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What China’s ‘export machine’ can teach Trump about globalization

What China’s ‘export machine’ can teach Trump about globalization

4 minutos Chinese goods seem to be everywhere these days. Consider this: At the Olympics in Rio this summer, Chinese companies supplied the mascot dolls, much of the sports equipment, the security surveillance system and the uniforms for the volunteers, technical personnel and even the torch-bearers. Do you own a personal computer or air conditioner? Or a pair of shoes or set of plates from Wal-Mart? They all almost certainly bear a “Made in China” label. Put another way, China has become an “export machine,” Continue lendo

Uruguay: Puerto libre vs zona franca

Uruguay: Puerto libre vs zona franca

1 minuto El objetivo del presente informe es analizar las características del régimen jurídico de Puerto Libre en comparación con el régimen de Zonas Francas, como instrumentos jurídicos dinamizadores de la economía y que posicionan a Uruguay como uno de los principales centros de distribución de mercadería en la región. El presente no pretende analizar todas las actividades que se pueden desarrollar dentro de zona franca o puerto libre sino exclusivamente esta referido a las actividades comerciales con movimiento de mercadería y los servicios conexos con la misma, que Continue lendo

Las paradojas de las zonas francas en la Argentina

Las paradojas de las zonas francas en la Argentina

2 minutos Las zonas francas (ZF) en la Argentina generan un debate que inquieta a gobernantes, empresas concesionarias, entes reguladores, cámaras empresarias, usuarios y a la población que las circunda, en cuanto a la preocupación sobre el grado de desarrollo alcanzado y los efectos económicos y sociales que prometen en su territorio. Para ahondar en ese debate debemos referirnos a las normas que las regulan y a los beneficios tributarios y económicos que gozan los productos y servicios que ingresan y salen de las Continue lendo

ASEAN Investment Report 2017 – Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Zones in ASEAN

ASEAN Investment Report 2017 – Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Zones in ASEAN

1 minuto FDI flows into ASEAN in 2016 remained high despite a decline to USD 97 billion, which reflects the general downfall trend of global FDI flows into the developing economies. FDI flows from most ASEAN Dialogue Partners and intra-ASEAN investment actually increased, with the latter reaching an all-time high and accounting for a 25 per cent share of FDI flows into the region. However, these increases were not enough to help overcome the decline which was due to divestment, acquisition of foreign assets Continue lendo

FTZs to propel regional growth

FTZs to propel regional growth

1 minuto Free trade zones in China’s central and western regions do not have a physical port, but they still have major potential to build up their free trade ports and thereby facilitate wider regional growth, government think tanks said on Tuesday. Their comments came after the Ministry of Commerce’s move to coordinate with the Shanghai municipal government and related administrations to plan the establishment of a free port within the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone was announced last week. Bai Ming, a Continue lendo