Thursday, June 13, 2024

Corozal Free Zone

Reopening of the Corozal Free Zone

The Corozal Free Zone (CFZ) is scheduled to reopen on February 1, 2021. The date was set after Cabinet discussed the matter and appointed an inter-ministerial committee to review plans and protocols for the reopening.

Meeting Held to Discuss Re-opening of the Corozal Free Zone

On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai, the Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise and other officials of the Ministry of Agriculture met with representatives from the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Chamber of Commerce of the Corozal Free Zone to discuss the re-opening of the Northern Free Zone.

Consultation held to discuss the integration of Corozal as tourism and agricultural product supplier

The consultation discussed possible economic strategies to revamp the Corozal Free Zone and improve the integration of the Corozal economy in northern Belize with the rest of the country.

Implementation of Digital Border Crossing Card

The Department of Immigration implemented the use of the Digital Border Crossing Card on 1st July 2017.