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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.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseSep 21, 2017 - 11:15am

Survey: Businesses Leaders Operating in Latin America & Caribbean View Rule of Law, Free Trade as Critical for Economic Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A majority of business leaders operating in Latin America and the Caribbean are optimistic about the future, but they view widespread shortcomings in the rule of law as an inhibitor to growth and want the U.S.

EventSep 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
AACCLA 50th event graphic

AACCLA's 50th Annual Meeting and Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean Conference

The “Forecast” conference convenes key players in the Americas and offers valuable insights from top strategists and public- and private-sector leaders.

Above the FoldSep 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
Mid-America Tour Route

Live from the Mid-America Trade Tour

Follow the U.S. Chamber's trade expert as he visits seven states in three days.

Above the FoldSep 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
North America Connected

The Role of Intellectual Property in NAFTA Modernization

A region-wide commitment in support of the innovative and creative sectors will benefit all three economies.

Above the FoldAug 23, 2017 - 9:00am
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks during a news conference Wednesday at the start of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP

What Rules of Origin Mean for North American Competitiveness

[This is part of an ongoing series entitled “Modernizing NAFTA,” which examines the importance of modernizing the N

Above the FoldAug 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Workers load a segment of drilling equipment onto a truck at Ellicott Dredges.

NAFTA Helps Small Business Manufacturers Grow

Many small businesses across the country have benefited – and continue to benefit – greatly from NAFTA.

Above the FoldAug 16, 2017 - 9:00am
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

First in a Series: Growth and Opportunity for North America

Twenty-five years ago this week, negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) were concluded.

Above the FoldAug 11, 2017 - 3:15pm
Pork producer Max Schmidt feeds 8-month-old gilts, or young female hogs, on his farm in Elma, Iowa.

Iowa Ag Producers Offer a Lesson Going into NAFTA Negotiations

A successfully modernized trade agreement will mean more opportunities for American companies, farmers, ranchers, and workers.

Above the FoldAug 07, 2017 - 1:00pm
Robert Lighthizer, U.S. trade representative shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after being sworn in. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

What the Hippocratic Oath Means for NAFTA and Investment

U.S. firms’ investments abroad bring real benefits to Americans, including on the jobs front

Above the FoldJul 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Customers wait in line to enter a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela, stockpiling scarce food and water as tensions mount ahead of a widely criticized vote to rewrite the constitution. Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

How to Help Venezuela Out of Crisis – and How Not To

Venezuela is in the midst of a full-scale political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.