Maldives National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Maldives National Chamber of Commerce and Industry came into existence with the merger of Maldives Traders Association (MTA established in 1979) and Maldives National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI established in 1994). MNCCI is an independent membership-driven organization.
It is a not-for-profit, democratic organization representing the common interests of the business community. Members’ active participation and attendance at membership functions is not only welcome, but is essential to the organization’s existence. Our mission is to be the most effective private sector body developed for the social and economic development of the Maldives through the promotion of commerce and industry and we aim to help promote and protect the trade, business commerce and public welfare of the nation.Maldives National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) sole purpose is to cater for Maldivian businesses and ventures protecting their interests and rights. MNCCI is a singular organization working at a National level representing nearly 90% of all Maldivian businesses. MNCCI works solely with its personnel staffed to accommodate the ever increasing business requirements and services. MNCCI also co-ordinates many of its activities and functions in line and association with other similar National organizations including Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) and Maldives Association of Construction Industry (MACI)
In addition, close peer relationships are held with Ministry of Trade and Industry for policy consultation and related projects throughout all exertions. A special project – Small and Medium size Entrepreneurs – which is in development is currently underway with assistance from the trade ministry. One of the main goals being creating awareness throughout the business community about government regulations and policies, MNCCI works and contributes both actively and otherwise in a broad paradigm of trade committees and councils within the government.