Maio 2019

More Special Economic Zones designated – Zimbabwe

More Special Economic Zones designated – Zimbabwe

1 minuto The Zimbabwe Special Economic Zones Authority (Zimseza) is working on designating more areas as Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as it moves to attract potential investors to turn around the country’s economic fortunes. Zimseza chief executive officer Mr Edwin Kondo said the authority has started identifying areas with potential of being designated as SEZs in provinces, which had not been initially considered for the process. “In light of the spirit of devolution we are in consultations with Mashonaland East, West, Central, Midlands and Continue lendo

Estudo mostra que obra da Transnordestina ainda dura mais nove anos

Estudo mostra que obra da Transnordestina ainda dura mais nove anos

2 minutos Entre paralisações e retomadas, a Transnordestina terá completado 17 anos de obras quando for totalmente finalizada, em 2027. O trecho no Ceará termina em 2022. Além dos R$ 6,4 bilhões já aplicados desde o início da construção, em 2006, serão mais R$ 6,7 bilhões em investimentos. Isso é o que mostra novo projeto de execução e orçamentário da Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), controladora da ferrovia.  A proposta do novo presidente da Transnordestina Logística S.A (TLSA), Jorge Luiz de Mello, é que a Continue lendo

Taiwan ports seek revival through free-trade zones

Taiwan ports seek revival through free-trade zones

1 minuto Taiwan’s ports, once among the world’s busiest before they were eclipsed by the mainland economy, can no longer compete on shipping volumes but hope to use their status as free-trade zones to entice rivals from across the strait to cooperate rather than compete. The island’s biggest port, in the southern city of Kaohsiung, ranked world No 3 in 1995 but had slipped to 13th in the World Shipping Council rankings for 2012. Northern port Keelung is in similar dire straits as it Continue lendo

Indonesia eyes US$7.7 billion investment in three new special economic zones

Indonesia eyes US$7.7 billion investment in three new special economic zones

1 minuto  President Joko Widodo on Monday launched three special economic zones (SEZs) across 2,200 hectares of land at the eastern part of the archipelago in a fresh bid to attract investment and spur economic growth in less developed areas. The government aims to attract 110 trillion rupiah (US$7.73 billion) investment in the SEZs – in East Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, and North Maluku – and create 120,000 jobs by 2025, according to a statement from the coordinating ministry for economic affairs. “We hope that Continue lendo

Witzel destaca a importância do setor de óleo e gás no estado

Witzel destaca a importância do setor de óleo e gás no estado

2 minutos O governador Wilson Witzel participou, nesta terça-feira (21/5), do evento de abertura do CWC World Gás e Power Series: Brasil & The Americas Summint, no Copacabana Palace. Na ocasião, Witzel falou sobre o cenário de petróleo e gás no Rio de Janeiro, ressaltando sobre as oportunidades de investimentos para este ano. O Estado é responsável por mais de 70% da produção de petróleo e mais de 50% do gás explorado em território nacional. – Este ano, teremos grandes oportunidades no Estado do Rio de Continue lendo