Foreign Trade Zone #20

Virginia is the best choice for FTZ activities due to our strategic mid-Atlantic location. Companies locating in FTZ 20 can benefit from advanced distribution networks; easy and reliable access to shipping channels, highways, railways, and airways.

Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) are areas which are geographically inside the United States, but are legally considered outside its Customs territory. Companies that locate in FTZs can benefit by using special procedures to encourage U.S. activity by reducing, eliminating, or delaying duties.

Foreign Trade Zone 20 Service Area

User Benefits

Public Benefits

How to Apply

FTZ Savings Calculator


For more information please contact:

Laura Smith
Economic Development Manager
Foreign Trade Zone Administrator