Free trade zones in Bahrain, along with developing legislation to expedite the settlement of legal cases, were among key recommendations reached yesterday during a high-profile
conference. Promoting the establishment of projects that enhance the tourism sector in Bahrain were also among the recommendations highlighted at the Economic Recovery
Forum. Learn more.
Curaçao could, through its Free Zones, profit and ignite economic activities that will contribute to the economic wellbeing plus employment but Curaçao needs to take some
concrete action. Renowned experts on Free Zones in the region and the world gave their insight about how Free Zones are enabling development in the world but closer to
home too. Learn more.
The Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZA) has said the special economic zones in the country are not used for tax evasion but a source of gaining more revenue through
custom duties and VAT than Corporate Income Tax. Learn more.
The Japanese delegation expressed confidence in the business-friendly policies of the government of Premier Shehbaz Sharif. “They showed keen interest in increasing Japanese investment in automobile, food processing, renewable energy, textile, communication, SEZs, and auto parts manufacturing sectors,” said an official statement. Learn more.
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has partnered with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to promote the creation of economic zones in ancestral
domains and lands to spur development in the countryside. Learn more.
UNCTAD in collaboration with African Union and German corporations has organized a two-day workshop on the contribution of Special Economic Zones (SEZs). The symposium
is to boost economic diversification in Africa in the context of AfCFTA. Learn more.
Speakers at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Industry (UNCTAD) workshop have indicated that Special Economic Zones (SEZ) are crucial for pushing Africa's industrialization agenda in the context of the AfCFTA. Learn more.
Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec agreed to invest $5 billion in the Middle East’s biggest port and two industrial zones, according to a statement Monday. Other long-term
investors will have the opportunity to acquire additional stakes for as much as $3 billion by the end of the year. Learn more.
Three industrial units have been inaugurated in the newly established Ghazi Economic Zone (GEZ) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Two pharmaceutical units and one packaging unit were
inaugurated by the Special Assistant to Chief Minister (SACM) on Industries and Investment, Abdul Karim Khan Tordher, the other day. Learn more.
Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) participated in the Mediterranean and Africa Special Economic Zones Summit in Spain, which was held between May 31 and June 2. The Summit came in
line with the MedaLogistics Week, which was part of SIL Barcelona. Learn more.
This is about the YAZAKI company, which operates with Japanese and North American capital; with an investment of $160 million, this company will begin operations in Puerta
del Istmo Special Public Economic Development Zone -ZDEEP-. This is located in Pajapita, San Marcos, and will create 1000 new jobs in the first stage. Learn more.
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Creation of special economic zones strategic in expanding the economy - GFZA
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