Lessons and Successes - How Philippine Economic Zones Survived COVID

Lessons and Successes - How Philippine Economic Zones Survived COVID

Thibault Serlet
July 2020
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This report highlights the successes and failures of Philippine SEZ’s efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

More specifically, it: 

■ Summarizes the actions taken by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) and other government agencies in response to the pandemic. 

■ Illustrates the economic impact that COVID-19 will have on SEZs and local communities. 

■ Analyzes long term legal changes which may result from COVID-19 era legislation. 

■ Highlights success stories in different industries. 

■ Explores the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the future of SEZs in the Philippines.

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