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 hosts H.E. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia, for a keynote address during his first official visit to Washington, D.C. 

 

Recent Activity

Above the FoldMay 17, 2019 - 3:45pm
President Donald Trump speaks at the National Association of Realtors Legislative Meeting and Trade Expo in Washington, D.C.

President Trump Agrees to Lift Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

This action delivers a welcome burst of momentum for the USMCA in Congress.

Press ReleaseMay 17, 2019 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Administration for Lifting the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Bringing a burst of momentum to USMCAWASHINGTON, D.C. — Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today following the administration's announcement to end the steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico.

Press ReleaseApr 17, 2019 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Cuba and Title III of the LIBERTAD Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcement relating to Cuba and Title III of the LIBERTAD Act:

Above the FoldApr 16, 2019 - 9:00am
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

All About That Base(line): How to Interpret the International Trade Commission Report on USMCA

Liberalized trade with Canada and Mexico has been important to the U.S. economy.

Above the FoldApr 15, 2019 - 9:00am
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (center left) shakes the hand of U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

Business Can Strengthen the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

Trade with our neighbor to the south exceeds $1.8 billion daily and supports nearly 5 million American jobs.

Press ReleaseApr 12, 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Co-Hosts 11th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue

CEOs and Senior Government Officials Gather to Discuss the Importance of USMCA and Other Opportunities to Strengthen Economic and Commercial Ties

EventApr 09, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Roundtable Discussion featuring Argentine Government Authorities

The U.S.-Argentina Business Council and AmCham Argentina hosted a roundtable discussion with Argentine legislators from across the political spectrum, to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Argentina's legislative agenda in 2019. Ahead of the Presidential and Congressional elections, the meeting provided an opportunity to learn more about their proposals and Argentina's political outlook.

Above the FoldApr 08, 2019 - 9:00am
Buildings stand in darkness during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela.

Only Free Enterprise Can Save Venezuela

What happens when a society loses its faith in free enterprise? In a word: Venezuela.

Press ReleaseApr 04, 2019 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on the President's Decision Not to Close the Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today in response to President Trump's decision to keep the U.S.-Mexico border open.

Press ReleaseApr 01, 2019 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Closing the U.S.-Mexico Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration's threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border.