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  Export processing zone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Export processing zone or EPZ eases tax and labor restrictions and their primary purpose is to generate export revenues in poor developing countries.
EPZs are largely identical with free trade zones.
In 2002 there were 43 million people working in about 3000 EPZs spanning 116 countries producing clothes, shoes, sneakers, electronics, and toys.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Export_processing_zone   (132 words)

 The Export Processing Zone
The Export Processing Zone (EPZ) was launched in 1970 with only 5 enterprises.
The creation of EPZ enterprises has been instrumental in absorbing large numbers of unemployed persons who otherwise would never have been gainfully employed.
The EPZ sector has had profound impacts upon the structure of society.
www.intnet.mu /iels/epz_industry.htm   (370 words)

 Learning Resources (Reports, Articles, Concept Notes)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
EPZs can be viewed as clearly delineated industrial estate, which constitutes a free trade enclave in the customs and trade regime of the country, and where foreign manufacture firms producing mainly for the export, benefit from certain tax and financial incentives.
Exports from the zone were estimated at 2517.68 crores in the year 1997-98.
Exports from the zone were estimated at 604.09 crores in the year 1997-98.
www.pria.org /cgi-bin/projectsdesc.htm?r_reportid=15   (9599 words)

 Export Processing Zone Authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) was established in Pakistan through Ordinance IV of 1980 with the mandate to plan, develop and operate Export Processing Zones in Pakistan.
An Export processing zone is a specialized industrial bonded estate where special facilities and incentives are provided to produce goods under one window operation, mainly for export abroad.
The multi-dimensional effects of the development of these Export Processing Zones not only enhanced the export earnings of these countries but gave stability to the per capita income of their people taking it from $300 to a level of $2000 within a couple of years.
www.pakistaneconomist.com /issue2000/issue13/etc6.htm   (4174 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An enterprise of a special export processing zones shall be a legal entity in accordance with the law of Vietnam and shall operate in accordance with the provisions of the Law on foreign Investment in Vietnam and the Regulations on Special export proces sing Zones.
An enterprise operating within a special export processing zone shall be permitted to publicize widely its specific requirements, in terms of the employees and workers it requires, which shall ena ble the Vietnamese who are suitable to register with the management committee of the special export processing zone.
Enterprises operating within special export processing zones shall be exempted from payment of import duty in respect of the import of equipment, materials, and goods from a foreign country to the special export processing zone, and shall be exempted from payment of export duty in respect of goods or products exported to a foreign country.
park.org /Thailand/MoreAboutAsia/vninfo/docs/t280.html   (4247 words)

 Vizagcityonline.com - Visakhapatnam Export Processing Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Visakhapatnam, being a major growth centre on the east coast of India with an impressive array of industrial activity, is identified as the gateway of ASEAN and is gearing to be on the forefront of the international arena.
Export Processing Zones constitute an important element of export promotion policy in India and the scheme is considered as an effective instrument for promotion of exports.
Visakhapatnam Export Processing Zone is the perfect answer for cut throat competition and cost conscious business compulsions in the present phase of global economic transition.
www.vizagcityonline.com /Vepz/Overview.html   (262 words)

 Noida Export Processing Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ministry of Commerce has set up this Zone in 1985 for 100% EOUs is one of the seven zones in the country and the only one located off-the-shore.
The development plan for the zone indicates that total institutional area by 2011 A.D should be 800 hectares and additional 276 hectares for Government and Semi-government organizations.
EPZ units carrying out re-conditioning, repair and re-engineering activities for export in freely convertible foreign currency can be set up.
www.namasthenri.com /exportzones/noida.htm   (767 words)

 epz_act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(4) A single-factory export processing zone enterprise certificate referred to in subsection (3) shall be valid for such period, be in such form and contain such particulars as the Minister may, in consultation with the Minister of Finance, determine.
(b) an export processing zone enterprise certificate referred to in subsection (2) shall be valid for such period, be in such form and contain such particulars, as the export processing zone management company concerned may, in consultation with the Minister and the Minister of Finance, determine.
(b) supply such services in, the export processing zone as may be specified in the agreement, or as the Minister may prescribe or determine, as contemplated in subsection (1) of that section.
www.mti.gov.na /incentives_text/epz_act.htm   (5251 words)

Export oriented industries requiring sophisticated technology, advanced marketing arrangement, using local raw material and labour shall be preferred.
These can be exported from a Zone to the tariff area on payment of applicable duties and taxes.
However, the investors are required to pay service charges @ 0.5% on F.O.B value of exports and presumptive tax at the rate of 0.75%, 1% or 1.25% on FOB Value of export which ever is applicable as specified in Eighth schedule in part-I of first schedule of Income Tax ordinance 2001.
www.epza.gov.pk /Faqs.asp   (645 words)

 Export Processing Zone Pilot Project in Mauritius
A recent survey of EPZ households found that 33.2% of fathers were absent from households and 21% were retired.
Holding seminars with EPZ workers and hearing their demands as well as with private sector to discuss mutually beneficial action in the social sector brought recommendations of day care center support.
Complimenting these efforts from industry and employees, the EPZ Labour Welfare Fund Act 5 of 1988 established a body corporate with the object of "to do all things as appear requisite and advantageous for or in connection with the advancement and promotion of welfare of the workers and their children" (p.
www1.worldbank.org /education/children/africa/kampala/epzmaur.html   (1492 words)

 Zone Free   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A free trade zone or export processing zone is a part or parts of a country where tariffs and quotas are eliminated and bureaucratic requirements lowered to attract companies raise the incentives of doing business there.
They are special zones where (some) normal trade barriers such as import or export tariffs do not apply, bureaucracy is typically minimized by outsourcing it to the FTZ operator and corporations setting up in the zone may be given tax breaks as an additional incentive.
Usually, these zones are set up in underdeveloped parts of the host country, the rationale being that the zones will attract employers and thus reduce poverty and unemployment and stimulate the area's economy.
www.computerwonders.com /pages4/99/zone-free.html   (1464 words)

 SATUCC - Module 2 - Worker's activities
In addition zone enterprises and zone developers are assisted and facilitated by EPZ staff in every stage of their investment process, from enquiry to licensing to establishment of operations.
EPZ producers are given a range of incentives and economic concessions to encourage them to open factories in a country.
EPZ countries are usually those with many people employed in agriculture, exporting low value agricultural goods, with high unemployment, local production for local markets, low levels of foreign investment and economic stagnation.
www.ilo.org /public/english/dialogue/actrav/enviro/trainmat/satucc2.htm   (844 words)

 Falta Export Processing Zone
The units have to obtain statutory clearances and specific approvals of the statutory authorities from the concerned agencies.However priority is given to the units in the zone and 100% EOU in the matter of grant of approval and clearance.
Exports to Nepal and Bhutan against payment in Indian rupees do not qualify for achievement of EP and units are permitted to make such exports within overall limit of entitlement for DTA Sale / Supply under para 6.8 (b).
Exports to RPA are specifically permitted by the O/o DC.
www.fepz.com /faq.html   (5207 words)

 International Trade Reporter Export Reference Manual - Customs and Entry
The Noida Export Processing Zone at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, was declared a free trade zone in 1986.
The Cochin Export Processing Zone is in Trikkakara near Civil Station in Ernakulam.
An eighth export processing zone is being developed in Surat in the state of Gujarat.
www.bna.com /itr/custom.htm   (1054 words)

 Renseignements internationaux - Establishment of Chengdu Export Processing Zone West District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The West District Zone is an expansion of the Chengdu Export Processing Zone South District.
The Chengdu Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) West District is located in the Chengdu National Hi-Tech Development Zone West District, a modern and well-designed area focusing on the development of the IT and bio-pharmaceutical industries.
Enterprises located in the EPZ will also be granted preferential policies issued by the Hi-tech Zone such as income tax exemption for the first two years, starting from the first profit making year and income tax reduction by half for the next six years.
strategis.ic.gc.ca /epic/internet/inimr-ri.nsf/fr/gr119403f.html   (829 words)

 Export Management Company - Five-K Countries
Export Processing Zones are industrial parks designated by a government to provide tax and other incentives to export firms.
Export quotas are also used in connection with the orderly marketing agreements and voluntary restraint agreements.
Export statistics measure the total physical quantity or value of merchandise (except for shipments to U.S. military forces overseas) moving out of the United States to foreign countries, whether such merchandise is exported from within the U.S. Customs territory, a U.S. Customs bonded warehouse, or a U.S. Foreign Trade Zone.
www.itintl.com /articles/Import_Export_Definitions_09.php   (1696 words)

 Nigerian Embassy - The Export Processing Zone
Export Processing Zones are clearly delineated and fenced industrial estates forming a free trade enclave within a nation's customs and trade regime.
Such Zones may be operated and managed by a public entity, a private entity, or a combination of public and private entities, under the supervision of and with the approval of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority.
Like the Export Processing Zones, the EPF Scheme is a strategy to shift emphasis from dependence on petroleum oil to export manufacturing in the non-oil sector through the encouragement of export-oriented industries.
nigerianembassy-argentina.org /business/epz.shtml   (2806 words)

 Bangladesh Investment & Trade :: Bangladesh Export Processing Zones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) is the official organ of the government to promote, attract and facilitate foreign investment in the Export Processing Zones.
The primary objective of an EPZ is to provide special areas where potential investors would find a congenial investment climate, free from cumbersome procedures.
BEPZA is vested with responsibility to administer labour matters for all enterprises in EPZs.
www.bizinfo-bangladesh.com /export_processing_zone.php   (723 words)

 Chennai Export Processing Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MEPZ, is one of the seven EPZs, established by the Indian Government.
Since Zone is closer to the airport, processing undertaken should be such that it will not attract birds.
Entrepreneurs, who wish to set up in the zone should apply in the prescribed form in 10 copies to the Development Commissioner along with fee of Rs 1000/- and Project report.
www.namasthenri.com /exportzones/madras.htm   (673 words)

 Free Zones, EPZ's, Export Processing Zone, Honduras, Central America
To obtain the Free Zone Status (permit) an annual fee is due to the Honduras port authority.
The new Export Processing Zone law incorporating all of the benefits of the Free Zones, has stimulated investments in privately developed and operated EPZ's.
As a result the first EPZ was inaugurated in January 1990, and seven other EPZ's have been developed and began operations.
www.ca-bc.com /zip_internacional/epz.html   (462 words)

 Welcome to the Export Processing Zones Authority
Kenya inaugurated her Export Processing Zones program in 1990 as part of the Export Development Program (EDP) being undertaken by the Government to transform the economy from import subsitution to a path of export led growth.
EPZs are designed to further integrate Kenya into the global supply chain and attract export-oriented investments in the zones, thus achieving its economic objectives of job creation, diversification and expansion of exports, increase in productive investments, technology transfer and creation of backward linkages between the zones and the domestic economy.
EPZs continue to provide investors with a predictable, attractive and efficient modus operandi for tackling regional and global markets for goods and services.
www.epzakenya.com   (294 words)

 Nigeria's Export Processing Zone Scheme (Business Investment Opportunities)
The Calabar zone has been designated as the primary EPZ territory and a total of 80 serviced plots have been reserved for prospective investors for self-built factories.
Among the numerous facilities sited at the 152 hectare Calabar EPZ site, is a new port less than two kilometers away with a fully buoyed river channel and an estimated capacity of about 1.5 metric tons of cargo excluding crude oil.
With a vast population that is rich in human potentials and abundant mineral resources, the success of the EPZs is almost certain from day one, though the elimination of the "Nigerian factor" must be a priority concern for the eventual growth of the scheme.
www.nigeriabusinessinfo.com /epz.htm   (940 words)

 Reason: Desert boom - Israel's free-export processing zone
Backers expect the zone to be able to offer the lowest telecommunications rates in the world.
But when China's special-processing zones gave it the world's fastest-growing economy, the evidence was just too strong to ignore.
The rapidly increasing number of free-market zones worldwide bears witness to the birth of the quicksilver capital theory in action.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1568/is_n5_v26/ai_16101049   (1474 words)

 Export Processing Zone Scheme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Export and Import Policy provisions for Export Processing Zones are the same as applicable to EOUs.
As the policy provisions for units located in Export Processing Zone are the same as those applicable to EOUs, for details the chapter on EOUs may please be referred to.
Further, the EPZ units are not required to pay cost recovery charges for the Customs staff posted in the Zone.
www.cbec.gov.in /cae/customs/cs-manual/manual_22(c).htm   (593 words)

 Falta Export Processing Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1984, Falta Export Processing Zone was set up under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce, GOI.
The Zone is located in 280 acres of land on the easter bank of the river Hooghly.
Developed Plots of various sizes are available in the zone to meet the requirements of industries, with a nominal lease rent of Rupees 16 per square meter per annum.
www.namasthenri.com /exportzones/falta.htm   (605 words)

 Mauritius Export Processing Zone Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Incorporated in 1976, MEPZA is a private organisation that regroups members of the export processing zone.
It acts as a consultative and advisory body on different issues of interest to its members such as budget proposals, industrial relations and long-term industrial strategy.
The MEPZA portal provides business information relating to economic and trade issues; labour and industrial laws; environmental legislation; updates on regional trade; international trade information; assistance with respect to members' request; education and training information and links with international organisations.
www.mepza.org   (132 words)

 Taichung - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Situated in an area where rice, sugarcane, and bananas are grown, Taichung is a distribution and processing center for these crops.
The city has textile, machine-building, food-processing, and chemical industries, and was named an export-processing zone after the construction of a new port west of the city.
A noted educational and cultural center, it is the home of the Chinese National Central Museum and Tunghai Univ. A fine park and several scenic spots are in the city.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/Taichung   (124 words)

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