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Ajman Free Trade Zones

Ajman Free Zone

  • 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.
Last update Friday 12-Dec-2014
Related pages
  • Ajman - introduction guide and information.
Related websites (new window)
  • www.afza.gov.ae - Ajman Free Zone Authority (AFZA) website, in Arabic and English.
  • www.ajmanfreezone.gov.ae - Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) website - same as the AFZA website.


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