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Europe

The Chamber's Europe team champions a pro-business agenda across Europe and in Washington to expand commercial opportunities for members by advancing open and competitive markets, economic growth, and transatlantic cooperation.

Recent Activity

Issue BriefAug 15, 2017 - 9:00pm

Advance Trade Facilitation

 Around the globe, trade facilitation is increasingly seen as a top priority.

Issue BriefAug 15, 2017 - 8:45pm

Help Small Businesses to Export

 America’s small business owners are hailed as heroes of free enterprise, not least because they generate two-thirds all new U.S. jobs.

Issue BriefAug 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

Secure U.S. Investment Overseas

 Americans derive important benefits from U.S. investment abroad. In addition to exporting, U.S. corporations can access new customers in foreign markets by investing abroad, creating foreign affiliates and becoming multinationals in the process.

Above the FoldJun 28, 2017 - 10:30am
A visitor leaves the Google Inc. European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A Closer Look at the EU’s $2.7 Billion Swipe at Google

There are reasons for concern with this decision.

Press ReleaseJun 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber Raises Questions Over EU Antitrust Decision

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today following the European Commission’s decision against Google for violating European Union antitrust laws:

Above the FoldMay 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
Emmanuel Macron waves to the crowd in Le Touquet, France.

New Pro-Business French President Bucks Europe’s Populist Trend

Emmanuel Macron’s immediate priority will be next month’s legislative elections.

Press ReleaseMay 02, 2017 - 3:00am

U.S. Chamber Report Offers Framework for US-EU Cybersecurity Cooperation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a report, Transatlantic Cybersecurity: Forging a United Response to Universal Threats, which proposes a set of recommendations that would more closely align the approaches of the United States and European Union regarding frameworks, standards, and practices for cybersecurity. The report was released as part of a business delegation led by the U.S. Chamber to Tallinn, Berlin, and Brussels to discuss transatlantic cybersecurity efforts.

Above the FoldMar 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during an interview in New York. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Competition Enforcement: The EU’s Current State of Mind

The greatest difference between the U.S. and EU approaches lies with the philosophy that underpins the function of competition enforcement.