Dubai Statistics Center (DSC), Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) sign MoU enhancing mutual cooperation and exchange of economic data
Dubai Statistics Center (DSC) and Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently to enhance collaboration between the two parties and to exchange latest statistics information and data. The MoU was signed at the DSC headquarters by Arif Obaid Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Center and Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO Jafza and Chief Commercial Officer at the presence of senior management from both companies.
The MoU is the result of a long-term cooperation between both sides that will contribute towards and impact various economic projects handled by the DSC. Jafza has actively promoted awareness among its companies on the importance of statistics and data collection conducted regularly by the Center.
The MoU includes several articles that highlight the fields and mechanisms of cooperation between both parties. The agreement aims to strengthen their combined efforts to benefit the business community.
As per the agreement, the Center will provide support, guidance and consultancy in statistics research and study. Additionally, both parties will benefit from an updated electronic system used by the Center to provide companies with full and detailed statistics on all aspects of life in Dubai.
Speaking about the agreement, Al Muhairi said:
The Center and Jafza have collaborated last year on some initiatives and this MoU enhances our cooperation.
The Center will support Jafza by providing it with the latest data and information covering all fields in the Emirate through the Electronic system he added.
Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi said:
As the oldest and largest free zone in the country and region, with over 6400 companies, Jafza is in a strategic position to provide valuable data which could positively impact policy-makers and benefit the business environment of Dubai. We extend our full support to the DSC in their endeavors to collect accurate and updated information and data related to businesses operating in the Free Zone.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Tariq Youssef Al Janahi, Director of Department of Corporate Excellence and Support, Ahmad Al Dashti, Director of the Department of Information Technology Department, and Tariq Bin Ghalaita, Vice President, Commercial Sales at Jafza.