Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority
Its strategic geographical location is also one of the advantages of this free zone. JAFZA is located next to Jebel Ali Port, which is the world’s largest man-made port in the Middle East and the 6th largest container port, served by 150 shipping lines offering 90 weekly services. Also, Jebel Ali Free Zone is a 30-minute drive away from the Dubai International Airport, connecting it to over 200 global destinations.
Further, it well-connected through extensive road network and is just 35 km southwest of Dubai city, thus allowing it the fastest possible access to a market of over 2 billion people in the South and West Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Africa, making Jebel Ali Free Zone an excellent choice for all types of businesses.
Benefits of Setting Up a Business in JAFZA
Types of Licenses Provided in JAFZA
1. Trading License
It allows the license holder to import raw materials, export, distribute, and store items specified in the license to any country.
2. Service License
It allows the license holder to carry out the services (like legal advisory, accountancy, and business consultancy) specified in the license within the free zone. The type of service must conform to the parent company’s license, issued by the Economic Department or Municipality of the relevant Emirate in the UAE.
3. Industrial License
It allows the license holder to import raw materials, manufacture, process, assemble, package and export the finished products to any country.
4. National Industrial License
It provides the license holder the same status as a local inside the UAE and requires manufacturing companies to have a minimum of 51% shareholding or ownership of the Arabian Gulf Co-operation Council.
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