Foreign Trade Zone

Take Advantage of Hamilton's FTZ

Hamilton has now been designated as a Foreign Trade Zone, making it easier for import/export businesses to navigate tax deferrals on goods they move through the region. In the heart of Canada’s most active and diverse economic region, Hamilton is strategically located and well connected by road, rail and marine networks.

We’re proud to manufacture new products, build infrastructure, and grow agriculture in Hamilton. Let us show you why this is the best environment for your business, and how we can help you thrive. To learn more or speak to a representative, visit:

The Foreign Trade Zone designation was attained by the diligent efforts and the partnership between the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA), the City of Hamilton’s Economic Development department, and the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (HIA).