Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority
"The Aqaba Special Economic Zone is a world class Red Sea business hub and leisure destination enhancing the quality of life and prosperity of the community through sustainable development and a driving force for the economic growth of
THE AQABA SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE (ASEZ)
YOUR GATEWAY TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
The Aqaba Special Economic Zone is a major economic development node for tourism, recreational services, professional services, multi-modal transportation, and value-added industries in the
The Government of Jordan has embarked on an aggressive strategy to position
The historic city of
A STRATEGIC CHOICE FOR YOUR INVESTMENT
Strategically situated at the crossroads of four countries and three continents and encompassing Jordan’s entire coastline, the ASEZ is served by both a deep-water seaport and an International Airport (one of three airports in Jordan) accommodating all classes of commercial and passenger aircrafts.
A network of modern highways connects Aqaba to the surrounding region.
Aqaba is nestled at the base of dramatic mountains expressing the contrast between the sea and the desert. Moreover, the coastal landscape shelters the extraordinary coral reefs of the
Aqaba offers unique tourism and cultural experiences to the visitor, investor, and resident alike. It is the only "living City" on the
The ASEZ offers businesses and residents a planned environment consisting of high-quality core infrastructure, facilities, and support services – all to international standards. Well-developed utility services are readily available in the ASEZ. Electricity is provided from a 600 MW thermal power station and a national grid. Water is abundantly supplied from nearby aquifers, with expansion plans for desalination plants to meet future demands. Additionally, the Aqaba wastewater treatment plant is currently being expanded, and treated water is available for industrial uses, in addition to landscaping purposes. Businesses locating in Aqaba will have access to the Fiber-Optic Link around the Globe (FLAG) that passes through the ASEZ. Furthermore, advanced telecommunication services are available at regionally competitive rates.
Land in Aqaba remains available for development and plans to rehabilitate the existing nodes will provide property developers with opportunities for technology parks, tourism developments, residential complexes, logistics and warehousing facilities, commercial centers, and industrial parks.
Industries located in Aqaba benefit from
Locating in Aqaba offers businesses the distinct competitive advantage of having access to one of the region’s most skilled, productive, and competitively paid labor forces.
Overall, Aqaba’s strategic location, infrastructure, unique natural and human assets, broad market access, and business-friendly environment offers investors a springboard to a variety of regional markets and the global economy.
THE AQABA SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY
The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) is the statutory institution empowered with regulatory, administrative, fiscal, and economic responsibilities for the ASEZ.
The ASEZ is governed by six ministerial-level Commissioners each responsible for a major area of regulatory or operational activity. The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Law simplifies all procedures, licenses, and approvals enabling the Authority to provide a business-friendly environment from one single location in Aqaba.
ASEZA is deeply committed to maintaining Aqaba at the competitive forefront as an international investment hub. ASEZA offers investors a streamlined investment environment and encourages private sector participation in all aspects of the Zone's development and operations. This ensures the provision of world-class infrastructure and services to Aqaba's investors, residents, and visitors alike.
ASEZA is Committed To Providing:
· A one-stop investment center that serves as single point of decision making in order to facilitate business start-up and smooth operations.
· A world-class business environment that maximizes private sector participation in a tax advantaged, and continuously improving investment climate.
· A model approach to governance and environmentally sustainable development.
· To improve the quality of life for all community members
· To create, regulate and sustain a globally competitive investor friendly environment
· To optimize the efficient utilization of entrusted resources in harmony with the Master Plan to internationally recognized practices
· To effect a transparent and accountable corporate structure, governance and culture that synergizes the activities of the ASEZA team
- PO Box
- Aqaba, Al-Sharif Al-Hussein Bin Ali Street, facing the Zumot Building
- (962) 3 209 1000
- ZIP Code
- (962) 3 209 1049