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ASIAN ECONOMIC INTEGRATION REPORT 2015: How can special economic zones catalyze economic development?

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Special economic zones (SEZs) can play a catalytic role in economic development, provided the right business environment and policies are put in place. In Asia, SEZs can facilitate trade, investment, and policy reform at a time the region is experiencing a slowdown in trade and economic growth. For SEZs to be successful, they must establish strong backward and forward linkages with the overall economy. Effective SEZs must be an integral part of dynamic national development strategies and evolve as economies develop by transforming from manufacturing bases to technological platforms for innovation and modern services.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics Special economic zones
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
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Author (corporate) ADB
ISBN number 978-92-9257-247-1
Publication date 2015
Keywords sez
Date uploaded June 24, 2019, 08:57 (UTC)
Date modified June 25, 2019, 06:18 (UTC)