The Director Message

International Trade and Foreign Direct Investments (FDI’s) play an immense role in developing global economies, hence become subjected to various transactional and cross-border risks associated with the degree of political and economic conditions prevailing in any part of the world.

 

As we live in quite a vibrant region, with most Arab countries being developing economies and have been experiencing challenging conditions, both politically as well as economically, The Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation “DHAMAN”, has accordingly been entrusted with a mission to support the economic and social development of the region, hence to provide the necessary risk mitigation tools to facilitate the inflow of relevant investments and trade activities.

 

Since inception, DHAMAN has been promoting Arab & Foreign Capital to flow into Arab countries and supporting Arab-International trade activities. It has guaranteed multi-billion-dollar worth of Arab and foreign investments against non-commercial risks as well as three folds that level insuring Arab-International trade against both commercial and non-commercial risks.

 

Accumulating regional operational experience since 1974 have shaped DHAMAN status as a highly reputed regional organization in investment guarantee and credit insurance, with solid domestic and international customer base of financial institutions, investors and exporters. DHAMAN has also successfully built a network of reinsurance support, Export Credit Agencies and other regional and international multilateral institutions.

Moreover, became a prominent name with the Lloyds registered credit insurance brokers.We are yet to launch new successes in the years to come, to align ourselves with the constant developments in operational environment of international markets, with a firm commitment to better serving our region.

Mr. Abdullah Ahmed Al Sabeeh

DHAMAN has also successfully built a network of reinsurance support, Export Credit Agencies and other regional and international multilateral institutions.

Moreover, became a prominent name with the Lloyds registered credit insurance brokers.We are yet to launch new successes in the years to come, to align ourselves with the constant developments in operational environment of international markets, with a firm commitment to better serving our region. Mr. Abdullah Ahmed Al Sabih

vision

Promoting Arab economic integration in order to reach sustainable development of the state members.

MISION

Supporting economic development of member states through the investment and trade sectors by facilitating the flow of direct Arab and foreign investments into & inter member states and supporting Arab international trade activities aiming at developing infrastructure, industrial & agricultural development as well as food/nutrition security.

OBJECTIVES

DHAMAN’s objectives consist in promoting the flow of direct Arab and foreign investments into Arab countries as well as encouraging Arab exports and imports of strategic nature. These objectives are achieved through the Direct investment guarantee and Export credit insurance programs in addition to the development of research related to the identification of investment opportunities and conditions in Arab countries.

CORPORATION MILESTONES

  • 1974

    Establishment of DHAMAN as “Inter-Arab Guarantee Corporation” as the first multilateral investment guarantee provider in the world.

  • 1975

    Commencement of guarantee activities for inter-Arab investments against Non-Commercial Risks.

  • 1986

    Commencement of insurance cover for inter-Arab trade against Commercial & Non-Commercial Risks.

  • 1974

    Establishment of DHAMAN as “Inter-Arab Guarantee Corporation” as the first multilateral investment guarantee provider in the world.