outubro 12, 2018

US tariffs rebound on domestic free trade zones

US tariffs rebound on domestic free trade zones

4 minutos “There’s a pestilence upon the land” is how one expert on foreign trade zones (FTZs) in the US describes the effect of import tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. He’s not alone in that view, as the new tariffs appear to be undermining the foundations of a programme that was designed to attract foreign investors to the US. The new tariffs are contributing to an atmosphere of uncertainty surrounding FDI in the US, compounded by a new law that intensifies scrutiny of Leia mais

fDi’s Global Free Zones of the Year 2018 – the winners

fDi’s Global Free Zones of the Year 2018 – the winners

1 minuto For the fourth year running, the United Arab Emirates’ DMCC has seen off all other competition to be crowned fDi’s Global Free Zone of the Year for 2018. Almost 2000 new businesses were established in the zone in 2017, and DMCC finished the year with 14,805 companies and more than 61,700 employees. Some notable investments in 2017 include Saudi Arabia-based transportation and logistics company Bahri Group, which relocated to the zone’s One JLT low-rise business tower, expanding to more than 2900 square metres. Leia mais