History, Mission & Vision


The Somaliland chamber of commerce, industry and agriculture was established in 25th October 1993 under a public law No. 35 as an independent entity owned by the business community. Currently the chairman of the chamber is  Mohamed Shukri Jama and the secretary General is Ibrahim Ismail Elmi.


Strive to forge new bonds of commercial cooperation and opportunities between Somaliland and the rest of the world and to make the country a world class trade market.


To offer guidance and assistance in all types of businesses and to assist exporters and importers in local and the international arena through the provision of market information, training and organization of trade events and opportunities.


Somaliland chamber of commerce is a business organization, which is independent from government. It is an organization whose membership is open to all business parties engaged in trade activities. The chamber welcomes both local and international investors. Application for membership to the chamber is made directly to the Secretary General, subject to the applicant agreeing to be bound by the memorandum of association.

Membership subscriptions

Members pay initial registration fees and they are expected to pay an annual subscription fees set by the chamber board of directors that may change from to time.