Uruguay allows free trade zone workers to work remotely in light of COVID-19

Uruguay allows free trade zone workers to work remotely in light of COVID-19

menos de 1 minuto The Uruguayan Director of Free Trade Zone Area issued a resolution to allow free trade zone (FTZ) workers to work remotely to stem the spread of COVID-19. FTZ workers are allowed to work remotely from March 16, 2020 to March 30, 2020. Usually, companies located in FTZs must undertake all of their activities within the FTZ to access the tax and customs benefits granted under the FTZ regime. Under the resolution, companies may have their workers work remotely without losing Continue lendo

ZPE Ceará tem operação mantida e implanta medidas de prevenção ao coronavírus

ZPE Ceará tem operação mantida e implanta medidas de prevenção ao coronavírus

1 minuto A zona de processamento de exportação em funcionamento no estado do Ceará passa a adotar importantes medidas de combate ao novo coronavírus (Covid-19) após deliberação do Comitê de Gestão de Crises do Complexo do Pecém, o qual a ZPE Ceará faz parte. “A ZPE Ceará adotou novas medidas de segurança para tornar ainda mais rigoroso o controle quanto ao trânsito operacional em todo o seu perímetro. O objetivo é manter todas as atividades das empresas instaladas na área da nossa zona de Continue lendo

Medidas aduaneras para el teletrabajo en empresas de Zona Franca – Costa Rica

Medidas aduaneras para el teletrabajo en empresas de Zona Franca – Costa Rica

1 minuto La Dirección General de Aduanas, mediante circular del 19 de marzo, emitió los criterios aplicables para el traslado de activos fuera del área autorizada para las empresas del Régimen de Zonas Francas, con el fin de facilitar la realización de teletrabajo por parte de sus colaboradores durante la situación de emergencia sanitaria que enfrenta el país. Los lineamientos aplicables son los siguientes: ·  En primer lugar, se autoriza por parte de la Autoridad Aduanera, el traslado fuera del área productiva, de equipo de Continue lendo

Workers in free trade zones fear eventual quarantine – Nicaragua

Workers in free trade zones fear eventual quarantine – Nicaragua

2 minutos Among the workers in companies that operate within the free trade zones and the sea of vendors, motorcycle taxis, and payday lenders that orbit around them, there’s a mix of acceptance and resignation before the possibility of a quarantine being declared. Raquel Rodriguez, a lender, already had her face mask ready even before the official reports of the first confirmed infection. She states: “from this moment, we’re feeling” the effects of the health crisis on the economy. In her case, it’s because “many of Continue lendo

Business incentives in the special economic zones of Panama

Business incentives in the special economic zones of Panama

menos de 1 minuto Panama has one of the strongest and stable economies of Central America. According to the World Bank, Panama ranks as the second-fastest growing economy in the Caribbean and Latin America with a forecasted growth of 3.7% in 2020. This consistent growth supports increasing business confidence in establishing a company in Panama. If your business is related to import and export goods, Panama is the country you’re looking for to start expanding. Panama supports a number of special economic zones that offer wide-ranging Continue lendo