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Nepal Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce
an introduction

A chamber of commerce (also referred to in some circles as a board of trade) is a form of business network, e.g., a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses.
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Chamber of Commerce
an introduction

Business owners in towns and cities form these local societies to advocate on behalf of the business community. Local businesses are members, and they elect a board of directors or executive council to set policy for the chamber.
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NEPAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

INTRODUCTION
Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC), established in the year 1952 (2009 BS) is the first Chamber of Commerce in Nepal.
At present, it has more than 1,600 ordinary members and more than 8,000 registered firms.
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INTRODUCTION
NCC has been playing remarkable role in the business promotion and formulation of commercial, industrial and fiscal policies of Nepal Government. Nepal Chamber of Commerce is representing Nepal as a national focal point of Regional Investment Information and Promotion Services (RIIPS) of UN\ESCAP.

INTRODUCTION
The Chamber has been conducting seminars and trainings concerning business and economy in association with several international organizations, such as International Trade Centre - ITC (UNCTAD- WTO) and the Asian Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT).
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INTRODUCTION
Member of the ICC Direct Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris. ICC is the World Business Organization and the only representative body, which makes authentic advocacy on behalf of all sector enterprises across the world.
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INTRODUCTION
Member of the WASME Associate Member of the World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) Delhi, India. WASME is the only international nongovernment organization for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) enjoying consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (UNESCO)
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INTRODUCTION
Member of the CACCI The NCC is an Associate Member of the Confederation of Asia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CACCI) Taiwan.
CACCI is the premier regional organization of Asian business enterprises, which seeks to serve as a forum for promoting the vital role of businessmen in the region, increasing regional business interaction, and enhancing regional economic growth.
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OBJECTIVES
The prime objective of NCC is to assist in the development of national economy through the promotion and protection of commerce and industries, both at the private and public sector.

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OBJECTIVES
The leading tasks of NCC are:
1. To foster good relationship and unity among the trading community and industrialists

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OBJECTIVES
2. To develop links with commercial, industrial institutions around the world and to co-operate with each other for the betterment of national economy
3. To organize Trade and Industrial Fairs, to co-operate and facilitate the Nepalese participants in such fairs.

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OBJECTIVES
4. To issue Certificate of Origin for the Nepalese products. 5. To establish or encourage in establishing the academic institutions related to commerce and industry, finance in the technical management and hold workshops, seminars, trainings and research programs.
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MEMBERSHIP
Any individual firm, company, corporation and organization engaged in trade, industry or related profession is eligible to receive NCC membership. The NCC has introduced and practiced four types of membership.
- Life Member - Ordinary Member - Affiliated Member - Honorary Member
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GENERAL MEETING
Held annually to discuss and pass resolutions during which vacant seats of Executive Committee, if any, are also fulfilled.
The progress report and audit report of the outgoing fiscal year are also submitted to the General Meeting for necessary comments and approval.
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GENERAL MEETING
The activities of NCC are planned, programmed and carried out by the Executive Committee comprising of 36 members, out of which 29 are elected by the General Assembly. Rest 4 members are nominated from among the affiliated members and 1 from general members while the another 1 is nominated by the NCC President.
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GENERAL MEETING
The President, 1st and 2nd Vicepresidents, Secretary General, Treasurer, Secretaries and Joint Treasurer are elected from among the elected members of the Executive Committee.

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ESTABLISHMENT OF FNCCI
Nepal Chamber of Commerce organized the first National Conference on Industry and Commerce in the year 1965.

It paved the way for the formation of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI).
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EMPLOYERS COUNCIL CELL


There is an Employer Council constituted under the Chairmanship of the NCC's 2nd Vice-president which looks after the industrial relations and employers' sector within the Kathmandu Valley.

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ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY CELL


An Economic Diplomacy Cell has been constituted under the coordination of the NCC's 2nd President in order to promote tourism, export, foreign employment, hydro-power and foreign direct investment through the Nepalese Diplomatic Missions aboard.
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ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY CELL


The other members of the cell comprises the president from various commodity associations' representative from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Television and former ambassadors and the foreign diplomacy experts.
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COMMITTEES AT NCC
1. Export Promotion 2. Environment Conservation 3. SAARC Trade 4. Information and Communication Technology 5. Employment Council and HRD 6. Finance and Insurance 7. Energy Development 8. Retail and Supplies 9. Public Private Partnership 10. Industry Promotion 11. Nepal-China Trade 12. Tourism Promotion 13. Social Services 14. Revenue 15. Agriculture Promotion 16. International Coordination 17. Seminar, Workshop and Trade Fair 18. Publication 19. Women Entrepreneurs Development 20. Transport and Transit 21. Multilateral Trade Agreement 22. Import
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BI-NATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Nepal - Austria Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - China Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Russia Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Scandinavia Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Thailand Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Spain Chamber of Commerce & Industry The Nepalese Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) Nepal - Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - France Chamber of Commerce & Industry Nepal - Ireland Chamber of Commerce & Industry
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COOPERATION AGREEMENT
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Singapore Manufacturers' Federation Hungarian Chamber of Commerce Indian Merchant's Chamber, Bombay The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industries Russian Chamber of Commerce & Industries Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industries Shanghai Federation of Industries & Commerce Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industries Indo-overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industries China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industries Philippines Chamber of Commerce & Industries Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce & Industries Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industries Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chamber of Commerce & Industry 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Jakarta Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ealing Chamber of Commerce, London Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry Jiangsu Chamber of Commerce, China Sichuan Chamber of Commerce, China Chongqing Chamber of Commerce, China Guangzhou Chamber of Commerce, China Cambodia Chamber of Commerce The Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia Thai Chamber of Commerce The Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce & Industry China, Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Yunnan Sub Council, China National Chamber of Commerce of Srilanka National Productivity & Development Center, 25 Mongolia Relations with DCCI

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ASSOCIATIONS
1.Association of Nepal commercial Famers Association 2.Bhotahity Bazar Samittee 3.Bishal Bazar Byapar Sangh 4.Computer Association of Nepal 5.Marble Trade Association of Nepal 6.Nepal Construction Materials Business Association 7.Nepal Cotton Towel Export Association 8.Nepal Dairy Association 9.Nepal Dana Udyog Sangh 10.Nepal Yarn Merchant Association 11.Nepal Electrical Association 12.Nepal Furniture and Furnishing Association 13.Nepal Khadya Kirana Byabasayee Sangh 14.Retailers Association of Nepal 15.Nepal Stationary& Education Materials Industries Association 16.Nepal Pashmina Industries Association 17.Nepal Petrolium Delears Association 18.Nepal Beverage &Bigratte Industries Association 19.National Book Sellers & Publisher Association 20.Nepal Sanitary Ware Business Association 21.Nepal Cloth Tailoring Merchants Association 22.Nepal Super Market & Department Store Association 23.Nepal Woolen Yarn Manufacturing Association 24.Paints Dealers Association 25.Putalisadak- Kamaladi Byabasai Bikas Samittee 26.R.B. Complex Professional Association 27.Ratna Plaza Chamber of Commerce 28.Re- Cycle Plastic Production Association 29.Relief Society of Commerce 30.Small Trade Association 31. Suraj Arcade Byapar Sangh 32.Nepal Peya Padartha Bikribitaran Byabasayee Sangh 33.United Foreign Employment Association 34.Women Entrepreneurship Development Foundation 35.Women Entrepreneurship 36.Silk Association of Nepal 37.Nepal Handmade Paper Association 38.Leather Footwear & Good Manufacturer Association 39.Courier Service Association of Nepal 40.Chemical Association of Nepal 41.Thamel Tourism Development Committee 42.Nepal Tea Association 43.Association of Nepalese Copper Industries 44.Nepal Electrical Manufacturers Association 45.Nepal Mattitel Bikreta Sangh 46.Nepal Printers Association 47.Sajha Byapar Samittee 48.Nepal Japan Trade and Economic Forum 49.China Town Shopping Center Business Association 50.Nepal Trans Himalaya Border Trade Association 51.L.P. Gas Udyog Sangh 52.Manka Craft Association 53.Kirana Byapari Sangh 54.Nepal Herbs & Herbal Product Association 55.Nepal Gold and Silver Dealer's Association 56.Association of Tourism 57.Export Council of Nepal 58.Nepal Carpet Exporters Association 59.Nepal Business Association 60.Nepal Gem and Jewellery Association 61.Association of Custom Agent Service

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SAMPLE CERTIFICATE

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