SEZ to benefit Tharisa’s Zimbabwean PGM subsidiary Karo

SEZ to benefit Tharisa’s Zimbabwean PGM subsidiary Karo

Zimbabwe's Special Economic Zones Authority (Zimseza) has declared a portion of Tharisa’s PGM subsidiary Karo Zimbabwe’s Selous mining licence measuring 50 667 hectares as a special economic zon......

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Thailand and Myanmar Agree to Push Ahead With Dawei Special Economic Zone

Thailand and Myanmar Agree to Push Ahead With Dawei Special Economic Zone

Myanmar and Thailand have published their nine-point agreement to push through the implementation of the long-delayed US$8-billion (12.23-trillion-kyat) Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southern Myanma...

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dti to take Special Economic Zones operators on investment roadshow to Turkey

dti to take Special Economic Zones operators on investment roadshow to Turkey

The trade and industry department will lead a Special Economic Zones investment roadshow to Mersin and Ankara in Turkey from September 17 to 20.

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Kenya secures Sh82.7b loan for bridge and Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone

Kenya secures Sh82.7b loan for bridge and Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone

The government has secured a Sh82.7 billion loan from Japan for Special Economic Zone development and construction of a bridge in Mombasa.

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Plans to construct Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone pick up pace

Plans to construct Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone pick up pace

Plans to construct the much awaited Dongo Kundu Special Economic Zone are picking up pace. This is after the Kenyan government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan for its implementati...

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Brazil and US strengthen ties, free trade in the pipeline

Brazil and US strengthen ties, free trade in the pipeline

Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo has said the two countries are closer than ever and that a free trade agreement is imminent. Mike Pompeo is equally effusive about relations between the two natio...

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The African free trade zone can’t ignore continent’s security issues

The African free trade zone can’t ignore continent’s security issues

The new African free trade zone came into effect at the end of May 2019. All of the African Union’s member states are now legally bound to allow African goods to be traded without restraint throughout the...

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Domestic investment in Iran’s free zones up nearly 40%

Domestic investment in Iran’s free zones up nearly 40%

The secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council said domestic investment in the country’s free economic, industrial zones increased nearly 40 percent in the past Iranian calendar year of 1397.

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Treasury to tighten up SEZ tax incentives

Treasury to tighten up SEZ tax incentives

The Treasury plans to tighten up the tax incentives granted to companies which operate from special economic zones, as well as for investments in venture-capital companies.

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Software firms want SEZ sops to stay, seek tax cut

Software firms want SEZ sops to stay, seek tax cut

NEW DELHI: India’s software exporters may lose their competitive edge on falling incentives and rising tax rates, industry executives said, and urged the government to extend the policy benefits of Specia...

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