Dubai to implement unified licensing system for free zones

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Dubai is stepping up efforts to make its free zones more appealing to investors.

Introducing long-term rental agreements of up to 50 years and a unified licence for companies to operate in multiple zones are some of the measures being considered.

Authorities have also been discussing initiatives to encourage more international firms to set up their regional headquarters in the emirate.

Free zones contributed AED 280 billion to Dubai’s economy during the first half of this year.

The proposals were discussed during a meeting of the Dubai Free Zones Council (DFZ Council).


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