Arab countries and Germany traditionally share close business ties. With approximately 400 million inhabitants and a gross domestic product of more than 2.7 trillion US dollars, the Arab world is an attractive market for business and investment.
In turn, Germany is considered to be the strongest economy in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Due to its steadily rising economy, excellent infrastructure, as well as the high competence level of its market, Germany presents remarkable potential for Arab-German business partnerships.
German companies avail from an excellent reputation in the Arab world and can play a valuable role as strategic partners in numerous modernization and diversification programs in the region. Arab investments in German companies are estimated at 100 billion euros over the recent decades.
To further strengthen and enlarge sustainable business relations between Germany and the Arab countries, the Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host the
20th Arab-German Business Forum
at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Berlin
from May 15th to 17th, 2017.
The event is organized in cooperation with the Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce, the League of Arab States and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK).
This year’s partner country of the event is the Sultanate of Oman.
The Forum is held under the patronage of the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, H.E. Brigitte Zypries. She will give a keynote speech, together with the Omani Minister of Commerce and Industry, H.E. Eng. Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy.
More than 600 leading experts and decision makers from business, politics and science will attend this high-ranking conference which has become the most essential networking platform to create new and enhance existing business relationships.
Latest trends within the Arab-German business relations will be discussed among the following topics: Industrialization, Impact of Oil Prices, Education and Development, Urban Planning and Environment, Infrastructure, Women Perspectives, Investment and Business in Oman, as well as Economic Diversification.
On the second day of the forum, you will have the possibility to attend B2B meetings.
It would be our great pleasure to welcome you to the 20th Arab-German Business Forum in Berlin.