Free Zone Business set up in UAE

  • Free zones are developed to support economic reform; to act as pressure valves to alleviate growing unemployment; to serve as experimental labs for the application of new policies and approaches; and to attract FDI.The strategic location decision is driven by market potential and the growth of the market share; the proximity to the customer base; the quality and cost of labor, the quality of the transport network, and the incentives offered would be the key features of a free zone setup. UAE economy is clearly divided between the onshore sector , dominated by local business interests, with restrictions on foreign ownership, and the offshore sector which consists of a number of Free zones.

List of Free Zones in UAE

  • Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA)
  • Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZ)
  • Jumeirah Lake Towers Free Zone (JLT)
  • Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)
  • Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF)
  • Knowledge Village Free Zone
  • Ajman Free Zone Authority (AFZA)
  • Ras Al khaimah Free Zone (RAK)
  • Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADAFZ)
  • Fujairah Free Zone (FFZ)
  • Dubai logistics Free Zone
  • Dubai Media City Free Zone