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 ReleaseJun 04, 2019 - 5:15pm

U.S.-Cuba Business Council Statement on Administration’s Travel Restrictions to Cuba

New restrictions will disrupt business operations, harming U.S. companies and the Cuban peopleThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council issued the following statement regarding the administration’s additional restrictions on U.S. travelers and vessels to Cuba:

Above the FoldMay 31, 2019 - 9:45am
A truck waits to enter Mexico at the Calexico East Port of Entry in Calexico, CA.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the New Tariffs on Mexico

President Trump announced plans to impose a 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10.

Press ReleaseMay 30, 2019 - 10:30pm

U.S. Chamber Warns Against Tariffs on Mexico

Washington, D.C. -- Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today following the Administration's announcement to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to the influx of migrants at the southern border.

In the NewsMay 23, 2019 - 12:00pm

U.S.-Cuba Business Summit Highlights Impacts of New Regulatory Environment

On May 21, the U.S.-Cuba Business Council hosted a U.S.-Cuba Business Summit at the U.S. Senate with members of Congress, the private sector, and civil society to outline the case for a modernized bilateral economic relationship.

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.

EventMay 17, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Breakfast Roundtable

Breakfast Roundtable Discussion featuring Dante Sica, Minister of Production and Labor of the Argentine Republic

On May 17, the U.S.-Argentina Business Council (USABC) hosted Dante Sica, Argentine Minister of Production and Labor for a private breakfast roundtable at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's headquarters.

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.