The Palestinian American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham-Palestine) is a member of the United States Chamber of Commerce and AmCham MENA Council. It was founded in 1997 as a voluntary non-profit member-based organization by a group of private sector leaders in Palestine, with the aim of serving the Palestinian and American business communities and contributing to the development of the commercial activities between the Palestinian Territories and the United States of America.
AmCham-Palestine is regarded to be the national platform for Palestinian-American business relations, representing leading companies in all sectors that joined forces to make an economic difference. Currently, AmCham-Palestine is playing a crucial role in promoting business relations and partnerships between Palestine and American businesses believing that this role leads to economic growth, technology transfer and job creation in Palestine.
AmCham-Palestine membership stands at over 80 top and leading Palestinian and American companies representing nine main sectors in Palestine.
Promote business relations and partnerships between Palestine and American business that leads to economic growth, technology transfer and job creation in Palestine.
To be the focal point and the advocate for advancing Palestinian- American Partnerships, and actively engaged in enhancing the business environment that leads to sustainable economic relations between U.S & Palestine.
Promote Palestinian – American Business Partnership and to provide needed resources, expertise and guidance for American Palestinian businesses to enhance investment and commerce.
Advocate and lobby with decision makers on enhancing business doing with the United States of America.
Provide capacity development and business development services for members to enable further advancement of their businesses and access to the United States of America and international markets.
Assist members expand their network of connections and provide them with reliable information and exposures to increase members’ business development ability.
Systemize organizational operations and financial sustainability and enhance membership participation.