Wednesday Webinar on Benefits of Foreign Trade Zone for New London County Businesses

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New London’s Foreign Trade Zone #208, which now covers all of New London County, will hold an introductory webinar on Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. covering benefits and features of the foreign trade zone program. 

Dan Carstens, a trade and logistics specialist accredited by the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones will lead the webinar, which is geared toward leaders in business, real estate, municipalities and economic development. 

This follows the announcement on Dec. 20, that the region had received federal approval as an Alternative Site Framework, allowing the foreign-trade zone to include the entire county.

This new designation means that companies located anywhere in New London County can apply to receive designation as a Foreign Trade Zone subzone through Foreign Trade Zone #208.

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