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Americas

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.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldOct 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

America Last? Four Examples of How the NAFTA Follies Hurt U.S. Exporters

The administration’s approach to trade is bringing other nations together in new trade deals — without the U.S.

Above the FoldOct 13, 2017 - 9:00am
An F150 truck on the production line at Ford Motor Company's Dearborn Truck Assembly plant.

Offshoring American Jobs? The Risk Posed by Tighter Rules of Origin in NAFTA

The Trump administration's proposal would lead to lower U.S. content in our manufactured goods.

Above the FoldOct 12, 2017 - 9:00am
Golden sunset over the water.

As Night Follows Day, a Sunset Clause in NAFTA Would Mean Lost American Jobs

It’s hard to imagine a proposal that would do more to create uncertainty and undermine the business confidence.

Press ReleaseOct 11, 2017 - 6:00pm

CEOs from U.S. and Mexico Discuss NAFTA Modernization, Announce Principles to Guide Bilateral Relationship

MEXICO CITY — Business leaders from the United States and Mexico gathered today in Mexico City for the 9th meeting of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue.

Above the FoldOct 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaks to AmCham Mexico.

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue: We Will Fight for a Modernized NAFTA

Abandoning the trade agreement is a threat to the continent’s national and economic security.

Press ReleaseOct 10, 2017 - 11:00am

Chambers of Commerce from All 50 States Urge Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA, “Do No Harm”

Donohue: “We stand firmly on the side of a modern NAFTA that meets the needs of our 21st century economy”

SpeechOct 10, 2017 - 10:00am

Preserving North American Growth, Jobs, and Competitiveness

Tom Donohue's address to the AmCham Mexico on Preserving North American Growth, Jobs, and Competitiveness.

LetterOct 10, 2017 - 9:15am

Coalition Chamber Federation Letter on NAFTA to the President and Congress

This coalition letter, undersigned by more than 310 state and local chambers of commerce from across the United States support efforts to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Op EdSep 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: A Nafta Exit Would Be a Rotten Deal

Tom Donohue illustrates why a Nafta exit is a bad idea.

Press ReleaseSep 21, 2017 - 11:15am

Survey: Businesses Leaders Operating in Latin America & Caribbean View Rule of Law, Free Trade as Critical for Economic Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A majority of business leaders operating in Latin America and the Caribbean are optimistic about the future, but they view widespread shortcomings in the rule of law as an inhibitor to growth and want the U.S.