Free Zone

Sheikh Ahmed launches ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors.
DP World to develop Suez Canal freezone
DP World has signed a partnership agreement with the Suez Canal Authority to develop an integrated industrial and residential zone at Sokhna in Egypt on the Suez Canal.
UAE announces region’s first ‘e-commerce freezone’
The UAE plans to develop a US $500-million Dubai CommerCity, a freezone specifically for the booming e-commerce sector.
DAFZA to let duel license companies operate across Dubai
DAFZA has signed an MoU with the Department of Economic Development in Dubai to allow DAFZA hosted companies to obtain dual licenses to operate across Dubai.
Freezone contribution to MENA economy set to double
Globally, the contribution of free trade zones to the regional economy is set to double to US $117 billion by 2021, according to a recent report by researchers Salaam Gateway.
ENOC signs MoU for US$1bn Jebel Ali supply chain hub
ENOC Group signed an agreement with Rotary Engineering Fujairah FZE to construct 12 new storage tanks as part of its plans to expand the capacity of its Jebel Ali refinery by 50 per cent.
ZonesCorp unveiled a new development designed to support the growth of small and mediums-sized enterprises (SME) in Abu Dhabi at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS).
Masdar freezone reports major growth at GMIS
Masdar City Free Zone showcases impressive growth at Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit 2017.
Dubai Silicon Oasis receives hybrid Volkswagens
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, has received two Golf GTE plug-in hybrid models from Al Nabooda Automobiles.
DP World gets smart in Peru
DP World has opened the first smart logistics center in Peru connected through optical fibers to Callao Port.
DAFZA aims to increase German investment
DAFZA explores prospects for investment cooperation with German business community, which is largest European investor in freezone.
DAFZA targets Japanese investment with Tokyo seminars
A delegation from the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has discussed investment opportunities in Dubai with the Japanese business community.

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