DMCC Partners With Dubai Investment Week to Showcase the Global Trade Flow and Ways to Strengthen Dubai-China Relations

Press release
Published September 29th, 2019 - 06:12 GMT
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman and CEO of DMCC
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman and CEO of DMCC
Dubai FDI has announced that Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) will be holding “Investing in Trade Forum”, which will be held on the sidelines of Dubai Investment Week 2019.

Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of Dubai Economy, has announced that Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) will be holding “Investing in Trade Forum”, which will be held on the sidelines of Dubai Investment Week 2019.

 The “Investing in Trade Forum” is part of ‘Spotlight on Investment Opportunities’ forums, that are a series of specialized forums held in partnership with Dubai FDI’s partners from government entities and free zones in Dubai.

Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, said: “We are pleased that DMCC is one of our organizing partners in Dubai Investment Week 2019”

Al Gergawi Added “DMCC has always been an effective partner in promoting Dubai’s vision and position as a preferred global FDI destination, the strategic advantages of the Emirate and opportunities for expansion and growth.”

DMCC, one of the organizing partners for Dubai Investment Week 2019, will be hosting the "Advancing the Dubai-China relationship through trade"   forum that will showcase investment opportunities for Chinese companies in light of the latest government strategies and global trends, on October 2, 2019 at the Almas Conference Centre in Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers. The forum serves as a specialized platform to put global trade policies and trends forward, including the strategic value of Dubai`s partnership with China, especially in trade, considering China is a key market for UAE. These topics are of great interest to key stakeholders in the region as Chinese companies continue expand into the region, with Dubai positioned as a gateway for these companies to explore regional markets.

As the world’s leading free zone and an international trading hub which has attracted more than 16,000 companies to setup and do business in the emirate, DMCC plays a key role in UAE’s economic diversification efforts, contributing over 10 per cent to Dubai’s GDP. DMCC’s event complements its efforts to enhance partnership with investors to attract and further boost foreign direct investments (FDI) to Dubai.

“The Dubai economy is one of the region’s most attractive destinations for foreign direct investment, and DMCC is delighted to partner with Dubai FDI to communicate this message around the world,” said Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DMCC.

 “The emirate’s pro-business environment helps make the United Arab Emirates one of the most prosperous countries in the region to invest in. I look forward to Dubai Investment Week 2019 and explaining how DMCC supports foreign companies realise their international ambitions and outlining our role in attracting inward investment to Dubai from a variety of sectors,” he added.

DMCC is recognized globally as the world’s leading free zone for a record of four consecutive years, which is home to 1,868 companies, a 12 per cent growth in 2018 from the previous year. The Centre attributes this growth to Dubai’s business-friendly ecosystem, unique solid infrastructure and attractive fiscal policies. Since it has been established, DMCC has capitalized on its key assets including its strategic geographic location, state-of-the-art offices, proximity to international airport and a whole suite of world-class services.

Background Information

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority

DMCC is a government entity established in 2002 to enhance commodity trade flows through Dubai. We perform a range of roles which continue to position Dubai as the preferred destination for global commodities trade and DMCC as the world’s No.1 Free Zone.

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