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Special Economic Zone: Not So Special?

The concept of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has become ubiquitous as an infrastructural facility. These SEZs provide a combination of tax and tariff incentives, streamlined custom procedures, and less regulation by offering an investment climate that attracts both foreign and domestic investors to invest and establish industrial and business units. With an aspiration to promote and diversify the export market, the GoN, in 2016, had introduced the SEZ Act which evoked immense interest among the investors’ community in Nepal. But it seems that the much-hyped SEZ is losing its appeal among the domestic investors. Continue reading

Ankshita Chaudhary

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Ankshita is working as a Research and Communications Assistant at Samriddhi Foundation.

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