China’s Free Trade Zones: What you need to know

China’s Free Trade Zones: What you need to know

menos de 1 minuto China launched its Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Program in 2013 to accelerate the country’s reform and opening up. There are now 12 Free Trade Zones with the most recent and largest being Hainan FTZestablished in April 2018. While FTZs are relatively new, the principle of a zonal based approach to economic development in China is not. Ever since Deng Xiaoping began to liberalize the economy in 1978, zones have served as important test beds for economic reform before being rolled out Continue lendo

Qué sectores se beneficiarán más de las Zonas de Desarrollo Económicas Especiales Públicas – Guatemala

Qué sectores se beneficiarán más de las Zonas de Desarrollo Económicas Especiales Públicas – Guatemala

3 minutos Con la publicación del reglamento de la Ley de Zonas de Desarrollo Económicas Especiales Públicas (ZEEP), se espera promover la inversión nacional e internacional, generación de empleo, y comercialización de manufacturas. El Reglamento Entró En Vigencia El 4 De Febrero Y Permitirá A Los Usuarios De Las ZDEEP Realizar Actividades Como Producción, Fabricación, Embalaje, Almacenamiento, Distribución, Entre Otras Acciones Relacionadas En Los Sectores De Industria, Comercio Y Servicios.Por lo tanto, el objetivo es incentivar inversiones, dado que estas zonas pueden gozar del Continue lendo

Ghana Free Zones Authority plans for special economic zones

Ghana Free Zones Authority plans for special economic zones

3 minutos The Ghana Free Zone Authority (GFZA) has announced plans to establish Special Economic Zones in every region of the country. According to the Authority, the idea to create the Special Economic Zones is to locate factories selected for processing and manufacturing of goods close to the source of raw materials. Mr Kwame Nsiah Asante, Head of Enclave and Estate Management of the GFZA announced this at a capacity building workshop for the Parliamentary Press Corps in Accra. The seminar, which was on Continue lendo

Dubai plans new free trade zone to offer 100% foreign ownership

Dubai plans new free trade zone to offer 100% foreign ownership

1 minuto State-developer Dubai South said on Monday it aimed to spend Dh2 billion to build an e-commerce free trade zone offering foreign firms 100 per cent ownership. Foreigners operating outside of free trade zones in Dubai and the wider United Arab Emirates can usually only hold a maximum 49 per cent stake, with UAE nationals holding the rest. The new 920,000 square metre trade zone, known as EZDubai, aimed to attract e-commerce, logistics and other related industries, the developer said, adding that construction Continue lendo

ECC wants expedited utilities provision at special economic zones – Pakistan

ECC wants expedited utilities provision at special economic zones – Pakistan

1 minuto The ECC meeting presided over by Minister for Finance Asad Umar also approved Rs833 million to clear dues to the employees of Pakistan Machine Tool Factory (PMTF).  The meeting – cut short by an engagement of Prime Minister Imran Khan – deferred discussions on measures for better placement of human resource abroad at improved wages.  In a presentation, Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Haroon Sharif informed the ECC that not more than 10pc electricity and gas was available at all the 10 Continue lendo