FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2018
WASHINGTON — NAFTZ announced today that it extended the deadline for proposals to conduct an economic study of the FTZ program from March 23 to April 13, 2018 as well as revised dates for the project timeline.
We encourage you to send the RFP to any reputable, qualified firm you think may have an interest in submitting a proposal by the April 13 deadline. All proposals are welcome and will receive full attention by the project selection committee between April 13 and May 3, at which point a recommendation will be sent to the NAFTZ Board for final approval on May 4. The new deadline for completion and presentation of the report is Feb. 12, 2019.
We would also like to remind everyone that you can help support this effort through a pledge to help finance this study. If you want to participate, please use the attached pledge form.
Please contact Erik Autor any questions or comments by email email@example.com or phone 202-331-1950 x226.
About the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones
The National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ) is the collective voice of the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program. The NAFTZ is the program’s principal educator and the leader in demonstrating the program’s value and role in the changing environment of international trade. NAFTZ is instrumental in supporting economic development objectives and the global competitiveness of its public and private members by providing a forum for disseminating relevant information and advocacy support on international trade issues. For more information, visit NAFTZ’s website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.