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Northeast Florida Foreign Trade Zone Expanded

Northeast Florida Foreign Trade Zone Expanded: “JaxPort on Wednesday announced the U.S. Department of Commerce and its Foreign Trade Zone Board approved the port authority’s application for a zone that covers Duval, Nassau, Clay, Baker and Columbia counties. Deborah Lofberg, who oversees the foreign trade zone for JaxPort stated that “the designation is based on...

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JAX Commercial Harbor to be Florida’s Biggest

JAX Commercial Harbor to be Florida’s Biggest: The Port of Jacksonville aims to increase the number of containers it handles by 25 percent by 2012, and challenge Miami as Florida’s top port, despite forecasts of a slowdown in international trade growth. More customers will move their cargo through Jacksonville instead of other Southeast ports, such...