fevereiro 2, 2018

Special economic zones: Do we need them?

Special economic zones: Do we need them?

5 minutos The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries hosted a very successful and interesting 2018 Economic Outlook Symposium this past Tuesday, were a number of economic issues were discussed. Suufice to say, many of the current economic challenges were articulated, with many interesting suggestions for potential solutions. In equal measure, some very tough but pertinent questions were asked. One notable one, which has absorbed my thoughts for the past three days was a question from the floor where one senior executive in the telecoms sector Leia mais

Comitiva da Rússia visita Uberaba para conhecer projetos de logística

Comitiva da Rússia visita Uberaba para conhecer projetos de logística

1 minuto Comitiva da Rússia visitou Uberaba ontem para conhecer projetos na área de logística. O grupo se reuniu com o prefeito Paulo Piau (MDB) no gabinete e depois percorreram os locais propostos para a instalação do aeroporto internacional de cargas e da ZPE (Zona de Processamento de Exportação), além de passagem pelo Distrito Industrial 3 e pelo Parque Tecnológico. A comitiva era composta pelo representante do Escritório Comercial da Rússia no Brasil, Anton Pisarenko, e pelo assessor especial da Câmara de Comércio da Leia mais

OGFZA, NPA partner on free zone operation – Nigeria

OGFZA, NPA partner on free zone operation – Nigeria

2 minutos The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has opened discussions with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to forge closer ties on a range of issues from use of land in the ports where oil and gas free zones are located to strategic cooperation. The strategic engagement move between the two government agencies began during the weekend when the managing director of OGFZA, Mr Umana Okon Umana, paid a courtesy call on the managing director of the NPA, Mrs Hadiza Bala Usman, Leia mais

Free trade zones: key to industrialization – Tanzania

Free trade zones: key to industrialization – Tanzania

1 minuto Retired Permanent Secretary and investment consultant, Dr Adelhelm Meru, has called on state and private sector decision makers to adequately use existing economic processing zones to speed up the country’s industrialisation drive and make Tanzania a middle-income nation in the next seven years. Dr Meru told a Public-Private Dialogue meeting that attracted senior government officials and members of the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) in Dodoma recently that present zones should be profitably used and more zones created. He said at the Leia mais