Building and Construction Sector in Jafza Dubai Registers 74% Growth

Building and Construction Sector in Jafza Dubai Registers 74% Growth

Building and Construction Sector in Jafza Dubai Registers 74% Growth – The building and construction sector in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship free zone entity of Dubai, has posted 74% growth in the last 5 years growing from AED 10.7 billion in 2009 to AED 18.6 billion in 2014. The Free Zone expects to double its growth in the next 3-4 years. The growth in the sector will largely be driven by the continued focus of GCC countries on building economic infrastructure and stimulus generated by Dubai 2020 related infrastructure projects. Jafza is participating in Big5, the largest construction industry event in the Middle East, which will be held from 23-26 November, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, to ...

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Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) The Most Energy Efficient Business Hub

Jebel Ali Free Zone Jafza Dubai The Most Energy Efficient Business Hub

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) The Most Energy Efficient Business Hub – In line with its strategic goal to make the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) the most energy efficient business hub, Economic Zones World (EZW) has signed a MoU with DEWA’s Etihad ESCO to retrofit its existing buildings and facilities to make them more energy efficient. Jafza has always been in the forefront of implementing the Government’s green initiatives to promote and preserve sustainable ecosystem. The initiation of the present retrofit project further reinforces its commitment. The move is an important step forward in the direction of achieving the Government’s Dubai 2021 plan and following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister ...

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Jafza Dubai Receives Interest from North Sea Oil & Gas Multinationals

Jafza Dubai Receives Interest from North Sea Oil & Gas Multinationals

Jafza Dubai Receives Strong Interest from North Sea Based Oil & Gas Multinationals – Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone entity of Dubai and a renowned trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region spanning from West Asia, the CIS, Africa and Indian Subcontinent, has received huge interest from oil & gas industry leaders based in the North Sea region particularly from the UK, Denmark and France at the recently concluded ADIPEC. These companies are looking forward to establish their presence in the wider Middle East region, which still remains an expanding market despite significant fall in oil prices. The trade promotion officials from Japan and Malaysia also had a meeting with Jafza officials at ADIPEC ...

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Dubai Economic Zones World Launches e-procurement Solution with Tejari

Economic Zones World EZW Dubai UAE

Dubai Economic Zones World launches e-procurement solution with Tejari – Economic Zones World (EZW), Dubai’s flagship Trade, Logistics and Industrial hub operator has launched an e-procurement platform in association with Tejari, the leading strategic procurement company. The system aims to streamline the EZW’s eProcurement, eTendering and Vendor Management processes by implementing the EZW ‘BuyWorld’ application.Speaking about this milestone, Adel Bin Turkeya Chief Resources Officer ,said, “EZW has always focused on maintaining transparency and optimizing resources and by adopting BuyWorld we are ensuring that procurement and tendering processes are transparent to its maximum. I’m confident that the quick processes the system offers will aid in enhanced time management of our procurement team and also help cost management through efficient procurement practices.” Richard ...

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Russia Jafza Dubai Trade Records 40% Increase in 2014

Russia Jafza Dubai Trade Records 40% Increase in 2014

Russia Jafza Dubai Trade Records 40% Increase in 2014 –  Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone entity of Dubai and a globally renowned trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region, has recorded a significant year-on-year rise in its bilateral trade with Russia. In the last 5-years Jafza-Russia trade has seen 4-fold increase rising from USD 106 million in 2010 to USD 413 million in 2014. The Russia-Jafza trade in the last fiscal saw an impressive 40% increase. To further strengthen its bilateral trade relations Jafza is conducting a 4-day roadshow in Russia which will cover two of the federation’s major cities Moscow, the country’s capital and Russia’s largest economic and political centre; and St. ...

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Oil and Gas Sector in Jafza Dubai Posts 13% Growth

Oil and Gas Sector in Jafza Dubai Posts 13% Growth

Oil and Gas Sector in Jafza Dubai Posts 13% Growth – Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone entity of Dubai and a globally renowned trade and logistics hub of the wider Middle East region that spans from West Asia to Africa, the CIS and Indian Subcontinent, will be participating in ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference), the largest oil and gas event in the MEASA (Middle East Africa and South Asia) region, going to be held from November 09-12, 2015 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. TheJebel Ali Free Zone will be highlighting its key strengths as the region’s most efficient commerce and redistribution centre to attract more multinational oil and gas companies into the Free ...

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Steel and Construction Material Sector in Jafza posts 8% growth in the number of companies

Steel and Construction Material Sector in Jafza posts 8% growth in the number of companies

Steel and Construction Material Sector in Jafza posts 8% growth in the number of companies – Metal, Steel and Construction Material Sector in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is buoyant. The sector has seen a robust growth of 8% in the number of companies in the first 6 months of 2015. HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation said that the steel and construction material sector in Jafza generated a total business of AED 13.6 billion in 2014 and it continues to grow not only in terms of trade but also in the number of new companies. The sector’s continued growth reflects the Free Zone’s strength as a regional and ...

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Jafza organises a 3-Day Community Wellness event in the Free Zone

Jafza organises a 3-Day Community Wellness event in the Free Zone

Jafza organises a 3-Day Community Wellness event in the Free Zone – Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai’s flagship free zone entity, has held 3-Day Community Wellness Event at the Free Zone, which included a Blood Donation Drive, Health, Fitness and Weight Assessment Session and a Jafza Wellness Day. The event was part of Jafza’s CSR activities plan which focused on creating awareness about people’s social responsibility as well as to increase consciousness of living a better and healthy life. Blood Donation Drive: The Blood Donation Drive organised by Jafza CSR team aimed at creating awareness among the community members that donating blood is a social responsibility. This was the second blood donation drive that Jafza organised in the year. ...

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Jafza to build a state-of-the art office complex for C&J Energy Services

Jafza to build a state-of-the art office complex for C&J Energy Services

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone entity of Dubai and trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region, is building a high-tech multi-story sustainable facility for C&J Energy Services, a leading American energy service company, in the Free Zone. Jafza has commenced work on the new C&J facility in Jafza South. The ground breaking ceremony was initiated jointly by Talal Al Hashimi, Chief Operations Officer of Jafza and Jeremy Alston, Vice President MENA, C&J Energy Services in the presence of Angus Fraser, Finance Director, C&J Energy Services, as well as senior Jafza officials. Talal Al Hashimi, speaking on the occasion, said “C&J Energy Services is one of the largest well construction, well completions and well ...

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Dubai Is The Gateway To The Wider Middle East Region

Steel and Construction Material Sector in Jafza posts 8% growth in the number of companies

Ibrahim Mohamed Aljanahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, the UAE’s flagship free zone entity, reiterated the strategic importance of Dubai as the hub to access and serve the thriving market of more than 2.5 billion consumers in the wider Middle East region, at the “Invest in Dubai” seminar organized by Falcon and Associates during “Dubai Week in China” in Beijing. He was speaking at the panel discussion “Why Dubai” within the seminar. He talked about the historic Dubai-China relation that continues to grow stronger by every passing year. Aljanahi said: “Dubai-China trading relations go back to the days of the Silk Road that continues unabated with Dubai and Jafza playing a crucial role in supporting HE President Xi Jinping’s One Belt, One ...

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