The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) is an advocate, representative and supporter of the business community in Vanuatu. Established in 1995 under the Chambers of Commerce & Industry of Vanuatu Act, VCCI represents over 1,300 members of the Vanuatu business community. All businesses who hold a valid business license in Vanuatu are automatically granted membership to the VCCI through payment of annual business licence fees to the Customs Department of the Vanuatu Government.
The VCCI aims to develop a strong and respectable private sector, contributing to Vanuatu’s economic independence through advocacy and policy development on behalf of the private sector and delivering support and services to entrepreneurs and employers.
As the national voice for the private sector, VCCI represent the interests and concerns of its members by lobbying and advising the government at local, provincial and national levels for changes which will make Vanuatu a better place to operate business, hence contributing to the development and growth of the economy.