The United States has the most dynamic, diverse, and resilient economy in the world. That momentum comes from people pursuing their dreams—from start-up entrepreneurs and small business owners to the leaders and workers of mid-cap companies and large global corporations, and everyone in between. When everyone works together to drive our economy forward, solutions are created, communities are strengthened, and opportunities emerge for all.
The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate again earlier this month. That was the eighth time it has done so in the last year, and a few more small hikes are likely coming with inflation still high and consumer spending and the job market still hot.
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See government officials and business leaders—including those representing small and medium-sized enterprises—from the U.S. and across the hemisphere meet to drive innovative, practical solutions for a brighter future across the Americas. This is the official private sector forum of the IX Summit of the Americas, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State.
Highlights from the CEO Summit of the Americas
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- A Business Guide to the U.S. EconomyWhat business owners need to know about the current state of the U.S. economy.Learn More
- MetLife & U.S. Chamber Special Report on Inflation and Supply Chain (March, 2022)Inflation is top concern for small businesses this quarter, according to new data from the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce. While these were key challenges cited last quarter, concerns around inflation and supply chains have intensified quickly.Learn More
- 4 Factors Driving Food Price InflationFood prices are on the rise as inflation issues persist due to labor shortages, supply chain blockages, soaring energy costs, and other issues.Learn More
Highlighting the Serious Impact of Criminal Organizations on American Business and Society
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To reinvigorate the economy and promote workforce success, many companies are turning toward reskilling and upskilling for in-demand positions.
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Get up to speed fast on the latest developments in the U.S. economy.
America’s real economy shows resilience as index eases to 131.3
Congress seized a historic moment to embrace progress and foster collaboration to restore confidence in our nation’s fiscal health and safeguard future generations.
After weeks of often-tense negotiations, the House and Senate have passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling until 2025. The President will sign the bipartisan measure.
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, supporting the "Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023."
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P. Clark released a statement regarding the President and Congressional leaders reaching an agreement on preventing a default on the national debt.
The U.S. defaulting on its debt would be catastrophic for the economy. That’s why the Chamber has been fighting for months to get a debt limit deal done.
This letter was sent to the White House, on a proposal to use the 14th Amendment to issue new debt over and above the debt limit.