A report from the WWF and its partners says that FTZ/SEZ can serve as facilitators for illicit trade, by offering an additional layer of opaqueness, complexity, and inadequate controls in which illegal economies can flourish. The report uses 3 case studies, in Laos, Spain and China.
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