The ACCCIM was founded on 2nd July 1921 as a society under Malaya’s Societies Act. Direct and indirect membership of all Constituent Members are well over 100,000, representing Malaysian Chinese companies, individuals and trade associations as well as the Chinese business community in general.
With 17 Constituent Members located across 13 states and the Federal Territories. ACCCIM is, in fact, the earliest national level chamber of commerce to have a complete regional representation in the country. With 37 Eminent Members, 15 Associate Members of a national level in Malaysia, and more than 5,100 young entrepreneurs members in its Young Entrepreneurs Committee as of December 2018.