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.