Entrepot


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Entrepot

1. A port where goods can be imported from a ship, stored, and then re-exported or transported to their final destination.

2. More generally, a warehouse.
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The end ot the Federation came on top of other developments which threatened Singapore's very survival: the withdrawal of Btitish forces east of Suez and the disappearance ot the old entrepot economy.
However, there was always a need for the museum to reflect the more diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds of the inhabitants of this relatively young entrepot city-state (which gained independence in 1965), and furthermore for its collection to expand beyond ethnography and into art.
Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Executive Chairman of Genting Singapore , which set up the museum delivered a speech where he said that in the 18th century Singapore was a busy port with a flourishing entrepot trade.
The exchange of fire came two days after a suicide attacker exploded a car bomb outside a police station in the port city, capital of the province of the same name that is the economically crucial entrepot for 80 percent of Iraq's overseas oil shipments.
Singapore: Of the entrepot economies, Singapore is more exposed than Hong Kong.
This follows the cancellation of a deal with the Gulf state of Qatar to lease swathes of arable land in return for the finance to develop a new entrepot.
The small country is an entrepot of trade in the Americas, a major financial hub and a growing destination for tourism and investment, raising the question whether Panama will be more like Hong Kong, Singapore or Miami in the future.
Chorin said: "Despite a number of arguments to the contrary, Dubai was never a good candidate as a stand-alone development model due to the rather unique conditions surrounding its emergence as a global entrepot.
The Kabul Bank scandal has highlighted the close but opaque ties between Dubai's commercial entrepot and the Afghan elite.
Indeed the emirate may even be able to overcome the memory of the Dubai World debacle and finesse its long-standing tradition as an entrepot hub and create the financial center which was part of its original vision.
When Britain arrived in what was then the all-Indian state of Bengal the princely entrepot, whose centre was Calcutta, was the richest place in the world.
Raymond Fisman, NBER and Columbia University; Peter Moustakerski, Booz Alien Hamilton; and Shang-jin Wei, "Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepot Trade" Discussant: Mihir A.