Free Trade Zones

Free zone companies export US $ 1.096 billion in goods

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 …

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Conference to boost Sino-African cooperation

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 …

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FBCCI sees opportunities in LDC graduation

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. , …

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

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 …

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How governments play ‘freedom and restriction’ games with farmers

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 …

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Bepza seeks more South Korean investments

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Dubai, Singapore discuss ways to strengthen economic ties and trade

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 …

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

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 …

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