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.
When we face common challenges in an interconnected world, we expect responsible governments to come together to pursue collective action. The private sector is a necessary part of the global coalition of problem-solvers, but has not always been at the table.
On April 20-21, 016, the business leaders of the G7 countries and the EU, convened at Keidanren Kaikan in Tokyo to discuss the world economy, trade and investment, digital revolution and global issues. The attached communique details their joint recommendations in advance of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit to be held next month.
Cuba is the only country in the world where the U.S. government restricts travel by American citizens. With the goal of a barrier-free economic and commercial partnership between our two countries, that needs to change.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Carlos Gutierrez, Chair of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council, today issued the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s announcement that it will further ease travel and trade restrictions relating to Cuba:
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