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The following categories of persons shall be eligible to establish an undertaking in a Zone, namely, a) A foreign investor. b) A foreign investor in collaboration with a foreign investors or a resident citizen of Pakistan or a company incorporated in Pakistan. c) A resident citizen of Pakistan or a company incorporated in Pakistan. Joint ventures between the above in any proportion are also allowed.
The Authority has devised an Action Plan, which has been put implementation. Each Zone categorized as a Product and it has been decided to promote each Zone viz Karachi Phase-I, Phase-II, Sialkot, Risalpur, Grjranwala as “Separate Product” and to promote as under: Karachi EPZ             IT / Precision Engineering / High-Value Garments / Gems & Jewelry KEPZ–To reserve available land in KEPZ Phase-II and major focus on large projects i.e. I.T. Tower, high-value   Sialkot EPZ              Surgical / Sports Goods / Leather Goods. Risalpur EPZ            Trading-Warehousing / Furniture / Engineering. Gujranwala EPZA     Light Engineering / Consumer Durables.
Only four type of industries are not allowed to set up in the Zone i.e
  1. Manufacturing of Narcotics
  2. Manufacturing of Alcoholic drinks
  3. Manufacturing of Arms and Armaments
  4. Industries causing serious pollution
All investment in a Zone shall be in foreign convertible currency.
Normally, it takes only two weeks time granting sanction to a project. Provided all information.
All import / export consignments are examined and checked within a Zone area by the Customs.
There is a facility to bring goods worth US $ 5000 per month without documents against petty items.
Please log into different Zones site.