Categoria del artículo: Araújo Ibarra News

Hong Kong tensions end winning streak for global stock markets – as it happened

lobal stock markets ended their winning streak as attention was turned back to rising tensions between the US and China over Hong Kong. It came after China approved plans for a new controversial security law that will tighten its grip on the semi-autonomous territory Italy’s Q1 GDP was revised lower from -4.8% to -5.4%, compared to a year earlier…. Read more »

MWC 2020: Smartphone showcase cancelled over coronavirus fears

The world’s largest mobile phone showcase, Mobile World Congress (MWC), has been cancelled over coronavirus concerns, organisers have confirmed. The GSM Association (GSMA) said it had become “impossible” for the event to go ahead as planned in Barcelona. BT, Facebook, LG, Nokia, Sony and Vodafone were among the high-profile exhibitors to have pulled out of… Read more »

Free Zone Focus: how should India renew its SEZ programme?

India’s SEZ programme is about to expire, and new, better tailored incentives are needed to renew it, says World Free Zones Organization chairman Martín Ibarra Pardo. The redesign of India’s special economic zone (SEZ) regime holds massive possibilities for the country. Free zones in the world create an average 1% of employment, so India, with a population… Read more »

The Caribbean needs to build a joint vision

Martín Gustavo Ibarra (Bogotá 1952) is one of the Colombians with more knowledge about foreign trade, and one of his great contributions was to be part of the mission that created the special economic zones of China in 1983 with the World Bank. This strategy empowered the world’s most exporting country, says Ibarra, and 14… Read more »

A new fund is born that will invest in local entrepreneurs

The fund specialized in the technology industry expects to add US $ 3 million in its first stage. Accessing resources is perhaps the main challenge faced by early stage entrepreneurs. Therefore, the relevance of the impulse that the Colombian Software Federation (Fedesoft) and the consulting firm Araujo Ibarra want to give to the technology industry… Read more »