Free Trade Zones

China accelerates its opening up to the top level

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 …

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Xi: China will move resolutely towards openness – world

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) …

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Trade and investment between India and Australia: trends and outlook

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, …

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

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 …

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Poor evacuation plans threaten N7.7trn deepwater port projects

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 …

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China’s tactics in economic zones

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. …

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

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 …

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China will build a new modern market system

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,” …

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Qatar Free Zone signs MoU with Korea Economic Zone Planning Office

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 …

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

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, …

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