Special economic zones hailed as proper investment platform

Special economic zones hailed as proper investment platform

1 minuto Minister for Finance Taimur Jhagra has laid stress on special economic zones as a proper investment platform for industries and businesses. He said this while speaking as a keynote speaker at a webinar organised by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade.  The online dialogue was titled “Investment Opportunities for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a post-Covid-19 scenario”. The session was moderated by Hassan Daud Butt, CEO KP-Board of Investment & Trade. The minister said special economic zones have to be the way Continue lendo

Investidores alemães apresentam proposta para instalação de usina de milho na ZPE em Uberaba

Investidores alemães apresentam proposta para instalação de usina de milho na ZPE em Uberaba

3 minutos Produtores Rurais e representantes do setor agro de Uberaba estiveram reunidos na quinta-feira (2) para apresentação sobre proposta de construção de uma usina de álcool de milho na área da Zona de Processamento de Exportação em Uberaba (ZPE). O evento foi acompanhado pelo secretário de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Turismo e Inovação (Sedec), José Renato Gomes, pela presidente do Conselho Municipal de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social de Uberaba (Comdesu), Anne Roy Nóbrega; do presidente do Sindicato Rural de Uberaba, Gilberto de Oliveira; do Continue lendo

Special economic zones: An operational review of their impacts

Special economic zones: An operational review of their impacts

5 minutos Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become an increasingly popular instrument to promote economic development. Over the last two decades, in particular, SEZs have proliferated in emerging and transition economies. States promoting zones have sought to stimulate economic development both within and outside the zone.  Within the zone, states aim to attract investment that will lead to new firms and jobs, and to facilitate skills and technology transfers. Outside the zone, states aim to generate synergies, networks, and knowledge spillovers to foster additional Continue lendo

Special economic zones and urbanization

Special economic zones and urbanization

1 minuto Special Economic Zones (SEZs) continue to be widely used across all regions and seek to achieve different economic policy objectives, with signi cantly varying degrees of impact. Experience has shown that proximity to urban centers is a key determinant of success for SEZs. At the same time, as policymakers seek to achieve objectives related to the Sustainable Development Goals, the success of SEZs will be increasingly de ned in terms of how they can contribute to them and to sustainable urbanization in Continue lendo

Assessment of Industrial Cluster Policies in Viet Nam:  The Role of Special Economic Zones in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment

Assessment of Industrial Cluster Policies in Viet Nam: The Role of Special Economic Zones in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment

menos de 1 minuto Special economic zones (SEZs) are considered as one of important regional industrial policies to attract foreign investment in developing countries such as Viet Nam. The review of SEZs development in Viet Nam including the comprehensive review of infrastructure and business environment in SEZs are presented in this paper for the first time.  Moreover, the paper gives novel non-parametric evidence to indicate the positive causal linkage between the zoning policies and the attraction of foreign investment at district-level in the country Continue lendo