Aden Free Zone Activities [Archives:1999/11/Local News]

March 15 1999

Today, Monday, a forum on Aden free zone is being launched under the title “Aden: Yemen’s gateway to the world.” The forum is organized by the chamber of commerce and industry in Aden City. Free Zones Public Authority, Ports Authority, Yemen Vest CO, BA Co. of Singapore and a number of businessmen and investors are taking part in the forum.
Chairman of Aden’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Mohammed Omer Ba Mashmus told the Yemeni news agency that the forum is to concentrate on the following four topics:-
1- The worldwide importance of seaports and free zones.
2- Other countries experiences in this field.
3- General and complete outline of Aden’s port in the past, present and the future business prospects.
4- The Containers harbor which will begin to receive ships on March 19th, the day of its inauguration, as the first phase in Aden’s free zone project.
The Forum will also discuss the free zone rules and regulations, and how best they can serve local markets, investors and business men.