Business Councils in Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Throughout the year, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry central goal has been to serve its members from companies, institutions, businessmen and businesswomen by offering a wide spectrum of services that achieve the chamber’s strategic objectives.
In the field of international relations, the Chamber offers a variety of services designed to facilitate the internationalization of local companies who aspire to be on the international market by supporting them to develop their trade relations.
Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognize the importance role the business councils play in the economic aspect, which translated in dedicated a team in the International Relations Department in the Chamber that focused on business councils and common committees to ensure the facilitating the best services to them, this was strengthened by the issuance of the law for establishing business councils and the regulations which brings mutual benefit and sustainable economic development.
The business councils (BC) formulate by a group of individuals who own businesses and represent professional companies and institutions that hold a same nationality and represent the business sectors in the United Arab Emirates.
Business councils are a voluntary association with legal personality, financial and administrative independence, not aiming to achieve profit or personal benefit, nor is it a governmental or political association, and it works on the basis of collective action to serve and promote economic and trade cooperation between the two sides.
Business Councils Goals:
The business councils will work through the primary regulation set by Sharjah Chamber to achieve the following goals:
Requirements to establish Business Council:
First the business council’s founding committee presents to the Chamber a request to form a business council
With a list of no less than twenty (20) founding businessmen and businesswomen represent professional companies and institutions working in the country who are duly authorized to conduct commercial business accompanied by the following documents:.
Business Council Renewal Requirements
Permit & Renewal fees:
The business council shall bear all fees for issuing and renewing the annual permit.
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