The Vision of ZNCC is to be strong and reliable apex organization for the private sector development in Zanzibar.

Our Role


As an apex body of the private sector in Zanzibar, our role has been clearly stipulated in Zanzibar Vision 2020 as of “stimulating economic development and implementation of Zanzibar Vision 2020". 

This has further been articulated in MKUZA III (ZANZIBAR STRATEGY FOR GROWTH AND REDUCTION OF POVERTY) which calls for conducive business environment to allow private sector investment to thrive responsibly and create decent work for youth, women and men.



Our mission is to promote business growth in Zanzibar by:-

  1. Articulating well developed proposals for removing constraints facing the private sector
  2. Promoting unity of stakeholders within the private sector.
  3. Enabling Zanzibar enterprises to access skills, markets, partnerships, investment and financial opportunities.
  4. Collaborating closely with the Government to make Zanzibar an attractive business and investment destination.


  1. Facilitate trade operations through, inter-alia, the issuance of certificate of origin and any preferential treatment for good originating from Zanzibar.
  2. Issue bar-code for produced items.
  3. Facilitate participation of members in local and international trade fairs.
  4. Connect members and the business community with counterparts from abroad through organized B2B.
  5. Collect, compile and publish trade-related information in journals, newsletters and other media channels.
  6. Research on socio-economic development and Zanzibar business environment in particular.


Chake chake opposite NMB Old PRIDE Building

+255 778 344 007

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