Vancouver island receives foreign trade zone designation

Vancouver island receives foreign trade zone designation

2 minutos Small- and medium-sized enterprises from Port Hardy to Victoria will benefit from new jobs and business opportunities, thanks to Vancouver Island’s official designation as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), championed by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA). Foreign trade is vital to sustaining and growing Vancouver Island’s economy. With the new Foreign Trade Zone designation, VIEA will highlight the region’s network of trading centers and leverage its unique location with multiple deep-water ports and airports. These ports have the capacity to handle 10 times current volumes, serving North America, Latin America and Asia. This Continue lendo

Granitos na ZPE do Pecém: do sonho à frustração

Granitos na ZPE do Pecém: do sonho à frustração

1 minuto Em março de 2016, aqui em Fortaleza, houve um jantar que reuniu o governador Camilo Santana e empresários cearenses e capixabas do setor de mineração, mais especificamente de mármores e granitos. O jantar foi o ponto alto e final de um prolongado entendimento entre as partes com um só objetivo: transformar a Zona de Processamento para Exportação (ZPE) do Pecém em um grande polo industrial brasileiro de beneficiamento de rochas ornamentais. Mais de dois anos depois desse evento gastronômico, nada aconteceu. Nenhuma Continue lendo

As part of advancing regional economic integration, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement to establish joint special economic zones

As part of advancing regional economic integration, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement to establish joint special economic zones

1 minuto “The two countries will develop Joint Investment Projects, including the establishment of Joint Special Economic Zones,” twitted Yemane G. Meskel, Eritrean Minister of Information. The agreement is signed in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday by Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, according to Mr. Yemane. The signing of the agreement was attended by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and King Salman of Saudi Arabia. The agreement has followed the Joint Declaration on Peace and Continue lendo

ZPE será realidade quando a hidrovia Paraguai-Paraná estiver operando, diz Wellington Fagundes

ZPE será realidade quando a hidrovia Paraguai-Paraná estiver operando, diz Wellington Fagundes

1 minuto O candidato ao Governo do Estado, Wellington Fagundes (PR), visitou, neste domingo (23), a feira de Cáceres. Durante conversa com feirantes e moradores que faziam suas compras, defendeu a valorização à agricultura familiar e a implantação definitivamente da Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE), projeto abandonado pelo atual governo. Welington reafirmou a necessidade de se promover a regularização fundiária, pois são mais de 80 mil propriedades em Mato Grosso que não possuem documento. “Além de proporcionar a dignidade para as famílias e o Continue lendo

SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a name?

SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a name?

11 minutos The Vietnamese government sees special economic zones (SEZs) as the most important source for future economic growth momentum and breakthrough institutional reforms. Unfortunately, as I analyzed in the first part of this series, the dawn of the Vietnamese SEZs does not appear very bright. There are few weeks left for the Vietnamese public and the National Assembly to debate the SEZ law, which is expected to be approved at the next session. It’s worth reviewing the draft law as well as looking back Continue lendo