The Commercial Sector is manged by the Directorate General of Commerce, which has the following responsibilities:
- Participate in designing the Ministry’s general plans and policies.
- Strengthening the relations with the investors, taking care of their interests, encouraging them and streamlining their transactions in coordination with the concerned authorities.
- Regulate the transaction procedures such as the registration of agencies, trademarks, patents and industrial patterns in order to protect the dealers and guarantee market stability.
- Regulate the registration process of commercial, vocational and craft establishments and professional offices in order to boost trade development and commercial investment.
- Publish data about the commercial activities to insure transparency and protection of rights and transactions.
- Regulate companies' formation according to the applicable laws and supervise their processes in order to protect the stakeholders, loaners, workers and the dealers.
- Implement all the procedures related to the laws of intellectual property and guarantee necessary protection for the Stakeholders.
- Inspect establishments and companies in order to accomplish the goals of the commercial development, serving the citizens, protect the clients and implement the laws.
- Regulate imports and exports processes in order to grant stability in the markets and support the national economy.
- Make available all the information and data for the concerned authorities about the commercial activities in order to accomplish the goals of the commercial development, serving the citizens, protect the clients and implement the laws.
- Regulate the issuance of international and local exhibitions permits and prepare proposals about them.
- Supervise Bsoor sale and buying processes in coordination with the concerned authorities.