Dhabeji Special Economic Zone

Project Dhabeji Special Economic Zone
Project Description
The 1530 acres of land has been allocated to establish Dhabeji Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) in Thatta. Development of Dhabeji SEZ is planned in 3 phases. Dhabeji Industrial Zone has been proposed to be constructed in 2 phases comprising of 750 acres for Phase I and 780 acres for Phase II. 
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. A direct access road (8km) connecting Port Qasim to Dhabeji Zone is being developed.
A dedicated cargo deck connecting the zone with ML-1 from Dhabeji Junction and a Jetty to connect Port Qasim alongside Dhabeji zone from creek side is envisaged to facilitate export oriented industries - 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.
The following industrial clusters/sectors are proposed/planned to be established in DSEZ
  • Light Engineering
  • Automotive and Auto parts
  • Chemical & Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Electronics Engineering
  • Textile & Garments
  • Steel-Foundries
  • Warehousing
  • Building Material
Location Thatta, Sindh
Area (Acres) 1530
Project Progress Update
  • The land has been allocated.
  • The bidding for the development of SEZ is in process. The preferred bidder will be announced soon.
  • Utilities are being provided as per timelines.