Latest articles from Jacopo Dettoni

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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. 

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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.

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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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ADB president raises the private sector stakes

Takehiko Nakao talks to Jacopo Dettoni as the ADB’s annual meeting kicks off in Fiji.

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Belarus seeks to swap Chinese credit for FDI

Belarus’s finance minister Maksim Yermolovich wants to turn the page on Beijing’s sponsored credit line.


Kazakhstan centralises investment promotion efforts

The Astana International Financial Centre will become the operational centrepiece of the country’s new integrated ecosystem.

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Serbia finance minister looks to keep economic momentum going

Siniša Mali, the finance minister of Serbia, tells fDi that the country is on a sound economic footing and is looking to attract more investment from both the EU and China.   

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Barcelona free zone looks to cement tech future

Barcelona’s new innovation hub is rising from the ashes of an old car manufacturing facility, projecting the area into the future of production. 

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Myanmar investment minister looks to turn around perceptions

Myanmar’s first minister for investment and foreign economic relations talks to fDi about the government's efforts to change investor perceptions. 

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