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As an advocate for U.S. business throughout the hemisphere, the U.S. Chamber's Americas works closely with members, governments, multilateral institutions, and American Chambers of Commerce to promote a wide range of hemispheric trade and investment initiatives and to resolve specific commercial and regulatory challenges in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.

Discussion on Opportunities in Brazilian Energy https://t.co/fQdOfqQalS #BrazilTrade #Energy


#Brazil Auditing Court rejects 2014 federal budget practices https://t.co/FN1a4KtrqR #BrazilTrade


#Brazil’s 12-month inflation eases slighly as of September. https://t.co/SUsQsBuM8o #BrazilTrade



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E.g., 10/13/2015
E.g., 10/13/2015

Join us for panel discussions and presentations on recent developments in the Panamanian economy, current incentives to the private sector, the U.S.-Panamanian bilateral commercial relations, and other relevant topics.

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Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America & the Caribbean (AACCLA) today elected Thomas Kenna, president and director general of the Panama Canal Railway Company, as chairman of its Governing Board. Kenna, a member of the board since 2011, will serve a one-year term as chairman.

1 week 5 days ago
Press Release

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today launched the U.S.-Cuba Business Council (USCBC), a formal commitment by the American business community to build a strong and strategic commercial relationship between Cuba and the United States.

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Issue Brief
TO: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Delegation
FROM: Americas Team
SUBJECT: The U.S.-Panama FTA at Three
The U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement entered into force on October, 2012. As Washington considers legislation to renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)—an essential tool to clinch new trade agreements—the three-year track record of this landmark agreement already demonstrates its impressive benefits.
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The Americas Business Dialogue’s Report Cover  “From Dialogue to Action: Policy Recommendations and Public-Private Partnership Proposals”

The Americas Business Dialogue’s Report “From Dialogue to Action: Policy Recommendations and Public-Private Partnership Proposals” includes 30 recommendations and proposals focused on i) improving infrastructure and strengthening trade, ii) facilitating financial resources to spur growth and development, iii) stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship and developing our human capital, and iv) maximizing the potential of the region’s energy and natural resources.

2 months 1 day ago
Issue Brief


By John Murphy and Zachary Busch

On August 2, 2005, implementing legislation for the Dominican Republic-Central America-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) was signed into law after a tough fight in Congress. With a ten-year track record to survey, what can be said about the results of this seven-nation trade agreement?

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