Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is DP World's flagship free zone and the largest customs bonded zone in the Middle East. From 19 companies in 1985, we grew to 500+ businesses in 1995 and, today, over 8,700, including 100+ Fortune Global 500 companies. We enjoy a central location in an unrivaled ecosystem that has allowed us to grow over the last three to four decades, just as our proximity to Jebel Ali Port, Al Maktoum International Airport, and Expo 2020 Dubai has helped us become an ideal hub for global trade and a well-integrated business setup solution provider.
The free zone has evolved into a trade catalyst and a smart business community that offers unprecedented growth opportunities and market access. Having all of the necessary resources opens up a world of opportunity with logistics providers. This helps us cut down your expenses and multiply your profit through an accessible supply chain that meets your expectations and addresses your business challenges. We are a key trade catalyst that offers unprecedented growth opportunities, innovative solutions, and market access to businesses operating locally and globally.
JAFZA's customized development solutions allow customers to fully meet their operational and corporate needs, including the function, image, and workplace strategy. We work in partnership with our customers and other key stakeholders to deliver bespoke, end-to-end solutions that meet specific, demand-driven requirements. Our customized development solutions team provides occupiers with unparalleled levels of flexibility and efficiency in relation to designing and delivering builds to suit facilities that offer a competitive advantage to our occupiers, which promotes sustainable growth and stability. The customized development service offering is a turnkey development product that includes extensive services ranging from network planning, site selection, design, and project management to the development and integration of customer-specific infrastructure and superstructure.
Today, JAFZA proudly stands as a dynamic base for thousands of businesses from 130+ countries, providing 130,000+ jobs and attracting 23.9% of Dubai's foreign direct investments.
The birth of JAFZA with land and light industrial units:
With the opening of the Jebel Ali Port in 1979, the vision of Jafza was set in motion and led to the creation of a free economic trade zone under the decree of the Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Our mission is to establish a trade corridor by attracting, retaining, and developing trade customers through high-quality logistics and industrial solutions enhanced by innovative and differentiated services.
Our vision is to lead the future of industrial parks and economic zones to connect and enable global trade
JAFZA is among the world's best locations to establish your business and see it grow. From becoming part of a network of longtime successful business leaders to joining an international platform, the benefits are endless. Enjoying this in an environment that supports competition, in the end, proves most rewarding. All this comes within the dynamic Dubai market that supports enterprise development in one of the most desirable places to live.
Everything at JAFZA has been designed with the specific needs of manufacturing and trading companies in mind. Join our energetic community today to become part of an international network of successful businesses from all over the world.
Life At JAFZA:
One of the biggest advantages for a business to be part of JAFZA is its ideal location and proximity to the port. Working within JAFZA also has its advantages with multiple choices of things to do and execute your workday.
1.Transit - 2 metro stations and an intricate network of public transport with a free zone are available.
2.57 sq.km - JAFZA is spread over 57 Sq.KM on both sides of Sheikh Zayed Road. Such a large zone encompasses everything you need.
3.Housing - Dedicated land and zone allocated for housing communities for the workforce of any business.
4.Government - Amenities related to government activities and access to government services are all located within the free zone.
5.Eat out - A total of 490 restaurants and cafes spread across various locations within the free zone.
6.Financial - An ATM for every major bank is located within the free zone. Branches of leading banks are also present within the zone.
7.Events - Business networking events, trade shows, and conferences are all organized by the free zone for business growth.
8.Security - Jafza is a gated free zone and all access in and out of the free zone is monitored with a high emphasis on people security.
Looking for customized solutions?
Come talk to our team of experts and let us help you with any custom solution you may require for your business operations.