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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

Economic zones in the ASEAN

Economic zones in the ASEAN

menos de 1 minuto Economic zones (industrial parks, special economic zones, eco-industrial parks, technology parks, and innovation districts) have been promoted as cornerstone strategies for economic development in countries around the world. Competitive strategies depend on the country’s stage of economic development. Industrial Parks and Special Economic Zones will foster a catch-up strategy in less developed countries, while innovation districts will accelerate innovation in already developed economies. The countries in the ASEAN have widely adopted economic zones. It is estimated in this paper that Continue lendo

Industry 4.0 and the industrial Internet of Things: A perfect fit for the modern free zone

Industry 4.0 and the industrial Internet of Things: A perfect fit for the modern free zone

2 minutos Industry 4.0 has arrived, and it is reshaping the relationship between manufacturers, digital systems, and skilled and unskilled workers.  Also known as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is the fusion of automation technologies, such as artificial intelligence-driven machine learning and data exchange, with advanced manufacturing technologies such as robotics.  It includes cyber-physical systems, the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine communications, and cloud computing. The concept of industry 4.0 was developed in Germany; the “4.0” is a nod to previous revolutionary industrial Continue lendo

Shenzhen: O  Vale do Silício chinês

Shenzhen: O Vale do Silício chinês

12 minutos Há 20 anos, o jovem Hu Chao deixava seu vilarejo na província de Henan, no norte da China — como milhões ainda fazem —, em busca de uma vida melhor no Sul, mais abastado. Mudou-se para Shenzhen, cidade portuária. Era a primeira Zona Econômica Especial (ZEE) do país. Hoje é um dos símbolos das reformas e da abertura econômica promovidas em 1978 pelo então presidente Deng Xiaoping. O aniversário de quatro décadas tem sido alardeado pelo governo chinês, que acaba de anunciar Continue lendo

Paraguay free trade zones and other tax incentives of Paraguay

Paraguay free trade zones and other tax incentives of Paraguay

3 minutos In Paraguay, the most obvious tax incentive is the Maquila, but the Free Trade Zones also offer significant tax incentives for all types of commercial, industrial and service operations. The “duty-free tax” rate in the Paraguayan Free Trade Zones is only 0,5%. The tax exemption in the Free Trade Zones applies to the companies formed in the DFZs (duty-free zones, the same as the Free Trade Zones) and the remittance of profits or dividends to third countries. The Free Trade Zone companies also Continue lendo