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

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Lift the tariffs, and restart trade talks with China now

Amid all the talk of a possible recession, it’s important for everyone to remember this: Economic expansions do not die of natural causes. They often die because of missteps and policy mistakes. And the biggest mistake our leaders could make right now — putting our economy at greater risk of a downturn — is to stoke further uncertainty.

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

The trade deal Trump and Xi should agree on at G20

By: Myron Brilliant All eyes will be on President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet this week at the G20 summit in Japan. The stakes couldn't be higher. This summit offers an important chance to stave off a prolonged trade war between the world's two largest economies, one that would throw the entire global economy into a tailspin.

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

‘We can’t fall behind on trade:’ Trump must strike a deal with Japan now, says US Chamber CEO

When you stand still on trade, you fall behind. Nowhere is this more apparent for the United States than in Japan, the world’s third largest economy and long a top market for U.S. exports. It’s also why the U.S. just launched negotiations for a trade agreement with Japan.

Press ReleaseOct 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Statement on U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to President Trump's announcement that the U.S. and China have reached a phase one agreement:

Press ReleaseOct 11, 2019 - 4:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council Holds 31st Annual Plenary Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korea-U.S.

Issue BriefOct 11, 2019 - 3:30pm

2019 JOINT STATEMENT: U.S-Korea Business Council and Korea-U.S. Business Council

2019 JOINT STATEMENTU.S-Korea Business Council and Korea-U.S. Business Council October 11, 2019 | Washington, D.C. 

EventSep 17, 2019 - 2:15pm to Sep 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

56th U.S.-Japan Business Conference

On September 17-18, the U.S.-Japan Business Council and the Japan-U.S. Business Council held the 56th Annual U.S.-Japan Business Conference at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C.   To view the Joint Statement of the 56th U.S.-Japan Business Conference, please click here.

Letters to CongressSep 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Association Letter of Support for Comprehensive U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

September 11, 2019 The Honorable Robert LighthizerUnited States Trade Representative600 17th Street, NWWashington, DC 20508 Dear Ambassador Lighthizer:

SpeechSep 10, 2019 - 5:15am

Myron Brilliant Remarks at U.S.-China Economic Dialogue in Beijing

U.S.-China Economic Dialogue  Remarks byMyron BrilliantBeijing, ChinaSeptember 10, 2019As prepared for deliveryGood afternoon. We are meeting at an important time, this being the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China and the 40th anniversary of normalization of U.S.-China relations. 

Press ReleaseSep 10, 2019 - 5:15am

U.S. Chamber’s Brilliant Leads CEOs to China for High-Level Economic Dialogue

Calling for a Trade Deal Now to Address Legitimate Concerns and End Tariffs