Sharjah Chamber concludes trade mission at WorldFood Exhibition in Moscow

SHARJAH, The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, concluded the activities of its trade mission to the WorldFood Exhibition in Moscow, which it organised in cooperation with the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The SCCI, which was represented by the Sharjah Exports Development Centre, attended the activities of the exhibition during 17th-19th September.

The trade mission was headed by Hameed Mohammed bin Salem, Secretary-General of the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The mission also included the participation of Abdulaziz Shattaf, Assistant Director-General for Members Services at the SCCI; Lamya Al Jasmi, Executive Director of National Industries Development at the SCCI; and Mohammed Al Khayal, Executive Director of Public Relations at the SCCI; in addition to representatives of more than 20 companies from the country’s food sector.

The chamber’s delegation participated in an awareness seminar that was part of the activities of the exhibition. During the seminar, Abdulaziz Shattaf detailed the investment opportunities that are available in the food industry sector in Sharjah and the UAE. He also gave an overview of the competitive advantages and incentives that the UAE offers to foreign investors, which enables them to establish and run their businesses with ease in a safe and stable economic environment that allows them to succeed and expand in the region’s markets.

Shattaf also highlighted the efforts of the chamber, which are part of its strategic plan to improve and develop the emirate’s products that are meant for export and to expand the reach of these products to different global markets, which can be achieved by developing trade relations between Sharjah and other foreign countries, as well as empowering the local business community to build partnerships with their counterparts around the world.

Hameed Mohammed bin Salem, Secretary-General of the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, said that participating in the activities of this global event represents an opportunity to promote the national products of the UAE, as well as a unique chance to exchange skills and expertise, review the best practices in managing industrial enterprises, and open the doors to new markets that contribute in developing trade between the UAE and other countries around the world.

The trade mission to Russia was organised as part of the initiatives of the Sharjah Exports Development Centre that aim to provide various services in order to encourage industrial enterprises to raise their competitiveness in foreign markets and to take advantage of regional and international marketing opportunities, in addition to highlighting the capabilities of the UAE business sector, which is characterised by an environment that encourages investment. These initiatives contribute to increasing the volume of trade between the UAE and Russia, which has reached US$2.5 billion in recent years.

Source: Emirates News Agency