The French Business Group of Abu Dhabi is a dynamic and independent non-profit organization committed to promote business relations between the United Arab Emirates and France.

Founded in 1974 by French companies, today the French Business Group has nearly 120 Corporate and Individual members ranging from UAE national corporations, French top CAC 40 multinationals, SME, to business leaders and individual private members. It represents sectors such as oil & gas, construction, defence, aerospace, aviation, hospitality, telecom, and many others.


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The FBG – Abu Dhabi is managed by a Board of Directors elected every two years by members. The permanent team of 4 is day by day in contact with companies and individual members or future businesses prospecting the UAE market.


To promote bilateral trade, exchanges and investment between France and UAE


To represent, federate, inform, stimulate and serve the interests of its members


To support commercial endeavours of French companies in Abu Dhabi and UAE companies in France.

The FBG – Abu Dhabi is member of the worldwide network of 124 French Chambers of Commerce operating in 93 countries (CCI France Internationale). It also works closely with the other Chambers of Commerce and Industry in France, which represents 163 public agencies, over 3 million businesses. Moreover, the FBG – Abu Dhabi has a strong collaboration with other trade-related French institutions such as French Embassy’s Economic Department, Business France or the French Foreign Trade Advisors (CCEF).

The French Business Group – Abu Dhabi has developed five Sectoral Committees comprised of professionals who are willing to share technical information and business skills, through monthly round tables discussions, conferences or visits focusing on specific industry sector of issues. These working groups are Oil & Gas, Construction, Sustainable Development and Renewable Energies, Health and Young Entrepreneurs.

Over 40 years in the UAE

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The French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Abroad

The FBG is a member of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry International which is the first private network of French companies in the world. It operates through 120 French Chambers of Commerce abroad and is represented in 90 countries. It brings together 30,000 companies, 50% of which are foreign companies.

46 avenue de la Grande Armée – 75 858 Paris Cedex 17
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 69 37 60
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 69 37 83

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Created in 1974, the French Business Group (FBG) is the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Abu Dhabi.

It is a non-profit organization and an affiliated member of the CCI France International (EX-UCCIFE) which is represented in 85 countries.

The mission of the FBG is to develop relationships between its members and the Emirati’s business community and to promote investment, trade and economic relations between France and the Emirates.

Thanks to volunteer company leaders and a team of professionals, the almost 500 corporate and individual members provides French companies with a framework within which they can meet and exchange information among themselves and with the wider business community.
The FBG assists small and medium size companies that are gaining a foothold in the UAE market and provides an opportunity for all its members to be part of a dynamic network of business information exchange, and to receive the support and expertise that this network can provide.

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