setembro 2018

Qatar’s free zone hits world class

Qatar’s free zone hits world class

2 minutos Qatar’s free zones has grown and now at par with those in the international community. The country, according to Manateq CEO Fahad Rashid al-Kaabi, made the achievement due to world-class infrastructure coupled with incentives and legislative framework regulating foreign investments. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a recently held exhibition in Doha, al-Kaabi said Manateq sees “a lot of good opportunities” for Qatar to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow. “Qatar has the right infrastructure… we now have more flexibility in the system Leia mais

Why special economic zones remain important

Why special economic zones remain important

3 minutos Special Economic Zones (SEZs) derive their value from a combination of three key drivers: an encouraging regulatory environment that provides the necessary support the industry needs to take root in a new market; an operating environment that ensures both physical infrastructure (hard) and policies (soft) are in place to support businesses and their employees; and the more rudimentary element of incentives, financial and non-financial, that provide impetus for investment in a location that might other-wise be less appealing. The UAE was a Leia mais

Vancouver island receives foreign trade zone designation

Vancouver island receives foreign trade zone designation

2 minutos Small- and medium-sized enterprises from Port Hardy to Victoria will benefit from new jobs and business opportunities, thanks to Vancouver Island’s official designation as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), championed by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA). Foreign trade is vital to sustaining and growing Vancouver Island’s economy. With the new Foreign Trade Zone designation, VIEA will highlight the region’s network of trading centers and leverage its unique location with multiple deep-water ports and airports. These ports have the capacity to handle 10 times current volumes, serving North America, Latin America and Asia. This Leia mais

Granitos na ZPE do Pecém: do sonho à frustração

Granitos na ZPE do Pecém: do sonho à frustração

1 minuto Em março de 2016, aqui em Fortaleza, houve um jantar que reuniu o governador Camilo Santana e empresários cearenses e capixabas do setor de mineração, mais especificamente de mármores e granitos. O jantar foi o ponto alto e final de um prolongado entendimento entre as partes com um só objetivo: transformar a Zona de Processamento para Exportação (ZPE) do Pecém em um grande polo industrial brasileiro de beneficiamento de rochas ornamentais. Mais de dois anos depois desse evento gastronômico, nada aconteceu. Nenhuma Leia mais

As part of advancing regional economic integration, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement to establish joint special economic zones

As part of advancing regional economic integration, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement to establish joint special economic zones

1 minuto “The two countries will develop Joint Investment Projects, including the establishment of Joint Special Economic Zones,” twitted Yemane G. Meskel, Eritrean Minister of Information. The agreement is signed in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday by Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, according to Mr. Yemane. The signing of the agreement was attended by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and King Salman of Saudi Arabia. The agreement has followed the Joint Declaration on Peace and Leia mais