Asia

The Chamber's Asia Department gives voice to policies that help American companies compete and prosper in Asia's dynamic marketplace. Our expertise allows companies to actively shape policy debates in Asian countries and in Washington. The Chamber helps companies gain greater access to senior government officials and corporate representatives in a way few organizations can.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseAug 28, 2020 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Praises Taiwan’s Lifting of Import Restrictions on U.S. Beef and Pork

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber’s Senior Vice President for International Policy John Murphy issued the following statement today in response to Taiwan’s announcement to lift import restrictions on U.S. beef and pork:

Press ReleaseMay 26, 2020 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Urges Chinese Government to Preserve Hong Kong’s “One Country, Two Systems” Framework

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to China’s recent announcement to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong: 

Press ReleaseFeb 06, 2020 - 4:00am

U.S. Chamber: ‘Applauds U.S. Treasury for Recognizing the Benefits of Cross-border Connectivity’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for International Regulatory Affairs Sean Heather today issued the following statement on the “United States-Singapore Joint Statement on Financial Services Data Connectivity.” “The ability to aggregate, store, process, and transmit data across borders is fundamental for the global financial system and the entire global economy.

Above the FoldJan 27, 2020 - 9:00am
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Two Big Wins for U.S. Trade

Completion of USMCA and the  Phase 1 deal with China mean big things to American business.

Press ReleaseJan 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Signing of Phase 1 Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal between the U.S. and Chinese governments.

CommentJan 14, 2020 - 9:00am

Joint Statement on WTO Trilateral Discussions

The trilateral discussions between the European Union, Japan and the United States need to deliver concrete proposals that restore the global level playing field with regards to market distortive practices.  

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 13, 2019 - 11:15am

Brilliant: U.S.-China Trade Deal ‘Welcome Gift for American Businesses and Consumers but Urge Administration to Keep Its Eye on the Prize’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed news today of a Phase I trade agreement between the U.S. and China but urged the two sides to reach a comprehensive agreement in six months.