Encouraging U.S. economic activity.
Utilizing a Foreign Trade Zone while importing certain products into the U.S. allows for various types of savings including deferral, reduction, or elimination of certain duties, which can encourage U.S. economic activity. All RSW Airport property is designated as a FTZ, which provides special customs procedures advantageous to U.S. companies engaged in international trade-related activities. Under the new Alternative Site Framework (ASF) the Lee County Port Authority has flexibility in bringing FTZ designations to company properties not located on RSW property.
Lee County’s Foreign Trade Zone is #213.