Why Niagara?

Your launch site for international trade

Success Factors

Niagara is an ideal location for Ontario’s first Foreign Trade Zone Point.
It is home to a number of factors that present a competitive advantage to importers and exporters locating in Niagara.


Geographic gateway to the United States with five border crossings


Post-secondary institutions aligned with the changing labour needs of industry


An array of entrepreneurship support and economic development services

Transportation System

Robust infrastructure, including four 400-series freeways, three Class-I railways, Welland Canal and four international airports within one hour’s drive

Industrial Base

A diverse industrial base that includes advanced manufacturers, agri-food producers, bio / life sciences, digital media, and more

Available Land

Affordable and incentivized employment lands ready to provide a new home for exporters and manufacturers

Success Stories

Many Niagara firms serve as good examples of the possibilities available to globally-minded businesses in, or relocating to, the region.
Learn from these companies about how your firm could build success in the Niagara FTZ.

Contact us today to gain a competitive advantage for your firm.