abril 2020

Los dispositivos médicos lideran las exportaciones de ZF – Republica Dominicana

Los dispositivos médicos lideran las exportaciones de ZF – Republica Dominicana

3 minutos De cada 100 dólares que exportan las zonas francas, 25 son del segmento dispositivos médicos y productos farmacéuticos. El segmento dispositivos médicos y productos farmacéuticos exportó el pasado año US$1,659 millones, monto que representó una cuarta parte del valor total exportado por el sector zonas francas. Ese núcleo, el único componente de su sector que labora sin restricción legal, solo con las limitaciones administrativas discrecionales que emanan del “distanciamiento social” mandado por el tema del coronavirus, es la cabeza del nuevo giro de Leia mais

Las zonas francas y una oportunidade exportadora tras el coronavirus

Las zonas francas y una oportunidade exportadora tras el coronavirus

2 minutos Muchos especialistas consideran a la pandemia del coronavirus cómo la crisis más difícil desde el fin de la II Guerra Mundial. Además de las 30.000 pérdidas de vidas que se actualizan día a día, la mitad de la población se encuentra confinada en sus hogares, 300 millones de jóvenes en el mundo no asisten a clase, una importante cantidad de industrias y comercios –en su gran mayoría pymes– se encuentran paralizados y las pérdidas de capitalización bursátil para las grandes empresas alcanza Leia mais

World FZO Outlook Report 2020

World FZO Outlook Report 2020

3 minutos 2020 began on a note of cautious optimism, with international institutions predicting an uptick in growth. The reality was starkly different. The Covid-19 virus spread across the world and brought in its wake uncertainty, fear and disruption on a scale not seen for generations. In recent weeks, this global pandemic has affected our entire lives, and more specifically, our livelihoods.  Forced to react, governments have taken drastic measures to quell the spread of this disease. Lockdowns, air travel embargos, and emergency stimulus Leia mais

Special Economic Zones seek relief package to boost exports, jobs amid coronavirus lockdown

Special Economic Zones seek relief package to boost exports, jobs amid coronavirus lockdown

1 minuto Apex body for promotion of special economic zones EPCES has sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an incentive package for the sector, which is facing challenges due to the lockdown on account of Covid-19 outbreak. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Export Promotion Council for SEZs and EOUs Vice Chairman Bhuvnesh Seth said the pandemic has severely impacted the sector with more than 50 per cent loss of export orders. He said that liquidity too is badly hit on Leia mais

Leveraging a new generation of industrial parks and zones for inclusive and sustainable development – strategic framework

Leveraging a new generation of industrial parks and zones for inclusive and sustainable development – strategic framework

3 minutos UNIDO was among the first development agencies to define guidelines for the establishment of industrial parks in the 1990s.In the 2000s, several UNIDO publications addressed the issue of industrial parks such as UNIDO Industrial Development Report 2002/2003: Competing through Innovation and Learning and Industrial Development Report 2009: Breaking In and Moving Up: New Industrial Challenges for the Bottom Billion and the Middle- Income Countries.  A series of regional conferences on industrial parks were held from 2010 to 2015 in Azerbaijan, Slovenia and Belarus and led Leia mais