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Dubai Chamber 2018 Highlights

2018 was an excellent year for Dubai Chamber. We celebrated the Year of Zayed, and worked hard to deliver on our mission of representing, supporting and protecting the interests of the business community in Dubai. Below are highlights from 2018.


Over 14,450 companies joined the Dubai Chamber in 2018, bringing total membership to 231,000 and cementing our position as the one of the world’s largest membership-based chambers of commerce.
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(US$   billion)
Dubai Chamber members
exports and re-exports
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(US$   million)
Value of goods issued and
received under ATA Carnets

Certificates of Origin
and ATA Carnets

The number of Certificates of Origin issued by the Chamber reached 803,157 in 2018. 5,790 ATA Carnets were issued and received for goods valued at AED 3.2 billion.

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.
CSR events held
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Number of laws
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Mediation cases received

Arbitration cases received
Dubai Association Centre
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New licenses issued

Total number
of licensed associations
Dubai Start Hub
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Registered startups

Business Intelligence

Economic bulletins
Information services provided
Business intelligence and economic trends reports
Inbound Delegations
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Delegations received
from 43 countries
Outbound Delegations
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Cities visited in
34 countries

International Offices

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International Offices

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