Maio 2018

Officials say FTZ models will be applied to other sectors

Officials say FTZ models will be applied to other sectors

1 minuto China is stepping up its efforts to maintain its commitment to further opening-up its economy to the world. And one prime example of that is the country’s free trade zones. They’re on track to meet reform goals to make their business environment more fair and accessible to potential investors. China currently has a total of 12 pilot free trade zones, with the country’s southern island of Hainan being the latest addition. According to the Ministry of Commerce, these regions also have their Continue lendo

FTZs to play key role in boosting economy

FTZs to play key role in boosting economy

1 minuto China has unveiled plans to further deepen reform and boost innovation in three coastal pilot free-trade zones to improve the business environment and enhance the country’s opening-up, a senior commerce official said on Thursday. The new drive for reform and opening-up in free-trade zones in Guangdong and Fujian provinces and in Tianjin will focus on high quality development, supply-side structural reform, institutional innovation and risk prevention, according to a document released recently by the State Council. Ren Hongbin, assistant commerce minister, said Continue lendo

Governo do Ceará apresenta Estado a investidores

Governo do Ceará apresenta Estado a investidores

1 minuto O Ceará está participando, nesta terça e quarta-feira (29 e 30/05), em São Paulo, do Brazil Investment Forum (BIF) 2018, evento cujo objetivo é atrair investidores estrangeiros para o país e é organizado pela Agência Brasileira de Promoção de Exportações e Investimentos (Apex Brasil) , Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID) e Governo Federal. O Ceará é um dos 23 estados com estande para atendimento a investidores. Uma equipe do Governo do Ceará, por meio da Secretaria do Desenvolvimento Econômico (SDE) e do Continue lendo

Zonas francas, con beneficios sociales

Zonas francas, con beneficios sociales

6 minutos Luego de finalizar el primer congreso de zonas francas y las nuevas regulaciones publicadas, Gustavo Lorenzo, director Ejecutivo de Impuestos Indirectos (aduanas y comercio exterior) en Ernst & Young, aseguró que estas áreas de tributación especial “tienen el reto de ofrecer más y mejores oportunidades de negocios, tanto en materia de la manufactura y producción de bienes en general, como en la diversificación de servicios que puedan prestarse en o desde tales espacios”. Según él, los futuros proyectos de salud “ubicados en Continue lendo

“Free zones are not going anywhere in midterm future”

“Free zones are not going anywhere in midterm future”

2 minutos What will happen to free zones in the UAE when 100 per cent ownership is given to onshore? Sam Blatteis, co-founder and CEO of The Mena Catalysts Inc, a Gulf-based government affairs consulting company, said that free zones are not going anywhere into the midterm. “They provide many other benefits to companies including commitments to no corporate taxes for lengthy periods of time, no import or export duties, along with 100 per cent repatriation of revenues and profits. The word ‘free’ in free Continue lendo