The Taganrog Interregional Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TICCI) was established on November 9, 1994 at the initiative of organizations and entrepreneurs of Taganrog and neighboring districts. The area of economic activity of the TICCI extends beyond the city of Taganrog and covers entire Neklinovskiy, Matveevo-Kurganskiy and Kuybishevskiy areas of Rostov Oblast.
Among the wide range of its activities, the most important are assistance in development of entrepreneurship of all levels, making industrial, scientific, financial and trade policy, settling differences between entrepreneurs and society. The Taganrog Interregional Chamber of Commerce and Industry is also involved in a series of such activities as creating favorable economic conditions for business people aimed at establishing cooperation between business community and government bodies, promoting all types of trade, economic, scientific and technical relations between Russian and foreign entrepreneurs. It presents interests of all its members regardless of their legal form and location on the territory of the Chamber's activity.
Today the TICCI has over 70 members united on voluntary basis. Among them are the leading aircraft- and shipbuilding, engineering, iron & steel, agricultural industry and financial companies, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. By supporting Russian entrepreneurs in establishing business contacts with foreign and Russian partners, the Chamber encourages export of goods and services, attraction of investments for economic development of the region. The TICCI also collaborates closely with local government structures, as well as with governmental and non-governmental public structures supporting entrepreneurship.
Representatives of TICCI participate in the work of different councils, commissions and working groups at Taganrog municipality: Taganrog Business Coordination Council, Taganrog Mayor Council for Investments, Taganrog Local Government Innovation and Modernization Council, Taganrog Anti-Corruption Commission, Working group for selection of grant applicants among first-time entrepreneurs, Commission of the City Contest "Young Innovator of the City of Taganrog", Commission of the City Contest "Best Entrepreneur of the city of Taganrog".
TICCI offers services in goods expertise, estimation, certification, informational and consulting services, special assessment of working conditions, services in mediation and recruitment of young perspective specialists. The Commercial Arbitration Court is functioning at the chamber.
Through its contacts in international business and civic circles, the chamber promotes all kinds of trade, economic, science and technology relations between Russian and foreign entrepreneurs, supports export-oriented enterprises, frequently participates in and holds international business events of various levels. The Taganrog Interregional CCI chairs the International Black Sea Club (IBSC) Business Council - a nongovernmental and noncommercial organization uniting 15 Black Sea Region Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
At present TICCI is an effective and multipurpose structure support business people and uniting companies and organizations developing domestic economy, providing favorable conditions for strengthening of Russian business positions in this country and abroad.
For more information on TICCI activity in Russian, please visit www.ticci.ru