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

EventSep 20, 2018 - 12:30pm to 5:30pm
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Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean Conference

For over five decades, the “Forecast” conference has brought together the “who’s who” of business in the Americas. Held at the headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the conference offers valuable insights from top strategists and access to key public and private sector leaders from throughout the hemisphere.

Above the FoldAug 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

How We’ll Assess a New NAFTA

After a year of negotiations, a second edition of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may be within reach.

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

Trade Rumors (NAFTA Edition)

U.S. “poison pill” proposals remain obstacles to concluding a modernized NAFTA.

ReportJun 22, 2018 - 1:15pm

Economic Costs of Absenteeism, Presenteeism and Early Retirement Due to Ill Health: A Focus on Brazil

This report provides estimates of the economic cost due to productivity losses arising from absenteeism, presenteeism and early retirement due to ill health. For Brazil these losses equate to a total of 8.7% of GDP as shown in Table ES 1. This puts Brazil towards the upper end of the range for a group of 10 other countries that includes some of its Latin American peers as well as other middle income developing countries from other parts of the world.

TestimonyJun 07, 2018 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber testimony on advancing U.S. business investment and trade in the Americas

Testimony by Neil Herrington, U.S. Chamber senior vice president for the Americas, delivered to the House Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere Subcommittee during a hearing on advancing U.S. business investment and trade in the Americas. 

SpeechApr 12, 2018 - 11:00am

Hemispheric Cooperation for Greater Growth, Competitiveness, and Prosperity Across the Americas

III CEO Summit of the AmericasAn Address to the AmCham PeruRemarks by Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of CommerceApril 11, 2018Lima, PeruIntroductionGood evening, ladies and gentlemen.

Above the FoldMar 06, 2018 - 4:30pm
Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) spoke at the 2018 Outlook on the Americas AACCLA’s Annual Spring Meeting in Miami.

Here are 3 Opportunities for the U.S. to Strengthen Economic Engagement in its own Neighborhood

Uncertainty is the watch word for the business community in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Above the FoldFeb 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Arizona state flag

How One Border State is Paving the Way for NAFTA-Powered Jobs and Growth

A new NAFTA must be built through a practical and business-savvy modernization.

EventFeb 09, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
NAFTA Works Iowa Event Graphic

NAFTA Works: The Stakes for Iowa Agriculture and Business

This Des Moines event is one of a series of events organized to show that #NAFTAworks.

Above the FoldFeb 02, 2018 - 9:15am
Nachos, made better by NAFTA

The Super Bowl Without NAFTA? Not So Super.

On Sunday 100 million Americans will gather around TVs, snark at the commercials, and stuff their faces with food, all thanks to NAFTA.