outubro 2019

China: China introduces new free trade zones and improved practices

China: China introduces new free trade zones and improved practices

3 minutos Since 2013 China has established an increasing number of free trade zones (FTZs) around the country. These serve as ‘test beds’ for investment liberalisation and streamlined regulation (for example, faster business registration, accelerated customs procedures, and so on).  Tax incentives are also offered to businesses in the FTZs. Successful experiments in the FTZs are then frequently rolled out nationwide. In the first half of this year, China’s 12 existing FTZs attracted foreign investment of nearly RMB 70 billion ($10 billion), that is, Leia mais

Special Economic Zones in ASEAN: An Introduction for Foreign Investors

Special Economic Zones in ASEAN: An Introduction for Foreign Investors

menos de 1 minuto To consolidate its emergence as a powerful trading bloc, ASEAN member states have been promoting special economic zones (SEZ) as a cornerstone for efforts to encourage more foreign investment.   SEZs – which include industrial parks, special export processing zones, technology parks, and innovation areas – gained increasing prominence after the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, and more so now as a tool to attract investors seeking to diversify supply chains because of the US-China trade war. However, investors looking to Leia mais

Deputado Hugo Leal propõe sustar decreto que revogou ZPE de Itaguaí, RJ

Deputado Hugo Leal propõe sustar decreto que revogou ZPE de Itaguaí, RJ

menos de 1 minuto O Deputado Hugo Leal (PSD/RJ) apresentou Projeto de Decreto Legislativo que susta o Decreto 9.959/2019, que revogou o decreto de criação da ZPE de Itaguaí, RJ. Em sua justificativa, o deputado argumenta que o governo deveria ter aguardado a aprovação da nova lei das ZPEs (Projeto de Lei 5.957/2013, em fase final de aprovação no Congresso Nacional), para só então o Rio de Janeiro decidir se queria a ZPE ou não.  Considerou também que esta informação foi omitida ao Presidente Leia mais

Senadora Mailza Gomes diz que parceria entre Acre e China é a grande saída econômica

Senadora Mailza Gomes diz que parceria entre Acre e China é a grande saída econômica

2 minutos A senadora Mailza Gomes (Progressistas-AC), disse na manhã desta sexta-feira (18) que está bastante feliz com a participação do Governador Gladson Cameli na comitiva presidencial que irá à China na próxima semana. Mailza Gomes trabalhou durante essa semana para que o palácio tomasse conhecimento do projeto que será uma espécie de redenção econômica para o Estado do Acre.  Jair Bolsonaro sempre tem convidado o governador para participar das agendas internacionais, e desta feita, Cameli vai aproveitar para adiantar as tratativas sobre o Leia mais

Indonesia to relax rules, launch more special economic zones to attract investment

Indonesia to relax rules, launch more special economic zones to attract investment

1 minuto Indonesia will expand and simplify tax incentives it offers for investment in special economic zones (SEZs) and develop more such areas, aiming to attract over $50 billion investment into those zones in the next decade, a senior official said on Thursday. Authorities in Indonesia are concerned that it is falling behind other countries in the region in winning investment from companies moving supply chains out of China to escape higher tariffs amid the U.S.-China trade war, despite it being Southeast Asia’s largest Leia mais