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 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.

Press ReleaseDec 06, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Elects Steven Kobos Chairman-Elect and Aamer Sheikh Vice Chairman-Elect

WASHINGTON, D.C— The U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) announced the election of Steven Kobos, president and managing director of Excelerate Energy, as chairman-elect. Mr. Kobos will serve a two-year term, succeeding Dr. Mehmood Khan, former vice chairman of PepsiCo.

TestimonyDec 04, 2019 - 5:30pm

Statement on U.S.-Japan Trade Agreements

WRITTEN COMMENTSON: “U.S.-Japan Trade Agreements”TO: Subcommittee on Trade, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & MeansBY: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S.-Japan Business Council

Press ReleaseNov 21, 2019 - 5:00am

U.S. Chamber and AmCham Indonesia Celebrate 70 years in U.S.-Indonesia Relations at 7th Annual Investment Summit

New report: U.S. companies invested at least $36 billion from 2013 to 2017 — almost five times the official government figure—making the U.S. the likely lead source of FDI in Indonesia

ReportNov 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
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Making an Impact: The U.S.-Indonesia Investment Report

The 7th annual U.S.-Indonesia Investment Report, contends whether we are considering the important and continuing legacy of existing industries or the more recent role played by innovative and leading-edge tech and health companies, the U.S. has brought true partnerships, core business values and unsurpassed technology to Indonesia.

EventNov 04, 2019 - 8:20am to 6:20pm

Indo-Pacific Business Forum 2019

The INDO-PACIFIC BUSINESS FORUM will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit (EAS) and will bring together key U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and senior leaders from U.S. government and business to discuss how government tools and policies can facilitate private sector partnerships to unleash the full potential of the Indo-Pacific region. First held at the U.S.

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.