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Singapore free trade zones: All you need to know

Singapore free trade zones: All you need to know

1 minuto Free-trade zones in Singapore are special economic areas that offer beneficial customs and tax treatment to firms that operate within them. In this guide, we will discuss what are free-trade zone in Singapore, how they are regulated, what are their advantages, and which permits or licenses your company requires to operate within free-trade zones in Singapore. Singapore is known around the world as a trade-focused country with pro-business free trade regulations that form the core of its international trade policy. Singapore’s free-trade Continue lendo

Zona de processamento de exportações: atração de investimentos, empregos e forte apoio do governo

Zona de processamento de exportações: atração de investimentos, empregos e forte apoio do governo

5 minutos Em 19 de agosto de 2022, a Secretaria de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Programas Estratégicos (SEDEPE) enviou ao Ministério da Economia o pedido formal, assinado pelo governador Carlos Brandão, de criação da Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) de Bacabeira. O pedido foi acompanhado de robusto projeto, detalhando os motivos, os dados e as empresas já interessadas em participar dela. Zonas econômicas especiais ou de processamento de exportações são “áreas de livre comércio com o exterior, destinadas à instalação de empresas direcionadas para Continue lendo

How special economic zones are quietly advancing state capitalism

How special economic zones are quietly advancing state capitalism

10 minutos In April 2017, professor Tom W. Bell from Chapman University wrote an article for FEE called How Special Economic Zones are Quietly Advancing Freedom where he describes how economic zones are being used by states to improve economic freedom. Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are geographically limited areas, usually business parks, that are exempted from various taxes and regulations. Governments create SEZs to attract foreign investment, in theory by increasing ease of doing business. My day-to-day work as an SEZ consultant for the Adrianople Group has forced Continue lendo

UNDP supports special economic zones to drive sustainable development

UNDP supports special economic zones to drive sustainable development

6 minutos The establishment of special economic zones (SEZs) dates to the 1950s and as globalisation deepened over the years, they found prominence around the world as an instrument that governments use as part of national development plans to bolster economic development, promote industrialisation and provide a platform for prospective local/international investors to access local and regional markets.  The zones are portions of a nation’s territory designated for certain types of economic activities and are supported by laws and regulatory frameworks that commonly differ Continue lendo

Porto Potengi: um novo horizonte econômico para o Rio Grande do Norte

Porto Potengi: um novo horizonte econômico para o Rio Grande do Norte

3 minutos O Projeto Porto Potengi para a ampliação do Porto de Natal abre para o Rio Grande do Norte um vasto potencial de crescimento econômico e geração de empregos, colocando nosso estado na rota do grande comércio internacional. O Projeto Porto Potengi, iniciado em 2009, já apresentou argumentos que comprovam a sua viabilidade. Está provado, por exemplo, que os navios de carga passam sob a ponte Newton Navarro. Ainda que alguns navios de passageiros superem a altura da estrutura, essa não é uma Continue lendo