The CCIA-BML aims for stimulating the economic activity enabling thus sectorial operators contribute to the development of a strong and competitive national economy.
History of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
The Beirut Press announced the opening of the “Beirut Oda of Commerce” in a statement published by its president, Najib Bayham, encouraging merchants and industrialists to join the chamber.
During the rule of Sultan Abdel-Hamid II a new Ottoman law was issued: “Chambers of Commerce and Industries”. This law revised the chamber functions, merchants’ functions and the management of the financial income.
Omar Daouk was elected head of the “administrative council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industries in Beirut”.
Issue a magazine Specialized in the economic sector of lebanon and the Arab World
Change the chamber Name to : Chamber of commerce and industry of Beirut
Inauguration of the Chamber’s private headquarters in Sanayeh.
The official opening celebration of the new headquarters was held on June 17, 1974 attended by Lebanese President Sleiman Franjieh and Prime Minister Takieddine al-Solh.
Innuaguration of Baakline Branch in Shouf Region
Opening of Sin el-Fil branch.
Innuaguration of Jounieh Branch in Kesserwan Region
The Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon was formed pursuant to Decree 9656 issued on December 28, 1996. The Federation is constituted of the four active chambers in Lebanon: Beirut and Mount-Lebanon, Tripoli and the North, Saida and the South, Zahle and the Bekaa..
Law No. 626, which increased the powers of chambers of Commerce and Industry and incorporated the agricultural sector, was issued. The Chamber board was comprised of members affiliated with Beirut and Mount Lebanon and the activity of the chamber began to incorporate the two together, becoming known thereafter as: “The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon”.
New board, new vision and lean management model: full automation of the internal administration systems and external support services.
Creation of Call Center in Achrafieh location.
President Mohamed Choucair, President of the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry – ASCAME
Official Inauguration of the renovated headquarter of the Chamber by President of Republic General Michel Sleiman.
President Mohamed Choucair , President of the Lebanese Economic Organizations
Opening of Jounieh branch with new premises that encompasses representative offices for traders and industrialists associations of the region.
1912 - Present