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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.

#Brazil ekes out 0.1% GDP gain for 2014, IBGE says http://t.co/uRPS63mQ1J #BrazilTrade

03/27/2015

#Brazil Central Bank projects 2015 inflation at 7.9% http://t.co/Nhgxf1Lqf6 #BrazilTrade

03/26/2015

Top communications aide to #Brazil’s president resigns http://t.co/5jJzJLcbem

03/26/2015

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Press Release

Entry Facilitation Among Top Priorities for Brazil-U.S. Business Council in 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber-affiliated Brazil-U.S. Business Council (BUSBC) today announced the launch of its Brazil-U.S. Visa Free Coalition. The coalition, chaired by Hilton Worldwide, will focus on implementation of Brazilian access to the Global Entry Program (GEP) in 2015, and eventual visa-free travel for individuals traveling between Brazil and the United States.

2 months 5 days ago
Press Release

‘Today’s Moves Will Unleash the Power of Free Enterprise to Improve the Lives of the Cuban People,” Brilliant Says

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant today issued the following statement regarding the administration’s announcement of changes to U.S. regulations relating to trade and travel with Cuba:

2 months 2 weeks ago
Press Release

Donohue Says, ‘Steps Announced Today Will Go A Long Way In Allowing Opportunities for Free Enterprise to Flourish’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement that the U.S. government will take steps to normalize relations with Cuba:

3 months 2 weeks ago
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the integration of the American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA) into the organization. Jodi Bond, vice president for the Americas at the U.S. Chamber, and Nicholas Galt, chairman of AACCLA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize the move, which is effective immediately.

3 months 3 weeks ago
Press Release

Signing of Cooperation Agreement Part of Chamber-led Delegation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber-affiliated Brazil-U.S. Business Council (BUSBC), leading a business delegation to Brasília, today signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI) to conduct studies on a potential trade agreement and report back to both governments on their findings.

4 months 3 weeks ago