Mar 25, 2019 (LBO) – The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) was founded on 25 March 1893, for the purpose of best promoting the interests of commerce. This was among the very first group of chambers established in Asia.
The Chamber has grown from having 26 memberships at its initial stages, to just over 600 today – with an outreach of 8,500 institutions. Twenty nine (29) of the current members have been members of the Chamber for over 100 years.
Over the last 180 years, the CCC has diversified its services across the field. From taking a primary interest in the sale of tea, rubber and spices, and commencing auctions that have been held continuously to this day, the…