2000 companies from 106 countries do business in Sharjah Publishing House.

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The Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone announced that the number of companies operating in it by the end of 2021 reached 2,000 specialized companies from 106 countries, led by Britain, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Lebanon, and most of them operate in the sectors: education, printing, and creative and knowledge industries, such as Translation and language editing.


A statement issued yesterday stated that the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone, with an area of ​​40,000 square meters, has strengthened its position during 2021 as an ideal environment for publishing makers, as it hosts 600 equipped and furnished offices for business owners and publishing pioneers, and 6000 square meters for those wishing to private spaces. It also provides more than 20 meeting rooms, stores, service facilities, and a branch of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship to facilitate the issuance of visas for investors.

The city, which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, provides many privileges to investors, most notably: freedom of ownership for all nationalities, freedom to transfer capital and profits in full, exemption from taxes on companies and individual income, exemption from import and export tax, in addition to costs Reduced labor, energy, living, printing, and logistics costs.


The Chairman of the Sharjah Book Authority, Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, said that the Emirate of Sharjah succeeded under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to be one of the pioneering cities in the region in terms of supporting investment in the creative industries sector and providing Infrastructure serving the entrepreneurs working in it.

He added: "We call upon us to harvest the achievements of the Emirate of Sharjah in the publishing sector, to enhance the successes and develop creative and innovative ideas that consolidate the emirate's position as an economic environment that invests in culture, and combines the development of societies living and intellectually at the same time, and this is what inspires creative makers to prefer Sharjah as a place To carry out their work and go global in their productions.


In turn, the Director of the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone, Salem Omar Salem, indicated that the continuous rise in the number of investors who prefer the Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone as a place of business, reflects the position of the Emirate of Sharjah and the size of its presence as one of the largest capitals of the knowledge industry in the world, and confirms the success of the vision of The city is building an integrated environment to expand publishing markets in the region and the world.


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