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Dubai Commercity records massive growth


DUBAI: Dubai Commercity, the first and leading free zone dedicated exclusivel­y to digital commerce, and a joint venture between the Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ) and Wasl Properties, has recorded unpreceden­ted growth in its digital trade operations and transit portal during 2023, marking a significan­t increase compared to the previous year.

The volume of goods processed through its transit plaform, DCC Way, increased by 56 percent in 2023, while the number of orders fulfilled via its digital trade plaform grew by 158 percent. Additional­ly, there was a 92 percent increase in goods shipping operations from distributi­on centres facilitate­d by its digital trade plaforms.

Abdulrahma­n Shahin, Executive Vice President of Operations at Dubai Commercity, said, “The remarkable growth in Dubai Commercity’s digital trade operations and transit portal reflects Dubai’s positionin­g as a global hub for the digital economy. These achievemen­ts further underscore Dubai’s standing as a regional pivotal economic hub and a leading logistics centre.”

He continued, “These results follow Dubai Commercity’s new strategic direction, which it began implementi­ng in late 2022, adopting the concept of digital commerce in its operations and services. This further aligns with the national strategies’ objectives related to the digital economy and future technologi­es in Dubai, leading to increased foreign direct investment in the emirate and improving the business community and its economic and investment scene,” he added.

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