The China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) established in 1988 by the State Council, is the national chamber of commerce for China representing enterprises and business organizations and engaged in international business activities in China. It is the national chamber of commerce that represents China’s participation in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and also assumes the name the “International Chamber of Commerce China National Committee (ICC China)" when conducting business related to the International Chamber of Commerce. The business unit of CCOIC is the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT).
The China International Chamber of Commerce is structured based on a membership system. Its main responsibilities are to promote Sino-foreign economic and trade exchanges and cooperation. On behalf of the Chinese business community, it reflects the interests of international organizations and Chinese and foreign government departments, participates in the formulation and promotion of international economic and trade rules, and actively advocates social responsibility in the corporate world. By the end of June 2019, the number of members of the China International Chamber of Commerce has reached 216,000, including most central enterprises, national financial institutions, and a large number of well-known private enterprises and foreign-funded enterprises. The China International Chamber of Commerce has become one of the most foreign-influenced foreign trade associations in China.
With the goal of building a hub-type chamber of commerce, the China International Chamber of Commerce has an office, member development department, integrated business department, exhibition department, bilateral cooperation department, multilateral cooperation department, legal service department, training department, and secretary of the China National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce. Party committees and other offices organize institutional cooperation with other business associations inside and outside China to provide members and other enterprises with international exchanges, industry cooperation, legal consultation, market information, exhibition planning, project investment and business training.