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Whirlpool Poland president has high hopes for 'new Germany'

The president of Whirlpool Poland accepts that the country has challenges to overcome, but believes that it can become 'the new locomotive of the EU'.

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Santiago targets regional financial centre hub status

Chile is reforming its business environment, part of which is transforming capital Santiago into a regional financial hub.

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Will western Balkans receive EU encouragement?

Albania and North Macedonia are hopeful of being granted official EU accession talks by the end of 2019, with other western Balkan countries watching on keenly.

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Can free zones fix the global refugee crisis?

Pilot schemes to offer refugees in Jordan and Ethiopia permits to work in special economic zones have been enthusiastically received, but take up has been disappointing.

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Luxembourg reaps rewards of lengthy Chinese friendship

Luxembourg's financial relationship with China goes back four decades. The country is now looking to act as an EU hub for Chinese green finance and fintech activity.

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Will the UK's freeport gamble pay off?

UK prime minister Boris Johnson's proposals for special economic zones to reassert the country’s role as a champion of free trade have met with a mixed reception.

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Free zones could pose challenge to international law

A new book sheds light on the boom in SEZs across the globe. 

From Locations

Private operators permitted to run Peru’s economic zones

From 2020, private investors will be permitted to run Peru’s economic zones. 

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Polish investment minister looks ahead to new age of manufacturing

Jerzy Kwieciński tells fDi the country has to take its manufacturing industry to the next level. 

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Brexit boosts Paris's global financial centre status

Paris featured in the world’s top 20 financial centres for the first time, according to the latest Global Financial Centre Index. 

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