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Vice-governador da Bahia convida Isaac Albagli para integrar comitiva que vai à China

Vice-governador da Bahia convida Isaac Albagli para integrar comitiva que vai à China

1 minuto O Vice-Governador e Secretário de Planejamento do Estado da Bahia, João Leão, convidou o presidente do PR de Ilhéus, Isaac Albagli, a integrar a comitiva que irá à China participar de um Fórum Internacional a se realizar entre os dias 6 e 8 de dezembro na cidade/estado de Tianjin. O tema do encontro versará sobre conectividade terrestre e marítima para o desenvolvimento, objetivando a oportunidade de fortalecer a cooperação em curso entre a Bahia e Tianjin, sobretudo nos setores portuário e de Continue lendo

Analysing Africa’s free zone advances

Analysing Africa’s free zone advances

menos de 1 minuto FZW talks with Mr Claude Baissac about the successes and failures of free zones in Africa, assessing free zone investments, and the future of the model worldwide. Claude is a specialist in private sector development, sustainable development, growth and investment with over 20 years of practice. He has extensive experience in Africa. He is a recognised leader in special economic zones, growth poles, and economic diversification. Leia mais

Free trade zones: Part of the UK’s post Brexit international trade strategy

Free trade zones: Part of the UK’s post Brexit international trade strategy

1 minuto Following Brexit the UK is likely to be disadvantaged in seeking inward investment into Europe by a reduction in its access to the Single Market. To address this disadvantage the government could consider using FTZs to attract foreign investors. The EU has permitted such zones to be set up for regional development purposes in a number of locations including Shannon and Katowice. Following withdrawal from the Single Market the UK would suffer at least a short term disruption to its trade patterns Continue lendo

The free ports opportunity: How Brexit could boost trade, manufacturing and the North

The free ports opportunity: How Brexit could boost trade, manufacturing and the North

menos de 1 minuto Brexit will provide the UK with new economic freedom, and the Government should take the opportunity to create Free Ports across the nation. Free Ports will simultaneously: increase manufacturing output, create employment regionally where it is most needed, and promote trade. Using Free Ports to drive economic growth will also re-connect Britain with its proud maritime history as a trading nation and act as a beacon of British values, signalling the country’s openness to the world. Leia mais