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The BRI to foster confidence in economic cooperation

A Chinese engineer (right) from the Beijing-based China Construction Second Engineering Bureau gives instructions to a local worker at a construction site for a bulk water supply pipeline in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020. [Provided to China Daily] China’s unwavering efforts to promote the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative will give the international […]

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Tajikistan Offers Malaysian Logistics, Trade Hub in Free Zones | Daily Express Online

Tajikistan Offers Malaysian Logistics, Trade Hub in Free Zones Published on: Saturday March 12, 2022 By: Bernama Text size: Ambassador of Tajikistan to Malaysia Ardasher Qodiri (Credit: Embassy of Tajikistan to Malaysia) / Bernama Kuala Lumpur: The Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan has proposed that Malaysian businessmen use the country’s Free Economic Zones (FEZ) to […]

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State exports to the UAE should be encouraged

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Under the recently concluded Free Trade Agreement between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to promote the state’s exports to the country, exporters will be briefed on the bulk of exports and the how exports can easily be made under the agreement. A workshop is jointly organized by the Associated Chamber […]

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NEPZA promises a wider corridor for female investors

For the first time in 2022, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wielded the big stick and debited Zenith Bank Plc, Providus Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited and 11 other banks the sum of N356.1 billion. for failing to meet its 27.5% cash reserve requirement (CRR).The new debit, according to The Tide’s source, […]

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Dala Dry Port and the North’s Economic Boom – By: . .

By Mohammad Garba Jhe Dala Inland Dry Port (DIDP), which Kano residents had dreamed of for years and had been in the works for 20 years before the arrival of the current administration, will be delivered in the second quarter of this year. As a clear indication that the project is off to a positive […]

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With comments like this, no wonder we lack national self-esteem

He was quoted in The National in response to Nicola Benedetti’s wonderful nomination as the first Scotsman and first female director of the Edinburgh International Festival: “In many ways she reflects the spirit of this festival, internationally recognized and respected but Scottish at heart. …” (Benedetti will be the first Scottish director of the Edinburgh […]

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Free trade zone manufacturers warn of $4 billion export loss

Only Katunayake EPZ is exempt from power cuts while 14 other areas are in the dark Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association says failure to supply electricity and power will impact exports, the only stable source of foreign currency FTZMA secretary Dhammika Fernando said the shutdown of the economy would be inevitable […]

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Commerce Minister clarifies N7.9trn capital cost allowance certificates

Jhe Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otumba Niyi Adebayo, has pleaded with the House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee to give him more time to meet with his officials on issues concerning certificates of depreciation granted to companies between 2017 and 2021. He made the plea when he appeared before the committee during the […]

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Yangshan Port in Shanghai Strives to Build World-Class Terminals | Kathmandu Grandstand

By Liu Shi’an, Xie Weiqun, People’s Daily Yangshan Deepwater Port, as part of Shanghai Port, is a witness to China’s firm opening-up measures. As a major international shipping hub, the small port carries enormous energy. Port of Shanghai’s container throughput exceeded 47 million 20-foot equivalent units in 2021, ranking first in the world for 12 […]

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NEPZA congratulates FG as Calabar Free Trade Zone regains steady power supply – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

The Chief Executive of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba has commended the Federal Government for restoring regular power supply to the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ). A statement released Friday by the Authority’s head of corporate communications, Martins Odeh, said the CFTZ had suffered from 20 years of epileptic power […]

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Alignment with high-level global trade rules highlighted

Maersk Sofia, a container ship currently sailing under the flag of Singapore, docks at the Dapukou Container Terminal of Ningbo Zhoushan Port in Zhejiang province on February 2. (Photo by YAO FENG/FOR CHINA DAILY) China is likely to take a more proactive approach to aligning itself with high-level international economic and trade rules, as well […]

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S. Korea, Indonesia agree to cooperate in mineral, electric car supply chains

SEOUL, 22 Feb. (Yonhap) — South Korea and Indonesia on Tuesday agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in key mineral supply chains and the electric car sector, Seoul’s industry ministry said. The two sides signed a total of five memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the issues during an economic cooperation committee meeting held in Jakarta earlier […]

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CPI inflation in India has probably peaked; should moderate in February

As a result, India’s main inflation gauge – the Consumer Price Index (CPI) – which indicates that retail price inflation has jumped on a sequential as well as year-on-year basis. ‘other. The index rose to 6.01% last month, from 5.66% in December 2021 and 4.06% recorded in January 2021. As a result, the retail inflation […]

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Peza targets 6% investment growth in 2022 and joins World Free Zones

AFTER recording solid growth last year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) is targeting 6% investment growth this year. “Despite the pandemic that has slowed us down for two years, Peza is grateful for the continued support of our partner locators and investors. Now that the Philippines is achieving herd immunity […]

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A country where you have to jump hoops for little things

For all the oft-vaunted claims of the promise of the digital revolution, its most obvious dividends must surely be the reduction of friction in dealing with India’s prying bureaucracy. And for the most part, from paying income tax to receiving vaccine certification, India is no longer the country it used to be. But the capacity […]

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Bangladesh offers free or preferential trade deal to Canada: FM Momen

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister has expressed Bangladesh’s willingness to enter into a Free or Preferential Trade Agreement (FTA) with Canada. He made the statement during a virtual meeting between Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen MP and Canadian Minister for International Development Harjit Sajjan on February 14, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the […]

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Gulfood 2022: For industrial hubs and free zones in the UAE, the food sector is more than a need

Dubai: Free zones and industrial hubs in the UAE are giving the food sector the highest priority – and the results are starting to show. The industrial city of Dubai last year reported an 11% increase in rentals to food companies wishing to set up a manufacturing base there. This includes additional space for the […]

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Visualization of countries by their largest trading partner (1960-2020)

Amid supply chain issues and inflated shipping costs, global trade continued to grow last year, reaching around $28 trillion in 2021. 23% increase over the previous year. Which countries are the central nodes of the global trade network? Although China is currently the world’s largest trading partner, this has not always been the case. This […]

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Wizards Eliminated in Last Match Before Trade Deadline

In their final game before the NBA’s trade deadline on Feb. 10, the Washington Wizards delivered a strong closing argument to tear up the roster. They were up to 35 points behind the Miami Heat in the second half before a timely “comeback” reduced the final margin to “just” 21 points. Team president Tommy Sheppard […]

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Insufficient cotton production despite a huge market

Cotton production in Bangladesh has been low as farmers prefer other cash crops to white fiber, completely missing out on at least a $3 billion domestic market. The country only managed to produce 1.77 lakh bales of cotton last year, which was insufficient to meet the demand of a single mill. For all the latest […]

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Flushing Organization Launches Hate Free Zone Campaign to Combat Anti-Asian Violence – QNS.com

In light of the increase in anti-Asian attacks in New York, the MinKwon Center for Community Action, in partnership with the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations, launched a new campaign on Thursday, February 4 to creating safe spaces in the community, in addition to organizing “Know Your Rights” sessions on immigration, […]

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Pak PM Khan departs for Beijing to attend Winter Olympics ceremony and meet with Chinese leaders

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan traveled to China on Thursday for a four-day official visit to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Beijing and meet with the country’s top leaders, including the President Xi Jinping. Khan’s visit marks the culmination of celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations […]

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SuperyachtNews.com – Business – Year of the Tiger

It’s no secret that the superyacht market in general has struggled to convert the growing UHNW population into superyacht owners and perhaps nowhere is this more telling than in China. . With a booming UHNW population and a relatively intact superyacht market, compared to major buying hubs, China has long been assumed to represent the […]

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UK and E Timor plan to forge ties

The Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), Sok Chenda Sophea, during the meeting on Thursday. CDC The enactment of the new investment law, together with the success of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign, is creating an ever-growing pool of rewarding investment opportunities in the Kingdom, according to the secretary general of […]

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Qatar and Colorado to expand economic partnerships: officials

Mohammed Barakat, USQBC’s chief executive and board treasurer, and Fahad Al Dosari, Qatar’s commercial attaché to the United States, during a meeting with Michael Hancock, mayor of Denver, United States, on Thursday . Doha: The United States-Qatar Business Council (USQBC), Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce and World Trade Center Denver collaborated on Thursday on a […]

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Efforts aim to boost Arab exports to Russia

The Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman) has expressed its readiness to enhance trade and investment cooperation between the Arab States and Russia through its various insurance services, information and research. This emerged from a worksheet presented by Head of Research and Publishing Unit Ahmed Eldabaa on behalf of Dhaman Managing Director Abdullah […]

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gBETA Opportunity Zone Capital Accelerator Announces Inaugural Cohort

DENVER, CO- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and a nationally-ranked startup accelerator generator today announced the five companies selected for its first cohort for the gBETA Opportunity Zone Capital Accelerator program. The selected companies represent a wide variety of industries and verticals across the state of Colorado, from the San […]

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Eat globally

Charlotte Janssens thinks it can. An agricultural trade researcher at the Belgian University of Leuven, she has created dozens of global maps of food production, studying how it would change under multiple combinations of climate change predictions and future trade regimes. His maps revealed that more extreme climate change will lead to a significant drop […]

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Uganda’s EPZ revenue hits record $1.2 billion

By TOM ANGURINI Uganda’s revenue from export processing zones hit a record high of $1.2 billion in 2020, up from $154 million the previous year, a new report has revealed. The Uganda Free Zones Authority report shows that for two consecutive years, semi-processed gold has been the driving force behind exports, accounting for 93% of […]

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Special economic zones compromised by poor infrastructure

This government’s failure to put in place basic requirements to successfully attract investors threatens to sabotage the government’s stated intentions for special economic zones (SEZs), says Oropouche West MP Davendranath Tancoo. MP Tancoo, speaking in Parliament yesterday, noted that while other countries around the world have been able to derive substantial benefits from the establishment […]

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Thailand and Bangladesh can benefit from growing trade ties – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Bangladesh believes that Thailand is a reliable and credible partner and friend because Bangladesh has had strong bilateral relations with Thailand since independence. Both Bangladesh and Thailand share a common regional platform like BIMSTEC. Trade relations between Bangladesh and Thailand have been very strong in recent years, especially in the field of raw materials. As […]

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The EU remains a very potential importer of Vietnamese rice

VIETNAM, January 17 – Visitors at the 5th Việt Nam Rice Festivals in the southern province of Vĩnh Long earlier this month. — Photo VNA/VNS Lê Thúy Hằng HÀ NỘI — With stable and high demand for specialty rice from Asia, the European Union (EU) remains a high-potential market for rice exporters from Việt Nam, […]

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Somaliland resists Chinese influence in Africa as it seeks…

(MENAFN – SomTribune) The self-declared state of Somaliland seeks recognition from the United States as it presents itself as a counterweight to Chinese influence in the Horn of Africa. Calls are mounting for Washington to set up a representative office in Somaliland, which hosted a delegation of congressional staff in its capital Hargeisa in mid-December. […]

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FDI inflows into China hit record high in 2021_英语频道_央视网(cctv.com)

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — In a year the pandemic has continued to wreak havoc on the global economy, global investors have cast more votes of confidence to invest in China as direct investment (FDI) in the country has peaked. record high. FDI into the Chinese mainland, actually utilized, rose 14.9 percent year on year […]

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FAA lists 50 airports with temporary buffer zones blocking new 5G signals

A JetBlue aircraft prepares for take off with downtown New York City in the background. James Martin / CNET The Federal Aviation Administration has released a list of airports that will have temporary buffer zones around them that prohibit new 5G coverage is expected to go live later in January for a six-month period. Meanwhile, […]

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How Dubai’s tax laws attract both businesses and talent – business & finance

[ad_1] KARACHI: Dubai’s tax laws are not only aimed at promoting investment, but also attracting top talent, leaving room for tax optimization that can help redirect finances to research and development as well as expansion, according to experts. There are many factors that attract business, and therefore talent, to Dubai and arguably the most important […]

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US FAA details 50 airports that will have 5G buffer zones

[ad_1] A Verizon contract team installs 5G telecommunications equipment on a tower in Orem, Utah, U.S. December 3, 2019. Photo taken December 3, 2019. REUTERS / George Frey / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register now WASHINGTON, Jan.7 (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday unveiled a […]

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Cheikh Ahmed appoints the DIEZ management team

[ad_1] Amna Lootah and Dr Juma Al Matrooshi have been appointed respectively general managers of the Dubai Airport Free Zone and the Dubai Silicon Oasis by Sheikh Ahmed. Image credit: photo provided Dubai: A new management team of the Authority of Integrated Economic Zones of Dubai was appointed Thursday by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al […]

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APC Aspiring President Unveils Program, Says MDAs To Use Used Cars Locally

[ad_1] From Fred Itua, Abuja All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential contender Moses Ayom said the World Bank’s current record of $ 26.2 billion in annual economic losses for Nigeria due to lack of access to electricity may be reversed through committed political leadership Ayom, who is the first CPA member to run for president ahead […]

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Defeat and refine the sensitivities of Nigerian free zones

[ad_1] Gradually, but steadily, the bombastic accounts of the acclaimed underperformance of Nigeria’s FTZ concept over the past 29 years of its adoption to spur the country’s industrialization have been erased by a new generation of data scientists using the latest digital infrastructure. to capture, analyze and measure the contributions of this concept to the […]

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THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS COMPANIES OFFER BENEFITS TO THOSE OPERATING IN FTAs

[ad_1] Businesses involved in importing global products to the United States and considering the use of a Foreign Trade Zone (FTA) in their operations may want to consult with a third-party logistics company for an in-depth review of access to a free zone. can mean to them and what a 3PL could offer in terms […]

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Belt & Road Weekly Investor Intelligence # 61

[ad_1] We examine the profound differences between China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the US ‘Building a Better World’ initiative, examine how non-RCEP states can still access the larger free zone. exchange, let’s take a look at the latest easing in the areas of foreign investment allowed in China. , take a tour along the […]

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Export of bicycles grossed $ 500 million in ten months

[ad_1] Cambodian bicycle makers pulled $ 514 million from exports from January to October of this year, a 21% year-over-year increase, according to a Commerce Ministry report. The main markets for Kingdom’s bikes are the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, China, ASEAN countries, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, Czech Republic, Italy, Colombia, […]

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Latin America shouldn’t be the ‘backyard’ where US plastic waste is thrown, activists say

[ad_1] Latin America does not want plastic waste from the United States. As data shows US plastic exports to some countries in the region more than doubled in 2020, more than 70 organizations around the world have called for an end to the trade and for the US to deal with its own waste. . […]

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Chinese delegation visits Qatar free zones; discusses opportunities for bilateral cooperation with QFZA

[ad_1] HE Minister of State Ahmad al-Sayed, who is also Chairman of the Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA), recently received a Chinese business delegation visiting Qatar free zones. Al-Sayed was joined by senior QFZA management to welcome visitors. The Chinese delegation was led by Zhou Jian, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the […]

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What do global minimum tax rules mean for corporate tax policies?

[ad_1] Today, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released Model Rules for the Global Minimum Tax (also known as Pillar 2). These rules are designed to apply to multinational companies whose aggregate turnover exceeds 750 million euros and impose a minimum effective tax rate of 15% on the profits of such companies. In […]

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Potential $ 10 Billion Opportunity in UAE DP World to Expand Industry Presence: Goyal

[ad_1] New Delhi, December 18 (UNI) The Jebel Ali (Jafza) Free Zone in Dubai, one of the world’s leading free trade zones, offers Indian industry a potential $ 10 billion opportunity to expand its global presence by leveraging trade platforms and infrastructure offered by the UAE as India and UAE step up economic cooperation ahead […]

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Why is 2022 the perfect time to invest?

[ad_1] Vietnam offers favorable conditions for foreign investors for many reasons: strategic location, abundant workforce with competitive labor costs and a relatively open environment for FDI to name a few- a few. However, the pandemic outbreak during the summer months of 2021 with heavy restrictions and supply chain disruptions has led to uncertainties; thus, foreign […]

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China to lower import tariffs to support a new development model

[ad_1] A construction site at Zhoushan Port in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Province, October 26, 2021. Official data showed that the port’s cargo throughput amounted to 923 million tons during from the first nine months of this year, up 4.1% over the same period last year. . Photo: cnsphoto China will reduce or cancel tariffs […]

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Defusing tensions, forming a “strategic partnership” with neighbors is a priority: Iran’s security ch

[ad_1] TEHRAN – In a meeting with the Iranian ambassador to neighboring countries and border governors on Monday afternoon, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said that “defuse tensions” and allay all concerns and establishing a “strategic partnership” with neighbors are among Iran’s priorities. Shamkhani also said Iran seeks comprehensive economic, defensive […]

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Busy container ports herald China’s robust foreign trade

[ad_1] BEIJING – China’s container shipping industry has seen steady growth this year amid headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic and container shortages, indicating the strength of foreign trade and the country’s economic resilience. Cargo throughput at Chinese ports totaled 12.87 billion metric tons in the first 10 months, up 7.8% year-on-year. During the period, container […]

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Persistent openness, the best manifestation of China’s commitment to the WTO

[ad_1] CHENG WANDONG / FOR CHINA DAILY China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) 20 years ago has proven to be a watershed economic event of the 21st century, changing the political-economic landscape not only of China but also of the world in his outfit. China’s continued openness is the best way to celebrate […]

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DP World supply chain to invest Rs 10,000 crore in Gujarat

[ad_1] Global supply chain solutions company DP World said on Wednesday it was looking to invest Rs 10,000 crore in developing logistics infrastructure in Gujarat. Addressing the Vibrant Gujarat roadshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates where the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel was present, Rizwan Soomar, CEO and Managing Director (subcontinent) of DP World, […]

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UAE working week will change from Monday to Friday

[ad_1] The official working week in the United Arab Emirates is changed from Monday to Friday. The change will bring the Islamic nation, which is home to large financial institutions, in line with Western timetables. The decision, which is due to go into effect next month, makes the Arab Gulf state, home to Abu Dhabi […]

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China-Laos Railway to Reduce Transportation Costs and Boost E-commerce

[ad_1] Vientiane station in Vientiane, Laos, October 16, 2021. / CFP Vientiane station in Vientiane, Laos, October 16, 2021. / CFP The launch of the China-Laos Railway of over 1,000 kilometers will facilitate land transit trade, help reduce transportation costs and boost cross-border e-commerce. The railway departs from Kunming in southwest China to the north, […]

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The Free Zones Authority will build 3 industrial towns

[ad_1] From left to right: Ahmed Bennis, Secretary General of AEZO; Mr. Michael Okyere Baafi, Deputy Minister of Commerce; Mr. Michael Oquaye Jnr, CEO, Ghana Free Zones, and Ms. Atsuko Toda, Director, Agricultural Finance & Rural Infrastructure Devt. of the AfDB The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry are […]

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Oxford Business Group and Organization of African Economic Zones launch landmark analysis

[ad_1] New policy report, produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG) in partnership with the Organization of African Economic Zones (AEZO), highlights the continent’s rapidly developing industrial sector, which is fast becoming a key driver of wider economic growth as a region integration increases. Entitled “Economic Zones in Africa – Policy Report”, the report was launched […]

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Free zone companies export US $ 1.096 billion in goods

[ad_1] Mr. Michael Oquaye Jnr (2nd left), CEO of GFZA with Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (left), Minister of Information and other dignitaries at the event. Companies operating in the country’s free zone enclave exported goods valued at US $ 1.096 billion in the first half of this year. Capital investments made by enterprises in the […]

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Conference to boost Sino-African cooperation

[ad_1] Students watch satellite TV on Monday through a projector provided by Chinese media company StarTimes as part of a China-funded project at a school on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal. The satellite television project is one of the fruits of the resolutions of the 2015 summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in […]

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FBCCI sees opportunities in LDC graduation

[ad_1] The Bangladesh Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) foresees upgrading opportunities for LDCs rather than challenges. “There is widespread fear about the graduation of LDCs in Bangladesh. But I think it could bring opportunities to the country instead of posing challenges,” said FBCCI President Md Jasim Uddin. , at a press conference […]

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8th China-Africa Ministerial Conference: Issues and Raised Questions

[ad_1] Charles Onunaiju Posted November 24, 2021 The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation will be held in the Senegalese capital of Dakar on November 29-30, 2021. The Africa-China Cooperation Mechanism founded at the turn of the century has become a model of international cooperation renowned for producing measurable, tangible and practical […]

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How governments play ‘freedom and restriction’ games with farmers

[ad_1] On September 14, 2020, the Center imposed a ban on exporting all varieties of onions out of the country. A consequence of this was that hundreds of trucks loaded with onions were stuck at various land ports in West Bengal because they could not get to Bangladesh. Each truck needed an “export order” (LEO) […]

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Bepza seeks more South Korean investments

[ad_1] Featured activity report Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:49 PM Last update: Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:04 PM South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun visited Dhaka EPZ on Thursday. Photo: Collected “> South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun visited Dhaka EPZ on Thursday. Photo: Collected The Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (Bepza) has […]

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Government wants to ensure tax breaks for free ports are not wasted

[ad_1] EENTER THE Tilbury Harbor and you’ll see building materials piled up, imported, processed and waiting to be transported to construction sites. With London nearby and an increase in demand for home extensions linked to the pandemic, business is booming – or rather, beeping, as vehicles lift and stack containers in piles. Things calm down […]

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How Tanzania can take full advantage of the Continental Free Trade Area

[ad_1] By Alex Nelson Malanga Dar es Salaam. Business stakeholders said yesterday that Tanzania will truly benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), so some outstanding trade barriers need to be lifted. The challenges that were pointed out at the CEO Roundtable (CEOrt) meeting that need to be addressed include low productivity, lack […]

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Dubai, Singapore discuss ways to strengthen economic ties and trade

[ad_1] Dubai remains preferred location for Singaporean businesses in Middle East region, envoy says Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Customs authorities in Dubai and Singapore held talks on strengthening economic cooperation and trade on Monday. Gathered virtually, the two sides discussed ways to expand the collaboration between Dubai and Singapore and the opportunities arising from Expo […]

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Someshwar, Ullal beaches have become plastic-free areas | Mangaluru News

[ad_1] Mangaluru: Local urban organizations in Someshwara and Ullal declared the beaches plastic-free after tourist destinations saw increased attendance. The two local urban organizations organized beach clean-up campaigns on October 31 and declared tourist destinations plastic-free zones. Officials have been delegated by Someshwara Municipality and Ullal Municipality to monitor the beaches in their respective areas. […]

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China accelerates its opening up to the top level

[ad_1] SHANGHAI (Xinhua): Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of global exhibitors at the current China International Import Expo (CIIE) surpassed previous edition – a vote of confidence for the market Chinese and a message of business opportunities from him. The annual world import-themed trade fair, the first of its kind in the world, is […]

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Xi: China will move resolutely towards openness – world

[ad_1] President Xi Jinping gave a video keynote (full text) address on Thursday at the opening ceremony of the Fourth China International Import Expo and the Hongqiao International Economic Forum. Here are some highlights: On China’s past China’s opening promises made during the 3rd CIIE are practically implemented (Find out more) China’s overall tariff level […]

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Trade and investment between India and Australia: trends and outlook

[ad_1] Trade prospects between India and Australia have multiplied in recent years, propelled by the many complementarities between the two economies. The value of bilateral trade in goods and services between the two countries increased from US $ 10.12 billion in 2007 to US $ 18.08 billion in 2020. In 2020, India was Australia’s seventh […]

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WTO negotiator Santiago Wills sees ‘landing zones’ for deal reducing damaging fisheries subsidies

[ad_1] The chairman of the World Trade Organization negotiations to eliminate fisheries subsidies said he was “very optimistic” about the possibility of reaching a deal before a next ministerial meeting. Santiago Wills, who recently extended the time available to delegates before the release of the latest draft text, said there had been “progress in finding […]

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Poor evacuation plans threaten N7.7trn deepwater port projects

[ad_1] The lack of a proper evacuation plan threatens the development of various deepwater port projects across the country worth 5.7 trillion naira ($ 14 billion), the weekend’s findings revealed. end LEADERSHIP. Using the dollar valuation to dollar naira translating to N410, the valuation of $ 14 billion of the country’s deep sea ports translates […]

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China’s tactics in economic zones

[ad_1] The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is arming economic development zones to undermine Taiwan’s national sovereignty by placing special economic zones (SEZs) in or near the last remaining strongholds of Taiwanese support abroad to distract opinion the nation’s public. Of the 6,500 SEZs in the world, 2,500 are in China. What most people don’t […]

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CITY PROFILE: Barranquilla thrives as a ‘disruptive’ location loaded with benefits

[ad_1] Not so long ago, Colombia’s status as a coastal destination lay on rocky ground. Despite its population – today around 50 million – the country’s bilingual talents were sorely lacking, Coastal Americas found. Since then, the Nearshore world has changed. Colombia, which enjoys a strategic location in the far north of South America, and […]

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China will build a new modern market system

[ad_1] BEIJING: China will boost its development by building a higher level open economic system, said Wang Wentao, China’s trade minister, in an interview with Xinhua. To build such a system, “the country must connect the national and international markets and form a modern unified market, open and with orderly competition,” said Wang. Speaking of […]

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Qatar Free Zone signs MoU with Korea Economic Zone Planning Office

[ad_1] Doha: The Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korean Economic Zone Planning Bureau, in order to contribute to the economic development of the two countries through the mutual cooperation between the free zones of Qatar and the Korean Free Economic Zones (KFEZ). The agreement was signed by QFZA […]

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Ghana Free Zones Authority’s new board of directors sworn in

[ad_1] Members of the Board of Directors with Judge OIivia Obeng Owusu The reconstituted Board of Directors of the Ghana Free Zones Authority, GFZA, was sworn in on Friday, October 22, 2021 to Judge OIivia Obeng Owusu. The ten-member council which is chaired by Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, Minister of Commerce Industries, has been tasked with […]

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EDITORIAL: Businesses must boldly venture beyond borders | New times

[ad_1] The value Rwanda’s exports to the African continent are expected to triple in 10 years, against 1.6 billion Rwf, in part thanks to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). One of the largest free trade zones in the world, the AfCTA started the negotiation phase in January, effectively paving the way for the […]

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A region divided: how some nations jump on vaccines and others don’t

[ad_1] After a few false starts and questions of access to vaccinations, growth in vaccination rate in the Americas raised optimism about the region’s economic recovery. Recently, Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), noted that Latin America and the Caribbean are on track to meet the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 […]

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Connect historic cross-border heritage management sees a good start

[ad_1] The Hong Kong Monetary Authority promulgates the details of the implementation of the Cross-border Wealth Management Connect pilot program in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area on September 10, 2021. Photo: VCG The historic Wealth Management Connect (WMC) pilot program in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao (GBA) Great Bay region posted strong results in its first […]

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NEPZA Welcomes LFZ Financial Times Global Free Zone Award

[ad_1] Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) Managing Director Prof. Adesoji Adesugba described the listing of the Lagos Free Zone as “Highly Recommended Free Zone in Africa” ​​by Financial Times magazine FDI as a consequence of the sustained reform of the sector by the federal government. . Adesugba, who is also the CEO of NEPZA, […]

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Economic activity consolidates the recovery driven by free zones

[ad_1] Costa Rica’s economic activity consolidates its recovery after the coup Covid-19 pandemic. The impetus comes mainly from the business manufacturing that work in special diets such as free trade zones. Last August, economic activity was three consecutive months above the pre-pandemic level (February 2020), according to the most recent data from the Monthly Index […]

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Li Keqiang Attends Opening Ceremony of 130th Session of China Import and Export Fair and Pearl River International Trade Forum, Stresses China Will Always Expand Openness and Promote Free Trade in order to share opportunities with the world for greater development

[ad_1] On the afternoon of October 14, 2021, Premier Li Keqiang attended the opening ceremony of the 130th session of the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) and the Pearl River International Trade and delivered a keynote address in Guangzhou. Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, […]

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Could Honduras turn left? A look at Xiomara Castro

[ad_1] In the November 28 presidential election in Honduras, Xiomara Castro de Zelaya could make history in an already historic year: her victory would make her the first woman to lead the nation since she declared its independence from Spain 200 years ago. A self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist and wife of former President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya, […]

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Notice: Morning Savings

[ad_1] In developing countries, granting full economic freedom to producers in their “morning markets” will put the whole economy on the right track and eliminate illegal activity within countries and along tense borders. The idea is new but simple. The colors of the economy such as the green economy, the blue economy, the white economy […]

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TN leads India in industrial land availability – The New Indian Express

[ad_1] Express news service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu ranks first in the country in terms of availability of industrial land, according to a GIS benchmark developed by the Union government. According to data in the repository, the state has 21,456 hectares of land available for industries, the highest of any state. It is followed by Maharashtra […]

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Companies in Costa Rica must pay a 1% tax on medical cannabis …

[ad_1] (MENAFN- The Costa Rica News) By Guillermo Agudelo October 7, 2021 14 0 Share Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Linkedin Email Must Read Health STAFF TCRN – Oct 8, 2021 Consuming Hydrolyzed Collagen Reduces Joint Wear Money STAFF TCRN – Oct 8, 2021 How Costa Rican Businesses Capitalize on Video Content Social Media Crash report this […]

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Trade relations with Africa continue

[ad_1] Dr Mai Osama (head of IPC) holds vials of Chinese Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine in the visual inspection unit of the holding company for biologics and vaccines “Vacsera” in Cairo, Egypt, on August 31, 2021. [Photo/Agencies] Several African countries are reporting strengthened trade ties with China despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to […]

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4 things to plan for the next # 12WCC – ICC

[ad_1] Discover our program # 12WCC As more than 1,000 delegates from around the world prepare for the biennial event, here are four things they can expect from the biggest chamber connection of the year. 1. A pioneering program to pilot a promising action plan Taking place under the theme “Next generation: Chambers 4.0», # […]

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Which countries offer visas that help entrepreneurs to work abroad?

[ad_1] As the world entered lockdown in 2020, businesses and workers have had to adapt the way they work. Employees have saved time spent on daily commutes, while Zoom conference calls have replaced brick-and-mortar meeting rooms. Eighteen months later, it seems like the traditional daily 9 to 5 office routine isn’t coming back for everyone. […]

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Zulum and seven Lake Chad governments meet in Cameroon on regional security

[ad_1] Babagana Zoulum Borno State Governor Professor Babagana Zulum and seven other governors of the Lake Chad Basin met on Monday in Yaoundé, Cameroon, to discuss regional security cooperation and the way forward for it. improve stability. The region, due to the Lake Chad recession and resulting impoverishment, has been plagued by Boko Haram for […]

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Nigeria: Insurgency – Eight governors of Lake Chad meet in Cameroon

[ad_1] Eight governors of the Lake Chad basin met on Monday in Yaoundé, Cameroon, to discuss the insurgency and regional security cooperation. Organized by the Lake Chad Basin Commission, with technical support from the African Union, the United Nations Development Program and the Crisis Management Initiative, the meeting was hosted by the Cameroonian government in […]

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China promotes trade and investment facilitation in free zones

[ad_1] China has rolled out a series of measures to boost trade and investment facilitation, and to deepen reform and innovation in pilot free trade zones (FTAs). The measures can be classified into 5 categories. 1. Trade facilitation China will support regions with pilot free zones in the development of innovation demonstration zones for the […]

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PM asked to consider IPP Group’s key project proposal

[ad_1] Earlier in August, the IPP group, chaired by Johnathan Hanh Nguyen, sent a report to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, proposing the implementation of a series of key projects. In the report to the Prime Minister, IPP Group said that over the last time, the company, along with investment partners from the United States, […]

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The unions criticize the government. on excluding worker representation from pandemic-related decision-making – Reuters

[ad_1] Sri Lanka’s unions have expressed displeasure at having sidelined them completely from key COVID-19 working group meetings, as workers continued to be battered by the ongoing pandemic and pandemic-related travel restrictions. Union leaders made the remarks during a meeting with Labor Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva on Wednesday. Although the government had to involve […]

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NEPZA boss mourns pioneering free zone investor, Niger-Dock CEO Jarmakani

[ad_1] Adesoji Adesugba By James Emejo The Director General / Managing Director of the Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Professor Adesoji Adesugba, has called the exit of one of the pioneer investors in the country’s free trade zone, Anwar Jarmakani, huge loss for the Nigerian business community.Jarmakani is the founder and executive chairman of […]

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Arab-Brazilian Chamber signs agreements in Egypt

[ad_1] (MENAFN- Brazilian-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) São Paulo – The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) signed on Wednesday (29) two memoranda of understanding in Egypt with the country’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce for the creation of an ABCC representative office in Cairo aimed at promoting trade […]

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President of USIBC, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] A free trade deal is the next frontier in Indo-US relations, the head of an India-focused business advocacy group said, stressing that it is not tenable for the two largest economies of the world not to have a commercial architecture between them, although its path is strewn with “all kinds of obstacles”. Nisha Desai […]

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13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Expo Opens in Zhuhai, Showing Greater Openness of the City | New

[ad_1] ZHUHAI, China, September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On September 28, the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition or AirShow China officially opened in Zhuhai, south from China Guangdong Province. This year, 700 companies from nearly 40 countries and regions participated in the exhibition, and a number of new products, technologies, services […]