Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA)
Established in 1996, Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) is Dubai’s premium freezone and one of the world’s ultimate free zone destinations. Being a global logistics and commercial hub, DAFZA is a major driver of Dubai’s successful growth and is integral to the success of Dubai Government’s strategic plan to transform the emirate into an investment-driven economy.
Among several distinct advantages attributed to DAFZA’s preeminent position, the key reasons are, its strategic location in the middle of Dubai, a city linking East and West; direct access to the MENA and Asia-Pacific regions; world class services & facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure; seamlessly integrated solutions; 100 per cent tax exemption, 100 per cent foreign ownership and zero currency restrictions; and an investor-friendly environment which offers global business the freedom to perform at its best.
DAFZA currently hosts over 1,600 multinational companies from various industries including IT and telecommunications, aviation, freight and logistics, pharmaceuticals, engineering, food and beverage, jewellery, and cosmetics. Some of the world’s most recognized brands – from Rolls Royce and Roche to Boeing and Chanel – have set up their Middle Eastern base in this prestigious free zone.
In accordance with its customer-centric focus, DAFZA provides a full range of ancillary business support services and facilities on-site, such as licensing and registration; employee sponsorship; online transaction processing; government services; banking; communications; 24-hour security; housekeeping and building maintenance; cafes and food courts; health care; travel arrangements; and car rentals.
DAFZA’s exceptional approach to freezone management has earned it numerous coveted recognitions. These include a prestigious 2013 Dubai Quality Award from the Dubai Economic Department and the titles of “Global Free Zone of the Future” (2012/ 2013) and “Top Middle East Free Zone of the Future” (2013/ 2014) from the Financial Times’ Foreign Direct Investment (fDi) Magazine.
DAFZA is also renowned for its commitment to quality, safety, environmental and social responsibility. It is ISO-certified for quality, environment, health & safety, information security management and customer service, and is an active participant in social and community enhancement projects. More information on DAFZA’s advantages for global businesses is available at http://www.dafz.ae.
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