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 100 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 100 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 118 American Chambers of Commerce in 105 countries all around the globe.
The Chamber’s 17 bilateral business councils work to advance commercial relations between the United States and key markets around the globe, including Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, China, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Egypt, India, Iraq, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Pakistan, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
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
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.
On May 21, the U.S.-Cuba Business Council hosted a U.S.-Cuba Business Summit at the U.S. Senate with members of Congress, the private sector, and civil society to outline the case for a modernized bilateral economic relationship.
Join us at the fifth edition of the U.S.-Morocco Trade & Investment Forum—the annual gathering of business leaders, government officials, and stakeholders to discuss the development of trade between the U.S., Morocco and the rest of the African continent.
The Transatlantic Economy 2019 report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU documents the strength of the transatlantic economy, but also warns that accumulating frictions between the United States and Europe are testing the resilience of the world’s largest bilateral commercial relationship.
The report showcases how U.S. corporate investments across Africa, create beneficial economic and social impact by delivering bottom line value for shareholders and communities in which they operate across the continent.
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