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.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Americas Department is the premier platform for strengthening and expanding the bilateral commercial relationship between the U.S. and the region’s countries through free trade, free markets, and free enterprise.

Our core programs are positioned to promote a forum for dialogue at the highest levels of government and business and advance trade and investment policies relevant to our member companies.

Recent Activity

EventMay 20, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Greening Latin America and the Caribbean: A Debrief from the Leaders Summit on Climate and Next Steps for International Environmental Cooperation

Join the Americas Department and the International Policy Coalition for Sustainable Growth for a discussion on Latin America and the Caribbean’s participation at the recent Leaders Summit on Climate.

EventMay 11, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

U.S. and Argentina Congressional Business Briefing

Please join us for a business briefing on the importance and opportunities in the U.S.-Argentina bilateral trade and investment. The briefing will highlight the priorities from both Congresses and provide perspectives from the private sector on the importance of the bilateral trade.

ReportApr 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Brazil

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Brazil-United States Business Council (BUSBC) offers recommendations on expanded priorities including collaboration to combat the global pandemic, a new digitized economy, "green" energy, environmental protection, and initiatives to build on 2020’s important, but incomplete, bilateral trade agreement.

EventApr 07, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Virtual InSTEP with Ash Carter

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for a session with former Secretary of Defense and Harvard Kennedy School Director of the Belfer Center Ash Carter, moderated by Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius.

ArticleMar 19, 2021 - 10:00am

Neil Herrington's Interview with Letra P

Neil Herrington, Senior Vice President for the Americas, highlights the importance of a tangible economic plan in Argentina.

EventFeb 25, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
AACCLA Outlook on the Americas

AACCLA Outlook on the Americas Conference 2021

The U.S. Chamber’s Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA) is pleased to host the “Outlook on the Americas,” our first major hemispheric business event of 2021.

Press ReleaseFeb 08, 2021 - 10:45am

A Reaffirmation of the Importance of the U.S.-Brazil Relationship 

A joint statement reaffirming the Importance of the U.S.-Brazil relationship signed by the American Chamber of Commerce - Brazil (AmCham Brasil), the Brazil-U.S. Business Council – Brazil Section (CEBEU), the Brazil-U.S. Business Council – U.S. Section (BUSBC), the National Confederation of Industry – Brazil (CNI), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. 

Press ReleaseFeb 08, 2021 - 10:00am

Millicom’s Ramos elected Chair of U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Colombia Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Colombia Business Council (USCBC) announced today the election of Mauricio Ramos, CEO of Millicom, as the Council’s Chair. He is joined by Richard Mullen, CEO of Drummond Company, who was elected Vice Chair.

Press ReleaseFeb 05, 2021 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Warns Proposed Changes to Mexico’s Electrical Industry Law Could Create a Monopoly and Violate USMCA Commitments

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President of the Americas Neil Herrington issued the following statement regarding the proposed reform to Mexico’s Electrical Industry Law:

Above the FoldJan 14, 2021 - 11:00am
Trade 2021

The State of American Business: How to Revitalize America’s Global Leadership

Here are the key takeaways from the U.S. Chamber's Policy Power Hour: America's Global Competitiveness on Jan. 13, 2021.