Trade Services

Policy Advocacy
Policy Advocacy is one of the most important functions of the Chamber. To perform it effectively, presently 21 different Sub-Committees are there to review various problems entrepreneur has to face frequently.

LICENSED MEASURERS DEPARTMENT.
FINANCE, INSURANCE & BANKING.
PORT & SHIPPING.
IMPORTERS.
EXPORTERS.
POLICY.
LABOUR.
LIGHTERAGE AND INLAND WATER TRANSPORT.
FOOD GRAIN, SALT & OIL SEEDS.
NDUSTRIALISTS.
BUILDING MATERIALS.
TAXATION.
JUTE AND TEXTILE.

With these sub committees, the Chamber prepare suggestions and recommendations on various policies and issues having impact on country's trade, commerce, industry, investment and economy as a whole and send those to various ministries and, departments of the government, local government's departments and authorities as well as to national and local bodies as on request or on self motivation for the sustainable growth and development of the economy. The Chamber always actively participates in preparing country's position paper on various bilateral, regional and multilateral business and trade agreements and issues.

Trade Intelligence
Chamber receives various trade inquiries from home and abroad and these are circulated regularly to the members through Weekly Circular Service, over telephone, fax, letters and personal call.

Commercial Reference Library
With a large number of up-to-date trade directories, catalogues, Trade Journals, weeklies, monthly magazines from home and abroad, government publications, etc., the Chamber has been providing free library service to its members.

Export Promotion and Import Facilities
Chamber provides information on market demand of commodities to exporters and importers and advises members on marketing possibilities at home and abroad, maintaining liaison with international trade promotion organization like ITC, ICC, EU Trade Commission etc.

Arbitration
Chamber arbitrates disputes arising out of commercial transactions between parties willing to abide by the judgment and decision of the Chamber.
Weighment and Measurement Service.
Authorized by the Government Chamber, through its Licensed Measurer Department (LMD) provides weighment and measurement services to the exporters and importers of the country.

Export Promotion and Import Facilities
Chamber provides information on market demand of commodities to exporters and importers and advises members on marketing possibilities at home and abroad, maintaining liaison with international trade promotion organization like ITC, ICC, EU Trade Commission etc.