Dubai Chambers establishes new international office in Hong Kong

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Dubai Chambers has established its new international office in Hong Kong which marks a significant step in strengthening economic and business ties between Dubai and Hong Kong.

The announcement was made on the sidelines of the UAE-Hong Kong Business Forum, which took place in Dubai with the attendance of a high-level delegation from Hong Kong, led by Mr. John Lee, the city’s Chief Executive, and several UAE government and business leaders including Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Mr. Abdul Aziz Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chambers, Mr. Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai International Chamber, Mr. Faisal Juma Khalfan Belhoul, Vice Chairman of Dubai Chambers and Mr. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President & CEO of Dubai Chambers.

The office aims to promote trade from Hong Kong to Dubai and attract more Hong Kong businesses to the emirate while expanding Dubai’s presence in the Asia Pacific region. The office will collaborate with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and other government and private sector entities to take advantage of the growth opportunities in both economies.

The new office aligns with the “Dubai Global” initiative launched by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, which aims to establish 50 representative offices for Dubai in five continents by 2030. The initiative is aimed at attracting foreign MNCs, SMEs, investors, and international talent to Dubai by showcasing the emirate’s competitive advantages and engaging with overseas stakeholders.

Abdul-Aziz Abdulla Al Ghurair_Dubai Chambers Hong Kong Office
Abdul-Aziz Abdulla Al Ghurair
Dubai Chambers

“This MoU strengthens the existing relationship and will boost trade and investment between our two economies. I look forward to seeing continued collaboration with our Hong Kong counterparts, especially with the presence of our new international office in Hong Kong. I am sure the relationship between our countries will continue to thrive and prosper in the years to come.”

The MoU signed between Dubai Chambers and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council demonstrates the commitment of both organizations to support and advance mutual goals, including the development of trade relationships and business opportunities between Dubai and Hong Kong.

Overall, the new international office in Hong Kong and the MoU signed with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council are significant steps in furthering the economic and business ties between Dubai and Hong Kong, and promoting growth and development in both economies.

The main products traded between Dubai and Hong Kong include precious stones and electronics, with other areas of potential trade including apparel and clothing accessories, fresh fruits, pharmaceuticals, nickel, rubber, and aircraft parts.

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