The Chamber, established in 1933 as a non-profit organization under public law, is dedicated to safeguarding and advancing economic interests through fostering a constructive partnership between private enterprises and public entities.

Operating with administrative and financial autonomy, the Chamber operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy and Trade. It annually submits comprehensive reports on its activities, budgets, and audited financial statements to the Ministry. Furthermore, the Chamber maintains close relationships with governmental ministries and agencies, facilitating swift information exchange.

Endowed by the government with the responsibility of certifying invoices, issuing certificates of origin, and managing commercial documents pertaining to Lebanon's exports, the Chamber plays a pivotal role in trade facilitation.


  1. Enhancing the operational capacities and efficacy of SMEs to bolster their role in economic growth.
  2. Serving as a dedicated platform for addressing the concerns of the business community and advocating for private sector interests with the government.
  3. Cultivating partnerships with local, regional, and international organizations to host workshops, seminars, and conferences on diverse economic subjects.
  4. Providing essential information and networking opportunities for prospective members and entrepreneurs engaged in or seeking to enter Lebanese markets.
  5. Strengthening intra-member relationships to coordinate activities and address the collective needs of all productive sectors.
  6. Developing and regularly updating an informative web platform, establishing linkages with other relevant sites, and pursuing creative expansion.
  7. Establishing an information management center to enhance the strategic utilization of gathered information, thereby fostering business development in the Southern Region.
  8. Improving job efficiency and productivity within the Chamber's operations.


The Chamber maintains robust cooperation and coordination with the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture in Lebanon. Additionally, it fosters strong ties with prominent Lebanese business organizations and chambers.

Furthermore, the Chamber cultivates relationships with various regional and international chambers and federations, including:

  • General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture for the Arab Countries
  • Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • International Chamber of Commerce
  • Arab Federations and Chambers of Commerce
  • National and Regional Chambers
  • Foreign-Arab Chambers of Commerce