35% growth rate of new membership in Ajman Chamber during 2021

Ajman Chamber also witnessed growth in the total number of registered members during 2021, as the total number of members reached 58,038 members, compared to 36,000 during 2020, with a growth rate of seven per cent.



Ajman Chamber seeks to provide an attractive business environment to achieve its strategic objectives. — Supplied photo
Ajman Chamber seeks to provide an attractive business environment to achieve its strategic objectives. — Supplied photo

By Staff Report

Published: Sun 17 Apr 2022, 3:15 PM

Muhammad Ali Al Janahi, acting director-general of the Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has confirmed that the Ajman Chamber has increased its new members from establishments during 2021, which reflects the chamber’s efforts in promoting Ajman’s economic fundamentals and investment opportunities available in various sectors, strengthening global relations to attract new investors, and intensifying direct communication of economic delegations.

He noted that the growth rate of new membership in the Ajman Chamber surged 35 per cent last year to 7,704 compared to 5,723 members in 2020. He said the number of new commercial licences for the previous year was 4,238 membership, 2534 professional membership, and 131 industrial memberships.

Al Janahi added that the Ajman Chamber also witnessed growth in the total number of registered members during 2021, as the total number of members reached 58,038 members, compared to 36,000 during 2020, with a growth rate of seven per cent.

He pointed out that commercial licenses were issued during 2021, with a total of 21,077 memberships, followed by professional memberships with a total of 14,926, and industrial memberships with a 1149.

The acting director-general of the Ajman Chamber praised the chamber’s achievements during its participation in the “Expo 2020 Dubai” and the role of that participation in increasing the number of new memberships in the Ajman Chamber. He said the chamber's exhibition provided a global platform during which the Ajman Chamber met with economic delegations from throughout the world to review investment opportunities available in various industrial, commercial, tourism, health, educational, service and other sectors. It also help explores open new markets and future partnerships between business owners from Ajman and all countries of the world, so that the Ajman Chamber strengthened its economic relationship with the countries of the world through 127 joint meetings, and organised for its members from companies and factories 149 participant opportunities in economic activities at the Expo.

Al Janahi stressed that the Ajman Chamber seeks to provide an attractive business environment to achieve its strategic objectives, including “promoting the sustainability and growth of the business community, foreseeing and creating the future of business, and enhancing the potentials of competitiveness and leadership,” which are reflected in the growth of its members’ businesses and the sustainability of their activities.

— business@khaleejtimes.com


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