EZDubai Welcomes Emirates Post To Support The Rapid Growth Of E-commerce In The UAE

9 May 2021 – EZDubai, the fully dedicated e-commerce free zone strategically located in the heart of Dubai South’s Logistics District, is welcoming Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, which has opened a 33,475 square-feet dedicated facility that will handle parcels and express, domestic and international volumes, and…

UAE’s importers need a VAT re-check to take goods out of free zones for GCC shipments

30 March 2021 – With VAT 301 deactivated, they need pre-approval to ensure goods don’t get stuck UAE businesses bringing out goods from free zones for shipment to other Gulf states have to tick another box on their VAT checklist. In specific terms, they have to be sure where they stand on ‘VAT 301’ to…

UAE, Indonesia sign AEO Action Plan

22nd November – 2020 ABU DHABI, (WAM) — Via teleconference, the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Indonesia signed an Action Plan for a mutual recognition arrangement on the Authorised Economic Operator Program, AEO, in a step to facilitate inter-countries trade, effective and swift implementation of program mutual recognition agreement under the umbrella of…

AEO customs transactions make 61% of Dubai Customs activity in H1, 2020

4th October 2020 – Figures released by Dubai Customs showed that customs transactions done through the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) reached 4.4m constituting 61% of the total number of transactions (7.2m) in H1, 2020. The leading program has played an important role during the pandemic in facilitating external trade. Companies, members of the program, boosted…

Dubai Customs’ transactions grow 38% to AED7 million in H1, 2020

Dubai, 16th September 2020 – Dubai’s economy continued its exceptional performance despite headwinds from a slowdown in the global economic growth due to the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. The number of customs transactions completed by Dubai Customs skyrocketed 38.5 percent in the first six months of 2020 to reach 7.2 million compared to 5.2 million transactions…