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Jebel Ali Free Zone

Jebel Ali Free Zone Area (JAFZA/Jafza)
Developer and Operator
Industry Real Estate Property
Founded 1985
Headquarters Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Area served
Global
Key people
Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb - Chief Executive Officer
Products Business centres, ready to use offices, warehouses, factories, and infrastructure ready plots
Parent Economic Zones World
Website www.jafza.ae

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza; Arabic: المنطقة الحرّة لجبل علي al-Munṭaqa al-Ḥurra le Jabal ʿAlī) is a free economic zone located in the Jebel Ali area at the far western end of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, near Abu Dhabi. Created under an Emiri Decree, Jafza commenced operations in 1985 with standard size office units and warehouses to provide ready built facilities to customers. In 1990 Jafza expanded its facilities to include light industrial units. It is the world’s largest free zone.[1]

There is a special security gate as an entrance for this zone.

Jafza is served by the UAE Exchange station of the Dubai Metro.

Contents

  • Economy 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Economy

The Chinese company Changhong maintains its Middle East office in the zone.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Dubai’s economy: Growing up".  
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Changhong. Retrieved on August 5, 2015. "Changhong Middle East[...]Add: Room 226,Building Lob16,Jebel Ali Free Zone,Dubai,UAE"

External links

  • Jafza official website
  • Jafza Directory
  • UAE Free Trade Zones - list with brief information
  • Satellite image of New West Camp Jebel Ali Free Zone.
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