranked # 2 in Merchandise Received and in Exports among US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA

2010
► Ranked # 1 in Exports among US General-Purpose Zones, Annual Report to Congress, ITA
► Ranked #4 Best Airport Zones, Global Free Zones of the Future 2010/2011, fDi, Financial Times Group



NEWS
May 6, 2016
2016 El Paso-Ciudad Juárez Industry Summit stands as resounding success.

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April 13, 2016
NAFTZ ISSUES BRIEF ON DELIVERING TRADE EQUALITY FOR AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS
that discusses the disparity caused by free trade agreements on US based manufacturers.

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April 1, 2016
2016 EL PASO-CIUDAD JUÁREZ INDUSTRY SUMMIT
El Paso’s Foreign Trade Zone event bolsters foreign, domestic trade in El Paso-Juarez region

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March 7, 2016
FTZ No. 68 attends World Free Zone Convention in Bangkok, Thailand

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February 25, 2016
FTZ graduates yet another class of students in our "Principles of FTZ Class"

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February 18, 2016
TRADE BULLETIN: Automated Commercial Environment and Partner Government Agency Seminar

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February 2, 2016
El Paso's Foreign Trade Zone announces 2016 El Paso-Ciduad Juarez Industry Summit

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January 1, 2016
NAFTZ JOINS BUSINESS GROUP CALL FOR PROMPT PASSAGE OF CUSTOMS BILL

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