The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the world's newest financial hub, was declared open for business in 2004. The DIFC is ideally located to bridge the gap between existing financial centres of London and New York in the West and Hong Kong and Tokyo in the East. It will service a region with the largest untapped emerging market for financial services.
The vision of the DIFC is to shape tomorrow's financial map as a global gateway for captial and investment. Its mission is to be a catalyst for regional economic growth, development and diversification by positioning the DIFC as a globally recognised financial centre.