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EZW Bi-Monthly Magazine. Issue 33

JAFZA AND MINISTRY OF ECONOMY SUPPORT ECONOMIC GROWTH DANUBE OPENS NEW AED 50 MILLION FACILITY

COMPETITIVENESS OF A LOCATION INDUSTRY EXPERT PANEL

NEWS | INTERVIEWS | INDUSTRY FORUMS | EVENTS


CONTENTS

CEO Message

Exhibitions

Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb welcomes you

Jafza attracts huge interest during Big 5 Show

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Industry Analysis Industry Experts: Jafza and Dubai’s competitiveness is strong

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Partnerships Jafza and MoE sign Memorandum of Understanding to support UAE economic development

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Made in Jafza

Industry News

Community News

New Mega Terminal at Jebel Ali Port

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CSR in the Zone National Day, Union Tree and Dubai 1962 exhibition

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Industry Forums Petroleum & Chemicals and Food & Healthcare

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CEO MESSAGE

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CEO MESSAGE Welcome to the re-energized Zone. It was time for our newsletter to evolve to better serve the needs of our stakeholders. Since its launch in 2006, with just 8 pages, the publication has continuously grown and adapted, becoming a vehicle for both Jafza and customer news; and it has served this purpose well. In order to continue to further develop a voice for the community, we are compelled to cultivate a platform with varying topics and stakeholders interest. It is our great hope that this progressive publication will provide the perfect stage for the whole Jafza community, generating discussion and involvement from all who read it. At Jafza we firmly believe successful companies thrive in communities, where together they can achieve greater success. By creating conducive businesses environment and generating on-going dialogue. Together we are the foundation of success. Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb Chief Executive Officer of Economic Zones World

As The Zone continues to evolve we encourage you to contribute your thoughts, news and ideas. We hope that we can all work together to build a strong voice for the Jafza community, and we look forward to your involvement. There are also a range of advertising possibilities in the publication to take advantage of. Please, do not hesitate to contact us using the details below to share your views and learn more about how you can be involved in The Zone. Genera Editor Email

800-Jafza 04 8010553 EZW.Communications@ezw.com


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JAFZA NEWS

JAFZA NEWS

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Jafza and Ministry of Economy collaborate to support economic development in the UAE Sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen industrial sector

The new understanding means that Jafza companies will obtain all Certificates of Origin from the Ministry of Economy; this will facilitate the specific needs of Jafza industrial companies and help them to grow commercially. As part of the memorandum, the Ministry of Economy agrees to provide awareness sessions for Jafza companies so that they can use the Ministry system with ease.

Jafza and the Ministry of Economy have joined hands to boost the industrial activities in the state. Both the entities have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding which aims to contribute to the strengthening of the industrial sector in the state. The agreement was signed by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy, HE Mohammed Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Shehhi, and Economic Zones World CEO, HE Salma Ali Saif Saeed Bin Hareb

“The Memorandum of Understanding focuses on the development of industrial sector in the state. Both parties understand that the industrial sector is a key pillar of the national economy and, through the signing of this document, pledges their assistance to its growth.”

The Memorandum of Understanding focuses on the development of industrial sector in the state. Both parties understand that the industrial sector is a key pillar of the national economy and, through the signing of this document, pledged their assistance to its growth.

Mr Al Shehhi commented on the understanding, saying: “I am delighted at the development of this essential partnership and how it will contribute to the growth of the industrial sector in the state. Such concerted efforts by concerned authorities, especially in the field of industry, contribute to the stimulation of creativity and innovation. This supports the country as it heads towards becoming a truly competitive economy in accordance with the UAE 2021 Vision. The Ministry is keen, through this memorandum, to support all institutions involved in development efforts.” As part of the new agreement there will also be an increased level of communication and integration between Jafza and the Ministry. Both entities share the same goal of improved cooperation concerning investor delegations and economic events, and a desire to work together to overcome challenges and obstacles

affecting investors. Speaking on the signing of this agreement, Mrs. Hareb said: “This Memorandum of Understanding is a major step towards supporting both Jafza companies and, in so doing, the national economy. Jafza has taken major steps and implemented many initiatives through integration with a range of entities and Government partners, creating a unique business model that is reflective of Dubai’s own model of business.” This Memorandum of Understanding is the perfect embodiment of the dedication of both parties to the continued success of the industrial sector and the UAE economy as a whole. n

“This Memorandum of Understanding is a major step towards supporting both Jafza companies, and in so doing, the national economy.”


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