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The Role of SEZs and SLZs in re-launching Italian Logistics and Industry

The Role of SEZs and SLZs in re-launching Italian Logistics and Industry

2 minutos According to consolidated economic literature, SEZs are exceptional tools for catalyzing foreign direct investments, and especially in developed countries their use has been to introduce facilitations in the commercial logistics sector. Ports and airports are critical to the successful development of Special Economic Zones. In the first case,  port infrastructures, having  considerable storage capacity and logistic connections, act as a buffer to regulate the flow of goods to and from the SEZs. Furthermore, the type of commodity flows carried out in the proximity Leia mais

ZPEs e o colonialismo interno em pleno século 21

ZPEs e o colonialismo interno em pleno século 21

2 minutos As ZPEs (Zonas de Processamento de Exportação) e mecanismos similares são um dos instrumentos mais utilizados no mundo para a promoção do desenvolvimento: elas estimulam investimentos (estrangeiros e nacionais), criam empregos, aumentam e diversificam as exportações, difundem novas tecnologias e promovem o desenvolvimento regional. Ou seja, fazem tudo o que uma política econômica correta e sustentável precisa fazer –e sem precisar de dinheiro do governo e sem acarretar concorrência desleal com o restante da indústria (tudo isso é facilmente demonstrável).Segundo a Unctad, Leia mais

Zonas francas como estrategia para la atracción de inversión extranjera directa

Zonas francas como estrategia para la atracción de inversión extranjera directa

3 minutos Recientemente se publicó la quinta edición del Indice de Atractividad Global que realiza año a año el think tank italiano The European House – Ambrosetti, que ordena a 144 países de acuerdo a distintos factores cruciales para la atracción de talento e inversiones. Este año no tuvo buenas noticias para nuestro país: sólo 15 (10,4% del total) sufrieron en 2020 variaciones de más de 10 puestos en el ranking y entre este grupo se encuentra Argentina, acompañado de Panamá, Trinidad y Tobago, Leia mais

How ‘Free Zones’ Became the Middle Eastern Diplomacy Tool of Choice

How ‘Free Zones’ Became the Middle Eastern Diplomacy Tool of Choice

5 minutos In geopolitics, free zones and other types of special economic zones used to facilitate global trade and investment usually fly under the radar. However, these commercial entities, in which the rules of business are laxer than those in the national territory, are fast becoming prominent features of controversial strategic partnerships emerging across the Middle East. In turn, beyond serving as commercial incubators for select industries, free zones have now started to act as bellwethers for the geopolitical and economic reconfigurations underway across Leia mais

L’absence de zones franches portuaires, un handicap pour la compétitivité française

L’absence de zones franches portuaires, un handicap pour la compétitivité française

4 minutos Les zones franches logistiques remontent à l’Antiquité, selon les auteurs et les définitions, elles ont été développées par les Phéniciens, les Grecs ou les Romains. Plus tard, nombre de villes françaises médiévales se sont développées grâce à des foires franches de droits et taxes ou grâce à un statut de ville franche, dont certaines communes ont gardé l’appellation éponyme. La plupart des ports français étaient alors francs. Pourtant les zones franches logistiques restent au mieux méconnues au pire honnies en France. Ces Leia mais