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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English



  • Developing countries.


  • Export processing zones -- Developing countries.

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Statementby the UNCTAD Secretariat.
ContributionsUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Secretariat.
LC ClassificationsHF1417 .E93 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 29, 12 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2651600M
ISBN 109211122058
LC Control Number85233386

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Export Processing Free Zones in Developing Countries: Implications for Trade and Industrialization Policies by United Nations: Conference on Trade and Development and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An export processing zone (EPZ) is one of the various export policy instruments studied by the Division. In recent years, there has been growing interest in EPZs, particularly among low-income developing countries, as a tool for helping them overcome their inability to generate an outward supply response and to provide immediate employment, as. Export processing zones (English) Abstract. The World Bank has long supported developing countries in reforming their inward-oriented trade and regulatory policies to an outward-oriented direction and in improving the international competitiveness of their by: 1. To encourage and facilitate international trade, countries all over the world have established export processing zones (EPZs) of many types, including free trade zones, special economic zones, bonded warehouses, free ports, and customs zones.

The EPZ has been used by developing nations since the 's to encourage foreign investment. The mechanism is called EPZ is some countries, while it can also be called Free Trade Zone (FTZ), Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and maquiladora, such as found in Mexico. Some of the first EPZ's were found in Latin America, while in the US, the first free. Attempts in Africa to use Export Processing Zones (EPZ) as an instrument for economic development, with the exception of Mauritius, have been less successful then in countries in East Asia, Central America, and the Caribbean basin. This paper examines the literature on Export Processing and Free. Export processing zones -- Developing countries. Commercial policy. Zones franches industrielles d'exportation -- Pays en voie de développement. Pays en voie de développement -- Politique commerciale. Pays en voie de développement -- Commerce. . the face of looming financial crisis, many countries turned to export processing zones (EPZs), a form of export promotion, to liberalize and jumpstart their economies and as a way to enter the global economy through international trade. Salinger et al () offer that EPZs are typically established where “reforms have been either partial or.

Export processing zones: the economics of enclave manufacturing (English) Abstract. Export processing zones (EPZs) are economic enclaves within which manufacturing for export occurs under virtual free trade conditions. Many developing countries have established EPZs in hopes of reaping economic gains through employment, foreign exchange Cited by: 1. Introduction. The use of Export Processing Zones (EPZs) 1 as a policy for trade and economic development has exponentially grown in the past decades, particularly in developing countries. In , the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated that there were zones in 47 by: 1. Enhancing the Contribution of Export Processing Zones to the Sustainable Development Goals ii Key messages This exploratory report suggests that changes taking place in the global market mean that Export Processing Zones (EPZs), and Special Economic Zones (SEZs) more generally, can File Size: 2MB. The World Bank views Export Processing Zones (EPZ) as an excellent option for poor countries to join the global market. This article describes the conditions of an EPZ on the outskirts of Nairobi, where workers earn three dollars a day without any form of benefits. Rather than liberate people worldwide, the free market has created a new slavery.