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Our business communities are not just small and medium enterprises, but also business hubs filled with leisure and lifestyle activities in their own rights.

Ajman Free Zone promotes sustainability to ensure robust cold chains

Sun June 06,2021

Ajman Free Zone has been an advocate of sustainability and understands that it means more than just shifting to clean and renewable energy sources. The UAE’s focus on attaining sustainability for its various industries is driven by consumer expectations.

Ajman Free Zone supports tourism as a key player in local economy

Sun June 06,2021

The UAE relies on its travel and tourism industry as one of the major drivers of the local economy and its ambitious economic diversification policy. Therefore, the country continues to invest in the development of tourism-related infrastructure to attract businesses and investors to the leisure travel industry from across the globe

Ajman Free Zone extends support to education sector to bolster business landscape

Thu April 29,2021

The education sector has grown over the past years as the UAE has seen a steady regional growth in student population. A strong market for private education has attracted investors to the country who are looking for the cream of the crop to hire for their organization

Boosting business for construction companies under Ajman Free Zone

Sun May 09,2021

As a country which prides itself in building modern day marvels including the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, the UAE is one of the most sought-after locations for investors, entrepreneurs and tourists

Role of infrastructure in a free zone’s success

Wed July 27,2022

Over the years, free zones have made a vital contribution to economic growth of a country by promoting international and national trade. It is an integral part of the UAE’s trade and commerce and has made a notable impact on the influx of international investors and businesspeople who want to start their own business in the country.

Ajman Free Zone E-commerce Hub: Facilitating the rise of businesses

Mon June 20,2022

A major trend is emerging in the business scenario with E-commerce gaining popularity across all the sectors. Consumers are slowly transitioning to the digital platform, which has given the E-commerce market a boost in recent years. This trend was further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic induced restrictions.

Digital transformation at Ajman Free Zone: Crucial shift to progress with major investments in three years

Tue May 24,2022

Digitalization has transformed how businesses operate and has become a key factor in shaping business journey and growth. Consumers have become accustomed to seamless and convenient digital experiences, and companies that provide these reliable solutions and promptly respond to customer requirements are likely to succeed.

Transformation of fintech sector in the UAE

Mon April 25,2022

The world has undeniably entered the age of financial technology (fintech), with mobile phone ownership at a record high, especially in emerging markets, and the COVID-19 pandemic changing the way businesses and consumers behave. We find ourselves in an era of intense evolution in the financial services industry, with digital services changing from incidental to indispensable.

Ajman Free Zone partners with World Free Zones Organization to offer new opportunities for business partners

Tue March 22,2022

Ajman Free Zone has always been committed to facilitating growth and diversification of the national economy. The organization has constantly provided an environment to support businesses and investors since its inception in 1988 and continues to develop various initiatives and partnerships to further this goal. It is in line with this strategy that the Ajman Free Zone has now partnered with the World Free Zones Organization, which is the strongest and most active free zone organization in the world.

Discover the diverse benefits of Ajman Free Zone’s partnership with Amazon Web Services Activate Program

Wed March 02,2022

As an organization that aims to contribute significantly towards the growth of the e-commerce sector in the country, Ajman Free Zone is constantly striving to offer solutions, programs, services, and a conducive business environment for companies operating in the business hub. Through its recent inclusion in Amazon Web Services Activate Program, AFZ reaffirms its commitment to facilitating growth in the e-commerce sector in the UAE and Ajman and aims to find new ways to serve its business partners and investors more efficiently.

Step into the future of retail ecosystem with AFZ E-commerce Hub

Tue January 25,2022

The retail e-commerce market has grown dramatically in recent years, especially with the digital shift which was further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide e-commerce sales are expected to reach USD 5 trillion in 2022 and USD 6 trillion in 2024, according to industry analysts. E-commerce markets have seen consistent growth in activities – opening more opportunities for retail businesses as well as consumers. While e-commerce continues to grow, traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores are faced with new challenges due to the evolving markets and consumer behaviour.

Core competencies that make Ajman Free Zone an ideal business ecosystem

Mon December 13,2021

Since its inception in 1988, with its advanced facilities and state of the art infrastructure, Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) has been proving its integral role in driving the sustainable growth of businesses that it houses. AFZ, the dynamic business ecosystem which currently serves more than 9,000 companies in diverse sectors from 185 countries, is one of the busiest economic hubs in the region. It also supports its partners extensively in the expansion of their businesses into the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

Ajman Free Zone’s tech-driven projects to add more value to products and services

Mon November 15,2021

Ajman Free Zone recognizes its vital role and contribution not just to the emirate of Ajman but also to the region’s economy. Alongside our numerous business partners, we significantly contribute to the diversification and growth of the economy as well as in generating jobs, among others. Given this pivotal role, we ensure that we provide innovative products and services to our business partners for them to unlock more opportunities and serve their customers smarter.

Expo 2020: Boosting UAE economy

Fri October 01,2021

The Expo 2020 Dubai, one of the most highly anticipated global events of 2021, has now opened with more than 192 participating countries and millions of visitors from all over the world descending on Dubai to experience the mega event that will run until March 31, 2022.

UAE opens tourist visa applications for fully vaccinated people to boost economy

Sun September 05,2021

The tourism industry is one of the biggest and important economic drivers in the UAE, especially in diversifying the economy. Similar with the rest of the industries, it was also slowed down and disrupted by the effects of COVID-19

How Ajman Free Zone helps shape the future of the health sector in Ajman

Tue August 31,2021

Innovations and growth in the UAE are seen across all sectors and industries, including the healthcare industry. It has experienced rapid change over the last decades, with significant development as the nation strives to diversify its economy

Choosing the right government and private organization as partner in delivering value-added services

Wed July 28,2021

In every organization, there is a greater value and competitive edge if a strategic partnership is established and sustained. Ajman Free Zone has been increasing its added value services thanks to a strong network of government and private partners

Small and medium-sized enterprises: Vital keys to economic diversification

Sun July 04,2021

Small and medium-sized (SMEs) enterprises in the United Arab Emirates are thriving, thanks to the full support and assistance from the government and other sectors

Ajman Free Zone supports tourism as a key player in local economy

Sun June 06,2021

The UAE relies on its travel and tourism industry as one of the major drivers of the local economy and its ambitious economic diversification policy. Therefore, the country continues to invest in the development of tourism-related infrastructure to attract businesses and investors to the leisure travel industry from across the globe

Ajman Free Zone promotes sustainability to ensure robust cold chains

Sun June 06,2021

Ajman Free Zone has been an advocate of sustainability and understands that it means more than just shifting to clean and renewable energy sources. The UAE’s focus on attaining sustainability for its various industries is driven by consumer expectations.

Boosting business for construction companies under Ajman Free Zone

Sun May 09,2021

As a country which prides itself in building modern day marvels including the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, the UAE is one of the most sought-after locations for investors, entrepreneurs and tourists

Ajman Free Zone extends support to education sector to bolster business landscape

Thu April 29,2021

The education sector has grown over the past years as the UAE has seen a steady regional growth in student population. A strong market for private education has attracted investors to the country who are looking for the cream of the crop to hire for their organization

Outlook on growing UAE’s agriculture industry upbeat

Mon April 05,2021

The agricultural sector is the main component of an overarching food security and economic development program of any country. It is and will always remain relevant to the long-term stability, security, and growth of both developed and developing nations.

Freelancing in UAE: Pursuing key opportunities

Wed January 20,2021

The concept of freelancing, or the gig economy, has been in existence for many years. While it is not new, its rise, however, has become even more impressive in today’s age of hyperconnectivity made possible by the internet.

Why UAE continues to attract textile businesses

Sun January 17,2021

The UAE is home to a large textile industry, which today serves as a significant income source and one of the major creators of employment opportunities. Although the country’s textile industry exports to over 50 countries, it also boasts a large customer base domestically. The sector’s growth over the years can be attributed to supportive government initiatives, mostly in terms of infrastructure development.

TRADE: The backbone of the world's thriving economies

Thu January 07,2021

Trade activity between various countries remains to be an essential driver in the move to raise one's living standards. It provides employment opportunities and further enables consumers to pursue a larger choice of goods and products

F&B sector strengthens UAE’s economic diversification policy

Thu December 10,2020 As the UAE continues to promote key development projects that attract global investors and visitors, the food and beverage industry has seen steady growth over the past five years. With more new initiatives coming up designed to make the country the most preferred global destination, the F&B sector is poised to benefit from an array of opportunities

How technology shapes our business and workplace

Mon December 07,2020 With its ever-presence and rapid evolution, technology has undoubtedly shaped our modern lives, including the workplace. The efficient use of technology enables businesses to take advantage of its key benefits and enjoy new success in their operations and processes. This trend is seen to continue and is expected to become even more sophisticated in the future.

Why you should invest in environment-friendly commercial property

Sun September 06,2020 Numerous businesses have embraced sustainability as an important part of their operations, and this trend is growing as well in the commercial building industry where eco-friendly building models and structures are fast gaining traction

How customer care & support can guarantee customer satisfaction

Wed September 02,2020

Customer support departments operate on a 24/7 basis since clients should have the ability to seek support and assistance anytime, anywhere. The demand for this service is further heightened by the proliferation of mobile devices today

SUSTAINABLE WAREHOUSING: A key step forward

Wed August 05,2020

Sustainable warehousing is all about integrating, balancing and managing the economic, environmental and social inputs and outputs of typical warehousing operations. The presence of warehouses and its use represents

How AI is transforming retail experiences

Sun August 02,2020 Artificial intelligence (AI) can bring about a more personalized and seamless shopping journey to customers. Harnessing the power of AI technology gives a retailer the edge to perform better than its market competitors

Why set up your business in Ajman

Thu July 02,2020

Ajman is a fast-growing emirate in the UAE that offers global investors and entrepreneurs with comprehensive and attractive growth support and propositions. Over the years, Ajman has welcomed many enterprises from across industries seeking to expand and carve a niche in the growing local and regional markets

Looking for a business location? Here are five factors that you should consider and why

Wed July 01,2020 Selecting a perfect business location is a process that should not be taken lightly and needs the attention it deserves. It is not rare to hear stories of businesses shutting down due to poor location choices

Cost-effective licensing boosts FDI into the UAE

Wed June 03,2020 The UAE's decision to offer cost-effective licensing of businesses is seen as one of the key factors that make the country a highly preferred investment haven. The growing preference has further consolidated the country's leading position as one of the world's top venues in terms of ease in doing business

Benefit from Ajman Free Zone incentives to thrive in the post-COVID era

Mon June 01,2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has presented a broad range of related challenges before businesses around the world. Governments around the world, including the UAE, did not waste any time in acknowledging the severity of the situation and responded proactively through highly organized

Freelancing in UAE: Thriving and growing during global pandemic

Mon May 04,2020 Freelancers, or self-employed professionals who enjoy greater independence and flexibility in their projects and work hours, have grown in popularity over the years as people connect to the internet more and the hiring process has become borderless

COVID-19 Propels the UAE’s E-Commerce Growth

Sun May 03,2020

Many countries affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, including the UAE, have already begun their recovery phase gradually reopening their economies and slowly lifting restrictions under strict precautionary safety and health measures

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