Rashakai Economic Zone (REZ), the flagship project of KPEZDMC is spread over an area of 1000 acres. This project will be conceptualized from its initial stages by KPEZDMC, giving the zone resident industrialists of REZ an additional benefit of being an exceptionally pre planed economic zone of international standards.
Rashakai Economic Zone is strategically located on M1 Motorway at intersection and links to CPEC through Burhan interchange. REZ also serves as a bridging post to Northern Areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and has close proximity to Afghan border. Due to this central position of the economic zone in the province, the company foresees it to be the imminent trade hub of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Rashakai Economic Zone will have infrastructure of international standards including the facility of one window operation to support the industrialists. The zone enterprises will have access to all amenities like water treatment plants, vocational training facilities, state of the art IT systems, security, uninterrupted water and energy supply. The zone enterprises will relish the advantages of expo center in the resident area, which is planned by Federal Government on an area of 50 acers to promote exports of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular and all over Pakistan in general.
Based on the strengths of the connected districts and resource pool, the economic zone has a predominant investment feasibility for industries in fruit & food packaging, textile and auto manufacturing. The central location also provides opportunities for industrial set ups involving marble processing, furniture, electrical products, pharmaceuticals, matchbox manufacturing, sugar mills, tobacco and juices.
The following is a list of raw material resources pool that REZ has access to;
Gem Stones and Metallic Ores at Malakand (48KM from Rashakai)