Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone, also referred to as UAQ FTZ is a strategically placed free zone located at the heart of United Arab Emirates. The area is located just one-hour drive away from the Sharjah International Airport and Dubai International Airport. Umm Al Quwain free zone also has access to the primary seaport of the country. It offers business owners with an investment friendly and industry focused environment that can benefit both international companies and startups in more ways than one. In fact, Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone is considered ideal for all SMEs, startups and conglomerates looking to make their mark in the UAE business scene. The free zone offers plenty of great features which make it an excellent ground for carrying out investments.