The UAE has been excelling economically over the last few decades and the lion’s share of the credit goes to free zones! Free zones are the strongest pillars of UAE’s economy, that generate billions of jobs and helps in boosting foreign investment. They help spur economic diversification and contribute significantly to the non-oil sector.
Favorable business conditions, state-of-the-art infrastructure, taxation policies and tactical location are the main crowning features which make the United Arab Emirates one of the most sought after destination for expanding business. Hundreds and thousands of international entrepreneurs and investors flock to the nation to tap potential international clients and reap the benefits of global profits. But, in order to conduct business in the UAE, a foreign businessman or investor must incorporate a formal legal entity within the geographical boundaries of the UAE through any one of the following means:
Experts of several renowned business consultancy firms who helping investors to set up businesses in Dubai, mention that entrepreneurs prefer setting up their offshore companies in the free trade zones in Dubai. The primary reason behind this is that companies located within free trade zones offers the benefit of 100% ownership to foreign investors, unlike a Limited Liability Company (LLC).
In LLC formation, the major shareholder should be a UAE national with 51% of shares. Company owners looking to expand their business and having a global presence choose Dubai because this city is conducive to the growth and development of business.