Why the Middle East?

E-Commerce is continuing to grow in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). We have years of experience in the Middle East and can help you grow your e-commerce and business development in this region. Read on for more information or contact us today to see how we can help you!

The Middle East and North Africa are among the most dynamic regions in global e-commerce, with more growth expected in coming years. E-Commerce is growing in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) at a rate of over 20% annually off increasing Internet and mobile coverage, while store-based retail is being affected by high real estate prices. Over 80% of the population are Internet users, and of this number, over 15% shop online; less than 10% do so on mobile devices. The most important factors for online shoppers in the UAE are pricing, ease of use and customer service. Security concerns and the inability to touch and test products before purchase are some restricting factors that keep some shoppers away from buying goods online. Cash-on-delivery (COD) is the largest payment method used in the UAE, followed by credit cards. This article is continued HERE

 

Some Facts About MENA

E-commerce in the Middle East is growing, especially in Dubai (UAE). Here are some recent statistics on this growing region:

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31% of MENA Population Are Currently Using the Internet  

93

% of MENA Population that Access Internet Via Mobile 

82

82% Expected Growth Rate for Online Shoppers in MENA by 2018 

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$20 Billion Expected E-Commerce Revenue by 2020

 

 

 

About MENA Business Consulting & Solutions

Would you like to have a successful business trade with the Middle East and/or the Northern Africa regions? Are you planning to start an investment? Do you have reliable contacts? Do you know your business partners in these countries?

Foreign companies and business individuals must have excellent economical and statistical knowledge about MENA (Middle East and North Africa) as well as business laws, local banking, and an extended knowledge about the people and their cultures. It is worth mentioning that the MENA region is in fact the center of the Islamic World.

I (Arman, Co-Founder of MENA Business Consulting & Solutions) was born and raised in the Middle East. My academic knowledge in history, regional business, and international relations has helped me build close ties with professionals and business owners of MENA regions. Respecting both written and ‘un-written laws’ of the region’s countries and the people have been my foremost principle. Indeed, the most valuable quality is trust, the very foundation of my work ethic.

My team of professional consultants, our highly educated and experienced individuals, will inform, assist and advise you in finding the best solutions for the success of your business in the MENA countries. The success of your business is our only motive. Contact us today for a free consultation via E-Mail, using our Contact Form or call 1 (818) 987-1100.

Arman Boudaghians

Arman Boudaghians

Co-Founder View Details
Kanabi Saber

Kanabi Saber

Co-Founder View Details
Jamal M. Al-Ajeel

Jamal M. Al-Ajeel

Co-Founder View Details
Arman Boudaghians

Arman Boudaghians

Co-Founder

Born and raised in the Middle East, Arman’s academic knowledge in history, regional business, and international relations has helped him build close ties with professionals and business owners of MENA regions. Arman serves as the CEO of ePrime Global MENA, and his specialties include business development, sales management for the Middle East and North Africa, as well as strategy and research.

Kanabi Saber

Kanabi Saber

Co-Founder

Mr. Kanabi Saber, born in Erbil (IRAQ), is an international and professional businessman with more than 30 years of practical experience. In fact, he was the CEO and the owner of a private import and export company, established in 1982. Fluent in Farsi, Arabic, and Kurdish, Mr. Saber is known for his well-informed and insightful business consultancy regarding Iraqi and Iranian businesses. He majored in accounting and trade, and has exceptional expertise in the public sector of the Middle East region. He has close networking ties with Iran, China, Ukraine, Russia, GCC as well as North African countries.

Jamal M. Al-Ajeel

Jamal M. Al-Ajeel

Co-Founder

Dr. Jamal M. Al-Ajeel has over 35 years of business management and administration experience from various parts of the world, especially from the U.S. and Kuwait. Bilingual in Arabic and English, Dr. Al-Ajeel acquires excellent communication and collaboration skills as well as a strong understanding of the modern trade and its business issues and problem solving. In fact, he has proven to be very successful and resourceful in feasibility studies and also in providing strategic input into result-orientated business programs. This is mainly due to his years of experience and also as a result of participating in business/project management courses, e.g. ‘Modern Strategic Management’, ‘Skill Development’, ‘Feasibility and Project Evaluation’, and ‘Industrial Projects Initiation’. On top of being extremely insightful, Dr. Al-Ajeel has both business and personal ties and contacts with several countries: USA, Canada, UK, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, China, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, CIS, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, GCC Countries, Egypt and Sudan.

Resources

Looking for information on banks, Chamber of Commerce, or stock market information? Please view our resources below:

Banks in Middle East

Banks in Middle East

  • Location: At Home

If you are looking for a comprehensive list of banks in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), which includes banks in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the UAE (United Arab Emirates), Qatar, Bahrain and Oman, please click on the button below to visit our list of banks in the GCC region. Also included in this list are banks in North Africa (including Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia) as well as the remainder of the Middle East (Lebanon and Yemen). If you have any questions, or need assistance or contacts in these regions, please contact us for a consultation!

Visit List of Banks
MENA Stock Exchange Markets

MENA Stock Exchange Markets

  • UAE flags: flags of the UAE

Wondering where to find information about the stock market exchanges in the Middle East, including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Iraq, Tehran, Libya, Egypt and more? Click on the button below to be taken to our list of stock market exchanges in the MENA region-

Visit List of Markets
MENA Chambers of Commerce

MENA Chambers of Commerce

  • Dubai: Dubai Metro Area

Registering and learning more about the various ministries in each region and country as well as the Chambers of Commerce is an important business step- Please view our comprehensive list of various Ministries (of Finance, Foreign Trade, etc.) as well as the Chambers of Commerce for the MENA region by clicking on the button below. For connections and a personal consultant to doing business in the MENA region, please contact our team today-

List of Ministries and Chambers of Commerce
U.S. Chambers of Commerce

U.S. Chambers of Commerce

    Want to know about America’s business in the various MENA countries? View our list of U.S. Chambers of Commerce in Oman, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt and more- Want a business consultant who has years of experience and contacts in these regions to help in your business pursuits in MENA? Contact Arman and his team today at 1 (818) 987-1100 or via e-mail

    View List of U.S. Chambers of Commerce in MENA

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    We will be your consultant and provide connections in MENA/UAE!