Zone Map Regional Overview

Special Economic Zones in Central America

Central America is one of the most innovative and competitive regions for Special Economic Zones globally. Learn more about SEZs in Central America.

Special Economic Zones in Central America have become a reference in productivity and competitiveness incentives — where Panama and Costa Rica are two pioneers. Across the region, this brought with it significant job creation, in industries which were critical for low-skilled mainly female workers.


To explore more Central America SEZs, visit our map at OpenZoneMap.com

Read more news and research from AG on SEZs in LATAM.

Credits and thanks:


Design: 

Nour Boukhari

Sizo Hlope

Alonso Cubillas


Vizualizations:

César Báez

Fergal Hourigan


Data gathering and fun facts: 

Beatriz Costa 

Michelle Bernier

Maria Amaré

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Zone Map Regional Overview

Special Economic Zones in Central America

Central America is one of the most innovative and competitive regions for Special Economic Zones globally. Learn more about SEZs in Central America.

Special Economic Zones in Central America have become a reference in productivity and competitiveness incentives — where Panama and Costa Rica are two pioneers. Across the region, this brought with it significant job creation, in industries which were critical for low-skilled mainly female workers.


To explore more Central America SEZs, visit our map at OpenZoneMap.com

Read more news and research from AG on SEZs in LATAM.

Credits and thanks:


Design: 

Nour Boukhari

Sizo Hlope

Alonso Cubillas


Vizualizations:

César Báez

Fergal Hourigan


Data gathering and fun facts: 

Beatriz Costa 

Michelle Bernier

Maria Amaré

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