fevereiro 2020

Special Economic Zones in Pakistan: Learning from China

Special Economic Zones in Pakistan: Learning from China

menos de 1 minuto Industrial development is an instrumental for a long run sustainable economic growth of a country subject to feasible industrial policies. For instance establishing business parks, export promotion zones, industrial clusters, and special economic zones (SEZs)would increase economic growth and development. SEZs are also known as investment promotion zones, industrial estates, free trade zones and export processing zones.  China’s fastest sustained economic growth over the past four decades is an exception growth miracle ever in economic history. China grew at an Continue lendo

Prefeitura de Uberaba inicia as obras para a implantação da ZPE

Prefeitura de Uberaba inicia as obras para a implantação da ZPE

1 minuto A Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) de Uberaba, no Triângulo Mineiro, enfim vai sair do papel. A prefeitura da cidade vai iniciar as obras de implantação do empreendimento, quase oito anos após o decreto presidencial para a criação ter sido publicado. Ao custo inicial de R$ 2 milhões, o Executivo pretende entregar 10% dos trabalhos até 31 de dezembro de 2020, quando vence o segundo aditivo no prazo estabelecido pelo governo federal. Segundo informações do Ministério da Economia, em 2016, houve Continue lendo

Até que enfim – ZPE de Cáceres

Até que enfim – ZPE de Cáceres

2 minutos Foram retomadas as obras da ZPE em Cáceres. Uma novela que se arrasta desde a década de 1980, no governo Sarney, quando se deu a concessão. Um assunto que se tornou até enjoativo. Dois motivos levam a aceitar que desta vez a ZPE deve ser concretizada.  O Conselho Superior das ZPEs estendeu, em novembro de 2019, o prazo da concessão da ZPE por mais 540 dias ou um ano e meio. A data final para se ter ou matar a ZPE vai Continue lendo

A Guide to Export Processing Enterprises in Vietnam

A Guide to Export Processing Enterprises in Vietnam

1 minuto Export Processing Enterprises (EPEs) are a popular investment vehicle for foreign investors in Vietnam. This is particularly true as Vietnam has emerged as a China plus one destination for foreign companies outsourcing operations to reduce costs and improve market share. The recent novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in China has accentuated this issue, impacting businesses not only in Vietnam but the rest of ASEAN as supply chains begin to feel the impact. With raw materials and inputs being sourced from China and travel restrictions still in place, businesses may Continue lendo

Drivers and barriers for successful Special Economic Zones (SEZs): Case of SEZs under China Pakistan Economic Corridor

Drivers and barriers for successful Special Economic Zones (SEZs): Case of SEZs under China Pakistan Economic Corridor

1 minuto Over the last three decades, special economic zones (SEZs) have given new impetus to the ever-growing export-oriented industrialization in developing countries. Where various economies have benefited from SEZs, many zones have ended up becoming enclaves with trifling advantage. The SEZs in Pakistan have experienced the same fate and failed to contribute to exports, employment and creating linkages with the domestic economy.  Recently under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), SEZs are proposed to be set up in Pakistan; with a hope to fuel Continue lendo