In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Kovid Bhaduri talks with Raj Kapoor, the founder and CEO of the India Blockchain Alliance. The discussion goes over emerging trends in blockchain in the governance, start-up, and education space, and covers the present and future of blockchain in India.
Central Asia is a region that emerged only 30 years ago from the Soviet Union, and it has been making up for the lost time. Since then, SEZs have become a popular tool in the region to attract investment and liberalize economies.
"In 2013 the Mariel Zone was approved in Cuba, making it Cuba's first, and only, SEZ. Since, it has grown to be a regional leader of technological innovation."
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Dragan Kostić, the long-serving CEO of Pirot Free Zone, one of the top zones in Europe, who is also on the directors' board of the World Free Zones Organization. He is also the president of the Pirot Chamber of Commerce and a veteran of the zone space.
The Caribbean is a booming place for SEZs. From the huge, unique zones like Cuba's Mariel to the many standard exporting zones of the Dominican Republic, they come in many shapes and sizes, and often very different management strategies.
The Montego Bay Free Zone is one of the largest service-specialized SEZs in the Caribbean. It is home to numerous call centers, telecom providers, and many other technology service providers.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Alex Wellman, the marketing and communications leader for Estonia's E-residency program. The discussion goes into how long e-governance has been around, what it's doing and where it will take us in the next 20 years.
Our Report Of Translogistica’s Business Event in Warsaw, Poland.
Coyol Free Zone is a medical industry specialized zone in Costa Rica. This 40 Hectare park is responsible for 1% of the country's GDP and is home to dozens of world renowned tenants.
Central America is one of the most innovative and competitive regions for Special Economic Zones globally. Learn more about SEZs in Central America.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Jacopo Dettoni, the editor of fDi Magazine, a specialist publication of the Financial Times. The conversation speaks about international trade, and shifts into electrical energy in SEZs, as well as their sustainability.
An overview of the geographic, economic, and political aspects of the Konza Technopolis project as well as its proposed regional impact.
The next cradle of explosive growth in the SEZ industry will be Africa.
The Adrianople Group made history on the 25th of October 2021 when we released the Open Zone Map to the public at our invite-only launch event. It took place on Zoom and lasted two and a half hours.
Though most special economic zones are located on uncontroversial land, there are several in areas subject to international disputes.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Ekaterina Evdokimova, the founder and partner at Russia's first private SEZ: Stupino Quadrat. The discussion goes over Russia's soviet legacy shaped the SEZs of Russia today, and what the future holds for the world's biggest country.
On September 30 - October 1 2021, Adrianople Group representatives were present in Milan, Italy as attendees for Hub-e, an event about growth and sustainability in fashion, media, and the leisure industry.
From November 3 to November 5 2021, The Adrianople Group Will Be Attending The 8th International Transport & Logistics Exhibition in Warsaw- TransLogistica, Poland.
July 2021, Brazil passed Law 14.184/2021 which reformed its EPZ regime. How has the reform impacted the country's zones?
(NASDAQ) Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are reshaping the world economy – yet, no one is paying attention.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Meena Shah, who works in the ports and terminals industry with Navis, a leading software solutions provider for the gateways of the world.
On August 20-22 2021, an Adrianople Group Representative was present as a speaker for Nomadays 2021, an event about perpetual traveling, tax optimization, and internationalization solutions.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Lotta Moberg, one of the leading thinkers in SEZ economics. If you like hard-hitting economic analysis and no-nonsense discussions, Lotta is the person to follow.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Nolan Myers. Nolan's the CEO of DoubleGDP, which builds new software for new cities.
A list of the top space and aviation events of Q3 and Q4 2021.
In this episode of the Geopolitics and Power Podcast, hosted by Ryan Faulkner-Hogg Preston and Aleksa from Adrianople Group join to speak about SEZ.
A list of the top business, networking, and innovation events of Q3 and Q4 2021.
A list of the top mining, oil, and gas events of Q3 and Q4 2021.
A list of the top mining, oil, and gas events of Q3 and Q4 2021.
A list of the top defense and security events of Q3 and Q4 2021.
A list of the top materials and manufacturing live events of the second half of 2021.
En este episodio del Podcast, Michelle Bernier conversa con Miguel Pastor, presidente de la Peruvian Chamber of Business, sobre los retos y oportunidades que se presentan en cuanto a la contratación electrónica internacional y el nuevo rol que deben adoptar las cámaras de comercio a nivel mundial.
A list of the top green energy & sustainability conferences of Q3 and Q4 2021.
A list of the top smart city, e-governance, future city, urbanism and built environment events of 2021.
Haiti and the Dominican Republic join hands in a financially successful, but somewhat troubled special economic zone. What is the Codevi Free zone?
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Tom W. Bell, lecturer at the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, founder of Archimediate LLC, and leading legal thinker and scholar of the SEZ space.
Our list of the top construction, real estate, infrastructure and built environment events in 2021.
Our Report Of DMG Events' Nigerian Oil & Gas Conference 2021 in Abuja, Nigeria.
Our Report Of Transport Events’ Black Sea Ports & Shipping Conference In Istanbul, Turkey.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Kurtis Lockhart from the Charter Cities Institute about how cities work, what governance must do to adapt, and how the next 15 years will look like in the governance and human cohabitation spaces.
A list of the top transport and logistics events of 2021.
Why do startup cities do what they do? What motivations drive the founders? Why have these ideas gained so much traction in recent years?
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Dr. Klaus Solberg Söilen about books, the state of global trade, and the future of economic science.
En este episodio del Podcast, Michelle Bernier conversa con Luis Gallotti, el Co-Fundador y Co-CEO Amek Group, sobre los retos y oportunidades del turismo en el presente y en un futuro mundo post-pandemia.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Amine Khalladi, the co-founder of Hashing Farms, operating out of Kish Free Zone in Iran.
Adrianople Group Director of Research Thibault Serlet explains how SEZs saved China from the great famine of the 1950s. This talk was given virtually at Carnegie Mellon University’s Kigali’s virtual job fair on April 30 2021.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic talks with Jonathan Nutzati from Mothership Aeronautics.
In this episode of the Geoeconomics Podcast, Guillermo Hernandez discusses with Charlie Kirkconnell, CEO of the Cayman Enterprise City about the history of the CEC; the challenges that they are currently facing, and the future of the zone.
In this podcast episode, Aleksa Burmazovic speaks with Mark Beer and Dr. Andreas Baumgartner from the Metis Institute.
Colombia is home to 120 different SEZs. These zones play a key role in the industrial development strategy and economy of Colombia. For this reason, exploring the world of Colombian SEZ financing opens a window into the rest of the Colombian economy.
This Thursday from 4-6pm EDT (New York Time), AG will host a 2 hour afternoon session on Realigning Incentives for People and Businesses to Protect the Amazon.
More than 15K participants from over 170 countries, including 70+ high-level dignitaries from across the globe, the second day of AIM Dıgital witnessed a wide range of major events, from the Conference, Exhibition, Investment Roundtables, and Regional Focus sessions to Conglomerate Presentations and Startups competitions; all geared towards providing opportunities to achieve a digital, sustainable & resilient future.
From October 20 Until October 22 2020 The Adrianople Group Will Be Attending The UAE Annual Investment Meeting
In this episode of the Geoeconomics Podcasts Aleksa Burmazovic speaks with Rajesh Kumar about the future of India's SEZs.
While filming a documentary about humpback whale migration in Brazil, I came to realize how informal communities hold the key to sustainable economic development. To build better communities, we have to harness the power and pioneering spirit of informal communities. If you build it, they will come, and build as well.
Adrianople Group estará hospedando el evento virtual “El Panorama del Desarrollo Latinoamericano” el próximo viernes 2 de Octubre, a las 11 AM EST / 10 AM Hora de Bogotá. Estaremos explorando las dinámicas cambiantes del crecimiento en la región latinoamericana.
The Adrianople Group will be hosting The Latin American Development Landscape Conference on Friday, October 2nd, at 11 am EDT. We will explore the changing growth dynamics in Latin America.
The conversation lasted for nearly 3 hours and explored the past, present, and future of African charter cities attracted more than 60 attendees from 15 countries.
Geoeconomics Podcast EP10: The future of SEZs in the Iberoamerican Region
The Adrianople Group will be holding the virtual conference: “History and Future of African charter cities” With special guests: Heba Elhanafy & Iyinoluwa “E” Aboyeji. Friday - August 14 | 5:00 PM GMT +2 - 11:00 AM EST
Countries across Africa are using SEZs to recover from the economic damage caused by COVID-19.
On this podcast, Aleksa Burmazović interviews Ainsley Brown, he is the regulatory, trade and monitoring director at JSEZA, Jamaica's special economic zone authority. Aleksa and Ainsley spoke about how a zone has commodity advantages and unique advantages - and how to identify them.
A list of the best and most comprehensive online resources, handbooks, and guides for charter cities
Estimating the number of SEZs in existence worldwide is a nearly impossible task due to the diversity of definitions and poor data. Despite that, several organizations have attempted to make global maps counting the total number of SEZs in existence.
Many great summits and conferences will be taking place in 2019, and these represent a unique opportunity to take a deep dive into the Special Economic Zone industry.
Adrianople Group's visit to Rwanda showed us why the small African nation is being hailed as the "Singapore of Africa".
Peter Santenello discusses his trips to so-called “dangerous” countries and reminds us all that the people living in those places are just as human as us.
Former CIA officer and Vice Chairman of Jefferson Waterman International Sam Wyman discusses the geopolitical risks that businesses face in the modern world.
We will be speaking at the upcoming Startup Societies virtual conference! Come join us to talk to investors and entrepreneurs in the economic zone industry from around the world
Our Report Of Hyve Events’ BreakBulk Shipping Summit in Dubai, the UAE.
Fort Galt is a new real estate development that intends to begin with its first location in Chile before replicating itself worldwide.
What we saw at the 2nd International Shipping Law Forum in Athens, Greece
Many news media outlets have recently covered plans to create "supercharged freeports" in the UK. But what exactly is a "supercharged freeport" and what does it mean for businesses in the UK?
iStrategic is a political risk analysis and consulting firm providing specialized guidance on Middle East and North Africa affairs to the private sector.
GRID91 is an India-based risk consulting startup, helping businesses in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka manage complex risks through a line of bespoke solutions.
As a result of the Brexit, the UK is now legally allowed to create Special Economic Zones. Some in the UK have suggested created freeports to mitigate the impact of the hard Brexit.
Erik Autor talks about Foreign Trade Zones, political lobbies, trade wars, and customs
The top gambling conferences of late 2019 and 2020
Daniel T. Griswold talks about US China trade wars, Brexit, and the case for free trade.
Former US Ambassador to Mali and Madagascar Vicki Huddleston talks about security issues in the Sahel, how the situation has changed since 1998, and hope for Mali.
A recap of the top business intelligence conferences in 2019 and 2020.
Our report of the AICE 2019 conference that we attended in Barcelona, Spain
The top offshore finance and investment immigration conferences in late 2019 and early 2020
A summary of the key forces driving Brazilian port privatization.
Learn about the top drone conferences in Q3 and Q4 2019, as well as in Q1 2020
The Netherlands seeks longterm co-operation with Brazilian entities to “stimulate prosperity” in the port sector
A list of the top hybrid warfare / counterinsurgency conferences in 2019 and 2020
The top anti money laundering, anti fraud, and anti-financial crime conferences of late 2019
Top Customs, Migration, and Border Security Conferences in 2019 and 2020. A comprehensive list of key industry conferences in 2019 and 2020.
A comprehensive list of the world's top port conferences in the second half of 2019.
The Phnom Penh SEZ is a successful mostly Japanese SEZ in Cambodia. It has recently attracted a lot of business, most notably a $100 million Coca Cola bottling plant.
The 7 most common mistakes made by people who run special economic zones - and how to avoid them
Kigali Special Economic Zone (KSEZ) is located about 10km east of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city, near Kigali International Airport. The zone has a number of geographic advantages, including access to the Central Transport Corridor. Occupying a total of 276 hectares, the zone has access to roads, water, electricity, fiber-optic internet and sewage systems.
The border between Kazakhstan and China is one the most inhospitable places on Earth. Summer temperatures in the Saryesik-Atrau desert barely pass 10 degrees centigrade, while temperatures in January can be expected to plummet below -20. In this post we explore how such a barren landscape became one of the key focal points of China’s westward economic push, via Khorgos.
The 10 most important things to remember when building a Special Economic Zone
Our investigation took a deep dive into the geopolitical situation in Honduras as it relates to mainland China the PRC and Taiwan the ROC. You can download the public version of our report by following the link below.