How many foreign-trade zones are there?November 30, 2023
When was the U.S. foreign-trade zone program created?November 30, 2023
The foreign-trade zone program is administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Secretary of Commerce is the CEO of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board that oversees the program with a staff of about 10 people. U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security also plays a active role in the setup and operation of zones.