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Djibouti Free Zone

Djibouti Free Zone
In operation since October 2004, Djibouti Free Zone (DFZ) has been contributing to the creation of a welcoming business environment for investment and regional trade in Djibouti. Whilst the DIFTZ, opened in 2018, focuses on international trade, the DFZ already positioned Djibouti as a regional logistics, trade and marketing hub for import activities, warehousing, processing and re-export of goods to and from East Africa.
The DFZ includes:
-    40-hectare area, close to Djibouti’s ports and airport
-    2 warehouses of respectively 614 m2 and 1,340 m2 (with integrated office units)
-    Serviced land plots with utilities ranging from 2,000 m2 to 15,000 m2
-    Light industrial units of 510 m2 (with integrated office units)
-    A 9,100 m2 hangar designed to accommodate aid cargo
The DFZ offers a range of fiscal and non-fiscal incentives:
-    100% foreign ownership
-    Free repatriation of capital and profits
-    Exemption of corporate and income tax
-    Flexibility to employ foreign nationals
-    Possibility to sell on to local market
-    No currency restrictions