Ras Al Khaimah: Your Gateway to Emerging Markets

Apr 3, 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 – FACTS AND FIGURES

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

Programme

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)


Time

Details

9.30am

Registration and   Networking

10.00am

Welcome Remarks

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

10.10am

Opening Remarks

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

10.20am

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

10.30am

Overview   of the United Arab Emirates and Ras Al Khaimah

10.50am

Ras Al   Khaimah’s Enabling Investment

by Representative from RAK

11.20am

Q&A Session  

11.40am

Teabreak & Networking

12.00pm

End 

Ras Al Khaimah: Your Gateway to Emerging Markets

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