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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

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.

Above the FoldJul 24, 2017 - 9:00am
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NAFTA Modernization Moves Forward

As the debate over NAFTA heats up, the Chamber stands firm in its commitment to preserving the agreement.

Press ReleaseJul 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Objectives for Upcoming Negotiations to Modernize NAFTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement on the objectives published today by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) for the upcoming negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

Press ReleaseJun 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Administration’s Cuba Policy Announcement

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

Above the FoldJun 14, 2017 - 10:30am
San Andres, Iztapa, Guatemala, "Bicimaquinas" built from bikes donated from the U.S./Canada. Photo: Daniele Volpe/Bloomberg

The Reform Agenda Central America Needs

Despite billions of dollars and efforts to implement corporate social responsibility programs, economic growth and prosperity has been slow.

Press ReleaseJun 06, 2017 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts 8th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, Launches U.S.-Mexico Economic Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, during the 8th meeting of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, today launched the U.S.-Mexico Economic Council, an organization that will work to further enhance the economic and commercial partnership between the two countries.