junho 2018

China further eases foreign investment curbs in free trade zones

China further eases foreign investment curbs in free trade zones

menos de 1 minuto China on Saturday further relaxed restrictions imposed on foreign investment in its free trade zones, in the latest step to fulfill its promise to open up the economy. Publishing a revised ‘negative list’ for investment in the zones, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s top economic planner, said curbs in oil and gas exploration, nuclear fuel production and telecommunications would be eased. Foreign investors will no longer have to conduct oil and natural gas exploration and development through Leia mais

Delegations of the China Pilot (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone organized and supported by FEMOZA visited Serbia and Bulgaria

Delegations of the China Pilot (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone organized and supported by FEMOZA visited Serbia and Bulgaria

menos de 1 minuto From June 10th to 14th two Delegations of the China Pilot (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone organized and supported by FEMOZA visited Serbia and Bulgaria, they kept important working meeting with different Ministries and Free and Special Economic Zones Authorities As per Shanghai reports visits help Shanghai FTZ Authorities enhance the understanding of two countries and will further facilitate the exchanges among them. During the meetings, they talk about the importance of the Belt and Road initiative program, as well how Leia mais

China to push further ahead with free trade pilot zone reforms

China to push further ahead with free trade pilot zone reforms

2 minutos For the last four decades, China has been opening up more to the world. And now, perhaps it’s accelerating the pace. The government plans to push further ahead with free trade pilot zone reforms in Fujian and Guangdong provinces and Tianjin Municipality. Guangdong Province will focus on strategies to advance the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Great Bay Area and create an open financial region. It proposes 18 measures, including further liberalization of the trade in services with Macao and Hong Kong. Fujian Province will Leia mais

The ABCs of Production in FTZs

The ABCs of Production in FTZs

menos de 1 minuto A foreign-trade zone (FTZ) is a defined physical area within the United States that, for customs entry purposes, is treated as if it is outside U.S. borders. Companies may use FTZs for both storage/distribution activities or, after specific authorization by the U.S. FTZ Board, for production. In FTZs, “production” is considered to be anything that results in a substantial transformation of an article or that changes its HTSUS classification (6-digit) or eligibility for entry. Leia mais

Improving Central American free trade zones might help fix US immigration problems

Improving Central American free trade zones might help fix US immigration problems

4 minutos In the short-term, a border wall may help stem the flow of Central American migrants across the US southern border, but any enduring immigration strategy needs to build bridges too. Improving and diversifying Central America’s free trade zones (FTZs) to create more jobs and opportunities is a specific example of how to do so. It’s not difficult to understand the appeal of migrating from Central America to the US. For comparison, Maryland is a little bigger than El Salvador in geographic size Leia mais