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China’s Special Economic Zone experience… seven things Jamaica has learnt

The strategic and focused use of special economic zones (SEZs) as a development tool holds a special – pun intended – place in China’s story. And as Jamaica embarks on its own journey using its modernized SEZ framework, China’s journey holds valuable insights into the remarkable transformational power of SEZs. Continue reading

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The air transport sector globally is a significant employer

56.6 million jobs are supported globally by the air transport sector Continue reading

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Special Economic Zones: a tool for economic development

There are over 3,000 special economic zones worldwide directly employing over 69 million people. Continue reading

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Opportunities for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in a logistics centered economy

Opportunities abound for the MSMEs in a logistics centered economy, moreover, many of these opportunities do not lie in the distant future but are here and now. Continue reading

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A Simple Truth, Jamaica Best Positioned for Global Logistics Hub, Part II

What the logistics hub is intended to do is deepen and expand this participation. Continue reading

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A Simple Truth: Jamaica Best Positioned for Global Logistics Hub, Part I

What Jamaica represents is a centralized location in the Americas where logistics and related activities can all be clustered on one island. Jamaica will become a platform for the use of digital technology to plan the design, production, packaging and distribution of goods; financial services; a strategic depot for the storage of natural resources, ship and airplane repair, legal services, tourism and so on. Continue reading

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Jamaica’s Global Logistics Hub: So Much More Than Ports

The simplest answer is that ports and airports, while very important, in the main facilitate trade and economic activity while the SEZs are the drivers of economic activity, economic development and wealth creation for the people of Jamaica. Continue reading

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