×
Support Member portal JLT Community
Support Member portal JLT Community

Past event summary

Made for Trade Live – Expand your business in Dubai and beyond

DMCC’s new Representative Office in Shenzhen opening the door of opportunity

About the event

DMCC is home to many successful Chinese businesses, roughly 10% of Chinese companies in the UAE.

Our event showed why Dubai and DMCC is one of the world’s key gateways to trade for businesses, and particularly Chinese businesses, and witnessed our opening of DMCC’s first Representative office in China, and what services will be available in the office.

Topics covered:

  • Why Dubai and why DMCC? Learn more about Dubai’s favourable location and proximity to key markets
  • Learn more about DMCC’s key advantages of setting up, and international office trial option to discover business opportunities in the region
  • Hear from experts the policies, challenges, and opportunities for Chinese business expanding in MENA region
  • Hear from Chinese company’s experience of how they benefit from setting up their business in Dubai

Event details

Where

Yingke Law Firm Shenzhen office conference room, 106th floor, International Financial Center, Shenzhen, China

When

10:30am - 12:00pm (GST), 09 Nov 2020

The event is also available online. Upon registration, you will receive details on how to join the webinar.

Agenda

DMCC Welcome Speech

Ahmad Hamza
Executive Director - Freezone
DMCC

Keynote Speech

Yao Wenkai
Director of Foreign Cooperation Departmen
Commerce Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality

Keynote Speech

Wu Yi
Commercial Counsellor
China to Dubai

DMCC Presentation

Rong Wei
Regional Representative - Far East
DMCC

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Li Jianlu (Johnny), General Manager, Yingke Global - Guangdong Office

Panellists:

  • Junjie Si, Representative - International Office - Shenzhen, Dubai Chamber
  • Ma Baoxuan, Executive President, Shenzhen Foreign Economic Trade and Investment Development Promotion Association
  • Wang Yong, Deputy General Manager, Autel Tech (DMCC Member Company in Shenzhen)
  • Li Feng (Justin), General Manager, China Business Center DMCC and Yingtian Global
  • Belal Jassoma, Head of Business Development, DMCC

Q&A

Speakers

AHMAD HAMZA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - FREEZONE

DMCC

Ahmad Hamza

Ahmad Hamza is the Executive Director of Free Zone at DMCC (Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre), appointed to the role in November 2018.

Serving on DMCC’s executive team, Ahmad oversees the company’s free zone operations and commercial growth plan as the world’s leading trade and enterprise hub for commodities.

Ahmad drives business development strategy, and manages a large team tasked with generating revenue, increasing customer satisfaction levels, and creating an optimum business environment for DMCC members to grow their enterprise.

With expertise in the fields of Information Technology, Corporate Governance, and Operations Management, Ahmad is an integral part of the organisation’s successful transformation policy.

Prior to joining DMCC in 2012, Ahmad held senior positions at both Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and HSBC Middle East. He is also a member of the Mudara Institute of Directors (IOD).

Ahmad earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Management Information Systems from the Boston University Questrom School of Business.


YAO WENKAI

DIRECTOR OF FOREIGN COOPERATION DEPARTMENT

COMMERCE BUREAU OF SHENZHEN MUNICIPALITY

YAO WENKAI

 

 

 

 

 

 


BELAL JASSOMA

HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

DMCC

BELAL JASSOMA

Belal Jassoma is the Head of Business Development of the Free Zone arm of DMCC, the most interconnected Free Zone in the world, and a leading trade and enterprise hub.  

After joining DMCC in January 2011, Belal assumed the roles of Products & Services Development Manager and Senior Business Development Manager before taking on his current position in January 2018.

Belal has been instrumental in expanding the Free Zone offering, introducing new products and services, member engagement programs, and developing key strategic relationships which resulted in both business growth and member retention. As part of his current responsibilities as Head of BD, Belal leads several key functions for DMCC including corporate sales, business setup, partnerships, and product development. DMCC is now home to over 18,000 businesses and was named Global Free Zone of the Year by the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine for 6 consecutive years.     

Belal holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the American University of Sharjah and brings over 15 years of experience in real estate, investment and government administration.


RONG WEI (REBECCA)

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE - FAR EAST

DMCC

RONG WEI

Rong Wei is the Regional Representative for the Far East market at DMCC, the world’s leading Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise.

Joining the organisation in 2015, Rong Wei is responsible for promoting the benefits of doing business in Dubai and establishining a prescense in DMCC and building strategic partnerships with government, agencies and consultancies both regionally and internationally.

Engaging with key stakeholders in the industry is a key focus for Rong Wei, where is an expert in providing advice and customised solutions to both large corporates and SME’s in China and beyond.

With over 5 years of experience, Rong Wei has a solid grasp of the Asian markets and is heavily involved in DMCC’s chinese business community in the UAE.


LI JIANLU (JOHNNY)

GENERAL MANAGER

YINGKE GLOBAL - GUANGDONG OFFICE

LI JIANLU

Graduated from the Insurance College in Marketing and Foreign Languages, and is currently the General Manager of Yingke Global for the Guangdong Region. Previously served as the Deputy Secretary-­‐General of the Shenzhen Outbound Alliance, the Deputy Secretary-­‐General of the Shenzhen Foreign Economic and Trade Statistics Association, and the International Marketing Director of Yingke Law Firm in Shenzhen.

Over the years, I have been committed to building an open platform and cooperation mechanism for governments and enterprises to “ Go Global” and explores overseas markets. And has actively participated in overseas market research, business cooperation, event promotion, public relations and safety, risk protection and other activities between enterprises and government. Specifically, has provided enterprises the early-­‐stage advice and services for "Going Global" in terms of policies, laws, investment and trade, and information exchange, thereby achieving a certain extent of information sharing, complementary advantages and risk prevention.

Have been studying in-depth the various support policies issued by governments at all levels for promoting "One Belt One Road" initiative, so as to build a bridge of communication and cooperation between governments and enterprises, in order to provide relevant professional advice at the right time.


Junjie Si

Representative

Dubai Chamber International Office in China

circle-cropped.png

Junjie Si is the Representative of Dubai Chamber International Office in China. He currently manages the Chamber’s Shenzhen office.

In his 7 years’ experience at the Chamber, Junjie played consecutively successful roles across projects at Dubai Association Center as well as the Chamber’s Global Business Forum Series.

He is a graduate of the “Dubai Business Associates”, a selective and highly regarded programme under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Junjie holds a BA degree of Law from the University of International Relations in Beijing.


MA BAOXUAN

EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT

SHENZHEN FOREIGN ECONOMIC TRADE AND INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT PROMOTION ASSOCIATION

Ma Baoxuan

 

 

 

 

 

 


WANG YONG

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER

AUTEL TECH

WANG YONG

 

 

 

 

 

 


LI FENG (JUSTIN)

GENERAL MANAGER

CHINA BUSINESS CENTER DMCC AND YINGTIAN GLOBAL

JUSTIN LI

Feng Li has over 20 years proven commercial and legal skills and extensive experience in the MENA region especially in the field of legal, business and management including the preparation of international contracts, company risk control and solution, property, and company structure management and finance transaction.

 

 

 

 


For more information about this event

Get in touch