Export processing zones and the developing world
- MALAYSIA'S PROACTIVE ECONOMIC ZONE REGIME AS A MODEL TO EMULATE FOR SUCCESS OF BANGLADESH ECONOMIC ZONE SCHEME. Alam, Md. Mahmudul; Rafiqul Islam Molla; Murad, Md. Wahid // Journal of Developing Areas;Spring2014, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p399
Economic zone or export processing zone in a country is a purpose-built industrial park with infrastructure designed to suit the needs of foreign as well as local investors. In order to tempt foreign investors into the zones the host developing countries offer a variety of incentives. By...
- FDI no economic panacea. Theunissen, Garth // Finweek;7/27/2006, p62
The article reports on the increased fixed direct investments (FDI) of least developed countries worldwide. According to the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Report 2006 from the United Nations (UN), direct investments has boosted to a record level of $10.6 billion by 2004. The 70% of all FDI...
- A Reference on the Experience of Industrial Upgrading of Processing Trade. CHI Xulei // International Business & Management;11/30/2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p155
Processing trade, a new form of trade, has been booming in South Korea, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, and other countries and regions, and has been taken after soon by other developing countries. South Korea's export-oriented processing trade and Taiwan's Export Processing Zone are typical forms of...
- Foreign Direct Investments and Human Capital Accumulation. The Case of Romania. Mirela, Halmi // Ovidius University Annals, Series Economic Sciences;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p43
The paper explores the effects of foreign direct investments on the human capital accumulation in the case of the Romanian economy. Using data for 1995-2010, the study shows that it is strong relation between FDI flow and the share of the tertiary educated people in the population aged 20-24....
- Regional review: Vietnam. Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review;Dec96, p9
Reports that the export processing zone was cancelled in Haiphong by the government. Streamlining for state enterprises; Oil exploration uneconomical.
- Waiting to export. Weissman, Robert // Multinational Monitor;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 17 Issue 7/8, p12
Reports that African countries are embracing export processing zones (EPZ). Countries offering low taxes and lower taxes; Success of Asian tiger economies with EPZs; EPZ plan of Mauritius and Kenya; Criticisms against the manufacturing havens.
- Tanzania's Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) has issued certificates to six new investors. // African Business News;11/20/2013, p33
The article reports on the certificates issued by the Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) of Tanzania to six new investors.
- Tanzania's Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) has clocked US$ 700 million. // African Business News;11/27/2013, p49
The article reports that the Tanzanian Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) has quantified U.S. $700 million while the government expressed its commitment in assuring the continuation and amelioration of investment in the country.
- Tanzania, South Africa to boost processing zones. // African Business News;1/29/2014, p27
The article reports that Tanzania is ready for more investments from South Africa in its export processing zones as both countries seek to strengthen bilateral business and investment cooperation.