R&D Dept.

The Research and Development Department of MCCI was established in the year 2016 with joint collaboration of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan and Legal Research Institute of Pakistan (LRIP) as the focal point for various activities carried out in the Chamber. It was set up in response to a growing need from the business community in the region for up to date information on business and economy, processing the same to facilitate members, and interacting with the government on macro and micro business and economic policies. It is regularly consulted by the government and international agencies on important national and international policy matters. It is involved in extensive research used in nearly every discipline for recommendation and analysis of various national and international policies affecting business, trade and industry.


Mission of R&D Department:

The Mission of R & D Department is to act as Advocacy Arm of the MCCI;  conducting research on economic issues impacting upon society and environment, enhancing domestic as well as international competitiveness, dissemination of information and training for capacity building of upcoming entrepreneurs. Thereby, being recognized as the premier contributor of policy advocacy, trade, investment, productivity for sustainable economic development in the knowledge based economy by promoting equity and social justice.


Function of the Department:

The R & D Department provides latest useful information, effective guidance and futuristic vision to the business community and the government by way of:

  • Managing Standing Committee comprising on various important sectors of economy and industry
  • Research Reports, Research Projects
  • Federal Budget Proposal
  • Trade Policy Proposals
  • Trade Delegations
  • Arranging Seminars, Workshops, Conferences etc
  • Corporate training programs
  • Economic Outlook
  • Meetings with Foreign Diplomats
  • Participation in International Trade Exhibitions
  • Arranging meetings to solve issues between stakeholders & government
  • Preparing Speech for President
  • Providing feedback to members regarding their business queries
  • Business Dispute Resolution Committee