julho 2019

Govt to allow Java to add more special economic zones for industry

Govt to allow Java to add more special economic zones for industry

1 minuto The government has made the decision to allow for the development of new special economic zones for industry on Java Island, the nation’s most populous and most industrialized island, in a push to diversify industries and respond to demand from the private sector. The decision was made after a meeting between Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto on Monday. Darmin said special criteria would be in place to avoid redundancy with the existing industry in Java. “There will be criteria to ensure that [new special economic Leia mais

Go with the flow – China to develop Shanghai’s free-trade zone and port at ‘orderly pace’

Go with the flow – China to develop Shanghai’s free-trade zone and port at ‘orderly pace’

4 minutos Enthusiasm is creeping ahead of reality as Shanghai makes plans to further develop its free-trade zone into a Hong Kong-style free marketplace. And while there is no concrete operating guide to work from, officials, researchers and company executives are in consensus that the city will need to expand the size of the free-trade zone, liberalise yuan capital accounts, loosen customs requirements and grant free visas to business travellers as it edges closer to becoming a global financial and shipping hub. “A free-trade Leia mais

TDM Call for Papers: The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

TDM Call for Papers: The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

3 minutos Dr. Yulia Levashova, Prof. Julien Chaisse and Dr. Ilia Rachkov will be editing a TDM Special Issue on the interaction between international investment law and special economic zones (SEZs). The number of special economic zones (SEZs) is growing, and so is the attention of policy makers, lawyers, and academics in both the developed and the developing world. SEZs are designated areas established by states that have the goal of boosting economic development and attracting capital, technology and innovation by offering economic and fiscal benefits to Leia mais

Special economic zones help lure investments, boost exports

Special economic zones help lure investments, boost exports

2 minutos As countries attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to special economic zones (SEZs), active support to promote clusters and linkages is key to maximizing development impact, according to a United Nations report. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (Unctad) World Investment Report 2019 pointed out that firms operating in zones have greater scope to collaborate, pool resources and share facilities especially in specialized zones. “…But multi-activity zones can extract some of the benefits of colocation. Proactive identification of opportunities, matching efforts and Leia mais

Estado quer retomar obra e prevê investir R$ 60 milhões na ZPE de Cáceres

Estado quer retomar obra e prevê investir R$ 60 milhões na ZPE de Cáceres

1 minuto Um plano de negócio está sendo desenvolvido pelo Governo do Estado e a iniciativa privada para atestar a viabilidade da Zona de Processamento de Exportações (ZPE) de Cáceres. O objetivo é destravar definitivamente o projeto, que foi lançado em 1990, e é visto pela atual gestão como uma das ferramentas de combate ao empobrecimento da região Oeste. No trabalho, realizado em parceria com a Federação das Indústrias no Estado de Mato Grosso (Fiemt), constará quais são os investidores em potencial, quais os Leia mais