Joint Arab-Foriegn Chambers
In the context of its efforts to promote external economic and trade relations, the General has developed extensive relations with foreign Chambers of Commerce and Industry in various parts of the world. Since 1970, the activities of the expanded to include full-fledged Joint Arab-Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Europe, the United States, Latin America, and Africa. It has set up the principles underlying the organization of these joint chambers, in order to ensure a balanced representation of the Arab and host country interests. These Chambers have become instrumental in fostering relations between the host countries and the Arab world. In China, the Arab-China Joint Chamber of Commerce has been established on the basis of two reciprocal sections one at the General and the other at the China Council for International Trade (CCPIT).
The Secretariat General has a section for the affairs of Joint Arab-Foreign Chambers of Commerce. This section publishes an annual report on the activities and developments relating to these Chambers.