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Mercer County to host breakfast seminar on Foreign Trade Zone

Post Date:11/20/2018 10:03 AM

TRENTONMercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes invites businesses that import products from international markets to attend a free, informative seminar regarding the Mercer County Foreign Trade Zone. The seminar, which includes a continental breakfast, will take place Thursday, Dec. 6, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Boathouse at Mercer Lake, Mercer County Park in West Windsor. 

The program will feature presentations from Kathleen Boyce, a foreign trade zone (FTZ) board official in the International Trade Administration office of the U.S. Department of Commerce, along with Mercer County representatives who will offer insight into the benefits and expectations of the FTZ. 

“The Mercer County FTZ provides a unique opportunity for Mercer County businesses or those interested in relocating here to reduce costs and increase profit margins,” Executive Hughes said.

Located throughout Mercer County, the Mercer FTZ allows companies to achieve duty deferral, reduction and/or elimination on products that they purchase overseas.

For more information or to register, please contact Mercer County Business Advocate Darren Stewart at (609) 989-6912 or darrenstewart@mercercounty.org. There is no cost to attend this event. 

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