Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) is a cost-effective gateway for business set-up in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that allows access to markets across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Its geographical location allows companies to easily take advantage of the trade flows between East and West.
Less than an hour's drive from Dubai, RAK FTZ is one of the fastest-growing free zones in the UAE, and the investment destination of choice for more than 7,500 companies from over 100 countries, representing more than 50 industry sectors.
Established in 2000 to provide custom-made solutions, RAK FTZ allows clients to start business and expand operations in a completely tax-free environment and fast-track visas. In addition, RAK FTZ offers companies the freedom to source labour and materials globally, and take advantage of business support services such as advertising, procurement, event management, recruitment and training assistance.
RAK FTZ comprises four specialised free zone parks that are tailored to individual company needs, including:
In addition to award-winning service, RAK FTZ provides the same free zone benefits - including 100% foreign ownership and world-class, ready-made facilities - that are available elsewhere in the UAE, but that facilitate company formation and expansion for substantially lower costs, allowing for maximum return on investment.
RAK Free Trade Zone brochure The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Authority (RAK FTZ) was founded in 2000 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, and since its opening, it has enjoyed tremendous success. RAK FTZ was named ‘Best Emerging Free Zone’ three years in a row by the Middle East Logistics Awards (MELA) and is considered one of the fastest growing free trade zones in the region.
Why invest in Ras Al Khaimah? Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with Abu Dhabi and Dubai. With a reputation for a business-friendly investment environment and a competitive cost of establishing and operating companies, the emirate is a world-class investment destination where 12,000 international businesses are currently established across nine free zone parks.
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone − The gateway to fast-growing global markets Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with Abu Dhabi and Dubai. RAK has earned a reputation as a business-friendly, world-class investment environment. The cost of living and doing business in RAK is 25−50% lower than the UAE average, allowing companies to maximise their return on investment.
Kaytoob RAK FTZ Newsletter Oct-Dec 2014 Free trade zones roll out the red carpet for investors.
Client testimonials Established in 2000, Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) is one of the fastest growing and most cost-effective free trade zones in the UAE and today is home to some 7,500 companies.