World FZO Outlook Report 2020

World FZO Outlook Report 2020

3 minutos 2020 began on a note of cautious optimism, with international institutions predicting an uptick in growth. The reality was starkly different. The Covid-19 virus spread across the world and brought in its wake uncertainty, fear and disruption on a scale not seen for generations. In recent weeks, this global pandemic has affected our entire lives, and more specifically, our livelihoods.  Forced to react, governments have taken drastic measures to quell the spread of this disease. Lockdowns, air travel embargos, and emergency stimulus Continue lendo

Special Economic Zones seek relief package to boost exports, jobs amid coronavirus lockdown

Special Economic Zones seek relief package to boost exports, jobs amid coronavirus lockdown

1 minuto Apex body for promotion of special economic zones EPCES has sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an incentive package for the sector, which is facing challenges due to the lockdown on account of Covid-19 outbreak. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Export Promotion Council for SEZs and EOUs Vice Chairman Bhuvnesh Seth said the pandemic has severely impacted the sector with more than 50 per cent loss of export orders. He said that liquidity too is badly hit on Continue lendo

Leveraging a new generation of industrial parks and zones for inclusive and sustainable development – strategic framework

Leveraging a new generation of industrial parks and zones for inclusive and sustainable development – strategic framework

3 minutos UNIDO was among the first development agencies to define guidelines for the establishment of industrial parks in the 1990s.In the 2000s, several UNIDO publications addressed the issue of industrial parks such as UNIDO Industrial Development Report 2002/2003: Competing through Innovation and Learning and Industrial Development Report 2009: Breaking In and Moving Up: New Industrial Challenges for the Bottom Billion and the Middle- Income Countries.  A series of regional conferences on industrial parks were held from 2010 to 2015 in Azerbaijan, Slovenia and Belarus and led Continue lendo

Over 280 units in SEZs operational to manufacture pharmaceuticals, hospital devices

Over 280 units in SEZs operational to manufacture pharmaceuticals, hospital devices

menos de 1 minuto More than 280 units engaged in manufacturing essential items like pharmaceuticals and hospital devices at special economic zones are operational amid countrywide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the government said. Besides, more than 1,900 IT and IT-enable service units have been facilitated to enable their employees to work from home. “All development commissioners are closely coordinating with the units for their smooth functioning while ensuring that all necessary precautions of workplace safety including social distancing are Continue lendo

China abrirá novas zonas piloto integradas de e-commerce transfronteiriço para estabilizar comércio exterior e investimento

China abrirá novas zonas piloto integradas de e-commerce transfronteiriço para estabilizar comércio exterior e investimento

4 minutos A China estabelecerá 46 novas zonas piloto integradas para o comércio eletrônico transfronteiriço, além de apoiar o comércio do processamento com novos passos e realizar a Feira de Cantão online, para manter estáveis o comércio exterior e o investimento estrangeiro em meio à epidemia, de acordo com a reunião executiva do Conselho de Estado presidida pelo premiê Li Keqiang na terça-feira. As vendas no varejo dos negócios de comércio eletrônico transfronteiriço na China atingiram 186,21 bilhões de yuans (US$ 26,25 bilhões) em Continue lendo