2018

Ceará busca atrair empresa asiática do setor de energia

Ceará busca atrair empresa asiática do setor de energia

2 minutos Durante visita à Coreia do Sul para apresentar a Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) do Ceará, o titular da Secretaria do Desenvolvimento Econômico do Estado (SDE), Cesar Ribeiro, e o presidente da ZPE Ceará, Mário Lima, se reuniram, ontem (17), com representantes de uma empresa do segmento de energia renovável. Segundo Ribeiro, que preferiu não divulgar o nome da empresa, embora as negociações ainda estejam em estágio inicial, a ideia é que ela se instale na ZPE. “A gente sai daqui Continue lendo

The Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ): Putting Malaysia’s SMEs onto the Digital Silk Road

The Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ): Putting Malaysia’s SMEs onto the Digital Silk Road

menos de 1 minuto The DFTZ was launched in November 2017 in partnership with Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group. It aims to connect Malaysia’s SMEs globally through Alibaba-inspired electronic world trade platforms that are being established to support greater exchange between Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries. DFTZ challenges will include: Budgetary incentives to increase imports via e-commerce will intensify competitive pressures on domestic producers, although it can enhance transhipment. E-commerce platform usage will require an SME to have an export strategy, Continue lendo

Vale tem prejuízo de R$ 149 milhões e pode deixar Pecém

Vale tem prejuízo de R$ 149 milhões e pode deixar Pecém

1 minuto Instalada em São Gonçalo do Amarante, no Ceará, a Vale Pecém S.A. corre risco de deixar de operar no Complexo Industrial e Portuário do Pecém (Cipp) devido a prejuízo financeiro. Em 2016 e 2017, perdeu R$ 149,5 milhões. A companhia foi constituída para ser fornecedora exclusiva do minério de ferro utilizado na Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP), joint venture formada pela Vale S.A e pelas sul-coreanas Dongkuk e Posco. A usina opera há dois anos na Zona de Processamento e Exportação (ZPE). Continue lendo

Japan, Kenya partner on economic zone

Japan, Kenya partner on economic zone

2 minutos Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is to support Kenya Ports Authority in the process of developing the 7,413 acres Mombasa Special Economic Zone in Dongo Kundu, Likoni constituency. KPA acting managing director Daniel Manduku said they will construct one berth and a road on the proposed land. The authority with the support of the JICA is in the process of undertaking an environmental impact assessment of the port infrastructure of Mombasa Special Economic Zone. Mombasa residents have been invited to share their views on Continue lendo

Congo plans to build special economic zone for cobalt users

Congo plans to build special economic zone for cobalt users

1 minuto The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to establish special economic zones for companies that manufacture goods from the country’s minerals, President Joseph Kabila said. “There is a need to create special economic zones for the final users of Congolese natural resources,” Kabila said at a conference Wednesday in the southeastern city of Kolwezi. The area will allow producers of electric vehicles, smartphones and other goods to “install themselves in the DRC,” he said. Congo is the world’s biggest source of cobalt, which is Continue lendo