Press Releases

OICCI Managing Committee 2013

31 January, 2013

Karachi, January 31, 2013: Mr. Kimihide Ando, General Manager for Pakistan, Mitsubishi Corporation, has been elected as the President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) for the year 2013. This was announced at the 153rd Annual General Meeting of the OICCI held at the Chamber on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Mr. […]

OICCI Seriously Concerned on the Proposed Tax Amnesty Scheme

04 October, 2012

Karachi, October 04, 2012: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) conveyed to the Chairman FBR, its strong opposition to yet another “amnesty scheme” being contemplated by the Government of Pakistan. In a communication to the FBR, the OICCI has conveyed the “dismay” and “pain” of the ever shrinking small honest tax payers’ […]

Stimulating Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights and Counterfeiting Organized by OICCI

10 September, 2012

The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI), took one more action in its’ continuing efforts to address issues on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and its adverse multiple effects, by organizing a seminar on the subject of IPR and Counterfeiting. The session was attended by a broad spectrum of officials representing the Intellectual Property […]

Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights and Counterfeiting

10 September, 2012

STIMULATING SEMINAR ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND COUNTERFEITING ORGANIZED BY OICCI Karachi, September 10, 2012: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI), took one more action in its’ continuing efforts to address issues on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and its adverse multiple effects, by organizing a seminar on the subject of IPR and […]

Foreign Investment much higher than official FDI numbers

17 August, 2012

Investment by foreign companies are much higher than the official FDI numbers – OICCI Karachi, April 30, 2012: Commenting on an item in the SBP 3rd Quarter 2012 report wherein it is reported that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country has declined substantially, Humayun Bashir, President Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) stated that […]

Strict enforcement of IPR Needed

17 August, 2012

Strict enforcement of IPR Needed for Growth of Business & Foreign Direct Investment Intellectual Property Rights Seminar with Judges of the Sindh High Court Karachi, April 2012:  In order to address issues on Intellectual Proper Rights (IPR) and its adverse effects, The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI), in collaboration with the Sindh Judicial […]

“No New Taxes”- Finance Minister Assures Foreign Investors at OICCI

20 May, 2012

Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh assured foreign investors that no new taxes would be imposed in the next budget. Dr. Shaikh made the statement on his visit to Overseas Investors Chamber of Industry (OICCI). Dr. Shaikh was accompanied by Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Abdul Wajid Rana, Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue, Mumtaz Haider Rizvi, […]

FBR Chairman, Mr Mumtaz Haider Rizvi visits the OICCI to discuss Taxation Proposals for 2012-2013

09 April, 2012

Foreign Investors suggest mandatory documentation of all business and economic activity, expressed support for proposed SRO 191(1)/2012 as an important economy documentation measure Karachi, April 09, 2012: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Mr. Mumtaz Haider Rizvi, Mr. Shahid Hussain Asad, Member Inland Revenue and other Senior FBR officials met the Managing Committee and […]

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The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) serves as the national point of reference for foreign investors in Pakistan. Established in 1860 as the Karachi Chamber of Commerce, it is the oldest of the existing chambers.