Missions and Values

Created in 2021, CCI FRANCE UAE is a private organization under local law, result of the strategic alliance between the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates and the French Business Group Abu Dhabi. CCI FRANCE UAE represents a community of more than 800 members, from SMEs and multinationals.


With more than thirty years of experience in the UAE, CCI FRANCE UAE's main missions are to:

  • Strengthen and promote Franco-Emirates relations, through its privileged relationships with local governmental entities.
  • Support French-based companies in their set-up and business development in the UAE,
  • Animate French and Francophile companies by offering networking opportunities, sectorial and functional events with high added value.
  • Promote member companies within the business community in the UAE.


CCI FRANCE UAE is member of the CCI France International network which includes 124 chambers in 95 countries. Our entity represents today the largest French, Francophone and Francophile business community in the Middle East.

Constitution of the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates


Our Values


We are responsive to new challenges by being solution-oriented, open to new ideas and flexible in our approach. 


We work as a team, we are dedicated to our members and partners for the greater good, by building bridges across communities, different cultures and mindsets. 


We are trustworthy, transparent and accountable in all we do ! We build genuine relationships based on respect. 


We are passionate, committed, and go the extra mile for our members !



In April 2018, the French Business Council has received the Dubai Quality Award for Representative Entities.

Delivered by the Dubai Economic Department (DED), the Dubai Quality Award provides organizations a benchmark performance tool and document existing gaps, but also give a framework to ensure that all different initiatives are pulling in the same vision. The category dedicated to business councils and groups, from which the French Business Council has been awarded, looks at how the organization engages with their members and offers added-value.

Every year, the network of French Chambers of Commerce Abroad rewards the best performing chambers among the network. In June 2018, the French Business Council won the« 2018 Best Performing French Chamber Award » in the large Chamber category. 



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