GOALS OF THE FREE TRADE & PROCESSING ZONE
The four (4) fundamental goals of the Free Trade and Processing Zone are:
- To ensure that Antigua and Barbuda achieves the Government's objectives of diversification and export - led growth. The objective of diversification includes a reduction in the vulnerability and risk related to a one-crop economy - Tourism, and the creation of transfer of technology for a diversified source of employment and foreign exchange.
- To develop a bi-focal economy and to forge domestic linkages which guarantees sustained and balanced growth.
- To contribute to the country's economic growth and development and to ensure efficient utilization specifically of the resources of capital and labour.
- To become internationally renown for excellence in Information Technology, administrative efficiency and related services and products.