The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) free zone has slashed its business set-up fees by 50 per cent for all diamond-related companies. The measures were announced on August 1, effective immediately and valid until September 30, 2020, as part of a new campaign to attract diamond companies to the emirate, said a statement by the Dubai Media Office. Also, DMCC will offer a free 12-month membership of the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a community of over 1,000 diamond companies in Dubai, to diamond firms that register in the free zone. “Right across the supply chain, the diamond industry is passing through a period of turbulence. For many, the change that will follow is seen as an unpredictable threat. But for Dubai, it is an opportunity,” said Ahmed Bin Sulayem, executive chairman and CEO...read more...
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