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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

What the U.S. can learn from the success of China’s special economic zones

What the U.S. can learn from the success of China’s special economic zones

2 minutos Developed countries are struggling to tackle growing geographic inequality, a phenomenon fueling populism and discontent at the polls in Europe and the United States. In the face of economic change, large, globally connected cities have thrived, while many former industrial hubs have shrunk. Governments are now looking for ways to help these “left-behind” regions.  Traditionally, policymakers in the West have relied on “people-based” methods to precisely target families facing economic hardship with cash or benefits like health insurance. But given the social Continue lendo

Special economic zones (SEZ’s) in India

Special economic zones (SEZ’s) in India

2 minutos Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is deemed to be a foreign territory for trade operations; duties and tariffs. In other words, SEZ is a geographical region that has different economic laws from a country’s. The goal is to increase foreign investments to increase the GDP of the country. With Asia’s first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) set up in Kandla in 1965, India was one of the first in Asia to recognize the need & effectiveness of the (EPZ) model in promoting exports. To Continue lendo