Trabzon Free Trade Zone

The Trabzon (FTZ) is operated by Transbas Trabzon Serbest Bölge İşleticisi AŞ and offers excellent access to all the major markets of the surrounding regions.

Activities which can be carried out in the Trabzon Free Trade Zone:

  • Purchase and Sales
  • Rentals
  • Storage
  • Production

Free Trade Zone Advantages - Trabzon

  • Versatility as a trans-shipment centre as located within the port of Trabzon
  • Excellent access to all the major markets of the surrounding regions
  • Merchandise from overseas may be brought into Trabzon Free Trade Zone warehouses without payment of customs duties, import duties or other excise taxes
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 100% repatriation of capital
  • The establishment of subsidiaries without local partners
  • Strikes and Lockouts are prohibited for a period of ten years
  • Sale of goods and services from Turkey to the (FTZ) is considered as exports and exempt from Value Added Tax
  • Earnings and revenues generated in the (FTZ) can be transferred to any country freely without any prior permission and such transfers are not subject to any kind of taxes

Operating Licence Application Procedures - Trabzon

  • We incorporate your Limitet Þirket company in Turkey
  • We complete your Free Trade Zone Operating Licence Application Form
  • Your application fee is then deposited with the Central Bank of Turkey
  • We submitted your application form which is then assessed by the Free Trade Zone Founder and Operator (Transbas Trabzon Serbest Bölge İşleticisi AŞ) and the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade (UFT) General Directorate of Free Trade Zones
  • A lease agreement is then made with the Free Trade Zone Founder and Operator (Transbas Trabzon Serbest Bölge İşleticisi AŞ)
  • We apply to the UFT General Directorate Of Free Trade Zones with your lease agreement
  • You receive your Operating Licence and can start business in the Trabzon Free Trade Zone
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