IQUIQUE FREE TRADE
The Iquique Free
Trade Zone is a parcel of territory of 240 hectares located in the city
of Iquique (northern Chile), where merchandise can be brought in, stored
and exported exempt from customs fees and the Value Added Tax (VAT), and
where companies operate under special tax benefits.
More than 1,800 user companies take advantage of these privileges. Their
operations amount to over four billion dollars per year.
Zofri Inc. [ZOFRI
S.A; Zona Franca de Iquique, Sociedad Anónima] is the company charged
with the administration of the Iquique Free Trade Zone. Its mission is
to provide, in a profitable manner, the most complete services oriented
toward the commercial, industrial and final users (consuming public).
Corporation Zofri Inc. is responsible for the development and promotion
of Iquique's Free Trade Zone, as provided in the Concession Contract
signed with the Chilean Government. Therefore, Zofri Inc. carries out
appreciable investments in infrastructure and significant promotional
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