Ras Al Khaimah – commonly referred to as RAK – is one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE federation. With its 416,600 population the emirate boasts of beautiful mountains, red sandy desert and lush green plains along with a series of creeks and lagoons. It has a rich heritage dating back 5,000 years, which manifests in numerous historical sites, forts and abandoned villages. The Emirati culture is omnipresent in Ras Al Khaimah and you will be welcomed with the warm Arabic hospitality wherever you go.
It is located 100 kilometer from Dubai and relatively close to other major economies to which it is connected by Emirates Road and other smaller roads. Due to its strategic location between the East and West, it has managed to be the center of traditional shipbuilding and trade and has recently become of quarrying and manufacturing and tourism. Since 2003, the government of RAK has invested heavily in education and public utilities, and has pursued an economic diversification policy, promoting industrialization and tourism in the emirate.
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAKFTZ) has become a first class business hub with modern infrastructure and amenities which promote sustainable business growth and development. It has become one of the fastest-growing and most cost-effective free trade zones in the UAE and has incorporated more than 4,500 companies from over 100 countries. RAK Free Trade Zone offers its clients affordability, flexibility and customized solutions that gives the ability to set up their company in the easiest way possible without any hassles. It also allows investors of all origins and industries to easily access and branch into the emerging markets.
RAK FTZ has opened international liaison offices at strategic locations, to offer fast, high quality service to its clients across the globe. People can find all the necessary information on setting up their business from these offices. They seek to ensure that all of their potential clients can easily and quickly process their registration application. They also provide promotional and administrative services and assistance, when it comes to everything from VIP delegations to visa arrangements.