Bankoff Named to Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone Board

Joe Bankoff, chair of The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been named to the board of the Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone (GFTZ).

"He will be a real asset as we continue our momentum in ensuring that the Foreign-Trade Zone program is utilized fully by businesses in our state,ā€ said GFTZ President and CEO Julie Brown..

A Foreign-Trade Zone is a federally designated  site where companies can import goods or components with lower duties and quicker processing times. The Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone administers an area in Atlanta that starts at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and extends out to industrial sites throughout the metro area.

"Iā€™m honored to join this select group of directors focused on economic development and international trade interests in Georgia,ā€ said Bankoff.

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