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

Above the FoldMay 01, 2018 - 5:00pm
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaks at the 9th China Business Conference.

Interesting Times for the U.S.-China Relationship

The bottom line on China is simple: Compete we will, but cooperate we must.

SpeechMay 01, 2018 - 3:15pm

Thomas J. Donoue Remarks at the 9th China Business Conference

9th China Business Conference   Remarks by  THOMAS J. DONOHUEPresident and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce   Washington, D.C.  May 1, 2018Remarks as prepared for delivery.Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for being here.

EventMay 01, 2018 - 8:30am to May 02, 2018 - 2:00pm
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9th China Business Conference

The China Business Conference is one of the leading conferences in the United States dedicated to economic, political, and regulatory developments affecting American business in China.

Press ReleaseMar 28, 2018 - 12:30pm

U.S. Chamber's Donohue Statement on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS): “The U.S. Chamber welcomes today’s announcement from the United States and South Korea regarding KORUS, restoring certainty to one of our most important economic and national security relationships.  

EventMar 26, 2018 - 12:30pm to 6:00pm

Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR)

This workshop will feature panel discussions focused on implementation, benefits, and operation of Cross-Border Privacy Rules as well as the next steps for promoting CBPRs. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen will deliver keynote remarks.

Above the FoldMar 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Shipping containers stacked on a ship as it is unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles.

On Tariffs, Don’t Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

The U.S. economy faces one real policy threat in 2018, and that’s a trade war.

EventMar 12, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Luncheon Roundtable with H.E. Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States

On March 12, the U.S.-Bangladesh Working Group hosted a private luncheon roundtable with H.E. Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States.

LetterMar 07, 2018 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber, U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Letter on Pakistan Joining WTO Information Technology Agreement

The U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) joined  a number of associations in the U.S. and Pakistan in sending a letter to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi encouraging the Government of Pakistan to embrace the immediate and long-term benefits of joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and its expansion.

Above the FoldFeb 06, 2018 - 1:15pm
A doctor performs surgery with the help of a nurse Seoul, South Korea.

KORUS Implementation Matters to the Future of Health Care Innovation in Korea

It would promote increased exports of U.S. health care innovations to Korea, supporting jobs here.