Bolsonaro dispensa empresas em ZPEs de cota mínima de exportação de oxigênio

Bolsonaro dispensa empresas em ZPEs de cota mínima de exportação de oxigênio

1 minuto O Poder Executivo enviou à Câmara dos Deputados a Medida Provisória 1033/21, que dispensa as empresas produtoras de oxigênio medicinal localizadas em zonas de processamento de exportação (ZPEs) de ter 80% de seu faturamento anual com vendas para o mercado externo. A dispensa vale para 2021. O oxigênio é um dos principais insumos médicos usados nos hospitais para tratar casos graves de Covid-19. O governo informou, por meio de nota, que a medida tem como objetivo permitir que as empresas autorizadas a Leia mais

Dubai’s DMCC free zone attracts over 2,000 new companies in 2020

Dubai’s DMCC free zone attracts over 2,000 new companies in 2020

1 minuto More than 2,000 new companies have signed up for a license at the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) free zone in 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19. The figure is the highest in the last five years.  The free zone said 2,025 companies have joined, benefiting from a series of new incentives rolled out after the start of the pandemic. “We surpassed 18,000 member companies, broke company registration records while launching new initiatives and progressing on time with flagship projects,” DMCC chairman Leia mais

Saudi Arabia’s location, resources give special economic zones competitive edge

Saudi Arabia’s location, resources give special economic zones competitive edge

1 minuto Saudi Minister of Commerce Majid Al-Qasabi, said that promoting the special economic zones is an integral part of the economic transformation plan within Vision 2030, especially as the Kingdom’s prime location as a link between three continents, besides its abundance of natural and human resources, give these zones a competitive edge. The Kingdom is currently planning for the establishment of special economic zones for major competitive industries and services, using a multi-sector approach that combines between the relevant government agencies, local authorities Leia mais

Naples port to focus on tourism and special economic zones

Naples port to focus on tourism and special economic zones

1 minuto The doubling of the capacity of the Suez Canal “creates a great deal of opportunities for the Mediterranean, including Naples, but the city’s nature tends towards tourism and I do not think millions of containers can transit through here”, the new head of the Central Tyrrhenian Port Network Authority Andrea Annunziata said. “The (southern Italian) port that could act as a hub – through which millions of containers resulting from the doubling of the Suez Canal capacity could transit – is Gioia Leia mais

New Ford South Africa Special Economic Zone to generate 8,500 jobs

New Ford South Africa Special Economic Zone to generate 8,500 jobs

1 minuto Ford South Africa and various other suppliers began construction on the new Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone near the automaker’s headquarters in the capital of Pretoria last November. Now, the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition has received some updates on the project, which include some promising economic impacts. According to the department, the new Special Economic Zone is expected to create 8,500 jobs, 70 percent of which will go to local residents in Mamelodi and surrounding areas. The zone, which will Leia mais

Two new economic zones to attract US$19.3 bln investment. Indonesia.

Two new economic zones to attract US$19.3 bln investment. Indonesia.

2 minutos The Indonesian government has projected that two new special economic zones (SEZ) in West and East Java would attract US$19.3 billion in investments, and thus support the business ecosystem in those regions. The new economic zones are Lido in West Java and Java Integrated Industrial and Port Estate (JIIPE) in Gresik, East Java. “The Lido special economic zone is expected to be able to boost tourism in Indonesia. The result must be clear, tourists to West Java must also be of international Leia mais

More than 30 UK bidders ready to pursue 10 freeport zones

More than 30 UK bidders ready to pursue 10 freeport zones

3 minutos At least 30 ports and airports around the UK are considering bids for just 10 slots to become freeports — special economic zones that will benefit from lower taxes — which were presented by Brexiters as a benefit of leaving the EU. The level of interest will come as a boost to Boris Johnson, who has hailed freeports as a key tool in the UK prime minister’s “levelling-up” agenda aimed at tackling regional inequality. The deadline for bids in England is Friday Leia mais

Conselho Nacional autoriza venda de 100% das ações da ZPE do Acre para capital estrangeiro

Conselho Nacional autoriza venda de 100% das ações da ZPE do Acre para capital estrangeiro

1 minuto Publicada na edição desta segunda-feira (1), a resolução número 1 do Conselho Nacional das Zonas de Processamento de Exportação (CZPE) autoriza processo de venda da totalidade das ações da empresa administradora da Zona de Processamento de Exportação (ZPE) do Acre, implantada no município de Senador Guiomard. Sintética, a resolução diz em seu artigo 1º: “O Governo do Estado do Acre fica autorizado a realizar processo de venda da totalidade das ações da Administradora da Zona de Processamento de Exportação do Acre S/A Leia mais

Prefeito de Ilhéus se reuniu com representantes do BID e ZPE Bahia nesta sexta-feira (29)

Prefeito de Ilhéus se reuniu com representantes do BID e ZPE Bahia nesta sexta-feira (29)

1 minuto O prefeito Mário Alexandre reuniu-se com o consultor do Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID) e representantes da Zona de Processamento e Exportação Bahia (ZPE) na noite desta sexta-feira (29), para discutir uma proposta de geração de energia solar para o município de Ilhéus, via parceria público privada. Outras possibilidades de investimentos foram apresentadas ao município, nas áreas de água e saneamento básico. “O projeto demonstra o interesse não só do empresariado do nosso Estado e do Brasil, mas também do mundo. Ou Leia mais

Special Free Economic Zones in the European Union

Special Free Economic Zones in the European Union

2 minutos Many countries around the world have set up free trade and economic zones as a way to accelerate the economic development of regions, manage post-industrial property and infrastructure, create new jobs and attract foreign investors. Only few European Union member states have Special Free Economic Zones inside the World’s biggest trading block and single market. According to the number of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) operating in the country, Lithuania is the third in the Western world, after the United States of America Leia mais