Free Zones

  • Outside the zone, business is a shore thing
    May 24, 2017 Hasnain Khalid | Special to GN Focus
    However, what do free zone companies need to look for when signing contracts with mainland companies?
  • Free Zones: Time to be your own boss
    May 24, 2017 Sona Nambiar | Special to GN Focus
    Free zones across the UAE are seeing an uptick in business as increasing numbers of entrepreneurs take the plunge
  • UAE entrepreneurs share their success stories
    Oct 27, 2016 Keith J Fernandez | Group Editor - Commercial Publishing
    Bootstrapping may be integral to start-ups in the UAE but that shouldn't deter entrepreneurs. Four UAE businesses explain how it's done
  • UAE is base for entrepreneurs' global ambitions
    Aug 30, 2016 M Sen, Special to GN Focus
    The UAE is a start-up hotspot for firms looking to tap the wider region. We profile two entrepreneurs
  • Dos and Don'ts for UAE free zone start-ups
    Aug 29, 2016 Emma Procter, Special to GN Focus
    Acquiring a free zone licence can be that first step to being a successful entrepreneur. Just heed these dos and don’ts
  • Economic slowdown not to impact free zones
    May 08, 2016 By Keith J Fernandez | Editor, GN Focus
    Tech, health care and energy can fuel GDP growth, says Dr Mohammad Al Zarooni of the World Free Zones Organisation, ahead of the launch of a new programme today
  • Global free trade bodies hint at power nexus
    May 08, 2016 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    The TTIP and TPP lean towards US dominance in free trade, offering little for emerging economic powers
  • Meet the UAE’s newest entrepreneurs
    May 08, 2016 By M Sen, Special to GN Focus
    The UAE’s diverse population, business services and geographic location make the country an attractive start-up hotspot, say these entrepreneurs
  • 11 things on setting up business in the UAE
    Apr 03, 2016 By M Sen | Special to GN Focus
    From problems on operational finance to bureaucratic obstacles our 11 steps should help you set up shop
  • A free zone for... your business
    Apr 03, 2016 By Arno Maierbrugger, Special to GN Focus
    All free zones have advantages, but some in the UAE are better than others at catering to specific industries