The YCC protects and promotes the business interests of the private sector by providing information and representing them to the state government or national government.
The Chamber of Commerce membership cost is $80 per year.[/arrow2_list]
The amount of dues to be paid by each member is fixed. The register of members including the amount of dues paid by each is open to inspection by any member in good standing.
2017-2018 membership benefits include, but were not limited to the following:
- Business Training; over $200 worth of strategic business training
- Business surveys inclusion
- Access to information about new funding sources and grants.
- Business development advice (e.g. trade opportunities, grants, products)
- Invitation to monthly networking events.
- Invitation to receptions such as those for Small Business Week, PATA, MicroGames and Ambassador visits.
- Legislative representation on Land Registration, Foreign Investment Permit and PIDB funding.
- Input via Chamber into the 2023 National Task Force regarding taz reform/
- Representation via Chamber to the Green Climate Fund Projects, FIP, Alcohol Beverage Consumption Boards and State Labor Law Bill.
- Invitations to meet with the American, Japanese and Russian Ambassadors.
- Inclusion in meetings for, but not limited to
- Customs and Tax Information
- Importers Committee
- Agriculture Business Development
- Pacific Trade Invest
No dues are refundable.
Other Funding Sources
Since the Chamber of Commerce is a non-government organization, it will depend greatly on the membership dues, services, grants, and other private funding sources for its operations. Below are some of the extraservices that we do for a fee. For more information please contact us.
- Hosting Services – The Chamber can make arrangements in accommodation, transportation, and catering for you or a group for any event, meeting conferences, etc. We can provide itinerary, programs, and agenda as long the information is provided in time.
- Information Services – The Chamber can also provide public information as requested in regards to individual or organizations that may affect their business.
- Private Donor Organizations – Organizations such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), FSM Development Bank, and other private donor institutions may be contacted for funding assistance.