The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) discussed with the Consulate of Zambia in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, ways to develop areas of economic cooperation and communication mechanisms between the two business communities, in a way that contributes to strengthening trade relations in various economic sectors between the two friendly countries, as well as reviewing the most important investment opportunities available to both parties, to increase the volume of intra-trade and partnership between businessmen and investors in Sharjah and Zambia. This came during the interactive meeting, which was held by His Excellency Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, with Duncan Mulima, Consul-General of Zambia, in the presence of His Excellency Mohammad Ahmed Amin Al-Awadi, SCCI Director-General, where they reviewed the developments of economic relations between the two countries, especially with the beginning of the economic recovery from the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. Particular importance His Excellency Abdallah Sultan Al Owais welcomed Duncan Mulima, noting that the SCCI attaches special cooperation to all African countries, pointing out that the volume of trade exchange between the UAE and Zambia amounted to 560 million dollars in 2019 compared to 533 million dollars in 2018, 5% growth, and the volume of exports from the UAE to Zambia amounted to $ 173.3 million, while Zambia's imports to the UAE amounted to $ 265.3 million during 2019, which reflects the possibility of increasing the volume of future cooperation. Strengthening cooperation For his part, Duncan Mulima praised the progress made by Sharjah in various fields, expressing his country's pride in the strong relations with the UAE and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular. Targeting promising markets His Excellency Mohammad Ahmed Amin Al Awadi reviewed the role of the Sharjah Chamber and its efforts in serving the private sector in the emirate, and the various services provided by the Chamber and its affiliated institutions to its affiliate members, especially in light of the emerging Coronavirus crisis.