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Government of Canada Designates Niagara Foreign Trade Zone Point

Will Serve as One-Stop Shop for Information on Canada’s FTZ Policies and Programs

Global Trade, May 10th, 2016 | Written by Peter Buxbaum

The government of Canada has announced the designation of the Niagara Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Point, serving the region’s 12 municipalities from east of Hamilton to the United States border.

The Point is meant to serve as a one-stop shop for businesses to access information on Canada’s FTZ policies and programs. This is the first FTZ Point established inOntario.
“By creating this one-stop shop, the process of investing and trading in the Niagara region will be streamlined, making the process of doing business here that much easier,” said Brad Duguid, Minister Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure. “This government’s priority is to grow the economy, create the conditions where good jobs are created and ultimately to make Ontario the easiest place to do business in Canada. This marks an important step in getting us to where we want to go.”

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