By  on June 12, 2019

GENEVA — Increasing sustainability demands by enterprises and investors are spurring a growth in green Special Economic Zones in many developing countries with a focus in the new zones — including those manufacturing textiles and apparel — a U.N. report said.

The report says a wave of industrial policies and competition for international investment has sparked a boom in the number of SEZs, which has increased to 5,383 worldwide (including 474 under development), up from 4,300 in 2014 and only 500 in 1995. More than 145 economies operate such zones today, according to the report.

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