Dubai Chamber and eBay Partner to Help UAE Businesses Increase Online Sales Globally – News
UAE businesses will receive hands-on training through tailored coaching with new store start-up and business expansion on eBay.com
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and eBay have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help Chamber member companies and UAE businesses go global and increase their overseas online sales by leveraging party from eBay.com.
Through the eBay for Business – UAE program, businesses in the United Arab Emirates will receive hands-on training with tailored assistance in starting a new store and growing their business on eBay.com, as well as personalized support from the online store. eBay Advisory Team.
Participants will have access to the tools and solutions needed to reach global markets and grow their business with access to over 185 million active eBay users around the world and a dedicated page on eBay.com offering support and expertise designed to support UAE businesses who are keen to expand their global reach through eBay to 190 markets around the world, including the United States, Europe, Asia and many more.
Additional benefits may include a personal training program by the eBay team, free listings, eBay setup assistance, and more. Members of the Dubai Chamber Trusted e-Network, a community of trusted business partners and service providers, will be entitled to exclusive benefits granted by eBay.
The partnership and program will see the two entities collaborate on joint events and workshops educating businesses on the benefits of selling on eBay and the process of setting up on the platform.
Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Dubai Chamber and eBay, Hassan Al Hashemi, Vice President of International Relations of the Dubai Chamber, described the partnership as an important development that will help UAE businesses to strengthen their digital skills, expand their global reach and capitalize on new emerging business opportunities in global markets that are experiencing increasing consumer demand.
“We are proud to join forces with a market leader like eBay who can deliver far-reaching benefits that can help UAE businesses take their online sales to the next level and achieve their commerce ambitions. electronic. This strategic partnership complements the Dubai Chamber’s continued efforts to support the growth of Dubai’s digital economy and provide our members, and SMEs in particular, with access to the knowledge, tools and benefits that can help them achieve. prosper and grow their business across borders, ”Al Hashemi said. .
Ilya Kretov, Managing Director Global Emerging Markets at eBay, said: “We are proud to cooperate with our colleagues at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce who represent and support SMEs across the UAE, to enable sellers from the UAE United Arabs to create new sources of income and business continuity during this turbulent period of uncertain times. During Covid-19, we saw a significant 28% growth in the number of new UAE sellers joining eBay with a UAE seller selling an item every 90 seconds on the platform.
Kretov added, “We see the UAE as one of our main target markets, and we want to further extend our support to develop local vendors. With over 185 million buyers worldwide, 250 million product searches per day, and access to over 190 markets worldwide, eBay is giving UAE SMEs the opportunity to go global from their own. laptop. We encourage you to visit us at export.ebay .com to learn more and start selling globally.
There are around 5,000 UAE-based companies currently selling on eBay. Over 300,000 items were exported by UAE-based vendors in 2020. The product categories that have seen the highest demand are: electronics, auto parts, fashion, collectibles and home and clothing. garden and other branded products. The main buyers of the United Arab Emirates are the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Canada and Australia. – [email protected]