DIFC sees almost 1,000 companies register in best annual performance to date

Mark Battersby
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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has reported its best annual performance to date, achieving its 2024 Strategy growth targets three years ahead of schedule during the first half of 2021. DIFC recorded 996 company registrations last year, the highest ever recorded in a single year for the Centre, a 36% increase from 2020. The growth in company numbers is more than triple the average number across the last decade. The total number of active registered firms operating in DIFC increased by 25% to 3,644 entities from 2,919 in 2020. A total of 1,124 financial and innovation...

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