DAFZA Dubai Airport Freezone Authority

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  • Al Quds
  • 491 Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates


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Established in 1996, the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is considered as the region’s ultimate freezone destination and a major driver of Dubai’s successful growth as a global logistics and commercial hub. It is integral to the success of the Government of Dubai’s strategic plan to transform the emirate into an investment-driven economy.

DAFZA currently hosts over 1,600 multinational companies from various industries including aviation, freight and logistics, IT and telecommunications, 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 the prestigious freezone.

Investors and businesses are drawn to DAFZA’s numerous benefits and incentives such as its strategic location near the Dubai International Airport; modern facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure; 100 per cent tax exemption; 100 per cent foreign ownership; zero currency restrictions; and its exceptionally business-friendly regulatory environment, among others.

DAFZA also offers a comprehensive range of ancillary services and facilities for licensing and registration; employee sponsorship; online transaction processing; 24-hour security; housekeeping and building maintenance; government services; banking; communications; food and beverages; health care; business support; travel arrangements; and car rentals. All of these combine to make DAFZA a one-stop destination for all freezone needs and requirements.

Numerous recognitions have been bestowed on DAFZA for its unparalleled approach to freezone management. 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.

Aside from its award-winning business and investment acumen, DAFZA is also renowned for its exceptional commitment to quality, safety and environmental responsibility. It has received ISO certificates for quality, environment, health & safety, information security management, and complaints handling. More information visit www.dafz.ae.

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Over the past 20 years, DAFZA became a world class Freezone, a developer, an innovative operator and investor in free zone infrastructure. It has been attracting foreign direct investments from more than 220 global markets contributing to Dubai’s GDP and enabling the trade flow globally to expand and grow within MENA. DAFZA is also very well known for its experience in developing multitude of customer services to support businesses once they decide to set up their business.


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DAFZA Dubai Airport Freezone Authority Al Quds 491 Dubai United Arab Emirates +971 42027734 malmuhairi@dafz.ae

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Automechanika 2016

13.09.2016 - 17.09.2016 Hall: 4.1 Stand: J 80