Dhabeji Special Economic Zone

Project Dhabeji Special Economic Zone
Project Description
The Government of Sindh has allocated 1530 acres of land to establish Dhabeji Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) in Thatta. Utilities (i.e. electricity, gas) will be available in the Dhabeji SEZs in 2021 and 2022. Development of Dhabeji SEZ is planned in 3 phases. 
 
Connectivity:  Dhabeji has certain locational advantages including easy access to Port Qasim enabling raw material import and finished goods export without incurring major inland transportation costs and saving time.
- Karachi Airport (35 Km) via National Highway enabling safe travel of foreign workers and management personnel, 
- National Highway enabling the transportation of goods to upcountry and Central Asian nations utilizing the National Trade Corridor. 
 
DSEZ has the potential to transform into an Expatriate Enclave with modern infrastructure and fiscal incentive package. Sindh Economic Zones Management Company (SEZMC), Government of Sindh, is provincial agency to develop and manage Dhabeji SEZ. The following industrial clusters/sectors are proposed/planned to be established in DSEZ
  • Steel-Foundries
  • Automotive and Auto parts
  • Chemical & Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Electronics Engineering
  • Textile & Garments
  • Warehousing
  • Building Material
  • FMC
Province Sindh
Area (Acres) 1530
Project Progress Update
  • Land has been acquired. International bidding for hiring of developer is in progress the developers will be finalized at the mid of 2020. RFP floated in Oct 2019, technical bid opening is planned on 11th June and financial bid will be opened on 1st July 2020. 
  • Construction work will be started in last quarter of 2020.