The AmCham Sfax Chapter is renewed!

In the presence of His Excellency Joey Hood, United States Ambassador to Tunisia, the handover and presentation of the new Members of the Executive Board of the AMCHAM Sfax Chapter (Tunisian American Chamber of Commerce) took place.

This event was an opportunity for Members and Friends of the chamber to meet and discuss with Ambassador Joey Hood, who is visiting Sfax for the first time.

Indeed Mr Amin Sellami succeeds Mr Nabil Triki at the head of the chamber.

The New President Mr Amin Sellami presented the members of his executive office which is composed as follows:

Mrs.Sana Keskes-Mr.Sami Triki-Mrs.Emna Ben Arab-Mr.Moez Regayeg-Mrs.Rym Makhloufi-Mr.Ahmed Masmoudi-Mrs.RandaTmar-Mr.Malek Triki-Mrs.Neila Borgi-Mr.Omar Chaari-Mr.Kamel Moalla & Mr.Anis Yaiche

Breakfast Debate on the Honor of H.E Joey Hood, United States Ambassador to Tunisia

Ambassador Joey Hood received a warm welcome on March 1st from AmCham Board Members & US Companies established in Tunisia. Ambassador  Hood and AmCham members discussed avenues to strengthen U.S. investment in Tunisia, enhance the bilateral trade partnership, and bolster Tunisians’ economic opportunities.



Through the launch of the U.S. Business Visa Program, AmCham Tunisia members will be able to request visa appointments for business travel to the United States. The U.S. Business Visa Program aims to further expand commercial ties between the United States and Tunisia by assisting AmCham members in developing deeper connections with their American business counterparts.

Prosper Africa Webinar December 15th, 2020

AmCham Tunisia & Tunisian Investment Authority (TIA) organized a Webinar on Prosper Africa on December 15th. About 86 participants from Tunisia as well as other African countries, and from the USA attended the event.

Speakers of this Webinar :
* Mr.Naceur Hidoussi, President AmCham Tunisia
* Mr. Beligh Ben Soltane, Chairman, Tunisia Investment Authority
* Ambassadeur Riadh Essid, Directeur Général Amérique-Asie-Océanie (DGAA)
* Mr.John Hansen, Senior Advisor for Transactions, Prosper Africa Executive   Secretariat, Washington DC, USA
* Mrs. Rym Bedoui Ayari, VP, AmCham Tunisia, Moderator

The webinar featured a presentation of TIA services to support extensions and or new US investments  in Tunisia. Amcham highlighted the importance of the Prosper Africa initiative for the US investment and trade flow in the country and the region. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs discussed the opportunities provided to US private sector in the continent’s free trade areas such as AfCFTA and pursuing negotiations on FTA.

Prosper Africa coordinator, John Hansan shared a presentation on the initiative (click on link).

Bellow how to submit your project:

Prosper Africa POC —  Interested companies can use this email to submit Prosper Africa candidate projects, which goes to our expert team in Washington.  Companies can cc Luis and me for awareness, but the Washington-based team is best-suited to evaluate proposals and respond to project questions.

Guidelines and information needed for submissions are included here:  General information on Prosper Africa and its programs is here:

INVEST IF Platform EOI  — The purpose of this form is for Tunisian SMEs (or Tunisia-based U.S. SMEs) to express interest in receiving investment facilitation support or for other ecosystem players (investors, accelerators, etc.) to recommend SMEs to receive support.

Webinar on the impact of the US Post Election on the US / Tunisian relations

You are kindly invited to join us for a webinar on December 9th, 3pm to discuss about the impact of the US Post Election on the US / Tunisian relations:

Guest Speakers:

Mr. Khemaies Jhinaoui, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (link Bio)
Mr. Jacob Walles, 2012–2015 US Ambassador to Tunisia (link Bio)

RSVP To receive the login and password

Virtual “Open Day” to learn more about the U.S. Exchange programs

Join us for a virtual “Open Day” to learn more about the U.S. Exchange programs available for Tunisians. We will be LIVE on Facebook ( on Sunday, November 8, starting at 10:00 AM.  More information on our programs  →  

The U.S. Embassy Cultural attachée spoke about the exchange programs provided by the embassy in Tunisia on Radio IFM.  (video)

MENA E-commerce Entrepreneur Knowledge Series

Looking to improve your e-commerce knowledge?

Join us for the “MENA E-commerce Entrepreneur Knowledge Series: E-commerce and COVID-19 Recovery for Small Businesses” from June 15 to July 2.

What is it?

Together with the World Bank and UPS, ITC is offering a series of webinars to support small business owners in the Middle East and North Africa to leverage e-commerce. We will offer:

  • 6 master webinars to train on key e-commerce topics such as COVID-19 recovery recommendations, international marketplaces, shipping solutions and improving online visibility.
  • 9 deep-dive clinic webinars to discuss topics ranging from online payment solutions to social media advertising and targeting local customers.

All master webinars will have simultaneous translation into English, French and Arabic. For the deep-dive clinic webinars, only the discussion and Q&A will be in any of the three languages. 

Who can participate?

The webinar series is open to every entrepreneur although the focus will be on e-commerce in the following countries from the MENA region: Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia.

How can you register?
To join the webinars, you will need to:

1.      Register on, the e-commerce community engagement platform with a special focus on developing and least developed countries.

2.      Join the group “We Fi Project in the MENA region” & register for the preferred webinars.

More information?

Check the attached programme or click here.

AmCham COVID 19, Donations

Tunisia, May 5th , 2020, As part of its continued support of Tunisia and its people, and as a sign of the long standing friendship between the people of Tunisia and the people of the USA, AmCham Tunisia, through its Board Members and Members, has donated more than 15 Million TND to the 1818 National Fund to fight the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Many other donations in kind have been given to hospitals (such as medical equipment, video conferencing equipment for the Ministry of health and Drones) as well as food for poor families.

The following companies have contributed to this effort: Abdennadher Group, CISCO, EY Tunisia, Hexabyte, Honeywell, Integration Objects, TELNET, Jansen, Philp Morris, STB and Cellcom.

AmCham Assistance with exceptional measures to resume activities for the Private Sector

Dear AmCham Member,

In the context of COVID 19 pandemia official measures, The Tunisian administration is allowing companies to seek on case by case basis an authorization to resume activities. Please find attached link below:

AmCham is currently speaking with authorities to monitor the situation and will be available to support  our members with the procedure.

Please don’t hesitate to outreach to us if you need any assistance or have questions.

Best Regards,

AmCham Tunisia

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