News Article | 1/28/2010

Hillwood’s Alliance Foreign Trade Zone named country’s top performer


The Alliance Global Logistics Hub has again topped the list of best-performing U.S.-based free trade zones. The list rates FTZs by the value of foreign goods admitted.


The Fort Worth Alliance trade zone admitted $5.357 billion in foreign products in the year 2009.


This is the third year in a row that the hub ranks first in the nation as a foreign free trade zone, according to a new report compiled by U.S. Congress.


The 17,000-acre AllianceTexas development was developed by Hillwood, a Perot company.


Other top ranked foreign-trade zones in Texas include No. 3 ranked Harris County (or Houston), which recorded a foreign trade value of $3.7 billion; and No. 5 ranked El Paso, which posted $1.2 billion in foreign trade value.