US Boosts Free-Trade Zones In Egypt To Aid Ties With Israel

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 6:17 PM EST) -- U.S. officials said Sunday they would expand the use of special free-trade zones in Egypt that are designed to promote peace and interaction with Israel.

Nearing the end of his 15-day trip through the Middle East, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. would allow more Egyptian companies access to the advantages of qualifying industrial zones — special industrial areas within Egypt from which goods can be exported to the U.S. duty-free so long as they're built with some Israeli materials and meet certain...
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