- The Special Economic Development Zone of Quito (ZEDE-Quito) sponsored by the Metropolitan Public Company of Airport Services and Management of Free Zones and Special Regimes aims to seek the effective use of 205.01 hectares strategically located next to the Quito Airport as a space to develop value-added business activities with international projection.
- The ZEDE-Quito, was established as the first Special Development Economic Zone of the capital of Ecuador on July 5, 2018 by Resolution No. CSEP-2018-0002 of the Productive Economic Sector Cabinet.
- It has approval to carry out economic activities of the industrial and logistic type; and in the future the technological activity will be requested additionally, which will ensure the fulfillment of the following objectives: attraction of new investments, increase of exports, import substitution, industrial diversification, disaggregation / technological transfer, generation of quality employment and Boost the airport with logistics services.
IMPACT OF THE PROJECT
- It is conservatively planned that until 2050 in the ZEDE-Quito, approximately 125 companies will be installed, which will generate between 9,000 to 12,000 places of direct and indirect employment. Contribute to the stabilization of the country’s Trade Balance and municipal income through taxes and fees.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT
- For the structuring of the ZEDE-Quito, several studies have been carried out that have served as inputs for its development: Comprehensive Strategic Plan, Mass Plan / Infrastructure Design and Environmental Baseline