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What is Dubai Airport Free Zone


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Presentación de la zona franca "Dubai Airport Free Zone -DAFZA-, la zona franca más importante de Emiratos Árabes Unidos, que abre las puertas a todo el mercado de MENA (Norte de África y Emiratos …

Presentación de la zona franca "Dubai Airport Free Zone -DAFZA-, la zona franca más importante de Emiratos Árabes Unidos, que abre las puertas a todo el mercado de MENA (Norte de África y Emiratos Árabes)

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  • 1. Welcome Title Documentto Dubai Airport Freezone Sub Heading The center of international trade 24th March 2009
  • 2. Presentation outline • • • • • • Why Dubai? Benefits of doing business with Dubai Airport Freezone Facilities & Services Setting up at Dubai Airport Freezone Valued tenants Certifications & Awards Document Title
  • 3. Why Dubai?
  • 4. On the map Document Title Dubai, UAE
  • 5. Document Title “In the race for excellence, there is no finish line.” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  • 6. Dubai Unparalleled Growth This was Dubai in 1990 The same street in 2003 In 2013
  • 7. Why Dubai? • One of the most dynamic and diverse cities in the world • Dubai is forward thinking, cosmopolitan and advanced destination • Outstanding position on the trade map of the region. Situated Document that provides access to 2.5 billion consumers Title at a crossroads across Europe, Asia and the Middle East • Liberal outlook and commitment to free trade • Modern business infrastructure and high quality office and residential accommodation • World-class excellent facilities for education, healthcare, leisure, sports and shopping • Safe, secure and virtually crime-free living environment • Well-established travel logistics
  • 8. Global and regional gateway The Dubai International Airport serves more than 145 airlines flying to over 260 destinations across six continents
  • 9. Regional infrastructure projects UAE • Etihad railway project in UAE worth of $8billion – UAE’s first railway system • Expansion of Abu Dhabi Airport ($6.8billion) - under construction and expected completion by 2014 – will also host a separate terminal for Etihad Airways • Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai valued at $8billion. • $0.76 billion road-development project in Abu Dhabi. • Bluewaters Island (a mixed use development) worth $1.6billion, which will host world’s largest ferris wheel Dubai Eye (260 meters) valued at $0.3 billion. • Louvre Abu Dhabi estimated construction cost is USD 655 million – estimated completion 2015
  • 10. Regional infrastructure projects UAE • The Pointe, an $219 million, 136,000 square metre retail and entertainment complex on Palm Jumeirah. • Dubai Creek Harbour, an urban cultural and commercial district, designed around a series of lagoons and green boulevards valued at $17.5billion • Mohammad bin Rashid city will include 100 hotel facilites, an entertainment centre developed with Universal Studios, the largest mall in the world, and a park larger than London’s 350-acre Hyde Park. • A complex of five theme parks valued at $2.7billion
  • 11. Regional infrastructure projects GCC • Rail projects worth $106billion undertaken and planned in the GCC • Saudi Arabia announced spending of $155billion in education & health care facilities. • Qatar’s ongoing projects valued at $88.627billion with investments in:  New Doha International Airport $11billion  New Doha Port (Phase 1) $5billion  Qatar Railway Project $30billion  Kahramaa (Qatar Power & Water generation project) $19billion  Doha Festival City (shopping center & hotel) $1.65billion  Barwa City (residential, school, hospital) $1.35billion  Marina Mall $0.275billion  Qatar World Trade Centre (conferences & exhibitions) $0.143billion  Lusail City (residential, schools, golf course & resorts) $7.4billion  Musheireb (regeneration of historical downtown project) $5.5billion  Pearl Qatar $5billion
  • 12. Dubai Airport Freezone Document Title A global gateway to successful investment Sub Heading 24th March 2009
  • 13. Dubai Airport Freezone
  • 14. Dubai Airport Freezone A snapshot • Established in 1996, wholly owned by the Government of Dubai • 169,000 sqm office space – 13 office buildings in total • 87,040 sqm warehouse space – 256 warehouses in total • Lists over 1,600 companies with more than 12,000 tenant employees
  • 15. Investments in Dubai Airport Freezone by region 8% 3% 2%1% GCC & Middle East (38%) 38% 17% Europe (31%) Asia (17%) America (8%) Offshore Islands (3%) Africa (2%) 31% Australia (1%)
  • 16. Investments in Dubai Airport Freezone from Far East 9% Japan (34%) 3% 2%1% 34% 13% Singapore (24%) Hong Kong (14%) China (13%) South Korea (9%) Malaysia (3%) 14% Thailand (2%) 24% Taiwan (1%)
  • 17. Top 10 countries investing in Dubai Airport Freezone Singapore Italy Switzerland Japan United Arab Emirates France India Germany United States United Kingdom
  • 18. Benefits of doing business with Dubai Airport Freezone • 100% corporate tax exemption • 100% personal income tax exemption • 100% foreign company ownership • 100% repatriation of capital and profits • No customs duty • No currency restrictions • One-stop shop • Business conducive environment • No restriction on employment
  • 19. Advantages of Dubai Airport Freezone • Friendly business environment – high profile quality of business, easy access to facilities, workforce, infrastructure & transportation, technology & innovation • 24-hours customs services and rapid cargo clearance • Dedicated logistics center • One-stop-shop for all administrative services • Investor-oriented management
  • 20. Unique advantages of Dubai Airport Freezone • Strategically located in the heart of Dubai within the boundaries of Dubai International Airport • Extensive cargo handling facilities • Easy access to facilities at Dubai International Airport
  • 21. Facilities - Office Units
  • 22. Facilities - office units • Minimum space of 25 sqm required to obtain a license • Offices equipped with carpeting, wall paper, false ceiling, and window shades • 2 employee visas
  • 23. Facilities – Warehouses Facilities - LIUs
  • 24. Facilities – warehouses • Thermally insulated • Offices on ground and mezzanine floors • Minimum leased area is 340 sq.m • 20 visas
  • 25. Our Services
  • 26. Dubai Airport Freezone services • Licensing & Registration • Online transactions processing for all services • Employee Sponsorship
  • 27. Additional Services and Facilities • Government Services: Immigration, Customs, Chamber of commerce • Post, Telecom & Banking facilities • Food court • Business center, conference room, business lounge and lecture room • Medical clinic • Travel Agent, Car Rental • Catering • 24-hour security, housekeeping and building maintenance
  • 28. Setting up at Dubai Airport Freezone
  • 29. Types of Licenses Trading License Allows the holder to import, export, distribute and store items specified on the license Service License Allows the holder to carry out services specified in the license Industrial License Allows the holder to carry out light industrial activities , packaging and assembling
  • 30. Types of companies Branch Free Zone Establishment (FZE) • Representative office • A company established in the free zone • A foreign company can set up a • Formed with 1-50 shareholders (individual branch of its existing company in DAFZ • No share capital required or non-individual) • A minimum share capital of AED 1,000 (USD 272) is required
  • 31. Executive office package – 25 sqm and 50 sqm all inclusive
  • 32. Our valued clients
  • 33. Some of our valued clients Logistics & Freight Food & Beverage
  • 34. Some of our valued clients Aerospace & Aviation IT & Telecommunications& Electronics
  • 35. Some of our valued clients Engines, Machines & Automobiles Engineering & Building Materials
  • 36. Some of our valued clients Cosmetics, Perfumes & Luxury Items Jewelry, Watches & Precious Stones
  • 37. Some of our valued clients Pharmaceuticals and Medical Oil & Gas
  • 38. Top Free Zone Globally Ranked Top Free Zone in the world by the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine, Global Free Zones of the Future Rankings and Awards 2012/13 In addition to the top overall positions, Dubai Airport Freezone awarded Top Airport – 1st Overall
  • 39. Our Awards Richard Goodman Strategic Planning Award, Association of Strategic Planning, USA 2011 Document Development Award Dubai Human Title 2010 by Dubai Department of Economic Development Dubai Quality Appreciation Program Award 2010 in the service category
  • 40. The Future In its quest for excellence, Dubai Airport Freezone plans on creating more value opportunities for its partners by: • Expanding space (new Business Center including business lounge, food court, conference facilities and office space) • Enhancing services • Improving the customer experience