From the beginnings to the world's leading Free Zone
Headquartered in Dubai, DMCC is the world’s most interconnected Free Zone, and the leading trade and enterprise hub for commodities. Whether developing vibrant neighbourhoods with world-class property like Jumeirah Lakes Towers and the much anticipated Uptown Dubai, or delivering high performance business services, DMCC provides everything its dynamic community needs to live, work and thrive. Made for Trade, DMCC is proud to sustain and grow Dubai’s position as the place to be for global trade today and long into the future.
DMCC is a government entity established in 2002 to enhance commodity trade flows through Dubai. We perform a range of roles which continue to position Dubai as the preferred destination for global commodities trade and DMCC as the world’s No.1 Free Zone.
As a Government of Dubai Authority, we are dedicated to establishing Dubai as the global gateway to the Middle East for trade in a wide range of commodities, while enabling our members to succeed through the delivery of continuous innovation in business services and infrastructure.
Trading is at the heart of our vision to promote Dubai as a thriving, diverse economy. As a world centre for global commodities trade, we are playing a key role to drive continued economic development and at the same time act as a trusted partner to support our members.
A centre of enterprise in a class of its own
A unique combination of Free Zone status, state of the art commercial and residential property and top-tier commodities and financial services, puts DMCC in a class of its own. Added to this, ongoing investment in the most interconnected, innovative infrastructure and leading business services makes it easy to trade from here. Efficiently, effortlessly, anywhere in the world.
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Hamad Mubarak Buamim - Chair
Abdul Wahed Abdul Rahim Al Olama - Vice-Chair
Ahmed Bin Sulayem - Member
Abdullah Saif Al Shamsi - Member
Charles George Webb - Member
Roger Alfred Bernstein - Member
Thierry Jean Louis Gimonnet - Member
Follow our history from humble beginnings to a world-class trade centre
Set up to enhance commodity tradeflows through Dubai
1st company joins the Free Zone
UAE is first Arab nation to join the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme
Dubai Diamond Exchange launch
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange launch
Almas Tower opens
New DMCC HQ acknowledged as the tallest commercial tower in the Middle East
Tea Centre opening
Launch of first UAE gold bullion coin
Named Global #1 Free Zone by Financial Times' fDi magazine
13,000+ member companies
Ahmed Bin Sulayem appointed Kimberley Process Chairman
Second time winner Global #1 Free Zone by fDi magazine
Uptown Dubai Announced
Third time winner Global #1 Free Zone by fDi magazine
DMCC publishes first Sustainability Report
Fourth time winner Global #1 Free Zone by fDi magazine
Ground breaking of the DMCC Coffee Centre
Five-time winner Global #1 Free Zone by fDi Magazine
Opening of DMCC Coffee Centre
Renovation of Dubai Diamond Exchange, the largest diamond trading floor in the world
Six-time winner Global #1 Free Zone of the Year by fDi magazine
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, visits the DMCC Tea Centre. Coffee Centre expansion announced
DMCC opens Representative Office in Israel and China
Seven-time winner Global #1 Free Zone of the Year by fDi magazine
JLT is divided into alphabetically assigned clusters, each unique in layout, function and format. And, with two metro stations and excellent transport links, our community is highly accessible.