Medical Expo 2019

The Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) is organizing “2nd Medical Expo 2019” with support from Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Bhutan tentatively scheduled from 21-23 June, 2019 at Changlingmethang Parking Space, Thimphu.

For space booking and further inquiries contact Events & Resource Division at email events@bcci.org.bt , mobile No. +975 17533420 /17799770/ 17683861 during office hours.

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BCCI Membership

The Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) encourages all the business entities of Bhutan holding Trade License to register for BCCI Membership. The BCCI membership comes in two categories as follows with their individual benefits/advantages:

1. Regular Membership

  • Receiving information on various training/workshop etc.
  • Obtaining authentication of business establishment when required by Government agencies for various purposes, that is being issued only to the members of BCCI
  • Concessions on stall fees during the fairs organized by BCCI and in other international fairs.
  • Opportunity to participate for in-country and ex-country programs.

2. Registered Membership

  • All the benefits that of General Members
  • Issued with valid BCCI Membership Card
  • Priority in all activities including (In-country Training, Ex-country), workshop etc.,
  • Obtaining concessions and offers during fairs or events organized by the BCCI and in other international fairs where BCCI is affiliated
  •  Preference for Business to Business (B2B) programs,
  • Preference for skill development programs held/coordinated by the BCCI
  • Obtaining first-hand information on any programs/activities
  • Getting updates/publications of the Chamber.
  • Improve business contacts
  • Promote business locally/globally
  • Opportunity to influence in local policy framing
  • And many more

Please refer to Membership Page to know more about membership benefits and for online registration for interested Bhutanese business entities.




Wellness India 2019 – the 3rd International Exhibition

The Exhibitions India Group in collaboration with  India Trade Promotion Organizations (ITPO) is organizing an Organic Food & Beverage, Ingredients, Nutritional Health Supplement & Bio-inputs scheduled from 06-08 August 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Any interested participants/ business among Bhutanese Agri Farm, Food Processing & allied sectors may visit the link: http://www.krishiandwellnessexpo.com/space-booking.aspx for event’s further details.




Medical Product Alert – Falsified meningitis vaccines

This Medical Product Alert relates to the circulation of confirmed falsified Mencevax ACWY in the WHO region of Africa. Genuine Mencevax ACWY is used to prevent meningitis types A, C, W and Y.
On 15 March 2019, the Ministry of Public Health in Niger issued a call for vigilance regarding the circulation of falsified Mencevax ACWY vaccines. This WHO medical product alert provides the details of those products which have been confirmed as falsified to date. Inquiries indicate that the supply chain route of these falsified vaccines includes other countries in West Africa: as such, increased vigilance is requested in all countries of the region, at all levels of the supply chain.

Download the Notification from WHO

WHO requests increased vigilance within the supply chains of countries likely to be affected by these falsified vaccines. Increased vigilance should include hospitals, clinics, health centres, wholesalers, distributors, pharmacies and any other suppliers of vaccines and medical products.
If you are in possession of the above batches of this vaccine, please do not use. If you have used the above batches of this vaccine, or if you suffer an adverse event or an unexpected lack of efficacy, please seek immediate advice from a qualified healthcare professional, and ensure they report the incident to your local Ministry of Health/National Medicines Regulatory Authorities/National Pharmacovigilance Centre.
All vaccines and medical products must be obtained from authentic and reliable sources. Their authenticity and condition should be carefully checked. Seek advice from a healthcare professional in case of doubt.
National health authorities are asked to immediately notify WHO if these falsified vaccines are discovered in their country. If you have any information concerning the manufacture, distribution, or supply of these products, please contact rapidalert@who.int




Private sector consultative meeting on the FDI 2010 revision

The BCCI will be organizing a private sector consultative meeting on the FDI 2010 revision.

The meeting is scheduled on 29th March 2019, at 10 am at the BCCI to mainly discuss on comments/suggestion/recommendations for incorporation in the new FDI policy document.

The BCCI would like to invite interested private sector representatives to kindly participate in the aforementioned meeting.

Kindly contact Mr. Sonam Dorji @ 77114051 or Ms. Pema yuden @ 17469889 on your convenience to participate latest by 28th march noon.




Clarification on Notification on the Reinforcement of Plastic Ban from NECS

Concerns and confusions have been raised to NECS seeking clarifications on reinforcement of plastic ban on carry bags, doma wrappers and home made ice cream pouches. We would like to request every one to kindly go through the notification 1999 and reinforcement notification sent out by NECS which is available on our website for your kind clarification.
The reinforcement of the plastic ban is only limited to 3 plastic items: carry bags, doma wrappers and home made ice-cream pouches as indicated in the notification.The reinforcement of plastic ban notification does not include plastics used for any other packaging, for instance, plastic used for packaging of vegetables in the market, zaw (roasted rice) , juma (Bhutanese sausages)/ezay and including industrial packaging.

We highly solicit your unwavering support like always on this matter.

Reinforcement of Limited Plastic Ban Notification 1999

 




Letter of Gratitude from our Late colleague Tashi Yangden’s Brother




Giftionery Taipei-2019

The Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industry is pleased to inform all our valued members on the “Giftionery Taipei-2019″ scheduled from 18– 21 April 2019 at the Taipei World Trade Centre Exhibition Hall 1, organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan.

The exhibits profile are stationery & office supplies, general gifts, tech &trendies, printing & packaging, brand licensing, creative design, outdoor lifestyle, trendy eyewear, rising stars, maternity goods, toys, pet & baby product, house ware and souvenir & handicraft and much more!

There are limited stalls for Bhutan and the opportunity will be given to the first come first basis registration.

For further queries and registration, please contact Mrs. Sarita Pradhan at 17743944 or 324254/322742 during office hours.
Registration will be closed by 10th March, 2019