DUBAI / WAM
The number of Dutch companies represented in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has grown steadily over the past few years, up to 105 companies in 2016, while Jafza’s trade with the Netherlands has seen continuous growth, exceeding more than US$732 million in 2015.
Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Jafza Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer, expressed his delight at seeing many Dutch companies in Jafza, which began with a small office and now has become one of the major companies in the Free Zone.
This came when Al Janahi met with Robert de Leo, Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and his accompanying delegation, at the headquarters of Jebel Ali Free Zone, in order to strengthen trade ties between the two sides.
Al Janahi welcomed the Dutch delegation and gave a brief outline of the history of Jebel Ali Free Zone and the methodology followed in attracting Foreign Direct Investment, FDI.