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SLG Newsletter UAE - RAK Custom Policy

Many clients had and have had problems if their goods first arrived in the Jebal Ali Free Zone and are further transported, for instance, to another Free Zone such as RAK FTZ. There is a customs tax levied of 2 x 5%. Years ago, there were already discussions about abolishing the customs tax since the UAE is one country and therefore no customs duty should apply from Free Zone (Jebal Ali) to Free Zone (RAK FTZ). Until now, this problem still exists and has not been solved. For this occasion, we would like to give you an overview of the latest “RAK Customs Policy” (Ref.: HO 1/3/2016/1774) which came into effect on the 30th of June 2016. Read more