The International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs is an international non-governmental organisation. It was established in 1992 at the initiative of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers). The aim is to develop corporation among businesspeople at the international level. The ICIE brings together associations of manufacturers and businesspeople from 25 European and Asian countries. The LDDK is a member of the ICIE and seeks to represent the interests of its members so as to develop international partnership opportunities for businesspeople.