Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
42, Parchevich str.
Sofia 1058, Bulgaria
Phone: +359 2 987 26 31
Fax: +359 2 987 32 09
 Mrs. Mariana Tancheva

The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry /BCCI/ (ISO 9000 certified) is a nationally represented horizontal non-profit private NGO with about 43000 associated members, registered in the Trade Register at the Chamber and about 600 titular member companies. Its activities and provided services cover the whole geographical territory of Bulgaria through the nationally represented membership, on the one hand, and through the network of the 28 regional chambers of commerce and industry, incorporated in a nationally represented structure, on the other. Its priorities concern the representation and advocacy of the interests of its member companies and of the business circles and entrepreneurs in the country.

The Union of the Branch Associations within the BCCI has 68 Branch Associations as members. Through the Union and through the constant everyday direct contacts with companies the Chamber is kept well acquainted with all the problems and needs of the entrepreneurs from the various economic sectors and industrial branches.

The BCCI is a part of the integrated international network of chambers of commerce throughout the world, maintaining direct contacts with 200 of them. The BCCI is a member of:

  • International Chamber of Commerce – Paris (ICC-Paris)
  • Eurochambres
  • World Trade Centres Association (WTCA)
  • Association of the Balkan Chambers (ABC)
  • Association of the Black Sea Zone Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • International Council on Cooperation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Economic Chambers of CIS Countries, Baltic, Eastern and Central European Chambers
  • Central European Chambers of Commerce and Industry Presidents’ conference (CECCI Presidents’ Conference)
  • South East European Cooperative Initiative (SECI)
  • Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • International Employers Organization
  • International League of Competition Law
  • International Vienna Council
  • International Article Numbering Association (EAN)
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI)
  • International Exhibition Bureau (BIE)
  • International Guarantee Chain (ATA Convention)
  • UN/ECE/Centre for the Facilitation of Procedures, Practices for Administration, Commerce and Transport

With all these organization develops various joint activities and events. Through its international contacts and membership the BCCI represents the interests of its members and of the Bulgarian business circles on an international level.

The BCCI is the host organization of the Euro Info Centre - Sofia (BG 805). The Centre provides information on EU matters and services to companies, predominantly SMEs, from various branches. The Chamber has good experience in organizing various forms of training. BCCI’s contribution to the creation of more favourable business environment is considerable.

BCCI recognises FUSION as a challenge. BCCI is ready, willing and capable of disseminating the results of the projects. The members of the BCCI (mostly SMEs, either software developers or users) consist of a target group that will benefit the most from a successful application of FUSION.



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