After the Arab approval to establish a common Arab market and overcome the difficulties and obstacles to intra-trade, the idea of ​​establishing an Arab union for customs brokers was established to include all organizations, institutions and customs clearance companies in the Arab world. In order to enable these institutions and companies to operate under a legal umbrella and an official entity recognized by the Arabs. In order to protect the Arab investor as well as the Arab consumer and raise awareness of his rights approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations resolution No. 248/39 on 9 April 1985 to ensure compliance in all countries of the Arab world, especially at this stage, which adopted new economic systems and policies in most Arab countries, which has become with the presence of organizations to protect the customs duty is necessary to reduce the negative effects of the application of these policies on the Arab consumer and maximize the pros.

Advisor: Dr. Mamdouh A. Al-Rifai -
President of the Arab Union of Customs Executives

Establishment of the Union: The Federation was established in accordance with the Regulations of the Union of Arab Specialized Specialized Unions and its Basic Provisions Convention, which was adopted by the Council of Arab Economic Unity at its thirty-eighth session (Resolution No. 820 / D 38 dated 2/12/1981). The Arab Republic of Egypt ratified the Regulations and the Convention under the Presidential Decree No. 103 of 2006 and ratified by the People's Assembly. The document of ratification was deposited with the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Economic Unity in August 2006. The Council of Arab Economic Unity, at its 104th session on 25/05/2017, approved by decision No. 1737 / D 104 the request of the Arab Union of Customs Brokers on joining the Arab Union Specialized in the scope of the Council. The Federation has its administrative and financial independence. The Federation's headquarters in Cairo and its branches and offices enjoy the privileges and immunities provided for in the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, as well as in agreement with the concerned countries. The members of the Board of Directors of the Union, the Advisory Council, the Permanent Secretariat and the heads of the branches and offices of the Union shall enjoy the privileges and immunities provided for in the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, as well as in accordance with the agreement of the States concerned.

Our mission

The establishment of a joint Arab economic renaissance and reducing the difficulties and constraints that confront us in this field, which in turn lead to increased intra-intra-Arab trade.

Our Mission

Professional work - taking into account the law and justice in performance.

Our vision

The Arab Federation of Customs Executives has been formed to contribute to the customs work between our Arab countries and to improve the joint performance between the customs employee, the customs broker and the importer through the maximum utilization of the potentials. Which are available as part of the Arab economic development, using the success of God Almighty and then accredited to colleagues and join their efforts to serve and make this Union a success.


  • 09 Dec 2018


    HE Dr. MamdouhRefaei, Chairman of the Arab Union of Customs Executives (AUCE) participated in the events of the press conference held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab Economic Unity Council on ‘Digital Economy in the Arab Countries’. The conference was held in the presence of HE Mr. Mohammed Al Rabee, Secretary General of the Arab Economic Unity Council (AEUC), and Dr. Ali El-Khoury, AEUC Advisor and Chairman of the Arab Federation of Digital Economy (under More ...

  • 01 Dec 2018


    Mr. Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz, Director-General of Saudi Customs, has received Dr. Mamdouh Al-Refaei, Head of Arab Union of Customs Executives (AUCE) and his associate delegate at the premises of Saudi Customs. The meeting has tackled several Arab economic issues of concern and interest to the Arab Citizen, in addition to definition of the Union, its objectives, activities and steps taken in the past period through communication with the Arab Customs and institutions and establishments in the More ...

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