An organization supporting and promoting  the Prahova business community

Created by its members to support, promote and represent the interests of the whole business community of Prahova county in the relationship with Romanian authorities and foreign specialized bodies, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prahova is a non-governmental organization (NGO) of public use, self-financed, having as fundamental purpose the development of Prahova County’s economy and its promotion both on the domestic markets and overseas .

The main functions  of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prahova:

  •  lobby and representation - acting as a linking factor between the business community and local, national and international authorities, being the spokesperson and image bearer of the local companies,  whose interests it defends;
  • supporting the local business community by providing information and advising services
  • promoting the local business community’s representatives
  • providing training and skills assessment

We come from history ... We continue a tradition ... We last over time.....

HISTORICAL MILESTONES

1864 –The Decree of Alexandru Ioan Cuza for the promulgation of the law establishing the Chamber of Commerce Ploiesti

1865 –The appointment by Prahova County Prefect of the first leadership of the Chamber of Commerce Ploiesti

1866 - The advent of the Law of organization and functioning of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry

1899 - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ploiesti - host and organizer of the First Congress of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Romania

1909 - At the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry the Ploiesti Stock Exchange is opened

1911 –The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ploiesti organizes and hosts the XIIth Congress of Chambers of Commerce and Industry

1925 - The emergence of the new Law of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Romania. By Royal Decree, 30 chambers of commerce and industry are founded among, including the one  based in Ploiesti

1949 –The abolition of Chambers of Commerce in Romania by the Decree-Law 74

1990 –The reestablishment of Chambers of Commerce in Romania by Decree-Law 139

2000 –The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prahova inaugurated its new headquarters in Str. Cuza Voda. 8, built through its own effort

2007 –Starting from December 2007, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prahova works according  the Law 335/2007 –the Law of Chambers of Commerce in Romania