The UK government's announcement of eight free ports in England was met with both celebration and suspicion. Phoebe Warneford-Thomson of the British Ports Association explains why concerns over the ports are misplaced.
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FDI consultant Douglas van den Berghe provides an explainer on economic zones and what considerations companies might make when weighing up whether to locate in such areas.
The less wealthy parts of the UK need higher-value jobs and investment. Free ports, much vaunted by the government in a post-Brexit landscape, are not the answer.
The CEO of the World Free Zones Organisation, Samir Hamrouni, suggests the strategies most likely to help companies succeed in the new global environment.