Dubai Textile City

Setup Business in Dubai Textile City
Dubai Textile City

Dubai Textile City (DTC) is a free zone born form the agreement between Ports Customs and Free Zone Corporation and Textile Merchants Group (Texmas) in 2000. Texmas is the apex body of Dubai wholesale textile merchants, offering to its members a platform to interface with the local government and its relevant bodies to enable bilateral cooperation and to enhance and improve the reach of the textile trade industry.

As part of its mission to improve its services to its members, Texmas constructed the buildings, offices, showrooms, storage, utilities and improvements and completed Dubai Textile City in 2006 and at its own cost, offering a state-of-the-art operational facility exclusively for its members and hosting the Dubai Customs and Immigration Services (EZW), for easing their operations in the business.

Dubai Textile City co-ordinates and co-operates with government, semi-government and other bodies for an effective implementation of common goals and to promote the textile trade in Dubai, with the objective to enhance the image of the Emirate as the largest and most convenient textile trading hub in the region.

Dubai Textile City allows two legal structures for conducting a business:

  • 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:

  • Textile

  • Fashion

  • Trading

Dubai Textile City Benefits:

  • 100% corporate tax exemption

  • 100% personal income tax exemption

  • 100% foreign company ownership

  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits

  • Custom duties exemption

  • Subleasing options available

  • Long term lease for 30 years (renewable)

  • Rent free for 15 years (except ground lease)

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