The Chamber of Economy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a business association which has been active since its establishment in 1999. Its goal is to support companies in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in successfully running and growing their businesses. The Chamber advocates the interests of companies towards government bodies, relevant international organizations, and other institutions, in order to create the most favorable business environment and open new opportunities for its members. The Chamber has several active branch associations under its wing, including, but not limited to: the Textile, Leather-Processing and Rubber Industry Association, Wood Processing Industry Association, Construction and Construction Materials Industry Association, and the Association of Metal and Electro Industry. The Chamber also often acts as an intermediary between the business community and the education sector, with the aim of fostering the much needed connection and two-way communication between these two spheres of society and helping companies meet their requirements for qualified, skilled workers.