About DMCC

The world’s fastest-growing Free Zone

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Our history and mission

From the beginnings to the world's leading Free Zone

Made for Trade, we have firmly established Dubai as a leading centre for trading international commodities and the world’s fastest-growing Free Zone. We regulate, promote and facilitate trade across a range of goods from gold, diamonds and precious metals to tea, food and industrial materials. Today, as home to major multinationals and start-ups, we connect more than 13,000 businesses with the world-class services, leading infrastructure and vibrant community they need to thrive and succeed.


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Our government mandate

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.

Our mission

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.

Our vision for Dubai

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.

What we do

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.

What we do: Gateway to Trade, Free Zone, Developing Dubai

GATEWAY TO TRADE

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WORLD’S #1 FREE ZONE

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DEVELOPING DUBAI

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Meet our management team

Ahmed Bin Sulayem

Executive Chairman, DMCC

“Trading will always be central to Dubai’s vision of being a dynamic, diverse economy and gateway between established and emerging markets. As a leading global commodities centre, DMCC is playing a vital role to drive the continued evolution and economic growth of Dubai.”

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Gautam Sashittal

Chief Executive Officer, DMCC

“Since 2002, DMCC has seen remarkable growth. Home to more than 13,000 companies and over 87,500 people working and living in the Free Zone, it is the destination of choice for businesses that want access to a favourable environment and optimal mix of connections, products and services.”

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