The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed a memorandum of understanding with the e-commerce website, eBay, in a move aimed at helping member companies of the Chamber and companies operating in the country to increase their sales volume on eBay.com.
A statement issued yesterday stated that through the “eBay Business-UAE” program, companies operating in the country from members of the “Dubai Chamber” will receive practical training that includes a set of specially designed training courses on how to create a new digital store and expand into a website-based store eBay, in addition to obtaining specialized support services.
Participants will also be able to access tools and solutions that help them reach more than 185 million active users on eBay in global markets, and benefit from a specialized portal on the site, which provides support and digital experiences tailored to companies in the UAE wishing to expand their business, and enhance Its spread at the global level to reach through eBay to 190 markets around the world.
Hassan Al Hashemi, Director of the International Relations Department at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, stressed the importance of this partnership, which is an important development that will contribute to helping Emirati companies enhance their digital presence, expand their global reach, and take advantage of new business opportunities emerging in global markets that witness an increasing demand from consumers. .
He added, “We are pleased to unite our efforts with a leading company such as (eBay), which can provide far-reaching benefits that help Emirati companies increase their online sales and achieve their e-commerce ambitions.”
In turn, General Manager of Emerging Global Markets at eBay, Ilya Kritov, stressed that cooperation with the Dubai Chamber will help sellers in the UAE to find new sources of income and support the continuity of their business.
He added, “During the (Covid-19) period, we witnessed a growth of 28% in the number of new sellers from the UAE who joined (eBay), as a merchant from the UAE sells one item every 90 seconds on the platform.”
He continued, “We consider the UAE as one of the most important target markets, and we look forward to strengthening our support for local vendors in the UAE. With 185 million sellers from all over the world, 250 million product searches daily, and access to more than 190 markets, we provide small and medium-sized businesses in the UAE the opportunity to access global markets.”
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