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Iran FTZ Expansion Plans Clouded by Suspicion

FTZ Expansion Plans Clouded by SuspicionFTZ Expansion Plans Clouded by Suspicion

Some government officials and parliamentarians are unequivocal about expanding free trade zones. 
Last week, Morteza Bank, the secretary of High Council of Free Zones, announced the government plans to, once again, push for a bill on the establishment of eight new FTZs in May.
The proposed zones are Incheh Borun in Golestan Province, Mehran FTZ in Ilam Province, Ardabil FTZ in Ardabil Province, Sistan FTZ in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, Baneh and Marivan in Kurdestan Province, Jask in Hormozgan Province, Bushehr FTZ in Bushehr Province and Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah Province as well 12 special economic zones. 


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