DMCC Business Setup Information
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Established in 2002 as a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai with a mandate to provide the physical, market and financial infrastructure required to set up and operate a thriving commodities marketplace, today DMCC is officially recognized as the largest Free Zone in the United Arab Emirates with over 12,000 registered companies under license.
DMCC offers a unique opportunity for market participants in a wide range of commodities industries in four broad sectors including precious commodities (gold, diamonds, colored stones and pearls), energy related sectors, steel and base metals and soft agricultural commodities (tea, cotton and others).
The Centre aims to attract key players throughout the entire value chain of each of these commodity sectors, together with a range of support industries such as finance, logistics, consulting and insurance. The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Free Zone facilitates both business and community living by offering commercial, residential and retail property for sale and lease.
The infrastructure at DMCC accommodates every facet of the business — manufacturing, trade, education, certification and technology.
DMCC also aims at bringing the best of educational institutions to Dubai, to make the latest in technology and processes available to the local and regional market.
DMCC Free Zone is the ideal place to set up your company quickly and grow your business beyond Dubai’s borders.
0% PERSONAL AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX
Enjoy a 50-year tax holiday from the date of incorporation.
100% BUSINESS OWNERSHIP AND CAPITAL REPATRIATION
As an expatriate, you can own 100% of the company you are setting up and remit all profits to your home territory, without restriction.
THRIVING BUSINESS CENTRE
Network with 13,000 member companies representing 170+ countries and 20+ business sectors in an interconnected marketplace with boundless opportunities.
Situated in the heart of Dubai, DMCC is within fast, easy reach of both airports, Jebel Ali Port harbour and the Expo2020 site, while adjoining some of the most prestigious visitor, retail and residential districts in the world.
Major multinational companies, SMEs and start-ups in the commodities sector have made DMCC Free Zone their home.
DMCC LICENSE TYPES
Each company is issued a licence depending on their business activity. While the licence will be specific to the selected activities, a company can also apply for multiple licences or for a general trading license.
The types of licenses offered at DMCC are:
DMCC BUSINESS SETUP FEES
DMCC Business Setup
DMCC Free Zone advantages:
- 0% corporate and personal income tax rate guaranteed for 50 years
- 100% business ownership
- 100% capital repatriation
- Licenses for a full range of business activities
- No currency restrictions
- Regulated environment