World Investment Report 2018 – Investment and New Industrial Policies

World Investment Report 2018 – Investment and New Industrial Policies

menos de 1 minuto Global flows of foreign direct investment fell by 23 per cent in 2017. Cross-border investment in developed and transition economies dropped sharply, while growth was near zero in developing economies. With only a very modest recovery predicted for 2018, this negative trend is a long-term concern for policymakers worldwide, especially for developing countries, where international investment is indispensable for sustainable industrial development. This troubling global investment picture underscores the importance of a conducive global investment environment, characterized by open, transparent Continue lendo

Telling the FTZ success story – FTZ program’s anniversary outreach to Congress

Telling the FTZ success story – FTZ program’s anniversary outreach to Congress

2 minutos Yes, it’s been 84 years since Congress passed the U.S. Foreign Trade Zones Act in June of 1934 – providing essential tools for companies in the U.S. to remain competitive with foreign-based firms and helping to spread the prosperity of international commerce throughout the United States. Now, as part of our 2018 Public Affairs Advocacy Campaign, Telling the FTZ Success Story, we are asking FTZ leaders throughout the nation to reach out to Members of Congress – your U.S. Senators and Representatives – and Continue lendo

Grupo ZFB y Zona Franca Bogotá impulsan el mercado de los datacenter

Grupo ZFB y Zona Franca Bogotá impulsan el mercado de los datacenter

6 minutos Cada vez tiene más auge el crecimiento de los servicios en la nube y la transformación digital en el mundo y en Latinoamérica. Para muestra de ello y respondiendo la demanda que exigen los centros de datos y las nuevas necesidades digitales, el Grupo ZFB a través de su presidente Juan Pablo Rivera, anunció la construcción de un nuevo datacenter el cual será uno de los más grandes de la región. ¿Por qué se decidió construir un nuevo datacenter? El Grupo ZFB, líder Continue lendo

Governador Pedro Taques fala em reincidir com Engeglobal por atrasos na entrega de obras

Governador Pedro Taques fala em reincidir com Engeglobal por atrasos na entrega de obras

2 minutos O governador tucano, Pedro Taques, declarou essa semana em conversa com jornalistas, sobre a  sua pretensão em rescindir o contrato com a Engeglobal, devido aos atrasos na entrega das obras, resultantes da Copa do Mundo de 2014. Mesmo com a Engeglobal estando em recuperação judicial – com uma dívida de R$ 50 milhões -, a demora, no entanto, na entrega estaria comprometendo obras estratégicas para a economia do Estado, como a Zona de Processamento de Exportação de Cáceres (250 km de Cuiabá). Continue lendo

Foreigner window at city’s free trade zone

Foreigner window at city’s free trade zone

menos de 1 minuto The foreigner service window at the Shanghai Free Trade Zone is now more efficient, with the processing time being shorten to 14 workdays, China News reported Tuesday. As Shanghai is working on creating a world-class business environment, many official departments are deepening their reform based on the cooperation mode and further upgrading the administrative window for foreigner services. As a frontier of opening-up, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone is among the first to set up a service for foreigners to Continue lendo