Free Trade Zones

GGDA: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement – A Major Momentum to Eradicate Poverty in Africa

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create the largest free trade area (since the formation of the World Trade Organization), in the world as measured by the number of participating countries. The pact connects 1.3 billion people in 55 countries on the African continent, with a combined gross …

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Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence, # 35

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 US and NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan expected to be completed by September 11 this year – at only 10 weeks. This will leave a security loophole that China and Russia, as well as countries neighboring Afghanistan, are extremely concerned about. In this week’s BRI Intelligence, we …

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CPC has systemic advantages in economic and societal governance

Illustration: Chen Xia / GT The centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) looms as a big celebration takes place in Beijing on July 1 and takes center stage in the world. Under the mandate and stewardship of the CCP, China, the most populous nation on the planet, has transformed …

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Hainan Innovation Zone sets up service center for foreign specialists – Business & Economy

HAIKOU, June 22. / TASS /. Jiangdong New District Advanced Innovation Development Zone in the eastern part of Haikou (the administrative center of Hainan) announced the opening of a center to serve foreign specialists seeking employment in Hainan, reported. the Hainan Daily. According to the newspaper, around 80 people attended …

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World Free Zone Organization Tackles Critical Free Zone Issues at AICE 2021

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, President of the World Organization of Free Zones, inaugurated the seventh edition of the Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) 2021, which takes place virtually in Dubai from June 21 to 24, 2021. More of 100 leading keynote speakers and more than 4,000 policymakers, …

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Free, economic and logistical zones and transit trade activated in the south |

By Sami Zaptia. Economic and logistical free zones and transit trade will be activated in the south (Photo: Minister of the Economy). London, June 21, 2021: Inaugurating the Libyan Exhibition for Food, Preservation and Packaging Supplies yesterday at the Tamenhint Exhibition Center in southern Libya, Economy and Trade Minister Mohamed …

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Development projects worth $ 14.7 billion inaugurated in free trade zones and special economic zones

TEHRAN – Some 52 development projects worth 620 trillion rials (over $ 14.7 billion) have been commissioned or started in Iran’s free trade zones and special economic zones Monday, as part of the 74th series of groundbreaking ceremonies since the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 20). President Hassan Rouhani …

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Lekki Free Zone Quadrant, Eko Atlantic are national assets

The Senate Committee on Trade, Industry and Investment described Dangote, Lekki, Alaro City and the Lagos Free Zone which made up the quadrant of the Lekki Free Zone Mega Zone and the Eko Atlantic Free Zone as national assets of several billion dollars. Committee chairman Senator Francis Fadahunsi said this …

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DP World plays a critical role in maintaining the supply of essential commodities

The participation of DP World, the UAE region and Jafza in Arab Health 2021 will open new growth avenues for companies. DP World, the Jebel Ali (Jafza) Free Zone in the UAE region, experienced 12% growth in its healthcare and pharmaceutical customer base between 2019-2020. To show their commitment to …

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UK-Australia Bilateral Trade Agreement: A Summary | Dentons

After five years of discussions between the Australian and British governments, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week announced an agreement in principle on the terms of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two country, see here. This deal is as important for …

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