Free Zone

The Free Zone represents the economic gateway of Yemen and the junction of Asia and Africa. Aden city has been declared as a free trade zone in the year 1991 and a special law was passed on the free zones in the year 1993. The free zone gains strategic importance due to the advantage of the geographical location of the port of Aden being located directly on the main trade route around the world and from the Middle East to Europe and America, it is distinguished by the possibility of providing transit services to Eastern Africa , the Red Sea , the Indian subcontinent and the Arabian Gulf. It is also considered as a suitable storage and distribution area for Africa , the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf.