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Freeports and investment zones

Information on the UK government's policy and plans to create freeports and investment zones, which are areas that will benefit from a range of tax and other incentives including enhanced capital allowances. Freeports also benefit from a suspension from customs duties for imported goods and less burdensome customs procedures.


Investment zones and freeports – similarities and differences

Investment zones were refocused at the Spring Budget 2023. They are intended to grow the economy by focusing on places with significant unmet productivity potential and building on their existing strengths. How do they compare to freeports?

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