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Empresarios del mundo apuestan por la Zona Especial de Desarrollo Mariel

Empresarios del mundo apuestan por la Zona Especial de Desarrollo Mariel

1 minuto Con una posición privilegiada al oeste de La Habana, la Zona Especial de Desarrollo Mariel avanza poco a poco en el propósito de ser “referente regional en la captación de capital extranjero”. Hasta la fecha 33 usuarios han sido aprobados en este importante enclave económico, cuyas producciones y servicios se destinarán al mercado interno o la exportación. Lo que hasta hace poco más de cuatro años eran terrenos vírgenes abrazados a la costa norte del Mariel, hoy se transforman en perfectas planicies Continue lendo

Free zone outlooks

Free zone outlooks

4 minutos The free zone model worldwide has arrived at a critical moment.  The interest of governments and development blocs in promoting regional free trade is booming, countries with single product or otherwise undiversified economies are looking for alternative routes to growth, and international companies are looking to maximise their geographic and logistical advantages to access new markets. In the face of volatility in petrochemicals and other commodities markets, models that will produce value chains for raw materials, provide sustainable employment, and integrate countries Continue lendo

As Trump moves to erect trade barriers, ‘foreign trade zones’ aim to take them down

As Trump moves to erect trade barriers, ‘foreign trade zones’ aim to take them down

10 minutos Simon, Colo. This tiny truck-stop town, 90 miles southeast of Denver and home to fewer than 2,000 people, is flanked on all sides by endless, undulating hills. Limon’s busiest areas are its two interstate exits, where truckers and road-trippers pull over to grab gas or fast food. There’s no major airport here, nor are there big companies that depend on international trade. Yet civil leaders believe they can boost the local economy by thinking big: Limon recently set up its own foreign Continue lendo

An Introduction to the free trade zones in Iran

An Introduction to the free trade zones in Iran

2 minutos A free-trade zone (FTZ) is a subgroup of special economic zone, which can be either a port or a non-port area. In this region, there are special customs regulations with many advantages for trade. According to World Bank, definition free trade zones are “small, fenced-in, duty-free areas, offering warehousing, storage, and distribution facilities for trade, transshipment, and re-export operations.” Though this a traditional definition and nowadays there are more and more free zones focus on service industries, almost all trade zones in Continue lendo

Os incentivos fiscais e as zonas de processamento de exportação: sua relação com o Acordo sobre Subsídios e Medidas Compensatórias da Organização Mundial do Comércio

Os incentivos fiscais e as zonas de processamento de exportação: sua relação com o Acordo sobre Subsídios e Medidas Compensatórias da Organização Mundial do Comércio

menos de 1 minuto As Zonas de Processamento de Exportação surgiram por volta da década dos anos 1950 com o intuito de promover o desenvolvimento econômico e social dos países. Constituem áreas reservadas para a indústria exportadora, a qual, por meio da concessão de benefícios fiscais, pode expandir suas vendas, podendo concorrer em patamar de igualdade no cenário mundial. Ocorre que, com o surgimento da Organização Mundial do Comércio, os benefícios fiscais ficaram limitados, principalmente, devido ao Acordo sobre Subsídios e Medidas Compensatórias, o Continue lendo