Dubai Chamber 2017 Highlights

2017 was an excellent year for Dubai Chamber. We worked hard to deliver on our mission of representing, supporting and protecting the interests of the business community in Dubai. Below are highlights from 2017.

MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

Over 16,000 companies joined the Dubai Chamber in 2017, bringing total membership to 217,000 and cementing our position as the one of the world’s largest membership-based chambers of commerce.

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217,000

TOTAL MEMBERS

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OVER 16,000

NEW MEMBERS

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8%

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH RATE

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AED 277BILLION

MEMBER EXPORTS AND RE-EXPORTS

CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN AND ATA CARNETS

CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN AND ATA CARNETS

The number of CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN issued by the Chamber reached 880,000 in 2017. 6,000 ATA Carnets were also issued and received for goods valued at AED 5.6 billion.

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880,000

CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN ISSUED

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6,000

ATA CARNETS ISSUED AND RECEIVED

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80%

GROWTH IN VALUE OF ATA CARNETS

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AED 5.6 BILLION

VALUE OF ATA CARNETS

DUBAI CHAMBER INITIATIVES

SUPPORTING THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Dubai Chamber promoted business-friendly policies, served as an impartial mediator, provided high-calibre arbitration services and boosted its social impact throughout the year.

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REVIEWED 43 LAWS

POLICY ADVOCACY

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RECEIVED 564 CASES

MEDIATION

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RECEIVED 208 CASES

ARBITRATION

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HELD 92 CSR EVENTS

COMMUNITY

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

48

Economic bulletins

794

Business reports sold through the credit rating service

32

Business intelligence and Economic Trends reports

Provided 18,000 information services

Reports: Islamic Economy; Next Generation Africa- GCC business ties in a digital economy

12 DATABASES UPDATED

INBOUND DELEGATIONS

International delegations

1,013

International delegations received

Countries represented

58

Countries represented by visiting delegations

OUTBOUND DELEGATIONS

International events

87

International events attended

Cities visited

61

Cities visited

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES

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Azerbaijan
Baku
Baku
Brazil
Sao Paulo
Brazil
China
Shanghai
China
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Ghana
Accra
Ghana
Iraq
Erbil
Iraq
Mozambique
Maputo
Mozambique
Kenya
Nairobi
Kenya
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Argentina
India
Mumbai
India
Panama
Panama City
Panama
pinsExisting Offices
pinsFuture Offices

Existing offices

  • Azerbaijan
    Baku
  • Brazil
    Sao Paulo
  • China
    Shanghai
  • Ethiopia
    Addis Ababa
  • Ghana
    Accra
  • Iraq
    Erbil
  • Mozambique
    Maputo
  • Kenya
    Nairobi

Future offices

  • Argentina
    Buenos Aires
  • India
    Mumbai
  • Panama
    Panama City