The U.S. Chamber’s International Affairs Division advocates for free enterprise, competitive markets, and rules-based trade and investment as the path to opportunity and prosperity for all. The Division’s staff of 70 regional and policy experts advances these principles before the U.S. and foreign governments as it works to shape trade and investment policies and help companies succeed in international markets.
The International Affairs Division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce leads the business community’s efforts to shape global policy.
Headquartered near the White House—and with representatives in key foreign capitals—the U.S. Chamber’s International Affairs Division is a powerful advocate for international economic engagement. Our experts work with leaders in business and government to vigorously advance pro-business trade and investment policies that create jobs and spur economic growth.
With unparalleled access to key decision makers in the United States and abroad, we are working to expand U.S. companies’ access to the 95% of the world’s population that lives beyond our borders. We have made significant progress in recent years, but there is still much work left to do.
The U.S. Chamber’s International Affairs Division has 70 policy experts and advocates based in our Washington, D.C. headquarters, as well as in Belgium, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, and Korea.
The American Chambers of Commerce Abroad, part of the U.S. Chamber Federation, includes more than 117 American Chambers of Commerce in 103 countries all around the globe.
The Chamber’s bilateral business councils work to advance commercial relations between the United States and key markets around the globe, including Bahrain, Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, South Africa, and Turkey.
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), an independent, non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber, helps emerging nations develop the free market practices and democratic institutions they need to succeed in the global economy.
The U.S. Chamber’s International Policy Committee (IPC) develops our policy positions relating to international trade and investment and makes recommendations to the Chamber’s board of directors.
Unparalleled advocacy on member issues in Washington and abroad
Customized business development and high-level government relations support
Access to heads of state and government and other senior foreign and U.S. officials
Regular updates on trade and investment developments globally
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant participated in a fireside chat with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at the 2018 Concordia Summit on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.
During the 73rd Annual United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s International Division hosted a series of meetings with numerous heads of state and senior government officials from across the globe.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce made two leadership announcements for its International Affairs Division today. Charles Freeman has been hired as Senior Vice President for Asia, and Neil Herrington has been promoted to Senior Vice President for the Americas.
This exciting forum convened leaders and experts from the world of sport, security, technology, law enforcement, civil society and youth affairs to focus on the key issues affecting sport and which are now under a global spotlight.
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