Costa Rica: Feasibility Study for SEZ

The Republic of China is to conduct a feasibility study for the construction of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the country.

Friday, August 17, 2012

A press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica reads:

COMEX and the China Development Bank have signed agreement to initiate a feasibility study.

On Thursday the President of the Republic, Laura Chinchilla, witnessed the signing of a Framework Agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica and the China Development Bank to prepare a study to analyze the feasibility of developing a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in our country.

SEZs are industrial parks containing the necessary conditions of infrastructure, logistics and other things conducive to the establishment of companies engaged in the production and export of goods and services. The SEZs have been a key element of the development strategy of the Republic of China, explaining much of the growth achieved in cities like Suzhou, Tianjin and others.

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