The Free Port of Trieste
, is located on North Adriatic Sea
in the Gulf of Trieste, it is an extraterritorial port of the Free Territory of Trieste, today administred by Republic of Italy.
The area of the Free Port of Trieste is described in Treaty of Peace with Italy, Paris 10 February 1947, and includes piers 0 to 6, scalo marittimo, Magazzino Vini, half of Teresian pier.
The italian administration during the military occupation of the A Zone of the Free Territory and the Free Port of Trieste create own extracustom area subject to the italian and EU legislations.
- the Pier VII in the new Free Area (Porto Nuovo)
- the Timber Terminal
- the Mineral Oils Free Area
- the “Canale di Zaule”
It is articulated in various terminals, managed by private companies.
Under free port regulations goods reaching the port by land from Italy
or the EU
are considered definitively exported, and goods of foreign origin arriving by land are considered foreign goods in transit.
Goods arriving from abroad by sea may transit freely and be sent to their foreign destinations. By virtue of exclusive regulations on customs credits, customs duties on goods destined for import may be paid after 6 months at reduced annual interest rates. The port's special extra-customs status also allows commercial operations to be carried out on goods deposited under the foreign regimen.
Repackaging, labelling, industrial processing etc. are also possible under the same terms. Besides being the responsibility of the (a... Read More