Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GHORFA)
The Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the competence center for business relations between the Arab World and Germany. For over 40 years the chamber has been committed to promote business relations between Arab countries and Germany.
The Ghorfa operates under the umbrella of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for Arab countries, and acts as the representative of all Arab Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Germany. The chamber works closely with the Arab embassies in Germany, the Arab League and related governmental bodies in Arab states. Furthermore, it cooperates with German governmental bodies on federal and regional levels, and with the most important German industrial associations. Based on its invaluable heritage and ambitious commitment, the Ghorfa has a powerful network consisting of both institutional and entrepreneurial decision-makers and policy shapers from Germany and Arab countries. These connections and effective collaborations enable the Ghorfa to deliver a broad portfolio of high-quality services in order to strengthen business relations in the fields of trade, industry, finance and investment among their members and within the wider Arab-German business community. The main focus is to enhance networking and communication as well as to provide relevant information. Moreover the Ghorfa hosts forums and conferences on different industry sectors such as business, health, energy, and education. It organizes delegation visits, facilitates participation at trade fairs, publishes numerous reference books, connects matching business partners and provides comprehensive business intelligence and detailed information on market players and products.