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Dubai’s Jafza witnesses 12% growth in its healthcare, pharmaceuticals customer base

DUBAI – DP World, UAE Region’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) witnessed a 12 percent growth in its healthcare and pharmaceuticals customer base between 2019-2020.

To showcase their commitment to promote the growth of healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, DP World, UAE Region and Jafza will participate in Arab Health 2021, one of the leading medical equipment exhibitions in the Middle East.

As one of the most important contributing sectors in the Free Zone, the healthcare and pharmaceuticals segment is one of the key economic pillars in Jafza. Spanning an area of around 170,000 sqm, and currently, housing 174 companies from 41 countries, the segment provides jobs to 1,100 employees. In 2019, the volume of trade in the segment stood at 25,000 metric tonnes, valued at AED900 million.

The healthcare sector in the UAE has rapidly expanded to meet the evolving needs of the population, helping the nation in its endeavour to become a regional medical tourism hub. Partnerships and…

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