Ras Al Khaimah: Your Gateway to Emerging Markets

Thu, 3 Apr, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (GMT+8)
John Jacob 1 Ballroom, Level 1, The St Regis Singapore (29 Tanglin Road, S247911) Singapore Singapore

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Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is one of the seven emirates which comprises the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with Abu Dhabi and Dubai. With the reputation for a business-friendly investment  environment and a competitive cost of establishing and operating companies,   the emirate is a world-class investment destination which currently has 12,000 international businesses established across its nine free zone parks.

Business-Friendly Regulatory Environment

  • 100% foreign ownership, with flexible legal structures
  • Zero taxes with no restrictions on profits / capital repatriation
  • Fixed foreign exchange rate
  • Freedom to source labour from anywhere around the world
  • Ability to build your own labour accommodation on site

Diversified and Resilient Economy

The economy has experienced an average of 8% GDP growth over the last three years

It has strong diversification across multiple sectors with the highest level of industrialisation in the UAE, with  manufacturing at 26% of the GDP

Key economic sectors: Light and Heavy Industries, Value-added Distribution and Trading, Logistics, Services and Education


Date: Thursday, 3 April 2014    

Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm

Venue: John Jacob 1 Ballroom, Level 1, The St Regis Singapore (29 Tanglin Road, S247911)




Registration and   Networking


Welcome Remarks

by His Excellency   Mohamed Al Qubaisi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore 


Opening Remarks

by Mr.Peter Fort, Senior Economic   Advisor to Government of Ras Al Khaimah    & CEO of RAK FTZ


Introduction   to Ras Al Khaimah and the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone   


Overview   of the United Arab Emirates and Ras Al Khaimah


Ras Al   Khaimah’s Enabling Investment

by Representative from RAK


Q&A Session  


Teabreak & Networking



Ras Al Khaimah: Your Gateway to Emerging Markets

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