Department of Commerce and Industry draws its mandate from various Acts of Parliament, National Executive Council (NEC) Decisions and Ministerial Determinations and Directions. As the lead policy making agency of the Ministry for Commerce and Industry, it is ably supported by the Commercial Statutory Authorities (CSA) in the implementation of commerce and industry developments in the country.
Department of Commerce and Industry plans to fulfill and achieve all its visions and set goals through constructive consultation and progressive workable concepts with our strategic alliances and the commitment of our people who believe and aspire to the core values set out in the Corporate Plan. This Department will be committed to the challenge and in order to add value through strengthening Key Partnership and Business to enhance peoples livelihood.
'COMMERCIAL STATUTORY AGENCIES' under the Ministry For Commerce and Industry:
- Industrial Centres Development Corporation (ICDC);
- Investment Promotion Authority (IPA);
- Small Medium Enterprise Corporation (SMEC);
- National Institute of Standards and Industrial Technology (NISIT).