Trade Promotion and Policy Advocacy
Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) the voice of SMEs serves as the first point of business contact for penetration into new market and a vibrant platform putting forward facts-based opinions, suggestions and recommendations for a brighter tomorrow in the sphere of trade, commerce and the overall economy. DCCI, the largest and most active Chamber of the country, established in 1958 , was incorporated under the companies Act, V11 of 1913 as a limited company on March 10, 1959. It serves as a model of non-profit, service-oriented organization. It has rendered more than four decades of very useful services for the development of business and industry in Bangladesh.
It has four classes of membership: General, Associate, Town Association and Trade Group. The Chamber is run by a Board of Eighteen Directors representing all classes of membership. One third of the Directors retire every year. A President, a Senior Vice-President and a Vice-President are elected by the Board for a term of one year. The President is the Chief Executive of the Chamber. The Board of Directors is assisted by a number of Standing Committees on various important business-related subjects and by a full fledged Secretariat.