E-commerce portal for PPE unveiled by Dubai Chamber for businesses

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry unveiled an e-commerce portal for personal protective equipment (PPE) for business and healthcare providers under its Rapid Response Initiative (RRI). 

Companies that intend to buy and sell PPE and medical equipment can register on the marketplace at no cost.

The portal was initially launched with 15 approved suppliers from the UAE listing a wide range of products, including surgical and reusable facemasks and shields, safety goggles, hand sanitizers, disposable gloves, medical gowns and coveralls, ventilators and thermometers.

Dr. Belaid Rettab
Dr. Belaid Rettab
Senior Director Economic Research and Sustainable Business Development Sector
Dubai Chamber.

“This first-of-its-kind initiative supports Dubai Chamber’s efforts to enhance ease of doing business in Dubai and facilitate trade, while it also positions the emirate as a global smart city leveraging digital tools to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Businesses using the marketplace can benefit from reducing costs when buying PPEs, generating new leads, building long-term partnerships with reliable suppliers. We encourage companies operating in this field to leverage the platform to capitalise on new business opportunities and boost their online exposure,”

Dubai Chamber’s latest initiative Rapid Response Initiative is launched to support the business community as it deals with the impact of COVID-19. The marketplace advances the Chamber’s efforts to simplify and digitize the trade process for business in Dubai.