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Our Work

Currently there is an gap of knowledge and training for developing, managing and operating Free & Special Economic Zones. FEMOZA is bridging this gap with our Training Center, offering a variety of training and advisory programs together with our strategic partners.

Our Events

In this section you can find events which FEMOZA is organizing or participating in, as well as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) related events that may be of interest to our members. If you want to suggest an event, you can contact us.

About Us

FEMOZA is the World’s Free and Economic Zones federation. It is a non-governmental organisation working on a non-profit basis. It was constituted in Switzerland and enjoys official observer status with UN organizations UNIDO and UNCTAD.

Our Team
Juan Torrents
Founder and President

Juan Torrents is the founder and president of FEMOZA, the world’s leading SEZ federation. He is a senior advisor on international trade and Special Economic Zones with over 20 years of experience. Previously, he worked as Managing Director of Barcelona’s Free Zone. Read More

Mondher Khanfir
Africa Coordinator

Mondher Khanfir is FEMOZA’s Africa Coordinator and a professional with a extensive experience in business consulting, governance, transformation strategy and investment advisory. He is the Founder of the African Institute of Public Private Partnership. Read More

Mazdak Rafaty
Gulf Coordinator

Mazdak Rafaty is FEMOZA’s Gulf Coordinator and an expert on all aspects of foreign investment. He has more than 15 years of practical FDI experience in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) Region, currently covering it as the columnist of the fDi Magazine. Read More

Cui Yi
China General Director

Cui Yi is FEMOZA’s China General Director and a senior FDI expert with 10 years of experience in some of China’s largest business organizations. He serves as the Chief Foreign Liaison Officer of international high-level summits held in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao. Read More


George Abraham
Chief Operating Officer
Global Resources, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

FEMOZA has kept us so well informed on significant development in Free Zones around the globe. Being on top of things has helped us build credibility for our company with others in the region. I really appreciate your efforts in keeping me informed.

Mr. Edvar Mum
General Manager
MESBAS-Mersin Free Zone Operator Inc. Mersin - Turkey

In fields of Free Zone Implementations; FEMOZA, referring to great master Juan Torrents, will undersign new successes in World Free Zones’ improvements in future as well as in the past.

Mrs. Courtney Fingar
Editor in Chief
FDi Magazine (Financial Times Group), London - UK

FEMOZA plays an essential role in the development and improvement of free zones, export development zones and special economic zones worldwide. More importantly, it assists in the education of the professionals who run these zones, by providing a platform for sharing best practices and innovative ideas. In its short history, FEMOZA has made a big impact.

Jun Liu
General Office
Shanghai Free Trade Zone Authority - China

Over the past 15 years, FEMOZA has been dedicated to helping free zones around the world to thrive, providing them an important platform for international exchange and cooperation, and in particular, building a bridge for Chinese enterprises to go global.

Mr. Salomon Olympio
General Coordinator
Zone Franche de l’Ile Mandji - Gabon

FEMOZA, a great tool for us. It has demonstrated throughout these years its ability to mobilize, unite and promote our common economic activities. The Free Zone of Mandji Island, as a privileged one, has benefited from the remarkable assistance of FEMOZA for its development.

Mr. Prakash L. Lulla
Mumbai - India

FEMOZA has shown us all that growth has no limit. We keep revising our vision. Only when you dream it you can do it. And with FEMOZA heading the free zones cause, indeed a single window clearance has become a reality rather than a tag word used by many free zones to attract FDI.

Mrs. Marina Filonova
General Director
Gomel Branch of the BeICCI, Marina - Belarus

Allow me to express my deep respect towards you and to thank for your support of the initiatives of Gomel Branch of the BeICCI aiming to multiply contacts with foreign partners.

Mr. Eduard Alcaraz
Managing Director
CETREX Internet Marketing, Barcelona - Spain

Friendly, professional and proactive. This is how we would define our relationship with FEMOZA. It has been a great pleasure for us to collaborate with an institution of such high international prestige, sharing at all times its concerns.

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Mrs. Sandra M. Almeida
Coordenadora Geral de Comércio Exterior
Superintendência da Zona Franca de Manaus - Brazil

With the support and partnership of FEMOZA, the regional development model of the Manaus Free Trade Zone obtains greater international insertion, which allows us to present its achieved social, economic and environmental results.

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Mrs. Antonina Yezhova
Head of Administration
Gomel-Raton Free Economic Zone - Belarus

Our close collaboration with FEMOZA allowed us to organize a successful Congress in which professionals working in the Free Economic Zones of different countries were able to share their experiences, discuss the latest developments in attraction of FDI, and learn about new activities implemented worldwide.

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