Free Port

Free Port is a port with relaxed jurisdiction with respect to the country of location. Free economic zones may also be called free ports.

Free Port Defined: as a port with relaxed jurisdiction with respect to the country of location. Free economic zones may also be called free ports.

Free economic zones may also be called free ports.

Most commonly a free port is a special customs area with favorable customs regulations (or no customs duties and controls for transshipment). Earlier in history, some free ports like Hong Kong enjoyed political autonomy. Many international airports have free ports, though they tend to be called customs areas, customs zones, or international zones.

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