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Dubai’s advanced connectivity in global trade growth showcased

Dubai’s advanced connectivity in global trade growth showcased

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In line with its commitment to play a key role in further advancing Dubai’s leadership in global trade and e-commerce, Dubai South will bring to the spotlight the emirate’s advanced logistics connectivity and innovation among a global network of transport, logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management companies at the Transport Logistic Exhibitions which is currently taking place in Munich. It is showcasing major projects under Dubai South’s Logistics District which provide various business solutions.

Dubai continues to lead globally in terms of attracting foreign direct investments (FDI) as it increased by 41% in 2018, valued at AED 38.5 billion considering its pioneering efforts in innovation and Digital Transformation.

From 2015 to 2018, the emirate has attracted a total of US$21.6 billion worth of FDI in advanced technology transfers. It also continues to surpass leading economies such as the US, UK and South Korea in the Smart Service Index, having achieved sixth in the global rankings.

Dubai South’s multi model Logistics District provides seamless access to seaports, airports and major roads, reflecting its advanced connectivity and flexibility. It has created various solutions such as ready-to-occupy and built-to-suit options for various types of business operations such warehouses and distribution centres.  As well offering various office solutions through its facilities at The Business Park, a complex of 11 modern buildings equipped with state-of-the art amenities just right at the entrance of Dubai South.

The Logistics District highlights the ease of doing business in Dubai as setting up companies take minimum processing time, supported by onsite licensing for setting businesses and a dedicated branch for visa and residencies arrangements under the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, apart from an e-portal which facilitates all forms of online services.  Logistics District is also the home of EZDubai, the 920,000 square-metre purpose-built e-commerce zone which seeks to boost the e- commerce sector in the region and serve as an integrator for e-commerce related businesses.

“Participating at the Transport Logistic Exhibitions brings a lot of enthusiasm for Dubai South as we anticipate positive responses to our latest projects in the Logistics District,” said Mohsen Ahmad, CEO, Dubai South’s Logistics District.

“These initiatives are designed to offer a range of optimal solutions to market players keen to explore the Middle East and the Asian region markets, in line with Dubai’s continuing leadership as a regional and global trade hub considering its business-friendly environment and policies. We continue to create innovative ways to provide smart facilities as well as business processes that enhance the ease of doing business in emirate and serve many regions.”

“Dubai’s strategic location and advanced connectivity bring significant value to the global trade network and we leverage the emirate’s distinct advantage to deliver optimum benefit to all types of trade, including the ever-increasing role of e-commerce in the global economy. Our focus is to provide smart facilities and cutting-edge services that will improve efficiency and ease of doing business in line with Dubai’s ambition to become the world’s smartest and happiest place in the world.”

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