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Italian business mission visits Hamriyah Free Zone

Over 130 chartered accountants from the Italian National Council of Chartered Accounts Tour Hamriyah Free Zone

A delegation of Italian chartered accountants visited Hamriyah FreeZone (HFZA) recently. The team shared their insights and explored possibilities of mutual cooperation in various fields in Hamriyah Free Zone.

“Our business mission is pleased to visit HFZA and to explore the opportunities and facilities available in the free zone as we wish to expand our reach to the Middle East market,” said Filippo Invitti who led the delegation that consisted of over 130 chartered accountants from the Italian National Council of Chartered Accounts.

On the occasion, Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone ( SAIF Zone) stressed on the growing bilateral trade between the UAE and Italy.

Al Mazrouei said: “With the growing bilateral trade between the two countries and the encouraging response we received from the delegation and the other exhibitions we participated in Italy, we hope to see an increase in the number of Italian companies in HFZA in the coming months.”

Al Mazrouei also pointed out that “The Italian Industry & Commerce Office in the UAE was first set up in Sharjah in 1999.”

Ali Saeed Al Jarwan, Deputy Commercial Director who explained the various features of HFZA and the current trends to the delegation said: “It was a good chance to discuss potential business tie-ups with the team and to get an insight into the best-practice experiences and new areas of innovation.”

Currently, HFZA has over 6500 companies – 56 of which are Italian.