Notícias

Le gouvernement acte l’extension de la zone franche «Tanger Automotive City»

Le gouvernement acte l’extension de la zone franche «Tanger Automotive City»

1 minuto Le Conseil de gouvernement a adopté, jeudi à Rabat, le projet de décret 2.19.744 modifiant le décret 2.10.337 relatif l’extension de la zone franche Tanger Automotive City. Présenté par Moulay Hafid Elalamy, ministre de l’Industrie, de l’investissement, du commerce et de l’économie numérique, le projet de décret prévoit d’étendre la superficie de la zone franche à 517 ha au lieu de 178 ha actuellement. Cette extension vient répondre à la forte demande en foncier industriel au niveau de la zone franche d’exportation Continue lendo

Vietnam ponders easing casino investment requirements in special economic zones

Vietnam ponders easing casino investment requirements in special economic zones

1 minuto Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) is considering easing the minimum capital requirements for foreign casino investors in order to boost investment into the nation’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ). According to local news outlet VN Express, the MoF has put a proposal to the Prime Minister that would allow any capital allocated to other projects within SEZs, including infrastructure contributions, to be included in minimum investment calculations as a means of making life easier for investors. Current regulations require a minimum investment of US$2 Continue lendo

Uberaba avança em tratativas da ZPE com o Governo Federal

Uberaba avança em tratativas da ZPE com o Governo Federal

1 minuto A Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) de Uberaba estará em pauta na próxima reunião do Conselho Nacional das Zonas de Processamento de Exportação (CNZPE), prevista para ocorrer até o final do mês de setembro em Brasília. A reunião é importante e decisiva já que Uberaba espera desde março a votação do novo pedido de prazo para as obras de infraestrutura. O secretário de Desenvolvimento Econômico, Turismo e Inovação de Uberaba, José Renato Gomes informa que será protocolado na segunda-feira (9) o Continue lendo

South Africa seeks to lure Chinese investment in special economic zones

South Africa seeks to lure Chinese investment in special economic zones

1 minuto South African government officials will this week go to China to showcase investment opportunities in the African country’s special economic zones (SEZs). The South African Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Fikile Majola said Monday they will hold the special economic zones roadshow in China’s Chengdu city on Sept. 5-6. “The Special Economic Zones Program has now entered a full implementation phase, with designated SEZs continuing to show a positive progress in terms of the number of investors operating in the zones,” Continue lendo

Transnational corporations: special issue on special economic zones

Transnational corporations: special issue on special economic zones

1 minuto Volume 26 number 2 of the Transnational Corporations journal is a special issue dedicated to special economic zones (SEZs) and their potential as vehicles for development. The issue grew out of research and background papers that fed into UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2019, the thematic focus of which was SEZs.  In compiling this issue, we sought to contextualize the emergence of SEZs, their evolution, and the associated policy trajectories that underpin them. This introductory paper amalgamates observations from the broader academic literature, Continue lendo