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Special economic zones: methodological issues and definition

Special economic zones: methodological issues and definition

menos de 1 minuto Over the decades, the universe of special economic zones (SEZs) has become considerably more complex with the multiplication of “zones” with new and modi ed objectives. This research note has two objectives. First, it provides a more complete clari cation of terminologies in use. This is intended to facilitate the identi cation of the different types of SEZs − a term that UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2019 (WIR 2019) utilizes as generic concept − and to highlight the key differences Continue lendo

How customs agencies can help special economic zones succeed

How customs agencies can help special economic zones succeed

3 minutos Customs agencies play a key role in special economic zones (SEZs) by facilitating trade, safeguarding compliance, and (sometimes) collecting revenues. Yet they often struggle to make an impact, perhaps as a result of their relative lack of authority and of idiosyncratic local rules and regulations. A common result is that SEZs fail to reach their potential. SEZs are complex. Many of them are exempt from taxation and have been set up to promote simpler trade, so customs agencies must tailor their approaches. What’s Continue lendo

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program: Economic Benefits to American Communities

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program: Economic Benefits to American Communities

2 minutos Foreign-trade zones (FTZs or zones) provide tariff savings and other benefits to companies that engage in import and export operations in the United States. These benefits were provided by Congress beginning in 1934 to encourage U.S. economic activity in manufacturing and distribution, and employment that might otherwise be performed abroad. Economic analysis of the effects of FTZs is limited, particularly the impact of FTZs on economic activity and jobs in localities with operational zones. To remedy this deficiency, the National Association of Continue lendo

TDM Call for Papers: The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

TDM Call for Papers: The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

3 minutos Dr. Yulia Levashova, Prof. Julien Chaisse and Dr. Ilia Rachkov will be editing a TDM Special Issue on the interaction between international investment law and special economic zones (SEZs). The number of special economic zones (SEZs) is growing, and so is the attention of policy makers, lawyers, and academics in both the developed and the developing world. SEZs are designated areas established by states that have the goal of boosting economic development and attracting capital, technology and innovation by offering economic and fiscal benefits to Continue lendo

A Study of performance of special economic zones (SEZs) in India

A Study of performance of special economic zones (SEZs) in India

menos de 1 minuto This research study mainly explores that the total number of the investments and incremental investments, employments and incremental employments generations in SEZs in India. This study used descriptive statistical tools tables, charts, graphs, averages and percentages inferential statistical tools used paired t test used to test hypothesis. This study results of state wise distribution of approved special economic zones indicated that the maximum number of are in the state of Telangana, followed by Karnataka and Maharashtra.  In the sector-wise distribution Continue lendo