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