“In 1975 the Arab League under decree No:K1175/D52/G agreed to set up of The Joint Arab British Chamber of Commerce and mandated it to promote, encourage and facilitate bilateral trade” Arab-British Chamber of Commerce Abdeslam El-Idrissi Director of Trade Services
The Arab League states • Algeria • Bahrain • Comoros • Djibouti • Egypt • Iraq • Jordan • Kuwait • Lebanon • Libya • Morocco • Mauritania • Palestine • Oman • Qatar • Saudi Arabia • Sudan • Syria • Somalia • Tunisia • UAE • Yemen
The Arab GCC states Bahrain Kuwait Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia UAE
The Arab League States The Arab States region is home to over 367 million people, living in 22 countries that stretch from Morocco, Mauritania and Algeria in the west to Yemen and Oman in the east. Of the seven billion population of the world - more than five percent are in the Arab World.
The Arab League States Of which 70 million are youth between the ages of 15 to 24, and this is expected to reach 72 million in 2015
The Key Industries Construction Technology & Building Material High Towers Villas Residential Building Air Conditioners Steel Stone Hardware & Tools Power and Energy Power Plants, Cable Installation, Transformer, Substations, Switchgears Power and Energy Power Plants, Cable Installation, Transformers, Substations, Switchgears Airport and aviation, products, services & technologies Security Cameras, Towers, Ground Service Equipment Agricultural and Irrigation Products Irrigation materials, Water pumps, Fertilizers, Tractors, Pipes Hospital & Laboratory Equipment Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment, Laboratory Instruments & Materials Hotels & Hospitality services Kitchen Equipment, Catering Services, Facility Management I.T./Telecommunications Computer Software, ERP solutions, & Communication equipment Hardware, Accessories, Satellite , CCTV systems, Broadcasting Sewerage & Waste Management Pumping Networks, Wastewater O&M, Wastewater Network, Sewage Treatment Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges Consultancy Services, Bridge, Subways, Underpass, Internal Roads, Tunnel Industrial & Turnkey Projects Cranes, Steel Plants, Gases, Heavy Machinery, Factories, Chemicals Plants
2013 UK-Arab Trade £20,816,105,309
2013 UK-Arab Trade £20,816,105,309 £19,286,992,985
2013 UK-Arab Trade £12,871,044,657.00
MENA Projects MENA Projects Total $2.5 Trillion There are projects worth $2.5 trillion currently underway in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region and projects worth $1.4 trillion of these are in the execution phase.
“Your Passport To Export “ Commercial Documents Agreement & contract Commercial Invoice Health & standards certificates Arab certificate of Origin Powers of Attorney EUR 1
Trade Services Notary Service Foreign Office Service Visa Service Arabic Translation Arabic language and cultural training Market Entry report Export/Import Training courses
Top Tips • Know your product • Do some desk research • Identify your market • Visit the market • Appoint a good agent • Understand the 40/51 rule • Draft a robust agreement • Agree payment terms • Export documentation
ABCC Publications Banking & Finance Directory Daily Business Update Arab British Trade Directory E-Bulletin Monthly Economic Focus Quarterly “The Chamber produces a basket of well established publications whose content is designed to meet the needs of our stakeholders. Our publications highlight key issues and opportunities as and when they emerge, all within the context of enhancing Arab-British trade.”
A-BCC Thank You Abdeslam El-Idrissi Director of Trade Services 020 7659 4880 email@example.com www.abcc.org.uk