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Above the Fold International Trade and Investment

Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after being sworn in. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

U.S. firms’ investments abroad bring real benefits to Americans, including on the jobs front

John G. Murphy
Customers wait in line to enter a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela, stockpiling scarce food and water as tensions mount ahead of a widely criticized vote to rewrite the constitution. Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

Venezuela is in the midst of a full-scale political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.

Jodi Hanson Bond
NAFTA

As the debate over NAFTA heats up, the Chamber stands firm in its commitment to preserving the agreement.

Thomas J. Donohue
David Icker, VP of Finance, Air Tractor
The Texas company makes and sells agricultural and forestry firefighting airplanes to 20 countries, including Canada, Australia, and Chile.
Michael Marinaccio
The head of the bank must be committed to the bank's mission.
Neil Bradley
A worker works on a Caterpillar engine at the Ellicott Dredges factory in Baltimore, Md.
Imposing barriers would mostly hit products, manufacturers, and countries that have nothing to do with national security.
John G. Murphy
Nicholas Pinchuk, CEO of Snap-On Inc., introduces President Trump who signed "Buy American" EOs. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

All national governments, to varying degrees, seek to protect their industrial sectors and labor workforces from foreign competition.

Christian Zur
Fourth of July

“Oh, say can you see” the benefits of trade.

U.S. Chamber Staff