Tips to Set up a Business in Dubai

Mar 6, 2017 11 PM

Once its decided what type of business you are going to setup. One move further on towards its consequences and to minimize them in order to get profit to a higher extent. This require a well overview and some tips aims techniques are there that may result in profitable business in most reliable and effective way. Businessmen in the area prefer to deal with someone they are well known and trustworthy. Personal relationships holds much more importance in doing business in the Arab countries than they are in west European nations or America. Also, the way of buying goods of some countries served by Dubai are said to be unpredictable, which creates thr need for first class marketing intelligence and information. Dubai offers foreign companies different choices of business options, that includes:

Direct Trade

Dubai has the main port at sea and it serves most of the middle east states. Selling directly to established dealers and distributors Commercial agency arrangements - appointed must be a UAE native or company; agreement to be registered with Ministry of Economy and Commerce Branch or representative office full foreign ownership permitted; local agent (sponsor) must be appointed; Economic Development Department licence required limited liability company - foreign ownership restricted to forty -nine percent Economic Development Department licence required Special free zone investment Fifty-one per cent participation by UAE nationals is the general requirement for all UAE established companies except: Where there is a requirement of full local ownership In the Jebel Ali and Airport Free Zones In activities open to full ownership. Companies enter into partnership with UAE nationals as well. The seven flavours of business organisation defined by the Law are General partnership company,Partnership-en-commendam,Joint venture company, Public shareholding company, Private shareholding company, Limited liability company,Share partnership company. In setting up a professionalism in Dubai, full foreign ownership, sole proprietorships or civil companies are permitted. Such firms may engage in professional or activities but the number of staff members that may be employed is not unlimited. A UAE national must be appointed as local servants, but he has indirect involvement in the business and is paid a handsome sum or percentage of profits or a turnover. The role of the local servant is to assist in obtaining licences, visas, labour cards, etc.

Free Zone Alliance:

Companies operating are said to be offshore, or outside the UAE for legal purposes.The facility of setting up in the free zones is most suitable for companies intending to use Dubai as a regional manufacturing or distribution base and where most or all of their turnover is going to be outside the UAE.