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Will Indonesia's new capital finally get the go-ahead?

Jakarta's days as Indonesia's capital may be numbered, but the new capital project has failed before. 

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Fiji trade minister looking to catch investment wave

Fiji's minister for industry, trade, tourism, local government, housing and community development talks to fDi about the opportunities offered by the country's ocean environment.

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Terport manager looks to deliver on Paraguay’s logistics potential

The general manager at shipping terminal Terport talks to fDi about plans to turn Paraguay capital Asunción into a regional shipping hub.

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From Locations

A blueprint for the blue economy

Global institutions and island nations are seeking economic models to preserve marine ecosystems.

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Uzbekistan gears up for privatisations as reforms ramp up

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is looking to transform Uzbekistan into a more investment-friendly destination, and among his reforms is a wave of privatisations. 

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Nascent apparel industry throws Haiti a lifeline

Haiti's privileged terms of trade with the US have spurred the growth of a clothing industry. However, the country still has political and social problems to resolve. 

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Uzbekistan makes Navoi region a free zone

Uzbekistan hopes that extending the Navoi free zone to include the entire region will power its ambitions to create a logistics hub. 

From News

Egypt sets up seven new free zones

Egypt is adding to its nine free zones with seven more, expected to attract 120,000 jobs. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

From Locations

Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone cuts set-up costs by 65%

Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone is also waiving licence fees and VAT. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

From Locations

Jamaica transitions to special economic zone status

Jamaica's transition from free zone status must wrap up by December 2019. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

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