S Customs Service has regulatory control of all goods moving to or from a zone

S customs service has regulatory control of all goods

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U.S. Customs Service has regulatory control of all goods moving to or from a zone. But….because zones are considered outside the customs territory, requirements that would otherwise apply to imported goods are suspended as long as the merchandise remains in the FTZ
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171 FOREIGN TRADE ZONE What can be done within a FTZ? Inside a FTZ foreign or domestic merchandise may be stored, sold, exhibited, broken-up, repacked, assembled, distributed, sorted, graded destroyed, mixed with other items, or manufactured. Machinery and equipment that is imported for use with the FTZ for the above is not exempt from duty.
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172 FOREIGN TRADE ZONE – RESTRICTIONS What cannot be done within a FTZ? Activities against the public safety of the USA. All manufacturing is reviewed in terms of government policy and economic effect. Cannot manufacture: alcoholic beverages, perfumes containing alcohol, tobacco products, firearms or sugar.
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173 FOREIGN TRADE ZONE – ADMITTANCE To get goods admitted into FTZ … Application is made on CF 214 - Commercial Invoice - Evidence of Right to make Entry US Customs reviews entry and Port director issues a to allow the goods admission .
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FOREIGN TRADE ZONE – EXIT To take goods out of a FTZ … A. Export B. Consumption Entry into the USA
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