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​As part of its ongoing commitment to cementing the Emirate's position as a leading regional business and investment hub, the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), took part in the7th edition of the China Overseas Investment Fair (COIF), which was held in Beijing on 22 – 23 of October 2015.

Led by Investment Promotion Executives at Shurooq, the Authority's team organised a workshop titled "Sharjah investment Promotion Seminar", which introduced Chinese and international investors to opportunities available in the Emirate.

The team also highlighted some of Sharjah burgeoning sectors, which include travel and tourism, healt logistics and transport, and environment.

Shurooq team was accompanied by a delegation from the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIFZONE), who also participated in the Workshop and presented the audience with an overview of the free zone and its

benefits. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIFZONE and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA), said, "Our participation in the 'Sharjah Investment Promotion Seminar' comes as part of our strategy to engage international companies and enterprises and introduce them to benefits of working in Sharjah's free zone, which include 100 per cent ownership, zero taxes and full repatriation of profits".