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Import Resources

Import Resources

Merchandise trade valued at $162 billion flowed through Florida's airports and seaports in 2012, making the state one of the world's leaders in international trade. Ask yourself:

business finance help                    - How can my business benefit from importing?
                    - What factors influence my future business growth?
                    - What can I do to prepare and participate?

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will facilitate about $2 trillion in legitimate trade this year while enforcing U.S. trade laws that protect the American economy.  Their website offers a host of resources where you can learn more.

Click here to view tips for new importers.

Cape Coral offers two Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), which allow businesses to import parts and components duty free if they use them to manufacture or assemble products for export.

International trade is big business in our state and we know what it takes to make it happen. Learn about reasons to import and Florida's key import markets.  Contact the Cape Coral EDO today for importer resources and personalized business assistance in Cape Coral, Florida.


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