DUBAI, UAE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Strategic partnership seeks to attract more Chinese businesses into the Free Zone and Dubai
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone of Dubai, will be a key partner in Falcon's "Dubai Week in China", which will be held from May 08-15 in Beijing.
Jafza will be showcasing its key offerings as Dubai's trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region that spans from West Asia, the CIS, Indian subcontinent and Africa at the event.
A Jafza delegation led by HE Salma Hareb, CEO of Jafza and Economic Zones World, will join "Dubai Week in China".
Ibrahim Mohamed Aljanahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, commenting on the importance of Dubai Week in China said:
"China has been one of the key trade partners of the UAE and Dubai for the past several decades. We enjoy a very robust trade relation which continues to grow stronger by every passing year. China is at present the biggest trade partners of Jafza. More than 248 leading Chinese companies in diverse sectors, from oil and gas, electronics, heavy machinery, engineering, construction to automotive, have chosen Jafza as their home. All these companies are serving the entire region through their respective regional headquarters at the Free Zone.
"Rapid growth in the region provides greater opportunities for Chinese businesses. Our participation in Falcon Associate's Dubai Week in China as a key partner aims at attracting more Chinese multinationals into the Free Zone and help them capitalize on the continuously growing opportunities in the region. EXPO 2020 in Dubai has given further boost to developmental activities not only in Dubai and other emirates in the UAE but in all the GCC countries that will be benefiting from more than 25 million visitors coming to Dubai during the six-month expo."
Jafza will be conducting 3 business seminars for Chinese investors during Dubai Week in China. Ibrahim Mohamed Aljanahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza will be a panelist in "Why Dubai" panel discussion in "Invest in Dubai" seminar organized by Falcon on May 09. Jafza will also be meeting a Vice Governor led official delegation from Ningxia that has confirmed attendance at Dubai Week in China.
Jafza started its operations in 1985. By virtue of its unique offerings, which includes excellent infrastructure, expandable products, world-class services and most efficient multimodal connectivity that allows companies to serve any market in the entire region at the fastest pace, the Free Zone evolved into an international trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East, a market of more than 2 billion consumers.
Over 7,000 world's finest companies including 100 Global Fortune 500 enterprises have established their regional base in Jafza and are serving all key markets in the region from here efficiently. Jafza based companies are estimated to have generated trade worth USD 100 billion in 2014.
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