This June, Professor Amanda Broderick, dean at Salford Business School, and senior representatives from the Ajman Free Zone Authority in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will meet with Manchester companies to discuss opportunities and the logistics of doing business across the Middle East.
On Wednesday 4th June from 2pm until 5.30pm, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ajman Free Zone Authority is holding a High Tea Business Briefing and Networking Reception at The Palace Hotel, with His Excellency Mahmood Al Hashemi.
The visit is an ideal opportunity for the region’s businesses to forge relationships with the UAE and discover more on trading with the Ajman Free Zone Authority. With both the UK and UAE currently experiencing tremendous growth in various sectors, namely in Trade, Services, Infrastructure, Research and Tourism; events such as these provide an unparalleled platform to new businesses who seek opportunities overseas. These events also offer a valuable avenue in which companies can understand the various economic opportunities available, as well as corporate rules and regulations in the UAE.
Mahmood Al Hashemi said: “UK trading with the UAE is currently worth around £5.1bn a year and there are many lucrative opportunities available for all sectors from logistics to management media. Ajman Free Zone Authority currently has over 9,000 companies of all shapes and sizes, many from UK.”
“Ajman Free Zone is one of the UAE’s most rapidly developing Free Zones that sees investors reap benefits such as repatriation of capital and profits and no personal income tax.”
Situated at the foot of the Arabian Gulf, the Ajman Free Zone is widely regarded as the ideal location for the supply of goods and services for the domestic and regional markets, allowing investors to reap the benefits. Other lucrative advantages to investing in Ajman Free Zone include inexpensive energy, an extremely economic wage structure, total exemption from all import and export duties and exceptionally low handling charges.
The visiting dignitaries with Professor Amanda Broderick will be presenting more specific details about investment opportunities on offer from the Ajman Free Zone Authority at the business briefing and High Tea, as well as taking part in a Q&A at The Palace Hotel on On Wednesday 4th June from 2pm until 5.30pm.
For more information and to register your place for free, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/united-arab-emirates-business-briefing-manchester-registration-11384987805
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Notes to editor
- Ajman Free Zone is deemed as one of the fastest growing free zones in the region.
- Ajman Free Zone has four licenses:
- 1. Trading license – this is issued to foreign/UAE companies/free zone entities which wish to carry out trading activities in the free zone
- 2. Industrial license/Service license – this is this is issued to foreign/UAE companies/free zone entities which wish to carry out manufacturing in the free zone
- 3. Professional/services license – this is this is issued to foreign/UAE companies/free zone entities which wish to carry out professional services/activities in the free zone
- 4. E-commerce – this is issued to foreign/UAE companies/free zone entities which wish to carry out e-commerce activities in the free zone
- Ajman Free Zone offers advantages such as 100% foreign ownership and repatriation of capital and profits, no personal income-tax, low labour cost and offers an array of facilities ranging from offices, land and warehousing.
- Ajman Free Zone is one of the only free zones near a city, which provides many benefits to business.
- Ajman one of the seven emirates in the UEA. Free zones are a geographically distinguished areas, which hold particular laws and regulation varies than those applied within the state.
- Investors to free zones can enjoy particular incentives and privileges, which include: freedom to initiate any legal form for the activity and the investor has the freedom to determine prices of his services or products and the profit margin they desire.