One Site, Many Users

A General Purpose Zone (GPZ) sites traditionally involve facilities that can be used by one or more firms. Thes zones are most commonly located in ports or business/industrial parks.

Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Foreign Trade Zone district includes GPZs used by a number of businesses for warehousing and distribution and some processing and assembly.

The GPZ allows companies to import cargo that has not cleared Customs; store imported merchandise for exhibit to potential buyers; repack imported merchandise and re-export without increasing its value for customs purposes; assemble, process, or manufacture imported merchandise into sub-components or final products.