eBay in alliance with Dubai Chamber gets along with to boost up UAEs businesses grow their online sales globally

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Key Highlights

  • The UAE firm will be able to get immediate access for a practical training session which is tailor-made aid via inauguration of latest store as well as in progression of their trades within the realm of eBay.com.
  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce as well as Industry alongside eBay have jointly entered for a Memorandum of Understanding for aiding up Chamber Member firms and for the UAEs trade arena for getting boost up of their online sales globally by leveraging services of eBay.com-the ecommerce channel major.

Via the eBay for Business- UAE Platform, the nation’s firm will get an access for a practical training via the tailor-created aid with the inauguration of latest store as well as progression of their trades within eBay.com, with built in customized assistance from the eBay’s counselling team.

The alliance and programme will perceive the two entities team up on joint events and workshops educating establishments about the advantages of selling on eBay and the procedure of setting up on the platform.

Participants will be approved access to tools and solutions required to accomplish the global markets and nurture their business with access to over 185 million active users on eBay globally and a devoted page on eBay.com offering provision and expertise that is planned to provision UAE businesses that are keen to progress their global reach via the eBay supported module to 190 markets globally that comprises of USA, Europe, Asia and many more.

Additional benefits may include individual training program by eBay’s team, free listings, sustenance with setting up on eBay and more. Dubai Chamber Trusted e-Network members, a public trusted trading partners and service providers, will be permitted to exclusive paybacks granted by eBay.

Following the signing of the MoU between Dubai Chamber and eBay, Hassan Al Hashemi, Vice-President of International Relations, Dubai Chamber pronounced the partnership as an imperative expansion that will benefit UAE firms boost their digital skills, develop their global reach and take advantage of on new business opportunities evolving in global markets that are farsighted growing clients demands.

Al Hashemi also stated out that “We are proud to join forces with a market leader like eBay that can offer far reaching benefits that can help UAE businesses take their online sales to the next level and realise their e-commerce ambitions. This strategic partnership complements Dubai Chamber’s ongoing efforts to support the growth of Dubai’s digital economy and provide our members, and SMEs in particular, with access to knowledge, tools and benefits that can help them thrive and grow their business beyond borders.”

GM global emerging markets at eBay, Ilya Kretov, stated out that “We are proud to cooperate with our colleagues from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce which represents and supports SMBs throughout the UAE, to enable UAE sellers create new revenue streams and business continuity during this turbulent and uncertain times. During Covid-19 we experienced an extensive growth of 28 per cent in new UAE sellers joining eBay with an UAE seller selling an item every 90 seconds on the platform.”

Kretov also added out that “We see in the UAE one of our top markets target, and we wish to further extend our support to grow local sellers. With over 185 million buyers from all over the world, 250 million product searches a day and access to more than 190 markets worldwide, eBay offers UAE SMBs 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 firms that currently trading on eBay. Over 3,00,000 items were distributed by the UAE based sellers during 2020. Merchandize categories that have viewed out the largest demand are: electronics, automotive parts, fashion, collectibles, and home and garden and other branded merchandizes. The top procurement nations from UAE are the US, Germany, UK, France, Canada, Australia.


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