Zamboecozone moves forward, says director PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 11 September 2014 11:59

Zamboanga Special Economic Zone Authority and Freeport (Zamboecozone) is now moving forward, according to one of its Board Directors.

Jose J. Suan , board director representing the Labor Sector,  disclosed that there are now more than 3,000 workers working in different Zamboecozone locators.

Among the locators are a Japanese firm producing wigs for export to Japan and other countries, San Miguel Corporation-BMEGS that produces feeds for livestocks, Oriental Tin Can that supplies cans to canning factories, CTK Rubber Corporation exportiing to South Korea and San Ramon Power Incorporated.

According to Suan, there are almost 20 firms currently applying to invest in Zamboecozone and some are already in the process of approval by the Board.

Suan said the Japanese firm producing wigs has almost 1,000 in its labor force .

“Wigs are very expensive. It costs  like P 30,000 each or depending on the style, quality and order by the buyers,” Suan said.

Zamboecozone is a big help to the city government as it generate income for the city, provide livelihood means to the people improve their quality of life.

San Miguel BMEG is contributing to the livestock businesses like hog and bovine production — cattle fattening and goat and poultry raising.

Suan said that Chairman and Administrator Christopher Arnuco is a hardworking person. — Allen Abastillas