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an area adjoining a port where goods that are intended for reshipment can be received and stored without payment of duties

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a port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels

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Spreading over sixty acres, Gwadar Economic Free Zone will be operated by China Overseas Port Holding Company, which has set upa business centre for handling of operations.
The peninsula is also benefiting from investment in toll roads, an economic free zone housing major industrial projects, and a new airport, the Lekki-Epe International Airport.
Stand-out qualities: Vision, tenacity Defining moment: In 2005, she became the first female in the MENA region to be appointed head of an economic free zone.
In order to grow and make Detroit a success story the plan would call for outside investment and would create an economic free zone.
Money laundering organizations can take advantage of banking secrecy and use offshore banking and incorporation systems, economic free zone areas, and resort/casino complexes to place, layer and launder drug proceeds.
Also Thursday, Tabnak, a conservative news website, reported that authorities detained Ali Asghar Parhizkar, head of an economic free zone in southern Iran on similar charges.
The bourse is located on the island of Kish, an economic free zone in the Persian Gulf.
NNA - 01/03/2011 Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri unveiled Friday the results of the first stage of the economic study on the usefulness of establishing a special economic free zone in Tripoli.
Al Marza stressed that the authorities are making efforts to establish the Mazyoona economic free zone in Dhofar Governorate.
s offices, is a landmark and distinct economic free zone which has helped to attract some of the world?
Dubai aims to set up an alternative stock market for small-to-medium sized firms in a bid to create more exit options for the region's private equity sector, the chief economist of the emirate's economic free zone said.
The three bowls represent the sky (airport), the sea (seaport), and the earth (wide transport networks) respectively; or they do Songdo (business), Cheongna economic free zone (leisure), and Yeongjong (distribution).
QUETTA -- Pakistan and China on Monday jointly organised the first international exhibition to showcase the significance of the Gwadar Port and its economic free zone as an emerging global business hub.
GWADAR -- Pakistan accomplished yet another milestone Monday and transformed the dream of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) into a reality by making the Gwadar Economic Free Zone operational, so as to optimally achieve the potential of the port city.
Briefing a group of Pakistani newsmen Director General Bureau of External Communications of SHFTZ Wang Ying on the Economic Free Zone said it was an important part of the China's One Belt, One Road project.
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