RAK Free Trade Zone Authority Enters US

DUBAI — Oussama El Omari, CEO and Director-General of Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Authority, (RAK FTZA) recently oversaw the final preparation stages of the Zone’s soon-to-be-launched Business Centre in New York City, USA.

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Published: Sat 18 Oct 2008, 12:11 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:20 PM

Designed as a one stop shop for US businesses expanding to the UAE market, as well as a gateway to the US market for businesses operating within UAE, the New York Business Centre, which will boast fully functional, ready-to-use offices, and flexi-facilities (shared offices/desks), is a strategic addition to RAK FTZ’s existing international liaison offices in India, Turkey and Germany and its Innovation and Promotion Centres and Business Centres in the UAE. During El Omari’s visit, he met Leslie M. Schweitzer, Senior Trade Advisor for the US Chamber of Commerce, and Carolina Rendeiro, President and CEO of Business Centres International to explore trade opportunities, enhance relations between their respective organisations and gain insight on business centre operations on the US market and worldwide.

He also participated as a speaker in the 22nd OBCAI Annual Conference breakout session on Finance. Held from October 1-4 at Disney’s Cotemporary Resort in Orlando, the Conference was a four-day event that brought together industry professionals from more than 96 companies based all over the world.

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