United Arab Emirates

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry was established by an Amiri decree issued in 1970 by His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah in order to effectively and vitally participate in the organization of economic life and the prosperity of its trade, industry and professions sectors on all levels and in cooperation with the concerned establishments and bodies and local departments.

Thus, the chamber is keen to include in its membership all the companies and establishments practicing economic activity in the emirate whether it is trade, industries or professions. It has been obligatory for the chamber to follow the economic and civilizational development witnessed by United Arab Emirates a matter that naturally requires change on the different services and activities of the chamber. The law No (1) of the year 1980 organizing the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry was issued too include the articles of association and the legal rules and provisions drawing the chamber’s ambitious objects and set the means for its achievement through administrative and executive body having positions according to responsibilities.

In 2003 the chamber witnessed quantum and qualitative leap represented in His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah issuing a new law organizing the chamber and giving it wider fields and bigger jurisdictions in order to continue its route with positive contribution in all fields of economy and investment and to serve the community as a whole.

In 2007 the chamber’s new organizational chart was approved and an administrative and executive body was set with positions as per the responsibilities, duties and the nature of services, activities and jurisdictions in the departments, offices and sections in a manner coinciding with the new economic boom.

Since 1980 the services and activities of the chamber has covers all cities in Sharjah City and accordingly the chamber in addition to the head office has four branches in the cities of Khorfakkan, Kalba, Al Dhaid, central area and Dibbs Al Hisn in addition to offices and services of the chamber in the model industrial area and the head office of Sharjah Economic Development Department and Sharjah free zones. There are also many other affiliate establishments and organizations working under the chamber’s umbrella.

The chamber’s board of directors supervises the execution of the general policy and is working on the means for the success of such policy and the reflection of the chamber’s role in the local community. There are also some specialized committees made out of the board of directors to assume many specializations in the fields of trade, industries, professions and reconciliation.

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Work Hours: 7:30 am – 2:30 pm (Sunday – Thursday)
Tel: 0097165302222
Fax: 0097165302226

German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK)

The German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) was founded in May 2009 and inaugurated by the former German Federal Minister of Economy and Technology. [more]
The German Industry & Commerce Office, fully integrated upon completion of the AHK foundation process, had already existed for 10 years in Dubai and for 5 years in Abu Dhabi at that time.
The AHK is the first bilateral federal business organization as well as the first international institution on federal level which has been founded in the Gulf. It has attracted a number of well-known Board Members.

Business Village
Building B, 6th Floor,
Office 618
Port Saeed, Deira
P.O. Box 7480, Dubai, VAE

Dubai Chamber

Represent, support and protect the interests of the business community in Dubai.

Create a favourable business environment for business in Dubai
Support the development of business
Promote Dubai as an international business hub.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 1965. It is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to represent, support and protect the interests of the business community in Dubai. It does so by creating a favorable business environment; supporting the development of business; and by promoting Dubai as an international business hub.

The Dubai Chamber provides a number of services for its 150,000+ members including dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration), issuing certificates of origin and ATA Carnets, legal services, receiving foreign commercial delegations and sending delegates abroad, organizing trade fairs and economic forums, organizing training programs for entrepreneurs, serving business groups and councils, providing credit rating services, business matching services, access to updated research and numerous reports, and other services that meet help members to network and grow, thereby enhancing the investment environment in Dubai.

Main Office Address Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Baniyas Road, Deira
P.O. Box 1457 – Dubai, U.A.E.
Toll Free 800 CHAMBER (800 242 6237)
International (+971) 4 228 0000
Fax (+971) 4 202 8888

Abu Dhabi Chamber

The Vision

Towards an active and effective private sector on the local, regional and international levels

The Mission

Contributing towards developing and organizing the commercial and trade activities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, increasing the competitiveness capabilities of the companies of the private sector and expanding their opportunities through providing high world-class services which would contribute to realizing a sustainable development in the emirate


The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an autonomous institution of public interest. It enjoys its own legal entity to represent the various productive and services activities of the private sector in Abu Dhabi ?Emirate. According to the provisions of the Chamber law, all natural and legal persons, having their headquarters, branch or representation office in the Emirate to exercise any commercial, industrial, vocational or professional activity? in the Emirate must join the Chamber and get their membership certificates.?
Hence, the Chamber is viewed to be the party concerned with patronizing the various activities of the private sector. It is among its tasks and duties to render best services to member firms and companies. Membership certificates are duly issued to such members who are kept updated on how to take the utmost advantages of the Chamber services and available data or information. They are also well apprised of the Chamber’s regular and occasional functions or events, as well as of its tasks and duties in general.
Through such data and information, the Chamber members can participate in various domestic and international functions or events through which they may be better able to introduce their companies or products. Through such interaction, the Chamber may have a much clearer vision on their problems and the obstacles they are facing. Such problems are usually discussed in a bid to find appropriate solutions. Recommendations seeking that end may, thereafter be presented to competent authorities requesting required actions to be taken whenever necessary.
The Chamber is also represented in such boards as those of the UAE-Turkish Businessmen Board, UAE-Syrian Businessmen Board and the UAE-Indian Businessmen Board. It is also member in the Federation of the AGCC Chambers of Commerce & Industry, the Federation of Arab Chambers of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture, the Islamic Chamber and the Arab Labor Organization. Such representation, of course comes within the framework of its membership in the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce & Industry.
However, the Chamber has a branch office in Al-Ain city. The said branch is meeting the demands of the business community in Al-Ain and offers them whatever services or information they need.
The Chamber has its own web site through which it avails every piece of information required by the business community in Abu Dhabi and the UAE at large. The site is also visited by individuals, tourists and organizations from different world countries.
The Chamber Web Site won the award of Best Web Site in the whole Middle East Region for the year 1999..

Our Values
Efficiency and Effectiveness
Mutual Respect
Creativity and Innovation
Constant Learning
Excellence in Businesses
Customer Satisfaction

Address: Main Building of Abu Dhabi Chamber, Corniche Road
P.O.Box: 662
Phone:- 00971-2-6214000
Fax:- 00971-2-6215867