The American Chamber of Commerce in the Kyrgyz Republic (AmCham) is a leading international business association that seeks to create a favorable and competitive business environment in the Kyrgyz Republic. AmCham represents over 80 large, medium, and small enterprises from different sectors of the economy. The Chamber promotes and protects the legitimate interests of local and international investors who have invested in the economy of Kyrgyzstan. The American Chamber of Commerce is helping to improve the business environment in the country by acting as a bridge between entrepreneurs and government agencies.
Founded in 2005, the American Chamber of Commerce is part of the largest international business organization, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents the interests of more than 3 million companies. The Chamber cooperates with global AmCham network, which representing 117 Chambers in 103 countries all over the world.
The American Chamber of Commerce is an active member of all high-level public-private dialogue platforms, where it promotes initiatives that help improve the investment climate:
• Council for Business Development and Investment under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic;
• Council for the Development of Business and Entrepreneurship under the Speaker of Jogorku Kenesh;
• Committee under the National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kyrgyz Republic;
• And many other councils, commissions and working groups.
In close cooperation with government agencies, media and other business structures of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Chamber influences highest-level leaders of State through participation in round tables, conferences, forums, press conferences and other ways of interaction.
Organization of events for the benefit of businesses
Events by AmCham provide an opportunity to promote the interests of companies at the national level and to influence the resolution of issues in their favor.
Promotion of AmCham members’ products and services
AmCham is an effective platform for promoting the products and services of AmCham participating companies through a variety of channels:
Provision of information about prospective business projects in the country to the interested investors from the countries of near and far abroad. In addition, at companies’ request, AmCham shares information from the global network about the organizations and business structures in various countries. This is useful for further cooperation between companies with similar businesses in different countries.
AmCham members can receive letters of support for obtaining business visas for the US. To do this, you need to contact the staff of the American Chamber of Commerce in KR.
AmCham participating companies are our greatest asset. We find constructive solutions for them, protect and promote their interests, provide opportunities for development, and contribute to the prosperity of business and the economy of Kyrgyzstan.
Entrepreneurship Development and Investments Committee was created for the purpose of developing business activities, free development of business and its effective infrastructure, and establishing sustainable business ties between the business circles of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Entrepreneurship Development and Investments Committee performs the following functions:
Innovations, Information and Digital Technologies Committee is created to promote the understanding and promotion of digital and information technologies, develop partnerships with government regulators, and conduct regular training to improve skills and exchange experience.
Innovations, Information and Digital Technologies Committee performs the following functions:
Construction and Real Estate Market Committee is created in order to promote the development of the construction sector of the Kyrgyz Republic on the basis of creating favorable conditions for business activities, improving infrastructure, and establishing sustainable business ties between business circles
Construction and Real Estate Committee performs the following functions:
On behalf of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Kyrgyz Republic, I would like to welcome you on our website! The American Chamber of Commerce in the Kyrgyz Republic is part of the global AmCham network worldwide, representing the business community of both local and foreign investors.
Our international business association has been active in Kyrgyzstan for over 15 years. During that time, a lot has been achieved for the development of business in Kyrgyzstan. Yet, there are still many issues of strategic importance ahead of us to be resolved to help improve the business climate in the country, build strong business relationships with the countries of the world, and facilitate the development of Kyrgyzstan as a state with strong and stable economy.
The activities of the Chamber are aimed at improving the investment climate in the country, as well as promoting business interests both locally and internationally. It should be noted that the Chamber pays special attention to building a constructive dialogue between business and the government of the country in order to achieve common goals for the benefit of the economic development of Kyrgyzstan.
As of today, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kyrgyzstan brings together more than 80 member companies, including small, medium and large businesses. Among them are financial institutions, mining companies, mobile operators, FMCG-companies, consulting firms, advertising agencies, and others. Thanks to such wide diversity of sectors covered, we are able to be effective in tackling multi-faceted tasks for the benefit of business environment development across the board.
Besides the fact that we act as a link between businesses, public authorities, and the international business community, we also provide a platform for the discussion and resolution of urgent issues. In addition, we provide access to the needed resources and information, and are always open to ideas and innovations coming from our members. We help find potential partners and investors, render advisory services and provide up-to-date information, which affects the development of your business.
I am certain that we can be useful to one another and, working together, will be able to reach new heights and intended goals.
In the Doing Business 2018 ranking, Kyrgyzstan received 70th position. According to the study, Kyrgyzstan