Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi launches new incentives for AFZ companies

Ajman Free Zone has more than 8,000 companies and more than 30,000 investors

  
Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi launches new incentives for AFZ companies

Ajman, United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Free Zone (AFZ), issued a decision to introduce a package of economic incentives for AFZ, China Mall, and its affiliates. The aim is to alleviate the economic effects the world is experiencing today and its implications for business.

These incentives include several features such as reducing and eliminating certain fines and fees, as well as adding new facilities. These will also serve the emirate's economy and will ensure the continuity of businesses of all sizes.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi expressed his keen desire to create a business environment in the Free Zone that can prosper during the current pandemic.

He commented: “These incentives were launched because of our strong commitment to business continuity, we are keen to spread the spirit of hope and optimism and support the business community. We have full confidence that these incentives will be a driving force in enabling them to achieve their desired goals.”

The list of incentives is as follows:

Fines

  • Licenses renewed are exempt from licensing fees and late renewal fines
  • In the case of license cancellation, company will receive a 50% discount on accumulated fines

Fees

  • Cheque services fees waived for 3 months
  • An easy instalment payment plan
  • Labour accommodation rent fee reduced by 25% 

Smart services subscription warranty

  • For new companies, AFZ will cover the cost of their E-Channel Warranty (AED 5,000)

“We are delighted to offer these facilities as it is a message of reassurance to companies that they should continue their work as the Free Zone is standing by them. We are confident that, in light of the current situation, these incentives will help all entrepreneurs and investors overcome these difficult times,” Fatma Salem, Acting General Manager of AFZ.  

AFZ has more than 8,000 companies with more than 30,000 investors who will benefit from these economic incentives that will contribute to the continuity of business momentum in the Free Xone, the Chinese market, and other affiliated sectors.

AFZ is heavily invested in comprehensive development of the Emirate of Ajman by continuously evolving its services to match the changing demands of the business community. It currently accommodates investors representing 140 plus nationalities and does so by enabling their businesses with a streamlined and hassle-free set-up process at competitive rates, and a wealth of products and supporting services.

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About Ajman Free Zone:

As part of Ajman vision 2021 and the greater UAE Vision 2030, Ajman Free Zone plays a pivotal role in boosting the economy of Ajman by attracting and sustaining investors within a dynamic business eco-system that will enable their growth and success. Its strategic location, close to two airports and a short distance from Ajman Port is a key contributor to its appeal as a major business destination for both regional and international companies looking to accelerate their growth plans. It remains dedicated to a progressive and innovation agenda which has seen the creation of a digitized communications portal aimed at simplifying business set-up. It also offers a diverse range of license types, a wide range of infrastructure, support services and workers’ accommodation aimed at nurturing businesses. AFZ, along with stakeholders is focused on making the business set-up process easy and simple to help businesses succeed and grow, The organisation is committed to diversifying its portfolio, attracting sectors which offer strong growth potential.  These include Education; Food & Beverage; Retail; Information Technology and Health, amongst others.  The aim is to create a progressive and sustainable economy which can guarantee the future prosperity of the Emirate of Ajman and the UAE.  

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