Acuerdo con Brasil eliminará aranceles de mercaderías en zonas francas

Acuerdo con Brasil eliminará aranceles de mercaderías en zonas francas

2 minutos Uruguay y Brasil firmaron, el lunes 20, el acuerdo con los protocolos para que la producción de mercaderías en zonas francas nacionales ingrese con arancel cero al mercado brasileño. También fue firmado el documento para facilitar la entrada de yerba mate a territorio nacional. “Hoy se protocoliza el acuerdo, a partir de ahora trabajamos para la internalización”, indicó el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Francisco Bustillo. El acuerdo fue firmado, en la sede de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Integración (Aladi), entre los representantes Continue lendo

UNIDO launches global knowledge platform to promote sustainable industrial parks and special economic zones

UNIDO launches global knowledge platform to promote sustainable industrial parks and special economic zones

1 minuto The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched the beta version of its Sustainable Industrial Park Platform (SIPP), a global knowledge and resource centre for industrial parks and other related area development initiatives. “Also known as special economic zones or industrial districts/corridors, industrial parks are essential to promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization as they help developing countries and economies in transition overcome numerous constraints that hinder industrialization progress.  Such challenges include limited access to information, technology, finance, infrastructure, and weak institutions as well Continue lendo

Special economic zones to play vital role in Pakistan’s development

Special economic zones to play vital role in Pakistan’s development

1 minuto Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Wednesday that the special economic zones (SEZs) under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will play a vital role in the country’s economic development and prosperity. The Pakistani government has been focusing on establishing SEZs across the country which would boost industrialization and exports while generating employment, Sharif said during his visit to the Rashakai SEZ, which is being developed under CPEC in the country’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A total of nine economic zones have Continue lendo

Uruguay acuerda con Brasil arancel cero para productos que provengan de zonas francas

Uruguay acuerda con Brasil arancel cero para productos que provengan de zonas francas

1 minuto En paralelo, Uruguay y Brasil firmaron otro documento que establece una complementación económica. En definitiva, lo que se pactará es que toda la producción uruguaya realizada en zonas francas pasará a tener un acceso con 0% de arancel en el mercado brasileño. El acuerdo estará vigente por tiempo indeterminado. Desde 1994 la producción que se realizaba en zonas francas no podía comercializarse con preferencia arancelaria en el mercado brasileño. Esto implicaba que todos los proyectos de inversión que se captaban tenían que tener como mercado objetivo Continue lendo

The Geopolitics of Special Economic Zones in the Americas

The Geopolitics of Special Economic Zones in the Americas

menos de 1 minuto As the Western Hemisphere works to recover from the ongoing pandemic, adjust to new global economic shocks, and create good-paying jobs and stable livelihoods for citizens, the private sector will play a key role in fostering development.  Special Economic Zones, or SEZs represent an important and multifaceted tool for empowering economic development throughout the region, especially as the United States looks to nearshore or “friendshore” key industries.  In this episode, Ryan C. Berg sits down with Greg Huger, Executive Director Continue lendo

Refinaria do Pecém deve iniciar treinamento de mão de obra em 2024; funcionamento previsto para 2025.

Refinaria do Pecém deve iniciar treinamento de mão de obra em 2024; funcionamento previsto para 2025.

1 minuto A nova refinaria com investimento planejado para o Ceará, a Refinaria de Petróleo de Pecém (RPP), poderá ter o início das obras já no começo do ano que vem e iniciar as operações ainda em 2025. A projeção foi feita por Gabriel Debellian, diretor de logística na Noxis Energy, empresa investidora do empreendimento, em entrevista exclusiva para a coluna. Esse cenário ainda poderia antecipar, também, o treinamento de pessoal, que deverá começar um ano antes da conclusão do projeto.  Contudo, Debellian explicou que todo o Continue lendo

Turkey’s Organized Industrial Zones to become more efficient, environmentally sustainable with help from World Bank

Turkey’s Organized Industrial Zones to become more efficient, environmentally sustainable with help from World Bank

3 minutos A new World Bank-funded project will help Organized Industrial Zones (OIZs) in Turkey become more efficient, environmentally sustainable, and competitive. The new, $300 million Organized Industrial Zones Project for Turkey, to be implemented by the Ministry of Industry and Technology (MoIT), will support investments in basic infrastructure – such as new roads, water and gas pipelines, power lines, and logistics facilities – as well as in “green” infrastructure – such as improved energy and water efficiency facilities, advanced wastewater treatment plants, energy-efficient buildings, LED Continue lendo

‘Las zonas francas son el mejor mecanismo para perder el miedo a abrirse al mundo’

‘Las zonas francas son el mejor mecanismo para perder el miedo a abrirse al mundo’

2 minutos “Si hacemos una comparación con países de la región, creo que Ecuador ha perdido mucho tiempo para abrirse al mundo. Sin embargo, el país está pasando políticamente por un buen momento, al menos así lo ve la mayoría de los empresarios internacionales, para comenzar a recuperar ese tiempo perdido. Cerrarse no es una opción. Ecuador es un mercado de 17 millones de personas. Nunca vas a poder crecer si no te abres. Pero, una de las principales barreras está en el miedo Continue lendo

Empresários visitam ZPE do Acre para avaliar ampliação de mercado

Empresários visitam ZPE do Acre para avaliar ampliação de mercado

1 minuto Com a mudança da lei federal nº 11.508/2007, com alterações pelas leis nº 11.732/2008, 12.767/2012 e 14.184/2021, que permitem 100% de vendas para o mercado nacional, o modelo de zona de processamento e exportação (ZPE) se tornou um forte atrativo para empresários do mundo todo. Antes a legislação permitia que empresas se instalassem desde que 80% dos produtos fossem exportados e apenas 20% fossem vendidos para o mercado nacional. Com a alteração, os empresários podem produzir 100% para o país. “Com a Continue lendo

New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development

New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development

2 minutos UNCTAD joined hands with seven global, regional and national associations representing over 7,000 special economic zones (SEZs) to launch a global alliance on 17 May. SEZs are geographically delimited areas within which governments promote industrial activity through fiscal and regulatory incentives and infrastructure support. They go by many different names, including free-trade zones and industrial parks, and are widely used by developed and developing economies. The Global Alliance of Special Economic Zones (GASEZ) seeks to drive the modernization of these zones across Continue lendo