DAF ranked first overall Middle East free zone

DUBAI - Dubai Airport Freezone, or DAF, has been ranked First Overall Middle East Free Zone 2011-2012 in the Middle East and North Africa region, in this year’s Middle East Free Zone Rankings, released by Foreign Direct Investment (fDi) Magazine, a premier publication of The Financial Times.

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Published: Mon 22 Aug 2011, 10:56 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 3:47 AM

The Dubai Airport Freezone has also achieved first place in the Best Transportation Links category.

The ranking comes as a result of the continuous efforts of Dubai Airport Freezone in providing quality services and infrastructure to its partners, attracting foreign investment to the region as well as strengthening its position as a growing global key business hub in the Middle East.

Furthermore, Dubai Airport Freezone will continue to provide a unique business environment to its clients and investors and attracting foreign investment, given its close proximity to Dubai International Airport. By working together with its strategic partners, Dubai Airport Freezone aims to ensure the success of their business operations through developed facilities and improved performance.

Dubai Airport Freezone was ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa this year, 2011, and second in the world in a similar study conducted last year, 2010, affirming the strength of Dubai’s economy and making it a world-class business destination, regionally as well as globally.

Dubai Airport Freezone has also won a number of awards in recent years, such as the Dubai Human Development Award (Dubai Quality Award), ISO 2000 certification in IT Service Management, the Pan-Arab e-Government Award in the government bodies and official institutions category and the Interactive Innovation Award in the UAE.

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