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‘Dubai financial free zone grows to record level’


The number of companies registered at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has grown to a record 1327...


The number of companies registered at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has grown to a record 1327. The centre has grown nearly 20% compared to last year, with 140 new licensed companies during the first half of 2015. The new firms leased 178,376 sq ft of net commercial space during the period, compared to a total 282,000 sq ft in the whole of 2014. DIFC now hosts 382 financial services firms and 750 non-financial services firms, up by 9.1% and 25% respectively, compared to the first half of 2014. Retail also was booming, up 14.5% year-on-year during H1 2015 and totalling 182 outlets.

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Gulf News, Arabian Business, Emirates 24-7, Zawya


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