The Chamber′s Functions are:
Conducting research and studies aimed at promoting the commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors and co-operation with similar bodies within and outside the UAE.
Holding conferences and seminars relevant to its aims and objectives. Also in co-ordination with the specialized units in the public and private sectors, the chamber regularly holds training sessions for upgrading the managerial skills of local staff in Fujairah and initiating them to play a more productive and creative role in their respective professions.
Providing facilities and services that will encourage investors to set up their projects in Fujairah within the framework of approved development programmes.
The chamber is keen to highlight developments in the economic front and stress the need to broaden the production base. For this purpose, the chamber submits concrete proposals for protection of local industries.
The chamber renders advisory services to its members, particularly providing them information on reliable sources for imports, export markets and relevant statistics in this respect.
The chamber frequently informs its members on available business opportunities and proposed projects beneficial to the local economy.
The chamber is keen to express and adopt the views and proposals of the productive sectors and protect their interest.
Strengthening ties with Federal Ministries and Departments, Chambers of Commerce, Federations, regional organizations and associations, diplomatic corps and trade centres in the UAE for the benefit of the Fujairah business community.
Encouraging exchange of visits between the Fujairah businessmen and their counterparts in the other countries in order to boost bilateral business relations, including foreign investments and acquire expertise in the production and marketing fields.
Its objectives are:
To co-ordinate and organize commercial, industrial and agricultural activities and services related to them in the Emirate of Fujairah jointly with the other competent bodies and to work for the promotion and expansion of these activities.
To look after the interests of the Chamber members, strengthen ties and encourage co-operation between them.
To communicate and co-ordinate with the concerned authorities and represent the Chamber in all matters related to trade, industry and agriculture and whatever concerns practising′these activities.
To co-operate with similar organizations within and outside the UAE and to establish direct and indirect relations with them.
Mode of Election
The board of directors is the highest authority in the management and handling the affairs of the chamber. The board is entrusted with the implementation of the chamber′s aims and objectives and exercises its powers in accordance with the jurisdiction delegated to it by the memorandum and articles of association.
----The 15-member board comprises the chairman, two Deputies, the secretary General, the treasurer and other members. The main functions of the board includes the following:
-- To work out the general policies and plans of the chamber for the realization of its objectives and supervision of its activities.
-- To supervise the proper functioning of the chamber and issue the adequate resolutions regulating the various activities conductive to realization of its aims and objectives.
-- To supervise promotion of the chamber′s financial resources. oversee spending as per the general budget and approved allocations.
-- To discuss and propose draft laws and regulations pertaining to commercial, industrial and agricultural activities in the Emirate and nationwide, taking into consideration protection of the interests of the chamber members.
-- Seeking consultation and liaison with the other Chambers and Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce for the implementation of the Chamber′s aims and for development of commercial, industrial and agricultural activities in the UAE in general and Fujairah in particular.
(last updated: 27-May-2008)
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