DIFC.. A Dynamic Global Financial Hub

06 Sep 2022
DIFC.. A Dynamic Global Financial Hub

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) stands as the premier financial hub for the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA), encompassing 72 nations with a collective population of around 3 billion and a nominal GDP of US$ 7.7 trillion.


With a 15-year history of facilitating trade and investment movements across the MEASA region, the Centre acts as a conduit linking these rapidly expanding markets with the economies of Asia, Europe, and the Americas via Dubai.


DIFC boasts an internationally acclaimed, autonomous regulatory body and a proven legal system founded on English common law principles. Additionally, it hosts the region’s largest financial ecosystem, comprising over 25,600 professionals employed across more than 2,500 active registered firms – constituting the most extensive and diverse talent pool in the area.


The Centre’s overarching vision is to spearhead the evolution of finance. Presently, it provides one of the most comprehensive FinTech and venture capital environments in the region, featuring cost-effective licensing solutions, tailored regulatory frameworks, innovative accelerator initiatives, and investment opportunities for growth-stage start-ups


With an array of globally renowned retail and dining establishments, a vibrant art and cultural scene, residential accommodations, hotels, and public spaces, DIFC remains a highly coveted destination for both business and lifestyle pursuits within Dubai.