Announcing Foreign Trade Zone Point Designation for Vancouver Island


The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) is unique in British Columbia as the only non-government, non-profit registered society with the singular mandate to facilitate vitality and sustainability for an entire regional economy. VIEA celebrates its 12th anniversary in 2018 and during these twelve years, the Alliance has built a reputation for representation of the broad economic interests of communities, businesses, institutions, and First Nations from one end of the Island to the other.

Foreign Trade Zone designation for Vancouver Island (FTZ-VI) follows a natural progression of priority projects championed by VIEA on behalf of stakeholders Island-wide to mature and diversify a sustainable Island economy. This new FTZ Point will  specifically facilitate broad opportunity and deep market penetration to incease manufacturing and expand import/export activity internationally.