Ms Truss has asked port authorities to submit applications to a newlycreated free ports
advisory panel, which will make the final decision.
status means goods could be imported, manufactured and then reexported from within the free port
zone without incurring customs tariffs.
Sources close to Boris Johnson have indicated the prime minister is considering plans to make Aberdeen or Peterhead a free port
M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: International Trade Committee examines Government's plan to introduce free ports
He added: "Low-tax enterprise zones at Doxford and Washington have already boosted the local economy and creating free ports
could also help narrow the gap with the South as most will be located in deprived areas."
The source, who has been involved in the car trading business at the Cagayan free port
for years, warned that BOC and Ceza officials would also expose themselves from possible suits from importers who lost millions from the seizure of the vehicles.
now Banff councillor John cox is urging Fraserburgh and Peterhead to work together on a joint bid to secure free port
And the port boss said the Tees was well-placed to reap benefits from the free port
Sunak has calculated that if a British free port
programme was as successful as the American one, it could generate around 86,000 jobs.
While Stena said free port
status could bring benefits, its message to the UK Government was that reaching a deal with the EU remains the "best possible solution".
POST.BREXIT free ports
will create "thousands of jobs" as part of the UK's future trade arrangements, the International Trade Secretary has claimed.