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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. A society of the principal merchants and traders of a city, who meet to promote the general trade and commerce of the place. Some of these are incorporated, as in Philadelphia.

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Among the delegates from Nigeria to congress were the president of NACCIMA, Hajia Saratu Iya Aliyu joined by the Nigerian Ambassador to Brazil, Kayode Garrick; President of Lagos Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture, Mr Babatunde Ruwase; Director General of NACCIMA, Amb.
Chambers of commerce must remain ahead of the curve to ensure that they remain a vital support to businesses, helping them in turn to shape solutions to our global economic and social challenges.
In a statement to SANA, Qattan said he held talks with heads of Arab and Italian chambers of commerce about prospect of economic and trade cooperation in light of the growing production in Syria and its considerable exportation potential.
The following chambers of commerce received Accreditation:
"As a group of Chambers of Commerce, we will work closely together to ensure that business across the North lie at the heart of the changes to come.
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) awarded the tender to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), which is overseeing the project and plans to target male-dominated industries to ensure that girls have greater exposure to career opportunities.
The advocacy session was conducted as part of an awareness program initiated by CCP to sensitize the business community on Competition Law by holding advocacy sessions at the leading Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the country.
Vlasov, president of the institution, and an American delegation made up of Tony Munoz, senator of Illinois state and Dan Shomon, CEO of Dan Shomon, INC., a representative of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as two Romanian businessmen who live in the United States.The American delegation was informed and stated it will support the intention of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce to open an office in Chicago, given that there is a significant Romanian community in Illinois state.The Romanian Chamber of Commerce is a member in several organizations such as Eurochambres (The European Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry), The International Chamber of Commerce, The Association of Balkan Chambers and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) Business Council.
During its participation in the Congress, organised by International Chambers of Commerce's World Chambers Federation (WCF) from April 22 to 25 at the Qatar National Convention Centre, Dubai Chamber won the award for demonstrating a positive impact on the environment, through its initiatives of green building, the University of Dubai, the establishment of the Centre for Responsible Business and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award Program thus covering excellence in various areas of economic and social importance.
Dammam, April 20th (BNA) a"The General Secretariat of the GCC Federation of Chambers of Commerce participates in the Eighth Conference of the International Chambers of Commerce held in Doha during the period from April 22 to 25, which lasts for four days.
Eugene and Springfield chambers of Commerce - A Champion in Education Awards.
Chambers of commerce are needed and valued now more than ever, as we steer our way through an uncertain global economic climate.