Since its foundation in 1882, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce ( ICOC) has been the most effective and influential organization in the business climate of Turkey and represents currently more than 400.000 companies from all corners of business spectrum. ICOC is also cooperating with other Chambers and international bodies such as UNIDO, ITC, ASCAME, etc.
ICOC provides expert assistance to its members regarding legal and financial legistlations, foreign trade and customs regulations, trade and customs regulations, trade and investment incentives and such newly introduced topics such as consumer protection or e-commerce. ICOC publishes and circulates researches, surveys and reports both in Turkish and other languages for information purpose. Thus, ICOC has always been a pioneer in the development of business and trade in Turkey.