Jabel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) has been focusing on building long term investor relationships by delivering excellent client service and offering value added services and incentives. The commitment to quality was demonstrated by becoming the first free zones to acquire ISO 9000 certification. Established in 1985, JAFZA has emerged as one of the fastest growing free zones, posting more than 300% growth since then.
JAFZA is located at 30min drive from Dubai International airport. JAFZA is right next to the Jebel Ali port, the largest sea ports in the region. This gives it a unique advantage of having access to both air and sea routes. Supported by the extensive network of highways, it becomes a gateway to business success in the region. Today it is a home for more than 6400 businesses from over 120 countries. JAFZA offers an excellent business climate where the ambitions meet the opportunities and a strong networking atmosphere forging new relationships every day.
JAFZA offers access to about 2 billion customers from Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia. Outstanding logistics infrastructure is the key strength, JAFZA. Partnering, collaborating and Empowering are the cornerstones of the business operations. With a firm focus on a clear mission and vision, JAFZA is one of the most suitable investment destinations.
With a vision to provide exciting and unlimited possibilities for the development of Dubai and a matching mission to nurture long term relationships with customers, JAFZA has a clear growth strategy ahead. Along with ever growing non-oil exports, tourism, trading, logistics, transportation and hospitality have been some of the growth sectors.
This tremendous growth has also resulted in nurturing and developing the much needed human resource capital of the region. JAFZA has been able to generate more than 150,000 jobs resulting in a long term impact on the human capital management.
Apart from the world-class infrastructure and operational support, JAFZA also offers some value added support, helping the customers improve and grow their business. These include advice on future expansions, business matching, business delegations to other countries and business consulting services.
Ready to be leased warehouses, office spaces of international standards to accommodate a company of any size and plots of land for large scale manufacturing are provided to the customers.
The financial incentives include 100% foreign ownership, zero corporate and income taxes for a period of 50 years, no foreign currency restrictions, exemption from local labor restrictions and full repatriation of profit and capital.
JAFZA provides unfurnished offices of all sizes with air conditioning, internet, telephone, lighting and power points. These offices are specially designed with provisions for future expansion.
Light Industrial Units (LIU) are offered which can be used as factories for assembly and light manufacturing as well as warehouses. Power supply is readily available, up to 50KVA for warehouses and up to 125KVA for factories. Container loading ramps and
Offices are also provided with every LIU.
A unique show room –cum-warehouse facility is available with 68 such units. A showroom area with glass front comes along with a warehouse at the back. A mezzanine floor is provided to be used as office space.
Starting from 2500 square meters, JAFZA provides land plots on long and short term lease, with flexible payment options. These plots are provided with all the necessary utility support.
JAFZA offers excellent onsite staff accommodation, well supported with necessary services, super markets, food courts, recreational facilities, pharmacies and transportation.
Business support services like engineering and business consultancy services, banks, insurance and other financial services are readily accessible at JAFZA.
JAFZA has also leveraged technology in its journey towards excellence and offers some unique online tools through which their customers can manage their business effectively. They created Dubai Trade portal which combines myDPA, e-Mirsal, e-ATA and myJAFZA sites into a single log on. JAFZA Link is another online tool building business networks and linking business opportunities.
With all these advantages, JAFZA is well positioned for exciting growth.