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Special Economic Zones, Free Zones and Industrial Parks- the landscape is changing.

Special Economic Zones, Free Zones and Industrial Parks- the landscape is changing.

7 minutos During our discussions at a trade facilitation and investment meeting organised by an industry chamber recently, we had good conversations on the subject with a few colleagues. Based on my experience, analysis and interactions with the leadership of several special economic, free zones and industrial parks over the years, am sharing my perspective for further conversation:  What are SEZs, EPZs, Free Zones?  Wikipedia defines these as an area, where the business and trade laws are different from the rest of the country. While countries define Continue lendo

Zona franca o zona especial aduanera, ¿cuál es la diferencia?

Zona franca o zona especial aduanera, ¿cuál es la diferencia?

5 minutos La última visita del presidente Macri a Misiones, dejó para el análisis y estudio la posibilidad de instalar una zona franca en la provincia, en tanto que el reclamo de los empresarios y comerciantes es convertir a la provincia en una zona aduanera especial. “Hoy como misioneros nos vemos forzados a encontrar propuestas y soluciones destinadas a enderezar el rumbo económico en forma competitiva y evitar la debacle producto de las enormes diferencias de costos estructurales entre nuestros vecinos Brasil y Paraguay”, Continue lendo

The third batch of pilot free trade zones

The third batch of pilot free trade zones

11 minutos It is the spring benefit of the most recent year, let alone the anniversary. On April 1, 2017, China’s third batch of free trade zones were listed, sounding a new round of clarification for opening up, and opening up a new round of opening up of big countries. In the past year, the third batch of China’s pilot zones for free trade has been building up. The level of trade has been continuously improved, the investment and financing environment has become more open, Continue lendo

Empresarios del mundo apuestan por la Zona Especial de Desarrollo Mariel

Empresarios del mundo apuestan por la Zona Especial de Desarrollo Mariel

1 minuto Con una posición privilegiada al oeste de La Habana, la Zona Especial de Desarrollo Mariel avanza poco a poco en el propósito de ser “referente regional en la captación de capital extranjero”. Hasta la fecha 33 usuarios han sido aprobados en este importante enclave económico, cuyas producciones y servicios se destinarán al mercado interno o la exportación. Lo que hasta hace poco más de cuatro años eran terrenos vírgenes abrazados a la costa norte del Mariel, hoy se transforman en perfectas planicies Continue lendo

Free zone outlooks

Free zone outlooks

4 minutos The free zone model worldwide has arrived at a critical moment.  The interest of governments and development blocs in promoting regional free trade is booming, countries with single product or otherwise undiversified economies are looking for alternative routes to growth, and international companies are looking to maximise their geographic and logistical advantages to access new markets. In the face of volatility in petrochemicals and other commodities markets, models that will produce value chains for raw materials, provide sustainable employment, and integrate countries Continue lendo