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  • Djibouti, the only country predicted by the IMF to show economic resilience during the Covid 19 crisis.

    The IMF, in its report on the challenges posed by the Covid-19 and published on April, 15th, raised worrisome perspective as many countries in the MENA region will be falling into recession.

  • Annoucement from Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority

    Ethiopia export cargo to the world gated in Djibouti Ports will be granted Free Terminal Handling Charges for 60 days, from Thursday, April 16th. 

    We hope the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea will be fully open to business with the  world by then.
    We encourage international shipping lines (since export is FOB), inland transporters (railways and road transport companies) and freight forwarders to make a goodwill gesture as well: let us pull on the same direction.

    Export revenues boost the economy and generate more import volume.


  • Online Payment facility for the port community


                 Ports & Free Zones Authority

    April, 9th 2020

    Ref: 4Ô/DPFZA/2020


  • Hard times reveal true friends


    As of Wednesday, April 8, 2020, Africa recorded a total of 10,646 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including 1,174 and 532 deaths. The continent is seriously affected by this pandemic which, of course, will also have a long lasting impact on its economy.

    But, China is the only country in the world to rescue the African countries affected by the virus.

    On Tuesday, April 7, DPFZA Chairman, Mr. Aboubaker Omar Hadi participated in a ceremony of donation of medical materials and equipment.

  • A donation of medical equipment to the Ministry of Health

    As part of the surge of solidarity, initiated by the President of the Republic, HE M Ismail Omar Guelleh, to eradicate the spread of Covid-19 in Djibouti, the Authority of Ports and Free Zones (GHIH) made a donation of medical equipment to the Ministry of Health.