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HFZA promotes business opportunities in Indian cities

SHARJAH, April 7, 2016

A delegation from Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) highlighted its investment possibilities during its recent visit to three southern Indian cities through seminars and road shows.

The week-long road shows which were conducted in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode (Calicut), in Kerala, said the statement from HFZA.

The events were held in association with the Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Malabar Chamber of Commerce, it added.    

The seminars titled “An easy way to start a business in Sharjah” received positive response, it said.

Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, director of HFZA and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone), said: “We expect a good number of entrepreneurs and investors to turn to HFZA in the near future. About 40 per cent of our investors in HFZA are from India, which is a very important market for us.”

Led by Ali Saeed Al Jarwan, deputy commercial director of HFZA, the team interacted with the participants and elaborated on the various facilities of the free zone.

Al Jarwan said: “Sharjah is the industrial hub of the UAE and our trade relations with Kerala go back to a long time.”

In Trivandrum, the seminar was inaugurated by Dr V S Senthil IAS, additional chief secretary, general education department. He appreciated the idea of doing business in Hamriyah Free Zone and encouraged the investors to start their business in Sharjah, said the statement.

In Kochi, while addressing the seminar, Al Jarwan said that Hamriyah Free Zone has the fastest and most efficient single window clearance set up. The time for clearance is less than two hours to set up a business in the free zone. Many top officials from Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry and government sector attended the event, it added. – TradeArabia News Service

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