Regional Desks

Global Chamber Regional Desks

Seven Regional Desks at Global Chamber® cover the world for you and your business to facilitate new business opportunities cross-border. We help expedite growth while reducing risk. Our network is composed by business experts located all around the world. Here you can find the leaders for each Regional Desk.

How you can connect with a Regional Desk?

Easy! Click on the name of one of our Regional Leaders, This will take you to their profile page where all the contact information is available. Also, an only-for-members Virtual Community is available for each region that can be accessed by clicking on the name of the Regional Desk..

 

Africa

According to the UN World Population Prospects, the combination of resource-rich countries led by increasingly stable governments, large population of1.2 billion people with a low median age of 14-31 (23-42 by 2060)*, and relatively underdeveloped infrastructure make Africa the next big opportunity in trade and investment.With a market of 54 countries and a youth growing population,

Connect with our Regional Leaders to better understand the opportunities of this market.

Contact Us for general information about membership.                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Regional Leaders:    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Moses Koyabe                                  Bouraïman Koné

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Global Chamber® Nairobi             Global Chamber® Abidjan   

                                                             

Asia + Australia (ex. China)

The economies of Asia comprise over 4.4 billion people, 60% of the world's population.  Rising GDPs have led to the emergence and rapid growth of the middle class in many Asian countries, presenting many new growth opportunities for business.  And according to Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), setting up a business in the Asia Pacific has become easier as it now takes half the time to do so compared to about a decade ago.  On the other hand, Australia represents a proven economic with low-risk factors and strong ties to the Asia-Pacific region.

Connect with our Regional Leaders to better understand the opportunities of this market.

Contact Us for general information about membership.      

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Regional Leaders:

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Nobuo Yoneyama                              Colin Christie 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Global Chamber® Tokyo                Global Chamber® Manila

 

China

China is the world's second largest economy by nominal GDP and the world's largest economy by purchasing power parity. Although at a more conventional rate, the country's economy is expected to continue growing for the coming decades. With the idea of opening new investment opportunities, the Chinese government is concentrating efforts in their Belt and Road Initiative, the biggest initiative of the 21st century in terms of projected impact given the strong political and financial drives behind it and the ideals shaping its growth. The Chinese have called this initiative a bid to enhance regional connectivity for a brighter future. 

Learn more about Doing Business in China in our China Desk

Connect with our Regional Leaders in our China Desk Virtual Community Forum. (Only for members)

Contact Us for general information about membership.                                                                                                                                                  Regional Leaders:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Todd Cornell                              Abdelhak Benkerroum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cultur668                                           Eastheimer

 

Europe

Europe is a well-developed continent driven by innovation and technology with one of the highest skilled workforce in the world. The European Union alone is considered the second largest economy in the world and 19 of its country members form the Eurozone. The European Commission states that having a single currency Eurozone brings more cross-border trade opportunities cutting costs and volatile risks. 

Connect with our Regional Leaders to better understand the opportunities of this market.

Contact Us for general information about membership. 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Regional Leaders:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paul Vousden                                     Alan Carey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Global Chamber® London         Global Business Incorporated

 

Latin America + Caribbean

 

According to the World Bank, the economy of Latin America is growing and there is a favorable economic forecast for the region. Regional trade agreements like "Mercosur" and the Pacific Alliance are triggering more cross-border trade among these nations.  Foreign investors and entrepreneurs are seeing Latin America as a place with business opportunities thanks to a higher skill force and low interest rates. In addition, with a mix of English, Spanish, French and Dutch speakers, stable governments, reliable infrastructure and technology, the Caribbean is the next frontier for business and global investments for diverse products and services.. 

Connect with our Regional Leaders to better understand the opportunities of this market.

Contact Us for general information about membership.                                                                                                                                                  Regional Leaders:

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Donaji Montes                              Ricardo Vanella

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Intechnational               Global Chamber® Buenos Aires 

 

Middle East

The Middle East has a young and technologically engaged population with a solid banking system that is investing in small and medium sized companies. The region is expected to be one of the world’s fastest-growing in the next few years and is opening more opportunities for foreign private equity investments. Furthermore, it represents an important commercial bridge between Europe and Asia.  

Connect with our Regional Leaders to better understand the opportunities of this market.

Contact Us for general information about membership.  

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regional Leaders:     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fatina "Tina" Sweis                               Amer Nasereddin

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Seven Circles                                                Primus

 

North America

With a stable economic growth during the last year and a highly developed tech industry, United States and Canada represent a sub-continent with constant business opportunities and safe investment decisions. The region is good for business because of a thriving economy and stable political climate. Trade flows freely through NAFTA. The United States is a leading world innovator and Canada offers a steady economy

Connect with our Regional Leaders to better understand the opportunities of this market.

Contact Us for general information about membership.

                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Regional Leaders:

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ernie Watts                                       Grant Doyle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Global Chamber® Chicago           Global Chamber® Calgary