What’s so special about special economic zones?

What’s so special about special economic zones?

3 minutos The special economic zones (SEZs) are special, because they promise to offer something that the country in which they are located does not offer. SEZs provide a more liberal business environment, a much better governmental interface and lucrative incentives. But most importantly, they promise to resolve the fundamental investment constraints that the country faces. What holds back investors from investing in Pakistan? Besides quoting security concerns that are now rapidly fading, businesses and investors often complain about poorly skilled workforce, corruption, cumbersome Continue lendo

Japan to invest in 2 SEZs in Bangladesh, pledges more

Japan to invest in 2 SEZs in Bangladesh, pledges more

1 minuto Japan will be investing in two Special Economic Zones in Bangladesh, all the while promising that more investment of the leading Asian economy will come into the country. The two Special Economic Zones are in Narayanganj’s Araihazar upazila and Chattogram’s Mirsarai upazila, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said after holding a meeting with Japanese Ambassador Hiroyasu Izumi at his office on February 14, 2019. The investment is coming in the 100 Special Economic Zone project (SEZ) taken up by the administration of Prime Continue lendo

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program: Economic Benefits to American Communities

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program: Economic Benefits to American Communities

1 minuto Foreign-trade zones (FTZs or zones) provide tariff savings and other benefits to companies that engage in import and export operations in the United States. These benefits were provided by Congress beginning in 1934 to encourage U.S. economic activity in manufacturing and distribution, and employment that might otherwise be performed abroad. Economic analysis of the effects of FTZs is limited, particularly the impact of FTZs on economic activity and jobs in localities with operational zones. To remedy this deficiency, the National Association of Continue lendo

ZPE do Açu na mesa de Witzel

ZPE do Açu na mesa de Witzel

2 minutos O governador Wilson Witzel (PSC) anunciou nesta quinta-feira (14) que retomou o processo administrativo para a criação da Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) na região do Porto do Açu, em São João da Barra. Witzel também se encontrou com o secretário nacional da Indústria e Comércio, Caio Megale, o presidente da Companhia de Desenvolvimento Industrial (Codin), Fábio Galvão, e o secretário de Estado de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Geração de Emprego e Renda, Lucas Tristão, para tratar do assunto. — A ZPE Continue lendo

Governador Wellington Dias apresenta projeto do Porto a empresários do setor de infraestrutura

Governador Wellington Dias apresenta projeto do Porto a empresários do setor de infraestrutura

2 minutos A comitiva formada pelo governador Wellington Dias e a superintendente de Parcerias e Concessões do Estado (Suparc), Viviane Moura, apresentou a investidores o projeto de construção do Porto de Luís Correia, na tarde desta quarta-feira (13), na sede da Associação Brasileira da Infraestrutura e Indústria de Base (Abdib), em São Paulo. A atividade faz parte de uma agenda de promoção do projeto de Parceria Público Privada para construção e administração do Porto piauiense. Para o presidente da Abdib, Venilton Tadini, a qualidade Continue lendo