Using an Agent or Distributor
Doing business in Yemen require international companies in Yemen to hire a Yemeni agent, although this is not required by Yemeni law.
Foreign exporters in particular may require a local agent/distributor to manage their distribution in Yemen. Due to infrastructure constraints and to ensure widespread distribution,
foreign companies may need multiple agents and distributors. Sanaa, Aden,
are the country’s primary commercial centers.
Yemeni Law 23/1997 (amended) regulates the branches and agencies of foreign trading companies. All agent/distributor agreements with local companies must be registered with the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Establishing an Office
Following are the World Bank Guidelines: