Introduction and Functions of Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Export and Trade Promotion Center
Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) is established in the year 1952 (2009 B.S.) which is the first chamber of commerce in Nepal. It has more than 1600 ordinary members and more than 8000 registered firms. It is located in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
NCC 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). It is an umbrella organization of the Nepalese private sector. It was established in 1965 with the aim of promoting business and industry while protecting the rights and interests of business and industrial communities. For the function of the FNCCI or effective day-to-day operation of the FNCCI, there is a professional Secretariat which is appointed by the Executive Committee. It has a business library, training unit, HRD, database computer unit, display hall and conference or meeting halls besides office bearers and administrative wings supported by professional and support staff. It plays a catalytic role in the business and industrial development and establishes sound industrial relations in the country. To reinforces business community's commitment to the society. To provide advisory services to government and lobbies. To foster cooperation with related national and foreign organizations. To provide up to date information services to business and government and the community at large. To create awareness and support for business and industry efforts on issues affecting business.
Trade and Export Promotion Centre is a national trade promotion organization of the country established in November 2006, as a focal point, by merging three organizations namely Trade Promotion Centre, Export Promotion Board and Carpet and wool Development Board, with the objective of promoting foreign trade in general and export trade in particular of the country.