27 February 1973 after two years of establishment- Rangpur Chamber received its affiliation from the ministry of commerce. Founder president Mr.Golam Rahman along with his other members started Chambers activities in a rented house. Later in the year 1982 Chamber office shifted to its own building.Rangpur chamber of commerce & industry is a non profit ,non political voluntary organization working for the rights of the local business community.Rangpur Chamber was founded in the year 1972 by Mr.Golam Rahman & thirty-two other like minded businessman. Immediate after liberation war they identified the necessity of uniting business people of the community for protecting their rights. 17 July 1994 the than President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) Mr.Mahabubur Rahman inaugurated third floor of the present chamber office. Previous chamber presidents like Mr.Quazi Mohammad Shoeb, Mr.Mofazzol Hossain, and Mr.Rahim Uddin vorosha helped a lot to construct the new chamber building.
The city is the commercial hub for the surrounding districts. The city centre has number of government and private banks, insurance companies, residential hotels, Chinese and Indian restaurants, fast food, sweet shops, gift shop and many more. It is one of the most important economic zones in Bangladesh, because of its global positioning.