Unlike the mainland, free zones allow 100% foreign ownership and have many trade benefits. Companies in free zones can take advantage of their low trade barriers, where you can manufacture, import, export and produce goods without paying customs duty.
You can choose from many free zones in each emirate (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Sharjah, Umm al-Quwain, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah). Company formations in free zones are relatively straightforward and easy. With the assistance of expert business consultants like UAE Company Registration, setting up companies in free zones will be much easier.
Free zones are usually located next to airports, seaports and national borders to maximize ease of trading. Read about UAE Free zones and which free zone would suit you best.