52 automotive, aeronautics firms register in Jafza
Dubai - Evolution of Jafza as one of the leading free zones in the world is attributed to its focus on growth driven by creativity and innovation.
Jebel Ali Free Zone, or Jafza, the flagship free zone entity of Dubai and the trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region organised a forum for its customers from the Automotive and Aeronautics Industry. The Forum was attended by senior officials from leading companies in this sector, Jafza management and Free Zone partners.
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, chief executive officer and chairman of DP World and chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation said that automotive and aeronautics sector continued growth reflects the Free Zone's strength as a regional and global hub for the automotive sector. Evolution of Jafza as one of the leading free zones in the world is attributed to its focus on growth driven by creativity and innovation. He further added that Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone fully support automotive and aeronautics sector through their focused facilities and services. The sector plays an important role in enabling economy to achieve sustained growth.
He said: "The Middle East region is one of the fastest growing markets in the world for the automotive sector. Jafza, as a trade and logistics centre, provides easier access to key markets in the region serving more than 2 billion people, including those with higher income. Jafza registered 52 new companies in the automotive and aeronautics industry, bringing the total number to more than 435 companies from 60 countries.