The Cochin Chamber Of Commerce and Industry assists its members by disseminating information and know-how on the latest policy and technical developments through publications, periodicals, discussion papers.
Authorized by the Government of India, the Chamber issues Certificate of Origin, is empowered to attest commercial documents and issue letters of recommendation for international travel.
The Chamber comes out with a monthly ‘e-newsletter’ which keeps its members and the business community updated on the Chamber’s events and important industry/trade related developments. It also provides a brief on the export import activity through the Cochin Port on a monthly basis.The ‘e-newsletter’ is an important communication link between the Chamber, its members and the business community at large.
The Chamber also offers its services by way of facilitating the legalisation of Certificates of Origin and other commercial documents from the Embassies/Consulates of the various foreign countries in India.
One arm of the Chamber is the Weights and Measures Department that provides its services to the shipping community that works through the Port of Cochin. The Chamber is authorized to issue certificates vis-à-vis weights and measurement of cargo and also to issue Quality Certificates for export commodities such as Coffee, Tea, Rubber, Cashew, Pepper, Cardamom, Nutmeg, Rice, Ghee, Turmeric and Chilly Powder.
The Chamber has a full-fledged Statistics Department that compiles and disseminates data on the exports and imports that take place through the Port of Cochin year on year. The Department prepares comprehensive reports/statements on the trade through this port for the benefit of its members and the shipping community.
We organize training programmes, workshops, seminars, exhibitions & conferences for the benefit of our members and trade and industry in the State.We advise our members on diverse subjects such as industrial growth, monetary and fiscal policy, economic planning, taxation and corporate laws etc. through our Expert Committees on these subjects and the Chamber Secretariat.
We are in continuous dialogue with the Central and State Governments to ensure their better appreciation of the views and opinions of trade and industry on a variety of subjects.We actively participate in the various Government Advisory Committees to assist policy formulation that is conducive to the growth of business in Kerala.We represent the views of trade and industry to the various Governments and other authorities through well researched and prepared memoranda.
The Cochin Chamber serves industry by networking with Indian Missions and other counterpart Chambers/organizations in India and across the globe and by forging working relations through Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with like-minded organizations abroad.Click Here
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