Ras Al Khaimah launches combined free zone authority

April 18, 2017

The government of Ras Al Khaimah has launched the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (Rakez) a world-class authority established to oversee regulate and consolidate the services and facilities of its free z... View more

SAIF Zone to support Sheera accelerator teams

April 11, 2017

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the UAE has partnered with Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) to support and empower its acce... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports launches new free zone

March 28, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports in response to the rising demand from both foreign direct and existing investors has launched a major free trade zone within the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) at ongoing th... View more

Manateq offers industrial plots in Mesaieed zone

March 22, 2017

Qatar s state-run Economic Zones Company (Manateq) is inviting applications from potential investors looking to benefit from opportunities in its Mesaieed Industrial Zone a leading hub for businesses ... View more

Beverage company to invest $23m in Salalah Free Zone

March 16, 2017

A new beverage company is planning an estimated investment of 23 million and major future investment plans in Oman s Salalah Free Zone (SFZ) said a report. The company named Healthy Beverages would be... View more

Hamriyah Free Zone backs StocExpo MEA

February 14, 2017

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) will feature a large pavilion dedicated to one of the UAE s largest petrochemical chemical oil and gas hubs at the StocExpo Middle East Africa to be held in Dubai U... View more

Ajman Free Zone launches new e-services on website

February 1, 2017

Ajman Free Zone has launched a series of e-services on its official website which will ease the establishment of new organisations and companies in the zone. The series included several packages of e-... View more

Siemon rolls out new passive ceiling zone enclosure

February 1, 2017

Siemon a leading global network infrastructure specialist has announced a new passive ceiling zone enclosure in the Middle East that installs flush within a 2 X 2 foot drop ceiling tile space. The new... View more

Ajman Free Zone signs deal with Tejari

January 30, 2017

Leading strategic procurement company Tejari has concluded a partnership with Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) to optimise its competitive procurement bidding processes that enable greater transparency for its s... View more

DP World to develop Kazakh economic zone

January 16, 2017

Dubai-based global trade enabler DP World has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Kazakhstan for the development of a special economic zone in Aktau further boosting trad... View more

Manara completes Bahrain industrial zone work

January 15, 2017

Bahrain-based Manara Developments Company said it had recently completed infrastructure works worth 66 million on Phase One of its ambitious Investment Gateway - Bahrain project. The work involved con... View more

China plans $2bn spend in Iran economic zone

December 26, 2016

A Chinese state-owned company has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to invest 2 billion in Iran s Sarakhs Special Economic Zone (SPEZ) the zone s managing director was quoted as saying in a me... View more

Dubai’s free zone model key to diversifying Latin American economies

November 11, 2016

The development of free zones can help resource-reliant countries in Latin America successfully diversify their economies panellists told the inaugural Global Business Forum on Latin America 2016 whic... View more

Royal Caribbean in the zone with new ‘Harmony’

April 3, 2016

Royal Caribbean a leading global cruise brand will debut Harmony of the Seas the world s largest cruise ship in May this year. The Oasis Class ship will span 18 guest decks encompass 227 000 gross reg... View more

Dedicated zone for offshore projects

October 26, 2015

The leading oil and gas event will host the region s largest waterfront Offshore and Marine Zone for the first time in support of sector growth Offshore reserves will account for approximately 50 per ... View more

Rotana steps out of comfort zone

April 24, 2014

OUR business happens when a customer meets a colleague and that s the fulcrum of our business Guy Hutchinson Rotana s new chief operating officer tells TTN. Our profitability our market share everythi... View more

Neutral Zone production may be constrained till 2015

September 18, 2013

KUWAIT and Saudi Arabia are looking at ways to boost output from the Neutral Zone to make up for an extended maintenance period earlier this year but will struggle to get the area s offshore fields to... View more

Iraq plans oil, gas free zone

September 20, 2012

Iraq General Commission of Free Zones said it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Basra International Oil and Gas Hub (BIOGH) to set up a specialised oil and gas free zone on a 11 million ... View more

FS10A flow switch receives Zone 2 Atex, IECEx approvals

April 30, 2012

THE advanced model FS10A flow switch/monitor from Fluid Components International (FCI) has received Atex and IECEx approvals. With Atex and IECEx approvals the FS10A flow switch/monitor is suitable fo... View more

Neutral Zone focus on sustainability

September 20, 2010

KUWAIT and Saudi Arabia are looking to target Jurassic plays in the onshore portion of their Neutral Zone in search of oil and gas. The two countries have abandoned long-term plans to increase output ... View more

Free zone in $800m Senegal deal

April 27, 2008

JAFZA is just the latest Gulf company to invest in the West African country. Dubai World Group s Jafza subsidiary signed an 800 million deal to build and run a special economic zone in Senegal the lat... View more

New Malaysian economic zone to focus on tourism

August 29, 2007

A newly announced economic development zone in northern peninsular Malaysia will give a fillip to the tourism industry in the northern states eTN reported. The Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)... View more

Aggreko expands Zone presence

October 24, 2004

Aggreko A global leader in providing temporary power and temperature control services has expanded its base operations in the Jebel Ali Free Zone United Arab Emirates. A new stores facility has been b... View more

International interests flock to the Free Zone

October 24, 2004

Sudanese salutations A Sudanese delegation comprising six media correspondents representing a number of the main newspapers and the official news agencies of Sudan has recently visited the Jebel Ali F... View more

Zone draws new firms

May 3, 2003

As many as 2 300 foreign companies operated in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ) built around the largest man-made port in the world during the course of last year. Since 1985 the zone has provided a foc... View more

Japan in Neutral Zone agreement

January 6, 2003

The Kuwaiti government formally signed a long-awaited agreement with Japan s Arabian Oil Co (AOC) on oil field operations in the offshore Neutral Zone between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The agreement wi... View more