The Role of the Middle East Commercial Center (MECC) and the Private Sector

Established by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in February 2014, the Middle East Commercial Center (MECC) aims to synthesize lessons learned from previous attempts to promote trade and economic growth in the MENA region via its comprehensive, private sector-led network of multinational companies and chambers of commerce throughout the region.


This policy paper by Zeynep Guven addresses the MECC recommendations for the following: enhancing movement of goods and market access, developing economic zones, developing entrepreneurship, increasing women in business, and enhancing natural resource cooperation.


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