Sharjah, in the past few years, has been continually trying to make a business-friendly environment for its entrepreneurs, a reason why one should set up a business in Sharjah. The government of Sharjah has been friendly towards entrepreneurs, forming several policies that attract foreign investment, emulating the success of Dubai. Company set up in Sharjah free zone is a hassle-free task. As is already known, Sharjah has 5 free zones. The USA Regional Trade Center a popular one amongst them. The USA Regional Trade Center (USARTC) was established in the year 2011 as a part of Sharjah’s objective to promote Sharjah as a hub for international business and turn it into an investment-driven economy.
Benefits of Setting Up a Business in the USA Regional Trade Center
- Zero corporate tax
- Zero import and export tax
- Zero personal tax
- No currency restrictions
- Full foreign company ownership
- Support for US businesses and economic expansion
- Flexible and customizable services for client needs
- Low barriers to MENA market entrance
- Creation of immediate presence in the region
Facilities Provided by the USA Regional Trade Center
There are different types of offices provided by USARTC, like:
1. Serviced Offices
These are available at the prestigious USARTC premises to help clients create a regional presence. The executive offices come in sizes from 180 sq ft to 480 sq ft. They are fully furnished or unfurnished, depending on the client’s needs. They have rental packages in which the following things are included:
- Dedicated phone line
- High internet speed
- Business mailing address
- Conference rooms
- Reception area
- 24/7 security
- Secretarial services
- Copy center
2. Virtual Offices
These are offered to clients who do not need any physical office. It depends on the type of activities performed by a company. The benefit of such an office is that one can manage their offices from abroad. The package includes:
- Dedicated call answering
- Call forwarding
- Email, fax, a collection of mail, business address etc.
3. Meeting and Conference Rooms
Meeting and conference rooms equipped with flat screens, high internet speed, whiteboards, overhead projectors and video-conference equipment for clients to conduct meetings, training, presentations, and seminars.
4. Exhibition Facilities
Exhibition facilities with 12,000 sq. ft. of premium space so that US companies can have a platform to promote their product to potential clients in the MENA region.