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

Press ReleaseJan 16, 2020 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of the USMCA

Today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue hailed Senate passage of USMCA as a historic bipartisan victory for all Americans, especially manufacturers, farmers, and service providers.

Issue BriefJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

International Trade, Investment, and Regulatory Policy Objectives in 2020

New for 2020, the Chamber outlines the top policy priorities for international trade and investment. The Chamber advocates for trade and investment agreements that are fair and accountable create a level playing field and put American families and workers first. 

Press ReleaseDec 19, 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on House Passage of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed USMCA on a bipartisan basis:

EventDec 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
America Crease Event Graphic

Expanded "America Crece" Initiative Launch Event

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Americas department hosts the U.S. government's launch of its whole-of-government "America Crece / Growth in the Americas initiative". This event will feature key U.S. government officials and public and private sector leaders from throughout the hemisphere. 

Above the FoldDec 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.

Vote Yes on USMCA

The administration, House Democrats, and the Mexican and Canadian governments have found a path forward on this important trade agreement.

Op EdDec 12, 2019 - 10:00am

John Murphy: A unilateral digital services tax would be a mistake for Canada

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau said this week that the Liberal minority government plans to implement a unilateral digital services tax (DST). This would be a mistake with broad ramifications for Canada. The digitalization of the world economy is proceeding at a remarkable clip, and it presents undeniable public-policy challenges, including in taxation. The flow of data across borders has risen 150-fold since 2005, and digital commerce has in turn become a powerful driver of growth.

Press ReleaseDec 10, 2019 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Statement on USMCA Handshake Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thomas J. Donohue, CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to news that the administration and House Democrats have reached a handshake deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

ReportDec 05, 2019 - 5:00pm
Cover of the report "Colombia - U.S. Investment Roadmap"

The Colombia - U.S. Investment Roadmap

This report explores additional opportunities to improve ties between Colombian and U.S. businesses, from creative industries, for which the Colombian government has been constructing the necessary physical and intellectual infrastructure, to tourism and logistics. Colombia offers infinite possibilities granting special benefits and incentives

Press ReleaseDec 05, 2019 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce and ANDI Work Towards a Stronger U.S.-Colombia Economic Relationship at Third CEO Summit

CARTAGENA — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Business Association of Colombia (ANDI) hosted the third U.S.-Colombia Business Summit to strengthen cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors and increase commercial and economic activity. 

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 3:15pm

Why the U.S. Chamber supports USMCA (U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement)

When is a trade pact less like a marriage and more like a renewal of vows? Perhaps that’s the best metaphor for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Given the close integration of the three economies, this new agreement is more about renewing and enhancing decades-long ties than starting a new life together.