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.
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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.
- 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.
- 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.
The U.S. Chamber works with business and government to strengthen our economy. While a flourishing business community and a competitive workforce drive growth, the government sets the conditions for success. We advocate for commonsense policies and smart regulations that give businesses the confidence and certainty to invest, expand, hire, and innovate for the future.
To reinvigorate the economy and promote workforce success, many companies are turning toward reskilling and upskilling for in-demand positions.
Small business advice from CO—
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- Health Care9th Annual Health Summit: The Business of HealthTuesday, June 2811:30 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
- Small BusinessCO— Start. Run. Grow. Growing a Team During the Workforce ShortageWednesday, June 2912:00 PM EDT - 01:00 PM EDT
- May 16, 2022America Needs More Houses: WSJ Op-Ed
The shortage is caused by a combination of zoning and financing rules and supply-chain constraints.
- Apr 29, 2022Coalition Letter on Water Infrastructure Funding in FY23 Appropriations Legislation
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, on funding for water infrastructure programs.
- Apr 27, 2022Tariff Relief: A Tonic for the U.S. Economy
Cutting tariffs would counter the punishing increase in the cost of living that American families are experiencing and would enhance the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers.
- Apr 21, 2022Combating Inflation: Making the Case that Businesses Are Not to Blame for Inflation
Efforts by policymakers and the administration to blame businesses for inflation ignores all evidence to the contrary. Policymakers should be focused on solutions such as easing regulations, reducing tariffs, and increasing domestic energy production.
- Apr 20, 2022Attacks on Common Ownership Could Harm Entrepreneurship and Economic Competitiveness
The practice of common ownership both promotes stability and improves the performance of publicly traded companies.
- Apr 20, 2022The CFPB Under Rohit Chopra is Harming Competition and Consumer Choice
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is departing from its core responsibilities by attempting to regulate market competition, shunning procedural requirements under the Administrative Procedure Act, and devising new enforcement powers for the Director.
- Apr 13, 2022A Windfall Profits Tax Would Reduce Energy Production When We Need It Most and Raise Prices in the Long Run
Proposals from Congress for a windfall profits tax on oil companies during the most recent rise in global oil prices is a misguided policy. The premise that a higher tax on oil companies would reduce gasoline prices for American consumers defies the laws of economics and history.
- Apr 05, 2022Sen. Sanders Avoids Having a Real Discussion on Inflation to Attack Businesses
Policymakers should be working on solutions that address the root causes of inflation, not blame businesses.