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This FTZ calculator will help your company determine the annual savings possible by using a Foreign-Trade Zone. Simply enter the appropriate information in the fields and click the calculate button at the bottom of the page to view the results. For additional information or assistance, please contact Angie Atwood, FTZ Administrator, at (614) 409-3622.

Values Example Business Your Business  
Annual Value of Import $25,000,000 What's This?
Total dollar value of merchandise imported from foreign countries in one year.
Annual Value of Domestic Merchandise $25,000,000 What's This?
Total dollar value of merchandise from U.S. sources in one year.
Average Inventory Turns Per Year 4 What's This?
How many times your inventory is completely replaced in one year.
Average Duty Rates for Parts 10.0% What's This?
An average of all the duty rates of parts imported from foreign countries. To be accurate, this rate should be weighted by the dollar value of each part imported. You can obtain this information from your Customs Broker.
Average Duty Rates for Finished Products 7.5% What's This?
An average of all the duty rates for finished products imported from foreign countries. If your products are currently being produced in the U.S. using imported parts, your Customs Broker may have to classify these finished products for you to determine a duty rate.
Percent Re-Exported 10.0% What's This?
Percentage of imported product exported to foreign countries.
Percent Scrapped 2.0% What's This?
Percentage of imported product that is unusable and therefore discarded.
Percent Sold to Military 0% What's This?
Percentage of imported product sold to the military.
Interest Rate 8.0% What's This?
Rate it would cost you to borrow money.
Average Entry Cost $100 What's This?
The average merchandise processing fee your company pays on each entry form. You can obtain this information from your Customs Broker. The maximum fee is $485 per entry.
Number of Entries Per Year 2,600 What's This?
The number of entry forms prepared each year to enter merchandise into the U.S. You can obtain this information from your Customs Broker.