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Jafza announces new incentives to help companies get back to business

Jafza will offer on-demand warehouses on short-term lease with multi-functional storage options, competitive rates, and no VAT or customs duties

Jafza announces new incentives to help companies get back to business

Companies can now take on lease Jafza warehouses from 300 sq m to 15,000 sq m in size, with free water and electricity as a bonus.

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has announced a number of incentives to support its customers and new companies to resume their activities in the post-Covid-19 environment.

As part of the incentives on offer, Jafza will offer on-demand warehouses on short-term lease with multi-functional storage options, competitive rates, and no VAT or customs duties. Companies can now take on lease Jafza warehouses from 300 sq m to 15,000 sq m in size, with free water and electricity as a bonus.

Jafza has also introduced easier rental terms, like monthly rentals and deferred rental payments, cost-effective transport services that save costs, enhance ease of accessibility and enable speedier services.

In-house logistics solutions, such as clearing and document processing services, 24/7 lease issuance, fast-track EHS approvals, are tailored to assist companies manage their supply chain costs while facilitating trade and efficient movement of goods.

“Challenging times call for competitive solutions. At DP World, UAE Region and Jafza we’re working on customised solutions for a post-pandemic trading world in which our customers pay less for more value-added service support across-the-board,” said Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO & managing director of DP World, UAE Region and CEO of Jafza.

“New business and existing companies will find our investor-friendly, back-to-business ecosystem built around the emerging needs of the markets in a growth climate beyond the pandemic.”

The incentives are in addition to the 70% reduction in registration, licensing and administrative fees announced before the pandemic lockdown began in mid-March.

Jafza’s plug-and-play infrastructure connects traders globally through Jebel Ali Port and its smart trade solutions. A range of e-services are now free of cost to enable companies to focus on what’s important to them: their business, Jafza said.

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