Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce

  • About the Federation

    The Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce is an economical and professional organization aiming to care and organize the private commercial and economical activity and to reinforce its role in the process of development. It is considered as the biggest economical organization in Iraq since it is supervising of (18) chambers of commerce all over of Iraq that each province has a chamber including the three chambers of Kurdistan Region Irbil, Sulaimaniyah and Duhok.

    It enjoys moral personality and it is practicing its financial and administrative independence.

    It is established according to the Law no. 43 for 1989 and according to that it is controlled by Directors Board consisting of Chairmen of Chambers and represented by the elected Chairman of the FICC.

     

    Board of Directors

    Mr. Abdel Razzak El-Zouhairy

    President of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce and Chairman of the Baghdad Chamber of Commerce Website: www.ficc.org.iq

    Email: ficcbaghdad@yahoo.com -baghdad_chamber@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Dara Jalil Khalil - Vice President of the Federation and Chairman of Erbil Chamber of Commerce

    Email: erbilchamberofcommerce@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Abdul Razzaq Akal Maaleh Zuhairi - Vice President of the Federation and Chairman of Nasiriyah Chamber of Commerce

    Email: nassiriyah_coc@yahoo.com 

     

    Mr. Mekki al-Sudani - Vice President of the Federation and Chairman of Basra Chamber of Commerce

    Email: basrahcommerce@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Mokbel Siddiq Al Dabbagh - Chairman of Mosul Chamber of Commerce: Mcc19262000@yahoo.com

    Mr. Sadiq Hashem Al-Faihan - Chairman of Babylon Chamber of Commerce

    Email: babil_cc@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Zuhair Mohammed Reda Sherba - Chairman of Najaf Chamber of Commerce

    Email: najafchamber@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Alaa Waleed Alaa - Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce

    Email: ficc_alamarh@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Nabil Salman Ali Al-Anbari - Chairman of Karbala Chamber of Commerce

    Email: kerbala_chamber_commerce@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Sabah Al-Din Mohammed Al-Salhi - Chairman of Kirkuk Chamber of Commerce

    Email: kirkukchamber@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Mahmoud Abdel-Hassan Al-Leithi - Chairman of Diwaniyah Chamber of Commerce

    Website: http: //diwaniyachamber.com/j2/index.php

    Berber Online: tijara_diw@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Sami Humaid Mellah Jawad Al Tamimi - Chairman of Baqouba Chamber of Commerce

    Email: baquba_chambers@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Sirwan Mohamed Mahmoud - Chairman of Sulaymaniyah Chamber of Commerce

    Email: sulaimanychamber@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Mohamed Diaa Hussein Omran - Chairman of the Kut Chamber of Commerce

    Email: alkut_commerce@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Karim Mohammed Ali Al Obaid - Chairman of Samawa Chamber of Commerce

    Email: ficcsamawa@yahoo.com

    Mr. Abdul Samad Anad Sabti - President of Anbar Chamber of Commerce

    Email: anbar_chamber12@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Ayad Hassan Abdel Halim - Chairman of Dohuk Chamber of Commerce

    Email: duhok_traderoom@yahoo.com

     

    Mr. Damer Zaidan Makhlaf - Chairman of Saladin Chamber of Commerce

    Email: tikrit_chm@yahoo.com

     

    Vision & Mission

    The Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce is aiming of caring, organizing and implementing business activities relevant to its own field that related to the process of economical performance, taking into consideration the economical transformations in Iraq and in the other regional and international areas and as following:

    First: The FICC endeavors to activate its role to ensure its presence in the procedures of amending or preparing of legislations that organizing the commercial activities and the new Governmental trends of transformation  as to ensure its participation when the matter concerning the private sector and also to participate in planning of economical policy.

    Second: The FICC endeavors to have its own real position in the process of organizing of importing and exporting in applying of the liberated economical policy in addition to the possessed experiences in regarding of commercial arbitration and of solving problems.

    Third: The FICC works to contribute effectively in activating tourism field especially religious one through supporting and encouraging private tourism firms and to represent the FICC in Tourism Committee of DB of Union Arab Chambers of Commerce.

     

    Goals of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce

    The Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce is involving of:

    • Cooperation with industrial and commercial chambers and their economical and professional organizations. It is aiming to reinforce and develop bilateral trade relationships and to consolidate of foundations of Arabian Economical Unity.
    • Holding of relationships with Arabian and foreign chambers, organizations and its counterparts also to contribute in them.
    • To hold and participate in the exhibitions inside and outside of Iraq in coincidence with the relevant bodies.
    • Participating in the meetings, conferences and forums in connection of promoting and implementing of trade.

     

    Activities & Services

     

    Initiatives

     

    Relationships’ Network

    Cooperation agreements with Arab Countries

    • Memorandum of cooperation with the Federation of Egyptian Industries, May 22, 1996
    • Cooperation agreement with the General Union of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce 19/2/2001
    • Cooperation agreement with the General Union of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce 19/3/2012
    • Agreement to establish a joint Egyptian-Iraqi economic chamber 10/3/2002
    • Minutes of joint cooperation with Amman Chamber of Industry, Jordan, 7/1/1995
    • Joint Cooperation Minutes with the Federation of Jordanian Chambers of Commerce, March 23, 1995
    • A joint cooperation agreement with Jordan Exporters Association, 2 December 1996
    • Cooperation protocol with the Jordan Chamber of Commerce and Jordan Chamber of Industry 11/6/2008
    • Agreement with Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry 3/11/2001
    • A twinning agreement with the Union of Chambers of Commerce of Syria 12/8/2001
    • Cooperation protocol with Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry 19/11/2006
    • Minutes of an agreement for joint cooperation with the Tunisian Union for Industry, Commerce and Handicraft Industry on July 5, 1996
    • Draft memorandum of cooperation with the Federation of Iraqi Industries and the General Federation of Sudanese Employers 1991
    • Cooperation agreement with the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon
    • Cooperation agreement with Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 9 June 2002
    • Joint cooperation agreement with the Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 30/4/2002
    • Minutes of cooperation with the General Federation of Yemeni Chambers of Commerce and Industry, 5 October 1998
    • Cooperation agreement between Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, March 17, 2002
    • Memorandum of Understanding with Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 12 November 2013
    • Memorandum of Understanding with Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 23/11/2015

    Cooperation Agreements with Foreign Countries

    • The French-Iraqi Cooperation Organization for Economic Cooperation, 8/6/1996 Cooperation Agreement
    • Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 15/6/1996 Cooperation Agreement
    • The Belgian-Iraqi Trade and Industry Forum 3/10/1996

    Cooperation Agreement

    • Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 30/11/1998 Cooperation Agreement
    • Silon / Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce Memorandum of Understanding
    • Sri Lanka National Chamber of Commerce 21/10/2010 Memorandum of Understanding
    • Union of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and United Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry 29/7/1999 Cooperation Agreement
    • Indian Chamber of Commerce 10/1/2008
    • Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry 23/5/2007 Cooperation Agreement
    • Bulgaria Chamber of Commerce and Industry 9/11/1999 Cooperation Agreement
    • Bulgaria Chamber of Commerce and Industry 16/4/2009 Cooperation Agreement
    • Memorandum of Understanding with the President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines of Iran-Iraq 2/3/2008
    • Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Minerals Iran 10/11/1999 Cooperation Agreement
    • Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Minerals Iran 7/9/2011 Cooperation Agreement
    • Agreement with the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines of Iran 10/2/2015 Cooperation Agreement
    • Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 30 May 1996 Cooperation Agreement
    • Federation of Pakistani Chambers of Commerce and Industry 14/2/2000 Cooperation Agreement
    • Venice Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Italy, 24 January 2001
    • Italian Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry 19/9/2011 Memorandum of Understanding
    • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine 21/5/2001 Cooperation Agreement
    • Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Myanmar 6/8/2001 Cooperation Agreement
    • The Supreme Council of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Shipping 13/5/2002 Cooperation Agreement
    • Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchange of Turkey 20/6/2011 Cooperation Agreement
    • Adana Chamber of Commerce 23/2/2006 Cooperation Agreement
    • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation 8/5/2008 Cooperation Agreement
    • China Council for the Development of International Trade 16/4/2009 Cooperation Agreement
    • Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 15/4/2015 Memorandum of Understanding
    • Federation of Industries of the Republic of the Congo 16/9/2010 Cooperation Agreement
    • Portuguese Investment and Trade Agency and the Portuguese Arab Chamber of Commerce 25/6/2012 Memorandum of Understanding
    • German-Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry 24/9/2012 Cooperation Agreement
    • Manara Chamber of Commerce / South Africa 14/11/2012 Memorandum of Understanding
    • Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry / South Africa 15/11/2012 Memorandum of Understanding
    • South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry 14/11/2012 Memorandum of Understanding
    • Belarus Chamber of Commerce and Industry 5/6/2014 Memorandum of Understanding
    • China Council for the Development of International Trade 16/4/2009 Cooperation Agreement

     

    Joint Business Councils

    1. The Iraqi-Russian Business Council

    2. The Iraqi-Czech Business Council

    3. The Iraqi-Canadian Business Council

    4. The Iraqi-Indian Business Council

    5. The Iraqi-Iranian Business Council

    6. Iraqi-Indonesian Business Council

    7. Iraqi-Turkish Business Council

    8. Iraqi-Syrian Business Council

    9. Iraqi-Moroccan Business Council

    10. Iraqi-Egyptian Business Council

    11. Iraqi-Jordanian Business Council