February 22, 2016

Choose your Free Zone

JEBEL ALI FREE ZONE AUTHORITY (JAFZA):

Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) is Economic Zones World’s flagship operation. With its impeccable track record, JAFZA stands for innovation, customer centricity, transparent operations and entrepreneurial dynamism.


As the leading business hub of the Middle East, Jebel Ali Free Zone focuses on long-term customer relationships and fosters alliances with global investors by providing them with world class infrastructure supported with value-added services and incentives. Jebel Ali Free Zone also offers the benefit of huge business opportunities from a potential market of over two billion people in the greater Middle East region. Their facilities include office units, warehouses, light industrial units and land on long term lease. These land sites are suitable for a variety of purpose-built facilities. Other value added products include business centers, hotels for visitors and customized build-to-suit options.

DUBAI MULTI COMMODITIES CENTRE FREE ZONE (DMCC):

DMCC Free Zone is a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai created to establish a commodity market place in Dubai. Rated ‘A’ by Standard & Poor’s, it provides industry-specific market infrastructure and a full range of facilities for the gold & precious metals, diamonds & colored stones, energy and other commodities industries.

DMCC is a Free Zone authority offering 100% business ownership, a guaranteed 50-year tax holiday and freehold property options. Launched in 2002, this strategic government initiative has been established to support the specific needs of its core segments – Gold & Precious Metals, Diamonds & Coloured Stones, Energy and Other Commodities industries.

DUBAI SILICON OASIS AUTHORITY (DSOA):

Dubai Silicon Oasis is wholly owned by the Government of Dubai and is considered the only technology park in the region that provides both a living and working integrated community. Silicon Oasis is a Free Zone Authority and provides a full package of a free zone incentives and benefits to companies operating within the tech park.

Dubai Silicon Oasis is designed as a hi-tech ecosystem which offers businesses a plethora of advantages including a state-of-the-art infrastructure, in-house business services and strong business support such as technology investment incentives for large enterprises, entrepreneurial support, an incubation centre and venture capital funding.

DUBAI AIRPORT FREE ZONE AUTHORITY (DAFZA):

Dubai Airport Free Zone has become the gateway for a remarkable number of global investors seeking business opportunities in the Middle East region. Home to over 1600 international firms from various parts of the world, the Free zone positions itself as one of the fastest growing economic zones in the region.

Located adjacent to the busiest international airport in the region, Dubai Airport Free Zone is a unique place for electronics, engineering, logistics & cargo, aviation and pharmaceutical firms.

SHARJAH AIRPORT INITERNATIONAL FREE ZONE (SAIF Zone) :

Dedicated to quality and excellence, SAIF Zone is the symbol of efficient operations- the better alternative for business ventures in the UAE and beyond. Easily accessible to seaports on the Indian Ocean (Port Khor Fakkan) and the Arabian Gulf (Port Khalid), SAIF Zone is built adjacent to the Sharjah International Airport. With features as unique as these, it is little wonder that SAIF Zone has registered phenomenal growth since its inception in 1995.

There are distinct advantages of doing business in Sharjah and the SAIF Zone. With a trading history dating back to the early 18th century, Sharjah today accounts for more than 40% of all industrial activity in the UAE.

HAMRIYAH FREE ZONE :

Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah is fast becoming one of the cornerstones of the United Arab Emirates industrial development. As the Next Generation Free Zone, Hamriyah Free Zone is ensuring that its management is flexible and dynamic besides being an investor oriented free zone.

Hamriyah Free Zone is challenged to provide competitive incentives and unique opportunities to establish businesses in a tax free environment with full company ownership, exemptions from all commercial levies and repatriation of capital and profits. The free zone manages an area of approximately 22 million square meters of prime industrial and commercial land and a 14 meter deep water port which includes scope for expansion.

AJMAN FREE ZONE AUTHORITY (AFZA):

The formation of the Ajman Free Zone Authority in 1996 has given great impetus to industrial activity in the Free Zone which has resulted in quadruple growth in the number of companies operating in Ajman Free Zone during the last few years. Ajman Free Zone with its package of unbeatable advantages is widely recognized as entrepreneurs’ haven today.

Strategically situated at the entrance of the Arabian Gulf and proximity to Sharjah and Dubai provides easy access to the two international airports and four ports.

RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA):

RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA) is a leading business destination committed to providing a pro-business environment, regulatory stability and robust infrastructure in the emirate of RAK in the UAE. Comprised of two dedicated industrial parks, a combined area of 30-million square metres, RAKIA provides hassle-free business set-up, state-of-the-art facilities and economical solutions to help clients compete regionally and globally.

RAKIA presents a wide range of solutions and services, adhering to constantly meeting the requirements of its clients. Owing to the strategic advantages and investor-oriented policies, RAKIA is home to over 500 manufacturers and thousands of SMEs.

UMM AL QUWAIN FREE TRADE ZONE (UAQ FTZ):

UAQ FTZ is situated close to the UAE’s primary sea ports and within one hour’s drive of Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport, ensuring easy access to the rest of the world.

Thanks to UAQ FTZ’s investor-friendly environment, establishing a commercial base in the UAE has never been simpler. Forward-thinking SMEs and micro-businesses in particular will benefit from advantageous set-up costs, 100% company ownership and zero currency restrictions.

RAK FREE TRADE ZONE AUTHORITY (RAK FTZ):

RAK Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has already developed into a world-class business hub with state-of-the-art infrastructure and hi-tech facilities for industrial growth and development. RAK Free Trade Zone, offers customized support services to its investors. It is one of the most cost-effective free zones in the region and most importantly, it offers an absolutely trouble-free, customer-friendly environment, which is very important for the success of any enterprise.

RAK Free Trade Zone through its marketing and awareness campaign has created a name for itself known around the world. It has registered more than 6,000 companies that originate from 106 countries worldwide. RAK FTZ’s customers are coming from different markets in Middle East , Europe, North America & Asia just to mention a few.