Dubai Logistics City

Setup Business in Dubai Logistics City
Dubai Logistics City

Dubai Logistics City (DLC) is part of the Dubai World Central development project, aimed to build an economic zone to support a number of activities including logistics, aviation, commercial, exhibition, humanitarian, residential and other related businesses around Al Maktoum International Airport. The development has been designed on the basis of three key factors: Dubai’s geographic location, increasing importance of airports in the Middle East region and the region’s booming aviation sector.

It consists of warehouses and plots of land for logistics business of industry, trade, and distributors, up to 16 air cargo terminals with an average of 30,000 square metres each will handle cargo. The 21.5 square kilometre Dubai Logistics City is part of Dubai government’s overall 2015 strategy to enhance the Emirate’s transport and logistics services and capitalise on its geographical location to make Dubai a regional hub for logistics.

Dubai Logistics City allows companies to focus on the optimization of their supply chains and its facilities include:

  • Air cargo terminals

  • Land plots for industry or contract logistics

  • Land plots for forwarders

  • Land plots for aviation industry

  • Shared forwarders warehouses

  • Integrator facilities

  • DLC Office Park

  • Amenities

  • DLC Labour Village

Companies that wish to setup in DLC might do it in the form of a:

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC): a separate legal entity, with shareholders as individuals and/or corporates. The minimum capital requirement for incorporation depends on the business activity.

  • Branch of Foreign or UAE Company: a legally dependent entity that is part of the parent company. It conducts all or some of the operations inherent in the parent’s business. Share capital is not required.

Areas of Business:

  • Logistics

  • Industrial Activities

  • Trading

  • Service

Dubai Logistics City Benefits:

  • 100% corporate tax exemption

  • 100% personal income tax exemption

  • 100% foreign company ownership

  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits

  • No custom duties

  • Network opportunities

  • Strategic location

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