“Ebay” supports electronic sales of Dubai companies – the economist – the UAE economy


The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry 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.

Through the eBay Business UAE program, companies operating in the country from members of the Dubai Chamber will receive practical training, including a set of specially designed training courses on how to create a new digital store, expand an existing store on eBay, in addition to obtaining services Specialized support by a team of experts and specialists from «Ebay».

Participants will also be able to access tools and solutions that help them communicate and reach more than 185 million active users on eBay in global markets, and also benefit from a specialized portal on the site that provides support and digital experiences tailored to companies in the UAE wishing to expand their business. Enhancing its global reach, through eBay, to 190 markets around the world, including the United States, Europe, Asia and others.

The additional benefits that members will get also include benefiting from personal training programs provided by eBay experts, free listing of companies, and specialized advice provided by eBay experts on establishing and developing a digital presence on the eBay store. Members of the Dubai Chamber’s trusted global electronic network, which includes a group of trusted local, regional and international companies and service providers, will benefit from a range of exclusive and additional benefits from eBay.

The memorandum of understanding also stipulates that the two parties will cooperate to organize a set of joint activities, events and workshops to enhance companies’ awareness of the advantages of selling via eBay, and how to establish a store through it.

Hassan Al Hashemi, Director of 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.

In turn, Ilya Kritov, General Manager of Global Emerging Markets at eBay, stressed the importance of cooperating with the Dubai Chamber, which represents and supports the business community and SMEs in Dubai, to help sellers in the UAE find new sources of income and support their business continuity.



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