Artigos

Zonas francas, con beneficios sociales

Zonas francas, con beneficios sociales

6 minutos Luego de finalizar el primer congreso de zonas francas y las nuevas regulaciones publicadas, Gustavo Lorenzo, director Ejecutivo de Impuestos Indirectos (aduanas y comercio exterior) en Ernst & Young, aseguró que estas áreas de tributación especial “tienen el reto de ofrecer más y mejores oportunidades de negocios, tanto en materia de la manufactura y producción de bienes en general, como en la diversificación de servicios que puedan prestarse en o desde tales espacios”. Según él, los futuros proyectos de salud “ubicados en Continue lendo

What governments can do for the losers from free trade

What governments can do for the losers from free trade

6 minutos Jared Bernstein is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Previously, he was chief economist and economic adviser to Vice-President Joe Biden and executive director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class. In 1995-96, he was Deputy Chief Economist at America’s Department of Labour. He is the author of numerous books on economics. Follow him on Twitter at @econjared When I joined the Economic Policy Institute in the early 1990s, we were among the only economists Continue lendo

Special Economic Zones: the new functional evolution in the world

Special Economic Zones: the new functional evolution in the world

7 minutos The insertion of articles 4 and 5 dedicated to Special Economic Zones (ZES) in Decree-Law no. 91/2017, converted, with amendments, into Law no. 123/2017, containing: “Urgent provisions for the economic growth of Southern Italy”, has allowed Italy to become the first founding member of the European Community and the first Western European State to adopt rules expressly directed to the regulation of these exceptional instruments for accelerating economic development. With the forthcoming publication of the Decree of the Presidency of the Council Continue lendo

Logistics and distribution management in a foreign trade zone

Logistics and distribution management in a foreign trade zone

5 minutos The economy as a whole has seen an accelerated shift in the trading practices. The entire process from production to the delivery of goods has witnessed alterations. The world is connected to the extent that goods are manufactured in one country, assembled in another and distributed in another. The global trade has been expanded, and this has changed the dynamics of logistics and distribution. One of the milestones for the logistics and distribution was the creation of the Free trade zones also Continue lendo

Exportaciones de bienes desde zonas francas – Uruguay

Exportaciones de bienes desde zonas francas – Uruguay

1 minuto Las Zonas Francas (ZZ.FF.) tienen un importante rol en la captación de inversión, en la generación de empleo calificado y en la diversificación de las exportaciones del país. El presente informe se centra en la importancia que éstas tienen en las exportaciones de bienes, ya sea mediante la utilización de estos recintos como centros logísticos (son destino intermedio de las exportaciones de granos o determinados productos farmacéuticos) o también como locaciones de procesamiento industrial (celulosa y concentrado de bebidas). En 2017, las Continue lendo