Investing in Dubai - Business Set up
Free zones established in Dubai are also the reason of blistering economic growth which main function is to attract more business set up in Dubai from foreign investment. Free zones follow peculiar laws regarding labor, ownership and taxation. Free zones businesses can have full foreign ownership different from other parts of Dubai which require more than half or at least 51% ownership of UAE citizen. Statutorily, free zones companies are weighed "offshore" making them unqualified to trade within the jurisdiction of the city without the presence of a distributor or agent.