Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) - PO Box 932 Ajman, tel +971-4-7425444, fax +971-4-7429222.
AFZ General Manager Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi.
19 ready-to-wear garment factories from various countries including India, Iraq, Pakistan, UK.
Export markets include GCC countries, USA, Europe, Canada.
2006 production of 35m units.
Ajman Free Zone types of organisations
Ajman Free Zone Authority (AFZA)
Free Zone Entity (FZE) - one owner, one visa, minimum capital AED 185,000.
Free Zone Company (FZC) - up to 4 partners, minimum capital AED 185,000.
Local branch of foreign company.
AFZA licence types
Industrial License - issued to foreign, UAE, FZ establishments for manufacturing activities within AFZ.
National Industrial License: A National Industrial License allows companies to export products duty free to Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (AGCC, GCC) countries. Is issued to a registered company operating in AFZ with the following criteria:
Company is registered with GCC nationals who have a majority ownership (51% or more shareholding).
Minimum 40% of the manufacturing process carried out within AFZ.
Professional Services License - issued to foreign, UAE, FZ establishments for providing professional services within AFZ.
Trading License - issued to foreign, UAE, UAE FZ companies for trading goods within Ajman Free Zone.
E-commerce licence - launched or announced March 2013. For companies with ecommerce related business activites.
Ajman Industrial Free Zone
AED 1.15 billion.
Warehousing, office space, worker accommodation.
Construction started April 2007, completion scheduled for second quarter 2008.